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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By nannyde
I tell the truth and I don't do compliment...

I tell the truth and I don't do compliment sandwiches. I hate that.

It dilutes the message. I don't play when it comes to discussing behavior issues.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 794
Posted By nannyde
Heck no. I don't love ALL KIDS. I do...

Heck no.

I don't love ALL KIDS. I do happen to fall in love with my daycare kids over time. I truly love them.

I have had numerous staff assistants who were fantastic who didn't especially...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By nannyde
Is this a nebulizer treatment?

Is this a nebulizer treatment?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By nannyde
One calendar month and notice only received on...

One calendar month and notice only received on Friday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By nannyde
Michael, black and me are the only ones I know of.

Michael, black and me are the only ones I know of.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By nannyde
I didn't change it.

I didn't change it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By nannyde
Best to put it back onto her. "Oh, it was so...

Best to put it back onto her. "Oh, it was so late in the morning, I thought you had taken him out. If he arrives at eleven he missed out outdoor time. Next time you know. If you are going to come...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By nannyde
Parent's (or Doctor's and social workers for that...

Parent's (or Doctor's and social workers for that matter) can't give you permission to do the wrong thing.

Tell her that you would need a written statement from the Doctor BEFORE he returns...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By nannyde
I hope they test the kids for Benadryl. This is...

I hope they test the kids for Benadryl. This is disgusting but it's a prettyttypical neglect abuse story.

What stood out to me was the camera on the car seat. I have been saying for years the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 810
Posted By nannyde
This happened a year and a half ago?

This happened a year and a half ago?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 453
Posted By nannyde
roar!!!;)

roar!!!;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 453
Posted By nannyde
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZOeWFBy75A ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZOeWFBy75A

Here kitty kitty. Come snuggle with Mama
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By nannyde
I wouldn't worry about helping the mom with her...

I wouldn't worry about helping the mom with her anxiety. I would just acknowledge it and offer the suggestion that she talk to the director about having a staff member just for her daughter that she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,235
Posted By nannyde
My son grew up in a daycare until he was nearly...

My son grew up in a daycare until he was nearly 14 and I never had him provide direct care to any children. I would NEVER have allowed diaper changes. I tried very hard to keep him out of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By nannyde
severe case of PASS. Parental Attention Seeking...

severe case of PASS. Parental Attention Seeking Syndrome
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,987
Posted By nannyde
I think we could only compare to countries that...

I think we could only compare to countries that had the same car seat laws and weather.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By nannyde
I would copy the infant report daily and give it...

I would copy the infant report daily and give it to the director. When she questions it, refer her to the director. Tell her she has a copy and she can make an appointment to discuss it. If the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By nannyde
She's changed it to drop in care so give her a...

She's changed it to drop in care so give her a drop in rate of 42 dollars a day. Tell her she must have his schedule by Friday at noon to secure care for the next week. It must be paid by the end...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By nannyde
I would just take a blanket with me to the park...

I would just take a blanket with me to the park and have him lie down and rest in his own spot (not super close to you but close enough you can catch him if he decides to bolt) and just ignore him. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By nannyde
Search tot-a-long Safety first I used those...

Search tot-a-long Safety first

I used those and just attached one side to the kids wrist and one to the stroller for the walkers. Loved them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,125
Posted By nannyde
I think the best defense is a good offense. ...

I think the best defense is a good offense.

I tried for nearly two decades to only provide services when parents were working. It worked with some parents but I got lied to so much that I finally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By nannyde
I wouldn't say a word. Put them up and do with...

I wouldn't say a word. Put them up and do with them as you wish.

Does your state require you post notification of video surveillance?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,987
Posted By nannyde
Only one in the Northern half of twenty. The...

Only one in the Northern half of twenty. The Oregon one.

HMMMM

I wonder how that compares to other years.

It's hot in Iowa in the summer and it goes on from May through September.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By nannyde
I have had to end an interview the second I...

I have had to end an interview the second I opened the door. I tell them during the phone call and it's at the TOP of my website that no fragrance allowed.

The ones I've turned away at the door...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By nannyde
What if you do have more interviews or plan to do...

What if you do have more interviews or plan to do more? What is unprofessional about telling that truth?

There are so many life experiences where you have to wait to see if you are chosen. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By nannyde
This is more of a child support deal than child...

This is more of a child support deal than child care deal. I think 1000 to 1500 a month is more reasonable than foster care rates.

If he's loaded he can hire nurses to care for him at home and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By nannyde
I think theoretically honesty is the best policy...

I think theoretically honesty is the best policy but in real life telling the parent your not the best caregiveror or the daycare isn't the best place for the child will get an immediate response of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By nannyde
Once you say she can't pick up and stay past...

Once you say she can't pick up and stay past close she may just start arriving earlier so she can get you all to herself and have a front seat watching you do as you're told by her daughter when she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By nannyde
https://www.daycare.com/nannyde/the-daycare-home-s...

https://www.daycare.com/nannyde/the-daycare-home-staff-assistant-part-4.htm

I have a five part series on daycare staff assistants. Part four has some info on how I handle your concerns. Your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 470,891
Posted By nannyde
You just need to charge a fee for it. Tell her...

You just need to charge a fee for it. Tell her the rate she has now is determined with a 2.5 hour nap daily. If she wants the child to be up it is X dollars per day to hire a staff assistant to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By nannyde
Read black cats link first. You need to...

Read black cats link first.

You need to have a time period when it's not a choice for the mom to come in with or pick up the kid inside.I would do a couple of weeks if it's bad. Then gradually...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By nannyde
No worries. She can take Kindergarten...

No worries.

She can take Kindergarten twice if she needs to. If the parents can get free daycare for her first year of Kindergarten and then have her go to Kindergarten a second time both she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By nannyde
I don't ever think about them thanking me. I...

I don't ever think about them thanking me.

I do make it a practice to say "thank you" EVERY ... SINGLE... DAY at departure. I use it instead of "good bye".

They are my customers. I want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By nannyde
I just thank them for the interview and tell them...

I just thank them for the interview and tell them I'm interviewing a number of families and should have a decision in the next month or so. I will let them know if I will offer them a second...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 859
Posted By nannyde
I'm surprised the Great Value organic soy milk...

I'm surprised the Great Value organic soy milk isn't credible. That's what I drink. Wonder why?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By nannyde
No note for soy under one?

No note for soy under one?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By nannyde
Ouch I transition by adding one ounce of the...

Ouch
I transition by adding one ounce of the milk to seven of the formula every three days. So Monday thru Wednesday is one ounce and then Thursday and Friday would be two ounces soy and six oz...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By nannyde
What formula is he on?

What formula is he on?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By nannyde
It's one of the very few places you can go and be...

It's one of the very few places you can go and be anonymous. So many of the "groups" online now require you to use your real name. This can cause so many problems now. I can't imagine what the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,471
Posted By nannyde
No but you could pick up early for lunch and then...

No but you could pick up early for lunch and then take the rest of the day off to spend with your child. Schedule your lunch trips on days you get off early.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By nannyde
I require a one month notice of changes that...

I require a one month notice of changes that lower my income. I also charge a higher daily rate for part time. I also require a fixed schedule with no make up days for absences.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,471
Posted By nannyde
I was just trying to imagine how it worked. I...

I was just trying to imagine how it worked. I think I have you confused with someone else who just did preschool for a few hours a day and took the summers off.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,471
Posted By nannyde
By full time do you mean that each kid is there...

By full time do you mean that each kid is there all day? You don't have a day group and afternoon group? You don't have some 3 days a week or 2 for example?

How many kids per day?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,471
Posted By nannyde
Iirc you do preschool? Do you have a multi...

Iirc you do preschool? Do you have a multi level aged group care all year around with full time kids?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,471
Posted By nannyde
As I said in a previous post, I believe parents...

As I said in a previous post, I believe parents should be able to count heads at any time. Quick in and out.

seeing the staff in action? No. That would mean hanging out around the other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,471
Posted By nannyde
That's not helpful. I would need to see the...

That's not helpful. I would need to see the actual code.

I had a deal years ago where I had a call from an aunt who just got custody of her sisters daughter who had been removed by the state. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,471
Posted By nannyde
Could you cite your state's code for access? I'm...

Could you cite your state's code for access? I'm in Iowa and we are required to provide unlimited access to the child and the provider caring for the child. This is accomplished by answering the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,471
Posted By nannyde
I wouldn't be comfortable with an in home...

I wouldn't be comfortable with an in home provider who would allow me access to the playroom when the other kids are present. I know I'm safe but I don't know a thing about the other parents. Just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,471
Posted By nannyde
See that's where it becomes muddy. You are one...

See that's where it becomes muddy. You are one parent and you say you wanted to come down at both drop off and pick up and lunch couple of times a month. Another parent may feel it's reasonable to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,471
Posted By nannyde
So you did see the area where the baby slept and...

So you did see the area where the baby slept and played? How would the rooms change during the day? What is the difference between seeing the areas when the business was open or closed?

I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,471
Posted By nannyde
did you see the sleep and playroom before...

did you see the sleep and playroom before enrollment? Did you ask to meet the staff assistants? Were you made aware of the staff before starting? What was the reason you didn't require meeting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,471
Posted By nannyde
It sounds like you feel you were mislead in the...

It sounds like you feel you were mislead in the interview and once you asked for access to the other children she said no but then changed her mind. Most likely she was afraid of what you already...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,112
Posted By nannyde
Vanilla ice cream WITH something like delicious...

Vanilla ice cream WITH something like delicious caramel or chocolate doesn't count but nice try.

Whoops I forgot the black olives as the fourth ick. Bleh

I like the green ones though. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,275
Posted By nannyde
What do parents want? A "YES". Yes...

What do parents want?

A "YES".

Yes to whatever they want.

Your contract and policies are a bunch of "NO's".

Therein the problem lies.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By nannyde
What should she be doing during the nap times? ...

What should she be doing during the nap times? Do you have her doing cleaning or during morning nap work with/supervise the non nappers?

Many times a staff assistant wants to be able to sit and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By nannyde
Are they making the video feed available to other...

Are they making the video feed available to other parents? If not, then I don't see why they would need to inform you or get consent. Cameras are a good thing. They can be very helpful in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,112
Posted By nannyde
I always trusted Cathearder but now I simply...

I always trusted Cathearder but now I simply can't. She probably likes black Licorice, Dr Pepper, and Vanilla ice cream.

My trust of a person is based upon their liking of one or more of these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,112
Posted By nannyde
Onions and green peppers. Bleck

Onions and green peppers. Bleck
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,112
Posted By nannyde
What is wrong with you? You don't like pickled...

What is wrong with you? You don't like pickled beets?

That's just wrong.

i could eat them by the industrial size can!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By nannyde
I would just put baby in a paper diaper I...

I would just put baby in a paper diaper I supplied at afternoon nap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,011
Posted By nannyde
I'm madly in love with him 😊

I'm madly in love with him 😊
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By nannyde
I have a chapter in my book called "Pig Pen ' s...

I have a chapter in my book called "Pig Pen ' s Parents". You might want to read it.

The bottom line is she doesn't want to do the work of bathing, changing, and doing the laundry. There isn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,987
Posted By nannyde
https://www.kidsandcars.org/child_story/bryce-balf...

https://www.kidsandcars.org/child_story/bryce-balfour/

well the first one is awful.

Mom takes sick lethargic baby to daycare without having any contact with him before leaving the house. On...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,721
Posted By nannyde
I think most newbies just keep the kid even after...

I think most newbies just keep the kid even after this level of ugliness because they need the money. With so many people saying to term, it may be embarrassing to say they are keeping the kid. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,987
Posted By nannyde
Do you think the total number of kids "forgotten"...

Do you think the total number of kids "forgotten" is the same in all months but we don't hear about the ones that survive because they aren't reported to the state, they are reported but it is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,987
Posted By nannyde
I wonder if the deaths in the cold months could...

I wonder if the deaths in the cold months could be more in the warmer climate states who have unseasonably hot days at times?

I also wonder if the cooler months have as many instances but the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,987
Posted By nannyde
Brilliant post I do wonder, if your...

Brilliant post

I do wonder, if your hypothesis shows contributing factors why we don't see the same number of deaths in the deep winter in the cold states?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,987
Posted By nannyde
I wonder why we don't hear of cold car deaths? ...

I wonder why we don't hear of cold car deaths? Now that the word is out NOT to put your kids coat on in the winter and then put them in a car seat... why aren't parents forgetting their kids in the...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-22-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,536
Posted By nannyde
That's a very poorly written notice policy. I've...

That's a very poorly written notice policy. I've never heard of a 90 day notice for parents much less a 90 day notice for both parties.

I think you have a case. I don't know for sure because I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,987
Posted By nannyde
I also think the parent has a myriad of ways to...

I also think the parent has a myriad of ways to have a double check system that doesn't involve the daycare.

That notification system could be between spouses, between the parent and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 4,987
Posted By nannyde
I would never want to be responsible to call or...

I would never want to be responsible to call or text a parent if a child didn't show on time. I never want to be responsible for a child that is not in my care. I think State's that require...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,721
Posted By nannyde
Your core problem is your flexibility with the...

Your core problem is your flexibility with the hours. All the parent hears is they can drop the kid off on the unscheduled hours. They don't believe they should have to notify you. So they agree...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By nannyde
She's not a good fit because she needs her own...

She's not a good fit because she needs her own adult for her safety and the safety of the other children and property. You don't have an assistant who you can dedicate solely to her care.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By nannyde
She may be a "finger" walker. Some parents do...

She may be a "finger" walker. Some parents do hundreds of hours of finger walking with their kid so when they actually can walk they are used to being balanced with their arms up in the air and with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By nannyde
One of my personal faves is the "Got tell the...

One of my personal faves is the "Got tell the president". Have a picture of a president up on the wall and have them go tell him/her.

Having a picture of our current POTUS may frighten the young...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,175
Posted By nannyde
My favorite breakfast story is the provider who...

My favorite breakfast story is the provider who had a kid bring a bowl of sugar.

Slays me 😂
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,208
Posted By nannyde
"My dd has friends visiting after school who cry...

"My dd has friends visiting after school who cry if she doesn't play with them and give them her undivided attention. If she came out to see your daughter they would cry. That would be so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By nannyde
No I don't like the fall zone from them...

No
I don't like the fall zone from them standing and falling off of it whether the top or the cushions.

I had one in my living room at my old house but it wasn't a daycare room. I just used it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By nannyde
I would do as the others have said. Every...

I would do as the others have said. Every morning when she has said this the night before, ask the question "was mommy nice to you last night" and then give a chin down side eye to Mommy. If mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By nannyde
Ugh I don't want to spend 80 bucks to see...

Ugh
I don't want to spend 80 bucks to see everything she stole. I see the changing of the guard stuff in the preview.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,537
Posted By nannyde
Hair puke

Hair puke
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By nannyde
I switch them to puree foods the consistency of...

I switch them to puree foods the consistency of clam chowder
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,537
Posted By nannyde
It's Goddess or the "All powerful ALL knowing...

It's Goddess or the "All powerful ALL knowing Nannyde". Whatever you prefer. :D

Now we have that straight, could you answer my hair puke question? If it doesn't count, I will have to go with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,537
Posted By nannyde
happyface Lmfao snot free here too...

happyface

Lmfao

snot free here too although I have had one projectile puke in my hair once. Does that count?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By nannyde
You can also say "I'm interviewing a number of...

You can also say "I'm interviewing a number of families over the next month. If I choose your family for a second interview I will let you towards the end of that month time frame. Thank you for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By nannyde
Run often parents with kids who have...

Run

often parents with kids who have developmental and behavior problems or have been booted from previous daycares go for newbie providers who are desperate for clients.

You can ask for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By nannyde
this I got out of the picture taking service...

this

I got out of the picture taking service because it caused too much conflict with the parents. Not all but many were unhappy with some aspect of how I was doing it and made assumptions based...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By nannyde
When they do the why game I answer with "whycuz" ...

When they do the why game I answer with "whycuz"

Sing it with me.

"Why cuz I love ya
Why cuz you love me and
I
think you're awful sweet
Why because I love you."
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By nannyde
I love it when I hear something new. I think an...

I love it when I hear something new. I think an angel gets it's wings when a parent comes up with one I haven't heard yet.

It's not a HIPPA violation for the doctor to give the mother the note. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By nannyde
https://www.daycare.com/nannyde/how-to-set-child-c...

https://www.daycare.com/nannyde/how-to-set-child-care-rates.htm
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,859
Posted By nannyde
https://www.amazon.com/Daycare-Whisperer-Doing-Wou...

https://www.amazon.com/Daycare-Whisperer-Doing-Would-Parents-ebook/dp/B00N6H3LLE



You sound like you could use a copy of my book.

It's daycare parent 101
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,106
Posted By nannyde
The biggest risk to your child's life is YOU. ...

The biggest risk to your child's life is YOU. The people you believe are safer to be with your child are way more dangerous than child care providers.



Did you read this thread? Look at Post...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,528
Posted By nannyde
what's that motion called where they "knead" with...

what's that motion called where they "knead" with their fingers? There's a name for it and I can't think of it. Too lazy to look it up when I have you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,528
Posted By nannyde
the baby's hand manipulation of the phone isn't...

the baby's hand manipulation of the phone isn't the same as it would be with a light up toy.

he's using his thumb and do the kneading of the fingers. This means he's had practice. He's not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,528
Posted By nannyde
Watch the hand movement at 40 seconds. It...

Watch the hand movement at 40 seconds.

It ain't his first time at the rodeo
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,528
Posted By nannyde
Ugh Meet Your Newest Charge

https://www.facebook.com/NomecansodevertuMuro/videos/1632119653475366/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By nannyde
https://www.daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=262...

https://www.daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26221&highlight=nebulizer
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By nannyde
Is it an acute illness or chronic?

Is it an acute illness or chronic?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,756
Posted By nannyde
I don't discuss naps with parents other than...

I don't discuss naps with parents other than giving the times. If they ask for a shortened nap I refer to my policy of "I don't provide service to children who don't need a FULL afternoon nap."
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 957
Posted By nannyde
I don't do diaper bags. The breastfed babies...

I don't do diaper bags. The breastfed babies just bring a jug of milk every day and I give the jug back at the end of the day. I keep a few bags in the freezer in case I spill the jug. Use that...
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