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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,885
Posted By Jupadia
Ontario Canada is now closing all non essential...

Ontario Canada is now closing all non essential business as of tonight.

But they are listing home daycares both lincened who are allowed 6 kids and the unlicensed ones who are allowed 5 kids to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,885
Posted By Jupadia
It's not daycare related but 8m keeping my...

It's not daycare related but 8m keeping my fingers crossed ordered my kids new bed yesterday from IKEA for delivery. Had to do delivery since they closed the stores, and they dont accept gift cards...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,213
Posted By Jupadia
I have one client in limbo right now, they called...

I have one client in limbo right now, they called last weekend said they would not be comming for two weeks. I'm waiting to see what happens with them.

The other pretty much pulled her kid, she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,885
Posted By Jupadia
I was talking to my brother last night, told him...

I was talking to my brother last night, told him to prepare for schools clossings since his got two step kids. He was like ok, I'll so that sarsticly an hour after I hung up with him they announced...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,036
Posted By Jupadia
Schools are closed, as well as daycare centers...

Schools are closed, as well as daycare centers located in schools or city run buildings in addition any city run centers have been closed.

This leaves private centers and home daycares still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,885
Posted By Jupadia
I know, if we were better paid I could afford to...

I know, if we were better paid I could afford to close, but losing 2 kids last month sucked. My 5th spot just opened up at the start of January cause my guy turned 4 at end of December.

At least...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,885
Posted By Jupadia
They announced today that the daycares that are...

They announced today that the daycares that are both publicly and privately run out of schools may close as well. They have left it up to each school board to make the decision. The ones in our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,885
Posted By Jupadia
Our schools are shuting down (publicly funded...

Our schools are shuting down (publicly funded both our public and catholic school boards) for 3 weeks.
They have said that daycares in school buildings and other centers are still open at this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 985
Posted By Jupadia
This was what I've been thinking of telling...

This was what I've been thinking of telling parents if I'm forced to close they will only pay 50%. Generally I dont charge for my sick days or vacation but this dose not fall into that category.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,885
Posted By Jupadia
Cool So they just announced that they are closing...

So they just announced that they are closing publicly funded schools for our whole province (Ontario). So my kids have school tomorrow, then spring break for a week. After that schools will be closed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,885
Posted By Jupadia
About the only thing I stocked up on, that is now...

About the only thing I stocked up on, that is now have enough for about two weeks is cough and cold meds, kids advil and kids tylenol. Also got a few pedialyte powders for the kids (have not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By Jupadia
I have one kid pays for all 5 days comes 3 days....

I have one kid pays for all 5 days comes 3 days. I do occasionally drop ins for kids who dont come regular. I make sure I dont fill that space, I'm already being paid for the spot. Whether the child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Jupadia
It depends on size of diapers. I have had five...

It depends on size of diapers. I have had five kids requiring changes then the bag would last a day to two before changing. When a only have a couple requiring changes then it last a few more days....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5,699
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 618,912
Posted By Jupadia
My poor kid came down sick today, he has been...

My poor kid came down sick today, he has been looking forward to today at school so much. Last week they announced that they were having a scientist in today. (He loves science things). Poor thing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Jupadia
I liked them for a short period with my seconed....

I liked them for a short period with my seconed. But I would not have used them for daycare, to many parts to keep cleaned.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Jupadia
I use a diaper genie. I just tie up the bag , and...

I use a diaper genie. I just tie up the bag , and put it into the compost bin. (Our city actually takes disposable diapers in the compost bin).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By Jupadia
With my seconed I was running my daycare. I had a...

With my seconed I was running my daycare. I had a scheduled c section, (due to last one for first kid, being an emergency section). I knew my date so it helped with planning. I worked almost to my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Jupadia
No sibblings discount here. In fact...

No sibblings discount here.

In fact family's with more then one child are required to give 1 months notice when leaving rather then 2 weeks, because I loss 2 out of 5 for income if they unenroll....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 925
Posted By Jupadia
I would also address it with mom, I have a set...

I would also address it with mom, I have a set of stairs you enter onto when you come in the door. There is a small landing but you turn right to go up 3 stairs to my main floor, or left to go down...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,079
Posted By Jupadia
I also hate how we're not getting reports this...

I also hate how we're not getting reports this year. Though not the strikes fault my backup not available for the PA day on Friday, so I'll not be able to make it in for a parent / teacher...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,079
Posted By Jupadia
Not daycare, but effects my daycare. The...

Not daycare, but effects my daycare.

The teachers here are doing rotating strikes, so last week my kids missed 1 day, this week they have esculated strike action and are doing 2 days. Next week 2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By Jupadia
Most of my parents pay via e trasphers (banking),...

Most of my parents pay via e trasphers (banking), I use to have one that played in cash. There were a few diffrent fridays where the child was sick and payment was due. I let them pay on the Monday,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Jupadia
No fever or other symptoms. In fact the rash is...

No fever or other symptoms. In fact the rash is gone today. He was sick last week had a fever that came Saturday the 18 and then a sore throat. Doctor put him on meds to clear it up. His brother had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Jupadia
Good news is my guy might not have it, doc said...

Good news is my guy might not have it, doc said yesterday it could be it or something else.
It's not presenting as normal hand foot mouth. I did start using down unstoppable on laundrey last week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Jupadia
Thanks all, So far I've I got one dk with...

Thanks all,

So far I've I got one dk with it, and one of my own. My own guy came down with it today, thought about just burring down his room, bit changed my mind. Hopefully my younger guy dose...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Jupadia
Forgot to add the regular lego sets / city is my...

Forgot to add the regular lego sets / city is my 6 year olds, not located in daycare. He is one of the ones who came down with it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Jupadia
Hand Foot Mouth

Ok know I have to sanitize everything, but a couple questions?

If you dont have a dryer will just the washer with hot water cycle kill the bacteria for hand foot mouth? (Useung laundrey soap of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Jupadia
I allow parents to park in the drive, but we have...

I allow parents to park in the drive, but we have only 1 car and enough room for a seconed car to pull in. Other then that some parents will park right in front of my house, this would be fine but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5,699
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 618,912
Posted By Jupadia
Stop worrying about if their mad, it's not your...

Stop worrying about if their mad, it's not your problem. If someone says something you dont need to give them a full explanation of why your taking time off and dont have backup that day. For the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 233,967
Posted By Jupadia
I had a kid hide there socks in the front of a...

I had a kid hide there socks in the front of a fire truck. The doors opened on it but you realy could not get much in there. Found them almost two weeks after they went missing. I had torn the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 554
Posted By Jupadia
So sorry for your loss,

So sorry for your loss,
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By Jupadia
No I dont make vegetation meals, but I do alow...

No I dont make vegetation meals, but I do alow parents to substitute food for meals (no tuition change). There is no type of food program for me to follow but I do follow the Canadian food guide for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 497
Posted By Jupadia
My kids are all 12 months to almost years. We do...

My kids are all 12 months to almost years. We do am snack at 9am, lunch at 1130am afternoon snack at 3pm. Exception being at 330 if so some reason I do school pick up, its only my kids so 90% of time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By Jupadia
I would say no as well, I'm not licensed where I...

I would say no as well, I'm not licensed where I am or have any equipment restrictions and would not allow it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Jupadia
Canada here so some of my stat holidays are...

Canada here so some of my stat holidays are different.

Closed paid days

New years day - January 1
Family day - February 17 (third monday of month)
Easter friday
Easter monday (not an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5,699
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 618,912
Posted By Jupadia
My kid was nice enough to wake us up last night,...

My kid was nice enough to wake us up last night, poor thing had to throw up. So hope it's only a 24 hour bug and not the flu. Now he is missing his pajama day at school and his class party. He dose...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5,699
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 618,912
Posted By Jupadia
I've got a memo written out for my patents this...

I've got a memo written out for my patents this year. Two are newer and I've not taken vacation with them here. I charge for stat days but not my own vacation days. This year I've got a mix of both...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 667
Posted By Jupadia
The kids all get a small gift from me that...

The kids all get a small gift from me that includes a book, I try not to spend more then 10. I only have a small group of up to 5 max so it's not to expensive. They also do a small gift exchange...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 325,370
Posted By Jupadia
Congrats

Congrats
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Jupadia
Ive refunded or rather charged a day less the...

Ive refunded or rather charged a day less the next week. My contract dose not cover personal time for me, and vaction days are unpaid. I've had to take a day off for surgery in the past, while I've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By Jupadia
I would be highly tempted to give notice on a...

I would be highly tempted to give notice on a least the older girl if not on the family of you could afford to. It's not fair for your own to have to deal with the behaviour of the dcg. I how with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,699
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 618,912
Posted By Jupadia
None of my kids brought snow stuff today, only...

None of my kids brought snow stuff today, only one parent called to check if it would be alright to still send. I did tell her ok, dont worry about it today. Two of the kids are new (diffrent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By Jupadia
Weekly rate here, payment is due on the Friday...

Weekly rate here, payment is due on the Friday for care the next week.

Use to do some drop ins I charged more then I do weekly (if broken down by day). About $10 more for the day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By Jupadia
I know if I moved it would greatly affect my...

I know if I moved it would greatly affect my parents. Most just live blocks away, and are able to jump right on one of the major highways within a five min drive from me. I could easily see parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By Jupadia
The kids are in costume here, though they have...

The kids are in costume here, though they have been removed for lunch and nap. I'm in costume as well, this year I made it simple, I'm wearing a onsie dragon pajama from walmart.


My kids are at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,303
Posted By Jupadia
Yep, cause their vacation cost them more money...

Yep, cause their vacation cost them more money according to her then expected. I truly doupt they were delayed 3 days. I'm sure they had booked a vaction for a week, but were trying to get out of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,303
Posted By Jupadia
I had a mom back in June go on vacation to Cuba...

I had a mom back in June go on vacation to Cuba with her boyfriend and the sent kid to grandpas for the week and not at daycare. First she asked a few weeks before if payment was due if she went on a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5,699
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 618,912
Posted By Jupadia
We dont know if she's a mouser yet, we live near...

We dont know if she's a mouser yet, we live near the highway so she's mostly indoor, but dose go outdoors on an harness and leash. Unfortunately she was upstairs at the time, I leave her up there for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5,699
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 618,912
Posted By Jupadia
We get them every few years though it's been...

We get them every few years though it's been awhile. Last time we had no cat so it was over two years ago. That is last time till a couple weeks ago when one ran into the daycare room at nap. I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5,699
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 618,912
Posted By Jupadia
This is realy a good thing just thought I'd...

This is realy a good thing just thought I'd update here cause I vented here. The strike was averted last night at 9pm. So my kids get to keep going.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Jupadia
When I use to do pt kids I had them pay for...

When I use to do pt kids I had them pay for holidays if they fell on a regular scheduled day. Just like my full timers
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5,699
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 618,912
Posted By Jupadia
Looks like kids here will be getting a school...

Looks like kids here will be getting a school strike next week. It's going to suck having my own 2 all day. The 6 year old just got out of my hair after summer break a month ago. The 3 year old just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 325,370
Posted By Jupadia
Congrats to your family, hoping for the best on...

Congrats to your family, hoping for the best on your rainbow. Though I had a recent loss, I also have my youngest now 3 who's my rainbow baby.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,031
Posted By Jupadia
Not closing day after but do close by 5pm rather...

Not closing day after but do close by 5pm rather then my usual 6pm, I have it written in contract.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Jupadia
I close early on Halloween at 5pm instead of 6pm,...

I close early on Halloween at 5pm instead of 6pm, as well I close at 12pm on Christmas eve. Both of these are in my contract and I get regular rate for those two days. I dont charge for vaction or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 21,126
Posted By Jupadia
Dont tend to take them, but most Canadians if...

Dont tend to take them, but most Canadians if working have at least 12 months of mat leave. I get a couple that may start at about 10 or 11 months. I would take them as young as 6 ish months though...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Jupadia
Not the only one, till I saw who posted.

Not the only one, till I saw who posted.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5,699
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 618,912
Posted By Jupadia
Thank you all

Thank you all
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,699
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 618,912
Posted By Jupadia
Ot -- having a miscarriage

I know it's not daycare related but, I'm currently going through a miscarriage. Should be 9.5 weeks and their not even seeing a fetal pole in the yoke sack which puts me at less then 6 weeks. Had a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By Jupadia
I just let parents know the spot is not theirs...

I just let parents know the spot is not theirs till I have a deposit in hand, that till then I'll be still showing the daycare and conducting interviews.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Jupadia
You would have to find out what your state or...

You would have to find out what your state or city allowed, sometimes it can even be based on a particular area in a city.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By Jupadia
Mom also may not be able to follow up at home, if...

Mom also may not be able to follow up at home, if they dont wear shoes inside.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By Jupadia
I would refund, because you are changing...

I would refund, because you are changing locations.
First though find out if it matters, I would get an answer from the parent as soon as possible though. That way you know if you have a space open...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,758
Posted By Jupadia
I had a Dcb who last week his mom went through a...

I had a Dcb who last week his mom went through a tim hortons drive through, got her kid a hashbrowns. But he did not want that one, so she went through a McDonalds drive through to get him his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By Jupadia
Currently we are invited to most of the kids...

Currently we are invited to most of the kids birthdays or I should say my boys are, if we are going to the party and cause the gift is coming from 2 kids and me the provider I'll spend around 30ish....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,468
Posted By Jupadia
We got a cordless stick Shark vacum just before...

We got a cordless stick Shark vacum just before Christmas when our old vacum past away.

I love it it's so easy to pull out and do a quick vacum after snack or when we drag to much outside in. We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By Jupadia
If you have separate contracts in that case for...

If you have separate contracts in that case for each child then I would charge it per child. If the children are on a joint contract then i just charge per family.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By Jupadia
Neither had I till my own youngest. But this kid...

Neither had I till my own youngest. But this kid can feel like he has a fever when you hug him. Heat will radiate from his head like crazy. The rest of his body will feel normal.
Colds, teething...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Jupadia
I've had parents text me that at end of a similar...

I've had parents text me that at end of a similar text. Mostly I think they do it so I know what's going on and how sick kid is.

Depending on your policys for drop off I would just respond. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By Jupadia
I useally call at 37c or 100f. I take it by...

I useally call at 37c or 100f. I take it by forehead but will sometimes double check under arm (then add degree). But it also depends on child, my youngest always runs a little bit hotter and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By Jupadia
This summer I'm taking 5 days vaction (going...

This summer I'm taking 5 days vaction (going camping for the week), no charge.
As well as Canada day (July 1) which is a Monday so it will make a long weekend. Sometimes I will take the in between...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Jupadia
I did this in a way, kids schedule changed every...

I did this in a way, kids schedule changed every week. So some weeks it was 3 days and some 2. I did know what days months in advance when parent received their schedueal. I only did it at time cause...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By Jupadia
Sorry I had ment to type Pluto it's what I was...

Sorry I had ment to type Pluto it's what I was thinking but not what I wrote
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By Jupadia
We do a movie day once a week, I'll either put on...

We do a movie day once a week, I'll either put on a few episodes of a favorite show like paw patrol, octonuts, or super why. Or some other show ff Netflix, sometimes it's an actual movie.
Other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,574
Posted By Jupadia
I've only termed one family. My ratios changed...

I've only termed one family. My ratios changed and made me include my own kid. So I had to give notice to a parent so I would not be over. I actually gave birth to my seconed two days before the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,098
Posted By Jupadia
And another one ...

And another one
https://globalnews.ca/news/5263497/child-dies-hot-car-burnaby/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Jupadia
Frozen or reheated milk can change taste as a pp...

Frozen or reheated milk can change taste as a pp has said. It has something to do with the fact in the milk changing.
As for reusing it, what I found when researching it (first child I pumped for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Jupadia
Wish I'd had advise, but the ones I know that...

Wish I'd had advise, but the ones I know that done it have stuck with one time.

-My brother age 6, raisins up nose during a tornadoe, mom had to remove with twizzlers cause was effecting his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By Jupadia
It's not even the government, it's a private...

It's not even the government, it's a private agency.
To be licensed in Ontario you have to go through a provite agency (that the Gov dose gove person to to license home daycares). The agency then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By Jupadia
Where I am I max out at 5 kids and cant do more. ...

Where I am I max out at 5 kids and cant do more.
If I was licensed there would be an opportunity to have 10 kids, but both providers are then run by an agency. The agency also handles payments and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,044
Posted By Jupadia
The only kid I worry about potty training is my...

The only kid I worry about potty training is my own who will be 3.5 in July
He is also on a deadline cause he starts jr. Kindergarten in September.
Other peoples kids and there deadlines are not my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 233,967
Posted By Jupadia
I have a daycare boy just turned 2, which now...

I have a daycare boy just turned 2, which now that its spring is bringing me all the dirt bits he finds. While we are outside.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By Jupadia
With my kids we joke about spankings, just a...

With my kids we joke about spankings, just a light tap on bum and our kids laugh about it. One day I had no dks yet and a parent comes in while I'm saying, clean up then mommy will spank you....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Jupadia
Mabey look to having a cut off time for drop off....

Mabey look to having a cut off time for drop off. Here kids are welcome to come up to 11:00am, but I will text if they are not here by snack at 9:00am to make sure they are coming.
If they picked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Jupadia
I'm another vote for let them sleep in their own...

I'm another vote for let them sleep in their own space. My oldest started in my daycare when I opened at age 1. My youngest at 4 weeks . The oldest always slept in his own room upstairs on the main...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Jupadia
My oldest just turned 6, but my youngest starts...

My oldest just turned 6, but my youngest starts school this year and will be 4 just after Christmas, so I can advertise for that spot for January.

Right now in full, but have 2 spaces opening in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Jupadia
Spaces will be easier to fill decently for us....

Spaces will be easier to fill decently for us. Between most family's choosing to take 12 months to 18 months for maternity leave kids daily start before 1 year. Only being allowed 2 under 2 has made...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Jupadia
Canada - New Ratios for Ontario Providers

So the new changes have passed, for the few of us here from Ontario, Canada.

For unlicensed providers we can now have 3 under 2 with total of 5 kids. As well we can stop counting our own once...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Jupadia
I do. I have one child that comes tue to fri. But...

I do. I have one child that comes tue to fri. But pays for entire week. I just let parents know that I dont offer part time care, due to my ratios I'm only have 4 spaces, so a pt kid could make me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,492
Posted By Jupadia
In Canada where the walkers have been banned, you...

In Canada where the walkers have been banned, you think parents would get it that it's not safe. But I know of a few people who have smuggled one over the boarder just to have one and many others...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,492
Posted By Jupadia
I loved my swing for my kids, it's a bit more...

I loved my swing for my kids, it's a bit more old style looking with deep seat and tray, and full 5 point harness. I will admit my first did become addicted to falling asleep in it. I put him in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 233,967
Posted By Jupadia
My own guy did this a couple months ago with a...

My own guy did this a couple months ago with a toy drill bit, but he pooped. Oh the fun.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By Jupadia
My own kids have cried at drop off. Dad brings...

My own kids have cried at drop off. Dad brings them downstairs to "drop them off". They both did this around age 2 ish.

For parents I tell them that. It's not that they dont want to come, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By Jupadia
I closed today, I have a deltal issue with pain...

I closed today, I have a deltal issue with pain and swelling. It took me forever to decide what to do yesterday then I said **** it. Made an appointment for today, and shut down. I know I've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By Jupadia
I do a cookie or mini cupcake decorating leading...

I do a cookie or mini cupcake decorating leading up to Easter. I will also on the Thursday serve pizza for lunch (treat lunch). I am planning to send an dollor store Easter cracker home, sticker...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 233,967
Posted By Jupadia
Have bad tooth problem which is giving me a...

Have bad tooth problem which is giving me a migraine so I'm letting the kids watch backyardigins on Netflix.

What I hear show saying cause I was not realy paying attention "we have to get our porn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5,699
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 618,912
Posted By Jupadia
My mouth is hurting so bad that I've made an...

My mouth is hurting so bad that I've made an emergency dental appointment for tomorrow. It sucks. Closing dor day tomorrow seconed time since starting, first time in 3.5 years. Dont even care what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Jupadia
I tell family's that spots are on a first in...

I tell family's that spots are on a first in basis. That I dont count the spot filled till paperwork and contract are handed in. This sometimes means accepting contracts with deposits in weekends.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By Jupadia
I've invite daycare kids to my boys parties. But...

I've invite daycare kids to my boys parties. But part of this is out of their requests, my first really wanted his friend at his 3rd birthday so I invited the kids. Now it's become tradition with my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By Jupadia
I take all stat days paid, plus easter Monday and...

I take all stat days paid, plus easter Monday and the August long weekend. Close early on Christmas eve at noon and at 5pm (instead of 6) on Halloween. I also take up to 3 weeks unpaid per year....
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