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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By Ms.Kay
Starting Over

So I had 9 families..5 wks ago....2 are now the only ones paying 50%...greatly appreciated. My instinct says the other 7 now have broken their contract. ...as well as the pandemic...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By Ms.Kay
same here. ..parents are dropping like flies ...

same here. ..parents are dropping like flies ...saying they cant afford 50%...even though they're both working from home. Im thinking its gonna be another month.. if the parents that left...want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By Ms.Kay
Im in the same boat...mine is 7mo!! They've...

Im in the same boat...mine is 7mo!! They've agreed to pay 50% and are coming back. Theyll pay in full if he comes....and they live across the street.....mom and dad are both working from home....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
and once again....the clients that I did all...

and once again....the clients that I did all those
"extra special " are the first ones to bail. When this ends...Ill be starting from scratch.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Ms.Kay
I was just saying to another provider...I give it...

I was just saying to another provider...I give it 10-12 at home with their kids...and parents will be asking for a few hours here amd.there with us.

and they'll pay a full day to do it! hehe😈😈
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,799
Posted By Ms.Kay
Im in the same boat. I only have 2 with me...

Im in the same boat. I only have 2 with me today..one said not coming for the rest of the week. Ironically....the 5 scheduled to come all have a parents working from home...and 4 or.the 5 have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,472
Posted By Ms.Kay
Unfortunately...WE providers spend more time with...

Unfortunately...WE providers spend more time with these kids...and sometimes know them better than the parents.....we also know most parents want to make parenting as easy as possible...pick.them up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Ms.Kay
upstate ny.....50.and sub zero temps. tomorrow...

upstate ny.....50.and sub zero temps. tomorrow sub zero wind chill...I told all parents I will be opening the first floor at naptime for 90 min to try to kill anything. this sickness is out of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Ms.Kay
preach!!!!!!

preach!!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
please tell me why parents give me pictures of...

please tell me why parents give me pictures of their kids?????????????????

Im with them more than they are!!!!!!

&$%#!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
It is longest week ever!!!! My kids have cabin...

It is longest week ever!!!! My kids have cabin fever already ...we go from pouring rain to sub zero wind chills!!!!! 4 days...4 days....and Monday was gonna be a light day.....now parents are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Ms.Kay
yep!!!!!

yep!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,276
Posted By Ms.Kay
I couldn't agree more!!!! The last 8 yrs a craft...

I couldn't agree more!!!! The last 8 yrs a craft or 2... I used to write a few words on a white board every day so parents could ask/talk to kids on the way home. ...took it down last year......no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,429
Posted By Ms.Kay
I used to ask.these questions and no one answered...

I used to ask.these questions and no one answered truthfully. Parents just want it easy when they get home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,429
Posted By Ms.Kay
So and So Didn’t Go to Bed Until 11 Last Nite......

Please...please...tell me how to respond to this???!!!! The..".we are a very active daycare...and I put them to rest...I cant make them stay awake....if they fall asleep...they need it...its a state...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
Ask for note from the doctor.

Ask for note from the doctor.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
This is so true....!! What are they...

This is so true....!! What are they inconvenienced more...when the cleaner cancels...or their daycare provider........clearly its the cleaner!!:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By Ms.Kay
Id call for immediate pick up...and ask for...

Id call for immediate pick up...and ask for doctors note for diagnosis. Sounds like HFM...and in a daycare it's like lice!!! I've stopped the spread 2x...by washing every single toy..hand contact...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
Friday: #1. DCD drops sib set...said he was...

Friday:
#1. DCD drops sib set...said he was way behind...no time to feed..already bloody screaming 5 mo. I have 4 kids breakfast and catch 3 different buses..at 3 different times. Yes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
2 kids .2.5 yrs here. Oldest didnt need pt or...

2 kids .2.5 yrs here. Oldest didnt need pt or speech therapy anymore after 3mo of being here. The youngest last day was yesterday ....never even got a thank you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By Ms.Kay
Screen time... does not equal (the actual math...

Screen time... does not equal (the actual math symbol) time with you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By Ms.Kay
Do you....or have you ever taken care of a...

Do you....or have you ever taken care of a multiple ages of children for 9 hrs a day...for more than 1 or 2 days a week? What is your child care experience?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By Ms.Kay
Done that...

Done that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
They'll be bringing them anyways.......they paid...

They'll be bringing them anyways.......they paid for it.... $ is worth more than time with their kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By Ms.Kay
Talking I prefer we get rid of winter instead. I think...

I prefer we get rid of winter instead. I think its a mental thing...it's 60 min....not that big of a deal.

Oh...and get rid of Mondays too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
When parents drop off their kids...and tell me...

When parents drop off their kids...and tell me they're "taking a me day".

That is all.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By Ms.Kay
Oh yes...everyone to pick up early.....I will not...

Oh yes...everyone to pick up early.....I will not hold my breathe.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By Ms.Kay
I always say....Im the "mom" here ...and redirect...

I always say....Im the "mom" here ...and redirect them to something else.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By Ms.Kay
:eek::eek::eek:!!!!!

:eek::eek::eek:!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Ms.Kay
Yes. Child was constantly hitting and scratching...

Yes. Child was constantly hitting and scratching other kids...went in pack n play...after 2 wks and speaking to parents (she did hit mom several times in front of me)....it was still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Ms.Kay
I use tea tree oil..diluted in water...take...

I use tea tree oil..diluted in water...take mouthed toy...spray on....most kids.stop...a bitter taste.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
By all means...

So you kept your child home from school because of illness.....but by all means drop them at daycare....we all want to get sick!!!! Someone miss the common sense train.

Yes...you have to come...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By Ms.Kay
Put a list outside the door with the parents name...

Put a list outside the door with the parents name on it and the late fee owed...visible to everyone.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By Ms.Kay
This!!!!!! I tell parents all the time ...we...

This!!!!!! I tell parents all the time ...we play hard!!! My kids are out within 10 min of laying diwn. You can ask parents what they do after daycare....they will never tell you the truth...IMO....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Ms.Kay
Does he spit up formula....how are the poops?...

Does he spit up formula....how are the poops? Maybe Formula..tummy issue.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By Ms.Kay
Same!!! 1 yr old is taking 3 naps a...

Same!!! 1 yr old is taking 3 naps a day....because he has the highest shrill scream I've heard in my 30 yrs!! I am upfront and honest with the parents..thankfully...they are very receptive and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By Ms.Kay
WOW!!! This ia why I do not believe anything a...

WOW!!! This ia why I do not believe anything a parent says.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
Talking I'll send my cat right...

I'll send my cat right over....Everyday....mice...chipmunks and birds on my front steps ...some decapitated!!! Ive had a neighbor thank me she hasnt had a mouse in 2yrs!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,091
Posted By Ms.Kay
Another day in paradise.... 1 yr old screaming. 😡

Another day in paradise.... 1 yr old screaming. 😡
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,091
Posted By Ms.Kay
3 yr olds mom said we didn't let him nap all...

3 yr olds mom said we didn't let him nap all weekend and he fell asleep great. Then said they dont want him to nap here. I said Im so glad it works at your house. Unfortunately...in group care it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By Ms.Kay
Ha!!! We have super powers!!!!

Ha!!! We have super powers!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Ms.Kay
Omg....Im in the same boat!!!!! 1 yr old never...

Omg....Im in the same boat!!!!! 1 yr old never been in daycare setting...with a 20 yr old nanny 2 days a week......holy screamer!!!!!! My head hurts everyday!!!! Kids say he is too loud!!!! I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
Lazy parents.....again

2 yr old dropped off ..20 min later we're at the park....and his diaper is so soaked it falls off......20 min after drop off??????? Really????? Not even worth saying anything to parents....falls on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By Ms.Kay
I would tell her in the am it will be added to...

I would tell her in the am it will be added to her weekly fee . You do not work for free.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By Ms.Kay
I wish there was a place like this when I...

I wish there was a place like this when I started!!! Great advice....a load if info....and a safe place to vent!!!😜 welcome!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By Ms.Kay
Just another "band wagon" to jump on. Without...

Just another "band wagon" to jump on. Without having looked into much info...I see the book was written by 2 men....one being a pediatrician.. ..so I would like to know how many babies they have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Ms.Kay
Could not agree more!!!!!!happyface:phappyface

Could not agree more!!!!!!happyface:phappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Ms.Kay
I have 2 of these kids myself....they also do ...

I have 2 of these kids myself....they also do not know how to play. My only guess is they were both with gparents....before....and..now a few days a week. I can see them getting accustomed to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,787
Posted By Ms.Kay
I hate when parents ask for shorten naps...we are...

I hate when parents ask for shorten naps...we are very active here....when it's time for a nap ...my kids are ready and fall asleep fast. Waking them early does not mean they will fall asleep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,224
Posted By Ms.Kay
I inform parents in the interview....if they say...

I inform parents in the interview....if they say they have an "about time" 10 ish...ect....they're will be many times where you will have to call and find out where we are....I have other kids in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,787
Posted By Ms.Kay
rock that!!!!!

rock that!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,346
Posted By Ms.Kay
THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have had these kids the...

THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I have had these kids the last 5 years. ..and one in care now. She will stand in the play house..or sit in a coup care for the 3 hrs we are outside. I have tried to engage her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Ms.Kay
Wink Ahh...The Famous "Can You Shorten Their Nap".......

Just want to ask any parents out there....why do you think if a nap is shortened at daycare...the child will be tired earlier? I have a very active daycare...we are outside every chance we get...on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By Ms.Kay
SA ers..earn screen time...2 basic kids books.....

SA ers..earn screen time...2 basic kids books.. read to the little s 10 min....Dr Seuss..earns 15 min each book....and if you read it like a teacher with voices ect...20 min!! 90% of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By Ms.Kay
Im in!!!!

Im in!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By Ms.Kay
Red face Sit quietly ....the answer will come. Sending...

Sit quietly ....the answer will come. Sending healing vibes!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By Ms.Kay
Its the same if you signed a contract for cable...

Its the same if you signed a contract for cable tv. You wouldn't think twice about paying to get out of it. .or a least negotiate. The provider obviously got burned on it at some point....it....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,503
Posted By Ms.Kay
This!!!! Had a mom stop at a drugstore to get...

This!!!! Had a mom stop at a drugstore to get her 2 yr old one for the 2 mile ride home...because dad forgot to leave it!!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Ms.Kay
Your Input..

Family signs contract in April...3yr old will start after july 4 2 days a week...new baby will start 2 days a week in Sept when 3yr old goes to 3 days a week. Contract says any changes need to be ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
Tried to help a "single mom" out. Needed care for...

Tried to help a "single mom" out. Needed care for 17 mo...saw numerous red flags...however was trying to be kind...day one today...brought me a bottle of milk and said he takes this in his crib for a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By Ms.Kay
In NYS....you would be liable.

In NYS....you would be liable.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By Ms.Kay
Upstate NY...weather permitting 2-3 hrs in am...

Upstate NY...weather permitting 2-3 hrs in am .and 1-1 1/2 hrs pm. Pretty much..as much as possible!! We are cooped up for 7 mo in winter..we GO OUT when we can!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Ms.Kay
Definitely agree with the above. I have had...

Definitely agree with the above. I have had nieces nephews and grandkids. All signed contract.. same rules same pay. "Special " was up to my discretion. I cant emphasize enough to have all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By Ms.Kay
Parenting is a verb.

Parenting is a verb.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ms.Kay
I do it....10x faster at it.😎

I do it....10x faster at it.😎
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
Going out of town spring break....I send a paper...

Going out of town spring break....I send a paper hand out reminders every 2 weeks for last 2 months. Have 3 signs hanging up....I just had 2 parents ask if I was taking any days off spring break. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By Ms.Kay
Daycare Olympics....

So...you know how it goes ..parents are amazed how fast we can change diapers...kids listen to us...ect.
If there were a daycare olympics...what events would you enter???
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
She wanted her moneys worth.

She wanted her moneys worth.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By Ms.Kay
Had the same problem with my last infant...

Had the same problem with my last infant family...had to send them packing. Good luck. I always feed until full for infants. Period.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Ms.Kay
Sounds perfectly acceptable.

Sounds perfectly acceptable.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
Bahahahaha!! I live for those days😈😈😈

Bahahahaha!! I live for those days😈😈😈
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Ms.Kay
My last 3 babies (pt) were exactly like this. ...

My last 3 babies (pt) were exactly like this. Parents all swore up and down they didnt do it at home. They dont want to listen to the crying....and I end up telling the parents because you're not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,526
Posted By Ms.Kay
If I Say It One More Time.......I’m Going to Scream!!!!

It's rinse and repeat...all the time..when dealing with kids. There are days I swear I just need a machine to say it:

Press
A.
If you're done with it...please put it away

B.
No fingers in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By Ms.Kay
No. Once I grew a backbone ..nope. No one reminds...

No. Once I grew a backbone ..nope. No one reminds me my car payment..mortgage..or other services I use are due. I charge late fees daily..2x late it doubles..3x it triples. I have made more $ off of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
Oh..Im with BC...that's is the norm here for snow...

Oh..Im with BC...that's is the norm here for snow and ice....Im a hour outside buffalo...so as we say its all the way the wind blows!( off the great lakes)lake effect is like predicting the wind!..we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By Ms.Kay
YES!!!!! They're usually pulled by 3 here to go...

YES!!!!! They're usually pulled by 3 here to go to a preschool. Preschools here dont transport ...there for you go to a center that has preschool and 12 hr care. Next...these kids are put in b/a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By Ms.Kay
Awesome!!! I did mine last week and it's a whole...

Awesome!!! I did mine last week and it's a whole new world!!!!!!😌
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
And then prents tell the child not to cry...Im...

And then prents tell the child not to cry...Im sure Ms./Mr. X has something extra special for you today!!! Nope. And if the child asks where their friends are ..I will blantanly tell them....they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By Ms.Kay
I have small stool in the kids bathroom directly...

I have small stool in the kids bathroom directly off the kids playroom.
within my view ..excessive potty talk belongs in bathroom...the child can sit in there and get it all out. One one or 2 times...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5,765
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 641,264
Posted By Ms.Kay
Nor I. Two families...here. 4 yr old is crying...

Nor I. Two families...here. 4 yr old is crying because none of her friends are here. Mom left her crying with me as she drove home.......cold....just cold.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,838
Posted By Ms.Kay
Nope.

Nope.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By Ms.Kay
Looooooovvvvvveeeee my roomba!!! I can clean the...

Looooooovvvvvveeeee my roomba!!! I can clean the kitchen or walk the dogs amd vacuum at the same time. I have 2 shedding dogs...does great. Every Sunday i break it down to clean it..maybe 10 min. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By Ms.Kay
Big motor skills for 30 min...small motor for...

Big motor skills for 30 min...small motor for 10-15 min. Swimming pool inside with balls...then puzzles...jumping off milk crates...staking blocks..
This is why I promote in home care...younger...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,282
Posted By Ms.Kay
The best one is when the parents say baby doesn't...

The best one is when the parents say baby doesn't do that at home......really....does my daycare resemble with 6 other kids..your home?!?!?!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,282
Posted By Ms.Kay
THIS!!! I am in the same boat!! Parents say baby...

THIS!!! I am in the same boat!! Parents say baby is stubborn....no...she has learned if she screams one of you will pick her up. I have told mom on numerous occasions she screams...mom doesn't seem...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By Ms.Kay
Sadly...these are the majority of the parents I...

Sadly...these are the majority of the parents I have had over the last 5-8 yrs.I have a mom that drops kid off after preschool...for 90 min. I watch her drive back home....so sad she doesn't take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2019, 05:07 AM
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Views: 639
Posted By Ms.Kay
I would start prepping lil sis that big sis will...

I would start prepping lil sis that big sis will be leaving for school...over and over..and start distracting/redirecting after she leaves...make a special picture or card for big sis...have the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By Ms.Kay
Preaching to the choir!!! After 26 yrs..I changed...

Preaching to the choir!!! After 26 yrs..I changed my contract and will only accept 18 mo..and under fulltime. It is too difficult and stressful to try to keep an infant on any kind of a of schedule...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By Ms.Kay
Washing toys

Noses and coughs..for the last 6 weeks!! Some fevers as well. Im washing toys constantly...bleaching hand contact surfaces daily. I believe its still going around because toys are not washed after...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2019, 06:10 AM
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Posted By Ms.Kay
Im doing the same thing this year. Its totally...

Im doing the same thing this year. Its totally ridiculous you put the safety of your children at risk....so.you can go back home. Blows my mind.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,872
Posted By Ms.Kay
Parents who decide to have kids... and really...

Parents who decide to have kids... and really dont want to spend any time with them!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Ms.Kay
Oh I hear ya!! I spent 4 hrs cleaning and...

Oh I hear ya!! I spent 4 hrs cleaning and bleaching Sunday!! Everyone as runny nose!!! I can deal with puke and most any type of diaper.....but snot...grosses me out!!! My hands are raw from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Ms.Kay
Always Amazes Me.....

We are in blizzard white out conditions..4 families kids are here...and I watched 2 parents drive back home...another is home with thee 14 yr.old...because the 2.5 yr old is just too much...just a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By Ms.Kay
Bottles and pacifiers are done at 12 mo....they...

Bottles and pacifiers are done at 12 mo....they are more.than capable to handle a sippy cup. IMO Bottles and pacifiers delay speech because of the sucking motion of the tongue
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By Ms.Kay
I have the same problem with 2. 3yr olds. When I...

I have the same problem with 2. 3yr olds. When I say breakfast is at 8...it is served at 8...a mom came today and acted like she didnt know what time it was.

Following this thread!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By Ms.Kay
I couldn't agree more!!!!! The last 2...

I couldn't agree more!!!!! The last 2 infants...were held constantly had no self soothing skills..were here part time and with too many other caregivers!! I have one now where mom is trying to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By Ms.Kay
I had the same situation a few years ago..after...

I had the same situation a few years ago..after 3rd day I approached parents and told them licensing wont allow kid here unless enrolled. I said licensing said they will call CPS. Parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,889
Posted By Ms.Kay
Thank you ladies!! Again ..you all have so much...

Thank you ladies!! Again ..you all have so much experience and knowledge!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,889
Posted By Ms.Kay
Micro Manage Mom

5 month old..3 days a week first time parents. Baby woke screaming in PM nap...inconsolable..after 30 min..gave her a bottle she drank 8 oz. This was the first day back after a 2 week vacation. Mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By Ms.Kay
To find a way out of daycare😜😎!

To find a way out of daycare😜😎!
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