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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,852
Posted By Jupadia
Not my thread hut it's a piece that's connects...

Not my thread hut it's a piece that's connects hot wheel tracks to each other.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
Posted By Jupadia
I had one last week that no showed at 6pm for...

I had one last week that no showed at 6pm for their interview. To make sure I called at like 615 to see what was up. Mom thought she should be able to come after 6pm but at any point after 6pm that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 365
Posted By Jupadia
We got a snow storm last night. They canceled all...

We got a snow storm last night. They canceled all the busses though schools are officially running in my area (most closed in nearby districts). It was supposed to be the first day back after being...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,550
Posted By Jupadia
I know. Way to say red flag, please dont take me...

I know. Way to say red flag, please dont take me on as a client.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,550
Posted By Jupadia
Just had someone no show for interview. I...

Just had someone no show for interview.
I called about 15min after their appointment time. Lady sounded annoyed at a call, I told her who I was and asked if she was still on the way or needed to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
Posted By Jupadia
Sorry to hear your going threw it to. Last...

Sorry to hear your going threw it to.

Last spring I lost my clients and online school consested of a few assignments posted per week with some mabey having a pretaped lesson. This year it's so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
Posted By Jupadia
Longest January of my life. We have been in...

Longest January of my life.

We have been in lockdown since like mid November with more and more restrictions and areas being added each week. Then they announced that schools where shutting down...
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 01-18-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By Jupadia
There is a bit of a difference in streatghs or...

There is a bit of a difference in streatghs or types but for some both thc and cbc can cause anxiety for some. It's like a lot of meds out there for some its helpful others it can trigger the issue.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
Posted By Jupadia
Thanks. Also they announced today that...

Thanks.

Also they announced today that school virtual till Jan 25.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
Posted By Jupadia
Yep as a follow up to my own vent. Left the room...

Yep as a follow up to my own vent. Left the room for 5 min not even ti check sleeping daycare kids. My board 5 year old is playing with his penius right in front of the tablet. I have email an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
Posted By Jupadia
Can I just stop and say I hate online school. Our...

Can I just stop and say I hate online school. Our province offered either online or in person. We chosse in person. It has been nerve racking a bit with the thought of extra exposure at school, in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 355,453
Posted By Jupadia
It's the first time I missed it. But it was not...

It's the first time I missed it. But it was not to mu h money cause even though she was paying for 4 weeks at a time instead of 1. The kid was only comming 2 days per week. Though in January when she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-24-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 355,453
Posted By Jupadia
Smile Realized yesterday that one of my daycare...

Realized yesterday that one of my daycare families was behind in payment. They should of played on December 11. They pay for 4 weeks at once rather then a week. (I I useally remember or have my phone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,550
Posted By Jupadia
My kid (age 4 days away from5) last night shaking...

My kid (age 4 days away from5) last night shaking his present by the tree. I ask him "what he thinks or it is?" He answers "A box with a box inside". While it is a box it's got a game inside. But now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,466
Posted By Jupadia
Wink Well I ended up shutting down from our spring...

Well I ended up shutting down from our spring break in March when the announced the intial beginning of lock down and closed schools here. I had just lost 2 kids the month before (parent job loss and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By Jupadia
Dont feel bad. I did an interview back in...

Dont feel bad.

I did an interview back in August. Parent knocked on door I opened it and asked them to please go around back that I'd meet them at that door. (Because of covid I've been avoiding...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By Jupadia
Have a great Thanksgiving down there in the...

Have a great Thanksgiving down there in the states.

I hope you all enjoy the day despite the smaller gatherings this year. (We did)
As well enjoy the long weekend (I think most of you have the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By Jupadia
Not a dk kid, but my older one last weekend. He...

Not a dk kid, but my older one last weekend.
He had this squishy toy (filled with water also kot a dk toy). Its ment to throw and squish somewhat gently. His brothers already broke and he was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
Posted By Jupadia
Our district gave an option to do either on line...

Our district gave an option to do either on line or full in school all masks for all ages) I chosse in school both my kids thrive much better in a group learning environment. They realy needed the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
Posted By Jupadia
My kids school had in seconed case this week....

My kids school had in seconed case this week. Apparently their is a 1/2 split class (20 kids) now isolating. My oldest is in another 1/2 split, my heart skipped a beat and it took me a minute to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Jupadia
Forgot to add pic

Forgot to add pic
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Jupadia
My older cat Cyborg loves the window legends...

My older cat Cyborg loves the window legends cause she can both watch the squirrels outside and stay out of reach of the daycare kids. Her favorite toy was the play tunnel, but now has her own cat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By Jupadia
With my seconed I breast feed (for 5 months) and...

With my seconed I breast feed (for 5 months) and pumped (for 7 months) in front of the daycare kids. I'd cover up if a parent was comming in, detach baby or pumps. But the pumps I'd schedule around...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By Jupadia
My kids just do swim lessons, which I can book...

My kids just do swim lessons, which I can book after daycare hours. I've also booked during hours knowing I wont be able to go, their grandparents bring them if that's the case.
The older one 7...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By Jupadia
My husband threw toghter a wood frame, and I...

My husband threw toghter a wood frame, and I place just a regular storage bucket in it. I keep sand in one bucket and lift it out when not in use. I use a seconed bucket for water or whatever else we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 21,245
Posted By Jupadia
Did an underwater volcano with the kids this...

Did an underwater volcano with the kids this week, or just mine as my daycare ones are not comming. Very simple hot and cold water and food colouring. The small bottle has hot water in it you put it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By Jupadia
My kids are 4 and 7. They have their own toys...

My kids are 4 and 7. They have their own toys available in their rooms. The older one can go upstairs and play in his room at any time with them. The younger one has to wait to either is outside...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 21,245
Posted By Jupadia
Also recently made lava bottles with water, oil...

Also recently made lava bottles with water, oil and food colouring. I used gorilla water proof tape for the tops to secure it. The tape once laid on wont bunge. (Used it before for floor of tent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 21,245
Posted By Jupadia
Did one with my son this week were we put eggs in...

Did one with my son this week were we put eggs in pop, oj, wateraid, water and grape juice. Let them sit and he then had to brush the eggs. He could see what kinda damage surgery drinks do to teeth....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,550
Posted By Jupadia
My 4 year old decided that daddy should give him...

My 4 year old decided that daddy should give him an X haircut. So cut an X into his hair, we are not great haircuts and only do a one level cut with shaver. But he wants it so he can be a treasure. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,823
Posted By Jupadia
I've still got no kids comming, but they...

I've still got no kids comming, but they announced today schools would be closed till May 31. Provincial parks are closed also till the end of May. doupt they will end up opening for just June in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,695
Posted By Jupadia
School for my kids, mostly for my 7 year old....

School for my kids, mostly for my 7 year old. Poor thing broke down in tears yesterday, because he wanted to go to school see friends, have the separation from home and school. My poor guy is missing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,374
Posted By Jupadia
I only have one family left before the Ontario...

I only have one family left before the Ontario government put the no payment thing and have to hold spot for child into effect. I had already agreed not to accept payment from the family. Two other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By Jupadia
I close both the Friday and Monday but so do...

I close both the Friday and Monday but so do schools. It's not a stat day holiday, but I take it as such and have Easter Monday and Good Friday both as holidays in my contract.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By Jupadia
Congrats

Congrats
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,466
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, 06:29 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,466
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, 12:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,663
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, 05:47 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,466
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, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,215
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, 06:38 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,466
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, 02:16 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,466
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, 07:01 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,466
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, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,978
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, 02:19 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,466
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, 07:28 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,466
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, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
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, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
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, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
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, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
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, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
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, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
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, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
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, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
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, 04:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,428
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, 06:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,428
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, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 990
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, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
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, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
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, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
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, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
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, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
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, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
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, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
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, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,550
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, 06:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,064
Posted By Jupadia
So sorry for your loss,

So sorry for your loss,
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
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, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,367
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, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
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, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
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, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
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, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
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, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
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, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 355,453
Posted By Jupadia
Congrats

Congrats
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
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, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
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, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
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, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,458
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, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,996
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, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
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, 06:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,217
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, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,217
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, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
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, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
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, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
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, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
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, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
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, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 355,453
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, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,602
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, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,049
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, 05:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 22,258
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, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
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, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
Posted By Jupadia
Thank you all

Thank you all
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6,211
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 707,905
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, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,437
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, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
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, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,658
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, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
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, 09:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,703
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, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,513
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....
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