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Forum: Forms - Uploads 07-13-2018, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Jdy2222
Thanks, this is perfect. :)

Thanks, this is perfect. :)
Forum: Forms - Uploads 07-12-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By Jdy2222
Potty Training Info Sheet

Does anyone have a potty training info sheet they give to parents?

I've got one who just isn't ready ... at least not ready to train at daycare. I'm looking for back up info I can give her Mama....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By Jdy2222
This is what I was thinking, something along the...

This is what I was thinking, something along the lines of what is received for foster care ... not enough to make $, but enough to cover expenses.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Jdy2222
Koko's Kitten has always been a favorite book...

Koko's Kitten has always been a favorite book here. Feeling a little sad today. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By Jdy2222
That rash could be anything, or nothing at all....

That rash could be anything, or nothing at all. If they bring me a doctor note saying the rash has been examined and diagnosed and isn't contagious I'll accept unless the rash has led to open sores,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Jdy2222
I like the one box of toys idea. Going to give...

I like the one box of toys idea. Going to give that a try today.

I've spent a lot of time "teaching" her how to play and be creative, while still trying to leave the play open-ended so she can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Jdy2222
Staring

I have a child, just turned 2, who stares at me all the time. She's not very good at entertaining herself so will sit and stare at me. It's lovely. If another child tells her what to do she's much...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Jdy2222
Definitely work that in ... "I do x, as I'm sure...

Definitely work that in ... "I do x, as I'm sure you do in your home daycare too. If you have any further questions about my program feel free to send me a private message!"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 546
Posted By Jdy2222
I buy two milks - whole and 2%. I just had two...

I buy two milks - whole and 2%. I just had two kids move out of the area but before they did I had seven kids drinking six different things - the 2 milks I provided, soy milk, lactaid, juice, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jdy2222
Ditto on the FB groups - I'm in sell groups and...

Ditto on the FB groups - I'm in sell groups and moms groups. And the ones I'm not one my daughter (a brand new Mom) or my other families are on and they refer me when they know I have an opening....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Jdy2222
It's a facebook thing, an option when I'm on my...

It's a facebook thing, an option when I'm on my phone. I constantly click the stupid buttons by accident. :(

I would respond, if it's on a fb post just to provide more info about why your daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By Jdy2222
I have this:...

I have this: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HX86MM2/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 held in with 4x4's. LOVE it, but wish I'd gotten a bigger one, this seemed huge at the time but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Jdy2222
If they think you're waffling they're more likely...

If they think you're waffling they're more likely to leave whether you close or not - they need stability. I wouldn't say anything at all about closing, but I think the referral idea is worth...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By Jdy2222
Yes to sticks, thinner than your thumb and not...

Yes to sticks, thinner than your thumb and not held above your waist - that said, we don't have many sticks that end up in our yard as we really only have one tree.

Yes to rocks, but no throwing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 726
Posted By Jdy2222
Personally, I wouldn't add a known biter to my...

Personally, I wouldn't add a known biter to my mix. I'd deal with biting if it were an already enrolled kid but wouldn't set myself up for having to deal with that. And the fact that she's blaming...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,002
Posted By Jdy2222
I'd just tell her it's nothing personal, that...

I'd just tell her it's nothing personal, that your kiddos enjoy a little "me" time so you can give 100% of your focus to work and your daycare children and families at drop off and pick up time.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By Jdy2222
And urine. That's when I made the rule, when I...

And urine. That's when I made the rule, when I had a bunch potty training at once. Now mine are all young, under 2.5 and them on the couch would be climbing and standing ... no thanks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 622
Posted By Jdy2222
I adore my dck's, but when they leave at the end...

I adore my dck's, but when they leave at the end of the day I focus on my family and that's that.

I am attached to one. She needed more tlc when she was a baby so my family and I helped to meet...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By Jdy2222
I use Shipt and LOVE it. To me the time I save is...

I use Shipt and LOVE it. To me the time I save is well worth the cost of the service. I have three local grocery stores to shop from so I can price compare what I need and order from the best choice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Jdy2222
Mine just walk in and the door alarm...

Mine just walk in and the door alarm automatically sounds. However, I've had two dads who weren't comfortable doing that and knocked and waited. I understood that so had no problem with it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Jdy2222
I have one like that, same age, who also has a...

I have one like that, same age, who also has a constantly running nose. As soon as she comes in the house I put a bib on her and use it to wipe, wipe, wipe all day long, and change bib as needed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By Jdy2222
At 8 months a schedule is reasonable. My littles...

At 8 months a schedule is reasonable. My littles nap at 9:30 and 2:30 or 3:00. Considering the time this one is with you I might do 8:30 and 1:30, if that works with any other kids you're caring for....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Jdy2222
*the germs we're passing around, I'm so tired of...

*the germs we're passing around, I'm so tired of the kids (and me) being sick with one thing or another

*the hours - this is a heck of a time commitment, getting time off is not as easy as calling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 846
Posted By Jdy2222
I have a very quiet child in my care. Some days...

I have a very quiet child in my care. Some days she won't speak at all, others she will. Most days she'll pretend talk on the phone, in a corner by herself, quite a bit but then not talk much to me. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,519
Posted By Jdy2222
Runny nose? Fever? Whining constantly when not...

Runny nose? Fever? Whining constantly when not being responded to immediately? Whining when frustrated? Not eating? Eating too much? Not napping? Napping a lot? Not sleeping at home? Excessive...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,018
Posted By Jdy2222
Most of my kids are under 2 (five of them) ......

Most of my kids are under 2 (five of them) ... one rubs her face on everything (me) when she's tired and having a runny nose makes her even more tired and rubby, two still on baby food - my problem...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,018
Posted By Jdy2222
Great question. I used to get up in the morning...

Great question. I used to get up in the morning and decide that I was going to make extra effort to look presentable. And I did. And then within 15 minutes I'm covered in snot, spit up, drool, food,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,443
Posted By Jdy2222
It really sounds like you're doing everything you...

It really sounds like you're doing everything you can, the little guy needs to find ways to react differently than he does to situations and conflicts ... that takes a long time (years). My mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Jdy2222
I have a corner near the bathroom, there's kind...

I have a corner near the bathroom, there's kind of a mini hallway with the bathroom on one side and a gated room on the other. I put down two big floor pillows and that's that.

It's seldom used as...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-22-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,275
Posted By Jdy2222
I don't think you need to determine whether this...

I don't think you need to determine whether this is something that should be reported or not ... if you want to report it do so and let the governing agency decide if they want to pursue it. Even if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Jdy2222
Mine are also young. Currently they're very into...

Mine are also young. Currently they're very into the sandbox (water table with sand) and slides. I don't keep a lot of stuff outside, just the slide climbers, water table, a house, a rock garden, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By Jdy2222
I restate that food does not get thrown on the...

I restate that food does not get thrown on the floor, take the plate and tray away and they sit in the chair, without food, until the meal is over and the floor is cleaned up. Same with cups, shake...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Jdy2222
This is her first time in daycare and she's very...

This is her first time in daycare and she's very attached to mom, from what grandma said. She's also used to having a bottle in her mouth whenever she wants, which is definitely part of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Jdy2222
Adjusting to Daycare

Last week I added a 23 MO old and 6 MO old to my home daycare. Little one is doing great, big sis is not. At all. Constant crying and whimpering. Won't talk, won't eat, won't play, not engaging...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By Jdy2222
I'm in Florida, but when I first started watching...

I'm in Florida, but when I first started watching kids about 8 years ago I wasn't registered/licensed and I had 3 kids from two different families. An "anonymous" caller (male, called the same day my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,321
Posted By Jdy2222
This. If I take it after nap and it's high I wait...

This. If I take it after nap and it's high I wait 20 minutes, without blanket and with child moving around normally, and take it again. Then, if it's still high, I call parent.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 765
Posted By Jdy2222
As a young (not really, but I feel young)...

As a young (not really, but I feel young) grandmother I would not want to be called Grandma if I didn't want to be.

My mother is called Mima by my kids and the daycare kiddos, and if one had to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,617
Posted By Jdy2222
Every time a parent asks me about bending a...

Every time a parent asks me about bending a policy I think of how it'll affect me in the long run, because usually that day or in the short run it's no big deal ... but coming a few minutes late will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 928
Posted By Jdy2222
2.5 years this round, I'm currently planning to...

2.5 years this round, I'm currently planning to retire when my youngest goes to high school in about 5 years ... but sooner wouldn't be so bad (love the kids, but today was a rough day).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,671
Posted By Jdy2222
Old subject, but my favorite, ever, is a Combi...

Old subject, but my favorite, ever, is a Combi side by side (cosmo or sport, not the new one). I've had three of them and loved every single one of them. Easy to fit through doors, easy to maneuver...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By Jdy2222
I have a little one like this, younger though. He...

I have a little one like this, younger though. He sleeps a lot here, but not at home. Most mornings he comes in ready for a nap and it's a fight to keep him up until naptime. Never, ever does he cry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Jdy2222
Any recent immunizations? One of my babes got...

Any recent immunizations? One of my babes got shots the other day and has been exhausted since, almost like she was sleepwalking However ... she got her shots a few days ago, not a week ago.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-22-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,669
Posted By Jdy2222
I don't think so, because she's still licensed....

I don't think so, because she's still licensed. She may have a violation but that doesn't cause her to be unlicensed.

I believe you'd have a more solid leg to stand on if her contract states...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-19-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,669
Posted By Jdy2222
What does the contract/policies state about her...

What does the contract/policies state about her using a substitute?
Forum: Forms - Uploads 01-16-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By Jdy2222
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Forms - Uploads 01-12-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,389
Posted By Jdy2222
Wording for Endless Crying in Policy

Many have mentioned on the forum adding a clause to the policy about sending kids home if they cry for 2 hours or more.

Can anyone share their wording on this ... all I've got is "If your kid is a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By Jdy2222
If this were a typical job and you were treated...

If this were a typical job and you were treated like this - not getting paid, not getting paid enough, short notice, longer shifts than expected, etc. would you keep the job? Not in a second!
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4,573
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 440,519
Posted By Jdy2222
I have one who's similar. He's 8 months now, but...

I have one who's similar. He's 8 months now, but has always been high maintenance. I call it "man cold syndrome" ... whatever is imperfect in his world is worse than anyone can imagine, far worse...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Jdy2222
Length of Naps?

How long do your kiddos (babies) sleep during the day? Mine, ranging from 8 months to 14 months, nap 2 hours in the morning, and 1.5-2 hours in the afternoon. They currently go down at 9:30 and 2:45....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By Jdy2222
Registration Renewal - Florida

Is anyone else registered in Florida? My registration is set to expire the 1st of December, I sent in the renewal information via priority mail at the end of October and have heard nothing back and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Jdy2222
My son built pieces like those in the forefront...

My son built pieces like those in the forefront of this image. The kids love the ramp and the platform/stage (ours isn't carpeted) ... the stage upside down is a whole new toy too. They aren't as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-24-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,380
Posted By Jdy2222
Holiday Days Closed

I'm curious ... Do you all typically take off more than just Dec. 25th and Jan 1st - given that this year Christmas Eve and New Years Eve are on weekends?

I'd really like to take off the Dec 26th...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 02-27-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,522
Posted By Jdy2222
I'm sure you've gotten your responses by now, but...

I'm sure you've gotten your responses by now, but I have to agree that in Florida it takes FOREVER.

I found that the only way to get any response was to call and call and call. It took me over...
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