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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 172
Posted By Mike
I've been self-employed for most of the last 40...

I've been self-employed for most of the last 40 years. At the beginning, I didn't bother with business names, but a few years later, I started registering business names. I've had several...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 828
Posted By Mike
Sometimes threads need to be closed. :D

Sometimes threads need to be closed. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 463
Posted By Mike
"my wife is having to drive 100 miles after work...

"my wife is having to drive 100 miles after work to get to a store to take up the offer"
:rolleyes:

That gas could have just bought one.

Definitely the parents are the ones going crazy over...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 492
Posted By Mike
That's true. Tell em child could get hurt and...

That's true. Tell em child could get hurt and they would say they know what they're doing. Tell em they could get in trouble and at least they will think.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Mike
That's so cute and thoughtful of you.

That's so cute and thoughtful of you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By Mike
It's true. Price doesn't always mean quality....

It's true. Price doesn't always mean quality. It's a good general assumption, but it isn't always the case.

Some parents really don't care where they leave their kids. Most do care, but often...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 310
Posted By Mike
I think the main difference is that since a car...

I think the main difference is that since a car is like a greenhouse, summer is already hot and the car can get very hot very fast, but in the winter, it's cold out, so the greenhouse effect makes it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 485
Posted By Mike
That's what I would go with. Outside normal hours...

That's what I would go with. Outside normal hours has to be at least minimum wage.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mike
I noticed that too. It's like dogs can't take...

I noticed that too. It's like dogs can't take care of themselves, but infants can ??? :rolleyes:

Bad wording or not, it will be nice if that was the case everywhere, though like I posted earlier,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By Mike
That's one of the things I always did in my...

That's one of the things I always did in my babysitting years. Kids do damage, they help with repairs, age appropriately of course, but even little ones can help.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By Mike
I'm with BC on this one. Once a child is under my...

I'm with BC on this one. Once a child is under my care, it would be my responsibility. At pickup or dropoff might be considered to be parents responsibility, but from the time parent walks out, to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By Mike
I was thinking that too. Are the diapers being...

I was thinking that too. Are the diapers being washed properly? They may need to be stripped to get back their full absorbency.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Mike
:lol: That's probably why. Kids do love trying...

:lol: That's probably why. Kids do love trying new things, figuring out what they are capable of doing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By Mike
Sounds like maybe your dd should be an assistant....

Sounds like maybe your dd should be an assistant. Give her something to do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mike
Good samaritan law or not, if I see a child or...

Good samaritan law or not, if I see a child or animal in a car, I would try to find the adult if there is time, but if time is questionable, I'm smashing.

If somehow I ever forgot a child or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By Mike
Hook is a good idea since you probably wouldn't...

Hook is a good idea since you probably wouldn't want the tarp there all the time, plus, in a bad storm you could unhook it and not risk it being damaged.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By Mike
Using a pail of cement to support the corner of a...

Using a pail of cement to support the corner of a tarp won't work as well. It'll hold most of the time, but because of the sideways force the tarp will have when its windy, or if it holds rain, the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By Mike
BC's idea is nice. If you go with a canopy, what...

BC's idea is nice. If you go with a canopy, what you will find different between an $89 one and a $189 one is the structural integrity. i.e. how well it can hold up to kids :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By Mike
Me too. Even here in Canada, there are big...

Me too. Even here in Canada, there are big differences between provinces.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 828
Posted By Mike
All 3 pp's have good points. I also agree that it...

All 3 pp's have good points. I also agree that it would probably be in your best interest to let this one go. Smells like potential trouble to me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By Mike
I would say hold on for one more week. If you're...

I would say hold on for one more week. If you're worried they may be trouble, early termination could just be enough to trip them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mike
I know. As temperatures rise, deaths will be...

I know. As temperatures rise, deaths will be quicker, and therefore more often.

I know if I EVER see a child or animal in a car alone and it looks like they're getting hot, I'd just smash a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Mike
Not very many people reach 100. That's a birthday...

Not very many people reach 100. That's a birthday to celebrate. I've been doing housekeeping for an older lady for 16 months. She turned 94 4 days ago and is still living alone, so she might just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By Mike
That's good, I think. :lol:

That's good, I think. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mike
Even happening here in Canada. ...

Even happening here in Canada.
https://www.theweathernetwork.com/news/articles/three-year-old-boy-found-dead-in-burlington-police-investigating/102217/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mike
I think the summer/winter difference is a...

I think the summer/winter difference is a combination of how Dave explained it, and what Cat Herder said:



People do forget their kids in the winter too, but probably not quite as often, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Mike
My brother uses that. Last year we were doing a...

My brother uses that. Last year we were doing a few outdoor painting jobs. I was using Deet and he was using Avon Skin so Soft. I had to apply the deet a couple times before the day was over. He was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mike
You hit the nail on the head there. It's just a...

You hit the nail on the head there. It's just a little extra precaution, as long as that's all it is.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mike
It's a mixup how some parents are charged and...

It's a mixup how some parents are charged and others aren't, but I doubt it makes much difference because I'm sure either way, they will be punishing themselves more than the courts do.



As I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mike
I'm with you on that one. I realise it's...

I'm with you on that one. I realise it's possible, but there's no way I'd forget that I have a kid in the back seat.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,054
Posted By Mike
Good suggestions there. :eek: School...

Good suggestions there.



:eek: School parking lot for hours and nobody noticed?



Forgotten Baby Syndrome - Some might say it's legit, others an excuse. Either way, parents need to do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,470
Posted By Mike
Agreed. Unless you're desperate for the money,...

Agreed. Unless you're desperate for the money, kick her out now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Mike
likethis She needs a nanny not a daycare.

likethis
She needs a nanny not a daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Mike
In most kinds of businesses, people like referral...

In most kinds of businesses, people like referral bonuses.

Unless you are sure the family won't just up and go, it's best not to tell them until you're more certain.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 675
Posted By Mike
Interesting business idea. Farmers can actually...

Interesting business idea. Farmers can actually get paid for their help, rather than having to pay for it. ;)
News headline: Farmer decides to supplement income by opening home daycare. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By Mike
happyface likethis

happyface likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By Mike
I agree with Dave. Sounds good, and yup, go with...

I agree with Dave. Sounds good, and yup, go with the sign if needed. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By Mike
We have a nearby Superstore that lets you shop...

We have a nearby Superstore that lets you shop online then go pick up your order. My sister does that all the time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By Mike
So true

So true
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By Mike
Michael...

Michael (https://www.daycare.com/forum/member.php?u=1) is an admin
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Mike
:lol: She'll make a good business owner someday.

:lol:
She'll make a good business owner someday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 745
Posted By Mike
I know some of the others here offer discounts,...

I know some of the others here offer discounts, but not too many providers will offer free because it does count towards the limit, plus it takes time and resources away from the other kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Mike
True, even simple things are often assumed, with...

True, even simple things are often assumed, with kids and adults. Here's a video from Facebook about this that I thought was cute.
https://www.facebook.com/LessonsTaughtByLife/videos/854744514725837/
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-21-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By Mike
I doubt that would work for a nickel and dime...

I doubt that would work for a nickel and dime store though. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By Mike
Sounds to me like one of the girls I babysat...

Sounds to me like one of the girls I babysat years back. She had just recently been potty trained when I found out she can't have too much fun outside. ;) The first couple times, she would come in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By Mike
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Mike
Have you tried letting her help you with her...

Have you tried letting her help you with her little brother/sister?
What about letting her talk to mom or dad on the phone for a few minutes?
Others here likely have better ideas, but these are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By Mike
likethis Don't worry about me disagreeing with...

likethis
Don't worry about me disagreeing with you. Sometimes even parents should be punished for poor parenting.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By Mike
Quite a range of comments there. It is good...

Quite a range of comments there.

It is good to see these kind of people caught now and then. Like the saying goes, one bad apple can spoil a whole bunch. These cases do a double take though. It's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By Mike
That was a good one. Too bad more parents didn't...

That was a good one. Too bad more parents didn't do that. To a lot of parents, it's just an easy way to keep their child off their back and busy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Mike
I think most here do, but it all depends on what...

I think most here do, but it all depends on what is in your policy/handbook.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By Mike
I say take that one. :lol: Look at the positive...

I say take that one. :lol: Look at the positive side. You can rebuild exactly the way you like. ;)

Apparently he doesn't care what house or where. Must mean all he cares about is being with you....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By Mike
I wholly agree. :lol:

I wholly agree. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,510
Posted By Mike
I'm thinking that if your price is by the day,...

I'm thinking that if your price is by the day, how many hours a day shouldn't really matter. Like hwichlaz said, it depends on the state.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By Mike
Pretty much everyone liked that one, so ... ...

Pretty much everyone liked that one, so ...
show us your new business card :)
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 02-26-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Mike
And the joys and stresses. :lol:

And the joys and stresses. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By Mike
I'm with Michael here, photos #6 (4th photo) and...

I'm with Michael here, photos #6 (4th photo) and 9 (7th photo). I guess we both have business minds. ;) I also like photo #14 (9th photo), but it won't look as nice in b&w.

The others are nice,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Mike
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Mike
I was extremely shy as a kid. I was highly...

I was extremely shy as a kid. I was highly sensitive and an introvert. I'm still an introvert, but not as sensitive as I used to be. It makes me who I am.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 02-22-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By Mike
Like me. I was reading here 4 or 5 years before...

Like me. I was reading here 4 or 5 years before signing up. Don't have a daycare yet, but it's what I would love to do, maybe soon.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 928
Posted By Mike
Eastern Ontario vs out East or West (Atlantic...

Eastern Ontario vs out East or West (Atlantic provinces or prairie provinces)

Ariana's neighbourhood = Eastern Ontario
BC's neighbourhood = Atlantic or prairie provinces

Some examples...

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Mike
His parents haven't prepared him for daycare, or...

His parents haven't prepared him for daycare, or they just haven't prepared him for anything.
danger to others = terminate
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 707
Posted By Mike
What the :eek: I recognized that title but...

What the :eek:
I recognized that title but couldn't remember the song, so I looked it up. I remember it. :rolleyes: I guess it's not just recently that stupid songs are being made. They're just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Mike
Must be a small town where everybody knows...

Must be a small town where everybody knows everybody and trusts everyone. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By Mike
Does she hear fine? If not, she may not know how...

Does she hear fine? If not, she may not know how loud she is talking.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By Mike
Most of my life I've done home renovations, and...

Most of my life I've done home renovations, and one job I remember was converting a 2 car garage into a granny suite, including kitchen and bathroom. It was a big job, framing, electrical and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,779
Posted By Mike
I would have to. I hate the smell and get...

I would have to. I hate the smell and get headaches from it. Legal or not, marijuana will never be around me. A friend even recommended it because I live on pain pills. I said no thanks, the pills...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By Mike
I think that was one of the problems in previous...

I think that was one of the problems in previous generations. Deprtession has existed for probably ever, but nobody really knew what it was until fairly recently. Even when people first started to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By Mike
That's what I was taking to. Had some side...

That's what I was taking to. Had some side effects at first, but not much. I felt the effects in a few days and like the others, it was like night and day after 2 weeks.

Just hang on for a few...
Forum: Open Daycare Center - Sell a Daycare - Rent a Daycare - Buy a Daycare 02-09-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Mike
Have you seen this page? ...

Have you seen this page?
https://www.daycare.com/newyork/
It won't give you the pros and cons of which type, but has some information that may help with your choice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,211
Posted By Mike
I've said before that I've seen too many parents...

I've said before that I've seen too many parents use electronics to keep their kids busy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,211
Posted By Mike
:lol: Xray vision. I wish I had that. ;)

:lol: Xray vision. I wish I had that. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By Mike
In that case, I agree with Michael....

In that case, I agree with Michael. citynamedaycare.com, or citynamechildcare.com, but I'm guessing that one's not available, hence your list having cityname-childcare.com.

Just let me know when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By Mike
Links is one of the biggest search engine factor....

Links is one of the biggest search engine factor. If people like another website, they will put a link to it on theirs. Or, if you post links to your site from other sites where you discuss related...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Posted By Mike
I can just imagine a daycare with 8 babies and no...

I can just imagine a daycare with 8 babies and no diapers. :eek: :lol:

I'm guessing no cloth diapers.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By Mike
Domain names are paid on a yearly basis. You can...

Domain names are paid on a yearly basis. You can pay for 1 year at a time, or pay for up to 10 years ahead. Godaddy is one of the big companies that does that.

Many people don't realise it, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 987
Posted By Mike
And another good reason for video cameras.

And another good reason for video cameras.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By Mike
Aren't your advertised rates just starter rates?...

Aren't your advertised rates just starter rates? :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Mike
That'll make the day a little easier.

That'll make the day a little easier.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By Mike
Sounds like a good future ahead for you. :)

Sounds like a good future ahead for you. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Mike
That sounds like fun, and the kind of thing I'd...

That sounds like fun, and the kind of thing I'd even enjoy doing with the kids. :lol: I'm adding this thread to my subscriptions list in case I do go into daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Mike
2 of the 3 kids at my workshop yesterday were 4...

2 of the 3 kids at my workshop yesterday were 4 and they had lots of fun assembling the birdhouses.
https://www.daycare.com/forum/images/icons/icon3.gif Your post just gave me an improvement to my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,232
Posted By Mike
You are risking A LOT by letting them leave you...

You are risking A LOT by letting them leave you in this situation. THEY need to make changes, or YOU need to get out before your future is ruined. One bad incident and you're done for.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-22-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Mike
Like your username. It describes working with...

Like your username. It describes working with kids, most of the time. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,169
Posted By Mike
Like the first 2 replies, I have never been a mom...

Like the first 2 replies, I have never been a mom either, :lol: or a dad, but have had more years of experience caring for other's children than the average parent.

If the church isn't going to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By Mike
You have some nice domains. I like preach.com.

You have some nice domains. I like preach.com.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,265
Posted By Mike
I've done Google advertising for my other...

I've done Google advertising for my other businesses a few times. It has never been worth it. It doesn't give you the cost per click until you set it up and choose your words or phrases. The last...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-16-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By Mike
Bookkeeping can be done based on cash in/out or...

Bookkeeping can be done based on cash in/out or actual costs/earnings. Unless you're doing the cash way, 2017 taxes would include utility costs to the end of the year. If your next bill is for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,248
Posted By Mike
If they have to check up, it would work so much...

If they have to check up, it would work so much better for everyone if that was what parents did.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By Mike
If you do make a facebook page, find local ones...

If you do make a facebook page, find local ones that potential clients would be going to and make useful posts on them. Like any pages that may have any interest in yours and as they like you back,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By Mike
I would say do the dedicated page, but don't put...

I would say do the dedicated page, but don't put pictures of the kids. Pictures help, but you just have to not include kids in them. Problem is where people go to find a business. Remember the days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By Mike
I'm not a Facebook fan either, but a couple weeks...

I'm not a Facebook fan either, but a couple weeks ago I decided to make a page for my woodworking, because a person with another store in the mall said to. I made it and she "liked" it and now 2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2018, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Mike
That's not very common, but sure is great when it...

That's not very common, but sure is great when it happens. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Mike
If napping is in a separate room, try what BC...

If napping is in a separate room, try what BC said in this thread.
https://www.daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=88283&p=661611
You tell the kids if the blinds are open, they can get up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,248
Posted By Mike
Being male, if I go into daycare I will be...

Being male, if I go into daycare I will be expecting parents to want to be able to check up, but I would also expect them to be realistic. I think by saying they can, most probably never will, but if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By Mike
I like that idea. I added some tags so it will be...

I like that idea. I added some tags so it will be easier for me to find this thread if I need it some day. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,087
Posted By Mike
Definitely tell the police about it. Even if they...

Definitely tell the police about it. Even if they can't do anything, at least it will be on record if something does come up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mike
Exactly :lol: Seriously, there is a difference...

Exactly :lol:
Seriously, there is a difference in wood and cigarette smoke smell. Cigarette smoke smell gives me headaches within minutes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By Mike
The government likes to make things complicated....

The government likes to make things complicated. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By Mike
So, you're allowed: Right now, you have 6...

So, you're allowed:


Right now, you have 6 under age 2, which will eventually turn into 5 under and 1 over, then 4 under and 2 over.

Problem is, there are 2 different ways of looking at the...
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