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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By MamaBear
Thank you :)

Thanks guys! It's nice to log back in and read all your posts again. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By MamaBear
I've Been Gone Awhile!

Hi everyone - I haven't posted on here in so long! Sorry I've been M.I.A.! lol :D I'm still doing daycare... will be 10 years this year. Craziness. I hope everyone is doing good!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,922
Posted By MamaBear
Done :)

Done :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,113
Posted By MamaBear
I hear ya! Its the exact same situation I went...

I hear ya! Its the exact same situation I went thru. I just tried to move on and not dwell on her anymore. I try not to look at her daycare ads and things like that because it just bothers me. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,113
Posted By MamaBear
I so feel your pain. I had a friend that does...

I so feel your pain. I had a friend that does daycare too and she copies everything I do. I helped her get her daycare started and I feel like I created a monster. She copies everything I do. My...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,191
Posted By MamaBear
When a parent was dropping off her son & when I...

When a parent was dropping off her son & when I opened the door, my cat ran in with a mouse in her mouth!!! I screamed... the mom screamed...the 3 daycare kids that were there screamed! haha

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 14,837
Posted By MamaBear
I flagged them too... 3 showed up when I just...

I flagged them too... 3 showed up when I just looked. I'm sorry they are doing that to you. That is so mean of them. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,127
Posted By MamaBear
I love seeing everyone's FB pages! :) They are...

I love seeing everyone's FB pages! :) They are all so cute!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,967
Posted By MamaBear
This happened to me when I had 2 boys with pretty...

This happened to me when I had 2 boys with pretty much the same age difference. It was awful just like you described. The older boy was screaming looking out the window crying while watching his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,975
Posted By MamaBear
Yep... that is what I'm doing for now on....

Yep... that is what I'm doing for now on. Straight to the point questions if I was to have any in the future. No more venting for me on here! lol:p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,975
Posted By MamaBear
Thank you! This is good to know. I will...

Thank you! This is good to know. I will definitely write up a document for her to sign when she comes back on Wednesday. I talked to her about it at pick up but she didn't seem to understand that I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,975
Posted By MamaBear
Did I ever say Willow's post was offensive? ...

Did I ever say Willow's post was offensive?

When I posted this, I was venting and asking a few questions if anyone knew the answers. I wasn't asking the opinion if anyone agreed with what "I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,975
Posted By MamaBear
Thanks for the advice :D

Thanks for the advice :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 18,582
Posted By MamaBear
Very true!

Very true!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,276
Posted By MamaBear
I usually decorate like crazy and we have a...

I usually decorate like crazy and we have a little Halloween party... Which is basically little goodie bags.. cupcakes and they take home a little pumpkin trick-or-treat pail with their goodies in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 18,582
Posted By MamaBear
It really sucks when you come on here to vent or...

It really sucks when you come on here to vent or need support on something - which is what this is supposed to be for, right?? And then you get people responding so rude & unhelpful... especially...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,975
Posted By MamaBear
Thank you everyone who gave me helpful advice....

Thank you everyone who gave me helpful advice. It's nice to get advice on here and not just opinionated little responses with the "IMO" at the end. Thank you for your help!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,975
Posted By MamaBear
I guess I'm just used to really clean kept...

I guess I'm just used to really clean kept children here. I dont see why her nails would be so long though... Doesn't take that long to trim... or clean? Especially her toenails.

I am thinking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,975
Posted By MamaBear
Thanks... thats good to know. I have been lucky...

Thanks... thats good to know. I have been lucky to not have these situations in the past. She is actually really sweet and great so far. It's just the little signs of her maybe being a little...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 18,582
Posted By MamaBear
I had a neighbor 2 houses down in my old...

I had a neighbor 2 houses down in my old neighborhood that was an unlicensed daycare too. I tried to introduce myself to her and realized she didn't speak English. I knew she was unlicensed because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,975
Posted By MamaBear
New Girl and I'm Unsure About It

So this morning I started watching a new girl... 2 year old and super cute. Mom came and toured with her on Saturday. She was already in another daycare but mom didn't like it and wanted a new one. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,889
Posted By MamaBear
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL! I hope you have a great...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL! I hope you have a great birthday with your family! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,889
Posted By MamaBear
HaHaHa - I'm a terrible spy too because I was...

HaHaHa - I'm a terrible spy too because I was trying to figure out who it was too and I was totally wrong too lol :) Wow... this is some crazy stuff. EEEK! :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,322
Posted By MamaBear
Wowzers... I think a talk with the parents is...

Wowzers... I think a talk with the parents is super necessary. The cussing is crazy for that age?! I've never heard of that. And if you guys think she is really being starved after talking to the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
Yeah possibly... I somewhat question this DCM &...

Yeah possibly... I somewhat question this DCM & what she tells me the dr says. She said the dr told her it was determined bacterial... but brother was diagnosed having viral... so who knows. Maybe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,771
Posted By MamaBear
Every day! haha :lol:

Every day! haha :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
Actually, I was only having her stay home until...

Actually, I was only having her stay home until Wednesday ... so staying home Monday and Tuesday only. She actually needed to after all because it actually ended up getting worse!!! The mom posted...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,306
Posted By MamaBear
I just started watching an 8 month old recently...

I just started watching an 8 month old recently that is in this same boat. She is breastfed only and mom just kinda hopes I can train her on a bottle. She brought me 4 different types of bottles on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,264
Posted By MamaBear
Thanks for the laugh to the insane daycare...

Thanks for the laugh to the insane daycare parent! hahaha :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,264
Posted By MamaBear
This one surely takes the cake! :D

This one surely takes the cake! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,264
Posted By MamaBear
It's either a joke or just someone who has...

It's either a joke or just someone who has absolutely no common sense. lol ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,264
Posted By MamaBear
Me too!!! :eek:

Me too!!! :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,264
Posted By MamaBear
I think the provider should actually call the...

I think the provider should actually call the police on YOU for thinking you could show up at her house at 3am and violate her privacy. Thank God for her that you left. Wow. IF you are for real......
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,264
Posted By MamaBear
WOW! What a joke:lol:!

WOW! What a joke:lol:!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,225
Posted By MamaBear
Thats me too... It's been 7 years since I've been...

Thats me too... It's been 7 years since I've been doing daycare - so I'm not sure if they would consider me or not. I still keep my computer skills up to par on my own... but not sure if they would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,534
Posted By MamaBear
I have a mom that lives an hour from me... she...

I have a mom that lives an hour from me... she drives here and then drives another hour to work past me. I cant imagine how much she spends on gas. But she says its worth it. I guess its quite a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,225
Posted By MamaBear
I think thats part of my problem right now too. ...

I think thats part of my problem right now too. I had all older toddlers and preschoolers before and now I have all infants & one toddler... who acts like an infant. And it starts to wear me down...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,404
Posted By MamaBear
Sounds like we are having the same kind of week! ...

Sounds like we are having the same kind of week! HaHa :) I hope yours is improving today! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,225
Posted By MamaBear
Wow! I'm glad you love your job so much! I wish I...

Wow! I'm glad you love your job so much! I wish I felt like that every day. I felt like that a few weeks ago. I think sometimes sour apples in my bunch are making me have a sour taste in my mouth...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,406
Posted By MamaBear
I have a parent that is asking me about this same...

I have a parent that is asking me about this same situation too. She just found out her company is closing down and she will be out of a job in November. BUT she is also pregnant and due to have a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,225
Posted By MamaBear
I think I start thinking about it more during the...

I think I start thinking about it more during the "rough" times when parents make me mad or its more stressful here. When everything is "good" I dont seem to look at jobs online at all. I guess...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,568
Posted By MamaBear
I used to have a cat and one of my daycare girls...

I used to have a cat and one of my daycare girls were afraid of her too. So I bought a little robotic kitty toy at Target that looked a lot like my cat did... It would meow... walk around and purr. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,225
Posted By MamaBear
Does Anyone Else Ever Apply For A Job... Just To See?

So every now and then I'll see a really cool job posted online & I cant help but to apply for it. There is this really nice hospital near my home & they never have a position that I'd be interested...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
Ah man! That would scare me to death! I used to...

Ah man! That would scare me to death! I used to have a raccoon that would do that... and that scared me! So a panther doing that?! I would probably pee my pants every day! hahaha :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
YES! We have hawks too! One day we were sitting...

YES! We have hawks too! One day we were sitting our living room and all of a sudden CRASH! This huge hawk smashed into our backdoor which is a window door... Thank God the glass is super thick. It...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,749
Posted By MamaBear
I have 3 sons... Ages 20, 12 and 7 :) All ages &...

I have 3 sons... Ages 20, 12 and 7 :) All ages & stages!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
We had a cat before and we let her go outside to...

We had a cat before and we let her go outside to go potty too. It was nice to not have to use a litter box... But then one day she didn't come back home and a couple days later unfortunately we found...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
Wow... You do a great job keeping them clean &...

Wow... You do a great job keeping them clean & fresca. We've been contemplating on getting a kitty but I'm dreading the litterbox training & all the other fun kitty messes lol :o Cleaning up after my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
Very interesting! Wow - thats a lot of pets! ...

Very interesting! Wow - thats a lot of pets! Doesn't that get stinky? :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
Yeah you have older kids - I dont. Mine are all...

Yeah you have older kids - I dont. Mine are all little and no special needs... just some younger then others. I could see why you would need to separate in that situation.

I do keep my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
Yes - to each their own. I love for my children...

Yes - to each their own. I love for my children to interact with each other... I have infants only pretty much...some are full timers and some are part timers... 3 are under 12 months old, 1 is 16...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
The mom said that her dr said the girl has...

The mom said that her dr said the girl has bacterial pink eye based on what he saw. No test done that I know of. Her son (who goes to preschool) supposably had viral pink eye a week prior and was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
Thanks for that. Yeah I was thinking that too......

Thanks for that. Yeah I was thinking that too... the meds are made for a 25 lb kid... not a "large" adult woman lol

So I responded to her texts and said "I hope that you go to the dr too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,456
Posted By MamaBear
Pink Eye Question

Okay - so I had a DCG go out Friday with bacterial pink eye. The mom took her to the Dr Friday afternoon and started her meds that night. The mom just text me (today is Sunday) and said "Her eyes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,427
Posted By MamaBear
I used to have a sassy girl like that too. She...

I used to have a sassy girl like that too. She started with me at 14 months old and left when she was 4 years old. She would crack me up every day with the funny things she'd say. She knew a lot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 41,211
Posted By MamaBear
Yeah I only require doctors notes on a case by...

Yeah I only require doctors notes on a case by case basis... common colds no. But like yesterday I had a child with pink eye and I DO require one for that. It's the yucky contagious illness that I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,739
Posted By MamaBear
You should do another update today and call it...

You should do another update today and call it "Policy Update: Daycare Provider can and will update the daycare policy whenever she wants because it's her daycare & she can do what she waaaaants" lol...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,900
Posted By MamaBear
She sounds like a pain the butt already. I think...

She sounds like a pain the butt already. I think I'd pass on that one. Every time in my experience that I've had a high maintenance mom with a toddler thats ONLY been with mom & grandma ... it never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By MamaBear
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 41,211
Posted By MamaBear
Constant runny noses drive me insane. Especially...

Constant runny noses drive me insane. Especially when they have the bubble coming out the nose. ICK!

This is what I have in my contract regarding illnesses:


It is my hope to keep the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By MamaBear
I'm trying to decide what to do. My first...

I'm trying to decide what to do. My first impulse is terminate. But then at the same time shes been a great DCG to have here - super easy and I never have problems with the parents before this. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By MamaBear
I Am So Mad

This is kinda long so bear with me... And I apologize if I sound crazy cause I'm SO mad right now.

Some of you may remember my posting a couple weeks ago about a DCG that had choked on something...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,940
Posted By MamaBear
UGH! Things like this make me sooo mad! No...

UGH! Things like this make me sooo mad! No appreciation that it is YOUR home... Grrrr... I feel your pain! :mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,417
Posted By MamaBear
Ouch! That looks bad. She may have fallen and...

Ouch! That looks bad. She may have fallen and not put her hands out to break the fall - making it worse and not leaving scrapes on her hands. But I dont know. I'd just save the pic, document, cover...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,207
Posted By MamaBear
Omg... I did something very similar last weekend...

Omg... I did something very similar last weekend and I still feel like such an idiot for doing it.

I had a daycare mom come 15 minutes late to pick up her daughter... on a Friday. Not cool. But...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,808
Posted By MamaBear
Oh good... I'm glad I'm not the only one! HaHaHa...

Oh good... I'm glad I'm not the only one! HaHaHa :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,808
Posted By MamaBear
Do You Ever Get Hopeful Nobody Shows Up?

It's one of those mornings where the daycare parents seem to be running late... I sit here soooo hopeful that nobody will show up today! I check my text messages HOPING to get some text saying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,571
Posted By MamaBear
HAHAHA Leigh... Great idea! I love it :lol:

HAHAHA Leigh... Great idea! I love it :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,571
Posted By MamaBear
Well the pick up was interesting... The mom has...

Well the pick up was interesting... The mom has to walk into the house because she leaves the baby's carseat here. (Maybe when she stops bringing the carseat someday, she wont feel it necessary to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,719
Posted By MamaBear
I had the same situation not too long ago. I had...

I had the same situation not too long ago. I had to let him go. His parents told me at the tour that they "accommodate his every need" which was a huge red flag. They must've held him all the time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,509
Posted By MamaBear
Mine is pretty quick... but she has particular...

Mine is pretty quick... but she has particular days she's out checking homes, so I will get a return call back later in the day or the next day when that happens.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,561
Posted By MamaBear
I would just let it go... but I do see how it...

I would just let it go... but I do see how it would irritate you. That would bother me too.

Maybe she was just referencing that you have only been doing daycare since May which is only a few...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,571
Posted By MamaBear
This is perfect. Thank you everyone for all your...

This is perfect. Thank you everyone for all your input. I'm going to see how today goes and if its still bad then I'll definitely have to just say this directly.

This morning at drop off she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,571
Posted By MamaBear
Need Advice: Older Sibling Running In My House :(

I just started watching a sweet little 10 month old boy last week full time. He has an older sister that is 4 years old that goes to a local preschool. Every day since he started coming here, the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,946
Posted By MamaBear
Wow Cheerfuldom... I feel like I know the same...

Wow Cheerfuldom... I feel like I know the same person you are talking about! hahaha... There is a daycare near me that does the exact same thing! She has 3 daycare babies - which she only cares for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,783
Posted By MamaBear
Yes! She's my fave :D

Yes! She's my fave :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,783
Posted By MamaBear
Thanks guys... Yeah the mom is super cool and...

Thanks guys... Yeah the mom is super cool and she said she wants to keep her home all week and even the following week if shes still sick - and will still pay. I told her that its not necessary to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,783
Posted By MamaBear
Need Advice - Baby with Thrush & Croup

I just got an email from one of my daycare moms that said she took her daughter (10 months old) to the dr today because she was coughing last night. Turns out she has thrush inside her cheeks and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,779
Posted By MamaBear
By the way - I asked the mom if she gave that...

By the way - I asked the mom if she gave that young busser boy a tip or a hug or something and she said "uh no". Really? I would have been SO thankful to him. Hopefully his boss saw what he did and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,779
Posted By MamaBear
So the mom reluctantly kept her home today. ...

So the mom reluctantly kept her home today.

I had googled some info last night and had emailed her late telling her that she needs to get checked out before she returns. It was too worrisome for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,779
Posted By MamaBear
2 Yr Old Choked Over The Weekend...

This morning at drop off, my 2 year old daycare girl's mom tells me that on Sunday at a restaurant the girl choked on a piece of food and the mom freaked out and didnt know what to do. She turned...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,709
Posted By MamaBear
A few years ago I had a 6 month old boy that was...

A few years ago I had a 6 month old boy that was exactly the same way. I stuck with it though and a year later he was the SAME way. He never changed. I ended up terming him after a year and I think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,031
Posted By MamaBear
Yes - its very addicting isn't it? :) I ended up...

Yes - its very addicting isn't it? :) I ended up copying & pasting the link to my ad onto my FB wall and it automatically will post the link to your ad on there... If someone clicks on it, then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,031
Posted By MamaBear
Yeah let me know if you like it. It's fun to...

Yeah let me know if you like it. It's fun to make and a great way to advertise on other sites. I get a lot of clicks on it thru my CL ads. :) Have fun shopping! ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,031
Posted By MamaBear
A Cool Website to Make a Flyer

Good morning everyone!

I wanted to share this cool website with you guys where you can make a really nice online flyer for your daycare advertising. It's SO easy to use and looks super...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,543
Posted By MamaBear
I charge $160 a week and I live in Southern...

I charge $160 a week and I live in Southern California. Some areas nearby though (the fancy areas) try to charge $250-300 a week. Insane!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,809
Posted By MamaBear
I try not to say anything unless I know that they...

I try not to say anything unless I know that they are already doing it at home... I want them to "think" they are seeing all the firsts. But if one of my daycare parents called me a 'babysitter'...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,914
Posted By MamaBear
I walk my 7 year old son to and from school every...

I walk my 7 year old son to and from school every day along with my daycare kids. I use a big wagon to transport them... Its a huge 4 foot long wagon with seatbelts & the kids love it. Fun for them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,465
Posted By MamaBear
Amen... I've discovered this over the years as...

Amen... I've discovered this over the years as well! Very true!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,396
Posted By MamaBear
I dont charge any deposit or registration fee......

I dont charge any deposit or registration fee... and in the past 7 years I haven't had anyone stiff me any money. I have a strict policy regarding payments and they seem to respect that. I also am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,723
Posted By MamaBear
We have two dogs... one small 10 lb dog and one...

We have two dogs... one small 10 lb dog and one large 150 lbs dog. They are well socialized & super sweet dogs ~ but I still choose to keep them away from the kids during daycare hours. My daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,465
Posted By MamaBear
I say stick to your policies and dont let her...

I say stick to your policies and dont let her manipulate you! ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,766
Posted By MamaBear
Something Weird about That!

So I had a lady call me yesterday and it was very strange...


First she just left me a voice message saying she has a 2 yr old & wanted to come over right then (about 10am) to look at my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,094
Posted By MamaBear
TERM :eek:

TERM :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,435
Posted By MamaBear
WTH??? That is hilarious! There are some weird...

WTH??? That is hilarious! There are some weird parents out there for sure! hahahaha :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,782
Posted By MamaBear
I did this same thing before when I closed down...

I did this same thing before when I closed down awhile back. I got the job I wanted and then knew I had to tell the parents. I didnt have to start my new job for a month so I gave my daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,794
Posted By MamaBear
Ahhhh! Thank you!! :o

Ahhhh! Thank you!! :o
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,097
Posted By MamaBear
HaHaHa

:lol:

hahahaha - too funny :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,097
Posted By MamaBear
Great idea Blackcat31!! teeheehee

Great idea Blackcat31!! teeheehee
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