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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By BrynleeJean
i provide an apply. though if i didnt my derm...

i provide an apply.
though if i didnt my derm keeps telling (and my kids pediatrician) contrary to my belief all these years of sun exposure boating and whatever, that i only need to apply sunscreen...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By BrynleeJean
You can have a little breastmilk/bottle sized...

You can have a little breastmilk/bottle sized cooler in your freezer ready to go with an ice pack so you can stuff babies breast milk in it on your way out. its another stop by the fridge but if its...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By BrynleeJean
I got my first two families from posting to local...

I got my first two families from posting to local treasure exchange site on FB that linked to a little website i made and a FB page i made for my daycare.
from their it was all word of mouth.
that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By BrynleeJean
What Do You Use For Changing

I used to change on a changing mat on the floor in the bathroom.
Now moving to care requiring me to change 100 percent of the children i bring in I'm thinking thats a lot of up and down.

Besides...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 51,595
Posted By BrynleeJean
It really varies here. Some cheaper homes will go...

It really varies here. Some cheaper homes will go for as low as 130 even 100 for babies or kids younger than 18 months in general. Others are higher at around 170-200 a week for a baby or under 18...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 812
Posted By BrynleeJean
oatmeal :dislike: so basic, so cheap, so...

oatmeal :dislike:

so basic, so cheap, so easy and i guess nutritious, i just can't stomach it

so mushy. i just can't.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By BrynleeJean
here here about the immune system thing. they say...

here here about the immune system thing. they say something like for every percentage of bad germs you kill with the anti bac stuff you kill all those good ones trying to kill those bad ones.

and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 487
Posted By BrynleeJean
I would respond. Im actually surprise i haven't...

I would respond. Im actually surprise i haven't received this same message.
most banks have banking apps for easy deposits. mine does.
I've been known to go a week and forget to deposit any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By BrynleeJean
I'm currently closed about to have a baby in the...

I'm currently closed about to have a baby in the next week actually so i haven't tried this yet BUT i recently heard another provider share her recommendation of just saying if you bring your child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By BrynleeJean
Who is your subscription through? love this...

Who is your subscription through?

love this idea!

i tend to get a bit toy crazy myself :o
I started with what i thought would be enough for all age groups for play and rotations, and over the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By BrynleeJean
I agree with Storybookending's post. keep it...

I agree with Storybookending's post.
keep it simple. looks good :) likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By BrynleeJean
Im trustworthy, dependable, work like a dog,...

Im trustworthy, dependable, work like a dog, never take sick days though i do schedule myself PTO. i have had a couple families leave because they thought they could get the same care elsewhere at a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By BrynleeJean
I haven't. Ive almost had it asked if i would...

I haven't.
Ive almost had it asked if i would in some slight way by some parents, friends of my family who I've watched their kids for a short time, but I've always wanted to keep it business. Im...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 187,667
Posted By BrynleeJean
simply the smile on my sons face as he sits in...

simply the smile on my sons face as he sits in the bucket meant to hold the Duplos, instead of actually playing with the blocks. sigh.. why do i buy toys. He's in an imaginary boat thats apparently...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By BrynleeJean
Not mean at all. :) I've made up such rules...

Not mean at all. :)
I've made up such rules as, make sure you don't leave any white left on the paper unless its white meant for your picture.
Or just one pice a day do with it what you will, get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,513
Posted By BrynleeJean
likethis Yup. I don't think we should be...

likethis
Yup. I don't think we should be responsible for anything that happens to those children off our property. In fact I make it clear in interviews and contracts that I am not responsible for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By BrynleeJean
id use one of the option suggested by Tom. My...

id use one of the option suggested by Tom. My little brother pays me for family style cell phone bill through my bank app each month. super simple and free, we share the same bank though so that may...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By BrynleeJean
I did the tattle bear in a pre k class of mine a...

I did the tattle bear in a pre k class of mine a few years in a row in a center. I think it worked well there because of the consistency in their ages. It starts as a game to them, for almost a week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By BrynleeJean
I give you credit to nipping it in the butt now....

I give you credit to nipping it in the butt now. like this
i say better to take care of it now the later, the parent doesn't seem real respectful of you already so that can only go south.
Id keep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 598
Posted By BrynleeJean
Thats about the same here for 8-10 kids...

Thats about the same here for 8-10 kids unfortunately
love the input
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By BrynleeJean
honestly if the child wasn't doing it because...

honestly if the child wasn't doing it because they were upset, like crying, and they didnt spot when i asked them to, and they should be able to at the age of three, then id have them sit with me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By BrynleeJean
Milk Storage

Where does everyone store their daycare milk?

Ill have a mostly separate space for my infant/toddler daycare come august. Daycare food and meals will obviously be stored in my fridge but because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 660
Posted By BrynleeJean
Popcorn Tree love this my mother sang it...

Popcorn Tree love this

my mother sang it all the time, such a dork. love her lovethis :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By BrynleeJean
Yay! happyface Happy Provider Appreciation...

Yay! happyface
Happy Provider Appreciation Day!
i hope your dcfs make you feel appreciated often :)
i hope you see the difference you make in those children every day
i hope you know that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By BrynleeJean
the first time i was pregnant, my first pregnancy...

the first time i was pregnant, my first pregnancy ever, id only been open for maybe 6 months. i told the families after maybe 3 months. i was bound and determined that it wouldn't effect my level of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By BrynleeJean
Id like to think that be me spending the money...

Id like to think that be me spending the money and precious time to start and run a home daycare the right way and take those trainings like I'm supposed to, thus charging more for my care, i am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By BrynleeJean
very interesting i should look into that! ...

very interesting i should look into that!

And that isn't a bad think to require for infants i wouldn't think and wouldn't violate. My programer always just says i have to offer, for infants she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By BrynleeJean
i had this happen with a little DCG. Shed...

i had this happen with a little DCG. Shed practically brag about her new school to her daycare friends and it would upset them and she would brush them off saying nope I'm leaving and going to have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,995
Posted By BrynleeJean
a family with 2 kids once brought their kids...

a family with 2 kids once brought their kids before the sun was up, i asked the older child aloud if they'd had breakfast, the dad answered and said they might not be hungry, they were snacking on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By BrynleeJean
i personally worked in childcare centers for like...

i personally worked in childcare centers for like 6 years before i opened my home so i got pretty grounded in what each age group/rooms developmental range was, where they started in that age and how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By BrynleeJean
does she seem rude? i had a parent that would...

does she seem rude?
i had a parent that would do the same things. act like she didnt care for the stuff but then if i didnt do them like want them, never commented back to messages but id i didnt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By BrynleeJean
Ink Club vs Epson

I'm part of the HP ink club but I'm not really a fan of the HP printer just because I'm impatient but the ink club is reasonably priced. can't complain is all i can say, except for the speed of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By BrynleeJean
just me personally. i would. depending on your...

just me personally. i would. depending on your area and if you think y'all can brave the temp of course.
better snots outside then in your house and I've always though that when the pollen is just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By BrynleeJean
Personal Choice id say. one the one hand i...

Personal Choice id say.

one the one hand i have a brother in law that is a contractor that does so much for us, so many jobs without asking anything in return. we aren't strapped he just uses the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By BrynleeJean
Proverbs 31:26-28 NKJV but really you could...

Proverbs 31:26-28 NKJV
but really you could pick around in the proverbs 31 area. i just shortened with that to make it fit and it was still a bit lengthy :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By BrynleeJean
I have these 12 inch wooden letters i got from...

I have these 12 inch wooden letters i got from some craft store and i painted them white letter M and letter O
and i have the kids take cute pics in the grass in the backyard with the letters. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By BrynleeJean
I would, very soon, change my policies or...

I would, very soon, change my policies or handbook or rates or wherever you have it and state that you only do full time.
That you just can't afford the PT anymore unfortunately and of course give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 593
Posted By BrynleeJean
Makes sense to me :) Ive felt this way when...

Makes sense to me :)

Ive felt this way when i worked in centers or come across others providers in my area that seems more like besties with their clients that anything else or when my DCPs want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By BrynleeJean
when i was in a center i noticed that a song, any...

when i was in a center i noticed that a song, any song you want, i used like pour unfortunate souls from the little mermaid or whatever my fav disney song was :p and they knew in their centers that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By BrynleeJean
Four Day Care

i stumbled upon a post about avoiding burnout in the form of going form 5 to 4 day care. A lot of providers seemed to be on board with the idea. A lot more that i would have thought, but I can't seem...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By BrynleeJean
no group right now as i decided to be closed...

no group right now as i decided to be closed during this pregnancy and transition to a new house but what i miss about my last group :rolleyes: hmm?

They picked up all the toys every day at the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 464
Posted By BrynleeJean
We got into this book called MOO i think for a...

We got into this book called MOO i think for a while. the only word in the book was MOO, i had to get creative it was cute
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By BrynleeJean
:hug: Your not alone. :) I think we've all...

:hug:

Your not alone. :) I think we've all been there with a 2 year old.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By BrynleeJean
How do you approach those situations? this is a...

How do you approach those situations? this is a good point. one hand I don't get a break . period . if my kids are sick i may close but i don't have a care provider to watch them for me so i feel no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,610
Posted By BrynleeJean
Im right there with you! it would literally give...

Im right there with you! it would literally give me almost like anxiety problems, thinking about what if a parent wants to walk this far and sees the dishes or the crumbs or the clutter or if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By BrynleeJean
i had a five year old that COULD do things id ask...

i had a five year old that COULD do things id ask him to and he's whine and say "i can't" till it was a full on fit and we had to call mom multiple time.
five is plenty old to be writing. now if he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By BrynleeJean
I've thought about putting this in the prek...

I've thought about putting this in the prek curriculum
id do it in the way that, after they already knew how to read and write fairly well, at least here in my pre k program i did daily tracing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By BrynleeJean
I hear you. I'm in the process of setting my home...

I hear you. I'm in the process of setting my home back up and getting relicensed, the site talks about how the licensors are there to "help you get and maintain your license" :roll eyes:
idk. i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By BrynleeJean
my policies Closed days: I'm closed all major...

my policies
Closed days: I'm closed all major holidays PAID, and if it falls on a weekend i may close the monday after of friday before PAID. i close when my local ISD closes for weather days ,which...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By BrynleeJean
This is a good post happy face I didnt plan on...

This is a good post happy face
I didnt plan on it, i was strictly professional and i had ZERO kids of my own at the time i was still invited to all my DCKs Bday parties, the parents would tend to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By BrynleeJean
I would that this advice into your childcare...

I would that this advice into your childcare career, especially with the infants because of this issue, put it right in your policies that the first month is a trial period for both you and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,873
Posted By BrynleeJean
Not that i have kid stuff on accidents all over...

Not that i have kid stuff on accidents all over me every, but that when or if they do i don't wanna be in my clothes.
And even if they don't happen I have this i guess germaphobe way of thinking?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,873
Posted By BrynleeJean
What Do You Wear During Daycare Hours?

? I've heard some wear scrubs, but some think its not professional enough? I'm looking to dress myself and employees(2) similar or kinda uniform to look professional.

i never wore PJs and wearing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By BrynleeJean
LOL idk why you feel guilty! :lol: don't. i know...

LOL idk why you feel guilty! :lol: don't. i know I've already taken my kid to an egg hunt LAST weekend and there will probably be more this weekend and we've seen the easter bunny and all, he's got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By BrynleeJean
when i worked in centers we saw this way more...

when i worked in centers we saw this way more than once unfortunately. and i did as well in my last round of home daycare kids in a child around the same age.

I think that the talk is going to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 906
Posted By BrynleeJean
yup. i think your just over thinking it. easy to...

yup. i think your just over thinking it. easy to do :ouch:
my husband would hide when daycare families came to the door lol talk about over thinking! he was my sub and super quiet and friendly, i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By BrynleeJean
Thanks!:D I think we are getting the one story...

Thanks!:D
I think we are getting the one story with two rooms. Iím nervous but think it will be best and this neighborhood in general has an amenity center with a park and maybe a splash park in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 615
Posted By BrynleeJean
My family has their toiletries under the sink in...

My family has their toiletries under the sink in a basket that I can grab and stick on the back of the toilets water tank when needed and the cabinet has those child proof things on them so they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By BrynleeJean
Daycare Space Advice

To preface: Iím prego and havenít been running my home daycare for two years. I plan to open shortly after baby is born again.
So my DH came to me (weeks after rejecting the idea of having the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By BrynleeJean
If you want to do the cold turkey then you can do...

If you want to do the cold turkey then you can do it like friday night and say here, no more paci on monday morning at daycare because it should only take a few hard days and the weekend should be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By BrynleeJean
my curse replacement is GOOD NIGHT. not just in...

my curse replacement is GOOD NIGHT. not just in child are but everywhere. i got it from duck dynasty as a joke but it stuck and its cute.

Yea id call your Rep for advice and talk face to face...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By BrynleeJean
:lol: likethis ME TOO! glad I'm not the only...

:lol: likethis ME TOO! glad I'm not the only one. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By BrynleeJean
I didnt the first year and regretted it, as well...

I didnt the first year and regretted it, as well as good friday because i ended up watching like two/seven families. one that was working sales, and one that just thought it would be nice to have a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By BrynleeJean
I close for weather days. Idk where you are but...

I close for weather days. Idk where you are but where i am the snow doesn't ever really get bad, maybe ice sometimes but not ever super bad but its like always a HUGE deal for everyone! like roads...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By BrynleeJean
good night. :eek: i think i think like most of...

good night. :eek:
i think i think like most of you that its not that its a gateway to the internet or anything bad, but that the giving of a phone is the giving of 1. a bad habit yes but also just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By BrynleeJean
yea that doesn't sound so much like only child...

yea that doesn't sound so much like only child syndrome as not discipline enough syndrome.
id just stay on him, its not gonna be easy if he's had it easy at home, mom and dad letting him run things,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By BrynleeJean
I was going to say anything with fat air tires...

I was going to say anything with fat air tires should be good, just don't get anything with plastic tires that won't work on gravel at all. the fatter tire the better but still depending on how thick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By BrynleeJean
Unfortunately i don't think there is a magic...

Unfortunately i don't think there is a magic remedy for this, though it would be nice.
Id put them with the others because i felt it helped with a sense of security and let them know, everyone does...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By BrynleeJean
likethis Very true, if they say THAT stuff in...

likethis
Very true, if they say THAT stuff in front on you to other parents, which is really bad PR, what do they say to their own parents when they get home about you and your care?
That would be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By BrynleeJean
What did your parents think when signing up and...

What did your parents think when signing up and you told them how many you had in care? And how did you set up your house or care area?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By BrynleeJean
Plus because my emps are going to cost 3 infants...

Plus because my emps are going to cost 3 infants or 4 potty trained and legally I can be legally Unlincensed or Ďlistedí for 3 besides my own (thatís 5 total) it kinda has to be worth it financially...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By BrynleeJean
Yes. I know my ratios. ;) when I ran my home...

Yes. I know my ratios. ;) when I ran my home daycare it did it well, no write ups, licensor loved me, I just got lonely and post partum stuff.
So the two PT employees Iíll be hiring to safeguard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By BrynleeJean
Exactly! exactly why i was asking. every center...

Exactly! exactly why i was asking. every center around here is 2:10. the last center i worked at just 5 milked from my house has 2 rooms for infants under one year of age with 2:10 ratios in each...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By BrynleeJean
I'm sure, I've done this before. I'm closed now...

I'm sure, I've done this before. I'm closed now and will reopen in august or so but here its from birth. I've never seen that happen but yea. likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By BrynleeJean
Oh my bad, i meant 5 WEEKS-18 months or...

Oh my bad, i meant 5 WEEKS-18 months
or earlier guess but most moms stay home for the first few weeks and id prefer not to keep them after they walk because thats a whole other developmental group...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By BrynleeJean
I appreciate all the honesty. okay then...

I appreciate all the honesty.

okay then heres my dilemma
i live in a small town where the neighborhoods are growing super fast, and last time i had my daycare up and running i preferred over 18...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 752
Posted By BrynleeJean
likethis. blackcat31

likethis. blackcat31
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By BrynleeJean
5-18 months. Really 9 babies one is my two year...

5-18 months. Really 9 babies one is my two year old sons ten children total. Me and one assistant is the ratio.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By BrynleeJean
10 Babies Too Much?

For my area and the needs in the area I was gonna o do a babies or under 18 month only, with an assistant. And it occurred to me that parents may thing 10 in one house may be too much. Though itís...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 752
Posted By BrynleeJean
I think it worked way better when i was feeding...

I think it worked way better when i was feeding daycare kids actually! haha! :lol:
when i was feeding 6 kids under 5 and over 18 months, AND my husband and myself, my groceries/supply budget per...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By BrynleeJean
i wouldn't start kids crafts earlier than 18...

i wouldn't start kids crafts earlier than 18 months with glue and paper because they can put it in their mouth and after 18 months its a little less likely.
now even at 18 months they aren't gonna...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By BrynleeJean
dont stress first of all :) growing towns are...

dont stress first of all :)
growing towns are great, young families rush in to the blossoming neighborhoods with new cheap homes going up left and right which is where you find clients
also yes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By BrynleeJean
This is a good question like this me...

This is a good question like this
me personally, I charge more for infants than say a 4 year old or whatever so I may consider keeping a spot open because that infant could mean 5 years of committed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By BrynleeJean
I have heard of that practice but never done that...

I have heard of that practice but never done that myself and probably would go that far. to safeguard my childcare id just implement a 4 week trail period.

But I have seem papers in enrollment...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By BrynleeJean
YUP i do here. i know some don't though but i do...

YUP i do here. i know some don't though but i do because majority of places around me charge for those days and also go by the ISD in town.

I would check to see what local providers do around...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By BrynleeJean
every baby is different. i nursed my son for...

every baby is different.
i nursed my son for 12-13 months and the breastmilk was the same measurement of what the baby formula was for the formula fed babies. i didnt usually pay attention because i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By BrynleeJean
if its because of your age group range, i don't...

if its because of your age group range, i don't think theres too much you can do expect just be consistent. set it in your mind that only for this next two weeks is it going to be this unruly because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By BrynleeJean
I've done the note thing just at my discretion...

I've done the note thing just at my discretion when i though ew its been long enough of this, and they may come back with an okay but maybe next week the kid looks a little worse or a lot worse and i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By BrynleeJean
termination is totally up to you. it could be...

termination is totally up to you.
it could be just an adjustment period and you could give it some time,if so id suggest just being super redundant with the rules, and redirection.
or he could just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By BrynleeJean
i did the SAME thing! i had a lot of feeling,...

i did the SAME thing! i had a lot of feeling, just like alone and then eventually i just felt like nuts and i LOVE what i do. i closed after 2 years with utter defeat,kicking and screaming, with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By BrynleeJean
yes lol that has happened to me once but...

yes lol that has happened to me once but it was during the day and only the mom i think, i told her i couldn't tour her then because just for safety reasons i don't let strangers in the house...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By BrynleeJean
those are great ideas, but my group was too mixed...

those are great ideas, but my group was too mixed in age to do the "games" with rules like that so i stuck to things more simple i guess. some of our favorites were..
-yoga, led by my or the cosmic...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By BrynleeJean
i got pregnant for and nursed my son in my...

i got pregnant for and nursed my son in my daycare, i was very worried about this issue too.
i never told parents in the interview just because it never occurred to me i was more worried about my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By BrynleeJean
Unfortunately i think thats just where those...

Unfortunately i think thats just where those talks have to come in.
I had it in my policies whats expected to be in care like "child sized blankets and pillows" and i had this family that would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 828
Posted By BrynleeJean
its probably not a rule where you are, its just...

its probably not a rule where you are, its just yet another rule here that seems a bit excessive. fire proof my curtains? why not just prevent fires? have a fire extinguisher? ya know? lol

but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By BrynleeJean
lovethis Id love more natural lighting light...

lovethis
Id love more natural lighting light yours but its not only the hubby in my way, its the HOA. maybe though.

Yes this is how I'm feeling, I wanna stay in it long, i did it for two years...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By BrynleeJean
happyface yay! congrats on the good inspection ...

happyface yay! congrats on the good inspection

i always panic too when i have a messy space in my house too :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By BrynleeJean
i called my licenser to see if its even allowed...

i called my licenser to see if its even allowed and he said that he actually licenses a garage daycare, they use their garage door in the morning to let the parents in, and then close it for the day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 828
Posted By BrynleeJean
I love this space, what part of your house do you...

I love this space, what part of your house do you use?
we can't have curtains up unless they are flame retardant here (is that a standard curtain thing i wonder:confused:)
Your drapes make the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 708
Posted By BrynleeJean
i may be able to see where he's coming from with...

i may be able to see where he's coming from with , i want my kid to call her Miss soso, and he may think its appropriate for the others to call her Miss soso and he may be right but it isn't his...
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