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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By My3cents
Forgot to add....sometimes rare occasions stumble...

Forgot to add....sometimes rare occasions stumble on by that it is just not a right fit. Be ok with yourself to let the child move on if this is the case. No amount of money is worth your sanity or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By My3cents
change my attitude. I think we all go through...

change my attitude. I think we all go through this at times. I call it a reality check. I am not rich so I have to work. Work is what it is. They don't call it work for nothing. So I can turn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,232
Posted By My3cents
I am bugged by the bolded above. Sticking to...

I am bugged by the bolded above. Sticking to your policies should have nothing to do with needing the money or not. That gives a bad vibe to all providers and clients and creates the wishy washy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By My3cents
you know your kids and at what level they are at....

you know your kids and at what level they are at. I don't feel age always defines level of maturity and understanding. I bet they will not do it again. Bad choice, and good for you for teaching...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,957
Posted By My3cents
me too please, sounds like fun~

me too please, sounds like fun~
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By My3cents
I guess I am stuck on letting a five year old go...

I guess I am stuck on letting a five year old go to the park by themselves leaving your property..... yet so many rules for daycares to uphold.

It sounds like the kiddo's came clean and said...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By My3cents
have toys picked up before Mom arrives and child...

have toys picked up before Mom arrives and child ready to go home. Tell Mom, no- No Mom it is time to go home.

Parents forget we have a life outside of daycare. Come the end of the day I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 970
Posted By My3cents
It's a battle your not going to win. Take the...

It's a battle your not going to win. Take the control out of it. Give her a small plate if she eats that serve her more. Put her next to a good eater. She doesn't want to eat....she doesn't eat. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,535
Posted By My3cents
This is super funny but I don't recommend anyone...

This is super funny but I don't recommend anyone doing this.
Two wrongs don't make a right
If the parents could only read my mind........yikes:eek::lol::rolleyes:
3cents
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,957
Posted By My3cents
I don't know what this is all about but is sure...

I don't know what this is all about but is sure does sound cool and useful.

I need to frequent the boards more often I suppose.

3cents~
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,516
Posted By My3cents
oh I know......it is crazy!!! I still...

oh I know......it is crazy!!!

I still think that in order to be a licensor that you have to have requirements and the front and center one should be that you have had to have owned your own...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By My3cents
Agree! but you want a heads up of when they are...

Agree! but you want a heads up of when they are picking up so you can plan your day. Totally reasonable. If a parent wants to spend more time with their kiddo, please oh please have at it- but let...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,516
Posted By My3cents
need a like button for the first three post I...

need a like button for the first three post I read.
happyfacelikethis
:hug:
Crazy!
My home business should remain mine! Parents need to be taught common sense on where they want to place their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,550
Posted By My3cents
We all run our business different. I have it my...

We all run our business different. I have it my policies that I am providing a service for when the parents are working or in school. That is what I prefer to work with for clients. I want clients...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,065
Posted By My3cents
After you asked once....all you do is have phone...

After you asked once....all you do is have phone in hand and say.... If you don't leave NOW, I am calling the police. Always answer the door with your phone in hand especially if you are dealing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By My3cents
mud table, cars and trucks, balls, bubbles,...

mud table, cars and trucks, balls, bubbles, climbers

have fun!

3cents
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,450
Posted By My3cents
I can see this too. Policies and rules and regs,...

I can see this too. Policies and rules and regs, need to be in place before care starts and clear. So clear you can see through them......ha ha ha.....CLEAR~ I do agree with Blackcat too....give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,450
Posted By My3cents
likethis:rolleyes: I have to agree here. Nicely...

likethis:rolleyes: I have to agree here. Nicely said Ariana. After a while you get to know your clients and know if they are having a true need or just taking advantage. I do have a heart and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,065
Posted By My3cents
I am looking for the like...

I am looking for the like button....:lol::lol::lol:likethis:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,669
Posted By My3cents
I know and it drives me nutty. My cups are fine...

I know and it drives me nutty. My cups are fine it's just the little clear spout insert that went missing. The replacements cost more then the cups did and that is if you can even find them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By My3cents
your not alone at all. I am a deep...

your not alone at all.

I am a deep thinker. I am not quick to blurt out an answer and it makes me feel inadequate. I am not the best at small talk either, especially when you say the same...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,669
Posted By My3cents
I thought the same thing when I first read. My...

I thought the same thing when I first read. My snarky self, said to myself.....Duh Lady- wash it or throw it out! What a snark I am.... :ouch:

I would clean it (it would get a happy little...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,584
Posted By My3cents
It's pretty normal come closing time to be...

It's pretty normal come closing time to be crawling out of your skin and wanting to be done your work day. Any job is like that. For most people-

Some clients take advantage and some don't....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,236
Posted By My3cents
Looking for paperwork on when parents are going through a divorce.

BlackCat you had a paper that would probably work perfect for this situation......it goes on about how hard it is when parents divorce/seperate and how we as providers do not want to be put in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,796
Posted By My3cents
This all the way- I am all for second...

This all the way-

I am all for second chances. but.... you know in your heart of heart if a parent is legit or not. I think you knew this after third, fourth time of excuses etc... We need to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,913
Posted By My3cents
my take on this-

I don't want my parents looking at me as a babysitter. I am a provider. I provide care for when you are working or in school. If you need a personal day please let me know ahead of time. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,796
Posted By My3cents
my take on this

no your not....I feel the same.

Depending on the build up of this....on the day.....on what is going on in my own life... would determine how I would react.

I needed this thread...... and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,454
Posted By My3cents
Your first sentence.......this is me! How could...

Your first sentence.......this is me! How could we not grieve??? We spend a lot of time with these little peeps. I do work hard to keep it real and remind myself this is a business and why I do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,680
Posted By My3cents
no they don't feel that way at all.....$ is what...

no they don't feel that way at all.....$ is what they are feeling. They want free childcare through public schooling.

I feel children under five learn best through play. Come age four/ four...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,684
Posted By My3cents
paying late

Best thing you can do for yourself and your business is have the parents pay a week ahead. Problem solved. When parents come in and don't have the payment for the next week. I simply ask them to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,796
Posted By My3cents
If you can't take one more minute of it call the...

If you can't take one more minute of it call the parents for a pick up. knowing what you can handle and what you can't is key! No failure on your part, only if you continue to let it on- Two week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,276
Posted By My3cents
and this!!!

and this!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,276
Posted By My3cents
this all the way!

this all the way!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,730
Posted By My3cents
When a parent picks up early it is like a bonus...

When a parent picks up early it is like a bonus to you. I would not do a discount rate. I would do a rate that is for the child's spot in my care. I also have a clause that states, if you are not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By My3cents
Four days off!!! Whoooo hooooo.........oh ya! ...

Four days off!!! Whoooo hooooo.........oh ya!

and of course my families~
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By My3cents
bite the bullet and put your own fence up to...

bite the bullet and put your own fence up to ensure that your daycare kids are safe!

I love animals, but in a daycare setting I believe dogs don't belong. Dogs can't talk and tell you they...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 09-05-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,360
Posted By My3cents
Fall Reading Line Up

So what is everyone reading for Fall books?

What are some good books out there that everyone hopes to read?

Is it me or are there just not as many book books coming out? Are they all online...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,222
Posted By My3cents
I wouldn't do this.....for one thing its not...

I wouldn't do this.....for one thing its not dealing with the problem then and there and over night this problem has become lost



Again the issue is lost over night......and I wouldn't want to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,222
Posted By My3cents
you look at that child and you say........you...

you look at that child and you say........you don't belong in my cupboard! If you want a snack you will have to get it at home! Now go stand next to your parent until you leave. You say this in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,222
Posted By My3cents
your overly nice! No! Snacks are for snack...

your overly nice!

No! Snacks are for snack time. If a parent stands there and says nothing to their own child you look at the parent and ask them to please take the child that you have said no. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,178
Posted By My3cents
Many of the reasons that you all said~ ...

Many of the reasons that you all said~

likethis:)

I like making a difference-
helping to shape the kiddo's world~
the creativity side of it-
I get to be the Boss!
money and home
the pro's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,798
Posted By My3cents
How does Elf on a shelf work? How do you...

How does Elf on a shelf work?

How do you present it etc.......

looks like tons of fun:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By My3cents
Best wishes Mema!:hug:

Best wishes Mema!:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By My3cents
best wishes to you!:hug:

best wishes to you!:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By My3cents
likethis:) wtg!

likethis:) wtg!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By My3cents
Thanks for the update. I think of you often and...

Thanks for the update. I think of you often and wonder how your doing-

I am going to keep your marriage and health in my prayers.

I have to say you sound happy~

Please pop in more- you are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,008
Posted By My3cents
don't give your rates out over the phone, tell...

don't give your rates out over the phone, tell them that you go over that at interviews. This cuts out the peeps that are just looking for a good deal on daycare and helps you to find parents that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,568
Posted By My3cents
likethis:)

likethis:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,568
Posted By My3cents
whoaaaa.... Are you unhappy here daycare Mom? ...

whoaaaa.... Are you unhappy here daycare Mom?

No way should you allow a parent to talk to you in that tone or show lack of respect to you- your tongue should have said something. I too prob...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,991
Posted By My3cents
I would be blunt- Excuse me, your in my...

I would be blunt-
Excuse me, your in my personal space bubble. I would show him what that meant with my hands and explain it makes you a little uncomfortable!

I am hoping its all harmless. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By My3cents
I am a one room schoolhouse....lol. My kids...

I am a one room schoolhouse....lol.

My kids all have a special place to rest, if that doesn't work they get moved.

Come rest time they are all so tired it usually doesn't take long to get them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,265
Posted By My3cents
don't allow them ignoring policies to be an...

don't allow them ignoring policies to be an issue. Get firm.

If your heart is truly out of this then get out but if your just having a bad moment- we all do
take care of you and see how you feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,265
Posted By My3cents
likethislikethislikethis:)

likethislikethislikethis:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,733
Posted By My3cents
tons of info on this subject here do a search for...

tons of info on this subject here do a search for nap, nap time issues-

welcome

no way would I allow a parent to tell me a child I have full time with me is not going to have a rest time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,067
Posted By My3cents
I don't think so either- never discuss a...

I don't think so either-

never discuss a client over the phone with someone you don't know that has not told you where they are from and shown you credentials.

For future reference- tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,777
Posted By My3cents
I wouldn't address that on facebook. but...

I wouldn't address that on facebook.

but seeing how you did.......I would add the truth now. Grandma she loves you to death but did just fine when you left.

Don't take that stuff...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,317
Posted By My3cents
[/B] to the bold above.........that is not...

[/B]

to the bold above.........that is not going to happen.......its Grandma. Most Grandmas just want bragging rights and to spoil the child and send him home. To ask her to follow your schedule...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,317
Posted By My3cents
likethislikethislikethis

likethislikethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,317
Posted By My3cents
Two week trial period is usually what I do. ...

Two week trial period is usually what I do.

SA- how so? At drop off? All day long? Group care is much different then one on one- esp when Grandma or another relative is caring for child- hard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,141
Posted By My3cents
she needs sleep. Sleep will create sleep. ...

she needs sleep.

Sleep will create sleep. Sleep deprived will create a little monster. A couple of hours in the afternoon is not too much sleep, the child should still go to bed for the parent. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,374
Posted By My3cents
I too don't mind if parents take a day- just tell...

I too don't mind if parents take a day- just tell me your taking a day

it is sad when it becomes habit and they don't spend time with the kids. I guess the weekend is enough for most parents and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By My3cents
I find it interesting that blondes are attracted...

I find it interesting that blondes are attracted more then brunettes because they like dark colors

Good read- need to get some peppermint oil they love my ankles
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,689
Posted By My3cents
funny stuff I remember that!!!

funny stuff I remember that!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,141
Posted By My3cents
I don't agree with this..... If a parent ask how...

I don't agree with this..... If a parent ask how long the child slept I think honesty is prob the best. I think telling a parent why a child needs sleep is the way to go. I also think telling a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,141
Posted By My3cents
no no no....... you tell the parent the...

no no no.......

you tell the parent the honest truth- Little kiddo needs sleep. You make a policy of what your nap routine is. Its not too late. You have learned that the child needs sleep and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,141
Posted By My3cents
bingo! No way- She is 3! Plays hard and needs...

bingo! No way- She is 3! Plays hard and needs sleep not to mention the mind is going a mile a minute and learning so much- it needs rest.

I asked the same question as Cheer~
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,213
Posted By My3cents
I agree. I have the same kid. They have a...

I agree. I have the same kid.

They have a dog at home that eats the thrown food so its not a problem at home. Here it is. I keep it simple and say No throw food! Stern tone and then I take it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,735
Posted By My3cents
yeap!!! This all the way. Seems to be a lot...

yeap!!! This all the way.

Seems to be a lot of this these days. I have posted on this on a few other threads.

In order to be able to maintain the daycare and keep it running smoothly you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,358
Posted By My3cents
yeap! I had one of these. Big difference...

yeap!

I had one of these. Big difference with the rest of my crew now!

Can you break this down a bit more Nan..... how do you handle this child?

For me my kiddo was very smart, parents put...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,416
Posted By My3cents
this is why you charge for the slot not...

this is why you charge for the slot not attendance. You can't be guessing what your income is going to be. At least I don't want to be. I can't run smoothly that way. and give yourself 3-5...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,416
Posted By My3cents
give yourself so many paid personal days a year...

give yourself so many paid personal days a year 3-5 is a good amount. You don't know who you will have come Sept for other kids.

I suggest a good policy,rule, hand book and contract. States...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,758
Posted By My3cents
teach her your name. Say Nooooo my name is not...

teach her your name. Say Nooooo my name is not Mama my name is mydaycare. Your name is ________ my name is__________ She is old enough to grab this concept. When Momma comes to get her then you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By My3cents
nice.... I love it when a light goes on. ...

nice.... I love it when a light goes on.

When you take that attitude it makes a difference and you can find out who really truly has food issues and who doesn't. I never force food and that is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,596
Posted By My3cents
likethis desire or can't function with out...

likethis

desire or can't function with out it- The AP child needs the parent like a third arm and to continue with what you said......it is what the child has been conditioned to know. That is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By My3cents
I am going to PM you

I am going to PM you
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By My3cents
at five years old this child knows he is being...

at five years old this child knows he is being talked to like a baby and he eats it up. Don't go there. Teach the parent how to talk right to the child and the importance of it.

Another thing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By My3cents
pair the child off with another child that will...

pair the child off with another child that will foster the child's growth

tell him what you want and make it brief rinse and repeat. Go play with the toys.

Give choices. play with the blocks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,112
Posted By My3cents
I agree with finding a therapist that you can...

I agree with finding a therapist that you can connect with, but part of therapy sometimes is hearing the stuff we don't want to hear:eek: I don't think you should leave therapy with a warm and fuzzy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,112
Posted By My3cents
negative has its place. Sometimes it motivates...

negative has its place. Sometimes it motivates us!

You need to give yourself permission to kick start yourself to a better place.

Having children does not negate our own lives. We all have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,596
Posted By My3cents
I think most parents look for answers to be a...

I think most parents look for answers to be a better parent, try to stay with the trends of today, and try to be the best parents they can be with what they have, and then you have the parents that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,596
Posted By My3cents
responding to the bolded above.. parents...

responding to the bolded above..

parents like the "cute", "smart", gloat of what my child can do, the one up of the neighbors, families kid. The same kid that can use that long word appropriately...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,596
Posted By My3cents
I find this to be one of the hardest parts of...

I find this to be one of the hardest parts of daycare with my kids. My parents make so many promises for good behavior it is not expected anymore its negotiated. I don't negotiate very much and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By My3cents
forgot to add for your perfectionist, teach him...

forgot to add for your perfectionist, teach him to use an eraser and pencil. or erasable pen.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,513
Posted By My3cents
I use the walmart paper too and get paper from...

I use the walmart paper too and get paper from all different sources. I save the colored good construction paper for art projects and I pretty much do what you all are dong too. I ask parents to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,596
Posted By My3cents
[/B] I agree with this- An infant thrives on...

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I agree with this- An infant thrives on that touch- just ask any neonatal nurse-

Wearing a child does nothing for me- I respect those that do it but its not for me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,596
Posted By My3cents
[/B] I agree with this- An infant thrives on...

[/B]

I agree with this- An infant thrives on that touch- just ask any neonatal nurse-

Wearing a child does nothing for me- I respect those that do it but its not for me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,596
Posted By My3cents
I am loving this thread, very interesting. I...

I am loving this thread, very interesting.

I am seeing Blackcats view on this- I do what works. Each child is so very different, and the background from which they come from is. I try to treat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,418
Posted By My3cents
the child is a meal ticket

the child is a meal ticket
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,418
Posted By My3cents
you make it easy for her to not have to take care...

you make it easy for her to not have to take care of her own child. Its one thing if you can't but if you can you should. I stress this to my parents. I don't mind an occasional day to ones self...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,804
Posted By My3cents
I have good little sleepers most of the time, but...

I have good little sleepers most of the time, but it took training. I am in one room. I set up the ambiance, and have routine. They all look forward to this time because up until nap time we are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,454
Posted By My3cents
for sure..... but it varies and depends on so...

for sure..... but it varies and depends on so many variables. I have top notch parents. I find saying the word NO to the kids has become more of a taboo in todays world. Parents are afraid to do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,456
Posted By My3cents
I am thinking good thoughts for you but I want to...

I am thinking good thoughts for you but I want to thank you for sharing..... I will be sharing this with my teen as encouragement to not make mistakes that can later come back to bite you in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,689
Posted By My3cents
coffee milk, mostly coffee pop cycles

coffee milk, mostly coffee
pop cycles
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,378
Posted By My3cents
Who is the boss?

Who is the boss?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,110
Posted By My3cents
nice cause then they will have there own home and...

nice cause then they will have there own home and make sure you set up some boundaries right away.

Meeko my heart went out to you too, I remember when you had a visit and how excited you were and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,110
Posted By My3cents
no offense!!! I get ya! :hug: hope you took...

no offense!!! I get ya! :hug:

hope you took none to what I added to this thread-
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,110
Posted By My3cents
I agree that this is a different situation then...

I agree that this is a different situation then yours Meeko....and I understand what and where you are coming from and feel the same way as you. I would do anything to have my parents. Everyone is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,317
Posted By My3cents
Just a thought but why don't you open up your own...

Just a thought but why don't you open up your own home daycare and do it right from the get go~

I wish you the best.

I too worked in a sloppy center with a horrible lady running it and my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,986
Posted By My3cents
no way unless they want to pay my heating bill...

no way unless they want to pay my heating bill and electrical bill in the summer~ Mom would be told no to this and I am sure you will eventually.
numb skulls~ LOL

I often want to say and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,986
Posted By My3cents
If a parent belittled me in front of the child I...

If a parent belittled me in front of the child I would have some serious issues with the parent. I would say something.

If your going to go against me in front of the child your just setting...
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