Daycare.com Forum Kidacare by Minute Menu Force of Nature Disinfectant HiMama Childcare App

Go Back   Daycare.com Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 100 of 105
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Valerie928
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,326
Posted By Valerie928
love it bc👍❤😊❤

love it bc👍❤😊❤
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,326
Posted By Valerie928
😡 I caught "teething" from dcg 8 months who had a...

😡 I caught "teething" from dcg 8 months who had a runny nose and cough....you know, from teething.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 651
Posted By Valerie928
This is so very TRUE!

This is so very TRUE!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By Valerie928
Upstate NY here, we have a winter weather...

Upstate NY here, we have a winter weather advisory tonight and tomorrow 3-5 inches of snow. Pretty standard for February. When it melts we get to look out onto the sloppiness that is mud. All my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 730
Posted By Valerie928
Lmao, those pictures 👍😁

Lmao, those pictures 👍😁
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,326
Posted By Valerie928
i could not agree more!

i could not agree more!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Valerie928
My son tested positive last week. I just kept him...

My son tested positive last week. I just kept him quarantined, made sure he had everything he needed. Just an FYI, my son had the flu vaccine this year. Not a match but because he had it, his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,326
Posted By Valerie928
Lol, ya. This sums it up.

Lol, ya. This sums it up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,326
Posted By Valerie928
I had a lingering mom, it was absolutely insane. ...

I had a lingering mom, it was absolutely insane. Her kid was acting up and she just kept yapping away. I finally just implemented the bye bye outside. I just hand the child over and bye. My life is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,326
Posted By Valerie928
What's Annoying You Lately?

Just need to vent here but feel free to chime in with any annoying things going on you'd like to share.
Father of dcg 2 drops off always. Lately he comes 10-15 minutes before scheduled drop off time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By Valerie928
I had this exact problem. The pick up was...

I had this exact problem. The pick up was dragging on. Dcg was acting out, mom did nothing. Just kept talking to me, taking time away from my own family, letting her kid act up. I texted mom the link...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Valerie928
This is how I do it. I just tell the parents...

This is how I do it. I just tell the parents what they want to hear in regards to naps. I never let them sleep past 3.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Valerie928
Both of my sons have red/green color blindness,...

Both of my sons have red/green color blindness, called "color deficit" nowadays. This was discovered by the school's testing. They have grown to be able to distinguish those colors.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Valerie928
It happens EVERY time. I have been doing this for...

It happens EVERY time. I have been doing this for so long that I could care less what the parents think if I make them come get their child. If I call them to pick up it's because their kiddo is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Valerie928
I am happy you found a better suited family! I...

I am happy you found a better suited family! I hope it all works out for you. Keep us updated. A lot of nice folks on here will be able to give you advice about terming. Good luck to you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By Valerie928
Good for you! It must feel like a relief. I am...

Good for you! It must feel like a relief. I am very close to terming a family for very similar reasons. I am just hoping to find a replacement first but may not last lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By Valerie928
I have a dc mom that says something derogatory at...

I have a dc mom that says something derogatory at least once a month. She is naturally crass. It always gets to me. But now I just fire back, subtlety of coarse, something derogatory because I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Valerie928
Extremely Needy/Attention Seeking Toddler

I have had a lot of interesting behaviors through the years but this one is nerve wracking. I have a 2 year old girl who is soooooo attention seeking and needy I may lose my mind. She is constantly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 438
Posted By Valerie928
I have all 3 and under. Lunch is a 12 and nap is...

I have all 3 and under. Lunch is a 12 and nap is 1-3. I won't nap them any longer when they are over 18 months here because majority of my parents try to put their kids to bed way too early because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Valerie928
Oh my....I can't even imagine having that...

Oh my....I can't even imagine having that lingering smell! I use Nature's Miracle. It is sold in pet stores but it works perfectly for human messes too. Good luck
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Valerie928
Tired of the Long Drawn Out Pick Ups....

My last pick up of the day features an obnoxious mother. She picks up dcg 2 and chats/complains about her husband/work/complains about dcg and what she does wrong behaviorally at home. I DON'T CARE 😬...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Valerie928
Congratulations on your soon to be new little...

Congratulations on your soon to be new little one! I would have sent that kiddo straight back to mom. I am done being Hazmat.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Valerie928
I would lose my mind. I was in a similar...

I would lose my mind. I was in a similar situation back in August. Had a family vacation planned for months. I lucked out and did not get sick. I hope you don't get sick! If a parent knowingly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By Valerie928
I have the exact opposite problem. I have...

I have the exact opposite problem. I have siblings that come, 2 girls (5 months and 3) their mother thinks they are petite and dresses them in too tight/small clothing. These girls are chubby....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Valerie928
If You Had the Chance?

If you had the chance to create merchandise for this career what would a good "catch phrase" or "saying" be to put on your t-shirts we would be selling? For example I would put on my shirts "It's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Valerie928
Thank you! This is also great advice. I plan to...

Thank you! This is also great advice. I plan to type something up for tomorrow. I will also be doing "bye bye" outside as pick ups are absolutely ridiculous. If things don't improve I will have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Valerie928
Thank you BC, all this info is extremely helpful....

Thank you BC, all this info is extremely helpful. I would totally terminate care this Friday but she is full time. My head is spinning about what I should do🥺
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Valerie928
The parents are not on the same page. They ...

The parents are not on the same page. They constantly come in at pick up/drop off saying derogatory things about one another.

Example of how they don't listen to me, take me serious, joke...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Valerie928
I have had this child for almost 2 years. I have...

I have had this child for almost 2 years. I have watched her behaviors progressively worsen over the past few months.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Valerie928
I tried to tell the dad what has been going on...

I tried to tell the dad what has been going on here today at drop off. He made a joke about it and left. I can't fix everything myself, I need the parents on board.
I am aware of the bye bye...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Valerie928
Never Had to Do This (Advice Needed)

I am having behavioral problems with dcg2. She refuses to listen to anything I say anymore. Yesterday, any chance she got she stuck her hands/fingers in her mouth and smeared spit onto my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Valerie928
Tell Me About Your Monday......Again

Mine started out with 1st dcg showing up 20 minutes early. Just busted through my front entrance with her dad who just lets her do whatever. I will be keeping door locked in the morning from now on. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Valerie928
Have You Ever Termed a Toddler for Hitting You

Dcg 2 lashes out at me a bit. If she is angry because I ask her not to do something ect. She tries to hit me. I have been providing childcare for years and this is a first for me. I have had plenty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Valerie928
Thanks CH!

Thanks CH!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By Valerie928
I have a must be vomit free for 48 hours rule. I...

I have a must be vomit free for 48 hours rule. I have been down the barf road one too many times to care what parents think of this rule anymore.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Valerie928
Need Help with Wording

We are supposed to get a high wind event here starting Thursday night into Friday evening ( 60mph gust) potential power outages. I would like to somehow let parents know ahead of time that if my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By Valerie928
Dcg 3 "Damn baby is crying again".....ya, I...

Dcg 3 "Damn baby is crying again".....ya, I completely ignored that one.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Valerie928
I totally feel for you. I am in a very Similar...

I totally feel for you. I am in a very Similar situation with a 22 month old. Her behaviors are getting worse because her parents are not working together to change anything. Now, this week her naps...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By Valerie928
Happy Wednesday😊 My Wednesday's are low key...

Happy Wednesday😊 My Wednesday's are low key too......it's just those Mondays that I dread the most.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By Valerie928
So far Tuesday equates to Monday with a side...

So far Tuesday equates to Monday with a side order of "can you not have our daughter (22 months) not take naps anymore" Apparently she screams at home when they put her in her crib to nap so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By Valerie928
Oh dear Blackcat🥺 You win the worst Monday...

Oh dear Blackcat🥺 You win the worst Monday award. Dear God let us win the lottery.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By Valerie928
I almost want to quit almost every day because I...

I almost want to quit almost every day because I can't with parents anymore.......please pass the Gray Goose
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By Valerie928
Wow! Great news!!

Wow! Great news!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By Valerie928
I hope your fur baby feels better soon.

I hope your fur baby feels better soon.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By Valerie928
Tell Me About Your Monday...

Dcg almost 2 comes in this morning with a sucker. I made her give it right to dad, he looks embarrassed and proceeded to tell me how she wouldn't let them leave their house this morning, she was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 867
Posted By Valerie928
I understand where you were coming from😊

I understand where you were coming from😊
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 867
Posted By Valerie928
Ok, cool

Ok, cool
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 867
Posted By Valerie928
OP here, I didn't mean to take offense to the...

OP here, I didn't mean to take offense to the comment about my program not being good for the child. I was offended about the part where she said she was a mother and that she would be upset if her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 867
Posted By Valerie928
I am starting to think you may be right. She may...

I am starting to think you may be right. She may need something different. I have had her since she was 8 weeks old. I have really enjoyed her but she is just a busy little lady🤪
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 867
Posted By Valerie928
I cannot stress enough how much run, yell, jump...

I cannot stress enough how much run, yell, jump ect play my kiddos get here. We go out daily, I also have a very large daycare space in my home as well as my basement that is roughly 1600 square...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 867
Posted By Valerie928
I'm setting her up for failure? By trying to...

I'm setting her up for failure? By trying to teach her to be calmer while inside?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 867
Posted By Valerie928
Thanks for making me feel like a shitty provider....

Thanks for making me feel like a shitty provider. I thoroughly appreciate your unhelpful input.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 867
Posted By Valerie928
Like I said we do go out and she is running,...

Like I said we do go out and she is running, jumping, exploring , yelling but she is only 2 and has to be with me when I am inside. She riles everyone up all day regardless of all her energetic...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 867
Posted By Valerie928
The Kid That Constantly Riles Up The Other Kids

How on earth do you stop this behavior? It goes on all day. I provide time outdoors where running and being loud and fun is a-ok! I do not permit horsing around or running indoors ever. I have put...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Valerie928
Thanks for all the insight ladies ❤

Thanks for all the insight ladies ❤
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Valerie928
Do You "Remind" Parents to Pay or Just Tack on the Late Fee?

I have been working with this family for 18 months now. They always paid on time up until last pay day. Dad picked up and as he was walking away I said it's pay day. He went home and brought me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Valerie928
This is the child I posted about last week in a...

This is the child I posted about last week in a separate post. She hits and throws fits at her parents. She does not do this to me and today she is just being terrible to other dcg. Nothing has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By Valerie928
It really does seem like something is off with...

It really does seem like something is off with this kid. Can his parents possibly get an appointment sooner. The only way you'll ever know is to have him tested. I feel your pain and I am about to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Valerie928
Update on DCG I Posted About Last Week☹

I had posted about my dcg almost 2 that is very aggressive towards her parents....Well, today has been terrible. She has been showing aggression towards my other dcg who is 3. It's all unprovoked. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Valerie928
This is so true! Guess I just need to hear it...

This is so true! Guess I just need to hear it sometimes. If parents didn't act like you were killing them by picking up, maybe this all would be easier. I need a bigger backbone
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Valerie928
True! I did the right thing by sending home....

True! I did the right thing by sending home. Honestly, I am so tired of second guessing myself.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Valerie928
Diarrhea/Sending Home ?

What is your policy/rule about diarrhea? I had dcg 2.5 this a.m. and she had diarrhea. Not overly runny but very close. Then 10 minutes later again but runny. I had her picked up. Sometimes I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Valerie928
I agree they should be teaching her gentle. In...

I agree they should be teaching her gentle. In my home she is gentle. I have been teaching her since she was mobile because we have a cat that I will not allow to be mistreated. She is gentle with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Valerie928
Dad was telling me that mom is at her wits end. ...

Dad was telling me that mom is at her wits end. They put her to bed by 7:30, even though she naps 2.5 hours here (1-3:30) Dad said mom watches the clock. Can't wait for that bedtime🙁
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Valerie928
I think they are just punishing for the kicking...

I think they are just punishing for the kicking and hitting. Not every single thing. Ar least I hope not.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Valerie928
I never thought of this☹ You are probably right....

I never thought of this☹ You are probably right. Here she receives a lot of my attention. At home probably not so much.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Valerie928
Need Advice, Trying to Help Parents with Very Difficult Toddler

Dcg is 21 months, been coming to me since she was 2 months, 5 days a week, 8.5 hours and she is just fine for me. Very rarely misbehaves. If she does misbehave a simple time out works fine. All in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Valerie928
Exactly 👍

Exactly 👍
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Valerie928
Dcg is fine! Perfect😊 I am happy. Like I said...

Dcg is fine! Perfect😊 I am happy. Like I said I am normally not so particular but this vacation is so exciting for us.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Valerie928
OP here, I totally do implement the 24-48 hour...

OP here, I totally do implement the 24-48 hour rule for fevers. My issue is, what if dcg fever was the first symptom of a nasty cold virus? What if she shows up Monday sneezing, coughing ect.? ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Valerie928
What Would You Do?

Me and my family have a much anticipated vacation coming up (August 3-10) And as I feared, I had to send dcg 18mo. home on Friday with a fever. Naturally her parents used teething. I kindly told...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By Valerie928
I hope everything is ok with BC. I miss her...

I hope everything is ok with BC. I miss her input ��
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By Valerie928
Found My Backbone Today

I will start by saying this. The older I get, the less tolerant I get. This applies to all aspects of life for me. This morning however I was not in the mood for my Snowflakes and their unparents....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Valerie928
I had a mom pick up dcg 15 minutes early last...

I had a mom pick up dcg 15 minutes early last Friday on her day off. Mom acts like she performed some grand miracle.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Valerie928
Thank you for this. It makes ALL the sense! I...

Thank you for this. It makes ALL the sense! I told parents two weeks to see improvement or I will term. I too am getting older and less tolerant.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Valerie928
I took this advice and told these parents we need...

I took this advice and told these parents we need to come up with a plan. I told them we have two weeks and improvements must start to show. This scenario seemed to get the ball rolling as they see...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,021
Posted By Valerie928
Dcg 18 months is really acting up lately. I tell...

Dcg 18 months is really acting up lately. I tell dad. He says he knows and she is bad because she is "HUNGRY ".........Okkkkayyy
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Valerie928
Unruly 18 Month Old Stressing Me Out

Guys, today was bad. Just a no good awful day. In fact, the past couple weeks with dcg 18 months have been horrific. She screams at the top of her lungs anytime I correct her which is a lot. If I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,694
Posted By Valerie928
Ace is a warrior! Good to hear he is doing well.

Ace is a warrior! Good to hear he is doing well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By Valerie928
I am closed 10 days during the summer and I took...

I am closed 10 days during the summer and I took the week of Christmas off. Very happy I took a bit more time this year.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,661
Posted By Valerie928
I have parents right now that have just one kid,...

I have parents right now that have just one kid, 18 months. She is here full time unnecessarily. These parents don't want anything to do with parenting(both 40's). With them, it's all about who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,682
Posted By Valerie928
Wow, I am scared for this baby.

Wow, I am scared for this baby.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,021
Posted By Valerie928
You should have said "Oh no mom, I think this...

You should have said "Oh no mom, I think this diarrhea is from allergies" I am so OVER the friggin teething and allergy excuse these parents use.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By Valerie928
Completely awkward. I am absolutely stunned by...

Completely awkward. I am absolutely stunned by parents sometimes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,477
Posted By Valerie928
When I was first starting out I had to call for...

When I was first starting out I had to call for pick up because dcg 18 mo. had diarrhea. He had a lot of diarrhea all the time because he slept with a bottle of apple juice and drank mass quantities...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,694
Posted By Valerie928
I hope Ace continues to improve!

I hope Ace continues to improve!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,032
Posted By Valerie928
I was in this same predicament last year. I had...

I was in this same predicament last year. I had to term. It was just too much and I started to resent the parents. I took my time choosing better families to work with. Currently my situation is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By Valerie928
I am rarely closed as well. In fact it makes me...

I am rarely closed as well. In fact it makes me sad at the amount of things I have missed out on at my kids school because of daycare. I was extremely annoyed when dcd showed up yesterday on one of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By Valerie928
Ever Have This Happen?

Today I was closed so I could attend a mother's day celebration at my son's school. My dc families have known about this day off for a long time. I reminded them at end of April. Fast forward to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By Valerie928
Wow......just wow😐 I have pets too, They are...

Wow......just wow😐 I have pets too, They are family. I also had a family in my home for an interview last spring that said "snowflake is shy with dogs. Can your dog stay outside while snowflake is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By Valerie928
I totally understand ALL the drama that can occur...

I totally understand ALL the drama that can occur at centers. In fact I stopped working at a center because of all the drama. It was TOO MUCH! Now that I do daycare in my home and can be my own...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By Valerie928
I always just go about my normal routine here...

I always just go about my normal routine here with all my kids. I don't inquire about their behavior at home. We have rules and routine here and we just stick to it no matter what goes on at the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By Valerie928
Yep! This is so true. I can totally tell the...

Yep! This is so true. I can totally tell the children that are bonded and given adequate attention vs. the child who is not put first before their parents needs. The behavior of the bonded child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By Valerie928
I have a family that I can easily take time off...

I have a family that I can easily take time off with and then I have a family that would really have a hard time finding back up for that many Fridays. However, if I really wanted to take Fridays...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By Valerie928
Lol! Yes, this pretty much sums it up!!

Lol! Yes, this pretty much sums it up!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Valerie928
Thanks ladies! I once had a family term (a...

Thanks ladies! I once had a family term (a blessing) they kept putting their toddler to bed with full juice bottles and he would come to me with diarrhea. I kept sending him home, parents were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Valerie928
Need Help with Wording

I want to now include in my policy something along the lines of....do not tell me your child has a runny nose, fever, cough and all other things because they have allergies or they are teething. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By Valerie928
What Is Your Come Back to The Old " It's Just Allergies"

I know most of us have heard this at drop off...."Snowflakes nose is running a lot, it's just her allergies" Parent exits quickly leaving their sneezing, snot all over child.
Fast forward 2 days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 910
Posted By Valerie928
My families are like that of Blackcats, it's...

My families are like that of Blackcats, it's 50/50. Right now, I have 1 family that wants baby to be way ahead, thinks baby is ahead ect. My other dcm wants 2.5 year old to be a baby forever. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Valerie928
Oh I sure can relate. It's normal. Kids just...

Oh I sure can relate. It's normal. Kids just act up or out around parents. Just smile and say "they were good for me". Then bye. If things get really crazy you can try the bye bye outside...
Showing results 1 to 100 of 105

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:30 AM.



Daycare.com         Find A Daycare         List Your Daycare         Toys & Products                 About Us

Daycare.com
Please read our Disclaimer before continuing.

Topics pertain mainly to the following States:

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming