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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Country Kids
My third child was like this. At 7 months old we...

My third child was like this. At 7 months old we were at a wedding and were told by the official, that baby is going to grow up to be a judge due to be very reserved and quiet.

Family members...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 541
Posted By Country Kids
Kindergartners are now going with pull ups on in...

Kindergartners are now going with pull ups on in school. One of my parents who is a k teacher was telling me she has like three in pull ups.

I read an article that the speech delays is from the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 541
Posted By Country Kids
Not only did kids listen and respected their...

Not only did kids listen and respected their parents back then, but they listened and respected almost all adults. Adults also didn't have to be "scared" of giving a child a consequence because of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By Country Kids
I have no room for activities like this but...

I have no room for activities like this but suppose to have something in my portfolio plan for indoor gross motor skills in case we are unable to go outside.

I never allowed my children to throw...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 541
Posted By Country Kids
Consumerism has changed also! I grew up with...

Consumerism has changed also!

I grew up with Saturday morning cartoons on the one concole tv we had that you had to walk across the floor to change channels.
I grew up with the Sears Christmas...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 541
Posted By Country Kids
I have been in business since 1997. What...

I have been in business since 1997.

What has changed since then in the business part-What is required of us, having to prove ourselves, having to have lengthy contracts, handbooks, degrees,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 548
Posted By Country Kids
:eek::ee ...

:eek::ee


:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

Not worth opening up to people you don't know. To much craziness in the world!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 548
Posted By Country Kids
It actually ended up on one of those shows a few...

It actually ended up on one of those shows a few years later.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 253
Posted By Country Kids
The Animal Fair but my mom taught me the...

The Animal Fair

but my mom taught me the original version and then one I can sing with the kiddo's.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 548
Posted By Country Kids
I live in a smaller community also but wouldn't...

I live in a smaller community also but wouldn't let anyone I don't know without a scheduled interview just come in my home. I usually schedule interviews when my hubby is home but he's in another...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-20-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By Country Kids
I do bedding and clothes. Every day after we come...

I do bedding and clothes. Every day after we come inside, I have the kiddo's change into fresh clothes and wash the ones up they changed out of.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Country Kids
I see last minute postings here but what seems to...

I see last minute postings here but what seems to happen is they just found a job or lost childcare and need to start immediately. Usually nothing they were able to plan for.

For just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 416
Posted By Country Kids
I honestly think it's very confusing also when...

I honestly think it's very confusing also when someone has to go by several names.

So the child hears others call her Mimi.

OP call her by another name possibly.

Child has to call her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 416
Posted By Country Kids
When I was growing up addressing another adult...

When I was growing up addressing another adult would have been done as Mrs. ........ or Miss........

The first time I heard a child call an adult by their first name, I was like wow!

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By Country Kids
I haven't had one for a few years, but when they...

I haven't had one for a few years, but when they walk in I either hand it to parent or put it in cubby
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By Country Kids
I found my newest one at Lowes! Much longer,...

I found my newest one at Lowes! Much longer, thicker and studier. Love them as they don't break and quit latching.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,573
Posted By Country Kids
We have had complaints on line for like 8+ years....

We have had complaints on line for like 8+ years. They are now including the inspection reports for the public.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,573
Posted By Country Kids
I have read and heard that with the QRIS,...

I have read and heard that with the QRIS, Preschool Promise and Free Preschools that this is just another push to get home daycare gone.

There is a new website going in so providers that have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,573
Posted By Country Kids
I'm wondering if my state is going to "require"...

I'm wondering if my state is going to "require" camera's soon. There is a new campaign for safety in childcare's in our state which yes is great but at the same time not all childcare's are unsafe. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Country Kids
I have permission slips for parents to sign for...

I have permission slips for parents to sign for any type of water play including the water table.

You name it, I probably have a permission slip for it. I even have one for when they walk across...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-13-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By Country Kids
How would you prove this though if audited? I...

How would you prove this though if audited? I always wonder how the % use can be proved on these types of things.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
Posted By Country Kids
I have a few great eaters and then the ones who...

I have a few great eaters and then the ones who only eat fast food or socialize so much they never finish.

I always know which plates will still have food on it on a daily basis at each meal...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-12-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By Country Kids
I have had to find a dentist that was open on...

I have had to find a dentist that was open on Saturday's so I'm not having to close as our regs recently changed also. I usually only go to the doctor once a year and eye doctor so I try and schedule...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 609
Posted By Country Kids
How Long........

Have you been in business and how long till you "retire" from childcare.

I have been in business 20.5 years and hoping to "retire" someday!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Country Kids
Maybe start incorporating a helper of the day...

Maybe start incorporating a helper of the day even if for an hour? Make it a big deal each week with the parents and kids?

Then at the end of the day or right before lunch they could do a few...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 831
Posted By Country Kids
These kiddo's are 3 and 6

These kiddo's are 3 and 6
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 769
Posted By Country Kids
Another issue is the parent using then driving...

Another issue is the parent using then driving with the child in the car? No different than drinking and driving. Since it has become legal in my state the number of DUI's have gone up.

I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 831
Posted By Country Kids
Sadly the children of my teachers are my biggest...

Sadly the children of my teachers are my biggest electronics kids. I rarely see them outside my program with out an electronic in their hand.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 831
Posted By Country Kids
Sadly, more and more children have to be...

Sadly, more and more children have to be entertained with a phone anymore.

I remember going to peoples houses and just having to sit quietly and maybe have one small toy or book to entertain me...
Forum: Curriculum 02-08-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By Country Kids
Following this closely as I'm starting to need...

Following this closely as I'm starting to need some new ideas also!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By Country Kids
I think using Child Care in a name makes it sound...

I think using Child Care in a name makes it sound more professional. I have always thought a good well thought out name tells a lot about the program.

I actually use "Academy" in my name and I...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-06-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By Country Kids
Receipts to Parents

So my understanding from one of the posts is we aren't legally obligated to give the parents any of yearly info unless they give us a W10.

My question is do we have to give parents a receipt each...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By Country Kids
I was told it was all ending the end of...

I was told it was all ending the end of September! I would have just stayed with it and not be dealing with the headaches of it now. I may just go in and see if mine still works and work off from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By Country Kids
I switched to KK in September for accounting...

I switched to KK in September for accounting because I thought the whole program was going down. I had it saved to my desktop though and when I needed to print out stuff for clients for last year, it...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-06-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Country Kids
Mine aren't either supposedly!!!! It keeps saying...

Mine aren't either supposedly!!!! It keeps saying W10 aren't matching, please correct issue.

Everything is matching though, I printed end year reports out for the parents and nothing is off. I...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-05-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you Tom!!! So glad I posted, big stress...

Thank you Tom!!! So glad I posted, big stress reliever.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-05-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By Country Kids
Kidkare Question For Taxes

I have a family where one parent claims the childcare one year, the next year is the other parents turn.

I collect the payment from one parent, have a contract with that parent, all paperwork is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Country Kids
Neighbor on Hospice

I found out a couple days ago that my neighbor of 22 years has been placed on hospice. I think his son said 4-5 months but we all know that is just a guestamit-could be sooner.

Would you let DC...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Country Kids
Capping Hours

A couple weeks ago I had asked about contracted hours and after thinking about it, I think giving the parents a 9/9.5 cap on their hours would work better.

So my question is, does anyone here do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 640
Posted By Country Kids
Also, if the doctor asks how it happened, she is...

Also, if the doctor asks how it happened, she is probably going to let him know. Then it will go into the report which will go to the insurance. So even if she says nothing to the insurance company,...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-31-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By Country Kids
By law though I would think we would have to give...

By law though I would think we would have to give them something for the monies they did pay.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 478
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you all so much for info and advice! Lots...

Thank you all so much for info and advice! Lots to think about and mull over.

It will be my last kiddo at home junior and senior year if I do this and I don't want to miss out on those last two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 478
Posted By Country Kids
There is also six practicum classes I would have...

There is also six practicum classes I would have to take and I'm not sure how I would do that since I work all day in my own childcare?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 478
Posted By Country Kids
The one that they offer, I'm to high up on the...

The one that they offer, I'm to high up on the registry for. They offer I guess to those who are just starting up their education (have no previous college)? The books would be paid for though if I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 478
Posted By Country Kids
This is through my local community college and...

This is through my local community college and none are offered online.

I always have one-three kiddo's that do not sleep during naptime so I'm unable to get anything done during that time. So I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 478
Posted By Country Kids
The only online I know about would be through our...

The only online I know about would be through our local Union. The schooling would be free as long as I pay the $35 a month Union fee. I'm not sure about online though as I know I do better in a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 478
Posted By Country Kids
Going Back to School

So I've been mulling the idea of going back to school and get my associates in ECE. The reason is for when I "retire" I will be able to a degree to still work in the field but outside of my home....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Country Kids
You can actually be a carrier and not come down...

You can actually be a carrier and not come down with it. I think that is what happened in my family as everyone else is exposed to way more than me but I've been the only one who's been sick.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 876
Posted By Country Kids
When did you find out about the rule? You've been...

When did you find out about the rule? You've been in there three years so did you just find out about it or known for awhile.

What I would do, is just hang a reminder up stating the policy and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Country Kids
I would say for the rest of the week and see how...

I would say for the rest of the week and see how he is doing Monday.

The people I know who have had this flu, its lasting a good 7-10 days.

I saw on the news last night where entire schools...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 876
Posted By Country Kids
How long has this been a rule? How long...

How long has this been a rule?

How long have you volunteered?

Does anyone else have an issue with this or ever brought it up.

If they have new comers that have asked for this as you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By Country Kids
We don't have really any snow days here but...

We don't have really any snow days here but schools around our county may as they will have three feet of snow-our town nothing.

Two years ago we had a bad storm for the state. My son was stuck...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
Posted By Country Kids
I was waiting for you to pop in :D Wasn't sure...

I was waiting for you to pop in :D Wasn't sure if you were still here or not. Hope all is going well with you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
Posted By Country Kids
Can they choose different hours within those...

Can they choose different hours within those three day? Like if two days are a 10 hour day and one is a four hour day?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
Posted By Country Kids
BC do you let parents contract for the entire...

BC do you let parents contract for the entire day? Say 7:00-5:30? I have some children here from open to close even though they can be picked up much earlier. Do you do a certain amount of hours they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
Posted By Country Kids
Contracted Hours

Thinking more and more of doing this but have some questions.

A. Do you allow parents to contract for the whole day? I have a few parents that need it but wondering how to say do you really need...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Country Kids
I know a provider that was on the stand for 2.5...

I know a provider that was on the stand for 2.5 hours on a case with some parents.

I don't think the parents discussed anything with her and she found out through receiving the subpena.

You...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By Country Kids
I believe ours is between $200-$300 to have them...

I believe ours is between $200-$300 to have them done. Last year was the first year we have had to pay :( Dreading having them done this year.

Plus I learned about a fellow providers audit over a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 608
Posted By Country Kids
No, I was being totally serious! I'm not sure why...

No, I was being totally serious! I'm not sure why I thought this but I did. Maybe I do have you confused with someone else, but I'm pretty sure I always thought you live in Ca.

You not living in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 608
Posted By Country Kids
I always pictured you living in California for...

I always pictured you living in California for some reason!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,734
Posted By Country Kids
If we make anything homemade we know have to...

If we make anything homemade we know have to provide the recipes to the food program or have on hand when our rep comes.

Also, we are know going to need to start writing down how much we serve to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,259
Posted By Country Kids
Its just one child, so I'm not going to move my...

Its just one child, so I'm not going to move my serving time for just one. Just frustrated :( All the other kiddo's eat awesome for me, but parents don't feed them beforehand.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,259
Posted By Country Kids
I'm getting to the point of just wanting to plate...

I'm getting to the point of just wanting to plate the food up and throw it directly in the trash.

A child came into today and had eaten breakfast already, so there was no point of even having...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,259
Posted By Country Kids
What is FTT?

What is FTT?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,828
Posted By Country Kids
The part about the house being clean-I have heard...

The part about the house being clean-I have heard that so much from couples that the wife does daycare. The husband just wants a nice clean house and quiet when they come home from work. One of my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,828
Posted By Country Kids
Is your DH part of your childcare as an employee?...

Is your DH part of your childcare as an employee? If not, I wouldn't think legally he would be able to watch the child. Also, I would watch having the child there after your business hours, because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,856
Posted By Country Kids
I just had this happen last Friday (Veterans Day...

I just had this happen last Friday (Veterans Day Observed) and it was so long! Child was here at 6:45 and left 4:30ish? Didn't want to play by their self, color, anything I suggested it was no. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,259
Posted By Country Kids
My kiddo's start arriving at 6:45 and breakfast...

My kiddo's start arriving at 6:45 and breakfast starts at 7:15. Its just a few that have come in eating so I like to still get the ones that haven't eaten fed-especially the school kiddo's.I guess...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,259
Posted By Country Kids
Eating Before Arriving

I know it on here probably somewhere but wanted to ask real quick.

What do you do for children that parents feed them, even if a little bit but since your on the food program, you still have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By Country Kids
That's right! We can no longer serve two fruits...

That's right! We can no longer serve two fruits :). I knew there was a change was thinking though it had to be a fruit and veggie.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By Country Kids
How is everyone serving two veggies at lunch? Our...

How is everyone serving two veggies at lunch? Our new food recuirment is a fruit and a veggie. We can no longer serve two of the same component.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,074
Posted By Country Kids
We have to pay for the background check and the...

We have to pay for the background check and the fingerprinting-wasn't cheap from what I remember.

We have to go to the UPS store to have it done-only place in our town that does it.

Everyone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,569
Posted By Country Kids
I won't do anything email wise with Kidkare. I...

I won't do anything email wise with Kidkare. I will use it strictly for bookkeeping and nothing else. I just make the invoices, collect the money and then record in the payment section. That way...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,749
Posted By Country Kids
I'm having to learn to let centers intermix and...

I'm having to learn to let centers intermix and believe me after 20 years its not easy but I'm trying to learn.

Blocks usually end up in the dramatic play area to build houses for the play figures...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,053
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you so much! After I posted my hubby came...

Thank you so much! After I posted my hubby came home and was able to get it all figured out for me.

I think I was just in a rush and its hard to do with the littles here :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,053
Posted By Country Kids
I cannot figure out for the life of me how to...

I cannot figure out for the life of me how to print an invoicing! Plus one of my parents needs receipts of payment and I can't figure out how to get a receipt for them :mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,704
Posted By Country Kids
I don't know honestly what I would do. In my mind...

I don't know honestly what I would do. In my mind I say quit but money honestly runs dry quickly with lottery winners it seems. I would love to set up trust funds, pay off the house, college funds,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By Country Kids
Food Program Whoa's

Ugh, I'm suddenly having problems with the food program after a year. They have now counted me over ratio a couple months when I send in my paperwork and I'm not.

I called again and of course the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Country Kids
I have a cut off time for breakfast (7:45). All...

I have a cut off time for breakfast (7:45). All children are signed up to eat and as they arrive, I have breakfast ready. They we at, then go play.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,899
Posted By Country Kids
Our votes don't even count in Oregon from what I...

Our votes don't even count in Oregon from what I have always heard. Usually the winner is announced before our votes are counted which I have never understood. Shouldn't each last vote be counted...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By Country Kids
I have decided to start having my parties on Sat...

I have decided to start having my parties on Sat from 11-1:00 or so. It will be parent involvement and I will provide everything, they just need to come. It will also fulfill some requirements I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,736
Posted By Country Kids
I called 911 a couple of weeks ago as my daughter...

I called 911 a couple of weeks ago as my daughter came home late at night and was scared to get out of her car. There was some guy sitting by our mailbox, with a large cup and talking about something...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Country Kids
I keep families so long that its hard for them...

I keep families so long that its hard for them not to know whats going on sometimes in our life.

My husband works with three of them, 1 is my neice, another one I have had for six years and will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By Country Kids
If you have a calendar of the days of events,...

If you have a calendar of the days of events, maybe use those as your personal days and close. I know when my kiddo's where in elementary if would maybe be a week of days or a few more throughout the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 855
Posted By Country Kids
Nice and cool this morning but sun is out! ...

Nice and cool this morning but sun is out!

Anytime sun is out or even overcast day, sunscreen is advised. So pretty much until November unless super rainy, sunscreen needs to be on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2016, 03:52 PM
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Views: 2,581
Posted By Country Kids
Times and parents have made it change! No way...

Times and parents have made it change! No way would i be able to make any money on $1.50 an hour and just when they were here.

I'm not a babysitter and have put much time into trainings and my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,581
Posted By Country Kids
I started in June 1997 and charged $1.50 an hour...

I started in June 1997 and charged $1.50 an hour for several years.

I didn't charge if they weren't here or I took a day off. I believe I was open on alot more holidays-Veterans Day, MLK Day,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By Country Kids
Well having it in a second home isn't going to...

Well having it in a second home isn't going to happen :(

I just can't manage to come up with the down payment for the house. It was a great thought, dream but time to move on. It's just hard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By Country Kids
No basement-small crawlspace. Square Footage...

No basement-small crawlspace.

Square Footage is 1100

Heat is gas, stove is gas but washer dryer is electric I believe.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By Country Kids
I just found out it only has one heat source...

I just found out it only has one heat source which is only in the living room-a gas fireplace :( There is no heat to any part of the house! Our realtor said it will be hard to finance.

The owners...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By Country Kids
For the license I would be obtaining I don't have...

For the license I would be obtaining I don't have to live in the home.

If I was a registered provider you have to live in the home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By Country Kids
I'll email you later tonight or this week if I...

I'll email you later tonight or this week if I get a chance! Thank you so much :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By Country Kids
From what I can tell though from talking to my...

From what I can tell though from talking to my tax lady, everything is 100% write off except the house payment. Its all for business use, so I wouldn't have to do any time/space percentage.

So it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By Country Kids
Black Cat do you have any advice/answers?

Black Cat do you have any advice/answers?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By Country Kids
I've been doing it 19 years in home. I will...

I've been doing it 19 years in home. I will actually have to go up in my licensing to do this. I can have more children but do to zoning no employees. So going to have to have a strict game plan for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By Country Kids
Doing Childcare in Second Home

HI Ladies!

Something has come up that I never thought I would really consider-doing childcare in another house. A darling house came up for sale three houses down from mine. We knew the owners and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By Country Kids
I've been a registered provider for 19 years. To...

I've been a registered provider for 19 years. To be certified they will need to measure your house, have sanitation come out, fire marshall (I think) and then do a final inspection.

For...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 703
Posted By Country Kids
I have my parents supply mud/rain boots and we...

I have my parents supply mud/rain boots and we play in them year round. As they outgrow them, the parents replace them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 703
Posted By Country Kids
I have my parents supply mud/rain boots and we...

I have my parents supply mud/rain boots and we play in them year round. As they outgrow them, the parents replace them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By Country Kids
I heard on a news story that they think the...

I heard on a news story that they think the babies get into too deep of a sleep and forget to breath. Maybe like sleep apnea or something.
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