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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,407
Posted By Mcphee3
I'm Not Ready to Reopen

Is there anyone out there who just feels like maybe we're pushing to reopen too quickly. I only have two kids that stayed with me...one of the DCP is watching conspiracy theory videos and is ready to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mcphee3
I would be so beyond ecstatic if I had parents...

I would be so beyond ecstatic if I had parents even half as consistent and dedicated as that. One of the biggest reasons I'm jaded is because of the parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,749
Posted By Mcphee3
Talking She's still with me!:confused: I'm a glutton for...

She's still with me!:confused: I'm a glutton for punishment... a week and a half ago I was ready to be done! But after the weekend dcg came back and things have been better...for now:eek: I lost all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,378
Posted By Mcphee3
Maybe it was the ages and stages, I just know we...

Maybe it was the ages and stages, I just know we both have the same pediatrician and with all 4 of my kids, I was given a checklist around 18 to 24 months. It was super simple asking about eye...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,749
Posted By Mcphee3
So how did that go down? I'm always afraid that...

So how did that go down? I'm always afraid that other parents are not going to want their kids around dcg.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,749
Posted By Mcphee3
I am DEFINITELY learning this as well! I have...

I am DEFINITELY learning this as well! I have been doing childcare for a long time but always on a smaller scale and I have noticed that kids and parents have CHANGED. All the kids I care for have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,749
Posted By Mcphee3
She actually has improved over time and that's...

She actually has improved over time and that's probably the saddest part...to most people, dcg's good days would be too much but since I know how her bad days are, I feel like it's a win but then I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,749
Posted By Mcphee3
Post I definitely have learned my lesson going...

I definitely have learned my lesson going forward! I have never advertised for dck so I feel like the these kids/family's come to me for a reason. I was/still hoping that due to Covid they would stay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,749
Posted By Mcphee3
She actually has improved over time and that's...

She actually has improved over time and that's probably the saddest part...to most people, dcg's good days would be too much but since I know how her bad days are I feel like it's a win but then I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,749
Posted By Mcphee3
I have a very small in home daycare and I've...

I have a very small in home daycare and I've never termed anyone before. I'm so afraid the mom will drag my name through the mud. She has told me stories of how horrible her temper is and she's kind...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,749
Posted By Mcphee3
Feeling Beyond Bitter

I don't even know how many times I have started typing up a post about one of my dcg! 😩 Each time I start typing I get horrible anxiety thinking about the situation and then I just tell myself it's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,378
Posted By Mcphee3
Speech therapist is taking this seriously and...

Speech therapist is taking this seriously and they put him on the waiting list to be tested for autism.. it's a year-long list, so.. we'll see what happens.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,378
Posted By Mcphee3
Thank you so much for your responses. I have a...

Thank you so much for your responses. I have a hard time talking to parents about this because I took care of my niece a few years ago and she had some serious learning difficulties and sensory...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,378
Posted By Mcphee3
Ignoring Red Flags

I'm sorry if this is long. This is my first time posting but this daycare forum has been a godsend for me over the years. I'm finally to the point where I don't know what else to do. I have been...