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Forum: Daycare and Taxes 10-18-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,887
Posted By smb757
I put an ad looking for an assistant on...

I put an ad looking for an assistant on craigslist and got mediocre responses, then I put an ad on care.com and got much better responses.

Tom - I had to pay for a month subscription to place the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,861
Posted By smb757
I have on like this that I bought on CL. The...

I have on like this that I bought on CL. The kids love it!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,924
Posted By smb757
I had one family who told me that their children...

I had one family who told me that their children would only drink strawberry milk. Guess what? They were drinking plain milk or water at my house in no time!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,375
Posted By smb757
I have one family that pays me monthly. They...

I have one family that pays me monthly. They just pay however many weeks in advance and write the date range in the memo section for me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,241
Posted By smb757
If she thought you were so terrible, why didn't...

If she thought you were so terrible, why didn't she pull her daughter before? She was definitely being defensive and speaking out of anger.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,363
Posted By smb757
My husband is the one wanting to bring the babies...

My husband is the one wanting to bring the babies into our bed!! I never had the intention to co-sleep, but i honestly think some babies are just meant to. I could not get my son into a deep enough...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,161
Posted By smb757
Seriously, every time I see this thread, it makes...

Seriously, every time I see this thread, it makes my head itch!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,161
Posted By smb757
There was a lice outbreak at my son's preschool a...

There was a lice outbreak at my son's preschool a while back. They did head checks on every single child (and staff) who came in the building and turned away anyone with lice or nits. They also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,192
Posted By smb757
Ugh! I had something similar happen! It was an...

Ugh! I had something similar happen! It was an expecting mama. I'm not planning on filling to capacity, so fortunately not a spot I needed to have filled. But, when I emailed them, then said they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,234
Posted By smb757
My daughter gets gunk coming out if her eye with...

My daughter gets gunk coming out if her eye with ear infections. In fact, that's our only sign because she never runs a fever or tugs at Ger ear or anything. Her eye does get a little pink because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,095
Posted By smb757
I noticed that kindergarten is misspelled. :-) I...

I noticed that kindergarten is misspelled. :-) I think you should run to ads - on for "regular" hours and one for second shift hours. Or just put something about other hours may be available.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,179
Posted By smb757
I don't think it matters if you're "officially"...

I don't think it matters if you're "officially" organic or not unless you're trying to sell it. :-) I know at the farmers market, there were a few farms that explained that they were basically...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,179
Posted By smb757
Thanks! I'll have to look into that! I did...

Thanks! I'll have to look into that! I did brush my cats and put their loose fur on my garden, not sure if that actually helped because it was way after the fact.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,560
Posted By smb757
My kids had hand, foot and mouth disease about a...

My kids had hand, foot and mouth disease about a month ago. It is very contagious, so I would let parents know that their child may have been exposed. There is not much a doctor can do, you just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,179
Posted By smb757
I started a square foot garden last year. I'm...

I started a square foot garden last year. I'm sure it will take some trial and error, but I did well with my cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, and zucchini. This year I plan to put up a little fence...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,472
Posted By smb757
Thanks for the suggestion, but I just can't...

Thanks for the suggestion, but I just can't stomach fish oil...particularity while I'm pregnant. But, I do focus on getting a serving of seafood each week and I make a morning smoothie with Flax or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,472
Posted By smb757
I take a daily prenatal vitamin, I am currently...

I take a daily prenatal vitamin, I am currently pregnant, but I will continue until DH gets the snip. Haha! I have heard of some pregnant women who can't take their vitamins due time nausea or gag...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,612
Posted By smb757
I'm big on manners. I use please and thank you a...

I'm big on manners. I use please and thank you a lot and often prompt my dcks to use them as well. In fact, I am often complimented on my own children's manners. I have one dcb who is 4. When he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,148
Posted By smb757
I'm laughing at my thread because just last...

I'm laughing at my thread because just last weekend, I took my own two children to the neighborhood park. My daughter, who is just barely 2, is my daredevil. She climbed every ladder, went down...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-05-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,306
Posted By smb757
Food Program Question

Hi guys,
I am currently doing part-time daycare legally unlicensed, but later this year I will be switching to full-time and getting licensed. I'm debating signing up for the food program and I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,277
Posted By smb757
Where can I find Nannyde's infant schedule??

Where can I find Nannyde's infant schedule??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,471
Posted By smb757
I currently do daycare from my home PT and work...

I currently do daycare from my home PT and work outside the home PT at an after school program. At the after school program, they let kids come for a day to "try it out." They have the parent fill...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,274
Posted By smb757
My brother was in the military and stationed away...

My brother was in the military and stationed away when my SIL had their first. I can't remember what I called it at the time - a box shower or mail shower. I sent out a letter explaining that she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,940
Posted By smb757
FYI - in my county, if someone owns their own...

FYI - in my county, if someone owns their own home, I can search for them on the county assessor's web site.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,782
Posted By smb757
Oh yes, we will have 2 providers. And three...

Oh yes, we will have 2 providers. And three technically while I'm still recovering from my c/s. I plan on barking orders from the couch! :-)

I have a few friends with little ones right around...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,782
Posted By smb757
Whoa! Receiving Referrals & I Haven't Advertised Yet!

A little back story - i decided to "get my toes wet" as far as daycare before completely taking the plunge. I currently watch a couple of kiddos PT in the mornings. I'm currently 13 weeks pregnant...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,054
Posted By smb757
I'm wondering if "crap foods" is referring to...

I'm wondering if "crap foods" is referring to dyes and such. My brother had ADHD behaviors that were GREATLY improved by taking out red & yellow dyes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,431
Posted By smb757
Congrats! I'm also pregnant and due with #3 on...

Congrats! I'm also pregnant and due with #3 on 8/3! That's when I plan to quit Mr PT job & do daycare FT. I'm hoping my SIL can help me out for a few weeks until my hubby can switch his shift so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,047
Posted By smb757
I got a similar one a while back, but they were...

I got a similar one a while back, but they were coming from Ireland. I knew something was up when they kept saying they were moving near NW Omaha. And I specifically said I was only doing part-time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,887
Posted By smb757
My son was born with club foot in just on foot. ...

My son was born with club foot in just on foot. He was first casted around 3 months, then had surgery around 4 months, then had some braces and special shoes for a while after that. I'm surprised...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,555
Posted By smb757
Sorry that I'm just now getting back to you, I...

Sorry that I'm just now getting back to you, I was MIA for a bit and went specifically looking for this thread!

Anyway, here's the classes I was talking about -...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,555
Posted By smb757
I'm also in NE! Yes, you can watch up to 3...

I'm also in NE! Yes, you can watch up to 3 children in addition to your own without being licensed. Depending on the ages of your own children, it may not help you out to be licensed. You can have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,480
Posted By smb757
How often?

Hi, I'm new here! I'm working on getting licensed and want to be fully operational by March. This is going to seem really silly, but I'm kind of OCD and a bit of a micro-manager. :p

Anyway,...