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Forum: Daycare and Taxes Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 163
Posted By hwichlaz
Brightwheel only keeps track of parent payments....

Brightwheel only keeps track of parent payments. It has zero accounting otherwise.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By hwichlaz
ignore the screams she'll learn that there...

ignore the screams

she'll learn that there are different rules at daycare, it should only take a few days
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 401
Posted By hwichlaz
They learn to write their names :) Otherwise,...

They learn to write their names :)
Otherwise, we make letters from playdough, make collages over alphabet templates etc.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By hwichlaz
hanging dividers between the coats. I'd juse use...

hanging dividers between the coats. I'd juse use cheap dollar tree garment bags...but rather than taking the time to put coats inside, just hang them between the garment bags
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By hwichlaz
If you're in California, that's a bit NO. You...

If you're in California, that's a bit NO. You need to be able to prove you can send home to a parent, not send home alone.

My dd's friends hang out, but their parents know that if they leave...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-08-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 163
Posted By hwichlaz
if not, pay the $8 and then print out all of your...

if not, pay the $8 and then print out all of your reports for the year...and kiss them goodbye for 2019
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By hwichlaz
What about a ramp of some kind and evac cribs?

What about a ramp of some kind and evac cribs?
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-04-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By hwichlaz
yeah,don't be a creeper over his shoulder, just...

yeah,don't be a creeper over his shoulder, just proof read it when it's done
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-04-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By hwichlaz
I'm no way an expert, but I read that it's...

I'm no way an expert, but I read that it's because just living requires a phone these days. That you have to have one either way. Same reason you can't T/S your wardrobe. You can't live life naked,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By hwichlaz
Missouri Rates

I'm looking into moving. The market rate survey was ZERO help..since only one provider in the kansas city area even responded to it :(

What are rates like in KC, MO for a licensed small home?
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,923
Posted By hwichlaz
I charge more for infants, and I don't discount...

I charge more for infants, and I don't discount it when they age up, because parents lock in their first contract rate for the duration of care. I raise my rates every two years, by my second rate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,812
Posted By hwichlaz
I teach them to close the lid too. They don't...

I teach them to close the lid too. They don't always do it and i can't attend every potty visit. My toothbrushes get boiled regularly too. I find it helps shorten colds. The covers are ventilated,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,812
Posted By hwichlaz
It's gross to have them exposed to air in a...

It's gross to have them exposed to air in a toilet room. I have travel brushes with lids, in the drawer. My toothbrush isn't exposed to the air either.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 338
Posted By hwichlaz
I don't train them to be quiet. Children...

I don't train them to be quiet. Children shouldn't be trained to need quiet to sleep. So I train them so sleep through noise.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By hwichlaz
Urine is sterile, and if she's sanitizing the...

Urine is sterile, and if she's sanitizing the sink after it's not a health risk. But it's still very offputting, because it's waste.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By hwichlaz
If he's in a separate room and still waking up...

If he's in a separate room and still waking up others, I'd give the others a sound machine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By hwichlaz
If her kids are too bad to go to a close family...

If her kids are too bad to go to a close family member's funeral, she needs to get on that and fix it. BUT they should be there to say goodbye to him. It's important.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By hwichlaz
sorry, but every typically developing 3 month old...

sorry, but every typically developing 3 month old I know can stomach sleep....they roll just fine. The pillow was the problem.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 594
Posted By hwichlaz
Nutritionally, it's ALWAYS better than cow's...

Nutritionally, it's ALWAYS better than cow's milk.

Children don't need milk of any kind, biologically, after age 4.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 594
Posted By hwichlaz
The WHO recommends a min of 2 years, and for as...

The WHO recommends a min of 2 years, and for as long after as is mutually beneficial.

The AAP recommends a MINIMUM of 1 year, then then for as long after as is mutually beneficial.


She's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By hwichlaz
I get paid the same, unless they need EXTRA car...

I get paid the same, unless they need EXTRA car (aka during what would have been school hours)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By hwichlaz
The medications no longer work. They've become...

The medications no longer work. They've become immune. Straight tea tree oil combed through the hair and left on over night does kill every last bug, but not the eggs, so they still need to pick and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 52,045
Posted By hwichlaz
I have a double indemnity clause, but like the...

I have a double indemnity clause, but like the experts have said....a parent can't sign away their child's right to sue you later. I still have them sign it, in case they believe it, lol. And I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By hwichlaz
if he's soaking the diaper when he does go, then...

if he's soaking the diaper when he does go, then I wouldn't worry. He's not dehydrated, he just has bladder control.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By hwichlaz
Infants to lack the enzymes to digest grains in...

Infants to lack the enzymes to digest grains in the first year. That's why cereal is no longer recommended as a first food or required by the food program. :) it's just filler with no actual...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By hwichlaz
No, it's fine to require children who are...

No, it's fine to require children who are recently medicated to stay home until parents can be sure that there won't be an adverse reaction. It's not discriminatory.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By hwichlaz
Any time children act unwell they need to go...

Any time children act unwell they need to go home. The reason doesn't matter.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By hwichlaz
I have one that every poop diaper is an...

I have one that every poop diaper is an explosion. It's because she's on daily miralax for low tone. :P But I put plastic pants over her diaper and it prevents leaks.

So if it's not from an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 392
Posted By hwichlaz
I used to be in training to be a lactation...

I used to be in training to be a lactation consultant. The first reason is that you're more likely to waste breastmilk when you mix....if you feed the breastmilk first the baby will get all of it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 392
Posted By hwichlaz
Ask mom if you can try mixing it. It's not...

Ask mom if you can try mixing it. It's not ideal, and messes with nutrient absorption, but it is better than straight formula.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By hwichlaz
I had one like this..I made him clean up his own...

I had one like this..I made him clean up his own vomit. That cured it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By hwichlaz
I treated them exactly the same as the other...

I treated them exactly the same as the other kids, except rest time, and it went really well. I did send my son to another preschool twice a week so that he'd know how to take instruction from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By hwichlaz
When they were little I only closed if what they...

When they were little I only closed if what they had was reportable or included vomiting. Now that she's older, I don't close at all. She stays in my master bed and bath with a phone to call me if...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 12-10-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,981
Posted By hwichlaz
****nothing to see here****

****nothing to see here****
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 911
Posted By hwichlaz
you aren't required to keep them hanging...

you aren't required to keep them hanging separately to prevent srpead of things like lice?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 911
Posted By hwichlaz
It wouldn't occur to me to hang a coat on a...

It wouldn't occur to me to hang a coat on a doorknob. You need to be able to use the doorknobs. Put up some coat hooks and I bet he'll use them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By hwichlaz
oh my, if I could afford to have only 4 kids I'd...

oh my, if I could afford to have only 4 kids I'd totally do all infants.

So much easier than chasing 4 year olds around.

When I've done it in the past...I just stayed on the floor with them all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By hwichlaz
Rural Northern California $185/165

Rural Northern California

$185/165
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By hwichlaz
I am 100% in charge in my facility. So until they...

I am 100% in charge in my facility. So until they walk out the door I maintain control. You hit you sit, mom waits.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By hwichlaz
In Caifornia? It's a type A violation. You'll be...

In Caifornia? It's a type A violation. You'll be fined by the day...so how ever many days they suspect you were over in numbers, is a daily fine. It used to be $100 per day, but I'm not sure what it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,043
Posted By hwichlaz
1st grader, angery with the state of affairs,...

1st grader, angery with the state of affairs, pissed all over my bathroom on purpose.

5 year old laughed at me and called me a bitch when I put him in time out for aggressive behavior.

8 year...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,783
Posted By hwichlaz
Children that are still in care after their...

Children that are still in care after their contracted pick up time will incur a $1 per minute fee until they leave the property with a guardian. The third time you are late without prior approval,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By hwichlaz
I only raise for incoming families, but you don't...

I only raise for incoming families, but you don't get to step down when your infant turns 2 either. What you start at paying, is where you stay.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By hwichlaz
While I do know what you mean....no one has the...

While I do know what you mean....no one has the right to not have their pic taken in public, esp while in the commision of a crime. I would never publish it though, just use it to show the school...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By hwichlaz
They are out in public, it's legal...and she...

They are out in public, it's legal...and she doesn't know their names or addresses. Her other option is to say... "some kids I don't know are doing things....I can't tell you who they are or where...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By hwichlaz
Take pictures of the kids with your phone, since...

Take pictures of the kids with your phone, since you don't know their names. And go to the school with them, I'd especially emphasize the part about trying to push little ones into traffic. Ask...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By hwichlaz
They pay for the spot, period. But I won't do it...

They pay for the spot, period. But I won't do it for a preschool aged child because I can't get them ready for kindy every other week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By hwichlaz
Why wouldn't they think they work if they'd been...

Why wouldn't they think they work if they'd been working so far? I wouldn't think to fix something that isn't broken. He obviously needs new nips NOW, but he didn't before KWIM?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,901
Posted By hwichlaz
Oh, and my new higher enrollment rate would be my...

Oh, and my new higher enrollment rate would be my yearly rate, divided by 11 months in case they want to take a month off again.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,901
Posted By hwichlaz
I'd re-enroll if I have space, at my new higher...

I'd re-enroll if I have space, at my new higher rate with a new enrollment fee.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By hwichlaz
It depends on the account. They either get...

It depends on the account. They either get reimbursed, or they can pay with a debit card that is attached to the account.

They'll need a receipt from you for each payment, or a monthly statement.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By hwichlaz
He knows that isn't appropriate. He's not doing...

He knows that isn't appropriate. He's not doing it on purpose, but he does know. It's okay to have a big reaction when someone's hand goes up your dress. I bet a big reaction might help him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By hwichlaz
Or pretend you're on the phone every time. ...

Or pretend you're on the phone every time.

Hey ladies, I can't hear my phone call over your conversation. I'm going to need you to take it outside, thanks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By hwichlaz
I'd write a letter, and I'd chase them out. Hand...

I'd write a letter, and I'd chase them out. Hand them a flyer about why it needs to be quiet in there, and shoo them out, each and every time.

if you want to be nice, suggest a list of places...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By hwichlaz
This is how I do it

This is how I do it
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By hwichlaz
He's 4 years old....and can tie his own shoes. I...

He's 4 years old....and can tie his own shoes. I can't imagine any mitten he couldn't get off.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By hwichlaz
It doesn't have anything to do with it being a...

It doesn't have anything to do with it being a meal, but that we are not to use food as discipline period. So I can't reward good behavior by giving a food treat, or punish by denying a food treat. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By hwichlaz
He spends any time that I'm not right there with...

He spends any time that I'm not right there with them in the baby fence area. This is the first time it's been an issue when I was serving food. He's usually very good at meal time because he loves...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By hwichlaz
I have both. I use the cots in two stacks, each...

I have both. I use the cots in two stacks, each stack with a mat on it, and slip cover them to use as sofas for the kids. I think the mats are more comfy, but they don't have a rigid edge that the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By hwichlaz
No Cupcake for a Pincher?

When natural consequences may not be appropriate what do you do? I have a 4-year-old who can't keep his hands to himself. He pinches other kids covertly, like under the table, behind his own back,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 903
Posted By hwichlaz
I believe children truly do love their...

I believe children truly do love their caregivers. Of course they know what love is. <3 They know what it is because their parents nurture it. I remember looking at my mother as a little kid, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 903
Posted By hwichlaz
Don't you do this because you love kids? It...

Don't you do this because you love kids? It doesn't have to be a deep parental love :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,171
Posted By hwichlaz
I have tiny work gloves, and it's part of our...

I have tiny work gloves, and it's part of our friday routine for the kids to help with yard work....stacking wood, picking up little bits of trash that blew in etc.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By hwichlaz
I check every time I pick them up, change as...

I check every time I pick them up, change as needed.

Potty breaks before and after each meal and before and after playing outside, before and after nap, or going anywhere and coming back. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 619
Posted By hwichlaz
Absolutely, but they'd have to remove their shoes...

Absolutely, but they'd have to remove their shoes to make it onto my carpet. This tends to discourage it a bit.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By hwichlaz
I found a couple of places I trusted..but at the...

I found a couple of places I trusted..but at the time I made $7.50 an hour, which was more than min wage at the time. I dispatched tow trucks. And child care was 3/4 of my check after taxes. We'd...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By hwichlaz
I think it's too short of notice. Personally,...

I think it's too short of notice. Personally, it'd violate my contract. Unfortunately, this is the life of a working parent.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 386
Posted By hwichlaz
10 am for an hour before I start lunch. 430...

10 am for an hour before I start lunch.

430 pm until pick up
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 464
Posted By hwichlaz
They are NOT requirements, but...

They are NOT requirements, but suggestions/allowed before 12 months.

The only thing REQUIRED by the FP before 12 months is mother's milk or formula.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 464
Posted By hwichlaz
Former LC here, and that is NOT true unless it's...

Former LC here, and that is NOT true unless it's outdated milk from the freezer. If she is feeding at the breast and pumping, the most recently pumped milk will reflect the child's changing needs....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 837
Posted By hwichlaz
Exactly. The parent has the right to see their...

Exactly. The parent has the right to see their child right where the child is at any time. But the right to NOT be seen by someone else's parent does NOT exist. You have no right for someone to NOT...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 837
Posted By hwichlaz
It really depends on your regs too. Parents...

It really depends on your regs too. Parents absolutely do have a right to come into any room their child is in, in California. No matter who else is in there. Denying them that right would get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By hwichlaz
I wish mine had one. My 8 year old sits and...

I wish mine had one. My 8 year old sits and reads or colors against the wall in my zumba class. :P
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 837
Posted By hwichlaz
and bad for you, since it's a very serious...

and bad for you, since it's a very serious violation
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 837
Posted By hwichlaz
If you didn't allow me to see exactly where and...

If you didn't allow me to see exactly where and how you are keeping my child when I show up, I'd report you to DHS.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 837
Posted By hwichlaz
You can think it's unacceptable all you like....

You can think it's unacceptable all you like. However, he has the legal right to see his child IN THE ROOM his child is occupying.

I'd have followed you too.

I don't want parents in my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By hwichlaz
My goddaughter gave her newborn up through...

My goddaughter gave her newborn up through openadopt.org. They sent her files to review of pre approved adoptive families. She got to meet the couple she chose first, and got to choose how much...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By hwichlaz
one of my old swaddle cloths for my kids, had a...

one of my old swaddle cloths for my kids, had a tie on it though. The belly in combo with the swaddle would freak me the heck out. So I guess i'd want to see for myself before judging....probably...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By hwichlaz
I'm wondering if the infant was really tied, or...

I'm wondering if the infant was really tied, or swaddled. I think that would be the difference between an arrest and job loss or safety plan.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By hwichlaz
go to openadopt.org. They are great with birth...

go to openadopt.org. They are great with birth mothers and will help you find someone.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,494
Posted By hwichlaz
I need the sheets to NOT prevent the mattress...

I need the sheets to NOT prevent the mattress from being velcro'd down as intended.

Put the sheet suspenders through the button holes in the bottom of the pack n play so that the sheet is held...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By hwichlaz
I'm betting her kitchen just isn't licensed. ...

I'm betting her kitchen just isn't licensed. Mine is in the licensed part of my home...but at my old house it was not. It was gated off and an off-limits area.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By hwichlaz
It was disrespectful of them to spring that on...

It was disrespectful of them to spring that on you AFTER the fact.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By hwichlaz
i have them on site for my own...

i have them on site for my own child....however...if a child's airway is closing I'll risk the criminal charge to save a life. We seriously ran out of money after the recent fires and have ONE...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By hwichlaz
I keep it on hand for emergencies, like liquid...

I keep it on hand for emergencies, like liquid benedryl or fever reducer. I'll give either with a permission text and IF the parent is on the way to pick up... I won't keep a child is they need...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 10-22-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By hwichlaz
I thought we had to keep track only if it was...

I thought we had to keep track only if it was mixed use. My printer is also 100% business. If I need to print anything personal I send it to the printer in my son's room.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By hwichlaz
DRDP has a free app for portfolios.

DRDP has a free app for portfolios.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By hwichlaz
Telling a child that they cannot use the restroom...

Telling a child that they cannot use the restroom when they ask, is a violation of that child's rights.

It's not okay to put a diaper on a child and refuse to let them use the toilet when they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By hwichlaz
Children must arrive within 15 min of a meal time...

Children must arrive within 15 min of a meal time to be served. Food Program rules.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By hwichlaz
You don't HAVE to, unless it's an emergency med...

You don't HAVE to, unless it's an emergency med and necessary for saving life and limb. However, there are many kids that need regular medications that are NOT sick per say. So I'd encourage you to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By hwichlaz
can you put up a mirror, angled, so you can...

can you put up a mirror, angled, so you can supervise both?

Or pick up everyone's plates for a mine, let them keep their milk, while you go deal with it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,236
Posted By hwichlaz
I bet they don't know. A lot of people these...

I bet they don't know. A lot of people these days NEVER balance their checkbooks, especially if they only have one or two places they write checks to.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4,861
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 492,767
Posted By hwichlaz
I teach pre-k in my program. DCG is 4, will...

I teach pre-k in my program.

DCG is 4, will be 5 in January. Every time mom goes on a business trip dad lets the child oversleep and he keeps her home for at least half of the days mom is gone,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By hwichlaz
They have to pay for their first period of care...

They have to pay for their first period of care to be signed up. So it's going towards that first week/twoweeks/month of care. It depends on what their pay periods are. I charge for care in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By hwichlaz
Luckily that's not the attitude at all here in...

Luckily that's not the attitude at all here in the north.
I have them to protect me against accusations.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By hwichlaz
50% of my home 48% of the time, lol. and 50%...

50% of my home 48% of the time, lol.
and 50% of my home 100% of the time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By hwichlaz
Hmmm I like some of the proposals being...

Hmmm

I like some of the proposals being tossed around in California.

We need our migrant workers, our crops are currently rotting in the fields. There is no one to pick them. What some of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By hwichlaz
See to me, that's mean. I'd feel tortured as a...

See to me, that's mean. I'd feel tortured as a kid knowing my parents were holding my gifts for another day. My behavior would have totally melted down.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By hwichlaz
I agree. The kids know that a party is for...

I agree. The kids know that a party is for visiting and having fun and food with friends if that's what their parents have taught them. If you do bring a gift, please do not expect it to be opened at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By hwichlaz
Do you use kidkare? I use military time in...

Do you use kidkare? I use military time in kidkare because it's easier than remembering to hit a P before I hit enter :)
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