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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2011, 03:52 PM
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I just went to the states website where you can...

I just went to the states website where you can search their listing of licensed providers in a zip code. There is only one at a church one street over from me in town. Of course I live in a town...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,511
Posted By ghostlykisses
Question How Do You Determine Need For Childcare In Your Area?

Hi everyone.

Last spring I put a lot of time, effort, care, and of course money into opening a daycare home. During the process I found that there were just too many people in my area who were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,860
Posted By ghostlykisses
I buy ice cream from Schwans for my family. It is...

I buy ice cream from Schwans for my family. It is cheaper than the ice cream truck and I like the individual portioned items. Most of their items are way too pricey though.

Last week when my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,091
Posted By ghostlykisses
I used to be a dog walker :) If the dog...

I used to be a dog walker :)

If the dog walker does not work out maybe you could combine outside time with walking the dog. I used to have a shorter leash that I could attach to the side of my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,063
Posted By ghostlykisses
Thank goodness I homeschool and can count on my...

Thank goodness I homeschool and can count on my 10yo dd or 11yo ds can keep an eye on things when I need to use the potty.

If I did not have that luxary I would put little ones in a pnp or high...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,041
Posted By ghostlykisses
This is Wonderful

I am so thankful to have found this board and a couple others. Reading all of your experiences has given me a heads up of what kinds of issues I might encounter in the future. It helps me feel more...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,409
Posted By ghostlykisses
I am not sure how calm I would have been in that...

I am not sure how calm I would have been in that case. I hate it when people swear in front of kids. I probably would have told her that the way she was speaking to me was rude and her language was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,864
Posted By ghostlykisses
I use a laundry bar soap called Fels Naptha on...

I use a laundry bar soap called Fels Naptha on bad laundry stains. I have used it to remove permanent marker from clothing before. We used it on off white carpet to remove stains from a nasty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,833
Posted By ghostlykisses
Oh goodness, I was just searching for things...

Oh goodness, I was just searching for things about interviews and found this. My husband is an asset protection agent for a major retail store. He busts a lot of people for shop lifting and some of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,215
Posted By ghostlykisses
I sat down and made a potential schedule. Wow am...

I sat down and made a potential schedule. Wow am I ever overwhelmed. I did it two ways. One was very detailed almost like a MOTH (managers of their homes) schedule (not sure if any of you are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,215
Posted By ghostlykisses
Unhappy Schedules

Ok folks help a Momma out....

How do you go from being a total fly by the seat of your pants person to someone who at least has a reasonable rhythm to their day?

Also if you are providing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,240
Posted By ghostlykisses
It looks like if everything works out with the...

It looks like if everything works out with the family I have been in contact with everything will work great if I can just get myself and my own kids out of bed an hour earlier. My husband works in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,957
Posted By ghostlykisses
Yes I have been to the myflorida.com/childcare...

Yes I have been to the myflorida.com/childcare pages and researched a lot. I have even started to take the required courses. When I was reading the rules it sounded like I could watch one family's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,246
Posted By ghostlykisses
My sons and daughter were always angels at age 2...

My sons and daughter were always angels at age 2 but when they hit 3 they turned less than angelic. I think it all depends on the kid.

hopefully this kid passes this phase quickly for the sake of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,957
Posted By ghostlykisses
Thank you for answering and good luck on those...

Thank you for answering and good luck on those tests!

I am in Polk County so we are one of the counties that requires everyone to get a license. If I only lived 5 miles down the road I could...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,957
Posted By ghostlykisses
Florida Providers I have a Couple Questions for You

How long did the licensing process take? I have some prospective clients already!

I am really confused about the whole process in general. I guess I am going to have to call someone at FL DCF...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,240
Posted By ghostlykisses
Janarae you are right on. I do not want to take...

Janarae you are right on. I do not want to take away time from either my own kids or the others I am caring for.

Another option if naptime does not work out that I thought of was maybe having...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,240
Posted By ghostlykisses
Question Juggling Child Care and Homeschooling?

Does anyone here homeschool?

What does your day look like?

How do you get everything done?

I homeschool my children who are 6, 10, and 11. I figure I could fit most of my 6yo's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,643
Posted By ghostlykisses
Question Confused About Florida Rules

I was thinking about if I might want to care for a child in my home (maybe two). Do I have to get licensed just to watch ONE child? It looks like in my county (Polk) that you need to be licensed no...
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