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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Ac114
I would just say those are personal matters that...

I would just say those are personal matters that youíre not affiliated with and if they have any questions to speak to your director.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 112,688
Posted By Ac114
We actually have a strip club called house of...

We actually have a strip club called house of babes about 30 minutes north of here 🤣🤣 so I would not entertain that name at all!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By Ac114
Thank you! This sounds great! I was having...

Thank you! This sounds great! I was having trouble formulating my thoughts and this sounds perfect.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By Ac114
Thatís kind of how I feel. The other parents were...

Thatís kind of how I feel. The other parents were obviously not happy and today it was my own child that was the victim.
I guess Iím looking for the words to say this is a serious matter and youíre...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By Ac114
4 Year Old Hitting, Kicking and Knocking Over

I have a 4 year old in care that started in September. He goes to preschool Monday through Thursday and only have him 1-4 and then a full day in Fridayís. I cant afford to term him but at the same...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 726
Posted By Ac114
I feel tour pain. I have a mom literally due next...

I feel tour pain. I have a mom literally due next week and still carries in her 4.5 year old. Itís ridiculous. I donít partake in any of it and usually cleaning or getting breakfast together. I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,305
Posted By Ac114
Just had a parent block the doorway from letting...

Just had a parent block the doorway from letting another parent enter my daycare area. We built a 10x5 foot enclosure that’s about 4 feet tall. The point was to hand the parents their kids and have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Ac114
My kids just got over being sick with the flu....

My kids just got over being sick with the flu. Itís hit our whole city pretty hard with several schools closing because teachers are out, half the school is out etc. however, my husband had to take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
I notice this too! Especially when they post...

I notice this too! Especially when they post videos or pictures with their toddlers diapers sagging to the ground. Makes me cringe!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Ac114
This is why I switched all my payments over to...

This is why I switched all my payments over to Venmo or cash app so now there isnít a excuse to not pay me. Itís by bank transfer and with a click of a button, itís sent.

However I would still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Ac114
Iíve been starting my car a few minutes before...

Iíve been starting my car a few minutes before the last one gets picked up for this reason. Takes forever for them to get out of the door and I have my coat and shoes on. Sometimes I have places to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
2 out of 3 of my kids have the flu. Had to close...

2 out of 3 of my kids have the flu. Had to close today and will be closed tomorrow. One parent said I guess we will make alternate arrangements.
Hmm I guess you will. Would you like to come over...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By Ac114
Say ok and then donít. Watch the bedtime problems...

Say ok and then donít. Watch the bedtime problems magically disappear. I donít shorten nap times for parents that want to have an easier night. I am with them 11 hrs a day. Nap time is set for a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By Ac114
Ok, I charged 2 late fees then second guessed...

Ok, I charged 2 late fees then second guessed myself. So just wanted to see how everyone else did it. Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By Ac114
Thatís the only illness I will exclude a sibling...

Thatís the only illness I will exclude a sibling for because my husband is immunocompromised and the last time he had the flu he was hospitalized.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Ac114
Yes!! My 2 older boys were breastfed for the...

Yes!! My 2 older boys were breastfed for the first 6 weeks then switched to formula. Both had to have soy. Then my last I exclusively breastfed but could not eat dairy. It made her reflux really...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By Ac114
Late Fees

So I was really bad about enforcing my late fees up until this point with late pickups and late payments. I sent out a nice, Iím done being walked all over, letter after Christmas break with an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
I am so sorry you are dealing with unappreciative...

I am so sorry you are dealing with unappreciative parents. My New Years resolution was to not feel guilt for taking time off, for appts, for my children, for a mental health day. Whatever I needed a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Ac114
Parent Leaves Child in Care Longer than stated in interview

So I know I should have said something within the first week or so that child started (the week before thanksgiving) and now Iím kicking myself in the behind for not speaking up but would like to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 468
Posted By Ac114
Oh sunchimes, I am so sorry for your lost. I...

Oh sunchimes, I am so sorry for your lost. I would honestly take the week off. I know you said you need the money but you need this time to grieve and to grieve without having to deal with small...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Ac114
I learned this same lesson about 2 months ago....

I learned this same lesson about 2 months ago. What was supposed to be an occasional late pickup turned into 2 day, then 3 and then all 5 days. A whole 30 minutes after I closed for at no extra cost...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
DCG (5) had tonsils, adnoids and tubes replaced...

DCG (5) had tonsils, adnoids and tubes replaced in her ears on Jan 3rd. Was out all week and returned today on a soft food only diet but mom didnít bring any foods for her to eat. I only found out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Ac114
Personally, I would term. Or if you are...

Personally, I would term. Or if you are comfortable with reevaluating your illness policy and tightening up in certain areas. I have a family who is just like the one you describe. Brought children...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
DCM types up a long messages about the days she...

DCM types up a long messages about the days she has off during Christmas break and how much she owes and wants to make sure itís correct, of course leaving out my paid holidays. This is her 3rd...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By Ac114
Weíre all stressed to the max. Working moms, stay...

Weíre all stressed to the max. Working moms, stay at home moms, work from home moms. You canít win. It doesnít matter. Have I said something similar in a moment of weakness when dealing with my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,019
Posted By Ac114
Yup!!! Made cinnamon dough ornaments yesterday...

Yup!!! Made cinnamon dough ornaments yesterday with the kids. Took everything in me to even do them because no one appreciates it. One parent let her 14 month old break it in half as soon as I gave...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 34,360
Posted By Ac114
I am open 7am-5:30 pm. I have 3 children and a...

I am open 7am-5:30 pm. I have 3 children and a husband with 3 autoimmune diseases which has made him disabled. Why should I have sympathy for this so called single mom working 2 jobs or a widow. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Ac114
Thank you ladies for the responses! I was still...

Thank you ladies for the responses! I was still kind and gave her a week to figure things out. She said she would and was thankful I could help her out in the meantime. This was a tough lesson and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Ac114
Help Me With a Response Please

A little backstory first: single mom to 5 yr old DCG was getting dropped off by family members in the morning right at 7am. My hours are 7am-5:30pm. Family member that was helping moved to a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By Ac114
I would inform her and just tell her itís...

I would inform her and just tell her itís confidential news right now because you are still in negotiations and not all your families will have the opportunity to follow you. If you trust this mom to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Ac114
I breastfed my youngest until 2, we still co...

I breastfed my youngest until 2, we still co sleep and she would wake several times a night to nurse even at the age of 2. Itís a comfort thing. However, I donít send her to daycare and wouldnít...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Ac114
Iíve never had anyone ask for a copy of my ID,...

Iíve never had anyone ask for a copy of my ID, and thatís not something I would provide either.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Ac114
This is not a parent Iím willing to work with?...

This is not a parent Iím willing to work with? First, RSV is a serious illness and he needs to stay home until he is well. Many children are hospitalized every year for this virus. Second, why would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
Iíve only heard of babywise from this forum but...

Iíve only heard of babywise from this forum but it sounds like an awful concept. Infants make their own schedules, like it or not mom. And I will not do anything that causes more stress and loss of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
Time for bye bye outside!

Time for bye bye outside!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Ac114
Thank you guys!

Thank you guys!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Ac114
Illness Policy

Would anyone care to share their illness policy with me? I am revising my handbook for jan 2020 and I need to crack down on my illness policy. Please and thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 886
Posted By Ac114
I donít think you are admitting fault by...

I donít think you are admitting fault by refunding the 2 weeks notice. Just wash your hands of her and waive the 2 weeks and end care immediately. I think if you require the 2 weeks payment SHE IS...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 11-14-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 26,313
Posted By Ac114
Actually in my state you can have up to 6...

Actually in my state you can have up to 6 children under the age of 6, no more than 2 being under the age of 2 before needing a license. But rarely do they even look into. Our state is flooded with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
Definitely sounds like ADHD. My oldest has ADHD...

Definitely sounds like ADHD. My oldest has ADHD and over the years I have learned that giving him tasks help with the behavior. You could give him a job and reward him with a few minutes of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By Ac114
I was stressed reading this. I would term just...

I was stressed reading this. I would term just because I refuse to do business with a parent that obviously knows her daughter is a bully to your child and refuses to do anything about it and coddles...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By Ac114
I would make sure your husband is present or at...

I would make sure your husband is present or at least another adult. Just hand him the letter and say today is DCBís last day and here are his belongings. Then shut the door.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
Ahhh ok this makes sense but still very very sad....

Ahhh ok this makes sense but still very very sad. I couldnít fathom ever doing that to any of my nieces or nephews, beck even if a daycare parent came to me and just said we are no longer able to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
Just because they are taking care of a family...

Just because they are taking care of a family members child still doesnít excuse them not taking care of their biological child. Thatís not ok and a sorry excuse for parents. 🤷🏼*♀️
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By Ac114
Iím getting to this point now blackcat! Me...

Iím getting to this point now blackcat! Me bending over backwards bit me in the butt so many times I am finally learning my lesson and setting boundaries. This job can make you miserable if you donít...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By Ac114
This is exactly how I feel. If you want to leave...

This is exactly how I feel. If you want to leave over me closing early to take care of an appointment then good bye because you clearly donít respect me as a person. All of my parents have some sort...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 636
Posted By Ac114
Gosh I wish we could. My own kids and daycare...

Gosh I wish we could. My own kids and daycare kids are so out of whack. Weíre laying down a while 45 minutes early for nap because of the non stop whining and crying today.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
Iím feeling much better today!!! Yesterday I...

Iím feeling much better today!!! Yesterday I still felt a little ick but not as bad as the day before. Iím just happy that itís Friday! I have a mother son dance to attend with my 2 boys and then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
Woke up with a really bad headache but still...

Woke up with a really bad headache but still decided to stay open. Started throwing up around 11 with diarrhea to start soon after. Texted all the parents that children will need picked up. Mom shows...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,212
Posted By Ac114
Iím thinking of implanting the same policy except...

Iím thinking of implanting the same policy except our area has so many providers and most of them donít even have contracts. This last week was the 2nd person to leave without a notice and also not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
This is awful and just downright mean to do to...

This is awful and just downright mean to do to your child. I cherish my mommy/child dates. I honestly donít think I would have been nice in my response to that text.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,576
Posted By Ac114
Yesss! I hate pouches! I have a 4 year old that...

Yesss! I hate pouches! I have a 4 year old that still lives off of these. And my 18 month old twins have reverted in their feeding skills because they ONLY get pouches at home. Like I give up!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By Ac114
Monday I was off to take care of some...

Monday I was off to take care of some appointments. Still had a parent show up despite my reminder 3 weeks ago, a sign on my door all last week and another reminder on friday. Then had another parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By Ac114
Their whole process sounds like a chaotic mess....

Their whole process sounds like a chaotic mess. How many children are you responsible for walking across the street? Why is there not 1 person in front of the line and 1 person in the back? Why is a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 968
Posted By Ac114
Iím closing at 4pm for Halloween. My normal close...

Iím closing at 4pm for Halloween. My normal close time is 5:30 and In the past I have closed at 5:00. I literally have that one parent that still doesnít get here until 5:30. It happens every year....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Ac114
Field Trip

Itís extremely rare that I get the opportunity to take the daycare kids on a field trip or really ever leave my house with the daycare kids. The twins I watch will be on vacation the 3rd week of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By Ac114
Iím still trying to figure that out myself but I...

Iím still trying to figure that out myself but I can tell you that NOT taking time off for yourself is a bad idea. My very first year I was petrified of upsetting parents that I worked myself to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Ac114
I agree with this. Anytime Iíve closed early I...

I agree with this. Anytime Iíve closed early I ALWAYS have that one family that picks up late. Just in August I closed an hour early 2 days in a row for my kids school open house. Each day I had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Ac114
My naptime is from 1-3. Most of my kids sleep...

My naptime is from 1-3. Most of my kids sleep until 3:30. I only wake the children who are 2 and older up if they are still asleep by 4 and thatís usually the ones who are getting picked up anyways.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
I completely agree with this!

I completely agree with this!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By Ac114
Ok thatís ridiculous. I would tell her you either...

Ok thatís ridiculous. I would tell her you either trust me or you donít but the constant calls is disruptive and I am no longer taking your calls during the day. If that doesnít work for you, then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
I would not “ask” for payment. You either pay me...

I would not “ask” for payment. You either pay me for my holidays or go somewhere else. You are the boss. You decide the rules. I would give her notice after that incident. And btw, she will have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 947
Posted By Ac114
So I informed all the families and no one seemed...

So I informed all the families and no one seemed upset and if they did oh well. I was able to schedule 3 appts that day! Yay! I usually give as much notice as possible for appts or days off but my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By Ac114
Iíve never heard of baby wise but a 2 month old...

Iíve never heard of baby wise but a 2 month old creates their own schedule. You can make tweaks here and there but I would not wake a sleeping baby either. And quite frankly, I do what works for me....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Ac114
I have this child. At 4 years old, he still can...

I have this child. At 4 years old, he still can not answer simple questions. Iíll ask things like ďAre you finished eating?Ē And he will respond with ďdogĒ or ďcatĒ. I honestly think he has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 947
Posted By Ac114
Taking Time Off

Does anyone else feel guilty or struggle with taking time off and having parents upset. I know this sounds so silly but I have the hardest time making, keeping or attending important appointments for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
I had this happen just last Friday. We were going...

I had this happen just last Friday. We were going on vacation and I took a week off. I close at 5:30, guess who shows up at 6pm? Not a single word to me. Letís see how this Monday goes when I give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Ac114
I agree with you blackcat. I have a girlfriend...

I agree with you blackcat. I have a girlfriend whoís sister has DS. She lives unassisted in her own apartment and gets herself to and from work etc. there is a wide range on severity of the Down...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By Ac114
All of my advertising is done on Facebook. Itís...

All of my advertising is done on Facebook. Itís the new age and this is how most people look for child care as well. You can make a Facebook thatís just for your daycare and advertise when you have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
Required by whom? The daycare does not own...

Required by whom? The daycare does not own people. Does it look bad, yes. Is it wrong, depends. But you can not legally force someone to give a 2 weeks notice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2019, 11:07 AM
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Posted By Ac114
I have a parent like this. Checks his child...

I have a parent like this. Checks his child bookbag and home folder. Then checks both his hands to see if he for his stamps. Then makes him say good bye to every child by name and wants all the kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By Ac114
They do bring them in earlier to get a break from...

They do bring them in earlier to get a break from the screaming. When mom drops off, she comes in frantic and half dressed and half hair and make up done like she just stopped in the middle of what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
Iím so over daycare lately. Kids going off to...

Iím so over daycare lately. Kids going off to school seems to make everyone forget that I also have kids and things to do. I had to close an hour early 2 days in a row for open house and meet the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By Ac114
I know they put their house on the market a few...

I know they put their house on the market a few weeks ago and purchased another home so I donít know if thatís what is causing the added stress. I charge by the day but I donít have any families that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By Ac114
Thatís exactly what I suggested too. Anytime he...

Thatís exactly what I suggested too. Anytime he drank milk he would have non stop runny diapers. Iím talking 8-10 in an 8 hr period. I stopped serving him milk and the poopy diapers stopped. But the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By Ac114
16 Month Old Screams All Day

I have 16 month old twin boys that I have had in care since they were 5 months old. They were the easiest infants I had ever dealt with. Went down for naps without all the extra, ate on a pretty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Ac114
I would call the school board and report this....

I would call the school board and report this. Tell them that personal information like this should not be discussed in front of others. Not only that, your fiancť is not his legal guardian. So he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,140
Posted By Ac114
NO.WORDS. Literally, I have no words for...

NO.WORDS.

Literally, I have no words for this. Please tell me you were at least a little sarcastic in your response?! Hahaha

:eek::eek::confused::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By Ac114
I do require a 2 week notice and I appreciate...

I do require a 2 week notice and I appreciate that she gave ample notice that they are looking elsewhere. I just need to have a final date of when she is ending care, not a 4 week gap where I may...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By Ac114
Thanks snowmom. Let me clarify that she said she...

Thanks snowmom. Let me clarify that she said she will not know until the end of August if he can start the beginning of September or beginning of October. So Iím upset that Iím basically supposed to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By Ac114
Parent Put in Notice

I had a parent give me notice because they want to enroll their child in a preschool program that also offers childcare. They said it could possibly be 2 months out depending on the waiting list but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By Ac114
Exactly likethis

Exactly likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Ac114
:eek::eek::eek:

:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By Ac114
So the mom and dad seemed to have worked it out....

So the mom and dad seemed to have worked it out. It has t been brought up since the accident. Coincidentally, mom has not done any drop offs or picks ups. I think out of fear of what I might say. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By Ac114
If I have learned anything in this business, itís...

If I have learned anything in this business, itís always do what works for YOU. Families will always do what works best for them and never think twice about how it affects you or your family. If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By Ac114
What do I do... if Anything

This is kind of a vent, kind of needing advice and a lot of just face palming myself.

7:05 into the day and I had a DCM drop off. backstory, sheís a hot mess in every way. Single parent, no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Ac114
Iím so sorry for this devastating news. Sending...

Iím so sorry for this devastating news. Sending hugs and prayers your way.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
I think so too. They are spending a week in...

I think so too. They are spending a week in Florida. I know she was trying to make me feel guilty for still requiring payment but again, not my problem.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ac114
Yesss and thank you!

Yesss and thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ac114
I posted this in the wrong section �� that’s what...

I posted this in the wrong section �� that’s what I get for not having my coffee yet!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
DCM sends me this text on Sunday ďHi! DCB...

DCM sends me this text on Sunday

ďHi! DCB grandparents just asked if they could take him on vacation next week. I told them the only way he can go is if I donít have to pay for child care for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Ac114
Thank you! I do appreciate the response! Some...

Thank you! I do appreciate the response! Some days with them are better than others and yesterday was a not so good day. Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
Whatís that even mean? Lol Everyone was...

Whatís that even mean? Lol

Everyone was picked up early today except I have 2 left and both their parents are off today 😑
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By Ac114
What? This is insane. I would not call her back....

What? This is insane. I would not call her back. This is so rude and disrespectful on soo many levels! She is trying to guilt you into keeping him for the remainder of the summer or to manipulate you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
DCG 4.5 was out yesterday due to ear pain. She...

DCG 4.5 was out yesterday due to ear pain. She was dropped off Monday and mom said sheís been complaining since Saturday that her ear hurts. I said well she probably needs to see a doctor for an ear...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Ac114
Twins Fighting

I have 15 month old twin boys and they fight NON STOP! They will take toys, pinch, hit, generally just annoy each other all day long but itís accompanied by loud non stop screaming. They donít bother...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Ac114
My husband is the same way so I have learned to...

My husband is the same way so I have learned to not discuss any daycare matters with him. I would let her know that the contract is void and the deposit is non refundable. I would also not care for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Ac114
This is my thought. We donít wear shoes inside...

This is my thought. We donít wear shoes inside and half the time my kids donít wear shoes outside either 🤷🏼*♀️
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5,598
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 605,929
Posted By Ac114
Is it a full moon? DCM1: Iíll be here at...

Is it a full moon?

DCM1: Iíll be here at 12:30 to pick up DCG.
I text DCM at 12:30, are you still coming?
Her reply, yes sorry I got side tracked. I wonít be there until 1:30. Ok please be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,277
Posted By Ac114
I have a parent like this and the boy is the same...

I have a parent like this and the boy is the same age, I will literally be changing a diaper, feeding an infant or rocking a baby to sleep and they just stand there. Iíve made them wait to get my...
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