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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have one that acts terrible when his mom comes....

I have one that acts terrible when his mom comes. I get him ready before mom comes. I escort him to the door and "BODY BLOCK" him. That means, if he tries to go anywhere but out, I quickly block his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Bye Felicia!

Bye Felicia!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,556
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I do the same as cat herder. About five years...

I do the same as cat herder. About five years ago, I had a family of two, whose parents decided that they were going to be with the grandparents for the summer so they could save money. I told them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By LostMyMarbles
And I would have responded with oh, yeah I don't...

And I would have responded with oh, yeah I don't like getting up at 6 either.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Sorry that you're having such a hard time with a...

Sorry that you're having such a hard time with a child. It stinks on our end when we try everything we can, and still can't get positive results. Your sanity is more important then the income coming...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4,836
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 480,557
Posted By LostMyMarbles
It is 37 here today. ..child came in sandals. Yup...

It is 37 here today. ..child came in sandals. Yup we are outside. Text to mom informig her about hubbie's inability to dress 3 year old.

Got socks put of extra clothes bin. He looks like a warm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I write reports for my personal records...you...

I write reports for my personal records...you just never know if you will need it. I write first and last names. I would never remember who DDC1 is. And I agree with BC...my friends have never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Lmao...I was thinking the same thing...

Lmao...I was thinking the same thing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had one of those. It was like he needed an...

I had one of those. It was like he needed an engraved invitation to come to Meal Time. The one time I called him for a snack along with all the other kids, and he did not come. I called him twice he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have my parents supply their own. I only have 1...

I have my parents supply their own. I only have 1 in diapers now. At one point, I had 4 in diapers. Everyone uses something different. I like my sanity. I made it easy for me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 808
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had two girls going at it terribly. They're 7....

I had two girls going at it terribly. They're 7. It went on all day. Finally one of them says you know what I just don't like you. I probably shouldn't have said this, but I did. I told her that's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By LostMyMarbles
When I hear the phrase "joey is not sharing"...(...

When I hear the phrase "joey is not sharing"...( read that with a whiney tone) it is interpreted as I WANT IT AND JOEY WONT GIVE IT TO ME!

When a child is done playing with a toy, it is free...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Strange Thing That Came Out of My Mouth

Sometimes things just fly out of my mouth.

Today it was....DO NOT PULL THE BARBIE"S HEAD OFF, YOU ARE NOT SID FROM TOY STORY.

Please tell me I am not the only one. Share your "that just came...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I incorporate crafts with my curriculum. So...

I incorporate crafts with my curriculum. So pretty much it's at one craft a day. We were working on primary colors all last week. We mixed paint and made purple, orange, and green,. After we learn to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By LostMyMarbles
We have x amount of spots open. We are filling...

We have x amount of spots open. We are filling two more. If you feel like that is too many kids and would like to pay for those two spots , we won't take them.

Oh what a dream that would be...not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Say nope I'm just going to let the kids grab...

Say nope I'm just going to let the kids grab whichever one they want to use.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Its moms old phone..just for games for him. But...

Its moms old phone..just for games for him. But still. I am responsible for your child not things they sneak in .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,024
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I would say yes too many babies. There is no way...

I would say yes too many babies. There is no way that you could give the much-needed attention to all of those babies when there's just going to be two of you. I personally would not leave my baby in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By LostMyMarbles
No screaming whatsoever. I told him I am in...

No screaming whatsoever. I told him I am in charge of what goes on in this house and he does not get to have his phone here ever. He looked at me and said okay
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have a Georgia Pacific multi fold paper towel...

I have a Georgia Pacific multi fold paper towel dispenser mounted on my wall. It was under $20 and I order a case of the towels about every 6 weeks for $22. In my state we can not have community...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By LostMyMarbles
3 year old with Phone..SERIOUSLY?

Breatfast time.....all is well.....kids are laughing and eating. One still lingers at the table. I hear music. I'm thinking, wth. I look around, see nothing out of the ordinary. Then I see this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By LostMyMarbles
It won't matter who complains, you are going to...

It won't matter who complains, you are going to get a visit from the state.

In my state we do not have legally unlicensed or private. You are either licensed or you are not. If you get turned in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Yup! Unless you like the stress.....lol

Yup! Unless you like the stress.....lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By LostMyMarbles
How shall I put this. I don't discuss my boobies...

How shall I put this. I don't discuss my boobies with my DCP, why should you. I don't discuss how each child is fed (bottles, supplies, forks, spoons) either.

Nurse your baby and be proud!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,133
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Absolutely this. With all the crazies in...

Absolutely this.

With all the crazies in the world, I don't trust easily.

First I would do a phone interview. Then I would schedule an interview face to face.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,659
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Funny that you said all that Black Cat. I have...

Funny that you said all that Black Cat. I have taken two families in my care that came from a daycare where the provider used to call for pickup, stating that a child had a fever. When the parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Maybe I'm just being a ding dong but can't you...

Maybe I'm just being a ding dong but can't you buy them on the link that you shared with us?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Call your food program rep. Mine us positively...

Call your food program rep. Mine us positively awesome. Our internet in the area went out. I could not submit on time. I got a call from my rep the next day asking if I had an issue. She said to let...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By LostMyMarbles
California must be brutal. Where I live, my...

California must be brutal. Where I live, my licensing consultant is awesome. She comes once a year for an unannounced visit. She understands that there's kids here and I have a job to do. She is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,307
Posted By LostMyMarbles
4564 No words except this...

4564
No words except this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,307
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Do these cameras record every day? And if so how...

Do these cameras record every day? And if so how do you store the video and how long can you keep the stored video?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This...its very specific us our state licensing...

This...its very specific us our state licensing that all bedding is to be cleaned daily. Highly doubt snowflakes blanket is fresh out if the dryer each morning.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,822
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Ditto. It is a placebo effect. I have one who...

Ditto. It is a placebo effect. I have one who "rested today" when mom asks if he slept. She never asked what rested ment. Amazing how he sleeps much better now that he is resting instead if napping...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,599
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had a parent who was a heavy smoker. I told her...

I had a parent who was a heavy smoker. I told her that her daughter's belongings needed to be put and sealed in a plastic bag upon arrival, due to her coat smelling of smoke. I explained that when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By LostMyMarbles
What? You mean everybody is not going to get a...

What? You mean everybody is not going to get a trophy?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have the "Miss lostmymarbles, l did it" kid....

I have the "Miss lostmymarbles, l did it" kid. Allllllllll dang day long. I can relate and feel your pain.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Cooke zero in my yeti cup about once a week. ...

Cooke zero in my yeti cup about once a week.
Werthers originals while I am washing dishes.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-06-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 40,478
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Seriously , why would you want to leave you child...

Seriously , why would you want to leave you child in a place you clearly take issue with.

I would term anyone who filed a complaint about me. It is obviously not a good fit for you and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,502
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have many inquiries from FB as well. I took two...

I have many inquiries from FB as well. I took two families from referrals from FB.... never again. I find it is mostly young moms who complain about their last provider terribly after you enroll them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Back to the OP 's question....With that history,...

Back to the OP 's question....With that history, if you we or weren't innocent, I would err on the side of caution and not hire you. I have kids to protect.

I turned in an employee of a center in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,442
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Well, I think you know what you need to do to run...

Well, I think you know what you need to do to run a successful business and just want reinsurance. So you got it. Fire her. I bet there is someone out there who would like to work for you. ( if you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Same here. In my state we have to have open door...

Same here. In my state we have to have open door policy. I strongly encourage 12-3 to be avoided. If they need to go at that time, I sneak the child out.

The parent agree with the quiet time, as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,686
Posted By LostMyMarbles
We will decorate bags a couple of days a head...

We will decorate bags a couple of days a head for the Valentine Exchange. We play games that have a lot of pink Foo-Foo hearts, like pin the heart on Cupid. We decorate heart-shaped cookies. And...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,043
Posted By LostMyMarbles
That's exactly what I was going to say. Racism is...

That's exactly what I was going to say. Racism is learned it's not something we're born with. Obviously that child is hearing it from one of her parents. I would definitely terminate that family.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-29-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I was told pretty much the same thing by my...

I was told pretty much the same thing by my licensing consultant. A backup is somebody that is not regularly employed, but used very very occasionally, like if you have a doctor's appointment once a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,459
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Inquiring minds want to know....what happened?...

Inquiring minds want to know....what happened? Did you report to licensing?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I termed a family who I barely have in care and...

I termed a family who I barely have in care and had to fight over payment. (Guess I won the last battle)

Organized my cirrculum.

I am making plans to put an egress window in downstairs and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By LostMyMarbles
It was not offensive. It was casual and friendly....

It was not offensive. It was casual and friendly. Non treating. Good job! Great communication.

Only thing I would add is to encourage hand washing by all, wether its at your place, home and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,126
Posted By LostMyMarbles
We do all kinds of arts and crafts for ages 1 on...

We do all kinds of arts and crafts for ages 1 on up. Today we made penguins. It was not a huge deal for me to take time cutting for my 2 year old. The one on one time was nice.

I think everyone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,963
Views: 261,839
Posted By LostMyMarbles
happyface happyface

happyface

happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,604
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Oh yea...there is this one tiny piece of light...

Oh yea...there is this one tiny piece of light blue crayon
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,604
Posted By LostMyMarbles
The footstool...why?

The footstool...why?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,487
Posted By LostMyMarbles
It is not just nap time that is an issue now a...

It is not just nap time that is an issue now a days, it behavior as well. I have been doing day care for 28 years. Time outs do not work, oh wait, do we call them time to think now so we do not hurt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,013
Posted By LostMyMarbles
None of us believe it. Been there done that. ...

None of us believe it. Been there done that. Stopped taking infants after that last one.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,836
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 480,557
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Parents who lie upon drop off about ill children...

Parents who lie upon drop off about ill children just piss me off!

Mom:I didn't know his nose was running
Me......realllllly? Cause those white marks on the sleeve of his navy long sleeve shirt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,512
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Love the book club idea...

Love the book club idea...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,986
Posted By LostMyMarbles
You are not on the good program , I wouldn't...

You are not on the good program , I wouldn't worry about it. There are many ways to serve a balanced meal. I'm sure you will do your best.

Have you thought about joining the food program.? If you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had a parent like that. So I turned the tabels....

I had a parent like that. So I turned the tabels. Every morning I would point out every scratch, blotch, mark ( even if it was from sleeping), puffy eyes, hang nail , you name it. She got that shizit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I have half who do not nap. When my little are...

I have half who do not nap. When my little are napping, I get good quality time with my non nappers. Its time to bust out the manuplatives with smaller pieces, legos, paints, or games. I am not one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,017
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By LostMyMarbles
[B][COLOR="Red"] Bahaha...love...

[B][COLOR="Red"]

Bahaha...love this....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Double edged sword. I wished I was warned about a...

Double edged sword. I wished I was warned about a prior family. It would have saved me much stress.

Would it matter. Probably not. We all run differently and what works for one may not work for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,847
Posted By LostMyMarbles
How did things go today with mom?

How did things go today with mom?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,677
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Amen sister

Amen sister
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,836
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 480,557
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I agreed to take a family 30 minutes early two...

I agreed to take a family 30 minutes early two days this week. Today mom show up 12 minutes earlier than the agree time. Seriously? I am helping you out with allowing them to come at 645 as it is,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,677
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Maybe on the way to your lockers, you and the...

Maybe on the way to your lockers, you and the other junior high girls can find another person you are envious of. Seriously, it's not your job or anyone else's to tell an adult how to wear make up,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By LostMyMarbles
You guy are way more tollerant than I am. Hell to...

You guy are way more tollerant than I am. Hell to the no would I suffer
through anyone older than 3 in diapers. I had a 4 year old vegetarian in diapers. I would dry heave changing her. I told her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Yes, this.....if you can't play like a big kid,...

Yes, this.....if you can't play like a big kid, you don't get big kid toys..they learn quickly
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By LostMyMarbles
What is CIO?

What is CIO?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had a dad who insisted his 3 1/2 year old nap....

I had a dad who insisted his 3 1/2 year old nap. I mean INSISTED. I told him if I could MAKE a child nap I would be worth millions, correct that, billions, and I would not be doing child care. He...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,153
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Ohhhh myyyy goodness......best answer ever....I...

Ohhhh myyyy goodness......best answer ever....I just had my coffee coming out of my happyface nose from laughing
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,153
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I would text them all..yup text! And I would be...

I would text them all..yup text! And I would be to busy doing the happy dance that I would not, I repeat, NOT, give any notice. Let's be honest, they would not give notice. I agree with BC. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,148
Posted By LostMyMarbles
If you are mean, so am I then. I have a...

If you are mean, so am I then.

I have a family that comes at 715 four days a week. The other day I start at 7:30.

On a day that I didn't have the early family, a dad randomly showed up at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had one of those one day..I put her and her...

I had one of those one day..I put her and her clothes in a pack n play in a bedroom and told her she could scream till her heart is content, but she was not going to disrupt our day. We were going to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 24,161
Posted By LostMyMarbles
To original poster, what do you want to do?...

To original poster, what do you want to do? 1,2,5,3? It is all up to you. Do what is best for you and you littles. Have fun.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 24,161
Posted By LostMyMarbles
The beauty of owning our own business, is that we...

The beauty of owning our own business, is that we can decide what works for our group. Some love to paint, others hate the mess. Some love play dough, other had that mess. Water sports, again, your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,994
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,994
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I am puzzled that the police officer called...

I am puzzled that the police officer called instead of going to your house. Must be an area thing. In my area, you would have gotten a visit.

We are not in any way aloud to be legally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This for the most part. I do a phone interview...

This for the most part. I do a phone interview first. I can tell if we are going to click on the phone..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I would reach out to bigger cities or those who...

I would reach out to bigger cities or those who commute to bigger cities for work. In my area, people don't use nannies. It's easier to pay 4-4.50 an hour than 12-15 for a nanny. Just another...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Grand parents can say no. Use and abuse,...

Grand parents can say no.

Use and abuse, maybe a little harsh. I have grandparents who WANT to be involved in their grand chidren's lives. I think if people are given the choice to have grand...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I use minute menu for attendance. ONLY because my...

I use minute menu for attendance. ONLY because my state requires us to check in/check out for food program. They want to make sure we are all on the up and up. (Seriously I am sure people do still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Milk in a sippie and water in the bottle. They...

Milk in a sippie and water in the bottle. They throw the bottle and reach for the milk cup.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,897
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Well said. I want to ad, while that presenter is...

Well said. I want to ad, while that presenter is working our job, we can go at her with her "rules and suggestions" and see how she copes.

I am sitting at a table with three playing a game. Three...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,804
Posted By LostMyMarbles
:confused: happyface

:confused:

happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,804
Posted By LostMyMarbles
....rate is $160 a week for CUPCAKE lmao...Da...

....rate is $160 a week for CUPCAKE lmao...Da heck do people think.

I thought my difficult parent situation today was stupid, but mine is ungrateful. Your situation is stupid. Difinately NOT in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Interesting how the first family was concerned...

Interesting how the first family was concerned about the cost of child care, but proceeds to pull their child and put him/her in Montessori. I am thinkin they are probably full of it.

Second...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Paper plates More activities at tables ( they...

Paper plates
More activities at tables ( they are less likely to be wild)
More group activities( let's build tall towers with these blocks)
More preschool activities and reading (burns up all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Redirect, rinse and repeat (as black cat says) ...

Redirect, rinse and repeat (as black cat says)

I had to put a gate up to block my kitchen due to a shadow child. I could not cook without fear of him getting burnt. He would stand at he gate and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I clench my jaw ...my doc told me to stop....less...

I clench my jaw ...my doc told me to stop....less migraine....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I would send home and require a note from the dr...

I would send home and require a note from the dr upon return. It is not up to the parent or provider to diagnose anyone. The child is could be ill.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,854
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had a dck who wanted a @ucker....aka sucker ...

I had a dck who wanted a @ucker....aka sucker
And one who wanted wee wee water...aka kiwi water
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,265
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Smile I go all in while potty training. I have the...

I go all in while potty training. I have the parent put undies on WITH rubber pants on over. (You know, those plastic type undies that you put over cloth diapers.) That way when a child starts to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I think you already know what to do. Leave. Find...

I think you already know what to do. Leave. Find a non violent day care to work at. Lesson learned by all . Maybe you could ask at the next interview about the kids at the center, any dicilpince...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,090
Posted By LostMyMarbles
This is true in my state as well. I don't use my...

This is true in my state as well. I don't use my garage for day care . I had a consultant that tried to bust my chops about a dirty diaper I was disposing of. I have a garbage pail in my garage,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By LostMyMarbles
Linus isn't the problem. Linus' parents, however,...

Linus isn't the problem. Linus' parents, however, are. In my contract I have instilled a no contact before 7am or after 7pm. ONLY in case of emergency, i.e. Hospitalization, serious illness, death....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,268
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I'm hyper sensitive about privates. Reason being,...

I'm hyper sensitive about privates. Reason being, years ago, I had a 5 year old girl who was always talking my ear off and followed me everywhere. Even to diaper changes. She was aware of male...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,268
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I redirect too. Bathroom things are private. I...

I redirect too. Bathroom things are private. I don't feel comfortable exposing anyone to being watched during a private thing like diapering or potty training or even a trained child on the potty. We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,199
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I had a baby that cried all day for the first...

I had a baby that cried all day for the first three days. I flat out told the mom on the 4th day that this is not working and after Friday I was done. I explained that every child need a turn at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,717
Posted By LostMyMarbles
I am laughing so hard I have tears! I will take...

I am laughing so hard I have tears! I will take Mine of penis burger any day....
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