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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By mommiebookworm
Love the cots! Good use of space.

Love the cots! Good use of space.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,543
Posted By mommiebookworm
What about giving them an area, and craft...

What about giving them an area, and craft materials to make their own fairy village?
The fairies wouldn't necessarily do anything. They could play with the fairies like dolls.
I've been gathering...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-21-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,486
Posted By mommiebookworm
Me too please?:)

Me too please?:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By mommiebookworm
Absolutely enforce it. It is so disrespectful.

Absolutely enforce it. It is so disrespectful.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,971
Posted By mommiebookworm
Looks good! I too like the trees.

Looks good! I too like the trees.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By mommiebookworm
I'm so jealous! My whole house has only 14...

I'm so jealous! My whole house has only 14 windows! (1900 sq ft.)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By mommiebookworm
As a mother, I would trust my instincts. If your...

As a mother, I would trust my instincts. If your instincts are saying not to take your child there. Then I wouldn't.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,317
Posted By mommiebookworm
I don't have one. But, have you looked at Ikea?

I don't have one. But, have you looked at Ikea?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,349
Posted By mommiebookworm
Have you considered switching to parent provided...

Have you considered switching to parent provided meals? within your guidelines of course. You would do am snack and pm snack.

Also, you wouldn't have as much prepping and dishwashing! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By mommiebookworm
My kids like felt books, playdoh and a sensory...

My kids like felt books, playdoh and a sensory bin of rice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By mommiebookworm
I just looked at the Ikea trofast. I like how the...

I just looked at the Ikea trofast. I like how the bins slide out like drawers. Hmmm, I have to figure out how i really want to use them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By mommiebookworm
I just looked at the Ikea trofast. I like how the...

I just looked at the Ikea trofast. I like how the bins slide out like drawers. Hmmm, I have to figure out how i really want to use whatever i decide on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By mommiebookworm
Dcb5 has a sruffed animal thats a long horned...

Dcb5 has a sruffed animal thats a long horned steer in his hand. He says "I think i'll name him horny!" my daughter who is 15 was standing right behind him. The look on her face and her cracking up,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By mommiebookworm
Thanks BC! ;)

Thanks BC!
;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By mommiebookworm
Walmart Cubby Measurements?

Does anyone have the Walmart version of the Ikea cube organizer? If so, would you mind telling me the inside measurements for one shelf? I'm planning on re-doing the daycare room in the next month....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By mommiebookworm
Now that i think about it, she was sort of laying...

Now that i think about it, she was sort of laying back.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By mommiebookworm
I'm trying to get on the food program. My rep...

I'm trying to get on the food program. My rep said wild game was not allowed, but my home grown eggs are ok!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By mommiebookworm
My petite daughter (6 years old) went down a...

My petite daughter (6 years old) went down a slide like that this past summer. She was bouncing side to side and hitting her head on the sides. What ages would this be for?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By mommiebookworm
She didn't, but it does state in the regs that no...

She didn't, but it does state in the regs that no tools can be in outdoor play spaces, including under a deck. So i need to clarify if the front porch is considered a play space.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By mommiebookworm
laundrymom- I didn't ask to see the reg. But,...

laundrymom- I didn't ask to see the reg.
But, it does state in part of the regs that "Outdoor play spaces, including areas under decks must be free from safety hazards including, but not limited...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By mommiebookworm
Check with your local child care resource and...

Check with your local child care resource and referral agency. They might have funding available to help you. I was at a training class in Fort Lupton In November. There was someone there from United...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By mommiebookworm
I have a plastic one and a metal edged one. For...

I have a plastic one and a metal edged one. For the kids i have two plastic ones. I think i will ask her about the plastic one, its basically the same as what the kids play with.

I just wish we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By mommiebookworm
Honestly, I think I'll just throw them in the...

Honestly, I think I'll just throw them in the back of hubby's truck! Out of sight at least.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By mommiebookworm
Where Do You Store Your Shovels?

I had an inspection, and was told that my snow shovel needs to be out of the reach of the children. She suggested I hang it on the side of the house with the handle down and the head up. I can just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,847
Posted By mommiebookworm
Its really bad for their teeth to go to sleep...

Its really bad for their teeth to go to sleep with a bottle, and they are more prone to ear infections.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By mommiebookworm
Thanks i will check those out!

Thanks i will check those out!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By mommiebookworm
What Dolls to Use in a Barbie House?

I have my older daughter's old barbie house set up in the play room. Its a nice wooden one from Kidkraft with furniture. The kids have been playing with it, but i don't really like Barbies. Any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,186
Posted By mommiebookworm
If you don't use the fireplace, what about...

If you don't use the fireplace, what about blocking it with a bookshelf or dresser (some type of furniture)? I saw a pic of a daycare room, where the provider had a cube shelf blocking the fireplace.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By mommiebookworm
How is he doing otherwise? Meeting milestones? I...

How is he doing otherwise? Meeting milestones? I always think of sensory issues when i hear of kids who gag with food.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,086
Posted By mommiebookworm
My advice, is put your family first! I wouldn't...

My advice, is put your family first! I wouldn't hold off on dinner for a client. My kids really only need 10 minutes to eat, so i would go about my normal routine. Then, when the potential family...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By mommiebookworm
Thanks for the ideas! I did a crockpot beef...

Thanks for the ideas!
I did a crockpot beef and veggie soup that turned out really good. I will definitely be using my crockpot more.
I'm headed to walmart and target to look at the cube...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By mommiebookworm
Wink Starting Up Again and Need Ideas!

Hi everyone!
After closing and having some time off, I've opened up again. I realized that I really enjoy being my own boss, and working at home.
So, I need some ideas with a couple of things that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,055
Posted By mommiebookworm
This warma my heart! You are very blessed!

This warma my heart! You are very blessed!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By mommiebookworm
Thank you! I'm excited to spend some one on one...

Thank you! I'm excited to spend some one on one time with my own kids. I have a part time job lined up that I'll start in about a month.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By mommiebookworm
I'm Closing. Thanks for Everything!!

Hi everyone. I have decided to close. I have two weeks left.
I just want to thank everyone for all the support and helpful advice I received as a member here. You all are a great group of people....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,425
Posted By mommiebookworm
He hasn't been assessed. I got a phone call from...

He hasn't been assessed. I got a phone call from Mom this morning that he won't be coming back.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,425
Posted By mommiebookworm
Oh my goodness. Dcb2 almost 3 was so strange this...

Oh my goodness. Dcb2 almost 3 was so strange this week. Two days in a row, he literally stood there and didn't play with anything or talk to anyone for hours. When I would ask him what was wrong he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,182
Posted By mommiebookworm
You may qualify to get help paying for tuition...

You may qualify to get help paying for tuition since you are single with two children. Have you looked into that?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By mommiebookworm
I have one like that too! He will slap, pinch,...

I have one like that too! He will slap, pinch, bite, kick and pull her hair. And every day he has a fit about one thing or another, and refuses to leave.
Last week, I had him get ready to go 10...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By mommiebookworm
Three Year Old Will NOT Cover Mouth When Sneezing! Gah!

I have a dcg3 who absolutely will not cover her mouth when she sneezes! EVER! I remind her every time, I show her how I would cover my mouth, I have her show me. And its just not sinking in.
Any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 511
Posted By mommiebookworm
Three Year Old Will NOT Cover Mouth When Sneezing! Gah!

I have a dcg3 who absolutely will not cover her mouth when she sneezes! EVER! I remind her everytime, I show her how I would cover my mouth, I have her show me. And its just not sinking in.
Any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 198,363
Posted By mommiebookworm
We were at Story time at the library. It's packed...

We were at Story time at the library. It's packed for some reason, there are at least double the normal amount of kids and adults there. Dcg4 screams out "My cat keeps pooping in my room!" Everyone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,506
Posted By mommiebookworm
They enter through the front door which is always...

They enter through the front door which is always unlocked. I only have one dcd who knocks and waits for me to answer. Everyone else just opens the door.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By mommiebookworm
My own kid was the one from age 1 1/2 to 4 who...

My own kid was the one from age 1 1/2 to 4 who always had bruises on her forehead and was always getting hurt!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By mommiebookworm
Just last week, one dcm told me she really wants...

Just last week, one dcm told me she really wants her son to potty train already. She said it's because she doesn't want two kids in diapers! She's due in June. He has no interest in going on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By mommiebookworm
That's me exactly!!:p

That's me exactly!!:p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-26-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By mommiebookworm
I just checked eBay. Looks like there's some...

I just checked eBay. Looks like there's some stuff there.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-24-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,963
Views: 261,846
Posted By mommiebookworm
My favorite DC family gave presents to each of my...

My favorite DC family gave presents to each of my daughters and a present for me. And a little extra cash! My new DC family gave me cash and smoked salmon! And I get a 4 day weekend!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,216
Posted By mommiebookworm
You did the right thing. Good for you for not...

You did the right thing. Good for you for not waiting it out!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By mommiebookworm
Did it come with a green lid? I think k they're...

Did it come with a green lid? I think k they're the target brand.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By mommiebookworm
I agree with the others. Don't set your prices so...

I agree with the others. Don't set your prices so low. And, have you given any thought to the ages? Do you have experience with infants?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By mommiebookworm
I made some from fleece. You should be able to...

I made some from fleece. You should be able to get good prices on fleece now
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,619
Posted By mommiebookworm
Just curious, do you have to sanitize every...

Just curious, do you have to sanitize every potty, every single time?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By mommiebookworm
Its an employer identification number. Basically,...

Its an employer identification number. Basically, it's used so you can have privacy. So you don't have to give multiple people your personal social security number.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By mommiebookworm
I had (a year ago approx) a dcg 4 who would do...

I had (a year ago approx) a dcg 4 who would do that. It was all about her having control over something.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,282
Posted By mommiebookworm
I still carry my five year old. When she lets me!...

I still carry my five year old. When she lets me! Shes tiny though, only 30 lbs.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,281
Posted By mommiebookworm
Cool washcloths on forehead

Cool washcloths on forehead
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,281
Posted By mommiebookworm
Do you know where Mom works? Maybe try calling...

Do you know where Mom works? Maybe try calling there?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,374
Posted By mommiebookworm
I sure miss having hubby's help! He started a new...

I sure miss having hubby's help! He started a new job in June that is 40 miles away. He leaves home around 5 am and returns around 7 pm, so he really isn't able to help during the week. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,374
Posted By mommiebookworm
How/When Do You Shovel Snow? With A Houseful of Kids?

How do you handle clearing snow from your driveway and/or sidewalks and stairs when you have a houseful of kids?
I usually have the kids play in the snow while I shovel. I thought about having them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4,836
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 480,581
Posted By mommiebookworm
Thanks alot neighbor with the snowblower....

Thanks alot neighbor with the snowblower. Pointedly doing the neighbors driveways on both sides of me. I appreciate it! At least I got a workout.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,227
Posted By mommiebookworm
I use them on myself and my children. I would...

I use them on myself and my children. I would never apply them topically to a daycare child, and I would ask before diffusing them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By mommiebookworm
Ha-ha! Me too! It was out there for about five...

Ha-ha! Me too! It was out there for about five seconds before the neighbor snagged it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,093
Posted By mommiebookworm
I feel so bad for you and your assistant! Does...

I feel so bad for you and your assistant! Does your assistant know that dcm has said/done all this?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,848
Posted By mommiebookworm
Just curious what happened?

Just curious what happened?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By mommiebookworm
Thanks everyone! I will just put it in a cup if...

Thanks everyone! I will just put it in a cup if she brings it again
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By mommiebookworm
How Old Is Too Old for a Bottle?

Dcg turns 3 on Jan 3. I have long suspected that she still drinks bottles, but wasn't sure. Well, she came in early today and had a bottle. Should I say anything? I picked the bottle up after she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By mommiebookworm
Yes I am!

Yes I am!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By mommiebookworm
Blackcat, what blogs do you follow? I'm always...

Blackcat, what blogs do you follow? I'm always looking for more.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,156
Posted By mommiebookworm
My day started with the 2yr old screaming like a...

My day started with the 2yr old screaming like a banshee. And the highlight was when dcg4 got poop all over her pants and shirt. She forgot how to wipe her own butt!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By mommiebookworm
I feel bad, but if I kept every scrap of paper...

I feel bad, but if I kept every scrap of paper that my 5 year old drew on, we would need a bigger house! I keep her really good ones in a binder.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By mommiebookworm
Wow! I would be so scared to have a 4 month old...

Wow! I would be so scared to have a 4 month old that crawls! Yikes!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,077
Posted By mommiebookworm
If your instincts are telling you to term, I...

If your instincts are telling you to term, I probably would.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,845
Posted By mommiebookworm
You're awesome!!!happyface

You're awesome!!!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By mommiebookworm
That is so sad! I'm assuming those are overnights?

That is so sad! I'm assuming those are overnights?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,310
Posted By mommiebookworm
I automatically think he has bed bug bites! Yuck....

I automatically think he has bed bug bites! Yuck.
I think you need to report them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,095
Posted By mommiebookworm
I'm sitting here in the pediatric dentists...

I'm sitting here in the pediatric dentists office, there's a family here with 3 kids and I can hear everything the dentist is saying. They all 3 have rotten teeth. Mom just keeps saying its genetics.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By mommiebookworm
I stuck a bead up my nose when I was 3 or 4. It...

I stuck a bead up my nose when I was 3 or 4. It wasn't until it got infected that anyone figured it out. I would also intentionally swallow dimes! I guess I thought they were smaller than a penny!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By mommiebookworm
Oh my goodness, daycare! I would have freaked out...

Oh my goodness, daycare! I would have freaked out if I saw someone's grandpa's teeth! :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By mommiebookworm
I'm in Colorado, so it's pretty much winter here!

I'm in Colorado, so it's pretty much winter here!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By mommiebookworm
Thriftylady, what's funny is Dad gets her ready...

Thriftylady, what's funny is Dad gets her ready and drops her off every morning! Mom starts work at 5 am.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By mommiebookworm
Hahaha!:lol:

Hahaha!:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By mommiebookworm
Now I've Seen It All!!!!

We came in from playing in the snow. Everyone is playing, while I throw snowpants and coats in the dryer. I walk by dcg2, and she has raccoon eyes! She was wearing mascara! What in the world!:eek:
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By mommiebookworm
Thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By mommiebookworm
DCG Calls Me Mom

I have a dcg 18 months, who always calls me Mom. I've told her to call me by name. She can say my name, but rarely does.
At what age will she grow out of this? I think it hurts Mom's feelings and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,960
Posted By mommiebookworm
I give gifts to the children. This is my 2nd...

I give gifts to the children. This is my 2nd Christmas as a provider. I got gifts from two of my families last year.
I really like the idea of their gift from me being a craft kit that we can do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By mommiebookworm
My older daughter was 2 when she opened a bottle...

My older daughter was 2 when she opened a bottle of Tylenol. She drank about 1/2 the bottle and had to get activated charcoal in the er.
She's my more adventurous child!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,224
Posted By mommiebookworm
I have 1800 sq ft. But, only use about 700 for...

I have 1800 sq ft. But, only use about 700 for daycare. I use the living room, kitchen, bathroom, playroom and hallway. We have a big backyard and spend alot of time outside. I try to be organized...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By mommiebookworm
I have a two year old dcg who is the same way....

I have a two year old dcg who is the same way. Her poops are beyond disgusting. It's freakish how the color of poop is sometimes blue or neon green. She is also overweight.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By mommiebookworm
Do you provide care for other kids? If you do,...

Do you provide care for other kids? If you do, you really need to take in to consideration their safety, and what they might be exposed to. As a parent, I would not be happy if my child witnessed a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,184
Posted By mommiebookworm
Try making a solution of 1/4 Dawn dishsoap to 3/4...

Try making a solution of 1/4 Dawn dishsoap to 3/4 hydrogen peroxide. Let it sit for about 20 minutes and then thoroughly rinse it off. I use that concoction on all kinds of stains.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By mommiebookworm
I agree!

I agree!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By mommiebookworm
I have handled it by the first time giving them a...

I have handled it by the first time giving them a reminder of what my closing time is. And charging a late pick up fee. The second time I give them a stern reminder and add, that this is my family...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By mommiebookworm
Thanks for the insight everyone! I'm definitely...

Thanks for the insight everyone! I'm definitely leaning towards the 4 day schedule.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By mommiebookworm
Have You Changed From a 5 day Week to a 4 day Week?

I'm considering changing from Mon-Fri schedule to a Mon-Thurs schedule. My daughter's do not have school on Fridays. And the school age kids are becoming more unruly.
Have you done this? Any advice?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,177
Posted By mommiebookworm
My favorite age is 2-4. Once they turn 4, I would...

My favorite age is 2-4. Once they turn 4, I would prefer they go elsewhere! The SA are my least favorite.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,836
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 480,581
Posted By mommiebookworm
Me too! I had to throw away a recliner this week....

Me too! I had to throw away a recliner this week. Dcg3 sat in it and peed on Monday. I shampooed it twice and it still reeked!
I made sure Mom knew why I was throwing it away, and she didn't say a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By mommiebookworm
I'm sorry for your loss.

I'm sorry for your loss.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By mommiebookworm
I have a family currently that are living in the...

I have a family currently that are living in the same house, but are not together. I only know this because one of her coworkers told me. I stay out of it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By mommiebookworm
I recently increased tuition. I gave them a 4...

I recently increased tuition. I gave them a 4 week notice.
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