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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,343
Posted By Denali
If dad is helping with ‘other bills’ to not pay...

If dad is helping with ‘other bills’ to not pay child support then he needs to chip in on daycare. That is part of child support. The kids his also right? �� they can both split the cost. Like any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,327
Posted By Denali
“Oh I’m so sorry Mary! Two weeks ago I noticed...

“Oh I’m so sorry Mary! Two weeks ago I noticed that I wasn’t going to have any children here so I made plans that I simply can not change last minute. I can not change them, I hope you understand.”
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By Denali
This. Just be aware op that this can go very very...

This. Just be aware op that this can go very very south for you. You brought your child to her for one and a half days. Then you did a stop pay.

I’ve never known a bank that would stop pay for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,364
Posted By Denali
Sounds like you need to have the boy be your...

Sounds like you need to have the boy be your shadow and not the girl. 👍 both children are not free from guilt.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,631
Posted By Denali
Do they give her anything? If what you say...

Do they give her anything?

If what you say is true, ask for it to be checked again before you leave with her. That won’t mean that she can stay, because that is ultimately up to the daycare, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,631
Posted By Denali
Is she ever given anything to help her feel...

Is she ever given anything to help her feel better before you take her temp at home? Does anything, anything at all, go in her mouth before her temp is taken?

Where is the daycare taking her temp...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,749
Posted By Denali
Unhappy I’ve been doing this for 7 years in August. I was...

I’ve been doing this for 7 years in August. I was planning to do daycare until my kids went to high school. My oldest is in K this year.

But things have changed. My son is special needs and I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,262
Posted By Denali
Thumbs up It’s legal in my state. Medical and personal use....

It’s legal in my state. Medical and personal use. I would call licensing to check what you should do.

Personally I think it fine to pertake - as long as you are treating it like booze. To me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,198
Posted By Denali
I’m taking it right now. Have been since May....

I’m taking it right now. Have been since May. It’s night and day. I didn’t have any side effects.

I noticed a difference within a week of starting. So did my husband. He noticed my moods...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,926
Posted By Denali
I hate asking. I shouldn’t have to ask. It drives...

I hate asking. I shouldn’t have to ask. It drives up my anxiety terribly. But I myself have been really happy when I get those “hey payment is due soon.” (This is in addition to the paper bill I get)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,438
Posted By Denali
Never give cash back. Cashier Check. That way no...

Never give cash back. Cashier Check. That way no “you never gave me my money back” I can provide that I did. 👍
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By Denali
Oh and don’t believe her story about “I told dad...

Oh and don’t believe her story about “I told dad not to be late it’s all his fault I shouldn’t have to pay any fees.”

If mom can normally be gotten ahold of and is normally good about pick up on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By Denali
Charge your late pick up fee. It is due at drop...

Charge your late pick up fee. It is due at drop off first thing Tuesday. Don’t allow drop off without cold hard cash. If someone else is dropping off and not mom turn them away at the door with child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,553
Posted By Denali
Add a late payment fee and add it every day until...

Add a late payment fee and add it every day until everything is paid (including fees) in full 👍

Mine is $25 a day for every calendar day until paid. When I get the line “oh I forgot my check...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By Denali
I would also make sure they understood that if...

I would also make sure they understood that if they are late at all during the month, show any disrespect, or step out of line, they will be done that day with no refund.

You need to this because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,441
Posted By Denali
“I’m sorry that my holiday closures, that you...

“I’m sorry that my holiday closures, that you were aware of when you enrolled here, don’t work for you. I’ll consider this your two-week notice. I wish you luck in finding child care that better...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,790
Posted By Denali
my family was going on a flight to the next town...

my family was going on a flight to the next town over and also doing Christmas shopping. The doctor appointments were not for me so I didn’t “have to close” but chose to close so I could go shopping...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,790
Posted By Denali
My son is 5yrs but with his delays and...

My son is 5yrs but with his delays and disabilities he’s more at a 3 yr olds level in some areas and 2 in others.

Families do pay for sick days, but do not for my personal days. (Since I started...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,790
Posted By Denali
It is written in my contract that families pay...

It is written in my contract that families pay for my sick days.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,790
Posted By Denali
A Little Help Please With Sick Day

Good morning everyone. I need a little help making a call with my policies.

My son has strep. He had a fever Monday afternoon. I was open for the rest of Monday and open Tuesday and kept my son...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,595
Posted By Denali
Honestly, from someone’s whos been in your shoes,...

Honestly, from someone’s whos been in your shoes, id straight out ask your DH if he feels and believes you are expendable? If he feels you are less then his friends? If he feels that you are so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,938
Posted By Denali
A heartfelt card or a letter with how happy...

A heartfelt card or a letter with how happy you've been with your child's care has always been wonderful for me. I've kept every single one that I've been given 😊
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,279
Posted By Denali
They center probably asked that the Child be...

They center probably asked that the Child be evaluated and they got angry and ran. I would just ask in what way was the center "not working with the child"?? You want specifics. Do not let them skirt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,176
Posted By Denali
Just because someone has had their heart broken...

Just because someone has had their heart broken and didn't get want they wanted when they wanted it does not give that person the right to be rude to the next person they talk to.

That's a ****ty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,280
Posted By Denali
After reading your other thread about them...

After reading your other thread about them feeling "unfairly treated" and now this, I'd just term effective now.

They sound completely entitled and like they are just looking for problems to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,241
Posted By Denali
I'd give them a date to pay what is owed. Refuse...

I'd give them a date to pay what is owed. Refuse Care until all amounts due are paid. Do the conference. You can even straight out tell them that they've read your policies, signed a contract saying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,446
Posted By Denali
In my state it is up to me to take exemptions. I...

In my state it is up to me to take exemptions. I take medical because it's not a choice to get a vaccine or not. They simply can't.

If it's because the parents simply don't won't to, for other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By Denali
And that is what is bothering me so much about it...

And that is what is bothering me so much about it all I think. I explained (or tried too) and someone who is understanding or open to understanding would have gone "ah! I see." But there was none of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By Denali
To clarify: My son was not at the interview....

To clarify:

My son was not at the interview. He was out with his sister and grandma. So yesterday was the first day she has really seen him.

She did not point at my son. If she had and used the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By Denali
Feeling Upset And Angry

Good morning everyone.

I just started a little 3 year old DCG on Tuesday. Parents are divorced and mom coddles very badly. DCG is sweet, but has a hard time understanding that I'm not here to get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,010
Posted By Denali
To me it sounds like the family is just trying to...

To me it sounds like the family is just trying to back you up in their own way.

At least it's not "oh? You didn't listen and were hitting all day? I'm sorry to hear that - lets go to Mcdonald's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,991
Posted By Denali
elimination training? I haven't heard of this...?...

elimination training? I haven't heard of this...? Can someone enlighten me please...?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,289
Posted By Denali
What ever letter you do, just make sure to have a...

What ever letter you do, just make sure to have a part in it that says something along the lines of - "failure to follow policies during this notice period will result in an immediate termination of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By Denali
I'd just close the whole day. Or have people pick...

I'd just close the whole day. Or have people pick up before/after lunch. That way you have plenty of time for anyone to 'forget' or 'run late' and still be good to go.

All you need is for someone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,936
Posted By Denali
Omg!! I almost died choking on my coffee! I'm so...

Omg!! I almost died choking on my coffee! I'm so glad I wasn't the only one who thought of that song!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,936
Posted By Denali
And that's it right there. When it's their kid...

And that's it right there. When it's their kid leaking rank liquid poo all over how dare you send them home! It's our job to deal with it because they have to work. It's part of our job taking care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,625
Posted By Denali
Thumbs up Update: After reading the responses and...

Update:

After reading the responses and using my husband as a sounding board, I decided to ask Mom a few more questions about the paperwork she turned in and the dog issue before I decided to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,386
Posted By Denali
"Hey DCM, I saw your post on Facebook. If daycare...

"Hey DCM, I saw your post on Facebook. If daycare is to much of a financial burden for you at this time, do we need to consider this your 2-week notice?"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,625
Posted By Denali
My soft jelly heart now wants to help her by...

My soft jelly heart now wants to help her by giving her a chance. Her kid has never been in care, so she was probably a SAHM and is trying to leave a bad situation... she has no one on my enrollment...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,625
Posted By Denali
I Remembered about the Alaska court case look up...

I Remembered about the Alaska court case look up that licensing told me to do for enrolling families... well I ran it for the family that turned in paperwork today and the reason mom needs care on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,625
Posted By Denali
Ok, so it looks like it's not just me... I've...

Ok, so it looks like it's not just me... I've been kinda a pessimist lately and wanted to make sure my "gut" was not overreacting.

I'd hate to turn someone away for lame reasons when it's so very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,625
Posted By Denali
A Little Help With A Discussion Please

so.... I interviewed a family Wednesday for my last opening. I haven't really been actively interviewing because I don't need to fill the spot, but it would be nice for the extra $$. The family of a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By Denali
I missed the part about it it being for vacation....

I missed the part about it it being for vacation. So that changes my answer- she pays in full. ✌️
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By Denali
I would think at the very least she would have to...

I would think at the very least she would have to pay for Monday. She didn't ask about the discount until the day AFTER. If she didn't ask about the discount until Tuesday afternoon then I'd bill for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By Denali
I'd go to the doctor. I was feeling exhausted and...

I'd go to the doctor. I was feeling exhausted and could barely do anything... I dragged so bad my husband would come home at his lunch break to run the daycare (he's my licensed back up) so I could...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By Denali
Parents/me. Parents telling me their child...

Parents/me.

Parents telling me their child has been completely potty trained for months, and needs no help at all, only to be told later that "oh special snowflake needs you to hug them as they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,441
Posted By Denali
Children are excluded for a minimum of 7 days...

Children are excluded for a minimum of 7 days (including weekend) while they do the two round treatment (the recommended one here is the 'do one treatment then pick nits then treat again a week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By Denali
Drives me batty. The same when parents dress...

Drives me batty. The same when parents dress crawlers in white pants. Then make the comment "oh, you got your pretty pants dirty..."

Yup, sure did! 😁
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,591
Posted By Denali
"What does your contract/parent handbook say?" ...

"What does your contract/parent handbook say?"

Or

"All Holidays are paid for and is stated so in contract."

If you do anything else then What is stated in your policies this time, definitely...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,817
Posted By Denali
Regs allow me to do cloth diapers, I can do them,...

Regs allow me to do cloth diapers, I can do them, I have, but I don't want to do them anymore so I don't. I'm honest about it though. I blame no one but my unwillingness to deal with them. It's my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By Denali
Illness

So today has been a rough day-week.

There has been an upper respiratory illness going around town.

DCB (age 4) was sick with it over the weekend and kept home Monday. Saw the doctor Monday....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,380
Posted By Denali
See I find pullups have a use. Normally when I...

See I find pullups have a use. Normally when I keep hearing the "we want to start potty training" "Snowflake is ready to start potty training!" it means "we want you to start potty training and we'll...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,380
Posted By Denali
My son was non-verbal (special needs), I'd be...

My son was non-verbal (special needs), I'd be good taking him to the potty as long as he could communicate in some form and After two-weeks no accident (and it's not like every 15-30 minutes) I would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,380
Posted By Denali
Started in middle of January. I have potty...

Started in middle of January.

I have potty trained a lot of kids here over my 6 years of running. I've been the one to go "underwear Monday, your kid is ready." Parents start over the weekend and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,380
Posted By Denali
Thank you Blackcat! I will very closely look at...

Thank you Blackcat! I will very closely look at yours and mine and tighten mine up. The Last few times I had a problem with potty training with parents and what I'll allow here, and changed my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,380
Posted By Denali
I do get the pressure thing, and asking for ...

I do get the pressure thing, and asking for guidance, I'll happily help and give them info and reference And all that. I will not allow the kids to pee all over my house while the parents do minimal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,380
Posted By Denali
I need to do that, make up a form that has my...

I need to do that, make up a form that has my potty training policies on it and what I expect for child to do for me to consider ready. That's a very good suggestion thank youThat would probably...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,380
Posted By Denali
DCP's Hinting At Potty Training - The Nope

I'm rolling my eyes/venting/explaining myself out loud Instead of in my head - so sorry...

So the family that just started with the 21 month old (the maybe strawberry allergy with the gandma that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By Denali
If it shows up again I will be excluding until I...

If it shows up again I will be excluding until I get a doctors note. I've already informed the family of this and had mom sign a form and told her verbally, so if the spots show up again, it won't be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By Denali
It just all seems odd, this family has never been...

It just all seems odd, this family has never been in daycare before (DCG was being watched by DCD while he taught, so she was in the classroom with him and Grandma...), I already had to lay down ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By Denali
Strawberry Allergy?

I just enrolled a 21 month old little girl on February 8th. I was told no allergies.

Yesterday she was dropped off at 10:30am, before lunch I change her diaper and notice what look kinda like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,528
Posted By Denali
Geez seriously ? I'm sorry... At this point...

Geez seriously ? I'm sorry...

At this point I would send an email or something saying any further contact, including by anyone on their behalf will be considered harassment and you will file...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By Denali
I got a bluetooth ear piece. My cell is the main...

I got a bluetooth ear piece. My cell is the main point of contact for many many things. It's an old and cracked iPhone and the sounds don't work right but still works (it's also my 3rd in 10...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,302
Posted By Denali
I would have flipped! Nothing gets me angry like...

I would have flipped! Nothing gets me angry like that kind of ignorance. It just... grrr. Then they get all mad that I tell them I will not be taking them because of state regs (have to be fully...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,302
Posted By Denali
MMR Confirmed To Cause Autism?

That was what I was just told from a potential DCM. That it has now been confirmed beyond a doubt that the MMR vaccine causes Autism. She found that out from her hours of research on parenting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,520
Posted By Denali
My 30 month old DD's lips, hands, and toes turn...

My 30 month old DD's lips, hands, and toes turn blue if she gets to cold... and not cold cold, but just a little chilled. Like getting out of the bath can trigger it. It's some there is a name for it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,025
Posted By Denali
Good for you!!! 😄 It's such a lifting feeling to...

Good for you!!! 😄 It's such a lifting feeling to be done with people like that!😊
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,025
Posted By Denali
It's not your fault that it's being more...

It's not your fault that it's being more difficult then it has to be. You are obviously a good person being you want to try, you want to give, you feel guilty that something simple has turned into...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,025
Posted By Denali
You told her to come in to get the notice. There...

You told her to come in to get the notice. There is no her court or your court, it's your ball and if she wants to play she listens to you. Stop letting her have all the power. She has no power other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,025
Posted By Denali
Just be done with it. She is telling you to "F^<€...

Just be done with it. She is telling you to "F^<€ off I don have to listen to you, and you just have to deal with it." You told her what to do to get her two weeks and she didn't do it.

You are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 23,250
Posted By Denali
Ok, a little off here, but has anyone else been...

Ok, a little off here, but has anyone else been having an increase of parents that think Tylenol and Motrin CURE a sickness or fever?

My policies say "fever free for 24 hrs without the aid of any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,025
Posted By Denali
Just saw your update! So glad you gave notice!...

Just saw your update! So glad you gave notice! Keep that text as it shows that she is aware of the last day of care. Has she paid you for the 2 weeks?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,025
Posted By Denali
If she pays AFTER care is given... It's nice of...

If she pays AFTER care is given... It's nice of you to give her the two weeks notice, but don't expect to get paid for any work you do, look at it as charity and free care because you are a very very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By Denali
Diaper Rash

At what point would you exclude for a diaper rash or yeast infection? And for how long?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 959
Posted By Denali
The Ones That Don't Listen *sigh*

DCP's. Always one... I reminded everyone last week and handed out a reminder of my upcoming closures a month ago.

So kinda still new DCM (started in September, one I've posted about before, the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,301
Posted By Denali
I'd close in the interest of it not spreading... ...

I'd close in the interest of it not spreading...

Just delt with Lice myself. I excluded for seven days minimum (long enough for treatment and picking) and I required a doctors note saying kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,323
Posted By Denali
If someone was so blatantly expose someone after...

If someone was so blatantly expose someone after being told of the dangers I'd be mad. Let alone the face that they most likely were late because they were smoking? Nope, I'd term if money allowed. 😞
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,445
Posted By Denali
If mom is not being truthful and you can't trust...

If mom is not being truthful and you can't trust her not to try and hide her parenting choices. Then I'd term.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,445
Posted By Denali
What do they feed at home? Maybe have Mom pack a...

What do they feed at home? Maybe have Mom pack a lunch for a day or two so you can see what baby is eating and how it's presented.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,550
Posted By Denali
Had an interview for a kid named Dexter. After...

Had an interview for a kid named Dexter. After the tv show serial killer... mom told me "Yeah, it's what you think. He's named after a serial killer. He has a great future lined out for him!" Very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,913
Posted By Denali
I worked at a bank for 3 years. You would not...

I worked at a bank for 3 years. You would not believe how many people believe these are true. Had a person (a friend of a friend actually) send a check of $3,000 to one with promises of a HUGE return...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,963
Posted By Denali
I heard it was +$2,000 a month for my area for...

I heard it was +$2,000 a month for my area for the cheapest plan....

Thankfully DH has medical with his employer, the kids and I have Alaska native benefits, And my son also qualifies for Medicaid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,383
Posted By Denali
I'm closed from December 12th - 23rd for our...

I'm closed from December 12th - 23rd for our family vacantion. It's been a long time...

We are going to Disneyland and have been planning this vacation for a year. I'm not charging for this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,603
Posted By Denali
A doctor can not tell you how to run your...

A doctor can not tell you how to run your business. Do you work for the doctor? Nope. You can take what the doctor said under advisement, but YOU can still say nope, your policy is your policy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By Denali
Also, If she doesn't like it, than she can go...

Also, If she doesn't like it, than she can go somewhere else. I'm not playing that game. ✌️️

Side note: this is the same DCM that I mentioned in another post that showed up to drop off paper work,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By Denali
She dropped off at 7:30 Tuesday. She wanted to...

She dropped off at 7:30 Tuesday. She wanted to drop off at 7-7:15am so she chould be to work at 7:30am for wednesday-Friday. I told her drop-off 7:30 was the earliest that she could do because that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Denali
"should I consider this your two-week notice?"...

"should I consider this your two-week notice?" 😁
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By Denali
I'd find out what she likes. Elmo? Princess?...

I'd find out what she likes. Elmo? Princess? Dora? Anything like that... I had a kid like this, loved Elmo, so I picked up some things, and made an Elmo week (what's red like Elmo/what's fuzzy like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By Denali
Yes! It feels good to stand up for yourself! It...

Yes! It feels good to stand up for yourself! It wasn't perfect, but I was proud!

I can't believe that a parent would do that, knowing that you don't open that early, but saying I'm dropping off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By Denali
Saying "Nope"? Priceless

So awhile back a started 2 new families. One is a family that I had a feeling would push policies and have the "I'm your boss" outlook on daycare.

Tuesday I got to 'teach' her a little on how it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By Denali
This. DH thought it would be a brilliant idea to...

This. DH thought it would be a brilliant idea to buy a 6 pound bag.... I've had more than the kids. By a lot. I go into the kitchen and it's right there calling me...

Someone save me... 😭
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By Denali
Yes they did. Kids don't come if I don't have a...

Yes they did. Kids don't come if I don't have a contract signed saying how much and when they will be paying me, times of drop-off/pick-up, and agreeing to my policies.

Thank you. I do sometimes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By Denali
I get a lot of parents that start out thinking...

I get a lot of parents that start out thinking that way about medication curing the illness. That "oh, they are acting fine! Temp is down! It has nothing to do with the fact that I just gave them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By Denali
Thank you for that advice. The kindergartener is...

Thank you for that advice. The kindergartener is contracted from 7:45 to 10:15am, as school starts at 10:30. Mom didn't show up for pick up until 10:30 on the dot. So I told her we were getting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By Denali
Thank you. I have I hard time "in the moment"...

Thank you. I have I hard time "in the moment" coming up something to say without sounding rude or mean 😞
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By Denali
So for you, what would you have said when DCM...

So for you, what would you have said when DCM said she had given DCG medicine just in case, and kid seemed fine, and everything? Mom said she had no fever.

I do want to address the medicine before...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By Denali
Backbone Help

Me again. Always me... :(

So good news is I've enrolled 3 new kids. A 2.5 year old (a sibling of a child already in care), an almost 3 year old, and a kindergartener.

This post is about the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,365
Posted By Denali
Talking That, would be awesome. I would totally do that. ...

That, would be awesome. I would totally do that.

It's been a busy day, 2 new kids started, and supposedly I have a third coming to drop off paperwork tomorrow that wants to start Monday. One kid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,365
Posted By Denali
Meant that to say: If any of them work out than...

Meant that to say:
If any of them work out than this family with be gone Even if they pay me this Thursday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,365
Posted By Denali
I should be able to yes. I've seen it done before...

I should be able to yes. I've seen it done before and have been told I should if I'm not paid Thursday.

I should having 2 new DCG's starting soon. 1 Thursday and another Monday (different...
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