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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,991
Posted By CedarCreek
AMAZING!!! Congratulations on your new baby!!

AMAZING!!! Congratulations on your new baby!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By CedarCreek
AMAZING!! So glad that you're enjoying your work...

AMAZING!! So glad that you're enjoying your work again!
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 09-12-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,449
Posted By CedarCreek
I'm currently reading The Snow Child by Eowyn...

I'm currently reading The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey and I just finished up The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison.

I'm going by this list: http://www.tinyoranges.com/2014/08/04/books-you-cant-put-down/...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By CedarCreek
I like "Shooting Stars Childcare" with the tag of...

I like "Shooting Stars Childcare" with the tag of : "Where children shine bright!"

Or something along those lines :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,442
Posted By CedarCreek
Speaking as a former provider and now DC parent: ...

Speaking as a former provider and now DC parent:

I pay for a full time slot for my 4 year old DS and an SA slot for my 10 year old. We regularly do not use 1-2 days per week because either DH or I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,888
Posted By CedarCreek
I took the test and I'm an ESFP. So, Extrovert! ...

I took the test and I'm an ESFP. So, Extrovert!

When I did daycare, I worked alone.

Now, it's just me and my boss in the office. It's nice to have someone to talk to but then sometimes, I'd...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,685
Posted By CedarCreek
I don't think anyone thinks you intended for the...

I don't think anyone thinks you intended for the thread to go that way, it just naturally does on a forum that is mostly home providers and centers get brought up.

I didnt answer your question...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By CedarCreek
Oh, good! That ended up being way less worse than...

Oh, good! That ended up being way less worse than it could have been!

Good riddance!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By CedarCreek
Okay. Me personally, I'd still give her until...

Okay. Me personally, I'd still give her until Friday at closing to pick up. Just so she cant say you were being unreasonable.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,685
Posted By CedarCreek
Just adding that I love whoever tagged this...

Just adding that I love whoever tagged this thread.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By CedarCreek
When did you term? Today? If so, I'd let her...

When did you term? Today?

If so, I'd let her know that she has until closing time on Friday to collect the items and if she doesnt you will send them to her via certified mail.

The receipt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By CedarCreek
Don't hold them at all. Just package them up and...

Don't hold them at all. Just package them up and send them to her via certified mail.

You could try to send them C.O. D. too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,685
Posted By CedarCreek
For us, every place is different. It's not so...

For us, every place is different. It's not so much a "center vs. home care" debate as it is individually debatable.

We just left a home provider over communication and supervision issues. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By CedarCreek
Basically what Diva said! Tell DCG4 that...

Basically what Diva said!


Tell DCG4 that kisses are for Mommy and Daddy, give THE LOOK.
Find pooper. Change pooper.
Have DCB4 watch for bus, have DCG4 talk but dont touch 3Mo DCB
Put 16mo...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,286
Posted By CedarCreek
Have you tried Bye Bye Outside? If Mom is letting...

Have you tried Bye Bye Outside? If Mom is letting her run the show like this, you're right, drop offs will be hell.

I'd start this tomorrow when she comes in.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By CedarCreek
My 10 year old DS has had a g tube since he was 6...

My 10 year old DS has had a g tube since he was 6 months old.

It HAS been pulled out before. You need to ask mom what her plan for you is if that were to happen. The hole has to be kept open or it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By CedarCreek
Lol! My dh was in Target with me the other...

Lol!

My dh was in Target with me the other day and while I was looking for something in the pet section, he wandered off.

I found him in the toys looking at Legos!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,815
Posted By CedarCreek
Welcome to the other side! Insert devil horns...

Welcome to the other side! Insert devil horns here :lol:

I'm glad you got out of what sounded like a bad situation! DC can be fun but yes, one family can ruin it for you.

I was offered another...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,189
Posted By CedarCreek
Since you aren't comfortable announcing yet, I...

Since you aren't comfortable announcing yet, I would just add them in later. The parents will understand!

And CONGRATULATIONS!!! happyface happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,809
Posted By CedarCreek
That does all sound pretty special!!! :rolleyes: ...

That does all sound pretty special!!! :rolleyes:

Why hasn't this Mom looked into getting a Nanny?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,238
Posted By CedarCreek
That's rough! She's got a bit of a drama queen...

That's rough! She's got a bit of a drama queen problem as well, doesn't she?

Honestly, it sounds like you're doing fine ignoring the attempt at drama and correcting the behavior. The problem is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,363
Posted By CedarCreek
Hmmm...good question. But then if he doesn't...

Hmmm...good question. But then if he doesn't understand staying by you do you think he can he understand that he cant bite his friends? I'm just thinking out loud here.

I think he would be able...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,356
Posted By CedarCreek
I think she took him with her? Maybe not, that's...

I think she took him with her? Maybe not, that's how I read it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,356
Posted By CedarCreek
Agree with BC! What the heck was Mom...

Agree with BC!

What the heck was Mom thinking? She couldn't have gotten a babysitter for a few hours?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,363
Posted By CedarCreek
Wednesday, have you made him your shadow yet? ...

Wednesday, have you made him your shadow yet?

I had a 2yr old DCG who all of the sudden started biting the others, HARD. Like, she drew blood with one. I made her my shadow and had to slowly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,985
Posted By CedarCreek
Hi Wednesday! So glad that you're back! ...

Hi Wednesday! So glad that you're back!

Looking forward to some of your great advice!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By CedarCreek
For SURE Bye-Bye Outside. It was a saving grace...

For SURE Bye-Bye Outside. It was a saving grace for my program!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By CedarCreek
I would have to say something. Did they even warn...

I would have to say something. Did they even warn you that they were going to be an hour late? I used to start calling if they were 15 min late.

They are doing this because their working...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 956
Posted By CedarCreek
I agree with having them come for an interview...

I agree with having them come for an interview WITH your husband present.

Call them first if you feel uncomfortable for a short "pre-interview" ask some basic questions regarding their children...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 08-04-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,610
Posted By CedarCreek
I'm dying to know why!! If there's a particular...

I'm dying to know why!! If there's a particular reason anyway.

For me, the vibe from the get-go was a little off and I just couldnt care about the characters until weeeellllll into the book.
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 08-04-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,610
Posted By CedarCreek
The Forgotten Garden

Has anyone read this?

It's by Kate Morton. I'll give you a synopsis for funsies:
At Nell's joyous 21st birthday party her world falls apart when her father tells her she was adopted as a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,198
Posted By CedarCreek
Both parents forgot about DCB. I called Mom...

Both parents forgot about DCB.

I called Mom who was in a meeting (so what really happened is she forgot to tell Dad to pick up)

I called Dad numerous times and left voicemails. I ended up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,180
Posted By CedarCreek
My oldest DS was pouting one morning because he...

My oldest DS was pouting one morning because he didnt want to go to school. As a DCM was dropping off she asked him what was wrong to which he replied, "I have to go to school and Mom always hits...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,614
Posted By CedarCreek
I cant even watch that. WTH? :confused:

I cant even watch that.

WTH? :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By CedarCreek
I wondered how you were!! Nice to see you!

I wondered how you were!! Nice to see you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 892
Posted By CedarCreek
What you need is DCM's help. If DCM is not...

What you need is DCM's help. If DCM is not willing to work on their behavior AT HOME then it might not get better with you even if you are right on top of it every time.

Sometimes, kids are great...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,758
Posted By CedarCreek
Yeah, if the nurse is the only one who filled it...

Yeah, if the nurse is the only one who filled it out and signed it how do you even know she was seen by the doctor?

Mom could have just called and told the nurse she had a eczema flare and needed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,758
Posted By CedarCreek
Yes, I could see that happening. I was thinking...

Yes, I could see that happening. I was thinking about the signature though.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,758
Posted By CedarCreek
Dr. Robert has the most feminine handwriting I've...

Dr. Robert has the most feminine handwriting I've ever seen :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,984
Posted By CedarCreek
I completely agree with this! I felt like I was...

I completely agree with this! I felt like I was the only one who read that the parents declined help and I was like :eek::eek:

Who does that?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By CedarCreek
Omg, I was laughing so hard! The last part...

Omg, I was laughing so hard!

The last part where he threw the cup was so funny!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,758
Posted By CedarCreek
Did you accept the child back into care? I...

Did you accept the child back into care?

I would need a note that is typed out on the doctors letterhead that includes diagnosis and whether or not its contagious. No added on written comments....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,932
Posted By CedarCreek
likethis With my own kids, accidents were...

likethis

With my own kids, accidents were few and far between. My oldest (who is special needs) wasn't potty trained until he was 5. My youngest (who is not) was over 3.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,932
Posted By CedarCreek
This particular "expectation" is subject to...

This particular "expectation" is subject to change with each child. Every child is different. I would not force a child to potty train who isn't ready. What good does it do them? What good does it do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By CedarCreek
I totally understand. I would offer first...

I totally understand.

I would offer first to open late and if they choose to take the day off and stay home instead, you can credit them the next week like you said. If they ask why you are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,983
Posted By CedarCreek
Lisa, your ad looks great now! I am having...

Lisa, your ad looks great now!

I am having trouble with your website link though, anyone else?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By CedarCreek
Do your daycare parents know you are interviewing...

Do your daycare parents know you are interviewing for another job?

I would call to let them know that you will be opening late. Cancelling the whole day with this short of notice for only 2 hours...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By CedarCreek
7 is already pretty early! It's still light here...

7 is already pretty early! It's still light here until after 8.

I would just go with the standard: "Our rest time is from ___ to ____ he can lay and rest with books but if he falls asleep, I wont...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,932
Posted By CedarCreek
The oldest Ive had was 3. It's not that big of a...

The oldest Ive had was 3. It's not that big of a deal to me, they'll get it usually before they are 4 and I see no harm in waiting.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,054
Posted By CedarCreek
For books that you cant put down I would have to...

For books that you cant put down I would have to recommend:

"Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn. Its suspenseful and has some good plot twists. It's being turned into a movie that is set to be released...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,758
Posted By CedarCreek
At least the Aunt seemed to eventually get it...

At least the Aunt seemed to eventually get it :rolleyes:

What does Mom do that she couldn't leave work?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,758
Posted By CedarCreek
likethis That's just what I was going to...

likethis

That's just what I was going to say. Eczema, my foot.:mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,910
Posted By CedarCreek
Meh, I can see both sides. I'm not...

Meh, I can see both sides.

I'm not understanding why its garbage exactly or why its ruining kids. If you don't like it, don't do it.

I can understand wanting to be there with your children to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,983
Posted By CedarCreek
I agree with replacing the word "babysitting"...

I agree with replacing the word "babysitting" with "childcare".

Also, do you have more pictures of activities? When I advertised, the pictures of the kids having fun and smiling (with permission,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,203
Posted By CedarCreek
Texas Electronic required? No. It can be...

Texas

Electronic required? No. It can be recorded on paper.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,758
Posted By CedarCreek
Of COURSE Mom and Dad arent answering, they...

Of COURSE Mom and Dad arent answering, they probably knew she had it and that you would exclude for it.:rolleyes:

Ugh, I HATE ringworm. I had one when I was younger that stuck around forever...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,758
Posted By CedarCreek
That definitely looks like ringworm! No way,...

That definitely looks like ringworm!

No way, she needs to be sent home. That's really contagious.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By CedarCreek
There must be something going on at home if shes...

There must be something going on at home if shes acting nasty about it.

She's projecting her issues on to you. I'm just curious about what they are...lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By CedarCreek
I'm also starting to wonder if shes waking in the...

I'm also starting to wonder if shes waking in the middle of the night as well if Mom isn't being very forthcoming about any changes that are happening at home. If shes staying up until late, she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By CedarCreek
You definitely do deserve a lunch! Not saying you...

You definitely do deserve a lunch! Not saying you don't.

I was just wondering what time the rest period was. I think yours is early enough for that to not be the problem if she does fall asleep...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 07-17-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,402
Posted By CedarCreek
I am also sooo excited for The Giver! Although, I...

I am also sooo excited for The Giver! Although, I did not picture Jeff Bridges. I pictured more of an Ian Mckellan.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By CedarCreek
My own son is 4 and he normally doesn't nap....

My own son is 4 and he normally doesn't nap. However, yesterday he must have been really tired because when my dh went to pick him up from our provider at 5, he was just getting up from a nap. He did...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,047
Posted By CedarCreek
If he's getting too close I would just take a...

If he's getting too close I would just take a step back...a large one. I've had a DCD do that and after seeing the obvious step back, he got the point.

As for the "honey" term. I would jokingly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,482
Posted By CedarCreek
I had a 4 year old once that pulled this...

I had a 4 year old once that pulled this CONSTANTLY. Why? because if he did, Mom would take him with her to go run errands and leave his 2 year old brother with me (who always came in happy and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,186
Posted By CedarCreek
Okay, Ill play a little Devil's advocate here. :)...

Okay, Ill play a little Devil's advocate here. :)

I am super freaked out about clipping my kids nails. I suck at it. I have cut them multiple times. Mine do go a while without getting theirs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 22,732
Posted By CedarCreek
Seriously! $90/week for BOTH kids?! Jeez. Why...

Seriously! $90/week for BOTH kids?! Jeez. Why even have them then?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,165
Posted By CedarCreek
I agree with talking to your PCP. They might have...

I agree with talking to your PCP. They might have a referral to a better psychologist and might be able to prescribe anti-depressants.

My son is special needs and it is hard sometimes to cope...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By CedarCreek
I love this. I shared it on my FB.

I love this. I shared it on my FB.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,315
Posted By CedarCreek
Easy-Cat Allergy Mom. She signed paperwork...

Easy-Cat Allergy Mom.

She signed paperwork stating that I had a cat and she saw the cat for herself and commented on it. She mentioned on the childs second day of care that she was allergic to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,974
Posted By CedarCreek
That's freakin cute!

That's freakin cute!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,034
Posted By CedarCreek
I had the same kid last year. She wouldn't eat a...

I had the same kid last year. She wouldn't eat a thing that wasn't a nugget or mac n' cheese.

Same thing happened to me. I said, "D, try a bite of your veggies before you decide you dont like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,463
Posted By CedarCreek
This is currently happening in my own family. I...

This is currently happening in my own family. I have numerous cousins who have children and just live off of the state. It's sickening.

At least one of them finally realized she didn't need...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,974
Posted By CedarCreek
If you want to use the picture with the sunny day...

If you want to use the picture with the sunny day and the rainbow, you could go with Sunny Days Childcare.

Or if you want more professional, you could do like the others have said and just use...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,974
Posted By CedarCreek
Is there a certain theme that you want to go for?...

Is there a certain theme that you want to go for?

I like all of the names but I'm not sure which one to pick either. What's your daycare like? Are you taking all ages? Christian based?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,463
Posted By CedarCreek
That makes me so sad. That poor baby deserves...

That makes me so sad. That poor baby deserves better than a mother that "cant be bothered" with her. :(

Ugh. :mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By CedarCreek
I used to lay them back down where they are and...

I used to lay them back down where they are and tell them "No, its not time to get up yet".

If they did it again, I'd move them.

After that, I'd have to make a decision to have them with me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By CedarCreek
I agree, I think what you charge is going to...

I agree, I think what you charge is going to depend on what you have.

Maybe some "ghosts" dressed as prisoners?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By CedarCreek
Oh yes, it was quite embarrassing! I noticed she...

Oh yes, it was quite embarrassing! I noticed she was up (it was 6 am) and walked to her house and knocked on her door so I could use her phone to call my dh. She felt bad for me because I had started...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By CedarCreek
That's a good one! That picture looks so...

That's a good one!

That picture looks so creepy! It's perfect!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,857
Posted By CedarCreek
I would check Softsoap, some of them arent...

I would check Softsoap, some of them arent antibacterial. And Tom's and Method maybe
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,857
Posted By CedarCreek
I do wash my hands quite a bit but I wouldn't say...

I do wash my hands quite a bit but I wouldn't say I was crazy about it. I am hardly ever sick.

My husband is sick a lot and he has to be crazy about washing his hands because of work. (Produce)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,857
Posted By CedarCreek
That's interesting info. My Aunt recently...

That's interesting info.

My Aunt recently had MRSA, it was a horrible experience for her.

I pulled this info from last year:
In May, the FDA announced on its website that it was reviewing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By CedarCreek
Sugar, do you know of any play-date type groups...

Sugar, do you know of any play-date type groups or anything that you could suggest to her to get her out there?

I feel bad that she doesn't know anyone.

I am new to my part of town and I have a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2014, 06:52 AM
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Views: 1,494
Posted By CedarCreek
Oh gosh, that's uncomfortable. Kids lie. I'd...

Oh gosh, that's uncomfortable.

Kids lie. I'd tell her exactly what Silver suggested.

I had a kid once who told his Mom that he learned "Shut-up" from my house. When she called to ask me about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By CedarCreek
That is so cool!! I can never get my kids to...

That is so cool!!

I can never get my kids to go through haunted houses but who can blame them?

I'm thinking "The House of Shocks and Shackles" Too cheesy? :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,630
Posted By CedarCreek
"Don't make that face, it'll get stuck like...

"Don't make that face, it'll get stuck like that." - I still use this one on my kids :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,239
Posted By CedarCreek
^^That would have irritated me just a little. ...

^^That would have irritated me just a little.

I would have responded with, "That's okay, I have people who think I'm pretty amazing too." :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,323
Posted By CedarCreek
You've gotten some good info on how to word your...

You've gotten some good info on how to word your ad.

I would just add that I would make up some cute flyers with that wording and take them to the nearby schools. Ask the receptionist to pass them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By CedarCreek
I used to middle-name them. If I were to...

I used to middle-name them.

If I were to have had 2 Johns, I would use their middle name after to distinguish between the two.

In my experience, kids loved hearing their middle names. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By CedarCreek
We did the one where you make "goop" out of...

We did the one where you make "goop" out of cornstarch and water and green food dye. It was awesome!!

If you hit it, it seems solid. If you let your fingers sit on it, the slowly sink in and it's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,706
Posted By CedarCreek
Stop communication now! Do not converse anymore...

Stop communication now! Do not converse anymore with this family!

Gather your documentation about the incident including any text messages and emails about the incident and get your dc and other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,482
Posted By CedarCreek
What a ho-bag. Your response was much nicer...

What a ho-bag.

Your response was much nicer than she deserved.

I'm sorry you had to deal with that. My hubby would be in hot water too for not telling me.

Like, boiling-his-skin-off hot....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,488
Posted By CedarCreek
Yeah, I'm not stepping into this house of crazy. ...

Yeah, I'm not stepping into this house of crazy.

BUT..

Silver, I didn't know that! Sorry that happened. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By CedarCreek
That's a good idea, we may have to do that this...

That's a good idea, we may have to do that this afternoon.

I have a pretty good feel for when he's lying. If I ask him if he did something and he DID do it, he does that whole...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By CedarCreek
That's sort of what I was thinking, give it...

That's sort of what I was thinking, give it another shot and then look around some at other options.

We just have a hard time finding care for him around here. The centers are all turning us away...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By CedarCreek
Thanks everyone! I didn't think most of then...

Thanks everyone! I didn't think most of then lasted too long and I do think they should not have been in it in the first place but I have already offered to replace it so, oh well.

Thank you for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By CedarCreek
I feel bad because this is her first time getting...

I feel bad because this is her first time getting into home dc and they already broke something! She will most likely see in time that many of her things will be broken :lol:

They weren't trying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By CedarCreek
Oh, and also does anyone know of a good one to...

Oh, and also does anyone know of a good one to replace it with? I've never purchased one.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By CedarCreek
Inflatable Ball Pit?

Hi everyone! I hope no one minds me posting here since I'm not a provider anymore. :ouch:

I was wondering what you all thought of inflatable ball pits? We just moved and our new provider has one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By CedarCreek
YES :mad: But, she paid once I sent her to...

YES :mad:

But, she paid once I sent her to collections. She didn't want it on her credit.
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