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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,179
Posted By Denise
Sending positive thoughts and prayers your way. ...

Sending positive thoughts and prayers your way. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,835
Posted By Denise
Boston MA area .... $200/ week or $50 - $60/day...

Boston MA area .... $200/ week or $50 - $60/day part-time depending on the number of hours.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,468
Posted By Denise
We always just called private areas ......

We always just called private areas ... "privates". In this case I'd say that boys have different privates than girls. Unless you know which "preferred" words the parents wish to use I'd just keep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,935
Posted By Denise
Never, ever heard of a little boy using hairspray...

Never, ever heard of a little boy using hairspray in his hair. Ever. That would be considered weird here and extremely effeminate. I'd just say you don't allow any of the children to use aerosol...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 23,580
Posted By Denise
I live south of Boston MA and the average here is...

I live south of Boston MA and the average here is $200 per week full time. Daily is anywhere from $50 - $65 per day part time.
Looks like most of you are only charging $3 + change an hour when you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,212
Posted By Denise
The milk thing isn't new. When I had my first...

The milk thing isn't new. When I had my first baby over 20 years ago they told me when he turned 2 to change his milk to 1%. I did. He ate healthy and was active. The only treat he had was one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,925
Posted By Denise
For online deals keep an eye on www.fatwallet.com...

For online deals keep an eye on www.fatwallet.com or www.slickdeals.com. I pick up most of my holiday gifts for family, friends, nieces and nephews from one of these sites. Sometimes you can hit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,091
Posted By Denise
When I babysat, back when my own kids were babies...

When I babysat, back when my own kids were babies (over 20 years ago) I had a young dad come to pick up his baby, lay on the floor, play with him, talk to the birds we had, pick up the baby and talk...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,072
Posted By Denise
happyface Diabetic here and not on meds ......

happyface Diabetic here and not on meds ... totally diet controlled at this point. I find tons of fun and interesting recipes on Mellissa Sevigney's sight ... I breathe, I'm hungry. There's even...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,594
Posted By Denise
You can always have the last laugh by putting a...

You can always have the last laugh by putting a note in the medicine cabinet that says something like "sneaking a peek?" or "sneaky peeking is rude" LOL. You know they look ... everyone does. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,515
Posted By Denise
Ask Dad if he will skip his 15 min. breaks and...

Ask Dad if he will skip his 15 min. breaks and 1/2 hour lunch each day so he can come play with his kid outside in the yard during nap times ... sheesh. Some parents just don't get it ... sheesh.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,847
Posted By Denise
Just Wanted To Share Some Freebies

I accidentally came across a site that has tons of downloadable freebies .. from pre-K through ... I'm not sure ... I was only looking for pre-school stuff. LOL. Anyway, here's the link ... I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,387
Posted By Denise
Wow! You all have such long nap times. The...

Wow! You all have such long nap times. The regulations here are 1 hour for naps.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,863
Posted By Denise
Oh, sorry. The clickable links didn't show up. ...

Oh, sorry. The clickable links didn't show up. You'll have to go to the site to see them. The Robert Frost Poetry would be over the littles heads but some of the other poems and songs are cute.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,863
Posted By Denise
Fall Songs and Poems

I found these cute little songs and poems here: http://www.dltk-holidays.com/fall/fallpoetry.htm


Aesop's Fables:

The Plane Tree


Nursery Rhymes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,811
Posted By Denise
Something else to consider .. her 4 months may...

Something else to consider .. her 4 months may very well turn into full time permanent ... if you changed your policies for her, then what?

She was probably a very supportive friend while she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,712
Posted By Denise
What do you say to the parents about the paid...

What do you say to the parents about the paid vacation time? How do they respond to that?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,737
Posted By Denise
Around here they charge $55 - $65 a day. I...

Around here they charge $55 - $65 a day.

I was planning on charging $200 a week for full-time ages 2.9 - 4 yr. olds.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 49,636
Posted By Denise
I'm thinking of going with: An Apple A Day...

I'm thinking of going with:

An Apple A Day Child Care (with an image of an apple of course) This will put us at the beginning of the phone book and promotes a positive, healthy environment :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,264
Posted By Denise
Miss D :lol:

Miss D :lol:
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 09-07-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,307
Posted By Denise
I ordered the book for my Nook after I started...

I ordered the book for my Nook after I started watching the series on tv and got fed up with 25 minutes of show and 35 minutes of commercials. I just finished the book and was very glad I purchased...