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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By Bookworm
My boss gave us a pack of tissues before the...

My boss gave us a pack of tissues before the movie.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By Bookworm
Mr. Rogers - "Won’t You be my Neighbor "

For anyone who loves Mr. Rogers, please go see this movie. Make sure you bring a box of tissues. He has touched so many lives. He had a way of explaining complex issues to children. He was never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,904
Posted By Bookworm
This is what I do. I have a form that I fill out...

This is what I do. I have a form that I fill out telling the date I sent home a diaper and/or wipe request. When the bring in diapers, I then count them and document the amount on my form. I can tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By Bookworm
A few years ago at my old center, they were...

A few years ago at my old center, they were repaving the road in front of the daycare. It was the greatest thing that could have happened for the kids. We even made a field trip out of going to the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By Bookworm
I have a 2.5 yr old that does the same thing. He...

I have a 2.5 yr old that does the same thing. He spends about half of the day making those type of comments. He does it because he wants adult attention. He will play with the other DCKs for about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,278
Posted By Bookworm
The same for me, but this is something I've never...

The same for me, but this is something I've never seen in my entire career.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,278
Posted By Bookworm
Oh, those parents knew it was optional. But for...

Oh, those parents knew it was optional. But for some reason they had to make up excuses for dropping them off. They needed justification for the long commute and not wanting to deal with their kids....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,278
Posted By Bookworm
Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don't

I started at a new center 6 wks ago and I received my first jaw drop.

A hurricane is headed for us and our state shut down Wednesday. Schools, Government offices, various businesses and a large...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,400
Posted By Bookworm
IMO, this is on the edge of harassment. Once...

IMO, this is on the edge of harassment. Once you've told him that you are within the law, he should have backed off. I agree with the others that you shouldn't respond to him anymore. If he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bookworm
Wouldn't a Christian daycare have to part of a...

Wouldn't a Christian daycare have to part of a church in order to get an exemption. There are several churches here that have their own private schools but I don't know if the schools are tax exempt.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,164
Posted By Bookworm
Don't sit on the floor or else you'll get...

Don't sit on the floor or else you'll get hemorroids.

Don't eat too much watermelon or your baby will have a big head.

Don't call a baby ugly or your baby will be ugly.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,182
Posted By Bookworm
I was going to start a thread about this earlier...

I was going to start a thread about this earlier this week. I have a DCB-15mos who can't go an hour without getting hurt. He's not a rough boy, just busy. This week alone, I've written 4 accident...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,186
Posted By Bookworm
I might the odd one here but, parents would tell...

I might the odd one here but, parents would tell me that their kids would argue using, "But Ms. Teacher said".
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,398
Posted By Bookworm
My uncle's ex wife used to do this. Just plain...

My uncle's ex wife used to do this. Just plain nasty.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,439
Posted By Bookworm
I agree with you. I see it everyday with a DCG-16...

I agree with you. I see it everyday with a DCG-16 mos. Every single morning, mom will no leave until she puts DCG in someone's arms. And on cue, DCG starts crying. Mom claims that she is sensitive to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,342
Posted By Bookworm
The first center I worked at was shut down...

The first center I worked at was shut down because of something like this among other things. Who were the closers? Do they not go through each room to make sure everything is clear. How do you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Bookworm
Update-There's now 14 deaths. FEMA is here and...

Update-There's now 14 deaths. FEMA is here and some people are able to get back to their homes. They are monitoring a few more dams in case they break. I tried to go to work but two of the routes I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Bookworm
Thanks ladies. My neighborhood is fine now. ...

Thanks ladies. My neighborhood is fine now. There are still people trapped in their homes and people are using their boats for rescue. They're saying that things won't get back to semi-normal until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Bookworm
We Survived the 1000yr Flood in SC

This past weekend has been terrible for my state. We've had an estimated 12-24 inches of rain 72 hrs and the flooding was devestating. Seven people so far were killed. One them happened not 5 miles...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,682
Posted By Bookworm
Is there anyway that we can have a Disney-style...

Is there anyway that we can have a Disney-style nap time? The kind where all of the kids are awakened by sweet little birdies wearing scarfs so they will all wake up happy and smiling. Then all of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By Bookworm
I apologize about getting back to you ladies but...

I apologize about getting back to you ladies but we had a plumbing emergency today. Thanks for your responses. I don't have a true curriculum but I do a monthly theme. We read and sing songs, and art...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,185
Posted By Bookworm
:lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By Bookworm
I'm thinking this too. From what I've seen on...

I'm thinking this too. From what I've seen on This forum, flash cards and other similar items don't even work for children this age.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By Bookworm
Is This A New Trend?

There have been a lot of tours in my center for my class (infants) and over half of the parents ask if I'm teaching the DCKs the alphabet, numbers, shapes,colors, etc. A few even told me that they do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,604
Posted By Bookworm
We do this every year and the kids love it. They...

We do this every year and the kids love it. They get a chance to sit inside the truck and touch certain areas. They also get a hats and coloring books. We've had many parents who were police...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,721
Posted By Bookworm
I've never been a fan of Gofundme. What made me...

I've never been a fan of Gofundme. What made me 1000% against it was when Dylan Roof's (Charleston church shooter) sister set up a Gofundme page to recoup the money for her cancelled wedding and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,688
Posted By Bookworm
Father God in the name of Jesus! I'm so sorry...

Father God in the name of Jesus! I'm so sorry for you and the parents. You are in my prayers.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,943
Posted By Bookworm
So many, so many, so many!

So many, so many, so many!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,682
Posted By Bookworm
We have an employee at my center who was sent to...

We have an employee at my center who was sent to us because she had the choice of being fired from a sister school or transfer to our newly purchase center. She's now the Asst. Director. I feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,132
Posted By Bookworm
:eek::eek: What is wrong with people?

:eek::eek: What is wrong with people?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,689
Posted By Bookworm
We have a DCG like this who just turned one a few...

We have a DCG like this who just turned one a few days ago and my Director is pushing mom to move her up to my room. She might have some sensory issues because mom says she chokes on anything with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,689
Posted By Bookworm
I showed your responses to my co-workers and we...

I showed your responses to my co-workers and we agree with what you all said. Many of you had some great stories. Thanks for your input.

Blackcat, I've never heard of a family that never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,689
Posted By Bookworm
The majority only eat canned fruit, fruit...

The majority only eat canned fruit, fruit pouches, gogurt, and milk. Believe me , I asked. A few parents said hot dogs and maybe pizza or pb&j sandwich.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,689
Posted By Bookworm
This is spot on. Especially #1 and #2. It's so...

This is spot on. Especially #1 and #2. It's so much easier to give in.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,689
Posted By Bookworm
Go to Foodnetwork.com and search for Brussel...

Go to Foodnetwork.com and search for Brussel Sprouts Lardons by the Barefoot Contessa
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,689
Posted By Bookworm
It's funny that you said that. Brussels sprouts...

It's funny that you said that. Brussels sprouts and rice are on my list of foods I could eat almost everyday. What we've noticed that kids are even refusing nuggets, Mac and cheese, fish sticks etc....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,689
Posted By Bookworm
I'm in total agreement with you. We didn't even...

I'm in total agreement with you. We didn't even consider frequent dining out as a factor. Another question is does the parent start it off by not retrying a fruit or vegetable if their infant makes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,689
Posted By Bookworm
Your Thoughts on Picky Eaters

i had a discussion with some of my coworkers about picky eaters and the reasons they are picky. We left out children with food allergies and sensory issues. Our opinions are:-they aren't exposed to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,682
Posted By Bookworm
This was the problem my husband had when looking...

This was the problem my husband had when looking for work a few years back. He has 20+ years working in warehousing/inventory control/ logistics and he rightly expected to paid according to his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,457
Posted By Bookworm
Google Dr. John Rosemond. He's a child...

Google Dr. John Rosemond. He's a child psychologist and has some amazing ideas on stopping tantrums.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By Bookworm
On Mondays, I give my kids (toddlers) an extra...

On Mondays, I give my kids (toddlers) an extra 30-45 minutes of nap because they are so cranky. My afternoons are so much better now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 250,285
Posted By Bookworm
So it's been a little over 6 wks since I left the...

So it's been a little over 6 wks since I left the fours to return to the infants and it was one the the best decisions I've ever made. I'm so much more relaxed now. I only have 4 kids. Three of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,355
Posted By Bookworm
Not trying to hijack, but is it possible for a 21...

Not trying to hijack, but is it possible for a 21 mo to be a screen addict?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,682
Posted By Bookworm
:lol::lol: This why you're the best, Nanny.

:lol::lol: This why you're the best, Nanny.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By Bookworm
Why Are Some People Allowed To Be Parents?

For the past two weeks, I've been working in the infant room in the afternoon. In that time, I've learned that 2 parents let their infant (3 mos and 4 mos) sleep in the swing because that's the only...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By Bookworm
103* and totally miserable.

103* and totally miserable.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,095
Posted By Bookworm
Go to Pinterest and look up Minute to Win It...

Go to Pinterest and look up Minute to Win It games. There are plenty of them to keep them interested.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By Bookworm
My bedroom looks like someone dropped a nuclear...

My bedroom looks like someone dropped a nuclear clothes bomb in it. Along with a few shoe grenades. I started cleaning it Sunday and only got as far as the walk in closet. Because of my serious 31...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By Bookworm
I encourage my parents to join us on field trips....

I encourage my parents to join us on field trips. It's a great way for me to observe their parenting first hand. Before we take our first field trip for the year, we meet with the parents and explain...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,560
Posted By Bookworm
Same here. I would have so many degrees there'd...

Same here. I would have so many degrees there'd be no place to hang them. I would also volunteer at the library.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,082
Posted By Bookworm
I've always said that Facebook is going to be the...

I've always said that Facebook is going to be the downfall for many people.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,288
Posted By Bookworm
I make it a habit to get DCK to do whatever they...

I make it a habit to get DCK to do whatever they "wouldn't let me do" in front of the parent and then walk away like its no big deal. It gets them everything. It's really effective when done in...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 04-22-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,615
Posted By Bookworm
I definitely do not want to be in his mind. He...

I definitely do not want to be in his mind. He can take the simplest thing and make it scary. St. Bernard dogs (Cujo), clowns (It), random junk from a pawn shop (Needful Things), the Prom (Carrie),...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,005
Posted By Bookworm
likethislikethislikethis

likethislikethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By Bookworm
bingo!

bingo!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Bookworm
:lol::lol:That was awesome.

:lol::lol:That was awesome.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,576
Posted By Bookworm
My center does because of modesty.

My center does because of modesty.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,912
Posted By Bookworm
😆. That made me laugh.

😆. That made me laugh.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,641
Posted By Bookworm
likethislikethislikethislikethisThis is in my top...

likethislikethislikethislikethisThis is in my top three pet peeves. Every time I hear it from a parent, I always ask: Why do you need their permission? Then I proceed to do what the parent couldn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,422
Posted By Bookworm
likethislikethislikethis

likethislikethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By Bookworm
My state has already banned 15 passenger van...

My state has already banned 15 passenger van after several children were killed in a wreck involving the van and another vehicle. The sleeping in the car seat needs to be challenged. It sounds like...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 04-03-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,615
Posted By Bookworm
likethislikethislikethislikethis. I watched with...

likethislikethislikethislikethis. I watched with my cousin when it premiered and we taped the curtains to the wall so nothing could see in.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By Bookworm
Ok, that's what I thought too. I just didn't want...

Ok, that's what I thought too. I just didn't want the girls to be embarrassed. Thank you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By Bookworm
Addressing incidents from the previous day

Yesterday after i got off work, three of my girls pooped in their pants on the playground. One girl is 5 and the other two will be this summer, within a month of each other. They were changed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 191,190
Posted By Bookworm
What DCG4 MEANT to say: "My mommy and daddy and...

What DCG4 MEANT to say: "My mommy and daddy and baby brother put my stuff in our room."

What DCG4 ACTUALLY said: My daddy was putting my baby brother in my mommy in our room."

I had to go...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 03-31-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,615
Posted By Bookworm
I tried Mr. Mercedes and I couldn't make it half...

I tried Mr. Mercedes and I couldn't make it half way. I wasted an audible selection on it. Can't wait for Finders Jeepers though.
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 03-31-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,615
Posted By Bookworm
11/22/63 was awesome. Try Revival. I finished it...

11/22/63 was awesome. Try Revival. I finished it last week and it was very good.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,630
Posted By Bookworm
4k here is a lottery system. Parents have to...

4k here is a lottery system. Parents have to apply in March and then they are given an assessment appointment in May. IDK what is involved in the assessment. Parents then find out in July if they've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bookworm
I've never been hit, but I was called the "N"...

I've never been hit, but I was called the "N" word. DCB was gone within the hour. The fact that he was comfortable with hitting you while correcting him tell me he does this at home. I agree that he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,600
Posted By Bookworm
Sounds like she is a practitioner of "Facebook...

Sounds like she is a practitioner of "Facebook Parenting". These are the parents who only post when they need to show that they spend time with their kid because the took him/her to the zoo, water...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,087
Posted By Bookworm
In my experience, the behavior would have to be...

In my experience, the behavior would have to be bad enough that other parents are threatening to leave. Then, the Dir would actually do something.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,682
Posted By Bookworm
Definitely BTDT. Especially concerning your...

Definitely BTDT. Especially concerning your co-workers comments. It been my experience that people who make these type of snide remarks are mad because you're making them look bad. I was called in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,121
Posted By Bookworm
I call out the child in front of the parent, too....

I call out the child in front of the parent, too. Most parents say thanks and leave when we take over. The rest get mad and complain. That parent is then left to calm down/control their DCK on their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,682
Posted By Bookworm
:lol::lol:I've always said that as much as some...

:lol::lol:I've always said that as much as some kids are "teething", their mouths should look like a shark.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,978
Posted By Bookworm
Does anyone know what would someone have to do,...

Does anyone know what would someone have to do, if you're on state assistance, to change centers. Will she have to do different paperwork for the new center? Is there a gap in assistance pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By Bookworm
Sorry I took so long with an update but today was...

Sorry I took so long with an update but today was DCG's first day back. My Dir gave mom her two choices. Come earlier or pull her. Mom chose to stay. My Dir told her that this is a conversation that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By Bookworm
Ok, that's ridiculous. Why is dad upset? He...

Ok, that's ridiculous. Why is dad upset? He made DCG's schedule. If she is drop in only, why should he expect DCG to have art on the wall.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By Bookworm
The whole situation frustrates me because I've...

The whole situation frustrates me because I've never had a parent like this in my 12+ years at my center. DCG does get to do some art projects. I do try to look out for her. But it's not enough for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By Bookworm
I believe you maybe right. But I also think she...

I believe you maybe right. But I also think she might want to pull DCG and is trying to make up a reason. If you want to pull, man up and do it. Don't nitpick us to death about it. Anyway, thanks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By Bookworm
I completely agree that my Dir should handle this...

I completely agree that my Dir should handle this for the final time. I am no longer willing to entertain her. Mom has been given the documentation you ladies have mentioned. She doesn't care. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By Bookworm
Trying Not To Be Rude-Parent Wants A Teacher Conference At Every Drop Off

This is the parent of my PT DCG-4. The one who wanted me to wait until they got there before we did any activities. Now, for the past month, she's been trying to have a conference about why DCG...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,682
Posted By Bookworm
I have a "Klingon" parent who had a full on...

I have a "Klingon" parent who had a full on tantrum complete with crying and everything, because her dd wouldn't tell her bye a billion times. She scared every child in the room and another parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,610
Posted By Bookworm
This is exactly how I stopped my wannbe "mean...

This is exactly how I stopped my wannbe "mean girl". To me, this is a type of bullying and I won't tolerate it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By Bookworm
I agree. There is no way they could enforce this....

I agree. There is no way they could enforce this. Did anybody stop to think about what would happen to FCCs if they are forced to give away 70-80% of their income.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,682
Posted By Bookworm
It took him less than 10 min.

It took him less than 10 min.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,682
Posted By Bookworm
Do you know why there's no food left DCD? It's...

Do you know why there's no food left DCD? It's because it is now 11:45 and lunch was over at 11:30. And yes you do need to go get her something to eat. "Why didn't we save her a plate"?, you ask....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2015, 03:33 PM
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Views: 1,640
Posted By Bookworm
Maybe mom could discuss all of Dr. Kings good...

Maybe mom could discuss all of Dr. Kings good works and then explain that there were some mean people who didn't like Dr. King because he wanted to help everyone so they shot him. Mom could tweak it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By Bookworm
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By Bookworm
Potty Training Letter

Good morning, Ladies. I'm looking for a letter on potty training policy. Particularly one stating that the parent must start training at home first. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,682
Posted By Bookworm
If I hear, "It's not cold in the garage" one more...

If I hear, "It's not cold in the garage" one more time, I'm going off.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,923
Posted By Bookworm
We had a DCB-3 who had serious speech issues. No...

We had a DCB-3 who had serious speech issues. No one could understand him. He didn't know how to dress himself at all and had problems drinking from a styrofoam cup. Then one day dad dropped off and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,388
Posted By Bookworm
That is adorable. Do you mind if I steal?

That is adorable. Do you mind if I steal?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,327
Posted By Bookworm
That would be too much like right. Remember, she...

That would be too much like right. Remember, she wants the benefits with no sacrifice. Which parent is she in your book?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,327
Posted By Bookworm
Daycare, every suggestion you gave I already do. ...

Daycare, every suggestion you gave I already do. The schedule is posted outside my room next to the door and inside the door so she sees it coming and going. One of the biggest problems we teachers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,327
Posted By Bookworm
I'm So Over Complaining Parents

Once again, one of my PT parents is complaining about their child never having art on the wall. This is not the parent who wanted us to wait until they showed up to start class. This parent comes in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By Bookworm
Good question because we don't give employee...

Good question because we don't give employee discounts. She's married so I'm assuming her husband or other family members. Trust me when I tell you Nanny, the owner WILL NOT give her a discount for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By Bookworm
Ok ladies. The meeting is cancelled because the...

Ok ladies. The meeting is cancelled because the two youngest (1 and almost 4) are sick. I found out that mom is aware of the services public school offers. She's hesitant to seek help because she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By Bookworm
In SC, if your birthday is on or after September...

In SC, if your birthday is on or after September 1 you have to wait an extra year before you can start K. Some schools have a 3K program but it's very hard to get in. My Director is going to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By Bookworm
Thanks Vaca. I'll bring my curriculum to the...

Thanks Vaca. I'll bring my curriculum to the meeting ao she can see the difference between the two. She already has a milestone checklist but I don't know if she read it yet. As far as early...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By Bookworm
Advise on Talking to a Coworker About Her Child

This has the potential to end in disaster any and all advice is welcome. This may be long, sorry.

A coworker started working with us 2 months ago and enrolled her 3 children. The middle child is...
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