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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,337
Posted By jokalima
I just moved to VA from CT where I had a licensed...

I just moved to VA from CT where I had a licensed DC. If I start as unlicensed here in VA, do I call anyways and let them know? I am just confused about the licensed and unlicensed thing here. How...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By jokalima
Day Care in Virginia

Hi,

I am relocating to VA after 6 years of doing day care in CT. CT is very regulated. How are the laws in VA? So far what Ihave read is that I do not need to be licensed to do day care. Is this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By jokalima
Yeah! When she first told me I did not think much...

Yeah! When she first told me I did not think much about it, maybe because we were in the middle of the conversation. But as soon as she left I kept thinking about why, why they would refuse it? I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By jokalima
I would not feel comfortable calling CPS on them....

I would not feel comfortable calling CPS on them. I do think it was a form of neglect but I don't think they meant any harm to their child by doing this. I'll see how next week goes, but I already...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By jokalima
Well, I mentioned it to her. I told her that I...

Well, I mentioned it to her. I told her that I snapped my fingers next to his ears to see if he would react to, he did not... Well, 1st step was me sitting next to him and calling his name, no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By jokalima
I need to add this to my contract. Never thought...

I need to add this to my contract. Never thought about that.

The child is NOT getting the services because dcd decided against it. He was evaluated by professionals and approved for services in 2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By jokalima
Advice

A few weeks ago I got a call for a 3yo. I agreed to an interview and said I had the spot. At the interview, I learned that he is not 3 yet, but will be in a few months so I decided to give it a try...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By jokalima
That's interesting. Thanks for sharing. I...

That's interesting. Thanks for sharing. I guess I'll have to wait until we receive the letter tomorrow and see what the reaction will be. My contact says she knows first hand most providers are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By jokalima
Unions and state payments

I would like to know if any of you a part of a Union? Are you forced to be part of it?

It has been approved that here in my state us providers can be part of a union. I am not to happy about it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,582
Posted By jokalima
Breaking Bad... kind of slow in the begining but...

Breaking Bad... kind of slow in the begining but it just needs to be that way so you can know the characters.

Dexter, this one I love!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,398
Posted By jokalima
Not a close friend, no. Have not seen her for...

Not a close friend, no. Have not seen her for years. The bruise is not in any place that would make me be concerned. That is why I told her that it was just probably a toddler thing. I mean, if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,398
Posted By jokalima
She did not mention it before. They came and I...

She did not mention it before. They came and I saw it but did not say anything, then she asked me if I saw it and I obviusly said yes and then the conversation went on from there. With my answer I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,398
Posted By jokalima
The thing is that I know the mom but I don't know...

The thing is that I know the mom but I don't know dad. I did talk to her about how toddlers get hurt and that it probably wasn't something that grandma did. She has older kids and her mom has been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,398
Posted By jokalima
Should I Consider it a Red Flag?

I had a interview yesterday. They basically showed up and asked me if I could see them, I was not expecting them. I allowed it because I know the mom. During the interviwe it came up that the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By jokalima
I was a bit stressed thinking that she would ask...

I was a bit stressed thinking that she would ask about what we would do during that tim... she never asked, she was here for less than 7 minutes probably and ask very little questions, then said it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By jokalima
Before and after school questions

I've never done it. Got a call and because I need the income I said yes. What things do you do in before school care? The rate changes for the school closing a whole week and having the child here...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,534
Posted By jokalima
How many kids do you have now? He reminds me of...

How many kids do you have now? He reminds me of my own almost 4 y/o. He also has sensory issues and it's really hard at times. Things got better when I went from having 6 kids to just 3, it was so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,708
Posted By jokalima
Right now yes! I mean, they all have their own...

Right now yes! I mean, they all have their own little things that drive me crazy sometimes, but I LOVE all of them. The bad part is that when a new one comes in, it is kind of difficult for me to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,574
Posted By jokalima
:) Honestly, I never thought it was going to get...

:) Honestly, I never thought it was going to get this kind of response, just shared it like I said before, to create awareness. It's good to know though, the points of view of others, sometimes we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,849
Posted By jokalima
Our nap time is from 12:30 to 3:00/3:15 and I do...

Our nap time is from 12:30 to 3:00/3:15 and I do ask for them to stay on beds and quiet. Sometimes I let them get up, but I end up regreting it because my house is small and all of them will wake up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,574
Posted By jokalima
Right. But I still don't see it as putting the...

Right. But I still don't see it as putting the responsability on us just reaching out for help and support.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,574
Posted By jokalima
I didn't see it like they were blaming the...

I didn't see it like they were blaming the provider or putting the responsibility on them. I just saw it as reaching out so we could help them keep them safe. I didn't feel they were blaming the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,574
Posted By jokalima
alarm.http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ugH6eVMckJ8. ...

alarm.http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ugH6eVMckJ8.

I remember reading this article in a puertorrican paper not so long ago.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,574
Posted By jokalima
For me it's not extra work to keep track of...

For me it's not extra work to keep track of hours. Most of my families arrive at the same time each day so when I see that they are 20 minutes late I start to wonder. I don't call, I text because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By jokalima
Yes! I had a very long weekend and today all of...

Yes! I had a very long weekend and today all of them are back. It is just so stressful, I don't find it in me to do projects just to avoid more chaos so I am just letting them play for the summer....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,574
Posted By jokalima
We shouldn't be obligated to do it. I did not...

We shouldn't be obligated to do it. I did not share it because I believe we HAVE to do it. Just for those that have not thought about doing it maybe they will want to start. But no, I don't think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,574
Posted By jokalima
I understand your point. But I don't see it as...

I understand your point. But I don't see it as us provider's being responsible. We shouldn't be, it is not our child and it is not in my home, so I should not be responsible. But if one morning...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,574
Posted By jokalima
Ray Rays Pledge - Child Vehicular Heatstroke

http://www.rayrayspledge.com

I believe some providers already do this. Just wanted to share it so there is more awareness. Monday, another 15 month old died here in CT because he was left in a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,420
Posted By jokalima
I started with a 3 and 4 year old and repetition...

I started with a 3 and 4 year old and repetition was the key. They can say by themselves now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,420
Posted By jokalima
It's not only young parents. Lateley, I have...

It's not only young parents. Lateley, I have been blessed to have families that care for their children. But I have one family that just won't keep the child one day. They can be home, both of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,766
Posted By jokalima
Yesterday I recieved the check for April. At the...

Yesterday I recieved the check for April. At the beginning of last year I had to wait a lot. Now I get them at the end of every month, 2 months behind, but I get them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By jokalima
He is clumsy. Always on the floor. I remeber...

He is clumsy. Always on the floor. I remeber when he was younger, he could be just standing up in the room and fall down. The thing is that I hate with passion having to give the news to this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By jokalima
Why is it?

That the times that a child gets hurt is always the same one?

I've had a child for almost 4 years now. He always, we'll no always, but frequently fell, got bumps, etc.. Some way or another I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By jokalima
I wouldn't do it. I used store brand with my son...

I wouldn't do it. I used store brand with my son because that was what we could afford and it worked well. After y almost 2 years of using them, he started to get a rash and we tried everything and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,881
Posted By jokalima
Well at least they talk about it and know it's at...

Well at least they talk about it and know it's at home. Last week I had a mom that brought in a fun size candy bar and told dcg that she could have it during the morning, went opened the freezer and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By jokalima
They sell things for less... My son is in to...

They sell things for less... My son is in to dinosaurs so we are slowly getting him a collection. The cost between 8.00 to 30.00 or even more. We were waiting to buy one that cost 30.00 but Zulilly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,053
Posted By jokalima
Progress Report Plus Vent

Now that school is over I have old dck coming back for the summer. I really dislike listening to some of the conversations between some of the families. One family in particular has a child that is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By jokalima
I do love zullily for toys only. I would highly...

I do love zullily for toys only. I would highly advice against buying clothes & shoes. I've done it and it's been really bad. Toys? Awesome place to buy them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,088
Posted By jokalima
The youngest dc child is one. I don't feed him,...

The youngest dc child is one. I don't feed him, I provide him with a spoon and he tries to use it and feeds himself with hands, and then tries again to use it. I told mom this is how I like to do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By jokalima
Well, yes. I think you are right. I've done many...

Well, yes. I think you are right. I've done many favors to her. There was a day she called me on a day off and I took the child for just a couple of hours. I forgot about that until I read...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By jokalima
Vacation Time

I have a very open relationship with one of the moms. I believe I talked about her before, just when she started. I was asking about that exactly, if you thought it was OK to build friendships with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By jokalima
Summer fees

Just wondering if you charge your regular fees for summer kids, like those that go to a magnet pre -k and they close for the summer so they come to a home day care. And for school age children,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,493
Posted By jokalima
I've used Funshine Express and it's ok. Then I...

I've used Funshine Express and it's ok. Then I used The Learning Box and liked that one better. Now I am using God's little helpers and I like it because is #1 free and # 2 is so simple that I can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By jokalima
She only needs from 8:00 to 12:00 that includes...

She only needs from 8:00 to 12:00 that includes bkfst and lunch. I guess that I can tell her that if another family asks for the full time space I will let her know so she can decide to go full time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,309
Posted By jokalima
Reduce Fee For Less Hours?

I really need one more family, finiancially speaking. I got a call today and they just want 12 hours a week in 3 days, they asked me if I could charge less because is a lot less time, I am thinking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,353
Posted By jokalima
How do contracted hours work exactly? And do...

How do contracted hours work exactly? And do they afect the weekley fee? Like for example, less hours less pay? Or it stays the same no matter how many hours?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By jokalima
Question Late Night Fee

Have a family that wants to do 2:30 pm to midnight 3 days a week. I've never done late shifts before and not super thrilled about it but I really need the income. What would you charge for a shift...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,835
Posted By jokalima
I can see there are diff opinions on this one. ...

I can see there are diff opinions on this one. The way I see it, if I had to go to do # 2 to the toilet I will take about 5 minutes minimun. Don't always do it, but I do suffer from IBS so when I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,835
Posted By jokalima
When I used to work in a center a sick toddler...

When I used to work in a center a sick toddler vomited all over me, my face. my hair, my clothes, all over. I told the Head Teacher I had to go home shower and come back and she told me to wait...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,750
Posted By jokalima
I was reading the rules and it says that they...

I was reading the rules and it says that they could stay up to 72 hours with special request. So that helps, now i will have to figure it out after that period of time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,750
Posted By jokalima
I don't

I don't
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,750
Posted By jokalima
Will the "second shift" go with licensing ...

Will the "second shift" go with licensing though?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,750
Posted By jokalima
I have someone she knows that can do this,...

I have someone she knows that can do this, thanks!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,750
Posted By jokalima
I am Licensed and it is for exactly that, she is...

I am Licensed and it is for exactly that, she is going to be a surrogate mother and that is why she can't take the baby with her.

I will call licensing and see what they say about it, even though...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,750
Posted By jokalima
You have a point there, valid one I must say. ...

You have a point there, valid one I must say. But I could not turn my back on her and I could not do it for free.:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,591
Posted By jokalima
I totally agree, for me this is totally weird. ...

I totally agree, for me this is totally weird. I've seen it in DC families when they say "Oh my wife will take care of that bill" and I'm like ??????:confused: We have only one account in my house,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,591
Posted By jokalima
Like others have said, I'm old fashioned and I am...

Like others have said, I'm old fashioned and I am 33 years old. When we got married, everything I had belonged to him and what he had became ours. We only have one mutual bank account and he makes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,750
Posted By jokalima
Honestly, I'm not 100% sure how licensing sees...

Honestly, I'm not 100% sure how licensing sees this. But IDK why I could not do it for a friend? I mean, if licensing was to come. She is going to get a treatment done in another state, they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,750
Posted By jokalima
How much would you charge for a whole week 24/7?

Hello,

I have a family that needs to travel to get some business done and they cannot take the baby with them. They asked me if I could care for him for 5 to 7 days. What will you charge for...
Forum: Curriculum 11-06-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,756
Posted By jokalima
You might want to try The Learning Box. Is not...

You might want to try The Learning Box. Is not that expensive and it brings all you need. I was feeling the same way, not sure how to put together my own curriculum because of time issues. I had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,607
Posted By jokalima
Spanish and English. I do 50/50 during Day Care...

Spanish and English. I do 50/50 during Day Care hours. I want my child to be fully bilingual and to speak my language in the correct and appropriate way so i only speak Spanish to him, and English...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 730
Posted By jokalima
Proposal

Have any of you done a a business proposal? Or have any idea on how to start one? I am interested in a space a Church has, a really good space for DC. But I don't have any idea on how to approach...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,846
Posted By jokalima
So she did call back last night and said she...

So she did call back last night and said she wanted to come pick things up during the week but that she wanted me to keep the 2 weeks deposit as the payment of her 2 weeks even when she was not going...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,846
Posted By jokalima
Well, she never came back. It was to much...

Well, she never came back.

It was to much for her, I ended up encouraging her to keep her home. Why? Because she was not able to bring her during the rest of the week and I am afraid that if she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By jokalima
That's how she started, part time, was here only...

That's how she started, part time, was here only during the morning hours, but it was hard for the poor baby and not to mention mom, she was devastated.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By jokalima
What to do with Deposit?

So my new baby, the one that had a very sad day yesterday, mom decided to keep her today, tomorrow she is not coming either. We agreed she'd take the rest of the week to think about it and come to a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,846
Posted By jokalima
I will definitely try this and see if it helps,...

I will definitely try this and see if it helps, thanks for the tip
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,846
Posted By jokalima
Very Emotional Mom

Today I started a new baby, one of the cutest and happiest baby I've seen, that's until mom left.. The baby was so sad during the day and there was basically nothing I could do to comfort her :(. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,912
Posted By jokalima
For those of you that have done it.. How much do...

For those of you that have done it.. How much do you get paid? Do you have an idea of how much parents to be have to spend at all?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By jokalima
Becoming Friends With DC Parent?

Have you done it? How do handle the friendship and the business part?

I have had good relationships with all my families, they've invited me to their parties, sometimes I go, sometimes don't but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,336
Posted By jokalima
I don't like the word punishment that much. ...

I don't like the word punishment that much. Sounds harsh, and after all, what else can you do besides t/out? Yes there are other things like taking a toy away, but punishment? That brings to mind...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By jokalima
could you share that part of handbook?

could you share that part of handbook?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By jokalima
She has jot signed paperwork yet, she is coming...

She has jot signed paperwork yet, she is coming today for that and it would be the second time I meet with her. In first interview she did not mention a dad in picture so I was a bit confused and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By jokalima
Is It Ok To Ask About The Father?

Hello,

Never been in this situation before. If a mom does not mentions the dad, is it ok for me to ask? I would like to know because is good to know what to say to the child whe others are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,058
Posted By jokalima
I do,why? Because my life was saved by others...

I do,why? Because my life was saved by others that donated their blood. I just feel I have to give back, help others go back to their families, give the chance to babies and mom's to be together or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By jokalima
Thanks, My son is almost 3 and he likes to be...

Thanks,
My son is almost 3 and he likes to be in DC room, my house is a small ranch, I could try to keep him away but is going to b a challenge, talked to DC parents and let them know the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By jokalima
what do you do with own sick child?

My 2 yr old started coughing last night, it was around 10:00 pm , the barking dog kind of cough. My dh is going to take him to the Dr today. I care for older kids,3 and up and for a 2 month old....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,074
Posted By jokalima
I recently got a new baby, so before he started I...

I recently got a new baby, so before he started I started talking about the "baby rules" during group time, gave demonstrations using a doll and talk to parents about the rules so they could talk...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By jokalima
My humble opinion is that it won't look good for...

My humble opinion is that it won't look good for your DC to have parents pick up kids with poopy diapers. I really like to have them with nice clean diapers when parents come. I have 2-yrs old a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By jokalima
I do t/outs with him and also take privileges...

I do t/outs with him and also take privileges away and he does understand the reason why we take those things away because we talk/ask him and he answers correctly. The high chair , I Don't think it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By jokalima
Own Child Hurting Others

Hello,

My own child has been hurting another specific child lately. He has bitten this other kid about 3 times and scratched him more than 3. I have been trying to make the behavior stop and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By jokalima
Thanks! I there is a familly interested and I...

Thanks! I there is a familly interested and I really need the extra $$ so I don't want to say no but don't want to make a mistake with $$ and what I offer. Thanks again!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By jokalima
and also, do you charge different for school vac...

and also, do you charge different for school vac time?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By jokalima
Before/After School

Hello,

Maybe this is a silly question but I have never done b/a school and know very little about it. When providers charge for it, they say for example 80.00 a week for just the afternoon or the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,900
Posted By jokalima
In February I was looking for tips for training...

In February I was looking for tips for training my son and somewhere in this forum I read about a system where you use only training pants and no pull-ups, maybe is that 3 day method? I think it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By jokalima
Thanks, I was really bothered because then that...

Thanks, I was really bothered because then that same person drove by on his car and in a very sick/rude way almost got half of his body out of window to look at dcm. I want my families to feel good...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,688
Posted By jokalima
I do them during nap time, I hate doing business...

I do them during nap time, I hate doing business during my off hours. I should call licencing and see if this is completely against the rules. This thread got me thinking likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By jokalima
Neighbors

I never have problem with them, hardly know them. Today apparently they had visitors ( come somewhat frequently ) While I was with kiddos outside I could hear them being very loud, and this is 2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By jokalima
Last Day, Good Day

So today is last day of the family that I could not come to an agreement with. I felt I little tension at times but I just decided to let everything go and wait for the 2 weeks to be over. Just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By jokalima
That's what I thought, but to late now I guess. ...

That's what I thought, but to late now I guess.


Anyways, they owe me a late fee and I asked for it today the answer was "But there was a bunch of people here that day" Meaning other parents.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By jokalima
I understand what you say but don't agree because...

I understand what you say but don't agree because when I said might we agreed to wait until I knew for sure. When I knew, we talked again and we said it was still on until mid June and then if I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By jokalima
Yesterday I was very upset and needed to vent. ...

Yesterday I was very upset and needed to vent. After breathing, taking a shower, eating, sleeping and relaxing I thought about what you said and it kinda makes sense. I do feel they are at fault...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By jokalima
Yes, exactly , sorry for confusion maybe language...

Yes, exactly , sorry for confusion maybe language barrier comes out bigger when frustrated.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By jokalima
I think you still don't understand, i went back...

I think you still don't understand, i went back and read and can't fin out where the confusion is, but I will try to explain. I never told them I had a problem taking care of their children in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By jokalima
2 weeks, but have never done this before I just...

2 weeks, but have never done this before I just get to nervous in fear of confrontation. So tips, anything that helps would be great.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By jokalima
Maybe I expressed my self wrong...I am willing to...

Maybe I expressed my self wrong...I am willing to work till June, it is a bad thing because my finances get all messed up and now even more that all my kids are moving to school @ the end of summer
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By jokalima
Advice Again With Problem Family

:mad:

Ok, so I've mentioned my "rich/poor" family here before and I think I've also mentioned that they are about to leave in mid month ( June ) and I have a baby coming in for one of their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,304
Posted By jokalima
Well it went OK... She said that she understood...

Well it went OK... She said that she understood but that she needed time to see if she could do arrangements to get the extra $ a month but to please hold the space until next week and she would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,304
Posted By jokalima
Thanks Laurel, I will try that.

Thanks Laurel, I will try that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,304
Posted By jokalima
I am great at my job but suck as a business...

I am great at my job but suck as a business owner...
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