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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By Cradle2crayons
it's not my job to parent. I'd have the potty...

it's not my job to parent. I'd have the potty training talk with mom. Ultimately, you can't make her parent. I don't take kids to the potty every hour or make them go. They have to tell ME they need...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 191,190
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Happy Dance...

10.5 years ago, my daughters Autism and ADHD specialist recommended a service dog for her. We welcomed Roxie into our home. She's a Jack Rat. 2 years later we added a weenie dog. Wham Bam during a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,257
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I have a sibling to an infant here whose mom...

I have a sibling to an infant here whose mom SWORE at enrollment the child couldn't do without HIS blanket and no other would do.

I said well, you'll have to find another provider because that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,605
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I have this on the daycare toilet..I second it....

I have this on the daycare toilet..I second it. It's awesome!!

OP, wow that is a tough tough predicament.

While I don't do the timed potty training and require the training kids to verbalize...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,502
Posted By Cradle2crayons
does your state have a policy on this? I...

does your state have a policy on this?

I think I've heard that states that allow non vax... you have to let other parents know.

in my state, kids have to be vax to be in school or a licensed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,502
Posted By Cradle2crayons
the medically fragile kids sometimes have reasons...

the medically fragile kids sometimes have reasons to be delayed on vax... that puts THEM at risk from those that may choose to NOT vax at all and then get something....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,502
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I also don't take non immunized kiddos....

I also don't take non immunized kiddos. Personally I have no issues with parents who choose not to vaccinate. My own DD is allergic to the MMR vax so I get it.

However, because I offer care to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,992
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Would you have anything against using a...

Would you have anything against using a probiotic?

Culturelle is wonderful
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,206
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Just because you previously offered the family to...

Just because you previously offered the family to supply food it's still perfectly ok to change your mind.

What if they "need to go shopping" again and send crap for meals??

IMHO this is a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I've seen it happen quite frequently that baby...

I've seen it happen quite frequently that baby goes to dr office to get their vax... and ends up with the flu or something else contagious because most dr offices don't separate sick and well babies....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By Cradle2crayons
New business name.... DOPE AND DROP......

New business name....

DOPE AND DROP... See... It could still be a daycare but more... Covert....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I have a pilot. Depending on the car seats, I...

I have a pilot. Depending on the car seats, I could fit six. But generally I don't have more than 3 in car seats, th rest in boosters and my 12 year old daughter is the only kid allowed in the front...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,187
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I'm legally unlicensed. I don't have any...

I'm legally unlicensed. I don't have any inspections. The state doesn't regulate legally unlicensed here at all. I guess they would if there was a complaint.

I'm able to accept vouchers even...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,246
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I agree. I always find that giving off the air...

I agree. I always find that giving off the air that "I" pick based on a good fit, rather than letting THEM pick.. Has always been more successful than the other way. For some reason, parents think I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By Cradle2crayons
My advice, the number of days he's not in care...

My advice, the number of days he's not in care are the problem. I would explain to mom that he isn't adjusting well to daycare due to the irregular schedule. On the weeks she's off, I'd ask her to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,501
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I provide all infant cereal and baby food......

I provide all infant cereal and baby food... Parents provide formula. I'm not on the food program. I'll provide formula for an additional charge.

Right now I have two infants, both with reflux,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,682
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Dear Mother Nature... Take a Valium. And a Xanax....

Dear Mother Nature... Take a Valium. And a Xanax.


I'm not in the mood for her games this week. I broke two ribs on Saturday. Long story. I hiccuped and my life flashed before me so I'm praying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,756
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I agree. Nobody here is passing judgement on the...

I agree. Nobody here is passing judgement on the breast feeding. Just the fact it's happening at daycare when it's not needed.

I absolutely require all babies come fed... Before daycare. And a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By Cradle2crayons
This. All bf Babis who start care... I make mom...

This. All bf Babis who start care... I make mom bring the baby in before day one and SHOW ME the baby will successfully bottle feed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I'm unconcerned if a child goes potty at HOME....

I'm unconcerned if a child goes potty at HOME. And I don't PUT kids on the potty. For a child to be in underwear HERE, they must tell me they have to go potty before they wet themselves, and be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,459
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I always have emergency supplies.. And I'd call...

I always have emergency supplies.. And I'd call mom with three options...
(1) she can pick up
(2) she can bring diapers
(3) I can use my diapers at $2 each diaper to be paid at pick up
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,828
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Right now.. We need a BOAT!!!!!! Yesterday...

Right now.. We need a BOAT!!!!!!

Yesterday was a wonderful almost 70 degrees... Tornadoes... Hail... Flooding.... Two weeks of this crap.

We are still under a state of emergency from the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,465
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Since I do contracted hours only, I don't really...

Since I do contracted hours only, I don't really have this issue.

If they work 8-3 then they drop off at 7:00 am and pick up by 4:00 pm.

They try to make dr appointments after work since the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,666
Posted By Cradle2crayons
We do a lottttttt of science stuff here. Last...

We do a lottttttt of science stuff here. Last summer, we caught 20 lubber grasshoppers (they get as long as my hand) and out them in a small square tank with dirt for hem to lay their eggs. In the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,857
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I'm not bothered by many graphics etc on shirts...

I'm not bothered by many graphics etc on shirts at daycare.

However, my kids public school doesn't allow any concert type shirts, shirts with alcoholic etc advertising, etc type shirts.

They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By Cradle2crayons
That's true. I was just using my imagination that...

That's true. I was just using my imagination that she actually feeds them lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,014
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I would require a dr visit for any cough or cold...

I would require a dr visit for any cough or cold that had been going on that long.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,014
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I exclude for vomiting, diarrhea, fever,...

I exclude for vomiting, diarrhea, fever, lethargy, snot that's off color or out of control, coughing that's uncontrolled etc.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,613
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Relax. It's normal for there to be an adjustment...

Relax. It's normal for there to be an adjustment period. Of course our kids don't want to share us!!! And your kiddo is at a tough age anyway.

Saying that, you need to be consistent and firm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,727
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I like the idea of solid color curtains with the...

I like the idea of solid color curtains with the valences or even curtain ties of contrast print. Then you could make pillows with the prints and add in accents with the print.

Added.. I noticed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By Cradle2crayons
How ? Just How?

I know rates here are crap compared to most areas. And I know I'm pretty thrifty.. But how in the heck can someone feed a child on $40 a week??


http://jackson.craigslist.org/kid/4818640983.html
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By Cradle2crayons
That would be hilarious for a parent to leave...

That would be hilarious for a parent to leave because you were going outside. I'd pray for the same temp tomorrow. Heck you may have an easy week lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh myyyyyyyyy gosh I'd love that...

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh myyyyyyyyy gosh I'd love that weather lol. I don't mind freezing temps. I don't mind scorchers. I just hate them in the same week like here lol.

Picture it... I wake up..sun is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Since you can't put kids in when hers aren't...

Since you can't put kids in when hers aren't there, I would charge a full time weekly rate. You should not be the one missing income to accomodate her schedule. If I'm able to insert kids on the days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,684
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I would absolutely NOT dilute formula. If a dr...

I would absolutely NOT dilute formula. If a dr ordered that I would question his credentials.

Pedialyte is made to rehydrate.

Secondly, I exclude infants who are not drinking normally, who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By Cradle2crayons
My biggest thought when I first got started is...

My biggest thought when I first got started is where to get start up money from to buy supplies, toys, furniture etc.

Licensing laws... If you can be unlicensed what are the benefits....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,549
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I currently charge $1 per minute for late pickup...

I currently charge $1 per minute for late pickup past contracted time (I don't do open to close hours)

For late payment is $10 per day. I used to get paid Monday morning at drop off but I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,352
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I use either arm and hammer or tide pods etc....

I use either arm and hammer or tide pods etc. whatever it have and use for he regular laundry. Right now, I don't have any with allergy issues so I can use whatever I want.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I have two separate nap rooms. One is just big...

I have two separate nap rooms. One is just big enough for one play pen and I use it for new kids or for tiny ones until they get trained into the bigger nap room.

The other one used to be a play...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-26-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,427
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Don't forget to check in your car. My son found...

Don't forget to check in your car. My son found his old jar thing that counts his coins... I found some batteries... And he went out to my truck in search. By the time he was done he had $19.23 in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,777
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I don't allow notices the week before, week of,...

I don't allow notices the week before, week of, or week after vacation. Solves the problem.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,669
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I have parents sign a release for me and one at...

I have parents sign a release for me and one at the dr saying I can call and ask questions if I need to. The release has to be on file with their dr for it to count.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,189
Posted By Cradle2crayons
You don't require a two week notice?

You don't require a two week notice?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,525
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I don't initiate any potty training. That version...

I don't initiate any potty training. That version seems to take forever.

Here is my policy
Before a child can begin, they need to be ready. If they can't stay dry two hours from nap, they aren't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,189
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I answered in bold this doesn't sound like under...

I answered in bold this doesn't sound like under feeding. At all

But regardless I don't allow parents to send pre made bottles or REFUSE to send formula when I request it.

Food program...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,189
Posted By Cradle2crayons
How many ounces is he eating every 3 hours... Or...

How many ounces is he eating every 3 hours... Or how much/many ounces are the parents bringing every day
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,377
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I don't have an open to close program. I...

I don't have an open to close program.

I offer ONLY contracted care for people who work or attend school.

They are required to provide me with a schedule at enrollment preferably pre printed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,189
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Amen. I refuse to care for a child if I don't...

Amen. I refuse to care for a child if I don't even know what kind of formula they are drinking. I'm sorry but that terrifies me.

If I have a drop in baby, I ask the parents to bring me their can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,189
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I require CANS of formula. I do not allow parents...

I require CANS of formula. I do not allow parents to being already made bottles or powder in a ziplock.

You have a few options.
(1) refuse care until they bring more
(2) change policy to no pre...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I wouldn't worry too much about a pattern at...

I wouldn't worry too much about a pattern at daycare. I would just start observing at home. And at his age I wouldn't expect him to be ready. Almost all kids at that age think toilets are neat.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By Cradle2crayons
The most important thing you can do is do NOT...

The most important thing you can do is do NOT start until he is PHYSICALLY ready. He should be able to wake up dry from naps. He should be able to verbalized in some way that he needs to potty BEFORE...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,522
Posted By Cradle2crayons
You forgot to mention.... You fall the parents...

You forgot to mention.... You fall the parents and they refuse to pick up, say they can't miss work, they'll try to call the auntie, etc etc etc
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,025
Posted By Cradle2crayons
My sister never did Santa with her daughter. Of...

My sister never did Santa with her daughter. Of course my niece knew the word Santa.

One other thing my sister forgot to do::: teach her daughter that some DO believe and not to start verbal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,815
Posted By Cradle2crayons
All I can say is call Them and ask. I think every...

All I can say is call Them and ask. I think every state is different on how much they care about copayment.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,815
Posted By Cradle2crayons
In Mississippi they REVOKE their childcare...

In Mississippi they REVOKE their childcare assistance for non payment of copays. So, it you report her and term her, she will have to pay out of pocket at the next provider until she pays you. Then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,470
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I would absolutely in a heart beat term the bitee...

I would absolutely in a heart beat term the bitee family.

"Dear dcm and grandma,
While biting is a very undesirable behavior in child care, it is a fairly normal behavior in children who have yet...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I would also do $140 a week for all ages. ...

I would also do $140 a week for all ages.

Also, your after school rate doesn't seem to match your full time rate. With a full time rate of $140 a week I would charge at LEAST $50 a week. My after...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 12-12-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,623
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I don't prompt for children to go but I do model...

I don't prompt for children to go but I do model the expected behavior and i have my two own children do the same when we have a dck that is potty training.

I'll put my hand on my yummy in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,788
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Yes yes. I keep their names alphabetically and...

Yes yes. I keep their names alphabetically and then under that info about heir kids, what hours they need and phone numbers.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,527
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I can accept vouchers. But just because I can...

I can accept vouchers. But just because I can doesn't mean I have to. And I agree with pp. just don't accept them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,522
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I agree completely with the comments above and I...

I agree completely with the comments above and I would have termed too.

One thing though, I wouldn't have allowed the child into care today anyway because they vomited yesterday.

But regardless...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,512
Posted By Cradle2crayons
It's yur business. Set a drop off time and...

It's yur business. Set a drop off time and explain that after x time, no more drop offs are allowed for the day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I agree op. If mom was doing her part at home,...

I agree op. If mom was doing her part at home, you'd likely see an improvement.

I have a 7 month old dcb too. He started at age 3 months. Was held to sleep at home or out in a vibrating bassinet....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,107
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I agree it COULD be caused from constipation....

I agree it COULD be caused from constipation. But, regardless of the cause, exclusion still applies. Just like with any of my exclusion symptoms. I also send home with diarrhea, even if it's caused...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I charge $50 a week for after school kids and I...

I charge $50 a week for after school kids and I live in a cheap area. If I have them all day I charge my drop on rate for that day. All in advance.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Crying all day = too sick to participate in...

Crying all day = too sick to participate in daycare = they are outta here!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I agree with pp... It may be time to drop that...

I agree with pp... It may be time to drop that first nap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Enough said

Enough said
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I use the styptic powder made for birds. Comes in...

I use the styptic powder made for birds. Comes in a little can. Just sprinkle on the wound.

But, in a pinch, flour works too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,772
Posted By Cradle2crayons
When I'm closed... It's my time not theirs. If...

When I'm closed... It's my time not theirs. If they don't want their child participating in my time activities, then they should be on time. And they'll be paying a late pickup fee as well. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I even made litter box cleaning look like so much...

I even made litter box cleaning look like so much fun once... My 6 year old son BEGGED me to let him do it. Lol. we don't generally have a litter box... But these were new kittens we had to outside...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By Cradle2crayons
All of my kiddos fight over the swiffer vac......

All of my kiddos fight over the swiffer vac... Hey i don't mind... My floors never looked better!!!! Should I admit that while I'm using it, I pretend like I'm having so much fun to entice them??...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,333
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I have a local daycare friend who takes business...

I have a local daycare friend who takes business cards everywhere with her. Every time she sees a mom or family with small kids, she hands one out. She stays full with a full waiting list. It works...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,154
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Second item on my sons list to Santa:: 2 packs...

Second item on my sons list to Santa:: 2 packs celery
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Thanks?? :ouch:

Thanks?? :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I don't allow diaper bags because they are a...

I don't allow diaper bags because they are a safety issue. Not only do they bring in nasty germs, but parents leave old cups, medicine, all kinds of bad things in them and I don't have room for all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By Cradle2crayons
And has to be rocked to sleep-! While singing the...

And has to be rocked to sleep-! While singing the national anthem! While you rub his left leg just below the knee to the rhythm of "oh canada!"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By Cradle2crayons
So is she trying to come in during breakfast time...

So is she trying to come in during breakfast time or after breakfast and then wanting the child fed?

I wouldn't attach money to it. I would simply refuse. I've found some parents would rather pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I'm in the same world.

I'm in the same world.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,946
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I make my own stuff. It's a recipe our older np...

I make my own stuff. It's a recipe our older np gave us.

Food grade corn starch powder
Original paste zinc oxide. I use th generic cheap stuff
Milk of magnesia mint. I use the off brand.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I don't allow parents to leave anything at all....

I don't allow parents to leave anything at all. Except for the infant snap in car seats. That's it. They have to figure the logistics of the rest.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,722
Posted By Cradle2crayons
It's not about telling them what to do. They are...

It's not about telling them what to do. They are welcome to exhibit that behavior in their own home. But not in mine. She is setting him up to have a crappy day by doing that. Not to mention making...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,722
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I would be calling dad ASAP and discussing this....

I would be calling dad ASAP and discussing this. I would have probably said something to step mom also.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-24-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,221
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I have mmk on my laptop but I can't get it to...

I have mmk on my laptop but I can't get it to working my iPad for some reason??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By Cradle2crayons
If it's an hour from here to work, then they get...

If it's an hour from here to work, then they get a hour to arrive unless they have someone on the list that's closer
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,014
Posted By Cradle2crayons
You can hold or offer those spots to anyone you...

You can hold or offer those spots to anyone you want. It's your program. I don't mention or discuss spots open or enrollment with my parents. As far as they are aware I have my waiting list set up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,363
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I use forms from a private page on my website......

I use forms from a private page on my website... I can click time in and out... Money in And out etc.. And it automatically outs it on my spreadsheet
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,314
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I had a child like this once.... After...

I had a child like this once....

After spending a few days trying other methods....

I did role playing. I pretended to be the mean speaking one... And was a. Little over exaggerating ... She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 955
Posted By Cradle2crayons
That doesn't look like pink eye to me... Under it...

That doesn't look like pink eye to me... Under it looks bruised... And usually the redness doesn't go up into the eyebrow..

Just my two cents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,801
Posted By Cradle2crayons
likethis I feed them the amount I know they will...

likethis I feed them the amount I know they will eat. I'm also feeding others while they are eating in the same room as they eat.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,731
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I don't ask either... Nor do I even mention I'm...

I don't ask either... Nor do I even mention I'm doing it. My program. Mom can put him to sleep in whatever she wants to at HOME. Bit that has nothing to do with me or my program.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,541
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Same thing happened to my daughter a few years...

Same thing happened to my daughter a few years ago. Her np opens very early at 7:30 and she's five minutes from school. My daughter went for her asthma checkup and refills and I dropped her off at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By Cradle2crayons
And use another address when you activate it!

And use another address when you activate it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,575
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I don't exclude based on a diagnosis, but for...

I don't exclude based on a diagnosis, but for symptoms instead.. Which in this case I would exclude for a fever, uncontrollable cough, and fatigue that interferes with his ability to participate in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,829
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Do you take them every x minutes or hour or etc??...

Do you take them every x minutes or hour or etc?? Or do you require them to verbalized their need to go?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,829
Posted By Cradle2crayons
likethislikethis same here. I don't do pull...

likethislikethis same here. I don't do pull ups... I don't do undies over pull ups... I don't do the every 15 minute take them to the potty thing... I don't do hue but they have to be trained in two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,404
Posted By Cradle2crayons
No, above you said after two weeks, you will...

No, above you said after two weeks, you will charge a holding fee for he spot. Which to me, says full price for the two weeks after to hold their spot.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By Cradle2crayons
I take off the 24 and 25 of December...the...

I take off the 24 and 25 of December...the Saturday before Christmas ...and thanksgiving day only.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,861
Posted By Cradle2crayons
likethis it's your business. If you want to give...

likethis it's your business. If you want to give an exception to one family the do it. It's nobody else's business.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,778
Posted By Cradle2crayons
Same here. My np will just tell me over the...

Same here. My np will just tell me over the phone. Usually she would just call in another refill or give a refill on eye drops.
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