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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you ladies! I restarted my computer...

Thank you ladies! I restarted my computer (updates) and it worked after that. Idk what the deal was but it's working now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By BumbleBee
Kidkare Down?

Is KidKare down for maintenance today (Monday Oct 15th?) I didn't log on this weekend due to being busy and was going to input last weeks records today during nap time.
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 10-07-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By BumbleBee
I'm right there with you on the sheltered life....

I'm right there with you on the sheltered life. I've heard of grits but have never tried them or even know what they are. Needless to say I have never made them. I have branched out into couscous and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
Almost 4 yo dcg just hocked a loogie onto her...

Almost 4 yo dcg just hocked a loogie onto her pillow...on purpose. Then complained her pillow is icky. :rolleyes: Told her to flip it over and go to sleep. Someone will be stripping their cot and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By BumbleBee
Your business, your rules. If they don't agree...

Your business, your rules. If they don't agree with it, they can go somewhere else.

As for where they work and their PTO, that's not your problem. They choose to work there and continue to do so....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By BumbleBee
Disgusting Excuse For A Provider

I feel sick after reading this.

https://fox17online.com/2018/09/18/home-day-care-owner-left-kids-tied-to-car-seats-in-dark-room-for-7-hours-police-say/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By BumbleBee
Saving this idea for next summer and my gaggle of...

Saving this idea for next summer and my gaggle of boys!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By BumbleBee
Oh we still made the applesauce. It was just...

Oh we still made the applesauce. It was just rough!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By BumbleBee
Great Ideas That Were Not

Ever have a great idea for a project, activity, outing with the kids?

Ever do that great idea with the kids and find out it was NOT a great idea after all???

My great idea this week was to make...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 997
Posted By BumbleBee
Onesies I fix it. Also have to snap all 3 every...

Onesies I fix it. Also have to snap all 3 every diaper change. Bothers me if I just do the center one.

Now the full body suits, I sometimes just let them chill in a diaper. Depends :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
Surprised another one. :rolleyes:

Surprised another one. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
So far I've 'surprised' 3 families with a...

So far I've 'surprised' 3 families with a 'sudden' closure on Monday.

'Sudden' meaning the closure schedule that went home with every kid in January, posted as a pinned post on the daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By BumbleBee
Passed Inspection

100% compliance. happyface

Kids were 👼 while she was here :lol:

After she left was a different story :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By BumbleBee
Yeah after I posted about the coddling I had a...

Yeah after I posted about the coddling I had a 'duh' moment and it clicked. Not to say it's the only thing going on but it's probably feeding it & making it bigger then it would be otherwise.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By BumbleBee
Side note, I love the tags on this thread :lol:

Side note, I love the tags on this thread :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By BumbleBee
Parent responses at home I'm not sure. I know...

Parent responses at home I'm not sure. I know what the parents say they do but actions have shown differently, kwim?

Mom is pretty nonchalant about it, doesn't react. Dad gets upset, not yelling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By BumbleBee
Good point. He could've heard it somewhere and is...

Good point. He could've heard it somewhere and is repeating it. Just like if any of the kids here pick it up from him.

It does bother me and while I don't give it any verbal attention I wouldn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By BumbleBee
Yes he does.

Yes he does.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By BumbleBee
Is this Normal?

Dcb age 5 (almost 6) will scream "I hate my life" and "I want to die" when being disciplined.

I suspect he said those things the first time and got a reaction somewhere so uses it as a means to an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 194,070
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcb6 "come here dcb5, I need to teach you...

Dcb6 "come here dcb5, I need to teach you something."

Dcb5 "what are you going to teach me?"

dcb6 "I need to teach you how not to be a jerk.". :ouch::D:lol:likethis:eek::rolleyes:


truth...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By BumbleBee
Very well could be! Thank you!

Very well could be! Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By BumbleBee
It's like a really thick compressed cardboard....

It's like a really thick compressed cardboard. They are all the same color.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By BumbleBee
Toy Identification Help (again)

Another item the kiddos love yet we don't have enough of. We've had them for about 4 years but this is the first group that has really taken a liking to them. So what wasn't an issue before (having a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By BumbleBee
Didn't think of that one! I love it!

Didn't think of that one! I love it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By BumbleBee
Wwyd?

Dcb5.75 was sent to get his water bottle then put his shoes on for outside time.

Got his water bottle then went to the coat room to put his shoes on. Only instead of putting his shoes on, he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By BumbleBee
Yup those are them! Thank you so much BC!!!

Yup those are them! Thank you so much BC!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By BumbleBee
A truck built with them and old tinker toys.

A truck built with them and old tinker toys.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By BumbleBee
Does Anybody Know What These Are?

These were donated to us. They work with the old tinker toys, the smaller/thinner ones. I have looked up the vintage/classic tinker toys sets but have not been able to find them.

1st picture is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By BumbleBee
That's a good point BC. So far today dcb5 has...

That's a good point BC. So far today dcb5 has been ok. He came in as Mr. Bossy but after 30 minutes of that dcg6 put him in his place and he's simmered it down. His brother, age 4, is our challenge...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By BumbleBee
I know I avoid confrontation with eldest Dcb as...

I know I avoid confrontation with eldest Dcb as much as possible because his reactions are so intense. Despite our best efforts of teaching, modeling, encouraging and working with him on emotional...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By BumbleBee
After a difficult Friday of frequent blaming of...

After a difficult Friday of frequent blaming of others, we've brain stormed, had a discussion with dcb's parents, and come to some realizations that we've been avoiding.

1. We are burned out, not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By BumbleBee
Responsibility for Actions

How do you teach kids to take responsibility for their actions?

We have a 5 year old (almost 6) who it's always somebody else's fault. He is never at fault, for anything. It's a constant "well so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 194,070
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcb4 doesn't have his nemesis to bicker with this...

Dcb4 doesn't have his nemesis to bicker with this morning so he's trying to manipulate dcg3. She's not having it. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,168
Posted By BumbleBee
Yes. It's not a be all end all but poor interview...

Yes. It's not a be all end all but poor interview behavior from parents or kids is a factor.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 194,070
Posted By BumbleBee
Ruined a 5 yr old's life today, so I can check...

Ruined a 5 yr old's life today, so I can check that off my bucket list :). How could I be so cruel? What on earth did I do?

I put him in timeout for trying to spit in another child's face.

For...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By BumbleBee
So I gave up on trying to convince parents an...

So I gave up on trying to convince parents an earlier bedtime was needed. But I did change our daily schedule :D

The kids are now going down for nap earlier and for any kid over the age of 3 they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By BumbleBee
That's usually how it is here. Last week it took...

That's usually how it is here. Last week it took until Thursday afternoon!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By BumbleBee
Annual Phenomenon (For Fun)

There seems to be an annual phenomenon over here in my neck of the woods.

Affected ages: generally 5 and under though any child can be affected.

Symptoms include: crankiness, tears, tantrums,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 254,536
Posted By BumbleBee
5 yr old dcg. Been here since she was 3 months...

5 yr old dcg. Been here since she was 3 months old. Starts school in the fall and her mama (teacher) recently quit her job.

So since we've been missing each other, we went on a date!
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,085
Posted By BumbleBee
Olives. I hate everything about olives. Can't...

Olives. I hate everything about olives. Can't stand the smell, I will gag and I'm not a gagger. I can't even do olive oil because it smells faintly of olives.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 630
Posted By BumbleBee
All of the decent grocery stores are 20-30 min...

All of the decent grocery stores are 20-30 min away so I go either Friday evening after work or Saturday morning. Both suck for different reasons.

The grocery stores close by are over priced...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By BumbleBee
Walking through the cafeteria yesterday I was so...

Walking through the cafeteria yesterday I was so focused on keeping the 2.5 yr old from running into the table corners (major 'look behind instead of ahead' kid) that I accidentally walked the 2 yr...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
ADHD/ODD kid was supposed to be picked up 16...

ADHD/ODD kid was supposed to be picked up 16 minutes ago. My current activity is trying to keep him quiet enough to not wake every body up. :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By BumbleBee
28% this year.

28% this year.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-09-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you Tom :) I appreciate you taking the time...

Thank you Tom :) I appreciate you taking the time to answer questions and chime in on this forum.

On a side note, I was pretty stoked to see your reply that my calculations looked correct!...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-08-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By BumbleBee
Time percentage: 2800 hours worked divided by...

Time percentage: 2800 hours worked divided by 8,760 (hours in a year) =0.3196 x 100 = 31.96%

Space Percentage:
Exclusive Use: 120 sq ft divided by 1,827 sq feet = 0.0656 x 100 = 6.56%
Partial...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-08-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By BumbleBee
Based on your #'s and Tom's blogs, I calculated...

Based on your #'s and Tom's blogs, I calculated your t/s% at 33.38%

I don't know what yours usually runs but mine is generally between 28% and 34%
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,665
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you so much! Amazing advice and we...

Thank you so much! Amazing advice and we sincerely appreciate it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,665
Posted By BumbleBee
I don't think he's been tested for FASD. Thank...

I don't think he's been tested for FASD. Thank you for the info. Yes a therapist is involved, just started therapy recently.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 194,070
Posted By BumbleBee
Oppositional defiant dcb, age 4, was the first...

Oppositional defiant dcb, age 4, was the first one 'finished' with breakfast. In reality he just wanted to snatch and/or hide the favored toys so nobody else could use them. I made everybody stay at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,332
Posted By BumbleBee
Jeans, tshirt, zip up sweater.

Jeans, tshirt, zip up sweater.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcm who just doesn't understand why Dcb flaunts...

Dcm who just doesn't understand why Dcb flaunts the rules so much is now blatantly flaunting the Head Start rules regarding homework.

But yeah, no correlation at all. :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,665
Posted By BumbleBee
I'm giving it some time because therapy just...

I'm giving it some time because therapy just started recently.

Thank you for your detailed response. You have given me great ideas on how to further the progress we've made (not as much progress...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By BumbleBee
Formula fed but still low iron?

Baby drinks iron fortified formula but has low iron levels. Anybody ever heard of this before? Seems odd to me. I don't doubt the test results but wondering if it's not a matter of inadequate intake...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,665
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you I will look into this!

Thank you I will look into this!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,665
Posted By BumbleBee
Yes he is seeing a therapist but it just started...

Yes he is seeing a therapist but it just started recently.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,665
Posted By BumbleBee
Loss of privileges, time out, spanking.

Loss of privileges, time out, spanking.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,665
Posted By BumbleBee
Oppositional Defiance Help

Dcb, age 4, is oppositional defiant. We've made progress in the frequency of the defiance as well as the level of anger exhibited. What we are struggling with currently is the duration. This kid digs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By BumbleBee
Yup! TGIF!!! And with 70% of students staying...

Yup! TGIF!!! And with 70% of students staying home today, today doesn't count as a school day. So extra day added to the end of the year because they've used up all of the allotted school closure...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By BumbleBee
I haven't responded to any of it. And in whatever...

I haven't responded to any of it. And in whatever parent's defense the comment wasn't by one of them. I was reading through comments on a post, by a local friend about the bomb threat and parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By BumbleBee
Did it once. Never again. No discounts, no free....

Did it once. Never again. No discounts, no free. They pay just like everybody else.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By BumbleBee
I said no to school age attendance during school...

I said no to school age attendance during school hours when the school is open.

I'm not being named on fb but there's some chatter on there about 'that daycare who doesn't care about kids'...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By BumbleBee
Wwyd?

Bomb threat found in bathroom at school.

Superintendent had bomb sniffing dogs and police check school.

Nothing found, dogs didn't hit on anything.

School is open tomorrow.

All bags to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 884
Posted By BumbleBee
No thank you Out of your mouth please ...

No thank you

Out of your mouth please

Face the table please (mealtimes)

Walking feet please

Cover your cough please. (Usually shortened to Cover! by the end of the day.)
Forum: Daycare Insurance 03-17-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,342
Posted By BumbleBee
Allstate.

Allstate.
Forum: Daycare Insurance 03-17-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,342
Posted By BumbleBee
Yes I do know and do have separate liability...

Yes I do know and do have separate liability insurance for the daycare. The issue was when the homeowner's insurance was aware of the daycare, they refused coverage regardless of the separate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
I hate daylight savings time. Heck I hate both...

I hate daylight savings time. Heck I hate both time changes. The kids are a mess and will be all week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,057
Posted By BumbleBee
Been in business as an in home child care for 5.5...

Been in business as an in home child care for 5.5 years. Worked in child care centers for 8 years prior to opening. Retirement I have no idea.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By BumbleBee
Do you mean diaper bags or are you planning on...

Do you mean diaper bags or are you planning on supplying diapers or are you talking about cloth diapers?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By BumbleBee
Dumbest Snow Day Ever

They called a snow day at 6am today. Roads are slightly slick but not severely snow, we got a whopping 1 inch of snow last night and it's 4 degrees with the wind chill.

The reason for closing? The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcm sent her 4 yr old to preschool with a 99.5...

Dcm sent her 4 yr old to preschool with a 99.5 temp today. Jokes on her because if he temps above 100.4 after preschool he's excluded tomorrow and there's no preschool on Friday's.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By BumbleBee
Open 7a.m.-6pm 8am-breakfast 9am:...

Open 7a.m.-6pm

8am-breakfast
9am: preschool time until 11.
9:45am snack
11am outside time
11:45-lunch
12:45- nap until 3:15 (kids get up as they wake)
3:30 - snack
4:30 -outside until pick...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-31-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By BumbleBee
Yes you need to claim all income. Regardless of...

Yes you need to claim all income. Regardless of cash, receipts, etc you still have to claim it.

Your choice to consistently allow them to use, abuse and not pay you has nothing to do with whether...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By BumbleBee
I have 1 out with influenza A right now and my...

I have 1 out with influenza A right now and my policy is the kid can return when 24 hrs fever free w/o the use of fever reducers and can participate normally. Granted I expect them to be out all week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
The silver lining in this is I had most of the...

The silver lining in this is I had most of the day off. Have 2 school agers to pick up soon but otherwise I've been kid free all day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
8pm Sunday night I get the sick kid text. ...

8pm Sunday night I get the sick kid text.

"Dcg tested positive for influenza A today."

Crap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
I am not your fall back plan. Whether you pulled...

I am not your fall back plan. Whether you pulled your kid for cheaper rates, better hours, more academics, it doesn't matter to me. I am not your plan b. Your child is no longer enrolled.

The same...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By BumbleBee
Yeah I've had the same thing happen. my answer...

Yeah I've had the same thing happen. my answer depends on the situation and other factors.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
Heaven above please grant me patience to not snap...

Heaven above please grant me patience to not snap at this 4 yr old who's acting like a teenager. The attitude is fierce today!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
Ditto. And my roof needs to be shoveled off, no...

Ditto. And my roof needs to be shoveled off, no way I'm spending 3 hrs up there in this cold crap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
If one more parent asks me if I'm open tomorrow...

If one more parent asks me if I'm open tomorrow "because it's Monday" I am going to scream.

It may be Monday but it's still a holiday!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,006
Posted By BumbleBee
Depends on the situation. I've had 2 requests...

Depends on the situation. I've had 2 requests this year for therapy at daycare. 1 I said no, 1 I said yes.

Dcg was approved for ABA therapy. It was 5 hrs a day 4 days a week. I could not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By BumbleBee
I'm giving my assistant $100 cash as a bonus.

I'm giving my assistant $100 cash as a bonus.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 254,536
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcb(4), aka my little buddy, brought me a...

Dcb(4), aka my little buddy, brought me a birthday gift on Tuesday. He was so excited, he picked the gift, wrapped the gift, made the card, and picked the bag to put it in (a robot one!) He picked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 05:23 AM
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Posted By BumbleBee
Snow day. Was supposed to have 7 kids. Now I'll...

Snow day. Was supposed to have 7 kids. Now I'll have 4 kids, and it's not the 4 I want to deal with all day. 3 dck's with behavior challenges and a feisty 2 year old. :rolleyes:

And every single...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By BumbleBee
7am-6pm.

7am-6pm.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2017, 04:25 AM
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Views: 1,293
Posted By BumbleBee
Yup, happens here to. Drives me nuts. Couldn't...

Yup, happens here to. Drives me nuts. Couldn't possibly be that their child caught it from a family get together, the store, preschool, school. Nope must be my house!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By BumbleBee
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 06:48 AM
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Views: 254,536
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcg was a preemie. 3 lbs at birth, on oxygen and...

Dcg was a preemie. 3 lbs at birth, on oxygen and feeding tube. Always below the charts weight/height wise. She was delayed on her 3, 6, and 9 month assessments. Had almost caught up at her 1 yr...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
1/2 of my kids are cranky and tired. The other...

1/2 of my kids are cranky and tired. The other 1/2 are bright eyed and bushy tailed. We're stuck inside due to the crazy wind outside. Oh and our snowman ornaments didn't work out due to peeling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By BumbleBee
I ask in early December and put a deadline on...

I ask in early December and put a deadline on when they need to let me know.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
And they're late. Ugh!

And they're late. Ugh!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
Why on earth did I schedule a tour for 6pm on the...

Why on earth did I schedule a tour for 6pm on the Monday after a 4 day break?

My house is a disaster and the kids are cranky. Lovely.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,564
Posted By BumbleBee
I take off Dec 25th - Jan 1st every year. Don't...

I take off Dec 25th - Jan 1st every year. Don't really care who it affects. I also take off a week in July. Again, don't really care who it affects. Everybody gets the closing schedule by Jan 30th so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By BumbleBee
Legal in Michigan for home and group daycares....

Legal in Michigan for home and group daycares. Not sure about centers. Can have an assistant age 14 as long as the daycare license holder is on site.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By BumbleBee
Ugh, another day with 1 kid, 8 hrs in, 1 more to...

Ugh, another day with 1 kid, 8 hrs in, 1 more to go. Kid is 18 months old.

We did laundry, dishes, vacuumed, scrubbed the kitchen floor, went for a walk, ran 3 errands, had a playdate with another...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By BumbleBee
Bored

I have 1 kid (18 months old) until after school today. I am so bored! We've been to the bank, post office, library, another provider's house for a playdate. Now I'm cleaning the kitchen while making...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By BumbleBee
It's not just daycare that the state is clueless...

It's not just daycare that the state is clueless about, I have many daycare families who are farmers (fruit, veggies, pigs, cows, etc) and they say the same thing about their state rules. The general...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4,745
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 458,245
Posted By BumbleBee
7am had to deal with an upset dcm because her 4...

7am had to deal with an upset dcm because her 4 yr old told her he'd rather live with me. He's 4, get over it dcm.
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