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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,357
Posted By MizzCheryl
15 years and I still have them. :)

15 years and I still have them. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,121
Posted By MizzCheryl
Applause to you Daycaregranny!

Applause to you Daycaregranny!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,478
Posted By MizzCheryl
How is he doing?

How is he doing?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,478
Posted By MizzCheryl
Daycare is hard and you will be underappreciated....

Daycare is hard and you will be underappreciated.
The first thing you have to do is realize that you have to be stern and put your foot down. It would be great if all parents were considerate and...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 11-11-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,228
Posted By MizzCheryl
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,166
Posted By MizzCheryl
Yep! and she took a solid hour and a half nap....

Yep! and she took a solid hour and a half nap. Ahhh it was a good day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,166
Posted By MizzCheryl
Oh when you speak to her she is absolutely the...

Oh when you speak to her she is absolutely the sweetest person I have ever spoken with. She has the most gentle voice.
She absolutely empowers you. Best thing I ever did for me and my daycare kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,166
Posted By MizzCheryl
Thanks Again Nannyde

I took an 8 month old DCG 2 weeks ago. She would not nap for me at all. She had only slept 15 minutes a few times.
I did a 30 min. consult with Nannyde yesterday and today she is sleeping in her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,586
Posted By MizzCheryl
As a parent I would think, this lady is a genius,...

As a parent I would think, this lady is a genius, wow I am lucky to have her as my childcare provider. Then I would say, "Come on Hermie, lets go home". :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,586
Posted By MizzCheryl
I would be careful telling kids they are telling...

I would be careful telling kids they are telling a lie. When they repeat that back to you or their parents it might not sound as nice as you thought it sounded when you said it to them.

I do like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,586
Posted By MizzCheryl
NO WAY! Not mocking at all. Why do you think he...

NO WAY!
Not mocking at all. Why do you think he says that? Think about it.

Your suggestion gives him even more power. Nannyde's suggestion takes the power out of his comments.
You think calling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By MizzCheryl
I have yet to hear this toddler cry today at all....

I have yet to hear this toddler cry today at all. AMAZING! And already he is learning our rules. He has already started looking up at me when he gets ready to do something, as if to say, it this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By MizzCheryl
:hug: 5000th post! HOORAY happyface

:hug:

5000th post! HOORAY happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By MizzCheryl
New DC Child

Started my first new DC child in over 2 years today. 19 months old. The only time he cried is when I washed his hands :eek:. Thanks to Nanny De!!! I used all the techniques you taught me and we had a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,591
Posted By MizzCheryl
:hug: To you Nan!!! I Know you are going to do...

:hug: To you Nan!!!
I Know you are going to do GREAT!!!
My Consults with you were most beneficial thing that I ever did for my Daycare and myself!!!
I am glad you will still be doing consults....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By MizzCheryl
I live close to the state line and I do not know...

I live close to the state line and I do not know much about Virginia laws. I have heard several providers complain that the subsidy system in Va is hard to work with though. Hope you get some good...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By MizzCheryl
Right on exactly!!! 1 family did talk me into...

Right on exactly!!!
1 family did talk me into keeping them on only to turn around the next week and remove the child. Anytime I term I call licensing and tell them to expect a complaint.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By MizzCheryl
So True Nan. You can empower like none other!!!...

So True Nan. You can empower like none other!!! :hug:
Strong empowered childcare provider =happy person :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,360
Posted By MizzCheryl
People that always NEED special treatment will...

People that always NEED special treatment will always have a problem where they expect "Special"
It is always one thing after another with people like this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,893
Posted By MizzCheryl
When we did dinos I painted a watermelon white...

When we did dinos I painted a watermelon white and placed it in my play yard. I cut out huge dino foot prints and spray painted dino tracks thru the yard to the "egg". Then we went out and discovered...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,964
Posted By MizzCheryl
Oh I forgot to say, When your 3 yr old tries to...

Oh I forgot to say,
When your 3 yr old tries to pull your shirt up to cover your cleavage that should tell you something.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,964
Posted By MizzCheryl
I would like to say that I am also uncomfortable...

I would like to say that I am also uncomfortable around women that wear very revealing tops. I have been around some that show ALOT of cleavage, even when dropping off kids or being around children....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,594
Posted By MizzCheryl
LOL Whackadoodle this weeks favorite word....

LOL
Whackadoodle
this weeks favorite word. :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By MizzCheryl
Tell them to call Nanny De for a consult :)

Tell them to call Nanny De for a consult :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,160
Posted By MizzCheryl
DCB "What are you fat?" You "Why are you SO...

DCB "What are you fat?"

You "Why are you SO RUDE?"
That is not ok!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,594
Posted By MizzCheryl
This lady thinks she is your boss. She thinks...

This lady thinks she is your boss.
She thinks she is paying you so she gets to make the rules and call the shots.
Jr. can play video games and not take a nap and eat while throwing a tantrum.

...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,673
Posted By MizzCheryl
Birthdays are my thing!! I love if a parent...

Birthdays are my thing!! I love if a parent actually offers to provide the cake. Most of the time I just make it.
The kids get a birthday book starring them. I decorate the daycare and we eat junk....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,153
Posted By MizzCheryl
So true, Nan! Tylenol PM is just acetaminophen...

So true, Nan!
Tylenol PM is just acetaminophen and Benadryl.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,504
Posted By MizzCheryl
I use the $.50 cloth reusable grocery bags. When...

I use the $.50 cloth reusable grocery bags. When the kids wake up I roll all the bedding up in the sheet and put it down in the grocery bag. That way all I have to do is unroll it the next day and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,439
Posted By MizzCheryl
Cots! With mats the kids always wanted to roll...

Cots!
With mats the kids always wanted to roll around on the floor and didn't sleep as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,366
Posted By MizzCheryl
same here. I also use the furniture in the...

same here.
I also use the furniture in the room to split the chidren up and if needed I drape towel or blakets over the funiture so the kids cannot see each other. They each have theri own private...
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 02-27-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,518
Posted By MizzCheryl
You would think you could count potatoes as a...

You would think you could count potatoes as a starch. But according to the food program they are vegetables. Any diet in the world counts them as a starch :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By MizzCheryl
Yep, my kids did that too. They would bicker a...

Yep, my kids did that too.
They would bicker a lot about it. You see, THEY (child #1) are the one telling the other one (child #2) who the boss is. See they are being the boss of the other child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By MizzCheryl
I wanted to add that alot of it is about...

I wanted to add that alot of it is about leadership. I needed to learn to be a strong leader. But, I didn't know how to be one. She showed me how to let the kids know that I am the leader. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By MizzCheryl
Well I setup a time a called Nanny de. Wow she...

Well I setup a time a called Nanny de. Wow she has the sweetest voice. I had already emailed her a list of the problems I had been having so we got right down to it. I had a feeling that several of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By MizzCheryl
The problem is that the children are trying to be...

The problem is that the children are trying to be the dominate ones.
PM Nanny DE.
She could have you fixed up in less Thank 1 week.
She has an amazing way of seeing things and looking at them. ...
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 02-26-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,518
Posted By MizzCheryl
Do you buy GF Bisquik mix. I make biscuits and...

Do you buy GF Bisquik mix. I make biscuits and muffins from that, BUT! I make them small as it is expensive. I also but GF cormeal and make cormeal muffins. Our Walmart has GF pancake mix too. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By MizzCheryl
Weight loss can cause skin eruptions. Hormonal...

Weight loss can cause skin eruptions. Hormonal changes (sometimes due to weight reduction or calorie restriction) also cause this.
Borage oil pills taken 2xs a day have tremendously hepled my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By MizzCheryl
THis is a link to the child care market rates...

THis is a link to the child care market rates paid by DSS based on county and star rating. In NC all daycares that newly oped start with 1 star for the first 6 months then are reassessed. These are...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-02-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,119
Posted By MizzCheryl
Feeding toddlers is a HIGH RISK time of day. They...

Feeding toddlers is a HIGH RISK time of day. They need to be seated and safe during meals. Besides your child, the staff has to think of the safety of all the children they are caring for. He is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 18,243
Posted By MizzCheryl
Antidepressants and mental illness are more to...

Antidepressants and mental illness are more to blame than the guns. For teen and young adults antidepressants can cause them to become very angry and suicidal. This combonation is dangerous.
Yes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By MizzCheryl
Have you seen this little story. ...

Have you seen this little story.
http://health.yahoo.net/experts/dayinhealth/dog-who-teaches-kids-talk
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By MizzCheryl
Can they see each other in their nap areas? I...

Can they see each other in their nap areas?
I turn on soothing music but loud, and I position furniture with blankets over them if I need to so that they cannot see their neighbor.
Takes a few...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,576
Posted By MizzCheryl
NOPE! Only thing I have to show is a license...

NOPE!
Only thing I have to show is a license that has 5 little red stars on it hanging on the wall that none of my DCPs has even even looked at. My degree hangs beside it.

Our star system is a 1...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,576
Posted By MizzCheryl
Wow you are a wonder woman! How in the world do...

Wow you are a wonder woman!
How in the world do you get in 12 to 18 credit hours per semester.
Do you do online and classroom hours? Thats truly to be admired. Thats 4 to 6 full time classes per...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,576
Posted By MizzCheryl
Sounds so simple, right?:Sunny: I remember when...

Sounds so simple, right?:Sunny:
I remember when I went back for the last time to finish my degree. I was a single parent at the time with 2 great kids age 6 and 8. I worked a good 50 to 60 hours a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,576
Posted By MizzCheryl
When they changed to a 2 component system 5 or 6...

When they changed to a 2 component system 5 or 6 years ago I went back to school and finished my degree. Early childhood associates degree. Luckly I got a scholarship. I also have to do well on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,576
Posted By MizzCheryl
I have 5 stars. Had 5 for the last 10 years. The...

I have 5 stars. Had 5 for the last 10 years. The program changed 5 or 6 years ago but I did well enough to keep 5 stars. It is alot of work!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,782
Posted By MizzCheryl
WOW attitudes like that are what make so many...

WOW attitudes like that are what make so many providers apprehensive about seeking support on this board.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,944
Posted By MizzCheryl
Wish we could get eggs for $1.19 and milk for...

Wish we could get eggs for $1.19 and milk for 2.80. THose are great prices.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,472
Posted By MizzCheryl
AHHH don't be upset Sugar. BE proud! You cared...

AHHH don't be upset Sugar. BE proud! You cared about him and that could make a difference. He was waiting for a reason.
You gave him some kindness and that is great.
Just be glad you have a great...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,472
Posted By MizzCheryl
You did exactly what you could do. You offered...

You did exactly what you could do. You offered him a meal and a shoulder.
You are awesome:)
You also called his dad and opened the door for communication. You can't make them talk.
I had a group...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,326
Posted By MizzCheryl
Thanks for the link. We are doing this! Love it.

Thanks for the link. We are doing this! Love it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By MizzCheryl
Another Scholastic Question :)

I just got my first order!:)
I mailed in 2 checks from parents and paid the rest via credit card.
My account says there is still money owed to the amount of the checks I mailed in. Is this normal....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,194
Posted By MizzCheryl
I always use somthing to create a visual barrier...

I always use somthing to create a visual barrier at nap time. I can see everyone but I use blankets draped over furniture and I situate everyone so the do not see their neighbor at all. Keeps them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,157
Posted By MizzCheryl
Prayers and hugs to you.

Prayers and hugs to you.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 10-15-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By MizzCheryl
Welcome to the forum and congrats on your...

Welcome to the forum and congrats on your business. Best of luck to you:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,671
Posted By MizzCheryl
Yes and it is still a MESS!

Yes and it is still a MESS!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,757
Posted By MizzCheryl
Smile Thanks :) I actually just called them. my...

Thanks :)
I actually just called them.
my log in isn't working yet.
I will share with you what she told me.
We can go ahead and place our order online and then make our payment by credit card if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,757
Posted By MizzCheryl
So then do you mail in the order forms?

So then do you mail in the order forms?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,757
Posted By MizzCheryl
If the parents order thru you do they make the...

If the parents order thru you do they make the checks out to you and then you place an order with your debit or credit card?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,169
Posted By MizzCheryl
Abigail, Congrats. I am glad you can relax....

Abigail, Congrats.

I am glad you can relax. I know exactlywhat you mean about that. It is extremly stressful. Sounds like you had a great day.
Enjoy your weekend.happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By MizzCheryl
I have one that comes in late once or twice a...

I have one that comes in late once or twice a week. They want to stand there and talk or try to watch circle time and it completly ruins everything. I just give up and stop reading or what ever we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 992
Posted By MizzCheryl
I have a mom that sells Mary Kay. We barter. It...

I have a mom that sells Mary Kay. We barter. It works our great for us both.
I even get some free stuff now and then :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,169
Posted By MizzCheryl
If you don't want art accessible Much of the day...

If you don't want art accessible Much of the day that is really up to you. You can make up for that in a different area. I tried to do EVERYTHING they wanted to get a 7 in each area. There are areas...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,124
Posted By MizzCheryl
I would remove my child from a daycare before I...

I would remove my child from a daycare before I would get down on my dang hands and knees and sniff someones carpet. That is rude and condesending. I would be insulted that they chose to treat me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,169
Posted By MizzCheryl
My art supplies were out so the kids could use...

My art supplies were out so the kids could use them but no one did during the observation. I had fat crayon, fat chalk and colored pencils, oh and markers.
Some of my crayons were broken so be sure...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,169
Posted By MizzCheryl
Fccrs does not recognize "sensory tables" It has...

Fccrs does not recognize "sensory tables" It has to be sand or water play. I think they will allow birdseed now? You might check that. I am sure Crystal will know. I just use an old tote box and put...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,062
Posted By MizzCheryl
I would search her daily!. Look thryu her bag and...

I would search her daily!. Look thryu her bag and make her empty all pockets. Mom should too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By MizzCheryl
She is 2 so she should understand well. Tell her...

She is 2 so she should understand well. Tell her YOur mom will be here in 5 minutes. You are going to behave nicly and go home. NO CRYING. Go home with mom.
Just elling them what you expect can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,860
Posted By MizzCheryl
I have had a couple of little school age theifs....

I have had a couple of little school age theifs. Once they are busted they never get outta my sight again. They have to stay in the same room as me. They hate it but that are the consequenses. They...
Forum: Curriculum 09-25-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,647
Posted By MizzCheryl
Thanks for the ideas AnythingsPossible. ...

Thanks for the ideas AnythingsPossible.
Daycare that is kinda what I mean.
Most I have seen have an alphabet along the wall and words go under their starting letter.
My space is not big enough...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,423
Posted By MizzCheryl
Hop ole squirrel Idle dumm idle dumm hop ole...

Hop ole squirrel
Idle dumm idle dumm
hop ole squirrel
Idle dumm dee
Hop ole squirrel
Idle dumm idle dumm

Run ole squrrel to the old oak tree

(Point up)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,994
Posted By MizzCheryl
I am so sorry for you and your husband. These...

I am so sorry for you and your husband.
These things have a way of working themselves out. Don't worry about it. Just take care of you and your husband. That is what matters. Your DCparents will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By MizzCheryl
We did free play for an hour after breakfast. I...

We did free play for an hour after breakfast. I just played with them the whole time. Be sure you play blocks with a child, talk about wall display and offer a drink of water sometime while they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By MizzCheryl
Hallelujah My FCCRS Score Back

They observed us Wednesday. My consultant called me this evening with my score. She said that was the fastest she had ever seen it come back. We scored great and get to keep my 5 stars. I am...
Forum: Curriculum 09-19-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,647
Posted By MizzCheryl
word wall

Does anyone do a word wall. i was thinking I want to start one but, I don't have alot of wall space. Any tips for setting one up?
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-15-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,230
Posted By MizzCheryl
[QUOTE=Qpmomma;262325] My husband really...

[QUOTE=Qpmomma;262325]

My husband really wants her going to the church daycare. I, on the other hand, want her to go the home daycare at least until she's potty trained, then we can switch her to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,014
Posted By MizzCheryl
This is my dressup center. A cheep clothes rack...

This is my dressup center. A cheep clothes rack from Dollar General. One of my DCP gave me the closet shelf ($2.00). I cut the bottom off and sewed it to the top to make it sturdy. Then attached it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By MizzCheryl
Wait till the DCKs get your son sick for the...

Wait till the DCKs get your son sick for the umpteenth time. Then remember the time you felt bad.
It happens. They will bring in alot more sickness that you son will expose them to.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,272
Posted By MizzCheryl
I kept a girl that had the same issue but she was...

I kept a girl that had the same issue but she was older and had been diagnosed with sensory dysfunction. Mom had forewarned me and if anyone ran a lawn mower, chainsaw or something like that we all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,272
Posted By MizzCheryl
Sensory overload. It can be tough for one that...

Sensory overload. It can be tough for one that young. Ear muff if he would wear them. Have you tried to see if he feels safer in a stroller?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,570
Posted By MizzCheryl
Me too. Flu shots, for me are as bad as the flu,...

Me too. Flu shots, for me are as bad as the flu, maybe worse. Glad to hear you had no problems.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,570
Posted By MizzCheryl
Tdap? What Are You Going To Do?

How are you guys approaching the Tdap vaccine.
In my county they are having free clinics and I am thinking of getting it, but...
Do you know anyone that has had adverse reactions.
I know alot of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By MizzCheryl
Just me, I am so sorry that you are going thru...

Just me, I am so sorry that you are going thru this.

When I started Home daycare 14+ years ago I wanted to please everyone and be just as nice as humanly possible. Well that is great except I got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,595
Posted By MizzCheryl
Yogurt, toast, fresh watermelon, mandarine...

Yogurt, toast, fresh watermelon, mandarine oranges.
String cheese, blueberries, Broccli(steamed for 2 mins, chilled and served with dip) wheat rolls.
Spaghetti and corn.
salmon cakes, hush...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,067
Posted By MizzCheryl
I am 5 star too. Small world :) Nice to meet ya....

I am 5 star too. Small world :) Nice to meet ya. You are about 2 hours from me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By MizzCheryl
Could she be there some while you are there?...

Could she be there some while you are there? Start out by having them all sit in away from each other with a toy. Then she could allow 2 to play together for a short time. Then seperate them and she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,857
Posted By MizzCheryl
Or let another kiddie touch "their" toy..........

Or let another kiddie touch "their" toy....... Scream fest!
I stick it up too. Sometimes they forget about it on top of my fridge. I have all kinds of cool toys up there. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,857
Posted By MizzCheryl
Dang that was a good point. I was just about to...

Dang that was a good point. I was just about to freak out as I have 2 that drag their blanket in everyday. I put them up and let them have them only at nap. Still kinda irritating:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,726
Posted By MizzCheryl
45 minutes of a screamer is more like 3 hours of...

45 minutes of a screamer is more like 3 hours of real time. :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,067
Posted By MizzCheryl
http://ncchildcare.dhhs.state.nc.us/providers/pv_s...

http://ncchildcare.dhhs.state.nc.us/providers/pv_sn2_ov_sr.asp

This is for North Carolina. We have had the star rating for along time but in 2005 we went to a 2 componannt rating system. That made...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By MizzCheryl
I am due for mine in again in September. I use...

I am due for mine in again in September.
I use page protectors for art work that will fit. I always have a toddler that will rip them off the wall so I have to put them in page prtectors and tape...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,192
Posted By MizzCheryl
Yep! Put it on them. Tell them you have to stop...

Yep! Put it on them. Tell them you have to stop part time and they are welcome to take the full time spot. If not you will have to replace them.
But if you don't want them don't give them a choice....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,080
Posted By MizzCheryl
I started composting. Then I just looked at the...

I started composting. Then I just looked at the thrown out food and good compost for my garden. :)
I am getting lots of great black compost and a happy garden!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,733
Posted By MizzCheryl
It will not take the teacher long to figure out...

It will not take the teacher long to figure out who the trouble maker is. Just take the high road. People like that seem to dig them self in deeper and deeper.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,520
Posted By MizzCheryl
I really enjoyed reading the different points of...

I really enjoyed reading the different points of view.
It is amazing how we can do things so differently sometimes but all in all it still works for us as individuals. Thanks for sharing all these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,236
Posted By MizzCheryl
We lost our big shade tree this summer. Bradford...

We lost our big shade tree this summer. Bradford pear and the wind broke it. We had no morning shade and it has been hot. DH and I went to look at shade gazebos at Ollies. The manager comes over and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,513
Posted By MizzCheryl
Totally feel your irritation. I have a family...

Totally feel your irritation. I have a family that does the same thing. Sometimes you just have to get it off your chest. I can't always say what I want too.
THis job is just like any other job....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,177
Posted By MizzCheryl
We have an Ollies that sales large rugs and...

We have an Ollies that sales large rugs and carpets really cheep! Love it.
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