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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By marcieandpie
Personally, I think you should only take one...

Personally, I think you should only take one until you know having infants will not effect your goals for your daycare. I took on two infants just two weeks apart and it was extremely challenging for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By marcieandpie
I wish they both seemed ready for this...

I wish they both seemed ready for this transition, but unfortunately one of them sometimes wakes up at 4 or 5 in the morning and if she doesn't sleep a solid hour during morning nap on those days she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2016, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By marcieandpie
Great idea. I'll give that a try and then give...

Great idea. I'll give that a try and then give them a nap earlier in the day once I cut out the morning nap. Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By marcieandpie
Okay, our times are about the same, so I'll try...

Okay, our times are about the same, so I'll try that. Thanks for the input!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By marcieandpie
Transitioning to 1 Nap

I have two dck, 15 mo & 16 mo who are currently on a nap schedule of 9ish to 10ish (depending on what time parents got them up and brought to me) in the mornings, then 1 to 3 in the afternoons. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By marcieandpie
Thanks ladies. This has been a tough change for...

Thanks ladies. This has been a tough change for both of us. She and I are very close, and I have tried talking to her about it. She just turned 2, and I don't think she really understands all of it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By marcieandpie
My 2 year old's crazy behavior lately!

I am at my wits end with my 2 year old daughter. I am starting to hate every day with her and the 2 dc babies. At drop off she screams at them as their parents are passing them over, hitting at them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By marcieandpie
Smile Help with Daily Schedule

I am a very new provider, and will have another infant (7 months) starting next week, but don't feel like I have a good grip on a routine with my own daughter (2 years). I am currently caring for a 6...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,073
Posted By marcieandpie
Thanks for all of your advice. I had already...

Thanks for all of your advice. I had already given her a trial period date, and also decided to have a conversation with the dad at drop off this morning. He says the attachment parenting is more...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,073
Posted By marcieandpie
So we are in week 3, and things just don't seem...

So we are in week 3, and things just don't seem to be getting better. In fact, I feel that there is now tension between the mom and me because I am trying to be open about baby's lack of adjustment...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,073
Posted By marcieandpie
Please Help Before I Lose It

I have only just started my in-home daycare last week, and already feel like I'm failing. Trying to stay positive but finding it difficult. I have a 2 year old, strong-willed and loving daughter, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By marcieandpie
It is exciting, but so scary. Thank you!

It is exciting, but so scary. Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By marcieandpie
I'm kind of freaking out...

I feel stuck, and frankly scared to death right now. I've been getting things in order to open my daycare for about a year now. Right now I am dealing with the city (zoning, inspections, business...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By marcieandpie
Thank you both. Kelly, good luck with your...

Thank you both. Kelly, good luck with your transition!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By marcieandpie
Montessori Question

Can anyone recommend books to help me have a deeper understanding of Montessori? I feel drawn to her methods and can't seem to be satisfied with my setup as it is now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By marcieandpie
I would say call your city/county to check zoning...

I would say call your city/county to check zoning and other local ordinances about in-home child care before you do too much, then you can make sure all your plans are compliant. Good luck!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,773
Posted By marcieandpie
Love that! I've already been a chronic...

Love that! I've already been a chronic policy-changer, just from talking to a few families.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,773
Posted By marcieandpie
Great advice! I have a 9 page family handbook for...

Great advice! I have a 9 page family handbook for this very reason, and already failing...ha! Gotta do better. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,773
Posted By marcieandpie
I would definitely consider doing this if I had...

I would definitely consider doing this if I had other income, but I don't know that I will by then. Gotta pay the bills!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,773
Posted By marcieandpie
Sorry...double-post

Sorry...double-post
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,773
Posted By marcieandpie
I love this so much that I just proposed the idea...

I love this so much that I just proposed the idea to her! Thank you! likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,773
Posted By marcieandpie
Charging For Summers (For Teacher Parents)

I have my first client who needs care beginning in March, but she is a teacher and will pulling the child during summer. Right now I feel like I really need to have some income from her because I...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-23-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,652
Posted By marcieandpie
Hi, my name is Marcie. Although I've been...

Hi, my name is Marcie. Although I've been reading through threads for a while, I have never properly introduced myself. I have been researching and planning my family home daycare for a year now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,563
Posted By marcieandpie
Thanks for the replies!

Thanks for the replies!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,563
Posted By marcieandpie
Question Should I get insurance?

Hi guys, long time lurker here :cool: I am starting an in-home daycare hopefully by March if licensing goes smoothly, and I'm wondering what your opinions are on having insurance for up to 6 kids?...
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