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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By Rockgirl
Weíve set up our own grocery store before, and...

Weíve set up our own grocery store before, and the kids absolutely LOVED it. I saved empty food boxes for a few weeks, and we lined them up on shelves. I donít have a grocery cart, but they were...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-09-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 157,567
Posted By Rockgirl
No kidding!

No kidding!
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-08-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 157,567
Posted By Rockgirl
I looked to see if ďdead horseĒ was a tag for...

I looked to see if ďdead horseĒ was a tag for this thread. Yes, it is! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Rockgirl
Itís possible grandma is ticked at dcm, and not...

Itís possible grandma is ticked at dcm, and not you. It sounds like she tried telling her not to give up dcbís spot, and dcm didnít listen.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 920
Posted By Rockgirl
Dcd brought in dcg, 4.5, and said, ďShe has...

Dcd brought in dcg, 4.5, and said, ďShe has marker on her face. She wouldnít let me wash it off...maybe sheíll let you.Ē Oh, brother.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 507
Posted By Rockgirl
I looked for popcorn in my kidkare menu today,...

I looked for popcorn in my kidkare menu today, and didnít see it there yet. Has this gone into effect yet?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 254
Posted By Rockgirl
Another thing to consider: it seems that when...

Another thing to consider: it seems that when itís X amount for the first 15 (or any number) of minutes, they will push it right to the last of those minutes. My late pickup time starts one minute...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By Rockgirl
In all my years of daycare, Iíve never had a...

In all my years of daycare, Iíve never had a parent who wasnít thrilled that their child was outside as much as possible. And like you said, they could choose another daycare if your routine didnít...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By Rockgirl
This time of year, we go outside right after...

This time of year, we go outside right after breakfast and stay out until time for me to make lunch. We go out right after nap and stay most of the afternoon. I have the water table and misters set...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,055
Posted By Rockgirl
Iíve had a few mornings lately where the usual...

Iíve had a few mornings lately where the usual early-arrivers havenít shown up at their normal time. I sat on my patio with an extra cup of coffee. :D I couldíve done something productive, but I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By Rockgirl
Perfect!!

Perfect!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 26,400
Posted By Rockgirl
ďPromptly stfuĒ? The last post in this thread was...

ďPromptly stfuĒ? The last post in this thread was eight years ago, until you bumped it back up, so.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By Rockgirl
Thanks, BC! Happy Provider Appreciation Day to...

Thanks, BC! Happy Provider Appreciation Day to you as well! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 811
Posted By Rockgirl
In the article, it states she said it happened at...

In the article, it states she said it happened at the sitterís house, but was later revealed she left her baby in the car while she worked.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Rockgirl
Iíve started saying, ďYou know.Ē Then I just keep...

Iíve started saying, ďYou know.Ē Then I just keep going about my business.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Rockgirl
I donít get why she canít manage to get two...

I donít get why she canít manage to get two children to a car at the same time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 521
Posted By Rockgirl
Lol! :D

Lol! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 521
Posted By Rockgirl
In Texas, thereís no such thing as legally...

In Texas, thereís no such thing as legally unlicensed. You canít even care for one unrelated child for pay in your home without being either: listed, registered, or licensed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By Rockgirl
My grandson fights sleep at nap, too. I asked my...

My grandson fights sleep at nap, too. I asked my daughter to bring him a weighted blanket, and it has been a total game-changer! He settles so quickly now, and sleeps soundly throughout nap. Itís...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 769
Posted By Rockgirl
The cab part freaked me out, too!

The cab part freaked me out, too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 769
Posted By Rockgirl
No way! I wouldíve turned them away at the door,...

No way! I wouldíve turned them away at the door, since they didnít have full payment.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 769
Posted By Rockgirl
I do see your point. I give my families 2-3...

I do see your point. I give my families 2-3 monthsí notice for closures, so thereís really no reason they canít make it work.

I guess we all have something we would not feel comfortable doing in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 769
Posted By Rockgirl
If thereís time to give ample notice, it doesnít...

If thereís time to give ample notice, it doesnít really matter why we close, or close early. Most of my closures are so that I can go to rock concerts with my husband and our friends. I give plenty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 769
Posted By Rockgirl
Iím with the posters who have said do it! Give...

Iím with the posters who have said do it! Give them the dates now, and do it.

As far as only Ďwantingí to go, but not Ďneedingí to, well, itís okay to do some things we want to do. I donít always...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Rockgirl
Iíve never thought of saving them, but a quick...

Iíve never thought of saving them, but a quick Pinterest search brought up some cute ideas!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By Rockgirl
If mom brings it up again that he only does that...

If mom brings it up again that he only does that on daycare days, Iíd have a hard time not saying, ďWell, clearly Iím the problem. Hereís your two weeksí notice. Would you like a list of nearby...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By Rockgirl
At that age, I would just bite the bullet and...

At that age, I would just bite the bullet and give up the morning nap. Itís an adjustment...a grumpy toddler nodding off at the lunch table, but they do adapt.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By Rockgirl
Yes, Iíd try letting him have a short morning nap...

Yes, Iíd try letting him have a short morning nap for awhile, then phase it out.

The parents have created their own bad routine of driving him around during the night (seriously, what the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By Rockgirl
Our rules are very simple here: Be safe. ...

Our rules are very simple here:

Be safe.
Be kind.

That pretty much covers it for toddlers/preschoolers!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5,183
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 537,586
Posted By Rockgirl
I donít understand. Why would you be livid? She...

I donít understand. Why would you be livid? She wants to meet dcd in person, so she will know him if/when he does show up to pick up his children.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 824
Posted By Rockgirl
I buy the bags of small apples and give each...

I buy the bags of small apples and give each child their own. Iíve never thought I shouldnít. Hmmm....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 824
Posted By Rockgirl
Iím going to take another look at it before my...

Iím going to take another look at it before my lunch. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 824
Posted By Rockgirl
Oh. My. WORD.

Oh. My. WORD.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 824
Posted By Rockgirl
I even cut the small ones! For me personally,...

I even cut the small ones! For me personally, itís just not worth the risk. Imagine if she had popped that into her mouth after walking through my door and choked on it. Iíd be publicly hung out to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 824
Posted By Rockgirl
I Took This from a Child on Arrival

A two year old showed me that she had this after dcd left. I donít want to reopen the ďgreat grape debateĒ but I really canít believe they just hand her these huge grapes to eat whole! I have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,683
Posted By Rockgirl
Yes, this. Iíd have trouble letting someone into...

Yes, this. Iíd have trouble letting someone into my home each day who had such little regard for your feelings on the matter. Not to mention the fact that you have to close on short notice, with a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By Rockgirl
Yep! And I realize it was a poster attempting to...

Yep! And I realize it was a poster attempting to sell us daycare furniture, but it bugged me that he/she said we couldnít make them stop! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By Rockgirl
I can’t teach them to follow rules? Yes, I can,...

I can’t teach them to follow rules? Yes, I can, and have! Most (not all, but most) daycare providers on this board are providing care in their own homes, so we’re talking about our personal furniture...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,148
Posted By Rockgirl
Well said. Great examples, especially the water.

Well said. Great examples, especially the water.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Rockgirl
Iím betting itís much more peaceful now!

Iím betting itís much more peaceful now!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 957
Posted By Rockgirl
I donít have complete meals that I prepare ahead...

I donít have complete meals that I prepare ahead and freeze, but I do sometimes cook large packages of ground beef and chicken breasts, then freeze them in meal-size portions. It saves a lot of time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By Rockgirl
I donít give a reason for vacation days. I have a...

I donít give a reason for vacation days. I have a couple of families who will ask if Iím getting to do something fun, or even say they hope I am! When I had a medical procedure several years ago, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 742
Posted By Rockgirl
Some give Benadryl to children before trips to...

Some give Benadryl to children before trips to help prevent motion sickness....not strictly to make them sleep. Of course it should only be when necessary, and the proper dosage.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 742
Posted By Rockgirl
Exactly. So many people assume they can just give...

Exactly. So many people assume they can just give an infant a smaller dose of cough/cold/allergy meds if theyíre congested or coughing. Actually the only safe way to treat them is to keep their nasal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 742
Posted By Rockgirl
Good point.

Good point.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,148
Posted By Rockgirl
Same here with my rice tub! I also made homemade...

Same here with my rice tub! I also made homemade moon sand using flour and baby oil. I guess I couldíve gone with alternatives....perler beads instead of rice, and REAL moon sand instead of flour....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,322
Posted By Rockgirl
Isnít it funny how we all have different...

Isnít it funny how we all have different views/policies on this? :D

Iím in Texas, too. I donít really care whether they wear socks, especially in the summer, but if they do wear socks, they must...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By Rockgirl
Iím so jealous!!

Iím so jealous!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By Rockgirl
Iíve let go of some older little tikes toys over...

Iíve let go of some older little tikes toys over the years, and Iím kicking myself for it! You just canít beat the quality. Their newer items arenít nearly as sturdy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Rockgirl
Iíd pass. That behavior isnít something Iíd be...

Iíd pass. That behavior isnít something Iíd be willing to subject the other kids toóespecially not every day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By Rockgirl
My first child is here, and happily doing...

My first child is here, and happily doing laundry. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By Rockgirl
I Scored this for FREE!

Iíve wanted one of these for a long time, but havenít managed to find one at a garage sale or thrift store. No way would I pay what they go for on eBay!:eek: A friend texted me a pic of it yesterday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By Rockgirl
I would tell dcp what the child said about...

I would tell dcp what the child said about throwing up and taking medsósounds like pepto. Then see if they come clean. Thatís so infuriating, if itís true!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By Rockgirl
When my own two kids were elementary age, I had a...

When my own two kids were elementary age, I had a couple of years having only school-agers. It was a lot of fun! We played board games, card games, dominoes, etc. We could work on fairly advanced...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By Rockgirl
I hope it straightens out for you! Itís so...

I hope it straightens out for you! Itís so frustrating when things donít work like theyíre supposed to.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By Rockgirl
Mine was okay when I entered breakfast this...

Mine was okay when I entered breakfast this morning.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By Rockgirl
I had a terrible infant napper. I posted about...

I had a terrible infant napper. I posted about her, and about putting a sticker on the calendar. I kept putting her to bed and leaving her in bed for the duration of nap. She did get better, but I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By Rockgirl
I continue interviewing until I have paperwork...

I continue interviewing until I have paperwork and money in my hand. I also let parents know Iím interviewing others, so they donít assume they can dawdle around (plus, half the decision is mine).
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 02-11-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By Rockgirl
If you want the situation to improve (and it...

If you want the situation to improve (and it sounds like you do), you have two choices:

1) Stand up to this dcm. You are a business ownerónot her employee. Spell out exactly what you expect, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 436
Posted By Rockgirl
RightóI didnít even think of that! Itís the same...

RightóI didnít even think of that! Itís the same here. I donít serve a second snackójust breakfast, lunch, and pm snack.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 436
Posted By Rockgirl
Hmm....Iím not required to serve milk at snack. I...

Hmm....Iím not required to serve milk at snack. I just have to serve two of the components. Iíd double-check with the food program. Otherwise, Iíd just do what youíre required to do, and let dcm do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By Rockgirl
My son was attention-seeking at that age, too....

My son was attention-seeking at that age, too. One suggestion is to have toys that are for daycare, so he doesnít have to share his. I did let my own kids go play alone in their rooms with their toys...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,006
Posted By Rockgirl
Looks like youíve gotten answers from the daycare...

Looks like youíve gotten answers from the daycare director, as well as multiple replies here, stating it was likely a wellness check. Is there something else youíre seeking? Iíll admit the teacher...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 446
Posted By Rockgirl
Your nap schedule is totally reasonable. I...

Your nap schedule is totally reasonable. I wouldnít change anything. ďOh, how wonderful, dcmóyouíre getting a little more time to spend with your child now!Ē :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,196
Posted By Rockgirl
The volume of poop I would be dealing with.

The volume of poop I would be dealing with.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By Rockgirl
Same hereóthis is what we do.

Same hereóthis is what we do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Rockgirl
Sounds perfect. Did they respond?

Sounds perfect. Did they respond?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By Rockgirl
I get this, but itís not the responsibility of...

I get this, but itís not the responsibility of the daycare provider to feed each child breakfast at the same time theyíd be eating at home. Here, I serve one breakfast. Like previous posters have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By Rockgirl
Exactly! Youíve already told dcm how it...

Exactly!

Youíve already told dcm how it will be. No further explanation needed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By Rockgirl
I would check your stateís licensing regulations...

I would check your stateís licensing regulations before considering it. That wouldnít be allowed in my state.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Rockgirl
Well....:D

Well....:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Rockgirl
Be prepared....when heís terminated from the new...

Be prepared....when heís terminated from the new daycare, thereís a good chance dcm will beg you to take them back. It would be a good idea to have a response ready!
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 01-02-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,689
Posted By Rockgirl
It was really good!

It was really good!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By Rockgirl
I havenít owned a potty chair in years. 1) They...

I havenít owned a potty chair in years. 1) They gross me out, and 2) Itís yet another transition the child has to make later. I prefer to just get them accustomed to a real toilet from the beginning....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By Rockgirl
Legal or not, that is disgusting!

Legal or not, that is disgusting!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Rockgirl
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,201
Posted By Rockgirl
$50 Amazon gift card, $100 cash, nice scented...

$50 Amazon gift card, $100 cash, nice scented candle, spa gift card. I really treasure the cards hand-written by parents (okay, moms), though. I feel appreciated.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 859
Posted By Rockgirl
Iím sitting here looking at my 5 year old dcb. I...

Iím sitting here looking at my 5 year old dcb. I just canít imagine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By Rockgirl
It was horrible! Besides the direct...

It was horrible! Besides the direct abuse/neglect, those pics of the plates of food....YUCK! Poor kids. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,378
Posted By Rockgirl
Right?! Itís actually getting to be a bit...

Right?!

Itís actually getting to be a bit comical, to me. Itís almost predictable. ďOh, lookóhereís a thread where people are calmly offering suggestions. Thereís no arguing. Time to stir things...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,545
Posted By Rockgirl
Yes, itís so important to communicate about...

Yes, itís so important to communicate about behavior!

Sounds like this dcbís parents are aware, so Iíd term, and Iíd let them know itís because of his behavior. Of course, you donít have to give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,192
Posted By Rockgirl
lololol!!!

lololol!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By Rockgirl
A two year old has no concept of time. If dcm is...

A two year old has no concept of time. If dcm is asking what he had for lunch today, he doesnít even understand what that means. Ever notice how young kids say ďyesterdayĒ for any day in the past?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,260
Posted By Rockgirl
The coat rack looks like a perfect solution. Next...

The coat rack looks like a perfect solution. Next week you can just silently point to it as he walks through the door. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By Rockgirl
Years ago, I served apple juice with snack a few...

Years ago, I served apple juice with snack a few days per week. The gallon jugs of juice I bought did resemble a jug of pine-sol, so I can see it happening. Thank goodness the kids werenít harmed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 26,095
Posted By Rockgirl
Apparently, things were just too peaceful around...

Apparently, things were just too peaceful around here for too many days! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By Rockgirl
Youíd think they would have smelled it while...

Youíd think they would have smelled it while pouring!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By Rockgirl
Another Reason to Not Serve Juice...

https://start.att.net/news/read/category/news%20/article/newser-preschoolers_served_pinesol_during_snack_time-rnewsernor

:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,856
Posted By Rockgirl
We’re familiar with the concept! :D

We’re familiar with the concept! :D
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-30-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 63,592
Posted By Rockgirl
Looks like all the previous comments have been...

Looks like all the previous comments have been deleted, but this morning there was one that said something like ďa bruise is lawsuit material.Ē And another about ďkids wonít even remember their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By Rockgirl
Itís like hitting a reset button!

Itís like hitting a reset button!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By Rockgirl
My go-to when things get crazy is to grab a stack...

My go-to when things get crazy is to grab a stack of books, sit down, and start reading out loud. Itís like magic.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,491
Posted By Rockgirl
I wish Iíd had this forum when I started out!

I wish Iíd had this forum when I started out!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By Rockgirl
Iíd start with the school officer, and if that...

Iíd start with the school officer, and if that didnít work, Iíd call the police. Throwing rocks and pushing a child into the street is nothing to mess around with! Good luck.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,491
Posted By Rockgirl
Pre-Backbone Stories

For most of us, it has taken awhile to develop our backbones and say NO to ridiculous parent requests. Anyone want to share stories of what they used to tolerate and accommodate?

Iíll start. When...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By Rockgirl
Hope your day improves!

Hope your day improves!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Rockgirl
What works for me? To never have an odd number of...

What works for me? To never have an odd number of girls. :D

Sorry, I do understand....I had a group of three who were on a Regina George level of mean to each other. They aged out and went off to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 886
Posted By Rockgirl
I totally agree!

I totally agree!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,739
Posted By Rockgirl
Parents should always read policies before...

Parents should always read policies before enrolling. If the program doesnít fit their needs, or they strongly disagree with the policies, they shouldnít enroll there. Itís that simple. Parents do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By Rockgirl
I have a recurring dream....actually a nightmare....

I have a recurring dream....actually a nightmare. Itís naptime, and I have 10-12 kids running wild. No one will go to their matsóitís just total chaos.
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