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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By morgan24
Iím in west Michigan in a small town. I closed...

Iím in west Michigan in a small town. I closed because Iím 60 and I have an autoimmune disease. I also help my 85 year old Dad. My local grocery store hasnít had toilet paper for a week but has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By morgan24
Thatís a good starting point. Iíll have to check...

Thatís a good starting point. Iíll have to check Craigslistís. Thanks. Preparing for retirement has been stressful.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By morgan24
I never thought of checking EBay. I do have a lot...

I never thought of checking EBay. I do have a lot of classics. I checked the Facebook resale sites and right now there are hardly any toys on any of them. Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By morgan24
Price of Used Toys

I am retiring in August. I am going to be getting rid of all my toys and equipment. What do used toys normally sell for? Some are 25 years old but are in good shape have all the pieces. Some are only...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By morgan24
I put cut up strawberries in a pitcher of water...

I put cut up strawberries in a pitcher of water and I add them to their water bottles that we take outside. Itís strawberry season here and they are cheap right now. I had a couple of juice drinkers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By morgan24
My husband contributed the maximum on his 401k to...

My husband contributed the maximum on his 401k to cover both of us. We also put a lump sum in a Roth IRA nice a year. Iím glad we did that that because he retired 2 years ago and I have 2 more to go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By morgan24
He got picked up early today. I asked about his...

He got picked up early today. I asked about his sleep habits and he hasnít been sleeping very well at night. Dad is okay with him going back to bed and getting extra sleep.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By morgan24
You are 100% correct. They do want easy.

You are 100% correct. They do want easy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By morgan24
Thatís what Iím going to do. It is sad because...

Thatís what Iím going to do. It is sad because when heís not crying, heís really a good kid to have.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By morgan24
Iíve had plenty of discussions with his parents...

Iíve had plenty of discussions with his parents about his sleep and they agree he is sleep deprived but they still let him go to bed when he feels like it. He also wakes up multiple times in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By morgan24
This is one of the toughest Iíve ever had. I just...

This is one of the toughest Iíve ever had. I just started back to bed in the morning. Iím hoping that works. I may have to do the call for pick up if it doesnít improve.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By morgan24
Crying 3 Year Old

I could use some fresh ideas on a 3 year old that cries everyday at drop off and for at least a 1/2 hour after and randomly through out the day. I have tried every trick I have, giving him a place to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 930
Posted By morgan24
Iím also in Michigan and we are on the 3rd day...

Iím also in Michigan and we are on the 3rd day off of school. For teachers I give them Christmas break and spring break off without paying for it but they have to keep their kids home on snow days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,385
Posted By morgan24
I have the same set up. Iíve been making my pasta...

I have the same set up. Iíve been making my pasta the night before when Iím making dinner and then I just reheat.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,333
Posted By morgan24
I would think thatís fine too. I had the door...

I would think thatís fine too. I had the door going to the basement locked at my previous house but it was the kind you had to put a wire key into it to unlock.

I had a visit 2 years ago in May...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,333
Posted By morgan24
Did your consultant tell you they needed to be in...

Did your consultant tell you they needed to be in a locked cabinet? The technical manual only says that cleaning supplies must be secure and out of reach of children. Mine are all in a closet on a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By morgan24
On page 12 of the MI child care matters book it...

On page 12 of the MI child care matters book it does go over the trainings we are going to need. If Iím reading it right some of them are a one time only and we would need to keep the certificates on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By morgan24
I tried the link and it says its forbidden. Sorry...

I tried the link and it says its forbidden. Sorry about that. You can go to the licensed providers page at the Michigan.gov site and get to it from there.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By morgan24
This is the link to the last Michigan Child Care...

This is the link to the last Michigan Child Care Matters. I hope it works. It has most of the new changes.
http://http://www.michigan.gov/docume
nts/lara/BCAL_Pub_37_610359_7.pdf...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,255
Posted By morgan24
In the State of MI you only have be licensed if...

In the State of MI you only have be licensed if you are caring for unrelated children in your home. Having someone come in to your home with their own children would be legal.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,776
Posted By morgan24
I wouldn't tell dcm that she needs to teach her...

I wouldn't tell dcm that she needs to teach her how to co-exists with others because I feel like that is telling her how to parent and I feel like that is none of my business. I'm only concerned with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,776
Posted By morgan24
This dcg is in for a shock when she goes to...

This dcg is in for a shock when she goes to school. Her and her brother are very dependent on their parents to fix everything they don't like. Dcm didn't send her to preschool because she thought it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,776
Posted By morgan24
That is what I told dcg. She doesn't have to play...

That is what I told dcg. She doesn't have to play with him but she can't be rude. Dcm acted like I should have a better way to help her cope with him being here. Thanks for reaffirming that was an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,776
Posted By morgan24
I have never had one like this before either. I...

I have never had one like this before either. I think dcm helped create the problem when she kept her home a couple of times when he's been here. I told dcm dcb doesn't even try to play with her or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,776
Posted By morgan24
Need Some Suggestions

Over the summer I took a drop in 3 year old dcb. He is a really good little guy, very happy and fits in with rest if the dcks, expect for the 4 year old dcg. He was here last Friday and when she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,136
Posted By morgan24
Thank You!!

Thank You!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,136
Posted By morgan24
Scholastic Book Flyers

I know some of you use the Scholastic book flyers. Does anyone know where I can find how to sign up to get them? I already have an account. Thanks
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 07-31-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,719
Posted By morgan24
Tracking Expenses

This year I had an egress window put in my basement and I have moved everything down there. I still use my upstairs every morning but only for 1/2 hour to 45 minutes. I also take my dishes upstairs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,725
Posted By morgan24
She would tell the other dcg to shut up, leave...

She would tell the other dcg to shut up, leave her alone, and give her toys that she wanted. I don't usually use time out but I would have her sit for a few minutes and then go over the rules again...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,725
Posted By morgan24
She was suppose to go to preschool but dcm is...

She was suppose to go to preschool but dcm is afraid that with her personality she will be traumatized by the noise and chaos. I tried to tell her she needs the socializing preschool offers.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,725
Posted By morgan24
Question about 4 year old

Have you ever had a 4 year old girl become obsessed it's another girl. A little background on this child, she has always been timid. I have had her since she was 6 weeks old. She would cry if when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,325
Posted By morgan24
This is the description of an unlicensed provider...

This is the description of an unlicensed provider in MI. it would be nice to be able to be unlicensed if you only had 4.


Unlicensed Child Care Providers are adults, age 18 or older, who are...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-12-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,602
Posted By morgan24
That is how I thought it worked. I told them that...

That is how I thought it worked. I told them that I already did the receipts the way they wanted it so they need to figure it out.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-29-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,602
Posted By morgan24
I'm not contracted with the FOC for the receipts....

I'm not contracted with the FOC for the receipts. I signed a paper saying what I charge per week so the Dad could have 1/2 that amount added to his child support that comes out of his check. They...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-29-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,602
Posted By morgan24
The Dads payment is in his child support and...

The Dads payment is in his child support and taken out of his check each week. The Mom pays me both of their share in a check from her. I don't charge for my sick days or days off I take so she gets...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-29-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,602
Posted By morgan24
Thanks. That's what I'm going to tell her if she...

Thanks. That's what I'm going to tell her if she brings it up again.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-29-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,602
Posted By morgan24
Receipt Question

I have a divorced couple that I watch 2 kids for and when they first started they both told me that they each pay for 1/2 of the daycare. It's included in the Dads child support. I signed a form...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-09-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,327
Posted By morgan24
Buying Health Insurance

My husband retired and we have to buy insurance through the marketplace. Is is deductible? Also I'm not sure what to use as a base to estimate my income. Is it the adjusted gross income or taxable...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By morgan24
I use a notebook with clear sheet protectors for...

I use a notebook with clear sheet protectors for each child the top is the child info card and the back page is the child in care statement so all my licensing rep has to do is turn the page to see...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,116
Posted By morgan24
I don't know how you find all the information...

I don't know how you find all the information that you do but I have to say thank you! That was really interesting.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,116
Posted By morgan24
I'm also in MI. I think it's 50% or more. I'm...

I'm also in MI. I think it's 50% or more. I'm tier 1 because of my areas census. I look at my food program site and they don't have anything either. On your enroll form you should have a school...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,427
Posted By morgan24
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/Center_TA_a...

http://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/Center_TA_and_Consultation_Manual_-_Effective_1_1_16_509884_7.pdf This is the link to the State of MI technical assistance manual for centers. I read the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,370
Posted By morgan24
This is copied out of the State of MI technical...

This is copied out of the State of MI technical manual. Hope
it answers any questions your have about foster care.

R 400.1909 (1) Concurrent licensing.
(1) The caregiver who is concurrently...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-02-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,282
Posted By morgan24
Receipt Question

I have parents that are divorced. The Mom pays me every week. When I gave out the receipt I gave it to the Mom but I put both of their names on it. Now the Dad is requesting a receipt for 1/2 the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By morgan24
The state licensing consultant will have an ID to...

The state licensing consultant will have an ID to show you. When I had the 10% draw visits it was my consultant that does my regular inspections. I have a screen door that's locked and I talk to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By morgan24
It use to be a random draw of all the providers...

It use to be a random draw of all the providers in your county. I've been picked twice. They send you a letter letting you know that you were drawn and which half of the year it will be.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By morgan24
Blackcat, I know your in a different state. I'm...

Blackcat, I know your in a different state. I'm in MI. Do you know if the standards are the same for each state? I now have a consultant, who is contracted by Great Start. I don't have to use her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By morgan24
I just completed mine and my $500 bonus should be...

I just completed mine and my $500 bonus should be here this week. They told me I could spend it however I wanted. I did have some one come over but it was all voluntary. She came at nap. Is your star...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,414
Posted By morgan24
That's a big no no in my state too. I don't think...

That's a big no no in my state too. I don't think it's a dumb rule. If you had an emergency and needed to get out of the house quick I think you would have a hard time doing it with six infants.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,060
Posted By morgan24
There's not a lot involved in getting it. I have...

There's not a lot involved in getting it. I have to write a couple of essay's, take 10 hours of training in observation which I'll be able to use for my 10 for the state anyway so that is win. 120...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,060
Posted By morgan24
I'm also in MI and I agree that most of the self...

I'm also in MI and I agree that most of the self assessment is geared towards centers and they need to change it. I only did it to get the money because in my area nobody cares about how many stars...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,414
Posted By morgan24
I had a similar situation happen a couple of...

I had a similar situation happen a couple of months ago. I told the dcm until dcd has been served with the papers and knows exactly what is going on that I would not be her go between and be the one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,739
Posted By morgan24
I'm not sure where you are at but I've been...

I'm not sure where you are at but I've been licensed in MI for 20 years and your own children count until they are 7. I wouldn't give up yet it sounds like you have a lot of the stuff done. If you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,946
Posted By morgan24
I'm also in Michigan and this is the link to...

I'm also in Michigan and this is the link to Michigans childcare licensing http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-63294_5529_49572-82366--,00.html and this one is for the resource and referral...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Posted By morgan24
This is what I was thinking. I guess we'll have...

This is what I was thinking. I guess we'll have a talk about it. Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Posted By morgan24
Baby wearing

Does anyone have experience with a baby who is worn at home most of the time? I have a 6 1/2 month old that is worn most of the time at home even for her naps. When she is here she can not entertain...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,335
Posted By morgan24
I had the same issue with my current breast fed...

I had the same issue with my current breast fed baby. I bought an instant read thermonter and heat his milk in a bottle warmer. The temperature has to be between 98.6 and 100 or he refuses to eat....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,336
Posted By morgan24
These are approved for MI. They are listed on...

These are approved for MI. They are listed on page 12 of the Michigan Child Care Matters issue #101. There are a couple of other links on the same page for free and low cost trainings that can be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,476
Posted By morgan24
The first time you get your family license, the...

The first time you get your family license, the inspection is within 90 days. Every 3 years you renew and you get a visit from licensing. I have had one visit a month before my license expired and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,476
Posted By morgan24
I had one a couple of months ago. Mine also...

I had one a couple of months ago. Mine also checked my diaper changing area and made sure the pad didn't have any tears or holes in it. He checked the water in the bathroom to make sure it was 120...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,096
Posted By morgan24
I hug the kids but I'm not a hugger of adults at...

I hug the kids but I'm not a hugger of adults at all.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,390
Posted By morgan24
What would you of said?

I had a DCM bring in her 3 year old and say to me that dcg is kind of grumpy and she only wants to play with 2 of her friends today. She doesn't want to play with dcg A. Then she asks dcg if it was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,766
Posted By morgan24
I did 2 years and went to work part time at a...

I did 2 years and went to work part time at a store. Left there and got licensed and have been doing it for 18 years.


928+20=948
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,029
Posted By morgan24
I'm in MI also. My last inspection was in April...

I'm in MI also. My last inspection was in April and I didn't have sheets on my pack and plays and he didn't say anything.

I have had 4 different inspectors since I started and everyone of them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,772
Posted By morgan24
If you look up the technical manual it has a...

If you look up the technical manual it has a detail description of what you can use. I use my bathroom floor, put down a mat that can be sanitized when I'm done.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By morgan24
I tried that and he still cries only then dcm is...

I tried that and he still cries only then dcm is here and she doesn't leave when he's crying. I have her take him in the entry way and when she is done consoling him and saying good bye bring him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,283
Posted By morgan24
It probably depends on how strict your state. I...

It probably depends on how strict your state. I would think that since you have done everything on your end that you are okay to still have kids. You have your emails checking on it.

I'm in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By morgan24
I have done that before. They change their tune...

I have done that before. They change their tune real quick. I say what do you think is going on and just stare at them. Then I finish up with if you really think something is going on why are you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,163
Posted By morgan24
Thanks Blackcat!

Thanks Blackcat!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,163
Posted By morgan24
Why don't you use peppermint or eucalyptus? I...

Why don't you use peppermint or eucalyptus? I couldn't get the link to work and I'd like the anti-congestion blend.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By morgan24
I have had this one since he was 5 months old....

I have had this one since he was 5 months old. Dcm and Dcd are teachers so he has been doing this since he was home with them over spring break. If they continue the crying game with him I don't know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,147
Posted By morgan24
Have you ever had a 20 month old

Who screams his head off when I turn T.V. Off? When he gets here the T.V. Is on the news. He sits down and would watch it. I turn it off and turn music on and he cries and screams for 10 to 15...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,475
Posted By morgan24
I always answer request like that with....I'm...

I always answer request like that with....I'm sorry but that won't work for me maybe some other time. That way your really not committing to anything.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,525
Posted By morgan24
I have the same baby...same schedule for 6...

I have the same baby...same schedule for 6 months. She has never adjusted. I would never do it again.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,374
Posted By morgan24
1. I am patient, I like to be around kids (except...

1. I am patient, I like to be around kids (except school age) and I am not afraid to speak up if something bugs me.

2. Some people in my area who didn't last long, their biggest complaint was the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,910
Posted By morgan24
I couldn't watch it either. I think this Mom...

I couldn't watch it either. I think this Mom deserves everything she has coming.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By morgan24
She would like to run the show! I kinda of find...

She would like to run the show! I kinda of find her to be a source of entertainment. I don't let her get away with anything. Doesn't surprise me that she didn't want to pay more for food. I think she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By morgan24
When It Came Down to Money

DCM who didn't want me to feed dcg grains or cows milk doesn't want to pay more or bring her own food. She is going to stay on the FP and let me feed her the required foods. I'm starting to think...
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 03-07-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,171
Posted By morgan24
Thanks for the link. I love wellnessmama! I never...

Thanks for the link. I love wellnessmama! I never read that one before.
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 03-07-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,171
Posted By morgan24
I tried it today for the first time. I only...

I tried it today for the first time. I only lasted ten minutes and I used to much and gagged myself. I had never heard of it until my daughter send me a link to a blog about it. I'm going to try to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,985
Posted By morgan24
I started doing it Blackcats way. I sent out new...

I started doing it Blackcats way. I sent out new contracts last week and I gave everyone two weeks notice before it starts. Everyone already has their contracts back and I only have one staying until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,100
Posted By morgan24
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By morgan24
Food program rep update

My rep and her supervisor called me today and let me know I can charge dcm who wants an alternate diet extra. It just can not be more than what the FP would would pay. They also recommend that I get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,066
Posted By morgan24
None. I'm in a small town and I know all the...

None. I'm in a small town and I know all the other providers and even though we aren't suppose to talk about rates we do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,957
Posted By morgan24
I am very frustrated with DCM and your right we...

I am very frustrated with DCM and your right we are not meshing at all. Especially as dcg gets older. I'm done playing the game of dcm can do it but daycare can't.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,957
Posted By morgan24
DCM goes on and on about being grain free, dairy...

DCM goes on and on about being grain free, dairy free and no junk food. Every time the other kids are having toast and fruit for breakfast she reminds me not to give it to dcg. Then she throws a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,957
Posted By morgan24
Grain free DCM

Sent veggie straws for dcg today. I'm pretty sure they are not as healthy as they claim. I don't know if they grain free but they have dairy in them. Her no dairy, grain free, junk food free and only...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,838
Posted By morgan24
No never and you shouldn't either. I don't give...

No never and you shouldn't either. I don't give them the chance. If they make a comment about having to take a day off or that they are out of vacation time, I dont even answer. The awkward silence...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,099
Posted By morgan24
Your right it's her issue to manage. Dcm knew...

Your right it's her issue to manage. Dcm knew when she signed up that I did the FP. I'll let her know that I'm not willing to lose the monthly FP money and let her decide if she wants to stay or not.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,099
Posted By morgan24
Update on Food Program

My FP rep said that dcg does not have to be enrolled in the FP, but you are not allowed to charged them more even if I still supply the food. She wasn't sure of the reason and is going to find out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,139
Posted By morgan24
I moved my last at 15 months. It was easy with...

I moved my last at 15 months. It was easy with him. He is a terrible night sleeper and is exhausted by the time nap time gets here that he goes right to sleep and sleeps for at least 3 hours.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,965
Posted By morgan24
They have to bring them charged. I only let...

They have to bring them charged. I only let school age use them and only at nap and a 10 year old crying over something like that wouldn't get to play with it at all today and dcms behave is just as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,399
Posted By morgan24
I agree a parent should be able to feed their...

I agree a parent should be able to feed their child how ever they choose and I respect her right to do that. That why I'm trying to figure something out that will work for both of us. She doesn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,399
Posted By morgan24
I have had her for 7 months. She did just breast...

I have had her for 7 months. She did just breast milk until 8 months. Then adding oatmeal baby cereal, along with veggies and fruit. Dcm has been researching grains and has decided that she doesn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,399
Posted By morgan24
These are a lot of the issues I want to avoid. My...

These are a lot of the issues I want to avoid. My FP rep said goats milk can be used as long as it's fortified.Dcm only wants to supply raw goats milk and wants me to feed dcg everything else but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,399
Posted By morgan24
I have only asked my FP rep about the goats milk....

I have only asked my FP rep about the goats milk. If it's raw it doesn't count it has to be fortified. I'll call my rep Monday and see if she has to be on it or not.

Dcm follows a breast feeding...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By morgan24
Wow...that makes the sub-zero temps and tons of...

Wow...that makes the sub-zero temps and tons of snow we have had dumped on Michigan not so bad! Hope you stay warm and safe!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,399
Posted By morgan24
All my years on the food program and I did not...

All my years on the food program and I did not know that. This is the first time I have ever had someone who doesn't want to do any type of grains or cows milk as a personal choice. Thanks for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,323
Posted By morgan24
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,399
Posted By morgan24
Yep, no grains and the milk will be raw goats...

Yep, no grains and the milk will be raw goats milk. She doesn't substitute anything she is choosing not to feed grains to her. She will be a year old in March. I don't want her to bring her own food....
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