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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By sahm1225
Started late August. Never a good sleeper but...

Started late August. Never a good sleeper but itís been worse the past two weeks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By sahm1225
Infant Sleep Tips

I have a 6 month old that just wonít sleep. Heís not sleeping at home either. Iím at a loss because he screams bloody murder and now no one else is sleeping. Heís in a separate room (monitor) and we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By sahm1225
I am a little confused. You said itís a 1 to 4...

I am a little confused. You said itís a 1 to 4 ratio with you and assistant, right? One got picked up. So you had 7 kids with 2 adults. It sounds like it was chaotic, but with 7 kids, why couldnít...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By sahm1225
Thank you!!

Thank you!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By sahm1225
Final Day Checklist

My licensor recommended that I have my dcf sign a form saying this was their final day. Is there anything else the letter/form should say? Any one have a sample I could see? Thank you!
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-30-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,158
Posted By sahm1225
I was responding to the link by Iblanke. It...

I was responding to the link by Iblanke. It sounded like the child was already attending the daycare when the daycare found out about the allergy.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-29-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,158
Posted By sahm1225
Since when did having allergies become a...

Since when did having allergies become a disability? (I googled and ADA does cover allergies and asthma as disabilities. Who knew?!)?

There seems to be more to this story. A child was expelled...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,886
Posted By sahm1225
I tried. I held him, rocked him, tried...

I tried. I held him, rocked him, tried everything. His screaming reminded me of when my son was a baby and would get nasty ear infections. It was hysterical crying that couldnít be soothed. I even...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,886
Posted By sahm1225
Oops missed a detail -.Sent home Friday for...

Oops missed a detail -.Sent home Friday for diarrhea.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,886
Posted By sahm1225
Was I Wrong?

Child sent home at 11am for diarrhea 3x in 30 minutes. According to parents was totally at home all weekend.
Today was hysterical crying on & off from 8am to 1pm when I called for pick up. Wouldnít...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By sahm1225
If sheís exempt, she doesnít have to apply for re...

If sheís exempt, she doesnít have to apply for re inspection in Illinois. Youíre not under any guidelines or rules when youíre exempt.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By sahm1225
None. Grunts occasionally. I know he can hear me...

None. Grunts occasionally. I know he can hear me when I call him, but he genuinely looks lost when Iím waiting for a response. He does repeat some words occasionally and says mommy. But no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By sahm1225
Teaching Toddlers to Respond

I have a 20month old who cannot respond to any question. He stares at us blankly for any question. Do you want to go outside yes or no? Would you like more milk?

I have other kids in daycare that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By sahm1225
DHS is NOT her employer. She gets paid from the...

DHS is NOT her employer. She gets paid from the state for providing childcare. The families apply for the state subsidy and she watches the kids, then she submits the attendance records monthly.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By sahm1225
A licensed exempt provider is someone who watches...

A licensed exempt provider is someone who watches 3 or less kids in their home. The kids could be related to you but they donít have to be. Iím not sure what you mean by romper room.

Can you just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,282
Posted By sahm1225
Then i think itís time to just decline their...

Then i think itís time to just decline their enrollment. Mom is trying to bully you into things before sheís even enrolled! Imagine how much sheís going to push back on every single policy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By sahm1225
It really depends... What exactly was said? How...

It really depends... What exactly was said? How old is the child? What was the situation?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,923
Posted By sahm1225
But why would a provider want a family who is...

But why would a provider want a family who is showing them up front that they feel the rules donít apply to them? I think you are misunderstanding that a waitlist as a guarantee that the family will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By sahm1225
We have a preschool a few block from my house, so...

We have a preschool a few block from my house, so I often take the kids to/from preschool. Itís only 2h 40min, so pretty much theyíre at school During Nap time.

I usually keep kids until they go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By sahm1225
Tell me about it! Our minimum is now $13/hour....

Tell me about it! Our minimum is now $13/hour. McDonaldís for my family Of 5 is about $40 and thatís buying just food and no drinks. Im my Šrea, centers have almost doubled their rates in the past 5...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By sahm1225
Opinion About Rate Increases

Im increasing rates for the fall. Iíve never increased rates for current families just new families as they were enrolling. Do I explain why Iím increasing rates besides saying increased cost of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By sahm1225
Im very interested foo!

Im very interested foo!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,142
Posted By sahm1225
I can top that. I have a huge 10 year old that...

I can top that. I have a huge 10 year old that mom I sissy he crawls to say goodbye to her :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By sahm1225
Iím not sure what your question is? But for...

Iím not sure what your question is?

But for a cell phone policy, I would also add that they canít take pictures of the kid or post anything on social media that can be tied back to the daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 944
Posted By sahm1225
I have a dcd on the pick up list but not invited...

I have a dcd on the pick up list but not invited to parties. Dcd would show up drunk to our parties and hit on the moms! Dcm thought it was hilarious..:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 944
Posted By sahm1225
That was my thought too. Itís always Ďpoor meí...

That was my thought too. Itís always Ďpoor meí but they donít mention that details that lead to that decision.

There was an article recently about a woman that was asked to cover up while...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,654
Posted By sahm1225
I never understood why asking rates was a...

I never understood why asking rates was a negative thing. I did An inquiry online for payroll service and my first question was what are your rates. Then the second question was, what does that rate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By sahm1225
Time for a heart to heart with mom. And explain...

Time for a heart to heart with mom. And explain she either abides by your potty training policy, or this isnít going to work.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,676
Posted By sahm1225
In my home daycare, That would mean being in the...

In my home daycare, That would mean being in the bathroom ALL day. Figure 10 kids x 3 minutes to get them in the bathroom, wash their hands, etc. -it would mean by the time I got to the last one, Iíd...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By sahm1225
:cool: Wow :eek:

:cool:


Wow
:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By sahm1225
Thereís a few articles online that say what...

Thereís a few articles online that say what questions to ask a daycare provider and it always says to ask About insurance. The fact that they elaborated about paying for ambulance makes me think they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By sahm1225
I think it will be fine. Iím going to have...

I think it will be fine. Iím going to have everyone sign a policy update stating that after hour events. The children are their responsibility and to remember to be very diligent since the child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By sahm1225
I have an umbrella policy too.

I have an umbrella policy too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By sahm1225
Kindervan 6 Kid Stroller?

Does anyone have one of those?
https://www.communityplaythings.com/products/outdoor/g649-kindervan-6-with-canopies

Do you like it? Worth it? I found a great price on a used one but not sure how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By sahm1225
I host a holiday and summer party. Parents have...

I host a holiday and summer party. Parents have been fabulous! I have one that just seems to be very relaxed. If parents are here and itís after hours, arenít they in charge of their kids? I mean...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By sahm1225
Question About Hosting Party for Daycare?

If I host an after hours party for my daycare families, is it tacky to remind them ahead of time that THEY are responsible for watching their little ones?
I have a 'welcome to summer' party every...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By sahm1225
Payroll Companies

For those with employees- who do you use for payroll? I used to use Intuit but the rates are increasing by almost double by Hily :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 226,333
Posted By sahm1225
Dcm: can you just let snowflake run around...

Dcm: can you just let snowflake run around without a diaper to clear up His rash from having diarrhea at home?
Me: No. (silence)
Dcm: (silence). Then ďoh because you have carpetĒ
Me: yes and Itís...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By sahm1225
I have an assistant and pay is really city...

I have an assistant and pay is really city specific so saying what I pay in a big city isnít the same that our next town over would need to pay. I increased my capacity so that helps pay for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By sahm1225
This, but since youíre closing, I donít see how...

This, but since youíre closing, I donít see how youíd be obligated to continue care for the next school year. Have you asked them why they havenít paid? Maybe itís a total oversight
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By sahm1225
Can they put bandaids on them? Like the circle...

Can they put bandaids on them? Like the circle sticky ones that stay on a few days?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By sahm1225
Updates?

Updates?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By sahm1225
Photo Release Form?

For those that use that form, have you ever had parents opt out of having their child's picture taken? I have a generic one on my contract that says parents understand and consent to their child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By sahm1225
Wording for Closing when Schools Close

I live in the midwest, so our public schools rarely ever close because of weather. In the past ten years, we've had maybe 4 closed school days and it was because of the polar vortex (more than 30...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 226,333
Posted By sahm1225
DH - why is the kitten green??? DD 9 - :eek: ...

DH - why is the kitten green???
DD 9 - :eek:

ME: DD9 what did you do???

Apparently our kitten rolled in slime.i spent Sunday morning giving an angry kitten a bath while my DD cried because the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By sahm1225
This. I would exclude. My youngest has...

This. I would exclude. My youngest has accompromisef immune system so when she got bronchiolitis it went from fine at pediatrician in the morning to ER by the afternoon, to a 3 day hospital stay....
Forum: Forms - Uploads 02-26-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,844
Posted By sahm1225
Can I get it too BC?

Can I get it too BC?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By sahm1225
This 100%. Absolutely ridiculous that the mom...

This 100%. Absolutely ridiculous that the mom feels anxiety all the time. That’s not normal!! Kids need to be kids! And I’m Sorry, from the families I have in daycare and I’ve been doing this 10...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By sahm1225
Itís not showing up when I click on the link...

Itís not showing up when I click on the link boo!!
Just another set for 35.99
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By sahm1225
I probably shouldíve added that my dd was the...

I probably shouldíve added that my dd was the last to get hfm when the daycare had an outbreak.
I also read it as child wasnít part of the daycare but lived in the home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By sahm1225
Hand, foot, and mouth isnít a disease you need to...

Hand, foot, and mouth isnít a disease you need to report and I highly doubt a doctor would say to close and report to licensing.
I stayed open when my daughter had hfm and my husband stayed with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By sahm1225
Yes yes and yes!!!!

Yes yes and yes!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By sahm1225
Ohnno! My moms pipe burst. My dishwasher froze...

Ohnno! My moms pipe burst. My dishwasher froze and the motor burnt out when I didnít realize it and turned it on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By sahm1225
I think the taking time off was to make me feel...

I think the taking time off was to make me feel guilty. Dcm told me her work was closed because it was around -45 with the windchill. Even the post office closed and it was declared a state of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By sahm1225
She explained how bad her kids were and how she...

She explained how bad her kids were and how she canít keep taking days off. Because of course that makes me want to take them on an unexpected day off!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By sahm1225
She never replied back. I texted back that since...

She never replied back. I texted back that since everyone confirmed early on that they were staying home, I used the opportunity to dump out all the toys to clean them and get ahead on daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By sahm1225
Iím wearing shorts when it hits 40 on Sunday...

Iím wearing shorts when it hits 40 on Sunday here:lol:
Ours is usually set at 67 and 61 at night.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By sahm1225
No One Scheduled to Come Today

Weíre having horrible weather and most jobs closed. All parents confirmed no one coming today to avoid going out. This morning dcm texts kids are bored and want to come hang out. How do I politely...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By sahm1225
Arrow Im sorry but Im not getting what your vent is?...

Im sorry but Im not getting what your vent is? They announced they were closing and then apologized. Whereís the problem?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By sahm1225
Coat Storage

I use lockers instead of cubbies (think square lockers that can fit one of those shoebox boxes for their back up clothes).

I was with other daycare providers today at a training and they told me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,679
Posted By sahm1225
Thanks! Iím curious if I could still use a...

Thanks! Iím curious if I could still use a toothbrush cover on the toothbrushes. Do you just leave the suction on the wall & take Dow the toothbrushes?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,679
Posted By sahm1225
BCcan you post a picture of your toothbrush...

BCcan you post a picture of your toothbrush holder? I have a lot of part timers, so I need something that holds at least 12 at a time.
I have toothbrush covers on them in a big cup but was hoping...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-27-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,519
Posted By sahm1225
I started sending xmas cards to old families this...

I started sending xmas cards to old families this year and I received cards from 3 families and was so excited! Seeing how big the kids were was just beautiful. One mom
Didnít send me a card but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By sahm1225
I still Charge for next two weeks for B&A even if...

I still Charge for next two weeks for B&A even if they donít come. If they DO attend (assuming I have room), then they pay a higher rate.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By sahm1225
Help with wording - updating contract

Silly me, I didnít have it in my contract that if they use their vacation week during a closed paid holiday, that the holiday wouldnít be discounted. So Xmas week where Iím
Closed Monday & Tuesday I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By sahm1225
The nurse assistant at urgent care (after...

The nurse assistant at urgent care (after diagnosing my dd with hfm) said that since the sores were in her mouth and no where else, that she could go to school & daycare since they wonít notice :eek:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By sahm1225
Thank God i ordered just the 5lbs!

Thank God i ordered just the 5lbs!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,752
Posted By sahm1225
That is very rude, but Iím having one of those...

That is very rude, but Iím having one of those weeks where everyone has been rude or inconsiderate that maybe Iím over exaggerating. But I think at this point, you need to be direct andask him NOT to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By sahm1225
6/1 ratio as in you get 6 ornaments from 1lb?...

6/1 ratio as in you get 6 ornaments from 1lb? Good to know that you can keep using it too. I have the 25lb on my amazon shopping cart. But would rather not end up making a million ornaments just to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By sahm1225
Out if curiosity how much do you think you use?...

Out if curiosity how much do you think you use? Amazon has 25 lbs for $26 on a special. I want to hit it but I also donít want to be swimming in air dry clay!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By sahm1225
Do you just roll out this clay, do the handprint...

Do you just roll out this clay, do the handprint and let it dry?? Can you paint it? I donít like the way my house smells when I made the salt dough ornament ones (I forgot about her and left them in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By sahm1225
Iím guessing she didnít know the money came from...

Iím guessing she didnít know the money came from you. I actually didnít know that was the case and Iím an employer. I always thought we paid into unemployment insurance and thatís where the money was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By sahm1225
This makes a lot of sense. Thank you!

This makes a lot of sense. Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By sahm1225
I have a similar set up with 2 separate groups,...

I have a similar set up with 2 separate groups, but I ended losing my 3 year old group (moving away, termed one, etc.). So now I have my infants (0-2 year olds) and my big kids (4-5 year olds). I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By sahm1225
Need Potty Training Tips for 3 1/2 year old

Im at a loss of what tips to give the parents. Kid is 3 1/2 years old, and just cannot tell when his diaper is dirty. He will sit with poop in his diaper and insists that his diaper is clean. Parents...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 11-16-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,490
Posted By sahm1225
Iím hoping someone else chimes in with what their...

Iím hoping someone else chimes in with what their insurance covers and who they use. Iím so frustrated that I didnít check when I renewed
Forum: Daycare Insurance 11-16-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,490
Posted By sahm1225
Itís $108/ more a year to cover for $50,000 per...

Itís $108/ more a year to cover for $50,000 per occurance and $100,000 aggregate. Not sure what aggregate means.
Forum: Daycare Insurance 11-15-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,490
Posted By sahm1225
Daycare Insurance

I just looked at my daycare insurance policy and itvsays it excludes accusations of abuse or molestation. That wasnít on there before but when I emailed the agent. They said thatís typical for ...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 11-15-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 462
Posted By sahm1225
Best agency in Illinois?

What company do you use and do you mind sharing their number?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 975
Posted By sahm1225
Talking This. A few times a year requests are fine. But I...

This. A few times a year requests are fine. But I wish parents understood that not every child can handle more than one drop off / pickup a day. Or understood that the sibling was going to meltdown...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By sahm1225
Policy for One Drop Off/Pick Up Per Day

I have one dcf that likes to drop off and then come back an hour later to pick up for a doctor visit. Then drop off again.
I typically wouldnít mind, but the dcg is one that takes forever to settle...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,782
Posted By sahm1225
Iím interested in trying too

Iím interested in trying too
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,061
Posted By sahm1225
I donít know. Why would it be a regulation...

I donít know. Why would it be a regulation violation if itís a treat and not a snack? Would it still be a violation if you gave him a different snack?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By sahm1225
Thanks for the heads up. I will be on the look...

Thanks for the heads up. I will be on the look out for sales to replace mine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By sahm1225
This. Less mess inside to pick up and theyíre...

This. Less mess inside to pick up and theyíre happy and tired when picked up! Iím in Chicago so it will be soon cold enough for only small outside breaks but we go in the yard every chance we get
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By sahm1225
Agree. Itís just hard!! I work so hard with the...

Agree. Itís just hard!! I work so hard with the daycare kids to give them a positive experience and it feels like parents just give up. I get being tired after work, I really do. But why canít...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 08:59 AM
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Views: 803
Posted By sahm1225
Need to Remind Myself 'Not My Monkey, Not My Circus'

I take Dcb5 to 3 hour preschool where they get a lunch (plus breakfast, 2 snack here at daycare). Dcd is a doctor at an eating disorder clinic. He packed a lunch for dcb do peek (only allowed if they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,766
Posted By sahm1225
Not trying to change the topic but today we went...

Not trying to change the topic but today we went to a karate tournament where we had paid in Advance two weeks ago. The registration desk gave me the hardest time because I didnít report to them that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By sahm1225
“Only grownups open doors”. The only problem I...

“Only grownups open doors”. The only problem I had was when parents were leaving for the day, they would let their kids open the door :eek:
It took just a few reminders to the parents for that one....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By sahm1225
Oh that did sound mean, oops. Iím not holding the...

Oh that did sound mean, oops. Iím not holding the gifts hostage :eek::lol:

By the time we finish the party and head home (usually i bring home my nieceís & nephews or a friend home with us), they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By sahm1225
I would not expect them to open the gift at the...

I would not expect them to open the gift at the party. I actually really dislike that tradition. Kids get too hyper and donít appreciate their gifts in public. We always take gifts home and open them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By sahm1225
Thatís what I was thinking of doing. But I was...

Thatís what I was thinking of doing. But I was hoping to get them a book as a gift from the daycare. We always do a little party at daycare and I get them a small gift. Now Iím
Wondering if they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By sahm1225
Birthday Party With No Gifts Request

Is it rude if I still Want to get the kids a small gift like a book?

Have you ever put that on an invitation? The family is very well off so Iím thinking maybe they just donít want toys. But itís...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 10-06-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By sahm1225
How about adding lime and a little cumin?

How about adding lime and a little cumin?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,327
Posted By sahm1225
If sheís drinking that much milk, what is...

If sheís drinking that much milk, what is probably happening is that she has hard stool That isnít coming out and what IS coming out is diarrhea from around it. It can cause serious damage if thatís...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,327
Posted By sahm1225
My dad was diagnosed with toddler diarrhea, but...

My dad was diagnosed with toddler diarrhea, but itís from a birth defect and it took months and months and a specialist to diagnose. Basically her body wasnít able to digest correctly so her poops...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,327
Posted By sahm1225
Mucous poop could also be a sign of milk...

Mucous poop could also be a sign of milk intolerance.
For #2 - I would push for an evaluation or doctor visit. Maybe itís a sensory issue that she needs to overeat, and the overeating is causing the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,327
Posted By sahm1225
Child 1 - blueberries are tracer foods and...

Child 1 - blueberries are tracer foods and pooping them out so quickly made me think itís an absorption issue or possibly some intolerance of other foods. I would push to see a GI after you log the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By sahm1225
Learned something new, thanks BC!

Learned something new, thanks BC!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By sahm1225
I can review it too. PM me. Iíve noticed...

I can review it too. PM me.

Iíve noticed that sometimes it doesnít show up in sent, but the message does get sent. I think itís a glitch in the system
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