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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By flying_babyb
most yes- there are a few families (were a...

most yes- there are a few families (were a center) that pop off and dont show up except one day a week. Usually by mid week, they show. This is probably the one family we SHOULD be checking on, they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,967
Posted By flying_babyb
Patiently waiting. Our city only has moderna and...

Patiently waiting. Our city only has moderna and with the clotting issues it has caused, I dont feel comfortable with it (as I have had clotting issues in the past). Just waiting for the johnson and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By flying_babyb
"baby boy" syndrome here. Hes babied and will...

"baby boy" syndrome here. Hes babied and will scream "I cant want to" and "I cant know how" to everything. this kid screamed for 20 minutes over putting on his pants (a skill he is great at).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By flying_babyb
2.5 Won't Eat

He eats animal crackers, bread, pizza. Most days he wont touch lunch. Lunch was spaghettis, peas and mixed veggies with ranch. He smushed his veggies, played with the ranch, ignored the spagetti....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By flying_babyb
i would make him your buddy. Does he understand...

i would make him your buddy. Does he understand why he cant bite? Has he ever been bit? Mabey he dosent understand that biting hurts, just knows it gets a reaction?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By flying_babyb
So I dont know if this would work with your group...

So I dont know if this would work with your group but we did work mats. Each child had a mat and a table space (usually far enough apart that they couldn't touch or reach anyone else or there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,009
Posted By flying_babyb
this week? It was a TINY piece of flubber that...

this week? It was a TINY piece of flubber that fell to the floor during play time. they seriously argued and were shoving each other over who got to put it in the trash
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By flying_babyb
Have you tried pokemon books? those arnt too bad...

Have you tried pokemon books? those arnt too bad Or if you think he may enjoy reading something creepy but approprate, try looking up the x files. The junior series and youth series are both creepy,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By flying_babyb
We make the kids clean up each area before they...

We make the kids clean up each area before they go to another. If they leave there toys out, they go in the "NO NO" box (aka the cupboard and they come back the next day)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 791
Posted By flying_babyb
I miss the off topic fastness too! I hate doing...

I miss the off topic fastness too! I hate doing forums on my phone, all those LITTLE letter buttons. I grew up in the tech age and still perfer my laptop
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 791
Posted By flying_babyb
im newish here. I would say 3! I would hate to...

im newish here. I would say 3! I would hate to lose the ability to look back at this forum and be able to search it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By flying_babyb
thanks!! i feel like alot of the games we have...

thanks!! i feel like alot of the games we have are competive (Im alwalys the one to lose but still)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By flying_babyb
Id close. you spent two days feeling like poop,...

Id close. you spent two days feeling like poop, your gonna need 1 to recover. I would tell parents that you want to be proactive and give them lots of notice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By flying_babyb
See thats the perk of candyland! It can help...

See thats the perk of candyland! It can help teach the colors. the kids are only alowed to play games WITH me so, im not too worried
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By flying_babyb
I didnt even think of hungry hippo!

I didnt even think of hungry hippo!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By flying_babyb
Games for 2s?

oK i got out the memory game. My kids loved it and are now begging to play. I would like to find some other board type games we can play. Whats out there that kids enjoy but is simple enough for 2-3s
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,937
Posted By flying_babyb
our hits? The bubble machine cheap ride on...

our hits?
The bubble machine
cheap ride on toys
dollar tree buckets ect.

The kids love to carry random stuff around in buckets.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,967
Posted By flying_babyb
were eligible, Im choosing not to take it. So: ...

were eligible, Im choosing not to take it.
So:
my sister is a medic in Chicago. Shes had both doses, and is fine. 3 of her coworkers had covid like symptoms after the second shot but was fine withn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,045
Posted By flying_babyb
I had a parent who said "no nap", We compromised...

I had a parent who said "no nap", We compromised on 2 hours. She tells me often that she goes to bed at 10 and he is "up all night". This is the parent that often brings her child in sleeping and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By flying_babyb
Depending on where you live check and make sure...

Depending on where you live check and make sure you can have it. Our center was told they were inapproprate since the children have no place to rest there feet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 897
Posted By flying_babyb
I had a parent tell me that since we closed for...

I had a parent tell me that since we closed for covid she was planning on locking her kid in the extra room (its empty) with some safe toys.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By flying_babyb
i woulda termed the parent on the spot. Thats not...

i woulda termed the parent on the spot. Thats not ok
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 897
Posted By flying_babyb
Can i share my secret tip for observations? I...

Can i share my secret tip for observations? I tell my kids that I am going to sit and do a puzzle. I put a paper in my puzzle book and have at observations. It works, and if they wander over I show...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 7,073
Posted By flying_babyb
Kinda changing my mind on my stance on the...

Kinda changing my mind on my stance on the vaccine! We had a parent come up positive at which point, health dept. said we could stay open, IF the parent got the kids tested. Yep! DCB whos in my room...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 897
Posted By flying_babyb
spending way too much at the dollar tree on stuff...

spending way too much at the dollar tree on stuff we play with once or twice.
Not fallowing though on the lesson plan, and Not doing observations
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By flying_babyb
Theres ones you'll remember forever. I have a few...

Theres ones you'll remember forever. I have a few from my first years that come to mind often. Your techinally not loosing your babies, you can always peek in on them in there new rooms. I do it. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By flying_babyb
Yea the candy thing was great!! Covered a bunch...

Yea the candy thing was great!! Covered a bunch of countries at once. I did winter solstice once and had 3 parents accuse me of being a witch
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By flying_babyb
daycare twos teacher here. I get the daycares...

daycare twos teacher here. I get the daycares logic BUT are they talking to him about other choices other than biting? I feel like giving him his paci when he bites is teaching him that if he bites...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By flying_babyb
we have a tablet and a auxiliary cord. we...

we have a tablet and a auxiliary cord. we upgraded (it was only $50) our cd/tape player so we could plug in the tablet. We do ALOT of youtubbing! All the little blue truck books are on there too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By flying_babyb
i would do goodie bags and then decorate the area...

i would do goodie bags and then decorate the area all pretty like and share a little extra christmas joy!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By flying_babyb
I had this two year old. So first, her bed went...

I had this two year old. So first, her bed went by the wall. If she didn't stay on it, It was then a sleeping bag on the floor. rolled her close to the wall, didnt give her a whole lotta wiggle...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By flying_babyb
We are!! this week is our "Hanukah" week. We are...

We are!! this week is our "Hanukah" week. We are celebrating the way my family does (minus the religious element). We have been putting a candle on the menorah for each night, did latkes for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 916
Posted By flying_babyb
so much soda!! i am totally self medicating with...

so much soda!! i am totally self medicating with caffeine! I find myself feeling extra grumpy with the kids too. been trying to spend alot of time outside
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,927
Posted By flying_babyb
my update (4 classroom center): We closed once...

my update (4 classroom center):
We closed once in august due to a child exposure, and one teacher ended up getting it.
Still temping at the door, still doing symptom checks
Still cleaning like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,850
Posted By flying_babyb
walmart- weird substitutions My $3 tree skirt...

walmart- weird substitutions
My $3 tree skirt was out of stock, so they sent me a $24 one for the same price
Ordered a 12inch wreath and got a 24in one for the same price!

Insta cart-
Love it!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By flying_babyb
so we go out to 0 with kids 2 and up. My kids...

so we go out to 0 with kids 2 and up. My kids have been complaining any time it hits 30. So its snowpants and boots even though were snowless. I also sewed mittens to adult size socks (cut open at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 7,073
Posted By flying_babyb
other here! I will take the vaccine AFTER its...

other here! I will take the vaccine AFTER its been out awile and i see what happens to others who take it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,064
Posted By flying_babyb
I have licker. Kid sat down on his story time mat...

I have licker. Kid sat down on his story time mat next to me, looks over and smiles. I smile back. He then leans in close and licks the side of my face!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By flying_babyb
Small center here (45 kids) in Wisconsin (one of...

Small center here (45 kids) in Wisconsin (one of the cities that is in the top 5 for infections)

Have any of you had to close for 14 days due to being in close contact with someone who tested...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By flying_babyb
we use those kids cups from ikea, but with a...

we use those kids cups from ikea, but with a single splash of milk in them. Our kids are all 2s and do pretty good, even if they dont, its just a little milk. They then know they must get up, get a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By flying_babyb
I bought a fall and a spring background off of...

I bought a fall and a spring background off of wish. I use a little poster tack and hang them on a wall. I use one of those multi head lamps to get the lighting right. Use whatever props are around...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By flying_babyb
Been there: I found somthing the child really...

Been there:
I found somthing the child really wanted to do at school (in our case it was going on the 3 and up climber). I told him "Oh only kids who wear undies can play there. Its not for kids in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,470
Posted By flying_babyb
"Are you hurt? Is your freind hurt? Is there...

"Are you hurt? Is your freind hurt? Is there blood? Is somone about to be hurt? NO?? Ok then have fun on the playground"
Rinse and repete.
For my nosy kid:
"Is your name __________ or ____"...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By flying_babyb
any advice for the stubborn child?

any advice for the stubborn child?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By flying_babyb
I know I had birds and small children (I babysat...

I know I had birds and small children (I babysat at home. groups of 4 usally) and the kids loved the birds. They taught ours to say small words. Oh and i had one child who liked to tell the loud bird...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By flying_babyb
we have the magnet ones. Just some random advice:...

we have the magnet ones. Just some random advice: Buy extra magnets! We have one on our changing table, and one on the cabnates. We keep a magnet on the table and one by the cabnate. YEP! they go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By flying_babyb
some go tos from a 2-3 teacher: Painting in a...

some go tos from a 2-3 teacher:
Painting in a box (toss in a golf ball, paint and paper in a clear plastic box that has a lock tight lid. Let shake)
Sensory table (some of mine can do this well,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,536
Posted By flying_babyb
breakfast is 830-850 lunch is 1130-12 snack...

breakfast is 830-850
lunch is 1130-12
snack is 230-245

If they are not sitting at the table by 850 there not gonna eat! Sometimes we have that random parent who calls with a good reason (my car...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By flying_babyb
my "these kids are making me phyco" art go tos: ...

my "these kids are making me phyco" art go tos:
Golf ball art: we put a golf ball (ect) in a clear shoe box sized container with paper and paint. Then the kids shake. Our current shoe box came from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 34,702
Posted By flying_babyb
I buy a book for each kid in my class. Our...

I buy a book for each kid in my class. Our director buys a game or something small for each of the kids to get during the party from "santa" who comes every year. And of course we line the kids up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,483
Posted By flying_babyb
wisconsin- Two kids at work, a teacher, a family...

wisconsin- Two kids at work, a teacher, a family freind (who died from it), and my best freind.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,397
Posted By flying_babyb
Well, I speak from wisdom teeth, it helps take...

Well, I speak from wisdom teeth, it helps take the edge off. Ive suffered alot. I think in adults it also helps if you believe it works (power of believing)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By flying_babyb
see i prefer spray. I wish my parents would bring...

see i prefer spray. I wish my parents would bring me a stick for the faces. I have all spf 50 and one child who has a prescription sun screen due to a elevated risk for skin cancer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By flying_babyb
I would stick to 2 weeks, no way I would want to...

I would stick to 2 weeks, no way I would want to take that chance! I work at at a center where a family member traveled, tested, and while waiting for the test sent the kids to daycare. BOTH kids are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 54,387
Posted By flying_babyb
Must be, I got suspended once when i said to a...

Must be, I got suspended once when i said to a coworker
"these kids will be pissed cause there not playing, I just cleaned"
in context I had said it quietly to my coworker, no kids heard, and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By flying_babyb
and if you dont have it by the 30 day mark in IL...

and if you dont have it by the 30 day mark in IL they can fine you. My old boss got nailed for a few kids
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By flying_babyb
Yoga!! we found a youtube video so we watched it...

Yoga!! we found a youtube video so we watched it and the kids were super excited so were adding yoga in. were also going to do a study of frogs since my boss moved to a house with a pond.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,805
Posted By flying_babyb
Im alergic to MANY many fabrics. So far ive had...

Im alergic to MANY many fabrics. So far ive had luck with flannel insides. there a bit hot (ok a lot hot) but it works
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By flying_babyb
830- arrival 900- Your not here? Your not...

830- arrival
900- Your not here? Your not getting breakfast? Running late? NOPE! no food for you
930- You show up! Oh you want me to put on your snowflakes sunscreen? Nope, its inside and were not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By flying_babyb
center teacher here. We really dont care if your...

center teacher here. We really dont care if your child dont sleep as long as youve taught them to lay quiet! In our center, when the 4+ teacher goes on break, her kids come hang out in the foyer with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By flying_babyb
So if its poop in undies the undies go in a...

So if its poop in undies the undies go in a plastic walmart bag, the pants go in a seprate bag (along with socks or shirts ect that need a change). That way the poop dont get on the pants (which most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,566
Posted By flying_babyb
to be fair the only time I use the bouncy seats...

to be fair the only time I use the bouncy seats are nap time. 3 screaming infants, one teacher.... Two in bouncys one in my arms, everyone gets rocked and sleepy (and then moved to a crib). if there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,566
Posted By flying_babyb
My last center wouldn't let us have any...

My last center wouldn't let us have any "containers" for children. No swings, no bouncy seats, no nappers.... If you have more than one infant I swear by a bouncy per child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,318
Posted By flying_babyb
You will lay down and rest for a half hour at our...

You will lay down and rest for a half hour at our center, even the school agers(oldest is 7) (and theres a few that still nap). our center dont have a cut off time so I have parents dropping off at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,091
Posted By flying_babyb
illinois makes you jump though hoops for...

illinois makes you jump though hoops for everything. Tried to open an home center and wow!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By flying_babyb
So: Worked at one center where we had to buy 5...

So:
Worked at one center where we had to buy 5 shirts from them with the logo ($10 a shirt) and a sweater ($45). We could wear ANY black pants as long as they wernt jeans.

second center: you had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By flying_babyb
I have 3 boys, they are besties most of the time...

I have 3 boys, they are besties most of the time and insist on messing with each other other times. If i can find a way to keep them apart, they do great, otherwise they start stuff. Ive gotten to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,532
Posted By flying_babyb
the twins! I swear these two must be raised by...

the twins! I swear these two must be raised by animals. We see mom and one of 6 others with her every day! Twin one screams randomly, eats out of the garbage, and cant sit. Twin two runs, all the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,307
Posted By flying_babyb
white pills in a snow boot, we called the police...

white pills in a snow boot, we called the police (later found out the father was abusing the child)
We find all sorts of weird stuff, thats why we banned them. Got a kid who likes to smuggle pocket...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 21,294
Posted By flying_babyb
we are alll about growing those grow toys you can...

we are alll about growing those grow toys you can get from the dollar tree.
We also had a blast learning about "chemical reactions" with making a mixture (we made kool-aid) and then explored the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By flying_babyb
Depending on what youve got: we have kindergarten...

Depending on what youve got: we have kindergarten mats. We get the king sized pillow cases and they fit pretty nice. The sheet and blanket stay on when they go on. Large blankets (cause SIGH eveyone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By flying_babyb
-what are you using to sanitize? We have been...

-what are you using to sanitize? We have been using a comercial sanitizer, each classroom has a day (were a small center, If we were a home daycare, we would do a area a day)
-do you sanitize...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By flying_babyb
the little picture is a pacifier on stripes ...

the little picture is a pacifier on stripes sound sleeper white noise. parets2 parents app. I mean you can only set it for 30 mins in the free version, but if your in the room with the kids, its not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,662
Posted By flying_babyb
well, Ive had at least 2 parents tell me there...

well, Ive had at least 2 parents tell me there pregant in the last two days.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By flying_babyb
One of the best tips I got was this app Sound...

One of the best tips I got was this app
Sound Sleeper - White Noise Its free. I have one child that the mom jokely calls EL diablo. Shes a handful everyday and makes me nuts but the SHHH SHHH SHHH...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By flying_babyb
twos teacher here in a center. My "good"...

twos teacher here in a center.
My "good" sleepers go on the edges of the room, my early leavers( between 130-230) go by the door. The rest (5 of them) are naughty naughty nappers. Two need patting,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,871
Posted By flying_babyb
yea we are trying to keep a bit of curriclum. We...

yea we are trying to keep a bit of curriclum. We do group twice daily (basically a book, a song, and a color game). We do a art project too. Thats about it, a whole lot of outside time and playing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,871
Posted By flying_babyb
still open, Our old teacher who was investigated...

still open, Our old teacher who was investigated starts back tommrow (which means the boss can fire airhead)!! We are upgrading our fish tank, so I ended up adopting the old stand, So now im covered...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By flying_babyb
SO i knew a family like this when I was a kid....

SO i knew a family like this when I was a kid. The mom favored her girls (twins 12, baby 2). The youngest was allowed to eat whatever she wanted, whenever she wanted. The only boy (9) was treated...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By flying_babyb
my issue is when im telling the parents what went...

my issue is when im telling the parents what went down and then another child comes up and says "oh yea X hit him and broke his eye"(the children had been sitting on the rug. Child A had the frozen...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,760
Posted By flying_babyb
my mom. I lived in chicago for two long years,...

my mom.
I lived in chicago for two long years, and saw her twice. I moved 4 hours to be closer to mom (and be able to see her monthly). Two weeks after I moved (thank god she came to help) covid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,871
Posted By flying_babyb
still open, still working! We have a few kids...

still open, still working! We have a few kids who pulled temporally. We had one parent tell us that his work had cases, so he sent the kids to a relitive and said to us that he didnt want to risk us...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,049
Posted By flying_babyb
I think you gatta do whats safest for you and...

I think you gatta do whats safest for you and your center. I know one of our parents works at a place where theres high exposure. He sent the kids off to another relitive and told us they would be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By flying_babyb
Had a broken arm child. The child had gone down...

Had a broken arm child. The child had gone down the slide with mom, got his arm caught under moms leg and broke it. He was back after a day. As long as the child isnt in pain and isnt aggressive (the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,871
Posted By flying_babyb
I was shocked too, cause this is a parent that is...

I was shocked too, cause this is a parent that is a real pain. Like chewed her kid out for leaving his hat on the playground (causing him to cry), chewed me a new one cause the kid had dirt on his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,871
Posted By flying_babyb
omg! On the topic of parents who suprize you, one...

omg! On the topic of parents who suprize you, one of our parents showed up today with a pile of homemaid masks for all of us!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By flying_babyb
Open both Friday and Monday. I work at a center...

Open both Friday and Monday. I work at a center though, Usually I take good Friday and Happy Thursday off but in a covid 19 universe theres no point, Im not travling.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,871
Posted By flying_babyb
wanna hear sweet? We had a parent bring in a case...

wanna hear sweet? We had a parent bring in a case of girl scout cookies today "Cause I appreacate you guys" then she looks at me and says "make sure the boss shares". It was funny! The funny thing is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,871
Posted By flying_babyb
Still open? Closed? Parents working with you,...

Still open? Closed? Parents working with you, against you? How is your family doing? Kids settling in?

Got any new recipes? Starting a garden? Whats new with you?

Still open, still got most of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,871
Posted By flying_babyb
Could she do a online tae kwon do class? Mabey...

Could she do a online tae kwon do class? Mabey even a free thing to keep the kids active?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,431
Posted By flying_babyb
Our staff has committed to wearing them in...

Our staff has committed to wearing them in public, but at the daycare its still a choice. I chose to wear as I have asthma, but most dont. I hate it, I need a clear plastic one. I just cant give the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 16,511
Posted By flying_babyb
I feel like cameras are a good thing but not ones...

I feel like cameras are a good thing but not ones that can be viewed by the parents at will. I worked at a center with them, only viewable in the office. I was in the toddler room with 8 kids. 3 were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By flying_babyb
find the one thing they love this week and spend...

find the one thing they love this week and spend a week letting them do it (ours are cars, day one: just cars, people. Tue- add blocks, Wens add boxes thurs add other props, fri build a city)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,777
Posted By flying_babyb
our kids bring there packets to daycare. The...

our kids bring there packets to daycare. The teacher in that class (the school agers are mixed with the 3 and ups) makes them sit and do a half hour or so during the beginning of playtime. They do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,674
Posted By flying_babyb
ive had ptsd for many years. I have clinical...

ive had ptsd for many years. I have clinical depression too. Its never come up and I do just fine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By flying_babyb
Oh the school agers are annoying me. Rude rude...

Oh the school agers are annoying me. Rude rude little buggers! They play board games, color, go outside for hours, and have to lay down for a hour at nap time, after that, its homework time till...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By flying_babyb
Those picket fences work nice. I would do...

Those picket fences work nice. I would do something like that with some soft areas (mabey a mat that you can roll up and take inside). Bing has nice options if you search infant daycare playarea
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 68,927
Posted By flying_babyb
Well were on shelter on place now. Daycare is...

Well were on shelter on place now. Daycare is considered essential. Were staying open. So far I'm staying healthy, did go home w a migrange
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By flying_babyb
Brightwheel

So my center has brightwheel. How the heck do you do a lesson plan on there? I figured out everything else but that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By flying_babyb
Aww. Nice message. I'm at a center that's...

Aww. Nice message. I'm at a center that's considered essential even though it's not mentioned in the government's speech. Were disinfecting alot and trying to get by as more kids leave. Hard to keep...
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