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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By MOM OF 4
Happy Thanksgiving!!

Happy Thanksgiving!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,601
Posted By MOM OF 4
She WASN'T. The parents were paying average fees....

She WASN'T. The parents were paying average fees. She was actually kinda smack dab in middle, which is the craziest thing!

Some of the best daycares I used were lower cost than she was.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,601
Posted By MOM OF 4
This lady was licensed before I was! She pulled...

This lady was licensed before I was! She pulled same shenanigans in CA also 20 yrs ago. I became licensed in 2005 and I think I took classes with her at times, and her facility looked very nice....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-24-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,252
Posted By MOM OF 4
It makes me sick what I see on FB with many...

It makes me sick what I see on FB with many parents, even some friends (which some I let go).

I had a friend who has "no money" but is constantly going around buying everything that is NOT...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-24-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,996
Posted By MOM OF 4
100% agree. I don't do care these days, but if I...

100% agree. I don't do care these days, but if I ever did again, I am wiser to people and their games, and won't allow any BS! Everytime I remember that one set of parents, I always feel so dumb...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-24-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,996
Posted By MOM OF 4
YES! I was pretty young and dumb then. I thought...

YES! I was pretty young and dumb then. I thought they could "do something" to me/my license or my family. But after a few classes where I got to meet other DCP's and talk with them, eventually I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,252
Posted By MOM OF 4
So, one time I got a ride from this lady when I...

So, one time I got a ride from this lady when I broke down. She had children in our same school district. She was whining and complaining about having to work her 15 hours of community service per...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,878
Posted By MOM OF 4
I hope you don't sign that. You are NEVER...

I hope you don't sign that. You are NEVER responsible for electrical, roof, plumbing. I can see walls (like holes that you or kids or animals cause) or flooring if damaged. But regular use of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,252
Posted By MOM OF 4
I had dcp's like this too. I feel like they...

I had dcp's like this too. I feel like they should be imputed to work if they are in the system, OR they need to do community service in order to maintain benefits. The mentality "But it's for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,996
Posted By MOM OF 4
When I started daycare, I had parents who always...

When I started daycare, I had parents who always seemed to need more than 12 hours. At the time, I started unlicensed, and so was unaware of the "rules" of time. I just began the daycare to help some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,723
Posted By MOM OF 4
Call her bluff and tell her to do it. The fact...

Call her bluff and tell her to do it. The fact she commented that she's worried about the safety of her child because you gave a notice, means that no judge would take her seriously for trying to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,965
Posted By MOM OF 4
Anecdotally speaking? My kid was dx with ODD...

Anecdotally speaking? My kid was dx with ODD (though she seems to be mellowing out). I do not drink at ALL and never did during pregnancy either.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,665
Posted By MOM OF 4
Well, I would charge for that. That is a 10 hour...

Well, I would charge for that. That is a 10 hour day for you. I work 4 x 10 in a row at my regular job and it's not nearly as demanding as child care and it's VERY DIFFICULT. There are some days I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,860
Posted By MOM OF 4
I liked drop-in FOR SPECIFIC OCCASIONS, such as ...

I liked drop-in FOR SPECIFIC OCCASIONS, such as

I would like parents who regularly dropped in, meaning at least once or twice a week. Things would get way thrown off if they were monthly or less...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,854
Posted By MOM OF 4
My parents all knew upon sign-up that I would be...

My parents all knew upon sign-up that I would be taking walks, playing outside, and since I have 4 kids, that I would be taking them to/from their activities (and even had some of their kids enroll...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,274
Posted By MOM OF 4
OP, You answered your own question. It...

OP,
You answered your own question.

It sounds to me like you feel that your dd is not thriving there, and the provider is not the one for her.

There is no answer but to put in your notice,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 20,630
Posted By MOM OF 4
I had a 5yo dcb that was not PT, but 2yo dcd ...

I had a 5yo dcb that was not PT, but 2yo dcd was. The parent babied the boy so much because when he was little, he had a small procedure to repair a murmur. While her doctor told her he could live...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,781
Posted By MOM OF 4
Wow. People are just insane! Both bad providers...

Wow. People are just insane! Both bad providers and crazy DCP's! LOL

Any more of these?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,681
Posted By MOM OF 4
I hope you either called OR Will call. I have had...

I hope you either called OR Will call. I have had to make the call twice. Once, a boy was being physically abused the next time, a girl was being abused sexually. Her NEXT daycare reported to me a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,268
Posted By MOM OF 4
1. Let her go Tell her that it seems she...

1. Let her go
Tell her that it seems she believes your program is not a good fit for her needs and be done

Or
2. Keep her and make HER life hard. I liked what another poster said:
Upon...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,301
Posted By MOM OF 4
As a provider-turned- parent (lol), I always told...

As a provider-turned- parent (lol), I always told parents the interview was to get questions answered, see my place, me to meet kids, and that I would take 24 hours to "decide" which families would...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-25-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 78,886
Posted By MOM OF 4
Bottom line If u feel your child is an...

Bottom line
If u feel your child is an inconvenience to you, shoulda thought about that BEFORE you had them. Your child belongs to YOU and is not a problem you can pawn off. You signed and agreed to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,574
Posted By MOM OF 4
I would say do not credit. Stick to your handbook...

I would say do not credit. Stick to your handbook or they won't take u seriously about anything. If u give in a little now, you'll be more inclined to give in later and eventually, everyone will have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,680
Posted By MOM OF 4
That would make me upset too. Why is everyone so...

That would make me upset too. Why is everyone so afraid of littles? Bigs kind of stink sometimes. I would relish in time with my littles. I don't have littles anymore.....

I also would feel like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,680
Posted By MOM OF 4
And if YOU were my DC parent, and picked up EARLY...

And if YOU were my DC parent, and picked up EARLY or dropped off late on those kinds of days, and took at least a couple days off in a year (i.e. not the first one here and last to leave EVERY day,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,732
Posted By MOM OF 4
Opinions, Please-Transportation Services

Hi everyone!
I have disappeared for awhile. I thought the forum was 'broken' and seriously just realized TODAY, that it was a browser issue. :o

Anyway,
Some of you may know I stopped daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,664
Posted By MOM OF 4
New Regulations re: Nursery Care at Church

So, I now work in my church's nursery during services. There are very few kids there, however, the state has implemented a "safety first" rule that talks about how there MUST be two caregivers at ALL...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,683
Posted By MOM OF 4
If it says 2014 contract, you may not have a case...

If it says 2014 contract, you may not have a case depending on how and where it is placed.

If it says it at the bottom, like a copyright, you might be OK, especially if it says 'contracts updated...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,946
Posted By MOM OF 4
right before the recession, I had 4 families....

right before the recession,
I had 4 families. One was a military family. The child got kicked out everywhere, but was the BEST behaved kid I had ever had! The parents also picked up kid early and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,150
Posted By MOM OF 4
Right?! I would have said "Sorry, no discounts....

Right?! I would have said "Sorry, no discounts. You'll have to find care elsewhere, or cut back on other expenses"


Where I work now, I see people buying million dollar homes, insuring them, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,513
Posted By MOM OF 4
I wouldn't feel bad at all. First, think about...

I wouldn't feel bad at all. First, think about your friendship. If she were a TRUE friend to begin with, she would not have asked/expected you to take a hit like you were doing for much longer. You...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,251
Posted By MOM OF 4
I'd just sit down and talk to her in person then...

I'd just sit down and talk to her in person then also give a letter for formalities. You never know when a friend becomes not your friend over stuff like this. (Then you sorta know their true...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,676
Posted By MOM OF 4
HA! :rolleyes: What do you mean "feed?"...

HA! :rolleyes: What do you mean "feed?" LOL
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,794
Posted By MOM OF 4
Below zero here, with wind chill -15...My kids...

Below zero here, with wind chill -15...My kids are at daycare. She bundles the monsters...er..kids up and takes them out. She even takes out the 1 yo for a very short time.

My other kid and her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,105
Posted By MOM OF 4
happyfacehappyface CONGRATS!!!! Not pregnant...

happyfacehappyface CONGRATS!!!!

Not pregnant myself, for myself, but maybe by March for someone else! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,306
Posted By MOM OF 4
a FOUR year old? UNACCEPTABLE! I would just have...

a FOUR year old? UNACCEPTABLE! I would just have told mom "Sarah's behavior has been extremely aggressive. I have done xyz. Is there anything you have tried at home that works?" (either birds...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,800
Posted By MOM OF 4
I guess, NO

I guess, NO
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,815
Posted By MOM OF 4
1. Call licensing 2. DOCUMENT everything 3....

1. Call licensing
2. DOCUMENT everything
3. Term and do NOT take the kid tomorrow.
4. If mom comes back to you with something stupid like her previous comments, then you ignore and tell her good...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,577
Posted By MOM OF 4
All of this. I never showed my contract to...

All of this.

I never showed my contract to 'friends' because I know better. Over the years, friends have come and gone and they'll always do what is best for them. So to protect myself, I do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,211
Posted By MOM OF 4
I am sorry to hear about this! That's horrible. I...

I am sorry to hear about this! That's horrible. I would do exactly as deliberateliterate suggested. Take these next few days and make it easy for you and the kids. Movies, hot chocolate, popcorn (or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,192
Posted By MOM OF 4
Update to the Update on Crazy Neighbor

So, all is calm since crazy neighbor's daughter gets her ball from our yard and tells me all about mom's unlicensed childcare (refer to prior posts)

Except her partying escapade ALL HALLOWEEN...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,200
Posted By MOM OF 4
Boy do I remember that kind of thing! LOL I...

Boy do I remember that kind of thing! LOL

I remember a mom whose child did actually have autism. She never told me. We went to Safeway to let all the kids pick out ice cream bars (and mom even...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,819
Posted By MOM OF 4
I use lice shield. There was a question of...

I use lice shield.

There was a question of whether or not my kid had nits. I picked whatever they were out every single day. Then I had her Peds Dr check too.(She had a sick visit and so I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,170
Posted By MOM OF 4
AGREED. It's not to be hurtful either. she said...

AGREED. It's not to be hurtful either. she said EDUCATED choice. So unless you are raped, it's a choice to have a child. Even if you have to go through treatments (making it even MORE of a choice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,686
Posted By MOM OF 4
You can always say you HEARD the conversation. ...

You can always say you HEARD the conversation.

"Jessica, I just wanted to let you know,my window was OPEN when you were talking to another parent telling them you think my rules are stupid and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,200
Posted By MOM OF 4
OK so, my take on ADHD/ADD; ODD....IT'S A...

OK so, my take on ADHD/ADD; ODD....IT'S A DIAGNOSIS WAY OVERUSED!!!

First,
Did you get ANY documentation that this kid actually has it? Some kids are just plain old bad. Their parents and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,992
Posted By MOM OF 4
Isn't it true that people become famous only...

Isn't it true that people become famous only after bad rumors are spread by jealous nothings? This lady did nothing more than spread rumors and hate. I don't think that will take away from people who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,734
Posted By MOM OF 4
I think a lot of it is a way to get rid of their...

I think a lot of it is a way to get rid of their kids, personally. By "forgetting them" they think they absolve themselves of responsibility and it's not really considered "murder" (in their minds) ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,140
Posted By MOM OF 4
My business name was Just Like Home Family Child...

My business name was Just Like Home Family Child Care because I did at home care, nothing really special.

My screen name is mom of 4 because I have 4 kids that I raise. lol So again, nothing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,564
Posted By MOM OF 4
40 hours a week working, 20 hours of school (me)...

40 hours a week working, 20 hours of school (me) on top of my homework and countless papers to write. The husband whines about taking our kids to do anything, and says that they're overscheduled. Uh,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,476
Posted By MOM OF 4
You can always find other kiddos! Even if there's...

You can always find other kiddos! Even if there's a gap in time, or they quit before you can. I'd start looking for replacements NOW and go from there. GOOD LUCK AND YAY FOR STANDING UP FOR YOURSELF...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,331
Posted By MOM OF 4
Thanks! :) I am going to check them out. I am not...

Thanks! :) I am going to check them out. I am not sure if I should be concerned, or if it's nothing serious.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,331
Posted By MOM OF 4
Abnormal: Stuttering, Symptom or Just Something That's Happening?

So the last 3 days or so, I noticed my son who has NEVER stuttered before, started stuttering. He is 7. He complained of a headache all weekend, but today seems perfectly fine and acting normally,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,977
Posted By MOM OF 4
People are the worst! HOW RUDE of her! Hope you...

People are the worst! HOW RUDE of her! Hope you are feeling better and recovering!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,942
Posted By MOM OF 4
Total scam

Now, people are doing it with PRODUCTS.

My friend tried to sell a kitten. This man said he REALLY wanted a kitten, and was sending a "certified" cashier's check and that he would have someone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,879
Posted By MOM OF 4
Oh nice!!!!!!

Oh nice!!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,749
Posted By MOM OF 4
Depends. When I was first pregnant, all the...

Depends. When I was first pregnant, all the parents were like "OH WE WILL NEVER LEAVE", and the new ones said the same. I had my babies and they didn't even wait til I was in recovery! I had messages...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,821
Posted By MOM OF 4
Seriously she had to sign a contract? That's...

Seriously she had to sign a contract? That's pretty new! The cops here didn't do anything. Of course SHE is the one that called on US.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,821
Posted By MOM OF 4
Yup! I said NO. lol And I'm so glad!:D ...

Yup! I said NO. lol And I'm so glad!:D

Sadly, this woman produced 4 children and her 10yo is embarrassed by her (that's the only one that TOLD me this) so I am sure the others are or will be as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,821
Posted By MOM OF 4
Update2 Crazy Neighbor

So the neighbor's husband offered to fix the leaning fence I had previously mentioned awhile back.

So while the husband and my husband fixed the fence, the wife who called the cops on us and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,169
Posted By MOM OF 4
HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY! happyface

HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,232
Posted By MOM OF 4
Scary. We had a CO leak in our home. Had to...

Scary. We had a CO leak in our home. Had to replace a furnace because of it. We were OK though, and IDK how exactly we figured out something was wrong, but caught it before it got worse. Glad no one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,196
Posted By MOM OF 4
THIS is pretty crazy! Never mix n match! I still...

THIS is pretty crazy! Never mix n match! I still am confused to how you can mix bleach with water, and how the 2 adults didn't smell it before they drank it. And how the bleach got mixed?

On a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,626
Posted By MOM OF 4
I'm in an area where it hit...plus it hit my 7yo...

I'm in an area where it hit...plus it hit my 7yo dd. She's ok, but we thought for sure she'd need the ER. Rather, I took her to an urgent care after a terrible night where she could not breathe, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,951
Posted By MOM OF 4
If you have DCK today, do an impromptu going away...

If you have DCK today, do an impromptu going away party and give mom her immediate notice on pickup. She is blatantly disrespecting you. Even if you choose to refund/not refund, she 's GOT TO GO. lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,951
Posted By MOM OF 4
I wouldn't do anything of the sort with refunding...

I wouldn't do anything of the sort with refunding her. She is DELIBERATELY breaking your policies, dropping off early, picking up late, it's habitual. I'd let her know what the PP said but add there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By MOM OF 4
I would NOT place your attendance records in the...

I would NOT place your attendance records in the hands of anyone, wouldn't multiple parents be signing in/out? There are confidentiality concerns. You can state a letter only of hat you know. That's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,951
Posted By MOM OF 4
THIS!!!! Her arriving earlier than scheduled time...

THIS!!!! Her arriving earlier than scheduled time IS breaking your rules.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,340
Posted By MOM OF 4
The parents are not paying for an item. They are...

The parents are not paying for an item. They are paying for a service/spot.

Example: you get insurance. You NEVER need to use it, but you pay a premium for it every year even though you may never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,489
Posted By MOM OF 4
Oh no! I was just trying to get everyone to the...

Oh no! I was just trying to get everyone to the story, but I'm terrible about finding links. LOL It was broadcasted this morning on the radio on my way to work. The things I listen to! :lol:


OMG...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,489
Posted By MOM OF 4
It was on the Monday Morning Machaca with 99.9...

It was on the Monday Morning Machaca with 99.9 JOHNJAY & RICH (WEST COAST CHANNEL) ; I bet it's on their website :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,489
Posted By MOM OF 4
DEBATE: PB & J Fed To 'Allergic' Kid But Allergy Was A Lie. Whos Side Do You Take?

OK so today, on the radio, I heard a mom sent her kid to a friend's b-day party.
There were PB & J sandwich slices for the kiddos to have along with a plethora of other things
The mom told her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,720
Posted By MOM OF 4
I stay because my dcp is cool lol She also talks...

I stay because my dcp is cool lol She also talks to babies and kids all day long and likes adult conversation. I try to be better at not taking up ALL her time. :) I know she reads here too, so I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,546
Posted By MOM OF 4
I would let her know that you are terming...

I would let her know that you are terming immediately, and WHY, and no refund. If she gets any nastier, and continues her harassing behavior, I'd let her know you'll get a restraining order. You can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,872
Posted By MOM OF 4
Sins of the mother...she's so stupid to think...

Sins of the mother...she's so stupid to think that they couldn't see it when she TAGGED them in her post! She was unprofessional, and if she had a problem (maybe reading the folder would have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,941
Posted By MOM OF 4
OMG interesting! It's like boost kid essentials...

OMG interesting! It's like boost kid essentials (which my son requires for weight gain) but the one he takes is soy. Coolness!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,941
Posted By MOM OF 4
Can someone post a pic of an example of a good...

Can someone post a pic of an example of a good one?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,941
Posted By MOM OF 4
Where do you get shelf milk? I haven't ever even...

Where do you get shelf milk? I haven't ever even heard of it. You don't mean powdered or evaporated, right?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,108
Posted By MOM OF 4
We were not allowed to do laundry for FCC, even...

We were not allowed to do laundry for FCC, even though the machine was in the hall of the daycare and could be blocked with a gate.


We all do things with our own kids present, that's OK because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,687
Posted By MOM OF 4
this here. :)

this here. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,693
Posted By MOM OF 4
I thought you couldn't charge the DCP's the fees...

I thought you couldn't charge the DCP's the fees themselves, but you could increase your rates so that the fees would be covered between all the parents? IDK someone else may know about that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,230
Posted By MOM OF 4
I was loading up a kid in my van when one of my...

I was loading up a kid in my van when one of my DCP's arrived ( I had to leave a message as she did not answer her phone) after informing her I was to go to the hospital IMMEDIATELY. I unloaded that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,185
Posted By MOM OF 4
CHOMPING on food, including very loud chips, not...

CHOMPING on food, including very loud chips, not just my DCK's when I had them but ANYONE...RUDE and ANNOYING
Gum chewing! Like it's the LAST piece of gum. When I see a MAN chewing, it's even worse!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,108
Posted By MOM OF 4
If this was an accident, yes, it's stupid because...

If this was an accident, yes, it's stupid because it was preventable, she should be held accountable! SO pay the bills, etc.



The gas ones, if you let go, keep going. My hubby did that on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,480
Posted By MOM OF 4
The mom doesn't have to disclose she was actually...

The mom doesn't have to disclose she was actually let go.

She SHOULD have just been honest and said "Oh, I don't work at xyz, I now work at gwn, here's my info"

Instead, she was outed by the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,045
Posted By MOM OF 4
AAK I 'm very scared of that. My kids have...

AAK I 'm very scared of that. My kids have shampoo that contains tea tree oil and I sprayed Lice Shield. I hope it works!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,418
Posted By MOM OF 4
Oh HECK no! If she's not bringing child anyway,...

Oh HECK no! If she's not bringing child anyway, she's only making stuff harder for you, which is CRAP. Her being a cray cray mom don't mean you have to put up with that junk. Time to cut your losses...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,392
Posted By MOM OF 4
I used to LOVE it.....until they passed the age...

I used to LOVE it.....until they passed the age of 6. LOL Then it is that they are ALWAYS bored and you'll ALWAYS be "no fun" and "BABIES are sooooo annoying!" and " I don't like babies" and there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,560
Posted By MOM OF 4
I'd keep the windows cracked and also like one of...

I'd keep the windows cracked and also like one of those $1 air freshener things that you open and the gel dissolves. They work pretty well as long as you change them out every 2-3 weeks, and no spray...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,708
Posted By MOM OF 4
OMG I can relate! ;) I dont' care for what...

OMG I can relate! ;)

I dont' care for what I do now, but it's still better than putting up with them parents! lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,100
Posted By MOM OF 4
AGREE! I think she needs to hear it so she...

AGREE!

I think she needs to hear it so she can fix it, and I'd tell her just like that. Or she'll have issues with her snowflake in Elementary, Jr High, High, College and Jail.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,373
Posted By MOM OF 4
Post a sign today, give them a week to adjust,...

Post a sign today, give them a week to adjust, then stop opening the door for drop offs after the time you gave. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,717
Posted By MOM OF 4
I agree! But why does it have to be written in a...

I agree! But why does it have to be written in a rule book to have providers understand it's a bad idea to use on the job? lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,717
Posted By MOM OF 4
I don't see why we need these kind of regulations...

I don't see why we need these kind of regulations at all! It just shows that people are really lacking common sense. I would never use marijuana anyway, let alone while taking care of kids (or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,599
Posted By MOM OF 4
Snap! I got sucked in, and did not notice the OP...

Snap! I got sucked in, and did not notice the OP date! LOL
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,044
Posted By MOM OF 4
I had a DCP who told me she'd pick up early (like...

I had a DCP who told me she'd pick up early (like noon, so about 1 hour early). Noon came and went, then 12:30 I get a text "Oh I forgot, I had to go to the car dealer and grab something, so I'm on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,508
Posted By MOM OF 4
Did you get paid? OP I saw they came?

Did you get paid?

OP I saw they came?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,811
Posted By MOM OF 4
I really llike this one! And the fees are "just"...

I really llike this one! And the fees are "just" steep enough that the parent might not inconvenience you AND if they do, you'll make a little something for that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,004
Posted By MOM OF 4
If they're having budget issues to the point...

If they're having budget issues to the point they're questioning your rates, FT v PT, etc, then they should NOT have another child right now! What then, will they expect special because they ( if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,599
Posted By MOM OF 4
Sanitary + children = it doesn't exist,...

Sanitary + children = it doesn't exist, unfortunately.

As a parent, I'm pretty understanding that children WILL be sick and my kid WILL get sick in a group-care environment (or school), but also...
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