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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Former Teacher
I had a hair appointment Saturday with a new...

I had a hair appointment Saturday with a new stylist that my sister recommended. I had to call her to tell her that I arrived so she could tell me which entrance to go in.

When I called she said...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6,100
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 688,827
Posted By Former Teacher
We solved that at my former center. When we were...

We solved that at my former center. When we were closed for a holiday we had the parents sign an acknowledgement sheet indicting (after they were told WHAT they were signing) that they knew when we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,100
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 688,827
Posted By Former Teacher
I am curious. You have been a Member here over 2...

I am curious. You have been a Member here over 2 years. Yet you haven't posted anything about the childcare industry. In fact, all your posts/comments (you haven't started any threads) are on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6,100
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 688,827
Posted By Former Teacher
And this is exactly one of the many reasons why...

And this is exactly one of the many reasons why this BS isn't stopping!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Former Teacher
I posted in the off topic area (so unless you are...

I posted in the off topic area (so unless you are a Member you can't see it :)) about transiting.

I am a nanny to twin boys that turned a year recently. They were on 2 naps also. The morning nap...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 194
Posted By Former Teacher
My husband has to do it for his job. It's an...

My husband has to do it for his job. It's an affidavit so there's a paper trail.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 242
Posted By Former Teacher
I was sitting here reading this and I...

I was sitting here reading this and I thought....wait...I thought CH wasn't even on the FP....then I kept on reading...that usually helps before I think random thoughts! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By Former Teacher
EXACTLY THIS!!! I remember once this...

EXACTLY THIS!!!

I remember once this mother's co-pay for the month was $5. Yes.....5 freaking dollars!

She came in to pick up her son after a 12 hour day of "job searching" :rolleyes: The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,034
Posted By Former Teacher
To answer your question about regrets....my...

To answer your question about regrets....my answer is NO. I am still in the child care field. However it's ONE family. I have no boss, other than the little human(s) and/or furry loves.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,034
Posted By Former Teacher
Please tell us that you are still planning on...

Please tell us that you are still planning on staying HERE! Like BC said...once they left the business...they left us :(

OP:

I can't really help you. I'm sorry :(

But I CAN tell you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By Former Teacher
Yep...at my former center way back then...we...

Yep...at my former center way back then...we weren't allowed to charge ANY type of an extra fee. Whether it's a late payment fee, late pick up fee, early drop off fee (we didn't have that lol).
...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-18-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 25,967
Posted By Former Teacher
Me too.....I like searching and I will come...

Me too.....I like searching and I will come across a member that was very active way back then and I click to see when they were last active...and it would be 2-3 years ago :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Former Teacher
That is funny and cute. I once was in a...

That is funny and cute.

I once was in a bookstore. A very quiet bookstore. I walked around the corner and I saw a girl around 3 or 4 years old with her mom. Girl looked at me and I smiled. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 46,969
Posted By Former Teacher
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 08-29-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By Former Teacher
I have and it's SO good! I love yogurt and...

I have and it's SO good!

I love yogurt and I love fruit but I don't like chunky fruit in my yogurt :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,535
Posted By Former Teacher
** Yes I KNOW this thread is 8 years old ** :lol:...

** Yes I KNOW this thread is 8 years old ** :lol:

I just remember a good/funny story about a child at my former center.

Everyday this child (almost 3 years old -not potty trained) would come in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,315
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center, we never charged an art fee...

At my former center, we never charged an art fee or any other monthly fee besides tuition.

We went on a few field trips during the school year (parents still paid). However it was during the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Former Teacher
I TOTALLY agree with BC. Why "reward" the...

I TOTALLY agree with BC. Why "reward" the "naughty" kids once the jar is full?

When I did preschool we had the same system Mariposa. You earn tickets. Each kiddo had a pouch. You can only buy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By Former Teacher
I would say you close at 5:15pm to ensure...

I would say you close at 5:15pm to ensure everyone is gone by 5:30 :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6,100
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 688,827
Posted By Former Teacher
I remember once when a 2, almost 3 year old got...

I remember once when a 2, almost 3 year old got bit. The Director told the parent of the child who was bitten. She didn't name names. She just explained there was a fight and before the caregiver...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,050
Posted By Former Teacher
I am so sorry Cat Herder :hug:

I am so sorry Cat Herder :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 52,478
Posted By Former Teacher
Guilty....well sort of :lol: I like...

Guilty....well sort of :lol:

I like searching from years past. I am SO tempted to comment on an old post but I hold off because I don't want to be "THAT MEMBER" :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By Former Teacher
Oh nice! I wonder if she ever knew that!

Oh nice! I wonder if she ever knew that!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,385
Posted By Former Teacher
I might get alot of flack for this but... :o ...

I might get alot of flack for this but... :o

In front of the children is one thing. Like Cat said, the children are there a LONG time. If I was a parent, I would prefer that the provider does...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,553
Posted By Former Teacher
That will be the day when the government will...

That will be the day when the government will tell me what I can and cannot do in my own home. Virus or no virus....that's just pure BS
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By Former Teacher
:lol::lol: Normally I would agree with you...

:lol::lol:

Normally I would agree with you but we weren't on the food program so who knows?

Then again she (Owner/Director) ALWAYS ALWAYS liked to contradict me. Once we were driving to where...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6,100
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 688,827
Posted By Former Teacher
I hear ya! Way back when, we had a 4 year...

I hear ya!

Way back when, we had a 4 year old whose mother told me that I had to spoon feed him lunch otherwise he won't eat :confused:

Long story short, at lunch that day, I told him that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center, snack was 8:15-8:45 with...

At my former center, snack was 8:15-8:45 with circle time starting immediately at 9:00 am. If they were there prior to 8:45 they ate. Once it's put away, oh well.

On a side note, I remember the...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 07-08-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By Former Teacher
Yes that's the one!! :eek::eek::eek:

Yes that's the one!!



:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 07-07-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By Former Teacher
The House Keeper

Has anyone read this?

Is it any good?

Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By Former Teacher
I agree with the others. As long as she's...

I agree with the others.

As long as she's not doing this on YOUR time, I would let it go. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Former Teacher
That's over a month and a half away. Unless...

That's over a month and a half away. Unless something is in writing, I would keep looking :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By Former Teacher
My former center went from casual, scrubs, to...

My former center went from casual, scrubs, to casual.

The Owner/Director thought it was more professional to wear the scrubs. So everyone got in the habit of wearing(and purchasing) scrubs. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By Former Teacher
Cell phones (unless it's the business's)...

Cell phones (unless it's the business's) shouldn't even be allowed.

My husband has to keep his in either his car or his locker. It can not be on his person at any time while he is on the clock.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6,100
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 688,827
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center (at the time), it didn't...

At my former center (at the time), it didn't matter if we made it or the parents.

We once had a father who came in and was a Chatty Cathy to everyone esp me :confused:

Anyway one day he was...
Forum: Curriculum 05-30-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Former Teacher
To be honest, while I haven't really looked into...

To be honest, while I haven't really looked into a paid curriculum in YEARS, you can get alot of good ideas etc via Pinterest and even online and it's all free happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 21,052
Posted By Former Teacher
It's not science but when I taught Pre-K we were...

It's not science but when I taught Pre-K we were talking about the Oval shape. It just so happened it was around Easter. So...I asked everyone to bring in 1 hard boiled egg. We were going to talk...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By Former Teacher
That would be an immediate termination for me as...

That would be an immediate termination for me as well. Children shouldn't have to worry about whether or not they are going to get hurt at a place where they should be protected. Esp. by an almost 3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6,100
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 688,827
Posted By Former Teacher
Exactly! I once had a preschooler (!!!) who was...

Exactly! I once had a preschooler (!!!) who was always difficult when he was dropped off. Thankfully we were outside usually at that time so it was easy. One time, she was late dropping him off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By Former Teacher
You and me BOTH! happyface We have just this...

You and me BOTH! happyface

We have just this week and 2 days next week and that's it.

BUT...... teachers are REALLY pushing it :mad:

I can't wait until this BS is over!
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 05-14-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By Former Teacher
Not center related- one of local sandwich shops...

Not center related- one of local sandwich shops isn't requiring masks. I am in TX.

There are signs everywhere stating that employees aren't wearing masks but if you would rather the person...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By Former Teacher
I totally agree! It's like selling...

I totally agree!

It's like selling something. NO HOLDS....FIRST COME FIRST SERVED.

I would give her a deadline. If she doesn't respond...move on :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By Former Teacher
THIS! I am a nanny to twins (they are 8 now...

THIS!

I am a nanny to twins (they are 8 now but I have had them since birth lovethis) boys.

I remember once about 3 years ago we went to the library for story time. We were early so we waited...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6,100
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 688,827
Posted By Former Teacher
You and me both! I am a nanny to twin 8 year...

You and me both!

I am a nanny to twin 8 year olds. They are in 2nd grade.

When this all went down, the school said that at most you are looking 2-3 hours TOPS. That was a bunch of BS. We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,419
Posted By Former Teacher
I nearly spit out my milk from my cereal reading...

I nearly spit out my milk from my cereal reading that! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,471
Posted By Former Teacher
I miss eating in restaurants :lol: We do...

I miss eating in restaurants :lol: We do curbside but it's not the same.

On the flip side, my state is allowing restaurants to open at 25% capacity Friday so we and another couple are going out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,960
Posted By Former Teacher
Texas is slowing opening up happyface ...

Texas is slowing opening up happyface

BUT.....schools are closed for the remainder of the year :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,598
Posted By Former Teacher
Parents wanted me to be self quarantined for 14...

Parents wanted me to be self quarantined for 14 days. Then they told me last Friday that I should be okay to come back to work on Tuesday :rolleyes:

Texted today to confirm...it's all good for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,086
Posted By Former Teacher
That's another sad thing. Gas is so cheap...

That's another sad thing. Gas is so cheap here....but we have no place to go! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By Former Teacher
I am sorry Susan. If you are unable to pick up...

I am sorry Susan. If you are unable to pick up Snowflake at my closing time, you will either have to have someone else pick up Snowflake or I will consider this your 2 week notice. :Kiss:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By Former Teacher
I don't like it lol. Heck I don't even like my...

I don't like it lol. Heck I don't even like my picture being taken. On my wedding date I had to tell people to hurry up because I don't like it :lol:

That being said...think of it this way. It...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Former Teacher
I agree with all the others. The mom is welcomed...

I agree with all the others. The mom is welcomed to pick up or keep Snowflake home.

That being said, I would also explain to her that if a child can't participate in ALL activities, then they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By Former Teacher
Whenever/whatever I sell whether it's in FB group...

Whenever/whatever I sell whether it's in FB group or CL...what I do is take what I paid for the item and cut it automatically in half. Then go from there....is it really worn out...what shape etc?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,342
Posted By Former Teacher
My former center had a discount. Granted we...

My former center had a discount. Granted we didn't have "contracts" but parent's couldn't flip/flop.

If they paid weekly, they had to pay by Friday. If they paid monthly (it was due by the 1st),...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By Former Teacher
I am sorry that I really can't be helpful BUT...

I am sorry that I really can't be helpful BUT please read your lease. Before we bought our house we lived in an apartment. Our leased specifically said NO AT HOME BUSINESSES INCLUDING CHILDCARE :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,687
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center, I also would feel silly...

At my former center, I also would feel silly about charging after 1-2 mins. I felt more comfortable after the 3 min mark.

There was this one parent who was CONSTANTLY 1-2 mins. Occasionally it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6,100
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 688,827
Posted By Former Teacher
I am a tyrant when it comes to my FB groups lol. ...

I am a tyrant when it comes to my FB groups lol.

If I get a report of a No-Show, and I get screenshots to prove that a transaction was indeed in place, I will remove them from ALL (there's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6,100
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 688,827
Posted By Former Teacher
It does sound fishy BUT in their defense, I am an...

It does sound fishy BUT in their defense, I am an Admin to a several "garage sale" groups on FB. I have it in the rules that the Seller must actually delete (not mark the ad as sold and/or to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,490
Posted By Former Teacher
I KNOW this is an old thread lol This...

I KNOW this is an old thread lol

This reminded me of a time at my former center. There was this single mom, state paid, completely felt entitled etc. Her payment for 12 hours of care was $5 a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,008
Posted By Former Teacher
When I first taught Preschool, many moons ago, I...

When I first taught Preschool, many moons ago, I also did the Funshine Express. It was good. Then I saw that the crafts were kinda, lack of a better word, cheesy. So I asked the director to stop...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,956
Posted By Former Teacher
A LONG time ago there was a little boy (he was...

A LONG time ago there was a little boy (he was around 2/3 years old) who had the LONGEST hair. It had some curls and waves but mostly it just hung on him. We did our best to him of course but Mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By Former Teacher
Since it's the 3 year olds birthday, can you bake...

Since it's the 3 year olds birthday, can you bake cupcakes or something? lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you <3 And yes, still with them. ...

Thank you <3

And yes, still with them. They are the best happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By Former Teacher
Do you have a certain time where the child(ren)...

Do you have a certain time where the child(ren) must be dropped off at a certain time?

I ask because at my former center, this one family was on maternity leave and she would bring the other child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you lovethis

Thank you lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,218
Posted By Former Teacher
In my former center it was 3 diarrheas then they...

In my former center it was 3 diarrheas then they were sent home.

Once, I had a girl had a bad diarrhea, I changed her and all that, went to wash my hands (again) and I came and sat down to play...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,304
Posted By Former Teacher
I remember at my old center, we were having a...

I remember at my old center, we were having a state visit. The inspector walked past the toddler room and the employee was telling a little girl (who was her daughter and was having a bad day) to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you all! Life has been crazy but I...

Thank you all!

Life has been crazy but I can't complain (I can but it won't help lol)

In Nov 2014 I lost my one of BFF and former fiancé. March 2015 I lost my father. Aug 2016 I lost my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By Former Teacher
Smile I’m Back!

Yes I am back!

It’s been YEARS! However I have been “lurking” as of lately. No reason other than to lazy to sign in 🤷*♀️

Lots have happened privately which is my reason for being MIA. Which...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By Former Teacher
I make my own! When I go to work tomorrow...

I make my own!

When I go to work tomorrow I will take a picture of them. All I do use is a file folder, contact paper, and a snack size ziplock bag (though I have used envelopes glued on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,645
Posted By Former Teacher
I, too, will be voting for Trump. I actually...

I, too, will be voting for Trump.

I actually didn't become a registered voter until 2011 (voted in my first presidential election in 2012) and I am over 40 years old happyface

All my life...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,811
Posted By Former Teacher
I sent you a PM Thrifty!

I sent you a PM Thrifty!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,811
Posted By Former Teacher
I am a nanny to 2 (twins) almost 4 year old boys...

I am a nanny to 2 (twins) almost 4 year old boys and I think they would love this!

Can I still join?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,568
Posted By Former Teacher
My former center director spent a small fortune...

My former center director spent a small fortune on CPR classes, notarized statements, background checks etc. Finally after 3 or 4 people who didn't follow through with an actual employment, she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,051
Posted By Former Teacher
I, also, don't care as long as they eat and they...

I, also, don't care as long as they eat and they use table manners.

When I serve Brussel Sprouts, for some reason, they (I take care of 3 year old twins), like to dip it ketchup. :lol: Certainly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By Former Teacher
Some people have WAY to much time on their hands...

Some people have WAY to much time on their hands these days! :rolleyes:




I call mine Drama Queen :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,416
Posted By Former Teacher
The twins (3 almost 4 years old) that I nanny for...

The twins (3 almost 4 years old) that I nanny for have a very strict routine.

At 7:30 pm they get their jammies on. After everything is cleaned up and put away, they get to watch a 30 minute TV...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,608
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center, I had a girl just like this...

At my former center, I had a girl just like this boy. She would come to daycare in an overnight diaper/pull up (soaked no less) and parents expected us to put her in underwear here. She would be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,285
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you. I only asked because in your first...

Thank you. I only asked because in your first post you put that she was Caucasian.

Doesn't matter. I still agree that you need to let this family GO like yesterday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,285
Posted By Former Teacher
I totally agree! However I am confused. Is...

I totally agree!

However I am confused. Is your assistant African American or is the family?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,717
Posted By Former Teacher
Dear Parents- After much thought and...

Dear Parents-

After much thought and consideration, I have decided to close the daycare on December 16th. I have enjoyed my time as your daycare provider but it is time to move on.

Here are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,495
Posted By Former Teacher
I remember once at my old center, this father was...

I remember once at my old center, this father was FURIOUS that we were closed (and claimed we didn't tell him) on Thanksgiving!!! Even his wife who came later to apologize (he never did) said to him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,624
Posted By Former Teacher
You may also want to check your lease. I know in...

You may also want to check your lease. I know in my state it's against the law for apartments to have home based businesses including childcare :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,444
Posted By Former Teacher
I could be wrong, and things might be different...

I could be wrong, and things might be different in your state, but in TX, lunch must be BEFORE nap.

:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,993
Posted By Former Teacher
I had to laugh at this. My local Lakeshore...

I had to laugh at this.

My local Lakeshore has a sign stating that "NO PHOTOGRAPHING IS ALLOWED INSIDE THIS STORE".

:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,472
Posted By Former Teacher
Regarding the comments that this post doesn't...

Regarding the comments that this post doesn't sound right etc.... As Judge Judy says:

If it walks like a duck, and talks like a duck....its a duck! :lol:
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-31-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,822
Posted By Former Teacher
Credit Card 1099. Tom? Anyone?

I know this isn't about daycare but I hope someone can help.

A friend of ours had some credit card debt a few years ago that they got a 1099 on. I have never heard of this.

The one credit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-26-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,676
Posted By Former Teacher
I am a private nanny now (happyface), but I am...

I am a private nanny now (happyface), but I am off now until the New Year.

However I am NOT happy. I was suppose to have a blood work done, only to find out that the office is closed. Why make...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,578
Posted By Former Teacher
I had a boy in Pre-K years ago. He would ALWAYS...

I had a boy in Pre-K years ago. He would ALWAYS answer (in a whiney voice) with "Whaty?". I would say No Wesley, not whaty? It is what? or Yes Ma'am? etc

One day, the father dropped him off. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,256
Posted By Former Teacher
I just had my husband watch the video with me. ...

I just had my husband watch the video with me. He noticed that in the beginning of the video the light is normal. However towards the end of the video its somewhat dimmer.

Does this mean...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,234
Posted By Former Teacher
Post it here so we can see! :lol:

Post it here so we can see! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,906
Posted By Former Teacher
Wednesday- I will be sending you a PM

Wednesday-

I will be sending you a PM
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,906
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you Michael. They seem to be at work again.

Thank you Michael. They seem to be at work again.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,906
Posted By Former Teacher
Per Moderator: I am closing this thread...

Per Moderator:

I am closing this thread until Michael or BlackCat come online.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,906
Posted By Former Teacher
To All Posters: I have removed the offending...

To All Posters:

I have removed the offending posts. Unfortunately I don't know how to block by IP but I gave the info to Blackcat. She might have special powers than me.

Wednesday: I am SO...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,293
Posted By Former Teacher
I just did :Sunny:

I just did :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,541
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center I was always Ms H Preschool...

At my former center I was always Ms H Preschool Teacher. Then after I left there and went into being a private caregiver, I was just H. The mother asked me if i wanted to be called a nanny,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 21
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Views: 2,475
Posted By Former Teacher
First I mean absolutely no disrespect at all. ...

First I mean absolutely no disrespect at all.

How can you prove that a parent comes straight after work?

I can't even begin to tell you the number of parents over the years at my former...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,054
Posted By Former Teacher
VERY true!

VERY true!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,054
Posted By Former Teacher
If the email doesn't have proper grammar/spelling...

If the email doesn't have proper grammar/spelling or doesn't sound "mature" to me, I ignore it. As for yours, I would ignore it.

If they wanted care bad enough, they would contact you again.
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