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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,812
Posted By Georgiads
You made my day

You perfectly articulated the problem with young children today. ďLearned helplessness and praise for expected behavior.Ē

I have a 3 year old boy who has to announce everything the does and will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By Georgiads
Why is it wrong to judge?

If someone is consistently late with payments or bounces checks Iím going to judge them to be unreliable financially. As a business owner this is fair and appropriate. I wonít put posters in in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,990
Posted By Georgiads
Itís not just families in need who have this...

Itís not just families in need who have this attitude!

My families are wealthy and some just seem to be unable/unwilling to do care work for their own kids. Iím guessing that todayís trends of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,489
Posted By Georgiads
Huggins Slip On Diaper Pants are Amazing

I use Huggies slip on Diaper Pants for my Autistic 3 year old. They are excellent! The can slip on like a pull up but the sides come apart easily for messy changes. They also have tabs to close the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,827
Posted By Georgiads
Hugs

Iím sorry for what you are going through. If you really want a divorce I would suggest you talk to a lawyer before making plans.

Have you been saving money for yourself? Do you pay for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,292
Posted By Georgiads
I definitely don’t have patience for people who...

I definitely don’t have patience for people who want to take the cheapest and easiest route when it comes to childcare and still expect 5 star quality.

I’ve had lazy parents who can’t be bothered...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By Georgiads
I see it too. Maybe it’s a bot.

I see it too. Maybe it’s a bot.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By Georgiads
Hi OP I’m glad you resolved this. p.s....

Hi OP I’m glad you resolved this.


p.s. Admin

I accidentally reported this post. I’m on my phone are I thought I was replying! I did not realize until it was too late.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By Georgiads
Just replace this family ASAP. 1. Somebody...

Just replace this family ASAP.

1. Somebody at home is a racist.

2. The only time I’ve seen parents preoccupied with negative behaviors of other kids is when they know their kids are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,586
Posted By Georgiads
Its just busy work for the adult. I also...

Its just busy work for the adult.


I also have parents who complain about laundry and only bathe their children weekly. No thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By Georgiads
I totally agree. Not all wake up crying but the...

I totally agree. Not all wake up crying but the ones who do it have learned that behavior.

After taking a nice nap there is no reason a child should wake up and instantly become hysterical, they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By Georgiads
Volunteer

What state are you in? Are you able to have someone approved by licensing as a volunteer where you are? This way they will have a background check and be cleared to be around the kids but not have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,358
Posted By Georgiads
Parental Involvement is Definitely Best if Possible

My son was diagnosed with ASD at 23 months. Luckily I have a homedaycare so I can have therapists visit on a rotating schedule. Itís really the only reason I have t gone back to working outside the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,358
Posted By Georgiads
My experience with an Autism Diagnosis

In my experience with Autism the therapist only work from 8 to 5 pm. If both parents work full time days there would be no way the sessions could take place in the home. In my area there are a couple...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,358
Posted By Georgiads
Qualifications

You can always ask about their organization and specialty but I would not worry that the therapists do not have appropriate background checks.

I have hosted many providers from Early Intervention...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,646
Posted By Georgiads
Omg

I'm just barely inside RT 128 and I charge 95 per day, but I typically take full timers so its around 400 per week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,322
Posted By Georgiads
Trying to guilt you about closing

I close on major holidays. The holidays are noted in the contract and in quarterly updates.

The Friday before a 3 day weekend I always hear " Oh are you closed Monday? (Whomp whomp) Yeah I still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,453
Posted By Georgiads
It's your call

It is easy to get stuck always feeling bad about doing what YOU need to do.

Can your assistant run the daycare while you are away?

This might be good so that you are still making money while...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,329
Posted By Georgiads
Lying Liars Lie

OMG NANNYDE. I'm honored that you would reply to my post. Your book is an invaluable resource. As are all of your posts on this site. I came from the corporate world and like many I did not realize...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,329
Posted By Georgiads
Parents have no clue

When we talk about kids being trained by 18 months we are not talking about kids in childcare. This was possible when kids were home with mom and maybe a sibling or two.

Parents think that we can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,629
Posted By Georgiads
Don't allow it

Call the parents to pick up or bring clothes. Have your own company extras for the kid to wear while they wait. It's not right to use another child's personal belongings.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,342
Posted By Georgiads
Your state should have some guidance about sick...

Your state should have some guidance about sick policy. Don't accept kids with fever, diarrhea, or who are unable to participate.

Set your meal times, post it, stick to it. You are not a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,114
Posted By Georgiads
Report and Terminate

The child does not deserve that and you shouldn't have to have the stress of that in your life.

That is insane.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,387
Posted By Georgiads
Early AND Late!!!!

I live in an expensive area so I am lucky that my parents don't have financial problems, but even though I get paid I am dealing with a lot of rude and inconsiderate behavior.

I have three...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,424
Posted By Georgiads
You seem uncomfortable with the parents level of Concern

You may want to consider calling social services if you suspect abuse or neglect.

Children at that age do fall. However, if you see that the parents seem to make no effort to prevent or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,037
Posted By Georgiads
I've never had an intolerance or allergy among my...

I've never had an intolerance or allergy among my group but I don't think I could take it on if I had to exclude the problem ingredient for everyone.

I hardly serve peanut butter, just because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,967
Posted By Georgiads
Online teaching?

Could you share more about your online teaching?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,821
Posted By Georgiads
Smile low Tone

Does he seem to have low muscle tone. I have a very fussy 9 month old. She is held at all time at home, sleeps poorly and can only sit when proped up. She can't roll, grab her feet, sit up on her own...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,802
Posted By Georgiads
You would think they would value their childs's...

You would think they would value their childs's care more than the new car they don't actually need!

Unfortunately many people seem to want part time kids they only spend time with on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,783
Posted By Georgiads
THIS is what we have learned. We lost several...

THIS is what we have learned. We lost several kids that we had with us for many years and this was the first and last time we will deal with part time. Especially with an infant.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,783
Posted By Georgiads
Thank you

Thanks Daycare, BlackCat31 and CheekyChick for your help. I will send a version of the sample letter today.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,783
Posted By Georgiads
How to Revoke Part Time Infant Daycare Offer Letter

Hello everyone,

I'm an obsessive reader of this forum but this is my first time posting!


I along with my mother work a home daycare in MA. We were looking for new clients over the summer and...
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