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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By Annalee
My opinion about the needing more sleep is...

My opinion about the needing more sleep is because these kids are co-sleeping with multiple family members. Everyone is sleeping but NO ONE IS RESTING! So the child can't self-regulate due to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By Annalee
Amen, Amen and Amen! :ouch:

Amen, Amen and Amen! :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Annalee
dcg3 sibling to dcb11months "you are just a butt...

dcg3 sibling to dcb11months "you are just a butt baby; you came out of the butt". :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5,395
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,585
Posted By Annalee
Bless your heart:hug::hug::hug: Hope you feel...

Bless your heart:hug::hug::hug: Hope you feel better soon! lovethislovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 514
Posted By Annalee
My nephew's birthday (22) is today and mine is...

My nephew's birthday (22) is today and mine is Friday (53 for me:eek:).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 514
Posted By Annalee
I have 10 today and one with a birthday very...

I have 10 today and one with a birthday very excited. So far everything seems good for me, too. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 514
Posted By Annalee
that's definitely a milestone. 2 of my 12 are in...

that's definitely a milestone. 2 of my 12 are in diapers. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 514
Posted By Annalee
My Monday is good thus far. Only have 7 today. ...

My Monday is good thus far. Only have 7 today. It is fall break here so I am only working thru Wednesday....so a long weekend for me. happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 308,960
Posted By Annalee
Staying motivated has not been my strongpoint...

Staying motivated has not been my strongpoint over the past few years. It was hard to even make myself vacuum the floor at end of day. But yesterday, I had some pics developed and added to some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By Annalee
Halloween is not a big deal around here. Most...

Halloween is not a big deal around here. Most families have a fall party church event or go to the local school's "trick or trunk" to play games and have refreshments. These events have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By Annalee
I hear ya! I have dcb11months and he poops all...

I hear ya! I have dcb11months and he poops all the time because he drinks so many bottles of milk at home. They don't feed him food. Drives me nuts! :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By Annalee
THe thread is a few years old so maybe her setup...

THe thread is a few years old so maybe her setup was appropriate back then.... :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By Annalee
Yes, mine looks like a lot when I am going...

Yes, mine looks like a lot when I am going through the contract/policy during interview and I take a deep breath every time I get to that part :eek: Some do not even flinch and some stop listening...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By Annalee
This is exactly what I did as well. Today is a...

This is exactly what I did as well. Today is a do nothing day for me but it started with my own kids years ago :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 449
Posted By Annalee
Do what works for you! I find each month I'm...

Do what works for you! I find each month I'm counting down to the that one day or several days I am off....everyone needs time to catch up,regroup or to simply do nothing. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 308,960
Posted By Annalee
Today is my Friday! Since my own children have...

Today is my Friday! Since my own children have been in school, I take all school days and they close for "fair day" tomorrow. Nope, not going to the fair with my kids as they are older now, but I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Annalee
52 weeks pay a year for me, no matter what! :)

52 weeks pay a year for me, no matter what! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By Annalee
Whether I allow kids to sleep longer or not...

Whether I allow kids to sleep longer or not depends on my mood for that particular day:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Annalee
My setup is very similar. I have one large room,...

My setup is very similar. I have one large room, though, and my preschool tables and manipulatives, art, is set up where the children eat beside the small kitchen. Most table toys do not have lids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By Annalee
i have found that clients can make it work if...

i have found that clients can make it work if they want your services. My nurse mom contacts me every four weeks about the following months schedule for me as she plans her work schedule. While I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By Annalee
Re-direction is what we are supposed to do, but I...

Re-direction is what we are supposed to do, but I just don't see how removing a child from one activity but allowing them to choose another activity is helpful. It is like rewarding bad behavior. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By Annalee
Yep it is and it's even sadder I didn't choose...

Yep it is and it's even sadder I didn't choose the "psychology field" for a job:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By Annalee
Alot of these delays, in my opinion, are from the...

Alot of these delays, in my opinion, are from the child's home environment.

In the past, the child care environment with a good provider could make changes in a child's life quickly and we still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,915
Posted By Annalee
The State requires infants be 6 weeks before...

The State requires infants be 6 weeks before beginning daycare in my state. I only take infant siblings at this time. Just too many restrictions when it comes to infants for me. BC has an awesome...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,142
Posted By Annalee
Respecting each other's space and choices is my...

Respecting each other's space and choices is my biggie right now
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By Annalee
I have more busy/stem boxes than I ever have...

I have more busy/stem boxes than I ever have during my child care career. This works better for the kids I have now. Some have little building materials (little legos, bolts and nuts from tractor...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Annalee
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,133
Views: 222,726
Posted By Annalee
This past Saturday, I planned a "unwind, regroup"...

This past Saturday, I planned a "unwind, regroup" day for myself and stayed in my pajamas all day. I was folding clothes when my son come in about noon and he said, "mom, is somebody here", and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Annalee
:lol:That is so funny! When we do exercises...

:lol:That is so funny!

When we do exercises or dancing with music, I find they do what I do, even if I scratch my arm or face. Almost like "follow the leader". I have lots of fun with this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Annalee
I have dcb11mos. He began here at age 6 months...

I have dcb11mos. He began here at age 6 months and a sibling of one I have in care already. He weighs 25-30lbs and is a very large child. Anyway, he started not sleeping at normal nap time so I cut...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5,395
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,585
Posted By Annalee
I don't know how many of these are able to get up...

I don't know how many of these are able to get up and put on their own clothes....anything beyond that really amazes me:rolleyes::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By Annalee
I take alot of days off and I get paid 52 weeks a...

I take alot of days off and I get paid 52 weeks a year. When you add them up, it looks like alot but it's really no different than if I worked at another job....i.e. state holidays, extra days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By Annalee
I am finding parents today need "boundaries" more...

I am finding parents today need "boundaries" more than the kids do. :lol: If I was open 6-6, I would have the same kids 6-6. Did that years ago! Have now went to 6-4:30 with a 9.5 hour limit not to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Annalee
You just made me laugh out loud and my babies...

You just made me laugh out loud and my babies just went to sleep:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Annalee
I wish I had done city name child care and...

I wish I had done city name child care and preschool due to "preschool" being the name of the game now. "preschool" is a "draw" here. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 787
Posted By Annalee
My door is locked at 8. Only takes once and they...

My door is locked at 8. Only takes once and they get it :D:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 384
Posted By Annalee
If I had it to do over, I would have named my...

If I had it to do over, I would have named my child care program after my city or street in my community. PR reasons as when people google the daycare in the area it always picks up the center...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By Annalee
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5,395
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,585
Posted By Annalee
I had a parent tell me when I asked how much TV...

I had a parent tell me when I asked how much TV their kid watched to say "he don't watch TV, only Netflix":eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By Annalee
There is a metal sign at the dollar store that...

There is a metal sign at the dollar store that says “no stupid people beyond this point” so if I hang it on my door no one should ever come in, right?:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By Annalee
Booyah!!!!!:D

Booyah!!!!!:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By Annalee
^^^ and legislators just listen to "appease"...

^^^ and legislators just listen to "appease" providers for the time-being. Just like state entities. Each specific dept (QRIS, Licensing, Food Program, Health dept, Fire, etc.) can't even get on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By Annalee
Yep, Yep and Yep. Pretty much sums it up with...

Yep, Yep and Yep. Pretty much sums it up with child care across the U.S. :confused::rolleyes::eek::mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Annalee
I use Pinterest as well to compliment my Funshine...

I use Pinterest as well to compliment my Funshine and also use a piece of Zoo Phonics. So all curriculum can use "tweeking". :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Annalee
I do funshine digital and added Scholastic "My...

I do funshine digital and added Scholastic "My Big World"
https://mybigworld.scholastic.com/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By Annalee
Good for you! :)

Good for you! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By Annalee
You will reach a point in this business (I'm on...

You will reach a point in this business (I'm on my 27th year) where you simply set up your contract like you want it or you will be miserable facing some obstacle every day. This board along with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5,395
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,585
Posted By Annalee
Absolutely a power play! The reason I have so...

Absolutely a power play! The reason I have so many "closed" days is because I tried the "please come early" thing. Just isn't gonna happen! :eek::confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 308,960
Posted By Annalee
Last week, when we began preschool, uhmmm, not so...

Last week, when we began preschool, uhmmm, not so good with participation!

But this week, two days in, and we are on a roll. It was fun! So maybe we are back in the groove! happyface
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 610
Posted By Annalee
I love my kids in care as well, but this is a...

I love my kids in care as well, but this is a business.. we offer a safe/nurturing service but we aren't their parents. As much as I love my job, if I inherited a bunch of money, I would quit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 610
Posted By Annalee
I agree, I think screen time of any kind has...

I agree, I think screen time of any kind has little to do with it. In the old days, families sat together for at least one meal a day. I think we can start there for this issue. And then things...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5,395
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,585
Posted By Annalee
I've had to train myself to stop listening to...

I've had to train myself to stop listening to what some parents say and some parents I don't even look at....just get the kids and walk away:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5,395
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,585
Posted By Annalee
Parents today don't know what to do with their...

Parents today don't know what to do with their kid. That's why kids don't know how to play or anything else for that matter.:rolleyes::eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 610
Posted By Annalee
This thread interests me from a psychology...

This thread interests me from a psychology standpoint. Children's environment, generally, dictates how a child reacts to anything, including play. While I offer a "BROAD" range of activities,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 308,960
Posted By Annalee
If it makes you feel better, you just cost me...

If it makes you feel better, you just cost me $75.:lol:

Thanks for the free shipping code. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,689
Posted By Annalee
I know this is an old thread, but sharing my...

I know this is an old thread, but sharing my ideas for wall decorations. :D I have put most bulletin board materials on science boards so I can take down, put up as a I want and avoid conflict with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,767
Posted By Annalee
DCB3 here is being evaluated as he is on the...

DCB3 here is being evaluated as he is on the autism spectrum. He has been here since mid-June and had only had one haircut since birth when he enrolled because the family couldn't keep him calm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,507
Posted By Annalee
I agree with this, for now:lol: Those within our...

I agree with this, for now:lol: Those within our age-range are the ones "hanging with it". But, there have been three new FCC programs to open over the past two years within my county and opening a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 308,960
Posted By Annalee
Well, my company has left! Time to get my new...

Well, my company has left! Time to get my new "preschool"
year up and going. I open back up Wednesday! Usually I'm on top of everything but have to admit I have procrastinated this year:o Some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By Annalee
Same here, I don't care if they bring the kids or...

Same here, I don't care if they bring the kids or not, just pay me on Monday Morning and we are good! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5,395
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,585
Posted By Annalee
Right or wrong, I take pride in those moments,...

Right or wrong, I take pride in those moments, too. :ouch::D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Annalee
We now have to post our state ratio licensing...

We now have to post our state ratio licensing info now. Not sure if the parents even notice it or count the kids in care, but this is a new thing here as well. I printed it straight from the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,159
Posted By Annalee
The only thing "waitlist" have done here is...

The only thing "waitlist" have done here is helped the state to declare "desert daycare counties". Those counties now receive higher subsidy pay and even more pay if non-traditional hours are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Annalee
Same here

Same here
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By Annalee
My take on "pushing kids to read" is this. Both ...

My take on "pushing kids to read" is this. Both my sons, now 10th and 12th grade, did not "like" to read. A second grade teacher told me my oldest could "sing it" but couldn't tell her a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Annalee
Every time I have termed, I immediately felt...

Every time I have termed, I immediately felt "RELIEF" because it is usually something I took many steps to avoid and I finally reach that point where it is TIME TO GO. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,159
Posted By Annalee
In the beginning, I wanted to stay up with this...

In the beginning, I wanted to stay up with this thread just because it interested me but now I'm thouroughly:confused:and going:eek:.

"What does any of this have to do with the price of beans in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Annalee
Some years I lose kids to pre k sometimes not. ...

Some years I lose kids to pre k sometimes not. Last year I had three that stayed with me until Kindy. Pre-k are income eligible here unless there are extra spaces, then become available for all. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,159
Posted By Annalee
[/B] I disagree with this theory. There...

[/B]


I disagree with this theory. There are tons of unlicensed legal and illegal offering services in my state for rock bottom prices, but this doesn't change what I charge nor how I run my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,159
Posted By Annalee
Love the “redshirting” terminology. College...

Love the “redshirting” terminology. College football is upon us!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 389
Posted By Annalee
I have doorknobs like BC's picture and my fire...

I have doorknobs like BC's picture and my fire marshall allows me to lock them daily. But I have met providers across the state who have been told differently. Not sure what doorknobs they have but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 308,960
Posted By Annalee
That is AWESOME! I have noticed alot of "doing...

That is AWESOME! I have noticed alot of "doing things together as family" commercials on TV lately. I was raised in the "family-time" generation but I am afraid my own sons only see family-time as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 308,960
Posted By Annalee
I think I've posted many of the latest post on...

I think I've posted many of the latest post on "what is good" lately, but trying to re-group myself and control some things I can control. As I stated in other threads, it's not just Daycare issues...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 525
Posted By Annalee
yes, it is lame! A little off-topic but my niece...

yes, it is lame! A little off-topic but my niece went to the doctor for her first "pregnancy" appt and on the form where you check the box for hispanic, not hispanic, white, etc., her dh said...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Annalee
Generally, I don't offer an explanation. I have...

Generally, I don't offer an explanation. I have also raised for incoming enrollees and gradually weed out. Or I have raised for incoming enrollees throughout the year and raised for ALL in Jan 1. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 308,960
Posted By Annalee
It is good to know that my nephews and niece from...

It is good to know that my nephews and niece from my brother and their divorced mother are doing so wonderful. I find it refreshing for young adults to become responsible persons despite their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5,395
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,585
Posted By Annalee
I'm sure this was frustrating:hug: Not sure...

I'm sure this was frustrating:hug:

Not sure what state you are in, but in my county, people are always trying to give other family-members' addresses to get in a certain school zone. Plus...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 817
Posted By Annalee
i don't know what would top Dave but I did have a...

i don't know what would top Dave but I did have a call yesterday with a someone asking if I would discount the second child alot because they had two children but couldn't afford but one child care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 817
Posted By Annalee
Oh my goodness!:eek::mad:

Oh my goodness!:eek::mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 781
Posted By Annalee
True! Wasn't it Natasha Richardson that had a...

True! Wasn't it Natasha Richardson that had a fall then felt fine then later died from her fall hitting her head. You just never know....better be safe than sorry for sure!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 781
Posted By Annalee
My son didn't fall, he bumped heads full-force...

My son didn't fall, he bumped heads full-force running with another basketball player and they run a CT scan. He had slurred speech for days afterwards.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By Annalee
Yep, no lanyards, clips or anything else. Just...

Yep, no lanyards, clips or anything else. Just leave me one paci here and be done. Then I work the child off of the paci while they are here.:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Annalee
same here except they don't measure the mat when...

same here except they don't measure the mat when laid upon. I have purchased cots, though, because now that kindy doesn't take naps, I can't find the two-inch mats.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 781
Posted By Annalee
My own son had a concussion from a collision...

My own son had a concussion from a collision playing basketball in sixth grade. While he was allowed to attend school after a couple days, he wasn't allowed to do any PE or ball playing for 14 days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Annalee
This is happening in Tennessee, too. Prek...

This is happening in Tennessee, too. Prek classes bring federal funding to schools and they don't want to turn it down. No matter how overcrowded the school becomes nor how certain classes are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 308,960
Posted By Annalee
Me, too!:) Enjoy your time offhappyface

Me, too!:) Enjoy your time offhappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 308,960
Posted By Annalee
Today is my Friday!happyface

Today is my Friday!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,198
Posted By Annalee
I agree that jail may not be the answer but who...

I agree that jail may not be the answer but who forgets their kids, not for a minute, but for an entire day. Why should their be a device made for "someone not to forget their kid". Listen to how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,048
Views: 308,960
Posted By Annalee
Got my school shopping finished today. Only a...

Got my school shopping finished today. Only a three day work week next week for a long weekend before school starts the following week. So thankful for my sons' gracious attitudes. I found some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Annalee
I feel like telling the state “and we are...

I feel like telling the state “and we are supposed to watch the kids when??” :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Annalee
Our conferences are listed separate from the...

Our conferences are listed separate from the monthly parent involvement. We have to offer a milestone chart three times a year. They give us some tools to choose from. What I do for that is say i am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Annalee
We have to offer an opportunity for parents to...

We have to offer an opportunity for parents to participate monthly per the new re-vamped report card for the parent engagement component. So it takes some craftiness due to the issues posted in this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Annalee
If my parents attend a party or other event they...

If my parents attend a party or other event they must take their kid with them when they leave. That’s why I do all events in The morning :lol: usually no one come this way :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5,395
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,585
Posted By Annalee
:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By Annalee
I will be following this for future use as well! ...

I will be following this for future use as well! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5,395
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,585
Posted By Annalee
The summer is good in that I am more lax with the...

The summer is good in that I am more lax with the exception of meals/nap but it is more chaotic in that kids are in and out on vacation, always sleepy/tired because they get no structure while they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5,395
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,585
Posted By Annalee
It's all about money and the hours of care not...

It's all about money and the hours of care not the quality, professionalism nor legally-licensed way to too many clients. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5,395
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 570,585
Posted By Annalee
I had a previous parent text me yesterday with a...

I had a previous parent text me yesterday with a copy of a "friend that wants to keep kids at home" contract and asked if she needed to add anything else. I replied with "I would be happy to help...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Annalee
likethisi have a few tables with one chair to it...

likethisi have a few tables with one chair to it and do this. I have also taken science boards and cut them in half making small cubicles with them for the larger tables with more chairs. I call it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,084
Posted By Annalee
Good for you, BC! happyface I could use a 10-day...

Good for you, BC! happyface I could use a 10-day hiatus from the daily grind. :D For once, we stayed home during the July 4th week and it was nice just to not HAVE to do anything. ;)
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