Daycare.com Forum

Go Back   Daycare.com Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 100 of 407
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: ColorfulSunburst
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
one of dc infants (6mo) drinks 7-8 oz every 4...

one of dc infants (6mo) drinks 7-8 oz every 4 hours. The second one (8mo) drinks 5-6 oz every 3 hours.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I got it. thank you. likethis

I got it. thank you. likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
thank you :hug:

thank you
:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Michael, I can not join to the decor group. Can...

Michael, I can not join to the decor group. Can you invite me?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
now I feel terrible:(

now I feel terrible:(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Michael you can use them. No problem. Do I have...

Michael you can use them. No problem.
Do I have to download them there or you can do it?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I use the first floor of our house. No one of...

I use the first floor of our house.
No one of the inspectors who were here said nothing negative about the curtains.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 869
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I had this problem. My thermometer showed low...

I had this problem. My thermometer showed low temperature then it really was. Because of that I start using an old style mercury thermometer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
It is our routine too. Lunch. Potty. Brushing...

It is our routine too.
Lunch. Potty. Brushing teeth. Nap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Class room 4577 4578 4579 4580

Class room
4577

4578

4579

4580
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 485
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Playroom 4574 4575 Infant's area ...

Playroom
4574

4575

Infant's area

4576
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,114
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Recommend them to put her for night rest later...

Recommend them to put her for night rest later then they do it now. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have two assistance. They work Mon-Fri. The...

I have two assistance. They work Mon-Fri. The first one works 8am-1pm, the second one works 10am-5pm. They cover of each other shifts when it is necessary.
We are open 7am-7pm and have 12 kids....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 536
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I allow parents to pick up kids at any time they...

I allow parents to pick up kids at any time they need. I just ask them to avoid to do it during nap time if it is possible.
If it is not possible they should text me when they are outside.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
what is a reason for this recommendation? If...

what is a reason for this recommendation?
If parents give a permission to use kids picture so why not?
90% of my parents give the permission.My Facebook page and website have a ton of kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
https://www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/tempor...

https://www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/temporary-workers/faqs-employment-authorization-certain-h-4-dependent-spouses

7. If I am granted H-4 employment authorization, can I work anywhere...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
The summer with late july & August being being...

The summer with late july & August being being the most popular. January is next for enrolling families. Craigs List is a bargain basement where people look for deals, daycare included. Get your own...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
For my infants I use this kind of cribs...

For my infants I use this kind of cribs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
sure:)

sure:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 633
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Before to do any art it is necessary to get kids...

Before to do any art it is necessary to get kids ready.
If it is some bird art the teacher should give to kids some toy-bird. The kids touch toy, teacher introduce them bird's body parts, name...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
But it isn't possible to check. Parents can lay...

But it isn't possible to check. Parents can lay and they do.
If I have a doctor notice that a child is OK to return to school I accept the child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
for nap time I use " Alexa, play a rain sound"...

for nap time I use " Alexa, play a rain sound" :-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 408
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I am pretty sure she has. At 6mo many kids are...

I am pretty sure she has.
At 6mo many kids are able to sit by themselves and some of them are able to stand up in a crib.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
You get a lot of advise. All of them are right. ...

You get a lot of advise. All of them are right.
I think you can not afford to stop working there.So you must organize all around you as much and as fast as possible.
1. get some tambourine and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 633
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
yes it is. It also is a main reason why parents...

yes it is.
It also is a main reason why parents and daycare providers don't do art with infants.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
same here. I also do not sanitize toys during...

same here.
I also do not sanitize toys during time kids are present.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
If the child left the daycare and ran barefoot in...

If the child left the daycare and ran barefoot in the snow, this can only be called as poor supervision. I am not sorry to say that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-26-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I see that a lot of new providers try to charge a...

I see that a lot of new providers try to charge a low price. I do not think it is right. Your price should shows a level of quality of your service. It shouldn't be in any connection with your time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,495
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
:lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,495
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
in NY we are not allowed to have a family DC in a...

in NY we are not allowed to have a family DC in a separate house.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,495
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
hmmm... let me ask, how old is your son? :) I...

hmmm... let me ask, how old is your son? :)
I would like to have such a son-in-law ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I changed my mind

I changed my mind
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I teach kids if they hear an alarm they MUST look...

I teach kids if they hear an alarm they MUST look at me and do everything what I ask them . It is fun for them. I ask them to hop/sit/stump/clap/make a circle/ make a line/march/ tiptoe/run/....
I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
extra $150 are added to a weekly paycheck plus...

extra $150 are added to a weekly paycheck plus one week payed Christmas vacation.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I usually say "Run mommy, run!" and smile. I...

I usually say "Run mommy, run!" and smile.

I did it a few times. Works great :lol: They really run away. Fast. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 796
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
My hours are 7am-7pm. All family have...

My hours are 7am-7pm.
All family have contracted hours. Most kids are dropped off 8-9am and picked up 5-6pm
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
If it happen just take it as a lesson and start...

If it happen just take it as a lesson and start take two week security deposit that can be applied only on last two weeks of your service.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I ignore it. By my knowledge it is the best and...

I ignore it. By my knowledge it is the best and fastest way to stop it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
it seems I am lucky one. My kids are doing well....

it seems I am lucky one. My kids are doing well. 11 of 12 are here happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
All my 12 DCK sleep in the same room. They are 4...

All my 12 DCK sleep in the same room. They are 4 mo - 4.5yo.
our's routine:
-lunch
-toilet/changing diapers
-brushing teeth
-washing hands
-take shoes off
-go to sleep.
During all nap time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,515
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
likethis:lol::lol::lol: I reply only to...

likethis:lol::lol::lol:
I reply only to messages that are addressed to me personally.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,933
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I'm closed Dec25-Jan1. Paid.

I'm closed Dec25-Jan1. Paid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,515
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
are you sure that the all 13 people who have read...

are you sure that the all 13 people who have read your post are your customers?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I would have a few unmarked hooks and a few...

I would have a few unmarked hooks and a few laminated cards where I would write names of each occasionally coming kids. Use Velcro to attach a card over a hook. SA kids can do it by themselves.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,261
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
we have breakfast at 9 am. No issues. If I...

we have breakfast at 9 am. No issues.
If I provide breakfast at 8 am I would have some problem. at 9am all of them are hungry and have great appetite.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,600
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
we make gifts only for Father's and Mother's...

we make gifts only for Father's and Mother's days.
My gift for parents is one long day of service (to 9pm)without extra payment in a week before Christmas.
December 24 - January 1st we are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do not use a real HIGH chair. I use only a top...

I do not use a real HIGH chair. I use only a top part of this set....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,300
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do not teach kids to recognize their name or...

I do not teach kids to recognize their name or some other words.. I teach them to read it.
For an example at September kids learned the letters Mm, Dd, Aa, Oo and their phonics. By using this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,643
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
One Star Review ...

The parent got unhappy because of our answers :)

He tried to ask the same questions again and again. It seems he is a "I wanna" generation person

"This place is terrible. Poor management and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,826
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do not allow to infants to take food by their...

I do not allow to infants to take food by their hands. If they are not able to feed themselves by using a spoon I or my teacher assistance feed them. They get (if they get) their bottles after eating...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,350
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
You can buy this book...

You can buy this book https://www.amazon.com/Count-Math-Activities-Small-Lively/dp/0876591888/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1508082132&sr=8-1&keywords=count+on+math
I have been using it for 5 years as a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 22,435
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I am in NY and I originally went to my home...

I am in NY and I originally went to my home owners for an add-on (Statefarm) and learned they dont do it. I found another company for the business to get general liability and coverage. Then I let...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,534
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Hi Your requirements to start working are 18...

Hi

Your requirements to start working are 18 yrs of age and clean background record. Finger print check, etc... The owner or operator of any DC can provide the documentation to you once they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
$150 for 50 hrs is equal $3 per hr. In fact it...

$150 for 50 hrs is equal $3 per hr. In fact it will be less after all expenses. So, working with 3 kids 50 hours per week you will get paid less than $9 per hr. It is not overpaid. It is underpaid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,816
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
it is why I do not mail anything to them. I bring...

it is why I do not mail anything to them. I bring it there by myself and get a signet paper that has information about every single document they have got from me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,593
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
it is not pricey. I provide tilapia and salmon....

it is not pricey.
I provide tilapia and salmon. Usual I make fishcakes. Kids like it. I provide it one time every other week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,593
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I provide beef. It contains vitamins B2, B5,...

I provide beef.
It contains vitamins B2, B5, B6, B12, iron, potassium ...
why should I take it away from kids menu?
They need it.
All, literally ALL food can be healthy or unhealthy. If you eat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
your kid doesn't want to sleep at 7:30pm? Ok, Let...

your kid doesn't want to sleep at 7:30pm? Ok, Let your kid go to sleep 8:30pm. It gives you extra time to be together with your own child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I think you have to understand that they are not...

I think you have to understand that they are not your employers. They didn't hire you. They are your customers and you provide a service what they are paying for.
You have to think and act as an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
we just remove the garage door ...

we just remove the garage door
https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipMji-f5ySOdOYXHPhNtszKplfYtqAPEYBrir0cB
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I visited a few daycare around me as a "potential...

I visited a few daycare around me as a "potential client".
I wanted to see what quality of service they provide, how they run an interview. I wanted to see kids art. I also wanted to know the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,597
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Do you have some infants in your care? If you...

Do you have some infants in your care?
If you do I would recommend do not enroll the kid. It is not safe for infants to be near this kid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
are you sure that he can hear well?

are you sure that he can hear well?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I move kids to mat when they are 11-12 mo.

I move kids to mat when they are 11-12 mo.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,077
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
when my 3.5-4 yo kids began to skip nap time, I...

when my 3.5-4 yo kids began to skip nap time, I added "army camp" to our outside time. The problem was solved. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have a special place where anyone can cry as...

I have a special place where anyone can cry as long as (s)he wants. So, they have a choice: go there and cry or stop crying and be with other kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
All people are different. Because of that some...

All people are different. Because of that some strategies of interviews can fit to one person or completely do not work for some others.
For example: My English is not my strong part. Because of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
we have customers, who came here by...

we have customers, who came here by recommendations of people who were visit us but were not able to afford our price. The more people come here, the more people share information about our daycare....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,293
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
you chose not to provide food as a service, so...

you chose not to provide food as a service, so keep your thoughts private in this matter. As mentioned earlier, you can post nutrition informational material on your boards or if you regularly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
dont rely on phone. it does not serve anyone's...

dont rely on phone. it does not serve anyone's interest. Just use it to schedule a tour. People obviously want to know the costs, but without a point of reference by visiting you, your site, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
My desk. :eek::dislike:

My desk. :eek::dislike:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,142
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
they show no respect. You can answer in the same...

they show no respect. You can answer in the same language: terminate the contracts with them immediately . I would do it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 946
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
around $5 per day for a child.

around $5 per day for a child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
you have only two options: 1. terminate 2....

you have only two options:
1. terminate
2. don't terminate.

The choice is yours ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
my kids do the same and I do not care. Less...

my kids do the same and I do not care. Less attention you demonstrate, less time they do it. Even more: I can join to them. why not? happyface
My kids were occupied by this activities around 2-3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
maybe you have too many prohibitions and rules?

maybe you have too many prohibitions and rules?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
in the future do not accept a kid if the paper...

in the future do not accept a kid if the paper work and all payments are not done.

seems that she needed your service for a very short period of time and she got it for minimum money.

Do not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I use some other method. As any method it can...

I use some other method. As any method it can work with some kids and can do not work with others. I offer to cry together with a kid and I do.
I also do not give any rewards for good behavior...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,107
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Why? I offer it to potential clients by myself.

Why?
I offer it to potential clients by myself.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Well done, cool!!! ...

Well done, cool!!!
likethislikethislikethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 643
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
My DC is open 7am-7pm During a warm period of...

My DC is open 7am-7pm
During a warm period of year the kids are outside 8am-9am, then 10am-12pm and, if temperature and humidity is not crazy, we are outside 4:30pm-7pm.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I smile to parents and say "run!" and they do. :D...

I smile to parents and say "run!" and they do. :D
I do not know any other way to fix this problem.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,001
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have three 5yo here (boys). their...

I have three 5yo here (boys).

their favorite activities:

-coloring
-playing chess
-riding on tricycles
-water play
-chalk drawing
-flour puzzles
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,635
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
my five cents: tile floor is easy to clean...

my five cents:

tile floor is easy to clean but if a kid fall down ... :(
carpet floor is a dust collector (a big-big no for me)
Wood floor is easy to clean, is not so dangerous if a kid falls...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,104
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do the same an I have not a dishwasher(100yo...

I do the same an I have not a dishwasher(100yo house)

and I do not see any issue to wash cups.

Just look at it: you already spent much more time around the problem then is necessary for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,223
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
For me too. My kid start read around 3yo, they...

For me too.
My kid start read around 3yo, they also play chess, learn basic math (+/-, patterns, sorting, counting ....) ...
Right now I have 4 kids who are 5yo. I mean they did not go to UPK.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,223
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I did not even think that it can be a benefits. ...

I did not even think that it can be a benefits.
My parents provide only kids (:lol:), diapers, toothbrush and sunscreen.
Even my vegetarian and vegan families do not provide food here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I wouldn't do anything special. When an...

I wouldn't do anything special.
When an inspector comes we just continue our day as it was planed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Instead of a coat sheets I use heavy big beach...

Instead of a coat sheets I use heavy big beach towels from Costco.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Here kids start using scissors by cutting play...

Here kids start using scissors by cutting play dough. I draw a happy face on theirs thumb's nails and say that during cutting they should see that happy face.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,489
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I make a search in the Internet by using Russian...

I make a search in the Internet by using Russian words "girls in daycare". Take a look how girls look....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,489
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
2. I hate to see short under girl's dress. It...

2. I hate to see short under girl's dress. It looks so ugly. I just teach girls how to seat and pick up toys without showing underpants.
Take a look at modern teen-girls and young women ... how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,340
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have two kids 2.7yo. Both of them do not say...

I have two kids 2.7yo. Both of them do not say that they need go to bathroom, but both of them wear underwear during the last year and use potty by my request.
At September I had 12 kids, eight of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-insta...

https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&rlz=1C1CHBD_enUS736US736&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=heavy+duty+felt+pads+for+furniture&tbm=shop&*
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have two aquariums (30 gallons & 10 gallons) ...

I have two aquariums (30 gallons & 10 gallons)
It takes time and money to keep it nice. DC kids don't show big interest.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,180
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have three dogs (German Shepherd, Tibetan...

I have three dogs (German Shepherd, Tibetan Terrier, and Havanese)
They and kids are separated.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I'm in the same boat too. 1 - 5yo 2 - 4.5yo ...

I'm in the same boat too.
1 - 5yo
2 - 4.5yo
2- almost 4yo
the other 7 kids are 17mo-3yo and I'm pretty sure they are learning EVERYTHING from their BIG BROTHERS and will demonstrate it to me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Let me guess ... your kids are very close to...

Let me guess ...
your kids are very close to 4yo and up.

I do not like to work with kids who are almost 4 and up to 4.5yo. It is crazy age. They get wild, rude, and uncontrollable if they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
- Working with scissors (2-3yo cut play-doh, 3...

- Working with scissors (2-3yo cut play-doh, 3 and up can cut paper.)

- drawing on small black chalkboards and erasing a drawing with a wet paint brush
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4,202
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 408,712
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Oh, DM, I hear you and your words help me to...

Oh, DM, I hear you and your words help me to understand that I have to join the action IMMEDIATELY. . Because it's important for THE SOMEONE to understand what America would be like without women...
Showing results 1 to 100 of 407

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:56 PM.



Daycare.com         Find A Daycare         List Your Daycare         Toys & Products                 About Us

Daycare.com
Please read our Disclaimer before continuing.

Topics pertain mainly to the following States:

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming