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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 07:53 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Valerie928
Hanging in there here. I think I have been...

Hanging in there here. I think I have been through all the stages of some kind of grieving process pertaining to the virus. I cried a lot, but not so much now. Now it's survival mode.
I am still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By Valerie928
Honestly, any thing to cover your mouth/nose will...

Honestly, any thing to cover your mouth/nose will do. You can wear a scarf, throw it in the wash after. This is in regards to having to go out to get groceries or something.

My daycare consists of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
This is not the deadliest thing humans have...

This is not the deadliest thing humans have encountered. There are other far more devastating things.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 236
Posted By Valerie928
1. My husband (my best friend). I love him dearly...

1. My husband (my best friend). I love him dearly and am scared shitless that he will get sick because he is busting his butt to keep the business he is at afloat.
2. My kids and the opportunity to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
I had to laugh when you said "cancelled plans,...

I had to laugh when you said "cancelled plans, yay".........I am the exact same. I like being home. I only go out 1 week now because I have to buy food for my family. But now that the virus is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By Valerie928
I stopped taking school agers 2 years ago. There...

I stopped taking school agers 2 years ago. There was nothing enjoyable about it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By Valerie928
Yep, I agree. The virus is everywhere. People...

Yep, I agree. The virus is everywhere. People have had it and recovered. People are carriers, ect. If you don't need the money you should close and protect yourself.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
In NY here, my fingers are crossed!

In NY here, my fingers are crossed!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
I live in NY, the worst state by far for...

I live in NY, the worst state by far for infection...but, I have a family to feed so grocery shop I must. My near by grocery store was pretty bare last week 1/2 ago when all the panic began. But as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
Wait......they didn't need them? I thought there...

Wait......they didn't need them? I thought there was a mass shortage.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
I often wonder if this virus has actually been...

I often wonder if this virus has actually been here in the United states much longer than just the past few weeks? Being flu season, I wonder how many folks simply felt under the weather and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By Valerie928
I am closing for awhile, not sure how long. I was...

I am closing for awhile, not sure how long. I was planning on staying open as I am a small provider. However, I sent home a notice over a week ago stating ZERO illnesses aloud at this time. Nothing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 692
Posted By Valerie928
The ONLY positive for me right now is that my...

The ONLY positive for me right now is that my kids are home because of school being closed. We are engaging as a family way more often. My daycare kids are still coming but my kids help out during...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By Valerie928
I agree, could not have said it better myself!...

I agree, could not have said it better myself! Parent is being totally ungrateful
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Valerie928
We were already in the middle of our biggest...

We were already in the middle of our biggest recession. Also, people are panicking.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Valerie928
I have a similar situation with one of my dck. I...

I have a similar situation with one of my dck. I told mom her kiddo needs to be 110% healthy to return. People should understand, things are different for now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,064
Posted By Valerie928
Parents are worse than kids sometimes!

Parents are worse than kids sometimes!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,064
Posted By Valerie928
This is new. I usually don't exclude for a clear...

This is new. I usually don't exclude for a clear runny nose or little cold. But I changed that the other day. Talked to each of my daycare families. They totally understand.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,064
Posted By Valerie928
Zero, I mean ZERO illnesses aloud in my home. Not...

Zero, I mean ZERO illnesses aloud in my home. Not even the common runny nose, nada. My parents get it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
It didn't say anything about closing grocery...

It didn't say anything about closing grocery stores.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By Valerie928
I am requiring the same, 50% pay.

I am requiring the same, 50% pay.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Valerie928
Why Was Nothing Done During the swine Flu Pandemic?

Why is everything shutting down over the coronavirus? Why is there so much panic? I only ask because I do not remember a damn thing closing down during the swine flu pandemic. It was business as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
I am a hermit too and I agree, quarantine...

I am a hermit too and I agree, quarantine everyone!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
Good for you! I am getting there!

Good for you! I am getting there!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
My notice goes home with families tomorrow. ...

My notice goes home with families tomorrow. There will be a lot of audible eye rolls shot my way but whatever.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
That is concerning. It just seems like the...

That is concerning. It just seems like the situation as a whole is growing out of control. I had to cancel my father's birthday celebration this coming Saturday because he is scared ( turning 70)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Valerie928
I would exclude the child for 2 weeks. Your...

I would exclude the child for 2 weeks. Your family comes first. My own kiddo has asthma too. I will exclude if I have to. Also, my illness policy just went to ZERO illness. Not even a runny nose...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Valerie928
I agree, no travel

I agree, no travel
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By Valerie928
You are absolutely right. I told her this morning...

You are absolutely right. I told her this morning that she has to pick up at her normal time. I will not extend my time for her "work from home job" .....she processes home loans on her computer.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By Valerie928
You are exactly right! I have definitely...

You are exactly right! I have definitely strengthened my backbone over the years but not when I am caught off guard. I just freeze. My son is an awesome runner and I don't want to miss these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By Valerie928
Mom Tells Me Today 😳

That she is starting a new job next Monday and that she will be picking up a half hour later. She just assumes this is fine without asking me? My son starts track and now I will have to get to his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
It would be interesting to see if all that...

It would be interesting to see if all that sanitizer is gone already! Same here in NY with the sanitizer. The other big one is toilet paper. I went grocery shopping today and took note of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
I have come to the same conclusion as you...

I have come to the same conclusion as you Michael. I don't panic anymore.
This virus cannot be contained. The spread can be slowed and most of the world is trying. Slowing the spread is important,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2020, 04:32 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
I showed this to my husband, he loves these kinds...

I showed this to my husband, he loves these kinds of things. Very cool!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2020, 04:31 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
I talked to my cousin, an actual human in the...

I talked to my cousin, an actual human in the medical field. She is a pediatric nurse practitioner and works in the PICU at our largest children's hospital here in my city. I asked her if she is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Valerie928
I too will close if my local school closes.

I too will close if my local school closes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Valerie928
I did exactly this👍

I did exactly this👍
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By Valerie928
This parent is naive. Being outside, especially...

This parent is naive. Being outside, especially in 70 degree weather will not create or exacerbate illness. I would give anything for 70 degree weather! It is supposed to be 47 here on Saturday, a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By Valerie928
I implement the same things here. There is...

I implement the same things here. There is ABSOLUTELY no running in my home. When my own son was 4, he and his sister were running around. My son fell, feet flew right up under him, he landed on his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Valerie928
Are You Going to "Enhance" Your Illness Policy?

In regards to the new virus. Those of us with higher risk folks in our homes. Will you tighten the belt if you have a surge of coronavirus cases in your town? Will you keep things the same? Some of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
Thanks Michael 👍

Thanks Michael 👍
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
Clorox wipes contain NO BLEACH. How on earth is...

Clorox wipes contain NO BLEACH. How on earth is this going to help kill germs? I just learned of this. Real bleach works if I am hearing right. Crazy!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
I personally could not disagree more with this....

I personally could not disagree more with this. Why would China do this to their economy and people always do this when there is something new. Aids for example. Well that just had to be somebody...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
Even scarier is there are folks that tested...

Even scarier is there are folks that tested positive (throat swab) from that cruise ship the diamond princess that have NO symptoms. These folks are carriers. They remain quarantined until they test...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
There is a YouTube channel called The People. ...

There is a YouTube channel called The People. Watch the latest video about Coronavirus/China. It's nothing to be down played this new virus.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
Guys, now I am feeling extremely shook. We have...

Guys, now I am feeling extremely shook. We have quarantined families here in my area returning from Italy. They were tested, awaiting results. This scares me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Valerie928
DCG 3 1/2 Pees Her Pants While on My Couch

After lunch today I have kids go potty. I make sure they go, then wash their hands. They then play a bit while I arrange things for nap. So, not even a half hour after last bathroom trip dcg pees her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Valerie928
I just make sure they take a bottle. Other than...

I just make sure they take a bottle. Other than that, I can usually get baby to cooperate as far as sleeping goes. Sometimes this takes awhile but it usually works out ok. I would not take on an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By Valerie928
This is what I do too! It is working well

This is what I do too! It is working well
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
I agree about the masks. I will only wear one if...

I agree about the masks. I will only wear one if if there are cases in/near my community.
My husband is the GM of a plant that NEEDS dust masks because of the environmental dust there. They are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
Never thought about the anti viral drugs. I...

Never thought about the anti viral drugs. I wonder if they are trying this for coronavirus. There are many types of anti viral medications, you have to wonder? Could it help
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By Valerie928
This sounds reasonable as well.

This sounds reasonable as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By Valerie928
I didn't think about it this way. I might have...

I didn't think about it this way. I might have to change how I do things now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By Valerie928
This is exactly how I handle things. There is...

This is exactly how I handle things. There is ALWAYS going to be something going around. Occasionally, there will be times when closing is in everyone's best interest.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By Valerie928
I don't charge. I just pray everyone gets through...

I don't charge. I just pray everyone gets through whatever it is, whether it be a nasty stomach bug, RSV, flu. Believe or not, every year influenza is a pandemic. I don't have anything in my contract...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
I love how the number doesn't subtract ever, I...

I love how the number doesn't subtract ever, I mean there are lots of people who recover but that is never highlighted.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
Those 45 are not infected.

Those 45 are not infected.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By Valerie928
Lol! Yes! Straight from the bottle

Lol! Yes! Straight from the bottle
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By Valerie928
I'm telling you, some kinda bye bye outside thing...

I'm telling you, some kinda bye bye outside thing is the way to go. Parents are too duh to get anything else.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By Valerie928
I COULD NOT TAKE THIS ANYMORE. Yep, it was...

I COULD NOT TAKE THIS ANYMORE. Yep, it was getting so bad with the lingering parents here that my own kids were questioning why it took so long for them to leave.

My solution was simple. All the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
Yep, exactly. And there will always be...

Yep, exactly. And there will always be "something"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
Yep, I believe this is the 6th SARS/ Carona type...

Yep, I believe this is the 6th SARS/ Carona type virus. Not sure why manufacturing a vaccine would even matter as the virus seems to mutate every time it comes back. Doesn't that render a vaccine...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
Been watching the stock market tumble🙄 Until just...

Been watching the stock market tumble🙄 Until just yesterday, I was completely unaware that the swine flu (H1N1) of 2009-2010 was a pandemic.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
That's kinda extreme. I mean the virus has been...

That's kinda extreme. I mean the virus has been around for 1 month and there are only 15 infected/ quarantined/ almost all recovered US persons. I understand being prepared but influenza has killed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,194
Posted By Valerie928
Are You Worried About Coronavirus?

I am trying not to be. But social media has inflated this and made it so scary. Is stopping the virus/containing the spread worth it? Should we accept it into our lives and stop trying to stop it? To...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Valerie928
I would have done EXACTLY the same thing you dif👍

I would have done EXACTLY the same thing you dif👍
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Valerie928
I must have misunderstood your set up. My srt up...

I must have misunderstood your set up. My srt up is that my main daycare space is my living room and morning room, the two are connected. My home office/ where the baby sleeps is connected to my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By Valerie928
From upstate ny here. If your "snow" decides not...

From upstate ny here. If your "snow" decides not to show up you can borrow some of ours😉
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Valerie928
I would nap the babies in the other room. For...

I would nap the babies in the other room. For your sanity. I have a Similar set up as yours. Been set up this way for 5 years and it works well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,131
Posted By Valerie928
love it bc👍❤😊❤

love it bc👍❤😊❤
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,131
Posted By Valerie928
😡 I caught "teething" from dcg 8 months who had a...

😡 I caught "teething" from dcg 8 months who had a runny nose and cough....you know, from teething.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,203
Posted By Valerie928
This is so very TRUE!

This is so very TRUE!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By Valerie928
Upstate NY here, we have a winter weather...

Upstate NY here, we have a winter weather advisory tonight and tomorrow 3-5 inches of snow. Pretty standard for February. When it melts we get to look out onto the sloppiness that is mud. All my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 946
Posted By Valerie928
Lmao, those pictures 👍😁

Lmao, those pictures 👍😁
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,131
Posted By Valerie928
i could not agree more!

i could not agree more!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By Valerie928
My son tested positive last week. I just kept him...

My son tested positive last week. I just kept him quarantined, made sure he had everything he needed. Just an FYI, my son had the flu vaccine this year. Not a match but because he had it, his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,131
Posted By Valerie928
Lol, ya. This sums it up.

Lol, ya. This sums it up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,131
Posted By Valerie928
I had a lingering mom, it was absolutely insane. ...

I had a lingering mom, it was absolutely insane. Her kid was acting up and she just kept yapping away. I finally just implemented the bye bye outside. I just hand the child over and bye. My life is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,131
Posted By Valerie928
What's Annoying You Lately?

Just need to vent here but feel free to chime in with any annoying things going on you'd like to share.
Father of dcg 2 drops off always. Lately he comes 10-15 minutes before scheduled drop off time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Valerie928
I had this exact problem. The pick up was...

I had this exact problem. The pick up was dragging on. Dcg was acting out, mom did nothing. Just kept talking to me, taking time away from my own family, letting her kid act up. I texted mom the link...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Valerie928
This is how I do it. I just tell the parents...

This is how I do it. I just tell the parents what they want to hear in regards to naps. I never let them sleep past 3.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Valerie928
Both of my sons have red/green color blindness,...

Both of my sons have red/green color blindness, called "color deficit" nowadays. This was discovered by the school's testing. They have grown to be able to distinguish those colors.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By Valerie928
It happens EVERY time. I have been doing this for...

It happens EVERY time. I have been doing this for so long that I could care less what the parents think if I make them come get their child. If I call them to pick up it's because their kiddo is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Valerie928
I am happy you found a better suited family! I...

I am happy you found a better suited family! I hope it all works out for you. Keep us updated. A lot of nice folks on here will be able to give you advice about terming. Good luck to you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By Valerie928
Good for you! It must feel like a relief. I am...

Good for you! It must feel like a relief. I am very close to terming a family for very similar reasons. I am just hoping to find a replacement first but may not last lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By Valerie928
I have a dc mom that says something derogatory at...

I have a dc mom that says something derogatory at least once a month. She is naturally crass. It always gets to me. But now I just fire back, subtlety of coarse, something derogatory because I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Valerie928
Extremely Needy/Attention Seeking Toddler

I have had a lot of interesting behaviors through the years but this one is nerve wracking. I have a 2 year old girl who is soooooo attention seeking and needy I may lose my mind. She is constantly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 508
Posted By Valerie928
I have all 3 and under. Lunch is a 12 and nap is...

I have all 3 and under. Lunch is a 12 and nap is 1-3. I won't nap them any longer when they are over 18 months here because majority of my parents try to put their kids to bed way too early because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Valerie928
Oh my....I can't even imagine having that...

Oh my....I can't even imagine having that lingering smell! I use Nature's Miracle. It is sold in pet stores but it works perfectly for human messes too. Good luck
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Valerie928
Tired of the Long Drawn Out Pick Ups....

My last pick up of the day features an obnoxious mother. She picks up dcg 2 and chats/complains about her husband/work/complains about dcg and what she does wrong behaviorally at home. I DON'T CARE 😬...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By Valerie928
Congratulations on your soon to be new little...

Congratulations on your soon to be new little one! I would have sent that kiddo straight back to mom. I am done being Hazmat.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By Valerie928
I would lose my mind. I was in a similar...

I would lose my mind. I was in a similar situation back in August. Had a family vacation planned for months. I lucked out and did not get sick. I hope you don't get sick! If a parent knowingly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By Valerie928
I have the exact opposite problem. I have...

I have the exact opposite problem. I have siblings that come, 2 girls (5 months and 3) their mother thinks they are petite and dresses them in too tight/small clothing. These girls are chubby....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Valerie928
If You Had the Chance?

If you had the chance to create merchandise for this career what would a good "catch phrase" or "saying" be to put on your t-shirts we would be selling? For example I would put on my shirts "It's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By Valerie928
Thank you! This is also great advice. I plan to...

Thank you! This is also great advice. I plan to type something up for tomorrow. I will also be doing "bye bye" outside as pick ups are absolutely ridiculous. If things don't improve I will have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By Valerie928
Thank you BC, all this info is extremely helpful....

Thank you BC, all this info is extremely helpful. I would totally terminate care this Friday but she is full time. My head is spinning about what I should do🥺
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By Valerie928
The parents are not on the same page. They ...

The parents are not on the same page. They constantly come in at pick up/drop off saying derogatory things about one another.

Example of how they don't listen to me, take me serious, joke...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By Valerie928
I have had this child for almost 2 years. I have...

I have had this child for almost 2 years. I have watched her behaviors progressively worsen over the past few months.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By Valerie928
I tried to tell the dad what has been going on...

I tried to tell the dad what has been going on here today at drop off. He made a joke about it and left. I can't fix everything myself, I need the parents on board.
I am aware of the bye bye...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By Valerie928
Never Had to Do This (Advice Needed)

I am having behavioral problems with dcg2. She refuses to listen to anything I say anymore. Yesterday, any chance she got she stuck her hands/fingers in her mouth and smeared spit onto my...
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