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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,872
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I got the same email so I clicked the unsubscribe...

I got the same email so I clicked the unsubscribe link. No need for coupon codes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By Nurse Jackie
good luck on your future endeavors!

good luck on your future endeavors!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,958
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I agree with Daycare and Unregistered. The whole...

I agree with Daycare and Unregistered. The whole story just sounds petty to me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,742
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I had a 3 year old and 4 year old recently start...

I had a 3 year old and 4 year old recently start who's Dad insisted they had to have a pacifier. At drop off I politely unclipped the pacifier off of their clothes and put them in their cubbies. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,130
Posted By Nurse Jackie
likethis I second this!

likethis I second this!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,546
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Thanks likethis

Thanks likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,546
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Thank you ladies for your responses. Ive been...

Thank you ladies for your responses. Ive been open a little over a year and just wanted to make sure I was making the right decision changing the way I handled things. Do any of you have a drop in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,546
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Drop In Care

Those of you who do drop in care how exactly do you do it? I have 2 drop-ins enrolled right now. One Dcm contacts me the day of and I let her know if I have space if so she pays at drop off. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,747
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I would most definitely quit. I would give notice...

I would most definitely quit. I would give notice though because I am extremely close with a couple of my kids and I'd want to make sure their parents found great care for them. With that being said...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,587
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Happy birthdayhappyface

Happy birthdayhappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,614
Posted By Nurse Jackie
In the beginning I use to call when a parent...

In the beginning I use to call when a parent didn't show up to see if they were coming and would get sent to voicemail and didn't get any response to my texts until it was convenient for them (it was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By Nurse Jackie
This is exactly why I use sippy cups. I don't...

This is exactly why I use sippy cups. I don't want anymore of a mess then I already have to clean. Plus I don't want any liquid spills on my carpet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I start breaking them from the bottle around 10...

I start breaking them from the bottle around 10 mos. During the day they drink everything out of a sippy cup and only give a bottle during nap time. Once they turn 12 mos I completely take the bottle...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,696
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I would most definitely term. It's too much of a...

I would most definitely term. It's too much of a liability. My husband works graveyard and rarely interacts with the kids with the exception of saying hi as he's walking through the door. A couple of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Thanks Jenboo.

Thanks Jenboo.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I use brightwheel also and love it but have never...

I use brightwheel also and love it but have never used it for payment. How long does it take for payment to reach your checking account?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,124
Posted By Nurse Jackie
:lol: I had a mom who's job was doing some type...

:lol: I had a mom who's job was doing some type of drawing contest. She wanted me to "assist" her 20 mos old dcb in drawing his mom and dad at work on a construction site. She was really going into...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Question When I have one that disrupts the others while...

When I have one that disrupts the others while napping I pull them into a separate area with their cot and have them lay alone. Eventually they nod off into slumber.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I'm so confused by this story. If I were to see...

I'm so confused by this story. If I were to see one of my dcf out while I was getting something to eat I would say hi but the furthest thing in my mind would be thinking about letting them cut in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 955
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I don't have my address listed on my business...

I don't have my address listed on my business cards either. Didn't feel the need to put it because of safety reasons and I really don't think it matters. I have families that live and work in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I'm in Southern California and we don't really...

I'm in Southern California and we don't really get to experience the season changes ��. Happy Monday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,604
Posted By Nurse Jackie
The only reason I would term immediately after...

The only reason I would term immediately after the two week trail period would be lack of payment, a child or parent being mentally or physically abusive, or continuous late pick ups. My parents will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I would lose my mind if I didn't have a target...

I would lose my mind if I didn't have a target near me. I'm addicted! I will say I have gotten better :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I bought wooden Halloween theme shapes from the...

I bought wooden Halloween theme shapes from the dollar section at target to paint (witch hats, pumpkins, cats and I think they have skulls too) I'm not the creative type so I chose something easy to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,688
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Why have kids if ur willing to drive in a...

Why have kids if ur willing to drive in a blizzard to get rid of them? I don't get it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,688
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Who brings their kids to daycare during a...

Who brings their kids to daycare during a hurricane :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By Nurse Jackie
This is what I do. Those who get sleepy before...

This is what I do. Those who get sleepy before afternoon nap I give them a little cat nap in the am.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,281
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Great advice! Having a paper trail is the best...

Great advice! Having a paper trail is the best way to go from here on out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,827
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Istj described me to a T

Istj described me to a T
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I need to try this out

I need to try this out
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,281
Posted By Nurse Jackie
This is a great idea.

This is a great idea.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,281
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Thanks for the reassurance.

Thanks for the reassurance.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,281
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Everything you said is spot on. I wasn't upset...

Everything you said is spot on. I wasn't upset that they wanted to pull I was upset about the dishonesty surrounding the whole situation. When mom lied to my face the first time I wanted to boot them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,281
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Unprofessional? And long

I had a family I briefly spoke about a few months back. The mom was pregnant and when she could no longer hide her pregnancy I asked what her intentions were with the baby. She told me she couldn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By Nurse Jackie
In my case so far whenever a parent says they're...

In my case so far whenever a parent says they're picking up early it never happens. I would put him down for his nap as usual and if she shows up quietly grab him out of the room.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I'm in California and yes you can have swings. At...

I'm in California and yes you can have swings. At least in my county you can.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-05-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,585
Posted By Nurse Jackie
:eek: after he kicked me I would've called for...

:eek: after he kicked me I would've called for pick up and termed on the spot. I wouldn't have charged though. Maybe because of your long relationship the daycare was being considerate and giving you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I feel the same way. I'm not in any other forums...

I feel the same way. I'm not in any other forums but use to be apart of a few daycare Facebook groups and quickly realized it was not for me. Too much drama!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,566
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I personally do not practice wearing a baby...

I personally do not practice wearing a baby around the house because like you said that's not helping the situation. If mom doesn't get on board all she's doing is hurting herself because she's gonna...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,566
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I just recently went through this with a 4 month...

I just recently went through this with a 4 month old and had a serious talk with mom about not being able to hold dcb all day and safe sleeping practice we have to follow in daycare. Mom told me she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,496
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Heart I truly understand your pain. I too am...

Heart I truly understand your pain. I too am going through something similar. Fortunately my dcb has improved however I have come to the conclusion that I will not be enrolling another infant under...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,248
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I cook my meals during nap time also. I use This...

I cook my meals during nap time also. I use This for storage.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,726
Posted By Nurse Jackie
It's looking that way. We had a talk today so...

It's looking that way. We had a talk today so we'll see what happened
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,404
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I never said being bitten was acceptable. However...

I never said being bitten was acceptable. However any human being gets tired of being pushed around and from what she described he had been picking on her all day. She's not even 2 yet and that was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,977
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Wish I never watched the news clip. I feel so...

Wish I never watched the news clip. I feel so sorry for mom. Instead of planning a party she's planning a funeral.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,964
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I thought she said she was only $8 short. Anywho...

I thought she said she was only $8 short. Anywho way to grow a back bone happyface. Sounds like you're done letting people take advantage of you. Like blackcat said on another post as long as you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,977
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Wow how sad I'm assuming the bean bag was for the...

Wow how sad I'm assuming the bean bag was for the adults to sit not the infants.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,333
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I would've sent home too. Being sent home for...

I would've sent home too. Being sent home for vomiting is in my contrat.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,910
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I also do not allow dck's to open the door and...

I also do not allow dck's to open the door and have had a to have a stern talk to dck's in front of their parents about touching the door. After they leave I immediately close the door because I Have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,964
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Yep I was thinking the exact same thing. But hey...

Yep I was thinking the exact same thing. But hey people will do to you what you allow them to do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By Nurse Jackie
We all have/had clear runny noses which turned...

We all have/had clear runny noses which turned into very bad colds here
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Munchkin I try to be understanding but last week...

Munchkin I try to be understanding but last week I thought I was gonna pass out. Luckily I had my husband here to help. It seemed to hit me the worse because unlike everyone else I wasn't able to get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By Nurse Jackie
My daycare and my kids are recovering from this...

My daycare and my kids are recovering from this now. It all started from a kid with a runny nose who was "teething" and everyone started "teething" including me. It got so bad I closed at 6pm and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I had a four year old like this. It drove me...

I had a four year old like this. It drove me nuts. I have no advice for you but I do know what you're going through.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,307
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I did notify dad last night he must've forgot....

I did notify dad last night he must've forgot. This little one is becoming more mobile and when she plays she grabs at you, not intentionally trying to hurt you, and those nails are sharp as heck. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,254
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I'm in Southern California and its a nice day...

I'm in Southern California and its a nice day today. I am looking forward to when it cools off though it can get extremely hot where I live.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,226
Posted By Nurse Jackie
WOW hopefully your day ends well

WOW hopefully your day ends well
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,964
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I would enforce the no pay no stay rule and...

I would enforce the no pay no stay rule and charge her the late fees. You've been more than reasonable and she keeps testing you. If you let it slide this time next week she's gonna test you again.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,307
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Clipping Nails

do you ever clip infant nails? I've never done it because of boundary reasons but I hv a little one who nails are lethal and nails grows fast.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By Nurse Jackie
The front part of my house is my designated...

The front part of my house is my designated daycare space. I use to have a gate blocking access to my living room and kitchen area but when I would go check on lunch my crew would come cry and wobble...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,398
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I think you're just being hard on yourself. I...

I think you're just being hard on yourself. I took a look at a preschool only schedule, because I was wondering the same thing about my program, and it look similar to yours. I don't do a lot of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,684
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Unless they're willing to pay for the open space...

Unless they're willing to pay for the open space I wouldn't worry about it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I don't take it personal if they do not eat what...

I don't take it personal if they do not eat what I make. Right now I have a good group of eaters so their lunch can be whatever I'm making for dinner and they'll eat it. This wasn't always the case....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,933
Posted By Nurse Jackie
The fact that she's telling you all of her...

The fact that she's telling you all of her secrets lets me know she doesn't have any common sense at all. She deserves to be reported. I hate to see what common sense she uses when caring for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,703
Posted By Nurse Jackie
This is me. I have a 2 and under crowd and they...

This is me. I have a 2 and under crowd and they like to be held, hugged, or sitting next to me. So far I haven't had anyone fight however as soon as I'm putting 1 down I have another reaching up to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By Nurse Jackie
My thoughts exactly

My thoughts exactly
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By Nurse Jackie
This. If they're throwing food is take it away

This. If they're throwing food is take it away
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,010
Posted By Nurse Jackie
No if they need to be changed before hand I...

No if they need to be changed before hand I change them. I just started a new infant this week and I have to change him every hour to hour and a half.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 33,789
Posted By Nurse Jackie
🤔 ...Never mind

🤔 ...Never mind
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,010
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I change every 2 hours and immediately if they...

I change every 2 hours and immediately if they poop.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,064
Posted By Nurse Jackie
This is what I was told. I don't do pools only a...

This is what I was told. I don't do pools only a water table and I fill it when we get outside and empty it before we come in.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By Nurse Jackie
likethis great

likethis great
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,814
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I don't accept checks at all. I expect payment...

I don't accept checks at all. I expect payment when it's due, no pay no stay. I do allow my families 1 week of vacation no charge so if one of my families was having financial problems I would let...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By Nurse Jackie
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Make sure you send then reminder in writing. I ...

Make sure you send then reminder in writing. I just had a family who knew the were putting Dck in a preschool closer to home but never gave me a end date. I reminded dad twice in person that they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I would send an email pretty much saying I waited...

I would send an email pretty much saying I waited around and you never showed so I'm gonna go about my day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,614
Posted By Nurse Jackie
If a holiday falls on a weekend I don't take the...

If a holiday falls on a weekend I don't take the day before or after and I don't charge for it either. I take New Years,Mlk, Memorial, the 4th, Labor, Veterans, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,535
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I ALWAYS use gloves. I don't want anything...

I ALWAYS use gloves. I don't want anything getting underneath my nails.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,925
Posted By Nurse Jackie
No I've never had those issues when listing on...

No I've never had those issues when listing on CL. The issue I have with craigslist is I start to get a whole bunch of calls from "banks" offering business loans and it always happens when I post a...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 07-31-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,470
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Hmm this is a tough one single dad. I know you...

Hmm this is a tough one single dad. I know you want to see your kids as much as possible but it's sounds like with the every other week thing, especially since the kids will be in daycare will be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,393
Posted By Nurse Jackie
The monthly thing would be hard for me to figure...

The monthly thing would be hard for me to figure out because I have time off I take through out the year that I do not charge parents for. I a lot myself these days but who's to say I'll take them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,877
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I use to have this same problem so I followed...

I use to have this same problem so I followed someone's advice on here and changed my policy on payment. Since I don't have anyone dropping off after 10am that's my cut off time for payment on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,738
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I play with my daycare kids. We play monster...

I play with my daycare kids. We play monster trucks, restaurant, we sing loud and off key, dance and act silly, I play ball with them outside, run around and chase them in the grass area (to burn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,648
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I actually prefer the 1-4 age but its always...

I actually prefer the 1-4 age but its always easier for me to fill an 12mos and under spot *sighs*. Don't get me wrong infants are adorable but they can be a lot of work.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,648
Posted By Nurse Jackie
likethis its just not worth it

likethis its just not worth it
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,652
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I guess it all depends. I have so many potential...

I guess it all depends. I have so many potential families call and schedule an interview that end up no call/no show. If I interview someone and I like them I'll offer the spot if not I'll move on to...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 07-22-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,720
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Maybe I'm slow because I can't figure out how to...

Maybe I'm slow because I can't figure out how to join the groups
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,184
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I had a land line when I first opened but opted...

I had a land line when I first opened but opted to disconnect it because my phone would ring literally all day from telemarketers. I was on the do not call list but they still would call.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Nurse Jackie
It all depends on your area. I quoted a mom $5...

It all depends on your area. I quoted a mom $5 per hour for before school care and she had to talk to her husband and see if they could afford it.:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By Nurse Jackie
If it takes a lot of prep time I cook during nap...

If it takes a lot of prep time I cook during nap time. If it doesn't I start dinner about an hour before my last kid leaves. I wash dishes as I cook and we use paper plates so I don't have a lot to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,007
Posted By Nurse Jackie
:lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,466
Posted By Nurse Jackie
My thoughts exactly. Congrats on resolving the...

My thoughts exactly. Congrats on resolving the issue today!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,466
Posted By Nurse Jackie
If she were to bring someone in just to help her...

If she were to bring someone in just to help her during the hours he's there the provider would lose money, unless mom is paying her minimum wage to care for Dcb. I wouldn't pay out more per hour to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I am also in Ca and this is supplemental income...

I am also in Ca and this is supplemental income for me too. If I didn't have my husband there is no way I would be able to afford to do this job, even if I were full. Plus the income is unreliable....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,564
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I use the brightwheel app and love it!

I use the brightwheel app and love it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,466
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I gave a 2 week notice for behavioral problems...

I gave a 2 week notice for behavioral problems once and immediately regretted it. Not only did I have to deal with the child's behavior I also had to deal with the parents attitudes. I approached the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Nurse Jackie
Congrats and good luck to you Cityhappyface

Congrats and good luck to you Cityhappyface
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 07-19-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 186,269
Posted By Nurse Jackie
likethis what she said. This is an old thread but...

likethis what she said. This is an old thread but a really good read
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I recently redid my handbook and added the no...

I recently redid my handbook and added the no contact unless its business hours. I turn off my business phone at the end of the day and turn it on at opening hours. I use to have parents texting me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,420
Posted By Nurse Jackie
I am going through something similar. Mom is...

I am going through something similar. Mom is pregnant and I asked if she was planning on enrolling her newborn into my program, I have her 2 1/2 year old enrolled. She said she couldn't afford to...
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