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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,781
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I did not term her. She put her two weeks in...

I did not term her. She put her two weeks in because I told her that I can't/ won't charge the county for her day off. After I got notice, I called her worker to let her know I received notice and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,781
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Childminder, how terrible of those families. You...

Childminder, how terrible of those families. You are right though, people can get very revengeful when money is involved. And about the county aide people!

thank goodness it turned out in your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,781
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Angry Has Anyone Had A Family File A FALSE Complaint To The County?

:mad: I am so upset right now. I won't get into a ton of details, but I had an unannounced visit from the county today-on a complaint made by a dcf that termed with me a few weeks ago because I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,713
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Put my needs/wants before everyone elses....as...

Put my needs/wants before everyone elses....as long as everyones fed, have clean clothes, and the dishes are done!:D:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,367
Posted By Bizzymom1111
This sounds so much easier!! I hate dealing with...

This sounds so much easier!! I hate dealing with all the different amounts, and days, etc. I sort of do something similar where if a family has varied hours from week to week, they pay me my weekly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,929
Posted By Bizzymom1111
:)Thanks! I appreciate and agree with that!:)

:)Thanks! I appreciate and agree with that!:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,929
Posted By Bizzymom1111
That is just it too..45 bucks. Well actually,...

That is just it too..45 bucks. Well actually, this other daycare is clear across town..10 miles ONE way.. So she's going to be spending MUCH more in gas, then if she were to just pay the extra-she's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,929
Posted By Bizzymom1111
You are very lucky!;)I had a family of 3 full...

You are very lucky!;)I had a family of 3 full timers give me notice today because they found somewhere cheaper.:(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,929
Posted By Bizzymom1111
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: That...

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
That absolutely made my day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,892
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Agreed! Don't allow disrespect.

Agreed! Don't allow disrespect.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,892
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Right on! I agree 100%

Right on! I agree 100%
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,892
Posted By Bizzymom1111
You can do it!! Take some deep breaths and just...

You can do it!! Take some deep breaths and just do it! If they have a fit- just stay professional and stick to your guns. They may try to make you feel bad, but don't let them. It is your business....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,892
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Well then let that be their problem. Trust me,...

Well then let that be their problem. Trust me, you'll feel soooooooo much better without them. You just have to get through that one uncomfortable moment, then their gone. You can do it!! I was very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,892
Posted By Bizzymom1111
This is exactly what I had said to one of my...

This is exactly what I had said to one of my families! It's a very nice way of saying.."your kids a total brat and I can't deal with it anymore!!" No, I'm just kidding! I did have a pretty darn out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,892
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Not if you have something in your policy stating...

Not if you have something in your policy stating that. I have a section that reads,"so and so family childcare reserves the right to terminate care without notice at any time if it is necessary for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,281
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I'm in Minnesota too, and I just planted a bunch...

I'm in Minnesota too, and I just planted a bunch of seeds last weekend!! I love gardening too! I plant broccoli, cauliflower, green beans, cucumber, squash, carrots, tomatoes, strawberries and an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,081
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I'm interested to hear some ideas! I took all my...

I'm interested to hear some ideas! I took all my kids out the other day and boy were they soaked!! I'd love to get out as well just without all the mess!I like the idea of gating off the deck,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,566
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Sometimes I feel that way. I've only been...

Sometimes I feel that way. I've only been licensed since January of 2010, and I've already termed 4 kids!!
Cillybean, I think I have the same luck with kids/parents as you have! It's either been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,446
Posted By Bizzymom1111
TERM IMMEDIATELY. I'm so sorry you have to deal...

TERM IMMEDIATELY. I'm so sorry you have to deal with this : ( I would not want them in my home either. If you have something in your policy about you being able to term without notice, I would leave...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,927
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Sometimes mascara and some sort of lip gloss...

Sometimes mascara and some sort of lip gloss here. I agree, playing withkids all day doesn't really require looking my best!! Although sometimes it can make you feel better!:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,720
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Congrats! I just did exactly that! My newborn...

Congrats! I just did exactly that! My newborn started today! Theyreally are just little angels!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,206
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I would have dcb ready to go and waiting by the...

I would have dcb ready to go and waiting by the door and continue with lunch. My thought is that mom will probably feel bad that her child had to watch everyone else eat, and not be late again. Or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,316
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Hi there! Congrats on filling your spot! I have 3...

Hi there! Congrats on filling your spot! I have 3 new kids starting tomorrow as well! What I would do in your situation, is let her bring the child the 15 mins. early, without charging her, but write...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-24-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,620
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I also get panic attacks! Totally happens for no...

I also get panic attacks! Totally happens for no reason sometimes too. I've been pretty good this last year, but I had some VERY bad episodes with it about 4 years back- I even hospitalized myself- I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,786
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Good luck!! You'll do just fine!:)

Good luck!! You'll do just fine!:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,970
Posted By Bizzymom1111
When my oldest ds was a baby, I had the EXACT...

When my oldest ds was a baby, I had the EXACT same problem. He'd fall asleep nursing, out cold, pu him down in his crib ever so slowly....bam! He's awake. What I did that worked like a dream was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,620
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I have a corer that is cylindrical- just for...

I have a corer that is cylindrical- just for coring, and we sometimes use it for pumpkin carving! It makes a great ghost face!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 23,082
Posted By Bizzymom1111
First off, I'm sorry this happened to you. If you...

First off, I'm sorry this happened to you. If you really didn't knowingly bring your child to daycare sick, I don't really think this termination is justified. Unfortunately, a provider can term a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,080
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I'm so sorry for your loss. ((((hugs)))) don't...

I'm so sorry for your loss. ((((hugs)))) don't worry about the insensitive parents, just forget it and definitely don't let them make you feel guilty. Just focus on you an your family.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,531
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Well, in keeping with the actual topic of this...

Well, in keeping with the actual topic of this thread..I have a good one! First time mom-breastfed her baby but supplemented with bottles at daycare. Had the breastflow bottles and wanted me to only...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,801
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Wow. Seriously? WTH? I'd definitely be done too....

Wow. Seriously? WTH? I'd definitely be done too. "yeah..ummm.. I didn't want to call
early..." why the h$@! not? You got up early because SHE was supposed to be there. Does she think you sleep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,801
Posted By Bizzymom1111
So did she show up? It really makes me wonder...

So did she show up? It really makes me wonder what some people are thinking when they do these things. How hard is it to make a 30 second phone call? Or email/text, saying you changed your mind? I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,801
Posted By Bizzymom1111
So sorry. That sucks! Parents can be so rude. Did...

So sorry. That sucks! Parents can be so rude. Did she even consider that you woke up extra early just for her? People these days are getting so selfish.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,062
Posted By Bizzymom1111
This is how I feel. Thanks for sympathizing!...

This is how I feel. Thanks for sympathizing! Ideally, if we didn't need the money, I'd rather just stay home with the kids, so this is my way of getting to, but also bringing in some money. I do feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,062
Posted By Bizzymom1111
This!! Yep, you're so right. Ive told him, that...

This!! Yep, you're so right. Ive told him, that he doesn't have to like the kids, he just can't be rude to them,bc this is how mom makes money to buy HIM stuff. I like the cleanly idea. Time outs are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,062
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Yes, his toys are all separate and none of the...

Yes, his toys are all separate and none of the dcks are allowed upstairs-where his room is. He gets LOTS of time with me both before and after dc, so that's why this is puzzling me.

I agree with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,062
Posted By Bizzymom1111
My DS4 "Doesn't Like" ANY Of My Dck's

Hi! So my problem is that my son who is 4 says he doesn't like the dck's. He's an angel until the first one shows up and then he starts. He'll sit there and just scowl at the kids. He doesn't want to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,519
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I'm 5'3, and am still trying to lose baby weight!...

I'm 5'3, and am still trying to lose baby weight!

My ds7 was 7lbs. 15 1/2 oz. 23 1/2 in.
Dd6 was 8 lbs. 2 oz. 22 in.
Ds4 was 9 lbs. 5 oz. 23 in.
And DS2 was 7 lbs. 8 oz. 22 1/2 in.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-26-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,084
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Depends on your licensing regs. I'm in minnesota...

Depends on your licensing regs. I'm in minnesota and my counties regs say you have to have some kind of waterproof pad that can be wiped down between changes, with bleach and h2o mix. Personally,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,066
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I'm so sorry you're feeling so stressed out....

I'm so sorry you're feeling so stressed out. You're not alone! I too have a million and one things to get done! Just take a deep breath. Spray some lavender if you have it. I LOVE...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,254
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I currently don't have ANY dckids. I've just...

I currently don't have ANY dckids. I've just updated all my info on the resource and referral site in my area, put another ad on craigslist, and I haven't had ANY calls even. :( not sure what's going...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 12-14-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,138
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Oohh! I just tried it! did it work? I've...

Oohh! I just tried it!


did it work? I've always wondered this too!!thanks blackcat31!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,724
Posted By Bizzymom1111
It has to be spam. I recieved one today in...

It has to be spam. I recieved one today in response to my own craigslist ad that said, "exactly why do you have such numerous figures in your ad?". I was like....what? I don't even list numbers or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,617
Posted By Bizzymom1111
First off-omg, I'm so sorry this whole situation...

First off-omg, I'm so sorry this whole situation happened: ( Second, what wonderful dcps to have!! I smiled when I read what they did for you! That gives me hope that there are great dcps out there!...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 12-10-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,730
Posted By Bizzymom1111
IMO, sounds like you'd be better off without the...

IMO, sounds like you'd be better off without the ones questioning your policies. These are the exact kinds of parents that make policy books necessary. Keep doing what you're doing!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,356
Posted By Bizzymom1111
<<<hugs!!>>> I totally feel your frustration. My...

<<<hugs!!>>> I totally feel your frustration. My ONLY family just terminated last Friday. (see my thread "I want to be done") I know this business has it's ups and downs, and when youre down, it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,105
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Thank you all for the support. I just feel so sad...

Thank you all for the support. I just feel so sad about this. I was SO good to this baby. I gave her more love and attention than she probably needed and apparently that wasn't even enough for this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,105
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I Want To Be Done

My only family just gave me their two weeks notice. I thought I finally got a nice, decent family and that we'd make a great fit for their infant, who I just love, and then this. I have only been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,114
Posted By Bizzymom1111
My most unusaul names have been Rainah(girl),...

My most unusaul names have been Rainah(girl), Brannan(boy), and Keaton(boy). Nothing too out there!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,781
Posted By Bizzymom1111
You're right about the county pay. I've decided...

You're right about the county pay. I've decided not to accept it anymore. EVERY one of my past clients that were on it have had problems with $ or policies or something. I'm very fed up. My private...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,781
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Thank you! I hope so!:o

Thank you! I hope so!:o
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,781
Posted By Bizzymom1111
*update*

So, I talked to the mom, and told her I needed her to pay 1/2 the weekly rate for December if she wanted to hold the spot. She can't pay that she says so go ahead and fill the spot then.:mad: ARGH!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,781
Posted By Bizzymom1111
She's holding a fulltime spot-50+ hrs/week, m-f,...

She's holding a fulltime spot-50+ hrs/week, m-f, and even one Saturday a month. I charge $135/week for a full time infant spot. She's going to be county pay, so I'm not to happy about the situation....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,781
Posted By Bizzymom1111
What Should I Charge?

I have a new mom who enrolled her 6 week old on 10-24-2010. She signed my contract which defines what hours she is reserving, and how much it will be weekly. She put her start date for 11-2-10. On...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,131
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I agree! All you can do is wait for the Tylenol...

I agree! All you can do is wait for the Tylenol to wear off, take their temp. and if it's up there, call mom to come get her. That's what I had to do with one mom, and after three times(seperate) of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,747
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Smile Charge them!!!

You should definetely charge your late
fees. I'm dealing with a family right now that I actually terminated and are fighting me for their deposit back, when they owe me over $350 worth of late fees....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,341
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Afterschoolmom, yes I had updated, but the thread...

Afterschoolmom, yes I had updated, but the thread was erased when I was accidentally banned! Anyways, I did it! I felt soo sick all day until she go there,but I was very professional and I stood my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,341
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Thanks for fixing that! I was kind of...

Thanks for fixing that! I was kind of like.."huh?!" thanks though! I appreciate it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,554
Posted By Bizzymom1111
jewels, I don't believe I recall anyone saying...

jewels, I don't believe I recall anyone saying that you don't keep your kids safe. We're all just voicing our opinions on the subject-which btw, we're getting away from. Sorry Heather! Heather, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,554
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I agree with you. If these children are spending...

I agree with you. If these children are spending the majority of their waking hours with us, then I believe we should be teaching them proper manners and behaviors, such as not running indoors. Two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,501
Posted By Bizzymom1111
PASS! Not worth it! Keep looking! Good luck!

PASS! Not worth it! Keep looking! Good luck!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,071
Posted By Bizzymom1111
He needs to be taken home and can't come back to...

He needs to be taken home and can't come back to daycare until he has been fever free for 24 hours without the help of any medication. I'll see you [Johny] as early as (if it's Monday) Wednesday if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,071
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Hi-I'm actually the op, and in mn! As far as I...

Hi-I'm actually the op, and in mn! As far as I know, you can make your policies as you see fit regarding illness. After all, it is YOUR business. The counties just set guidelines. But I have to say,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,282
Posted By Bizzymom1111
That is hilarious and sooooo true!! I'll get that...

That is hilarious and sooooo true!! I'll get that darn song stuck in my head for days!:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,657
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I try to to fake it! Although, one of my dcb's...

I try to to fake it! Although, one of my dcb's behavior has been so terrible lately that I've stopped trying to fake my emotions. I've been downright frustrated with this child and when Ive told mo
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,282
Posted By Bizzymom1111
You know what might help her learn her letters?...

You know what might help her learn her letters? Try the "Letter factory" by leap frog. It's a DVD and I swear it works wonders! My DS was kind of borderline with all his letters, and he watched this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,146
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I have had my cosmetology license for 10 years,...

I have had my cosmetology license for 10 years, and have seen lice quite a bit. If he has no adult lice on him- you would be able to see them when checked his head-they're fast though- then check for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Yes I have, and she has always responded, so I...

Yes I have, and she has always responded, so I think I'll just charge her the $50. Man, with everything you learn with each client, I swear I could rewrite my policy everyday! Thanks everyone for all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By Bizzymom1111
she started July 27 and her last day was august...

she started July 27 and her last day was august 6th. I was paid by the county for the two weeks, but the county did not cover all the charges. She owes me around $50 dollars for those two weeks. Now,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Smile Do I Charge?

Hi everybody! I just have a question, and need some input! I have a family who brought their daughter to me for two weeks. Care was suspended at that time bbecause the mother could not pay me her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,163
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Smile my advice would be to ask yourself the likelyhood...

my advice would be to ask yourself the likelyhood of her actually coming back full time. She could actually just be
stringing YOU along by saying she's going to bring him only one day a week. If I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,631
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Hugs to your wife! I just had that problem with a...

Hugs to your wife! I just had that problem with a 14 month old. He was carried around ALL the time by his mom. He would have horrible screaming fits when I would not pick him up, and he would follow...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,047
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I charge different rates for different ages. My...

I charge different rates for different ages. My pricing is as follows:
full time(30+ hours) infant-$140/week
13-24 months-$135/week
2-4 years-$130/week
5+years-$120/week

part time (less than...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,138
Posted By Bizzymom1111
What are your thoughts on this nannyde?

What are your thoughts on this nannyde?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,138
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Well, yesterday when mom picked up the boys, I...

Well, yesterday when mom picked up the boys, I very casually mentioned that I noticed dcb tripping over his pants alot and when I changed him I noticed they were size 3t and if she had noticed. She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,138
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Omg!! LMAO! That huck Finn comment is hilarious!...

Omg!! LMAO! That huck Finn comment is hilarious! You couldn't have said it better!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,138
Posted By Bizzymom1111
How Would You Address This With Mom?

I have a daycare mom who constantly sends her boys in clothing that does not fit. Her 3 year old came yesterday in size 18 month pants- which DO NOT fit him and 2 tshirts on( it was 90 degrees)....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,071
Posted By Bizzymom1111
You're right. I really need to work on sticking...

You're right. I really need to work on sticking up for myself. What good is my policy if I can't enforce it right? Thanks for the reassurance!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,071
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Angry Why Can't Parents Keep Sick Kids Home??!! Ugh!

I'm seriously annoyed right now. Dcb1 1/2 came to dc yesterday and was super fussy ALL morning. At 10:45 am I took his temp and it was 100.5. My policy is anything over 100, then they stay home or go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,439
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Smile I think he needs to be way more appreciative of...

I think he needs to be way more appreciative of you and the fact that you contribute so much. It doesn't seem fair for him to be unsupportive when I'm sure he had plenty of time to adjust to the idea...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2010, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,482
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Smile Nellie- that's funny! I'll have to start calling...

Nellie- that's funny! I'll have to start calling me 6yo niece that! She's the same way! Actually she finds that everything, that EVERYONE is doing is her business. Wow that get old!

I know what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,345
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Smile Thank you both. I guess I just needed to hear...

Thank you both. I guess I just needed to hear that I was not being harsh. I know that these boys have gone to another provider because they are county pay, and on their papers that I get from the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,345
Posted By Bizzymom1111
As I said before, I would never mention any...

As I said before, I would never mention any specific diagnosis to the parents because obviously it's just a guess on my part. I'm not that ignorant or rude as to say something to the mom like that. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,345
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Absolutely! I would never start offering my...

Absolutely! I would never start offering my opinions about any suspected medical diagnosis. It's hard enough telling her the older one had a time out for slamming someone with a toy! I only talk to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,345
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Thanks DCMom, that makes me feel more validated...

Thanks DCMom, that makes me feel more validated in my feelings. This isn't something that I'm ready or willing to take on at this point.
As far as talking to the mother, I had asked her if she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,345
Posted By Bizzymom1111
My policy states that I reserve the right to...

My policy states that I reserve the right to terminated care, without notice period, should it be deemed necessary fo the overall safety and well being of my family and/or my daycare.

I think I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,345
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Need the $ but.......

Hi everyone! I just need some advice about my situation with a family. I had 2 brothers (1&3) start about a month ago, and it is not going very well. There are a lot of reasons( this might turn into...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,631
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Smile Must be something about today! I am ready to go...

Must be something about today! I am ready to go nuts over here too! I have my 6yo neice and she questions EVERYTHING I do. If everything is not 100% fair and equal, she'll let me know. It drives me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,565
Posted By Bizzymom1111
[QUOTE=MarinaVanessa;36965]I was on the USDA food...

[QUOTE=MarinaVanessa;36965]I was on the USDA food program and this is what it says on the handouts:

"Meal Service times: Meals are to be served no less than 2 hours apart and no more than 4 hours...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,565
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Are you on the food program? That helps alot! I...

Are you on the food program? That helps alot! I buy my food at SAMs club so everything is in bulk- I don't really separate food. I guess it seems like too much work to do that when you already have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,873
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Smile I agree! It sounds very professional. Make sure...

I agree! It sounds very professional. Make sure you make a copy for yourself. I'm going through a similiar situation also. I have four of my own children-6,5,3,&2, and I took on 2 dcb's-3&1, but they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,817
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Smile It's amazing what kids pick up huh? I really...

It's amazing what kids pick up huh? I really don't think most kids know what in the world they are actually saying when they use these words that they hear. Just let her know that while she may be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,514
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Yeah, the 14 month old knows now that I'm not...

Yeah, the 14 month old knows now that I'm not going to carry him
around like his mom does and usually stops crying right away. His first week here he would cry and carry on for quite a while, so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,379
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Talking Duct tape anyone?!! J/k! Lol!! No, there must be...

Duct tape anyone?!! J/k! Lol!! No, there must be something in the water this week bc my dck's have been the same! I find sitting them down with a project or something usually does he trick!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,514
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Red face Okay, so I talked to the mom when she picked up...

Okay, so I talked to the mom when she picked up "my screamer" jk, and she said he does that at home. And then she said that she thinks it might have something to do with the father( apparently he was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,514
Posted By Bizzymom1111
That IS a great idea! I'm going to scope out a...

That IS a great idea! I'm going to scope out a crying corner right away! But how about a tattling tiger?! No turtle on hand!!:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,514
Posted By Bizzymom1111
Smile Screaming Child! Help!

Hi there! So I've been reading lots of posts on here and I have to say, I feel soooo much better! I don't feel like the only one with OMG!! moments!

So I need some advice about a dcb. He is 3yrs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,295
Posted By Bizzymom1111
I'm dealing with the same thing from some of my...

I'm dealing with the same thing from some of my dck's and what I've been doing is treating it as any other rule that's been broken. I give them a warning that they need to either speak nicely to me...
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