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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,392
Posted By mema
Congrats!happyface

Congrats!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,003
Posted By mema
happyface Congratulations! Today is my last day...

happyface
Congratulations! Today is my last day and I am thrilled! I will miss certain things, but am so looking forward to my house being toyless. Enjoy your peace and house!
happyface
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-15-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,357
Posted By mema
Thanks :)

Thanks :)
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-14-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,357
Posted By mema
Family Picnic

Can I deduct food expenses as an activity expense for a picnic for my families?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,737
Posted By mema
We had to have 1 paper notarized, but only once....

We had to have 1 paper notarized, but only once. Once it was done, you didn't need it again. I had to write a note for my own 10 year old and put it in her file that I allow her to ride her bike to a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,478
Posted By mema
:hug: Sugar :hug: Totally get it on the lonely...

:hug: Sugar :hug: Totally get it on the lonely and depressed, right there with you. I'm not on much anymore, but if you wanna talk, send me a message.

I have started threads numerous times. I...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-06-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By mema
Repairs/maintance or improvement

We had some ceiling leaking issues. They had to remove the ceiling and replace some pipes and then the insulation, drywall, etc. Which area do I put it under? Also, I had to write 3 different checks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By mema
At least 2 yo don't whine that they are bored and...

At least 2 yo don't whine that they are bored and just want to watch tv or play games on tablets. You can give them a box, some tissue paper, paper towel rolls, little blankets, and let them go :)
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 07-25-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,104
Posted By mema
Bathroom

What would I put a new bath fan under-improvements or repairs? It is just a replacement, not an addition. It's under $100.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By mema
I haven't done a chart or certificates, but...

I haven't done a chart or certificates, but praising good things, yes and he doesn't care. He will turn around and do the next thing naughty.

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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By mema
The Non-Listener

What do you do? I have a chronic non-listener. I have tried time outs, losing privileges, and being my shadow. He just doesn't care. No matter what it is that you ask, he either does the opposite,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By mema
That's what I do to. Bag 'em and send 'em. The...

That's what I do to. Bag 'em and send 'em. The only thing I wash here are blankets, water things, and winter things that stay here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,123
Posted By mema
I have a 1 hour pick up policy and after that is...

I have a 1 hour pick up policy and after that is $1 per minute sick care. I also have that after 30 minutes, if you have not answered, I will be going down the contact list. If you don't have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,619
Posted By mema
Do you have a carpet cleaner? We had a ton of...

Do you have a carpet cleaner? We had a ton of water last Monday night. The seal on the basement window was cracked in 1 spot. The 2 inches of standing water on the patio had no where to go but the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,793
Posted By mema
Our licensors pull hard on the corners. Any...

Our licensors pull hard on the corners. Any lifting and we get a $200 fine per pnp that lifts the sheet slightly. I made pillow case ones before my last visit just to make sure. I used flat sheets...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-17-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,054
Posted By mema
Purchasing/trading

So we purchased a new snowblower earlier this year and traded in our old one. Do I deduct the purchase price or the price I wrote the check for?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,650
Posted By mema
Wow! People, people, people. You are just...

Wow! People, people, people. You are just fine....stick to your guns. She can go somewhere else then and drive further out of her way. Is she normally a "tantrum" mom? If so, I might be like, ya know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 875
Posted By mema
Insurance

If you have dc insurance and have paid for the year and stop providing care in the middle of it, can you get a refund for the months you didn't use?
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 06-14-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,635
Posted By mema
Muffins w/o Egg

Does anyone have a muffin recipe without egg? Have you ever used egg substitute? (flax egg I believe)
Forum: Curriculum 06-04-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,513
Posted By mema
I too, liked that it was all laid out for you....

I too, liked that it was all laid out for you. Some crafts yes are too advanced. I actually bought it once a few years ago and still have half the crafts as they just didn't seem to mesh with the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By mema
Kicking, Pinching, etc

I have a 21month old (dcb1) who seems to be getting angrier and angrier everyday. He started off a few weeks ago by pushing his brother(dcb2) at drop off/pick up times. Dcd (drop off) would laugh....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,840
Posted By mema
I use to be open 6a-5p. I had one child that came...

I use to be open 6a-5p. I had one child that came at 6 and no one else came until almost 8. It.was.horrible. :ouch: When that child left, I changed my hours to 7a. I have a weekly rate for up to 9.5...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,642
Posted By mema
I don't think that's picky at all. If it was only...

I don't think that's picky at all. If it was only a few minutes, no big deal. I also ask that they text or call if they are going to be late. I have one family that when they started, their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,920
Posted By mema
I do a lot from scratch also. It does get easier...

I do a lot from scratch also. It does get easier the more you do it. I have a small group, so usually whatever we have for supper, we have for lunch the next day. Naptime I prep supper/lunch....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,516
Posted By mema
happyface Congrats! Best of luck to you, your...

happyface
Congrats! Best of luck to you, your son, and the pups:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,535
Posted By mema
Must be the "in" thing. No one around here wears...

Must be the "in" thing. No one around here wears matching socks either. My dd wears one that goes to her calf-which she then pushes down to bunch up and one ankle sock. One is patterns with funky...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,535
Posted By mema
Definitely band aids, socks, and a message to...

Definitely band aids, socks, and a message to mom/dad about needing appropriate shoes for outside. Can she even run or climb in those?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,192
Posted By mema
Congrats! It's always a good feeling to own your...

Congrats! It's always a good feeling to own your own place happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,549
Posted By mema
If they want to, I help, but otherwise, parent's...

If they want to, I help, but otherwise, parent's can do it. I've only had one interested. I would give her a shoe to practice on when we weren't getting ready to go out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,803
Posted By mema
I would probably lock up and separate ammo even...

I would probably lock up and separate ammo even if licensing didn't require it. Too much of a risk with someone elses kid. And if your licensors are like ours, one tells you one thing, the next one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,352
Posted By mema
I use to serve B-745 S-930 Lunch-12 S-3 ...

I use to serve
B-745
S-930
Lunch-12
S-3

No one ate lunch. So now it's
B-8
L-1130
S-3
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,011
Posted By mema
I have a brick wall out front of my house that I...

I have a brick wall out front of my house that I keep the water bottles on. Little ones can't reach it. The older ones can, but leave them alone unless drinking.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By mema
I don't have a fence. Sometimes I wish I did,...

I don't have a fence. Sometimes I wish I did, more for the dog then the kids tho:). The kids learn fast the boundaries. They don't juse my whole yard either. I have an area that is for them and an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,011
Posted By mema
All kiddos have their own water bottle. We fill...

All kiddos have their own water bottle. We fill it in the morning and again in the afternoon. If they need in between, we usually just run in and fill. I have a garabage outside in the garage (which...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,312
Posted By mema
She is still on the website (for our town, not...

She is still on the website (for our town, not the one she moved too). It says it is being investigated by community services and the police department. Because it is under investigation, it is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,312
Posted By mema
Oh good (well not good, but I thought maybe there...

Oh good (well not good, but I thought maybe there was another stinkin inconsistency:ouch:). I totally agree there needs to be a better system. I don't think we will ever see it tho. FCC will be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,312
Posted By mema
Isn't it $200 for safe sleep? Not that it makes...

Isn't it $200 for safe sleep? Not that it makes that much difference. There was a provider in my area that received a $200 fine for not having a sheet on a pnp even tho there was no baby in care that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,275
Posted By mema
I do a "preschool" curriculum also. I bought...

I do a "preschool" curriculum also. I bought Funshine a few years ago and use it now for ideas and some of the games and such. I do have one that will be attending a preschool part time in the fall...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By mema
We don't do a lot of yard play right now either....

We don't do a lot of yard play right now either. My grass is hard enough to grow, I don't want it ripped up before it has a chance. We play on the driveway and go for walks. If it is rainy, sometimes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,535
Posted By mema
:lol: If only :lol: COD

:lol: If only :lol:

COD
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By mema
How awesome is your mom?!?! Happy birthday!

How awesome is your mom?!?! Happy birthday!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By mema
Don't Light a Match

or my house may explode:eek::lol:. Good golly. It has been a "poopy" day:D. Dcb 20 months-4 times and they don't smell like roses;). Dcb 3 months has the most gas I have ever heard out of such a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,996
Posted By mema
I do the same as BC. If they have art papers or...

I do the same as BC. If they have art papers or projects to take, they usually just carry them. I use to have a little girl that LOVED art and would spend all her days doing it. We put them in her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,096
Posted By mema
I guess it would probably depend on how many...

I guess it would probably depend on how many daycares are in the area. If there aren't a lot, I might just list it at $75, but if there are quite a few, I would try for $100. Typically, I don't buy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,306
Posted By mema
I don't think of it as more home friendly vs more...

I don't think of it as more home friendly vs more business like. I'm a small care also, 4 or 5 instead of the 12, but I don't like stains on my driveway. The kids also like to chalk and crawl around...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,306
Posted By mema
For those that have implemented it after parents...

For those that have implemented it after parents being able to, how did they take it? I worry when they go to the street too. Usually during the warmer months when we are out there, I block it since...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,306
Posted By mema
Driveways

Does anyone not let families pull into their driveway? I'm not sure which family it is (I think I have an idea tho), but there are a bunch of drippings on the driveway. Could be oil, washer fluid,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,412
Posted By mema
:hug: Poor little guy. Hope he (and mommy) feel...

:hug: Poor little guy. Hope he (and mommy) feel better soon.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By mema
That was us Sunday and Monday! Gorgeous temps,...

That was us Sunday and Monday! Gorgeous temps, crazy wind. Today, back to 29* and still windy. I was hoping it was a joke when the meteorologist said more of the "S" word for Thursday night/Friday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,581
Posted By mema
My doors are usually locked. I tell them in the...

My doors are usually locked. I tell them in the interview to knock and I will come to the door. I also have in my handbook that children are not to knock or hang on the door. The parent is...
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 04-01-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,699
Posted By mema
I've been trying to convince myself to try it,...

I've been trying to convince myself to try it, but have yet to succeed. I saw someone doing it and just watching them I was gagging:ouch:. I gag when I use mouthwash or brush my back teeth. I don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,014
Posted By mema
:hug: Glad you are doing well. It's amazing...

:hug:
Glad you are doing well. It's amazing what our kids will help get us thru. You and your dd are both fighters! Rest up and enjoy your snuggles with her!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,455
Posted By mema
Holes and Odoban! Good luck. I can always smell...

Holes and Odoban! Good luck. I can always smell things dh can't too. He says the smells must be stuck in my nose :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,747
Posted By mema
happyface TGIF! Can't wait for the weekend....

happyface
TGIF! Can't wait for the weekend. Baby was doing fairly well with napping last week-this week, not so much. No more than 1 hour per day for the 9 hours and 45 minutes he's here:(. Sunday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,331
Posted By mema
I don't exclude siblings unless they are showing...

I don't exclude siblings unless they are showing symptoms also. They are all already exposed anyway unless they have been on vacation or something. In 1st grade, my dd had strep 6 times:eek:. I kept...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,809
Posted By mema
This is what I have in mine. I also have per...

This is what I have in mine. I also have per child. So, if they are 5 min late and have 2 children, that's $10.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,637
Posted By mema
I have only been in business 5 years, but I did...

I have only been in business 5 years, but I did have 1 family for just over 4 of those.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By mema
I had a drop last year and have slowly been...

I had a drop last year and have slowly been climbing back up. It was super nice that the one family I had over most of the summer attended 3-5 days a week. The drop in pay was horrible, but at least...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,571
Posted By mema
That's what ours did too. Worked awesome for a...

That's what ours did too. Worked awesome for a few minutes, then crumbs. I'm glad I just made a tiny bit to try it instead of wasting a bunch of conditioner. I like regular playdough, at least it is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,856
Posted By mema
Me! happyface I could use 1 more, possibly 2...

Me! happyface
I could use 1 more, possibly 2 depending on how the afternoon goes:eek::ouch:. I have one leaving in the fall for "real pre-k"-not sure if the sibling will be staying or not.
Here's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By mema
That's pretty good! I had one yesterday too. Dcd...

That's pretty good! I had one yesterday too. Dcd said right in front of the kids that he would be here after snack. Yep, after snack alright, and an hour and 15 minutes later. He must have forgot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,607
Posted By mema
I have just the regular stuff from the brush...

I have just the regular stuff from the brush dump. Would love rubber, but I don't know that I will be doing this long enough to put in the cost of it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,607
Posted By mema
I have mulch. I think my area that I have is...

I have mulch. I think my area that I have is 24x18 and it cost me just under $100 to fill it. I just add a truck load every Spring. I would love the rubber mulch, but too spendy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By mema
Yes, TGIF! Enjoy a nice drink or piece of...

Yes, TGIF!
Enjoy a nice drink or piece of chocolate :)
:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,205
Posted By mema
I have managed a few;). Dh just left for a long...

I have managed a few;). Dh just left for a long weekend drill out of state and then I received a call that his grandma just passed-so will be having a few more I think:(. Thankfully his 2nd training...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,205
Posted By mema
Go Figure

It's Friday and has been a long last couple weeks. Decided to order food to bring home. Dcf 1 picked up 40 minutes earlyhappyfacehappyface. Dcf 2 picked up 15 minutes earlyhappyface. Dcf 3 picked up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,354
Posted By mema
I just drug the play kitchen to the basement....

I just drug the play kitchen to the basement. After telling the 3.5 yo two times that he cannot lift the 18 mon old into the sink. They are both currently flailing around on the floor and the 15 mon...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By mema
You did the right thing. We lost power last week...

You did the right thing. We lost power last week one night. An hour before the 1st was suppose to arrive, we still didn't have power and our house was down to 50*. I sent everyone a text that I would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By mema
It was an yellow/orange and it was watery. I had...

It was an yellow/orange and it was watery. I had just changed his diaper and next thing I knew, his shirt was covered up the back. Since then, he sometimes has marks in his diaper from when he toots,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By mema
He is strictly breastfed. I've heard they don't...

He is strictly breastfed. I've heard they don't always go as much and it tends to be more runny. (never had a bf babe-couldn't do it for my own and all dck's have been formula). They say he goes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By mema
Forgot to add, he's 3 months.

Forgot to add, he's 3 months.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By mema
Fussy Babe

Trying to figure out if this is just "him" or if there is something going on. He's usually ok being held-not always tho. On his back on the floor-he may last 10 minutes before crying. On his belly,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,116
Posted By mema
I enroll drop in kids in the food program, but...

I enroll drop in kids in the food program, but parents only have to sign something once a year to confirm that their information is correct.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,544
Posted By mema
:lol:! Dcm 2 is definitely a keeper!

:lol:! Dcm 2 is definitely a keeper!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,627
Posted By mema
That's awesome! The stuff people come up with:lol:

That's awesome! The stuff people come up with:lol:
Forum: Curriculum 03-07-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,172
Posted By mema
I used Carol's Affordable Curriculum my first...

I used Carol's Affordable Curriculum my first year. It included everything except glue, crayons, scissors, etc. It was pretty cheap and easy to use. I then switched to Funshine. It cost more, but had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By mema
Good idea! This is my immunization dcm. So if you...

Good idea! This is my immunization dcm. So if you have them initial it, do you keep the handbook and give them one? I usually give them the handbook and the contract. They keep the handbook and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By mema
When my DS started dc back in the day (18months),...

When my DS started dc back in the day (18months), he went 12:45-5. He went with enough time to get story before nap. He laid down with the rest for rest time. We already had close to the same...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,627
Posted By mema
I think it was her family, but that would be...

I think it was her family, but that would be funny if a dcp did-sort of:lol:!

Ditto here. Some you just want to usher immediately out the door without words exchanged. And the snot-is EVERYWHERE....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By mema
I am actually in the process of adding a few...

I am actually in the process of adding a few things to my policies and redoing contracts for the year. I'm not normal in that I don't do that at the beginning of the year:ouch:. One less thing to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By mema
Does This Make Sense?

There will be a fee of $5 per child for every 15 minutes or portion of before scheduled drop off time or after scheduled pick up time if it is not approved of in advance. This is due at the time of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By mema
My former licensor told me we could just go to...

My former licensor told me we could just go to the door and then discuss what to do if it is too cold for outside play. I try to do at least every other that we set it off as we are headed out to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By mema
:hug: Have a drink or a big bowl of ice...

:hug:

Have a drink or a big bowl of ice cream tonight!

Can the electric co set you up on some payment plan? I mean, it was kinda their fault:rolleyes:.

The dcm who lost her job-hopefully she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By mema
I would say keep her home. If she needs...

I would say keep her home. If she needs pedialyte, she's too ill.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,986
Posted By mema
I would just tell them. If mom has a problem...

I would just tell them. If mom has a problem getting off early or finding someone else to pick up early, then maybe she needs to find a sitter for the whole day:ouch:.

I try not to close early and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By mema
happyface Mine is next month and I am NOT...

happyface
Mine is next month and I am NOT looking forward to it. I have yet to meet my new licensor in person. I have seen her speak at meetings and have heard from others that have her and it isn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By mema
:lol::lol: Depending on how the rest of my day...

:lol::lol: Depending on how the rest of my day goes:ouch:. He was actually here the same day-right after his appt:rolleyes:. Oh, and I checked the email I sent her before she signed up and at that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By mema
Thanks! I'll have to check that one out too!...

Thanks! I'll have to check that one out too! Didn't know that. Maybe because we are so close to the border that our news also goes into Iowa, I hear more about the Decorah ones.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By mema
The eagles

have laid their eggs!! happyface So fun to watch!

http://www.ustream.tv/decoraheagles
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By mema
Yes and I didn't question her about it because he...

Yes and I didn't question her about it because he is having surgery next month. I was kind of curious that day tho just because dcb was a little crabbier. I looked at his legs and didn't see any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By mema
Remember this??? He was going to be late. She...

Remember this??? He was going to be late. She told me he had an eye appt (he's having surgery on it). Anyway, I've been telling her I need an updated immunization record. She brought it today. He had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By mema
One can dream. One can dream.

One can dream. One can dream.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,710
Posted By mema
likethis Try to stick out today if possible and...

likethis
Try to stick out today if possible and then just don't take them again. I have had hit and misses with drop in. The few that worked out, had either been here previously for care and left...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By mema
Yes! Every Monday:ouch:. As soon as I can get a...

Yes! Every Monday:ouch:. As soon as I can get a replacement, I will. Unfortunately, the age group is almost impossible to fill.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,349
Posted By mema
Ok, well, maybe I'll try it out on my most...

Ok, well, maybe I'll try it out on my most patient parent until I get the kinks worked out:ouch:. One parent definitely won't go for any "changes or redo's". I need to know exactly when they need to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,349
Posted By mema
Ok. Another question. If the parent has it set up...

Ok. Another question. If the parent has it set up to come out automatically, can they change the amount if needed? I give them some unpaid vacation days, so would they be able to go in and change it?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,349
Posted By mema
Oye! Maybe not something I want to do then. I...

Oye! Maybe not something I want to do then. I need to keep my days on Mondays, but I don't want them to have to "pay" the previous Wed for it. Hmm. Something to think about I guess.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,349
Posted By mema
So they need to pay it on Friday for it to be in...

So they need to pay it on Friday for it to be in my acct Monday? I handed out the letters for them to read and go in and set up their accts. I just want to make sure that I still get paid on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,635
Posted By mema
Ugh. How is the drift and her getting stuck your...

Ugh. How is the drift and her getting stuck your fault? If she is the one who chose to drive, she needs to pay attention. I hate when parents blame dc for things-closings, weather,sickness, etc. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,392
Posted By mema
I would send her home. A few years back, I slept...

I would send her home. A few years back, I slept for 4 days straight. I didn't have a fever. Went to the ER for dehydration and had influenza. Never know, but if she wants to sleep that much, she...
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