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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-26-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I see that a lot of new providers try to charge a...

I see that a lot of new providers try to charge a low price. I do not think it is right. Your price should shows a level of quality of your service. It shouldn't be in any connection with your time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,171
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
:lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,171
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
in NY we are not allowed to have a family DC in a...

in NY we are not allowed to have a family DC in a separate house.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,171
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
hmmm... let me ask, how old is your son? :) I...

hmmm... let me ask, how old is your son? :)
I would like to have such a son-in-law ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I changed my mind

I changed my mind
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I teach kids if they hear an alarm they MUST look...

I teach kids if they hear an alarm they MUST look at me and do everything what I ask them . It is fun for them. I ask them to hop/sit/stump/clap/make a circle/ make a line/march/ tiptoe/run/....
I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
extra $150 are added to a weekly paycheck plus...

extra $150 are added to a weekly paycheck plus one week payed Christmas vacation.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I usually say "Run mommy, run!" and smile. I...

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

I did it a few times. Works great :lol: They really run away. Fast. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 516
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
My hours are 7am-7pm. All family have...

My hours are 7am-7pm.
All family have contracted hours. Most kids are dropped off 8-9am and picked up 5-6pm
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
If it happen just take it as a lesson and start...

If it happen just take it as a lesson and start take two week security deposit that can be applied only on last two weeks of your service.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I ignore it. By my knowledge it is the best and...

I ignore it. By my knowledge it is the best and fastest way to stop it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
it seems I am lucky one. My kids are doing well....

it seems I am lucky one. My kids are doing well. 11 of 12 are here happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
All my 12 DCK sleep in the same room. They are 4...

All my 12 DCK sleep in the same room. They are 4 mo - 4.5yo.
our's routine:
-lunch
-toilet/changing diapers
-brushing teeth
-washing hands
-take shoes off
-go to sleep.
During all nap time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
likethis:lol::lol::lol: I reply only to...

likethis:lol::lol::lol:
I reply only to messages that are addressed to me personally.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,390
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I'm closed Dec25-Jan1. Paid.

I'm closed Dec25-Jan1. Paid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
are you sure that the all 13 people who have read...

are you sure that the all 13 people who have read your post are your customers?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I would have a few unmarked hooks and a few...

I would have a few unmarked hooks and a few laminated cards where I would write names of each occasionally coming kids. Use Velcro to attach a card over a hook. SA kids can do it by themselves.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
we have breakfast at 9 am. No issues. If I...

we have breakfast at 9 am. No issues.
If I provide breakfast at 8 am I would have some problem. at 9am all of them are hungry and have great appetite.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,187
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
we make gifts only for Father's and Mother's...

we make gifts only for Father's and Mother's days.
My gift for parents is one long day of service (to 9pm)without extra payment in a week before Christmas.
December 24 - January 1st we are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do not use a real HIGH chair. I use only a top...

I do not use a real HIGH chair. I use only a top part of this set....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do not teach kids to recognize their name or...

I do not teach kids to recognize their name or some other words.. I teach them to read it.
For an example at September kids learned the letters Mm, Dd, Aa, Oo and their phonics. By using this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,340
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
One Star Review ...

The parent got unhappy because of our answers :)

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

"This place is terrible. Poor management and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,542
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do not allow to infants to take food by their...

I do not allow to infants to take food by their hands. If they are not able to feed themselves by using a spoon I or my teacher assistance feed them. They get (if they get) their bottles after eating...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,086
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
You can buy this book...

You can buy this book https://www.amazon.com/Count-Math-Activities-Small-Lively/dp/0876591888/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1508082132&sr=8-1&keywords=count+on+math
I have been using it for 5 years as a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 21,817
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I am in NY and I originally went to my home...

I am in NY and I originally went to my home owners for an add-on (Statefarm) and learned they dont do it. I found another company for the business to get general liability and coverage. Then I let...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,221
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Hi Your requirements to start working are 18...

Hi

Your requirements to start working are 18 yrs of age and clean background record. Finger print check, etc... The owner or operator of any DC can provide the documentation to you once they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
$150 for 50 hrs is equal $3 per hr. In fact it...

$150 for 50 hrs is equal $3 per hr. In fact it will be less after all expenses. So, working with 3 kids 50 hours per week you will get paid less than $9 per hr. It is not overpaid. It is underpaid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
it is why I do not mail anything to them. I bring...

it is why I do not mail anything to them. I bring it there by myself and get a signet paper that has information about every single document they have got from me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,344
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
it is not pricey. I provide tilapia and salmon....

it is not pricey.
I provide tilapia and salmon. Usual I make fishcakes. Kids like it. I provide it one time every other week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,344
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I provide beef. It contains vitamins B2, B5,...

I provide beef.
It contains vitamins B2, B5, B6, B12, iron, potassium ...
why should I take it away from kids menu?
They need it.
All, literally ALL food can be healthy or unhealthy. If you eat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
your kid doesn't want to sleep at 7:30pm? Ok, Let...

your kid doesn't want to sleep at 7:30pm? Ok, Let your kid go to sleep 8:30pm. It gives you extra time to be together with your own child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I think you have to understand that they are not...

I think you have to understand that they are not your employers. They didn't hire you. They are your customers and you provide a service what they are paying for.
You have to think and act as an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
we just remove the garage door ...

we just remove the garage door
https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipMji-f5ySOdOYXHPhNtszKplfYtqAPEYBrir0cB
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I visited a few daycare around me as a "potential...

I visited a few daycare around me as a "potential client".
I wanted to see what quality of service they provide, how they run an interview. I wanted to see kids art. I also wanted to know the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,273
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Do you have some infants in your care? If you...

Do you have some infants in your care?
If you do I would recommend do not enroll the kid. It is not safe for infants to be near this kid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
are you sure that he can hear well?

are you sure that he can hear well?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I move kids to mat when they are 11-12 mo.

I move kids to mat when they are 11-12 mo.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
when my 3.5-4 yo kids began to skip nap time, I...

when my 3.5-4 yo kids began to skip nap time, I added "army camp" to our outside time. The problem was solved. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have a special place where anyone can cry as...

I have a special place where anyone can cry as long as (s)he wants. So, they have a choice: go there and cry or stop crying and be with other kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
All people are different. Because of that some...

All people are different. Because of that some strategies of interviews can fit to one person or completely do not work for some others.
For example: My English is not my strong part. Because of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
we have customers, who came here by...

we have customers, who came here by recommendations of people who were visit us but were not able to afford our price. The more people come here, the more people share information about our daycare....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
you chose not to provide food as a service, so...

you chose not to provide food as a service, so keep your thoughts private in this matter. As mentioned earlier, you can post nutrition informational material on your boards or if you regularly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
dont rely on phone. it does not serve anyone's...

dont rely on phone. it does not serve anyone's interest. Just use it to schedule a tour. People obviously want to know the costs, but without a point of reference by visiting you, your site, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
My desk. :eek::dislike:

My desk. :eek::dislike:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,042
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
they show no respect. You can answer in the same...

they show no respect. You can answer in the same language: terminate the contracts with them immediately . I would do it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 840
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
around $5 per day for a child.

around $5 per day for a child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
you have only two options: 1. terminate 2....

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

The choice is yours ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
my kids do the same and I do not care. Less...

my kids do the same and I do not care. Less attention you demonstrate, less time they do it. Even more: I can join to them. why not? happyface
My kids were occupied by this activities around 2-3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
maybe you have too many prohibitions and rules?

maybe you have too many prohibitions and rules?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
in the future do not accept a kid if the paper...

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

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

Do not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 646
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I use some other method. As any method it can...

I use some other method. As any method it can work with some kids and can do not work with others. I offer to cry together with a kid and I do.
I also do not give any rewards for good behavior...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,042
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Why? I offer it to potential clients by myself.

Why?
I offer it to potential clients by myself.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Well done, cool!!! ...

Well done, cool!!!
likethislikethislikethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 601
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
My DC is open 7am-7pm During a warm period of...

My DC is open 7am-7pm
During a warm period of year the kids are outside 8am-9am, then 10am-12pm and, if temperature and humidity is not crazy, we are outside 4:30pm-7pm.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 646
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I smile to parents and say "run!" and they do. :D...

I smile to parents and say "run!" and they do. :D
I do not know any other way to fix this problem.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have three 5yo here (boys). their...

I have three 5yo here (boys).

their favorite activities:

-coloring
-playing chess
-riding on tricycles
-water play
-chalk drawing
-flour puzzles
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,547
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
my five cents: tile floor is easy to clean...

my five cents:

tile floor is easy to clean but if a kid fall down ... :(
carpet floor is a dust collector (a big-big no for me)
Wood floor is easy to clean, is not so dangerous if a kid falls...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 991
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do the same an I have not a dishwasher(100yo...

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

and I do not see any issue to wash cups.

Just look at it: you already spent much more time around the problem then is necessary for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,896
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
For me too. My kid start read around 3yo, they...

For me too.
My kid start read around 3yo, they also play chess, learn basic math (+/-, patterns, sorting, counting ....) ...
Right now I have 4 kids who are 5yo. I mean they did not go to UPK.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,896
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I did not even think that it can be a benefits. ...

I did not even think that it can be a benefits.
My parents provide only kids (:lol:), diapers, toothbrush and sunscreen.
Even my vegetarian and vegan families do not provide food here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I wouldn't do anything special. When an...

I wouldn't do anything special.
When an inspector comes we just continue our day as it was planed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Instead of a coat sheets I use heavy big beach...

Instead of a coat sheets I use heavy big beach towels from Costco.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Here kids start using scissors by cutting play...

Here kids start using scissors by cutting play dough. I draw a happy face on theirs thumb's nails and say that during cutting they should see that happy face.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,384
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I make a search in the Internet by using Russian...

I make a search in the Internet by using Russian words "girls in daycare". Take a look how girls look....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,384
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
2. I hate to see short under girl's dress. It...

2. I hate to see short under girl's dress. It looks so ugly. I just teach girls how to seat and pick up toys without showing underpants.
Take a look at modern teen-girls and young women ... how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,192
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have two kids 2.7yo. Both of them do not say...

I have two kids 2.7yo. Both of them do not say that they need go to bathroom, but both of them wear underwear during the last year and use potty by my request.
At September I had 12 kids, eight of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 906
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-insta...

https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&rlz=1C1CHBD_enUS736US736&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=heavy+duty+felt+pads+for+furniture&tbm=shop&*
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have two aquariums (30 gallons & 10 gallons) ...

I have two aquariums (30 gallons & 10 gallons)
It takes time and money to keep it nice. DC kids don't show big interest.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have three dogs (German Shepherd, Tibetan...

I have three dogs (German Shepherd, Tibetan Terrier, and Havanese)
They and kids are separated.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I'm in the same boat too. 1 - 5yo 2 - 4.5yo ...

I'm in the same boat too.
1 - 5yo
2 - 4.5yo
2- almost 4yo
the other 7 kids are 17mo-3yo and I'm pretty sure they are learning EVERYTHING from their BIG BROTHERS and will demonstrate it to me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Let me guess ... your kids are very close to...

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

I do not like to work with kids who are almost 4 and up to 4.5yo. It is crazy age. They get wild, rude, and uncontrollable if they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
- Working with scissors (2-3yo cut play-doh, 3...

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

- drawing on small black chalkboards and erasing a drawing with a wet paint brush
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4,109
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 395,202
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Oh, DM, I hear you and your words help me to...

Oh, DM, I hear you and your words help me to understand that I have to join the action IMMEDIATELY. . Because it's important for THE SOMEONE to understand what America would be like without women...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I buy organic juices in Costco. Kids get 1/6 of...

I buy organic juices in Costco.
Kids get 1/6 of a cup every breakfast. I do not add water in it. I also very often remind them, that juices contain a lot of sugar and because of that we do not drink...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
if you organize the lesson in a different way she...

if you organize the lesson in a different way she will be able to keep her attention longer and be very interested in this activity.
A person who does it must
a) know
- what and why (s)he does...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Right now I have 2 kids 2.3y.o. They do not wear...

Right now I have 2 kids 2.3y.o. They do not wear diapers at least 6 months. Even for nap time. My own kid is an early potty trained without any negative effects.
I always say: our kids know only...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
12 kids (15mo-4.5y.o) All toys are available...

12 kids (15mo-4.5y.o)
All toys are available during every day.
There is just a couple limits: no floor puzzles before breakfast (7am-9am) and if the infants are present, the oldest kids can not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
By my opinion, 18mo is the late start for potty...

By my opinion, 18mo is the late start for potty training. It is the age when most of the kids can be almost potty trained. In the past they were.
Diapers + parents laziness is the reason for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I am pretty sure that this kind of issue is more...

I am pretty sure that this kind of issue is more common for kids, who start potty training late (after 2yo and up). For early potty trained kids peeing and pooping on the toilet is normal action.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
It will come out fast, I think. :-) I would sit...

It will come out fast, I think. :-) I would sit him on the toilet too.
By my opinion, if a child has not any medical issues, all other are created by adult people.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 975
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
they do the same thing that the most people do:...

they do the same thing that the most people do: use the sick days for whatever they want :) I do not say that it is right, I just say that it is how people in this country use it.;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
In my state, an assistance must be 18yo and up.

In my state, an assistance must be 18yo and up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 975
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 975
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
and she will loose extra $250.:(

and she will loose extra $250.:(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 975
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have not any sick days for parents. There is...

I have not any sick days for parents. There is only one kid here out of 12.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 975
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
YOU give them the right to have 4 unpaid(sick)...

YOU give them the right to have 4 unpaid(sick) days. They want to take one. I think they may and can
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 23,778
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
It is not my work to change diapers for 4 1/2 yo...

It is not my work to change diapers for 4 1/2 yo and parents learn it during interviews. But if they want I can do it for an extra cost. Maybe...
And yes changing diapers is not enjoyable,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,652
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
and one more thing: she knows her kid is sick and...

and one more thing: she knows her kid is sick and she is going to skip his morning dose of medicine ... B*tch!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,025
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do not ask. If parents are able to pay and...

I do not ask.
If parents are able to pay and follow my rules, I do not care where they work, and what are their work hours.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I keep my daycare open during all snow days and...

I keep my daycare open during all snow days and any other bad weather days. The parents pay me good money for my service and I do not want to play "bad weather day" game with them. I do not have any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Hang a bell on it.

Hang a bell on it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
they are not. I am sure for 95%.:) Just during...

they are not. I am sure for 95%.:)
Just during nap time it is more visible if kids don't follow directions of some teachers. You have to look more careful how they follow your direction during a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,203
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Your silence. Do not wait for when a parent/kid...

Your silence.
Do not wait for when a parent/kid would guess that you are unhappy. Let him know in a very clear way that his action is not acceptable.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I would recommend do it until September if it is...

I would recommend do it until September if it is possible Most of the enrolments happen during July-August. Spring is a pretty quiet time and even can be worse because of the loss the current...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I break the spaghetti up in twain and also show...

I break the spaghetti up in twain and also show to kids how they suppose to twirl a fork with spaghetti on the side of a plate. Even 2yo get it very fast and even more, they like to eat spaghetti in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I think it is not a good idea to give up after a...

I think it is not a good idea to give up after a couple months anyways.
But you have to remember that as an owner of a business you always will work much harder than as an employee. If you are not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,614
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I was going to stay out of this too but after...

I was going to stay out of this too but after your post, I decide to step in.
There are many people who have teacher's diplomas but aren't teachers (even more, some of them must be never allowed be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
90% of my customers pay more than they were going...

90% of my customers pay more than they were going to pay. If I have my rates on my website I would never get them as my customers. All information about policies, rates etc I share with parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,203
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
my suggestion would be to learn how to say "NO"...

my suggestion would be to learn how to say "NO" to parents. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
why do you try to solve a parent's problem? ...

why do you try to solve a parent's problem?
Make this problem bigger and more uncomfortable for the parents. How? Let diapers to leak, change them and kid's pants, then call parents with a request...
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