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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By My Daycare
Talking Before I read your post, I only noticed your...

Before I read your post, I only noticed your title and your username. I could not stop laughing. It put a little more laughter in my day. Ty!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By My Daycare
Smile 6760 divided by 26 Weeks equals $260 every two...

6760 divided by 26 Weeks equals $260 every two weeks. I think.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-20-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,185
Posted By My Daycare
Calculating Child Hours

My earliest daycare child is contracted to start at 6:40am. He is rarely here at that time, but usually a little before 7am. Since I am technically at work and ready at 6:40am everyday can I...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-01-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,037
Posted By My Daycare
Lease or Own?

Hi, I have a dumb question here.

I financed my car, which to me means that I will own it when I am done paying for it.

Turbotax is asking me if I lease or own it.

My understanding of lease...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-28-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,452
Posted By My Daycare
Paying Own Children And Friends For Shoveling

Do we write it off? If so, is it T/S%? :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By My Daycare
Worst case scenario would be Mersa sp??? Should...

Worst case scenario would be Mersa sp??? Should get tested just to see. I don't know much about it, but I hear it's contagious & hard to get rid of.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-11-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 760
Posted By My Daycare
Taxes

Is it OK to file separately, if married? We have 2 businesses and I am going to run it both ways to see which turns out is better...If it's legal.

Also, when filing separately, who claims the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,746
Posted By My Daycare
Wondering the same thing. Can someone tell me if...

Wondering the same thing. Can someone tell me if it also says something like, kills 99.9% of germs? That's what my rep looks for.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-11-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,012
Posted By My Daycare
Care.com & sittercity.com. In your area...

Care.com & sittercity.com. In your area sittercity has more traffic, but I always get lost in it and don't get many calls because It has a lot of sitters/daycares. I get most of my calls from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,642
Posted By My Daycare
I live in your state and we can use 7th...

I live in your state and we can use 7th generation, but it smells yucky to me.

From the above suggestions, do any of those work for cleaning things in the tub or a bucket, rather than just spray &...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-08-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,538
Posted By My Daycare
For the food program I claim Breakfast, Lunch &...

For the food program I claim Breakfast, Lunch & PM Snack for him.

I am not sure, but I think that if I claim that money from the food program as income, then I can take the standard dedution for...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-08-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,538
Posted By My Daycare
Infant Meals

I have an infant that I provide meals for. He drinks 4 or 5 6oz bottles a day and 2 meals.

For the standard deduction, how many meals do I count and which ones?
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-06-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By My Daycare
1- Yes, I have done that before. I noticed a few...

1- Yes, I have done that before. I noticed a few months ago and changed it. Now it looks like I have done it again, 3 more times. Thanks! That was the problem.happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,609
Posted By My Daycare
It's great for you. I think as long as they...

It's great for you.

I think as long as they are eating enough and not sleeping too much due to lack of energy from food, then it's fine.

Is this a baby that just started? All of mine sleep...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-06-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By My Daycare
Maybe??? I have edited invoices before after...

Maybe???

I have edited invoices before after payment has been made, in order to make the invoice match the payment???

I still think it should be the same number as in "payment history". I...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-06-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By My Daycare
Minute Menu & W-10's

I'm wondering if anyone his having the same problem?

The amounts on my W-10's are all lower than the totals paid that year for 3
of 4 parents.

The totals are the same under "Paid Invoices"...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,726
Posted By My Daycare
Don't feel bad about asking for the stop payment...

Don't feel bad about asking for the stop payment fee. Since the check is lost, you don't know who may have it. It could be cashed by anyone and not necessarily the dcp.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By My Daycare
Oh and I forgot to add, that he did come to...

Oh and I forgot to add, that he did come to observe a meal, but i only claim an infant that doesn't eat at that time, but that was fine with him. The important thing was that I was home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By My Daycare
Last week the State Board of Ed came for a visit....

Last week the State Board of Ed came for a visit. It seemed as if they were auditing my Food Program Sponsor, rather than me. They wanted to know if I got paid in time, if I was informed of this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,520
Posted By My Daycare
If there was a reg/policy for everything we...

If there was a reg/policy for everything we can't/won't do it would be an endless book. Dad can't make you do something that you won't do whether it is in your or your states handbook or not. As...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,180
Posted By My Daycare
15 mo - 7-4:30 11 mo - 9:30-4:45 6 mo 7-4:15 ...

15 mo - 7-4:30
11 mo - 9:30-4:45
6 mo 7-4:15

I love it, but I am planning to care for more children when I can. Due to ratio requirements, I have to wait til they grow a bit. I am new, and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,928
Posted By My Daycare
Good luck! Since you are not in pain right now,...

Good luck! Since you are not in pain right now, I hear that being active (jogging, jumping) also helps to pass it along.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,479
Posted By My Daycare
It works. I have done this in the past before...

It works. I have done this in the past before daycare. If I had to do it now, I would have to buy a gate to keep the dck's out. If you can't take off the door for that reason than make your son...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,869
Posted By My Daycare
I think it's great. It's short and to the point,...

I think it's great. It's short and to the point, but I don't know if parents will take you seriously because of the date. I think you should change it to now, rather than Jan.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,516
Posted By My Daycare
Unhappy :(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:( I wish we didn't have to...

:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:( I wish we didn't have to feel guilty or explain ourselves for letting a baby talk.

Wow. I just saw that book on Amazon. It has 4.5 stars.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,516
Posted By My Daycare
An article like the following does not help! ...

An article like the following does not help! Articles like this are why people "never knew.":eek:

http://newbornbaby.com.au/newborn/care/baby-sleeping/baby-cat-naps/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,182
Posted By My Daycare
If you end up not getting the toddler toilet,...

If you end up not getting the toddler toilet, here...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By My Daycare
Thanks!. I, actually, never heard of KidsWoot.

Thanks!. I, actually, never heard of KidsWoot.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By My Daycare
Oh no, did I miss it. I see, iGo Power Smart...

Oh no, did I miss it. I see, iGo Power Smart Wall 4-Outlet Surge Protector - 2 Pack, on woot.com
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,005
Posted By My Daycare
Great letter! I do remember recently reading...

Great letter!

I do remember recently reading somewhere that it is not OK to raise rates for that specific reason, or to raise them to completely cover the cost of food when you are on the food...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,352
Posted By My Daycare
Video Monitors

I keep waking up the babies by checking on them:(

Are there any cheap video monitors out there that can see in the dark? Is it possible to set up a few wireless webcams? Are you able to tell if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,701
Posted By My Daycare
Here is a link that you may be interested in if...

Here is a link that you may be interested in if you have not seen it already. It's just something I skimmed over once. I really don't know anything about it.

http://www.ilgateways.com/

and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,486
Posted By My Daycare
Here is the definition that they have for cot. ...

Here is the definition that they have for cot.

“Cot” means a comfortable, safe and child-sized alternative bed made of resilient, fire retardant, sanitizable fabric that is on legs or otherwise...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,486
Posted By My Daycare
I wish we could use mats. It would be so much...

I wish we could use mats. It would be so much easier.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,254
Posted By My Daycare
I agree with all of the above. Also, make sure...

I agree with all of the above. Also, make sure your guilt for the lack of attention that she is getting does not get in the way of your being firm with her.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,203
Posted By My Daycare
Just making sure, but the dates are starred out. ...

Just making sure, but the dates are starred out. She is not expecting more child care, is she?
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 10-05-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,508
Posted By My Daycare
Thanks for the insight. I have never heard of a...

Thanks for the insight. I have never heard of a supertaster or thought that it could be an allergy. That's a cool test. I might try it on all of us.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,587
Posted By My Daycare
6:45-4:45, but I voted 6:30 to 4:30.

6:45-4:45, but I voted 6:30 to 4:30.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,772
Posted By My Daycare
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,772
Posted By My Daycare
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:...

:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,250
Posted By My Daycare
Great suggestion! Especially if you are going to...

Great suggestion! Especially if you are going to hang stuff on the walls and you don't want a cluttered look.

If, and only if, you have a lot of light than you can do a brown or dark red, dark...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 10-01-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,508
Posted By My Daycare
Oh, I should add that he is a little guy 5th...

Oh, I should add that he is a little guy 5th percentile for height & weight. Small, but proportional and healthy.
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 10-01-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,508
Posted By My Daycare
Different Kind of Picky Eater

My son is 4 and I have always considered him a picky eater. When I read on here about picky eaters, the things that those children eat or different than what my son eats. I've noticed that a lot of...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 10-01-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,055
Posted By My Daycare
Cooking With Wine

Does anyone know if the all of the alcohol really burns off in a dish? I hear that it does, but I'm not sure if I believe it. Would you cook with wine for your family or your daycare kids?

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,480
Posted By My Daycare
At the school that my son used to attend there...

At the school that my son used to attend there wasn't any recess and gym was once a week. If I remember right, his Gym class was only for 1 out of the 2 semesters/yr.

We moved and his elementary...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 50,661
Posted By My Daycare
About 2220 a month including food program. 3...

About 2220 a month including food program. 3 full timers.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,712
Posted By My Daycare
It was in my state licensing orientation papers...

It was in my state licensing orientation papers as a suggested website to check out. I have been reading ever since.:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,871
Posted By My Daycare
Great website!:D Yes, I use vinegar for...

Great website!:D

Yes, I use vinegar for disinfecting to a certain degree.

Does anyone know anything about using Vinegar & Peroxide together? Not really together, but within close proximity to...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 09-15-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,143
Posted By My Daycare
I am in Illinois too and they seem to only be...

I am in Illinois too and they seem to only be concerned about the last 30 days when it comes to food program, medical insurance, school lunch forms or any kind of assistance.

Our income varies...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,514
Posted By My Daycare
I would have been upset too, but because I can't...

I would have been upset too, but because I can't stand anyone who does that. I don't usually answer the door for anyone I know that pops up unexpectedly and could have called and asked. I have been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,596
Posted By My Daycare
A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By My Daycare
Student Loans

I ran across this (https://www.ecsi.net/bwr/forms/ecsi/canc_headstart_childcare.pdf)while I was looking for deferments for my Perkins Loan.

If you read part 1, it seems like a state licensed...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-12-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,092
Posted By My Daycare
Meal Deduction

Can we claim the standard deduction for food not reimbursed by the food program. For example, I do 2 snacks a day, but since the food program reimburses for one, can I claim the other on my taxes?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,547
Posted By My Daycare
I found a list, but which one do I choose!!???

I found a list, but which one do I choose!!???
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,547
Posted By My Daycare
Food Program Sponsers IL

Does anyone know where to find a list of food program sponsors in IL. Soes anyone have any suggestions?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,109
Posted By My Daycare
I have the same problem. Mine is not through the...

I have the same problem. Mine is not through the food program. It's the version that's $60/yr.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,238
Posted By My Daycare
I just called this morning to enroll, and then I...

I just called this morning to enroll, and then I saw this thread. I have been stalling for months. I guess we will see how it goes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,275
Posted By My Daycare
My favorite foods to buy there are the frozen...

My favorite foods to buy there are the frozen strawberries, blueberries and rasberries for smoothies. They last forever, being that the bags are huge compared to the ones at other grocery stores. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,586
Posted By My Daycare
:confused::eek::(:mad::mad::mad::mad::eek::(:confu...

:confused::eek::(:mad::mad::mad::mad::eek::(:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,514
Posted By My Daycare
I did this too. After my 1st daycare year. I...

I did this too. After my 1st daycare year. I don't even count that year. I think of my 1st day as a provider as after that that time off.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By My Daycare
I would have closed! Those hurt! I am dreading...

I would have closed! Those hurt! I am dreading ever getting one again. I have only had one big one and I lost 8 pounds that night from thrashing around in pain and kept it off.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,142
Posted By My Daycare
Thanks for your help. I think I will work with...

Thanks for your help. I think I will work with the new one I have for a while and try to move it around and fix it up.

I'll check out the portable ones at Target for the two new ones that I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,142
Posted By My Daycare
Yes, but it is still just not right. My new...

Yes, but it is still just not right. My new Large Graco one has a big hill toward the middle of it. My Old one has a crease in the middle. It seems like there is an inner cloth material between...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,142
Posted By My Daycare
Good Playpen

Does anyone have any recommendations for a good Playpen for sleeping? Something that is sturdy, has a secure mattress and is safe.

Right now I have this one, but it bunches up in the middle. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,914
Posted By My Daycare
2 times a day. At nap time, I put them into...

2 times a day. At nap time, I put them into their playpens and by the time I am done vacuuming, they are sleeping.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,557
Posted By My Daycare
At Walmart, the Superyard is $50 and the...

At Walmart, the Superyard is $50 and the Superyard with the extension kit is $69.

I bought 2 of the ones that include the extension, and they work great. However, I haven't had to move them yet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,536
Posted By My Daycare
How about... No matter what, I will never...

How about...

No matter what, I will never forget to give your child the best care in the world.

While they are with me, I will never forget to feed them and meet their most important needs.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,536
Posted By My Daycare
I like this! It's short & up front.

I like this! It's short & up front.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,977
Posted By My Daycare
My 11 year old, sometime after 1 year old, used...

My 11 year old, sometime after 1 year old, used to bang his head on the floor or the wall when I told him no. He would run to the wall or the hard floor and do it about 3 times in a row, very hard. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,721
Posted By My Daycare
Regs here are opposite from others... "A...

Regs here are opposite from others...

"A toilet shall be easily accessible so that the contents of reusable diapers may be disposed of before placing the diapers in the diaper pail. Disposable...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,709
Posted By My Daycare
How do you clean the thin tube inside without a...

How do you clean the thin tube inside without a dishwasher? I do have one, but don't use it every day before pick-up.

I had a baby with those. I attempted to use one of those long metal craft...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By My Daycare
When I see ads posted by parents looking for home...

When I see ads posted by parents looking for home child care for children over 2 in my area, about 50% of them make some sort of comment about TV in their ad. Such as, We don't want someone who will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,057
Posted By My Daycare
I wish I could. I am now, but one of my infants...

I wish I could. I am now, but one of my infants is too mobile and there are too many things that he keeps trying getting into. Such as my driveway, the neighbors driveway, loose grass, sandbox (no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,057
Posted By My Daycare
Mom of Two - Where did you get the gates? Your...

Mom of Two - Where did you get the gates? Your idea looks perfect for my very movable infant.

Catherder - That's perfect! I ordered some of the pools and balls today!

Great ideas! Thanks!:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,057
Posted By My Daycare
Infants Outdoors

Can anyone post pictures or give ideas for an outdoor infant play area? I don't have a porch, but I do have plenty of grass & cement. I don't have a completely enclosed yard. Does anyone use...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,136
Posted By My Daycare
I think you are right. I do this in a...

I think you are right.

I do this in a similar way when a child has something that I want for some reason. I put my hand out and say, "thank you." They always give it to me and run off, but maybe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,954
Posted By My Daycare
Will hiring an assistant for 1 week enable you to...

Will hiring an assistant for 1 week enable you to have higher numbers? If you really want this family, then it may be worth it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,639
Posted By My Daycare
Wow, I can't wait to see that kid in the future. ...

Wow, I can't wait to see that kid in the future. Can you keep us updated for the rest of his life?

She is teaching her kid to steal????:eek:
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 06-03-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,519
Posted By My Daycare
Same here, but I will also offer skim too because...

Same here, but I will also offer skim too because that is what I drink.

I do wish raw milk was not so inaccessible in my state too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,889
Posted By My Daycare
I have 3 parents that do this. My parents have...

I have 3 parents that do this. My parents have to set it up so that the money is due about a week before it really is, or else the payment is late. Now that it is all straightened out I get my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,370
Posted By My Daycare
Me too:eek:

Me too:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,174
Posted By My Daycare
His voice has always made my skin crawl.

His voice has always made my skin crawl.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,122
Posted By My Daycare
My pet peeve quote is, "Oh, they are just...

My pet peeve quote is, "Oh, they are just boys."
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,071
Posted By My Daycare
I average about 1-2 hrs a week, during warmer...

I average about 1-2 hrs a week, during warmer months. However, it snowed just about every day here this winter and I spent many many hours per week shoveling snow.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,846
Posted By My Daycare
Would a wrap work for walks? I have a quad...

Would a wrap work for walks? I have a quad stroller, but it's not infant friendly. I would rather use my double one and carry the baby. Would it also work at the park? Is it hot?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,176
Posted By My Daycare
Maybe she thought you would offer to watch her...

Maybe she thought you would offer to watch her new baby. Then she would have to say "no" in front of her daughter. She chose to lie instead.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,748
Posted By My Daycare
Sounds like you're doing things right, but I...

Sounds like you're doing things right, but I would cut down the 3 chances.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,748
Posted By My Daycare
When my older ones were little they got a...

When my older ones were little they got a listerine strip. It worked great because they get stuck there until they dissolve. Nowadays, I won't do that for my youngest because I'm scared.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-04-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,647
Posted By My Daycare
Buying a Home

Hi, I was wondering if any of you were ever in this situation.

I pay a lot for rent. A mortgage would be only slightly more than I currently pay for rent. My husband & I are both self-employed. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,373
Posted By My Daycare
Someone on this board had a no toy time period. ...

Someone on this board had a no toy time period. I don't remember for how many days, and I forgot to read the whole thread to find out how it worked out.

I wish I could find it now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,114
Posted By My Daycare
I agree with most of what pp's are saying, but...

I agree with most of what pp's are saying, but mainly, I think it would have offended me as a parent. I bolded some of the things that would have done so.

Please don't take it the wrong way. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,577
Posted By My Daycare
Both... If they are late beyond their...

Both...

If they are late beyond their contracted time, then I charge $5/hr beginning with the 1st minute after that time.

If they are late past closing time, the fee is $15 for the 1st minute...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-18-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,153
Posted By My Daycare
Tom - Family Child Care Money Management and Retirement Guide

Does your book, Family Child Care Money Management and Retirement Guide, talk about how a self-employed child care provider would go about getting financed for a home?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,525
Posted By My Daycare
I only watch 3 infants and the advice of pp's is...

I only watch 3 infants and the advice of pp's is great. Also, realize that you may not get a break at first, so limit your hours. I only work 9.5 to 10 hrs/ day. They all come and go at the same...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 03-09-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,878
Posted By My Daycare
Yum! Let us know how it turns out.

Yum! Let us know how it turns out.
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 03-09-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,416
Posted By My Daycare
Thank you! I will try some.

Thank you! I will try some.
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 03-09-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,878
Posted By My Daycare
This was great! I made it yesterday for dinner. ...

This was great! I made it yesterday for dinner. The only difference was that I cooked the chicken in the slow cooker in chicken broth & I did puree the sauce, to hide the chunks or from myself.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,253
Posted By My Daycare
Is it pre-bottled water? Can you drink tap water...

Is it pre-bottled water? Can you drink tap water in your area?
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 03-07-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,416
Posted By My Daycare
Looking For Bread Machine

Does anyone have any good bread recipes that include more whole grains than not?

I'm looking for recipes w/ or w/out a bread machine. I'm debating whether or not to find a way to replace the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,170
Posted By My Daycare
Ditto?????

Ditto?????
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