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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,200
Posted By misol
Mine never explained this to me but if I had...

Mine never explained this to me but if I had given it some thought I should have been able to figure it out. I sometimes get a day or two behind but usually do it each day. Oh well, if they haven't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,198
Posted By misol
I understand what you are saying but I can't put...

I understand what you are saying but I can't put myself in a position where I am regularly cleaning up throwup. I would be a basket case with a child like this in my care:eek:. It would make ME...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,471
Posted By misol
This thread was months ago but I just recently...

This thread was months ago but I just recently found a reminder to myself to look this up. I can't find it anywhere. Maybe I don't know what it's called and that's why I'm having trouble googling. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,638
Posted By misol
I don't mention it either. I just wait until...

I don't mention it either. I just wait until their paths cross and when they ask I just say soemthing like oh, that's little Joey. He's 3 years old and started two weeks ago. He seems to be a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,034
Posted By misol
The menu planning options are different based on...

The menu planning options are different based on which version of MMK you have. One version you download to your save to your computer. The otehr version is the online version (the one that most...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-16-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,469
Posted By misol
As broke as I am, I still find that when it comes...

As broke as I am, I still find that when it comes to taxes I have more money than I have time :lol: If you want to do them yourself I say pay for the software and save yourself the time and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By misol
The same thought crossed my mind.

The same thought crossed my mind.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,469
Posted By misol
I recently made this switch too. I did it about...

I recently made this switch too. I did it about a month ago and it was the best move I ever made. I use my living room and dining room as the main play areas. I use the superyard to cordon off the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,826
Posted By misol
I have it off paid. I don't feel bad taking paid...

I have it off paid. I don't feel bad taking paid holidays because they know before they sign up which holidays I will be closed. I do, however, always feel guilty about taking vacation days though.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,293
Posted By misol
I do the same as previous posters. Anyone here...

I do the same as previous posters. Anyone here who is "too sick" or "too tired" to _______ (fill in the blank) will need to go lay down and rest. They ususally get well quick fast LOL. I also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By misol
Anonymity?

FYI, if you change your username all of your original posts and threads will still be associated with your new username. If you are changing the name to become more anonymous, you should just create...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,809
Posted By misol
This is way too funny:lol:

This is way too funny:lol:
Forum: Forms - Uploads 02-08-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,177
Posted By misol
The way it is worded makes sense to me. ...

The way it is worded makes sense to me.

For me though, a holding fee should be just that ... a holding fee. There would be no refunds or credits...period. I would be more inclined to offer...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,596
Posted By misol
Next time she texts/asks you just tell her that...

Next time she texts/asks you just tell her that you've decided that since the mom's expected due date is Wednesday that the clock will start on Wednesday whether she has the baby or not. Ugh, just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,227
Posted By misol
I sort of understand:confused: I work based on an...

I sort of understand:confused: I work based on an ask (not offer) system:) I have my standard agreement but a family may ask for a special provision. If I agree to accommodate the request, I will add...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,227
Posted By misol
Really? What kind of discrimination? My...

Really? What kind of discrimination? My contract is slightly different for every family. What I may agree to do for one family, I might not agree to do for another - especially if one is willing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,981
Posted By misol
After about 2 warnings that the kitchen is not a...

After about 2 warnings that the kitchen is not a play area, I would tell them that since they are still playing then they must be finished so I am coming to collect plates. That usually gets mine to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,318
Posted By misol
Wow, this is a new one to me. I haven't had a...

Wow, this is a new one to me. I haven't had a call of this nature yet.

Pay or no pay, providers still have to stay within their licensed capacity, right?

Curious... what do the callers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,052
Posted By misol
I can PM you mine too.

I can PM you mine too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,798
Posted By misol
Thanks Abigail. I can't wait fo my shipment to...

Thanks Abigail. I can't wait fo my shipment to arrive.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,682
Posted By misol
My thoughs exactly!

My thoughs exactly!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,259
Posted By misol
Great news Zoe!

Great news Zoe!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,727
Posted By misol
They used to say before kindergarten. Soon they...

They used to say before kindergarten. Soon they will be saying before 5th grade. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,089
Posted By misol
Ditto!!! I'd buy books from a couple of...

Ditto!!!

I'd buy books from a couple of other posters on here too :).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,916
Posted By misol
I agree with pp. If they are that close to you,...

I agree with pp. If they are that close to you, offer to swing by and pick up the payments. If any decline your offer, charge them a late payment fee if they don't bring it by the specified time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,866
Posted By misol
OMG! This probably would have gotten right past...

OMG! This probably would have gotten right past me! I wouldn't have even known what to look for and would have probably assumed it was rice and gone on about my business. When I change a poopy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,015
Posted By misol
I would say it depends on your relationship with...

I would say it depends on your relationship with the family. My parents pay whether they are here or not regardless of the reason so they probably wouldn't even ask. And since that's my policy I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,526
Posted By misol
Payment Payment is based on your contracted...

Payment
Payment is based on your contracted hours, not on hours of attendance.It is required that you pay in advance of care. Payment is due in full on Friday for care the following week. Do not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,099
Posted By misol
This is exactly what I use to divide my big and...

This is exactly what I use to divide my big and little sides too! And I also don't allow anyone to touch it. If I call their name, they know to take their hands off immediately - even the 17month...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,887
Posted By misol
Truthfully, what I would do is set up the other...

Truthfully, what I would do is set up the other kids in the kitchen and have them eat while I stay in the playroom with the boy until mom got there. If he is in the middle of lunch when she gets...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,031
Posted By misol
Growing up we called them something else. I have...

Growing up we called them something else. I have taught my own children to say penis and vagina and those are the terms I use with the daycare kids.

I don't have a problem with parents calling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,593
Posted By misol
I totally figured that this would be the case and...

I totally figured that this would be the case and am surprised that no parents or unregistereds have posted yet. I'll give it time.

Oh, and 100% agree that the teacher was out of line...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,593
Posted By misol
I certainly agree with you and other posters that...

I certainly agree with you and other posters that kids are being pushed too hard academically at too young an age.




Just want to clarify that I wouldn't necessarily term over it. My...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,593
Posted By misol
Suspended For Accidents Article

Flame suit has been zipped up. :ouch:

Last week my husband and I were discussing the changes that I had juuust made to my potty training policy. For the most part, I am not a complete fan of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,562
Posted By misol
I started out charging different rates for...

I started out charging different rates for different ages but now I charge same base rate for everyone. Any differences to the rates are due to hours in care, not ages of the children. I changed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,310
Posted By misol
Same here. If I remember correctly the first...

Same here. If I remember correctly the first food for my kids was mashed bananas. When I finally did start rice cereal, I used organic brown rice. I sent homemade baby food to daycare. Ugh, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,824
Posted By misol
I'm happy to hear that things went well for both...

I'm happy to hear that things went well for both of you.

KEG123 be sure to let us know if they sign with you.

broncomom, did you have violations or anything that they said you had to change?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,654
Posted By misol
WOW! This is outright dangerous and...

WOW! This is outright dangerous and disrespectful:mad:. This would have been this little boy's last day! On the spot termination! What if after mom left the boy turned around and walked right out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,492
Posted By misol
I do not close for bad weather. Many parents...

I do not close for bad weather. Many parents still have to work regardless of weather (paramedics, policemen/women, people who plow the roads, etc.) so I remain open. My parents pay whether they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,871
Posted By misol
Good for you!

Good for you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,243
Posted By misol
Sunflower, your site looks fabulous!

Sunflower, your site looks fabulous!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-28-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,271
Posted By misol
MissAnn, this sounds like a good idea!

MissAnn, this sounds like a good idea!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,123
Posted By misol
I think it's 8 in VA.

I think it's 8 in VA.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,578
Posted By misol
I got a chuckle out of this.

I got a chuckle out of this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,388
Posted By misol
Maybe you could use whatever the Spanish word is...

Maybe you could use whatever the Spanish word is for occasional and say occasional care.

Also, there are just some words that there is just no translation for. In cases like this, I think it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,386
Posted By misol
My contract just says that your child may...

My contract just says that your child may included in photos connected with daycare name unless you indicate otherwise in writing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,385
Posted By misol
This is what I would be afraid of :eek:. Rather...

This is what I would be afraid of :eek:. Rather than saying I filled the spot I would have told her that I am still interviewing for the spot and will contact the family that I think will be the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,305
Posted By misol
This is what our food lady told us as well.

This is what our food lady told us as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,540
Posted By misol
Font Style

Baybee, I think the content and layout of your website is great! The only thing I would suggest is changing the font type. Nobody else has mentioned it so it may be just me, but I think that the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,632
Posted By misol
Not for food but...

I use them every day for #2 diaper changes and wiping butts for the potty trained kiddos who can't wipe themselves yet. I also use them for cleaning up vomit and blood. I usually don't use them for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,094
Posted By misol
WOW! All of this for free? Is it free for a...

WOW! All of this for free? Is it free for a limited time or forever free? I'm going to check it out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,296
Posted By misol
Scoooore!

Provider - 1
Inconsiderate parent - 0
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,443
Posted By misol
Ugh! I kick myself at least 3 times every week...

Ugh! I kick myself at least 3 times every week for putting a grace period in my contract. I have since taken it out but I have a family that still has the old contract. I can't wait until it's...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-20-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,063
Posted By misol
I agree that too much time has been wasted...

I agree that too much time has been wasted already. When you are not getting the results that you need, you have to take matters into your own hands. Do whatever it is that you need to do by any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,443
Posted By misol
Good for you. I am sure that you'd have much...

Good for you. I am sure that you'd have much rather had her keep her money and spend time with your family.

Did she say why she was so late? Or at least why she didn't call to say she was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,805
Posted By misol
This is great!

This is great!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,100
Posted By misol
I would go with this option. It should be no...

I would go with this option. It should be no surprise to her because she was already aware from the beginning that she could lose the spot to a full-timer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,695
Posted By misol
You're right. Adding this too.

You're right. Adding this too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,622
Posted By misol
I have a "no lovies" rule with the exception of...

I have a "no lovies" rule with the exception of naptime. During awake time he would have to go cold turkey here. I would take it from him at the door and put it away until rest time. After rest...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,805
Posted By misol
Funny. Can you post a pic? I would love to see...

Funny. Can you post a pic? I would love to see that!
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-19-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,922
Posted By misol
Hello FrtizKorner and welcome to the board!

Hello FrtizKorner and welcome to the board!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,112
Posted By misol
It may not be received well but we have to do...

It may not be received well but we have to do what we have to do to keep the other kids and our families safe. My policy says that depending on the type of illnesss the siblings may also be required...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,330
Posted By misol
My own children started to really "know" better...

My own children started to really "know" better at about 15 months. I have a 16 month old in care right now that knows better too and she will even look around to see who is looking before she does...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,029
Posted By misol
I think this sounds like a great and fair idea

I think this sounds like a great and fair idea
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,628
Posted By misol
How exciting. Everything will be fine.

How exciting. Everything will be fine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,695
Posted By misol
I think this is a good too! In the event...

I think this is a good too!

In the event that a child becomes sick while here the family will be notified and prompt pick up arrangements will be made.

So that there is no misunderstanding...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,030
Posted By misol
Certainly do! I do as thorough a background...

Certainly do! I do as thorough a background check as I can without having to get their permission. I go to the state websites to check all of the public information out and court calendars too! ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,227
Posted By misol
Depending on how the property is set up our state...

Depending on how the property is set up our state can require that you have one. I live in a cul-de-sac and we are far enough away from the main street that runs through our community that I didn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,100
Posted By misol
Since you are non-confrontational I think the...

Since you are non-confrontational I think the suggestions to post a sign on the door is best. "Reminder: Tuition is due today. If not paid at pickup...please include a late payment fee of $30 with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,736
Posted By misol
Wow, this is very creative. I definitely have to...

Wow, this is very creative. I definitely have to try this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,144
Posted By misol
I got my first child about 1 month after I placed...

I got my first child about 1 month after I placed an ad on craigslist. Then it took 2 months for me to get full but that was only a temporary arrangement for a few months. I have been open 1.5...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,271
Posted By misol
This is the best advice. Keep any letters and...

This is the best advice. Keep any letters and document the date and nature of any calls, emails, or texts that you receive from either of them and bring it all to court. Don't play their game.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,766
Posted By misol
Call me crazy but...

I actually use both. I have 2 seperate MMK accounts. I did the free trial originally and then purchased the full version and was using that. Then, when I switched sponsors for the food program,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,329
Posted By misol
I do. My policy says depending on the illness...

I do. My policy says depending on the illness the siblings of a sick child may also be required to stay home. I would have not taken the sibling of a child with HF&M.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,940
Posted By misol
Catherder. This is a terrible tragedy and I am...

Catherder. This is a terrible tragedy and I am so sorry that you had to go through this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,555
Posted By misol
I think I'm missing something. What is the title...

I think I'm missing something. What is the title of the original thread that this post refers to?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,175
Posted By misol
First, I would consider the parent's track record...

First, I would consider the parent's track record with me. If they always pay on time and usually pick up and drop off on time then I would probably do it, otherwise absolutely not. I would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,518
Posted By misol
Mine is way longer than this but you could simply...

Mine is way longer than this but you could simply say: "ABC Daycare provides breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack each day. The meals that your child receives will depend on the hours that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,503
Posted By misol
Just a thought: It's possible that she may know...

Just a thought: It's possible that she may know HOW to give the meds but CAN"T because of her state regs. We have to have MAT certification in order to administer ANY meds - even over the counter...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,459
Posted By misol
Very well said JenNJ.

Very well said JenNJ.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-10-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,759
Posted By misol
I just checked the regs for VA and can't find...

I just checked the regs for VA and can't find anything in there prohibiting sippy cups. Any items brought from home just have to be labeled is all. It's probably just the daycare's own rule. If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,988
Posted By misol
Ugh! Infant menus are the worst!

Ugh! Infant menus are the worst!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,895
Posted By misol
Same here. I have the parents supply diapers and...

Same here. I have the parents supply diapers and wipes but for my own children I used Huggies diapers and Kirkland wipes so that's what I prefer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,530
Posted By misol
Carrying a two year old in full winter gear...

Carrying a two year old in full winter gear during a walk gets old QUICK! I'm with everyone else. Once they are proficient at something, I totally expect them to do it themselves. I also won't help...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,102
Posted By misol
Here is part of my dress code policy: ...

Here is part of my dress code policy:

Children should arrive clean, fully dressed, and ready for each day. Your child should be dressed in comfortable, seasonally-appropriate PLAY clothes. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,213
Posted By misol
I agree - only educational programming and in...

I agree - only educational programming and in moderation. I allow PBS, Disney, Sprout, and Noggin, Nick Jr. I have the TV on daily during dropoffs, pickups, and lunch prep. I have kids in care for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,540
Posted By misol
Great news janarae! I am sure you will make a...

Great news janarae! I am sure you will make a fabulous nanny and it's awesome that you can bring your own child with you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,945
Posted By misol
YES!! Please check them as soon as they walk in...

YES!! Please check them as soon as they walk in the door. Do NOT let mom leave until you are finished checking. If she is late for work, too bad so sad. She needs to wait until you are done...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,805
Posted By misol
I will now be charging late fees the first minute...

I will now be charging late fees the first minute they are late.

Here is what mine says now:

Late Pick-up
It is imperative that you are punctual in picking up your child. I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,767
Posted By misol
Great advice!

Great advice!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2011, 06:55 AM
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Views: 3,157
Posted By misol
How many days did you give them before the new...

How many days did you give them before the new contract was to take effect? It's likely they didn't even read it. Could you possibly call or text the parents a friendly reminder that the new...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,767
Posted By misol
I agree in that it depends on the requirements of...

I agree in that it depends on the requirements of your licensing requirements/ food program requirements.

Marestelac I have been looking on craigslist for quite some time for a time clock! As...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By misol
My payments are due Friday for the coming week so...

My payments are due Friday for the coming week so in this case I would be covered. I don't have anything in my contract addressing this but I probably would not ask for payment early if I was going...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,689
Posted By misol
We sleep all dck in the same room. The infants...

We sleep all dck in the same room. The infants in cribs and older kids on cots. I supply sheets and blankets (no pillows) and I wash everything on Fridays. It's easier for me to just supply...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-03-2011, 05:25 AM
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Views: 1,350
Posted By misol
Welcome to the forum!

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2011, 08:17 PM
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Views: 3,042
Posted By misol
Personally I would terminate because I would not...

Personally I would terminate because I would not be able to tolerate the smell. I agree with all PPs in that there is really nothing you can do as far as making the parents quit. You either have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,805
Posted By misol
I wouldn't give a specific reason. Mine says...

I wouldn't give a specific reason. Mine says "...rates will be reviewed periodically and may be adjusted to reflect increases in operating costs." You will receive 30 days written notice of any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,805
Posted By misol
Good Friday is the Friday before Easter. Black...

Good Friday is the Friday before Easter. Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,291
Posted By misol
Yayyyy! Congratulations. ROFL at...

Yayyyy! Congratulations.

ROFL at delivering a toddler. Welcome to the 10-pounder club. You have me beat - my son was 10lbs 4oz delivered vaginally. I am impressed though because I am...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-02-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,443
Posted By misol
COUNT IT :lol:

COUNT IT :lol:
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