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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By DCMama
research

I did some research and apparently this kind of thing happened to a lot of small business owners like myself. Wish there was a way to resolve this fast. I do not want them to send me to collection...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By DCMama
Payment

Last time they billed my 11 dollar for one call. I paif tem that because it was only one call and i thought that that I dd recieved that call since it was to my home number. This time i change it to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By DCMama
Sad

My bill came out to be 99 bucks. This is for calls that i NEVER recieved. My phone record doesnt showed it. They told me their phone record shows six calls but how convienence the calls were block...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By DCMama
Fraud stand clear

I am so sad. I am scammed by yellow page ad solution. I agreed to their pay per calls ad and now i truly regret it. I did not recieved any calls and yet they billed me for 6 calls. When i talked to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,016
Posted By DCMama
It was disrespectful to do that in someone house....

It was disrespectful to do that in someone house. Its werid she is the same race at me so at the same time its like she's dissing herself. Oh well her son is cute but not cute enough for me to have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,870
Posted By DCMama
Yes, love that song. My son cant get enough...

Yes, love that song. My son cant get enough either. From that song so many other projects arised. We end up making dinosaur hats and masks for children to look the part. We take this song indoors...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,336
Posted By DCMama
These are the fun activities i remember doing for...

These are the fun activities i remember doing for halloween at a center that kids love. We call it the harvest fesitval:

-Face painting
-Paint small pumpkins
-Paint one big pumpkin together as a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,016
Posted By DCMama
I would like to think that i am different but...

I would like to think that i am different but perhaps you can give me pointers. I have a b.a. In child development, worked in a child devleopment center for 5 years, got infant/toddler unit,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,860
Posted By DCMama
Omg i have similar problem with my 4year old dcb....

Omg i have similar problem with my 4year old dcb. He like play with other all roughly and then they do the same to him he cried that they are beatimg him up and they re not eventouching him. Also he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,000
Posted By DCMama
Wow someone has too much video game time or...

Wow someone has too much video game time or something. This is strange.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,016
Posted By DCMama
Oh my goodness. The lady that I spoke to was...

Oh my goodness. The lady that I spoke to was considering another place for a grand! and yet she is complaining about my place! I'm sorry she has to pay a lot for daycare, but she has two kids so go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,016
Posted By DCMama
Yeah, I told them that this will cover breakfast,...

Yeah, I told them that this will cover breakfast, am and pm snack, and also lunch. I am not a babysitting service. I am licensed and I have a curriculum I followed and apparently it is not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,427
Posted By DCMama
That sound like a nice idea. I have ipad too....

That sound like a nice idea. I have ipad too. Maybe I try to use it as well. thank you
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By DCMama
I usually copy and paste parent email and google...

I usually copy and paste parent email and google it to check for any scams links to it. I found a few. Same email that got flag and people saying they tell people to wire money to them. I notice a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,870
Posted By DCMama
the "we are the dinosaur, we make the world flat"...

the "we are the dinosaur, we make the world flat" is really popular among the children that i have because they get to walk around the room pretending to be dinosaurs. Maybe try different song. get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,016
Posted By DCMama
Venting

sigh, I know this happens to a lot of people on here and it has become the norm but it's still so bothersome. Had 2 inquires from parents that are not willing to pay for daycare. it's so frustrating....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By DCMama
Good luck please tell us if they do ;)

Good luck please tell us if they do ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,340
Posted By DCMama
Problem solved thanks!

Problem solved thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,340
Posted By DCMama
Thanks daycare, will definitely learn from my...

Thanks daycare, will definitely learn from my mistakes. It will be him, his wife , and their son coming today again together and that if they have all the papers filled out and immunization record to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,340
Posted By DCMama
First of all thank you for the responses. Second...

First of all thank you for the responses. Second of all i must clarify somethings ( not like it make it any better) he asked that, i did not agree to it. I agree for them to stay a little bit on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,340
Posted By DCMama
Yes...he actually say..."I work from home so if I...

Yes...he actually say..."I work from home so if I can come over here and just sit on your couch in the other room while you go on your day with the rest of your kids..." my mouth just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,340
Posted By DCMama
Red Flags

Just wondering what are some of the providers here "red flags" when interviewing potential families. What are some of the things that you see that would make you feel like you will not work with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,880
Posted By DCMama
agree. I was told by my license analysis that I...

agree. I was told by my license analysis that I can only watch one family that is not related to me if i am unlicensed. Still, I can't advertise my home unless I have a license number.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,404
Posted By DCMama
That's cute, simple, and sweet. I would love to...

That's cute, simple, and sweet. I would love to see some of your responses to your client if you do not mind. I do have her email and number. It just didn't cross my mind to email her which I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,178
Posted By DCMama
If you are uncomfortable with that you should...

If you are uncomfortable with that you should write up a notification. My policy clearly state what to bring and what not to bring to daycare. If they still decide to bring it, it will stay in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,880
Posted By DCMama
I left my facility number blank and got a call...

I left my facility number blank and got a call from licensing within 1 week after my fingerprint cleared. the person set up an appointment with me 2 weeks later and the rest was history. I guess...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,416
Posted By DCMama
I understand where you are coming from. I do...

I understand where you are coming from. I do think that with any job you would eventually feel like that though. I mean if it's constantly the same every single day. but at the same time I guess...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,404
Posted By DCMama
I Guess This Is All Part Of The Process

Had some calls and interview lately. out of all of them only one family sign up. However this family paper work is delaying big time. she has subsidy so I do not want to take her child until all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,139
Posted By DCMama
lucky, I wish I find a good grant like that.

lucky, I wish I find a good grant like that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By DCMama
You know if it's the first time, I really hope...

You know if it's the first time, I really hope she has a good excuse but still she should really time her her time accordingly. it is frustrating dealing with those type of parents and they do not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,835
Posted By DCMama
I am in the process of taking a family with...

I am in the process of taking a family with subsidy but the paper work is troublesome right now. She still haven't talk to her case manager about me and expect me to do it when she didn't gib me her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By DCMama
15 minute and then I start getting really piss...

15 minute and then I start getting really piss and feel like I am stood up. However, there was one time where the family didn't show until 30 minute later because she couldn't find the place and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,105
Posted By DCMama
omg that how i felt the last few times!!! except...

omg that how i felt the last few times!!! except instead of playing with dora I was playing with the baby kitchen. sigh. Having all these no shows no calls people really bother me. Its like I got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By DCMama
she say she recently moved so she wants a place...

she say she recently moved so she wants a place closer to her new home. And her 4 year old is in head start right now. I think its a little weird that her 4 year old is only in head starts until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By DCMama
Interview Today

Finally have some calls in. Dcm called and it sound so urgent. She want to come right now to check out the place. Hopefully all goes well. Finger crossed. They also using gov funding. This will be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,700
Posted By DCMama
thank you for the reply. those are all good...

thank you for the reply. those are all good advice. I did give her some choices for hourly rate or daily rate to be fair. And I agree and told them that if I find a full time slot her slot need to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,700
Posted By DCMama
Suggestions Please

I have some rates debates. I usually have rates for 5 days full time, 3 days, and 2 days part time. A parent would like to acquire care for 5 days for just 4 hours a day. How much should I charge?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,943
Posted By DCMama
60 a week!?!?!?!! gasp what is this...what is...

60 a week!?!?!?!! gasp what is this...what is this?? how? i do not get how.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,227
Posted By DCMama
Congrats! i bet it feels good

Congrats! i bet it feels good
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,397
Posted By DCMama
Daycare Workers Are People Too

I do not get this sort of disrespect that is going on. Parents can be so awful to people that they should not be awful to sometimes. We are not your slaves, we are not own by you, we have human...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,205
Posted By DCMama
loving the article

I am in love with this article. I think I will print it and post it up at my daycare.Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,246
Posted By DCMama
I have a "shh children sleeping" at the...

I have a "shh children sleeping" at the door.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,205
Posted By DCMama
Some people just see the rate in chunks and think...

Some people just see the rate in chunks and think that they can't afford it when in reality it's as if we are watching their child for under minimum wage per hours. I do not get it either. This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,427
Posted By DCMama
they know it's friday too jk. haha at least it's...

they know it's friday too jk. haha at least it's friday!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,796
Posted By DCMama
I agree. I don't think it is mean. She need to...

I agree. I don't think it is mean. She need to learn to try new and healthy things. I don't think you should adjust your menu just for one child that is not even eating healthy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By DCMama
craigslist, online, flyers, schools, and poster...

craigslist, online, flyers, schools, and poster outside of home. So far it's not going so well for me, but it only been a month so finger crossed. I do not know how people place it in laundry mats...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By DCMama
I been having one child. It was awkward at first...

I been having one child. It was awkward at first because we eventually ran out of things to do together. I have my niece and nephew over to play all together. After awhile I would just take him out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,252
Posted By DCMama
I do not have a policy for that but I do not...

I do not have a policy for that but I do not think I would friend my parents. I would friend them on my main business page though haha.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,178
Posted By DCMama
730 is my time :D

730 is my time :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,174
Posted By DCMama
wow that's incredible! it prob cost you alot of...

wow that's incredible! it prob cost you alot of less which is even more awesome! pat on the back for being so creative!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,652
Posted By DCMama
Thanks Daycare, that really gave me alot of...

Thanks Daycare, that really gave me alot of insight. For a two week trial do you think the state will pay for that? I realize that the family I am speaking with is using Cal-works. I do have a 2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,652
Posted By DCMama
Great advice. I will definitely try those...

Great advice. I will definitely try those pointers next time. I think it's great to be reminded that I need to be in control of the conversation. Got to get back to my mojo. So when they come,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,652
Posted By DCMama
Thumbs down Such a Noob

I am such a noob at this. Just got a phone call from a potential client and I totally do not know what to say to them. I bet this subject has been discuss before but if someone don't mind can they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,530
Posted By DCMama
I offer a choice of honey oats or cheerios.

I offer a choice of honey oats or cheerios.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,611
Posted By DCMama
Yeah,I agree with everyone else. It's not fair...

Yeah,I agree with everyone else. It's not fair what she did. Or I guess she was naive and think that you would accept it when you don't. So you won't get pay the full amount if you receive state...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,402
Posted By DCMama
No calls are so rude. It was very nice of you to...

No calls are so rude. It was very nice of you to reschedule though
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By DCMama
My hubby does webpage. And he know a dude to host...

My hubby does webpage. And he know a dude to host it for 6 dollar a month. It is base on wordpress and templates.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By DCMama
I heard from other providers those are one of the...

I heard from other providers those are one of the good parents you would like to work with since they care enough to check for daycare in advance. However, I know how you feel, things can be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By DCMama
Glad things are going kindly for you! almost...

Glad things are going kindly for you! almost labor day too so more time off!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,896
Posted By DCMama
me too please!

me too please!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,349
Posted By DCMama
This line of work put on such an emotional roller...

This line of work put on such an emotional roller coaster. You go up when you get a call. Go steady when they come to talk to you, go down when there is no returns for your hard work. At least you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,396
Posted By DCMama
yeah, thank you for understanding. I just spend...

yeah, thank you for understanding. I just spend so much money on improving my daycare and I wish I had some kids to share those things with. A lot of activities waiting to be shared, it is hard....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,186
Posted By DCMama
I think it depend on what kind of teacher she is....

I think it depend on what kind of teacher she is. I remember my high school teachers don't get off until 3:45 because of two different bell schedules. However, my elementary teacher would get off by...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,592
Posted By DCMama
wow either this person sound like a first class...

wow either this person sound like a first class hater doesn't she/he? I would just ignore them. But I think I would search the email to see who this person is just for laugh
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By DCMama
Don't u just love those days? congrats

Don't u just love those days? congrats
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,286
Posted By DCMama
Mine was within 3-5 days...my analysis found me...

Mine was within 3-5 days...my analysis found me it was kinda funny to be honest
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,681
Posted By DCMama
hahah thanks for sharing that. It must be funny...

hahah thanks for sharing that. It must be funny after the fact but scary during the process. Similar things happened to me before. I dream that a bunch of ants were attacking me (i hate ants) and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,147
Posted By DCMama
I'm starting to really believe in the warning...

I'm starting to really believe in the warning that everyone I have met that are in the child care business has told me, "it's not the children that is troublesome, it's the parents!" omg this parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By DCMama
i'm sure you may have done this, but I remember...

i'm sure you may have done this, but I remember one time when working at a child development center, a girl was rewarded stickers when she show improvements on whatever she needed to improve on. i.e....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,657
Posted By DCMama
Dora is cute she reminds me of my niece! haha...

Dora is cute she reminds me of my niece! haha thanks for sharing
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,377
Posted By DCMama
The wagon is outrageously cute!!!! Check on...

The wagon is outrageously cute!!!! Check on craigslist for some amazing deals!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,286
Posted By DCMama
IF it's still a trial period I would explain to...

IF it's still a trial period I would explain to them I am unable to serve their child. It's just not safe if you're not confident or comfortable with it gl
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,898
Posted By DCMama
This is horrible!!!!! no wonder why some parent...

This is horrible!!!!! no wonder why some parent are scare to put their child in daycare
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,787
Posted By DCMama
I think there was discussion about this when I...

I think there was discussion about this when I was in my child development class how it is hard when you get close to a kid and the family kid and when they are in financial need we as provider feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,123
Posted By DCMama
This lady sound so entitle and a little bit of a...

This lady sound so entitle and a little bit of a joke to be honest. I do not think it's a good deal to take care of 2 potential kids for a old coach bag that I can purchase at an outlet for a lower...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,407
Posted By DCMama
I do not appreciate dcprovider fake the calls to...

I do not appreciate dcprovider fake the calls to shop around at all. This is so lame!!! I have a taste of that before and it was soo sour.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,625
Posted By DCMama
It's sucks being nice to people just for them to...

It's sucks being nice to people just for them to turn around and take advantage of you. But really, without enforcing it people are like kids sometime and want to push their limits. Like I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,040
Posted By DCMama
i really have alot to learn, I have no idea what...

i really have alot to learn, I have no idea what these slots means. Do you just have them sign up for a certain hours and have to stick by it so that you can serve other children?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By DCMama
Damn I just posted on your other post without...

Damn I just posted on your other post without seeing this post! either way congrats!!!!!!!! :) :) :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,601
Posted By DCMama
Good Going Nickel I am super jealous of you right...

Good Going Nickel I am super jealous of you right now! hope your find your wonderful family! If only I can use your left overs haha just kidding.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,423
Posted By DCMama
This job is starting to seem more and more...

This job is starting to seem more and more difficult. haha Yes, kids should really learn to keep their hands to themselves but at the same time some cultures are different and it's just hard to find...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,227
Posted By DCMama
I am scare of inspection I am so not prepare for...

I am scare of inspection I am so not prepare for that. But at the same time I do not have any official enrollment right now, so I wonder how the inspection would even work...oh well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,990
Posted By DCMama
This lady really has an attitude and is...

This lady really has an attitude and is ungrateful! wow!!!! can't believe she got the nerve to text you that!!!! That is beyond rude! seriously, she should be thankful that she didn't get charge the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,956
Posted By DCMama
I love your set ups its so nice and bright. I...

I love your set ups its so nice and bright. I wish my daycare was a tiny bit bigger. And my rug always get wrinkle it's soo annoying!!
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 08-22-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,757
Posted By DCMama
I found collections from craigslist and some I...

I found collections from craigslist and some I would get from my resource library. Those are like jewels for me and I make sure my child take care of it like gold. haha okay not that badly but those...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-22-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 36,309
Posted By DCMama
I think different people use it for different...

I think different people use it for different thing, so you should definitely ask your provider. For me and I think for most people, we use it for supply. I tell parents in advance that this fee is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,396
Posted By DCMama
@blackcat, The post 100 posts will be one of my...

@blackcat, The post 100 posts will be one of my goal!

@everyone, I'm starting to feel maybe I should advertise from the beginning when I was still starting up my daycare and plant some seeds into...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,938
Posted By DCMama
This is mind www.Gtlittleacademy.com and my...

This is mind www.Gtlittleacademy.com and my facebook is the same I think...I am still trying to figure out the facebook thing and how to add groups and stuff. I'm not fb savy
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,690
Posted By DCMama
This may be a silly comment but how about you...

This may be a silly comment but how about you give them a trial period, Like I will help you with your child on the wet sleeping thing for like a week but if things don't get better they need to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,689
Posted By DCMama
I ditto all these kind comments this site is...

I ditto all these kind comments this site is truly wonderful!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,396
Posted By DCMama
Thanks for all the wonderful advice. At a time...

Thanks for all the wonderful advice. At a time like this, it just get depressing a little that's all. It's nice to have people that already been there give you some encouragement like this. I truly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,396
Posted By DCMama
Wonder What I Am Doing Wrong

It been a month since I am licensed and I have yet to find a family to join my program. I tried craigslist and got tons of people who are trying to waste my time and not needing child care. I tried...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5,812
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 650,794
Posted By DCMama
Sigh, Just opened my daycare and it's not going...

Sigh, Just opened my daycare and it's not going so well. I did not realize how discouraging it would feel. Haven't had much inquiry for the daycare and when I did, people would be a fake, flake, or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By DCMama
So does the food program have to come and inspect...

So does the food program have to come and inspect your daycare first before allowing you to apart of it? Was it hard to get in? I am still establishing my daycare and writing up my handbook, i was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By DCMama
New to Infant Program

I was wondering how many people provide food for infant as part as their program. I think I might, But since they are young, I'm just paranoid about what food they can and can not eat. For this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By DCMama
hmm

i recently made a fb page and has no idea how to make it function. haha I shall look into that more.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By DCMama
very help thank you. I just wanted to know if...

very help thank you. I just wanted to know if it's useful to use those directory...really torn about it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By DCMama
Admit it we're spammers jk

Just collecting different people ways of marketing themselves for fun. Also, just received a call from USDirectory saying my business can get easily found on google, yahoo, bing, and etc if I pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By DCMama
Thanks for that information and the question. I...

Thanks for that information and the question. I just got my first Phone interview just now and I just used your questions. I felts so nervous...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,363
Posted By DCMama
Sorry typing wit ipad, its hard...

Sorry typing wit ipad, its hard...
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