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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,277
Posted By TwinMama
Boom!! Yup!!! This.

Boom!! Yup!!! This.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By TwinMama
Outdoor Play

I'm trying to come up with a new outdoor play area. I have a playset, but would like to put out some other fun things. What are your outdoor play areas like?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,954
Posted By TwinMama
Hair accessories are a pain! I think a policy for...

Hair accessories are a pain! I think a policy for this is a fantastic idea!!! My parents put the tiny clear rubber bands in and then my littles take them out during nap which freaks me out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By TwinMama
Business Insurance Suggestions

Does anyone have a company you would suggest to go through for business insurance?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By TwinMama
Well crumbs!!! That's not going to work then.

Well crumbs!!! That's not going to work then.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By TwinMama
Natural Play Area

Does anyone have "nature type" playground equipment? Like tree stumps or wooden stepping path. I'm thinking about creating a space like you would see in an outdoor area of a children's museum. I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By TwinMama
That's a good thing to know. I'm actually...

That's a good thing to know.

I'm actually waiting for her to tell me what they allow. I'm thinking about boxwood whether I have to have a fence or not. We have them around other parts of our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By TwinMama
Holy smokes. Well yeh. I guess I can understand...

Holy smokes. Well yeh. I guess I can understand it then. That's crazy!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By TwinMama
Oh my goodness. It's like having rules for the...

Oh my goodness. It's like having rules for the sake of having rules.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By TwinMama
I love these suggestions!!! Thank you!!! I was...

I love these suggestions!!! Thank you!!! I was wondering if maybe boxwood would be a solution as well. I like that it stays green.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By TwinMama
What kind of trees are they?? Omg!! So...

What kind of trees are they??

Omg!! So lucky!! Are you from Wisconsin??The person that's advising me with my pre licensing says that she's never seen any time that they've not required someone to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By TwinMama
Natural Fencing

When it comes to fencing I live on 3 acres in Wisconsin. My play area is huge. Is anyone familiar with what they mean when they say:

Fencing, plants, or landscaping can be used.

I would love to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By TwinMama
Ooo...good to know. I haven't gotten any yet, and...

Ooo...good to know. I haven't gotten any yet, and I'm leaning towards not now. Thank you.

I do caterpillars to butterflies every year, and I was thinking about doing tadpoles to frogs so the kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By TwinMama
I've been thinking about a hermit crab, but I'm...

I've been thinking about a hermit crab, but I'm not sure whats all involved with it.

I have also always wanted a mini horse too!! Or llamas....or a donkey. We would have wild kingdom here if it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By TwinMama
I laughed out loud about your hamster being an...

I laughed out loud about your hamster being an a-hole. I just picture getting a pet like that and it living for freaking ever.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By TwinMama
Love this.

Love this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By TwinMama
Contract Vacation Days

How many contracted vacation days do you get?

Do you give your families free days?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By TwinMama
I really want to be as fun as you are, but I...

I really want to be as fun as you are, but I can't do rodents. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By TwinMama
I have tetras nothing crazy, and a snail. We have...

I have tetras nothing crazy, and a snail. We have had them over a year. Right before Covid hit. The snail helps keep the tank clean. Every morning the kids play "find the snail". It likes to hide....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By TwinMama
Fun Daycare Pets?

I have a dog and fish. The kids love them. I was wondering what kind of daycare pets you all have and how does it work out with daycare.

I was considering something like a hermit crab that they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By TwinMama
That's perfect! Thank you!!!

That's perfect! Thank you!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By TwinMama
Thank you so much!!

Thank you so much!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By TwinMama
I have a ranch as well. My spots are: Under...

I have a ranch as well. My spots are:

Under the basement stairs where we have a storage area.

In a "cellar" area that's insulated where I store my extra toys.

A bathroom in the basement that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By TwinMama
Tornado Procedure

What do you have written for a tornado procedure. I have a few places that I can use, but I'm not sure which is the best place to choose.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By TwinMama
I just got my packet!!! Yeah!

I just got my packet!!! Yeah!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By TwinMama
Thank you so much!!! I'm still waiting for my...

Thank you so much!!! I'm still waiting for my packet. I'm so excited to get started. I'm in Southwest Wisconsin. About 40 miles west of Madison.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2021, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By TwinMama
Were they nice? I'm so nervous. I've been doing a...

Were they nice? I'm so nervous. I've been doing a majority of the things already when it comes to paperwork, and it seems my house is set up well....I hope. I'm probably putting more pressure on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By TwinMama
I wondered about covid. I know that they've been...

I wondered about covid. I know that they've been doing inspections via zoom for current licensed people here, but I don't know about newly licensed people.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By TwinMama
Wisconsin License Question

How long does it take to get licensed in Wisconsin, and can you operate while you're waiting?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By TwinMama
Does Anyone Have Birds?

We are considering getting 2 parakeets. We have never had birds before so we're doing our research first.

I'm wondering how daycare kids do with them. I wouldn't take them out of their cage...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By TwinMama
[QUOTE=TwinMama;720520]I completely agree!!! ...

[QUOTE=TwinMama;720520]I completely agree!!!

I have close friends that don't social distance and they respect the fact that I do. We're still friends because we're grown ups and we're not trying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By TwinMama
I completely agree!!! I have close friends...

I completely agree!!!

I have close friends that don't social distance and they respect the fact that I do. We're still friends because we're grown ups and we're not trying to "crack the case" so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By TwinMama
Email Communications About COVID-19

I'm trying to come up with an email to send my parents stating my expectations. My family and I have been social distancing only seeing daycare families during this time. I get not everyone is able...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,673
Posted By TwinMama
Nope. I told my parents that their school agers...

Nope. I told my parents that their school agers can't come here. I've got no direct contact with the school.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,268
Posted By TwinMama
I have a first grader and my 2 pre-k kids. I wait...

I have a first grader and my 2 pre-k kids. I wait until daycare kids are gone before we do my kid's homework.

I told Mom that I won't be responsible for a tablet getting broke. I don't mind...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By TwinMama
Do you have everyone on a mat or are your kids...

Do you have everyone on a mat or are your kids under 2 in pack and plays?

I have an 18 month old that doesn't do 2well with change. I had a hard enough time getting him to sleep in a pack n play....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By TwinMama
Getting Kids to Sleep in One Room

I have a kid in over room during nap time. I would like it if I could have them all sleep in my downstairs daycare area, but I can't figure out how to make that happen.

Any suggestions?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,250
Posted By TwinMama
That's the part that bothers me the most. If she...

That's the part that bothers me the most. If she would have told me the whole story I probably would have had her take him right back home. So after him being at my house the whole day and being...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,250
Posted By TwinMama
You nailed it!! This dcm totally downplays...

You nailed it!! This dcm totally downplays everything which is why I didn't hear the whole story until talking to dcd. She gives me as little information as possible. If Dad wouldn't have told me the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,250
Posted By TwinMama
No he can't. He's only 1 1/2.

No he can't. He's only 1 1/2.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,250
Posted By TwinMama
They're very selfish people. They're kids are...

They're very selfish people. They're kids are more of a nuisance to them than anything. He was in the tub with his brother and I honestly don't know where they were at the time.

When they know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,250
Posted By TwinMama
I agree. They should have definitely went to the...

I agree. They should have definitely went to the ER. So do you feel like there is anything else that I should do for this situation besides just monitor him and his health? It's really kind of scary...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,250
Posted By TwinMama
Medical Attention Needed

Mom dropped off dcb Friday. She said, "This one...he had an incident with a bath toy last night. So he's got a scratch on the side of his butt and it might hurt a little when he poops. In the back of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By TwinMama
Any West Des Moines or Waukee IA Providers?

It's a long shot, but we might be moving in the next year or so and I like to be prepared. I was wondering what providers from West Des Moines or Waukee Ia charge so I can guesstimate what my income...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By TwinMama
Thank you so much!!

Thank you so much!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By TwinMama
Transition Out of Nap

It's been so long that I've had to transition out of first nap that I seriously forgot how.

What's your method?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,293
Posted By TwinMama
Wording for Holiday Time Off

You would think I would be better at this, but I'm not. How do you nicely word that you're taking this Holiday time off?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By TwinMama
No Calm

I have ANOTHER baby that is super needy and just wants to be held. The first one ended up growing out of it for the most part. He's 1 1/2 now.

This one 10 months old and she immediately stops the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By TwinMama
That's my policy also. You pay whether you're...

That's my policy also. You pay whether you're here or not.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By TwinMama
Rash

Tuesday of this week I had Mom bring in dcb. He had a "pimple" on his lip. Mom and I both assumed it was from his pacifier. I put him down for his morning nap and when he woke up it had spread.

So...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,488
Posted By TwinMama
I absolutely 100 percent think he does have ADHD....

I absolutely 100 percent think he does have ADHD. All Mom and Dad do is take away privileges. They're not doing anything for him. I feel like I don't know what to do for him. He's going to school...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,488
Posted By TwinMama
Inappropriate Behavior

So I know that at age 5 or so kids are curious about their bodies, but I have a dcb that is CONSTANTLY touching himself. Like...I'm not kidding you...he was laying on the floor playing and talking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,748
Posted By TwinMama
Oblivious Parents

So now Dad hired a tutor for dcb who is going to be in Kindergarten. He said he can't help him. So he's hired someone.

How do I tell Dad that he needs to learn social skills not math?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By TwinMama
Yes. DCG does have a sibling. She's the only...

Yes. DCG does have a sibling. She's the only other school age kid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By TwinMama
Need Help Terming One Sibling

Here's the scenario. I have one little boy who is going to be 6 in March his brother is one. I was told by Mom that after this Summer he wouldn't be here. Dad was not on board, and furious that Mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,877
Posted By TwinMama
Where do you get your bins?

Where do you get your bins?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,877
Posted By TwinMama
What do you do if the weather is bad?

What do you do if the weather is bad?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,877
Posted By TwinMama
The Last Hour Before Pickup

The last hour and a half or so seems to take longer than the whole day. I don't know what it is...

How do you guys power through the last of the day before the kids get picked up?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,326
Posted By TwinMama
This is the best response!!! I hear this a lot,...

This is the best response!!! I hear this a lot, but I never know what to say!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,326
Posted By TwinMama
I have actually put kids on timeout while parents...

I have actually put kids on timeout while parents are standing there. They're still in my house. Parent's feel embarrassed and they usually discipline the next time so they don't have to sit there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,326
Posted By TwinMama
I have parents like this. They reason with them...

I have parents like this. They reason with them instead of just say no. They've also done the two pairs of shoes and the "he wouldn't put his clothes on for the day so we came in jammies".

It's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By TwinMama
Run!!! Far,far away from their precious...

Run!!! Far,far away from their precious snowflakes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,992
Posted By TwinMama
Yes!!! 👍

Yes!!! 👍
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,677
Posted By TwinMama
Gifts

So...I have always given toys or gifts appropriate for the child. Hobbies....activities....characters that they're interested in.....I'm just wondering how you all do gifts. Do you give everyone the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,622
Posted By TwinMama
New Mom Wants to Sit with Us

I have a new dcg starting next week. Mom wants to sit with us a while to make sure she's ok to adapting. How do I politely tell Mom no?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,810
Posted By TwinMama
My husband is currently creating a special...

My husband is currently creating a special storage area. So I'm super excited about it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,810
Posted By TwinMama
What's Your Toy Inventory?

Do you have a ton of toys? Do you have a limit?

I feel like I have an overabundance of toys, and I need to get rid of some. I can't decide which ones to ditch though.

Are there just basics...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,819
Posted By TwinMama
Yesterday parents took dcb to their backup center...

Yesterday parents took dcb to their backup center for the first time. Baby was not happy all day. They called Mom at work during one of his episodes, and when Dad picked him up the providers and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,819
Posted By TwinMama
Thank you! I started feeling like I jumped the...

Thank you! I started feeling like I jumped the gun.

So I just spoke with Mom on the phone about the day. She admitted that she puts him in bed with them. So they have been lying to me. Which I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,819
Posted By TwinMama
So...baby slept 25 minutes then started to scream...

So...baby slept 25 minutes then started to scream his head off. I mean screamed. I was trying to comfort him and when I came back out babies older brother was yelling "Honey" dancing with his shirt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,819
Posted By TwinMama
One more question....a what would you do...

One more question....a what would you do question....

I finally got little boy to sleep longer. Just in the morning though. Not in the afternoon. Would you ever consider 1 nap for a 10 month old?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,068
Posted By TwinMama
I think that's what I need to keep in mind. It's...

I think that's what I need to keep in mind. It's not up to Mom and Dad in my house.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,068
Posted By TwinMama
Sounds much better!!! And....easier than what I'm...

Sounds much better!!! And....easier than what I'm doing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,068
Posted By TwinMama
You know what....you're right. I should worry...

You know what....you're right. I should worry less about what they do at home and more about my processes here.

They're clearly not working with me. By asking them and them lying to me it only...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,068
Posted By TwinMama
How Do You Be Assertive and Still Keep a Good Relationship

Ok...I've got 2 families that are wonderful and appreciate what I do. Then my 3rd family takes advantage and just tells me what I want to hear when I'm trying to work with them on their child's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,819
Posted By TwinMama
I agree with you 100%. My husband even says...

I agree with you 100%.

My husband even says that I take it too personally and that I can't change the world. I guess I don't know how to approach it.

I messaged both parents and asked if he's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,819
Posted By TwinMama
How long did the kids you sleep trained cry for?...

How long did the kids you sleep trained cry for? This kid will literally scream for 2 hours if I let him. I'm going to have to term them if this keeps happening every day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,819
Posted By TwinMama
This is a "parents don't really want to take the...

This is a "parents don't really want to take the time to be parents". From day one baby cries Mom wears him or puts him in bed with them. She hasn't herself even fed him in I can't tell you how long....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,819
Posted By TwinMama
No he doesn't. He doesn't do anything. He hasn't...

No he doesn't. He doesn't do anything. He hasn't even attempted crawling. Nothing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,819
Posted By TwinMama
Nap Time Drama

So it seems like one set of my parents is never honest with me. The most recent incident is how their baby is a terrible sleeper. Mom JUST revealed that he takes 3 30 minute naps at home when he's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By TwinMama
Appointment During Naptime

I'm so irritated. I had parents make their 9 month olds yearly appointment during naptime and they bring him back exhausted and angry. He's so tired he won't nap.

I'm so sick of selfish parents.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,400
Posted By TwinMama
Sickness Everywhere

Is anyone else having issues with sickness?!?

In the past month we've had stuffed heads, coughs, pink eye, ear infections, and now influenza is just starting.

I can't even believe it!!! My...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By TwinMama
401k/Retirement

Do any of you contribute to a retirement fund, or 401k?

My husband and I were just discussing what my options would be, and I thought I would find out what you all do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,486
Posted By TwinMama
No other symptoms. I absolutely can isolate them...

No other symptoms. I absolutely can isolate them to their bedroom or the family room downstairs.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,486
Posted By TwinMama
Fever/flu

All my daycare kids were out at some point last week because of fever and being sick. A couple of parents even brought them still sick and I had to send them home.

Now my kids are spiking a fever...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By TwinMama
I agree. It's ridiculous. These kids have no...

I agree. It's ridiculous. These kids have no coping skills. It's I'm going to scream my head off and you better pick me up.

I have a Dad that's on the same page as I am, but Mom can never let her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,743
Posted By TwinMama
My turn!!! My turn!!! This is great. -Stop...

My turn!!! My turn!!! This is great.

-Stop picking your nose.

-Hands to yourself.

-Use your words.

-No running.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By TwinMama
Baby Screams When Waking

I have an almost 8 month old that screams bloody murder when he wakes up from nap. There's no calm about him. I'm trying to shoosh him and not pick him up until he calms,but he literally screams...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By TwinMama
This seriously made me laugh out loud!!! It's...

This seriously made me laugh out loud!!! It's funny cause it's true.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By TwinMama
I don't know what she thinks she's going to do as...

I don't know what she thinks she's going to do as the baby grows. She's not going to be able to keep him the swing much longer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By TwinMama
So now the baby will go to sleep, but won't sleep...

So now the baby will go to sleep, but won't sleep longer than 45 minutes to an hour in the afternoon. Then starts screaming it's head off.

Mom says the only way he'll sleep at home is in a swing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By TwinMama
Exactly!!!

Exactly!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By TwinMama
Hugs to you. It's ridiculous. I'm sad and...

Hugs to you. It's ridiculous. I'm sad and relieved at the same time that I'm not the only one.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By TwinMama
I agree 100%. Dad even said how much of an more...

I agree 100%. Dad even said how much of an more difficult it is to feed the baby food now. So they don't feed him in the morning. They bring him so I can do it.

They're lazy parents and they have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,149
Posted By TwinMama
Ridiculousness

I have a 6 month old that constantly needs to be messed with to stay sleeping. Mom co-sleeps with him and it's ridiculous. He's getting used to not being held all day now, but I'm at a loss with nap....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 889
Posted By TwinMama
Recording Taxes

Does everyone basically use Minute Menu Kids for their documentation, or is there something better out there?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,706
Posted By TwinMama
Do the babies even sleep on the floor?

Do the babies even sleep on the floor?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,706
Posted By TwinMama
Do you use pack and plays that are easily hid? I...

Do you use pack and plays that are easily hid? I would rather not have anything in my room.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,706
Posted By TwinMama
So even the babies nap on the floor with crib...

So even the babies nap on the floor with crib mattresses? I love it! Do they transition fine with that?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,706
Posted By TwinMama
Sleeping Arrangements?

I'm trying to reorganize in the new year. Where do all of your kiddos sleep? I currently have mine in our personal rooms. I have a pack and play in my bedroom for one of the little ones, but I hate...
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