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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By flying_babyb
I have licker. Kid sat down on his story time mat...

I have licker. Kid sat down on his story time mat next to me, looks over and smiles. I smile back. He then leans in close and licks the side of my face!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By flying_babyb
Small center here (45 kids) in Wisconsin (one of...

Small center here (45 kids) in Wisconsin (one of the cities that is in the top 5 for infections)

Have any of you had to close for 14 days due to being in close contact with someone who tested...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By flying_babyb
we use those kids cups from ikea, but with a...

we use those kids cups from ikea, but with a single splash of milk in them. Our kids are all 2s and do pretty good, even if they dont, its just a little milk. They then know they must get up, get a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By flying_babyb
I bought a fall and a spring background off of...

I bought a fall and a spring background off of wish. I use a little poster tack and hang them on a wall. I use one of those multi head lamps to get the lighting right. Use whatever props are around...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By flying_babyb
Been there: I found somthing the child really...

Been there:
I found somthing the child really wanted to do at school (in our case it was going on the 3 and up climber). I told him "Oh only kids who wear undies can play there. Its not for kids in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,180
Posted By flying_babyb
"Are you hurt? Is your freind hurt? Is there...

"Are you hurt? Is your freind hurt? Is there blood? Is somone about to be hurt? NO?? Ok then have fun on the playground"
Rinse and repete.
For my nosy kid:
"Is your name __________ or ____"...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By flying_babyb
any advice for the stubborn child?

any advice for the stubborn child?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By flying_babyb
I know I had birds and small children (I babysat...

I know I had birds and small children (I babysat at home. groups of 4 usally) and the kids loved the birds. They taught ours to say small words. Oh and i had one child who liked to tell the loud bird...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By flying_babyb
we have the magnet ones. Just some random advice:...

we have the magnet ones. Just some random advice: Buy extra magnets! We have one on our changing table, and one on the cabnates. We keep a magnet on the table and one by the cabnate. YEP! they go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By flying_babyb
some go tos from a 2-3 teacher: Painting in a...

some go tos from a 2-3 teacher:
Painting in a box (toss in a golf ball, paint and paper in a clear plastic box that has a lock tight lid. Let shake)
Sensory table (some of mine can do this well,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By flying_babyb
breakfast is 830-850 lunch is 1130-12 snack...

breakfast is 830-850
lunch is 1130-12
snack is 230-245

If they are not sitting at the table by 850 there not gonna eat! Sometimes we have that random parent who calls with a good reason (my car...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By flying_babyb
my "these kids are making me phyco" art go tos: ...

my "these kids are making me phyco" art go tos:
Golf ball art: we put a golf ball (ect) in a clear shoe box sized container with paper and paint. Then the kids shake. Our current shoe box came from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 33,671
Posted By flying_babyb
I buy a book for each kid in my class. Our...

I buy a book for each kid in my class. Our director buys a game or something small for each of the kids to get during the party from "santa" who comes every year. And of course we line the kids up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,051
Posted By flying_babyb
wisconsin- Two kids at work, a teacher, a family...

wisconsin- Two kids at work, a teacher, a family freind (who died from it), and my best freind.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,186
Posted By flying_babyb
Well, I speak from wisdom teeth, it helps take...

Well, I speak from wisdom teeth, it helps take the edge off. Ive suffered alot. I think in adults it also helps if you believe it works (power of believing)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By flying_babyb
see i prefer spray. I wish my parents would bring...

see i prefer spray. I wish my parents would bring me a stick for the faces. I have all spf 50 and one child who has a prescription sun screen due to a elevated risk for skin cancer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By flying_babyb
I would stick to 2 weeks, no way I would want to...

I would stick to 2 weeks, no way I would want to take that chance! I work at at a center where a family member traveled, tested, and while waiting for the test sent the kids to daycare. BOTH kids are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 52,506
Posted By flying_babyb
Must be, I got suspended once when i said to a...

Must be, I got suspended once when i said to a coworker
"these kids will be pissed cause there not playing, I just cleaned"
in context I had said it quietly to my coworker, no kids heard, and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By flying_babyb
and if you dont have it by the 30 day mark in IL...

and if you dont have it by the 30 day mark in IL they can fine you. My old boss got nailed for a few kids
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By flying_babyb
Yoga!! we found a youtube video so we watched it...

Yoga!! we found a youtube video so we watched it and the kids were super excited so were adding yoga in. were also going to do a study of frogs since my boss moved to a house with a pond.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By flying_babyb
Im alergic to MANY many fabrics. So far ive had...

Im alergic to MANY many fabrics. So far ive had luck with flannel insides. there a bit hot (ok a lot hot) but it works
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By flying_babyb
830- arrival 900- Your not here? Your not...

830- arrival
900- Your not here? Your not getting breakfast? Running late? NOPE! no food for you
930- You show up! Oh you want me to put on your snowflakes sunscreen? Nope, its inside and were not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By flying_babyb
center teacher here. We really dont care if your...

center teacher here. We really dont care if your child dont sleep as long as youve taught them to lay quiet! In our center, when the 4+ teacher goes on break, her kids come hang out in the foyer with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By flying_babyb
So if its poop in undies the undies go in a...

So if its poop in undies the undies go in a plastic walmart bag, the pants go in a seprate bag (along with socks or shirts ect that need a change). That way the poop dont get on the pants (which most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,293
Posted By flying_babyb
to be fair the only time I use the bouncy seats...

to be fair the only time I use the bouncy seats are nap time. 3 screaming infants, one teacher.... Two in bouncys one in my arms, everyone gets rocked and sleepy (and then moved to a crib). if there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,293
Posted By flying_babyb
My last center wouldn't let us have any...

My last center wouldn't let us have any "containers" for children. No swings, no bouncy seats, no nappers.... If you have more than one infant I swear by a bouncy per child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,000
Posted By flying_babyb
You will lay down and rest for a half hour at our...

You will lay down and rest for a half hour at our center, even the school agers(oldest is 7) (and theres a few that still nap). our center dont have a cut off time so I have parents dropping off at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By flying_babyb
illinois makes you jump though hoops for...

illinois makes you jump though hoops for everything. Tried to open an home center and wow!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By flying_babyb
So: Worked at one center where we had to buy 5...

So:
Worked at one center where we had to buy 5 shirts from them with the logo ($10 a shirt) and a sweater ($45). We could wear ANY black pants as long as they wernt jeans.

second center: you had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By flying_babyb
I have 3 boys, they are besties most of the time...

I have 3 boys, they are besties most of the time and insist on messing with each other other times. If i can find a way to keep them apart, they do great, otherwise they start stuff. Ive gotten to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,112
Posted By flying_babyb
the twins! I swear these two must be raised by...

the twins! I swear these two must be raised by animals. We see mom and one of 6 others with her every day! Twin one screams randomly, eats out of the garbage, and cant sit. Twin two runs, all the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,013
Posted By flying_babyb
white pills in a snow boot, we called the police...

white pills in a snow boot, we called the police (later found out the father was abusing the child)
We find all sorts of weird stuff, thats why we banned them. Got a kid who likes to smuggle pocket...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 21,052
Posted By flying_babyb
we are alll about growing those grow toys you can...

we are alll about growing those grow toys you can get from the dollar tree.
We also had a blast learning about "chemical reactions" with making a mixture (we made kool-aid) and then explored the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By flying_babyb
Depending on what youve got: we have kindergarten...

Depending on what youve got: we have kindergarten mats. We get the king sized pillow cases and they fit pretty nice. The sheet and blanket stay on when they go on. Large blankets (cause SIGH eveyone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By flying_babyb
-what are you using to sanitize? We have been...

-what are you using to sanitize? We have been using a comercial sanitizer, each classroom has a day (were a small center, If we were a home daycare, we would do a area a day)
-do you sanitize...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By flying_babyb
the little picture is a pacifier on stripes ...

the little picture is a pacifier on stripes sound sleeper white noise. parets2 parents app. I mean you can only set it for 30 mins in the free version, but if your in the room with the kids, its not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,419
Posted By flying_babyb
well, Ive had at least 2 parents tell me there...

well, Ive had at least 2 parents tell me there pregant in the last two days.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By flying_babyb
One of the best tips I got was this app Sound...

One of the best tips I got was this app
Sound Sleeper - White Noise Its free. I have one child that the mom jokely calls EL diablo. Shes a handful everyday and makes me nuts but the SHHH SHHH SHHH...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By flying_babyb
twos teacher here in a center. My "good"...

twos teacher here in a center.
My "good" sleepers go on the edges of the room, my early leavers( between 130-230) go by the door. The rest (5 of them) are naughty naughty nappers. Two need patting,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,599
Posted By flying_babyb
yea we are trying to keep a bit of curriclum. We...

yea we are trying to keep a bit of curriclum. We do group twice daily (basically a book, a song, and a color game). We do a art project too. Thats about it, a whole lot of outside time and playing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,599
Posted By flying_babyb
still open, Our old teacher who was investigated...

still open, Our old teacher who was investigated starts back tommrow (which means the boss can fire airhead)!! We are upgrading our fish tank, so I ended up adopting the old stand, So now im covered...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By flying_babyb
SO i knew a family like this when I was a kid....

SO i knew a family like this when I was a kid. The mom favored her girls (twins 12, baby 2). The youngest was allowed to eat whatever she wanted, whenever she wanted. The only boy (9) was treated...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By flying_babyb
my issue is when im telling the parents what went...

my issue is when im telling the parents what went down and then another child comes up and says "oh yea X hit him and broke his eye"(the children had been sitting on the rug. Child A had the frozen...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,472
Posted By flying_babyb
my mom. I lived in chicago for two long years,...

my mom.
I lived in chicago for two long years, and saw her twice. I moved 4 hours to be closer to mom (and be able to see her monthly). Two weeks after I moved (thank god she came to help) covid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,599
Posted By flying_babyb
still open, still working! We have a few kids...

still open, still working! We have a few kids who pulled temporally. We had one parent tell us that his work had cases, so he sent the kids to a relitive and said to us that he didnt want to risk us...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By flying_babyb
I think you gatta do whats safest for you and...

I think you gatta do whats safest for you and your center. I know one of our parents works at a place where theres high exposure. He sent the kids off to another relitive and told us they would be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By flying_babyb
Had a broken arm child. The child had gone down...

Had a broken arm child. The child had gone down the slide with mom, got his arm caught under moms leg and broke it. He was back after a day. As long as the child isnt in pain and isnt aggressive (the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,599
Posted By flying_babyb
I was shocked too, cause this is a parent that is...

I was shocked too, cause this is a parent that is a real pain. Like chewed her kid out for leaving his hat on the playground (causing him to cry), chewed me a new one cause the kid had dirt on his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,599
Posted By flying_babyb
omg! On the topic of parents who suprize you, one...

omg! On the topic of parents who suprize you, one of our parents showed up today with a pile of homemaid masks for all of us!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By flying_babyb
Open both Friday and Monday. I work at a center...

Open both Friday and Monday. I work at a center though, Usually I take good Friday and Happy Thursday off but in a covid 19 universe theres no point, Im not travling.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,599
Posted By flying_babyb
wanna hear sweet? We had a parent bring in a case...

wanna hear sweet? We had a parent bring in a case of girl scout cookies today "Cause I appreacate you guys" then she looks at me and says "make sure the boss shares". It was funny! The funny thing is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,599
Posted By flying_babyb
Still open? Closed? Parents working with you,...

Still open? Closed? Parents working with you, against you? How is your family doing? Kids settling in?

Got any new recipes? Starting a garden? Whats new with you?

Still open, still got most of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,599
Posted By flying_babyb
Could she do a online tae kwon do class? Mabey...

Could she do a online tae kwon do class? Mabey even a free thing to keep the kids active?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By flying_babyb
Our staff has committed to wearing them in...

Our staff has committed to wearing them in public, but at the daycare its still a choice. I chose to wear as I have asthma, but most dont. I hate it, I need a clear plastic one. I just cant give the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,633
Posted By flying_babyb
I feel like cameras are a good thing but not ones...

I feel like cameras are a good thing but not ones that can be viewed by the parents at will. I worked at a center with them, only viewable in the office. I was in the toddler room with 8 kids. 3 were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 941
Posted By flying_babyb
find the one thing they love this week and spend...

find the one thing they love this week and spend a week letting them do it (ours are cars, day one: just cars, people. Tue- add blocks, Wens add boxes thurs add other props, fri build a city)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,494
Posted By flying_babyb
our kids bring there packets to daycare. The...

our kids bring there packets to daycare. The teacher in that class (the school agers are mixed with the 3 and ups) makes them sit and do a half hour or so during the beginning of playtime. They do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,440
Posted By flying_babyb
ive had ptsd for many years. I have clinical...

ive had ptsd for many years. I have clinical depression too. Its never come up and I do just fine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 941
Posted By flying_babyb
Oh the school agers are annoying me. Rude rude...

Oh the school agers are annoying me. Rude rude little buggers! They play board games, color, go outside for hours, and have to lay down for a hour at nap time, after that, its homework time till...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By flying_babyb
Those picket fences work nice. I would do...

Those picket fences work nice. I would do something like that with some soft areas (mabey a mat that you can roll up and take inside). Bing has nice options if you search infant daycare playarea
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,117
Posted By flying_babyb
Well were on shelter on place now. Daycare is...

Well were on shelter on place now. Daycare is considered essential. Were staying open. So far I'm staying healthy, did go home w a migrange
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By flying_babyb
Brightwheel

So my center has brightwheel. How the heck do you do a lesson plan on there? I figured out everything else but that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By flying_babyb
Aww. Nice message. I'm at a center that's...

Aww. Nice message. I'm at a center that's considered essential even though it's not mentioned in the government's speech. Were disinfecting alot and trying to get by as more kids leave. Hard to keep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,117
Posted By flying_babyb
Try your local big lots for flour! I got a 5...

Try your local big lots for flour! I got a 5 pound bag for under $3 and they had about 5 more. Plus my coworker got me 2 of the 2 pound bags at the grocery. I plan to make bread and do my easter...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By flying_babyb
Also check out big lots they had LOTS of lysol...

Also check out big lots they had LOTS of lysol and clorex yesterday at mine!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By flying_babyb
Postive- when I wear my "Don't worry! I'm not...

Postive- when I wear my "Don't worry! I'm not crazy, I'm a daycare teacher" sweatshirt people actully thank me. Our local news did a huge thankyou segement on the air. For once daycare providers are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,117
Posted By flying_babyb
I went out yesterday to the book store (totally...

I went out yesterday to the book store (totally not a need but the bookstore i like is taking huge percations), dollar tree and big lots. Big lots was still pretty well stocked, saw lots of the stuff...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,345
Posted By flying_babyb
I fear a shelter in place too, but alas my center...

I fear a shelter in place too, but alas my center will be open, were essential and take care of medical,first reponder kids (and were asked by state if we would consider going 24/7 which would mean I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,117
Posted By flying_babyb
Good policy but it may be worth noting that some...

Good policy but it may be worth noting that some people run at a cooler temputure normally, like my normal is 97.6. If I hit 100, Im half dead. May be worth noting what is normal for each child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By flying_babyb
Odaban on everything. bleach and water spray on...

Odaban on everything. bleach and water spray on furniture (thats not cloth). Every plastic toy goes into the sanitizer daily (so that means the kids get a whole day with no toys...) The stuffed stuff...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,117
Posted By flying_babyb
aww thats so sweet! The state actually asked us...

aww thats so sweet! The state actually asked us today if we would consider going 24/7 to take essential persons kids! Most of the staff actually said they would! I would love to work nights (even...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,117
Posted By flying_babyb
Yea we know its comming! im blessed to be at a...

Yea we know its comming! im blessed to be at a tiny center that on most days has 7 people and 30 kids. boss told us that if we have to close, she could keep us working at least another 3 days, a day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,117
Posted By flying_babyb
Our center in wi got called vital this morning!...

Our center in wi got called vital this morning! guess we will likely be open awhile. On that note most of our restraunts are take out only... I walked through the Mc.donalds drive through on my lunch...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,175
Posted By flying_babyb
I agree! Wisconsin here, we just agreed to take...

I agree! Wisconsin here, we just agreed to take on another 10 to 16 kids
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By flying_babyb
I had a parent show up today with "doggy ice...

I had a parent show up today with "doggy ice cream". It was mint for st Patrick day. It was just regular ice cream but we read "Grovey joe, ice cream and dinosaurs" every stinkin day! It was a nice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By flying_babyb
no cause I have a little girl who was forced all...

no cause I have a little girl who was forced all her life to say sorry now she thinks she can bully other kids then say " Im so sorry, Ill be good" and get away with it. I told her "sorry dont cut...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,117
Posted By flying_babyb
wisconsin announced today. Had so many parents...

wisconsin announced today. Had so many parents panicked at pick up and telling us they were gonna end up broke paying for care and then trying to beg my boss to take there kids. Were praying we dont...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,788
Posted By flying_babyb
Well wisconsin just shut down schools. Hopefully...

Well wisconsin just shut down schools. Hopefully daycares are not next
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,117
Posted By flying_babyb
pretty much all disinfectants, bleach, clorox...

pretty much all disinfectants, bleach, clorox wipes and vinegar was completely out of stock at the local woodman's today! Kinda funny too cause were not a major city. Funny thing is, our centers more...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By flying_babyb
Been there! got fired over it. I had called on a...

Been there! got fired over it. I had called on a daycare where a special needs child was put in time out in the lunchroom, while the director made lunch. The child was 4, he was left to sit over a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,117
Posted By flying_babyb
Just got a bunch of infromation from the health...

Just got a bunch of infromation from the health department about corona, and were in a state with only 2 cases.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,117
Posted By flying_babyb
When the first case was diagnosed in the chicago...

When the first case was diagnosed in the chicago area, there was a panic and masks. Now, not so much. I live in a smaller city and most people arnt even talking about it. My boss has started spraying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,117
Posted By flying_babyb
swine flu, h1n1.... This happens every year. Am i...

swine flu, h1n1.... This happens every year. Am i little concerned? Yep cause if i get it, ill be the one to get Pneumonia. But Ive had Pneumonia before and lived. I'm more worried about taking time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By flying_babyb
well, it may be the only real job but you just...

well, it may be the only real job but you just need to find a older owner willing to take a chance! I got my first job because I showed up and the daycare and the lady saw my address and asked me if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By flying_babyb
I remember reading somewere when i first stated...

I remember reading somewere when i first stated working that if you were at a job less than a certain time you didnt have to list it on your resume.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,613
Posted By flying_babyb
Would the parents respond or the doctor to a ASQ...

Would the parents respond or the doctor to a ASQ or a ASQSE? These tools screen a childs development based on age and emotional development. The center I worked at used these every 6 months and would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By flying_babyb
Works till they get wise, then they scribble ONE...

Works till they get wise, then they scribble ONE line and run to you to "tell"you about it.
Another idea:
The "talk to me turtle".
"I know you really want to talk to me, but I need to make sure...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By flying_babyb
the really "classic" toys: Go on ebay or the...

the really "classic" toys: Go on ebay or the internet. I actually belong to a fb group for identifying old toys and surprising what those old little tyke, fisher price toys go for. Not to mention...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By flying_babyb
"I know you want to tell me something. I would...

"I know you want to tell me something. I would LOVE if you could go draw me a picture of what you want to tell me. Let me know when your done and we can talk about it. I love to see what you can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,022
Posted By flying_babyb
We have stackable big blue cots and some angels...

We have stackable big blue cots and some angels brand grey ones. Im in love with the short greys! they are up off the floor a bit and fit a crib sheet. The only gripe i have is they are shorter,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By flying_babyb
SO to piggyback, what do you do with the child...

SO to piggyback, what do you do with the child who wakes up after 30 mins and no matter how you try to soothe, SHREAKS, like loud enough that he wakes the rest of the class unless you pick him up....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By flying_babyb
OH WOW! i saw so many cool light table sets! our...

OH WOW! i saw so many cool light table sets! our boss shops lakeshore, but Im gonna show her these
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By flying_babyb
We love our light table. Weve used it to look at...

We love our light table. Weve used it to look at stuff under paper and guess what it is. The bigs play hockey on it, and my littles love to put random things on it and see if they can see the light...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By flying_babyb
#3! Music soothes the savage beast. Know what...

#3! Music soothes the savage beast. Know what songs are "popular" for kids dancing. Stick to your policies, and remember some days will suck!
#1
cars. My kids are hooked on the magnetic ones that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By flying_babyb
In our center the parents cant enter the child...

In our center the parents cant enter the child care area with there child till they hang up there coat and wash there hands. They also dont leave untill the child has washed there hands. Seems to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By flying_babyb
Dance Songs

Im so sick of super siah, gummy bears and baby shark. What songs make your children drop everything and dance?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By flying_babyb
Parents bottles from home, rinse and return....

Parents bottles from home, rinse and return. Daycare bottles go though the dishwasher. Most parents bring one back and forth, we give um a quick rinse and toss in the bag.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,112
Posted By flying_babyb
My job! the whole thing. So we have to get our...

My job! the whole thing. So we have to get our own day off coverage, I didnt find it in time cause there too short staffed. I said ok, ill take the punishment. They call at 6am to help me find...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By flying_babyb
20-30 degrees here in chicago, Snowing. 100% of...

20-30 degrees here in chicago, Snowing. 100% of my kids have runny nasty noses, two have attuide issues and one bit me in the tata today! Been a real fun week!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By flying_babyb
Really? thats kinda differnent. I think every...

Really? thats kinda differnent. I think every daycare ive worked at had staff whos kids atteneded on assistance.
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