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Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle Today, 03:05 AM
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Posted By Josiegirl
Weird timing. :) I was just talking with my dd...

Weird timing. :) I was just talking with my dd last night about how her anxiety was going. She said her current meds. doctor is pretty much telling her she's tried everything she can think of and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 02:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 281
Posted By Josiegirl
I read an article yesterday in AARP that said not...

I read an article yesterday in AARP that said not to take painkillers, etc., until 6 hrs. after the vaccine because it might alter the effectiveness of the vaccine. WTH can anyone believe with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 02:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 281
Posted By Josiegirl
My niece received her 1st dose Friday and has...

My niece received her 1st dose Friday and has just had a sore arm but also, she's never had Covid.
The scariest part is the not knowing how anything will affect a person. Plus knowing there ARE so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By Josiegirl
I agree completely with the 2 PPs. For me,...

I agree completely with the 2 PPs. For me, there'd be absolutely no choice and you're being more than kind and fair by giving them such a huge notice.
YOU have a family and you're expecting another;...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2021, 04:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 281
Posted By Josiegirl
Oh cripe :confused:

Oh cripe :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 281
Posted By Josiegirl
I received a notice today, because I help provide...

I received a notice today, because I help provide care for my BIL, I'm eligible to receive the vaccine now so need to call my local hospital by the 20th to set up an appt.
The 1st shot doesn't scare...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 01-11-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Josiegirl
The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer I...

The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer

I scored my copy from a free library after my sister highly recommended it. It's about letting things go such as habitual thoughts and emotions. I admit I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
Great timing on the 5 yo's part. :rolleyes: ...

Great timing on the 5 yo's part. :rolleyes:

Honestly, I wonder why they didn't think of doing remote everywhere, returning from the holidays, at least for a couple of weeks. You'd think that would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2021, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Josiegirl
AFAIK, all our local centers have remained open...

AFAIK, all our local centers have remained open throughout also. There are essential workers that need care everywhere. I know a couple providers who had less dcks for a bit but never heard anything...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By Josiegirl
Is there an opportunity to take any early...

Is there an opportunity to take any early childhood classes locally while you stick it out for awhile where you are? I understand you'd like to be working with children again but maybe if you work...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 526
Posted By Josiegirl
Oh geez yeh, I forgot about that! Say buhbye....

Oh geez yeh, I forgot about that! Say buhbye....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 526
Posted By Josiegirl
Is he not full time? It sounded like he's not...

Is he not full time? It sounded like he's not there today. I think, IIWM, I'd give it until the end of this week but warn dcm when you see her what the outcome will most likely be. Deciding factors...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-01-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Josiegirl
And even if the children are 1st/2nd graders, you...

And even if the children are 1st/2nd graders, you can't count on 100% truth.
I'd definitely do the 'wait and see' approach before I sacrificed my job. Good luck!

Just wanted to add: These...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By Josiegirl
:Sunny:lovethis:Sunny:lovethis

:Sunny:lovethis:Sunny:lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2020, 03:34 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,237
Posted By Josiegirl
Live and die by your immune system? Let's hope it...

Live and die by your immune system? Let's hope it stays strong and doesn't disappoint you one day.

Annalee, I've always been lucky in that I've never been terribly sick(unless you count mono when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,237
Posted By Josiegirl
How is your FIL doing? Sending prayers and good...

How is your FIL doing? Sending prayers and good thoughts to you.lovethis
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 12-25-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Josiegirl
Stranger in the Woods

I'm liking this book so far. It's a true story about this guy who just left in his early 20's, lived the hermit life in the woods for many years and had quite the home for himself. Worth the read. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-25-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 352,315
Posted By Josiegirl
So glad you ended up getting paid. :) That...

So glad you ended up getting paid. :) That would've been a chunk of money I'm sure. We have to remember sometimes that other people are going through their own $h!t and they've got so much on their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-24-2020, 03:26 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,237
Posted By Josiegirl
Your emotions are all over the place and with...

Your emotions are all over the place and with good reason. I'll keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Stay strong, keep your prayers going if you're so inclined and keep taking the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,237
Posted By Josiegirl
It's the same thing with not following any of the...

It's the same thing with not following any of the Covid guidances; if you possibly can you should wear a mask/social distance/skip the big gatherings this year/stay home/get the vaccine. I feel it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Josiegirl
Well, of all the rotten timing for you. :( Covid...

Well, of all the rotten timing for you. :( Covid has been such a disruption for everybody but I know it could always be worse. Main thing is you all stay healthy.
As far as what to do, those dcks'...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,237
Posted By Josiegirl
:( Cannot begin to imagine. Between fear,...

:( Cannot begin to imagine.
Between fear, fatigue and frustration....may people such as your dd, Blackcat, be Blessed 10x over. Sounds like you guys did an amazing job as parents. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2020, 03:39 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,237
Posted By Josiegirl
Wonderful! Good luck to her! Thank you to her...

Wonderful! Good luck to her!
Thank you to her for working in such a selfless and currently dangerous profession. lovethis It must be heart-breaking at times.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Josiegirl
Wishing you the best of luck and hope your test...

Wishing you the best of luck and hope your test comes back negative as well. Hope for the best but plan for the worst and play safe.

I greatly dislike all the lists of symptoms floating about of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By Josiegirl
Gift cards for 6 families can add up quickly. Do...

Gift cards for 6 families can add up quickly. Do they have good pizza places locally or specialty sandwich shops?
My take on this idea(and it's JMO):
DCPs used to sometimes give me restaurant gift...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 639
Posted By Josiegirl
Now that sounds interesting. :) Have to ask...

Now that sounds interesting. :) Have to ask though...why is it called Whiskey Slush if it takes vodka?
Thinking I'll halve the recipe and keep it on hand. :)
Valerie, thanks for asking and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 639
Posted By Josiegirl
Favorite Christmas Movies: Most any of the...

Favorite Christmas Movies: Most any of the Christmas Carol movies, It's A Wonderful Life, , National Lampoon's Christmas, Serendipity, Charlie Brown's Christmas, Die Hard :)

Favorite Christmas...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 639
Posted By Josiegirl
Do you send out surveys or anything, to kind of...

Do you send out surveys or anything, to kind of figure out preferences? Is there a dollar limit?
I'm interested; I participated in them on CF(some of you are from that old site I believe?) but I've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 639
Posted By Josiegirl
Maybe you could make it end around Valentine's...

Maybe you could make it end around Valentine's Day? Secret Cupid :)
Just a thought.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 67,566
Posted By Josiegirl
I will keep you in my thoughts and hope for the...

I will keep you in my thoughts and hope for the best scenario that you don't have to deal with it at all!!



Thanks :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 254,840
Posted By Josiegirl
This isn't so much of a :lol: post but more of a...

This isn't so much of a :lol: post but more of a :rolleyes: post.
I'm looking on amazon, for books for a 2 yo boy. Finally picked out just the right one and it says it usually ships within a month...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 639
Posted By Josiegirl
Something I did with the dcks was have a book...

Something I did with the dcks was have a book swap. Some years they'd pick a name and buy a book for that particular child; some years they'd just bring in a wrapped book to swap. Dcks loved it. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 67,566
Posted By Josiegirl
Coming back to the original question...I've been...

Coming back to the original question...I've been extremely worried the whole year through with ups and downs throughout. Our area was very low in cases until school and sports started back up again...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By Josiegirl
First thing I was going to say was Don't get a...

First thing I was going to say was Don't get a Samsung washer. :) Mine is only a couple years old and I can't use one of the cycles because then it leaks, always has ever since I got it. Plus I got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,237
Posted By Josiegirl
Are those tacos from your Every Plate? I got so...

Are those tacos from your Every Plate? I got so sick of tacos when our kids were growing up because we had them every single week but those tacos sound really good!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,237
Posted By Josiegirl
And please remember, some times it's more...

And please remember, some times it's more important to be kind, than right. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,237
Posted By Josiegirl
In the spirit of my (off)sense of humor...

In the spirit of my (off)sense of humor sometimes, where do all of you find the time to do this research??? :lol:
And come on now, everything I learned about the earth, planets, science, life,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,237
Posted By Josiegirl
Hoping with all my heart this will now change....

Hoping with all my heart this will now change. It's definitely looking like a new more sincere approach.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 352,315
Posted By Josiegirl
OMG the hand-washing!! If our hands weren't the...

OMG the hand-washing!! If our hands weren't the texture of sand paper by now...... :rolleyes:

And as far as having support and connectivity, I have no clue where I'd be or what shape I'd be in if...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 12-03-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 910
Posted By Josiegirl
Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Has anyone read this book?? I'd love to hear your thoughts on it. It's about living your life for YOU, not for anyone else. She was married and has 3 kids, then fell in love with a woman, divorced...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 5,237
Posted By Josiegirl
I am very undecided about this vaccine. As much...

I am very undecided about this vaccine. As much as I *want* it to be the 'let's get back to normal' thing, I need to wait and see what happens with it. I figure by the time it's in plentiful enough...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 352,315
Posted By Josiegirl
Glad to hear the worst is over for him!! It's a...

Glad to hear the worst is over for him!! It's a scary virus for sure because you just never know how it's going to turn out for you and the ones you love. Take care of yourself Annalee!



Thank...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 352,315
Posted By Josiegirl
How is your dh feeling????

How is your dh feeling????
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2020, 03:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By Josiegirl
Which one is best for you?? It sounds like you're...

Which one is best for you?? It sounds like you're trying to please all your dcfs and that'll never happen so don't stress yourself out trying to keep everybody happy.
If you keep it as is, you're...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 352,315
Posted By Josiegirl
I get to visit my sister and her dh today, to...

I get to visit my sister and her dh today, to offer her respite, after waiting for 2+ weeks. lovethislovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By Josiegirl
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! May you find much...

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! May you find much to be grateful for, even this year. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Josiegirl
I seriously need this today. It's too easy to...

I seriously need this today. It's too easy to fall into the pity party trap. :o

My kids who I miss dearly but are being very smart and have been healthy so far.
My sister and her family who are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
Well that's definitely good news! Asthma and...

Well that's definitely good news! Asthma and children is such a scary mix, same with diabetes and children. I hope he recovers quickly and easily and can get to doing what kids are supposed to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
Any word on how the little boy's doing? Been...

Any word on how the little boy's doing? Been thinking about him. And you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
I don't understand something. The numbers are far...

I don't understand something. The numbers are far worse than they've been since this began, right? Then why are we not going back to what the government was doing then and get the numbers to slow...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
Oh no :( I hope your little guy recovers from...

Oh no :( I hope your little guy recovers from whatever is going on with him! Momma must be crazy worried. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
How does that even make sense???

How does that even make sense???
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
Wow, so many are not playing by the rules. :( I...

Wow, so many are not playing by the rules. :( I hope that dcm was ousted for her blatant disregard for health practices.


There was an article written by an ICU nurse, saying how even on some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
Unregistered, count your blessings Covid hasn't...

Unregistered, count your blessings Covid hasn't touched your family due to your children participating in band and gymnastics. Truly lucky. Keep crossing your fingers.
Our local area has been mostly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
^^^^^^^ all of what e.j. said. If you're...

^^^^^^^ all of what e.j. said.
If you're 'looking around' and using a general glimpse of shoppers, etc., seeing 85% adhering to the rules, great. That's what I feel it is here. And some more than...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
Sadly, I agree with you because it's not being...

Sadly, I agree with you because it's not being enforced and would be a heckuva job getting it enforced. :(
Our gov mandated masks some time ago and it's still not being listened to.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
Vermont has always had good numbers, but it's a...

Vermont has always had good numbers, but it's a rural state so that helps. But the past 2 weeks, we've gone above and beyond the increase of positive cases per capita, than any other state. :mad:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
Exactly! It's not about living in fear; it's...

Exactly! It's not about living in fear; it's about having a healthy respect for a sickness that will eventually touch each and every household IMO, like a cancer. Some people die, some recover, some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,110
Posted By Josiegirl
Your last sentence says it all. And as someone...

Your last sentence says it all. And as someone else commented, the whole current group's dynamic will change. When enrolling a child you need to keep all of that in mind to make it work well for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Josiegirl
I think I'd pick 1, if I wasn't completely burned...

I think I'd pick 1, if I wasn't completely burned out with dc. KWIM? I'd do it on the side for awhile to see how it all worked out, then start the shift as the business gained momentum.
Good luck no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
Yep, too high maintenance. It's disabling their...

Yep, too high maintenance.
It's disabling their son to play these games with him; he's not learning to self-regulate or find ways to soothe himself.
Oy.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,227
Posted By Josiegirl
Good luck with your interview! Sounds like you've...

Good luck with your interview! Sounds like you've been through the wringer the past few years. :( Hope you find something you love more and causes you less stress/illness.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,227
Posted By Josiegirl
I retired the end of May 2019. I felt depressed...

I retired the end of May 2019. I felt depressed all the time, didn't feel like I had anything left for the children. I wasn't doing them any good and my whole body was breaking down, physically and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By Josiegirl
Give her till the end of your work week to 'find'...

Give her till the end of your work week to 'find' them or you'll add the charge onto her next bill so you can replace them. I call BS also.:mad: And if she gives you any grief, I'd terminate them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By Josiegirl
If YOU like it, that's all that matters. :) Your...

If YOU like it, that's all that matters. :) Your logo is adorable. Myself, I love ladybugs and this time of year we get tons of them in our windows. I say go for it. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2020, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Josiegirl
How long would your wife's licensing take to go...

How long would your wife's licensing take to go into affect? How many hours of courses and orientation would she need? The process can be long and costly, in the beginning. Every state is different...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-10-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,689
Posted By Josiegirl
Honestly? It ticks me off way more when phone...

Honestly? It ticks me off way more when phone calls/texts come from ad companies or other places that have no right at all, to my phone number.

I'm retired now but if calls came in that weren't...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 10-09-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By Josiegirl
It is fiction. Mainly about a Vietnam vet, who...

It is fiction. Mainly about a Vietnam vet, who doesn't have a very good relationship with his son and his wife committed suicide. Oh you really have to read it to 'get it'. I tried to explain it to...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-07-2020, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Josiegirl
Honestly? I'd include money(or gift cards) in...

Honestly? I'd include money(or gift cards) in that card. I know a heartfelt card speaks volumes with a dcprovider's sense of being appreciated but that was an extra good amount of time. Money does...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 10-06-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By Josiegirl
Book I Recommend - The Reason You're Alive

The Reason You're Alive by Matthew Quick

Very blunt, funny and not my typical read but was really good. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,412
Posted By Josiegirl
Just seeing this. Stay safe!!! It's all so scary...

Just seeing this. Stay safe!!! It's all so scary indeed. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 745
Posted By Josiegirl
Wow. Yep, it's not real until it hits home.

Wow.

Yep, it's not real until it hits home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By Josiegirl
I do sincerely hope you're wrong. :(

I do sincerely hope you're wrong. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By Josiegirl
As I said, I was going to simply find highlights...

As I said, I was going to simply find highlights in the news. Wow, lots of drama. :rolleyes: For someone who is expected to run a country, I'd expect a lot more.
I guess I'm clueless as to what a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2020, 03:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By Josiegirl
I didn't watch it. And seeing this reply is...

I didn't watch it. And seeing this reply is scary. :/ But I'll check the news and see what their input is.

Either way, being politicians I doubt there's a lot of truth of what was said compared to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By Josiegirl
What Blackcat did there is brilliant. Wish I'd...

What Blackcat did there is brilliant. Wish I'd had that back when I needed it. No blur of the lines at all.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By Josiegirl
She had the gall to be extremely rude to you...

She had the gall to be extremely rude to you instead of apologizing for her dh's lateness??? Oooh, I'd tell them they don't sound happy with your policies/contract and does that mean they're giving...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By Josiegirl
Better to err on the side of caution now. Our...

Better to err on the side of caution now. Our local elementary school sent home 17 students with Covid symptoms this past week. More than likely they all have simple colds or viruses but it's going...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
Hugs and good thoughts to all of you for your...

Hugs and good thoughts to all of you for your rough days, the chaos in your lives, the never-ending stress and needs of children and parents in your lives!!! May your week end on a positive happy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2020, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Josiegirl
My favorites were always Sandra Boynton books,...

My favorites were always Sandra Boynton books, all of them. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By Josiegirl
Oh no :( I'm so sorry. That kind of a loss has...

Oh no :( I'm so sorry. That kind of a loss has got to be one of the most heart-breaking. :( Hugs to the family and you and everybody involved. So so sad.:(

As far as telling the other dcfs, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 894
Posted By Josiegirl
Oh heck no!!!

Oh heck no!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 894
Posted By Josiegirl
Your mistake, as you now realize, was to tell her...

Your mistake, as you now realize, was to tell her it's okay. That meant it was okay the next time and the next time too. :( I've been so guilty of that myself.
Then as soon as you do stand up for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,195
Posted By Josiegirl
Stay healthy!! Former dcm has a relative who's...

Stay healthy!!
Former dcm has a relative who's a teacher in Ga. She said they sent a student home diagnosed with Covid and act like it's no big deal. :(
Are people becoming desensitized about it?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By Josiegirl
This isn't dc related whatsoever but just shows...

This isn't dc related whatsoever but just shows how screwed up employers/employees can get. An RN that was just assigned to a family member's Hospice case, had been let go from her previous job at a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By Josiegirl
Wow Meeko, glad the weather turned and you're...

Wow Meeko, glad the weather turned and you're safe. Now if we could ask for some of that miracle to spread it's arms across the country to help other states. :(

Thank you for sharing!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 254,840
Posted By Josiegirl
A former dcm is always posting pictures and video...

A former dcm is always posting pictures and video clips on FB, which I absolutely adore btw. :) I miss them so much. :( But anyways, I saw a short clip yesterday of 1 of her dds, soon to be 4 yo,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 843
Posted By Josiegirl
I agree with Rockgirl and Snowmom. Sometimes...

I agree with Rockgirl and Snowmom. Sometimes things don't work out the way we want them to. Victims get the shaft and criminals get the protection. Life is definitely not fair; that's a hard lesson...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By Josiegirl
Love it!!

Love it!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2020, 04:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By Josiegirl
Good answer :) Put it back on them. It's very...

Good answer :) Put it back on them. It's very normal for a child to not want to run off to dc every day. Do adults always want to show up at work?? Kids, just like adults, need to learn sometimes you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By Josiegirl
Glad he's feeling better!! I think that type of...

Glad he's feeling better!!
I think that type of thing is going to be happening a lot this next year. Schools will be calling to send students home more often, so will dcs and centers, everyone will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
I'm just curious how this all played out?? :o

I'm just curious how this all played out?? :o
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6,137
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 698,770
Posted By Josiegirl
Not that I wish illness on his little guy but...

Not that I wish illness on his little guy but don't you just wish(a little bit) that he ended up vomiting all over dcd?

Just gotta love it when grown ups have toddler temper tantrums. :rolleyes:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,195
Posted By Josiegirl
I hope she recovers fully and soon. :( I'm...

I hope she recovers fully and soon. :(
I'm your aunt's age and can only imagine how she feels emotionally, how scary it must be for her and how helpless all of you must feel. Take care of yourself!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,195
Posted By Josiegirl
Scary. All within a month.:( Good luck to all...

Scary. All within a month.:(
Good luck to all of them and sorry about the one who passed. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By Josiegirl
A good one I hope??!! :) Yes, pandaluver,...

A good one I hope??!! :)

Yes, pandaluver, trying to put myself in your position and can imagine how it must've felt to read that. :( I think what CH suggested was just right, including not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By Josiegirl
I just finished "Too Much and Not Enough" by Mary...

I just finished "Too Much and Not Enough" by Mary L. Trump. Very enlightening. :)
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 08-17-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By Josiegirl
Thanks, got it!! I'll check into it. :)

Thanks, got it!! I'll check into it. :)
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 08-16-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By Josiegirl
CBD for Anxiety?

Does anyone use it; does it work? Where's the best place to get it? My sister uses CBD gummies for sleeping and says they work pretty well but are very expensive($75. for 3 weeks worth). My dd has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By Josiegirl
Are you planning on doing more; it says Book 1 of...

Are you planning on doing more; it says Book 1 of a series? Congrats!
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