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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Annalee
Tennessee does have lots of things to consider...

Tennessee does have lots of things to consider such as the info in a previous post but providers are allowed to develop their own emergency plan for parents to sign. I have a two-page summary that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,377
Posted By Annalee
Nap is directly after lunch here, too, after...

Nap is directly after lunch here, too, after washing hands and pottying, so some will actually eat slow to avoid the nap:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Annalee
Not sure if this helps but wanted to share...

Not sure if this helps but wanted to share something with you. My sons are now 16 and 14. But when they were small and in daycare I wanted my first to be this "follow the rule, bestest behaved...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By Annalee
My issue right now is my four oldest plus have...

My issue right now is my four oldest plus have been here the longest are testing the waters. I have enrolled dcb3 and a sibling dcb5mos so I allow the newbies to become comfortable/explore and talk...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By Annalee
I also feel as providers, I have to rinse and...

I also feel as providers, I have to rinse and repeat with redirection more than ever. Reading a book can be difficult sometimes. Not that everyone has to listen but they do need to be respectful...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2018, 03:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By Annalee
I hear you, Josie! My teacher dcm and I were...

I hear you, Josie! My teacher dcm and I were talking just this week about how teachers spend most of their time "teaching" things the kids should know before getting to her. Not academics, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By Annalee
I have had families/friends that worked out but...

I have had families/friends that worked out but some that didn't. Like the others in these posts, basically, you win some you lose some no matter what! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By Annalee
:lol:I could join the Amish that live around...

:lol:I could join the Amish that live around here....horse and buggy is all I would need as I live off the land. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By Annalee
likethisI understand and you are spot on. Not...

likethisI understand and you are spot on.
Not that I like feeling like I do....I am just realistic with my views on this subject. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By Annalee
Yep, same for me sometimes from my own kids. But...

Yep, same for me sometimes from my own kids. But my own kids also think I am mean to them sometimes too. After all they are teenagers:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By Annalee
Yes, and I find myself setting my life up around...

Yes, and I find myself setting my life up around ME and those I love now more than ever as I feel I have put too many other things/people before that in the past. I find myself less sympathetic to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By Annalee
I see this happening in the world in general...

I see this happening in the world in general today.....even with myself sometimes. Persons become desensitized over time through experiences. Sad if you really think about it! But it is spiraling....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,652
Posted By Annalee
Agree with these posters. So glad I fixed some...

Agree with these posters. So glad I fixed some of this while my sons are still home. happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By Annalee
I would have a meeting with the parents...

I would have a meeting with the parents expressing your policies regarding this, too. These babies need to be sleep-trained before they get to you or it will be difficult days ahead:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,652
Posted By Annalee
You will never get this time back! Close, even...

You will never get this time back! Close, even if you don't want to charge them, give them a credit. Ten years ago, I would not have given advice like this but as I get older I realize I don't want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,652
Posted By Annalee
oh my goodness!!!!!!:eek:

oh my goodness!!!!!!:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By Annalee
I have taken kids from other daycares, but I...

I have taken kids from other daycares, but I don't solicit them nor call them telling them I offer something I think the family would like better. If a client seeks me out, I will interview but I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By Annalee
I wouldn't do this! A new provider opened here...

I wouldn't do this! A new provider opened here and did this taking most of another provider's kids. Now the new provider has been in business a year and the families are trying to go back to their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 645
Posted By Annalee
I hit the other door running cooking supper,...

I hit the other door running cooking supper, household chores, etc....because if I sit down, I am done!:lol:

At the end of the day, I go to each son and we have a pow-wow about the day......my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,407
Posted By Annalee
Spot on, nannyde! I have a 9.5 hour limit and...

Spot on, nannyde! I have a 9.5 hour limit and close several days a year with 52 weeks pay. I feel this takes care of me. I do not feel it makes parents be with their kids because they generally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By Annalee
likethisI have subscribed to the "lets find out"...

likethisI have subscribed to the "lets find out" classroom magazine from scholastic and they are similar with lots of ideas that go with my themes.:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,407
Posted By Annalee
There is also a push to reach out to the homeless...

There is also a push to reach out to the homeless and families in need and recognize the signs....have had to rewrite our termination clause to allow for many resources to be used before we terminate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,407
Posted By Annalee
Group in TN

Group in TN
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,407
Posted By Annalee
Yep, mandatory being the key word!!!!!!:ouch:

Yep, mandatory being the key word!!!!!!:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,407
Posted By Annalee
We can place health/safety attachment handouts to...

We can place health/safety attachment handouts to newsletters, have ccrr do trainings for families, etc. to meet health/safety component.

For parent engagement, we can offer families the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,407
Posted By Annalee
:lol:I agree, but we don't get a choice in my...

:lol:I agree, but we don't get a choice in my state if we are going to remain licensed:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,407
Posted By Annalee
I think the schools here and education in general...

I think the schools here and education in general have a push to educate families. I feel this is a great push. But my concerns, which I have shared with legislators,is many of these families have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,407
Posted By Annalee
Yep and we now have a component too where we give...

Yep and we now have a component too where we give monthly info about health/safety issues with families. I can complete and do all the state asks but still not sure if providers/daycare can FIX the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,407
Posted By Annalee
I think you are spot on, as always! It is a huge...

I think you are spot on, as always! It is a huge issue here. Our new report card has changed the component of parent involvement to parent engagement. Effective this upcoming licensing year, We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 519
Posted By Annalee
OH YEAH!!!!! You bet I would! I think the...

OH YEAH!!!!! You bet I would! I think the reasons are self-explanatory! I do love my job and did get into it because of the children and I also have a love for business so this job allows me to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 507
Posted By Annalee
Well, if you use that reasoning, though, parents...

Well, if you use that reasoning, though, parents don't teach self-help skills or other things that providers teach kids either, but I still teach those. My fire marshall has codes that I must...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,407
Posted By Annalee
From another viewpoint, providers can fix some of...

From another viewpoint, providers can fix some of these pet peeves we have. Case in point, one reason I started closing with the school closings is because I seemed to always have that few kids that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,407
Posted By Annalee
At the end of the day, parents see their...

At the end of the day, parents see their side-providers see their's.....and we all go to bed to rise again and repeat as always! ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,407
Posted By Annalee
VENTING is THERAPY and keeps us all...

VENTING is THERAPY and keeps us all SANE!!!!!!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 250,280
Posted By Annalee
Amidst so much negative persona of parents, I...

Amidst so much negative persona of parents, I wanted to share something positive from this morning. My teacher parent I have had since the child was 6 weeks and is now 4 told me this morning that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 507
Posted By Annalee
My kids do recognize the exit signs because we...

My kids do recognize the exit signs because we talk about them. I change name tags every month at the table and they recognize their names there too. They recognize their names on their cubbies...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 507
Posted By Annalee
Windows can count as exits here but our exit sign...

Windows can count as exits here but our exit sign go by the doors.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 507
Posted By Annalee
Yep, 26 for me and every inspector's perception...

Yep, 26 for me and every inspector's perception is different. I always tell them "show me in the rules". :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 507
Posted By Annalee
Fire and licensing monitor it, but it is a fire...

Fire and licensing monitor it, but it is a fire code and their violations are sent to our licensing monitors. I am in Tennessee! We can't relicense each year without fire and health approval. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 507
Posted By Annalee
It's under the fire codes here!

It's under the fire codes here!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 507
Posted By Annalee
Here, we correct write-ups/violatons...

Here, we correct write-ups/violatons on-site.....and our violations are listed online even if they are minor...I don't wanna take that chance.:eek::)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By Annalee
"If a clients wants your services, they will do...

"If a clients wants your services, they will do what it takes to make it work". likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 507
Posted By Annalee
My health/env inspector says mine works but the...

My health/env inspector says mine works but the next inspector might say "no"....You just never know! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By Annalee
A provider friend of mine puts a play yard fence...

A provider friend of mine puts a play yard fence in front of her.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 507
Posted By Annalee
I have a small oval wood hanging plaque that says...

I have a small oval wood hanging plaque that says no smoking that I put on the door. It kind of hangs in the middle of a large kiddie alphabet wreath so it can be seen but disguised a little as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By Annalee
Diva, did they send you a confirmation email when...

Diva, did they send you a confirmation email when you placed the order?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By Annalee
8009666546 This is the number i used to find...

8009666546
This is the number i used to find my kayak. Have you tried this number? :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 733
Posted By Annalee
Yes, the skinny jeans that are peeled off when...

Yes, the skinny jeans that are peeled off when they go potty. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,239
Posted By Annalee
And I think this mom was a nurse, correct? she...

And I think this mom was a nurse, correct? she said she saw this on the news alot but never thought it could happen to her. I wondered if she thought it would just be a few minutes and she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,239
Posted By Annalee
Saw this on the news yesterday and she had...

Saw this on the news yesterday and she had dropped other kids off beforehand and forgot this one.....just how does this happen?:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4,626
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,652
Posted By Annalee
:hug:Take care of yourself!!!!

:hug:Take care of yourself!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By Annalee
I order alot from walmart.com and usually all...

I order alot from walmart.com and usually all goes well. But a few years ago, I ordered a kayak which was shipping through the "large freight". When it FINALLY got to the store, it was damaged...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 429
Posted By Annalee
I agree. In our new rules, there are...

I agree. In our new rules, there are requirements now for data reporting with areas like this which is confusing and adds to the already overwhelming guidelines. I wish each state entity would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 444
Posted By Annalee
likethisTotally agree with your view point. I...

likethisTotally agree with your view point. I have posted on many threads about my friends that left the profession....they tell me you don't realize how stressful this job is (child care, state...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,002
Posted By Annalee
:eek::lol:Oh my goodness! Some of these...

:eek::lol:Oh my goodness! Some of these clients:rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 191,170
Posted By Annalee
Health/env came for their inspection this...

Health/env came for their inspection this morning...when she come in dcb2 met her at the gate. I told him to show ms xxxx where the kitchen was and he took her to the play kitchen....:lol: she got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 790
Posted By Annalee
I have prepared what the state requires but in...

I have prepared what the state requires but in the event I have an emergency, I doubt I pick up that form and actually see what step 1, 2 or 3 are. I tell my parents when they sign the emergency...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,377
Posted By Annalee
The problem wasn't the nursing, it was that he...

The problem wasn't the nursing, it was that he cried ALL DAY. He was fine for about an hour when he arrived but once he started wanting to nurse for milk he screamed and cried and NEVER SLEPT. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,377
Posted By Annalee
AMEN!!! the dcm moved the kid I had to a place...

AMEN!!! the dcm moved the kid I had to a place she said had no routine and he would like that because they had no routine at home:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 790
Posted By Annalee
likethis:)

likethis:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 790
Posted By Annalee
This tote with supplies is for when we are forced...

This tote with supplies is for when we are forced to leave the premises (chemical spill, flooding, etc.) We have to provide an address at least 3 miles away and give the info to parents so they know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,002
Posted By Annalee
likethisI have a four week trial period as well...

likethisI have a four week trial period as well but where I used to mess up is by telling the parent all was fine because I didn't want to say they cried all day. During this time, I felt it looked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 790
Posted By Annalee
Same here, and we have to have the local...

Same here, and we have to have the local emergency management director come out and sign off on it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,377
Posted By Annalee
I may get flamed here, but I feel the 11.5 month...

I may get flamed here, but I feel the 11.5 month old I had would use the "control thing" too as he would spit or throw that bottle/cup waiting to nurse. He was more than hungry but was NOT going to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 790
Posted By Annalee
I have a tote with blankets, bottled water,...

I have a tote with blankets, bottled water, canned food, small first aid kit, flashlight, etc. There are totes with wheels I wish I had gotten but haven't yet! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,002
Posted By Annalee
Absolutely! I meet with the families three times...

Absolutely! I meet with the families three times before committing to anything. I have a client coming at 3 today for her third visit and if all goes well, we will complete the paperwork at this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,239
Posted By Annalee
Kids can quickly get into things but I still...

Kids can quickly get into things but I still can't fathom leaving my child in a car especially for all day! Just can't grasp that!:confused::(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Annalee
I agree! I have four that will only miss the...

I agree! I have four that will only miss the kindy cutoff by weeks so this next preschool year will be challenging for me....they aren't fully mature enough for school but feel they are too big to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 570
Posted By Annalee
My boys didn't play with them much...

My boys didn't play with them much either.....totally wished I hadn't spent so much money on them. Ended up giving them to their younger cousins. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 570
Posted By Annalee
Years ago, I took my sons to...

Years ago, I took my sons to build-a-bear.....decided after that we could have went on a mini-vacation.:lol: entirely too expensive!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By Annalee
likethisA provider friend shared with me if you...

likethisA provider friend shared with me if you have a late fee for payment in the contract, it means you will accept late payments just like if you have a late fee for pickup, parents will think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Annalee
:lol: I hear ya! I am from the south so my words...

:lol: I hear ya! I am from the south so my words are too many times what I "didn't say" :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By Annalee
"LOGIC" is definitely lacking in society today...

"LOGIC" is definitely lacking in society today with EVERYONE:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By Annalee
This was before 2012. Wait, double check, it...

This was before 2012. Wait, double check, it was 2014. The police dept came out and told me it was legal. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By Annalee
This should be reported definitely simply because...

This should be reported definitely simply because of being a mandated reporter! I reported a dcd for picking up his dcb4 on a motorcycle once and was told as long as the child had a helmet this was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 456
Posted By Annalee
I guess I am one of the few that didn't grow up...

I guess I am one of the few that didn't grow up watching Mr. Rogers.....my dad wasn't a fan of sesame street or anything else on PBS, plus we didn't watch that much TV growing up.:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By Annalee
A family at church has a child with ADHD and the...

A family at church has a child with ADHD and the school has been trying to get the family to medicate him which they didn't want to do. The pediatrician told them to give him a cup of coffee each...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Annalee
Whatever you decide to do, do so professionally...

Whatever you decide to do, do so professionally in a non-negotiable way. My motto is "I want 12 families that will follow my contract/policies".....I tell them all when they have questions "I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 250,280
Posted By Annalee
Enjoy your time off!happyface

Enjoy your time off!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 370
Posted By Annalee
Yep.. I was just googling for the name cause I...

Yep.. I was just googling for the name cause I couldn't remember:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 370
Posted By Annalee
We like going to that place you get all those...

We like going to that place you get all those fried pies and fruit where they intertwine the pear-apple trees. We rent a cabin and there is usually 20-30 of us so it is a good time for all! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 370
Posted By Annalee
I will be coming to Blue Ridge Ga in August...it...

I will be coming to Blue Ridge Ga in August...it is decoration and we have lots of Family buried there. My grandparents were raised there but migrated to Tennessee before I came along. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 250,280
Posted By Annalee
Today is my last day until July 5. ...

Today is my last day until July 5. happyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 820
Posted By Annalee
likethisYEP, Totally agree with this.....too many...

likethisYEP, Totally agree with this.....too many have let their license go but kept the same ratios and parents think they are still licensed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Annalee
Tell her you are the one in charge of all drop...

Tell her you are the one in charge of all drop offs and pickups.....that her job is to be with the children during this time....and ALL COMMUNICATION is to be done by YOU. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By Annalee
When I had my own two children, I told clients at...

When I had my own two children, I told clients at each time I would close seven working days from the time I had my child.....and I got paid and did not lose any clients over it...Licensing is so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 314
Posted By Annalee
Thats what I was thinking.

Thats what I was thinking.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By Annalee
I have recently started doing this as well, and...

I have recently started doing this as well, and it has made a difference in my outlook and also how I deal with clients.....At the end of the day, I am a business.....nothing more, nothing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 05:08 PM
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Posted By Annalee
Tennessee

Tennessee
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,734
Posted By Annalee
In my state for family and group. I have not...

In my state for family and group. I have not looked at the center rules so not sure about that. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,734
Posted By Annalee
Thanks for the ideas! :)

Thanks for the ideas! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,734
Posted By Annalee
In the new rules, we have to have a documented...

In the new rules, we have to have a documented monthly activity for parent engagement:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By Annalee
New regs just came out, just got them thru email...

New regs just came out, just got them thru email Thursday last week.....go into effect July 30. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By Annalee
What part of TN are you from? :)

What part of TN are you from? :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2018, 09:54 AM
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Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 446,652
Posted By Annalee
Suicide is a selfish act, in my opinion, and an...

Suicide is a selfish act, in my opinion, and an act I do not understand, either, but those that decide to take lives of others while on that suicide mission really leaves my wondering how could...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Annalee
I LOVE IT! YEP it is a business and I see that...

I LOVE IT! YEP it is a business and I see that more and more every day due to me being "OLD":lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By Annalee
Exactly, I always tell therapist they can come...

Exactly, I always tell therapist they can come from 6-7 or 4-4:30....those times aren't convenient for them, either and it can be distracting for the child receiving therapy and the children in care....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By Annalee
I also think many parents want to see the same...

I also think many parents want to see the same caregiver all the time. Too many times, even FCC has turnover with assistants or the primary caregiver is gone too much. That doesn't happen here,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Annalee
At least monthly or before if the interest isn't...

At least monthly or before if the interest isn't there for the kids! ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By Annalee
likethisthe bolded is also the same for me...I...

likethisthe bolded is also the same for me...I live within a mile from where I grew up and everyone know everyone here! :)
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