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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By hwichlaz
When I did overnight care I didn't have a daycare...

When I did overnight care I didn't have a daycare bedroom...they bunked with my own kids or on the pull out couch. And most of the time, overnight kids were older, school aged on up to about 12 or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By hwichlaz
Babies tend to have an easy time compared to...

Babies tend to have an easy time compared to older kids if they get it. my girls both had it by a year. Itís gone through my daycare about everyn4 years....regardless of the required vaccines,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 234
Posted By hwichlaz
Maybe it's that I've NEVER heard it without...

Maybe it's that I've NEVER heard it without negative tone or emotion behind it. It's always been used as a weapon to hurt feelings...usually to someone that IS their friend when the tables are turned.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 496
Posted By hwichlaz
But the real current choice is....live scan, or...

But the real current choice is....live scan, or don't work with children other than your own.

It's a valid choice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 234
Posted By hwichlaz
Trying to think how to explain, lol. There...

Trying to think how to explain, lol.

There are many factual statements that hurt feelings and should be kept to yourself. I'll give examples...

You have a really bit wart on your nose.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 234
Posted By hwichlaz
It's a social construct not to point out negative...

It's a social construct not to point out negative things that may hurt feelings when it is wholly unnecessary. It's not different than saying to someone, "I don't care for your shirt." It's not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By hwichlaz
If it's on the immunization form, it's likely...

If it's on the immunization form, it's likely legal there. Except in California. They haven't updated the form yet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 484
Posted By hwichlaz
This is exactly what I'd do. I'd have his food...

This is exactly what I'd do. I'd have his food ready. He can choose to put the toy away and eat....or not.

I'd also pick one toy for him to play with before that time of day approaches. He...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 234
Posted By hwichlaz
Those words are, in of themselves, mean. So...

Those words are, in of themselves, mean.

So I intervene.

You don't go around announcing the people aren't your friends...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 496
Posted By hwichlaz
School employess are certainly live...

School employess are certainly live scanned/background checked. :) In California anyone that works with children has to be. Scout leaders, coaches, even the Team Mom. Priests/clergy do if they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By hwichlaz
For a few immunizations, like the DTaP, the...

For a few immunizations, like the DTaP, the ingredients or manufacturing process is the issue. Some immunizations use fetal cell lines to attenuate the vaccine....and those fetal cell lines were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By hwichlaz
I think it's an awesome idea. If I were to...

I think it's an awesome idea.

If I were to allow parental access to my cameras I'd limit it as well. If you're obsessively watching every minute your child is in daycare that can create an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 496
Posted By hwichlaz
Cash or cash cards. No need to use a credit or...

Cash or cash cards. No need to use a credit or debit card if you're worried. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 496
Posted By hwichlaz
yeah....all of that but especially the bold

yeah....all of that but especially the bold
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,508
Posted By hwichlaz
Unfortunately, once they are 3 and the school...

Unfortunately, once they are 3 and the school district has to take over, you have to practically have a law degree to wade through the BS. I lucked out. I had a daycare dad who was a school...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By hwichlaz
I love this idea.

I love this idea.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 496
Posted By hwichlaz
How do you keep people with violent criminal...

How do you keep people with violent criminal convictions from doing childcare without a background check?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 496
Posted By hwichlaz
California has been requiring it for decades. ...

California has been requiring it for decades. But only for adults.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 496
Posted By hwichlaz
Ours is once. But licensing has some kind of a...

Ours is once. But licensing has some kind of a subscription service in that theyíll get notified if you commit a crime any time in the future, unless you donít renew your license.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,508
Posted By hwichlaz
If they are under 3 they qualify for an...

If they are under 3 they qualify for an evaluation with early intervention regardless of financial status. Some therapy organizations base their services on income, others do not. Easter Seals and...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 08-15-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By hwichlaz
Does this mean I can pay my son more on his w-2...

Does this mean I can pay my son more on his w-2 without withholding this year? Since the standard deduction is higher....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,800
Posted By hwichlaz
Ar you using both sides? Or are you just putting...

Ar you using both sides? Or are you just putting the rough side on your laminated item then sticking to a flannel board? If youíre using both sides....the Velcro can end up being stronger than the...
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 08-15-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,441
Posted By hwichlaz
I'm not far from my goal weight. I was a...

I'm not far from my goal weight.

I was a hobby runner, eating a low fat, low sugar diet. Lots of fruits and veggies and whole grains, running 3-5 miles 5 days a week.

My weight plateaued. ...
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 08-15-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,441
Posted By hwichlaz
Yes it is. But, unless you're dong "dirty keto"...

Yes it is. But, unless you're dong "dirty keto" it's also grain free, no processed foods at all, no processed/altered fats etc.

It's a higher fat paleo plus dairy.

I was pre-diabetic, it's...
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 08-15-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,441
Posted By hwichlaz
I'm keto, so I use a lot of coconut oil. My diet...

I'm keto, so I use a lot of coconut oil. My diet is roughly 70% fat. I've lost about 30lbs, and my total cholesterol is about 120
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By hwichlaz
I usually get them a book or art supplies.

I usually get them a book or art supplies.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By hwichlaz
I have a ďnothing from homeĒ policy.

I have a ďnothing from homeĒ policy.
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 08-12-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By hwichlaz
Flip it. Make the meal for dinner, and set aside...

Flip it. Make the meal for dinner, and set aside some for lunch the next day. That way heíll have a good nightís sleep and breakfast before he eats it again. Iíd add a different side for lunch as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By hwichlaz
No damage. I just have clean up. I want to file a...

No damage. I just have clean up. I want to file a loss of use claim, for which I pay extra. :P It's supposed to replace business income up to $5000 per claim. Since i was under mandatory...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By hwichlaz
I Have Insurance D!@@#$

Assured isn't getting back to me on my loss of use claim while I was evacuated.

I'm getting grumpy.

I'm out a week's pay. GRRRR
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By hwichlaz
She old enough to understand why that's not okay....

She old enough to understand why that's not okay. I'd make her earn the privilege of being out of her room during pick up time. Otherwise, she needs to play quietly in her room at that time. If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By hwichlaz
We all have sore throats right now...because our...

We all have sore throats right now...because our air is pretty unbreathable from smoke.

If that's the only symptom, I'd not exclude. It's pretty typical here that it's caused by running the AC...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,023
Posted By hwichlaz
I totally get that it was surprising, and should...

I totally get that it was surprising, and should have been mentioned up front. My clients all know that this is a family run business. Just as my kids would be flipping burgers if I owned a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,023
Posted By hwichlaz
Very true, if you were paying a baby sitter you'd...

Very true, if you were paying a baby sitter you'd be paying MUCH MUCH more.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By hwichlaz
my bedroom has a gate with a doggy door in it,...

my bedroom has a gate with a doggy door in it, and the kids' bedrooms have those child proof knob covers on them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By hwichlaz
or, if they wear similar sizes...let the other...

or, if they wear similar sizes...let the other boy wear the perp's shoes while the perp dries the other boy's shoes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By hwichlaz
hand him a hair dryer and make him fix it instead...

hand him a hair dryer and make him fix it instead of playing
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,023
Posted By hwichlaz
I'd also like to point out...that your post...

I'd also like to point out...that your post didn't read like the 12 year old was changing YOUR child...and you have no way of knowing what their relationship to that child's family is. The little...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,023
Posted By hwichlaz
So it's okay if her 19 yo son changes diapers but...

So it's okay if her 19 yo son changes diapers but not her 12yo son? I'm having a hard time with that. You're saying he was supervised.

I can hire a 14 year old off the street as an assistant in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By hwichlaz
No. Many have the exact amount required, or a...

No. Many have the exact amount required, or a teensy bit more. It makes the most fiscal sense.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,416
Posted By hwichlaz
I love them, just not for nap. Even when itís...

I love them, just not for nap. Even when itís warm we get a lot of wind. It causes earaches. Hoods on lightweight shirts protect ears without being too warm.

They are def outerwear though, so I...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 08-03-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By hwichlaz
I only serve it at lunch if I mix it with peanut...

I only serve it at lunch if I mix it with peanut butter to make fruit and veggie dip. Otherwise the amount required is just too much.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By hwichlaz
All but one family under mandatory evacuation,...

All but one family under mandatory evacuation, and one family under voluntary evacuation.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By hwichlaz
We’re Evacuated...

...

Going on 3 days now for the Mendocino Complex Fires in Northern California. Luckily weíre with friends. But Iím worried about being unable to work for too long.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By hwichlaz
It may not be environment at all though. It...

It may not be environment at all though. It could also be developmental.

does the child have a hard time seeing other social ques?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By hwichlaz
I teach them that we never ever-ever comment on...

I teach them that we never ever-ever comment on someone else's appearance unless it's to compliment them.


For the stuttering I'd model what to stay instead...

"Friend, can you slow down and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By hwichlaz
I had the same problem in a new house. I put...

I had the same problem in a new house. I put liquid plumber in the diswasher and hit the drain/cancel button until it was gone, then ran it once empty.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By hwichlaz
When I was younger, I'd have done an ergo for the...

When I was younger, I'd have done an ergo for the baby and double stroller for the other two. Now I'm too old and grumpy to wear one baby while pushing two. So I'd get the harness.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By hwichlaz
yeah that. can your assistant watch YOUR...

yeah that.

can your assistant watch YOUR child in his/her home until you're licensed? That way you'll be in compliance. This is assuming you don't have at least one school aged kid in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 519
Posted By hwichlaz
No, but I would do more preschool-y less daycare-y

No, but I would do more preschool-y less daycare-y
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By hwichlaz
I can link you to my inspection report so you can...

I can link you to my inspection report so you can see what was looked at if you like. :)

https://secure.dss.ca.gov/CareFacilitySearch/FacDetail/173008986

I'm at a new location now (4 years)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By hwichlaz
Itís how we heat the house.....no other option. ...

Itís how we heat the house.....no other option. Yes I have a hearth gate as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By hwichlaz
If itís been long enough Iíd let her know that...

If itís been long enough Iíd let her know that continuing to respond takes your attention away from your charges and that unless there is a reason for concern, youíll fill her in on his day at pick...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 07-20-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By hwichlaz
Crockpot too. My ddís teacher used to make Irish...

Crockpot too. My ddís teacher used to make Irish oats in it for Tuesday snack.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 429
Posted By hwichlaz
Itís optional. Even though weíre required to...

Itís optional. Even though weíre required to ask, they are not required to answer. I actually added a box to mine that says ďdecline to stateĒ.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By hwichlaz
You have to be careful, items from other sellers...

You have to be careful, items from other sellers show up on their site just like on amazon.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By hwichlaz
We are a two party audio recording state...

We are a two party audio recording state though....

With video only, you just need to keep it out of areas where people can reasonably expect privacy, like bedrooms and bathrooms. Even then I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By hwichlaz
it's more likely that comcast has a policy...

it's more likely that comcast has a policy against it, there's no law against it
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By hwichlaz
I'll specify the type of surveillance. I have...

I'll specify the type of surveillance. I have CCTV stickers and signs that specifically say...premises under video and audio surveillance with pictures of a camera and a microphone, in both English...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By hwichlaz
I'd never turn the camera off, but I'd turn the...

I'd never turn the camera off, but I'd turn the sound monitoring off to discuss a private medical issue. I have IFSP meetings in my home for my special needs kids. That's usually 4 medical providers,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,002
Posted By hwichlaz
I had an interview last week. She comes in with a...

I had an interview last week. She comes in with a 2-year-old with a VERY full leaking diaper and denies it, and a 5 month old asleep in a car seat.

First, only wants 3 days even though I require...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By hwichlaz
Itís advised that we notify if weíre recording in...

Itís advised that we notify if weíre recording in a home, because people have a little bit of expectation of privacy. If Iím recording sound I need both parties consent. Knowing they are being...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By hwichlaz
Found Cameras That I Like...

...and can afford.

What do you think? should I inform parents or just put up the little CCTV signs?

Here's the potential letter...

July 17, 2018
Dear Child Care Families,

Iíve ordered a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 790
Posted By hwichlaz
Not a composting toilet. A chemical toilet. ...

Not a composting toilet. A chemical toilet. Or....a bucket lined with trash bags with a seat. Composting toilets need a lot of care.

Sheet plastic
Duct tape
Scissors

Under bed storage...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,377
Posted By hwichlaz
My advice...stop caring if he eats. He wonít...

My advice...stop caring if he eats. He wonít starve. Put healthy food in front of him, and choose not to notice if he eats it or not. Itís a power play and youíre letting him win.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By hwichlaz
If youíre careful you can do it for what the food...

If youíre careful you can do it for what the food program pays.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,801
Posted By hwichlaz
This is old....but in CALIFORNIA every thing...

This is old....but in CALIFORNIA every thing counts....even misdemeanors. My daughters friend had to be excluded from my facility because of a shoplifting conviction for a $25 item.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By hwichlaz
Varies by state....but my toes reached the back...

Varies by state....but my toes reached the back pegs at 4 anyway. Depends on the size of the bike, I was on the back of a Harley sportster.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 07-10-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By hwichlaz
Contracts are private. The only way you could...

Contracts are private. The only way you could get in trouble is if you accept subsidy and there is a clause in your subsidy contract requiring you charge everyone the same.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By hwichlaz
While true, we live in the Information Age now,...

While true, we live in the Information Age now, and know better.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By hwichlaz
I would at least partially, only because my...

I would at least partially, only because my contract says Iíll give 4 weeks notice of time off, other than for illness.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By hwichlaz
I have 6 cots, 2 mats, and 2 cribs. I stack...

I have 6 cots, 2 mats, and 2 cribs.

I stack the cots in two stacks of 3, put a mat on top. And slipcover them. They kids use it as a sofa.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By hwichlaz
I have a mini crib that is up all of the time...

I have a mini crib that is up all of the time with an evacuation frame on it, and folding mini cribs that I take out as needed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By hwichlaz
No, I canít afford to take 4-6 weeks off in a...

No, I canít afford to take 4-6 weeks off in a chunk, and charging more to cover it wouldnít fly here. Teachers are cheapskates, lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By hwichlaz
Pull ups are great for catching occaissional...

Pull ups are great for catching occaissional accidents, like naptime or car trips...but they are not meant to work as a diaper and will leak poop or a full pee.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By hwichlaz
Iím excited to give it to him, but heís camping...

Iím excited to give it to him, but heís camping until Thursday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 406
Posted By hwichlaz
Drs note. My tube fed dcb had to be kept almost...

Drs note. My tube fed dcb had to be kept almost sitting up for 30 min after the end of each feed. Dr gave a note no problem, just in case he fell asleep in the high chair, reclined.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By hwichlaz
See if you can apply to do kinship care. In my...

See if you can apply to do kinship care. In my state you get foster parent stipends for that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By hwichlaz
Thatís too many eggs in one basket for me. Pair...

Thatís too many eggs in one basket for me. Pair that with not wanting to do infant care....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By hwichlaz
Iím in cali. No paper work if they are only...

Iím in cali. No paper work if they are only staying a couple of weeks, but I need to let licensing know.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By hwichlaz
Exactly. Here, new less experienced providers...

Exactly. Here, new less experienced providers charge more because they need set up money and their housing is usually much more expensive.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By hwichlaz
I’m a Pout Pout Fish with a Pout Pout Face

I have a SN Child that loves a certain book so much that his therapists use it as his incentive, so I made him something. lovethislovethislovethis
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-29-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By hwichlaz
Mineís 42 :). It sound about right. I have kids...

Mineís 42 :). It sound about right. I have kids 530am-630pm, plus other work activities and I host provider cpr classes and meetings.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By hwichlaz
With the average cost of care in NC being 8400.00...

With the average cost of care in NC being 8400.00 for infants 7500.00 for 4ís per year...
And these ratios....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By hwichlaz
Depends on the kind of dirt. Animal poop? No. ...

Depends on the kind of dirt. Animal poop? No. Rotten food? No. Dirt tracked in from outside and on toys? Sign me up because I want my kid to get dirty, and I donít want them in an over sanitized...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By hwichlaz
Itís different with centers so try. My bf canít...

Itís different with centers so try. My bf canít get an exemption for a dui from 2 years ago, but I know a center employee with an exemption for two duis that are more recent. I wish DV wasnít a...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-27-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 320
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Posted By hwichlaz
I still have to make my car payment when itís...

I still have to make my car payment when itís stuck in the repair shop :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 370
Posted By hwichlaz
A bundled up child will survive in a freezing car...

A bundled up child will survive in a freezing car much longer than a child will survive a hot car.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By hwichlaz
That worked for you. But for some people itís...

That worked for you. But for some people itís the difference in being able to avoid healthy food and a doctor.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By hwichlaz
$1000 for summer sounds perfect. That will cover...

$1000 for summer sounds perfect. That will cover food, and an extra body at activities you take the kids to. Iíd only ask for more if you are expected to pay for clothes etc, since money is tight...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By hwichlaz
It doesnít matter how amazing my program is if...

It doesnít matter how amazing my program is if they canít afford it. Iíd want to know price first thing too, so I donít waste my time touring programs I canít pay for.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-26-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By hwichlaz
Example. Our school year runs Sept 7th through...

Example. Our school year runs Sept 7th through mid June this next year. But teachers are contracted to be at school working for 3 weeks after school letís out and 3 weeks before it goes back. They...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-26-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By hwichlaz
Even when off for summer they are still working. ...

Even when off for summer they are still working. Teachers are working a lot more than mon-fri 8-3 sept-June.

However, ever single full time family pays me roughly twice their deduction amount...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By hwichlaz
Can she be your assistant rather than a licensee?

Can she be your assistant rather than a licensee?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 820
Posted By hwichlaz
You donít need a copy of you providers license...

You donít need a copy of you providers license either. There is literally zero reason for it. Part of the required paperwork in my state includes collecting a receipt proving you provided them with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By hwichlaz
I think itís enough to suggest an evaluation.

I think itís enough to suggest an evaluation.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 820
Posted By hwichlaz
Grrrrrr What state?

Grrrrrr

What state?
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-25-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By hwichlaz
Yes best ask Tom. But Iíd separate it on their...

Yes best ask Tom. But Iíd separate it on their w-10. Last I checked, itís a deduction if youíre paying for care so you can work or go to school.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-25-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By hwichlaz
Kidkare has a category for ďother incomeĒ. ...

Kidkare has a category for ďother incomeĒ. Thatís where I put in that type of payment, and my alimony.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By hwichlaz
They lovethis:hug: While the chances of a...

They lovethis:hug:

While the chances of a child saying that Miss Heather beats kids during power outages is near nill, black outs ARE something thieves take advantage of here.
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