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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,943
Posted By JaydensMommy
Ok, so I did contact licensing as well as my...

Ok, so I did contact licensing as well as my analyst. Licensing said there is no regulation against them so they are allowed. They recommended I call my analyst and see if a waiver was required. My...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,943
Posted By JaydensMommy
Thank you for your response. :) I guess no one in...

Thank you for your response. :) I guess no one in Cali knows the answer to this question. I will have to call licensing and find out for sure.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,943
Posted By JaydensMommy
I guess I should mention I wouldn't be allowing...

I guess I should mention I wouldn't be allowing the daycare children on it. It would only be for my son to use outside of daycare hours. My in laws are wanting to buy him one for his birthday this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,943
Posted By JaydensMommy
Are Trampolines Allowed In California?

The last time I had a visit from licensing, I asked and was told they were allowed. I read on some threads here that they are not. Anyone have one in California or been told they are allowed? I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By JaydensMommy
Thank you!

Thank you!! Exactly what I wanted to say but I have the hardest time comin up with the right words.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By JaydensMommy
yes, its two weeks. It will be two weeks...

yes, its two weeks. It will be two weeks tomorrow. So, I am planning on sending the e-mail today.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,038
Posted By JaydensMommy
Help with term letter.

I had a family start, ignored red flags, really needed to try to fill spots so I gave it a try even though they were late to interview. They seemed extremely nice. Well, first day, she says he will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,735
Posted By JaydensMommy
The one that is about $20? I have that set and...

The one that is about $20? I have that set and love it especially for the price. It is in our housekeeping area. It's easy to put together and has held up well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,766
Posted By JaydensMommy
DCB brings random stuff all the time. One day he...

DCB brings random stuff all the time. One day he came with a coach purse with a set of keys and nail clippers inside... :rolleyes: usually it gets put in his cubby. Nail clippers were pulled out and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,769
Posted By JaydensMommy
I have two of those and thought they were nice at...

I have two of those and thought they were nice at first but these sheet does start to tear in the corners. And its not so nice when you have a child that has an accident in one. I prefer these: ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,246
Posted By JaydensMommy
I know how you feel...

My son also just started full day kindergarten. I was a mess the first week. I loved having him at home and never have left him. I've always been home or worked where I could take him. It's hard to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,824
Posted By JaydensMommy
I would like to be added as well please. :)

I would like to be added as well please. :)
Forum: Curriculum 06-15-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,291
Posted By JaydensMommy
Mother Goose time!

I have tried both MGT and Funshine Express. MGT is a bit more pricey, but not by much. And it does include more materials. It has something to do everyday, while funshine only includes materials for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,838
Posted By JaydensMommy
I love poodles, I grew up with one who is now 13...

I love poodles, I grew up with one who is now 13 years old and she has been the sweetest dog. She is so good with kids. Somehow I ended up with a shih tzu not a breed I had ever considered, but he is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,663
Posted By JaydensMommy
Something similar happened to me... Only it was...

Something similar happened to me... Only it was my son in a car in very hot weather. I had set him on the seat to go around to the other side of the car. Well before I could get around to the other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,969
Posted By JaydensMommy
By time out I mean that she needs to sit and stop...

By time out I mean that she needs to sit and stop the screaming. She does not have to sit for a certain amount of time, just until she is able to play without screaming at the kids. I don't think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By JaydensMommy
Anybody Have A Tablet?

I have a question for those of you that own a tablet and use MMK.. Are you able to run the entire program on it? I know that on the iPad you can use the app. I have an iphone and a macbook and am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By JaydensMommy
I just had one of my children who I thought was...

I just had one of my children who I thought was falling asleep on his cot stick a small toy in his nose, I couldn't even see it when I looked but luckily we were able to blow it out..:rolleyes: Why...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,627
Posted By JaydensMommy
I have 11 kids plus my son. So I have 11...

I have 11 kids plus my son. So I have 11 families. I don't have any siblings right now, although I have before and didn't care for it. I think I prefer individual children from each family. It is a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By JaydensMommy
When I am trying to search for something, I click...

When I am trying to search for something, I click on search, then advanced search, then I type it in and from the drop down choose titles only and that seems to work better.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,397
Posted By JaydensMommy
I have only been doing daycare about two years. I...

I have only been doing daycare about two years. I started as a small daycare on my own with 6 children including my son. At first I took what I could get. The parents were all wonderful but I ended...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,152
Posted By JaydensMommy
Today I made the kids sloppy joes and they loved...

Today I made the kids sloppy joes and they loved them! We had them with corn on the cob, peaches and milk. Other things they love: English muffin pizza, homemade chicken nuggets, grilled cheese, BBQ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,700
Posted By JaydensMommy
I have given two weeks notice twice. One was a...

I have given two weeks notice twice. One was a baby that cried nonstop. His mom took it personally and did not come back. The other was an almost two year old that also cried nonstop. Unfortunately...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,024
Posted By JaydensMommy
I no longer do drop ins since I am full. But I...

I no longer do drop ins since I am full. But I tried to accomodate part time schedules or drop ins before. If they are expecting you to hold a spot for them for all five days I would have them pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,633
Posted By JaydensMommy
I would add some pictures. And you have some...

I would add some pictures. And you have some typos on your first page.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,023
Posted By JaydensMommy
Not true

Not true, I use the app and the program on the computer. The app is just more simple with not as many options. It's mainly for recording meals, you can't enroll children or use the accounting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,193
Posted By JaydensMommy
I have a Kaylie and a Kaylee and I also have a...

I have a Kaylie and a Kaylee and I also have a Jayden(my son) and a Jaden. So far I call one of the Kaylees with her middle name. Jaden is going to start next week so we'll see how it goes. So far...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,214
Posted By JaydensMommy
This is my first Christmas doing daycare. I...

This is my first Christmas doing daycare. I didn't expect anything but I received one restaurant GC, a gift basket with deserts, a mason jar with brownie mix, a goodie bag w/ a shirt and other little...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,465
Posted By JaydensMommy
I will have 2 here for 1/2 the day and then just...

I will have 2 here for 1/2 the day and then just 1 for the rest of the day! Easy day. Tomorrow I am starting a new little girl, so we will see how that goes. But it should look the same for the rest...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,818
Posted By JaydensMommy
1. It's Friday!! 2. Had a dcm hand me a...

1. It's Friday!! 2. Had a dcm hand me a handwritten thank you card along w/ a gift card thanking me for keeping her daughter an extra 30 min one day and allowing her to arrive a little bit early...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,818
Posted By JaydensMommy
I watch a sweet little girl who pays for full...

I watch a sweet little girl who pays for full time spot even though she is rarely here. Honestly she just melts my heart and I wish she was here everyday. When she gets here everyone gives her hugs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,986
Posted By JaydensMommy
I serve my any kids that are here and my son...

I serve my any kids that are here and my son breakfast from 7:30-8:00. after that parents are responsible for breakfast. Of course occasionally one will come arrive without eating after that time and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,081
Posted By JaydensMommy
Well, I was worried I was taking too many days...

Well, I was worried I was taking too many days off, since I am also closing the friday before christmas week for my sons school trip. But I think it should be fine. Now, I just have to decide if I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,081
Posted By JaydensMommy
Days Off For December

What days are you all taking off for December since Christmas Eve and Christmas falls on Saturday and Sunday? I was thinking of taking off Friday, the 23rd and Monday, the 26th.. ? Or do you not take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,065
Posted By JaydensMommy
Lol, yes I have woken up before and thought for a...

Lol, yes I have woken up before and thought for a second, omg I overslept and forgotten it was Saturday. But I think she was at home getting ready to bring her. Who knows, she probably works...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,433
Posted By JaydensMommy
Tomorrow is Friday

Just two days this week!! :) So happy, my parents did not complain at all. I love them. :) And they paid me all three days off.. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,065
Posted By JaydensMommy
Umm.. It's Saturday...

So I have a daycare mom that is very forgetful, she text me last night while I was sleeping and asked if it was ok to drop off at 7am. I saw it this morning along with another message that said she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,843
Posted By JaydensMommy
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: Hilarious!!

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: Hilarious!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,044
Posted By JaydensMommy
Thanks everyone, I really thought I was missing...

Thanks everyone, I really thought I was missing something. I thought there was an actual set of regulations that clearly stated these things. And I also learned about positional asphyxia from here....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,044
Posted By JaydensMommy
So, there is nothing that tells you specifically...

So, there is nothing that tells you specifically the equipment that is allowed? I have heard on here that car seats are not allowed in the home, I take the one baby that I have out as soon as he gets...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,044
Posted By JaydensMommy
California Regulations

Where can I find the California Regulations? The ones that have specific info on what is allowed as far as equipment and all that??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: Rates
Views: 2,720
Posted By JaydensMommy
My rate is a weekly rate, but I do payments...

My rate is a weekly rate, but I do payments biweekly on Mondays for the following 2 weeks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,906
Posted By JaydensMommy
I also got mine through Vistaprint and they were...

I also got mine through Vistaprint and they were great at first. But they are not good if you plan on taking them off from time to time. I would take them off for long trips. And if the corners get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,927
Posted By JaydensMommy
I'm going through something similar today. I have...

I'm going through something similar today. I have a 3 yr old whos last day is today because mom is moving away. Mom and dad have separated and my heart is broken for this little boy. I will honestly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By JaydensMommy
Same here, I require payment every other monday...

Same here, I require payment every other monday for the following 2 weeks. Some parents prefer to pay for the entire month at once, doesn't matter to me as long as they pay at least two weeks in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,906
Posted By JaydensMommy
Ok, I did not say sorry and kept it short and...

Ok, I did not say sorry and kept it short and simple. I just handed out my first letter and Mom was VERY excited for me. I hope they all react this way. I did let them know I would be hiring my mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,906
Posted By JaydensMommy
I don't pay to be on google. If you go to...

I don't pay to be on google. If you go to google.com, down way at the bottom click on business solutions, on the next page scroll down and where it says reach local customers click on Google Places....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,906
Posted By JaydensMommy
Thank You! I'm not really sure, honestly. I've...

Thank You! I'm not really sure, honestly. I've been licensed for a little over a year, but just started doing this full time in May. Two of my kids I watched at my previous job. And the rest are...
Forum: Curriculum 09-27-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,242
Posted By JaydensMommy
I tried mother goose time for a couple months, it...

I tried mother goose time for a couple months, it was about $80/month for 6 children. I wasn't really crazy about it. So I'm skipping it this next month and trying to create my own.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,313
Posted By JaydensMommy
I am in the process of hiring an assistant, I...

I am in the process of hiring an assistant, I will be able to take on double the kids and will double my income. About half of the extra income will go to paying my assistant. To me it's worth it to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,906
Posted By JaydensMommy
Expanding My Daycare

So, I am expanding my daycare to a large daycare. I will be able to hire an assistant and take on 12-14, instead of 6-8 children. I got the approval from the city last week, we are installing the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,677
Posted By JaydensMommy
I got licensed in May, put an ad in craigslist. I...

I got licensed in May, put an ad in craigslist. I got a drop in/part timer maybe about 2 weeks later and a full timer about a month later. As of about a month ago, I am completely full.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,802
Posted By JaydensMommy
My living room and attached office is used just...

My living room and attached office is used just for the daycare. The kitchen is shared with a table for the kids and also our dining table. We use one of our large bedrooms as our living room with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,601
Posted By JaydensMommy
Ok, I've never heard of that kind of dog, so I...

Ok, I've never heard of that kind of dog, so I googled it. They are too cute!! And thanks for the advice, I am worried about how the parents will react but I am going to talk to them about it first...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,601
Posted By JaydensMommy
Can I Have An Indoor Dog?

So, I'd like to buy myself a small dog, I want a baby but don't think thats going to happen soon. So, I convinced my husband into buying me a Yorkie. But I would like to know what the licensing rules...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,200
Posted By JaydensMommy
I would LOVE to be a SAHM!! I was and took it...

I would LOVE to be a SAHM!! I was and took it for granted and now I miss it soooo much. Yes, I would love it! I want to have another baby and SAH. Now I just have to convince my husband!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,987
Posted By JaydensMommy
This thread is just about how I feel. I really...

This thread is just about how I feel. I really DISLIKE having to share my time with my son. I know, I know, I should feel blessed that I get to take him to school, pick him up and all that other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,452
Posted By JaydensMommy
I just had this happen to me! The dcm had told me...

I just had this happen to me! The dcm had told me during the interview that the hours would be wed-fri from 7-5. So when they brought the paperwork back to me, the hours she put on there were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,145
Posted By JaydensMommy
Central Valley...

Central Valley...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,003
Posted By JaydensMommy
I have one mom that does that. I tell dcb-3 to...

I have one mom that does that. I tell dcb-3 to put it in his cubby and he can have it later when he goes home. He doesn't throw a fit. Sometimes its a twinkie, cocoa puffs, oreos. Not the kind of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By JaydensMommy
I would suggest just letting the parents know...

I would suggest just letting the parents know that you need steady income and the only way you can have that is by offering the spots as full-time spots. They pay for the spot and it is reserved for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,768
Posted By JaydensMommy
I have the Vistaprint lawn sign and it has by far...

I have the Vistaprint lawn sign and it has by far been the best form of advertisement. Most of my kids are kids from my neighborhood that have driven by and seen my sign. I do live on one of the main...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,926
Posted By JaydensMommy
I agree, I would first make sure that there were...

I agree, I would first make sure that there were no other options. Luckily my husband is able to take off work easily if my son were to get sick and I also have my mother nearby who could help. So I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,926
Posted By JaydensMommy
Yes, she asked if she was closing too much. I...

Yes, she asked if she was closing too much. I think she had a good reason for closing so I do not think she was wrong in doing that. You may see it differently, I was just telling her what I thought....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,348
Posted By JaydensMommy
We are heading to Calistoga to visit family. Were...

We are heading to Calistoga to visit family. Were also going to San Francisco on Saturday and of course a trip to IKEA. Yay, so excited, mostly about the trip to ikea, I have my shopping list all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,926
Posted By JaydensMommy
I think you did the right thing and I think its...

I think you did the right thing and I think its ridiculous for people to come on here and tell you that you baby your child too much. Seriously? It's your child and your not asking advice on how to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-01-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By JaydensMommy
I hear you on this one! I'm in California and I...

I hear you on this one! I'm in California and I am in the process of going from a small family child care home to a large. My home is about 1800 sq ft and we have to install the same thing. A fire...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,827
Posted By JaydensMommy
I can have up to eight with two being school age....

I can have up to eight with two being school age. I have eight children enrolled but I usually have seven children here at once because two of them share a spot. I am in the process of getting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,917
Posted By JaydensMommy
I've been licensed for about 1 year and 1/2 but...

I've been licensed for about 1 year and 1/2 but have only been doing daycare full-time about 4 months. I have learned that I do not want to take any children under 2 because it is just too hard to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,963
Views: 261,214
Posted By JaydensMommy
I truly have some of the best dcp's. I hear all...

I truly have some of the best dcp's. I hear all of the horror stories on here about horrible parents and I feel so lucky! I have one mom that says Thank you a million times to me. Today she told me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,372
Posted By JaydensMommy
Thanks for the great ideas. I am definitely going...

Thanks for the great ideas. I am definitely going to get something together this weekend for the kids. We'll see how it goes. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,372
Posted By JaydensMommy
Exactly, that's what I was thinking. I know even...

Exactly, that's what I was thinking. I know even my husband has things at work that he has to do, but he gets a bonus for doing these different tasks. I think it would help the kids and give them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,372
Posted By JaydensMommy
Not really the response I'm looking for.. I'm...

Not really the response I'm looking for.. I'm looking for responses from people that do something like this. Thanks for the obvious answer though.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,372
Posted By JaydensMommy
Behavior Chart?

I was wondering if any of you do a behavior chart or some kind of reward system for the children? It seems like I have to tell the children to clean up or go wash their hands or not to run so many...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,313
Posted By JaydensMommy
I agree, I wouldn't feel right asking them for...

I agree, I wouldn't feel right asking them for supplies. You could just raise your rates a little bit. They will feel like their rates should include and cover all that unless you told them otherwise...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,621
Posted By JaydensMommy
I have done drop in care and still offer it when...

I have done drop in care and still offer it when I have space. For me it has worked with some and not so well with others. But I thought it was worth it for the money I made since I charge more for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,342
Posted By JaydensMommy
I don't think you should be doing any of that....

I don't think you should be doing any of that. The children should come prepared for the day. It is my responsibility to get my son dressed and brush his teeth and all of that. I would never expect...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,831
Posted By JaydensMommy
Love what you said! And you've got me thinking. :)

Love what you said! And you've got me thinking. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,444
Posted By JaydensMommy
Well, if you are guaranteeing that their spot...

Well, if you are guaranteeing that their spot will be available every week on the days they need then they should be paying in advance like the other parents. If they would like to be treated like a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,267
Posted By JaydensMommy
I agree! I would send my child to this daycare,...

I agree! I would send my child to this daycare, my son is starting at a christian school next month. They require a letter of recommendation from our pastor as well as requiring that we live by what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,593
Posted By JaydensMommy
I use my calendar on my computer. I'm able to...

I use my calendar on my computer. I'm able to schedule them in as appointments and so when I look at my calendar it shows each child's name on that date. I also color coded them to where I can tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,267
Posted By JaydensMommy
VERY well said! I agree with you completely!

VERY well said! I agree with you completely!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,040
Posted By JaydensMommy
Had the same thing happen to me on Friday. So...

Had the same thing happen to me on Friday. So frustrating, people can be so rude. So easy to pick up the phone and say sorry I can't make it. I did not call them on Friday, I guess I don't see the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,531
Posted By JaydensMommy
Ikea has very cute ones and reasonably priced.

Ikea has very cute ones and reasonably priced.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,141
Posted By JaydensMommy
Well maybe he didn't, but I think the problem now...

Well maybe he didn't, but I think the problem now is that everyone thinks if were not happy then lets get a divorce. Or people say " It's the best for this kids", I was one of those kids. I don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,104
Posted By JaydensMommy
I rarely spank my child and its more like a swat...

I rarely spank my child and its more like a swat on the butt only if I cannot get him to stop kicking and screaming which he will do at times. It's unacceptable behavior and I want him to know that....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,141
Posted By JaydensMommy
I have to disagree with you.. Coming from a...

I have to disagree with you.. Coming from a divorced family IT IS SAD. I was devastated when my parents divorced at the age of 10. I NOW know they fought a lot but I DO NOT remember that and was not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By JaydensMommy
Wow, I wouldn't be able to deal with a schedule...

Wow, I wouldn't be able to deal with a schedule like that. I'm glad all my kids are around the same age. They are napping as we speak, which means quiet time and lunch time for me. I would try to get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,759
Posted By JaydensMommy
I do the same thing. Most of my parents don't...

I do the same thing. Most of my parents don't even know that I'm open at 6 for the ones with a later drop off. And the ones that pick up earlier don't know that I'm open until 6pm. I'm not keeping it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,579
Posted By JaydensMommy
Transportation Permission

I'm going to take the kids on a small field trip on thursday to the library and next month I will sometimes be taking my ds to preschool. So, what should my permission form say? Just giving me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,337
Posted By JaydensMommy
So, I've never actually forgotten my son...

So, I've never actually forgotten my son anywhere, but I did have a bad experience. We had lost a cat, took a trip to the SPCA, went to the car to get flyers set my 2 year old son down on the front...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,469
Posted By JaydensMommy
I agree, you will feel better when she is gone...

I agree, you will feel better when she is gone and your days are much easier. I recently termed a baby like that and I felt bad about. But now I actually don't dread my days, it's so much quieter and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,022
Posted By JaydensMommy
That is great! You must be doing something right....

That is great! You must be doing something right. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,397
Posted By JaydensMommy
I think people figure because it is a business...

I think people figure because it is a business that they can just walk right in? But I don't like that because it is my home. I don't have a problem with most parents. I did have one that on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,961
Posted By JaydensMommy
I know that it is blackmail by the the girl. I...

I know that it is blackmail by the the girl. I know she thinks someone will come to get her if she cries long enough. I am trying to avoid giving her any special privaledges becuase of the crying. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,961
Posted By JaydensMommy
Sorry, I forgot to put her age, she is 4 years...

Sorry, I forgot to put her age, she is 4 years old. I know I shouldn't call mom but when she is starting to upset the other kids, I don't know what else to do. I guess I could try having her sleep in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,961
Posted By JaydensMommy
What to do When a Child Won't Stop Crying.. at Nap Time

I have a little girl that continuously throughout the day will tell me she wants to go home. I used to watch her part time, now it is full time and she is usually ok if we are doing a craft or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,201
Posted By JaydensMommy
I also have a separate business page for my...

I also have a separate business page for my daycare. I do use it to advertise and also have parents that get on there to look at pictures of the kids. I wouldn't accept a friend request on my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,327
Posted By JaydensMommy
My ds is 4 years old and I just started my...

My ds is 4 years old and I just started my daycare in May. But I used to work at a center and took my son there with me since he was 1 1/2. So he learned to play well with the other children, but it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,588
Posted By JaydensMommy
I have dealt with this and it's horrible when it...

I have dealt with this and it's horrible when it happens. At first the dcm did not tell me about it and when it happened, I felt so bad for not changing him sooner. Then she told he had very...
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