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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,441
Posted By adnilwis
Closing My Daycare

So after 4 years of doing inhome daycare and 10 years of working at a daycare center I have decided to move on to a different career path. I accepted a job and I start that on February 11th. I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,853
Posted By adnilwis
These parents don't laugh when they get hit but...

These parents don't laugh when they get hit but they don't scold either. My kids have always been excited to see me and never threw fits like this. I may just have to have them dressed and ready. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,853
Posted By adnilwis
I did not see my daughter hit him. I was...

I did not see my daughter hit him. I was downstairs and they were all upstairs when it happened. I dont know how hard it was or why she did it. I made her say it only because I wanted them to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,853
Posted By adnilwis
How Would You Handle This?

So I have a dkg who is 2.5 and never wants to go home. She runs away from mom or dad, climbs on the table, disobeys her parents and me, won't put her coat on, etc. Yesterday Dad fought her to put...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By adnilwis
Power/defiant definitely could be part of it. I...

Power/defiant definitely could be part of it. I don't think she has much in regards to rules at home so coming here is different for her. Also, when she does talk I do tell her I love hearing her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By adnilwis
Thank you for this. I know my own children are...

Thank you for this. I know my own children are shy but they get better with time. This child however does not. I know I shouldn't take it personally but it's hard not to. I try hard to get her to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By adnilwis
I took her and my Other dck to the mall today to...

I took her and my Other dck to the mall today to play and do a storytime event they had there. She was not at all shy there. Happy, running around, talking to me etc. Mom yesterday told me that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By adnilwis
Thanks everyone! She talked to me and answered a...

Thanks everyone! She talked to me and answered a question I asked her when her mom was there to pick her up so I know She is able to and understands. She is generally happy throughout the day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By adnilwis
All great questions! She is very talkative when...

All great questions! She is very talkative when I'm not watching her. She will read books, sing, and laugh and giggle with her friends. As soon as I acknowledge her she gets serious and just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By adnilwis
No. At group time she will sing along with...

No. At group time she will sing along with everyone and say all the colors and shapes when I ask the group. Or even just if I ask her what color it is she will respond. But if I ask her anything...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By adnilwis
Yes She is content throughout the day. Her mom...

Yes She is content throughout the day. Her mom says it take her a long time to warm up to immediate family too that she doesn't see much but she will also talk to strangers too mom said. She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By adnilwis
Child Seems to Dislike Daycare

So I've wrote about this child in the past about how she refuses to talk to me or at least answer questions I ask to just her. She will participate and sing songs but when I talk to just her she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,340
Posted By adnilwis
So today she is my only one. The other 2 are...

So today she is my only one. The other 2 are sick and my own kids are at my parents for the day. She got here at 7:30 AM and I haven't heard a peep out of her. Not even a babble. I took her out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,340
Posted By adnilwis
It's very possible, however yesterday we went to...

It's very possible, however yesterday we went to the neighbor lady's house who has a daycare (and my daughter goes there once a week) to see Santa. She said uh oh to me as I tried getting her out of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,340
Posted By adnilwis
I've thought that for awhile but I didn't just...

I've thought that for awhile but I didn't just want to assume. I've had another child very similar to her that I suspected was too. But the fact she goes up to other kids and gives them toys etc....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,340
Posted By adnilwis
I only watch 5 kids (2 of them being my own) and...

I only watch 5 kids (2 of them being my own) and she will play with the other kids and wants to be right by the toy they are playing with and even tries to take it from them. She never cries when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,340
Posted By adnilwis
She won't participate non verbally either at...

She won't participate non verbally either at circle time. Or at least very rarely does. But she is the same as the child you have. Mom will come and she will say every child's name etc and words...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,340
Posted By adnilwis
So follow up: her dad has said she is becoming a...

So follow up: her dad has said she is becoming a parrot at home. I told the child "why aren't you a parrot here? I want to hear your voice". Dad just laughed . They tell me things she does at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,340
Posted By adnilwis
Challenging 18 Month Old

I know most 18 month olds are challenging but this one has extremely odd behaviors that I'm not sure what to make of. She has been at my daycare since she was about 2 months old. She acts extremely...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,902
Posted By adnilwis
So I totally could have written this post. I had...

So I totally could have written this post. I had a 22 month old start last Monday who literally cries (actually never has tears so it's more of a whine/God awful sound) all day expect for a few rare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,702
Posted By adnilwis
Wow! I swear adults need to take classes on how...

Wow! I swear adults need to take classes on how to become parents. Ridiculous!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,657
Posted By adnilwis
She will drink all 6 every time and be hungry...

She will drink all 6 every time and be hungry again in 2.5 hours. Mom said she goes 3 hours between nursing sessions at home for its a quick session and 4 hours if it's a longer one. She sucks them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,657
Posted By adnilwis
6 oz is so far the most she has had in one...

6 oz is so far the most she has had in one feeding. Mom brings 2 6 oz bottles with about 4 to 5 extra ounces just in case she needs it. More often than not she does. So she gets between 12-18 oz...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,657
Posted By adnilwis
Good to know. Last fall I had a baby who was...

Good to know. Last fall I had a baby who was close to 10 lbs at birth and never took more than 5 oz in one sitting. All babies are different I know but wasn't sure if there was a limit. Thanks for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,657
Posted By adnilwis
It sounds like they are expecting her to pick it...

It sounds like they are expecting her to pick it up herself. I offered to feed her here but she said she didn't have any food ready at home for me to feed her but I did suggest to try purees too. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,657
Posted By adnilwis
Breastfed at home. They were told by the dr to...

Breastfed at home. They were told by the dr to wait until 6 months to introduce solids. They tried at home with soft chunks of food the weekend she turned 6 months and she didn't know what to do. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,657
Posted By adnilwis
Infant Eating Schedule

I know babies should be fed on demand but if an infant had a 6 oz bottle (6 month old infant) How long typically should they be able to go until the next feeding? Child doesn't take solids even...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By adnilwis
My seasonal allergies are horrible and my son had...

My seasonal allergies are horrible and my son had lots of runny noses/cold symptoms as an infant and I asked his pediatrician about possible allergies and she told me typically babies don't have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 809,420
Posted By adnilwis
Ugh my own children are the ones I would like to...

Ugh my own children are the ones I would like to term lately. My 3 yo son thinks he is in charge because it's his house and doesn't have a care in the world to anything I say. He laughs and thinks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,225
Posted By adnilwis
My son is 3 and talks well for his age but cant...

My son is 3 and talks well for his age but cant say some simple words either. He says oatmeal like ertmeal and says music funny too. Last year he couldn't say the sn blend so snow was no, sneeze...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,750
Posted By adnilwis
I had my original 2 dcks leave this summer for...

I had my original 2 dcks leave this summer for other daycare programs. I wasn't sad either. Neither were attached to me and could have cared less I was there. They seem to be doing well from what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By adnilwis
I have a dck almost identical, except she will be...

I have a dck almost identical, except she will be 2 the end of this month. I know it's still a bit young to consider on the spectrum but she's the same way. Very smart but doesn't involve herself...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 809,420
Posted By adnilwis
Less than one month before my current dcks leave....

Less than one month before my current dcks leave. One will go to 4k and the other turns 2 in a few weeks and is going to a center. The 4 yo dcb is so sassy and disrespectful and he just laughs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,026
Posted By adnilwis
Come September 6 I will have a whole new group of...

Come September 6 I will have a whole new group of kids. Two infants. I'm looking forward to a change after having two dcks since they were 6 weeks old and never bonded with me after almost 2 years...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,896
Posted By adnilwis
I looked at those milestone lists. She does not...

I looked at those milestone lists. She does not know what to do with a comb unless she sees someone else use it correctly first. She will copy and repeat words she hears and from familiar songs. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,443
Posted By adnilwis
I will at times play with my dcks but mainly...

I will at times play with my dcks but mainly because if I don't the 4 yo and my son end up fighting and pretending they are in a video game shooting bad guys. But i very rarely get down and play...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,896
Posted By adnilwis
Great points. She has never once cared her...

Great points. She has never once cared her parents dropped her off. Never has cried. She will smile at Dad when he comes to get her but shows no affection and once he picks her up she doesn't look...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,896
Posted By adnilwis
Yes it's their only child. She has very minimal...

Yes it's their only child. She has very minimal eye contact with me (mom says differently at home) and very rarely responds to her name. Her dad says it at least three times every morning to get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,896
Posted By adnilwis
The only time I've seen with her parents outside...

The only time I've seen with her parents outside of my home daycare is at my son's birthday party. It was at a daycare center so still had toys etc. But her parents were there with her. She seemed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,896
Posted By adnilwis
Great points and I did see another thread saying...

Great points and I did see another thread saying the same thing about how kids want to be with their parents so they will after different at daycare. I've never seen the affection toward themy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,896
Posted By adnilwis
Kid Acts Totally Different at Daycare

So I've had this dcg since she has been 6 weeks old. She will be 2 at the end of August. She has never been affectionate with me. Doesn't sit on my lap, doesn't bring me objects to show me,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By adnilwis
I have a dcg who will be 2 at the end of August...

I have a dcg who will be 2 at the end of August and she was exactly like this at that age. She'd only eat purees and if it had any kind of chunk in it she'd gag and spit it out. If I put a tiny...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,090
Posted By adnilwis
I was thinking the same thing. I can see this...

I was thinking the same thing. I can see this boy being that way. At home he gets to play video games etc. But maybe if Dad has to leave work to come early get him it will get the point across. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,090
Posted By adnilwis
He's been here 25 minutes and already has said 4...

He's been here 25 minutes and already has said 4 potty words. Ugh
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,090
Posted By adnilwis
Great advice! I shouldn't have to deal with...

Great advice! I shouldn't have to deal with their lack of parenting and their lack of putting him in daycare sooner than at 4 years old.

I'll try to figure out how to bring it up to his Dad.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,090
Posted By adnilwis
Dad has told me that DCB has no issues at home...

Dad has told me that DCB has no issues at home and that maybe I just need to yell more.
I totally agree about the co parenting thing and he needs to talk to mom about the things happening at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,090
Posted By adnilwis
I've had him go into the bathroom when he says...

I've had him go into the bathroom when he says potty words and tell him he can say them in there and come out when he's done. He doesn't say anything while in there and comes out and goes right back...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,090
Posted By adnilwis
4 Year Old Saying Yucky Words

I've watched this dcb since November. The past few weeks his behavior has been better as far as not lashing out when someone does something to him but now he's gone to talking back at almost...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By adnilwis
I'm the original poster and just to update. The...

I'm the original poster and just to update. The DCBI wrote about is no longer in my care. He goes to a center and according to mom had no issues with the change and is doing well. He enjoys being...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By adnilwis
Me too! I'll try it and see but I'm not gonna...

Me too! I'll try it and see but I'm not gonna get too hopeful about it. They are a tough and interesting group.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By adnilwis
Help Please

Hello everyone,
I need ideas for my dcks so they don't constantly hit, kick and scream at each other. I've tried doing games and they enjoy it but cant last too long and still someone ends up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,792
Posted By adnilwis
Unfortunately I think I do have those families. ...

Unfortunately I think I do have those families. :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By adnilwis
I did a lot of handprint and footprint crafts at...

I did a lot of handprint and footprint crafts at that age. Also boys in general are harder than boys. They are more hyper and always seem to want to wrestle. You're lucky they all fight to sit on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,640
Posted By adnilwis
I am torn between telling his parents I'm done or...

I am torn between telling his parents I'm done or just waiting it out but I like his parents and I know his grandma who I worked with at the daycare center I worked at before starting inhome. Just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,640
Posted By adnilwis
I try to have him sit out then he screams at me...

I try to have him sit out then he screams at me and runs over by what we are doing and pushes everyone out of his way so he can join in. He usually goes to bed by 7 because he refuses to lay down...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,640
Posted By adnilwis
I do say it's so sad we lost the tent because the...

I do say it's so sad we lost the tent because the lights got turned off. Doesn't phase him one bit. He just laughs at me. Sometimes I give him multiple chances at it too. Nope. Doesn't care. He...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,640
Posted By adnilwis
Thumbs down Typical stuff like not cleaning up toys is a big...

Typical stuff like not cleaning up toys is a big one. But other ones are if he's hurting someone and I tell him to stop or he throwing toys against my wall. He likes to pretend he's in a cave but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,806
Posted By adnilwis
My daughter has it and has for well over a year...

My daughter has it and has for well over a year now. On her belly and down one arm. No one including her brother has gotten it and they bathe together and I use the same washcloth for both of them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,640
Posted By adnilwis
Wow we must watch the same child. I've watched...

Wow we must watch the same child. I've watched him 8 months and have him until he goes to 4k September 1st. He refuses to listen and I've mentioned it to dad and dad said maybe I just need to yell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 942
Posted By adnilwis
I've tried red light green light with my almost...

I've tried red light green light with my almost two years old dcks and my 3 and 4 dcbs. They still don't really understand it. I've used green and red paper but still doesn't work. Might just be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,419
Posted By adnilwis
I have a 4 year old dcb who eats no veggies and...

I have a 4 year old dcb who eats no veggies and the only fruit he eats is raisins and sometimes berries and Applesauce. He refuses to try any of it either.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,960
Posted By adnilwis
I'm not licensed or certified so wasnt sure what...

I'm not licensed or certified so wasnt sure what my options are. I've been pretty lenient with him and letting him play quiet which I'm sure is part of the issue but asking for 15 minutes of quiet...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,960
Posted By adnilwis
So what do you do if a 4 year old dcb refuses to...

So what do you do if a 4 year old dcb refuses to even lay on the cot? I've had him since november and he's maybe napped 10 days on that amount of time. He really can't sit still or be quiet and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By adnilwis
I get out a variety of toys and they have access...

I get out a variety of toys and they have access to toys all day. I'll play on the floor with all the kids but those two really won't join in. Off doing something else and barely acknowledge me. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By adnilwis
I've thought of that and also wondered if my...

I've thought of that and also wondered if my definition of whining is different from mom's. I think parents give him what he wants when he wants it so he has no opportunity to whine either. Thanks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By adnilwis
What Would You Do?

So I've had these same two daycare kids since I opened almost two years ago. They are now 21 months. They started around 3 months. They were good infants. Dcg had a few feeding issues but they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,034
Posted By adnilwis
I'm in WI and doing unlicensed inhome care. When...

I'm in WI and doing unlicensed inhome care. When doing research my husband and I came to the conclusion that I couldn't watch more than 4 unrelated children for compensation. I currently watch...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,853
Posted By adnilwis
Thanks for the feedback. I have ignored her and...

Thanks for the feedback. I have ignored her and she still won't ask so i just dont give her more, but when the other boy asks I do make a big deal out of it. He doesn't find it amusing but he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,853
Posted By adnilwis
Am I Expecting Too Much?

Two dcks I watch are both 21 months. They are verbal however when it's meal time the girl won't ask me for more (I know she wants more because she will look at me). She can sign more but only will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,485
Posted By adnilwis
Wow I have a child like this who is 21 months and...

Wow I have a child like this who is 21 months and I've had him 5 days a week since he was 8 weeks old. He was very happy as an infant. Rarely cried slept great and ate great. Once he hit a year...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By adnilwis
I did an ASQ for those two and my daughter who is...

I did an ASQ for those two and my daughter who is the same age. They were right at cutoff for almost all areas except a few. My daughter was just where she should be, but again, for mom and dad...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By adnilwis
It is very possible yes. The MCHAT I did was a...

It is very possible yes. The MCHAT I did was a 10 for each of them, but no clue if parents did it and know score. They most likely get a lot done for them at home being only children but since they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By adnilwis
Yes I could try that. Also did an MCHAT for both...

Yes I could try that. Also did an MCHAT for both too, and came back high risk for them. I'll see if I can find an ASQ online to print out for them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By adnilwis
Thanks for your input. He can say two word...

Thanks for your input. He can say two word sentences (not a lot for me but he does at home according to mom). He does seem very lethargic but I know he sleeps well at home. Mom says he sleeps 11...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By adnilwis
Would it still be considered new if they've done...

Would it still be considered new if they've done it for at least three months? The girl doesn't spin wheels or in circles but doesn't really play. She mouths everything and always has.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By adnilwis
They are not siblings and both only children. ...

They are not siblings and both only children. Whining is not new to him. He's done it since he turned a year. Used to be a lot more frequent than it is now but it's still often, like anytime I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By adnilwis
At my daughters 18 month appointment the nurse ...

At my daughters 18 month appointment the nurse asked me if she was saying 8-10 clear words. At 18 months this girl said maybe 3-5 words so she is making improvement.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By adnilwis
I agree. It's not fair to have kids you care for...

I agree. It's not fair to have kids you care for if you don't like them. In my case it seems almost mutual. He really could care less I'm in the room most of the time unless he gets bothered by...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2016, 11:06 AM
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Views: 3,145
Posted By adnilwis
The speech doesn't worry me. It's more the lack...

The speech doesn't worry me. It's more the lack of affection and eye contact and lack of emotions, they've been in my care for 17 months and haven't really seemed to form a connection with me at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By adnilwis
They do the same thing outside, wander around...

They do the same thing outside, wander around and walk in circles. I have tried showing them fun things to do with toys and they don't even come over by me. Weve tries running games and the dcb...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By adnilwis
Wow I could have wrote this myself. I have had...

Wow I could have wrote this myself. I have had this dcb since he was 3 months. He is now 20 months. He was a easy going happy baby but I struggle to get him to laugh or even smile. He flat out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2016, 01:59 PM
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Views: 1,355
Posted By adnilwis
It is highly contagious and spreads like...

It is highly contagious and spreads like wildfire. When I worked at a daycare center some kids Dr's said as long as they didn't have a fever they could be a daycare. Others said to keep them home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,145
Posted By adnilwis
Normal Toddler Behavior?

I've been doing inhome daycare for almost two years now. I previously worked at a center with younger toddlers for ten years. I've watched the same two kids at my inhome since they were two months...