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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,470
Posted By Alice Of Legend
Thanks! I'll have to give the hand over hand a...

Thanks! I'll have to give the hand over hand a try and assist her in cleaning up a few times and then not let her move on until she has cleaned up. The rest of my kids get it and are great at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,470
Posted By Alice Of Legend
Clean Up Struggle

I have a 22 month old DCG that seems unable to clean up more than one piece at a time without being told to clean up. Like today she played with the blocks and when it was time to clean up I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,345
Posted By Alice Of Legend
I feel like I'm in the dark here, but getting...

I feel like I'm in the dark here, but getting nervous! lol! I have friends in RL that are providers (referred to this forum by one!) have made mention of this but I've never really put much thought...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,756
Posted By Alice Of Legend
OT Kinda- Buying a House

I'm sure some of you have bought and sold homes while doing DC and I have some questions for you! My DH and I are nearing our savings goal for starting the whole house buying process. We wanted to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,175
Posted By Alice Of Legend
I do talk with parents at interviews and contract...

I do talk with parents at interviews and contract signings about ages I take and that when they reach an age beyond that I will no longer be able to provide care. This particular family has been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,175
Posted By Alice Of Legend
Aging Out?

I have a DCG that's heading towards the age group I don't accept (school-age) and I'm wondering how to approach the subject with DCPs. I have a much younger group and then this child so I think it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,793
Posted By Alice Of Legend
We've tried talking through it. DH does bath...

We've tried talking through it. DH does bath time and he usually tries to prepare her for the transition by letting her know bath is almost over, he gets her towel ready a little before so she sees...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,793
Posted By Alice Of Legend
OT- My Own DD Evening Dilema

My DD, 11mos, is a great baby and generally really happy. The only time we really struggle is in the evening after bath. I'm at my wits end and I'm wondering if you guys have any advice.

She's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,058
Posted By Alice Of Legend
I was wondering this as well!

I was wondering this as well!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,058
Posted By Alice Of Legend
I don't think you are lazy at all, i read your...

I don't think you are lazy at all, i read your post about trying to get licensed for more children but not being able to because of the insane rules and i think that is unfair! Shouldn't the state...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,175
Posted By Alice Of Legend
Custody and Pick Up Question

A DCG said something to me the other day thatís had me thinking all week about parental pick up for shared custody.

I have a DCG (3yrs) who is with me very part time (every other Friday, half...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,058
Posted By Alice Of Legend
I sometimes get lost in the language. By illegal...

I sometimes get lost in the language. By illegal we're talking about a provider that is not licensed but cares for an amount of children that their state laws required them to be licensed/registered...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,359
Posted By Alice Of Legend
I've only had the question come up once in all my...

I've only had the question come up once in all my interviews and this was almost the exact thing I said to them. They have been with me for quite awhile now.

I too am an atheist and like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,241
Posted By Alice Of Legend
I love this! :lol:

I love this! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,877
Posted By Alice Of Legend
I have 2 infants (10mos and nearly 11mos) I...

I have 2 infants (10mos and nearly 11mos) I started the second one when she was about 3 months. Both napped whenever they needed it and ate about every 2 hours (one's BF, one's Formula). Both also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,632
Posted By Alice Of Legend
This is what I do as well. I try to clean as I...

This is what I do as well. I try to clean as I go as well most of the time but in reality there is a lot of little things that need to be done by the end of the day. The majority of my kids go home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,629
Posted By Alice Of Legend
Wow! 19!!! How do you even think that's a good...

Wow! 19!!! How do you even think that's a good idea?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,029
Posted By Alice Of Legend
my DCKs usually stay in the play area, I do have...

my DCKs usually stay in the play area, I do have another playroom that I occasionally let them roam between (it's off the main play area). They don't have full access to the other playroom as it has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,085
Posted By Alice Of Legend
Oh wait! Answered my own question! :) ...

Oh wait! Answered my own question! :)

http://tomcopelandblog.typepad.com/tom-copelands-taking-car/schedule-of-live-workshops-by-tom-copeland.html
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By Alice Of Legend
Thanks!! Right back at you too! :D:D

Thanks!! Right back at you too! :D:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,085
Posted By Alice Of Legend
Where are his upcoming webinars (and sign up...

Where are his upcoming webinars (and sign up information) posted at?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 809,494
Posted By Alice Of Legend
I feel you! I stayed up late cleaning (like every...

I feel you! I stayed up late cleaning (like every Sunday) and then woke up since 4:45am when I don't have to be up until 5:45 or 6! :(


I hate Mondays! Not only do I always end up awake early but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,127
Posted By Alice Of Legend
What Ages To You Take On Field Trips?

Last week when I took a few of my DCks to the pumpkin patch i met a fellow provider who had a few kids the same ages as mine (2 & 3yrs) but she also had two little ones (under a year) with her and it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,727
Posted By Alice Of Legend
I agree with this! If the poor baby isn't...

I agree with this! If the poor baby isn't feeling well he/she shouldn't be at care.

However if it's just the baby's normal behavior it's totally up to you if you can deal with it or not. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,251
Posted By Alice Of Legend
This person used to do childcare and still said...

This person used to do childcare and still said this to you? :confused: Wow! no wonder they don't do it anymore!

You can take days off whenever you want and for whatever reason you want!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,351
Posted By Alice Of Legend
I agree! I had to get rid of mine because I spent...

I agree! I had to get rid of mine because I spent more time dressing all the barbies then the kids did actually playing with them!



I have a friend who turned her's into a light table after...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,613
Posted By Alice Of Legend
I feel you! I have been sick for 3 weeks now with...

I feel you! I have been sick for 3 weeks now with a head cold that will not go way! :mad: I thought I was finally over it and then Friday night (of course my weekend!) my nose started running and my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,346
Posted By Alice Of Legend
Congrats! Yay for sticking to your guns on...

Congrats! Yay for sticking to your guns on pricing! Hope it's a smooth transition! :)
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 10-13-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,203
Posted By Alice Of Legend
Hello

Happy to be able to find support and others to bounce questions off of! happyface