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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,720
Posted By DaycareMomma
I second the Financial Peace University! We are...

I second the Financial Peace University! We are going through it right now and it is AMAZING! Definitely check out daveramsey.com and look around. Search google about his methods. He is awesome and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5,766
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 642,087
Posted By DaycareMomma
Dear 13 month old dcg, Will you EVER wake up...

Dear 13 month old dcg,

Will you EVER wake up from a nap without crying like a damn infant?! I am so sick and tired of listening to your crying while everyone else is waking up nice and pleasant. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,600
Posted By DaycareMomma
My almost 3 year old dcb came in a bit sad, it...

My almost 3 year old dcb came in a bit sad, it happens sometimes, especially when dad is leaving for 2 weeks to go to training (he's in the Army), he soon forgets about being sad and as mom is taking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,848
Posted By DaycareMomma
This just happen yesterday at pickup. Dcm comes...

This just happen yesterday at pickup. Dcm comes in, her and I have become best friends, so she sits down and we are chatting and she asked her daughter how school went. Daughter tells her good, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 332,570
Posted By DaycareMomma
Today I decided that I am going to try a new...

Today I decided that I am going to try a new approach with my 12 month old that thinks crying and screaming, unless being held, is an acceptable form of behavior. She gets on my last nerve by 8am and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,940
Posted By DaycareMomma
I have a fellow provider in my town that I talk...

I have a fellow provider in my town that I talk to. Her and I chat quite a bit. Usually just to vent our frustrations, but we've also become good friends. We go out and do things and go places...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,356
Posted By DaycareMomma
Wow that would be an interview I'd have loved to...

Wow that would be an interview I'd have loved to be a fly on the wall!

My craziest interview was when a mom and dad came over with their 3 children, the kids were great and playing with my kids....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,821
Posted By DaycareMomma
Good luck! I hope this mom gets her head out of...

Good luck! I hope this mom gets her head out of her hiney and pays you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,821
Posted By DaycareMomma
Wow! She is really trying to use scare tactics....

Wow! She is really trying to use scare tactics. The witchy side of me would text her back and be like "Oh no, since you talked to your lawyer mommy and doctor daddy and they said I'd have no case, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,652
Posted By DaycareMomma
OMG I just spit out my coffee when I read this!...

OMG I just spit out my coffee when I read this! HILARIOUS!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,221
Posted By DaycareMomma
My dd is 6 months old and I have her schedule set...

My dd is 6 months old and I have her schedule set so that during nap time her and I cuddle. I am starting to get her into the routine of napping at the same time as the other kids, but I'll hold her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,360
Posted By DaycareMomma
While you are at it, why don't you sit down with...

While you are at it, why don't you sit down with Jimmy and sing a round of kumbiya! (sorry for the misspelling)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,023
Posted By DaycareMomma
I would point him in the direction of government...

I would point him in the direction of government help. Sounds like he is genuinely in need and doesn't have a clue where to turn.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,377
Posted By DaycareMomma
Did you ever end up saying something to this mom?

Did you ever end up saying something to this mom?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,377
Posted By DaycareMomma
I am so sorry they said that to you! If I...

I am so sorry they said that to you!

If I were you, I'd have a letter waiting on Monday morning for them saying something like:

Dcm,

I wanted to address your comment you made last week after...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,156
Posted By DaycareMomma
I would have done the same, not texted back. I...

I would have done the same, not texted back. I wouldn't open my door until your normal opening time. Just tell her you don't answer you phone that late at night. My phone stays in the kitchen and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,890
Posted By DaycareMomma
Keep going til you find out whats going on. Just...

Keep going til you find out whats going on. Just say that you are concerned as you haven't heard from them and this is very atypical of them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,701
Posted By DaycareMomma
I would type up the letter Blackcat posted. That...

I would type up the letter Blackcat posted. That is GREAT! I'd make dang sure to include the part about facebook. She needs to know that you see things and that she can't get away with posting that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By DaycareMomma
I would say it is a phase. I have had many kids...

I would say it is a phase. I have had many kids go through it.

At least you don't have parents that will actually STAY until their daughter is in tears over having to stay. I have a drop in child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,360
Posted By DaycareMomma
No way no how. Would she expect you to make her...

No way no how. Would she expect you to make her meals? Would she pay you to "watch" her too? Would she lay down at nap time like the kids? Sorry but way too much of liability in my opinion.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,355
Posted By DaycareMomma
I'm just putting in my 2 cents, but I would make...

I'm just putting in my 2 cents, but I would make sure you ask the dcp if its ok if you give their child formula if you run out of bm during the day. As a mother who breast feeds, I'd be uber pissed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By DaycareMomma
I just had my 3rd child, 1st baby girl on March...

I just had my 3rd child, 1st baby girl on March 5th. I started back to work on Monday and boy oh boy. While I missed the daycare kids, I miss the one on one time with my daughter and two sons! My...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,005
Posted By DaycareMomma
Congratulations BlackCat! I always enjoy your...

Congratulations BlackCat! I always enjoy your point of view on issues. You have so much to add to this forum and we are truely lucky to have you here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,659
Posted By DaycareMomma
Well, before I was pregnant I usually just ate...

Well, before I was pregnant I usually just ate what they did, but now that I'm 37 weeks pregnant, I eat my own meals. Sometimes what sounds good when I'm making it for the kids, will not sound or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,249
Posted By DaycareMomma
That is ridiculous if you ask me. Why shouldn't...

That is ridiculous if you ask me. Why shouldn't these kids be allowed to have fun with Valentines Day. I think it is actually one of the funnest holidays to celebrate for the kids in school!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,167
Posted By DaycareMomma
I'm guilty of posting a bit more yesterday than...

I'm guilty of posting a bit more yesterday than normal. But thats because I only had 1 daycare kid plus my own 5 year old. Its worse today because I only have the 1 daycare boy while my son is at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 239,383
Posted By DaycareMomma
Today my son grabs my phone and starts to take...

Today my son grabs my phone and starts to take pictures of the 2 year old dcb I have today. Little dcb starts posing and my 5 year old son says "Work it J, work it. Put your hand on your hip and be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,185
Posted By DaycareMomma
Just an idea, but could you try telling her that...

Just an idea, but could you try telling her that you'll let her know how his day is going, but will not go any further into detail until pick up or if she'd like to know how he's doing at daycare,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 332,570
Posted By DaycareMomma
I was closed yesterday due to be snowed in at my...

I was closed yesterday due to be snowed in at my parents. Today I only have my 5 year old son and 1 daycare boy. Told his mom to bring his snow stuff since we normally don't get outside due to me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,627
Posted By DaycareMomma
I'm glad to see a post like this. I'm 36 weeks...

I'm glad to see a post like this. I'm 36 weeks pregnant and have been wondering a few of these same things. This is my 3rd child, but 1st child with daycare and 1st child I'm going to BF. None of my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,185
Posted By DaycareMomma
I personally would avoid telling the mother over...

I personally would avoid telling the mother over text. If she asks how he's doing, I'd just say he's having an issue with hitting and we'll discuss it at pick up tonight. Then you can explain it face...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,260
Posted By DaycareMomma
Bless your heart for dealing with her and not...

Bless your heart for dealing with her and not wanting to smack her upside the head! Do parents not realize that by sending toys, the chances that they may get lost are pretty high? I don't allow...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,556
Posted By DaycareMomma
I don't allow pacifiers past the age of one here...

I don't allow pacifiers past the age of one here anymore. Too many hazards with teething children in my opinion.

I have one little girl that would come in with it in her mouth and once her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,908
Posted By DaycareMomma
First of all, Congratulations! I told my...

First of all, Congratulations!

I told my parents when I was about 10-12 weeks along. I've always had horrid morning sickness and I didn't want them thinking I was sick and exposing their children....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By DaycareMomma
I have never been in this situation, but I...

I have never been in this situation, but I wouldn't say any more about it as you've given both verbal and written notice. If they show up the first day they are supposed to be gone, I'd just tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-27-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,824
Posted By DaycareMomma
I usually do. Like today and tomorrow, I only...

I usually do. Like today and tomorrow, I only have 1 dck. He's almost 2 and pretty easy to entertain, but its a pain to have to keep the dogs in their kennels when its only one child. I could have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-27-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,994
Posted By DaycareMomma
I have to say I'm a bit nervous about this too....

I have to say I'm a bit nervous about this too. My husband clears the sidewalks before he leaves for work at 4:30am, but he doesn't get home til after 6pm. So in between that time, if it snows more...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,328
Posted By DaycareMomma
I do have the option of having families fill out...

I do have the option of having families fill out the income verification form, but getting my families to do so is like pulling teeth. They've all had the forms since November and as of yesterday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,328
Posted By DaycareMomma
When I first started I was on the food program...

When I first started I was on the food program and was on Tier 1 rates. Then due to restructering I ended up on Tier 2 rates and at the time I was down to 1 daycare kid, so I quit the food program....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,953
Posted By DaycareMomma
On Monday one of my dcm's walks in, sees that I...

On Monday one of my dcm's walks in, sees that I had done the Christmas party with the kids and said "Oh I didn't know you were doing the Christmas party today. Guess I should go buy you a gift. Ugh I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By DaycareMomma
I am really enjoying only having 3 of my usual 6....

I am really enjoying only having 3 of my usual 6. I was actually able to sit down and watch a movie with the kids this morning.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,268
Posted By DaycareMomma
I was supposed to be off today but had a last...

I was supposed to be off today but had a last minute call in, so we're taking it easy today. We did our gift exchange earlier this week and all our holiday baking for parents, so there is nothing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,768
Posted By DaycareMomma
I had a mom ask me the same thing. I met her with...

I had a mom ask me the same thing. I met her with a "Are you serious?" She said she doessn't like spending a lot of money on clothes only to have them worn out in the knees because of daycare. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,478
Posted By DaycareMomma
I don't think PJ's are appropriate in MY opinion,...

I don't think PJ's are appropriate in MY opinion, but if it works for you go for it.

I am 6 1/2 months pregnant so my go to pants are yoga pants. They are the only things that fit my waist right...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By DaycareMomma
I agree about taking enough time off. With my...

I agree about taking enough time off. With my second son, I was only watching one family of 3 kids, plus my newborn and our 2 year old son. I got a whole 3 weeks off and I tell ya what, it wasn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By DaycareMomma
My personal opinion would be to open, but be...

My personal opinion would be to open, but be straight forward with your parents. I'm currently 26 weeks pregnant and I make sure all my appointments are on Friday's at 4:30 and all my parents know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,971
Posted By DaycareMomma
I am curious to see how this turns out. Sounds...

I am curious to see how this turns out. Sounds like she's being very shady and not forthcoming. Hopefully when she calls today she'll spill the beans of what is going on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,960
Posted By DaycareMomma
How did it go this morning?

How did it go this morning?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5,766
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 642,087
Posted By DaycareMomma
Why is it that every time my phone rings my son...

Why is it that every time my phone rings my son thinks he can get away with murder? Thankfully its usually a friend that also does daycare and she knows he's like this because her son is too, so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,987
Posted By DaycareMomma
YAHOO!!!!!! Can't wait to find out the airing...

YAHOO!!!!!! Can't wait to find out the airing date!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,427
Posted By DaycareMomma
Who cares about the faulty equipment? Had she...

Who cares about the faulty equipment? Had she been there, she could have tried to put it out with all her might. If that was the case, I fully believe she would have been able to get all the kids out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,987
Posted By DaycareMomma
Ahh good luck today! I hope it goes in your...

Ahh good luck today! I hope it goes in your favor. So can you tell us the outcome or do we have to wait?!?! I have a hard time believing she'd side with the family.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,724
Posted By DaycareMomma
I have one dcg who only comes 1-3 times a week....

I have one dcg who only comes 1-3 times a week. Well she's been without her blankie here for MONTHS! Yet, every time her dad brings her, he'll pull it out of her bag and give it to her. When I try...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,137
Posted By DaycareMomma
First off, when you speak to her, do NOT say "I...

First off, when you speak to her, do NOT say "I hate to bring this up." In reality, do you really hate to bring it up or are you itching to bring it up since its your families finances that are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By DaycareMomma
I told my parents when I was 7 weeks along. I...

I told my parents when I was 7 weeks along. I will be taking 6-8 weeks off depending on how delivery goes.

I'd tell them as soon as you feel comfortable since finding daycare may be hard to do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By DaycareMomma
I Just Need to Vent Quickly

I have a new daycare girl whose 2 1/2. She does NOT know how to keep her fingers out of her mouth! I have been working with her since she started 2 weeks ago and she isn't making any progress. She'll...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,048
Posted By DaycareMomma
Stay safe everyone!

Stay safe everyone!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,684
Posted By DaycareMomma
Thanks BlackCat! I've went to a meeting...

Thanks BlackCat!

I've went to a meeting about the ParentAware. A friend of mine participated and had them come in and watch her during the day. I'm not sure where I stand on it yet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Posted By DaycareMomma
Its cold, windy and was raining out so we are...

Its cold, windy and was raining out so we are also doing a movie day here! The kids love it! Plus its MEA here so the kids are off school the rest of the week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By DaycareMomma
Could you put a movie in and do a movie day?...

Could you put a movie in and do a movie day? Sometimes when my toddler acts out like that, I'll put a movie on and put him in his chair and he calms right down.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,684
Posted By DaycareMomma
Recommended changes.

Recommended changes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,684
Posted By DaycareMomma
Is there a website we can go to to see all the...

Is there a website we can go to to see all the proposed changes?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,132
Posted By DaycareMomma
I'm a bit nervous about coming back after only 6...

I'm a bit nervous about coming back after only 6 weeks off, especially since I'll have not only my 6 week old but a 5 month old as well. Lord grant me the patience to do it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,135
Posted By DaycareMomma
I'm open as usual. Only the banks are closed...

I'm open as usual. Only the banks are closed around here today!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,924
Posted By DaycareMomma
I've never had that happen but I'd be reluctant...

I've never had that happen but I'd be reluctant to let them in my house on the spot. They'd need to set up an interview after hours and if I didn't have a spot, well they'd get told that and no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,270
Posted By DaycareMomma
Julie- I am so sorry you are going through...

Julie-
I am so sorry you are going through this. I couldn't even begin to imagine what you are going through. Every tear that is falling from my eyes right now is another prayer being sent up for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,416
Posted By DaycareMomma
I used to have a little girl that would take an...

I used to have a little girl that would take an hour to eat if I let her. It got to the point where she was getting ready to go to school and her parents and I came up with the plan to set the timer...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By DaycareMomma
Good luck! I started 6 classes on Monday. Should...

Good luck! I started 6 classes on Monday. Should be an interesting semester! Sometimes I take on more than I think I should. But with only 1 daycare kid, its the best thing for our family.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,747
Posted By DaycareMomma
I am the type of person that will cook enough to...

I am the type of person that will cook enough to feed an army even though I only have a small group. But I am very savy in that I only serve what each kid will eat and if they want more, then I give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,807
Posted By DaycareMomma
I call them and unless you live in Utah or the...

I call them and unless you live in Utah or the debt is from Utah you cannot use their services. Additionally, if you do not have a clause in your contract stating you will send unpaid accounts to a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,807
Posted By DaycareMomma
Wish me luck, I'm making the call today. Well I...

Wish me luck, I'm making the call today. Well I already tried but forgot about the time difference! I still have to wait another hour before I can call them... I'm so nervous!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,350
Posted By DaycareMomma
Super hot. Roughly 97 degrees and over 100 with...

Super hot. Roughly 97 degrees and over 100 with humidity... By 9 am it was too hot for the kids to go outside!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,807
Posted By DaycareMomma
Can someone send me a sample copy of their...

Can someone send me a sample copy of their contract and their policy or parent handbook. Right now, mine are both together and I'd like to seperate them all the while putting in a few new additions...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,807
Posted By DaycareMomma
Thanks! I will be calling soon. I'm a bit...

Thanks! I will be calling soon. I'm a bit nervous, as I've never had to do this before, but it needs to be done. I sent them a certified letter last week stating if it wasn't paid by the 29th I'd...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,807
Posted By DaycareMomma
Well, I will be calling the collection agency...

Well, I will be calling the collection agency above today. The parents had said they'd pay me $300 yesterday once the dad cashed his check, well I saw money, but only 1/3rd of that... I only got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,807
Posted By DaycareMomma
I'm new to all of this so we'll see what happens....

I'm new to all of this so we'll see what happens. I figure, even if they don't pay but its on their credit report and it isn't really that small of an amount either, its $980 they owe me as of today,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,807
Posted By DaycareMomma
The reason I'm looking at collections over small...

The reason I'm looking at collections over small claims court is I feel that it will hurt them more. They have made it well known that they are trying to do everything possible to clean up their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,807
Posted By DaycareMomma
Thats actually just what I did, here is my exact...

Thats actually just what I did, here is my exact letter to them:

As of today's date (June 26th, 2012) you owe me, ******* *****, $800.00.This amount is for the timeframes of May 14th, 2012 to May...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,807
Posted By DaycareMomma
Regretfully I don't have anything in my contract...

Regretfully I don't have anything in my contract concerning late payments and collection agencies. This is all it says regarding late payments:

"I am to be paid at the end of every week. If not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,807
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Thanks Meeko for the information. My only...

Thanks Meeko for the information. My only question, is in my contract I don't have anything about what steps I'd take if non payment happened. So could I still use a company like that that will add...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,807
Posted By DaycareMomma
Collection Agencies

Are there any certain collection agencies that you recommend to collect a payment debt?

Any advice for sending an account to collections?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,544
Posted By DaycareMomma
Glad someone figured it out! I've been trying to...

Glad someone figured it out! I've been trying to add a new child and its not working!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,752
Posted By DaycareMomma
Do you have anything in your contract about not...

Do you have anything in your contract about not picking up or dropping off during nap time? If you do, when he comes in the morning, meet him at the door with his things and tell him that you will no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,494
Posted By DaycareMomma
I also, never thought of it from the result of...

I also, never thought of it from the result of unionization point of view. But it is very plausible. Sad, but a very good possibility. Almost like they are trying to use scare tactics to get us to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,494
Posted By DaycareMomma
I was upset, sad, all the range of emotions when...

I was upset, sad, all the range of emotions when reading this article.

I am very sad for the loss those parents have had to be forced to deal with. However, not every provider is over numbers....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,199
Posted By DaycareMomma
I respect you looking it up, but just keep in...

I respect you looking it up, but just keep in mind. You will always find people that will bash a product if it didn't immediately work for them or if it is their competitor. There are THOUSANDS of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,199
Posted By DaycareMomma
Well I can tell you I've had no side effects at...

Well I can tell you I've had no side effects at all. The product has been on the market for 3 years with no reports of adverse reactions, that is a pretty darn good record.

You are always more...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,199
Posted By DaycareMomma
I sell A.C.E. which is an all natural appetite...

I sell A.C.E. which is an all natural appetite control and energy supplement. It fricken rocks. I've lost 25lbs already with it since March 12th AND it has helped me pay A LOT of things. I've made...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,301
Posted By DaycareMomma
Oh my goodness... That is nothing short of karma...

Oh my goodness... That is nothing short of karma at its finest! :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,294
Posted By DaycareMomma
I usually work out on the Wii during nap time if...

I usually work out on the Wii during nap time if I can get everyone to sleep at the same time. I really only have 1 daycare boy, plus my own child, so its pretty easy for me to do so.
I've lost...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,570
Posted By DaycareMomma
Enjoy your new adventures!!!!!!!!!!! Best wishes...

Enjoy your new adventures!!!!!!!!!!! Best wishes in whatever life has in store for you. You blessed the daycare world for 6 amazing years! happyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,660
Posted By DaycareMomma
I also turned the heat off about a week ago. I...

I also turned the heat off about a week ago. I refuse to turn it on! It's 66 in here right now. We all have long sleeves on and are doing just fine in them.

Where I live, this is very abnormal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By DaycareMomma
First of all, what is in your contract? If you...

First of all, what is in your contract? If you have the $1/minute before pick up time, then charge it by all means. Heck that is an extra $60 for you!

If there is nothing in your contract, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,290
Posted By DaycareMomma
Wow that sounds like my husband to a T! My ...

Wow that sounds like my husband to a T!

My husband is suprised by how much stress it puts on me and how it effects our house. We're currently trying to decide if we move into the country and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,660
Posted By DaycareMomma
It is 46, cloudy and a chance of rain all day:( I...

It is 46, cloudy and a chance of rain all day:( I don't like days like this! I miss our 80 degrees we had this weekend....

Do any of you ever find yourselves cooking something on the stove or in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,747
Posted By DaycareMomma
My full time rate is $100/week, which is in the...

My full time rate is $100/week, which is in the upper middle for the area, and my part time rate is $75/week up to 30 hours. Anything over 30 hours and it is $3.00 per hour per child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,916
Posted By DaycareMomma
She beast? Michael, you ROCK!!!!!!!!!!! If...

She beast? Michael, you ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!

If there are multiple IP addresses, its probably because she's jetsetting between her lucrative businesses in the corporate world!

Ok I'm done now....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,532
Posted By DaycareMomma
:lol::lol::lol: I cannot stop laughing! That has...

:lol::lol::lol: I cannot stop laughing! That has got to be the #1 most awkward moment EVER.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,609
Posted By DaycareMomma
I currently only have one full time daycare...

I currently only have one full time daycare family.
The son is just over a year and dcd just recently told me that dcm is jealous that he will give only me hugs. He won't do it for anyone else in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,081
Posted By DaycareMomma
"I know you are closing early tonight but......" ...

"I know you are closing early tonight but......"

"Johnny uses a bottle and paci at home so I have them in his bag. He gets his bottle for nap time and once the bottle is almost gone you need to...
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