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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 260,252
Posted By 284878
DS to DCG "I sit next to you, I hold your hand"...

DS to DCG "I sit next to you, I hold your hand" as he grabs her hand. - should I be worried. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 717,512
Posted By 284878
I think I offended DCM. Due to covid, the...

I think I offended DCM.

Due to covid, the school keeps losing bus drivers and not replacing them. So routes keep changing. In January we got a new driver and she comes later than the other driver....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 717,512
Posted By 284878
Yes, be grateful that you get to go. We get...

Yes, be grateful that you get to go. We get nothing.



That explains why they do this. When I started DC I thought I would be able to go to things and I found out when dd started school that I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By 284878
lol, I would do that too. I have a...

lol, I would do that too.

I have a commercial-type faucet. There is one lever that gets pushed on to turn on the water and it shuts itself off. The hot and cold are mixed together, so it is never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,018
Posted By 284878
My arm itches and I think my tongue feels weird....

My arm itches and I think my tongue feels weird. They made me sit for 30 minutes because of my previous reactions to other vaccines. I was the last appointment for the day, so I got to sit all alone....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By 284878
Yesterday a family didn't show up and I texted to...

Yesterday a family didn't show up and I texted to find out what happened, (mom pregnant, so I was trying not to think the worst) they had went on vacation and they each thought the other one had told...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 473
Posted By 284878
I have contacted the parent before but have...

I have contacted the parent before but have removed the promise to do so from my handbook to remove liability from me.

I had one of DCM's boyfriend show up 30 minutes early, I told him he was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 960
Posted By 284878
You got this, you are a great mamma. You...

You got this, you are a great mamma.

You know best.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By 284878
I have the one bc linked for my door. It lets me...

I have the one bc linked for my door. It lets me know when some one gets to the door. I don't use it much anymore because I have ring but I do recommend it for a cheap, quick temp or permanent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 960
Posted By 284878
OP this is great. I hear ya on loving telling her...

OP this is great. I hear ya on loving telling her no, I love it too, it is like a buzz/high when you are assertive and don't back down. When she leaves you may miss that feeling, haha but not her.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By 284878
I got some car tires I want to put in the...

I got some car tires I want to put in the playground but
We have farm tractor tires, they are a bit smaller than what you have pictured, lol: We put them in the ground, upright (they are outside my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By 284878
Yes, that is the food I was talking about. This...

Yes, that is the food I was talking about. This is what my little tikes shopping cart looked like. My food may be buried in my parent's yard. :lol: My dad dug up my dustpan once.

That was the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By 284878
I like the target one, it's what I'm looking for....

I like the target one, it's what I'm looking for. Thank you
The first Walmart one I had, the wheels cut pop it off so I sold it.
My kids tend to use the wagons and the shopping carts in races...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By 284878
Playground Fence and More

1. --- I currently have a fence up around the playground, we did it quickly and at low cost just before the snow fell a few years ago. I am considering upgrading the fence from the chicken fence to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By 284878
I bet you feel so much better now. I know I...

I bet you feel so much better now. I know I would.

I agree with BC too, the better I get at recognizing crazy the better the kids I get.
However, I don't do the 2-week trial for a few reasons...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By 284878
I feel each situation is different, based on...

I feel each situation is different, based on parents, child, (the rest of the crew), and time of the day. This would be a no-go for me even though, I have done 1/2 days in the past.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By 284878
Simplay3 Discount

I was just looking around on the Simplay3 site and I found that child care providers get a 10% or more discount on all orders purchase through their biz account plus they have free shipping on any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 960
Posted By 284878
I feel for you, this is stuff that my sister will...

I feel for you, this is stuff that my sister will pull and she is bi polar. She doesn't get it when I tell her that there has to be a line, she disagrees with me and tells me that there shouldn't be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By 284878
I had that family once, after signing the...

I had that family once, after signing the paperwork and marking no in the box for special conditions, Dcm let's it slip that the SA child has adhd. I struggled with her for months and could not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2021, 06:38 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,018
Posted By 284878
How ironic, people don't want to be cooped up so...

How ironic, people don't want to be cooped up so they go somewhere that is over crowded and they have a harder time to move around and no fresh air, just like a chicken in a chicken coop.

When I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By 284878
Not from WI but it took me 8/9 months from app to...

Not from WI but it took me 8/9 months from app to license but there were some delays. I also could not open until licensed. So I would think that you being license exempt already would speed things...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By 284878
That is not how dcb use to do it. He would have...

That is not how dcb use to do it. He would have to remove everything, including his socks, and then hop on, sitting backward but upright. In the process my floor/rug, back of toilet lid, and his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By 284878
The problem with straddling is that the kid has...

The problem with straddling is that the kid has to full undress and in the process some will start to go before they get on. Hence still pee on the floor.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By 284878
Sorry no advice. Just have to say seriously...

Sorry no advice.
Just have to say seriously DCB you don't need to talk to me while you're peeing. Every time you talk the flow stops. Just finish up wash your hands and then come talk to me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By 284878
Sadly I have no wall space in my entry way to...

Sadly I have no wall space in my entry way to hang hooks. I have on one side dryer, cabinet (with spare clothes and paperwork inside plus a tray on top for shoes/boots), washer and then closet. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By 284878
Well that back fired. I use dh fb account to...

Well that back fired. I use dh fb account to respond to another person looking for care for one child a couple days a week on the 9th. Then on the 16th told her my availability had changed. Now on...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-20-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 514
Posted By 284878
Your kidding right?? If a tornado damage...

Your kidding right??

If a tornado damage your house that is being built, YOUR construction/homeowners insurance would cover the damage not the contractor or his insurance.

The contractor...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By 284878
Lol my brother banged his head to get to sleep at...

Lol my brother banged his head to get to sleep at night, he did this from a young child and into his teens. ( I would have to ask his wife to see if he ever stopped) He once as a grade school...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By 284878
I bought a dozen (various colors) drawstring...

I bought a dozen (various colors) drawstring backpack and personized for each child. Then cramped there winter gear into them. Parents loved it and brought them every day. Their things were all there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By 284878
Rule of thumb never send home the original. ...

Rule of thumb never send home the original.

Here is what I would do, message a reminder that the paperwork is late and due in the morning or their child can't stay/attend until it is completed. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,018
Posted By 284878
I go back and forth. I was looking to get it and...

I go back and forth. I was looking to get it and then I heard a pointless report that said xx% of Trump voters are not going to get the vaccine and only x% of Biden voters are not going to get the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 358,797
Posted By 284878
Doesn't it feel great to have an early Friday?

Doesn't it feel great to have an early Friday?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By 284878
I skip all parties too. If I ever consider...

I skip all parties too.

If I ever consider having one, I just remind my self of all the stress and work that some of you have just do something that none of the parents appericate.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,018
Posted By 284878
You're not the only one I haven't gotten either.

You're not the only one I haven't gotten either.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By 284878
Okay sometimes just make my post short and sweet....

Okay sometimes just make my post short and sweet. I don't put in all of the stories, I just do highlights.

So here are more of the highlights...

DCM said dcg4 did not nap but that she would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By 284878
Thank you, I need a ghostwriter sometimes. I...

Thank you, I need a ghostwriter sometimes. I should have just cut it off when I found out about the napping issues. But instead, I tried to discourage her by recommending other providers. As you can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By 284878
How Does This Sound

I have someone contact me, I told them that I was going to have an opening in June after school gets out and dcm delivers the baby but... (then I found out that the child is a non-napper and I just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By 284878
8-4 in would love that too. My current hours are...

8-4 in would love that too. My current hours are 830-6 M&W and 7-53 T&TH. I feel more worn out on M&W, that last 30 minutes suck.

When I was pregnant for ds, my hours were 930-415 two days and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,018
Posted By 284878
How did you find out what you were getting before...

How did you find out what you were getting before you got there?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By 284878
I have allowed time changes, as long as they ask...

I have allowed time changes, as long as they ask with enough notice, not tell, and pick up early. A request for an hour early means they have to up an hour early or $1 late fee applies.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By 284878
Sorry, you did not get an answer, you could...

Sorry, you did not get an answer, you could message Tom Copeland on here or on his blog at www.tomcopelandblog.com and he should be able to give you some kind of answer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By 284878
DCM says he only did it once at school. She...

DCM says he only did it once at school.

She says this morning, DCB says he is not scared to come to dc anymore. She asked if anything changed here. I did not tell her but I just termed a new dcb...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,902
Posted By 284878
I recently had this happen to me. As I was...

I recently had this happen to me. As I was changing dcb he started screaming, "you hurt me" when I lifted his feet to wipe. Then he started kicking me. I ignored him and did not react, keep going...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By 284878
Oh sorry if that is what it sounded like, Dcm is...

Oh sorry if that is what it sounded like, Dcm is not blaming me at all. I was just trying to see if we were missing something that was causing his crying. (He has an ear piercing cry, so I really...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By 284878
He started the crying here first then with gma...

He started the crying here first then with gma from what I understood from dcm.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By 284878
Change in DCB

DCB has changed, he recently has been really clingy on his mom and cries at drop-off. He will stop shortly after she leaves and goes to the bathroom, even if he does not go.

DCB comes here M and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 722
Posted By 284878
:hug::hug::hug:

:hug::hug::hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 722
Posted By 284878
My late bil attempt to do this for his son, but...

My late bil attempt to do this for his son, but the chemo treatment got the better of him and he just never had the energy.
I never thought about doing this with my parents, they both are 79.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By 284878
Yes in my first post I said that. To us adults,...

Yes in my first post I said that. To us adults, we see the long term effects but the toddler that bites is the same as a child that hits. They are doing it to get their way, as a way of self defense...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By 284878
I feel for you and agree with others, TERM the...

I feel for you and agree with others, TERM the screamer now! I just termed a dcb that brought nothing but stress to my ds, I gave them 2 weeks and it was a long 2 weeks. I did it to be kind but I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By 284878
I was listening to a radio program once, the...

I was listening to a radio program once, the guest said that most people will punish only the child that ... first and never the one that ... back. He said that both kids should be punished equally....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 260,252
Posted By 284878
My ds and DCB do not get along. DCB pushes ds. I...

My ds and DCB do not get along. DCB pushes ds. I stopped ds from pushing back. I tell him to use his words and tell me what he wants. DS says "I want to push DCB down" I of course did not let him but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By 284878
I agree with BC. The act of biting is on...

I agree with BC.

The act of biting is on the same level as a child that hits, pushes, kicks, licks, spits or scratches. To the child they see no difference, All of this behaviors are a cry for...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-25-2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By 284878
Oh my that is so funny. It reminds me of my...

Oh my that is so funny. It reminds me of my Grandma ingenious. She would only fill the wash side of the sink with a little bit of water to start. As she washed she would turn the water on to rinse...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By 284878
Any veggies that grows in ground will do well in...

Any veggies that grows in ground will do well in shade.

Carrots would be great because you could wash them off and eat them outside. You can also start them in April and they can stay in the...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-24-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By 284878
You should message Tom Copeland on this.

You should message Tom Copeland on this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 717,512
Posted By 284878
Dear DCB Sometimes I start questioning my...

Dear DCB

Sometimes I start questioning my decision to term you but then you remind me by keeping me hostage in my living room during nap time. Thank you very much for the reminder, only one day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 717,512
Posted By 284878
Dcm that I gave two weeks notice to, drops off...

Dcm that I gave two weeks notice to, drops off this morning and says they are going to pick up early because they are going to meet with the new provider....awkward. But I guess it is to be expected.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By 284878
Depends on how much I like the child or parents.

Depends on how much I like the child or parents.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By 284878
Our library has a book suggestion quiz on there...

Our library has a book suggestion quiz on there website. Could perhaps your library have something similar?

Or maybe just search for one on the web.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By 284878
I have one SA plus my own dd. SA had a sibling in...

I have one SA plus my own dd. SA had a sibling in care. What kind of restrictions are you thinking about?

Here is some rules I have in place...

He must read for 20 minutes at the beginning of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By 284878
I like this idea but would worry more about the...

I like this idea but would worry more about the strainers breaking and cutting a child then the wooden spoons being used elsewhere.

I got drum set and rain wheel last summer to add to my bells...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 717,512
Posted By 284878
Their reply was about finding a provider to tour...

Their reply was about finding a provider to tour with this week. Either a virtual tour or in person. Since I could not tour on the days they wanted me to.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-21-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By 284878
Business. I have one a 1099-NEC too and I use...

Business. I have one a 1099-NEC too and I use turbo tax and placed it under the business income.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6,222
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 717,512
Posted By 284878
I get a call from dc over a week ago from a dad,...

I get a call from dc over a week ago from a dad, they need care Tuesday, Thursday, and Fridays and I am only open M-TH. I let them know how to find care and tell them to call me if they have any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 743
Posted By 284878
Yes, I like it and would recommend it. It works...

Yes, I like it and would recommend it. It works well with home daycares. I would recommend trying it (just use a different email than your business one) and checking it out, you may decide to start...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-18-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By 284878
If the door is exclusive for child care then...

If the door is exclusive for child care then maybe but if anyone uses it, then no.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 02-17-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By 284878
Wow this, I wish someone said that to me when I...

Wow this, I wish someone said that to me when I opened.
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 02-15-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By 284878
Yes we use the local library. We started in 19...

Yes we use the local library. We started in 19 the day dd got out of school. I go weekly now, or as much as I can. I use the online site to request books and dvd for the kids and once a week go pick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By 284878
Sorry no, I do not have one. My advice...

Sorry no, I do not have one.

My advice would be to look around your place and make a list of what needs to be done. Run through your day in detail on paper.

Here are a few things that I would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 104,065
Posted By 284878
Exclamation Um did you call the cops and report the theft of...

Um did you call the cops and report the theft of the missing items?

So a friend of a friend took some stuff that was at "the curb" and the homeowner called the cops on them for theft, he got...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 02-13-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By 284878
Welcome to MI, which area you are moving to? ...

Welcome to MI, which area you are moving to?

My first piece of advice would be to read the rules and regulations for home daycare, come back and ask any questions that you may have.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2021, 03:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 722
Posted By 284878
Sorry for your losses and thank you for sharing.

Sorry for your losses and thank you for sharing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 792
Posted By 284878
#3...

#3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By 284878
In that case here are some more ideas. Some...

In that case here are some more ideas.

Some of these are old and may not be around

Hi ho cherry o
Chutes and ladders
Don't break the ice
Ants in the pants
Don't spill the beans
Cheeky...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By 284878
Hungry hippos have small balls, I would not use...

Hungry hippos have small balls, I would not use it for 2's.



I like Elefun. It is an elephant that shoots our butterfly and they can catch them.

Candyland may work although some 2's may...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,018
Posted By 284878
If you as a provider got the vaccine, did you let...

If you as a provider got the vaccine, did you let your parents know ahead of time so that they knew to expect that you might have side effects and close? Or did you plan on closing?

Currently, the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By 284878
Yes this 100%. And don't feel bad and contact her...

Yes this 100%. And don't feel bad and contact her either to ask, if she doesn't contact you in time then don't expect her.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,628
Posted By 284878
Here are some review sites that review the media...

Here are some review sites that review the media and show you what is in the shows, movies or and possible books.

https://kids-in-mind.com/

https://www.pluggedin.com/


Check them out, you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,937
Posted By 284878
No I have no opinion on kids that play cops and...

No I have no opinion on kids that play cops and robbers (my brothers played it, although one of the two went to jail for attempted murder, so..) other than I would personally not teach kids to play...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,937
Posted By 284878
You right kids that are taught the difference may...

You right kids that are taught the difference may know the difference. But we are talking about toddlers ages 1-4 that have not been taught the difference. They are still learning big from small,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2021, 07:45 PM
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I am all for the right to bare arms but there is...

I am all for the right to bare arms but there is no way I would ever let a group of Toddlers play with guns, they need to be taught that guns are not toys. At this age they don't see the color, size...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2021, 08:53 AM
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I spent most of Tuesday thinking it was Thursday...

I spent most of Tuesday thinking it was Thursday (my Friday) but I was disappointed when I realized that I was wrong and still had two more days to get through.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-28-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
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I don't feel that change of hours is a breach of...

I don't feel that change of hours is a breach of contract.

What does the contract say about giving notice? Most providers ask for 2-4 week notice. Please check the contract for notice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2021, 07:57 AM
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I found my DD old snow pants I am saving for ds. ...

I found my DD old snow pants I am saving for ds.

what is with these zipper mittens? Every time a kid comes with them, I spend more time putting them on then they do wearing them. The only other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2021, 04:52 AM
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Unhappy Dcg came with out snow pants, I pointed it out to...

Dcg came with out snow pants, I pointed it out to dcd, I thought he was going to come back with them but he hasn't. We have to take sa kids to the bus and all she has on is leggings.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2021, 04:50 AM
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:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2021, 08:33 PM
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Views: 1,491
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I had a dcm that gave me a schedule. At the time,...

I had a dcm that gave me a schedule. At the time, I had lost all my dck when I said I was expecting and was able to enroll 2 babies right away, both dcm were very understanding that I would close for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,628
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Macbeth is literature that only a genius child...

Macbeth is literature that only a genius child would be able to pick up, read or understand it. What you should be concerned with is the R rated commercial that come on during G rated shows.
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
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Something similar happened with my first family....

Something similar happened with my first family. Dcg had diarrhea, I sent her home. Dcm brought her back the next day with a note from the doctor about toddler diarrhea and how she could return to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,628
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Taming of the Shrew is my favorite Shakespeare...

Taming of the Shrew is my favorite Shakespeare play too.

I think it is sad that things like this get banned.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By 284878
About 6 years ago, I quoted with State Farm and...

About 6 years ago, I quoted with State Farm and they offered daycare insurance then. So they should be alright with it.

AAA will not insure you though.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-20-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By 284878
If the refund happens now then it has to happen...

If the refund happens now then it has to happen this year not next. (Per Tom Copeland)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,018
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Local health department contacted me at the end...

Local health department contacted me at the end of last week. They are only scheduling appt this Tuesday 9-5. I scheduled one for dh, the questionnaire indicates that my reaction to vaccines is not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By 284878
Normally my inspector check dc space only but my...

Normally my inspector check dc space only but my current one had to look in my room this time. They always check my pantry room at the bottom of the stairs where the furnace and water heater are but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2021, 09:37 PM
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During recess, ds2.5 got mad at dd8 for using the...

During recess, ds2.5 got mad at dd8 for using the wagon. Ds sat down in the snow behind a car bed and cried. DCB3.5 was pushing a tractor and nowhere near DS. I decided to shovel the porch off. All...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2021, 09:12 PM
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Posted By 284878
:o no words just :hug:

:o no words just :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By 284878
I wonder what Tom would say about claiming the...

I wonder what Tom would say about claiming the second serving. He does say, serving a child one cracker counts as a snack, so logically a second serving should count as a meal.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By 284878
Have you considered Nanning? A lot of families...

Have you considered Nanning? A lot of families want to use a nanny right now instead of day care due to Covid-19.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By 284878
I questioned 2nd serving before and FP rep said...

I questioned 2nd serving before and FP rep said that it was for when you have two mealtimes for the same meal.

Example would be if you fed snack to the younger ones and then clean up, then 30...
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