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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Cat Herder
Doing good. Only one blister the size of a dime....

Doing good. Only one blister the size of a dime. likethis

Thanks. :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 271
Posted By Cat Herder
I love them. lovethis They keep sand and...

I love them. lovethis

They keep sand and mulch out of diapers/undies. They also keep tossed diapers out of ball pits and sand boxes.

I take off the outerwear upon arrival and put it back in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 271
Posted By Cat Herder
1. Tie neck toddler sundresses. :rolleyes: ...

1. Tie neck toddler sundresses. :rolleyes:

Really? What could possibly go wrong on the playground?

2. White pants.

Meh, you asked for it. :cool:

3. Skinny jeans.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,214
Posted By Cat Herder
2 boys died yesterday. :( We are up to 26....

2 boys died yesterday. :( We are up to 26. http://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-br-west-haven-hot-car-death-investigation-20180720-story.html 2 year old boy recovering.

26 7/19/2018 Houston,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 09:29 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,214
Posted By Cat Herder
A simple walkthrough. Following standard...

A simple walkthrough.

Following standard procedures and completing one final walkthrough is all it would have taken to prevent this.

If employees won't keep up with headcounts and attendance,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By Cat Herder
I would, most likely, fill out a boo boo report...

I would, most likely, fill out a boo boo report stating "Child arrived with what appears to be small insect bites (describe areas, include printed photo through "attach image" if possible). I cleaned...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By Cat Herder
I would ask the parent if they knew what caused...

I would ask the parent if they knew what caused bites. Then go from there.

How is the DCK? Are the bites bothering him?

Flea bites look similar.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By Cat Herder
Time to get a business plan, contract and begin...

Time to get a business plan, contract and begin interviewing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,581
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 441,202
Posted By Cat Herder
I am. Thank you. lovethis I am down to one...

I am. Thank you. lovethis

I am down to one infant, now. A couple spots look like they are not going to blister after all. likethis

The most worrisome spot is less than the circumference of a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4,581
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Cat Herder
Thank you. :hug: The spots still look pretty...

Thank you. :hug:

The spots still look pretty good right now. I only have another hour and a half so if that changes I can run out. ;)

Grateful my ponytail saved my neck.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4,581
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Cat Herder
I just splashed myself with boiling water when my...

I just splashed myself with boiling water when my right hand just stopped working suddenly while transferring a 2.5 gallon pot to the sink. likethis My cheekbone, temple and inner elbow got the worst...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 315
Posted By Cat Herder
You may be overthinking this. :hug: "Check all...

You may be overthinking this. :hug: "Check all that applies."

Both of the cultures the mother stated.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 315
Posted By Cat Herder
On my USDAFP child enrollment form it does not...

On my USDAFP child enrollment form it does not ask parents about race. We have a form providers must fill out, instead. ;)

Child/Adult and Summer Food Programs
Racial/Ethnic Data Collection Form...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 315
Posted By Cat Herder
I would let it drop as long as she turned in the...

I would let it drop as long as she turned in the required paperwork. You can check whatever box you want on your own paperwork.

Do you not have a bi/multi or other racial option? Is that possibly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 315
Posted By Cat Herder
I would ask them what it is about the question...

I would ask them what it is about the question that bothers them. Then start from there.

This is something that will follow their child, and themself, to the grave and probably should have been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 315
Posted By Cat Herder
When you are inspected they report your...

When you are inspected they report your enrollment data to the state. ;)

Also they want to see that your curriculum addresses the diversity in your program.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Cat Herder
I would tell my DH that although I appreciate his...

I would tell my DH that although I appreciate his opinion, I learned a valuable lesson and need to enforce my own policies consistently. That by allowing this one family to change my schedule I set...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By Cat Herder
No. They are taking up a full time slot....

No.

They are taking up a full time slot. They pay for a full time slot. They can attend anytime they'd like.

Your bills stay the same whether they are there are not. To give them a break is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By Cat Herder
Do you mean they attend two weeks, are out for...

Do you mean they attend two weeks, are out for two weeks, then return full time?

If so I charge for the first 4 weeks, and every week thereafter.

*Enrolled or *Not enrolled are my only options.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 315
Posted By Cat Herder
The states want statistics/percentages of each...

The states want statistics/percentages of each race receiving services (including private pay daycare) at any given time. Just like the census. Voting lines, school districts, etc are drawn by them....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 343
Posted By Cat Herder
I thought I got a whiff of it in the first post....

I thought I got a whiff of it in the first post. :ouch: Drama creation to force DCD's hand into agreement is a very common tactic.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By Cat Herder
This male teacher got two years in prison for...

This male teacher got two years in prison for firing a gun in an empty/locked classroom during a suicide crisis. One student twisted his ankle running down the hall way.

...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By Cat Herder
I can't imagine her getting the same sentence if...

I can't imagine her getting the same sentence if she were a man.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By Cat Herder
What about the other two women she hit with her...

What about the other two women she hit with her vehicle? One was literally dragged for blocks. :mad: Where is their justice?

The kid will know though. He will be an adult one day. They always...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By Cat Herder
Same. Mine are for my protection against...

Same.

Mine are for my protection against false accusations.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Cat Herder
There used to be reviews online from other...

There used to be reviews online from other providers, they are all gone now and the street address listed on the bottom of that website is invalid. I also checked better business bureau and they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By Cat Herder
10 months. Months. :eek: I hope that is a typo,...

10 months. Months. :eek: I hope that is a typo, even 10 years is absurd.

"A Minneapolis home day-care operator who pleaded guilty to hanging a toddler she was caring for from a noose, before...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 272
Posted By Cat Herder
I found that the best tasting brand of easy...

I found that the best tasting brand of easy prepared/stored emergency food is Mountain House, so far. :Sunny: The kids will actually eat it. :p
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By Cat Herder
My advice: Put food in front of him. Walk...

My advice:

Put food in front of him. Walk away.

"I don't like this."

"Ok, go play toys."

Add meals offered to meal counts, claim for deduction/reimbursement.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 272
Posted By Cat Herder
These should help. :hug:...

These should help. :hug: https://emilms.fema.gov/is36/assets/EAP_Sample.pdf
https://www.fema.gov/pdf/about/divisions/npd/CPG_101_V2.pdf

And this course is awesome. likethis
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Cat Herder
Skip this. :o I just pulled up the address on...

Skip this. :o I just pulled up the address on google maps and it is a doctors office. I also can't find any reviews anymore.

Sorry.

Small claims court may be your best bet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Cat Herder
https://www.childcareprotect.com/pricing/

https://www.childcareprotect.com/pricing/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 343
Posted By Cat Herder
Typically hospital visits can be considered...

Typically hospital visits can be considered emergent. This is not really that. ;) Kiddo has two parents and an involved Gma. Not paying is simply easier. They have no problem getting her to daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 272
Posted By Cat Herder
I use the local fire dept and keep my supplies in...

I use the local fire dept and keep my supplies in my truck. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 272
Posted By Cat Herder
I'd check their website. My bet is they have...

I'd check their website. My bet is they have sample templates available already. ;)

I keep empty 5 gallon buckets to fill from the river in my yard for flushing. Don't need power to flush, just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 343
Posted By Cat Herder
"I open at 7am. Please have payment with you in...

"I open at 7am. Please have payment with you in the morning at the latest. Thanks!"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 602
Posted By Cat Herder
This would tell me there is a parent issue. ;)

This would tell me there is a parent issue. ;)
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 07-17-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 91
Posted By Cat Herder
I'd suggest registering. You are missing half the...

I'd suggest registering. You are missing half the discussions by not participating in the off topic/sensitive subjects/members only sections. :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Cat Herder
Does she have diapers at your house? If so,...

Does she have diapers at your house?

If so, I would not care how she arrives. I'd simply change her into a diaper and stop discussing it with the parents. Two weeks dry, with full verbal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Cat Herder
4 year olds are the toughest, IMHO. :hug: It...

4 year olds are the toughest, IMHO. :hug:

It is the dawning of manipulation for manipulations sake. :p

It is also the age of irrational fear, nightmares and phobias while the imagination seems...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,214
Posted By Cat Herder
I think you are right. When the child survives it...

I think you are right. When the child survives it is up to the the responding officer. Just Culture should really be used, but I don't know how long that would take to trickle to all states.

We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By Cat Herder
This is against licensing regulations. :hug: ...

This is against licensing regulations. :hug:

All components must be served, in correct amounts for age, to be considered complete meals. The kids don't have to eat all components but they must be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By Cat Herder
To some people that simply means you allow late...

To some people that simply means you allow late payments.

If you truly want it to stop you must send them home. It only needs to happen once. They get with the program or move on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By Cat Herder
No pay, No stay. :Sunny: Stop them at the...

No pay, No stay. :Sunny:

Stop them at the door during drop off.

They pay or they go home.
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 07-13-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By Cat Herder
https://www.amazon.com/One-Only-Ivan-Katherine-App...

https://www.amazon.com/One-Only-Ivan-Katherine-Applegate/dp/0061992259
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By Cat Herder
https://www.daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=595...

https://www.daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=59509&highlight=grapes
Forum: Forms - Uploads 07-12-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Cat Herder
Toilet (Potty) Training Checklist Is your child...

Toilet (Potty) Training Checklist
Is your child ready to be Potty Trained? Check those that apply to your child.
_____Follows simple directions.
_____Remains dry for at least 2 hours at a time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By Cat Herder
I always (weather permitting) have them go from...

I always (weather permitting) have them go from the lunch table to the playground for 30-60 minutes. I put mats/blankets out while they eat.

Then we come in, potty, wash up, change into PJ's, lay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By Cat Herder
Same.

Same.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By Cat Herder
It is possible they are trying to keep it simple...

It is possible they are trying to keep it simple to clean up after nap time accidents?

To me, the risk of it just running off into the rugs would be even higher without an absorbent sheet and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By Cat Herder
I edited to make myself clearer before I saw your...

I edited to make myself clearer before I saw your post. :lol: Sorry.

I am with you on the sheets. likethis

I wish I could use the travel pillows for my two year olds. It makes sense for under...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By Cat Herder
:eek: You mean like to allow their face to lay...

:eek: You mean like to allow their face to lay directly on the plastic mats? That would feel awful. I would not allow it for even their bare legs and arms, but the face seems really miserable.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By Cat Herder
Cots are "preferred" here although I don't like...

Cots are "preferred" here although I don't like or use them. :p:lol:

Here, mats have to be minimum two inches thick and non-porous. That means buying 3 inch thick mats because they become...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By Cat Herder
He was the first "soft, gentle" (for lack of a...

He was the first "soft, gentle" (for lack of a better explanation) man I had been exposed to. I remember being really confused by him at first, then hanging on his every word.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By Cat Herder
It may also be an HOA issue if no tax dollars...

It may also be an HOA issue if no tax dollars went into the road construction in your neighborhood. ;)

You could try to push "reckless/negligent".

That can be enforced on any roadway.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By Cat Herder
That is how I self medicated for years as a kid....

That is how I self medicated for years as a kid. I remember drinking an average of 4 cups a day (or eating it straight from the instant coffee jar:o) all through elementary and junior high...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By Cat Herder
I do the same. likethis

I do the same. likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 189,802
Posted By Cat Herder
DCM brought a new can of parents choice...

DCM brought a new can of parents choice "sensitivity" formula as requested. likethis I just got it out of the cubby to open it and noticed a huge letter F written in sharpie on the front of the can....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,214
Posted By Cat Herder
Updated list: 20 20 6/21/2018 Roseburg,...

Updated list: 20

20 6/21/2018 Roseburg, OR 81 Remington Engler 21 mo

19 6/20/2018 Willits, CA 80 Chergery Teywoh Lew Mays 18 mo

18 6/19/2018 Kingsland, GA 92 Slade Edison Horne 7 mo
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Cat Herder
A classroom garden that kids are allowed to work...

A classroom garden that kids are allowed to work themselves. See below. :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By Cat Herder
Diapers. Pull-Ups leak horribly and are...

Diapers.

Pull-Ups leak horribly and are more expensive. ;)

Most of the pressure from parents for providers to potty train early, for them, comes from the cost of diapers.

The majority of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By Cat Herder
She wants to hold three slots at half price for...

She wants to hold three slots at half price for one month a year? :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Cat Herder
It depends on your state. Here, a full...

It depends on your state.

Here, a full federal criminal history background check would be required for anyone 17 and up to be onsite during daycare hours. Day 1.

They could head out to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By Cat Herder
Mercier lovethis

Mercier lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By Cat Herder
Good timing. :Sunny: The rodeo, cruise ins, hard...

Good timing. :Sunny: The rodeo, cruise ins, hard cider and beer festivals happen then. :lol::lol:

September - October is also awesome with the blues, apple, sorghum, Fall and BBQ festivals....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By Cat Herder
Extreme NE Ga Mtns (we often go to TN for lunch)....

Extreme NE Ga Mtns (we often go to TN for lunch). Falling off mountains (no guard rails, crumbling shoulders) and being ejected is a common cause of death here. Mostly tourists.

Maybe it is a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By Cat Herder
I don't think it is unfair for you to need...

I don't think it is unfair for you to need financial assistance to support your brother-in-law. ;) Charging it as childcare is not the answer. Child support, maybe. If he refuses to pay, what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By Cat Herder
That is horrific to me. :eek:

That is horrific to me. :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By Cat Herder
How many parents are still buckling them in in...

How many parents are still buckling them in in coats though?

They have been teaching parents not to do this in birthing centers and pediatricians offices for well over 10 years, now. No coats in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 562
Posted By Cat Herder
That is becoming the norm here now that many of...

That is becoming the norm here now that many of the local plants have recently gone to majority 36 hour employees, compressed workweek.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 562
Posted By Cat Herder
It used to bother me. Now I just assume...

It used to bother me.

Now I just assume their budget determines the available quality they have to choose from. That is how I am with my medical care. I don't really have much choice with my high...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By Cat Herder
From my understanding, all contracts for next...

From my understanding, all contracts for next school year would have already been signed except for in special circumstance.

I do 5-10 hours a week, regularly, online. It is a pretty easy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By Cat Herder
Comparing professional childcare to caring for...

Comparing professional childcare to caring for family members in times of crisis does not equate.

How does your wife feel about this?

Are there any other family members willing to pitch in?
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By Cat Herder
We did, it was mine. ;) I don't think we got into...

We did, it was mine. ;) I don't think we got into this particular aspect too deeply. It definately got me thinking more deeply on it, though. :lol: ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By Cat Herder
I would also put her on her mat, with her blanket...

I would also put her on her mat, with her blanket and her favorite stuffy until she is ready to join the group at the breakfast table. I would prefer she walk there, willingly, on her own, but I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 26,343
Posted By Cat Herder
Not necessarily. :Sunny: Not all kids come...

Not necessarily. :Sunny:

Not all kids come from quiet, restful, subdivisions where they have a consistent schedule, full bellies and clean bedding every night.

We must meet their needs, too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By Cat Herder
Was trying to add "Oxytocin" but my internet...

Was trying to add "Oxytocin" but my internet crashed. :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By Cat Herder
My point was, biologically, their minds are on...

My point was, biologically, their minds are on the next one or nesting with the current one. They are more chemically bonded during that time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 317
Posted By Cat Herder
My thoughts, soon to be disproven I expect, are...

My thoughts, soon to be disproven I expect, are with human breeding cycles. ;)

Winter is when most humans are focused on infants, children and family. The holidays keep the focus there. We do it...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-27-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By Cat Herder
That is not how my teacher families contracts go....

That is not how my teacher families contracts go.

Both have been off since 1 week following the last day of school (June 1) and will return one week prior to the first day (Aug 6). Both work...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 635
Posted By Cat Herder
"Sally, I believe we have been having some...

"Sally, I believe we have been having some miscommunication. Children are to be picked up and offsite by 6pm. Afternoon snack is at ___. Your arriving last minute and dck's extra snack requests have...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-26-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By Cat Herder
Sorry to hijack. Does this apply to...

Sorry to hijack.

Does this apply to teachers who are off for summer but still bring kids full time?

That seems harsh. Is there another clause for that?
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-26-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By Cat Herder
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Garbage
Lawn Maintenance
Phones
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 741
Posted By Cat Herder
It has been discussed for years in public...

It has been discussed for years in public meetings. It also makes it easier to prove parents knew and hold them liable for choosing illegal care if something happens. I'd imagine it would not be a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 741
Posted By Cat Herder
I am all for it. likethis If that becomes...

I am all for it. likethis

If that becomes the norm, running an illegal childcare will become exceptionally difficult to pull off. Penalties will also become stiffer. The charges would then include...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,214
Posted By Cat Herder
The mother of the 7 month old boy from Kingsland...

The mother of the 7 month old boy from Kingsland Ga. was also charged. Announced today.

https://www.news4jax.com/news/georgia/kingsland-police-investigate-babys-death_
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,214
Posted By Cat Herder
I am so sorry to hear that Country Kids. :(:( ...

I am so sorry to hear that Country Kids. :(:(

There are 19, now. :(

They updated to add:

7 5/18/2018 Andalusia, AL 91 Layla Dees 4 yr

Then the most recent:
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 06-22-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By Cat Herder
Turkey spaghetti. :Sunny:

Turkey spaghetti. :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 760
Posted By Cat Herder
Hurt feelings. Whatever they come up with. ...

Hurt feelings.

Whatever they come up with.

Happens all the time with terminations. ;)

They are rarely substantiated. Click some tags. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 760
Posted By Cat Herder
That was a lot of no. It is also possible...

That was a lot of no.

It is also possible they will file a report.

Sadly, that is what often happens when parents are served a no.

Many will never remember all the good things you did,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,214
Posted By Cat Herder
I guess most feel it does not fit into the five...

I guess most feel it does not fit into the five objectives? (Retribution, Deterrence, Incapacitation, Rehabilitation, or Restoration)

Our culture does not seem to deal rationally with issues...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,214
Posted By Cat Herder
I have seen several who were charged when their...

I have seen several who were charged when their child survived, though. Like these:

https://www.click2houston.com/news/baytown-father-accused-of-leaving-child-in-hot-car-appears-in-court...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,214
Posted By Cat Herder
So far I only know of the one in post 83. Second...

So far I only know of the one in post 83. Second Degree murder.

The stories get buried fast.

I know SC and TN decided not to pursue.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,214
Posted By Cat Herder
15 to date. # Date City Temp Name Age ...

15 to date.

# Date City Temp Name Age

15 6/19/2018 Kingsland, GA 92 Boy (not released) 7 mo

14 6/15/2018 Spartanburg, SC 91 King Trammel 1 yr

13 6/14/2018 Vancleave, MS 89 Kash...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,214
Posted By Cat Herder
Jun 20, 2018, 11:21 AM ET A mother in...

Jun 20, 2018, 11:21 AM ET


A mother in southern Mississippi has been charged with second-degree murder after her 10-month-old son was left in a hot car and died, authorities said.

The child,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Cat Herder
:hug: You can't have a professional relationship...

:hug: You can't have a professional relationship with a friend.
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 06-20-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By Cat Herder
Yes. Someone purchased a male and female as...

Yes. Someone purchased a male and female as infants. Female died of pneumonia. They tried to get another female, but were denied so used him as a marketing gimmick in a mall, instead.

Zoo Atlanta...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Cat Herder
I use the sensory necklaces with DCK's from time...

I use the sensory necklaces with DCK's from time to time. The superhero and dinobite ones are a hit with the 3 and ups. likethis
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 06-19-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By Cat Herder
I was saddened when he died in 2012. :(

I was saddened when he died in 2012. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Cat Herder
"Adult" or "Substitute Adult" means a person who...

"Adult" or "Substitute Adult" means a person who is 18 years of age or older.
(2) "Applicant" means any person or persons making an application for a license to operate a family
child care home....
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