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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,826
Posted By kimmills
I agree with what cheerfuldom has said. Get a one...

I agree with what cheerfuldom has said. Get a one on one meeting with her and discuss this. She most certainly looks like suffering from OCD. But you can't afford to have that affect others, can you?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By kimmills
He's probably seen something on TV or something....

He's probably seen something on TV or something. He's still very small and he can get over it very soon once he's kept away from violent TV shows or games. Even cartoons have that influence, more I...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-05-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 69,749
Posted By kimmills
I agree with what others have said here. It's a...

I agree with what others have said here. It's a standard requirement of 2 hr nap time and nothing that day care centers can do about it. Also most day cares wouldn't take your arriving unannounced...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By kimmills
What a horrible experience for the poor girl....

What a horrible experience for the poor girl. Glad she got help in time. She definitely needs to see a doctor. The choking might have happened probably because she already had problem with her...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-02-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,047
Posted By kimmills
From what you say, it appears to be an one-off...

From what you say, it appears to be an one-off incident. Or was it? Have you ever seen her like that before? Watch out for future incidents. Maybe let go this one time if it doesn't seem too serious...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-28-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,478
Posted By kimmills
Getting Kids to Eat Vegetables

It is so difficult to eat veggies. Tried some fancy stuff but after a while back to square one. These 10 veggies are required for health and well-being. How do I get them to eat those without being a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,071
Posted By kimmills
I'd always call back. It's more professional to...

I'd always call back. It's more professional to do that. We have a waiting list just in case a vacancy is created.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-24-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,311
Posted By kimmills
Has see seen his doc's letter? This thing can't...

Has see seen his doc's letter? This thing can't be taken lightly and ignored. There is a chance that she doesn't take this seriously because she doesn't understand the seriousness. No one can...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-22-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 36,469
Posted By kimmills
I am sorry to hear about this incident and can...

I am sorry to hear about this incident and can feel for you imagining what you must be going through. This is not the expected behavior of any teacher. Assuming it was an accident, in all probability...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-19-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,638
Posted By kimmills
Attention span will vary depending upon what a...

Attention span will vary depending upon what a toddler is expected to give his/her attention to. Something that interests them will hold their attention for a longer time but something that doesn't...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-13-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,871
Posted By kimmills
If she's done well so so long, there's no reason...

If she's done well so so long, there's no reason why they should be any accident. Don't worry. And as you said they asked it so they will manage.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,032
Posted By kimmills
That really can be so confusing, even...

That really can be so confusing, even frustrating. I like the idea of letting the boys pick their own nicknames so they are happy when addressed to by those names. And then maybe do a sweet little...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By kimmills
Talk to them

You need to talk this out with them directly. There is little chance that your bill is going to make a difference to them. If it hasn't till now, it wont in future. No point putting it off and...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-07-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 350,520
Posted By kimmills
Just because they are unlicensed doesn't mean she...

Just because they are unlicensed doesn't mean she is not caring for the kids in her care as a licensed daycare does. Have you ever seen something that shouldn't be happening there? Are the kids...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-06-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 184,435
Posted By kimmills
As a parent of the child who's bitten or hurt by...

As a parent of the child who's bitten or hurt by another child, it an be very disturbing. The caregiver needs to bring the parents of the aggressive child and discuss the problem with them. This kind...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 07-28-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,220
Posted By kimmills
Yes, indeed its a very nice idea to introduce the...

Yes, indeed its a very nice idea to introduce the late fee thing- that way parents would be a little more responsible in paying on time and also informing you about their schedules.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 07-28-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,386
Posted By kimmills
Aah that's the good thing about this site, its...

Aah that's the good thing about this site, its addicting and you cannot just lurk- you get the urge to join and contribute in the discussions. Glad you are here, welcome aboard.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 07-21-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,021
Posted By kimmills
Kids spend most of the time in the daycare and it...

Kids spend most of the time in the daycare and it is but natural that whatever they feel or go through is in a daycare. If they get sick then it is possible that they have contracted it from a kid in...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 07-19-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 978
Posted By kimmills
Welcome Michelle and good luck for your new...

Welcome Michelle and good luck for your new venture. Hope you find great success. And most of all, you will find here very good people to guide you through. Most of them are very experienced in their...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 07-19-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,405
Posted By kimmills
I have also read a few books that were later...

I have also read a few books that were later turned into movies but unfortunately the two versions differ drastically. Because when you read a book you perceive he character and the surroundings...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,590
Posted By kimmills
It would not be possible to feed her in that...

It would not be possible to feed her in that manner each and everyday. So, You should have a talk with her parents and know about what she eats at home and in what quantities, or if there is a need...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,440
Posted By kimmills
Yes, after most of the surgeries you are not...

Yes, after most of the surgeries you are not allowed to lift anything for at least 3 months depending upon the condition and it is always a good advice to follow this instruction. You can hire a...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 07-12-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,541
Posted By kimmills
Hello and welcome to the forum, I am also pretty...

Hello and welcome to the forum, I am also pretty new here and am getting lots of things to learn. Hope you would also enjoy the experience here. Looking forward for some interaction with you.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-18-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,493
Posted By kimmills
Do you think childrn would speak up against those...

Do you think childrn would speak up against those fierce monsters who they fear so much? They are beaten up and they see violence each and everyday- I don't think they would have the courage to speak...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-18-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,761
Posted By kimmills
Same here, finally I found someone like me. :P...

Same here, finally I found someone like me. :P But yes, to get my kids ready I get up early in the morning.

I prefer my kids to go neat and clean with clean ironed clothes, and for this I have to...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-18-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,303
Posted By kimmills
Which state are you in? You need to get in touch...

Which state are you in? You need to get in touch with the licensing authority of that state and report the matter to them. This extremely hot temperatures is not acceptable.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-10-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,531
Posted By kimmills
Get second opinion and refer to other eye doctors...

Get second opinion and refer to other eye doctors to make sure that your son actually needs glasses. If they all suggest then you should get him to wear them because not wearing the glasses when...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-10-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,264
Posted By kimmills
You will not be entitled to any refund under any...

You will not be entitled to any refund under any circumstances however, you may take a try and ask the carers to take your kids back into the daycare. But I don't know whether an attorney would be of...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-09-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,506
Posted By kimmills
I would also say that it would be better not to...

I would also say that it would be better not to involve an attorney into the matter because innocent 4 year olds are involved and your son would be going through all the questions and the interviews...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-09-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,096
Posted By kimmills
There is no particular age for the kids to be...

There is no particular age for the kids to be sent to the daycare center. It can be anything above 6 weeks. It is better to send them young so that they do not have the difficulty to adjusting to a...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-05-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,693
Posted By kimmills
I think you all have to go through a lot while...

I think you all have to go through a lot while managing and taking care of others' kids. But I would say that you cannot expect all parents to be of the same type and nature to think of the carer's...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 06-03-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By kimmills
Hello JillJones, welcome to the forum. I am also...

Hello JillJones, welcome to the forum. I am also new to the forum and am loving my stay here. Looking forward to lots of interaction and posts from you. :)
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-03-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,287
Posted By kimmills
Thank you for the suggestion, I searched for the...

Thank you for the suggestion, I searched for the symptoms online and I found them to be similar to those of my niece. Don't know where it has come from- nobody in our famiy has it till date.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-01-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,287
Posted By kimmills
Thank you Angelsj for the suggestion. I would...

Thank you Angelsj for the suggestion. I would suggest her doc for any possibility of the disease in my niece. Hope everything goes fine. Thanks again.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-31-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,287
Posted By kimmills
Thank you everyone for the replies. The problem...

Thank you everyone for the replies. The problem of seeing things very small lasts only about a minute or so and after that everything again gets normal. She has been to the eye specialist but nothing...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-28-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,287
Posted By kimmills
What's This??

Hello everyone, this question is for my niece who is 7 years old. She has a problem with her vision and suddenly says that she finds everything very small. Sometimes she writes very large letters in...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-26-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,493
Posted By kimmills
I would also say that you should remove the...

I would also say that you should remove the children as soon as possible because any such behavior with teh kids and its family is unacceptable. Don't take any more chance, just remove the kids.
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 05-26-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,136
Posted By kimmills
Most of the times I am reading out story books...

Most of the times I am reading out story books for my kids but this time I bought myself a novel by Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge. It was good but a bit too long. Anyways I loved reading...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,807
Posted By kimmills
Yes, I would also agree with many of the posts...

Yes, I would also agree with many of the posts ahead of mine, simply put in a notice on the door that says outside food is not allowed. And if they do bring it with them then make them stand outside...
Forum: Curriculum 05-21-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,934
Posted By kimmills
I have found a very nice daycare center for my...

I have found a very nice daycare center for my kid called Little Kingdom Childcare (http://www.littlekingdomchildcare.com/). Its in Encinitas and offers good child development programs. Hoping for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,120
Posted By kimmills
I would say that you should make the child stand...

I would say that you should make the child stand outside while all the other kids are swimming. This would make her feel awkward and make her parents pay attention to your notices.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,410
Posted By kimmills
OMG, that's horrible. Accidents do happen and...

OMG, that's horrible. Accidents do happen and please don't blame yourself for it.

Also make sure that such incidents do not happen again.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-03-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,282
Posted By kimmills
That's really nice and very good development of...

That's really nice and very good development of the kids. Kudos to you, hope I too get enough opportunity as well as expertise to make my kids successful human beings.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 04-28-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,282
Posted By kimmills
Thank you everyone for your valuable replies. I...

Thank you everyone for your valuable replies. I think now I must become a dedicated mother to my kids, make them read stories and also talk about anything that's around them. This would make them...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 04-25-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,282
Posted By kimmills
How To Improve Vocabulary??

Are there any ways- games, etc to help a 3-4 year old child to expand his vocabulary? I want to help my kid improve his skill in a fun way. Can anyone please suggest me something, thanks in advance...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,894
Posted By kimmills
Yes, I agree, you will have to actually tell them...

Yes, I agree, you will have to actually tell them STRICTLY that they cannot come for the day because you are ill and want a day's off. And if they send their kids would also get sick. If you don't...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 04-23-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,424
Posted By kimmills
If the kids don't eat don't pressurize them. Tell...

If the kids don't eat don't pressurize them. Tell them to it what is served or go hungry. This way they will have to eat what is served to relieve their hunger.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 04-22-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,469
Posted By kimmills
Hello JSbaker, welcome on board. I am also new...

Hello JSbaker, welcome on board. I am also new here and am loving it. Hope we participate more and more in the discussion to share and gain knowledge as well as experiences.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 289,983
Posted By kimmills
Today when we were watching a TV serial and...

Today when we were watching a TV serial and laughing over a funny scene my younger one looked at us and started laughing as if she could understand everything that's being shown.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,137
Posted By kimmills
If this is the typical sleep pattern since...

If this is the typical sleep pattern since infancy then you can do nothing about it although a typical two year old sleeps at least 12 hours a day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,882
Posted By kimmills
Whenever my kids go out for playing they get very...

Whenever my kids go out for playing they get very dirty. I don't let them sit on my sofa until they have changed. And its better to let them sleep with clean clothes on.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 04-18-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By kimmills
Hello Everyone!!

Hello everyone, I just wanted to introduce myself to everyone as I have joined this site just now. I am from California and mom to two of the naughtiest kids on earth but its fun watching them grow...
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