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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By Hunni Bee
Alternate activity/loss of privileges. ...

Alternate activity/loss of privileges.

Sometimes it's "choose a different center". Sometimes its the activity of my choosing. Sometimes its the same activity everyone else is doing, but in a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,524
Posted By Hunni Bee
It is disgusting outside (freezing rain/slush,...

It is disgusting outside (freezing rain/slush, mud, general misery), they randomly made me go on break at 11 am in the middle of class time, another class used the gym for a whole hour so no gross...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 84
Posted By Hunni Bee
Noooooooooope. 15 months? Come on. I would...

Noooooooooope. 15 months? Come on.

I would say, "Hey DCM, it doesn't look like Johnny is quite ready to start pottying here yet. We'll continue to talk about the potty and sitting here and there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By Hunni Bee
I give a warning then straight to the potty. ...

I give a warning then straight to the potty.

I act so disgusted by it that my kids don't like it either. I only have one who regularly tries it. "EWWW! Did you guys tell him how GROSS that is??"...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 412
Posted By Hunni Bee
Not me, not ever :( But my kid is, and we...

Not me, not ever :(

But my kid is, and we got notice. No robocall, no flyers home, no verbal reminder from the school. All the surrounding school systems are open for snow day make-up. Except...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,524
Posted By Hunni Bee
I'm starting to hate those shirts with sequins...

I'm starting to hate those shirts with sequins that flip over to another picture. I just had to forcibly remove my ADHD sensory seeker's hands from someone's body because he basically tackled her to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 803
Posted By Hunni Bee
Babe will only be one a day a week. It has 0...

Babe will only be one a day a week. It has 0 chance of working out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Hunni Bee
She's extra fun. My favorite is when she watches...

She's extra fun. My favorite is when she watches herself savor them in the mirror behind me while we practice our letters.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 803
Posted By Hunni Bee
Run away. That sounds like a nightmare in the...

Run away. That sounds like a nightmare in the making.

And the fact that the mom even suggested you hold her child for 2+ hours screams that she has no understanding of group care and will make...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Hunni Bee
She sleeps OK here, but I dont know about at...

She sleeps OK here, but I dont know about at home.

And no, no confidence issues. She's very outgoing and articulate. With friends during play, she's present and focused. But with much everything...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Hunni Bee
Always on Another Planet

One of my dcgs is always super spacey. She kind of reminds me of Winnie the Pooh. She focuses fine on tasks she has chosen herself. I don't see her staring into space during center time. But if we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By Hunni Bee
My nephew was being bullied mercilessly. This boy...

My nephew was being bullied mercilessly. This boy has given him a black eye, attacked him on countless occasions. He's also attacked other kids and adults. The principal told us she doesn't have the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,018
Posted By Hunni Bee
The lack of regard some parents have about their...

The lack of regard some parents have about their kids. When you think of neglected kids, you kind of think of low income. The amount of kids I see with parents who earn six figures who don't have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Hunni Bee
Thanks BC!

Thanks BC!
Forum: Open Daycare Center - Sell a Daycare - Rent a Daycare - Buy a Daycare 01-13-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 63
Posted By Hunni Bee
Looking for Large House/Small Daycare Facility In Around Richmond VA

Looking to open a Nature School/Childcare. No infants/young toddlers, so stairs are ok.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Hunni Bee
Question Where Did You Start?

My best friend and I (who are also coworkers) have been planning to start a Nature School/Childcare for a couple years and now agree that its time to stop planning and start doing.

We've been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,219
Posted By Hunni Bee
Lol what on earth?? Imagine being that boring...

Lol what on earth?? Imagine being that boring that you need to that as entertainment.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,219
Posted By Hunni Bee
To which someone has made a gross comment today....

To which someone has made a gross comment today. More drama :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 378
Posted By Hunni Bee
Just wanted to share how ours came out. They are...

Just wanted to share how ours came out. They are still a bit soft, even after baking for 2.5 hours., but not mushy or crumbling.

Just gotta Mod Podge over them!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 378
Posted By Hunni Bee
Me too. Mine should come out in about 5 mins....

Me too. Mine should come out in about 5 mins. They seem sturdy, but I didn't make them as thick as I wanted. I was afraid they'd be too heavy to hang on the tree
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Hunni Bee
I have one, same age. It really gets bad after...

I have one, same age. It really gets bad after after lunch. He passes gas in his nap mat all through nap and when he wakes up and takes the covers off, he unleashes this stinkbomb into the room and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Hunni Bee
I doubt it. The after school program staff breaks...

I doubt it. The after school program staff breaks me, and a later break for me would throw off their van runs and such. I'll ask.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 569
Posted By Hunni Bee
Can you go outside before centers? Even for just...

Can you go outside before centers? Even for just 20 minutes, they may need a break after academics.

As far as them not wanting to go to centers, most kids would rather get into a big group and act...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Hunni Bee
Help with nap Time Drama

I go on break from 12:30 to 1:30. My kids go down for nap at 1. It is a daily circus. They run around, refuse to lie down, play and scream, and then cry because they are tired.

They wouldn't dream...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,138
Posted By Hunni Bee
I've had two - both behavior issues. One was...

I've had two - both behavior issues.

One was about 4 years ago. He was clearly on the spectrum but parents were older and in denial. He bit, hit and kicked, threw objects, screamed about things...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By Hunni Bee
I've only done center so it was more standing my...

I've only done center so it was more standing my ground with unscrupulous employers than parents.

At my first job I would frequently do every job in the center - I subbed in every room, I did van...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Hunni Bee
If he was born at 36 weeks, technically that...

If he was born at 36 weeks, technically that makes him only 5 months old developmentally....but he still doesn't need preemie nipples. He's having to work too hard to get enough milk.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By Hunni Bee
What Should I Name This Center?

Its a window seat with storage space under it. The spaces hold puppets, books and the music set i just received. The books were just there as a placeholder while my music stuff was backordered.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By Hunni Bee
On the "homepage" with all the threads, there's a...

On the "homepage" with all the threads, there's a blue button the lefthand side about midway down...that says "new post" or "new thread".
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By Hunni Bee
Pretty sure you cant advertise here. This will be...

Pretty sure you cant advertise here. This will be removed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By Hunni Bee
Unless it was super out of the ordinary or a big...

Unless it was super out of the ordinary or a big deal, I don't give negative behavior reports at the end of the day. Or positive ones for that matter. If they want to discuss their child's behavior,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By Hunni Bee
Touching All the Things And All The People, All The Time

I have a 4.5 year old. He has ADHD. He's very sweet and he tries his best. But he has to touch everything and everybody constantly. If he's talking to you, he's touching you. If you don't stop him,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Hunni Bee
I allow switching around for the first 15 minutes...

I allow switching around for the first 15 minutes or so while they figure out with what and whom they want to play. Then I shut it down for the next 45 minutes. I have at least 10 bins in the major...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Hunni Bee
I remember Nannyde saying once that that kind of...

I remember Nannyde saying once that that kind of crazy, loud, obnoxious play that has no goal...is like the junk food of play. It nets them lots of boisterous fun, real quick, with little to no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Hunni Bee
It's worse than I thought. There's actually pen...

It's worse than I thought. There's actually pen writing that transferred from another piece of paper, the wood is warped and discolored... Clearly a large amount of something was spilled and then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Hunni Bee
Stain Removal on Blonde Wood?

So on Friday when I was off, someone set something wet on top of a red paper/paper with red writing on my cubbies. So now there's a huge red stain where the color transferred :mad:.

Its another...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By Hunni Bee
Happy birthday Blackcat!!

Happy birthday Blackcat!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,524
Posted By Hunni Bee
My sweet-as-pie tiny dcg has double ear...

My sweet-as-pie tiny dcg has double ear infections. She's going next week to get her third :eek: set of tubes and have her adenoids removed. She took a round of antibiotics and they did nothing. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 640
Posted By Hunni Bee
I agree with Catherder. But in the meantime, I've...

I agree with Catherder. But in the meantime, I've totally wrapped a cupcake/cookie up and sent it home for behavior like that. If he's going out of his way to ensure you don't see him, he gets it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By Hunni Bee
Does Anybody Have This Kid?

I have a 4.5 yr dcb. He is a fairly reasonable, well-behaved kiddo...little on the weepy side but mostly ok.

But sometimes it looks like the impulse control center in his brain just completely...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-28-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 815
Posted By Hunni Bee
This is par the course for 4 years olds. I know...

This is par the course for 4 years olds. I know its not fun to hear it directed at your child, but it was most likely not done with malice, but to be funny.

You can teach your child to say "Use my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Hunni Bee
Just Wanted to send Love and Good Wishes...

Halloween falls fairly early in the week again this year.

I pray that we all keep our tempers and that no one's parent thinks a secret pocket full of Skittles is okay because "she wouldn't get in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 664
Posted By Hunni Bee
What on earth? Why would you need to ask for...

What on earth? Why would you need to ask for water while picking up your child from daycare?? You can't deal with being thirsty for a few minutes til you get home? Or learn to carry water with you?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Hunni Bee
Its not that they don't get along, they get along...

Its not that they don't get along, they get along great lol. Its the choices that they male together that's the problem.

The leader feels emboldened by his new little shadow and makes worse...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Hunni Bee
Are There Kids In Your Group...

...that you just don't allow to play with each other?

I've got one who is an extreme follower, to the point where he becomes the person he's copying. He likes to glomm himself onto the class...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By Hunni Bee
Thats what's going to cause me to run screaming...

Thats what's going to cause me to run screaming out of here. ALL of mine do that.

We came in this morning to our room. They know which centers are available early in the morning, which aren't....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Hunni Bee
I have consequences for purposely or relentlessly...

I have consequences for purposely or relentlessly annoying someone. We are 11 people in a small room for 10 hours. Which is stressful enough. Feeling like you can't get away from someone who is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 204,165
Posted By Hunni Bee
One of dcms must own stock in Matilda Jane. All...

One of dcms must own stock in Matilda Jane. All the ruffles, patchwork, pastel clothing you can handle. Dcg has even got PJs and a tote bag in that pattern.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Hunni Bee
Toy Guarding

My group skewed very young this year.

My youngest is turning 4 tomorrow. He had a few issues with speech, processing, emotional regulation etc in addition to being pretty immature. Most of his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,524
Posted By Hunni Bee
4/10 kids knocked over their milk/cereal at...

4/10 kids knocked over their milk/cereal at morning snack. ALL because they were playing or not sitting correctly.

Monday retraining is fun, said no one ever.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By Hunni Bee
The customer service rep said (of the blocks)...

The customer service rep said (of the blocks) that's it's just normal wear and tear. I don't think something looking like crap after two weeks of normal to light use is normal wear and tear, but hey....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By Hunni Bee
sorry, just saw you have to use Kaplan. I'd just...

sorry, just saw you have to use Kaplan. I'd just avoid the wood stuff.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By Hunni Bee
I DO NOT recommend this ...

I DO NOT recommend this

https://www.kaplanco.com/product/70903/science-exploration-table?c=9%7CSC1090

I just got this last week and I do not care for it at all. Maybe I have the wrong things in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By Hunni Bee
Never mind - didn't read everything at first

Never mind - didn't read everything at first
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By Hunni Bee
"Parent complaints" are a fictitious cop-out. Not...

"Parent complaints" are a fictitious cop-out. Not because they don't exist, but because in a center, they exist in such volume that they would literally have to let everyone go if that was a deciding...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Hunni Bee
I often die on that hill. With my own and my dck....

I often die on that hill. With my own and my dck.

To me the screaming isn't as much because of frustration/worry over not being able to do the task, because just like with your guy, there's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,504
Posted By Hunni Bee
My daughter is in school now, but I want...

My daughter is in school now, but I want SPECIFICALLY an old-school, strict nonsense teacher. The teacher she had this year was very much like that, and my daughter blossomed. I'm 30.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Hunni Bee
I have dry erase boards and markers, chalkboards...

I have dry erase boards and markers, chalkboards and chalk, magic slates...they only want to sit and draw these Ninjago characters over and over again with markers, and cut them out. I cut the sheets...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Hunni Bee
Paper

I got a group of boys going through "drawing ninjas" phase. That's the only thing they want to do. The problem is, they can easily go through 40 sheets of paper in a sitting. :eek: I have paper in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Hunni Bee
Its that one, and a few other ones that were just...

Its that one, and a few other ones that were just passed down from teacher to teacher. They're so specific and made up that I might blow my cover lol. Ill DM you if you want.

I was just super "oh...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Hunni Bee
Mealtime Meltdowns

A fun new Monday treat.

My newest dcb is 5.5, just missed the kindergarten cutoff. He is here about 3 days a week, his mom still has him in his "old" daycare the other 2 days because they want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,524
Posted By Hunni Bee
Soooo tired of smelling farts...

Soooo tired of smelling farts...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,524
Posted By Hunni Bee
One of my dcbs (the one who needs a nap most of...

One of my dcbs (the one who needs a nap most of all) has taken to resting his chin in his hands during naptime and just staring at me. Unblinkingly. His eyes follow me all around the room.

Its...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,524
Posted By Hunni Bee
Naptime isn't over just because you woke up. ...

Naptime isn't over just because you woke up. :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

Love the "when are you going to turn the lights on" question.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By Hunni Bee
And please don't let her skip out on her contract...

And please don't let her skip out on her contract either. She sounds like a pill :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By Hunni Bee
That's what stuck out for me! She drags the...

That's what stuck out for me! She drags the child out of bed at 5 am to come back home? I know its not our business what DCPs do when their kid is care but that just seems cruel and unnecessary. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By Hunni Bee
Both of my employers use ProCare. I manage the...

Both of my employers use ProCare. I manage the desk some evenings, so I can't tell you how in depth it goes... But everyone (staff and kids) are signed into their respective rooms. On the Dashboard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Hunni Bee
I think we had "Superbowl Hangover" too. They...

I think we had "Superbowl Hangover" too. They called a two-hour delay at 5 am Monday morning because of "black ice" :rolleyes: the temp overnight didn't go below 40.

There wasn't any ice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Hunni Bee
I just say "Yep" or "You sure are ____(standing,...

I just say "Yep" or "You sure are ____(standing, walking, breathing)" in a dull voice without looking up. They stop bothering after a while.

For actual praise-able actions (completing work...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,548
Posted By Hunni Bee
Take this from someone who worked at a facility...

Take this from someone who worked at a facility very similar to the one you work at for WAY too long...please get out. If you are serious about wanting to work in childcare, another job is very easy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,281
Posted By Hunni Bee
My daughter does this. But she knows we have very...

My daughter does this. But she knows we have very limited time in the morning and she knows I will eventually coach her through every step or do it for her because we. Have. To. Leave!

This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,991
Posted By Hunni Bee
I use Pandora. I have a subscription to Pandora...

I use Pandora. I have a subscription to Pandora Plus for my own use, so no ads. I just have some stations for the kids - my favorite is the Kira Wiley one. Its only $5 a month and money well spent in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,991
Posted By Hunni Bee
These arent state regs, but our center regs...we...

These arent state regs, but our center regs...we aren't allowed any screen time for kids 3 and under, and 3 hours or less per week for older kids. My kids watch a 10 minute episode of something every...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,535
Posted By Hunni Bee
-Crying at drop off fee - $20 per incident ...

-Crying at drop off fee - $20 per incident
-Failure to provide necessary items (nap mat, cap/mittens, etc) - $10 per item per day
-Not picking up after child has been told a certain time - $5 per...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,986
Posted By Hunni Bee
If a child does not eat the regular snack first...

If a child does not eat the regular snack first here, I will not give them a sugar-filled treat on an empty stomach. I will pack it up to eat at home, though.

As many posters have said, your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By Hunni Bee
Strong Mildew Smell - Should I Say Something?

One of my dcbs has a distinct mildew-y odor about him. He's clean, wears clean clothes and everything seems okay at home. It smells like either they might have a mold problem in their house or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,305
Posted By Hunni Bee
I worked at a center for 5 years that was two...

I worked at a center for 5 years that was two story (three actually) and my classroom was on the second floor. It never was an issue.

We had four rooms and three bathrooms on the second floor. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,524
Posted By Hunni Bee
I have been battling a sinus infection since...

I have been battling a sinus infection since Thanksgiving, for some reason its only affecting my throat. I lost my voice last night. It feels like I swallowed at pine cone. :( Tea, honey, cough...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,643
Posted By Hunni Bee
Mine are ordered happyface

Mine are ordered happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,643
Posted By Hunni Bee
I just emailed by director that link begging...

I just emailed by director that link begging :lol:. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,643
Posted By Hunni Bee
I want some for both my classroom and my daughter...

I want some for both my classroom and my daughter at home, but I can't get over the cost. I know they are worth it, but jeez.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,765
Posted By Hunni Bee
The one I expected mayhem from is out sick. The...

The one I expected mayhem from is out sick. The others have been super chilled. This is the best Halloween Hangover Day I've had!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,134
Posted By Hunni Bee
My daughter is a crier. I believe she's got some...

My daughter is a crier. I believe she's got some anxiety issues and she doesn't really have the skills to notice when she starts feeling funny or how to cope, so she looks for things to cry about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,836
Posted By Hunni Bee
I have very few large toys for this reason....

I have very few large toys for this reason. There's most likely only one or maybe two, and for that reason alone its going to be the most coveted. Big trucks, play sets, doll strollers or beds,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,074
Posted By Hunni Bee
So he was just sitting around leaving bad reviews...

So he was just sitting around leaving bad reviews for daycares he'd never been in? :confused::confused::confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By Hunni Bee
It might be a sensory thing - she can deal with...

It might be a sensory thing - she can deal with the slow flow of a sippy cup but doesn't like the feel of liquid flooding her mouth.

I say that because I am like that. Most open-cup drinks I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,174
Posted By Hunni Bee
I don't require them to move if they don't want...

I don't require them to move if they don't want to, but I also don't let the same kids go to the same centers every time. Like I had two boys that spent the entire morning in in sensory center this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,074
Posted By Hunni Bee
Yes, a coworker of mine was disciplined for...

Yes, a coworker of mine was disciplined for "vaguebooking" about being required to come in during snowy/icy conditions. She was justified in her complaints (she lived over an hour away and we have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,524
Posted By Hunni Bee
Director's kid: "But my mom said..." I'm...

Director's kid: "But my mom said..."

I'm taking it with a grain of salt as of now because this kiddo is manipulative. But so is she, and if she wants an issue with one of her teachers, that's a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,524
Posted By Hunni Bee
If my daughter's school does not answer the...

If my daughter's school does not answer the phone, I am going to come through it.

I've been calling for the last hour and the phone is just ringing endlessly. I just want her student ID number so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,174
Posted By Hunni Bee
Just wanted to say that was a brilliant idea. ...

Just wanted to say that was a brilliant idea. The play was much more meaningful this morning because they weren't just running all around the room in a big group. The bracelets definitely reminded...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,174
Posted By Hunni Bee
Making bracelets now!! Thanks!

Making bracelets now!! Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,695
Posted By Hunni Bee
Literally happening as I type. I cut a piece of...

Literally happening as I type. I cut a piece of blue and white fabric into five smaller pieces for baby blankets. Literally identical, except maybe slightly different shapes. I also have other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,174
Posted By Hunni Bee
How To Get Them Stay In Centers

My guys have a hard time playing in the designated centers. I have a small room and small centers, but only seven kiddos. There's enough room in each center for 3 or 4 friends to play, but I have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,524
Posted By Hunni Bee
Yes, I'll take NAEYC, licensing, and branding...

Yes, I'll take NAEYC, licensing, and branding inspections in the same month as milestone evals and parent teacher conferences.

And on the side, may I have two field trips, five weeks of my turn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,882
Posted By Hunni Bee
Im guessing it was less of "she's contagious"...

Im guessing it was less of "she's contagious" than it was "not able to participate in normal activities". She probably didn't feel well and was sluggish but didn't have any exclude-able symptoms. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,067
Posted By Hunni Bee
likethis We have one who does this. He...

likethis

We have one who does this. He isn't trying to tattle...he just has a hard time waiting for his own mom to come and he's also special needs. So he runs up to every parent who comes in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,794
Posted By Hunni Bee
I had undiagnosed fibroids until I was 25 (still...

I had undiagnosed fibroids until I was 25 (still have them, but childbirth took the pain away thank God) and I would pass out, throw up and hallucinate from the pain. I didn't feel comfortable...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,219
Posted By Hunni Bee
Why are people like this?? "I'll continue to...

Why are people like this??

"I'll continue to do the wrong thing forever no matter how rude it is" :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,129
Posted By Hunni Bee
I have a mom like this. On her good days she...

I have a mom like this.

On her good days she will smile and banter back and forth a bit.

On other (most) days she literally pushes dcb into the room while standing in the hallway and is gone...
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