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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By BumbleBee
Parents are something else. Of course the...

Parents are something else. Of course the stuttering is blamed on daycare. Isn't everything daycare's fault?

16 month old never did nap. Baby cat napped all day thanks to the loud kids, she was a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By BumbleBee
Stupid Full Moon

They are a mess today. 16 month old is refusing to sleep, he woke up 4 kids with his screaming, even though he's in another room with the door closed.

Baby has been woken up 3 times today by two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 396
Posted By BumbleBee
I charge hourly as do both of the other providers...

I charge hourly as do both of the other providers in our small town. It works for me.
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 02-07-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By BumbleBee
Tater tots, sweet potato fries, corn.

Tater tots, sweet potato fries, corn.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By BumbleBee
Ugh. Just ugh. Primary assistant still out. Back...

Ugh. Just ugh. Primary assistant still out. Back up assistant is covering the 3 hours I absolutely need coverage.

I really don't like soloing. It's a primary reason I switched to group care. And...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By BumbleBee
And it continues! My assistant just informed me...

And it continues! My assistant just informed me she's vomiting. I'm trying to get ahold of my back up assistant to see if she can cover. If not then I'll be making phone calls this evening to see who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you. I can't justify not doing it, and I...

Thank you. I can't justify not doing it, and I would feel insanely guilty if she was injured or died trying to do it herself. Knowing her she would. I'm still ticked at her kids though. I don't have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By BumbleBee
It's a balmy 27F out today with a forecasted high...

It's a balmy 27F out today with a forecasted high of 35. It feels like a heatwave out there!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By BumbleBee
*I would not be surprised if the 7 month olds...

*I would not be surprised if the 7 month olds family leaves care.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By BumbleBee
Rough Week

No school all week due to weather.

My elderly neighbor was basically forgotten about by her kids all week. I know the weather and cold was wicked but still. I usually shovel out her walkway,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,527
Posted By BumbleBee
Frost-nipped my fingers over the last 3 days. I...

Frost-nipped my fingers over the last 3 days. I hate frost nip. I know it could be way worse, but I'm grumping about it here then moving on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By BumbleBee
I can't wait for next week! Not excited about the...

I can't wait for next week! Not excited about the flooding that we're sure to have but very excited for the temps!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By BumbleBee
With the wind chill sitting at -24F right now,...

With the wind chill sitting at -24F right now, 65F feels downright balmy when coming in from shoveling.

Regulations say it has to measure 65F at a point 2 feet above the floor. For my house, with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By BumbleBee
I have 5 today, but all 5 have parents who are...

I have 5 today, but all 5 have parents who are working today and/or attending the welcome home for Corporal Wixom (killed in a military accident last week)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By BumbleBee
I have Michigan Gas Utilities, I'm not sure how...

I have Michigan Gas Utilities, I'm not sure how interconnected the natural gas utilities are, but I turned mine down as far as I could and still be within regulations to stay open.

At night I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By BumbleBee
Well only 2 kids. Which is fine. Mom and dad work...

Well only 2 kids. Which is fine. Mom and dad work for the same company and that company is open today.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By BumbleBee
Well I talked to the parents who are working...

Well I talked to the parents who are working tomorrow, checked the most recent weather report, and have decided to stay open.

Will probably have 8 kids, all whose parents are scheduled to work...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you. I hadn't seen that yet.

Thank you. I hadn't seen that yet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By BumbleBee
Good to know! I wasn't sure if we were required...

Good to know! I wasn't sure if we were required to close. Guess not. I'm discussing it with my emergency services clients.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By BumbleBee
Am I Supposed to Close During State of Emergency?

I honestly don't know. We are under a State of Emergency I think tomorrow, maybe today? The news stories are a bit confusing. I do have some parents who are in emergency related fields who will most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,527
Posted By BumbleBee
Had a parent complain about my driveway during an...

Had a parent complain about my driveway during an ice storm last week. I point blank looked at his foot wear (tennis shoes) and told him to try boots next time.

Then for the next 3 days I sent him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,018
Posted By BumbleBee
How many things daycare gets blamed for. How...

How many things daycare gets blamed for.

How many parents think they can pull one over on me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,997
Views: 272,257
Posted By BumbleBee
I am ridiculously happy about having squeaky snow...

I am ridiculously happy about having squeaky snow right now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,527
Posted By BumbleBee
10 days? Wtf is she smoking??? Everything I've...

10 days? Wtf is she smoking??? Everything I've read says low grade fever or fever up to 102 for 24-72 hrs can be a normal side effect from anethesia.

Either way with the other symptoms, even w/o a...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-14-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By BumbleBee
Mine has been in the 25-30% range consistently....

Mine has been in the 25-30% range consistently. But I'm horrible at tracking hours outside of when daycare kids are here and have only included the hours I can 'prove.'
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-14-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By BumbleBee
I'm kind of in the same boat as you. I've had 2...

I'm kind of in the same boat as you. I've had 2 assistants in the last 3 years. 1 worked 7 months and left to start her own daycare, the other has been here 2 years. The one who has been here for 2...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-13-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By BumbleBee
Awww you edited your response. The first one gave...

Awww you edited your response. The first one gave me a chuckle.

I went with counting the mileage, one way, from the grocery store to my house. But I have the store receipt and can always change to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 715
Posted By BumbleBee
I prepare meals. I don't know that I ever thought...

I prepare meals. I don't know that I ever thought about it, I just did it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By BumbleBee
I average about 5 extra hours a week. Admittedly...

I average about 5 extra hours a week. Admittedly I try to get as much daycare stuff done as I can during nap time or before opening because I hate working on daycare stuff in the evenings. I have no...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-11-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By BumbleBee
Mileage Question

I had a non-daycare related appointment yesterday that was across the street from a grocery store. Seeing as how I needed milk and bananas for daycare breakfast today, I stopped at the store after my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By BumbleBee
Yes the calendar/record keeper. I did not receive...

Yes the calendar/record keeper. I did not receive one during my last visit but it was early October so they may not have been ready yet.

I will call the office tomorrow. Thank you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By BumbleBee
Providers Who Use ACD Food Program Re: 2019 Calendar

I believe ACD is a food program sponser in Michigan and Illinois. Any providers use them? Have any of you who use them gotten your 2019 calendar yet?

I'm still waiting on mine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,527
Posted By BumbleBee
The defiance amongst the kids here today is...

The defiance amongst the kids here today is ridiculous. It's 3 particular kids but man they just don't stop. They dig in and that's it, even when they're given an 'out' they hold strong.

Hopefully...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By BumbleBee
I mean any business related goals 😃 I, too,...

I mean any business related goals 😃

I, too, need to get back to enjoying the kids. I find myself sitting back and watching more and more. Burnout? I don't know but I've noticed myself doing it.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By BumbleBee
2019 Business Goals

What are your business goals for 2019?

I only have 2.

1. Track my mileage better.

2. Track my hours better.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By BumbleBee
I'd do it! I take a week off in July and a...

I'd do it!

I take a week off in July and a week off over Christmas/New Year's. It's definitely not enough.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 12-28-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 12-28-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By BumbleBee
This is what I generally do but I usually don't...

This is what I generally do but I usually don't pay bills this late in December. I thought I was being smart getting January bills paid now.

In all honesty I'm probably way overthinking it and in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By BumbleBee
I've worked when having bronchitis, pnuemonia...

I've worked when having bronchitis, pnuemonia (secondary to a chest cold), ear infections and sinus infections.

I have worked while having diarrhea and minimal vomiting but given my intestinal...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 12-28-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By BumbleBee
What Year for Bills Paid at End of December?

I recently paid utility and pest control bills (2018). Some of them will not be received by the companies until Jan 2nd, 2019. What year do I put them on for taxes?

I assume the payments received...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By BumbleBee
There's a handful of families I'd do this for,...

There's a handful of families I'd do this for, only because I know they would have exhausted all other options before asking me. There's also families I'd have no problem saying no to.

Frankly if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,020
Posted By BumbleBee
F1: gift certificate for massage, chocolates,...

F1: gift certificate for massage, chocolates, headband, tervis cup
F2: gift card for red lobster
F3: hand towel set & the dck's favorite animal crackers.
F4: cash
F5: gift certificate for massage...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,527
Posted By BumbleBee
Throwing a fit until you puke. Just what I wanted...

Throwing a fit until you puke. Just what I wanted to deal with during nap time. Grrrrrr
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 204,165
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcb7 had to bring 7up for his class party. He was...

Dcb7 had to bring 7up for his class party. He was pretty stoked that he would get to drink 7up. Until he found out the 6 yr olds in his class would get to drink it to because:

"7up is only for...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 12-06-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,118
Posted By BumbleBee
Water and milk. Juice is an occasional treat...

Water and milk. Juice is an occasional treat here. Birthday's, holidays, making jello, etc.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By BumbleBee
That was my impression. Though the rate you pay...

That was my impression. Though the rate you pay goes up if someone collects.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By BumbleBee
Ditto. I'd report her.

Ditto. I'd report her.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By BumbleBee
Interesting. This could very well be it.

Interesting. This could very well be it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By BumbleBee
What mom is reporting.

What mom is reporting.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By BumbleBee
She watches little bear, Elmo and Mickey mouse...

She watches little bear, Elmo and Mickey mouse clubhouse. Screen time is 1 episode, Max of 30 min, while dinner is being made.

No caffeine. Occasional chocolate treat but otherwise water or milk....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By BumbleBee
2.5 Year Old Sleep Issues

This dcg will wiggle and fidget on her cot in order to keep herself awake. If she does fall asleep, she's awake 20-45 min later. Mom reports chronic night terrors, and upwards of 2 hrs of keeping...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By BumbleBee
Dollar tree dress up vests and capes.

Dollar tree dress up vests and capes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By BumbleBee
Shoveled twice and calling for another 4 inches...

Shoveled twice and calling for another 4 inches tonight. We got dumped on this go around. It's 50/50 on school tomorrow.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By BumbleBee
The infamous "ran out of time" excuse.

The infamous "ran out of time" excuse.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By BumbleBee
Fussy baby. 18 oz of spoiled breast milk. Using...

Fussy baby. 18 oz of spoiled breast milk. Using frozen but she's not liking it at all.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By BumbleBee
Snow Day

10 inches of wet, slushy, heavy snow between 10pm last night and noon today. It's a mess out there. Hoping there's school tomorrow!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-24-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you for all of the advice. I am not aware...

Thank you for all of the advice. I am not aware of any school resource officer at our school but I will ask. I plan on speaking with the principle on Monday and opening a conversation with him. I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By BumbleBee
WWYD? Misbehaving Kids on Our Walk Home from School

We are a no transport daycare. Every day myself or my assistant walk the school age daycare kids home from school. It's approximately 4 blocks, depending on which way we go.

Now the daycare kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,527
Posted By BumbleBee
Just heard the vomit cough from the nap room. No...

Just heard the vomit cough from the nap room. No vomit yet but God help me!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,966
Posted By BumbleBee
Not just your families!

Not just your families!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,042
Posted By BumbleBee
It depends. I have a few who parent, I have a few...

It depends. I have a few who parent, I have a few who want me to believe they parent, and I have a few who don't parent.

Jmo but I think a majority of my current parents had/have this idea of how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By BumbleBee
I have 3 like this :ouch:. dcb6 Adhd (by far the...

I have 3 like this :ouch:. dcb6 Adhd (by far the worst when it comes to this), dcb4 Add, Dcb5 asd/add. I have no advice that actually works but here's some things we do to try and curb it.

No...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By BumbleBee
Hot dogs, buns, applesauce, corn, milk.

Hot dogs, buns, applesauce, corn, milk.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,527
Posted By BumbleBee
Ugh, forgot about the full moon! That explains a...

Ugh, forgot about the full moon! That explains a few things!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,527
Posted By BumbleBee
I was already in a mood because of 2 scheduled...

I was already in a mood because of 2 scheduled half days at the elementary school next week. School agers in my house for 6.5 hrs instead of 3 hrs, two days in a row, is always a bit rough. But now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you ladies! I restarted my computer...

Thank you ladies! I restarted my computer (updates) and it worked after that. Idk what the deal was but it's working now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By BumbleBee
Kidkare Down?

Is KidKare down for maintenance today (Monday Oct 15th?) I didn't log on this weekend due to being busy and was going to input last weeks records today during nap time.
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 10-07-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By BumbleBee
I'm right there with you on the sheltered life....

I'm right there with you on the sheltered life. I've heard of grits but have never tried them or even know what they are. Needless to say I have never made them. I have branched out into couscous and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,527
Posted By BumbleBee
Almost 4 yo dcg just hocked a loogie onto her...

Almost 4 yo dcg just hocked a loogie onto her pillow...on purpose. Then complained her pillow is icky. :rolleyes: Told her to flip it over and go to sleep. Someone will be stripping their cot and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By BumbleBee
Your business, your rules. If they don't agree...

Your business, your rules. If they don't agree with it, they can go somewhere else.

As for where they work and their PTO, that's not your problem. They choose to work there and continue to do so....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By BumbleBee
Disgusting Excuse For A Provider

I feel sick after reading this.

https://fox17online.com/2018/09/18/home-day-care-owner-left-kids-tied-to-car-seats-in-dark-room-for-7-hours-police-say/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,056
Posted By BumbleBee
Saving this idea for next summer and my gaggle of...

Saving this idea for next summer and my gaggle of boys!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,056
Posted By BumbleBee
Oh we still made the applesauce. It was just...

Oh we still made the applesauce. It was just rough!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,056
Posted By BumbleBee
Great Ideas That Were Not

Ever have a great idea for a project, activity, outing with the kids?

Ever do that great idea with the kids and find out it was NOT a great idea after all???

My great idea this week was to make...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By BumbleBee
Onesies I fix it. Also have to snap all 3 every...

Onesies I fix it. Also have to snap all 3 every diaper change. Bothers me if I just do the center one.

Now the full body suits, I sometimes just let them chill in a diaper. Depends :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,527
Posted By BumbleBee
Surprised another one. :rolleyes:

Surprised another one. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,941
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 507,527
Posted By BumbleBee
So far I've 'surprised' 3 families with a...

So far I've 'surprised' 3 families with a 'sudden' closure on Monday.

'Sudden' meaning the closure schedule that went home with every kid in January, posted as a pinned post on the daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By BumbleBee
Passed Inspection

100% compliance. happyface

Kids were 👼 while she was here :lol:

After she left was a different story :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By BumbleBee
Yeah after I posted about the coddling I had a...

Yeah after I posted about the coddling I had a 'duh' moment and it clicked. Not to say it's the only thing going on but it's probably feeding it & making it bigger then it would be otherwise.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By BumbleBee
Side note, I love the tags on this thread :lol:

Side note, I love the tags on this thread :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By BumbleBee
Parent responses at home I'm not sure. I know...

Parent responses at home I'm not sure. I know what the parents say they do but actions have shown differently, kwim?

Mom is pretty nonchalant about it, doesn't react. Dad gets upset, not yelling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By BumbleBee
Good point. He could've heard it somewhere and is...

Good point. He could've heard it somewhere and is repeating it. Just like if any of the kids here pick it up from him.

It does bother me and while I don't give it any verbal attention I wouldn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By BumbleBee
Yes he does.

Yes he does.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By BumbleBee
Is this Normal?

Dcb age 5 (almost 6) will scream "I hate my life" and "I want to die" when being disciplined.

I suspect he said those things the first time and got a reaction somewhere so uses it as a means to an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 204,165
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcb6 "come here dcb5, I need to teach you...

Dcb6 "come here dcb5, I need to teach you something."

Dcb5 "what are you going to teach me?"

dcb6 "I need to teach you how not to be a jerk.". :ouch::D:lol:likethis:eek::rolleyes:


truth...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2018, 03:43 PM
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Posted By BumbleBee
Very well could be! Thank you!

Very well could be! Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2018, 09:30 AM
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Views: 517
Posted By BumbleBee
It's like a really thick compressed cardboard....

It's like a really thick compressed cardboard. They are all the same color.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2018, 06:36 AM
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Views: 517
Posted By BumbleBee
Toy Identification Help (again)

Another item the kiddos love yet we don't have enough of. We've had them for about 4 years but this is the first group that has really taken a liking to them. So what wasn't an issue before (having a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 05:07 PM
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Views: 476
Posted By BumbleBee
Didn't think of that one! I love it!

Didn't think of that one! I love it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By BumbleBee
Wwyd?

Dcb5.75 was sent to get his water bottle then put his shoes on for outside time.

Got his water bottle then went to the coat room to put his shoes on. Only instead of putting his shoes on, he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By BumbleBee
Yup those are them! Thank you so much BC!!!

Yup those are them! Thank you so much BC!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2018, 02:15 PM
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Views: 418
Posted By BumbleBee
A truck built with them and old tinker toys.

A truck built with them and old tinker toys.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By BumbleBee
Does Anybody Know What These Are?

These were donated to us. They work with the old tinker toys, the smaller/thinner ones. I have looked up the vintage/classic tinker toys sets but have not been able to find them.

1st picture is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By BumbleBee
That's a good point BC. So far today dcb5 has...

That's a good point BC. So far today dcb5 has been ok. He came in as Mr. Bossy but after 30 minutes of that dcg6 put him in his place and he's simmered it down. His brother, age 4, is our challenge...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2018, 05:34 PM
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Views: 550
Posted By BumbleBee
I know I avoid confrontation with eldest Dcb as...

I know I avoid confrontation with eldest Dcb as much as possible because his reactions are so intense. Despite our best efforts of teaching, modeling, encouraging and working with him on emotional...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By BumbleBee
After a difficult Friday of frequent blaming of...

After a difficult Friday of frequent blaming of others, we've brain stormed, had a discussion with dcb's parents, and come to some realizations that we've been avoiding.

1. We are burned out, not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2018, 06:23 AM
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Views: 550
Posted By BumbleBee
Responsibility for Actions

How do you teach kids to take responsibility for their actions?

We have a 5 year old (almost 6) who it's always somebody else's fault. He is never at fault, for anything. It's a constant "well so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2018, 05:48 AM
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Views: 204,165
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcb4 doesn't have his nemesis to bicker with this...

Dcb4 doesn't have his nemesis to bicker with this morning so he's trying to manipulate dcg3. She's not having it. :lol:
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