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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By Crystal
Regulations for centers are very different than...

Regulations for centers are very different than FCC. You will need to attend the Director Orientation (I believe three sessions). Staffing ratios are 1:12 preschool and school age. 1:4 infants. You...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,170
Posted By Crystal
Thank you! Things are fabulous! Hope all is well...

Thank you! Things are fabulous! Hope all is well for you and yours :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,170
Posted By Crystal
Good times :lol:happyface:hug:

Good times :lol:happyface:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,170
Posted By Crystal
Yes, yes it was :p

Yes, yes it was :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,398
Posted By Crystal
Also, if it is San Diego, can you provide a...

Also, if it is San Diego, can you provide a general idea of where? You can PM me if you'd like.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,398
Posted By Crystal
Nisaryn, Are you in San Diego or San Diego...

Nisaryn,

Are you in San Diego or San Diego County? If it is the county, can you tell me what city? I may be able to locate a full-day California State Preschool Program in your area for you. Of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,655
Posted By Crystal
This is not accurate. For the food program, yes...

This is not accurate. For the food program, yes you do. For CCLD, no you do not.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Crystal
Sharlan, I am sorry to hear this. I...

Sharlan,

I am sorry to hear this. I understand the frustration. I will keep my fingers crossed that you start getting the calls (and the right fit families) to fill your vacancies. Hugs! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By Crystal
Are you opening a center or a family child care? ...

Are you opening a center or a family child care?

To my knowledge, for an FCC you only need to sign a statement of feasibilty, meaning you will have the financial resources to sustain a safe and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Crystal
At 1 and a half, no. He is still learning and I...

At 1 and a half, no. He is still learning and I would highly doubt that it was intentional behavior. Constant supervision and redirecting is what I would be doing. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,917
Posted By Crystal
Did you just call yourself an....never mind :D

Did you just call yourself an....never mind :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By Crystal
This is quite common, and I would be very careful...

This is quite common, and I would be very careful to not label him as lazy or to make a big deal about it in front of him, as he may feel ashamed and embarrassed by something he cannot control.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Crystal
Yes, you would be within ratio.

Yes, you would be within ratio.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,140
Posted By Crystal
Yes, she is in Ca.

Yes, she is in Ca.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,140
Posted By Crystal
Aside from the carseat/weight issue, I would...

Aside from the carseat/weight issue, I would DEFINITELY contact your analyst to let them know what happened. I am not sure, but this could be considered an unusual incident, AND, because he was not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,713
Posted By Crystal
Unhappy We Have Lost a True ICON in The Field of ECE ...

It is with great sadness that I share the news that Bev Bos, a true leader and icon in the field of ECE has passed away. She was the greatest advocate of PLAY in early care and education, was highly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,690
Posted By Crystal
Me too. I think I've actually seen worse here a...

Me too. I think I've actually seen worse here a time or two :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,899
Posted By Crystal
lol! :lol:

lol! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,899
Posted By Crystal
Wow! This thread took an entirely different turn...

Wow! This thread took an entirely different turn than I was expecting! :confused::confused::confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Crystal
If they seemed like a good fit prior, I would...

If they seemed like a good fit prior, I would move forward. As a parent, I would ask about meeting the new assistant, as well as ask about whether hubby is involved in the care of the children. Seem...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,494
Posted By Crystal
It really isn't the fault of the assessor. It's...

It really isn't the fault of the assessor. It's the FCCERS tool, they were just following it. The photos showed that the children have used the shaving cream which is considered toxic, so they had to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,494
Posted By Crystal
The shaving cream and spray glue are not...

The shaving cream and spray glue are not non-toxic. The children do not have to have access to them for you to be marked down for them, it just has to be evident that they have used them at some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Crystal
I have a dyson and a shark. I like the shark MUCH...

I have a dyson and a shark. I like the shark MUCH better. It has better suction, is more convenient to use and is easier to keep the vacuum itself clean. Plus, MUCH cheaper than a dyson.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,850
Posted By Crystal
I don't think anyone is arguing the fact that you...

I don't think anyone is arguing the fact that you must supervise at all times or that you cannot allow for visiting parents to disrupt care or supervision. IMO, you are being rather defensive about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,850
Posted By Crystal
I understand other providers' feelings and stance...

I understand other providers' feelings and stance regarding not wanting parents walking around their home, and the need for a trusting relationship.

That said, I have never considered parents to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,850
Posted By Crystal
You're welcome :)

You're welcome :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,850
Posted By Crystal
The point is they CAN and LEGALLY have the right...

The point is they CAN and LEGALLY have the right to enter the facility and inspect ANY space where child care is typically provided. I understand you not necessarily wanting them to, but it is their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,850
Posted By Crystal
Unregistered OP, which state are you in and is it...

Unregistered OP, which state are you in and is it a center or family child care home?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,850
Posted By Crystal
If a parent or authorized rep of the child...

If a parent or authorized rep of the child requests to inspect your home, in spaces where children are cared for, you cannot legally deny them the right to do so. Here are the Title 22 regulations...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,850
Posted By Crystal
In Ca. it is required that parents are allowed to...

In Ca. it is required that parents are allowed to have access to any space child care is conducted whenever their child is in care. This includes the classroom, and if in a family child care home,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,456
Posted By Crystal
I totally agree. At 17 months, he lacks...

I totally agree.

At 17 months, he lacks impulse control. It's up to the provider to either do as suggested above, or remain in close physical proximity to him to prevent what happened.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-05-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,538
Posted By Crystal
You only have to provide it if they provide you...

You only have to provide it if they provide you with IRS form W-10. If they do not provide you with it and ask for you to fill it out, then you're under no obligation to provide anything.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Crystal
Nope, no requirements in Ca. However if you have...

Nope, no requirements in Ca. However if you have a child development permit through Ca Commission on Teacher Credentialing you need 105 professional development hours every 5 years to renew your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By Crystal
Where have you posted the position? If you...

Where have you posted the position? If you haven't already, you can post the position on EdJoin:

http://www.edjoin.org
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,323
Posted By Crystal
It has been awhile since this thread was...

It has been awhile since this thread was originally posted, but in case anyone is still interested, Bev has upcoming seminars:

Portland, Or: February 5

Sacramento, Ca: February 6

San Jose,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,549
Posted By Crystal
Because of what I bolded in the quote above, I...

Because of what I bolded in the quote above, I would not request a formal, paid termination notice. The child has been bitten multiple times, 1 time went unnoticed by you, and 1 time went without the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,353
Posted By Crystal
This, from unregistered, is TOTALLY...

This, from unregistered, is TOTALLY inappropriate:

[B] #37 Report Post
Today, 07:14 AM
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By Crystal
I would reach out to them and ask. I would...

I would reach out to them and ask.

I would also talk to the parents and ask them what THEY are doing to teach her appropriate behaviors. She is likely, at 22 months, attempting to play with the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By Crystal
I understand your frustration with the behavior,...

I understand your frustration with the behavior, really, I do.

BUT, your dog snapping at her is not her fault. Animals can be unpredictable, as you have found out. Because your dog has displayed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,264
Posted By Crystal
Yep, got my email today!

Yep, got my email today!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By Crystal
as long as they can provide you the EMSA stickers...

as long as they can provide you the EMSA stickers on your card they are fine. Usually your local resource and referral agency can provide you with a list of approved instructors. Red Cross is always...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By Crystal
If you haven't done so already, you will need to...

If you haven't done so already, you will need to complete the Licensing Orientation before applying for your license. The orientation should answer most of your questions regarding ratios, etc. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,386
Posted By Crystal
When you say your "whole home" do you mean only...

When you say your "whole home" do you mean only child-care areas, or other portions of the home that are off-limits to children? They should not be observing areas of the home that are never used for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,386
Posted By Crystal
As an assessor, I have known there to be 2, but...

As an assessor, I have known there to be 2, but not 3. It could have been that 1 or 2 was in training. The reason for more than one is so that there is a consensus on scoring, meaning they have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By Crystal
I didn't know you did that! When did that happen?

I didn't know you did that! When did that happen?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Crystal
Yes, they should have him seen. The heimlich can...

Yes, they should have him seen. The heimlich can potentially cause internal injures and it is important for a medical evaluation to be conducted.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By Crystal
Would a folding divider screen work to hide it...

Would a folding divider screen work to hide it during the time she is there and then it can be folded and put away when the t.v. is in use? Something like this:
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,062
Posted By Crystal
So, I have a couple of questions. How long...

So, I have a couple of questions.

How long were you upstairs?

What is the floorplan of your home like that allows you to see in to the room where the child was while you were upstairs on a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,507
Posted By Crystal
Use paper! I know, wasteful, but I have resorted...

Use paper! I know, wasteful, but I have resorted to it for the most part due to the drought.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,062
Posted By Crystal
I think by CCL she meant Child Care Licensing or...

I think by CCL she meant Child Care Licensing or Community Care Licensing. That's what it is called here in Cali.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,062
Posted By Crystal
What state are you in? I am in California. I...

What state are you in?

I am in California. I have a two story home and because I am large capacity, am not allowed to use the upstairs for care. I am also not allowed to leave children unattended...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,546
Posted By Crystal
When it has been diagnosed, I do treat it as...

When it has been diagnosed, I do treat it as such. I am not being "dangerous". I am trained in the use of nebulizers and inhalers and have used both in such situations.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,546
Posted By Crystal
I assume you are referring to my post. As I said...

I assume you are referring to my post. As I said in a later post, I do not mean ALL cases are diagnosed as such, and some are truly induced by colds/allergies. I was stating from MY experience, in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,546
Posted By Crystal
Oh, I know that in some cases it is a "real"...

Oh, I know that in some cases it is a "real" thing. But, I have seen MANY whose parents demand a dignosis from the Dr. so he can return to care, and it ends up being cold-induced asthma, even though...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,546
Posted By Crystal
Poor air quality. Especially now with all of the...

Poor air quality. Especially now with all of the wild fires we have been having in Cali.

Although, I have, in the past,had children diagnosed with "cold induced asthma" Meaning, the child is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,488
Posted By Crystal
I take all federal/state holidays, paid. 1 week...

I take all federal/state holidays, paid. 1 week at X-Mas, Paid, 1 week in Summer, paid and 4 additional "floating holidays" paid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,782
Posted By Crystal
I would not send them home for this. You'll...

I would not send them home for this. You'll likely have some very upset parents if you do. Keep them hydrated and as colo as possible.
The only way I would send home due to a lack of A/C is if the...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-13-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,331
Posted By Crystal
You need to contact your licensing agency and...

You need to contact your licensing agency and file a complaint. There is a reason the Director is avoiding you and it appears she has something to hide. I would also be finding another child care...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 07-30-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 22,506
Posted By Crystal
I am in Ca, have been in business for almost 19...

I am in Ca, have been in business for almost 19 years and have never heard of, nor been told by licensing, that you must disclose this info. Would you please show me, where in the regualtions that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-29-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,280
Posted By Crystal
Somewhat of an update to the story: ...

Somewhat of an update to the story:

http://www.freep.com/story/news/nation/2015/07/29/daycare-sunburn-texas-brothers/30827515/

Apparently there was sunscreen but they ran out. Children were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,280
Posted By Crystal
I understand what you are saying and agree....

I understand what you are saying and agree. However, how do we know that the Mom did not address it with the provider and the provider assured her that was not the case and Mom gave the benefit of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,280
Posted By Crystal
I think that maybe sunblock was applied while...

I think that maybe sunblock was applied while they had their shirts on and was not applied to chest and back after being removed.

I honestly feel that the daycare bears the blunt of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,681
Posted By Crystal
I agree. I was just wondering how FOUR staff...

I agree. I was just wondering how FOUR staff members were present and not one noticed her run out of the gate. I did read the OP as saying it took 20 minutes to find her, not that she had actually...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,681
Posted By Crystal
When she was missing for so long, how did you...

When she was missing for so long, how did you handle it? Did you call 911? Has this been reported to your licensing analyst if you are licensed?

20 minutes is a LONG time to be missing without...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,610
Posted By Crystal
A cozy area with pillows, books, a sheer curtain...

A cozy area with pillows, books, a sheer curtain over the front of it?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By Crystal
Not cool. I am surprised at him being released...

Not cool. I am surprised at him being released initially, without serving the consecutive sentences, then receiving such a short term for the child rape offense after he was released for the child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 956
Posted By Crystal
They are available at Lowe's :)

They are available at Lowe's :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-15-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,240
Posted By Crystal
DC----you know I love ya, but I have to say what...

DC----you know I love ya, but I have to say what you did is against regs. If you had more than the 14 legally allowable children there, whether parents are there or not, you would be cited for being...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,810
Posted By Crystal
Injuries at child care in California are reported...

Injuries at child care in California are reported as Unusual Incidents only IF it requires a visit to the doctor. You do not have to report a child being hit in the head by a block, etc. unless it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By Crystal
I would ask Tom Copeland, he might be able to...

I would ask Tom Copeland, he might be able to help you. I suggest you repost this thread here:

http://daycare.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=8
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,187
Posted By Crystal
She is in Ca. Not far from me and I know her...

She is in Ca. Not far from me and I know her personally. I haven't watched the video posted, but I know the "indoor ecosystem" (pond) has been covered with chicken wire due to licensing regs. but it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,709
Posted By Crystal
It is possible that the hormone that tells your...

It is possible that the hormone that tells your bladder not to express urine is underactive. This happened with two of my children. The doctor prescribed a nasal spray hormone called Desmopressin to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,082
Posted By Crystal
I participated in a very interesting webinar...

I participated in a very interesting webinar yesterday regarding using social media to grow enrollment. It included a lot of info about using facebook. You can watch the recording here by...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-20-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,629
Posted By Crystal
It would count as a grain, but not a fruit. Not...

It would count as a grain, but not a fruit. Not at all healthy, and not even sufficient enough to fill their bellies. Gross. I wouldn't blame you for finding other care if that's the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,323
Posted By Crystal
I emailed and she is going to call to ask if they...

I emailed and she is going to call to ask if they are presenting the "Good Stuff for Kids" conference this summer. I'll update you as soon as I know. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,323
Posted By Crystal
BTW....I'll get in touch with one of her...

BTW....I'll get in touch with one of her colleagues and ask her if she has any info. I'll let you know!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,323
Posted By Crystal
She is AWESOME! Her program is not far from me...

She is AWESOME! Her program is not far from me and I have had the pleasure of visiting a few times. Her conferences are wonderful! On a personal level, she is funny, warm and inspiring! If you can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,811
Posted By Crystal
WooHoo!!!!!!! So happy you finally have some...

WooHoo!!!!!!! So happy you finally have some resolution, and a positive one at that! happyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 710
Posted By Crystal
Funniest Baby Memes EVER!!!

These had me cracking up! Thought I'd share....hope they make you smile! :lol:

http://mommygiggle.com/35-most-adorable-baby-memes/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,300
Posted By Crystal
If they aren't using it, I would take it out and...

If they aren't using it, I would take it out and bring it back in at a later time. Dramatic play doesn't have to be all housekeeping. Perhaps changing it up to include more dress up, props for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By Crystal
Free Webinars with Free CEU's

Kaplan has launched a new program that provides free webinars in which you earn free Continued Education units.

You can sign up at:

http://www.home.edweb.net/

Check it out....seems like a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,519
Posted By Crystal
Most providers offer meals. You can sign up for...

Most providers offer meals. You can sign up for the food program and they reimburse you for much of the costs associated with it. Refresh my memory on what city you are in and I'll see if I can find...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Crystal
That should work! :)

That should work! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Crystal
If it is at meal time, I would have a staff...

If it is at meal time, I would have a staff assistant work with children on washing hands, immediately sending individual children to the table to eat, and serving them as they arrive to the table,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By Crystal
If it is continuing to spread, then I would...

If it is continuing to spread, then I would discuss proper hand-washing procedures with Mom, as well as the need to wash bedding daily, etc. If he has been on meds and it is continuing, it is likely...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,619
Posted By Crystal
Each county/consortia has their own way of...

Each county/consortia has their own way of running the RTT-ELC QRIS pilot. Some provide cash incentives to participate. Others provide coaching and materials based on needs identified in the ECERS...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,619
Posted By Crystal
Here are all the forms: ...

Here are all the forms:

http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/ci/drdpforms.asp

You should conduct the drdp within 45 days of enrollment, then again towards the end of the "school year" Head start does it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,619
Posted By Crystal
I am trained but not certified. What do you need?

I am trained but not certified. What do you need?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By Crystal
I recently had a long term family have the same...

I recently had a long term family have the same situation come up. I keep their 2 children 2-3 days per week (sometimes not at all) for about 30 minutes overtime. They pay me $100 per week for my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,633
Posted By Crystal
Several years ago I bought this for camping: ...

Several years ago I bought this for camping:
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By Crystal
[ Replied in bold above :)

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Replied in bold above :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,422
Posted By Crystal
Were you aware he was on meds? That would be a...

Were you aware he was on meds? That would be a BIG no-no in my book and would be grounds for immediate termination.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By Crystal
Let me start by saying it is NOT okay for the...

Let me start by saying it is NOT okay for the child to have been hit by her guardian in any manner.

You say you were the only one to NOT witness it. If you did not witness it, are you certain the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,133
Posted By Crystal
It may be a matter of just having to much "stuff"...

It may be a matter of just having to much "stuff" and they are overwhelmed. I would try removing some items and rotating items every month or so to maintain their interest. As they begin to exhibit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By Crystal
happyface happyface happyface My kids LOVE...

happyface happyface happyface

My kids LOVE the swings!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,350
Posted By Crystal
Contact your local resource and referral agency...

Contact your local resource and referral agency to sign up. They are who provides subsidies. You will need to type up a rate sheet, stating the fees you charge, whether or not you offer a sibling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,284
Posted By Crystal
The only requirement is that they have their...

The only requirement is that they have their rabies vaccinations.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By Crystal
Here is her thread: ...

Here is her thread:

http://daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=76114
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Crystal
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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,313
Posted By Crystal
Be sure to check out: ...

Be sure to check out:

http://www.discountschoolsupply.com/

WAY cheaper than Lakeshore, many of the same items.

They also offer free shipping if you order $79 worth of stuff and it gets there...
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