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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Communication board for non verbal child...

I have a non verbal 3 year old that I want to try and help communicate better here at daycare. I was wondering if anyone has made and used a communication board for kids and did it work? I made one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Yes!!! We have the same child! I believe I have...

Yes!!! We have the same child! I believe I have done everything you just described except for having the mom come help. She would not be able to do that or may not even want to. I have become so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
likethis thank you.

likethis thank you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Thank you!!! These are the words I was looking...

Thank you!!! These are the words I was looking for. My brain is so fogged up from stress trying to accommodate this child. I feel like I don't know if I'm coming or going sometimes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Nap time issues 3yr old. WWYD??

DCB just turned 3 in June and all the sudden won't take naps. He usually naps everyday from 12:45 to 2:30 and I would usually have to wake him up. We are following the same routine here at daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,359
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
What in the world!!! I have a 3 yr old DCB that...

What in the world!!! I have a 3 yr old DCB that talks about watching The Walking Dead with his mommy. Then he walks around pretending to be a zombie at daycare. Craziness!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,959
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Thank you to all the posters! Great advice and...

Thank you to all the posters! Great advice and glad I'm thinking the same way as most of you.
As for the first family, I've pretty much prepared myself that I'm losing them once I let them know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,959
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Yes!! Big sigh of relief!!! I feel the same way....

Yes!! Big sigh of relief!!! I feel the same way. Parents should pay full rate for the spot or forfeit that spot. I was reading through other posts related to cheaper rates in the summer for teachers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,959
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Parents want discounted rate...WWYD

Ok I have 2 sets of parents wanting special rates for their children.

1st set of parents do not want to bring their son to daycare for the summer and they don't want to pay for his spot when he's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,712
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
likethis! Sounds like a great plan. Enjoy your...

likethis! Sounds like a great plan. Enjoy your much needed break with your kids!
:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,491
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
I have a shelf table in my kitchen. The kids love...

I have a shelf table in my kitchen. The kids love it! It is against a set of windows so the kids can see everything going on outside. It's the perfect height for the little ones and saves space. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Ok. Thank you so much!

Ok. Thank you so much!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Reminders...

Do any of you post reminders about your sick policy or send home letters reminding parents? Or do you just confront the parents that don't think the policy applies to them?
Today on my dry erase...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,449
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,571
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
I feel your pain...most of my DCK's are also...

I feel your pain...most of my DCK's are also strong-willed and unfortunalty I'm quite the softy. I am glad I made the decision for him to picked up too. The mom dropped off this morning and told me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,571
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Thank you! While waiting for the mom to pick...

Thank you!
While waiting for the mom to pick up I put the DCB at my cool down table (nice way of saying time out :-) and he sat there and chewed the paint off the back of my chair. This DCB was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,571
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
My nose is good now. DCB packs quite a punch,...

My nose is good now. DCB packs quite a punch, brought tears to my eyes. I wanted to call my mommy to come pick me up too!! :lol: hahaha
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,571
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Have You Ever Been Hit By a DCK!??

This morning, right after breakfast one of my DCB's hit another child (my own) with a hard plastic toy. This resulted in a busted bloody lip. I calmed the child down cleaned him up and walked over...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 284,495
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
likethis:) Me too!! Enjoy your snow day!

likethis:) Me too!! Enjoy your snow day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,806
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
likethis! Very good policy! The very last part of...

likethis! Very good policy! The very last part of your policy is what I feel like telling the DCM. I feel like I'm traumatizing the poor boy when I try to put him on the potty. Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,806
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
:) Thank You!

:) Thank You!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,806
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Honestly, I never thought to have a policy on PT...

Honestly, I never thought to have a policy on PT in my handbook. And my state licensing rules just require us to follow proper sanitation procedures with PT. Guess I should think of revising my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,806
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Potty Training: Will Go At Home But Not At Daycare???

Any other provider ever experienced this before? DCB, almost 2 1/2 yo the parents started potty training over Christmas break. He will go to the potty for them at his own house and has had a few...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,964
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Bad Case Of Ringworm...What Would You Do

Last week one of my DCB's came in with ringworm. At drop off that morning he had a band aid on his arm and mom said it was a bug bite. Never thought twice about it until, at breakfast I noticed a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,429
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
If this were me I would definitely set up an...

If this were me I would definitely set up an interview with the new girl and her parents. I would also start talking to or even write a letter to the boys parents about his unhappiness and say maybe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,821
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
This all fits my DCB to a T!! Constantly wants...

This all fits my DCB to a T!! Constantly wants to be entertained. He will not build with blocks and he is always asking me to watch TV or wants an iPad. When I tell him I don't have an iPad and we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,821
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Thumbs up Love it!! :)

Love it!! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,293
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
That is awesome and I'm so so Happy for you....

That is awesome and I'm so so
Happy for you. happyface I have one DCK that does not get along with the others. It makes the day very difficult. Way to go!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,821
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Lol...love the Oprah comment and the we are...

Lol...love the Oprah comment and the we are starting algebra next week! Good ones! I try to laugh most comments off and just respond with an "oh" or "ok". I've noticed the longer I do daycare the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,821
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Not Sure What To Think About This One...

I have a 4 yo DCB in my care. The DCM walks in this morning to drop him off and proceeds to inform me that her son gets bored at daycare and she said I should step it up with my daily activities. Now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 786
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Unhappy DCK Off Routine...Will It Get Better??

I just took my summer vacation starting July 4th and ending on July 13th. I knew it would be a bit of a struggle to get some of my little ones back on track and most of them just rolled with it like...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 06-05-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,004
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
My policy is the same. I think that sounds fair...

My policy is the same. I think that sounds fair because daycares in my area charge for personal/sick days.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,612
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
I do have a contract and a handbook with my sick...

I do have a contract and a handbook with my sick policy that she signed. I informed her that if she wasn't able to follow my policies she would have to find other care. She said she understood but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,612
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
DCB was picked up by DCD at 3:00 today. This is...

DCB was picked up by DCD at 3:00 today. This is my fault by letting them get away with it. I need to enforce my policies better than what I am.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,612
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
LOL likethis

LOL likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,612
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
This is a very good idea. Thank you!

This is a very good idea. Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,612
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Thank you for the advice! You are right about...

Thank you for the advice! You are right about her continuing to take advantage! I've let this DCM get away with it before and she's going to keep doing it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,612
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
In Need of Serious Advice....Sick Policy and DCM

First happy Friday everyone!
So, the stomach bug has been spreading through our area and my home daycare. My entire family has had it ,I have sent a DCK home with it this week and now I believe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5,241
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 544,600
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Shew! Your Monday sounds like my day today but...

Shew! Your Monday sounds like my day today but without the broken toe. All my DCK'S were extra wild today! And to top it off...at pick up time one of DCM's walks in, DCB is playing with a toy and as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
All great advice! Thank you everyone!! I need to...

All great advice! Thank you everyone!! I need to remind myself that this is my business and not take things so personally. I'm bad for taking things to personal :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Feeling down! DCK is Leaving Me

I just started my home daycare October of 2013 to stay home with my LO and there are so few daycares in our area. Everything has been going great, well at least that's how I feel. But a DCM just...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 11-07-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,159
Posted By MamaB'sKidz
Hello

Hello, my name is Crystal and I've just started a licensed daycare in my home. I came across this forum while looking for tips and ideas for my daycare. I left my job after 12years to stay home...
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