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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By midaycare
I have a 2" thick yoga mat that has a removable,...

I have a 2" thick yoga mat that has a removable, washable cover. I replace about every 9 months. It's $20 off of Amazon.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By midaycare
She does know some but only a few words. It...

She does know some but only a few words. It really seems just a manipulation. I know what her cry sounds like. This cry/scream is totally different. Happens every time she is told no. Her parents are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By midaycare
Pretty sure. She just has an ear splitting...

Pretty sure. She just has an ear splitting scream. Ugh!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By midaycare
Not really. Well not words. But gibberish full...

Not really. Well not words. But gibberish full sentences! I think she's on track!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By midaycare
Definitely upset

Definitely upset
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By midaycare
Answers above :)

Answers above :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By midaycare
Hi Everyone! 15 Month Old Blues

It's been awhile! I have a 15 month old I need help with. She screams for everything. Never points or asks, screams. I will give some examples:

-Sitting waiting for me to serve lunch? Screams. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,795
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,954
Posted By midaycare
So gross, right? This happened to me one time...

So gross, right? This happened to me one time when DS was little and I felt terrible. I woke up late and just threw on clothes, grabbed him, and went.

For this to be a regular occurrence though...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4,795
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,954
Posted By midaycare
10 minutes after dropoff, dcg soaks her pants....

10 minutes after dropoff, dcg soaks her pants. It's common with this dcf, whom I really like and are generally good parents. I don't understand this at all though. They provide the diapers. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 258,985
Posted By midaycare
I have a dcg in my care, 19 months old. I've had...

I have a dcg in my care, 19 months old. I've had her since 3 months. She is the sweetest, funniest thing ever. Just full of life. Today I just wanted to write about how thankful I am for her lovethis...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By midaycare
My dcks learn early on that I won't help them, so...

My dcks learn early on that I won't help them, so it's learn or stay indoors. Littles I will help, but there is a point I won't. I currently have a 12 month old trying to get her shoes on and off,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By midaycare
I wouldn't. I don't warn my dcfs when I dye my...

I wouldn't. I don't warn my dcfs when I dye my hair or chop it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By midaycare
I've never had the kids give parents a gift. I...

I've never had the kids give parents a gift. I figure that's mom and dad's job...

I give the kids $15 gifts apiece and call it good.

Christmas is a crazy hectic time and I like to enjoy what I...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 12-18-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,344
Posted By midaycare
Okay. I'm out of the conversation here. In my...

Okay. I'm out of the conversation here. In my opinion it works.

I realize I'm a conservative (that doesn't mean Republican) and I enjoy the heck out of Trump. That doesn't make my opinions...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 12-18-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,344
Posted By midaycare
I'm a big fan of trickle down economics, I do...

I'm a big fan of trickle down economics, I do think it works. Lowering the cost to do business in America was essential to make us competitive in the global market.

The thing about this kind of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By midaycare
Ohhh...I like it!

Ohhh...I like it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By midaycare
I did charge my highest rate for this family,...

I did charge my highest rate for this family, even though they didn't use a full day. It ended up being a $25 per week difference, so that equals out to your $5 a day.

I generally have a "no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By midaycare
Yes and I knew, I just knew it would happen. At...

Yes and I knew, I just knew it would happen. At the interview I saw the pattern of daycares trailing behind them and knew I was next.

I only took dcg because I was holding a spot for an infant...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By midaycare
It worked out but I have yet to have a good...

It worked out but I have yet to have a good experience with a family that has a teacher in it. I know two providers around here that cater only to teachers and I just think...:eek: I couldn't stand...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By midaycare
Probably I won't hear from them until September....

Probably I won't hear from them until September. They were pretty clear that would not need me for the summer, which is why I was going to let them go in March. I would have found alternative care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By midaycare
This Is Why I Don't Like Teachers

In June I had a current client refer someone to me for September. We had the interview. The dcm is a teacher and they asked about holidays and summers. They were not happy that they had to pay for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4,795
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,954
Posted By midaycare
Sitting here with a raging sinus infection...

Sitting here with a raging sinus infection because dcm kept insisting "allergies". Dcgs nose had been running nonstop for 3 weeks. And now all the other kids have it and are miserable. I've been sick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,438
Posted By midaycare
Surcharge for not dropping off in a clean diaper....

Surcharge for not dropping off in a clean diaper. I have one girl who is soaking wet every day. I mean....gross.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,438
Posted By midaycare
Surcharge for super snotty noses. That just...

Surcharge for super snotty noses. That just grosses me out sooooo much. Daily purchase while potty training. Actually, I might really do that one!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By midaycare
This is a big issue for some parents, making it a...

This is a big issue for some parents, making it a big issue for us :rolleyes:

I always stress to the parents that they are making things worse for their child. This usually helps them rethink the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,032
Posted By midaycare
likethis This is my method also. I have an...

likethis This is my method also. I have an enormous library. I buy tons of flea market and used book store books. Then those books are allowed to have kid access. My nicer books are where they can't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By midaycare
My kids love Laurie Berkner "Drive My Car" and...

My kids love Laurie Berkner "Drive My Car" and "The Airplane Song". Also Tooty Ta, but we listen to several versions.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,706
Posted By midaycare
I had one 3 year old tell his parents I fed him...

I had one 3 year old tell his parents I fed him Cheese Whiz and hot dogs. I run an organic, healthy program. Thank goodness the parents didn't believe him. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By midaycare
Preaching to the choir over here. Every parent I...

Preaching to the choir over here. Every parent I have drops the kiddos off on there vacation days. Even if older siblings are at home. Most of it is they can't handle all the kids. By the time Monday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,706
Posted By midaycare
I would talk to them about it. I would see if she...

I would talk to them about it. I would see if she did get a cupcake, and if not, why. Are there other things, or just the cupcake issue? It could be a simple misunderstanding.

If you don't trust...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By midaycare
likethis Expect another month or two before...

likethis Expect another month or two before officially opening
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,542
Posted By midaycare
I agree with this. Although I've used both...

I agree with this. Although I've used both methods. It really, really depends on the child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,300
Posted By midaycare
I have a screamer but not a thrower or hitter....

I have a screamer but not a thrower or hitter. I'm a very relaxed person. Very chill around the kiddos. But I have a "side". The glare. The voice. The tone. Find yours. Let that child know it's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,568
Posted By midaycare
My food lady should be visiting this week. I will...

My food lady should be visiting this week. I will ask her when she comes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,194
Posted By midaycare
I can tell you from personal experience there is...

I can tell you from personal experience there is no worse feeling than trusting your children with someone and having them come back hurt.

My DS went to a center and also got burned. There were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By midaycare
My youngest, 11 months, cried a lot at nap times....

My youngest, 11 months, cried a lot at nap times. You know, the whole "my world is ending" type of cries. But she came back walking, so it has been a cool day :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,940
Posted By midaycare
And what type of beer?!?! I have a friend, bless...

And what type of beer?!?! I have a friend, bless his heart, who needs to share almost every meal and include what type of beer. Then my dieting friends...Ugh. Pics of Shakeology. Pics of keto...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By midaycare
I have the same issue with my phone. And I just...

I have the same issue with my phone. And I just upgraded to the latest and greatest, so it can't be just us!

I had a dollhouse the first few years - major waste of space. And I currently have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,940
Posted By midaycare
You mean...you don't care if a friend several...

You mean...you don't care if a friend several states away ate a burger? :eek: But...what if they cooked it themselves? What if they were at a restaurant? Don't you NEED to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,940
Posted By midaycare
likethis Don't put any stock in fb posts and...

likethis Don't put any stock in fb posts and likes. People are weird!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4,795
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,954
Posted By midaycare
Are you kidding Me? Dcb comes in underwear - he...

Are you kidding Me? Dcb comes in underwear - he is NOT ready. Pees all over himself and my floor. I have zero extra clothes from dcm and now we can't go outside today. INSERT MANY CURSE WORDS HERE
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,602
Posted By midaycare
When DS was little there were a few things I was...

When DS was little there were a few things I was clueless on. Car seat safety changes and while vital, you just don't think about it unless someone tells you you're doing it wrong.

Something that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By midaycare
Agree it depends on typical bms. My bf babes...

Agree it depends on typical bms. My bf babes usually have more watery stools. The healthier a child eats (in my experience), the grosser their poo (more frequent, a little looser). I find dcks who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 258,985
Posted By midaycare
Holy moly that really stinks. I am so, so sorry....

Holy moly that really stinks. I am so, so sorry. Hoping it gets fixed!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 258,985
Posted By midaycare
I have just about everything done for taxes....

I have just about everything done for taxes. Every other year I have to spend 2-3 full weekends doing taxes. Not this year, baby!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 258,985
Posted By midaycare
I just got a new one recently too. To add to our...

I just got a new one recently too. To add to our 2 big dogs and our other cat. We are a home of pet hair...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,165
Posted By midaycare
I pick and choose what I want from any parenting...

I pick and choose what I want from any parenting style. My favorite L&L line is "Bummer". Kids can't share a toy? "Oh bummer. Now Ms. Midaycare has to take it." Said with a sad face.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,606
Posted By midaycare
Have fun! I'm jealous! :hug:

Have fun! I'm jealous! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By midaycare
I agree with the stern voice. I purposely make my...

I agree with the stern voice. I purposely make my voice low and rumbly. It stops them in their tracks. No smile, no hint of a smile. Eyes focused on the offender. I don't have to use it often, so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,692
Posted By midaycare
I suggested nothing of the sort. I came late to...

I suggested nothing of the sort. I came late to this mess. As someone with a masters in counseling, I can tell you that unless English is your second language or you come from a very different...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,692
Posted By midaycare
Ugh. Bye Felicia.

Ugh. Bye Felicia.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,508
Posted By midaycare
Is this for real...? Because I normally don't...

Is this for real...? Because I normally don't insult and/or be rude to people while I'm asking for advice :confused:

Perhaps you can use the search feature on the forum. There are lots of posts...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By midaycare
I hate lice. I hate the thought of it. I hate...

I hate lice. I hate the thought of it. I hate posts about it. My head itches just thinking about it.

I would probably overreact if it showed up here. I would definitely check the child for any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By midaycare
Ringer off, dryer usually on. All my kids sleep...

Ringer off, dryer usually on. All my kids sleep within a few feet of each other and I sit and watch them breathe like the stalker I am.

If someone calls, the phone vibrates and it doesn't wake...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,973
Posted By midaycare
Haha, yeah. Let me just Google how to change a...

Haha, yeah. Let me just Google how to change a spare tire. :rolleyes: Unless she's super handy...

Oh well, let her have her moment.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By midaycare
I like that!

I like that!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,973
Posted By midaycare
You would think she would realize that you are...

You would think she would realize that you are smart enough to figure this out! I mean, put some effort into your lies, people!

I would keep an eye on the situation and just tell her no to late...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,606
Posted By midaycare
I've been married for slightly over 11 years. My...

I've been married for slightly over 11 years. My marraige dissolved almost the first day we married from outside stressors.

I've had 10.5 years of a really, really bad marriage. I've had 6 months...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By midaycare
Happy to know I'm not the only one this bothers...

Happy to know I'm not the only one this bothers likethis
Kind of weird to read old threads when the providers don't post anymore. Miss them!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By midaycare
:lol::ouch:

:lol::ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,615
Posted By midaycare
In my experience, it can be. Depends on the past...

In my experience, it can be. Depends on the past experiences of the child.

I had one that did this for 1 year. 1.5 years- 2.5 years old. Dcd pulled, thought it was the environment. Took her to a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By midaycare
Good strategies!

Good strategies!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By midaycare
I feel like y'all are about 50/50 on having a...

I feel like y'all are about 50/50 on having a policy. My policy is just to wear play clothes that can get dirty.

Part of me thinks I should just let it go because for the most part, my dcfs are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By midaycare
One of them is a baby, 11 months. I can always...

One of them is a baby, 11 months. I can always change her into an extra outfit. Dcm is a designer, and that extends to fashion. Today was a button down outfit, but the buttons stopped before the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By midaycare
This Is Petty But...Clothes

Do any of you have something in your handbook about the types of clothes worn to daycare? I have 2 dcfs who currently make it their purpose in life to find every outfit that is impossible for diaper...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,606
Posted By midaycare
likethis And I agree. Are you Christian? We had...

likethis And I agree. Are you Christian? We had much better luck going through a church than going through our many expensive counselors. All the therapists always sided with me and basically made DH...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By midaycare
That's weird. Like BC, all of mine hide. I would...

That's weird. Like BC, all of mine hide. I would avoid locking eyes at all costs. So strange.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,162
Posted By midaycare
A million times this.

A million times this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,606
Posted By midaycare
:hug: I can tell you that DH and I were at a...

:hug: I can tell you that DH and I were at a similar or even worse point around this time last year. I nearly left him this past March. Yet here I am, and we are stronger than we've ever been. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,606
Posted By midaycare
To be honest, I would ditch these friends if they...

To be honest, I would ditch these friends if they are causing you this much stress. It may not be probable if your DH is super good friends with them, but you guys have to do what is best for you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,606
Posted By midaycare
I would tell the BF you need to go back to 5 p.m....

I would tell the BF you need to go back to 5 p.m. now. Like yesterday. If that doesn't work for BF and BFW, then they need to find alternate care.

DH should be supporting you in this. It may be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By midaycare
MI has tons of regs, don't get me wrong...but my...

MI has tons of regs, don't get me wrong...but my clients must think the regs are ridiculous :ouch: I use this alot.

I have used it when clients were staying after pickup time..."I'm so sorry, my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By midaycare
:lol::lol::lol: Kids always seem to say what we...

:lol::lol::lol: Kids always seem to say what we want to.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By midaycare
likethis I don't like confrontation, but I would...

likethis I don't like confrontation, but I would on this. Anytime you lose your nerve just say, "I'm sorry, state regulations, the kids can't climb on furniture like that. That's why I have the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,162
Posted By midaycare
:lol: I am so adding zombie apocalypse now.

:lol: I am so adding zombie apocalypse now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,297
Posted By midaycare
There is the possibility that she receives some...

There is the possibility that she receives some sort of payment for taking care of her elderly parents. She could also be scamming them. I think your judgment of her personality is what counts here....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,545
Posted By midaycare
True. I do think I'm not very honest sometimes...

True. I do think I'm not very honest sometimes when, for example, a dck has a difficult day. I sugar coat with plenty of Splenda. But it is different than trying to drop a sick kid off and pass it as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,545
Posted By midaycare
Oh we could start a thread on the lies parents...

Oh we could start a thread on the lies parents tell. And I'm pretty sure we have before.

*Dck is just tired (doped up on Tylenol because they have a fever and dcm wants to work at least a half...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By midaycare
Hi PV! *waves hello* I'm happy to see you on the...

Hi PV! *waves hello* I'm happy to see you on the forum again. I was wondering what happened to you. I'm sorry to hear about the misfortune that has happened.

It strikes me the wrong way when I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,565
Posted By midaycare
I have the same issue. For this reason breakfast...

I have the same issue. For this reason breakfast is the bare minimum. I have 4 that come for breakfast and 2 that arrive slightly before am snack. Most kids eat alot before they come. I stopped...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By midaycare
I haven't heard too much about plans for MI. To...

I haven't heard too much about plans for MI. To be honest, I kind of hide my head in the sand. Things are relatively good. I get one visit every 1-2 years from licensing and the CACFP 3-4 times a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,162
Posted By midaycare
I'm not sure of the validity of the study, but I...

I'm not sure of the validity of the study, but I heard that dcps in MI are the best...hahahahaha;)

Yeah the different ratios are crazy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,308
Posted By midaycare
Yes to this! Please try not to stay open for one...

Yes to this! Please try not to stay open for one child, especially a difficult one. You need time, too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,078
Posted By midaycare
Lolololol! You crack me up!

Lolololol! You crack me up!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,078
Posted By midaycare
happyface That puts a positive spin on things!

happyface That puts a positive spin on things!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,803
Posted By midaycare
Yes! I see this all the time. I'm like BC and...

Yes! I see this all the time. I'm like BC and feed veggies instead of fruit. I love veggies, so it's not a big deal to me :cool: I've learned how to hide them in literally everything. I also never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By midaycare
$1500 for childcare per child? Is that a Hawaii...

$1500 for childcare per child? Is that a Hawaii thing? Because wow. As daycare providers we are used to people thinking we make so much money, but the reality is quite different.

Anyways, we were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,161
Posted By midaycare
Those are about my ages! I could use a cute idea,...

Those are about my ages! I could use a cute idea, too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,078
Posted By midaycare
I've been told by DH that I can have a "tone". I...

I've been told by DH that I can have a "tone". I don't mean to, I just do I guess. Looking back at some of my old posts on here, I can read it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,078
Posted By midaycare
Sniff, sniff. That is a beautiful paragraph.

Sniff, sniff. That is a beautiful paragraph.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,078
Posted By midaycare
:eek::ouch: Bwah ha ha! Love it.

:eek::ouch: Bwah ha ha! Love it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By midaycare
Is it just weekends? Because that's odd. I would...

Is it just weekends? Because that's odd. I would say it's probably not a daycare then.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,078
Posted By midaycare
Sounds like this issue is more common than I...

Sounds like this issue is more common than I thought!

Since this dcm is state pay, she won't care about late fees.

I think you guys are right and I just need to be more blunt :o
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,078
Posted By midaycare
DCM Won't Leave

I know this is a common problem...just trying to figure out a kind way to go about this.

Dcm is usually one of the first ones here and the last to leave. When she comes in the morning, it can be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By midaycare
I don't know the rules about daycares in Hawaii....

I don't know the rules about daycares in Hawaii. Is it truly illegal? If so, find the state number and call it. Report it. You don't have to have a reason. It's illegal.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,563
Posted By midaycare
My kiddos love them. They work on the light table...

My kiddos love them. They work on the light table well, too! Plus my magnetic board.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By midaycare
I'm pretty fortunate over here. Home daycares are...

I'm pretty fortunate over here. Home daycares are seen as very valid choices. I had a 9 month old start in September and the family had to go to a center first. They absolutely hated it. Most of my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,730
Posted By midaycare
Yes....inquiring minds!

Yes....inquiring minds!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,790
Posted By midaycare
That's interesting.

That's interesting.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,790
Posted By midaycare
She's a thumb sucker...no paci though

She's a thumb sucker...no paci though
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