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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By bklsmum
In my handbook it says that notice must be given...

In my handbook it says that notice must be given on a Friday or it will be effective the following Friday. This solved that problem for me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By bklsmum
I send mine before hand! Them agreeing to my...

I send mine before hand! Them agreeing to my policies is WAY more important than them falling in love with my space IMO.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By bklsmum
This is why I just supply everything! Much easier...

This is why I just supply everything! Much easier on all IMO.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 12-06-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 147,337
Posted By bklsmum
We also have a lot of expenses that go along with...

We also have a lot of expenses that go along with providing childcare! Bottom line is that if you don't like paying what you agreed to pay then that is YOUR problem, not your provider's. Find another...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By bklsmum
Yes but my policy is that notice not given on a...

Yes but my policy is that notice not given on a Friday will be considered given as of the Friday that follows when it was given.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,821
Posted By bklsmum
I'd replace first and then term. If she replied...

I'd replace first and then term. If she replied to your ad then she replied to others as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,752
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 459,176
Posted By bklsmum
I have the WORST luck with assistants! Today I...

I have the WORST luck with assistants! Today I had two call out sick, one call out for her morning shift because she has to register her car and another is late. I am having a hard time talking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,598
Posted By bklsmum
I think her point is that it says 40 pages on it.

I think her point is that it says 40 pages on it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By bklsmum
I just went easy this year and bought them all...

I just went easy this year and bought them all scented backpack clips from Scentsy. They LOVED them. :)
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 08-18-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By bklsmum
Hello and welcome! Ask away!

Hello and welcome! Ask away!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By bklsmum
What a great idea and you executed it beautifully!

What a great idea and you executed it beautifully!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
Posted By bklsmum
After closing or on the weekends. I would never...

After closing or on the weekends. I would never let someone new in while kiddos were here. It is a safety issue for me. I have assistants but still don't do it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,567
Posted By bklsmum
The only thing you can do it let them go. You...

The only thing you can do it let them go. You can't force them to stay even if you need the money and refusing to term isn't going to do anything to help you. I would tell Mom that if she wants to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By bklsmum
I closed once for strep because I was diagnosed...

I closed once for strep because I was diagnosed on a Sunday night and wasn't on the antibiotics long enough. If I just have a cold I stay open because I have exposed them all before I even knew I was...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 07-24-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By bklsmum
Welcome!!

Welcome!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,956
Views: 254,767
Posted By bklsmum
My worst family pulled their kid today with no...

My worst family pulled their kid today with no two week notice!! It turned my bad day right around!! WOOHOO!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2017, 03:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,278
Posted By bklsmum
I don't understand the rationale behind not going...

I don't understand the rationale behind not going over policies? Did your mentor explain why?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,491
Posted By bklsmum
I am very strict. I charge and the rate goes up...

I am very strict. I charge and the rate goes up every time and after the third time they can be termed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,480
Posted By bklsmum
I would term based on the payment issues alone...

I would term based on the payment issues alone but if he is a danger to other kids then he is a danger and you shouldn't feel bad about protecting the other kids in your care.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2017, 04:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By bklsmum
I serve meals and what I am serving to is the...

I serve meals and what I am serving to is the only thing offered. If the child chooses not to eat then that is their decision but there is not going to be anything else offered. I have found that it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By bklsmum
Why not just wear scrubs? I am transitioning to...

Why not just wear scrubs? I am transitioning to that and I really like them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,982
Posted By bklsmum
I used to have parents that would complain until...

I used to have parents that would complain until I changed my policy to one large sleeve per month dropped of the last Friday of the month before they are being used. Last time I raised my rates I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By bklsmum
I charge a deposit for every kid in care because...

I charge a deposit for every kid in care because I charge for every kid in care. Everyone pays a two week deposit to cover their last two weeks of care.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,493
Posted By bklsmum
Almost every family I have only one parent takes...

Almost every family I have only one parent takes point and does all communicating, either Mom or Dad, usually Mom. I don't find this weird because it just depends on the family dynamic.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By bklsmum
It is absolutely ok! You need to do what is best...

It is absolutely ok! You need to do what is best for you and your family and your business! Obviously they do not care about disappointing you so why should you break your back for them? You have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By bklsmum
No one else had an issue and I made it clear how...

No one else had an issue and I made it clear how I felt about her belief on this matter. DCD agrees with me.:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,826
Posted By bklsmum
Always unregistered...And when, exactly, is the...

Always unregistered...And when, exactly, is the 4rd?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2017, 03:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,493
Posted By bklsmum
I actually had one DCF who was referred to me by...

I actually had one DCF who was referred to me by another DCM who is one of her best friends and they STILL wanted other references as well. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2017, 03:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By bklsmum
I actually said he threw up and had a fever so...

I actually said he threw up and had a fever so she brought him to urgent care and he had a double ear infection. The pasta was not the issue. He's been eating it for months and pasta does not cause...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By bklsmum
I do a little less than my daily rate since they...

I do a little less than my daily rate since they are asleep most of the time and it is a special thing. I have a couple kids who come who are not actually in my daycare and I charge them more.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 863
Posted By bklsmum
She was mad because she wanted to drop off early...

She was mad because she wanted to drop off early and couldn't. Paperwork that has to be given can be given at contracted time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,493
Posted By bklsmum
References have always baffled me too because I...

References have always baffled me too because I am only going to give you people who adore me so...:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By bklsmum
SAME! I do one of the earlier countdowns with the...

SAME! I do one of the earlier countdowns with the kiddos so they are still in bed by nine and I am out shortly after. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By bklsmum
Overnights

Once, sometimes twice, a month I do an overnight on a Saturday night for my DCF's. They can bring the kiddos at 530 pm and pick them up the next morning by 10 am. We have a theme and do a craft or a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,956
Views: 254,767
Posted By bklsmum
What is good today? It's Friday!!! 3 different...

What is good today? It's Friday!!! 3 different days this week I thought were Friday but only today is and that's awesome!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By bklsmum
Nope. She is just crazy.

Nope. She is just crazy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By bklsmum
Just regular elbows with a little butter. She is...

Just regular elbows with a little butter. She is very weird about food...and everything else. She has been feeding him full beans and rice, not even mushed up, since he was like 3 months old and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By bklsmum
The name was Dr. Mom. LOL

The name was Dr. Mom. LOL
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By bklsmum
Depending on how tonight goes...I would first...

Depending on how tonight goes...I would first offer first family full time or at least more than 2 days a week to make the loss not as big.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By bklsmum
Right?!

Right?!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 863
Posted By bklsmum
It's really sad that the only thing that...

It's really sad that the only thing that motivates most people is money.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 863
Posted By bklsmum
If someone kept banging on my door after I had...

If someone kept banging on my door after I had already spoken to them about it, they would be gone. I could NOT deal with that level of disrespect.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By bklsmum
It's not even germs! She thinks eating pasta gave...

It's not even germs! She thinks eating pasta gave him a fever and a double ear infection!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By bklsmum
I gave notice the next day. When I am angry I...

I gave notice the next day. When I am angry I always try to sleep on it to not over react...and I was very angry when she did it. At the time I just told her she could take her son with her or leave...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 863
Posted By bklsmum
If they do it again after you have spoken to them...

If they do it again after you have spoken to them then just give them a bill at the end of the week with their new amended rate.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By bklsmum
Awesome set up! I might steal your cot idea!

Awesome set up! I might steal your cot idea!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By bklsmum
Right?! What else can you do but laugh? It's...

Right?! What else can you do but laugh? It's insane!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By bklsmum
I would consider it full time personally.

I would consider it full time personally.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By bklsmum
My Crazy DCM

I have a crazy DCM. She is sweet but has the most absurd notions sometimes. Most of the time I just roll my eyes. This was Wednesday's craziness...
Wednesday is pasta for lunch day. DCB is 15 months...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By bklsmum
I gave a two week notice that included a...

I gave a two week notice that included a provision for immediate term if there was any further disrespect or refusal to follow policies.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By bklsmum
I have a couple like this and I had to put my...

I have a couple like this and I had to put my foot down with the parents because it seemed like the parents almost...enjoyed it...maybe not enjoyed but it fed their ego that their kid didn't want to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By bklsmum
Agree with BC on this one. You are not doing...

Agree with BC on this one. You are not doing anything wrong so don't let them make you feel that you are. They can control themselves for a school day, they can control themselves for a nap time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By bklsmum
I will admit that sometimes I get childish and...

I will admit that sometimes I get childish and whine back at them to show them how annoying it is but usually I do the adult thing and send them to early nap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Wth
Views: 631
Posted By bklsmum
I have no issue with them asking as long as they...

I have no issue with them asking as long as they do it nicely and don't give me crap if my answer is no.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By bklsmum
I update the handbook yearly and all parents have...

I update the handbook yearly and all parents have to redo paperwork every year including a handbook acknowledgement so...kinda...I haven't made them sign for policy changes I make during the year...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 05:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,485
Posted By bklsmum
Congrats! I wish I could do that but I don't...

Congrats! I wish I could do that but I don't think I can make it work with my current families...something to keep in mind for the future though when enrolling new people...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4,752
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 459,176
Posted By bklsmum
I wouldn't even accept that child into care with...

I wouldn't even accept that child into care with that little of breastmilk. I also require parents to leave formula, just in case and I allow them to leave back up breastmilk in my deep freezer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 03:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,493
Posted By bklsmum
Some people just like to actually speak to...

Some people just like to actually speak to someone for a reference. If I wanted to enroll them I would give them references to call.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2017, 03:11 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 92,056
Posted By bklsmum
I would think anything drug related would be...

I would think anything drug related would be disqualifying but can't say 100%.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By bklsmum
I'd SO do it but I think my own kids would miss...

I'd SO do it but I think my own kids would miss me. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By bklsmum
Beautiful set -up! You have done a great job!!

Beautiful set -up! You have done a great job!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By bklsmum
I would exclude but I also would not have allowed...

I would exclude but I also would not have allowed her to stay after throwing up the night before.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By bklsmum
Give them an inch...

Give them an inch...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 813
Posted By bklsmum
I agree with BC on this one. When it is nice we...

I agree with BC on this one. When it is nice we spend as much time outside as possible. We even nap outside sometimes. I have had a few parents who wanted the "special" for their snowflake. I explain...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 03:29 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 33,252
Posted By bklsmum
She ended up coming back and she was convicted of...

She ended up coming back and she was convicted of one count of felony murder and got 80 years. They dropped the rest of the charges because it would have been a waste of money and resources and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,354
Posted By bklsmum
I use sippies. Every child has their own color...

I use sippies. Every child has their own color and I have two of each. I fill them throughout the day and we have a black tote bin we keep them in to take from place to place. They can have a drink...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By bklsmum
For under 1 anything over 99.5, over 1 anything...

For under 1 anything over 99.5, over 1 anything over 100.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 06-19-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By bklsmum
Hi and welcome to the forum!

Hi and welcome to the forum!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By bklsmum
My parents have always brought through the two...

My parents have always brought through the two week notice. They paid for the time with their deposit and they want to use it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By bklsmum
I never wake a child under a year old unless they...

I never wake a child under a year old unless they are getting picked up or I smell a poopy diaper on them. If they are asleep, they need it IMO.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By bklsmum
I allow families up to 5 days unpaid a year with...

I allow families up to 5 days unpaid a year with 30 days notice. I am allowed 10 days unpaid with 30 days notice if possible and sick days do not count. Sick days for me are also unpaid. Parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2017, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By bklsmum
I usually fill spots pretty quickly but if there...

I usually fill spots pretty quickly but if there is a lull that is too long I will offer a seasonal special on my rate that just last until the next season starts. I have never had a parent leave...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2017, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By bklsmum
This is why I wait to transition until they are...

This is why I wait to transition until they are either climbing out of the PNP's or turn 2. I have had no success trying various methods before either of those milestones.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By bklsmum
I have a baby room off of the main daycare room...

I have a baby room off of the main daycare room for the under 2 crowd and they sleep in their pack n plays in there.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 64,005
Posted By bklsmum
Where are you getting those stats from? I would...

Where are you getting those stats from? I would love to see the study that says in home childcare is two times more dangerous...and why do you think in home daycares don't carry liability insurance?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By bklsmum
^ This.

^
This.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By bklsmum
I am Miss....Playcare here and my families all...

I am Miss....Playcare here and my families all love it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,845
Posted By bklsmum
If it was still bleeding then I can't see it...

If it was still bleeding then I can't see it happening it your house if they didn't clearly see it at pick up. JMHO.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 1,956
Views: 254,767
Posted By bklsmum
It's hard to say goodbye to families we love. I...

It's hard to say goodbye to families we love. I dread the day my fave family leaves. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,845
Posted By bklsmum
Also, what time did she text?

Also, what time did she text?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2017, 04:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,845
Posted By bklsmum
I'd be questioning if that happened at home...

I'd be questioning if that happened at home personally. I think I would notice something like that and the kiddo definitely would have cried or drooled the blood at the very least and cut lips bleed...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-09-2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,880
Posted By bklsmum
I really like the potty accident charge too. I'd...

I really like the potty accident charge too. I'd have made bank this week!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,109
Posted By bklsmum
I would definitely spell out to her that the...

I would definitely spell out to her that the child will be participating in your regular family routine. I have had issues with families on this because it wasn't spelled out to them enough.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By bklsmum
I would lose my S*** if I saw something like that...

I would lose my S*** if I saw something like that happening with one of my kids or one of my daycare kids. So not ok!
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 06-08-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,440
Posted By bklsmum
Milk at breakfast if they want it and water,...

Milk at breakfast if they want it and water, water, water the rest of the day. If we have a party I MIGHT give them a 100% juice mini-juice box but it is VERY rare, usually just Halloween.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By bklsmum
I have clothes here AND I have the parents leave...

I have clothes here AND I have the parents leave a spare in their cubby. They also know that we do a LOT of messy play and art here and no piece of clothing is safe! If I were you I would ask them to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,089
Posted By bklsmum
On a side not...I love the term "sass"....

On a side not...I love the term "sass". :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By bklsmum
I just had one we went through this exact same...

I just had one we went through this exact same thing with. We tried the constant reassurance every day all day for about 2 weeks and then when nothing got better I decided that was done. He got his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By bklsmum
The sets of sibs I have are definitively the...

The sets of sibs I have are definitively the worst about keeping their hands off of each other!I have a total hands to yourself rule to avoid issues and every set of sibs is the worst at obeying it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2017, 04:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,045
Posted By bklsmum
In my experience when I say things like "at my...

In my experience when I say things like "at my discretion" parents think that it doesn't apply to them and if I try to enforce it with them they feel singled and attacked so I feel across the rule...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By bklsmum
Another thing to think about is that not...

Another thing to think about is that not everything can be reheated in the microwave, some things needs the oven or the stove top or some other thing. In my experience when you give an inch, the...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 06-06-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By bklsmum
Welcome to the board!

Welcome to the board!
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 06-06-2017, 11:44 AM
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Posted By bklsmum
Welcome!

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Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 06-06-2017, 11:44 AM
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Posted By bklsmum
I think it depends on who is offering them. I...

I think it depends on who is offering them. I know here in NH they only accept some online classes and only from certain places.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 06-06-2017, 11:04 AM
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Posted By bklsmum
Welcome!!!

Welcome!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2017, 02:56 PM
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Posted By bklsmum
Seasonally appropriate change of clothes, 2 for...

Seasonally appropriate change of clothes, 2 for infants, a sweatshirt that must be kept here and a swimsuit, hat, and sandals that must be kept here during the summer and snow gear that must be kept...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,391
Posted By bklsmum
I have had all of the issues above which is why I...

I have had all of the issues above which is why I do have a blanket policy. It is a deterrent to future issues. I have found that it is better to be proactive.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By bklsmum
I am thinking about offering one of these payment...

I am thinking about offering one of these payment options to my families. Guess I'll be spending my weekend researching them all. Do you guys eat the fees or pass them on to your families?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,391
Posted By bklsmum
I ask that no one be dropped off later than 9...

I ask that no one be dropped off later than 9 unless they have an appointment or have received permission before hand. I also have a rule that parents can not drop off more than an hour past their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By bklsmum
Can you enclose it with a play yard?

Can you enclose it with a play yard?
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