Daycare.com Forum Kidacare by Minute Menu Force of Nature Disinfectant HiMama Childcare App

Go Back   Daycare.com Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 100 of 487
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Leanna
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,786
Posted By Leanna
Oh dear. So sorry. I once was interviewing a...

Oh dear. So sorry. I once was interviewing a young mom and within minutes realized she was my brother's girlfriend's sister (they lived in the same house). :( I finished the interview but did not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 26,623
Posted By Leanna
I often think that some providers take it too far...

I often think that some providers take it too far and exclude for every sneeze, sniffle, and cough, BUT this article is ludicrous.

1) I don't know about other states, but the state (not me)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By Leanna
We at XZY Family Child Care are happy to help...

We at XZY Family Child Care are happy to help families with toilet learning process as soon as your child can do all of the following:
- shows an interest in the potty and/or toileting
- shows an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,080
Posted By Leanna
Wow. I would have termed too because you will...

Wow. I would have termed too because you will never be able to not deal with mom, KWIM? What if one of the girls gets sick and you can't get a hold of dad? What if she shows up demanding the girls?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By Leanna
My upstairs is all hardwood floors and the infant...

My upstairs is all hardwood floors and the infant area in the downstairs playroom is carpeted. Upstairs, I lay a quilt down for non-mobile babies to play and to give the bigger kids a visual of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,312
Posted By Leanna
- Well we've all heard "put the baby to sleep on...

- Well we've all heard "put the baby to sleep on his tummy because if he spits up on his back he will choke on it."

Some others:
- Don't bring female babies near a woman if she is having her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,019
Posted By Leanna
I don't transport DCK's. If we can't get there on...

I don't transport DCK's. If we can't get there on foot we don't go. Our outings include local playgrounds, the library for storytime, etc.

I do, however, live across the street from an elementary...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By Leanna
Obviously I don't really know but my guess would...

Obviously I don't really know but my guess would be that it actually has nothing to do with you or your program and that she either found someone cheaper or they were already on the wait list for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By Leanna
Getting to Know You Questionaire

How many of you do a "getting to know you" questionnaire for new DCK's? What do you ask? I am updating mine for new kiddos and want to get as much pertinent info as possible! TIA!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,798
Posted By Leanna
Who sends a little kid to daycare in white shorts...

Who sends a little kid to daycare in white shorts lol? All my families know from day one that we play outside daily and to send them in play clothes. Sounds like you've had that talk! I would send a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,216
Posted By Leanna
Forgive me if I've missed something, but even if...

Forgive me if I've missed something, but even if you were "price gouging" and/or "unaccommodating" how is that an issue for licensing?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,522
Posted By Leanna
Bathe the 4 yo and teach the 6 yo to shower....

Bathe the 4 yo and teach the 6 yo to shower. Wash their clothes. Maybe mom will take the hint if you say, "It looks like they missed their baths last night. They were so uncomfortable I went ahead...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,522
Posted By Leanna
Ditto! We usually play outside at the end of the...

Ditto! We usually play outside at the end of the day too. Mine are sandy, sticky from bubbles, sunscreen, and sweat, usually at least a few have sidewalk chalk, paint and/or markers on them. I will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,940
Posted By Leanna
Since you have a lot of littles, try to put out...

Since you have a lot of littles, try to put out toys that are "one piece." Things like:
Wire bead mazes
Dolls
Stuffed animals
Large cars & trucks
Jack-in-the-Box
Balls
Other ideas: ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,733
Posted By Leanna
Utterly ridiculous. No way would I offer a...

Utterly ridiculous. No way would I offer a discount. I am sure they can handle sitting in their nice cool car and having to spend the minimal physical effort it takes to drive an extra 2 minutes. If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,214
Posted By Leanna
Where is the Handbook Sticky?

I thought there was a sticky just for posts/questions on handbooks and contracts... Where is it? :confused:

Did I make it up? :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,465
Posted By Leanna
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,739
Posted By Leanna
Here we MUST enroll everyone or not participate...

Here we MUST enroll everyone or not participate at all. ONLY infants under one year old are given the option of "opting out." There is NO option for children over the age of one to not enroll. This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By Leanna
Mine looooove hummus. You could also try...

Mine looooove hummus.

You could also try salsa, cheese dip (homemade would be healthier), and/or a yogurt dip.

HTH!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,739
Posted By Leanna
I would not have let the boy attend my program...

I would not have let the boy attend my program until the issue was resolved.

You cannot have parents bring food when you are on the food program. If he has a documented food allergy/intolerance,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,484
Posted By Leanna
I just read that story. I had no idea about...

I just read that story. I had no idea about Michael's background. Wow! Good for you! I think that is truly a remarkable story.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,484
Posted By Leanna
Dear Michael, I hope you make lots...

Dear Michael,
I hope you make lots and lots of money from this forum and whatever else you do. happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By Leanna
How Do You Explain...

to the younger kids why the older SA kids get privileges that they don't get?
My 3's & 4's are CONSTANTLY asking why the "big kids" get to stay up, not hold hands, go in the playroom at different...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,835
Posted By Leanna
I get what you're saying MissAnn. I don't think...

I get what you're saying MissAnn. I don't think that she is projecting anything on the little girl, but more so her parent. Sure, little kids want to mimic what they see and hear older people doing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Leanna
Good to hear from you Crystal! Your job sounds...

Good to hear from you Crystal! Your job sounds awesome. Please keep popping in - I value your expertise and advice!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,830
Posted By Leanna
We do free art and only "make something" for...

We do free art and only "make something" for Mother's and Father's Day so I try to do something cute.

This year I had each mom bring in a shirt of the dads (their work uniform, a jersey of their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,046
Posted By Leanna
As my kids would say: True that!

As my kids would say: True that!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,046
Posted By Leanna
Hallelujah! **bows to Michael** I have had...

Hallelujah! **bows to Michael**

I have had my fair share of disagreements on here...taking care of children brings up strong feelings in people. HOWEVER, Michael maintains this forum for us FOR...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,777
Posted By Leanna
Wow. I don't know what to say other than good for...

Wow. I don't know what to say other than good for you for having the chutzpah to do that :D.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,317
Posted By Leanna
"And what I'm trying to say is that you need to...

"And what I'm trying to say is that you need to stop trying to censor what other people say. We're all grown-ups here and should all know how to deal with honest criticism." -queen_of_the_playground...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,317
Posted By Leanna
Ok, let's flip that around...hw would you feel if...

Ok, let's flip that around...hw would you feel if someone said maybe you should give up membership if you feel the need to purposely post offensive photos and then feign innocence and ignorance about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,317
Posted By Leanna
You know I meant to educate the day care, not...

You know I meant to educate the day care, not Europe as a whole.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,317
Posted By Leanna
Weird thread. However, I am offended by the...

Weird thread.

However, I am offended by the photo as well.

I would be livid if my child made something like that in school, daycare, etc.

I do not buy that it is a "cultural" thing...and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,560
Posted By Leanna
I personally wouldn't serve alcohol because...

I personally wouldn't serve alcohol because people will be there with their kids and you don't want them driving home "tipsy" with their child(ren) (well, not at all, but especially with their kids.)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,788
Posted By Leanna
Yes, this. Aim for the experience, focus on the...

Yes, this. Aim for the experience, focus on the process, not the end product.

Sensory art is a great way to engage kiddos but on the flip side the sensory part is what makes some kids NOT want to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,706
Posted By Leanna
It must have taken a lot of courage and emotional...

It must have taken a lot of courage and emotional strength to post your story here to begin with. I'd hate for you to have to detach from something that I am sure changed your life and impacts you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,706
Posted By Leanna
Just changing your user name won't do it. You'd...

Just changing your user name won't do it. You'd have to create a whole new account.

If you posted only under the "closed" areas of the forum I know many people, myself included, would miss your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,941
Posted By Leanna
How about these: ...

How about these:
http://www.amazon.com/KidCo-Childproof-Adhesive-Cabinet-Drawer/dp/B006K0UD6U/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1402276631&sr=8-2&keywords=baby+proof+drawer+locks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,706
Posted By Leanna
Thanks Blackcat! That makes sense! I was thinking...

Thanks Blackcat! That makes sense! I was thinking sitting and approving all unregistered posts would be a daunting task to say the least!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,706
Posted By Leanna
Question for Mods...

When I first found this forum and was too chicken to register but desperately wanted to post some questions, I posted as an "unregistered" user (just until I realized you ladies don't bite :D).
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,292
Posted By Leanna
WHAT???? That is the most ridiculous thing I ever...

WHAT???? That is the most ridiculous thing I ever heard! What state are you in?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,550
Posted By Leanna
It is indeed one foot deep...and filled to the...

It is indeed one foot deep...and filled to the absolute brim!!! :lol: (and very mountain-ous in the middle lol)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,930
Posted By Leanna
Not defending the lady but she probably had no...

Not defending the lady but she probably had no idea. If I was having a garage sale and someone came up to me & told me this I might get a "deer in headlights" kind of feeling and not know what to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,292
Posted By Leanna
Personally I can't stand shoes and wear...

Personally I can't stand shoes and wear flip-flops ALL THE TIME...but I make my daycare kids wear closed-toe shoes outside. I do not allow flip-flops, crocs, sandals, jellies, or slip-on shoes. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,550
Posted By Leanna
Thanks Blackcat! I Kept saying to myself, "This...

Thanks Blackcat! I Kept saying to myself, "This is when I need all that math they taught in school!"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,878
Posted By Leanna
Don;t know about MA but in NY they are considered...

Don;t know about MA but in NY they are considered school-age after the last day of the school year prior to Kindergarten.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,812
Posted By Leanna
I would definitely put a positive spin on it. XYZ...

I would definitely put a positive spin on it. XYZ Daycare is moving to a new location! Great, new features include a larger backyard space for gross motor and outdoor learning.

Can you tie the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,550
Posted By Leanna
Just In Case Anyone Was Wondering...

Two cubic yards of sand is A LOT OF SAND!

Two years ago my friends S.O. built me a 8 ft. by 8 ft. sandbox and I have bought countless 50lb bags of sand for it only to have it....disappear...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,673
Posted By Leanna
I feel the exact opposite...I LOVE my job and one...

I feel the exact opposite...I LOVE my job and one of the main reasons is being in my house all day everyday. Sure, there is extra mess and work and long hours, but I will take it over working for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,082
Posted By Leanna
Yes, we should teach infants, toddlers, and...

Yes, we should teach infants, toddlers, and preschoolers never to hit. They should learn not to hit to get something they want, to solve problems, or for revenge, etc. If every child only learned...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,723
Posted By Leanna
Idk, Nan. Putting babies on their backs to sleep...

Idk, Nan. Putting babies on their backs to sleep has become a mostly understood practice - that is people know they SHOULD be doing this. But do they necessarily know that they shouldn't have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,622
Posted By Leanna
Let's see...there are no choices here as far as...

Let's see...there are no choices here as far as which program administers CACFP but I am ok with that because all of my reps have been good.

We get unannounced visits 4 times per year. Mine have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,490
Posted By Leanna
[/B] You know that saying about the way to...

[/B]

You know that saying about the way to man's heart is through his stomach...must be true from birth :D!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,809
Posted By Leanna
I think coming to you for comfort is a huge step!...

I think coming to you for comfort is a huge step!

And I totally agree that it can be very difficult to teach a child to sleep when they are used to motion sleeping (swing, car, etc.).

Also,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,809
Posted By Leanna
How has the discussion devolved???? I am one who...

How has the discussion devolved???? I am one who agrees with your stance on cry-it-out, but it seems to me like you were ok with a debate until someone called you out for your choice of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,809
Posted By Leanna
Getting lost in the sea of posts but I think...

Getting lost in the sea of posts but I think someone (Blackcat, I think) asked what I do when multiple children need to be rocked at naptime. Well, all of my kiddos (babies and "big kids") sleep in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,809
Posted By Leanna
Thought I'd put on my helmet and throw my 2 cents...

Thought I'd put on my helmet and throw my 2 cents in:

1) "Self-soothe" and "cry-it-out" are the same thing. Self-soothe is just a nicer way of saying CIO. I'm not sure how, but somehow someone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,809
Posted By Leanna
What exactly is a 6 month old supposed to do for...

What exactly is a 6 month old supposed to do for himself????:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,550
Posted By Leanna
My questions was simply a question. Read my...

My questions was simply a question. Read my earlier posts on this thread.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,460
Posted By Leanna
I voted dislike/do not support for other reasons....

I voted dislike/do not support for other reasons. I DO think early childhood education as a whole needs to be improved and professionalized, but I DO NOT think QRIS is the way to do that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,550
Posted By Leanna
I also have a bachelor's in early childhood...

I also have a bachelor's in early childhood education...and oppose QRIS for many other reasons!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,550
Posted By Leanna
I don't know how to set up a poll on here, but I...

I don't know how to set up a poll on here, but I am curious how many people disagree with the QRIS mainly because, in most places, in order to achieve a high rating the provider must have a degree.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By Leanna
He'd be my shadow.

He'd be my shadow.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,550
Posted By Leanna
Hmmm...interesting perspective &interesting post....

Hmmm...interesting perspective &interesting post.

(Disclaimer: QRIS has not yet been implemented statewide here (NY) yet. They had a voluntary pilot program about 2 years ago and are now focusing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By Leanna
One of my little guys gets speech therapy four...

One of my little guys gets speech therapy four times a week for 30 minutes each session. His speech therapist does all of his therapy while he here. He is here from 7-3:30/4 daily so it only makes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,510
Posted By Leanna
Ok, one more question Daycarediva! :D What...

Ok, one more question Daycarediva! :D What dimensions did you have the fleece cut? Thanks!!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,410
Posted By Leanna
I wear them! Keeps them close, snug, cozy, and...

I wear them! Keeps them close, snug, cozy, and feeling safe while I still have arms and hands. I like the Boba - it is comfortable and doesn't hurt your back. Babies are meant for holding! <3
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,510
Posted By Leanna
Oh great idea on the fleece! So you just cut the...

Oh great idea on the fleece! So you just cut the edges into fringe and then tied?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,510
Posted By Leanna
I do (and several others on here do too) ...

I do (and several others on here do too)
Everything is color coded:
- plates, cups, bowls, & silverware (BPA-free from IKEA, ordered off Amazon)
- cots
- combs
- hand towels
- cubby bins
-...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By Leanna
Thanks Crystal! Haven't seen you on the forum...

Thanks Crystal! Haven't seen you on the forum lately but your post is great as always!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By Leanna
No. I don't like grown-ups.

No. I don't like grown-ups.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 57,787
Posted By Leanna
But their child IS special. Their mothering is...

But their child IS special. Their mothering is special and unique. They should have a "mama bear" instinct to protect their child. Paying for child care should mean that they find a place that best...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 57,787
Posted By Leanna
I already gave my advice to Dot, but I am...

I already gave my advice to Dot, but I am legitimately curious about the whole legal aspect of this. Many of you seem adamant that what Dot plans to do is illegal, but I am not so sure. I think the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 39,844
Posted By Leanna
I am confused :confused:. Are you the OP?

I am confused :confused:. Are you the OP?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,128
Posted By Leanna
I personally don't see the big deal...and I have...

I personally don't see the big deal...and I have a tiny house :D.
I've had moms, dads, aunts, grandparents, cousins, older sibs, etc. come for birthdays and other special occasions. I think it is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,387
Posted By Leanna
A few things I find helpful are 1) To give...

A few things I find helpful are
1) To give each child a specific job. Derek cleans up the blocks while Anthony cleans up the dolls.
2) Mine love it when I set the timer and they try to beat the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 57,787
Posted By Leanna
To Dot, I completely understand your desire...

To Dot,

I completely understand your desire to do anything to protect your child. However, I am not sure a recording device would even be helpful. As you stated you'd be "checking in from time to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,935
Posted By Leanna
Who doesn't love a good fairy tale? happyface

Who doesn't love a good fairy tale? happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,297
Posted By Leanna
I would call DCM, be honest and explain that you...

I would call DCM, be honest and explain that you goofed the schedule, apologize profusely, and offer a free day as a trade-off. I just wouldn't risk being over ratio for so many reasons: food...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,414
Posted By Leanna
I've never been asked what religion/what...

I've never been asked what religion/what church/about personal beliefs by a potential or even current client. Though I identify as Christian, I don't belong to any one particular church or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By Leanna
Seriously? I will buy some from you!!

Seriously? I will buy some from you!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,307
Posted By Leanna
Did they have an actual doctor's note that said...

Did they have an actual doctor's note that said "genetic laziness"????:eek: or was this just what the parents said? :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 930
Posted By Leanna
May 1st is Days Away... (NYS)

and I still don't feel like I have a hold on the new regs!
I got a landline as my "designated" phone so I could keep my cell on me at all times.
I figured out a storage system for the blankets &...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By Leanna
Do you have a local child care resource and...

Do you have a local child care resource and referral agency? That is where my health care consultant is from...she is a RN who works there & can be hired as our health care consultant for a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,792
Posted By Leanna
I think we are all missing the most important...

I think we are all missing the most important point of this thread...
Sugar, you ride a motorcycle!!??? :D:eek:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,292
Posted By Leanna
They are keeping her here...by "figure it out and...

They are keeping her here...by "figure it out and make it work" she meant figure out how to afford the payments so she can stay here. I felt bad for a millisecond until I remembered that this is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,292
Posted By Leanna
Update!

So I thought about (ok, ok I stewed!) this all day yesterday and at naptime I crunched some numbers. I thought about how mom said **she thought** she could just put down a deposit and then pay for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,292
Posted By Leanna
Spot-Holding Frustration

I have an infant in care (had her since the end of Aug. 2013). Upon interview and enrollment her parents did not inform me that mom works academic year at the college (she is not a professor, works...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By Leanna
I was just going to post the same thing....

I was just going to post the same thing....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By Leanna
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By Leanna
NYS providers - anyone going to the NYSAEYC conference?

I am for the first time! So excited! Anyone else going??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,093
Posted By Leanna
What no bath? No lullaby? (sung in tune with...

What no bath?
No lullaby? (sung in tune with musical instruments preferably)
No obsessive need to have stuffed animals arranged a certain way on the bed?
No sudden acute pain?
No awkward...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,729
Posted By Leanna
This was kind of my original point/question. I DO...

This was kind of my original point/question. I DO give meds (and have had the extensive training my state requires for us to be able to do so) if they are something the child needs for everyday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,532
Posted By Leanna
Hi OP. I just wanted to say that I am sorry for...

Hi OP. I just wanted to say that I am sorry for what you are going through. I haven't been through a marital separation, but I went through a very difficult time with some other family issues last...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,729
Posted By Leanna
Right - this is what I am saying. It wasn't...

Right - this is what I am saying. It wasn't prescribed "as needed." That I have no problem with. It was prescribed as 3 times per day which I feel can and should be given at home.

DCG hasn't been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,729
Posted By Leanna
Quick Question About Nebulizer (Or Any Med Really...)

DCM kept DCG (1) home today because she had a bad cough over the weekend. DCM took her to the doc who prescribed nebulizer treatments for her 3 times per day (the doctor prescribed this last time DCG...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,157
Posted By Leanna
[/B] This is so true. Minor bumps and...

[/B]

This is so true. Minor bumps and bruises are a normal part of childhood but, for whatever reason, we've got parents who think they aren't.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,388
Posted By Leanna
[/B] Interesting. As a child who grew up...

[/B]

Interesting. As a child who grew up very poor and also neglected, I think uniforms would have made a huge positive change in my life, especially in junior high school. I agree that they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,803
Posted By Leanna
likethislikethislikethis

likethislikethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,420
Posted By Leanna
I run a gun/weapon free daycare. I do not allow...

I run a gun/weapon free daycare. I do not allow weapon toys of any kind. I do see their creativity when they turn something into a gun/sword/alien ray shooter/etc., but I explain that guns hurt...
Showing results 1 to 100 of 487

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:36 AM.



Daycare.com         Find A Daycare         List Your Daycare         Toys & Products                 About Us

Daycare.com
Please read our Disclaimer before continuing.

Topics pertain mainly to the following States:

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming