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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By 284878
Oh and Congrats, I read your other post and I...

Oh and Congrats, I read your other post and I just went through a similar story and now I have a healthy one-year-old boy. Totally worth the wait.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By 284878
Do you use an email for daycare only? If so you...

Do you use an email for daycare only? If so you could do a vacation response that uses one of snowmom phrases and a link to a local daycare list (here if your state does not have one) or if you use a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By 284878
https://www.harborfreight.com/search?q=driveway%20...

https://www.harborfreight.com/search?q=driveway%20alarm

I have one and so does BC. I use mine at bottom of the steps to my door. I get to the before the parents do.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By 284878
Here is Tom Blog for today. Seems to fit this...

Here is Tom Blog for today. Seems to fit this post or even inspired by this post.

http://tomcopelandblog.com/what-records-must-you-give-parents
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By 284878
We upgraded our floors to laminate wood flooring....

We upgraded our floors to laminate wood flooring. So I got a Shark, similar to the one BC pictured but in blue. The blue one has the two rollers and two speeds. One speed for carpet and another for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By 284878
It took me awhile oh, I had to go back in and...

It took me awhile oh, I had to go back in and reapply before I got approved. Then you have to sign up to get flyers.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By 284878
I think that this leans more towards a legal...

I think that this leans more towards a legal question. I recommend you ask Tom Copeland. He is very quick at responding, he may even respond to this post.

www.tomcopelandblog.com

Personally, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By 284878
Costco- you can have a membership and shop online...

Costco- you can have a membership and shop online even if you don't have a store near you.

BJ warehouse too

Amazon Prime or open a second account as Amazon business. As a business account you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By 284878
My DD gets passport, her great aunt got it for...

My DD gets passport, her great aunt got it for her. This year, that is what she is learning, each month is a different country.

But that sounds like fun.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By 284878
School Aged Kids for the Summer - Pen Pals

For those that have school-aged kids in the summer, what do you have them do during naps?




I will have my dd home and a SA DCB here a few days a week. I will also have 3 toddlers and a baby....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By 284878
Every Other Week

I have a DCM that contacted me and she says she has her son every other week and wants care for only the week that she has him.

I charge $150 a week. I am okay with just charging a holding fee...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By 284878
I have seen these rail covers but I am not sure...

I have seen these rail covers but I am not sure if licensing would approve or if I feel safe with them. I considered getting them for my ds crib when he started teething on it but he stopped on his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By 284878
She says it is worn not peeling. She reports that...

She says it is worn not peeling. She reports that she tried to rub it off with her thumbnail and it did not remove. I am going to take her at her word for now but will take a closer look if I decide...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By 284878
It is fairly new and meets our regulations. My DS...

It is fairly new and meets our regulations. My DS crib is the same model just a different color and I just got his last winter.

...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By 284878
Portable Crib - Is It Worth $40 Used

Looking to get another foldable mini crib and I found one on FB. It needs a mattress, I can get one for $21 on Amazon. But not sure about the crib. It is new without a mattress for roughly $120 on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By 284878
Depends on your state rules on whether you are...

Depends on your state rules on whether you are required to allow them into your home.
As far as I know, I am not required but it may be in other states.

I do know that I can't leave a therapist...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By 284878
Check out www.kellymom.com for answers to breast...

Check out www.kellymom.com for answers to breast milk questions.

You can serve the milk cold but after one hour after the milk is served it needs to be dumped. To avoid to much waste serve a oz...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By 284878
Would you like to come to my home (apartment...

Would you like to come to my home (apartment building basement) for my Mary Kay party? I want to get as many guests as I can.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By 284878
interesting, I see labels on the brushes, what do...

interesting, I see labels on the brushes, what do they say? Any trouble with the labels falling off?

Trying to find a way to label; mine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 507
Posted By 284878
Op- Honestly the wording you use in the first...

Op- Honestly the wording you use in the first post says to me that you are holding a grudge against this family for talking you into longer hours. That no matter what they ask, you are going to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By 284878
I've heard of some providers using a cot/ mat or...

I've heard of some providers using a cot/ mat or with a play yard around it. That way if she gets up and runs she can't leave the Playard.
Is there any way you can separate her nap space from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By 284878
Lightbulb Yes, some times it is peer pressure. I remember a...

Yes, some times it is peer pressure. I remember a time with my DD, and someone asked if she was doing some milestone that she was no were near old enough for. They made me feel bad about her skills....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By 284878
Oh I have that, I use it for my porch steps....

Oh I have that, I use it for my porch steps. Those are useful and work well but also annoying. One time it keep going off, so I keep looking out to see who was there. The last time I waited and then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By 284878
What kind of gate alarm do you have.

What kind of gate alarm do you have.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By 284878
Well, the next time I threaten to take him in his...

Well, the next time I threaten to take him in his underwear he got dressed.

Not staying on the bus thing had to do with my niece (12), see she had missed the bus so she walked over so I could...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By 284878
I had a foster son who would not let me get him...

I had a foster son who would not let me get him dressed, he did not want to go to school that day. He was not going to get dressed, no way. Sat on his bedroom floor with his arms crossed. So I helped...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 713
Posted By 284878
They have been recalled Fisher-Price Recalls...

They have been recalled

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock n Play Sleepers Due to Reports of Deaths
72
Recalled Fisher-Price Rock n Play sleeper
Recalled Fisher-Price Rock n Play sleeper

Name of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 763
Posted By 284878
No cab here either. I had a sibling group when I...

No cab here either. I had a sibling group when I was fostering. Two went one school by bus to one school in one direction and another one went to another school but that school wouldn't supply a bus,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 764
Posted By 284878
If I never closed early for personal reasons, I...

If I never closed early for personal reasons, I would never go to a doctor appointment, school conference, school event. And I would have one unhappy family. There is no way I would work 12 hours a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By 284878
Have you tried to apply for a new ein? It may...

Have you tried to apply for a new ein?
It may say you have one and send your number again. (Make sure you use the IRS site)

I believe she can claim with out either, but message Tom Copeland he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 764
Posted By 284878
My local butcher shop closes early for personal...

My local butcher shop closes early for personal reasons. I don't find that unprofessional at all. My chiropractor and dentist both have done it too.

I am not sure what state you are in but my...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-09-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By 284878
Talking Go to here ...

Go to here
http://tomcopelandblog.com/a-guide-to-turbotax-2018-part-ii
it should answer your question, if not message Tom and he will get back to you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By 284878
I like this. I might even attach wavied late fee...

I like this. I might even attach wavied late fee of xx in their end of the year receipt.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By 284878
Yes, I am on the tier that lets me claim my own...

Yes, I am on the tier that lets me claim my own child. But I didn't know if I would get in trouble because she was home sick vs just home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By 284878
Child Home Sick - FP

My dd was home sick yesterday. I fed her in her room during meal times. Can I still claim her for the meals she ate on the FP?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By 284878
My DC is open m-th and I am closed for Christmas...

My DC is open m-th and I am closed for Christmas and national holidays, like labor day and Thanksgiving. Some DC will close for president day and other holiday.
I work contract hours up to ten per...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,182
Posted By 284878
Ok how about baby carrots and cubed cheese and...

Ok how about baby carrots and cubed cheese and water.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,182
Posted By 284878
True you can not count water as part of the meal...

True you can not count water as part of the meal but you can count the meal as long as it has two other components.

Try this menu

Monday: Graham crackers & milk
Tuesday: STRING CHEESE & HALO...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-18-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By 284878
I think that Tom Copeland would be the best one...

I think that Tom Copeland would be the best one to answer these questions. If he doesn't respond to you here then check out his website at www.tomcopelandblog.com. There's a way to contact him there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By 284878
Glad I could help, it's a little tricky and how...

Glad I could help, it's a little tricky and how to add notifications, I would do it test with your email and somebody else's make sure you enter it right. You can also do a text message the only to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By 284878
Do you have a form that you use for them to...

Do you have a form that you use for them to submit their schedule?
Or spot for them to drop it off at?

For me I was considering a family with a rotating schedule and I created a paper and a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By 284878
I use a spray mop with reuseable pad. I fill the...

I use a spray mop with reuseable pad. I fill the bottle with vinager water.
I have vinyl in my kitchen and laminate in living room.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By 284878
We got the alert. I don't think dh turn it down....

We got the alert. I don't think dh turn it down. We have propane not natural gas here, so I don't think I'd make it different for us. But licensing requires us to keep household temperature between...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By 284878
I have a driveway alarm and love it. I also have...

I have a driveway alarm and love it. I also have a small one from harbor freight that I use for the back steps, so I hear when the get to the door.

The fp does not surprise me as much as she use...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By 284878
Yes this. I was also told that if you call and...

Yes this. I was also told that if you call and tell them what time you expect him and his address, they will come and wait for him. Also call CPS, tell them that he is drunk at pickup, they will at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By 284878
Yes there is new laws. I'll daycares are no...

Yes there is new laws. I'll daycares are no license and I are registered anymore. You now have to wait in for your inspection order to open your doors. As for whether or not she should just close for...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-10-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By 284878
Talking Hello there fellow Michigander. Here...

Hello there fellow Michigander.



Here is what the second link that bc posted. It is from Tom's blog.

Can Parents Claim the Child Care Tax Credit if I’m Not Licensed?
NOVEMBER 13, 2016
...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-09-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By 284878
I got a neat scanner. It is nice but I got an...

I got a neat scanner. It is nice but I got an older one so I crashes and CS won't help trouble shoot because of the age of the product.
I like it because it is a feed scanner vs flat bed. I can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By 284878
I use a play yard for lo, most will stop...

I use a play yard for lo, most will stop screaming and play.
The older ones want in too, it's a novelty.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
Posted By 284878
I am with happy mom on this. So here are my...

I am with happy mom on this.

So here are my questions

1. Are you pace feeding the baby?
2. Did you bf your own children? Did you pump?
3. Did you make an 8 oz bottle on to begin with or did...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By 284878
Talking How do you advertise? Do you say unlicense, in...

How do you advertise? Do you say unlicense, in your ad? I read somewhere that providers that can operate with out a license should avoid saying unlicense because 'un' is associated as a negative...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By 284878
Thank you, I just remembered, this is not the...

Thank you, I just remembered, this is not the first time DCM has paid me a holding fee. They paid me 1.5 years ago while DCD was off on disability. DCk came two days and they paid a holding fee for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By 284878
No, I do not have the enrollment fee from them...

No, I do not have the enrollment fee from them but DCM is working on the paperwork and emailing it currently.

Currently, they are not attending and not up to date with their holding fee. Do you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By 284878
Yes, this is true they have not paid for the...

Yes, this is true they have not paid for the second week. I also did not remind them but with that said I do not have it in my policies that I am responsible to remind them. However, following most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By 284878
I am contract hour daycare with a limit of 9.5...

I am contract hour daycare with a limit of 9.5 hours per day. At drop off one day, she said, I got a new job and I will be working more hours. She went on to say that it was a little farther away and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By 284878
When Terming Is Needed ..... Help Me Rip Off This Band Aid

DCM hours changed but we did not change anything because DCD could be picked up but then DCD was placed on 10 hours and she was 37 minutes late due to him still being at work. So they asked for...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-02-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By 284878
You claim all the meals you served even if it was...

You claim all the meals you served even if it was just a popsicle. However you also claim the money from the fp as income.

Check out Tom copeland's blog for more details on how this works numbers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 854
Posted By 284878
I nursed my DD until 17 months. I fed her in the...

I nursed my DD until 17 months. I fed her in the morning and evening during the last month, she drank water mainly and some milk during the day. She talked but she would ask to be fed by smacking my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,256
Posted By 284878
Can you please help me find the rules on that? I...

Can you please help me find the rules on that? I don't recall that rule and can't seem to find it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By 284878
Hyland Teething Tablets have been discounted.

Hyland Teething Tablets have been discounted.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By 284878
You should contact Tom Copeland and see what...

You should contact Tom Copeland and see what advice he can give you.
I wonder if you could sue her....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 752
Posted By 284878
I was going to suggest to Dance Party too since I...

I was going to suggest to Dance Party too since I believe she's in a center or not home daycare and doesn't have the freedom just too go outside whenever.

I've done dance parties before but now I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By 284878
First Contact your licensing and let them know...

First Contact your licensing and let them know what is going on in case somebody does call. You can also ask them what to do.
Honestly I don't know as long as they are off school grounds at the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,085
Posted By 284878
Yes do this, text him daily.

Yes do this, text him daily.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By 284878
I don't answer the door. If families need to drop...

I don't answer the door. If families need to drop things off after hours (or after they drop off in the morning), they put it in a Dropbox on my porch, just like I would have to do it if I went to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,085
Posted By 284878
I have a similar policy, I enforced it last year...

I have a similar policy, I enforced it last year when I had to start taking my daughter to the bus. My driveway is longer and I can't see the end from our house, so I have to walk down the driveway...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By 284878
But don't you need their social security number...

But don't you need their social security number to do this?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By 284878
Pull ups are a status smybol. So they can have...

Pull ups are a status smybol. So they can have the ability to say, my child has been wearing them for......... long or My child hasn't worn diapers since she was two.
And make it sound like their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By 284878
The cot comes with a storage bag which makes the...

The cot comes with a storage bag which makes the cot bit smaller.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By 284878
I'll try to post a picture of one of mine later,...

I'll try to post a picture of one of mine later, if I didn't mention it before I just hold them up with the sheet on them and then I know which kid gets which one. But if it helps I literally have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By 284878
Regalo makes an expandable cot. Amazon sells them...

Regalo makes an expandable cot. Amazon sells them wwith a sheet for about $25. The come in blue and pink. They are easy to store in a corner, closet or even under a bed.
I use crib sheets, the kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By 284878
Not sure if this is a scam or not but what's the...

Not sure if this is a scam or not but what's the likelihood of having two post in one year with someone giving up their child for adoption.

https://www.daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=89068
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By 284878
I personally can handle military time, my dad...

I personally can handle military time, my dad would use military time all the time and I just got use to it. What I am not personally use to is military dates. Example today would be 11-10-2018. Day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,564
Posted By 284878
Are you on the Food Program? Do you provide...

Are you on the Food Program? Do you provide formula or do you require the parents too?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By 284878
Rasian in kidkare is number 33 in the fruit...

Rasian in kidkare is number 33 in the fruit category. (Serve them weekly)

However op originally posted that they were serving crasians, which are dried cranberries. They are not on the kidkare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By 284878
I noticed this too, the ironic thing is when I...

I noticed this too, the ironic thing is when I applied for the grant I only had two kids under 12 months.
I did get some toys with suction cups on them for infants. But the majority of the money I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By 284878
We are required cribs or pnp. I am not sure if I...

We are required cribs or pnp. I am not sure if I would be comfortable with the idea of a cot. My cots are regalo cots and they are not a mesh material and they are higher off the ground then the ones...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By 284878
I took Tom's advice with my contacts and It has a...

I took Tom's advice with my contacts and It has a clause that states:
I parent names agree to abide by all the current and future policies given to me by day care name. (Or something like that)
So...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,088
Posted By 284878
If you. (or any reading this post) ever need ASQ...

If you. (or any reading this post) ever need ASQ again, you can find it here: http://www.easterseals.com/mtffc/asq/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,088
Posted By 284878
Do you have a developmental screening assessment...

Do you have a developmental screening assessment tool like ages and stages questionnaire?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By 284878
Firing - Terming Via Email, Appropriate or Not?

Another thread got me thinking, is it appropriate to fire or term via email?
I've heard of several different ways that providers term, some will hand over a letter, others sneak the letter into the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,363
Posted By 284878
Tied shorts or pants that don't need it, stayed...

Tied shorts or pants that don't need it, stayed untied.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,363
Posted By 284878
Or the wrap onieies, there is like fifteen snaps...

Or the wrap onieies, there is like fifteen snaps but they are randomly placed around the shirt. You have to fold the first side over the chest and snap in different spots, then fold the other side...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By 284878
I have the same as you, expect the 3.5 m month is...

I have the same as you, expect the 3.5 m month is mine and is here all the time.
7:30 dcb2 arrives, we take DD to the bus, then back to the house for breakfast and so I can feed DS. We play until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By 284878
I do, but for me it just fell in to my lap. I had...

I do, but for me it just fell in to my lap. I had a full house that was full time and I had to let a family go, the replacement family was three days. Then the other family (worked with termed DCM)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,363
Posted By 284878
I snap correctly but don't always put bottoms...

I snap correctly but don't always put bottoms back on or socks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,146
Posted By 284878
I don't ask or receive a schedule from my PT...

I don't ask or receive a schedule from my PT families, I reserve their days for them. However I had one family that would tell me in advance when the child would not be coming.
If they had shown up,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By 284878
Yes I think you should say or do something. I'm...

Yes I think you should say or do something. I'm not sure what though. I've had family show up before their contract time and I've never had one mad at me for not answering the door. Some things that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,069
Posted By 284878
I agree with BC, I was going to post something...

I agree with BC, I was going to post something similar.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,255
Posted By 284878
Update - dcg8 is back in school now, on her last...

Update - dcg8 is back in school now, on her last day here, she didn't touch her lunch. It was ham, potatoes, green beans and bread. Dcb2 was eating just fine but she keep telling him how to eat and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By 284878
Camper door holder might work, it sounds very...

Camper door holder might work, it sounds very much like what you are describing....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,786
Posted By 284878
Yep, cause I have a current family that uses...

Yep, cause I have a current family that uses their own pen. I can tell when they do because it a different color than I have available. But both parents keep a pen in the pocket because of the jobs. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,786
Posted By 284878
Other ways to handle late pick ups is to switch...

Other ways to handle late pick ups is to switch the pen to a different ink color the moment they are late or highlight the sign out box the moment they are late. Both of these ways will get their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By 284878
So what was the answer? I heard that meth labs...

So what was the answer?
I heard that meth labs had to be destroyed.

BG bff put a bid on a house that she thought was to good to be true. She then found out that if she won, she'd have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By 284878
I agree, you don't know what could happen between...

I agree, you don't know what could happen between now and next summer, you may fill the spot and not have room for her.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,255
Posted By 284878
This plus I would not be able to supervise her...

This plus I would not be able to supervise her properly and we go outside after lunch.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,255
Posted By 284878
Believe me I did just this, I just tell her okay...

Believe me I did just this, I just tell her okay and walk away. I don't let her go play instead I make her sit there during the meal until everybody is done. (We all stay at the table until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,255
Posted By 284878
Same boat here. Dcg8 will not eat anything. I...

Same boat here. Dcg8 will not eat anything. I have a rule, if you don't want it don't touch it. (This is for the kids that take the food they don't like off their plates)
When she started, DCM told...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By 284878
Could you say you are revamping the program and...

Could you say you are revamping the program and will reopen the preschool next year. That in the mean time you are going to be taking infants only to keep yourself active duing the revamping.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By 284878
Venmo is free and compatible with any bank, if...

Venmo is free and compatible with any bank, if they want to sign up with a credit card, they get charged the fee I believe.
Venmo transfers money to my account in less than 24 hours. They are also...
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