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Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-19-2013, 08:36 AM
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Views: 1,203
Posted By awestbrook713
Repairs and Maintenance

I have a question on a repair I had made after going out of business in 2012. I closed my daycare doors as of October 17th 2012 but my septic system needed to be pumped December 15th 2012. Can I...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-06-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,618
Posted By awestbrook713
I had this issue last year and yes I only counted...

I had this issue last year and yes I only counted the hours from the time I started in the year to the end of the year.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-06-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,661
Posted By awestbrook713
Depreciation when you've gone out of business.

Can I still claim depreciation if I went out of business before the end of the year?

If I can:
Can I still claim depreciation on items such as the new water heater we had to buy or the multi...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-03-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,509
Posted By awestbrook713
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-02-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,509
Posted By awestbrook713
Closed My Daycare In October

When figuring out my time space % do I use the full years hours of 8784 or do I calculate it using the hours up to my final day of business?

Same question with my mileage do I use the mileage...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-20-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,453
Posted By awestbrook713
Form 1040 es

I'm trying to figure out how to do this form and having a lot of trouble, I was only in business since august of 2011 so I don't have a full year under my belt. I'm not sure how to correctly figure...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-15-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,989
Posted By awestbrook713
Please disregard this post I researched a bit...

Please disregard this post I researched a bit more and found that its not the same depreciation.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-15-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,989
Posted By awestbrook713
New York State Tax Return And Depreciation Question

I have made it to my state taxes now and ran into something I am not sure about. I depreciated items on my federal return, I live in New york and have gotten to line 23 on form IT-201 Other under New...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-15-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,437
Posted By awestbrook713
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-13-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,437
Posted By awestbrook713
Cost Of Items I'm Depreciating

Some of the items I put into use for my business in august I bought a year or two ago and don't remember the exact price. Is there a website I can go to to give me the fair market value of items when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,863
Posted By awestbrook713
I like to do sandwiches a lot, egg salad, tuna...

I like to do sandwiches a lot, egg salad, tuna fish, grilled cheese, pb and J, ham, turkey, roastbeef. I then just add fresh fruits and veggies. I know my menu looks lazy but honestly I have a lot of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,336
Posted By awestbrook713
My whole program is pretty much free play at the...

My whole program is pretty much free play at the moment due to a super crazy schedule, I have kids coming and going all day. Its hard to sit and do a project. I keep a schedule for snacks, and lunch...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Poll: Frustration
Views: 3,776
Posted By awestbrook713
Lol thanks Ariana, she does get her hair done...

Lol thanks Ariana, she does get her hair done atleast once or twice a month cut and color not sure about the nails though. She has mom in law and sister watch them the other days of the week I don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,696
Posted By awestbrook713
Is she registered? If not right there should be a...

Is she registered? If not right there should be a reason you are calling let them discover if everything else is true on their own.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 27
Poll: Frustration
Views: 3,776
Posted By awestbrook713
Thank you for all of your responses, I guess how...

Thank you for all of your responses, I guess how you charge is determined by a lot of factors. I consider myself a fair person and try to help everyone while still trying to be fair. This is my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Poll: Frustration
Views: 3,776
Posted By awestbrook713
I did the whole part time thing last year and was...

I did the whole part time thing last year and was getting taken advantage of, so I decided a strict daily rate would work best and gave them all ample time to decide if they were financially capable....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,160
Posted By awestbrook713
I had a mom call me one time and ask if her...

I had a mom call me one time and ask if her daughter could stay with me for the rest of the day because the school was sending her home with possible pink eye, I almost laughed at her over the phone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 27
Poll: Frustration
Views: 3,776
Posted By awestbrook713
I am comfortable with my rates, its just when I...

I am comfortable with my rates, its just when I get the sob stories about being short on money that I start second guessing myself, I am too nice sometimes. I am actually going to be calling my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 27
Poll: Frustration
Views: 3,776
Posted By awestbrook713
Frustration

I charge weekly rates I figure out the weekly rate by multiplying # of days a week by $25 a day so at max my parents are being charged $125 a week for 5 days. My drop in rate is $25 also. The average...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,020
Posted By awestbrook713
Wax paper is a good idea, these all are good...

Wax paper is a good idea, these all are good ideas ty:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By awestbrook713
Ok just for anyones reference in NY if a child is...

Ok just for anyones reference in NY if a child is scheduled for daycare and is here for a little bit goes to school program and gets sick and goes home and doesn't return to daycare like they were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By awestbrook713
I do provide 5 days sick time in my contract, but...

I do provide 5 days sick time in my contract, but I'm actually referring to new york subsidy program provides families with 8 paid sick days per period but I don't know since she was here for a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By awestbrook713
I'm in new york if that helps since I know...

I'm in new york if that helps since I know different rules for different states
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By awestbrook713
question reguarding daycare subsidy

I have a question I wanted to ask on here before I call the girls at my licensing office. I have a subsidy family that the little girl was here for 35 minutes before I got her on the bus for school,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,020
Posted By awestbrook713
No but I have limited space and use the changing...

No but I have limited space and use the changing table on my pack and play that I take down after the days I have babies here each week. I figured paper would work better then dragging every thing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,899
Posted By awestbrook713
Good for you! I wish I could strictly take ft too...

Good for you! I wish I could strictly take ft too but just not likely in my area too many day programs starting with age 2 and up. Good luck with term letter!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,020
Posted By awestbrook713
Anyone, Websites for daycare products?

Anyone, Websites for daycare products?
Forum: Curriculum 01-18-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,256
Posted By awestbrook713
I have a few suggestions that I have been given...

I have a few suggestions that I have been given and came up with myself.

Blocks
Playdough (make your own plenty of recipes out there let them help make it then play with it)
Flubber (same as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,164
Posted By awestbrook713
I understand your situation but at the same time...

I understand your situation but at the same time this child sounds like its not her fault for her appearance. Maybe speak to the parents about you concerns and if it doesn't impove try the poster...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,314
Posted By awestbrook713
My daily rate is also $25 a day and I charge a...

My daily rate is also $25 a day and I charge a weekly rate based on the daily rate multiplied by number of days the child is here a week.

I had this same issue Subsidy dcm talked to her friend...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,291
Posted By awestbrook713
I don't know whether this is an issue or not...

I don't know whether this is an issue or not since all my families know each other so first and last names aren't an issue.

Have parents made a fuss about their childs name being visible to other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,020
Posted By awestbrook713
Diaper Changing Table Paper

Ok I have been using a mat that I disinfect after I change the babies since I only had two my, my own child and another little one 2-3 days a week. I am interviewing another mom with an infant today...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,434
Posted By awestbrook713
I realized that free play is a lot of my problem...

I realized that free play is a lot of my problem on stressful days, I like to let the kids have a lot of say in what they do but once they start getting out of control I have to reel them back in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,268
Posted By awestbrook713
First off I had AAA and they will tow to a place...

First off I had AAA and they will tow to a place that supports triple AAA and fix the tire there shes trying to pull a fast one, bet the pic of the flat wasn't even her car.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,751
Posted By awestbrook713
I live in a trailer so space is limited but I use...

I live in a trailer so space is limited but I use it to the best of my ability!

Ok I want to upload 4 pictures and it won't let me any one have any ideas?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,773
Posted By awestbrook713
I will definately check these out, I'm just at a...

I will definately check these out, I'm just at a loss they listen to me just not as well when other people/parents are around and those are the times I need them to the most. Thank you again for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,696
Posted By awestbrook713
Shes not actually here to do my inspection just...

Shes not actually here to do my inspection just to help with program activities, ideas, we made play dough last time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,773
Posted By awestbrook713
When your own kids won't listen.

Ok so I have my licensor come once a month to help me work on my program, its something I signed up for. I have 3 boys of my own an 11 mon old, 5 yr old, and a soon to be 8 yr old.

The two older...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,512
Posted By awestbrook713
I found out what the average in my area was. They...

I found out what the average in my area was. They usually have an hourly, daily, and weekly. I wanted to go with a weekly set rate so this is how I did it and it seems to be working well: Daily...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,696
Posted By awestbrook713
lol yes monthly its part of a program I am doing...

lol yes monthly its part of a program I am doing when I am done I get a certificate and they will help me set up a table at a local business advertising my daycare. Its a pain and very nerve...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-12-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,415
Posted By awestbrook713
I agree with blackcat on the break down and...

I agree with blackcat on the break down and input.

I'm not in the union yet either but they take the 2% whether you are or not.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,696
Posted By awestbrook713
Flubber

So my licensor came yesterday for her monthly visit and she had the kids make flubber. Its pretty darn neat and easy to make:

2cups water 1 and 1/2 cups white glue. Mix in big bowl

Add a squirt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,216
Posted By awestbrook713
I feel your pain I have a family whose drop off...

I feel your pain I have a family whose drop off was 1230 to 1245, she txt me and told me 5 minutes of 8am that her child would be there in a few minutes. There was no can you take him early is this...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-12-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,415
Posted By awestbrook713
Union Dues

I receive subsidy payments in the state of New York and as of 2012 they will now be deducting 2% of the union dues from each of your subsidy payments whether you join or not. In the letters I have...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-12-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,022
Posted By awestbrook713
Did you actually keep the "actual food expenses"...

Did you actually keep the "actual food expenses" or did you take the standard meal deduction for your state?

If you didn't then I believe you will have to look at the standard meal deduction and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,597
Posted By awestbrook713
I am on pinterest and am wondering how I couldn't...

I am on pinterest and am wondering how I couldn't have thought about that. Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,597
Posted By awestbrook713
Craft Websites

Can I get some craft websites from you guys, I search and find a lot of websites but nothing that really wows me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,708
Posted By awestbrook713
I don't know why I didn't catch it when she...

I don't know why I didn't catch it when she handed them to me, actually it was dad that dropped them off and hes just responsible for dropping the child off he doesn't handle anything else. Mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,062
Posted By awestbrook713
Feeding the kids is one of the things I dread,...

Feeding the kids is one of the things I dread, everyone doesn't like at least one thing on their plate but want seconds of a certain thing, they eat whats on their plate or they wait till snack. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,708
Posted By awestbrook713
Oh I forgot I had another mom with an infant...

Oh I forgot I had another mom with an infant email me today and asking about me watching her child on mondays, I would be taking a $25 to $50 loss a week but if other mom gives me to much trouble I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,708
Posted By awestbrook713
No Room

I have 9 kids that I watch. I sent out schedules to all my parents last year in october so they could write down what days I have who and I could make sure I was never over my numbers. I had one mom...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-06-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,266
Posted By awestbrook713
If you have MMK you can print out a filled out...

If you have MMK you can print out a filled out one for each family with the total amount paid at the top of the form, your name, address, and tax ID#. Thats what I did hope this helps.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,949
Posted By awestbrook713
I have a 3 month old like this. He sleeps alot,...

I have a 3 month old like this. He sleeps alot, and can wake up from a lengthy nap get fed, changed, and fall right back to sleep. Parents say he sleeps through the night too. Every baby is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,888
Posted By awestbrook713
I don't and will not discuss what others pay me...

I don't and will not discuss what others pay me and if they want to gossip about it then that is their choice. Everyone has the same daily rate just some of them have different amounts of days they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,888
Posted By awestbrook713
Vent-Parents talking among each other behind my back.

Just had a mom txt me wanting to discuss why state paid and out of pocket families are paying different rates, ugh. They aren't but one of my confused other families took it upon themselves to tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,310
Posted By awestbrook713
I'm a newbie at the handbook thingy but I will...

I'm a newbie at the handbook thingy but I will post mine. I had gotten help from one of the other providers on here and just tweaked it to work for my daycare. Hopefully I did this right, I also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,683
Posted By awestbrook713
They ask for my food program sheets where I mark...

They ask for my food program sheets where I mark present or absent and which meals I have fed the children and the sheets I actually record the meals we have had for the day but thats it. I even...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,683
Posted By awestbrook713
I am on the food program. You are in NY right...

I am on the food program. You are in NY right melskids? I was never told I needed them to sign in and out. And my other issue is kids that don't arrive here with their parents but off the school bus....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,683
Posted By awestbrook713
I am using the sign in/out sheet from MMK it has...

I am using the sign in/out sheet from MMK it has each kids name on it and a place for sign in time parent signature and sign out time and signature not that difficult. I have it on the counter right...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,683
Posted By awestbrook713
Well I should have been doing it from the...

Well I should have been doing it from the beginning but I am still learning and started this for 2012. I am just floored by how much issue I am having with it. Just sign the paper and go jeeze.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,683
Posted By awestbrook713
Signing Kids In And Out

How many of you have parents sign their kids in and out? I just started this mainly for records for the state paid kids but figured I would do it for all, the parents keep looking at me like I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,102
Posted By awestbrook713
She didn't have to pay for the days she wasn't...

She didn't have to pay for the days she wasn't here but as of 2012 she does, it was one of my hardest sells on my new contract and I am sure I will have to fight with a few to pay the first few...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,351
Posted By awestbrook713
I am in ny also and keep good records and my home...

I am in ny also and keep good records and my home clean but the only real record I have of how I have cleaned my house each day is the time record I keep on MMK. Is there a certain form I should be...
Forum: Forms - Uploads 01-04-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,193
Posted By awestbrook713
So mom called last night and I figured since I...

So mom called last night and I figured since I don't see her as much that that was the perfect opportunity to talk to her about this issue among other things. I am gonna do it a little differently...
Forum: Forms - Uploads 01-03-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,193
Posted By awestbrook713
Thank you Blackcat I think the part about...

Thank you Blackcat I think the part about assigning one party responsible for payment is perfect and much more professional then my little speech.
Forum: Forms - Uploads 01-03-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,193
Posted By awestbrook713
Requiring Payment From Only One Parent Of A Separated Couple

So since I have been having troubles with collecting my pay at the end of the week from a certain family I have decided I want one of the parents to be responsible for payment so I don't have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,229
Posted By awestbrook713
Which inspection are you getting done, I had two...

Which inspection are you getting done, I had two one from a fire inspector guy who told me what I needed to fix and then my licensor came out and made sure I had fixed the problems and did her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,649
Posted By awestbrook713
I make sure all my families know they need to...

I make sure all my families know they need to have other options lined up should an emergency arrive, not that families follow the rules but I would make sure she knows for next time she needs to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,046
Posted By awestbrook713
I'm sure this family will be getting terminated...

I'm sure this family will be getting terminated in the next month or so since mom can't seem to keep her rude comments to her self or pay me on time. She is challenging me at every turn and I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,046
Posted By awestbrook713
Mom just showed up and paid me, I told her we...

Mom just showed up and paid me, I told her we really need to get on the same page because the amount of stress I am feeling from our professional relationship is becoming not worth dealing with. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,046
Posted By awestbrook713
I have typed up to options let me know what you...

I have typed up to options let me know what you think:

Final Warning

On this 2nd day of January 2012 I am giving you your final warning that if you have to be reminded about payment again I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,046
Posted By awestbrook713
I know terminating her would be a really big...

I know terminating her would be a really big weight lifted off my chest, the money issue isn't the only problem but its the most recent. I am scared to death, just thinking about it makes me feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,046
Posted By awestbrook713
Do I terminate?

I am having an internal battle. My mind is telling me I have had enough and its time to cut this mom loose and start this year with one less pita but my stomach is in knots.

I spoke to this mom a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,102
Posted By awestbrook713
Thank you all I want is honestly and being blunt...

Thank you all I want is honestly and being blunt is the best way to handle things I am finding. Mom showed up today and not a word about what happened yesterday. I will not be buying any additional...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,102
Posted By awestbrook713
When Is Enough Enough

I am at my wits end. I have a family with a 3 yr old and a 6 yr old.

Problem #1- Mom didn't like my rates and gave me a hard time telling me I am to expensive, even though she gets her daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,371
Posted By awestbrook713
I have a family where dad is a jehovahs witness...

I have a family where dad is a jehovahs witness and I almost said Merry Christmas to him but bit my tongue. He is a super nice guy and doubt he would have taken offence but I still would have been...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 12-22-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,053
Posted By awestbrook713
Private mortgage insurance

Can you claim your PMI as a deduction using time-space % or is this one of the home insurances you can't deduct?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,638
Posted By awestbrook713
Wow I hope shes been calling them and staying on...

Wow I hope shes been calling them and staying on top of the problem, apparently my county is the county they use as the example for all other counties in the area. This month was the first month I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,638
Posted By awestbrook713
Oh and meeko I'm jealous you get paid in advance...

Oh and meeko I'm jealous you get paid in advance I have to wait until the second week of the following month for my reimbursement :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,638
Posted By awestbrook713
I have already called and verified that they are...

I have already called and verified that they are responsible for any amount over what my reimbursement is, I am just wondering and guess I will have to call and find out what the penalties are (if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,638
Posted By awestbrook713
Subsidy Question

If a parent is getting daycare subsidy and the who weeks rate isn't paid by it the parent is responsible for the remaining amount, correct? If the parent does not pay this amount can you turn them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,861
Posted By awestbrook713
I wonder when she will be asking the questions, I...

I wonder when she will be asking the questions, I just can't wait to hear what she has come up with I am almost giddy. I am starting to look at all this opposition as a challenge I have to win.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2011, 08:29 AM
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Views: 1,861
Posted By awestbrook713
My husband is my sub and I try to schedule any...

My husband is my sub and I try to schedule any appointments early enough in the day or late in the day so I am still able to provide care. Husband is starting new hours and will be home on tuesdays...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,861
Posted By awestbrook713
Never Watch Relatives Children

I am raising my rates and changed a lot of my policies for the coming year. I thought I had beaten all the drama and opposition but leave it to one family who happens to be relatives. She had said to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,083
Posted By awestbrook713
I just went through this same thing, I was...

I just went through this same thing, I was suffering from a kidney stone but mom brought 6 wk old here anyways but the other day came home sick and was sleeping while I watched the child, and because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,061
Posted By awestbrook713
Definition of a Daycare provider

Think I might put this in my parent handbook next year lol.

Definition of a Child Care Provider
Child Care Pro-vi-der (child'kÔr pr§ vid'er)n. chef, baker, janitor, sock and shoe finder, coat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,962
Posted By awestbrook713
I am changing my rates for all dcf's this...

I am changing my rates for all dcf's this january, I got a lot of flack for it at first but as of right now everyone is still staying. I will be asking this thursday for their final decisions and if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,119
Posted By awestbrook713
I just ordered a table and chairs from this...

I just ordered a table and chairs from this company too and the table is great but the 6 chairs I ordered are lost somewhere in the mailing system gotta love UPS. Wish I had seen this table and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,130
Posted By awestbrook713
December 1st

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I have my second dinner at the inlaws tonight (wish me luck lol). I ended up with today off after all since I got a txt from mom of the only two girls I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,420
Posted By awestbrook713
Not crazy just brave christian mother. I...

Not crazy just brave christian mother.

I had to laugh at the rolling under the carpet and sitting on, the 6 yr old I have referred to in this post rolled her 4 yr old brother up in a blanket and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,420
Posted By awestbrook713
The playing wasn't the issue today it was the...

The playing wasn't the issue today it was the tone of her voice she was taking with the other children, very bossy and not very nice at all, she sat down a few times to have me time and then I had to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,420
Posted By awestbrook713
My Patience Is Wearing Thin.....

I have 9 kids total today 2 under 1. two 3 yr olds, one 4 yr old, one 5 yr old, two 6 yr olds, one 7 yr old. One of the 6 yr olds is a new girl she complains about everything, has an attitude and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,822
Posted By awestbrook713
I completely understand, I have one family too...

I completely understand, I have one family too with 2 dcg. Dad isn't working but mom is but for some reason he isn't taking them. I have our thanksgiving dinner with my inlaws that night so nothing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,622
Posted By awestbrook713
I don't see where an age is given, and honestly...

I don't see where an age is given, and honestly if I was mom I would have provided something and rather gotten it back then give the kid nothing. Kids don't understand how their bodies work at young...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,639
Posted By awestbrook713
I will I am sitting here having a twilight...

I will I am sitting here having a twilight marathon until the troops arrive and while my baby is sleeping. Small break time for mommy and I am taking it!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,343
Posted By awestbrook713
I have my own 9 month old and just started a 6...

I have my own 9 month old and just started a 6 week old last week, they are wonderful but going from holding one to the other shows how my baby isn't such a baby anymore :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,639
Posted By awestbrook713
Thats good to know that it will go away as soon...

Thats good to know that it will go away as soon as its out, I can't wait. I can handle pain but it wears on my patience after a while and I tend to become crabby.

I couldn't imagine having 2 at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,639
Posted By awestbrook713
You know the scary part is I don't know the exact...

You know the scary part is I don't know the exact name of the procedure. The stone was a cm in diameter and sitting at the opening to my bladder with no where to go so they had to go up break it up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,639
Posted By awestbrook713
I have to do thanksgiving since my mom moved out...

I have to do thanksgiving since my mom moved out of state this year so I have been passed the torch, I have recruited my younger sister for help with dinner.

I really can't afford to be off at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,639
Posted By awestbrook713
thanks me too.

thanks me too.
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