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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,564
Posted By broncomom1973
I pay $20-$30 for my healthcare provider renewal...

I pay $20-$30 for my healthcare provider renewal CPR through the American Heart Association and it is a private lesson/course.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By broncomom1973
Oh, I can so relate. I just posted that I am...

Oh, I can so relate. I just posted that I am quitting to go work weekends as an LPN at an assisted living. My daycare is only open 10 hours per day, but then you figure in all of the cleaning and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,410
Posted By broncomom1973
HIT is Health Information Technology. I want to...

HIT is Health Information Technology. I want to do medical coding but am going for the degree rather than the certificate. I am only part-time so it will take me a couple more years, lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,410
Posted By broncomom1973
I only plan on doing the weekend thing for maybe...

I only plan on doing the weekend thing for maybe 2 years until my youngest goes to kindergarten. At that point, I should be done with my HIT degree and will hopefully find an 8-5 pm job with no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,410
Posted By broncomom1973
Ha, ha, I was thinking to myself today that I...

Ha, ha, I was thinking to myself today that I better wait until I get paid by one particular family. They pay monthly so I will be giving them an invoice in a little over a week. I will wait until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,410
Posted By broncomom1973
Quitting And Going To Work Weekends!!

I am done. I have decided that 2-1/2 years is enough for me. I have so much respect for those of you who have done this for soooo long. I guess I thought that as my dck's got older it would get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,299
Posted By broncomom1973
What an awesome daycare area you have. What...

What an awesome daycare area you have. What child wouldnt have a great time with all of that fun stuff in such an inviting environment. Well done. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,766
Posted By broncomom1973
This is a post that I posted awhile back...

This is a post that I posted awhile back regarding hand foot and mouth:

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My oldest daughter picked it up at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,987
Posted By broncomom1973
Yeah, I about threw up today watching dcg :( I...

Yeah, I about threw up today watching dcg :( I have gone through a box of kleenex in 2 days for just her and now she is coughing on everything so I have been sanitizing like a mad woman.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,160
Posted By broncomom1973
CHANGE IT NOW!!! LOL. Im just kidding. Well,...

CHANGE IT NOW!!! LOL. Im just kidding. Well, not really. I actually just changed my policy from 5 vacation/sick days to 10 days per family because the 5 sick days was not cutting it. When my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,105
Posted By broncomom1973
Im sure you hold a special place in her heart too...

Im sure you hold a special place in her heart too :)
Forum: Daycare Insurance 08-11-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,531
Posted By broncomom1973
Dh and I are both self employed. I do daycare,...

Dh and I are both self employed. I do daycare, he owns a business with no other employees. We have a comprehensive healthcare plan through BCBS and we pay over $1000 per month for our family of 5. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,824
Posted By broncomom1973
You're scaring me bad! I cant believe someone...

You're scaring me bad! I cant believe someone would behave like that, especially since they just started. That is completely insane!!!

I have a new girl starting tomorrow and I have tried to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,007
Posted By broncomom1973
Thats why I love this forum. It helps to have...

Thats why I love this forum. It helps to have others (who know where you are coming from) give their two cents. I did not say anything to mom, however today dcg says that she told her mom what she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,368
Posted By broncomom1973
Well, once she starts making $40/week for doing a...

Well, once she starts making $40/week for doing a not so easy job, she may be quickly changing her rates, lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,007
Posted By broncomom1973
Should I Say Something???

I have a 4 yr old "princess" here who is not so much of a princess once her parents leave in the a.m. Yesterday, I caught her pinching 2 year old dcb shortly after drop-off and then after lunch she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,623
Posted By broncomom1973
My daughter did not "mouth" things either when...

My daughter did not "mouth" things either when she contracted it. I do also know that it can be passed not only from saliva and coughing/sneezing but from contamination from BM and improper...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,623
Posted By broncomom1973
My oldest daughter picked it up at daycare days...

My oldest daughter picked it up at daycare days before her 4th birthday. It was the last week of October 2008 and I was due to have my son the first week of December 2008. At that time I was the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,174
Posted By broncomom1973
Well, as a nurse who worked for an oral surgeon...

Well, as a nurse who worked for an oral surgeon for 6-1/2 years, I have seen every spectrum of oral health in both children and adults. It really is sad to have to give either oral or IV sedation to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,599
Posted By broncomom1973
Dh supports us. I mean, I take care of our 3...

Dh supports us. I mean, I take care of our 3 kids and take care of only 2 others (the 3rd dcb just left beginning of July). So, I dont make much at all. My husbands income pays for our home,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,599
Posted By broncomom1973
Thanks for the link!!

Thanks for the link!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,599
Posted By broncomom1973
Do You Transport Kids??

I am wondering how many daycare providers take kids out and about in their vehicle. Do you take or pick up dck's from school? I have never filled out the paperwork to be able to take these kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,954
Posted By broncomom1973
Rant Update, lol

Ha, ha, ha. In follow up to my post "rant" that I posted last week, I just have to update as to what this particular dcb's mother let dcb do yesterday. This is a perfect example of his parents not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,902
Posted By broncomom1973
I think it looks great!! I love the monkey...

I think it looks great!! I love the monkey napmats, so cute. My oldest dd is sitting here with me and she just said "I wish your daycare looked like that" to me. Good job.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,078
Posted By broncomom1973
Growing up, I never realized how bad my clothing...

Growing up, I never realized how bad my clothing and hair smelled, but I remember one time in 8th grade health class, my teacher told us she could go around and tell us who came from a home with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,180
Posted By broncomom1973
nannyde, you hit the nail on the head..... again!

nannyde, you hit the nail on the head..... again!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,180
Posted By broncomom1973
QualiTcare -"you pointed out that she would chase...

QualiTcare -"you pointed out that she would chase him down the street whereas you carry your child kicking and screaming to wherever you're going. one might ask, why on earth would you need to carry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,180
Posted By broncomom1973
[QUOTE=Country Kids;115257]I'm another one from...

[QUOTE=Country Kids;115257]I'm another one from the generation where you respected your elders/peers and did what you were asked to. Bottom line and I know if I didn't I was given the LOOK that was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,180
Posted By broncomom1973
Ha, ha, I just put him down for his nap and I...

Ha, ha, I just put him down for his nap and I said "you dont pick your nose at my house" as a reminder to him and he said "no, (name- he refers to himself in 3rd person) pick his nose at my house". ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,663
Posted By broncomom1973
How Many Providers Are Currently Taking College Courses While Doing Daycare?

I am supposed to start online college courses for a non-childcare degree this summer. I am a nurse, but would like to take courses for an HIT degree and possibly do medical coding after my youngest...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,180
Posted By broncomom1973
Rant

I have one dcb who is now 3 who started here at 14 mos. His parents let him rule the roost and I mean literally. I dont think I have ever heard them tell him "no" for anything. At pickup time, he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,527
Posted By broncomom1973
We have these locks you are talking about. They...

We have these locks you are talking about. They are nice locks and work well. Prior to these, we had the Schlage finger recognition ones which you could use the same way (scan in parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,527
Posted By broncomom1973
It sounds like your hubby took care of the...

It sounds like your hubby took care of the problem. I used to have a dcm who would sneek in and watch whatever was going on. I didnt like it at all. It was creepy- turning around and having...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,014
Posted By broncomom1973
There is something very magical about it:) I...

There is something very magical about it:)

I left my TV on last night, woke up at 4:30 a.m. by sheer luck and just in time to see Prince William and Prince Harry walking into Westminster Abby. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,607
Posted By broncomom1973
I let each child's parents bring one cup from...

I let each child's parents bring one cup from home to leave here. So, each child gets to have their own cup, but they have to leave it here. I wash them all daily.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,913
Posted By broncomom1973
BTDT and that is why I absolutely refuse to take...

BTDT and that is why I absolutely refuse to take an infant!! The last baby I had drained me to the point that I no longer desire to care for babies. He was the same.....content if he had one on one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,404
Posted By broncomom1973
I say 2, but it's been a long time since I did...

I say 2, but it's been a long time since I did any math "problems".
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,551
Posted By broncomom1973
Well, the reason I started daycare in the first...

Well, the reason I started daycare in the first place was that while I was on maternity leave after having my son, our daycare provider increased her rates for all of her families by 50%. Honestly,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,462
Posted By broncomom1973
I am going to request parents to apply it in the...

I am going to request parents to apply it in the a.m. too. In the upcoming weeks as it gets warmer, we will head outside earlier and in order to have it applied at least 30 minutes before sun...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,222
Posted By broncomom1973
Thanks for everyones advice:) I know there are...

Thanks for everyones advice:) I know there are several issues here to be addressed. I had a very "nice" talk with dd last night about what behavior is acceptable. I know that will not prevent this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,523
Posted By broncomom1973
Do You Change Rates When Kids Attend Preschool?

I have always wondered how daycares charge when dck attend preschool part of the day. I normally charge a weekly rate, but will have 1 or 2 kids attending a preschool from 8:30-11:00 a.m. two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,462
Posted By broncomom1973
Parents bring it.

Parents bring it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,242
Posted By broncomom1973
I am so sorry you had to go through that. I only...

I am so sorry you had to go through that. I only became licensed this year, but my inspection (maybe because it was just the initial inspection) went great. The lady was so extremely nice and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,222
Posted By broncomom1973
How Embarrassing!!!!

I am so humiliated. My 3yo dd threw the biggest temper tantrum when another 3 yo dcg's dad showed up. I always am paranoid around these parents anyway because their dd who is 3 never has been to a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,865
Posted By broncomom1973
When I went back to work after having my 2nd dd,...

When I went back to work after having my 2nd dd, dh and I did alot of homework about baby bottles. That is when the whole BPA issue was coming to light. Dh found these bottles called Adiri Natural...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,959
Posted By broncomom1973
Wow, this is pretty much an identical situation...

Wow, this is pretty much an identical situation to what my sister just went through last month. She had an extremely serious life threatening complication and had to move 350 miles away in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,765
Posted By broncomom1973
How Much Should You Tell Parents About Child’s Behavior???

I really dont know how much I should tell parents about their child's behavior. When my oldest dd went to daycare, the provider never said anything "bad" about her behavior. She did tell me that dd...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,440
Posted By broncomom1973
Here is a good explanation of what MRSA is: ...

Here is a good explanation of what MRSA is:

"Garden-variety staph are common bacteria that can live on our bodies. Plenty of healthy people carry staph without being infected by it. In fact,...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 03-14-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,385
Posted By broncomom1973
Thanks for the recipe! I am trying to transition...

Thanks for the recipe! I am trying to transition my own kids to whole wheat goodies rather than Hostess, lol. I just made these and they are very good. Thank you for sharing. I am also going to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,520
Posted By broncomom1973
You are the poster child for how to take care of...

You are the poster child for how to take care of yourself :) Good job. I agree with you about working with your doctor. At my last job, I worked in a family practice clinic in the lab. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,520
Posted By broncomom1973
Just wanted to say Im sorry and Im sure you are...

Just wanted to say Im sorry and Im sure you are really scared, but you certainly sound like someone who wants to make the necessary changes to minimize the effects of this disease. People who want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,576
Posted By broncomom1973
I give it to my kids when they need it and havent...

I give it to my kids when they need it and havent necessarily noticed a change in color from it. There are a ton of things that can change the color though, such as certain fruits and veggies,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,827
Posted By broncomom1973
As someone who does not care for milk myself...

As someone who does not care for milk myself (never have), I completely understand the kids here who do not like it. I am part of the food program and like others have posted, you just have to offer...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,970
Posted By broncomom1973
I used to work as a lab nurse before I started my...

I used to work as a lab nurse before I started my daycare and yes, as other posters have stated, it is a nasal swab. It is not painful and I used to swab patients and perform the test right then and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,152
Posted By broncomom1973
I get paid either in cash or by check.

I get paid either in cash or by check.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,815
Posted By broncomom1973
Well, like I said in my previous post, I told the...

Well, like I said in my previous post, I told the mom that it wasnt fair to him that I couldnt give him the attention he desired, and it wasnt fair to the other kids that they had to listen to him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,815
Posted By broncomom1973
No, I dont offer infant care!!!! When I started...

No, I dont offer infant care!!!! When I started daycare (2 years ago), I started out with my own kids who were 4, 1-1/2 and 5 months old. My first dcb was 12 mos and I had a 2 year old dcg and an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,517
Posted By broncomom1973
I've had an opening for 5 months before, but it...

I've had an opening for 5 months before, but it was due to my pickiness over who I would take. I only wanted a girl close to my younger dd age because the rest of the kids here are boys and I wanted...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,866
Posted By broncomom1973
Maybe I missed this somewhere cause I just...

Maybe I missed this somewhere cause I just skimmed over the responses, but are you on the food program? I imagine it's the same everywhere, but if we get "caught" feeding a child during a time that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,034
Posted By broncomom1973
$3.23 per gallon of gas $3.28 per gallon of...

$3.23 per gallon of gas
$3.28 per gallon of whole milk
I live in central KS
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 50,096
Posted By broncomom1973
We bought an awesome swingset about 3 years ago...

We bought an awesome swingset about 3 years ago before I started daycare. It had a 10' wavy slide, 2 large clubhouses, deck bench, swings, sun deck, climbing ladders, rock wall, and a tunnel over the...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 02-22-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,849
Posted By broncomom1973
I use black beans in taco salad for my daycare...

I use black beans in taco salad for my daycare kids. I have also used them in tacos. For the taco salad, I brown hamburger, heat up some black beans, break up tortilla chips and tear up lettuce. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,567
Posted By broncomom1973
I started my daycare when my son was roughly 7...

I started my daycare when my son was roughly 7 mos. old. I nursed him until he was 1 yr old. I had no problems sitting in a rocking chair with a blanket over my shoulder nursing him. As a matter...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,650
Posted By broncomom1973
Awesome!! I love your response. I have had FOX...

Awesome!! I love your response. I have had FOX news on when dcp arrive in the a.m. occasionally and honestly if that is reason for them to pull their child out of my daycare..... dont let the door...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,441
Posted By broncomom1973
He is on oral antibiotics? It sounds to me like...

He is on oral antibiotics? It sounds to me like a yeast infection which are often caused by oral antibiotics. If this were the case, I dont understand why the doctor wont take a look at the poor...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,219
Posted By broncomom1973
Well, that sure would save alot of time. I...

Well, that sure would save alot of time. I certainly do not plan on doing the heimlich maneuver anytime soon, lol. I am a "freak" about dicing things up. When I do grapes I slice them in half...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,894
Posted By broncomom1973
Yeah, dh and I always say "things work out the...

Yeah, dh and I always say "things work out the way they are supposed to". I agree that a trial run might be the best way to go, that way if it's not working you can easily and without guilt say that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,310
Posted By broncomom1973
I really think that the child should be sent in...

I really think that the child should be sent in pull-ups too. I had a dcb who came in underwear after doing good on the potty at home, but even with taking him multiple times that first day, he went...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,328
Posted By broncomom1973
One of the best things about being a nurse prior...

One of the best things about being a nurse prior to this job was that we got to wear scrubs because I am not someone who likes to "dress up". That hasnt changed since starting my daycare. I still...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,531
Posted By broncomom1973
Good job!! I just had my 1st inspection on...

Good job!! I just had my 1st inspection on Monday. It also went very well and I have been "relaxing" a little since then too:) It is such a relief to have it over with.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,641
Posted By broncomom1973
When I decided to do daycare 2 years ago, I got...

When I decided to do daycare 2 years ago, I got my certificate in February, quit my job early March but didnt actually have any children start until May 1st. So, I had awhile without any kiddos....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,013
Posted By broncomom1973
Where I live, you are supposed to have a 2A10BC...

Where I live, you are supposed to have a 2A10BC extinguisher, mine was a 1A 10BC. Hope that helps.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,013
Posted By broncomom1973
Had My 1st Inspection

I had my 1st inspection the other day. I was so freaked out by it, that I spent literally all weekend preparing. I stayed up until 3 a.m. Friday, 4 a.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday night/morning. ...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 02-02-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,440
Posted By broncomom1973
I just made this again for the 3rd time in the...

I just made this again for the 3rd time in the past several months and I would say these kids eat this better than anything else I make. They absolutely love it and I honestly have some pretty...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,542
Posted By broncomom1973
I bought a sling (no, more like 4 slings) after...

I bought a sling (no, more like 4 slings) after the birth of my second dd. I loved them. Dh even wore one of them when no one was around, lol. I bought the New Native sling and then bought 2 pouch...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,141
Posted By broncomom1973
I sooooo can relate and I sooooo empathize with...

I sooooo can relate and I sooooo empathize with you. I went through this with a little guy last October through February. It was a bad situation because I used to work with his mom, but it got to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,400
Posted By broncomom1973
Had my 1st inspection.....

and it went really, really well. I was so freaked out, I stayed up until 4 a.m. early Sat., until 3 a.m. early Sunday and was up until 3 a.m. this morning (I cant get anything done in my house...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 01-19-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,845
Posted By broncomom1973
I made the chicken strips/nugget recipe on the...

I made the chicken strips/nugget recipe on the bisquick box. I just cut my tenderloins in strips and dipped them in egg/milk and then coated them in the bisquick/parmesan cheese mixture and baked...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 01-18-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,379
Posted By broncomom1973
I love potato soup too, and it would be awesome...

I love potato soup too, and it would be awesome to use a crockpot for it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,369
Posted By broncomom1973
Yes, I have googled them and looked at facebook...

Yes, I have googled them and looked at facebook and myspace pages. As far as daycare parents, I havent really found anything, but before I started doing daycare we ran an ad to have someone come in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,138
Posted By broncomom1973
Thanks ladies. As for the ointment in the room,...

Thanks ladies. As for the ointment in the room, I asked because my 3 and 6 year old dd's share a room and every once in awhile I use diaper ointment on my 3 year old if "her potty starts to hurt". ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,138
Posted By broncomom1973
Inspection Question

I am transitioning from a registered to licensed daycare and have my 1st inspection on Tuesday. My question is everything in my kitchen and bathroom is locked up (I use tot loks) anyway, does she...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 01-09-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,668
Posted By broncomom1973
You could put a pie crust on the bottom too. I...

You could put a pie crust on the bottom too. I found this link to a pot pie with a top and bottom crust. http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/chicken-pot-pie-ix/Detail.aspx

Ingredients


1 pound...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,843
Posted By broncomom1973
There is no way I could leave the room every 10...

There is no way I could leave the room every 10 minutes..... I take potty training kids every 45 minutes to an hour. It never fails that someone starts crying or screaming when I leave the room. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,610
Posted By broncomom1973
First let me say that after the birth of my 1st...

First let me say that after the birth of my 1st dd, it KILLED me to leave her and go back to work. I am a nurse and worked for an oral surgeon in his clinic. I worked a 4 day work week (although...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,069
Posted By broncomom1973
I had someone do this to me last summer- July 2nd...

I had someone do this to me last summer- July 2nd during our towns festival. My own kiddos wanted to go to the carnival that night and we sat around an extra 1/2 hour waiting for a no call, no show....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,785
Posted By broncomom1973
My dh is self employed with a carpet cleaning...

My dh is self employed with a carpet cleaning business. He runs his business out of our home too. His slow months are during the winter so he is home much more during this time. All of my parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,466
Posted By broncomom1973
I have 3 different sets, one that is the male...

I have 3 different sets, one that is the male doll, one that has 2 female
dolls, and one set that is 1 female doll. My own kids love these, including my 2 year old son. My 3 year old daughter...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,839
Posted By broncomom1973
Can I still sign up to try this out too? I have...

Can I still sign up to try this out too? I have a home based daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,891
Posted By broncomom1973
NO! He was one of the 1st kids at my daycare and...

NO! He was one of the 1st kids at my daycare and I went out of my way to make sure that he transitioned into my daycare. After having other kiddos, now I know how easy it CAN be. If I had someone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,891
Posted By broncomom1973
Not fun!! I had a dcb who started here at 13 mos...

Not fun!! I had a dcb who started here at 13 mos and he did it for a little over 8 weeks. His mom once said something about how well he did transitioning to daycare and I wanted to punch her in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,919
Posted By broncomom1973
I just went through this a few weeks ago, DCM...

I just went through this a few weeks ago, DCM comes in says dcb was in underwear all weekend. I was like OK. I took him every 45 minutes, asked him at least every 30min if he needed to go. He...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,150
Posted By broncomom1973
Yeah, I gave each child a nice gift. When my...

Yeah, I gave each child a nice gift. When my kids went to daycare, I always got the provider a gift certificate to her favorite restaurant with a card. This year I got a light up snowman from one...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 12-28-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,243
Posted By broncomom1973
Sounds good, I will have to try this.

Sounds good, I will have to try this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,585
Posted By broncomom1973
I cant remember if it was my ds or dd, but one of...

I cant remember if it was my ds or dd, but one of them had a "lump" at the injection site for a couple of months. I would mention it to dcp so they can monitor it and mention it to the pediatrician...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,204
Posted By broncomom1973
I just wanted to say that I think the photo books...

I just wanted to say that I think the photo books are an awesome present. It takes a lot of time to do a years worth of photos with captions for each child. I would hope that would be a sufficient...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,616
Posted By broncomom1973
Usually 1-4 days with influenza A or B. Last...

Usually 1-4 days with influenza A or B. Last year when H1N1 was spreading, I had a dcb who was the first pediatric case in our county. Dcb was 8 mos when he got it, the doctors office at that time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,753
Posted By broncomom1973
Had that happen to me on the first day of school....

Had that happen to me on the first day of school. The mom was taking classes at the local university and when she left after we visited for an hour or so and went through all of the paperwork, she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,627
Posted By broncomom1973
OK typed it into the search here on this forum...

OK typed it into the search here on this forum and found a link to an example.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,627
Posted By broncomom1973
Need Help With Disaster And Emergency Plan....Please

I need help with creating an emergency and disaster plan. I cant find any samples online and I need to know what needs to be included in it? Please help:)
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