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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 20,831
Posted By jenny31052
Me. Monday is going to be the very last day - one...

Me. Monday is going to be the very last day - one kid left. I downsized since July of last year.

I'm scared at the same time, because we will have to do a new budget plan, but I'm so happy on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By jenny31052
She is tired by the time she gets here, because...

She is tired by the time she gets here, because she usually goes to bed late, and they wake her up early to get ready to head off to work. They live literally 5 minutes from my house, so she doesn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By jenny31052
Naps For 8 Months Old - Is Driving Me Nutty

8 months old girl - here 3 full days a week - W-T-F - not on a routine at home, goes to bed between 8-10pm, and she is up at 6 or earlier, without counting the times she wakes in the middle of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By jenny31052
Thanks for the replies... I will stick to my...

Thanks for the replies... I will stick to my original plan and have the sitter coming to the house; she's a fun girl so I'm sure he will a better time hanging out with her...

My Mom and family...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By jenny31052
Thanks, that's what I think... I actually have...

Thanks,
that's what I think... I actually have a babysitter set up already (haven't told my mother yet, lol) , but I was battling within some guilty feelings...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By jenny31052
OT: Would You Take Your 3 Years Old To Your College Graduation?

So, I'm graduating in a month, and debating whether or not I want to take my 3 1/2 years old to the ceremony. I'm pulling strongly towards a "no way", but a couple of people, including my mother, are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By jenny31052
I'm not concern that he is delayed... I just...

I'm not concern that he is delayed... I just wanted to hear from others that have little babies to see what they are doing or not doing at around this age, because like I said, the ones I had before...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By jenny31052
I mean baby food... sorry...

I mean baby food... sorry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By jenny31052
I have to add that he doesn't even sits in the...

I have to add that he doesn't even sits in the tripod position, he is just as floppy as a 3 months old...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,416
Posted By jenny31052
6 1/2 Months Old Milestones

I have an almost 7 months old boy in care - parents are VERY laid back first time parents, that sometimes have no clue - nice people, just too easy going sometimes for my liking...

I just want an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By jenny31052
Yes, but it took a loooong time - it was not...

Yes, but it took a loooong time - it was not fun... I think is because that cat didn't show up anymore...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By jenny31052
I agree that if the cat peed outside the...

I agree that if the cat peed outside the litterbox there is a reason.. I have 6 cats and have been through it before -

I would take him/her to the vet to make sure its not UTI - it can lead to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By jenny31052
Getting Harder and Harder To Do This...

So, to keep it short, my husband is military and is gone until next year. It's just me and my son here, no family, and just a couple of friends I can find reliable.

I'm also in school full time -...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,342
Posted By jenny31052
When I first started doing daycare my first...

When I first started doing daycare my first family was like that - didn't paid for 3 days, even after I hand them out 2 invoices with late fees attached. Then she called and told me that the dck was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By jenny31052
Thank you for the advices... Sometimes I'm...

Thank you for the advices...

Sometimes I'm just sooo tired that I just want to lay down, close my eyes, and not be bothered, and it rarely happens.

He has one of those stars-projectors in his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By jenny31052
Needs Advice For My Own Son

Sorry this is lengthy...

My son is 3 and 1/2 - bright kid, never was a problem baby - I cut down doing full-time daycare after my military husband left for a year, so I could focus on finishing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,434
Posted By jenny31052
You're not the only one, I'm the same way, but I...

You're not the only one, I'm the same way, but I have OCD so I'm particular about many other things - including my house being clutter free, and clean at all the times...

Many of my friends do the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,884
Posted By jenny31052
I replied to her laughing with sarcasm saying "I...

I replied to her laughing with sarcasm saying "I would assume so! ah ah ah"!!!

However I don't think is going to work out anyway... my neighbor's life situation is one of those where there are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,884
Posted By jenny31052
LOL - My Neighbor Is Crazy...

My neighbor across the street came over saying that they have a new roommate that just got a job -
she asked me if I can care for the roommate's one year old, M-F, from 730 until 4.30 pm -then she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By jenny31052
Thanks everyone.. He is always excited about...

Thanks everyone..

He is always excited about going to school, and he hasn't once whined about not wanting to go.. and he always said that he had fun when I pick him up -

They go outside for 30...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By jenny31052
OT: Need Advice For My Own Kid And Preschool

My 3 and a half years old started preschool about 2 months ago. He goes two days a week, for 6 hrs each day. The preschool is a well known, kind of pricey franchised school, that we picked after...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,196
Posted By jenny31052
And, no, I'm not on the food program anymore, but...

And, no, I'm not on the food program anymore, but I still keep the same principles... when I decided to downsize I decided to downsize the amount of paperwork as well.. :p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,196
Posted By jenny31052
Thanks for the replies, I do have a menu posted...

Thanks for the replies, I do have a menu posted on the bulletin board each week, but these parents never sees it because they drop off/pick up without even coming inside the house. She's ready to go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,196
Posted By jenny31052
DCP Assume I Feed Junk Food...

Lets begin with saying that I make 90% of my meals from scratch, not just for the daycare kids, but for our family as well; I keep the consumption of processed food at a bare minimum. At every meal...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,755
Posted By jenny31052
I have six kids that gets dropped off between 6...

I have six kids that gets dropped off between 6 and 6.30 am - I have no time to change soaked, nasty, leaking diapers from the night before because I'm busy receiving the kids, cooking breakfast, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,556
Posted By jenny31052
Tax Statements - How Many Of You Give One To The Parents?

How many of you are handing out tax statements to their parents? Not just the daycare provider tax number, and info, but also a detailed statement with all the fees paid and when?

I give my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,445
Posted By jenny31052
If the family give me enough notice (more than 2...

If the family give me enough notice (more than 2 weeks) I ask them to pay me a $50 holding fee for each week they will be absent; if they give me notice less than two weeks in advance I require full...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,830
Posted By jenny31052
2 Weeks Notice, Ask For My Money Or Let It Go..

This family started about 5 months ago, I was not actively looking for additional families at that time because I knew that I was going to going overseas for 8 weeks in the summer; however these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,740
Posted By jenny31052
I called back a family once, to tell them that I...

I called back a family once, to tell them that I wasn't going to provide care for their daughter because I didn't like the attitude Mom had once I told her that I have 4 cats (which stays upstairs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,606
Posted By jenny31052
LOL - My infants have grown into toddlers,...

LOL -

My infants have grown into toddlers, so I right now I no longer have to mess with projectile vomit, exploding diapers, burping, and so on... however, now I have a 4 years old that can't feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-25-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 947
Posted By jenny31052
4 Years Old Now Cries At Drop Off :/

I've been caring for this child since Christmas time.. never had an issue at drop off.. he is pretty hard to care for (defiant, don't listen, scream, hits, don't share...) but I try to manage him the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,351
Posted By jenny31052
How Much Do You Charge For Drop-Ins?

I don't usually have space for drop-ins, but a dcg is finishing this week (Mom is a teacher), and I would like to temporarily open her spot for drop-ins -

I was thinking about $5/hour, or $10 the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Posted By jenny31052
So Done With This!

I posted about this before....
Toddler that comes to daycare dirty... I dont know how to politely approach the family and tell them that he needs to get a bath before coming here.

This morning...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By jenny31052
Totally defiant during pick up time....

I have a 4 years old boy in care which I constantly have to discipline because he doesn't listen... The only thing I find that works with him it's using my firm voice... the more "sweet" I am, the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,583
Posted By jenny31052
Changing Drop-Off Time For One Family...

On the contract it says that drop-off time is 6.30am, so every morning I'm downstairs and ready by that time, however child gets dropped off around 6.50 -7am...

It's getting annoying, and I would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,190
Posted By jenny31052
I'm licensed through the military (my husband is...

I'm licensed through the military (my husband is active duty)... the military base where my husband works, have licensed family childcare homes to serve the military community, and in my case also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,746
Posted By jenny31052
Deposits

What would you to if a family came yesterday, liked The place but didnt leave a deposit and told you that they will let you know in a few days, and then one family comes today and gives you a deposit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,816
Posted By jenny31052
I had a girl like that... she would wake up and...

I had a girl like that... she would wake up and scream, not crying, whining, but screaming until someone picked her up. I started to leave her in the pack and play until she was done with her show,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,190
Posted By jenny31052
When we went to training, we were told about the...

When we went to training, we were told about the rule of the one wipe - one swipe. My licensor comes unannounced 2-3 times a month, and, I'm not kidding, she peeks into the trash can in the bathroom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,190
Posted By jenny31052
I reminded her about our diaper changing process,...

I reminded her about our diaper changing process, and I pointed out to her that 3 weeks have passed since last time she brought wipes, and that I use a few more than usual because her kid poops...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 17,190
Posted By jenny31052
DCP and Wipes?!?

I do not provide diapers and wipes - I prefer parents to provide what they like better... and I have never had issues with it..

I send a text message, or tell at pick-up if I need supplies. No...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,944
Posted By jenny31052
Sensory Issues?

Does anyone have, or care for a child with sensory issues?

I care for a 4 years old that I'm thinking has some sort of oral sensory disorder. He is super picky, he only eats a few things, and have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,080
Posted By jenny31052
I do not wipe them if they are potty trained... I...

I do not wipe them if they are potty trained... I tell them to wipe until the paper is clean...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By jenny31052
I don't care if their supposed drop off time its...

I don't care if their supposed drop off time its for example, 730am, and they show up at 8am - I do get extremely upset when I have those that are supposed to be dropped off at 6-630am (which means...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,923
Posted By jenny31052
I have a purebred Rottweiler, a Pitbull mix, and...

I have a purebred Rottweiler, a Pitbull mix, and a small mixed bred. They stay outside or in another room during daycare hours,just because they are just big, but when I do interviews the family can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,491
Posted By jenny31052
Sick Sibling, and Mom Too...

What would you do?

Healthy (maybe..) dcg comes to daycare, but sibling is home with severe tonsillites (sp. ??) , fever, and he is on antibiotics... Mom has been home with sick child for the past...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By jenny31052
Different Pick Up Times... Getting Annoying...

DCG gets dropped off by Mom at 630am, pick up time on the contract is by 430pm. This child never gets picked up by the same person every day. It's either the uncle, or the aunt, or grandma, or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,973
Posted By jenny31052
How Many Hours Are You Open?

I work contracted hours, but right now my first kids gets dropped off at 6.30am, and the last one gets picked up at 6pm -

I'm really thinking about closing at 430 -5, so I can have some family/me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By jenny31052
Thank you :) I know of some parents that are...

Thank you :)

I know of some parents that are paying top dollar sending their kids to Montessori schools... I know of some that would like to, but can't afford it...
Here where I live is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By jenny31052
In Need Of A Change! Pre-School Program? Montessori?

For the past couple of months I've been bored, and lost lots of motivation in my job... I mean, the kids are taken care of, and are happy, parents are happy too, but I'm seeing that I'm losing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By jenny31052
Oh my! This can be me as well... During the past...

Oh my! This can be me as well... During the past month and a half I've been feeling stressed out, and not motivated at all.. I dread going to bed because then it will be morning again, and again a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,580
Posted By jenny31052
Naptime here is from 1 to 3pm - by the...

Naptime here is from 1 to 3pm - by the regulations all kids have to sleep in the main room. So they sleep on mats on the floor, in the big playroom. Which is also in the same area of the kitchen and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,056
Posted By jenny31052
Impossible Outings To The Park With 20 Months Old...

I guess today it is Monday!!!

Well, here where I live is getting hot during the day, so I started to take the kids outside mid-morning, instead that after naptime.

This one little girl is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By jenny31052
New kid... new biter...

I have a new 21 months old that started today. Full time care. He just bit one of the girls over a toy :eek:

Now, this one child is replacing a family that I have terminated because they child was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,727
Posted By jenny31052
Raising Rates - How Do You Prepare The Parents?

I've been in the business (I'm licensed) for a little over a year, and I think I've passed the "newbie" stage where you try everything to get your first kids.

After some thinking, I've realized...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,259
Posted By jenny31052
Thumbs down When I was advertising for $140/week, I only had...

When I was advertising for $140/week, I only had 2 kids for 6+ months. Did lots of interviews but once we talked about fees you could see the change in their faces. So I got to the point where it was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,101
Posted By jenny31052
I have a degree in psychology and out household...

I have a degree in psychology and out household is bilingual ( Italian- English ). When a small child is raised in a household where two languages are regularly spoken he will automatically learn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By jenny31052
If they don't call by 8am saying that they are...

If they don't call by 8am saying that they are late, or the child will not be attending, I cannot guarantee that I will be home, especially if that particular child is the only one in care that day....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,259
Posted By jenny31052
Frustrated About Cheap Competition

How much do you charge per week?

I'm having an hard time finding families that are willing to pay $140/week

I look on CL, and there are so many "providers" in my area who charge as little as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,524
Posted By jenny31052
So one day I made homemade french fries (steak...

So one day I made homemade french fries (steak fries); they were yummy!
One of my dck (who eats Mc D's at least once a week) looked at the fries, and told me that he didn't like them...:eek:

So I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,827
Posted By jenny31052
Thanks Small Steps :) Yes, I would be...

Thanks Small Steps :)

Yes, I would be over-ration :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,827
Posted By jenny31052
I Need Urgent Advice!! :(

I try to be short, I will explain more if needed...

Yesterday daycare boy gets picked up at lunch time - Mom is all sad, and can't barely tell me that she is quitting her job.
She asked: "So I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,245
Posted By jenny31052
I'm only 30, but I use old school methods with...

I'm only 30, but I use old school methods with the daycare kids (minus the spanking - lol)...
I do acknowledge their feelings, however I'm not afraid of disciplining. I sure dont want the kids to go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,455
Posted By jenny31052
I have an almost 4 years old and a 5 years old in...

I have an almost 4 years old and a 5 years old in care that asked me to wipe them every single time they went potty. They didn't even try to do it themselves...

So the first week I helped them,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,919
Posted By jenny31052
Thanks for the tips I also feel bad for the...

Thanks for the tips

I also feel bad for the little girl...

The interesting thing is that I have another girl of the same age in care, with a total opposite situation: she must have an outfit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,919
Posted By jenny31052
Toddler with Not Enough Clothes? Sorry, A Little Long...

I don't know how to approach this...

I have a good family, with a 15 months old girl that comes an average of 10 hours a day.

When we finalized the contract, I underlined that the child needs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,603
Posted By jenny31052
Oh, good I feel better now :p This other...

Oh, good I feel better now :p

This other lady I was talking, that questioned my way to run my daycare, made me feel horrible all day...

I mean, I don't want to the kids to go home, and tell the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,603
Posted By jenny31052
How Strict Are You With The Kids?

So. just a general question...
How strict are you with the kids you have in care?

I had a discussion with another local provider, and when I explained my rules she looked at me like my house was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,873
Posted By jenny31052
Completely Lost It At Meal Time Today! So Fed Up With Picky Eaters!!

So, I'm so, so, so tired of picky eaters!!!!! I'm tired of filling my trash can with food every day!!!
I have a 4 and a 5 years old, that do not eat ANYTHING, at all... they say that they don't like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,525
Posted By jenny31052
I had a family dropping off their 18 months old...

I had a family dropping off their 18 months old in the diaper from the night before, and still in PJ - I didn't say anything at first, then I started to get annoyed by it, and put a note on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By jenny31052
Newsletters: who has them?

So, with the new year, I thought about making a newsletter every month, but I'm getting overwhelmed with what to put in there, and if it is worth the time?

How many of you have one? And what do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,842
Posted By jenny31052
That happened to me... Dad dropped off, and I was...

That happened to me... Dad dropped off, and I was not downstairs yet
(6am) . I was still waking up and the phone rings. It was DCM, calling from work, saying that the husband was outside my door. It...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,922
Posted By jenny31052
How To Handle Biting With A 12 Months Old

This DCG is a known biter, I've been caring for her since October, and Mom told me that she did bit her on a few occasions. Nothing happened at my house until a few days ago. She bit another little...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,781
Posted By jenny31052
I take a paid week off, and Federal Holidays I'm...

I take a paid week off, and Federal Holidays I'm closed with pay. I never took a sick day, and I'm always flexible and try to accomodate the parent's needs... so I think I deserve some paid time off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,758
Posted By jenny31052
Just An Opinion On 13 Months Old

I have been caring for a 13 months old girl for almost 3 months now. Now, what do you think about this...

She is still crawling, does not stand up (only fora few seconds), she spends her day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,128
Posted By jenny31052
4 years old, having constant accidents

I have a 4 years old that started yesterday (girl). Supposed to be potty trained. However she was only able to make it to the bathroom twice yesteday. She had 2 accidents (pee), and one this morning,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,329
Posted By jenny31052
Child Falls and Gets Hurt :(

I have this 11 months old girls that just started to walk, less than a month ago, yesterday she fell while pushing a toy, and scratched her chin, today she tripped over a ball and crashed head first...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,920
Posted By jenny31052
11 Months Old Cries All Day, And Is Driving Me Crazy

I've been caring for this child for the past 3 months. She cam back Monday from a 3 weeks vacation, and now she cries, and literally scream bloody murder unless I'm holding her AND walking around. If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,675
Posted By jenny31052
How do you keep toddlers engaged?

I'm caring for an 18 months old, and my son who is 2 - well I'm having the hardest time keeping them engaged for more than 10 minutes at the time. We read books, ABCs, draw, paint, play with blocks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,599
Posted By jenny31052
Can't they see it???? just venting

I mean, I have this 18 months that constantly keeps showing up in clothes that are waaay too small, or waaaay to big! I mean, this morning he is wearing a jean overall that it's so small that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,755
Posted By jenny31052
Thanks ladies :) I'm going to tell her...

Thanks ladies :)

I'm going to tell her today, and I've already made a note to give out to the parents as a reminder -
this kids is also sometimes wearing the same clothes from the day before -...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,755
Posted By jenny31052
Toddler Being Dropped off in Soaking Diaper and PJ Every Morning

I have this child that every morning gets dropped off still in his PJ, and most of the time in a soaked, leaking diaper - he arrives at 6am; I wouldn't mind if it is once in a while, but now has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,930
Posted By jenny31052
8 Months Old Who Doesn't Know To Self-Sooth

I have this 8 months old girl, who is an angel until it's time to go to sleep - she is used to fall asleep drinking the bottle, however here I can't get her to go to sleep with one bottle, it has to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,315
Posted By jenny31052
Thanks everyone! :) Tonight was her last...

Thanks everyone! :)
Tonight was her last chance...

So she came on Monday morning, with a check, but asking me if I can cash it on Thursday. I say, "ok, fine, but I'll have to charge you late...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,315
Posted By jenny31052
Just Questions.. About Late Fees, Payments, Picky Eater

I've been providing childcare for a couple of friends for a year, but just a month ago, I've became "official", and I now I have a contract and rules to follow, and 3 new kids to care for.

This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,652
Posted By jenny31052
He started 3 weeks ago full-time (prior he was an...

He started 3 weeks ago full-time (prior he was an occasional drop-in) He is having hard time following a structured routine, and especially following rules, and taking "no" as an answer. He is not a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,652
Posted By jenny31052
Asking parents to calm a crying child before entering home?

Hello everyone,
I have this 4 years old that is over-babied by his Mom (long story...) and every morning cries for at least an hour at drop off - when they pull into the driveway, I can hear him...
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