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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By delferka
Is funny because no one in our house can...

Is funny because no one in our house can understand him.
Whenever he says something in front of his mother she says, did you hear that? Like he's 18 months old or something. The docs didn't ask the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By delferka
Speach issues 2 1/2. Year Old

Hi everyone!
I've been taking care of children like all of you for many years. I've had two children go through speech therapy at my home and it worked like a charm. The boy that I take care of now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By delferka
Does she bring her kids at all during the summer?

Does she bring her kids at all during the summer?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By delferka
So half of the three days? I charge $35 per day.

So half of the three days? I charge $35 per day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By delferka
Child Of A Teacher - Wants To Take The Summer Off

Hi, I'm considering taking a new baby in the fall three days per week. Mom is a school teacher and has the summers off. That means that I don't get paid during the summer and those slots don't get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,997
Posted By delferka
Thank you!!!

Thank you!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,997
Posted By delferka
Thank you!!!!

Thank you!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,997
Posted By delferka
Worms!!!!!

Am I wrong here? A mom just brought her boy in and said, "he has puppy worms but they're not contagious!!"
I said no way and she said she'll probably lose her job!
I said I'm sorry but I can't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,677
Posted By delferka
He's being held by the parents 24/7 out of guilt!

He's being held by the parents 24/7 out of guilt!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,404
Posted By delferka
Miss Cockie instead of Miss Kathie!!!!!!:lol:

Miss Cockie instead of Miss Kathie!!!!!!:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,324
Posted By delferka
I had a little girl that tripped on her blanket...

I had a little girl that tripped on her blanket and broke her leg! No blankets unless it's bedtime!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By delferka
So 10 days should be enough notice?

So 10 days should be enough notice?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By delferka
Columbus Day!

I have 7 kids and 6 of the parents have the day off on Columbus Day.. It also happens to be the most difficult child as well!!!!!!
I want to take the day off. It's not worth the Money for me. What...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 38,401
Posted By delferka
I live in western mass. I charge $35 per day. If...

I live in western mass. I charge $35 per day. If your here for 1 to 8 hours, it's $35.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By delferka
Yes, there's a great program here. He has zero...

Yes, there's a great program here. He has zero words. No Mama, Dada, nothing. Just grunting. Like a caveboy! He gets upset I think because he can't communicate. He's with me 5 days per week and I try...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By delferka
20 Month Old Can't Communicate

I have a 20 month old boy that is grumpy most of the time. He communicates only by grunting. He has no suggestions of words, no consonants or anything. Only ungh.
I have another boy here who had a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By delferka
We do NOT know if this is the problem or not. I...

We do NOT know if this is the problem or not. I have been caring for the child and I'm looking out for his well being obviously because I'm talking to you and others here on the forum. Be careful...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By delferka
No, they don't have any animals at home. I...

No, they don't have any animals at home. I seriously don't mind administering the meds.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By delferka
Yes, I've suggested it before but nothing seems...

Yes, I've suggested it before but nothing seems to come of it
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By delferka
My question is, can I ask the parents to get him...

My question is, can I ask the parents to get him tested for cat allergies. That's not a problem. I have a Dr's note to administer the nebulizer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By delferka
Child Needs Allergy Testing!!!

In a nutshell, I took on a 1 year old boy about 6 months ago. The first day he was fine. The next day he developed a cold and asthma. He has never recovered! He's constantly congested and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,367
Posted By delferka
They are not electronics. We don't do any...

They are not electronics. We don't do any television or ipads or anything to that sort. It's a few little things that talk.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,367
Posted By delferka
I'm not sure how you can use a leap pad without...

I'm not sure how you can use a leap pad without sound.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,367
Posted By delferka
I have a large wooden cube that we put blocks...

I have a large wooden cube that we put blocks into and it sings. I also have a leap pad for the older children that of course makes noise. We have a little pad that has gears on it and it spins with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,367
Posted By delferka
Unhappy Baby Screams Over Toys That Make Noise!!!

I have an 8 month old baby that loses her mind when any of the toys sing or make any kind of noise!
We have all kind of learning toy that the older children use and I cannot take the batteries out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,729
Posted By delferka
Give me dinner ideas. What do you serve?

Give me dinner ideas. What do you serve?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By delferka
Breaking Things!

Does anyone have a child that is ridiculous about breaking things? Not only is he rough with toys, today he walked into my living room and pulled by Bombay lamp ( by the cord) off of the end stand...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5,609
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,718
Posted By delferka
Breaking things!

Does anyone have a child that is ridiculous about breaking things? Not only is he rough with toys, today he waked into my living room and pulled by Bombay lamp ( by the cord) off of the end stand...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By delferka
I'll do just that. Today he was crying so I put...

I'll do just that. Today he was crying so I put him in bed at 9 am. He woke up at 12:30 probably just because he pooped! We did lunch in which he really hardly ate, started to cry and rub his eyes so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By delferka
Toddler Sleeps All Day!!

I currently have a 14 month old boy that has been here for 5 months. He cries whenever any of the other parents walk in the door at drop off. He's recently been napping from 8:15 in the morning until...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,888
Posted By delferka
Oh my God! I'm dying laughing here. Happens all...

Oh my God! I'm dying laughing here. Happens all the time! "Snap out of it! Coddling Mothers. What will they be like when they grow up already!!!!!!:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,952
Posted By delferka
I think we all have our own opinions about how...

I think we all have our own opinions about how children should be raised. I would never have done it. I always juggled with my kids in tow. That's how they learn about life. Again, my opinion....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,734
Posted By delferka
That is an awesome comeback!!!!!! ...

That is an awesome comeback!!!!!!






!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,940
Posted By delferka
In all the years that I've done this, all parents...

In all the years that I've done this, all parents have expected snacks and food. Unless their child needed something special. Charge them accordingly
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,244
Posted By delferka
omg!!!!!!!

omg!!!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,546
Posted By delferka
Girl! Are you crazy?!! Like every job in the...

Girl! Are you crazy?!! Like every job in the world, you need a holiday or vacation. You'll burn yourself out and be resentful!! Take 2 weeks during the year and take a few holidays and most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By delferka
http://www.tumblebus.com/

http://www.tumblebus.com/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By delferka
Oh wow!!! That sounds AMAZING!!!! I wonder if...

Oh wow!!! That sounds AMAZING!!!! I wonder if they are in Western Mass! Must google! Thank you for the info!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By delferka
I charge $175.00 per week and it doesn't matter...

I charge $175.00 per week and it doesn't matter if you are related
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By delferka
You are so right! You want the best care. Lose...

You are so right! You want the best care. Lose that person and stick to your rate! I charge the same. My set of twins are $70 per day. And they have awesome care!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By delferka
What is the Tumble Bus? It sounds awesome!!!

What is the Tumble Bus? It sounds awesome!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,937
Posted By delferka
When you sign up for home daycare you have to...

When you sign up for home daycare you have to understand a few things. Your child is going to a home not a center. Therefore you need plan B. Otherwise choose a center. What if daycare provider gets...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,300
Posted By delferka
Warm and wet! Should be cold and snowing!...

Warm and wet! Should be cold and snowing! Western Massachusetts for God's sake!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,702
Posted By delferka
Yeah, I'd probably suck it up to such it was such...

Yeah, I'd probably suck it up to such it was such short notice. Hey, take the kiddo with you and finish your list!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,274
Posted By delferka
It's called the new generation of high...

It's called the new generation of high maintenance parents. The kind that bring them to you when they feel sick and go back home to rest! Give me a break! Some people just don't understand REAL...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,038
Posted By delferka
Agree

Agree
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,038
Posted By delferka
One of my dkg's was twirling around with her...

One of my dkg's was twirling around with her blanket and fell and broke her tibia. Blankies are for bedtime only now! They can go kiss it if need be but they understand
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,929
Posted By delferka
It does suck since she's here more then she's...

It does suck since she's here more then she's home!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By delferka
I usually buy an educational gift of sorts for...

I usually buy an educational gift of sorts for under $10. Usually around $5. Marshall"s and TJmax have an awesome toy dept as well as Amazon. We also make an ornament or sort with kids pics in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,929
Posted By delferka
Ungrateful Parents at Christmas Time

While I don't expect any gifts from my kids or parents at Christmastime, I do have lovely families that either give a homemade gift, a card or an actual gift of thanks, I'm bothered tonight about one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By delferka
10 month old Baby that used to sleep!!!!!!!!!

Okay, 2 weeks ago 10 month old baby had a bad cold/flu and didn't make it to DC for 5 days.
He used to sleep like and angel for two 2 hour naps at least. Now he screams whenever I put him in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,217
Posted By delferka
Baby that used to sleep won't sleep now!

Okay, 2 weeks ago 10 month old baby had a bad cold/flu and didn't make it to DC for 5 days.
He used to sleep like and angel for two 2 hour naps at least. Now he screams whenever I put him in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,287
Posted By delferka
I bought a little stainless steel trash can with...

I bought a little stainless steel trash can with a lid and I keep it on my back porch. I chuck the diapers in that ans at the end of the day, I put them in one plastic bag and off to the trash. Too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By delferka
Spitting up/vomiting all the time

Hi, I currently have a baby that has been spitting up since birth. Trouble is, he's now 8 months old and crawling. He vomits on everything and everywhere! The parents say there are asking the doc...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By delferka
Hiring my own daughter to help during the summer

Hi there, This summer I have a lot of my school aged kids coming back. That leaves me with quite a few kids in different age groups.
Has anyone here ever hired their own kids to help and how much...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,951
Posted By delferka
WOW!!! You said it all girl!!! You spoke it for...

WOW!!! You said it all girl!!! You spoke it for all of us!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,821
Posted By delferka
I get a lot of that. Not to mention a hoodie when...

I get a lot of that. Not to mention a hoodie when snow is flying. One kid dressed inappropriately messes up the entire day! I would do your craft's and pay as normal. If her clothing gets messed up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,612
Posted By delferka
Can't someone just take care of a couple of kids...

Can't someone just take care of a couple of kids these days. Everything is helicoptered these days. Most states allow you a couple of kids without a license
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,383
Posted By delferka
You say, EXCUSE ME? Then wait for her reply. Most...

You say, EXCUSE ME? Then wait for her reply. Most people can't handle there own children, let alone 6!! Sarcasm will get you no where!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,182
Posted By delferka
I never give any kids anything but what I'm...

I never give any kids anything but what I'm serving. They just go home hungry. That's the way I raised my own children and they have an excellent pallet!! Don't do it!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,644
Posted By delferka
I love this gate!!!!!!! ...

I love this gate!!!!!!!
www.retract-a-gate.com/?refA=goog&ag=sra3&gclid=COe0sdnsmLoCFY6Z4AodhS4AEA
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,715
Posted By delferka
A fan!

A fan!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,712
Posted By delferka
There's no way I'd open that early. You need a...

There's no way I'd open that early. You need a life of your own and time with your family. I'm 8 to 5. I've been taken advantage of in the past. Never again. You are too kind to do what you do for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,674
Posted By delferka
I treat it like any business. My dkp don't work...

I treat it like any business. My dkp don't work 10 hr days and neither do I. I've had people take way to much advantage of me. Doors are closed at 5. I have my own family that I want to spend time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,674
Posted By delferka
I'm open 8 to 5. Everyone usually leaves by 4:30

I'm open 8 to 5. Everyone usually leaves by 4:30
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,911
Posted By delferka
I would say bye bye if anyone told me to put...

I would say bye bye if anyone told me to put anything in my bra!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,464
Posted By delferka
Another question: Say if I could have taken baby....

Another question: Say if I could have taken baby. What kind of deposit would you guys have taken? 5 months will have gone buy between her son leaving and baby coming.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,464
Posted By delferka
Thank you, that makes sense. It does stink living...

Thank you, that makes sense. It does stink living in a small town!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,464
Posted By delferka
Actually, I've known since she became pregnant....

Actually, I've known since she became pregnant. Ugh..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,464
Posted By delferka
Change of Mind Taking New Baby

Here's my dilemma. I had a few kidlets leave my daycare this fall and went to preschool. I replaced most of them. One is a baby. Here's my problem, one of Mom's of the children that left is pregnant...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,479
Posted By delferka
Sibling Discount

Wondering what everyone does when a parent of one of your kids has another child. What would you charge? Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,795
Posted By delferka
Thank you for your input. Flag 1, she's a stay at...

Thank you for your input. Flag 1, she's a stay at home mom with a child in kindergarten. Says this one is a boy and she had no idea the difference between a boy and a girls activity level.
Flag 2,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,795
Posted By delferka
Half Day Child

I have a Mom who wants to bring her child for a half day and wants to pay half rate. I say no because it's a slot. What do you think? Plus she said she's had a lot of trouble with daycares. And her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,460
Posted By delferka
What Are Your Hours Of Operation?

Last year one of my parents wanted to bring their boy here at 7:30 because he had to get to work. I bring my kids to school at 7:45, so he would have to ride with me. He NEVER got here in time. I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5,609
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,718
Posted By delferka
home daycare hours

What are your hours? I have z home daycare and I have a parent that always wants to come early then never shows up on time. This makes me have to start my day a half hour earlier than I have to. Last...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By delferka
I charge full rate by the way

I charge full rate by the way
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By delferka
They are taking up a slot from you so I would...

They are taking up a slot from you so I would charge the full rate. If you don't feel comfy with that then I'd charge an hourly rate. $8-10 per hour?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By delferka
Angry Nothing Gets Through To This Little Boy!

Unteachable 2 yr old.
I've had a little boy since he was 11 months old. He's now 2.5 and I cannot get anything through to him. He lays on the other kids even though they cry. He just laughs. He...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,658
Posted By delferka
Okay, tired child, bratty parents..I'm sorry, I'm...

Okay, tired child, bratty parents..I'm sorry, I'm in the heat of it and at wits end. Maybe you are lucky enough to have never been in this situation.?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,658
Posted By delferka
This child would go to sleep at 8 if his parents...

This child would go to sleep at 8 if his parents went to bed at this time. They say if they put him to bed at 8 he screams and gets up. What do they care. They just throw him at me in the morning....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,658
Posted By delferka
The 2 year old runs the house and screams until...

The 2 year old runs the house and screams until they let him stay up. I have a friend that has been to their house and says the boy is still running around at 10:30 at night. The father says " I had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,658
Posted By delferka
Angry Tired, Bratty Child

I have parents that say their 2.5 year old boy won't go to bed until they do. 11pm!!! They bring him to me a tired, bratty basket case. I don't know what to say to these people! Any advise??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,366
Posted By delferka
I wouldn't. I treat it like any other job. At...

I wouldn't. I treat it like any other job. At least jeans and a sweatshirt for me! I think parents will take you a little more s seriously. Although pj day would be fun for everyone!


...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,216
Posted By delferka
Sorry about that, I didn't see the IPhone thing....

Sorry about that, I didn't see the IPhone thing. We make decent money and it took me YEARS to justify the smart phone. (which I just got and I'm 52 yrs old)! With MY money.. I know food stamps are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,216
Posted By delferka
Given the benefit of the doubt. This family is...

Given the benefit of the doubt. This family is still doing things together. I'm not an advocate of milking the system in any way, but maybe they do something once a month? IDK
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,019
Posted By delferka
Cool Parents who are late!!!!

I have one child who's hours are 7:15 to 5. My other children come at 8-8:30. This childs parent don't have the decency to call if they are going to be late. I don't know about you, but most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5,609
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,718
Posted By delferka
Maybe we all need to start drinking before the...

Maybe we all need to start drinking before the kids get here!!!!!!!:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By delferka
Wow! Thanks for this info.. I'm going to follow...

Wow! Thanks for this info.. I'm going to follow suit and do what you do.. I'll repost later and tell you how it's worked out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By delferka
Unteachable 2 yr old!!!

I've had a little boy since he was 11 months old. He's now 2.5 and I cannot get anything through to him. He lays on the other kids even though they cry. He just laughs. He torment my cats and has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,524
Posted By delferka
Unteachable 2 yr old.

I've had a little boy since he was 11 months old. He's now 2.5 and I cannot get anything through to him. He lays on the other kids even though they cry. He just laughs. He torment my cats and has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,092
Posted By delferka
You have to look at this as a business. I know...

You have to look at this as a business. I know we need the money and get scared when this kind of thing happens to us, but it usually works itself out pretty well. If you worked for anyone else,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,098
Posted By delferka
Rates

I have some kids tht come 2 days per week, some come 3 days and some per week. I charge $40.00 per day or $180.00 per week. People don't blink an eye at that rate. I live in Western Massachusetts.
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