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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By Babybear911
Daycares And Dealing With Inspectors

So need to vent. Had inspectors come during quiet time for my annual inspection. They woke up all 6 babies and didn't seem to care that they did. Stayed for 3 hours and found NOTHING out of order, as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,311
Posted By Babybear911
Venting...Parents Refusing To Potty Train

Have 3 year old kids that are not potty trained. Two families are not even considering potty training! The kids know when they are wet, when they poop and can verbalize this. However it is like the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,640
Posted By Babybear911
I don't take parents who co-sleep with their...

I don't take parents who co-sleep with their children in my daycare anymore. I also ask them before they if they have thought about not returning to work. That a daycare provider can not lay down and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,377
Posted By Babybear911
love it...thanks! Hopefully no one panics! ha ha

love it...thanks! Hopefully no one panics! ha ha
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,552
Posted By Babybear911
Hi just find it hard to believe they only behave...

Hi just find it hard to believe they only behave like this at daycare. I find it difficult to talk to dcp's when they don't speak the truth. I have told dbk's they can not play like that here. Then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,377
Posted By Babybear911
thinking of selling...

Hi..I have the same problem, but we would be selling our house. I am nervous the second my sale sign goes up the daycare parents all leave and we are out of income before the house sells. we will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,552
Posted By Babybear911
Siblings Rough "Play"

So I have two dck that are siblings. They tackle, wrestle and are generally rough with each other. They are all giggles until someone gets hurt. when I tell dcm she informs me the never play like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By Babybear911
sibling rough play

So I have two dck that are siblings. They tackle, wrestle and are generally rough with each other. They are all giggles until someone gets hurt. when I tell dcm she informs me the never play like...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-21-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 32,815
Posted By Babybear911
love your blog! read this the other day on...

love your blog! read this the other day on facebook! I am giving all new parents who register in my daycare your link to review this info! Fabulous!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,913
Posted By Babybear911
EEK! think my point has been lost...

EEK! think my point has been lost somewhere...Wearing a baby is no different then co-sleeping! It is not practical or helping baby to become an independent sleepers. How can you have any down time...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-09-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,234
Posted By Babybear911
I love providing childcare and I know I am meant...

I love providing childcare and I know I am meant to be a daycare provider. However, I am finding that over the years progress this "new wave" of parenting is making children more insecure,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,913
Posted By Babybear911
Co-Sleeping, Stroller Sleeping, or Car Seat Sleeping

Okay. This needs to be said. IF YOU are a Stay at home parent...and never plan on returning to work or going away for the weekend or having a babysitter then don't bother reading further...
...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 01-07-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,234
Posted By Babybear911
Co-sleeping, Cuddling, Stroller or Carseat Sleeping..

Okay. This needs to be said. IF YOU are a Stay at home parent...and never plan on returning to work or going away for the weekend or having a babysitter then don't bother reading further...
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,341
Posted By Babybear911
daycare holiday

Hi!
You should get paid in full for their holidays and for your holidays! Holy moly don't sell yourself short!

I take 2 week off at Christmas and 2 weeks off in August and I also take approx....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,901
Posted By Babybear911
Mom Breastfeeds Baby Entire Nap Time So Baby Will Sleep...

Omg! So I have a little person here go screams and flips out entire nap time.
I finally asked Mom how she gets baby to sleep at home. She proceeded to tell me she breastfeeds baby the entire nap...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By Babybear911
Speech is not what an average 2 1/2 year would...

Speech is not what an average 2 1/2 year would be. Hence the biting. I'm frustrated as biters parents are so laid back and then kid who is getting bitten those parents are all over me! Blah!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By Babybear911
Biting...

So here I am...needing some direction.

Have a dcb that is 2 1/2 yrs old that when frustrated will bite. Not a little bite...I mean a bite that leaves impressions in the skin and sometimes breaks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By Babybear911
Love Monday's!

Wow...every parent at drop off was in a fine mood today. The kids appear to be all hungry and tired! Seriously want a do over day! I would start by texting all parents and reminding them to not bring...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,971
Posted By Babybear911
Trust me...you will be annoyed when people keep...

Trust me...you will be annoyed when people keep dropping off early and picking up late!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,559
Posted By Babybear911
Thank you everyone!! You have all given me the...

Thank you everyone!! You have all given me the information I needed! Today I will be having a little conversation with the parents.

Cheers!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,559
Posted By Babybear911
Potty Training---Child Refuses Potty

So bit of a pickle. I have 3 kids potty training at daycare. No biggy for me...but new situation I have never had to deal with before. The parent who is adamant that their child potty train...but...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 04-22-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,087
Posted By Babybear911
No good!

Two sides to every story but have to say that if this really went down as you mentioned it is seriously unexceptable behavior! I've been a daycare provider for 6+ years and that is the most obsurd,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,614
Posted By Babybear911
Fever...

I send home little people when temp 37.4 (99.0) or higher. :) it is in my contract. Signed. Sealed. And not negotiable! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,360
Posted By Babybear911
really? How SOON do you think I have...

really?

How SOON do you think I have contact with these parents before they register?

Do you think I see them at birth of their child!?

I meet parents/child a MONTH or a few WEEKS before...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,360
Posted By Babybear911
The Guilty Parenting...

Well...I see this time and time again. The parent who has a baby...takes the year maternity leave and in that year...doesn't let anyone else look after the baby! Well...my question is, when the baby...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 06-21-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 195,846
Posted By Babybear911
Looking after other peoples children is rewarding...

Looking after other peoples children is rewarding and a lot of work. You should have appreciated that your daycare provider was taking time off to re-energize their body, mind and spirit. There is a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,507
Posted By Babybear911
The parent wasn't inspecting... They didnt even...

The parent wasn't inspecting... They didnt even TRY The front door or the door bell. They were snooping! Parents right my butt!

When I got licensed it states the measurements of the daycare space...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,507
Posted By Babybear911
Omg

Yikes! How embarrassing! I feel for you...I don't know what I would do or say or feel after! I would be seriously unnerved they felt so free to walk upstairs to "my" living space! My daycare is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By Babybear911
likethislikethislikethislikethishappyfacehappyface...

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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By Babybear911
Payment due ...

All my daycare parents have to give me a years worth of post dated cheques. All cheques dated the last day of the month for the next month. Eg... May 31 for JUNE services. Ect... If I don't get a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,812
Posted By Babybear911
Easy solution...

Have all dcp pack the dcb lunches! I don't make anything for the kids except snacks (sliced apples, cheese, crackers ect... ) lunch is all packed in the dcb lunch bags and I unzip and open containers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,805
Posted By Babybear911
You did the best that you could in the moment...

I think that you handled it the only way you could in the moment.

I'm surprised how everyone is so quick to judge. :(

Like you, I practice manners with the kids and when you know your DCK as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,717
Posted By Babybear911
Smile Wow! I'm never going to complain again...

All of you have such LONG days! I don't know how you do it! My hours are 8am - 5pm every Monday- Friday. I couldn't see myself working even a minute later or earlier without it having an enormous...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-19-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,123
Posted By Babybear911
Daycares and Time Off With Pay

Of course you should pay your daycare providers vacation, stat. Holidays,sick day!

Think about it this way...lets say your monthly daycare fees are 800.00 a month. Your child attends a 10 hour day...
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