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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2019, 11:59 AM
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Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Jupadia
Thank you all

Thank you all
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,277
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 554,176
Posted By Jupadia
Ot -- having a miscarriage

I know it's not daycare related but, I'm currently going through a miscarriage. Should be 9.5 weeks and their not even seeing a fetal pole in the yoke sack which puts me at less then 6 weeks. Had a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Jupadia
I just let parents know the spot is not theirs...

I just let parents know the spot is not theirs till I have a deposit in hand, that till then I'll be still showing the daycare and conducting interviews.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Jupadia
You would have to find out what your state or...

You would have to find out what your state or city allowed, sometimes it can even be based on a particular area in a city.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Jupadia
Mom also may not be able to follow up at home, if...

Mom also may not be able to follow up at home, if they dont wear shoes inside.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By Jupadia
I would refund, because you are changing...

I would refund, because you are changing locations.
First though find out if it matters, I would get an answer from the parent as soon as possible though. That way you know if you have a space open...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,209
Posted By Jupadia
I had a Dcb who last week his mom went through a...

I had a Dcb who last week his mom went through a tim hortons drive through, got her kid a hashbrowns. But he did not want that one, so she went through a McDonalds drive through to get him his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By Jupadia
Currently we are invited to most of the kids...

Currently we are invited to most of the kids birthdays or I should say my boys are, if we are going to the party and cause the gift is coming from 2 kids and me the provider I'll spend around 30ish....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By Jupadia
We got a cordless stick Shark vacum just before...

We got a cordless stick Shark vacum just before Christmas when our old vacum past away.

I love it it's so easy to pull out and do a quick vacum after snack or when we drag to much outside in. We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Jupadia
If you have separate contracts in that case for...

If you have separate contracts in that case for each child then I would charge it per child. If the children are on a joint contract then i just charge per family.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 649
Posted By Jupadia
Neither had I till my own youngest. But this kid...

Neither had I till my own youngest. But this kid can feel like he has a fever when you hug him. Heat will radiate from his head like crazy. The rest of his body will feel normal.
Colds, teething...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Jupadia
I've had parents text me that at end of a similar...

I've had parents text me that at end of a similar text. Mostly I think they do it so I know what's going on and how sick kid is.

Depending on your policys for drop off I would just respond. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 649
Posted By Jupadia
I useally call at 37c or 100f. I take it by...

I useally call at 37c or 100f. I take it by forehead but will sometimes double check under arm (then add degree). But it also depends on child, my youngest always runs a little bit hotter and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By Jupadia
This summer I'm taking 5 days vaction (going...

This summer I'm taking 5 days vaction (going camping for the week), no charge.
As well as Canada day (July 1) which is a Monday so it will make a long weekend. Sometimes I will take the in between...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Jupadia
I did this in a way, kids schedule changed every...

I did this in a way, kids schedule changed every week. So some weeks it was 3 days and some 2. I did know what days months in advance when parent received their schedueal. I only did it at time cause...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Jupadia
Sorry I had ment to type Pluto it's what I was...

Sorry I had ment to type Pluto it's what I was thinking but not what I wrote
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Jupadia
We do a movie day once a week, I'll either put on...

We do a movie day once a week, I'll either put on a few episodes of a favorite show like paw patrol, octonuts, or super why. Or some other show ff Netflix, sometimes it's an actual movie.
Other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,008
Posted By Jupadia
I've only termed one family. My ratios changed...

I've only termed one family. My ratios changed and made me include my own kid. So I had to give notice to a parent so I would not be over. I actually gave birth to my seconed two days before the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,121
Posted By Jupadia
And another one ...

And another one
https://globalnews.ca/news/5263497/child-dies-hot-car-burnaby/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By Jupadia
Frozen or reheated milk can change taste as a pp...

Frozen or reheated milk can change taste as a pp has said. It has something to do with the fact in the milk changing.
As for reusing it, what I found when researching it (first child I pumped for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Jupadia
Wish I'd had advise, but the ones I know that...

Wish I'd had advise, but the ones I know that done it have stuck with one time.

-My brother age 6, raisins up nose during a tornadoe, mom had to remove with twizzlers cause was effecting his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 664
Posted By Jupadia
It's not even the government, it's a private...

It's not even the government, it's a private agency.
To be licensed in Ontario you have to go through a provite agency (that the Gov dose gove person to to license home daycares). The agency then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 664
Posted By Jupadia
Where I am I max out at 5 kids and cant do more. ...

Where I am I max out at 5 kids and cant do more.
If I was licensed there would be an opportunity to have 10 kids, but both providers are then run by an agency. The agency also handles payments and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By Jupadia
The only kid I worry about potty training is my...

The only kid I worry about potty training is my own who will be 3.5 in July
He is also on a deadline cause he starts jr. Kindergarten in September.
Other peoples kids and there deadlines are not my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 215,095
Posted By Jupadia
I have a daycare boy just turned 2, which now...

I have a daycare boy just turned 2, which now that its spring is bringing me all the dirt bits he finds. While we are outside.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Jupadia
With my kids we joke about spankings, just a...

With my kids we joke about spankings, just a light tap on bum and our kids laugh about it. One day I had no dks yet and a parent comes in while I'm saying, clean up then mommy will spank you....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Jupadia
Mabey look to having a cut off time for drop off....

Mabey look to having a cut off time for drop off. Here kids are welcome to come up to 11:00am, but I will text if they are not here by snack at 9:00am to make sure they are coming.
If they picked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Jupadia
I'm another vote for let them sleep in their own...

I'm another vote for let them sleep in their own space. My oldest started in my daycare when I opened at age 1. My youngest at 4 weeks . The oldest always slept in his own room upstairs on the main...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Jupadia
My oldest just turned 6, but my youngest starts...

My oldest just turned 6, but my youngest starts school this year and will be 4 just after Christmas, so I can advertise for that spot for January.

Right now in full, but have 2 spaces opening in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Jupadia
Spaces will be easier to fill decently for us....

Spaces will be easier to fill decently for us. Between most family's choosing to take 12 months to 18 months for maternity leave kids daily start before 1 year. Only being allowed 2 under 2 has made...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Jupadia
Canada - New Ratios for Ontario Providers

So the new changes have passed, for the few of us here from Ontario, Canada.

For unlicensed providers we can now have 3 under 2 with total of 5 kids. As well we can stop counting our own once...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By Jupadia
I do. I have one child that comes tue to fri. But...

I do. I have one child that comes tue to fri. But pays for entire week. I just let parents know that I dont offer part time care, due to my ratios I'm only have 4 spaces, so a pt kid could make me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 939
Posted By Jupadia
In Canada where the walkers have been banned, you...

In Canada where the walkers have been banned, you think parents would get it that it's not safe. But I know of a few people who have smuggled one over the boarder just to have one and many others...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 939
Posted By Jupadia
I loved my swing for my kids, it's a bit more...

I loved my swing for my kids, it's a bit more old style looking with deep seat and tray, and full 5 point harness. I will admit my first did become addicted to falling asleep in it. I put him in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 215,095
Posted By Jupadia
My own guy did this a couple months ago with a...

My own guy did this a couple months ago with a toy drill bit, but he pooped. Oh the fun.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Jupadia
My own kids have cried at drop off. Dad brings...

My own kids have cried at drop off. Dad brings them downstairs to "drop them off". They both did this around age 2 ish.

For parents I tell them that. It's not that they dont want to come, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By Jupadia
I closed today, I have a deltal issue with pain...

I closed today, I have a deltal issue with pain and swelling. It took me forever to decide what to do yesterday then I said **** it. Made an appointment for today, and shut down. I know I've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By Jupadia
I do a cookie or mini cupcake decorating leading...

I do a cookie or mini cupcake decorating leading up to Easter. I will also on the Thursday serve pizza for lunch (treat lunch). I am planning to send an dollor store Easter cracker home, sticker...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 215,095
Posted By Jupadia
Have bad tooth problem which is giving me a...

Have bad tooth problem which is giving me a migraine so I'm letting the kids watch backyardigins on Netflix.

What I hear show saying cause I was not realy paying attention "we have to get our porn...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5,277
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 554,176
Posted By Jupadia
My mouth is hurting so bad that I've made an...

My mouth is hurting so bad that I've made an emergency dental appointment for tomorrow. It sucks. Closing dor day tomorrow seconed time since starting, first time in 3.5 years. Dont even care what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Jupadia
I tell family's that spots are on a first in...

I tell family's that spots are on a first in basis. That I dont count the spot filled till paperwork and contract are handed in. This sometimes means accepting contracts with deposits in weekends.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By Jupadia
I've invite daycare kids to my boys parties. But...

I've invite daycare kids to my boys parties. But part of this is out of their requests, my first really wanted his friend at his 3rd birthday so I invited the kids. Now it's become tradition with my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By Jupadia
I take all stat days paid, plus easter Monday and...

I take all stat days paid, plus easter Monday and the August long weekend. Close early on Christmas eve at noon and at 5pm (instead of 6) on Halloween. I also take up to 3 weeks unpaid per year....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Jupadia
Do you have to keep him in the same room. ...

Do you have to keep him in the same room.

With my own I dont have to (no regulations). I e had them sleep in their own rooms on different floor. But i do have monitors in their room and bring down...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By Jupadia
During day I'm lucky my MIL lives like 5min car...

During day I'm lucky my MIL lives like 5min car ride away. She already dose pick ups and drop offs to school for my oldest. So I can call her, if it's the older guy I just isolate up stairs.
I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By Jupadia
I've got one guy been here a year now and is...

I've got one guy been here a year now and is great now.

First started at a year, bed shares with parents still, only slept in own bed at home a couple times in last few weeks. But we were able to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Jupadia
I did have one like this, but I would hear him...

I did have one like this, but I would hear him talking the moment dad came in. He would say words but not often. He was quite till he left for jr kindergarden this year.
I love the idea of the...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-15-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,500
Posted By Jupadia
I'm confused how do you know that the provider is...

I'm confused how do you know that the provider is being a horrible person, as far as we know the only thing they have done is have what most of us consider a long notice period that was played out in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,081
Posted By Jupadia
I dont respond verbally bit I do fill out a small...

I dont respond verbally bit I do fill out a small report "what I did today" sheet to parent of child for the most part is non verbal.
It just lists diaper changes, supplies needed, what they ate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Jupadia
Sometimes even flags are jo help for stupid...

Sometimes even flags are jo help for stupid people. We were passing by a drive way with a hedge the obscured the top a long drive way, so I did not see car or driver. I start passing pushing a quad...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 461
Posted By Jupadia
Most kids here do use there imaginations while...

Most kids here do use there imaginations while playing. I do have one kid almost 4 who is horablie at playing. Given a chance he mostly just makes a mess (dumps baske) and tries to move on. He ends...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By Jupadia
Best part is this kid will tell parents where so...

Best part is this kid will tell parents where so and so puked point ti area and tell them it either happened all day (code for once today) or it happened yesterday (code for anytime in memory)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By Jupadia
Yes, but only cause I have a small group they do...

Yes, but only cause I have a small group they do notice when someone is not here. But I'll just say they went feeling well, and leave details out, unless they threw up cause then I have a 3.5 year...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By Jupadia
We have a friends who both kids, have pulled...

We have a friends who both kids, have pulled every day (at start) of their care for a couple months each. I bit my tongue and said nothing cause if I had a kid like that there is no way I would have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By Jupadia
I've had kids vomiting without fever before....

I've had kids vomiting without fever before. Everyone fights of viruses diffeent ways. Some kids are fevers, some diarrhea and some puke.

Any vomiting I send home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Jupadia
I would also ask the parents first, mention that...

I would also ask the parents first, mention that she is complaining of belly pain.
I know I have one kid 3 almost 4 that everything was yesterday. He will tell me he and his friends threw up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Jupadia
I dont save spots for mat leave cause here it's a...

I dont save spots for mat leave cause here it's a year for leave (for most) so most parents are not willing to pay for that time. I would charge full rate if they did deside to pay. As for siblings I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Jupadia
My only non napper is my own, who's 6 he plays in...

My only non napper is my own, who's 6 he plays in his room. I've allowed him to either read, play or use his leapfrog. But this is during the summer or other non school days. All my dks do nap, or at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 215,095
Posted By Jupadia
My youngest has a fever today (not the funny...

My youngest has a fever today (not the funny part) but he is over at his nanas now searching and calling down her heating vents for nijia turtles he thinks it the sewers. We have radiators so no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 215,095
Posted By Jupadia
Birthday

One of my dkb turns 2 today so I put up a banner for him and planned to serve mimi birthday cupcakes for PM snack today as a treat.

First the poor kid ends up being the only one here. I have one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5,277
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 554,176
Posted By Jupadia
I wont lie when you typed your birth year it...

I wont lie when you typed your birth year it actually took me a minute to think adult. I'm only about 11 years older but its the same year as my brother was born. I still have his baby face flash in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Jupadia
My kids are 6 and 3, so the only u tube the get...

My kids are 6 and 3, so the only u tube the get is with us. My husband dose play animal visors or movie trailers, or things like huge lego builds for them. I play kid songs.
I've read conflicting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By Jupadia
Not most of the time. If I have a kid out sick...

Not most of the time. If I have a kid out sick and payment is due I usually ask when they call or text in how they want to pay. I do offer bank email payments so they don't have to come in. But if 8...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By Jupadia
I try to tell all the kids to put the lid down....

I try to tell all the kids to put the lid down. Both our toilets have the built in potty seat, though just one used for daycare. It only happens sometimes, my husband just just as bad as my boys, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Jupadia
I've found some kids just dont like the structure...

I've found some kids just dont like the structure activites. I've had some who hate craft time. I'll set them up and let them go. I've mentioned to parents in the past so and so dose not enjoy craft....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By Jupadia
As harsh as it sounds you need to let this mom...

As harsh as it sounds you need to let this mom know, that when you are closed you are closed. That parents are expected to pick up and leave. While you do support her breast feeding g that you cannot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5,277
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 554,176
Posted By Jupadia
We called our cable when I went on mat leave with...

We called our cable when I went on mat leave with my first, no equipment was needed then so nothing to return the next month I got a bill, called complained they fixed the bill. But never came out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By Jupadia
No, cough drops are medication. As well they dont...

No, cough drops are medication. As well they dont recomend cough syrup for the under 6 crowd (at least in Canada). My own kids I have made honey tea for (after age 1), and it has helped.
I dont let...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By Jupadia
I have backup care for my child 90% of time and...

I have backup care for my child 90% of time and so far have only had to call for an hour early pickup for one child due to my kids being sick. Most times they are not even here but at my MIL 5 min...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Jupadia
I have the majority of my books up high and...

I have the majority of my books up high and unreachable for the kids. The older ones can get them off of me by asking and I'll give them some to read in the coner center (a gated area using a large...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 288,210
Posted By Jupadia
Thanks twice a year (for each kid) I go over...

Thanks twice a year (for each kid) I go over board and have fun with cakes, this guy wanted a wakanda scene (avengers), a building for spiderman, (bought the cake iceing sheet for the buliding you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 288,210
Posted By Jupadia
Ot

Not daycare related but my sons birthday cake came out well and I wanted to share. He lent his lego minifigures for the guys on the cake.

It's a heroes vs villians
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Jupadia
I'm with you, I just got one done and now have...

I'm with you, I just got one done and now have another guy to do. What makes it the worse is he is mine and just turned 3 at the end of December.
. So far he only goes at diaper change times and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 767
Posted By Jupadia
Yup, closed for day. Many of our provinces...

Yup, closed for day.

Many of our provinces celebrate family day this weekend and its considered a stat holiday here in Canada. Alberta had it since 1990 but Ontario started in in 2008, it took me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Jupadia
My own 3 year was sick these yesterday as well, I...

My own 3 year was sick these yesterday as well, I was able to get my MIL to watch him on our main floor so we could also do school pick up for my 6 year old (6 today). Useally he goes to her house I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 963
Posted By Jupadia
My own guy stopped letting me feed him pureaes at...

My own guy stopped letting me feed him pureaes at about 9 months, and would only eat chunks. Had NO teeth till he was 13.5 months and no moles till 18 months.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,256
Posted By Jupadia
Most kids I get are about 12 months (with mat...

Most kids I get are about 12 months (with mat leave being a year) so many kids come in with bad sleep habits them and their parents have created. It takes daulyvworkbfor weeks to get most to sleep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
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I do offer parents an option of contacting me by...

I do offer parents an option of contacting me by 5:45 (15 min before close) or more to let me know if they will be late due to weather or traffic. At this point instead of paying $10 for the first...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Jupadia
Here in southern Ontario (Toronto) we are getting...

Here in southern Ontario (Toronto) we are getting snow / ice pellets right now. Frezzing rain due later. Many school boards canceled both buses and school. Ours did just bushes (they dont close...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By Jupadia
Just let them know that do to the fact that they...

Just let them know that do to the fact that they said they were not coming today that your not offering care today. That you have already made other arrangements to do stuff at home and are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By Jupadia
Forgot to add, here we dont have the option of...

Forgot to add, here we dont have the option of red shirting our kids. They have 2 levels of Kindergarten (jr. And sr.) Which are playbassed before entering grade 1 (which I think is a bit more like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By Jupadia
I've got 1 kid on each end, our cut off is the...

I've got 1 kid on each end, our cut off is the end of the year. My oldest is born at the beging of the year and is one of the oldest kids in his class. It's great for him since he is a leader but can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Jupadia
The kids here exchange valentine cards and...

The kids here exchange valentine cards and decorate bags. I do a Valentine's lunch with something red or pink and heart shapes. Afternoon snack we do birthday cupcakes for my oldest since it's his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By Jupadia
My own guy has been making fists to punch since...

My own guy has been making fists to punch since shortly after turning 2 years. Now he is good about not hitting others, except for his grandpa, who encourages it. I've started getting him to hit flat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 288,210
Posted By Jupadia
Yesterday my youngest came down with a tummy bug,...

Yesterday my youngest came down with a tummy bug, poor guy was throwing up and dry heaving (poor guy is just turned 3). It first happened around 4pm then I had 2 kids go home back to back within...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By Jupadia
First I send all the kids to my coner center...

First I send all the kids to my coner center which is fenced in grab a stack of board puzzles mostly this is for the under 2 to 2.5 crowd. The others I'll tell them to pick a different center and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 938
Posted By Jupadia
I prepare meals for the kids, I have my own in...

I prepare meals for the kids, I have my own in care do it just seemed to make sense to do it for all. I've had parents send lunch before for a kid, and had no problem with it. Just told dks that his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Jupadia
Wish I could help, my MIL is also my sub, with my...

Wish I could help, my MIL is also my sub, with my husband filling in for true emergencies. But I'm lucky cause she retired last year so she is usually available.
Can you check with other providers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,601
Posted By Jupadia
Ok I pumped and the amount varrys for each pump,...

Ok I pumped and the amount varrys for each pump, I never found it to be the same as what I pumped last time. Though I did not make enough for my first and had to supplement with formula. Did not feed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Jupadia
I've been un business for about 6 years now. It...

I've been un business for about 6 years now. It super easy for me to find kids under 2 who need care. Most of those come to me as kids who's parents are finished mat leave and starting care for first...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By Jupadia
I was able to find some regulations for Thunder...

I was able to find some regulations for Thunder Bay which is located in Ontario. So it dose not cover all of Ontario by far but I would assume that regulations would be the same or very similar...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Jupadia
I just tried a pack n play with a 3 year old...

I just tried a pack n play with a 3 year old myself the week before Christmas. He has trouble staying quite and keeps himself awake though needs the nap. With the pack n play I could move him to the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-25-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,331
Posted By Jupadia
Family 1: cheese / cracker gift box set ...

Family 1: cheese / cracker gift box set
Presents for each of the dks (5 total)
Pay for vacation time I take through
out year even though...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 738
Posted By Jupadia
Yep, I've worked threw a couple stomachs bugs....

Yep, I've worked threw a couple stomachs bugs. Most times I felt slightly unwell in am, but by afternoon I've wanted to roll into a ball. I'll throw on the tv and skip a few things with the kids. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By Jupadia
My kids got this last year, they either had vomit...

My kids got this last year, they either had vomit or diarrhea. But only one or the other, it went threw the whole daycare (all 5 kids). It was hard for both myself and other parents cause it was hard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Jupadia
Wish I could help, but I could not get my own 2...

Wish I could help, but I could not get my own 2 year old this summer to stop licking sand at the beach. Cause you know that gritty sand has to be yummy.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Jupadia
I have parents supply diapers, wipes and...

I have parents supply diapers, wipes and sunscreen. Food and formula all kids under age 1, unless child is eating table food. Formula is always supplied by parents despite age. I dont have many that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Jupadia
I see this happening with my own about to be 3...

I see this happening with my own about to be 3 year old. I do strap him in my dk quad stroller but never our umbrella stroller cause he wants in and out all the time at this age.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By Jupadia
I know with my oldest who was 22lb by the time he...

I know with my oldest who was 22lb by the time he was 6 months. In total he ate between 24 to 36 ounces per day (mix of pumped milk and formula). But he was eating 6 to 8 ounces at a time. Sleeping...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 769
Posted By Jupadia
I can get why mom wants baby drinking breast...

I can get why mom wants baby drinking breast milk. I know with both my guys I struggled for milk production, I latterly bleed over it with my first. My first I did entirely pumped milk with formula...
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