Daycare.com Forum

Go Back   Daycare.com Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 100 of 1000
Search took 0.08 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: BumbleBee
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By BumbleBee
28% this year.

28% this year.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-09-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you Tom :) I appreciate you taking the time...

Thank you Tom :) I appreciate you taking the time to answer questions and chime in on this forum.

On a side note, I was pretty stoked to see your reply that my calculations looked correct!...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-08-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By BumbleBee
Time percentage: 2800 hours worked divided by...

Time percentage: 2800 hours worked divided by 8,760 (hours in a year) =0.3196 x 100 = 31.96%

Space Percentage:
Exclusive Use: 120 sq ft divided by 1,827 sq feet = 0.0656 x 100 = 6.56%
Partial...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-08-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By BumbleBee
Based on your #'s and Tom's blogs, I calculated...

Based on your #'s and Tom's blogs, I calculated your t/s% at 33.38%

I don't know what yours usually runs but mine is generally between 28% and 34%
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you so much! Amazing advice and we...

Thank you so much! Amazing advice and we sincerely appreciate it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By BumbleBee
I don't think he's been tested for FASD. Thank...

I don't think he's been tested for FASD. Thank you for the info. Yes a therapist is involved, just started therapy recently.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 184,021
Posted By BumbleBee
Oppositional defiant dcb, age 4, was the first...

Oppositional defiant dcb, age 4, was the first one 'finished' with breakfast. In reality he just wanted to snatch and/or hide the favored toys so nobody else could use them. I made everybody stay at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,487
Posted By BumbleBee
Jeans, tshirt, zip up sweater.

Jeans, tshirt, zip up sweater.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcm who just doesn't understand why Dcb flaunts...

Dcm who just doesn't understand why Dcb flaunts the rules so much is now blatantly flaunting the Head Start rules regarding homework.

But yeah, no correlation at all. :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By BumbleBee
I'm giving it some time because therapy just...

I'm giving it some time because therapy just started recently.

Thank you for your detailed response. You have given me great ideas on how to further the progress we've made (not as much progress...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By BumbleBee
Formula fed but still low iron?

Baby drinks iron fortified formula but has low iron levels. Anybody ever heard of this before? Seems odd to me. I don't doubt the test results but wondering if it's not a matter of inadequate intake...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you I will look into this!

Thank you I will look into this!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By BumbleBee
Yes he is seeing a therapist but it just started...

Yes he is seeing a therapist but it just started recently.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By BumbleBee
Loss of privileges, time out, spanking.

Loss of privileges, time out, spanking.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,115
Posted By BumbleBee
Oppositional Defiance Help

Dcb, age 4, is oppositional defiant. We've made progress in the frequency of the defiance as well as the level of anger exhibited. What we are struggling with currently is the duration. This kid digs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By BumbleBee
Yup! TGIF!!! And with 70% of students staying...

Yup! TGIF!!! And with 70% of students staying home today, today doesn't count as a school day. So extra day added to the end of the year because they've used up all of the allotted school closure...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By BumbleBee
I haven't responded to any of it. And in whatever...

I haven't responded to any of it. And in whatever parent's defense the comment wasn't by one of them. I was reading through comments on a post, by a local friend about the bomb threat and parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By BumbleBee
Did it once. Never again. No discounts, no free....

Did it once. Never again. No discounts, no free. They pay just like everybody else.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By BumbleBee
I said no to school age attendance during school...

I said no to school age attendance during school hours when the school is open.

I'm not being named on fb but there's some chatter on there about 'that daycare who doesn't care about kids'...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 545
Posted By BumbleBee
Wwyd?

Bomb threat found in bathroom at school.

Superintendent had bomb sniffing dogs and police check school.

Nothing found, dogs didn't hit on anything.

School is open tomorrow.

All bags to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 539
Posted By BumbleBee
No thank you Out of your mouth please ...

No thank you

Out of your mouth please

Face the table please (mealtimes)

Walking feet please

Cover your cough please. (Usually shortened to Cover! by the end of the day.)
Forum: Daycare Insurance 03-17-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,240
Posted By BumbleBee
Allstate.

Allstate.
Forum: Daycare Insurance 03-17-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,240
Posted By BumbleBee
Yes I do know and do have separate liability...

Yes I do know and do have separate liability insurance for the daycare. The issue was when the homeowner's insurance was aware of the daycare, they refused coverage regardless of the separate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
I hate daylight savings time. Heck I hate both...

I hate daylight savings time. Heck I hate both time changes. The kids are a mess and will be all week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 778
Posted By BumbleBee
Been in business as an in home child care for 5.5...

Been in business as an in home child care for 5.5 years. Worked in child care centers for 8 years prior to opening. Retirement I have no idea.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By BumbleBee
Do you mean diaper bags or are you planning on...

Do you mean diaper bags or are you planning on supplying diapers or are you talking about cloth diapers?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By BumbleBee
Dumbest Snow Day Ever

They called a snow day at 6am today. Roads are slightly slick but not severely snow, we got a whopping 1 inch of snow last night and it's 4 degrees with the wind chill.

The reason for closing? The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcm sent her 4 yr old to preschool with a 99.5...

Dcm sent her 4 yr old to preschool with a 99.5 temp today. Jokes on her because if he temps above 100.4 after preschool he's excluded tomorrow and there's no preschool on Friday's.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By BumbleBee
Open 7a.m.-6pm 8am-breakfast 9am:...

Open 7a.m.-6pm

8am-breakfast
9am: preschool time until 11.
9:45am snack
11am outside time
11:45-lunch
12:45- nap until 3:15 (kids get up as they wake)
3:30 - snack
4:30 -outside until pick...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-31-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By BumbleBee
Yes you need to claim all income. Regardless of...

Yes you need to claim all income. Regardless of cash, receipts, etc you still have to claim it.

Your choice to consistently allow them to use, abuse and not pay you has nothing to do with whether...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By BumbleBee
I have 1 out with influenza A right now and my...

I have 1 out with influenza A right now and my policy is the kid can return when 24 hrs fever free w/o the use of fever reducers and can participate normally. Granted I expect them to be out all week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
The silver lining in this is I had most of the...

The silver lining in this is I had most of the day off. Have 2 school agers to pick up soon but otherwise I've been kid free all day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
8pm Sunday night I get the sick kid text. ...

8pm Sunday night I get the sick kid text.

"Dcg tested positive for influenza A today."

Crap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
I am not your fall back plan. Whether you pulled...

I am not your fall back plan. Whether you pulled your kid for cheaper rates, better hours, more academics, it doesn't matter to me. I am not your plan b. Your child is no longer enrolled.

The same...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By BumbleBee
Yeah I've had the same thing happen. my answer...

Yeah I've had the same thing happen. my answer depends on the situation and other factors.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Heaven above please grant me patience to not snap...

Heaven above please grant me patience to not snap at this 4 yr old who's acting like a teenager. The attitude is fierce today!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Ditto. And my roof needs to be shoveled off, no...

Ditto. And my roof needs to be shoveled off, no way I'm spending 3 hrs up there in this cold crap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
If one more parent asks me if I'm open tomorrow...

If one more parent asks me if I'm open tomorrow "because it's Monday" I am going to scream.

It may be Monday but it's still a holiday!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,304
Posted By BumbleBee
Depends on the situation. I've had 2 requests...

Depends on the situation. I've had 2 requests this year for therapy at daycare. 1 I said no, 1 I said yes.

Dcg was approved for ABA therapy. It was 5 hrs a day 4 days a week. I could not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By BumbleBee
I'm giving my assistant $100 cash as a bonus.

I'm giving my assistant $100 cash as a bonus.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 240,585
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcb(4), aka my little buddy, brought me a...

Dcb(4), aka my little buddy, brought me a birthday gift on Tuesday. He was so excited, he picked the gift, wrapped the gift, made the card, and picked the bag to put it in (a robot one!) He picked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Snow day. Was supposed to have 7 kids. Now I'll...

Snow day. Was supposed to have 7 kids. Now I'll have 4 kids, and it's not the 4 I want to deal with all day. 3 dck's with behavior challenges and a feisty 2 year old. :rolleyes:

And every single...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By BumbleBee
7am-6pm.

7am-6pm.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By BumbleBee
Yup, happens here to. Drives me nuts. Couldn't...

Yup, happens here to. Drives me nuts. Couldn't possibly be that their child caught it from a family get together, the store, preschool, school. Nope must be my house!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By BumbleBee
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 240,585
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcg was a preemie. 3 lbs at birth, on oxygen and...

Dcg was a preemie. 3 lbs at birth, on oxygen and feeding tube. Always below the charts weight/height wise. She was delayed on her 3, 6, and 9 month assessments. Had almost caught up at her 1 yr...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
1/2 of my kids are cranky and tired. The other...

1/2 of my kids are cranky and tired. The other 1/2 are bright eyed and bushy tailed. We're stuck inside due to the crazy wind outside. Oh and our snowman ornaments didn't work out due to peeling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By BumbleBee
I ask in early December and put a deadline on...

I ask in early December and put a deadline on when they need to let me know.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
And they're late. Ugh!

And they're late. Ugh!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Why on earth did I schedule a tour for 6pm on the...

Why on earth did I schedule a tour for 6pm on the Monday after a 4 day break?

My house is a disaster and the kids are cranky. Lovely.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,116
Posted By BumbleBee
I take off Dec 25th - Jan 1st every year. Don't...

I take off Dec 25th - Jan 1st every year. Don't really care who it affects. I also take off a week in July. Again, don't really care who it affects. Everybody gets the closing schedule by Jan 30th so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,192
Posted By BumbleBee
Legal in Michigan for home and group daycares....

Legal in Michigan for home and group daycares. Not sure about centers. Can have an assistant age 14 as long as the daycare license holder is on site.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By BumbleBee
Ugh, another day with 1 kid, 8 hrs in, 1 more to...

Ugh, another day with 1 kid, 8 hrs in, 1 more to go. Kid is 18 months old.

We did laundry, dishes, vacuumed, scrubbed the kitchen floor, went for a walk, ran 3 errands, had a playdate with another...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By BumbleBee
Bored

I have 1 kid (18 months old) until after school today. I am so bored! We've been to the bank, post office, library, another provider's house for a playdate. Now I'm cleaning the kitchen while making...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By BumbleBee
It's not just daycare that the state is clueless...

It's not just daycare that the state is clueless about, I have many daycare families who are farmers (fruit, veggies, pigs, cows, etc) and they say the same thing about their state rules. The general...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
7am had to deal with an upset dcm because her 4...

7am had to deal with an upset dcm because her 4 yr old told her he'd rather live with me. He's 4, get over it dcm.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By BumbleBee
72 in the early morning then usually down to 70...

72 in the early morning then usually down to 70 when the sun comes out.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-05-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 69,763
Posted By BumbleBee
As Josiegirl said each daycare has their own...

As Josiegirl said each daycare has their own schedule of days off. If the time off your provider takes does not work for you, your best bet is to begin looking elsewhere and specifically ask about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,428
Posted By BumbleBee
I think there's an auto pay for parents. Not sure...

I think there's an auto pay for parents. Not sure because I don't use it. I use it mostly because I have employees so I can do their paychecks and e-pay/e-File their withholdings and the employee...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,428
Posted By BumbleBee
I use QuickBooks for the financial side of things.

I use QuickBooks for the financial side of things.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By BumbleBee
Yeah I still can't. Ugh! Food program is coming...

Yeah I still can't. Ugh! Food program is coming tomorrow and I need to put in last weeks meals and times. If I can't I lose reimbursement. Beyond done with kidkare and the food program overall.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By BumbleBee
Trouble Logging Into Kidkare Today?

Is anybody else having this problem? I've tried on both my computer and tablet and I'm just being met with the KidKare logo and nowhere to login. A bit frustrated at the moment!
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 10-29-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,421
Posted By BumbleBee
The only thing my dck's are slightly upset about...

The only thing my dck's are slightly upset about is not being able to have their beloved raisin bran, fruity cheerios, and cinnamon life cereal at breakfast. Otherwise we haven't had to change...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Managed to sprain both of my ankles early...

Managed to sprain both of my ankles early Thursday morning. School had 1/2 days thurs and fri. That whole elevate and ice thing didn't really happen with 12 kids under 6 in my house for 6.5 hours...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Dear parents, You signed up with a no transport...

Dear parents,
You signed up with a no transport daycare. Daycare is 3.5 blocks from school. Your snowflakes will not melt in the 7 minutes spent walking home in the rain.

Trust me on this one.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 184,021
Posted By BumbleBee
Dcb4 asks a lot of science related questions that...

Dcb4 asks a lot of science related questions that we don't always (rarely) know the answers to. So we utilize google, a lot. Our go to phrase when he has us stumped is "let's google it and see what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,418
Posted By BumbleBee
Ones and twos for me. I like the toddler stage....

Ones and twos for me. I like the toddler stage. Feed them often, change some diapers and let them play. Rarely do I have to keep that age group occupied like I do my 3's and 4's.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,418
Posted By BumbleBee
I want those 3 year old's! Where do I find them???

I want those 3 year old's! Where do I find them???
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 240,585
Posted By BumbleBee
I got to love on the newest member of my daycare...

I got to love on the newest member of my daycare family today. 9 days old, 7.5 lbs of snuggly love! The soft hair, the newborn noises, the 'gas' smiles. I was in heaven :) He's new enough that he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 240,585
Posted By BumbleBee
This week is the last 45 hr. week with difficult,...

This week is the last 45 hr. week with difficult, manipulative, screaming dcb. He's going to preschool on Monday. I feel like I should be sad or something but I'm really not.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,295
Posted By BumbleBee
Play food potato chip.

Play food potato chip.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By BumbleBee
Yup! Only time I don't catch myself doing it is...

Yup! Only time I don't catch myself doing it is if I only have 1 or 2 kids.

The last time my licensing consultant was here she says "wow, busy day here today! How many do you have today?" (she was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Glad my screamer stopped screaming and having 30...

Glad my screamer stopped screaming and having 30 minute tantrums, but now he's pushing limits just enough to drive us insane.

Been at it all week. I am so glad it's Friday. I need a break from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 240,585
Posted By BumbleBee
I got to see "my" babies today happyface ...

I got to see "my" babies today happyface

Their mom is a teacher but she's taking a year off to spend some time with her kids before the oldest goes to school next year. I haven't seen them for 3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
I love how parents ask for advice over and over...

I love how parents ask for advice over and over about the same issue, you give the same advice over and over regarding the same issue, and the parents don't bother to listen to any of it. Then when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Not a complete vent but sort of. 3 parents...

Not a complete vent but sort of.

3 parents in tears this morning because morning drop off at school was rough. All have kindergartener's. I get it, I try to be sympathetic, but I also have kids to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,567
Posted By BumbleBee
Looks like hypotonia to me, given the head back...

Looks like hypotonia to me, given the head back or forward stuff. Could be an explanation with the knee knocking too. I'd recommend he be evaluated and send along a written page of what you're seeing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By BumbleBee
We walk to school. I'm a no transport daycare so...

We walk to school. I'm a no transport daycare so no driving up there. I can understand nobody coming in to school but there were other ways to do this.
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 09-04-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,110
Posted By BumbleBee
I need to utilize my crockpot more. I only do 4...

I need to utilize my crockpot more. I only do 4 things in there currently, Cornish hen, chili, meatballs w/bbq sauce, and roast w/potatoes and carrots.
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 09-04-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,110
Posted By BumbleBee
I may have to try this. Thanks for sharing the...

I may have to try this. Thanks for sharing the recipe!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By BumbleBee
Trying To Be Optimistic About This New Pick Up Procedure

at the Elementary school. We used to pick up kids inside in the cafeteria, which was essentially it's own building but they built 2 hallways to connect it to the new elementary building. Now we pick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By BumbleBee
Welcome to the forum! I'm from Michigan. How many...

Welcome to the forum! I'm from Michigan. How many years have you been in business? Just starting or been at it awhile? I'm at 5 years currently.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By BumbleBee
Head Start would be completely free for dcm where...

Head Start would be completely free for dcm where as state pay only covers 75% of her daycare bill here. But yeah, I do pretty much the same thing as Head Start, only difference is I have a wider...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By BumbleBee
No. I asked. They won't. Only a daycare or the...

No. I asked. They won't. Only a daycare or the public parking lot in town.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By BumbleBee
well the bus issue may not be an issue after all....

well the bus issue may not be an issue after all.

The elementary school has a new pick up procedure-released today. Instead of picking up in the gymnasium, inside the school, we now have to pick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,482
Posted By BumbleBee
Every year I have this parent. Sometimes it's the...

Every year I have this parent. Sometimes it's the same one, sometimes it's not. I just tell them this is the group I have currently and they are free to look elsewhere if my daycare isn't meeting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By BumbleBee
Head Start Bussing Issues

Dcm dropped on me today that dcb will be going to Head Start. I stared at her for a minute then asked what the plan was for the bus.

Up until 2 years ago the Head Start bus dropped off all of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By BumbleBee
Summer sucked. Many of my dck's NEED a solid...

Summer sucked. Many of my dck's NEED a solid routine and most of my issues centered around wacky schedules. School starts in 10 days. I can't wait!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,236
Posted By BumbleBee
No. Just no. This one is 26 pages long. Your...

No. Just no. This one is 26 pages long. Your original Etsy page says 40 pages. Where is the original one you tried to sell, that is the one we want to see.

You're trying to cover your tracks and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Why is it that the one dck who needs a nap the...

Why is it that the one dck who needs a nap the most is the one who doesn't nap?????

Mr. ADHD no emotional control and impulsive WITH a nap, turns into Mr. ADHD no emotional control, impulsive,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,629
Posted By BumbleBee
Probably because it's not your handbook.

Probably because it's not your handbook.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Dear 'friend,' Thanks for bursting my bubble...

Dear 'friend,'

Thanks for bursting my bubble when I came in 3rd and got my first medal.

If you think you can do better, get your *ss out here and show it. Last I checked, you haven't done a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
Daycare parents copping an attitude with me...

Daycare parents copping an attitude with me because I recommended they have their child evaluated.

"Well the pediatrician never said anything." Oh, my bad. Sorry I see your kid 40 hours a week and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4,403
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 421,498
Posted By BumbleBee
School needs to start. Kid 1 is a know it...

School needs to start.

Kid 1 is a know it all bully brat who needs to GTFO of my house. His ways have rubbed off on 3 others.

Kid 2 has been like a dog at a squirrel convention the last 2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By BumbleBee
Hey at least she showed the crazy right off the...

Hey at least she showed the crazy right off the bat! Better then finding out 3 months down the road I guess.



Lol, yes we should! I had one tonight with a lady who was a fruitcake waiting to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By BumbleBee
How Would You Handle This?

two 5 year old dcb's making fun of other kids. Their primary target is a 15 month old dcg. Essentially she is the only one who cannot verbally defend herself. They make fun of the other kids too but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By BumbleBee
Thank you to everybody! Yes, STAN kids sums it up...

Thank you to everybody! Yes, STAN kids sums it up nicely. All of mine are 5 or under right now (for the summer) and it's mostly the 2 five year olds and 1 four year old who do it but it's spreading...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By BumbleBee
Competitive DCK's

I have a group right now who is insanely competitive. It's a constant string of "I'm better then you" type comments all day long. It's driving me nuts!

I run faster then you

I wash my hands...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 07-24-2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By BumbleBee
Welcome! I'm also in Michigan. I, personally, use...

Welcome! I'm also in Michigan. I, personally, use quickbooks for accounting purposes.
Showing results 1 to 100 of 1000

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:22 AM.



Daycare.com         Find A Daycare         List Your Daycare         Toys & Products                 About Us

Daycare.com
Please read our Disclaimer before continuing.

Topics pertain mainly to the following States:

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming