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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,030
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
here you go

I am bumping this up for those of you asking about PNO and New Years!

Here are some great ideas for you to try!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,304
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
$$$$

This can be a HUGE MONEY MAKER!!! Great for New Years!! Be sure to have parents pay AT DROP OFF!!!!! This way you wont get sucked in and also you dont have to claim this extra cash, just be clear...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,241
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
fundraisers

Many groups large and small do fundraising. If your parents know what they are fundraising for it will run much more smoothly. Cookie Dough sells great! I noticed someone mentioned MC...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,148
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
We do this as well, saves headaches later and...

We do this as well, saves headaches later and keeps peace with the parents. I do have one couple that is married and both have signed different contracts. They have seperate accoutns and they rotate...
Forum: Curriculum 11-18-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,682
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
great idea

love it!! Thanks for the idea.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,951
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
I learned the hard way on this one years...

I learned the hard way on this one years back....PRE-PAY to STAY!! :)

Stay firm and be sure to stick to your contract and everything in it. You will always have one that has to try to bend the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,745
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Exclamation Coupon Traderz...Want to join??

As many of you of you are aware childcare operating expenses are increasing and it has become more inportant to save all the pennies you can on groceries, paper products, and more. As parents we are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,619
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Ccr&r

This is a great place to get listed if you have openings or would like free advertisement for your daycare....they also offer classes and training and information on lots of childcare related issues....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,241
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Thumbs up Daycare Advertisement

This is not a scam nor is it free. As most of you have seen I do business with MC Fundraisers for all of my fundraising. I was on the phone with them today going over my 2010 event and I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,851
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
insurance

Im sorry to hear that, seems like many companies are doing that to long time employees to cut wages. I wish you and your family the best of luck..I hope someone on here has some ideas for this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,851
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
insurance

Sorry I cant help you, if my hubby didnt have excellent health insurance I wouldnt be able to do childcare. I know this is a huge problem for many providers and I look forward to hearing the ideas. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,185
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Talking Yummy, sounds great!

Yummy, sounds great!
Forum: Curriculum 11-13-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,682
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Thumbs up Creative Craft Ideas - Built Your Curriculum

Although I have built my curriculum over the many years of my doing daycare I am always looking for fun projects. I have 3 years of curriculum that I rotate each year so that toddlers always do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,185
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Talking Cost Effective Meals - New Ideas?

I didnt see this in any recent threads so I wanted to start one. I love switching up our monthly menus, I am looking for some new ideas. I was thinking we could all share a few of our dc favorites....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,047
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Board Games

Our 2 year olds begin playing board games. I have the older ones play board games that are age appropriate while the younger ones play Lucky Ducks, Candy Land, Chutes & Ladders, Gone Fishing, Memory...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 29,801
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Vista Print

Thanks Dbug, I am a HUGE fan of vista print. I get the emails everyweek for free items..I just pay shipping. Each year we enter parade floats for our daycare and I use these freebies to toss out on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 29,801
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
awesome

Can you offer the company name??? I get printed t-shirts with a local company and give each child one when they are enrolled, GREAT ADVERTISEMENT!! I like tha bag idea, we make them every year with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 29,801
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Talking goodie Bags

Each year I spend about $15 per child on a book and a gift.

This year we decided to do goody gift bags. I got the bags last year after christmas as well as some holiday novelty items on...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-06-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 348,518
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
very well said chickenhauler!!

very well said chickenhauler!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,239
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
I like that saying!! Funny!! I have many...

I like that saying!! Funny!! I have many packages that some UPS/Fed EX and since we generally always have the same route driver (going on 4 yrs.) they both know to tap on the window on the front...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2009, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,375
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Exclamation Get a $15 Craftbox FREE!!

I posted a thread a while ago about a fundraiser I have done, I got this email today and wanted to share it with all of you!!


Visit www.mcfundraisers.com & if you book a sale you can use...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,867
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Free

Thankfully, financially I am able to do this. I know however that this business also pays the bills for many families. I have one family with dad just being laid off this past week...hopefully he...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 10-30-2009, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,158
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Our insurance policy does cover assistants as...

Our insurance policy does cover assistants as well, HOWEVER only 1 assitant may be present at any given time...this I am glad I found out b/c I didnt know! Thanks for making the point
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,867
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Holding Spots for Families that are Getting Laid Off?

Are you holding spots for families that are getting laid off and looking for work?

I am offering 2 weeks of FREE care after they are laid off to find new employment, after that I offer FREE drop...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,099
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
iowa

so nice to find other providers in the area

anyone in cr area have openings and having families leave that are laid off from work??
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,293
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
in iowa

we charge $5 per day b/a school and $10 per day on all non school days including summer for school age kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,648
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
agreed

I enjoy this site as well!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,071
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
The diaper bag is interesting...might be even...

The diaper bag is interesting...might be even more interesting if you were registered!! :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,219
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
h1n1

basically just keep the child comfortable....if fever higher than 104 or wheezing, not drinking then take to ER. Basically same for seasonal flu. My son is down with it right now as well as a few...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,219
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
H1n1

Anyone have any confirmed cases in their program or flu like symtoms??

I am in IOWA by the way Marion/CR Area
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,099
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Where in IA

Where in Iowa are you located?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,156
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
HA HA! That's funny! It takes a lot to stand up...

HA HA! That's funny! It takes a lot to stand up to parents sometimes! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,099
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
I am in Iowa

:DI am located in the CR/MARION area! I like the idea of chatting with other Iowa providers. I am excited!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2009, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,341
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Salsa Fundraiser

Great news, I just got an email from MC Fundraisers and they just added Jose Madrid Salsa to their product line.

You get a brochure sell to customers for $6.00 per jar and you make $3 per jar from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,375
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
new baby

Even if you can take of a few days and the weekend following that will be the best. It will give you time to rest up and get casught up on things as well before having the dc kiddos back into your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,341
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Thumbs up cookie dough

Cookie dough with MC Fundraisers is a great one. They are even offering 10 Free boxes of cookie dough when you sign up for a sale..thats 480 cookies for the kiddos, my dc kiddos love the M&M ones! :)
Forum: Daycare Insurance 10-21-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,158
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
**************************************************...

*********************************************************

Just to clarify which I should have done before.....she is my sister and the summer fill in is also a family member so workmans comp is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2009, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,341
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
fundraisers

does anyone do fundraisers for their home daycare??
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-20-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,564
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
immunizations

OUrs is the same as well, its required unless they have the proper paperwork signed that gives them right not to...but in my daycare..ITS A MUST..PERIOD!
I have to look out for my family as well!:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 29,669
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
tied up

More info on this would be great, was she using the scarf so the child wouldnt get out for safety or was he like hogtied??? Makes a HUGE difference :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,126
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
newsletter

I also have a website with log-in info
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-20-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,564
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Exclamation immunizations

I require proof of immunizations before care is given...PERIOD! IT is also the law in IOWA!
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-20-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 61,040
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
childcare payments

My policy clearly states you will pay whether your child is here or not!

HOWEVER, when I have children absent for illnes for an extended time I would rather stay home so I will generally give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 29,669
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
tied to a chair

this was discussed a lot in another thread...anyway...

was she using the scarf b/c the seat didnt have a belt? We use boosters sometimes and we fasten the belts so they cant fall out or stand up....
Forum: Daycare Insurance 10-20-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,158
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
helper

I have a full time assitant as well as a summer helper

My summer helper works just a few times a week during field trips and large projects..perfect for the colleg student.

My full time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,126
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
notes

I send home the smile report daily

I also send home a monthly newsletter with all of our events, reminder, calendar, and upcoming community info.

Parents love the newsletter, some dont care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,341
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Playground Fundriasers

I wanted to share a fundraiser with you that we recently did this past spring for new playground equipment. We were in need of update equipment, ride on toys, and some indoor rest cots. We booked a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,393
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Talking Fun Uses for Everyday Items

I am always looking for new ways to use everyday things, so I thought this might be fun for everyone to add ideas!!

Pizza Cutter Uses
_________________

Cutting canned fruit
cutting pancakes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,030
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
We donate to our local pantry A LOT! Here is a...

We donate to our local pantry A LOT! Here is a list of what most shelters and pantries llike most....

soaps, shampoos, hygeine products b/c most pantries get food items at a lower cost than we...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-13-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,496
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
I agree

I agree as well!
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-12-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,839
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
FUNNY!!!!!!!! Kids always catch on BEFORE the...

FUNNY!!!!!!!! Kids always catch on BEFORE the parents!! :) HA HA!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,030
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
I would try 10-4! That leaves you lunch and a...

I would try 10-4! That leaves you lunch and a small snack. What items are you asking for?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-12-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,999
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
extras

I have an entry closet full of extra snow pants, winter jackets, boots, hats, mittens, and even crocs in all sizes! In case parents forget or someones items get soaked, we always have extras. The...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-11-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,839
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Talking not in my house!

I would give them information on the dental/speech aspects of having a binkie and bottle at 3!!!!!!!!!!!!! THAT IS LAZINESS!! The parents just dont want to listen to a bit of whining....and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,999
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
I agree, and most dont notice the cold..they love...

I agree, and most dont notice the cold..they love the snow! Evena few miutes of fresh air is great...they will also take better naps :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,974
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Thats what I was saying as well in my above...

Thats what I was saying as well in my above post....some of my kiddos arrive at 4am and dont go back to sleep..they need to be in bed by 7. Guess it just depends on the situation.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,974
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
I agree with you on that, 8pm would be more...

I agree with you on that, 8pm would be more appropriate if he isnt getting up too early.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,974
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
nap

If it's your daycare rule, then be firm! 7pm is not too early a bed time though depending on when the child arrives at dc, I have 2 little ones that age that arrive at 4am They need to be in bed by...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-08-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,839
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
rules

Your very welcome! I think sometimes its hard as a provider to stand your ground, but there are ways to do it tactfully and in all honesty I know that my parents THANK me for doing the things they...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-04-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,364
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
thanks!

thanks michael for changing the name of the thread
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,433
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
touching

These stories are so touching and a reminder of all the things that providers risk when watching other children in their home. I made a decision when I opened my childcare program that I would only...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,830
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
woot

Thanks, never heard of this site before!! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,999
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
indoor play

we have an "indoor gym" as well, 3 large indoor climbers, cozy coup cars, and a little tikes bball hoop. I also use colored tape and tape out hop scotch on the floor as well as a few other fun...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-02-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,839
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Daycare Rules Listed in My Handbook

I noticed a posting on a parent taking away a bottle at dc but not a home.

Here are my rules...period. Everyone gets this in the handbook and I tell them in person during the tour....

at 1...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-02-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 69,042
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
heres what I do

All of our children start potty training at 22 months and all but a few have been potty trained byt the time they were 2, I have my own technique and it works and since I dont use pull-ups here we...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-02-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,364
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
I agree

I agree that maybe the thread could have been labled "playing doctor"...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-02-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Omg

I would have first had to control my temper as a mom..........TURN THEM IN! And dont send your little on there ever again!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,654
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Childcare Program Fundraisers

Have any of you done fundraisers for your childcare center/program/play group that were or were not a good choice?

We work with MC Fundraisers and they are excellent however I was wondering if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,252
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
manual

I apologize, I just noticed that some of you had posted your email, I will get the contract emailed to you this evening. Also there are a few sites I use for forms, then alter it to fit my needs! I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,943
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
6 and out

lol, thats funny. I revised my program a few years ago when all of my then schoolagers went into Kindergarten. I know dont take any children after they finish 1st grade. It makes the daycare run...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,943
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Schoolagers

After several years of sturggling with this same situation we changed our policy to not include children over age 8. We found that our center was geared more towards infants and toddlers and found it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,795
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
shopgoodwill.com

I agree shopgoodwill.com is great as long as you check shipping and consider that in your purchase, if you are local sometimes you can pick up the item.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,030
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
new years eve

I have NEVER had someone arrive late, but you know your parents best.
The one thing I can stress from experience is to be sure and be clear that their "payment items" are due at DROP OFF, or some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,290
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
pizza

we do this as well, its a great place to hide all kinds of "healthy things" In the minds of kiddos, pizza is pizza!!! HA HA!!

I am located in Iowa and with chilly weather on its way, it will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,795
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Thumbs up Equipment

I noticed a lot of new members as well as long time members were looking for places to purchase equip. here are some of my favs!!


Discount School Supply-Great nap cots/free shipping
Oriental...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,699
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
bathing

I should have also mentioned that I have it VERY clearly written in my childcare handbook that I will not tolerate uncleanliness..period! Just when you think something in the handbook is common...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-28-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,979
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Bookoo.com

www.bookoo.com if they have a listing in your area, similar to craigslist!
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-28-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,639
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
runner

It really could have been a mistake but the part that they didnt notice is not good, if they had been right after him...but they didnt realize he was gone, that is a problem
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-28-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 15,364
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
doctor

this is such a tough subject, but I too DO NOT ALLOW any doctor play inder the clothing or private area..its never been an issue they just pretend the others leg is hurt or arm is broken..sometime...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-28-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 348,518
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
I am in Iowa and you only have to be registered...

I am in Iowa and you only have to be registered when you have 6 or more children, this includes your own that are NOT school age.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,699
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
bathing

Since you have obviously brought it to her attention and she still has done nothing, if it were me ( I have been there before) I would first and most inportantly give them a bath. They are giving...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,030
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
more ideas

I am so glad that you are interested in more ideas, here is a list of items I have done in the past. Each one is something for a seperate night/day out:


soup/crackers
clorox wipes
laundry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,290
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
veggies

HA HA! Funny, and I agree, if you toss them in they will eat them! We add canned corn into our goulash and the kids gobble it right up. It also helps to add red and green bell pepper into grilled...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,313
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Welcome!!

Thought this might be a great place for new members to say hi and tell a little about themself if they want..:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,030
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Beat The Rising Costs of Supplies in a Fun Way!

Each month my in-home childcare program offers a parents morning out. I offer childcare from 9am-3pm on one Saturday a month (more often near christmas for holiday shopping) and the costs for this...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-27-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
poor choice of words

I agree, such a foul way of speaking in a forum. And you can be sued as the above poster mentioned, I would highly recommend you remove your post.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-27-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,925
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
gifts

As a provider and previous pre-school teacher I have been overwhelmed with gifts that say #1 teacher and more....although its the thought that counts I would much rather the parent donate something...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,057
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
guests

local nurses, library volunteer, school mascot, we generally have one guest speaker a month and then do a lot of field trips..but I know some daycares dont have the access to field trips when you are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,987
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
rates

Im in Marion IA and I charge $100 a week fulltime and then it goes down after they start school like I stated before, crazy how regions change the amounts so much
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,398
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
you may check dicount school supply I...

you may check dicount school supply

I purchase a lot of childcare equip through them :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,636
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
you can have 5 without being licensed...6 makes...

you can have 5 without being licensed...6 makes you need a license =)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,987
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
childcare rates

My kiddos rates decrease as they get older. I only allow full-time, you can come part-time but you must pay the full time rate. I have 2 moms that choose this b/c they love it here! In December...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-27-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,405
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Fund Raisers

If you are looking for a quality fundraising company MC Fundraisers has a great profit structure. We did a sale with them and made around $1400.00. We have 10 children in our daycare and very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,252
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
Contract

Anyone interested in a copy of my extensive contract for ideas, let me know and I will email it you. It includes illness policy and all Iowa dhs rules and regulations, so you may need to alter it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,262
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
paper towels

we use paper towels for 2 reasons

its the dhs rule and it helps prevent a lot of germs

we order ours from a janitorial company along with toilet paper, paper towels, paper products, and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,141
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
bread & corn muffins filler

We serve bread and butter at every lunch and dinner. This allows the kiddos that eat a little more to get full and still helps me maintain a budget. Another great filler is muffins, if we are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,879
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
just my thoughts

I keep my door unlocked from 6am-7am since all of my kiddos arrive by then. After 7am sharp the door remains locked, if parents arrive late they know to ring the chime and I will get to the door as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,226
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
MC Fundraisers

I am the owner of TinyTotzDaycare, I am new to this site and I already love it! I am excited to share my knowledge with all of you as well of gain some new ideas for my kiddos!

Anyway, we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,376
Posted By tinytotzdaycare
iowa childcare

I am in Iowa as well!! =)
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