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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 35
Posted By Rockgirl
My daycare kids donít use paper towels for drying...

My daycare kids donít use paper towels for drying hands. I buy large bundles of washcloths from Walmart....theyíre stacked in a basket on the bathroom counter. They take one and dry their hands, then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By Rockgirl
That would be a hard pass for me. Donít worry...

That would be a hard pass for me. Donít worry about your friend being upset....youíre the one who would be dealing with the child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By Rockgirl
You could wait until a little later, call it...

You could wait until a little later, call it Ďsnackí and still serve the breakfast components. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 246
Posted By Rockgirl
Iím personally not into the ďcutesyĒ names, but...

Iím personally not into the ďcutesyĒ names, but if you love it, thatís what matters!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By Rockgirl
I serve the food to everyone...itís up to them...

I serve the food to everyone...itís up to them whether they eat or not. I canít withhold food just because they normally donít eat it.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-06-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Rockgirl
That was thoughtful of your daycare provider!...

That was thoughtful of your daycare provider! Even a nice card would go a long way to show your appreciation. If youíre wanting to do more, maybe a gift card or plant. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,415
Posted By Rockgirl
I brought this thread back up, because this:

I brought this thread back up, because this:
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 09-29-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Rockgirl
Quality control (thatís me...Iím quality control)...

Quality control (thatís me...Iím quality control) tried them, and they really were pretty good! :D
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 09-29-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Rockgirl
Pizza Quesadillas

I made these for the first time today, and they were a huge hit! My group loves regular cheese quesadillas, so we have them fairly often. Yesterday, my grandson (4) was telling me his dad makes pizza...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By Rockgirl
Thereís a YouTube video of Samuel L. Jackson...

Thereís a YouTube video of Samuel L. Jackson reading the first one. It is GOLD!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 842
Posted By Rockgirl
Yes, I may keep it this way from now on!

Yes, I may keep it this way from now on!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 842
Posted By Rockgirl
Iíve also randomly handed out stickers during...

Iíve also randomly handed out stickers during circle time to the ones who had good behavior the previous day at pickup time. Of course I made a big deal out of saying the stickers were only for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-16-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Rockgirl
I would just gradually sit a bit farther away...

I would just gradually sit a bit farther away from him each day. He will eventually adjust. I know itís difficult, though!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Rockgirl
If dcm needs to show proof that her child was...

If dcm needs to show proof that her child was sick, she should get a doctorís note, not a note from daycare. A daycare provider canít verify the child was actually ill, just that they didnít attend...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 707
Posted By Rockgirl
My fee is hefty...$2/minute. I donít want the...

My fee is hefty...$2/minute. I donít want the extra money....I want them to pick up on time. The fee is definitely a deterrent!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5,945
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 681,066
Posted By Rockgirl
I did that a few times before changing my stance...

I did that a few times before changing my stance on that. They never show up when they say they will! It only took a few nap times of children sitting and waiting....and waiting. Now I tell them,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,181
Posted By Rockgirl
I agreeóitís not that difficult.

I agreeóitís not that difficult.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By Rockgirl
Did you get the job at the other daycare you...

Did you get the job at the other daycare you applied at? I remember you posting about that.

OP, not trying to be rude, but youíve posted repeatedly for months, asking what to do about this. Each...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5,945
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 681,066
Posted By Rockgirl
Just give plenty of notice and take a day. You...

Just give plenty of notice and take a day. You donít owe parents an explanation as to what the day is for. I stopped worrying a long time ago about their opinions of what I do with my time outside of...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 09-02-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,236
Posted By Rockgirl
I noticed youíre new here. Welcome to the forum. ...

I noticed youíre new here. Welcome to the forum.

Maybe starting off with ďthis is badĒ isnít the best way to introduce yourself. :)

This thread is actually about preparing breakfast for our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Rockgirl
I put them on the toilet and step outside the...

I put them on the toilet and step outside the bathroom. I think itís a lot of pressure on a child to go while weíre standing there watching. I usually say, ďIím going to go do xyz in the other room....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Rockgirl
Is there a local daycare association? Thatís how...

Is there a local daycare association? Thatís how we get the word around here about things like that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Rockgirl
Thanks for the replies! Sounds like Iím good to...

Thanks for the replies! Sounds like Iím good to keep doing as I have been.

Iíve been doing daycare for a long time, but I havenít had this come up with a child his age, to this extent.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Rockgirl
Do You Correct Children’s Speech?

I donít mean toddlers who are just learning. Dcb, age 4, constantly says things like, ďHerís going to play with me.Ē.....ĒLetís pick weíre toys up.Ē....ĒHe ate himís snack.Ē Etc.

Iíve been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Rockgirl
Why would you still volunteer there? I wouldnít.

Why would you still volunteer there? I wouldnít.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By Rockgirl
I donít read much into what kids say. It couldíve...

I donít read much into what kids say. It couldíve been that dcm said something like, ďThis sunscreen isnít coming off easily.Ē And dck took it to mean dcm was mad. Iíve learned to just not worry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5,945
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 681,066
Posted By Rockgirl
Iím in Texas....I know more people who carry than...

Iím in Texas....I know more people who carry than not. As BC stated, people who are legally carrying have been through a licensing process. Honestly, I feel safer knowing responsible gun owners are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,234
Posted By Rockgirl
Youíre giving plenty of notice. Parents who...

Youíre giving plenty of notice. Parents who enroll their children in a home daycare should either have reliable backup care or a flexible work schedule. Thereís nothing to apologize for. Enjoy your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Rockgirl
Yes, I got an email Friday afternoon. Itís...

Yes, I got an email Friday afternoon. Itís trueóall restrictions have been lifted.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,215
Posted By Rockgirl
So far itís good! I really liked ĎRun Awayí by...

So far itís good! I really liked ĎRun Awayí by him.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,215
Posted By Rockgirl
I just started ďThe Boy From the WoodsĒ by Harlan...

I just started ďThe Boy From the WoodsĒ by Harlan Coben. Iíve been listening to my books on Audible, so I can knit at the same time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,119
Posted By Rockgirl
Who is ďweĒ?

Who is ďweĒ?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,820
Posted By Rockgirl
I wouldnít worry about her saying things to...

I wouldnít worry about her saying things to people. If they know her well enough to take her at her word, chances are theyíve met her child, and seen the behavior. I would suggest informing your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,820
Posted By Rockgirl
I wouldnít have made it past infancy with this...

I wouldnít have made it past infancy with this child!

What does dcm do that terrifies you?

Iíd give notice and be done. This doesnít create a healthy environment for the other children, or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By Rockgirl
Iíve minimized the toys available to the...

Iíve minimized the toys available to the children. Iíve been running some through the dishwasher on the sanitize cycle. Others, I wash, then spray with Odoban. Iíve been walking around with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 65,709
Posted By Rockgirl
I may continue this way, even after the...

I may continue this way, even after the requirements are lifted! :D Parents are texting me when they pull up outside, and Iím meeting them at the door with their child. BUH-BYE, now!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 65,709
Posted By Rockgirl
In Texas, weíre now required to check every...

In Texas, weíre now required to check every childís temp upon arrival, and parents may not come inside, unless thereís a legitimate reason. All drop offs and pickups must be done outside.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 249,779
Posted By Rockgirl
I was sending kids to potty one at a time, before...

I was sending kids to potty one at a time, before we headed outside. The ones waiting their turn were getting shoes out of their cubbies.

Me: ďLetís sing some songs while we get ready to go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By Rockgirl
I agree with this. I think itís time to move on.

I agree with this. I think itís time to move on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By Rockgirl
Do you have set hours of operation?

Do you have set hours of operation?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,079
Posted By Rockgirl
Funny how so many non-providers are experts on...

Funny how so many non-providers are experts on running a daycare! :D I think Iíll go find a few message boards pertaining to other professions and inform the posters what theyíre doing wrong at their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-29-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,521
Posted By Rockgirl
Some kids wonít go if someone is right there...

Some kids wonít go if someone is right there watching them on the toilet. I find theyíll go if I step out of the room....I guess the pressure is off.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By Rockgirl
I put a section into my written policies,...

I put a section into my written policies, addressing this. They know from the beginning how I expect pickup to be.

Or, say, ďSorryóI havenít had a chance to use the restroom for hoursógotta go!Ē...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Rockgirl
My group is SUPER into preschool board games. It...

My group is SUPER into preschool board games. It does help that 5 out of my 6 are within six months of each other, age-wise.

The favorite has been Zingo for quite awhile now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,577
Posted By Rockgirl
Iíve heard of so many pediatricians who say...

Iíve heard of so many pediatricians who say everything looks fine. Honestly, I donít think they typically spend enough time interacting with the children to really see whatís going on.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-26-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By Rockgirl
I donít see it in the regs for centers in Texas....

I donít see it in the regs for centers in Texas. Itís not in the regs for homes. I clean mine daily during nap, and if I have a spare minute Iíll do a quick swipe with a disinfecting wipe at other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By Rockgirl
Iíve had the Sprogs stackable cots a little over...

Iíve had the Sprogs stackable cots a little over a year, and have been happy with them. I bought them on Amazon in a pack of six.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-24-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By Rockgirl
Iím seeing that nowóyouíre right. However, if...

Iím seeing that nowóyouíre right. However, if theyíre just spraying with Lysol, and not cleaning first, theyíre still not following procedures.

I do agree about the disposable seat covers.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Rockgirl
Weíve had a few providers have a sale when they...

Weíve had a few providers have a sale when they retired. They informed the providers in our local daycare association, and they were allowed to go shop first, then the public.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-24-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By Rockgirl
Right! And it leaves a lot of things open for...

Right! And it leaves a lot of things open for interpretation by the licensing reps. One may be fine with something, and next time another will write a provider up for it.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-24-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By Rockgirl
Here are the state guidelines for sanitizing...

Here are the state guidelines for sanitizing surfaces. Oddly, the procedure for cleaning a toilet isnít specifically mentioned. Iím guessing your childís daycare is doing this on their own. Iím...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-23-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By Rockgirl
Iím in Texas. Iím not sure why theyíre using...

Iím in Texas. Iím not sure why theyíre using Lysol....like Cat Herder said above, itís not an approved method of cleaning/disinfecting toilet seats.

It seems they could at least wipe the toilet...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 02-21-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By Rockgirl
I loved that one, too!

I loved that one, too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By Rockgirl
I like Discount School Supply and Constructive...

I like Discount School Supply and Constructive Playthings. Also Amazon!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Rockgirl
I prep as much as I can ahead of time. This goes...

I prep as much as I can ahead of time. This goes for everything, all day. During daycare, while kids are doing one activity, Iím getting things ready for their next activity.

Our dinners arenít...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By Rockgirl
Thanks for the tip about crib sheets!

Thanks for the tip about crib sheets!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 992
Posted By Rockgirl
I have Sprogs stackable cots and the sheets that...

I have Sprogs stackable cots and the sheets that fit over the corners. Iíve been very happy with them. I have a strict rule of no standing on the cotsóonly sitting or lying down on them, so jumping...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By Rockgirl
We subscribe to Apple Music, so thatís mostly...

We subscribe to Apple Music, so thatís mostly what I use here. I also have several Pandora stations I like for daycare hours. I was paying the $4.99/month for the ad-free version until we started...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,429
Posted By Rockgirl
I would require a doctor visit and signed release...

I would require a doctor visit and signed release to return to daycare. That doesnít sound like something Iíd want to just wait and see on!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By Rockgirl
Crocodile Rock Kung Fu Fighting Iím Still...

Crocodile Rock
Kung Fu Fighting
Iím Still Standing

The soundtrack from the Trolls movie is a favorite here, too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 118,084
Posted By Rockgirl
Iím in Texas, too! There used to be a center here...

Iím in Texas, too! There used to be a center here called the Tiny Texan. I thought that was cute. Of course in West Texas, anything tumbleweed related would be appropriate. Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,928
Posted By Rockgirl
Good for you! It will be a huge relief, being rid...

Good for you! It will be a huge relief, being rid of them. Now going forward with new families, confidently enforce your policies. It sounds like with the lack of available child care in your area,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By Rockgirl
Ok, this is just me giving my opinion. I think...

Ok, this is just me giving my opinion. I think itís overkill for a home daycare. If youíre planning to do field trips, you could do T-shirts in one color, to easily distinguish your group.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 345,626
Posted By Rockgirl
I love this. :)

I love this. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,584
Posted By Rockgirl
If a parent carries their child to the door,...

If a parent carries their child to the door, fine. Thatís on them. But I refuse to take a 4 year old from a parentís arms. The 19 month old in my daycare walks from the car all the way in, holding a...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 02-07-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By Rockgirl
Welcome, Crafty! :)

Welcome, Crafty! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,584
Posted By Rockgirl
I would address it with mom, and tell her dcb...

I would address it with mom, and tell her dcb needs to walk in. Then I wouldnít even be a part of the sign-in shenanigans. I would be busy with another child or task, and when they walk in, just tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By Rockgirl
Thank you for doing what was right for the kids! ...

Thank you for doing what was right for the kids!

You werenít required to write a notice that stated what they wanted it to say. Theyíre just trying to cover themselves.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By Rockgirl
Iíve had a few therapists come here over the...

Iíve had a few therapists come here over the years. The ECI ones wanted to work with children in their usual daycare environment, so they were in the daycare room with us. I actually enjoyed having...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5,945
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 681,066
Posted By Rockgirl
New daycare family: During the initial call...

New daycare family:

During the initial call from dcm, when she asked the basic questions about my daycare, I told her my hours are 7:30-5:30. During the interview with both parents, I told them my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Rockgirl
I donít blame you! In fact, youíve tolerated it...

I donít blame you! In fact, youíve tolerated it much longer than I would have. It sounds like youíve tried everything under the sun to help her.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By Rockgirl
Well, weíre all relating to one another. People...

Well, weíre all relating to one another. People will offer examples of experiences theyíve had, and if others can relate, theyíll comment. Itís not to take away from you or your post....itís just now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,408
Posted By Rockgirl
This is so spot-on.

This is so spot-on.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 12-17-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By Rockgirl
If Iím understanding correctly, it was your child...

If Iím understanding correctly, it was your child who ran out to his grandma arriving to pick him up? Youíre not employed at the daycare, right?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,333
Posted By Rockgirl
Ugh!! Iíll also pray and cross everything...

Ugh!!

Iíll also pray and cross everything that you and all the kids stay well!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,560
Posted By Rockgirl
They may have noticed, but just arenít...

They may have noticed, but just arenít commenting. Maybe they think it would come across as a complaint to mention it?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,673
Posted By Rockgirl
I would definitely comment....wouldnít be able to...

I would definitely comment....wouldnít be able to stop myself! A picture comment, with the child at your house. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By Rockgirl
I tell new parents when they enroll that I open...

I tell new parents when they enroll that I open the front door and turn on the porch light at 7:30Ėthatís the signal that Iím open.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 345,626
Posted By Rockgirl
That is wonderful! Congrats! We still have a few...

That is wonderful! Congrats! We still have a few years left on oursócanít wait to experience that feeling. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By Rockgirl
I understand not being comfortable with...

I understand not being comfortable with confrontation. Maybe just step in and start changing diapers yourself as they get up from nap. Surely they canít object to someone willing to do the diapers!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,989
Posted By Rockgirl
Slightly higherósure. 2-3 TIMES higher? No way....

Slightly higherósure. 2-3 TIMES higher? No way. Not around here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Rockgirl
I got an email a couple of months ago explaining...

I got an email a couple of months ago explaining upcoming changes. It did have info about inspections for listed homes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By Rockgirl
WOW! Just unbelievable.

WOW! Just unbelievable.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 09-14-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 957
Posted By Rockgirl
I believe itís three in your care at once. You...

I believe itís three in your care at once. You could call your local licensing office and ask. Theyíre really nice and helpful at the one in my city.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By Rockgirl
I agree with this!

I agree with this!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By Rockgirl
Just curious....since she yelled and threatened...

Just curious....since she yelled and threatened to report you to licensing, are you letting her continue care for the two weeks? I mean....no way in $&@# would I allow her back after that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,618
Posted By Rockgirl
OP, I donít get why youíre so adamant about this....

OP, I donít get why youíre so adamant about this. :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,618
Posted By Rockgirl
You know, it sounds like you have it all figured...

You know, it sounds like you have it all figured out, so go for it! Put these ideas into practice and open a daycare! Another quality daycare will surely help shorten a few waiting lists.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,348
Posted By Rockgirl
I agreeóI wouldnít go sign anything. You emailed...

I agreeóI wouldnít go sign anything. You emailed your noticeóthey canít require you to sign anything.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,618
Posted By Rockgirl
In the $100,000/week example, sure, it eliminates...

In the $100,000/week example, sure, it eliminates the waiting list. But who did it help, besides the Bill Gates person and the daycare provider?

As others have pointed out, our maximum allowed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,618
Posted By Rockgirl
I donít feel the need to do anything to shorten a...

I donít feel the need to do anything to shorten a waiting list. Itís just not a concern for me. Iíll just keep doing my job, and enrolling families that fit well here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By Rockgirl
What do you mean by ďthey hold a check backĒ?

What do you mean by ďthey hold a check backĒ?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By Rockgirl
Wow. I donít even know what to say to that. ...

Wow. I donít even know what to say to that.

Even if this did happen to be a cultural thing (which of course is BS), it is NOT okay. A cultural thing would be something like...parents getting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By Rockgirl
I mean.....yes, absolutely report this. No...

I mean.....yes, absolutely report this. No question about it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By Rockgirl
I send all kids to potty & wash hands before...

I send all kids to potty & wash hands before breakfast and lunch, and after nap, which is right before snack. For some, those are the only times they go during the day. Others go 6-8 times. But I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,381
Posted By Rockgirl
Of course we will need an update if she responds!...

Of course we will need an update if she responds! :D
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 08-09-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,042
Posted By Rockgirl
Thereís no excuse for leaving a child. I no...

Thereís no excuse for leaving a child. I no longer transport, but when I did, I had a system for keeping track. We checked roll while lined up by the door to leave, again after getting buckled in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By Rockgirl
Probably someone looking for daycare...taking a...

Probably someone looking for daycare...taking a pic of the sign is an easy way to get info needed to call.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5,945
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 681,066
Posted By Rockgirl
A school-ager even noticed, and said, ďDcg must...

A school-ager even noticed, and said, ďDcg must be hot in those clothes. I asked her one day and she said she doesnít have any shorts.Ē
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5,945
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 681,066
Posted By Rockgirl
I agree! Parents need to put a foot down here. I...

I agree! Parents need to put a foot down here. I mean, we wonít be out there running in the heat of the day, but we are out from breakfast until time to nap. It gets plenty hot during that time.
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