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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,453
Posted By mickey2
How Play Can Enhance Social And Cognitive Development

Excellent article!

http://www.bubhub.com.au/info/articles/toddler/the_power_of_play_enhancing_your_childs_social_cognitive_development.shtml
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,538
Posted By mickey2
I take all stats off as well. I am looking...

I take all stats off as well. I am looking forward to a short week. happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,860
Posted By mickey2
If this is the case Yes I would take them back if...

If this is the case Yes I would take them back if I had the space. I would not do special though this time around unless you charge more for special. Special takes more time so would cost more $$$$
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,860
Posted By mickey2
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: That is a real...

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
That is a real funny and cute way of saying it!


I do not take families back if they leave. I just had one family go who I thought were excellent. I have had them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,551
Posted By mickey2
I Love This Website For Cooking. Thought I Would Share

I love the allrecipes.com website. I use it a lot and I am always experimenting with new meals. This site allows you to save recipes, plan weekly menus and it even creates a shopping list of...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 02-17-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,767
Posted By mickey2
My parents all get a weekly menu with everything...

My parents all get a weekly menu with everything I am serving to the children each day. Breakfast, am snack, lunch and pm snack. All are homemade from scratch even the snacks unless it is cheese and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,285
Posted By mickey2
Time for nannyde's buh bye outside!!!:mad: I...

Time for nannyde's buh bye outside!!!:mad:

I would be telling mum that she needs to call when she is on her way and get the child ready to go and hand off at the door!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,392
Posted By mickey2
If after 3 weeks she is still dawdling perhaps...

If after 3 weeks she is still dawdling perhaps have her get ready while the others are eating their snack. Give her snack to her AFTER she is dressed and while the others are getting ready.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,602
Posted By mickey2
I do not allow my day children on my couches. I...

I do not allow my day children on my couches. I have a large area and an open concept so I am able to turn my couches so the backs of them are facing where the children play. I also use my couches as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,758
Posted By mickey2
Yep full moons do that! :lol: I worked...

Yep full moons do that! :lol:

I worked several years in a nursing home on the Alzheimers floor and the residents would act unusually strange and get very aggitated with full moons.

I read...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,279
Posted By mickey2
:confused: I would be so ticked off!! ...

:confused: I would be so ticked off!!

This would be the time for me to say bye bye mommy it was nice caring for your child but if you can even think I would do something as crazy as this, I can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,724
Posted By mickey2
I hate soothers! The first time I have to...

I hate soothers!

The first time I have to bend down to fish it out from under a playpen or a piece of furniture at nap time it is gone. I only have one 11 month old right now who has one. If he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,443
Posted By mickey2
Wow this is so sad. It must be so difficult for...

Wow this is so sad. It must be so difficult for you. Having had this family for so long you get attached and grow to love them. I can understand the emotions you must be going through wanting to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,036
Posted By mickey2
Arrrg!! :mad: Hopefully you do not get sick. ...

Arrrg!! :mad: Hopefully you do not get sick. I had that happen to me about 3 weeks ago with one of my little dcbs. He had been all congested, runny nose coughing and so cranky for about a week!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,213
Posted By mickey2
I think if the drama works and they have an...

I think if the drama works and they have an audience they will keep doing it. She sees it as a battle with you because you are showing her that you care. Maybe if she thinks you don't care one way or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,649
Posted By mickey2
That is wonderful! happyface Good Luck! ...

That is wonderful! happyface

Good Luck! Hope they sign on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,666
Posted By mickey2
Thank you for sharing. This is so beautiful, it...

Thank you for sharing. This is so beautiful, it really made me cry.
I am so blessed to do what I do each day. Each and everyone of my daytime children have their own little personality and their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,008
Posted By mickey2
Are these the only 2 that you have? I have 6...

Are these the only 2 that you have? I have 6 dcks everyday and we "rotate" friends so they have a chance to play with each and every one of their daytime friends everyday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,678
Posted By mickey2
This is my morning. My day starts at 5 30...

This is my morning.

My day starts at 5 30 am. I get up get myself dressed and ready for the day. My first little one (dcb 17 months old) arrives at 6 and goes straight to play in one of my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,265
Posted By mickey2
Tell them how many different families that you...

Tell them how many different families that you have and that you provide care for many of the children who come on a part time on/call basis providing space is available at the time it is needed and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,412
Posted By mickey2
I am sorry but what is wrong with you? A week...

I am sorry but what is wrong with you? A week and a half to leave your baby with someone like this after witnessing this treatment?

If all that you say is true, I would not give a moments...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,572
Posted By mickey2
Good for you!!...

Good for you!! likethislikethislikethislikethislikethis

I LOVE seeing positive posts like this! :):):):):)


Caring for children is the best thing I have ever done as well. I look forward to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,202
Posted By mickey2
Wow Michelle, that is a lot of money! I use...

Wow Michelle, that is a lot of money! I use homestead.com and it is $4.99 per month. It is very easy to use and they offer all kinds of support. They even call you occasionally to see if everything...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,415
Posted By mickey2
I have been off since the 23rd. I am so ready to...

I have been off since the 23rd. I am so ready to have my house full of the smiles and laughter of my little ones playing. I miss them all so much!

I thought 2 were coming back today but never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,714
Posted By mickey2
If you are okay with changing diapers and...

If you are okay with changing diapers and cleaning their little bums or toileting toddlers and wiping their little tushies, a bath should be no big deal. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-27-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,191
Posted By mickey2
How is he eating? Is he still having wet...

How is he eating? Is he still having wet diapers?

As long as he is eating well it is likely that he is getting the extra fluid he needs through his food. Fruit, vegetables, yogurt, custard,...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 12-26-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,872
Posted By mickey2
I use ziplock bags as they take up so much less...

I use ziplock bags as they take up so much less space, they are inexpensive as you can buy them at the dollar store, and then there are no containers to wash.

I freeze spagetti sauce, soups,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,083
Posted By mickey2
I do not charge if I am not available for any...

I do not charge if I am not available for any reason.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,774
Posted By mickey2
I find what worked with my own 5 children (4 of...

I find what worked with my own 5 children (4 of whom are now grown) as well as my dcks If I know they did something, rather than asking them if they did it I ask them "Why did you do that?"
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,558
Posted By mickey2
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: I love it! Good...

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

I love it! Good for you. I would have LOVED to see the look on his face!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,456
Posted By mickey2
I completely agree with this!

I completely agree with this!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,020
Posted By mickey2
This child sounds like he needs another adult...

This child sounds like he needs another adult present to watch/redirectand reinforce positive behavior. One person alone can not do this and care for the other children it is too much. You need eyes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-30-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,373
Posted By mickey2
I do not allow children in my kitchen. They learn...

I do not allow children in my kitchen. They learn from day one it is off limits.
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-29-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 76,245
Posted By mickey2
This thread is almost 3 years old!

This thread is almost 3 years old!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,173
Posted By mickey2
Thumbs up Things Daycare Workers Would Like The Parents To Know!

I love this! This is great! Thought I would share.


http://www.cafemom.com/group/416/forums/read/15447582/Things_daycare_workers_would_like_the_parents_to_know_SO_ER_nurse_post
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,986
Posted By mickey2
I totally agree! Your husband needs to...

I totally agree!

Your husband needs to listen to you and talk to his mom. Mine did not and it created a LOT of resentment for me. We separated because I was sick of his mom!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,113
Posted By mickey2
With that many little ones under the age of 2 it...

With that many little ones under the age of 2 it is impossible to supervise them all properly. I see and accident waiting to happen here. :( I suggest reducing the number of children in your care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,415
Posted By mickey2
Yes this too! They are expecting YOU to do the...

Yes this too! They are expecting YOU to do the work for them so they don't have to hear the crying!!

If you tell them that you will call them if she has trouble and stick to it and do so a few...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,415
Posted By mickey2
Here I just don't give it to them unless they are...

Here I just don't give it to them unless they are a small baby. I tell parents when they enroll that I don't do pacis past 6 months and they need to be taken away before they start care with me. If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,324
Posted By mickey2
My first thought as soon as I read your post,...

My first thought as soon as I read your post, before reading any other comments. I would suspect abuse. I have experienced it before!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,394
Posted By mickey2
Here we do arts and craft time everyday (except...

Here we do arts and craft time everyday (except in the summer when we are out more)

I would not worry about what the parent does with it once they have seen it and they know that I make the effort...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,669
Posted By mickey2
Nice!! Good for you! :)

Nice!! Good for you! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,456
Posted By mickey2
Toddlers and Running!!

I currently have a 22 month old and a 17 month old (both boys) who run, run, run. They run from toy to toy to toy ALL day! Is there any way to stop this?

I have tried saying no running over and...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 07-14-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,241
Posted By mickey2
123print.com is excellent as well. I love it!

123print.com is excellent as well. I love it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,052
Posted By mickey2
Oversensitivity To Safety Is Hurting Kids!!

I posted this a while back. You should read it!
Oversensitivity To Safety Is Hurting Kids!!
http://www.daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31029

Kids NEED to be allowed to BE KIDS!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,178
Posted By mickey2
I have one little boy that is like this. He will...

I have one little boy that is like this. He will not eat anything!

I only serve good foods and everything is very healthy and pure. For example I only buy pure jam with no preservatives, make my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-08-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,148
Posted By mickey2
Have a wonderful weekend! :)

Have a wonderful weekend! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 23,708
Posted By mickey2
Oh My that is way too early unless you finish...

Oh My that is way too early unless you finish your day by 3.

I open at 6 and I am up at 5 45. I have time to get dressed, brush my teeth and my hair and kids show up as I am pouring my first cup...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,339
Posted By mickey2
OMG YES THIS! Mine are 30-27-26 and 23 I wish I...

OMG YES THIS! Mine are 30-27-26 and 23 I wish I could go back to the days when they WANTED their mommy! I miss it so much!

With my 8 year old son I just enjoy him so much! Having already had 4...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,517
Posted By mickey2
Sounds like allergies if it only runs outside. ...

Sounds like allergies if it only runs outside. Even though it is yellow or green still allergies. Probably has an infection from all that stuff being trapped up in there for a long time. Little...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,458
Posted By mickey2
Stick to your routine and do the same thing...

Stick to your routine and do the same thing everyday. He will soon learn what he can do at your home and what he can do with mom!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,771
Posted By mickey2
OMG Yes! What is it with boys lately. I have 2...

OMG Yes! What is it with boys lately. I have 2 leaving for school this year and I had one leave as parents were moving and I have 2 off on maternity leave. Now I have 4 boys left! I posted an ad...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,115
Posted By mickey2
Oh I love this! :-) YES! Thanks for this idea! ...

Oh I love this! :-) YES! Thanks for this idea! I have one as I needed to get one to be manager of my son's hockey team but I love how I could use this. Thanks Nan!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,865
Posted By mickey2
She must tell her husband right away for her...

She must tell her husband right away for her safety and her baby's safety.

He can find her doing a reverse phone search!

Did she give her name as well?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,865
Posted By mickey2
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek: Oh My! I...

:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

Oh My! I hope she did not give out her address to this nut!

If she did then you should advise her to talk to her husband immediately and take some safety...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,247
Posted By mickey2
Thanks ladies, I was so grumpy and in such a bad...

Thanks ladies, I was so grumpy and in such a bad mood this morning when I wrote this up. Getting up on the wrong side of the bed and having had so many waste of my time emails as well as 1 definite...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,247
Posted By mickey2
Finding Out Before Interview They Are Not Too Bright!!!!

I have had an ad posted for one daycare space as I am losing 3 children. 2 are gone (moms on mat leave) and 1 will be going to school in September. 2 others from mat leave will be returning in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,825
Posted By mickey2
As posted on the other thread. (By Catherder) ...

As posted on the other thread.
(By Catherder)
There are kids who do it on purpose when they do not get their way.

My niece used to pee her pants at the grocery store when her mom said no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,825
Posted By mickey2
Thank you Catherder I will read it.

Thank you Catherder I will read it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,825
Posted By mickey2
Anyone Ever Seen A Child Throw Up Like This?

I have been doing daycare for over 20 years and have never seen this!

I have a little dcb 3 years old who has been coming to me for over 3 months now. The first few times he did this, I thought...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 40,299
Posted By mickey2
Nursery Safety: How To Clean A Baby's Playpen

Nursery Safety: How To Clean A Baby's Playpen

http://www.essortment.com/nursery-safety-clean-babys-playpen-56181.html
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,957
Posted By mickey2
Oversensitivity To Safety Is Hurting Kids!!

This is so good!! Thought I would share! :)

What do you all think?

http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/video/too-much-safety/968127556001
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,292
Posted By mickey2
Mine used to ALL nap at the same time! For many...

Mine used to ALL nap at the same time! For many many years! UNTIL I took my grandson! The noise terrorist!!! :(
Forum: Curriculum 05-25-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,553
Posted By mickey2
Excellent site!

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/memorial-day/kids-crafts/

I found it when searching for summer activities for my kiddies!

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/summer/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,886
Posted By mickey2
Are you able to call the mom to see how the child...

Are you able to call the mom to see how the child is doing. Maybe say you want to discuss further the type of day she had because you were unable to talk at pickup time? Clearly state that if child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,886
Posted By mickey2
If a child is not well enough to participate in...

If a child is not well enough to participate in activities, is excessively cranky, moody or clearly not feeling well they must stay home! Period! End of story!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,553
Posted By mickey2
I am doing this for 2 of my long time children...

I am doing this for 2 of my long time children who have been with me for over 3 years. I have never done anything like this before and may need to find someone to help me.

I have LOTS of pics of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,437
Posted By mickey2
Mine all call me Auntie (my name) It started...

Mine all call me Auntie (my name)

It started about 6 years ago when I started providing daycare again after taking a break for a few years. The very first little girl I cared for at 11 months old...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-19-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,690
Posted By mickey2
You left your daughter there? What the heck are...

You left your daughter there? What the heck are you on yourself?

You have got to be a troll!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-19-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,012
Posted By mickey2
I agree! If this were a full time child he would...

I agree! If this were a full time child he would be with you everyday therefore you would be able to "train" him. I used to do part time and on call care when I first started but now I only do full...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,998
Posted By mickey2
Scary Future For Our Children!

These are quite eye opening and so scary! :(

Nature Deficit Disorder Presentation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAtdhQSp5b8&feature=share

Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,578
Posted By mickey2
Mom emailed me back saying that the little guy...

Mom emailed me back saying that the little guy was very allergic to animals and he would get too sick.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,016
Posted By mickey2
When I am sick I want to be ALONE!! I would...

When I am sick I want to be ALONE!! I would rather be sick during the night when there is no one around to bother me! Weekends my dh and ds are home so no rest at all they are so noisy. Weekdays I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,630
Posted By mickey2
In my opinion this to me is serious abuse and...

In my opinion this to me is serious abuse and neglect and should be reported to the proper child welfare agency so that the situation can be monitored and assessed. The little girl needs help and it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,812
Posted By mickey2
What I would do is say to mom "sorry but"....as I...

What I would do is say to mom "sorry but"....as I am taking the crayon away, hand it to her and say have a good day!

Welcome to the forum. This is a wonderful place!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,578
Posted By mickey2
After a lot of consideration I decided to reply...

After a lot of consideration I decided to reply to the mother. Poor little guy. This is the email I sent.

Thank you for considering me to care for your little boy. I would love to have him join...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,578
Posted By mickey2
Finally Get A Bite To Fill A Space And I Get This! :-(((

I suddenly had two of my long term children leave unexpectedly. One family who has been with me for 5 years is moving away as dad got a new job. :-( Second little boy who I have had since he was 11...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,461
Posted By mickey2
Yes this! WAY too much work! I could not get...

Yes this! WAY too much work! I could not get paid enough to provide CONSTANT supervision to kids this age.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,676
Posted By mickey2
I would never have placed my children in full...

I would never have placed my children in full time daycare only because I am the one who wanted to teach them their morals and values and right from wrong. No one can do that better than a child's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,629
Posted By mickey2
YES! This exactly! One more thing to add. I...

YES! This exactly! One more thing to add. I train my parents right from the beginning. I have control of both the parent and their child until they are out the door, and they are out fast. This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,098
Posted By mickey2
My current families can stop by anytime they like...

My current families can stop by anytime they like while their child is here but never a prospective client. All of my interviews are done after hours!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2011, 06:41 PM
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Posted By mickey2
Yep it was. :-)

Yep it was. :-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2011, 06:30 PM
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Views: 2,821
Posted By mickey2
Michael, Its okay, I forgive you! :-) ...

Michael, Its okay, I forgive you! :-)

I myself was going thru big time withdrawal or separation anxiety!!!!!

Not being able to get on here was torture. :o Thanks for fixing.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,821
Posted By mickey2
:-) I Love this!!! :-) My hubby is going to...

:-) I Love this!!! :-) My hubby is going to check the steaks.com right now. :-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,965
Posted By mickey2
Isn't that FRUSTRATING!!! You are not the...

Isn't that FRUSTRATING!!!

You are not the only one. I have 3 who do this to me, dcg 2, dcb 12 months and my grandson 15 months. Its like they wait for a clean diaper and a quiet room!

Sure...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,363
Posted By mickey2
I don't put up with it! No hoochy cooing for any...

I don't put up with it! No hoochy cooing for any length of time at drop off in the am and at pick up if mom or dad do not have control of their kids I take over. I have had to do it once or twice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,686
Posted By mickey2
I did things such as paint all of my 3 son's...

I did things such as paint all of my 3 son's toenails/fingernails when they were really small because they saw mommy and they wanted it. They also watched me put on makeup and wanted that as well. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 45,578
Posted By mickey2
Sick Policy For the protection of all of...

Sick Policy


For the protection of all of the children in my care as well as the health of your own child and my family, this is my sick policy. In order to protect the group as a whole, I ask...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,118
Posted By mickey2
Wow!! Me too! I have one momma due in April,...

Wow!! Me too! I have one momma due in April, one in May, one in September and another in October.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,804
Posted By mickey2
I have a LOT of dancing kleenex! My whole house...

I have a LOT of dancing kleenex! My whole house is just a shaking! Lots of boogies going on here!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,267
Posted By mickey2
OMG SilverSabre25 I never even thought about...

OMG SilverSabre25 I never even thought about that! (earplugs) :lol:

Yes earplugs for sure! I have actually used a cd player and earphones.

As far as being "loopy", It IS FRIDAY! ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,267
Posted By mickey2
Mine is the BEST!!! :) JK I don't know yours...

Mine is the BEST!!! :) JK I don't know yours either. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,267
Posted By mickey2
I have to post this. I could not do this without...

I have to post this. I could not do this without my husband. He is my biggest helper and my substitute when I need to attend to appointments errands etc. He cooks, cleans and helps enormously! My...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,804
Posted By mickey2
How do you get a tissue to dance? Put a...

How do you get a tissue to dance?


Put a little boogie in it!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,804
Posted By mickey2
I told my hubby if I ever have another opening I...

I told my hubby if I ever have another opening I am going to ask 2 more questions at my interview. Is this kid constantly snotty and do they cry all the time? Immediate termination if you lie!!

...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,804
Posted By mickey2
Snot Fee!

I swear I am gonna start charging one! Every time I wipe a nose it is going to be 25 cents per kleenex!

My dcks have been here since 7 this morning and already I have wiped at least 20 times in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,984
Posted By mickey2
For some reason when I posted B4, it posted as...

For some reason when I posted B4, it posted as unregistered. This is a Gr8 site! :-)

http://stepbystepcc.com/poemsaboutplay.html
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,984
Posted By mickey2
This is Gr8 ...

This is Gr8

http://stepbystepcc.com/poemsaboutplay.html
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,395
Posted By mickey2
I agree with this!

I agree with this!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,790
Posted By mickey2
Yesterday morning as well as Saturday morning my...

Yesterday morning as well as Saturday morning my son was up by 8 am. He was told Friday night when we tucked him in that he could only read books when he woke up or play legos. He was good with this...
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