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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,805
Posted By DCMomOf3
home DCs in my state are supposed to follow this...

home DCs in my state are supposed to follow this too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,257
Posted By DCMomOf3
You are charging her for Tuesday and she is...

You are charging her for Tuesday and she is asking for an hour of care on Tuesday, which you said you'd allow. I don't see anything to do but watch her child.
Forum: Curriculum 03-29-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,476
Posted By DCMomOf3
I've known two people who have purchased this...

I've known two people who have purchased this with good results.

http://www.amazon.com/Insect-Lore-Live-Butterfly-Garden/dp/B00000ISC5
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 150,657
Posted By DCMomOf3
DS4: DCG - Do you love me? DCG: No, I love...

DS4: DCG - Do you love me?
DCG: No, I love ladybugs and Caterpillars.
DS4: But... I'm funny...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,452
Posted By DCMomOf3
In all honesty, you have to term them. what is...

In all honesty, you have to term them. what is going to happen with the new kids and them seeing you being treated like that? They will start to learn from this boy. Term him, and wait for a better...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By DCMomOf3
I had to add one too because I have a family who...

I had to add one too because I have a family who insisted both mom and dad signed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 150,657
Posted By DCMomOf3
My DS to his preschool teacher: Miss T! DCG...

My DS to his preschool teacher:

Miss T! DCG is not at my house. She is playing with her baby brother! He was in DCMs belly and POPPED out!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,187
Posted By DCMomOf3
that is great! I hope you find good families!

that is great! I hope you find good families!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,446
Posted By DCMomOf3
If my kids do that I tell them they have to mean...

If my kids do that I tell them they have to mean it. They will do it again with a MUCH better tone, and with a hug to boot.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,086
Posted By DCMomOf3
Me! I am always boy heavy, not really sure why...

Me! I am always boy heavy, not really sure why that is though. LOL
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 32,852
Posted By DCMomOf3
if they are bumblebees and are just pollinating...

if they are bumblebees and are just pollinating the flowers they are not anything I would worry about. If they are hornets/yellow jackets, You have to find and get rid of the hive. If they are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,825
Posted By DCMomOf3
I have not done it, I hope you get some good...

I have not done it, I hope you get some good pictures.

http://www.childcareexchange.com/library/5015043.pdf
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,451
Posted By DCMomOf3
Not sure the price range you are hoping to get,...

Not sure the price range you are hoping to get, or reusable, but these look cool.

http://www.amazon.com/Dr-Sears-Snack-Container-Months/dp/B002V92XT4/ref=pd_sim_ba_4
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,750
Posted By DCMomOf3
I am of the mind that, although she thinks it is...

I am of the mind that, although she thinks it is 'developmentally appropriate' it is to be addressed as a privacy violation. At 3.5 this boy needs boundaries and public appropriate behavior.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,341
Posted By DCMomOf3
I would choose family 1, gut feeling. I would...

I would choose family 1, gut feeling. I would want to get him out of the suspected bad situation and he sounds like he was comfortable and well behaved. The PT too is a big plus.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,508
Posted By DCMomOf3
We have a lot of ice too but school is still open...

We have a lot of ice too but school is still open and DCK are here. It's a movie day I think for us.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By DCMomOf3
I would tell her what he is great at, what you...

I would tell her what he is great at, what you are working on, etc. If you want show her some of his skill work (cutting, letters, etc).

Tell her he is great and you are very happy with his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,460
Posted By DCMomOf3
The game that my kids have been doing lately is...

The game that my kids have been doing lately is word associations. One will say "hello... hotdog." Then someone else has to say "hello....bun". then Food: plate. milk:cup. etc.
Forum: Curriculum 03-21-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,035
Posted By DCMomOf3
It looks very cool.I'll have to explore more when...

It looks very cool.I'll have to explore more when i have the chance.:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,980
Posted By DCMomOf3
Healthy Children > Safety & Prevention > On The...

Healthy Children > Safety & Prevention > On The Go > Car Safety Seats: Information for Families for 2011
Safety & Prevention-+
Car Safety Seats: Information for Families for 2011


One of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,448
Posted By DCMomOf3
Call your doctor now. Call the school and tell...

Call your doctor now. Call the school and tell them she has it. She will need her head treated and you will have to clean your house very throughly too.

I would be surprised if any daycare or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,438
Posted By DCMomOf3
Where is a clapping smiley when you need one.

Where is a clapping smiley when you need one.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,495
Posted By DCMomOf3
I would do it if the parents came to you and...

I would do it if the parents came to you and asked, or if you asked if that is what they wanted and they said yes. The only change you would have to do is on Friday's serve fish or some other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,600
Posted By DCMomOf3
not that I am aware. As long as you don't exceed...

not that I am aware. As long as you don't exceed the number of children / number of families, I don't think the childs' ages matter.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,917
Posted By DCMomOf3
that is an idea. :) Welcome to the forum!

that is an idea. :)

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,903
Posted By DCMomOf3
If I remember right, safe car seat installation,...

If I remember right, safe car seat installation, or lack there of, played a part in her decision.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 150,657
Posted By DCMomOf3
My DCB2 was playing with the Little People when...

My DCB2 was playing with the Little People when out of the blue, gets up and runs up to me, says 'I'm hungry!', runs to the play kitchen, grabs a plastic drumstick, runs back to me and tries feed it...
Forum: Curriculum 03-16-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,143
Posted By DCMomOf3
fold a white sheet of paper in half (so it's...

fold a white sheet of paper in half (so it's 8x5.5). Put a few globs/dots of paint in the middle along the crease. fold in half. Have the kids press outward on the paint to the edges to make the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 811
Posted By DCMomOf3
Blackcat

I tried an audio book at nap today and they thought since someone was talking, they all could. :ouch: I switched back to classical and they were asleep in minutes. I guess i will stick to music.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,184
Posted By DCMomOf3
Leap frog letter factory Leap frog word factory...

Leap frog letter factory
Leap frog word factory

My kids love these and do well with them. I would try them to supplement what you are doing.

Also, I would look for books that come in sets of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,061
Posted By DCMomOf3
I have pnp's that have Velcro straps sticking the...

I have pnp's that have Velcro straps sticking the mat to the pnp bottom. do yours have that? Otherwise, really, if Nans's shirts don't work, the only think i think to do is transition to a mat.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,296
Posted By DCMomOf3
welcome to the board by the way!!

welcome to the board by the way!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,162
Posted By DCMomOf3
You don't need a reality check. you are firmly...

You don't need a reality check. you are firmly planted on the ground.

Good for you for standing your ground.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,486
Posted By DCMomOf3
Which, to me, is a sign that people aren't...

Which, to me, is a sign that people aren't practicing good hygiene. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,008
Posted By DCMomOf3
:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: what domain...

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

what domain don't you own! coffee.com?[/QUOTE]
I would love it if he did. I am a coffee girl. :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,486
Posted By DCMomOf3
staff infection.

staff infection.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,296
Posted By DCMomOf3
I agree with this. Personally i do classical...

I agree with this. Personally i do classical music, but audio books are a great idea.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-15-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,305
Posted By DCMomOf3
There was an easy way to start a thread without...

There was an easy way to start a thread without directly calling anyone out. Title the thread "Speaking of Cesear Milan.." and let the link speak for itself.

I am getting pretty sad from the P/A...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,536
Posted By DCMomOf3
Welcome! :Sunny: First, I advise you to find...

Welcome! :Sunny:

First, I advise you to find a room where the babies can sleep, set up Pack-n-plays in your master br, or something.

Are the parent ok with you trying CIO with him? He is old...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By DCMomOf3
Noisy DCG

My DCG3.5 does everything in a noisy way. chewing, drinking, swallowing, playing alone, even laying down she has to make noise with her legs. If she is playing with other kids she talks very loudly,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,171
Posted By DCMomOf3
This is how , in my experience, toddlers first...

This is how , in my experience, toddlers first learn. I have a 2yo who is in the same stage as your dcg. When you say she was very behind, what do you mean?

I would just continue working with...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-15-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 24,124
Posted By DCMomOf3
That seems strange to me. A registration fee, to...

That seems strange to me. A registration fee, to me, is logical on first enrollment, but not yearly. If it's a yearly supply fee, that could be justified.

Have you asked your provider why they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By DCMomOf3
You reminded me of a knock knock joke my son...

You reminded me of a knock knock joke my son found:

Knock knock.

Who's there?

Five.

Five who?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,181
Posted By DCMomOf3
Yes, because they will start treating it as you...

Yes, because they will start treating it as you close at 5:45 because they know that there is nothing you will do about it. You allow them to be late for free, they will be late.

I contract the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,153
Posted By DCMomOf3
i used to go after my own kids were in bed, so...

i used to go after my own kids were in bed, so 8-9. I had a 45 minute program I used. I always do better at night. Now I'm in a sport and that is evenings instead of working out at a gym.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,008
Posted By DCMomOf3
hahahaha! perhaps....

hahahaha! perhaps....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,181
Posted By DCMomOf3
DO you have a late pick-up fee? I charge $5 for...

DO you have a late pick-up fee? I charge $5 for every 15 minutes late starting 1 minute past the contracted times. Charging them for being late is usually very effective.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,835
Posted By DCMomOf3
It makes me happy that the parents let the...

It makes me happy that the parents let the specialist come and that this child is getting the help he needs.

I am happy for you and hope the plan works. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,611
Posted By DCMomOf3
I would be as nice as you can and just tell her,...

I would be as nice as you can and just tell her, that you understand her desire to provide her child with the food she wants to feed her daughter, but it's disrupting the group. Tell her that for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,008
Posted By DCMomOf3
Haha. I saw the comment and had to look at her...

Haha. I saw the comment and had to look at her start date to believe it.;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By DCMomOf3
I too want to do something special when I close...

I too want to do something special when I close in 2 months, but i am losing half of my kids this Friday. I don't know what to do for THEM and then again in 2 months.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,070
Posted By DCMomOf3
My post wasn't directed at any one person. :) ...

My post wasn't directed at any one person. :)

She has been getting a lot of flack in a few threads now and I don't like a group of people thinking they can pick on someone who is trying to give...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-14-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,701
Posted By DCMomOf3
Smile R&R - Welcome

welcome to the forum, officially!

I am glad you decided to register and give your time to responding to a variety of posts already today.
:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,070
Posted By DCMomOf3
lets stop picking on unregistered, now R&R. I...

lets stop picking on unregistered, now R&R. I think she makes some valid points and reading her posts she is not a troll and is really an advocate for the kids, even if you don't agree with her, her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 150,657
Posted By DCMomOf3
While I was making lunch I asked DCG and DS to...

While I was making lunch I asked DCG and DS to share what they did this weekend. When it was DSs turn it went something like this:

DS: I'm not telling. It's a secret.
DCG: I am taking your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By DCMomOf3
i love Pi day!! Pumpkin pie is a good one,...

i love Pi day!!

Pumpkin pie is a good one, it's what I would make if i were making pie today.

pi is good!
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,318
Posted By DCMomOf3
i read it as you are licensed for 6 so 7.l0(4)(d)...

i read it as you are licensed for 6 so 7.l0(4)(d) applies to you and you ignore 7.l0(4)(e). I think 7.l0(4)(e) applies if you were licensed for 7 or 8 kids only.

That means to me you can have 6...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 03-11-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,754
Posted By DCMomOf3
The also have Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3.

The also have Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,829
Posted By DCMomOf3
Hello and welcome! I think Kedallina has...

Hello and welcome!

I think Kedallina has great advice for the new client. If you bend/break your rules before you have even met them, you are setting yourself up for being pushed and your policies...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-11-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,531
Posted By DCMomOf3
I have already PM'd Michael and am waiting to...

I have already PM'd Michael and am waiting to hear. :)
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 03-11-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,754
Posted By DCMomOf3
Sandra Boyton has great board books. Eric Carle...

Sandra Boyton has great board books. Eric Carle is good too.

I often check books out at the library first, try them (and the author) out on the kids before I buy a lot.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,448
Posted By DCMomOf3
Head lice question

my kids came home with a notice that lice is going through the school. They were checked by the school nurse and again by me and they are clear. Do I telll my DCPs of the notice? I don't have any DC...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,516
Posted By DCMomOf3
honestly, I would keep him throughout the...

honestly, I would keep him throughout the separation.

His whole little world is changing and he is too little to cope in a quiet way. i would keep your routine as consistent as you can, give him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 150,657
Posted By DCMomOf3
DCG has been sitting very quietly looking at...

DCG has been sitting very quietly looking at books. After a few books and swtiching chairs a few times she closes her last book, looks at me, and says "Can I get off my time out now?" I look back at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,878
Posted By DCMomOf3
My 4yo is happy with it, my SAs don't like it at...

My 4yo is happy with it, my SAs don't like it at all.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,902
Posted By DCMomOf3
I agree with these.

I agree with these.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,616
Posted By DCMomOf3
Welcome!!! He is telling you he is to...

Welcome!!!


He is telling you he is to old/big for the pack-n-play. It's time to move him to a mat/cot on the floor. You will have to sit by him for a while, rub his back, etc. Depending on the...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 03-10-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,989
Posted By DCMomOf3
:lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,835
Posted By DCMomOf3
my contract says if they can't pick up within one...

my contract says if they can't pick up within one hour their emergency back up has to come get the child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,747
Posted By DCMomOf3
I have tried but she will fidget SOO much that I...

I have tried but she will fidget SOO much that I need her right by me so I can keep whispering to her to settle down and rest. She is very tired and gets uber crabby with out full sleep, but she just...
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 03-10-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,989
Posted By DCMomOf3
Learning To Cook From Scratch

I am teaching myself to cook from scratch and really love it. I've been making as many snacks and meals as i can. I have even started making my own cream of xyz soup (for casseroles) instead of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,922
Posted By DCMomOf3
thanks everyone. I really don't like garage...

thanks everyone. I really don't like garage saling. LOL I prefer to donate what I don't need but in this case, it's just too much to donate it all.

I will check craigslist and see if i can price...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,747
Posted By DCMomOf3
I Don't Know Why This Bothers Me

I have a DCG who at nap time will just stare at me. I tell her to close her eyes and go to sleep/rest. She will do it for a few seconds but then starts looking at me again. I really don't know why i...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,140
Posted By DCMomOf3
Honestly, I find that it's just as hard as adding...

Honestly, I find that it's just as hard as adding a new child to a family. the first few months are hard while you adjust, but then it equalizes and you function at the same level as you did before...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,906
Posted By DCMomOf3
I will be spring gardening here in a few weeks...

I will be spring gardening here in a few weeks but the getting rid of things will have to wait until June. We have started repainting and organizing though. i love spring!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,226
Posted By DCMomOf3
this is true, I have a DCB whos last two EIs came...

this is true, I have a DCB whos last two EIs came out the eyes and nose. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,922
Posted By DCMomOf3
How To Price Daycare Items For Sale?

I plan to sell most of my daycare things when I close. I plan to have a garage sale and some of my daycare friends want me to send them a list of everything I am getting rid of in case they want to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By DCMomOf3
I have been looking a little and each state has...

I have been looking a little and each state has variations but no where can I find a law requiring any paid time off, or any time off, other than FMLA for larger companies.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By DCMomOf3
I am pretty sure it's not a law, i think she was...

I am pretty sure it's not a law, i think she was trying to ensure she got vacation time. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,040
Posted By DCMomOf3
can you feed him earlier so he doesn't fall...

can you feed him earlier so he doesn't fall asleep at the table?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,584
Posted By DCMomOf3
Do you have someone you can call as your back-up...

Do you have someone you can call as your back-up when you have to be there for your sister? If you don't, you should have one, not only for this case but for future needs. In my state my emergency...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,265
Posted By DCMomOf3
I totally agree with you Nan.

I totally agree with you Nan.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-09-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,081
Posted By DCMomOf3
I totally agree with you Nan.

I totally agree with you Nan.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,127
Posted By DCMomOf3
My gut tells me they probably have a TV in his...

My gut tells me they probably have a TV in his room and don't want to take it out.... :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 11:45 AM
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Views: 1,260
Posted By DCMomOf3
Snacks are gone in 10 minutes although I schedule...

Snacks are gone in 10 minutes although I schedule 15. Lunch I schedule 30 for eating. Some are done very early some are still messing with the food on their plates at the 30 minute mark. I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,265
Posted By DCMomOf3
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time-out_(parenting)...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time-out_(parenting)
" Jo Frost recommends one minute per year of age.[4]"
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-09-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,081
Posted By DCMomOf3
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time-out_(parenting)...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time-out_(parenting)
" Jo Frost recommends one minute per year of age.[4]"
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,127
Posted By DCMomOf3
Glad to see you registered! Let us know how you...

Glad to see you registered! Let us know how you like the books. :) I hope the parents can be a little more accommodating for you. They can't take tv privileges away at home? :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,706
Posted By DCMomOf3
I say sit them down (strap them into booster...

I say sit them down (strap them into booster chairs if you have to) far away from each other with one or two books each and have reading time. You need a quiet break it sounds like.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,127
Posted By DCMomOf3
I'd buy that book jen. ;)

I'd buy that book jen. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By DCMomOf3
Before I notified my DCFs that i was closing i...

Before I notified my DCFs that i was closing i felt the same way. My parents were all great about it, and I hope yours will be too! I say go with your heart, you will be happier if you do. :)
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-09-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,860
Posted By DCMomOf3
I believe you can only claim if you paid for the...

I believe you can only claim if you paid for the food yourself.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By DCMomOf3
my little attention seeker

Not a vent, or asking for advice on how to handle it, just an observation of this morning. I thought to put this in the funny thread but maybe not quite appropriate.

DCG3 has been trying so hard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,800
Posted By DCMomOf3
Welcome to the forum!

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,948
Posted By DCMomOf3
that would be divine. :lol:

that would be divine. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,948
Posted By DCMomOf3
Oh, I feel your pain. I do 98% of everything and...

Oh, I feel your pain. I do 98% of everything and 100% of my kids care and activities. It's hard. Damned hard.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,497
Posted By DCMomOf3
If you can I'd consider setting your closing time...

If you can I'd consider setting your closing time earlier so late mom doesn't affect your evening schedule. I also would have all three sign the contract, at least both mom and dad. Since grandma...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By DCMomOf3
Some links need approval.

Some links need approval.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,792
Posted By DCMomOf3
My ILs say my Dh was allergic to disposables... I...

My ILs say my Dh was allergic to disposables... I am not sure I fully believe it, just like they told me he was allergic to milk. (he has milk with his cereal, has flavored milk and eats ice cream)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,560
Posted By DCMomOf3
I got the 2-weeks notice today. I am glad they...

I got the 2-weeks notice today. I am glad they gave me the courtesy of it and didn't make me ask for it. I'll miss them though, they are such fun kids.
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