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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I agree with PP above. In your instance now, I'd...

I agree with PP above. In your instance now, I'd probably prorate. But going forward, add in your handbook that terminations can only be given on Fridays, cannot include your vacation week and cannot...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,889
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I wear either our lime green daycare t shirts I...

I wear either our lime green daycare t shirts I made on Teespring (which I do not recommend) or black t shirts I ordered in bulk from a website. For pants, I wear jeans.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,084
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I close when my schools close. Paid. Its in...

I close when my schools close. Paid. Its in handbook/contract. I tell all families at interview and again at enrollment meeting. All don't complain at least not to me, since they knew beforehand.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,282
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I didnt read all replies but heres ny opinion. ...

I didnt read all replies but heres ny opinion.

I tell parents they can come whenever they'd like. If they are supposed to pick up at 5 but want to pop up at 330, thats fine. I do let them know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
My answers are under your question.

My answers are under your question.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,345
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
In my state you can not be licensed if you...

In my state you can not be licensed if you operate less than 3 hours a day. There's a lady who is a teacher and operates an after school program at her house. She doesn't have to be licensed or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,183
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I think you did a great gesture by refunding the...

I think you did a great gesture by refunding the day and apologizing. We are human too. Mistakes happen
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,415
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Make sure you're reading dimensions. Some things...

Make sure you're reading dimensions. Some things are super duper tiny and you wont know unlesd you take your time reading fine print.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,042
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I use to close early for Christmas Eve before I...

I use to close early for Christmas Eve before I changed my policy making me close the Friday before at 1230pm. Closed for christmas and also closed the 26th as a paid personal day off.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,225
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Oops. I did not realize this and just put into my...

Oops. I did not realize this and just put into my contract I would accept Zelle. Grrrr
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,545
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Wish you all the success in the world! You got...

Wish you all the success in the world! You got this!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,602
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Craft closet and diaper changer table. I have the...

Craft closet and diaper changer table. I have the Ikea one and use it as more of a table to put things on instead of a diaper changer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,973
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I don't wake the babies except I did one. I have...

I don't wake the babies except I did one. I have 3 infants now 5,6,and7 months old. 6 month old would get here at 730 and fall back to sleep until 1130/12ish. His morning naps are shortening now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,973
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I don't wake the babies except I did one. I have...

I don't wake the babies except I did one. I have 3 infants now 5,6,and7 months old. 6 month old would get here at 730 and fall back to sleep until 1130/12ish. His morning naps are shortening now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,719
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I allow up to 15 mins. Preferably with a heads...

I allow up to 15 mins. Preferably with a heads up. After that, it's a no go.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,289
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I charge a family $25 a week extra just for 15...

I charge a family $25 a week extra just for 15 minutes. I couldn't do it because Id want too much to compensate and no one would pay it. If you're okay with it, go for it. Let her know if it gets to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,758
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
No later than 1000 but I need to be notified. If...

No later than 1000 but I need to be notified. If dck has an appt then 1100 but i need doctors papers. They won't sleep if I don't do this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,506
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Same here. In the rate agreement they sign it...

Same here. In the rate agreement they sign it states they are responsible for anything the assistance does not cover.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,572
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I don't play with HIM. Child came last Monday...

I don't play with HIM. Child came last Monday with 2 on tongue. I excluded for entire week. He came back today. Doctor said he could have came back on Thursday and I said absolutely not. I myself had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,710
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Hubby and I do only infant and toddler. We go up...

Hubby and I do only infant and toddler. We go up to age 3. It works better for us because we charge more, our space works for them, and we don't have huge outdoor space (apartment living) so it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,139
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I'm taking the 3rd off as one of my 5 personal...

I'm taking the 3rd off as one of my 5 personal days off. Same with Christmas. Taking the 26th off as a personal day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,796
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I wrote a letter that said last day I would be...

I wrote a letter that said last day I would be able to provide care was 3.24.17. Due to child's behavior. Last payment was due 3.17.17. That family didnt finish their notice but they did pay which I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,889
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
That's awesome! I love mine too. She is actually...

That's awesome! I love mine too. She is actually a current home daycare provider as well so she definitely gets it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,722
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Do you live in your income alone? I can have 6...

Do you live in your income alone? I can have 6 children with 2 under 2 but because DH is my assistant, all can be under 2. As of 3/24 I will have a 3m,4m,and 5m, two 1 year olds and a 2 year old....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,919
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Update On DCB I Termed

Dcm wasn't ignoring me. She just hadn't read my email. Even though I included the reason for termination she still asked why. She brought me payment for next week today and let me know dcb will not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,438
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I think it's manageable by being creative...

I think it's manageable by being creative especially if you have a large outdoor area. Hwoever, if you are looking to buy, I would keep looking to see if you find something you like better.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,438
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
How small is small? And what ages do you have?

How small is small? And what ages do you have?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,147
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Good idea. I will send dcm an email saying I need...

Good idea. I will send dcm an email saying I need her to sign the term notice tomorrow. I refuse to have dcb past his last day plus have a new child starting anyway.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,147
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I usually give notice Fridays as well but we were...

I usually give notice Fridays as well but we were closed. I didn't see dcm today as auntie dropped off and I think she avoided us by having her mom pick up. She didn't respond to my email or text but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,147
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
When Is Termination Effective?

If I am giving a parent a 2 week notice tomorrow that their child's last day will be Friday March 24, 2017, is termination effective tomorrow March 13th with their last day March 24th? Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,448
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
:eek::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: ahahha thanks...

:eek::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: ahahha thanks for the laugh!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,019
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
New family came by today and it went so great!...

New family came by today and it went so great! Left me 2 checks. 1 for today with full 2 week payment. and 1 postdated for 3/24 to pay for his first week starting 3/27! I am so happy this went so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,561
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
oops way to go me. sorry

oops way to go me. sorry
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,019
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I don't mind collecting a paycheck until she...

I don't mind collecting a paycheck until she goes. 95% of her payment comes from the state. She only pays $35 a month. I think she is lying because she knows I refuse to lie to the state and continue...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,558
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
In my state we have to. Or so I think. Good...

In my state we have to. Or so I think. Good question!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,019
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
After much consideration and speaking to DH, we...

After much consideration and speaking to DH, we have decided to term 3yr dcb who is too challenging for us. His behaviors are not something I want to put up with until I find a new replacement. If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,019
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Mehhhhhh I'm torn now. I see both sides. I'll...

Mehhhhhh I'm torn now. I see both sides. I'll have to think about this. I have all day since I closed due to weather. I do appreciate all your help and advice greatly.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,019
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I understand where you both are coming from....

I understand where you both are coming from. However, with this dcm lying constantly about her job or lack thereof and just not being honest with me, I think it's only fair. What if I plan for an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,561
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I started using turmeric and honey diy face mask...

I started using turmeric and honey diy face mask and I have seen great difference.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,019
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Thank you that's what I needed to hear. And I...

Thank you that's what I needed to hear. And I know she would pull immediately if need be. Oh well, adios amigo.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,019
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Who To Term?

Ugg so remember me saying if new dcf paid their 2 week deposit tomorrow I would term dcb 3yrs?!

And then remember dcm who was late yesterday who told me today she would be pulling dcb in April or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,111
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Add On About DCM From Yesterday's Post

So remember DCM who was late yesterday. I text her this morning after drop off so I can get her updated work address and number for his enrollment form. I did truly need it but I also asked to see if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,149
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I decided to write a letter with blanks me and DH...

I decided to write a letter with blanks me and DH could fill in and I would hand them to the parent. Just easier for me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
It's never easy to term or make the decision to...

It's never easy to term or make the decision to do it. I believe it will be the right one for you and your group. It's hard to shadow a child when it's just you. You shouldn't have to work in worry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,149
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
HI all ! Thank you so much for your feedback! I...

HI all ! Thank you so much for your feedback! I HAVE actually threatened to fire him before because I feel like I do more work for the daycare than him. I just finished a 30 min long conversation...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,149
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
SO Furious at DH/Partner PLZ READ

Okay so maybe I am overreacting but I am so upset right now at DH. We run the business together 50/50. I will assess late fees or late payment fees when I need to. I feel like it's always me having...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,207
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I have in handbook it must be paid next day at...

I have in handbook it must be paid next day at drop off or child cannot attend. That's how I enforce it. They either pay or they pay. Lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,579
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I do drop in care for 1 family right now. They...

I do drop in care for 1 family right now. They call when they need me at least 24 hrs in advance. I charge $60 for up to 9 hrs. I don't charge if they cancel as this hasn't happened yet. Dcg usually...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I call and send a message. If no response I email...

I call and send a message. If no response I email them reminding of late fees. I then certify mail and send 1 regular mail letter and give them a date. If nothing after that, then I would take to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,337
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I agree with others. Term.

I agree with others. Term.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,228
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I was trying to keep it short and didn't think it...

I was trying to keep it short and didn't think it made much a difference. Now I see that without knowing they are hoping a spot opens up, I can see where you feel it doesn't matter because it's just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,228
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
If a spot opens up they do want it. If I'm able...

If a spot opens up they do want it. If I'm able to extend the amount of time, they definitely want to keep him longer. Their intentions are that a spot opens up and am able to keep him. This was also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,228
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
That's a good way to look at it. I do have a drop...

That's a good way to look at it. I do have a drop in dcg who is a breeze. I have her once a week every so often and she fits right in. I guess sometimes it works, sometimes it doesnt. I'm just upset...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,228
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Thank you. I like this. I'm going to try this...

Thank you. I like this. I'm going to try this Monday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,228
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Since it is just for 2 weeks there wasn't any...

Since it is just for 2 weeks there wasn't any real talk about terminating services because I don't really care if they don't come back. I did however include that if their child doesn't come for any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,228
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
How Do I Word This Nicely?

I have an opening for 2 weeks because my dcb who comes only for 2 months in the winters last day was yesterday and my new infant doesn't start until Feb 20th. I discounted those 2 weeks to try to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,847
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
What do they want you to test it for? In my...

What do they want you to test it for? In my state, that's only if you have a well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I also don't do interviews during daycare hours....

I also don't do interviews during daycare hours. I call or have them call me 2 hours before they are supposed to meet me and then I give address.

I'm sorry this happened but you can use it as a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
They may have been trying to create fake drama as...

They may have been trying to create fake drama as for their reason for leaving to make it seem like they were taking him away from such a horrible place and making it better for him. Idk parents are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,398
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I have the bye bye buggy for 6. Bought used on...

I have the bye bye buggy for 6. Bought used on Craigslist for 500 with the seat umbrellas and fat tires. My husband pushes it for me and it's not terrible. But then again we have younger children...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,615
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Unregistered; I have a fulltime dcb with her...

Unregistered;

I have a fulltime dcb with her same birthday who eats everything. I don't think just yogurt for breakfast lunch and dinner is good. This child is sick everytime she comes to me and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,615
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I don't think you are doing anything wrong. I...

I don't think you are doing anything wrong. I agree with Nilla that it's kind of parents fault for what they serve at home. I have a drop in dcg who is 13 months and doesn't eat anything until snack...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,390
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Easier. I don't want to wait for money to clear....

Easier. I don't want to wait for money to clear. I don't want to pay fees for an easier option for parents such as square or whatever the case is. I've only been open 2 years in Feb and all parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,955
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I know BC does something of that sort....

I know BC does something of that sort. Unfortunately, I can't do that in my area as there are many single moms or people who need care unil 430 or 500 so they wouldn't pay more to come to me. I think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,488
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Nope. I have 1 kid who is challenging and I've...

Nope. I have 1 kid who is challenging and I've suspected autism and so has doctors. Mom is in denial. He hates doing all and any activities so I don't post many pics of him either. She's never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,021
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I have no routine at all and it sucks. I suggest...

I have no routine at all and it sucks. I suggest finding one that works for you. I'm so lazy and tired everyday which I partly blame to my lack of vitamin D and b12. I'm going to attempt to take some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,828
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I wish you the best in whatever you decide to do....

I wish you the best in whatever you decide to do. Sometimes change can be good! Enjoy this next chapter.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,605
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Depends on when the child is starting. I just...

Depends on when the child is starting. I just added a 2 week deposit close to the end of last year. I have had parents not come to me because of it which I am fine with. For some who have secured...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,390
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I accept cash or check only. I prefer either on....

I accept cash or check only. I prefer either on. I deposit checks through mobile deposit and it is available next business day. That's the pro. Checks can be post dated if a dcm won't be in on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,784
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
You are not wrong for saying no. You said it...

You are not wrong for saying no. You said it yourself you have 4 children to feed and in my eyes, family comes first.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,934
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
You standing your ground makes me so happy! Shame...

You standing your ground makes me so happy! Shame on dcm. She's not sorry. She's sorry she called you instead of dh. Good for you for sticking up for yourself. She'll definitely realize her mistakes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 46,025
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I just started doing part time. My fulltime rate...

I just started doing part time. My fulltime rate is 28hrs or more 4days+ at 235. Part time is max of 9 hrs days 3days is 180. Rotating is between 200-235. Drop in is 60. I might play around with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,410
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I was going to ask the same thing. I have...

I was going to ask the same thing. I have specific details in my handbook and state either way there are no refunds just in case this reason happens.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 779,763
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I had been telling all parents since October to...

I had been telling all parents since October to make sure all littles got their flu shot and proof to me by Dec 31st or they could not return to care u til it was done. State regs mandate this. All...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I tell all parents first at interview, in...

I tell all parents first at interview, in handbook, and again during enrollment meeting what they are to bring for child's first day. If they don't have it, child cannot come in. Cubbies here hold:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,570
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Yeah when she said she only fed the homeless on...

Yeah when she said she only fed the homeless on Thanksgiving I gave her the side eye. I help the community all the time. I think me letting the kids explore with half a can of peanut butter is okay....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,570
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I let the kids explore with peanut butter. I told...

I let the kids explore with peanut butter. I told all parents before hand. Mom said I was wasting food and that I could be giving it to the homeless. I asked her why didn't she go and feed the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,768
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Jenboo, They are expensive if bought new. I...

Jenboo,

They are expensive if bought new. I found most of mine through daycare buy and sell groups on FB. I was so fortunate the woman had over bought and only had them for 3 months. If I had $100...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,768
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Are you talking about the big waffle blocks set? ...

Are you talking about the big waffle blocks set?

I have the foamnasium items like the 2 piece climber, caterpillar, 2 wacky sak balls, and the 4 piece one that is the big block, stairs, and 2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,700
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
BC, can I please have it as well. I have started...

BC, can I please have it as well. I have started to prepare one to give to my dcm who is on leave with her newborn. He is a few weeks old and starts in Feb with me. TIA!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2016, 05:35 AM
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Views: 1,083
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I hope you feel better. When and if they come,...

I hope you feel better. When and if they come, just don't open the door. Eventually, they'll leave. My husband and I are both sick too. I started yesterday morning, him last night. Not exactly sure...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 779,763
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Diarrhea and vomiting all morning. Closing...

Diarrhea and vomiting all morning. Closing tomorrow for 3 out of 5 kids. Going to be a pajama and TV kind of day. Husband held it down today but now he's sick too and I'm feeling better. Can Friday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,795
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Mine is 1000am may change to 900am but it hasn't...

Mine is 1000am may change to 900am but it hasn't been an issue lately. I allow up until 1100a. If they have an appt. Before I had a child whose drop off time was 900am but he wouldn't come u til...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Yeah I think they need to reread the handbook. Oh...

Yeah I think they need to reread the handbook. Oh no. I let my parents know if you're going to be late let me know within the first 15 minutes. I've contemplated not letting some people in due to not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 779,763
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
No you cannot text me at 800pm the night before...

No you cannot text me at 800pm the night before telling me about an important appointment that requires you to drop off dcb 45 minutes early today. Then when I text you back saying no and including...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-05-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,944
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I have a little tykes slide along with a bunch of...

I have a little tykes slide along with a bunch of the cool foamnasium vinyl toys. They're good for gross motor activity while inside. I also have a Little Tykes kitchen set but I want a new one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 380,093
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
When dcb got picked up by his grandma and aunt...

When dcb got picked up by his grandma and aunt (dcms younger sister), auntie blurts out hey DCF, ready for school in 2 months?

Dcb will be 3 in 2 months. Dcm hasn't mentioned anything to me. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,439
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I buy my gloves from BJ's, it's just like a...

I buy my gloves from BJ's, it's just like a Costco's. I remember someone on here previously mentioned they got theirs from Walgreens for cheap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-24-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,173
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Happy Thanksgiving to all. I'm hosting but only...

Happy Thanksgiving to all. I'm hosting but only my mom, aunt, uncle and sister are coming. I'm in charge of the pork shoulder and ham. Everything else is being brought. Just had to get up early to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 779,763
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
All my kids are sleeping peacefully. Same...

All my kids are sleeping peacefully. Same neighbors that woke me up last night have their little devils of children running around and what sounds like jumping and falling on the ground. I am trying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,076
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I have a fake one about 5 feet. Last year I had a...

I have a fake one about 5 feet. Last year I had a small gate around it but this year I redid my layout so am able to put it in a corner where the kids can't get to it. We took pictures by the tree...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 779,763
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I hear what you're saying. I was just annoyed...

I hear what you're saying. I was just annoyed because both times she's like I need daycare immediately but then falls off the face of the earth.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 779,763
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Same dcm that went MIA on me last month after...

Same dcm that went MIA on me last month after offering her a part-time slot. Comes back last week asking about the spot then disappears again. Then comes back and says if her child starts this week...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 277,073
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Dcm that pulled with no notice came to drop off...

Dcm that pulled with no notice came to drop off payment and termination letter. My smart 2yr dcb goes HI Ms.DCM, where's dcb? Lol her face was priceless.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,000
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Any Providers in Jacksonville, FL?

Hey I'm talking to someone trying to help them with opening a daycare in Jacksonville, FL. Is there anyone on here from the area? Can you message me please. She's interested in information on going...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,596
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Nice. Do you charge more throughout the year?...

Nice. Do you charge more throughout the year? Ever worried that certain families won't come back after summer?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 779,763
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Same dcm that pulled her kid questions me NOW why...

Same dcm that pulled her kid questions me NOW why her copay was the amount it was if the state paid what they did monthly. Like NOW you want to ask. After I kindly enlightened her and gave her step...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,937
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
I saw on Group customized pillow cases for 5...

I saw on Group customized pillow cases for 5 bucks each. I have to pay for shipping but thought that was cute.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,603
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Oh gosh lol . Don't forget to state hah

Oh gosh lol . Don't forget to state hah
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,882
Posted By lovemydaycare0912
Aww hugs to you! I'm glad you're going to find...

Aww hugs to you! I'm glad you're going to find something that you love and enjoy doing. Wish you the best!
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