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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,453
Posted By irishdancer
I would close. If I am just going away for a...

I would close. If I am just going away for a long weekend I will have my sub work 1 or 2 days but my full week vacation I close. You can't fully relax when the daycare is open. If there is an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By irishdancer
I could never do late on Friday. I want to do...

I could never do late on Friday. I want to do early on Friday:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By irishdancer
HaHa so agree. My neighbor started up her mower...

HaHa so agree. My neighbor started up her mower at 11:50 today. (kids go down for nap at 12) There should be an ordinance against making noise from 12-3 ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,208
Posted By irishdancer
I am a diehard Ford owner. Hubby works for them...

I am a diehard Ford owner. Hubby works for them and I worked for them for six years before deciding too many hours away from kids. Looking at the Flex for my next vehicle.(7 seater) The middle row...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,521
Posted By irishdancer
I have the same thing here. My nine month old...

I have the same thing here. My nine month old will sleep in the baby seat for 2-3 hrs but the minute I put her in pak n play she screams. Left her there for 45 mins and still screaming. (laid her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,625
Posted By irishdancer
Bought from Toys r us. Live in South Florida,...

Bought from Toys r us. Live in South Florida, wood is rotted. It was such a pain to put together. Debating on the metal cheaper ones. Not sure if I could get a few years out of it. Hate spending...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,609
Posted By irishdancer
My son who was 3 at the time would not put his...

My son who was 3 at the time would not put his own shoes on, I always did it for him. Then when the other kids in my daycare all a year younger started doing it I told him he had to do it himself. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,625
Posted By irishdancer
Swingset

So my wooden swing set has just about called it quits. Only had four years so a little disappointed in it. I have all 4 yr olds and under what do you guys use for swing sets.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,163
Posted By irishdancer
I have an attached in-law apt. So that is my...

I have an attached in-law apt. So that is my daycare. Seperate kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. Also seperate entrance so my kids and families never go into my main house. That is the only way I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,709
Posted By irishdancer
I am 30, brown hair, hazel eyes. I have great...

I am 30, brown hair, hazel eyes. I have great legs(from the dancing) but still have a baby belly that I can't get rid of. No make-up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,754
Posted By irishdancer
I have 6 kids which is the states limit for home...

I have 6 kids which is the states limit for home daycare. Our county just started allowing large family but my town zoning is not allowing them. I have an assistant 3 mornings a week. She helps...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,982
Posted By irishdancer
Hi Sugar Magnolia, Where in Florida are you...

Hi Sugar Magnolia, Where in Florida are you located? I live in Palm Beach county
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,470
Posted By irishdancer
Wow we are only licensed for 6 including our own...

Wow we are only licensed for 6 including our own kids(up to age 13). So the maximum I ever have is 6 and I feel exhausted couldn't imagine 8 or 10 by myself. Our county as of right now does not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,303
Posted By irishdancer
I agree 4-5 is the longest hour ever. I usually...

I agree 4-5 is the longest hour ever. I usually bring the kids outside and read a historical fiction book. Right now I am reading Marie Antoinette and I just pretend I am there instead of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,197
Posted By irishdancer
supposively the cousin has evaluated him but I...

supposively the cousin has evaluated him but I doubt it. I think some parents just think if they ignore the problem it will go away. I agree that the paci is a big problem. I have told the mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-25-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,197
Posted By irishdancer
Speech Delay

I have a boy that will be 2 next week. So I printed out a paper with typical child development for that age. He only has a vocabulary of about 10 words. When I mention the fact that he should be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,345
Posted By irishdancer
Question 18-24 Mo Old

Hi,
Was wondering what you guys do with this age group used to older kids but know I have all little ones and I seem to be stuck on what I should attempt to do?
Story, crafts, learning etc......
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,048
Posted By irishdancer
All My Children and chocolate I dont know what...

All My Children and chocolate
I dont know what I will do come September :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,555
Posted By irishdancer
I purchased a wall mounted unit off of Ebay. It...

I purchased a wall mounted unit off of Ebay. It was a used one from a store that closed. Only $50. Takes up a lot less room. Also plastic so easy to clean. You might want to check on there.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,255
Posted By irishdancer
In Florida I have had to have the two types of...

In Florida I have had to have the two types of milk for a while now
I know it seems like such a pain to have to have 2 types of mile, especially if you only have 1 kid in a particular age range. ...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 07-08-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,754
Posted By irishdancer
Smile Hello

Hi,
My name is Angela and I have owned and operated a home daycare for just over 2 years now. I have been reading your forum for a few weeks and found it very helpful to find others who are in the...