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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,080
Posted By pootmcgoot
This is a huge reason why I quit. I sold all...

This is a huge reason why I quit. I sold all daycare stuff and bought a new couch. The parents are enough to cause a nervous breakdown.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,699
Posted By pootmcgoot
Hell.. I think I'll have a ton of kids and live...

Hell.. I think I'll have a ton of kids and live it up on KYs dime. Seems like an easier way to go than working! She makes more than my husband! He works 12 hour days. She makes more than he does...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,066
Posted By pootmcgoot
With the efmp in the army there are tons of...

With the efmp in the army there are tons of resources apparently. After speaking to another care provider and then cyss and then a half dozen other people while trying to get him resources I was told...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,066
Posted By pootmcgoot
We live in ky. Dunno why my location says tn!

We live in ky. Dunno why my location says tn!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,066
Posted By pootmcgoot
From the way he explained it he has a nurse come...

From the way he explained it he has a nurse come in for 40 hours a week. I don't know why he wouldn't use her?

He also said to just leave him on the couch with the tv on and he'd be happy....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,662
Posted By pootmcgoot
2 Year Molars? Any Advice?

She's getting in a canine and 2 molars in. 2 on one side! She's a drooling, crying mess with intermittent fevers for 2 days. She's not eating or drinking either.

I've been giving Tylenol, orajel,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,066
Posted By pootmcgoot
I was really upset he didn't tell me. I would of...

I was really upset he didn't tell me. I would of declined an interview. I just don't have the qualifications.

I turned my phone back on because I realized I'm being an idiot and he responded....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,066
Posted By pootmcgoot
And his response: "Wow...ok, god bless." ...

And his response:

"Wow...ok, god bless."

*hides under rock*
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,066
Posted By pootmcgoot
I texted him just now: "I am so sorry but I...

I texted him just now:

"I am so sorry but I won't be able to provide care for your child. I am way under qualified and don't feel confident I will be able to care for him the way he needs. I hope...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,066
Posted By pootmcgoot
THANK YOU! That is exactly how I feel. I just...

THANK YOU! That is exactly how I feel. I just don't feel comfortable and to me, the paranoia and worry about messing something up trumps the measly 90$.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,066
Posted By pootmcgoot
Special Needs Child: Cerebral Palsy? Help?

I had an interview yesterday and I had no idea the mans sons was special needs. He didn't mention it in our emails or in our phone conversation confirming the interview. I have no experiences with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,983
Posted By pootmcgoot
Not true country mom. Around here with the army,...

Not true country mom. Around here with the army, there's a ton of turn over. Fwiw ive had 4 sets of neighbors in 23 months. Also, with the disposable, transient mentality the army community fosters,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,562
Posted By pootmcgoot
I hate it when that happens! When husband was at...

I hate it when that happens! When husband was at training for this past deployment, I was 30 weeks pregnant. A soldier of his came to our house to check on me (at his request, I didn't know the guy)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,725
Posted By pootmcgoot
This makes my stomach hurt. What is going through...

This makes my stomach hurt. What is going through that kids mind to do something like that to babies? What happened to him to damage him to that point?

Good lord. And the daycare worker?! She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,531
Posted By pootmcgoot
Been there. Termed a month ago. It took 2 weeks...

Been there. Termed a month ago. It took 2 weeks of vacation and no kids to get my normal self back. I didnt realize how nuts he made me til I had quit!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,578
Posted By pootmcgoot
Also, see my avatar? That is my face on a daily...

Also, see my avatar? That is my face on a daily basis. Whether it's husband, kidlet, daycare kid or his mom...that is my face. Even when I miss dr phil, that is my face. I think we have something in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,578
Posted By pootmcgoot
I am right there with you hun. Some days I want...

I am right there with you hun. Some days I want to bang my head against the wall because EVERYTHING seems futile. PM me if you need someone to gripe to. I don't mind listening. Misery loves company...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,314
Posted By pootmcgoot
She paid me yesterday. I had texted her and told...

She paid me yesterday. I had texted her and told her to pay me or come pick her kid up by 12. She paid me.

She picked him up and was out of uniform at 4:00 on the dot. Thus she had been off of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,931
Posted By pootmcgoot
Sometimes kids fuss about napping. They fight it....

Sometimes kids fuss about napping. They fight it. and I think parents let them not nap so they dont have to hear the fussing and whining. The power struggle is annoying but EVERYONE needs a nap here....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,741
Posted By pootmcgoot
I'd jump on your husbands offer. Babies are...

I'd jump on your husbands offer. Babies are always born and parents always need care. You can go back if you feel a calling to it after your new family is settled.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,314
Posted By pootmcgoot
I've made my decision that I am giving her my...

I've made my decision that I am giving her my term notice and I am not taking any more kids. He just broke my daughters play kitchen that she got for her first birthday to the point where it is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,856
Posted By pootmcgoot
The more I think about it...The more I want to...

The more I think about it...The more I want to quit. Thank god I don't have any kids next month.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,314
Posted By pootmcgoot
No money this morning. I took him because it was...

No money this morning. I took him because it was 5 am and I was groggy. Shame on me. I texted her just a minute ago asking if it was in the diaper bag (it's not, I checked but I gave her the benefit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,314
Posted By pootmcgoot
Argh no late fee at pick up!!! But my...

Argh no late fee at pick up!!!

But my interview went well :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,314
Posted By pootmcgoot
Well she never text me back and it's 5pm. So...if...

Well she never text me back and it's 5pm. So...if she does not have cash when she picks him up, he will be refused at the door tomorrow. At the least she should of said ok with a text.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,856
Posted By pootmcgoot
Being up at 5 am is the hardest thing for me. ...

Being up at 5 am is the hardest thing for me.

For my daughter, it's having things snatched out of her hands or being pushed/sat on/pulled on by other kids who are rough. She's sensitive and a push...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,742
Posted By pootmcgoot
How Do You Keep Your House Clean?

The paranoia I have about parents thinking I am a slob is killing me. I am a neat freak by nature and daycare clean is 10x more clean than my normal deep clean and it has to be maintained at all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,314
Posted By pootmcgoot
I do but it's not my husbands responsibility to...

I do but it's not my husbands responsibility to watch this child, it's mine. and I am not paying my back up 20$ to watch him for 1.5 hours. 20$ is more than 1 days pay for me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,314
Posted By pootmcgoot
Thanks Truly. I am trying really hard not to be a...

Thanks Truly. I am trying really hard not to be a door mat. He sleeps from 530 am til 8am and then from 11-1/2 so he sleeps a lot while he's here. But this is so inconveniencing! I've had this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,314
Posted By pootmcgoot
1.5 Hours Late? Help!

I have been watching a new boy for almost a month. Mom is great, kid is great but horribly spoiled and thrashes when he doesn't get his way (nearly knocked my teeth out a handful of times thrashing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,593
Posted By pootmcgoot
She's asking more than what my husband, a highly...

She's asking more than what my husband, a highly trained 5th group, air assault qualified soldier is paid.

Even he doesn't make 5000$ plus 8-12$ an hour pending work load (or kids.) pfffft....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,978
Posted By pootmcgoot
I have a 18 month old and 17 month old right now....

I have a 18 month old and 17 month old right now. My yard is unfenced and for the most part they play pretty well in my yard. My daughter is a bolter though. We go out every morning from 9-10 for an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,799
Posted By pootmcgoot
I would hear my ex dcb scream in my sleep. I'd...

I would hear my ex dcb scream in my sleep. I'd wake up in the middle of night mostly on sundays because I thought I heard him scream. O_O Thank god I termed him.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,726
Posted By pootmcgoot
I'd serve them and if they refuse, they'll eat...

I'd serve them and if they refuse, they'll eat when they get home. Simple.

If they cry for food, welp they should of eaten when it was offered. Natural consequence. They won't starve. Currently...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,909
Posted By pootmcgoot
99% chance that her husband is deployed and she's...

99% chance that her husband is deployed and she's looking for work.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,909
Posted By pootmcgoot
I hope you're laughing at her and not me! :P

I hope you're laughing at her and not me! :P
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,909
Posted By pootmcgoot
Holy Moly...This screams nightmare!

I am half tempted to respond but...I feel that even if she does choose me, she will be HARD to work with! I'd charge her 700$ for the two boys but I have a feeling she is looking for low ball prices....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,248
Posted By pootmcgoot
Honestly? Save your money and get her a maid...

Honestly? Save your money and get her a maid service for post partum. Id of given all of my gifts away for that and freezer meals.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,632
Posted By pootmcgoot
My daughter has been doing this. If she refuses...

My daughter has been doing this. If she refuses to eat or drink when offered she will go with out. She has to learn that she can't graze all day. New dcb does this too. They'll be hungry enough...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,093
Posted By pootmcgoot
Nope. God doesn't enter into my business ethics....

Nope. God doesn't enter into my business ethics. He may steer my moral compass but business wise he stays on the "personal" side. If I worked at McDonald's I wouldn't minister to my customers. And if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,963
Posted By pootmcgoot
I too have added black cats med policy. Too much...

I too have added black cats med policy. Too much of a risk!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,281
Posted By pootmcgoot
That's not enough. My dd was an average eater to...

That's not enough. My dd was an average eater to picky eater and ate more than that. At 10 months she was drinking 20ish ounces of formula and eating atleast a cup of fruit, cheese, veggies, yogurt,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,823
Posted By pootmcgoot
Wow...breezy. Your dcps are fortunate. My husband...

Wow...breezy. Your dcps are fortunate. My husband is up at 5, pt from 6-8 then at work by 9. Home by 6. With out fail, 5 days a week.

The dcb I just termed, his dad was loosely my husbands...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,823
Posted By pootmcgoot
I am on post so take this with a grain of salt......

I am on post so take this with a grain of salt...

Most military families expect the 5-5 or 6-6 daycare schedule at the price of a regular 9 hour day. It's just the lifestyle. I had to choke that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,823
Posted By pootmcgoot
Sounds like all of y'all are air force. I'm army.

Sounds like all of y'all are air force. I'm army.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,823
Posted By pootmcgoot
I am. Will reply later after I get my slave labor...

I am. Will reply later after I get my slave labor done lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,622
Posted By pootmcgoot
From a baby wearing, cloth diaper obsessed momma...

From a baby wearing, cloth diaper obsessed momma who just termed a high needs, constantly crying infant to another:

Don't do it.

On a more serious note, I loved the ergo. It supports the hips...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,239
Posted By pootmcgoot
When I started, I wrote all holidays and DONSAs...

When I started, I wrote all holidays and DONSAs (Day of no service activity or no work for the army) into my contract so I'd have days off with my husband. Unless the parent is in SERIOUS trouble and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-03-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,242
Posted By pootmcgoot
Snack And Meal Time Space For Small House

I had a table and chairs and sold them when I needed the space for the play area. My husband and I eat on the couch 90% of the time anyways. DD eats in her high chair, away from the TV.

We have a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,015
Posted By pootmcgoot
Mostly Waldorf toys. Her blocks are wood, her...

Mostly Waldorf toys. Her blocks are wood, her dolls I've made. Most of her toys were DIY like her felt animals, peg dolls, wool gnomes and felt food.

Whenever friends kids cOme over they don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,015
Posted By pootmcgoot
Started off with nada. I had donated all my...

Started off with nada. I had donated all my infant stuff about 6 months ago and my daughters toys aren't mainstream toys most kids like.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,785
Posted By pootmcgoot
Ask how often the baby is held and if he's...

Ask how often the baby is held and if he's allowed to cry a little before his needs are met. Word it differently though. And ask if he's high needs. Google dr sears high needs and ask if he has the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,771
Posted By pootmcgoot
I went at 6 weeks to confirm then at 8, 18, 24...

I went at 6 weeks to confirm then at 8, 18, 24 and then monthly. I'm army though so I got the shaft.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,936
Posted By pootmcgoot
Can them and hire people who respect your center...

Can them and hire people who respect your center and value the privilege of having a job. Around here if you call off you get canned. Jobs are so scarce here. It's totally disrespectful to just throw...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By pootmcgoot
I'd term and sell plasma if it came to it. ...

I'd term and sell plasma if it came to it.

I feel so bad for you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,641
Posted By pootmcgoot
Hate Kmart wipes btw! Total pain to use.

Hate Kmart wipes btw! Total pain to use.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,228
Posted By pootmcgoot
Last Day Tomorrow With Screamer!

Whelp, tomorrow is the last day!

Though I figured out Dcbs issue. He's overly tired from parents letting him stay up til 12-1am. So he goes to bed at 12am, is woken up at 5, here at 515ish and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,419
Posted By pootmcgoot
My screamers last day is tomorrow and I figured...

My screamers last day is tomorrow and I figured out his issue Tuesday. Gd it! Mine needs to be swaddled to sleep. I saddle him and out white noise on them after 10 minutes of fuss I get 2 hour nap...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,641
Posted By pootmcgoot
Cloth wipes with a little bit of baby soap and...

Cloth wipes with a little bit of baby soap and tea tree oil.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 62,702
Posted By pootmcgoot
So in the event if say... A child breaks their...

So in the event if say... A child breaks their arm or in a worst case scenario falls and is paralyzed or dies this waiver of liability will prevent them from suing you? But does not prevent the state...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,781
Posted By pootmcgoot
Thanks y'all. I feel like a beaten dog right now!

Thanks y'all. I feel like a beaten dog right now!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,781
Posted By pootmcgoot
I sold my hutch so I have the money. At this...

I sold my hutch so I have the money. At this point mon is being real friendly cuz she knows she can't find care immidiately. She apologized for his rude text and praised me. Said he's stressed....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,400
Posted By pootmcgoot
Cheerfuldom - EXACTLY. certain people have more...

Cheerfuldom - EXACTLY. certain people have more pull here. They can make your life hell. In the civilian world you just say **** em and move on because bullying and retaliation aren't ok and have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,781
Posted By pootmcgoot
Dcd texted me and said that this is his last week...

Dcd texted me and said that this is his last week and he doesn't like that he cries here all the time and that there's something not right here.

I told him that he's had it rough with daycares...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,400
Posted By pootmcgoot
I'd rather pay her than listen to 6+ hours of...

I'd rather pay her than listen to 6+ hours of crying. My contract says 7 days notice (business and non business days). I've followed protocol. She was much nicer after I offered to pay her deposit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,400
Posted By pootmcgoot
If she needs care mon and tues she won't get the...

If she needs care mon and tues she won't get the deposit back. They're so high ranking they can cause big problems for dh at work. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,400
Posted By pootmcgoot
Contract says its non refundable and goes for the...

Contract says its non refundable and goes for the last week of care. I'm just gonna pay her the deposit and call it even. I need the quiet and can skip my cable bill.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,400
Posted By pootmcgoot
Gave Notice Today

Dcm wanted to know if her deposit would be refunded. I told her no, that her son was welcome here until next Tuesday (fourth of July weekend makes the work week mon-tues). She seemed pissed incase...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,287
Posted By pootmcgoot
Bought the black toy box for 15 at a flea market....

Bought the black toy box for 15 at a flea market.

Books are on dd's top shelf and the top right on shelving unit in play room.

Krylon fusion is the paint I used. It does miracles. 6 cans...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,781
Posted By pootmcgoot
Thanks my 3 cents. That's right where I am. Once...

Thanks my 3 cents. That's right where I am. Once liscensed I will decline all infants under 12 months.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,781
Posted By pootmcgoot
We go negative 250 monthly. It sucks. I...

We go negative 250 monthly. It sucks.

I need to be certified to do daycare when living on a military base. Ive been interviewing but no one is biting and getting certified is a gaurunteed way to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,781
Posted By pootmcgoot
Advice? Daycare Parents Treating Is More and More Poorly

After I flat out told dcps about the babies crying they have treated me worse and worse. Today takes the cake though.

They are short to the point of being rude. It's very clear they aren't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5,804
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 650,004
Posted By pootmcgoot
Yay screaming at 5 am ! He'll squawk his blood...

Yay screaming at 5 am ! He'll squawk his blood curdling scream for 30 seconds hush for 30 lather rinse repeat alll day. I pick him up and he still doesn't stop. He's showing me that putting frozen...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,287
Posted By pootmcgoot
I was thinking about that but they are painted on...

I was thinking about that but they are painted on wood and rough. And took me weeks to paint them and so far my walls are covered in crayon daily. I cringe thinking they'd be ruined.

I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,636
Posted By pootmcgoot
Yep. The inlaws would spray but the bugs wouldn't...

Yep. The inlaws would spray but the bugs wouldn't die. They needed an 8k heating extermination. The bugs only but my mil, the rest weren't affected thus not an investment they would make. Exposing my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,636
Posted By pootmcgoot
No! If you catch an infestation it'll uproot your...

No! If you catch an infestation it'll uproot your lives. Sorry to sound dramatic but we had to cut out our inlaws who refused to treat their infestation. I'd not take the child. Bed bugs are so hard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By pootmcgoot
Nap Time Connundrum...

Do you use nap mats, baby mattresses, cots?

I was thinking nap mats from Walmart but at 20$ a pop I can DIY much cheaper.

I was also looking into crib mattresses. I can buy them cheaply used...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,287
Posted By pootmcgoot
It's chalk board paint and doubles as my...

It's chalk board paint and doubles as my calendar.

I think I'll keep dd's room off the ad and let kids Play in there if she gets on well with sharing. She's not territorial but I don't want her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,287
Posted By pootmcgoot
Poop! I didn't even notice the light bulbs. I use...

Poop! I didn't even notice the light bulbs. I use that light so rarely.

I scored the caterpillar for 50$. The rest of the stuff was free or 5-10$ each due to bad fading. I spray painted them lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,287
Posted By pootmcgoot
Advice On My Space?

I've been working hard on it and moving stuff around.

Our living room is huge and is split into two spaces: living room and play room. It's split by a gigantic shelving unit my husband built. It's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,154
Posted By pootmcgoot
Providing Cloth Diapers?

Is it totally off the wall to provide cloth diapers for clients for a one time charge (75$) then a monthly charge (5$) for soap?


I have enough covers and prefolds/flats to diaper 5 kids. They're...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,290
Posted By pootmcgoot
I swear I'm literate. My iPod on the other hand...

I swear I'm literate. My iPod on the other hand struggles. Lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,290
Posted By pootmcgoot
I wipe the changing pad between each change with...

I wipe the changing pad between each change with a non bleach Clorox wipe thing. I wash my hands and the kids hands after.

Cloth diapers are stored in bags. Disposables are tossed.

I change...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,818
Posted By pootmcgoot
Ditto! Is it in flickr?

Ditto! Is it in flickr?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,971
Posted By pootmcgoot
Ideal Play Spaces/Preschool Rooms?

I'm a google maniac and love looking at all the beautifully decorated spaces for daycares. Can y'all pOst your favorite spaces and tell me why you dig it?


Thanks :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,229
Posted By pootmcgoot
We have an art wall. I was looking for like...

We have an art wall. I was looking for like mobile ideas. I love walking into a play room that has hanging kids art from the ceiling ya know?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,229
Posted By pootmcgoot
Hanging Crafts?

Dd and I are looking to make decorations for the playroom. Any suggestions?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,280
Posted By pootmcgoot
wonder why my new avatar isn't showing? NVM....

wonder why my new avatar isn't showing?

NVM. figured it out. Duh!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,280
Posted By pootmcgoot
I deal with mom at pick up and dad at drop off....

I deal with mom at pick up and dad at drop off. Their schedule has been whacked lately and theyve dropped off at 8 am three days this week (thank you baby jesus!)

He's 6 months or so. January...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,280
Posted By pootmcgoot
I'm Fuming Mad

I told Dcd that dcb cried most of the day and if incOnsolable hours of crying happens again that they'd have to pick up. And that I can't continue care if this keeps happening. His response?..."ok,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,500
Posted By pootmcgoot
Accepting Sick Children Into Care?

Do you accept sick children into care? Do you charge a higher weekly rate? Have an extra charge per day the child is sick? Do you quarantine the child in another room? What are your policies for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By pootmcgoot
MIne is a jan baby so six month? Dcb is so...

MIne is a jan baby so six month?

Dcb is so loud he set off the 2yo that set off the 3 yo then my dd went off. He makes every day miserable. Hate to say it but he's hard to bond with. After tasting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By pootmcgoot
God Heidi, sounds like my house! The infant just...

God Heidi, sounds like my house! The infant just stopped screaming. 8-2pm. He hasn't mapped since 745am. The kiddos are sitting watching a movie and cooling off from being outside.

I just got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By pootmcgoot
Heaven...I'm in Heaven!

Today I have 2 drop ins. Siblings, girl aged 3, boy aged 2.

Aside from my infant who has screamed all day from 8 am, I have had such a good day! Crafts, drawing, talking, outside time!

I hope...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,527
Posted By pootmcgoot
Nearly every night is like that with me. Dd is...

Nearly every night is like that with me. Dd is regressing to sleep training due to teething. And I'm up at 5 am. I drink 8-12 cups of coffee a day. Gotta move over to red bull now, coffee is in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By pootmcgoot
This is the age I sleep trained my dd. she still...

This is the age I sleep trained my dd. she still naps at 10 and 2 at 18 months. He sounds like my dd before a nap schedule. A lovey and white noise sped up the training. As soon as she has her sleep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,528
Posted By pootmcgoot
Wow. She sounds rude!

Wow. She sounds rude!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,296
Posted By pootmcgoot
Can you sleep train her to associate white noise...

Can you sleep train her to associate white noise with sleep? It's helped us tons, not just dcb but DD too.
Forum: Reggio / Waldorf / Forest Kindergarten / Granola / Natural - Learning Methods 06-19-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,073
Posted By pootmcgoot
You know, I could make a waldorf doll for 15$....

You know, I could make a waldorf doll for 15$. Honestly, with my craft supplies, I could make a dozen for nothing out of pocket right now.

And wooden toys, blocks, nesting stuff etc...I can make...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 06-19-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,380
Posted By pootmcgoot
Which books should I buy? One is listed as...

Which books should I buy? One is listed as 2011...I don't want to buy it if it's not applicable. I've never done my taxes. We just take our W2 from the army to the army tax place and they do it in 5...
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