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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-04-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,886
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I remember how I was surprised that Americans are...

I remember how I was surprised that Americans are so strict with types of food for breakfast/lunch/dinner.
If I want soup for breakfast, pancakes for lunch, and salad for dinner I just eat it. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
https://www.amazon.com/Graco-Pack-Play-Playard-Asp...

https://www.amazon.com/Graco-Pack-Play-Playard-Aspery/dp/B00LVMSU0S/ref=sr_1_5_s_it?s=baby-products&ie=UTF8&qid=1525396601&sr=1-5&keywords=pack+and+play
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I don't know what TS Gold is supposed to do. I...

I don't know what TS Gold is supposed to do. I just googled
https://www.buffalo.edu/content/dam/www/ubccc/Documents/Teaching%20Strategies%20-%20GOLD-Touring-Guide_5-2013.pdf
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
i had a kid like that. I tought him that he has...

i had a kid like that. I tought him that he has to keep his mouth closed and keep "water" in his mouth and swallow it. It helped. Every time when he opened his mouth and started drooling I caled him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I ALWAYS greeting parents. 1. it is...

I ALWAYS greeting parents.
1. it is professional
2. I'm able to ask some questions about a child and get/give some daily update. Especially about infants: when they ate, when they woke up, how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
me too :)

me too :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
do you speak Russian?

do you speak Russian?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,486
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I teach kids to eat without making a mess and...

I teach kids to eat without making a mess and clean up after themselves. If I see a lot of toys on the floor I just stop all kids activities and ask them to clean up EVERYTHING. when it is done they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I say I am his friend. It helps. I have a...

I say I am his friend. It helps.
I have a girl she says I will not marry you! to a boy, and he gets upset. :lol: My husband calls her "his future ex-wife".
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,762
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
ok, you can count me too. my clothes, furniture,...

ok, you can count me too. my clothes, furniture, and walls are free of snot too. I wear casual clothes during my work hours.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,788
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I get clean kids in a morning and I return clean...

I get clean kids in a morning and I return clean kids in an evening. In my opinion, have the best time and get messy isn't synonyms.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I keep my daycare open. It doesn't matter how...

I keep my daycare open. It doesn't matter how many kids are present. I don't follow my regular routine if I have 1-2-3 kids. For example, I can skip a circle time and order a pizza instead of cooking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,762
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Blackcat, you outspoken 100% of my thoughts on...

Blackcat, you outspoken 100% of my thoughts on this topic.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 664
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
:lol: believe me you are not alone in this

:lol:
believe me you are not alone in this
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I think it depends on what kind of persons are...

I think it depends on what kind of persons are your assistant and her child. For some one you allow it and never regret. For some one you will never allow to do it even for a highest rate
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 664
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
great job i'm proud of you you are such a...

great job
i'm proud of you
you are such a great helper
let me see who is ready?
you can do it
you don't need my help
kids, the babies are sleeping, shhh
wash your hands!
Eliza!!!! (a year ago...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do not offer sippy cups. just a regular cup...

I do not offer sippy cups. just a regular cup with small amount of water.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I allow to my assistant bring her 3rd grade kid...

I allow to my assistant bring her 3rd grade kid here during time when his school is closed (even during summer recess). For free. He is a great boy. He can help if we need. When he is here his mom is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
try to stop paying attention to it. do not say...

try to stop paying attention to it. do not say no, do not look at her angrily. zero attention. it usually works very well
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
to be honest :lol: I threw away all my crayons...

to be honest :lol: I threw away all my crayons (markers too) and don't want spend my time and money for it anymore. The kids use only pencils here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 578
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
here we do a lot of art projects. Kids also have...

here we do a lot of art projects. Kids also have everything for free art. I like to do group art projects.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 946
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
1. A child isn't sick 2. Parents pay for...

1. A child isn't sick
2. Parents pay for service
3. it is not my business what they did all time before bring a child to me.
4. I would appreciate that parents share with me this kind of specific...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do the same but my Facebook page is not closed.

I do the same but my Facebook page is not closed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
just tell them that you are not going to do it. ...

just tell them that you are not going to do it.
I always say to parents: If you hear nothing from me during a day it means that everything is OK. If I call or send an SMS it means that something is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 807
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I am not on the food program but I have 2...

I am not on the food program but I have 2 vegetarians and one vegan here(+ two allergic for egg and one for fish). It doesn't give me too much problems. Food on plates of all kids looks very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Please, do not take an offence but you do not...

Please, do not take an offence but you do not offer as a teacher any activities to kids. It is a reason why they get bored. They are too little to create any activities that will keep them busy long...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
let me ask you:What do you do to keep little ones...

let me ask you:What do you do to keep little ones engaged outdoors?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 740
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
oh, yes! Ten infants it means ten cribs, 10...

oh, yes!
Ten infants it means ten cribs, 10 rocking chairs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 740
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
by your state regulation the ratio in centers and...

by your state regulation the ratio in centers and ratio in home day cares can be different.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 740
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Here in NY we MUST HAVE 1 caregiver for each 2...

Here in NY we MUST HAVE 1 caregiver for each 2 infants (kids under 2yo). So if I want to have 10 infants I must have FIVE caregivers.
What state are you from?

I have 5 infants now (1 - 5mo,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Next time just remember about me. I have...

Next time just remember about me.
I have "broken English" and heavy accent and I'm not stressed when interviewing. Why do you? Relax!:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
If a child is not contagious and can participate...

If a child is not contagious and can participate our activities I do not care what kind of sickness (s)he has had.
If kid's parents share the information it is good if they do not share I do not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do not care about diagnoses. It is not my...

I do not care about diagnoses. It is not my business. I need a notice from the doctor that a child may attend the school. That's it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
one of dc infants (6mo) drinks 7-8 oz every 4...

one of dc infants (6mo) drinks 7-8 oz every 4 hours. The second one (8mo) drinks 5-6 oz every 3 hours.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I got it. thank you. likethis

I got it. thank you. likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
thank you :hug:

thank you
:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Michael, I can not join to the decor group. Can...

Michael, I can not join to the decor group. Can you invite me?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
now I feel terrible:(

now I feel terrible:(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Michael you can use them. No problem. Do I have...

Michael you can use them. No problem.
Do I have to download them there or you can do it?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I use the first floor of our house. No one of...

I use the first floor of our house.
No one of the inspectors who were here said nothing negative about the curtains.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,193
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I had this problem. My thermometer showed low...

I had this problem. My thermometer showed low temperature then it really was. Because of that I start using an old style mercury thermometer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
It is our routine too. Lunch. Potty. Brushing...

It is our routine too.
Lunch. Potty. Brushing teeth. Nap.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Class room 4577 4578 4579 4580

Class room
4577

4578

4579

4580
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Playroom 4574 4575 Infant's area ...

Playroom
4574

4575

Infant's area

4576
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,416
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Recommend them to put her for night rest later...

Recommend them to put her for night rest later then they do it now. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have two assistance. They work Mon-Fri. The...

I have two assistance. They work Mon-Fri. The first one works 8am-1pm, the second one works 10am-5pm. They cover of each other shifts when it is necessary.
We are open 7am-7pm and have 12 kids....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I allow parents to pick up kids at any time they...

I allow parents to pick up kids at any time they need. I just ask them to avoid to do it during nap time if it is possible.
If it is not possible they should text me when they are outside.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
what is a reason for this recommendation? If...

what is a reason for this recommendation?
If parents give a permission to use kids picture so why not?
90% of my parents give the permission.My Facebook page and website have a ton of kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
https://www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/tempor...

https://www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/temporary-workers/faqs-employment-authorization-certain-h-4-dependent-spouses

7. If I am granted H-4 employment authorization, can I work anywhere...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,168
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
The summer with late july & August being being...

The summer with late july & August being being the most popular. January is next for enrolling families. Craigs List is a bargain basement where people look for deals, daycare included. Get your own...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
For my infants I use this kind of cribs...

For my infants I use this kind of cribs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,149
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
sure:)

sure:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 820
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Before to do any art it is necessary to get kids...

Before to do any art it is necessary to get kids ready.
If it is some bird art the teacher should give to kids some toy-bird. The kids touch toy, teacher introduce them bird's body parts, name...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
But it isn't possible to check. Parents can lay...

But it isn't possible to check. Parents can lay and they do.
If I have a doctor notice that a child is OK to return to school I accept the child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
for nap time I use " Alexa, play a rain sound"...

for nap time I use " Alexa, play a rain sound" :-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I am pretty sure she has. At 6mo many kids are...

I am pretty sure she has.
At 6mo many kids are able to sit by themselves and some of them are able to stand up in a crib.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,149
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
You get a lot of advise. All of them are right. ...

You get a lot of advise. All of them are right.
I think you can not afford to stop working there.So you must organize all around you as much and as fast as possible.
1. get some tambourine and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 820
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
yes it is. It also is a main reason why parents...

yes it is.
It also is a main reason why parents and daycare providers don't do art with infants.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,146
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
same here. I also do not sanitize toys during...

same here.
I also do not sanitize toys during time kids are present.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
If the child left the daycare and ran barefoot in...

If the child left the daycare and ran barefoot in the snow, this can only be called as poor supervision. I am not sorry to say that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-26-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,507
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I see that a lot of new providers try to charge a...

I see that a lot of new providers try to charge a low price. I do not think it is right. Your price should shows a level of quality of your service. It shouldn't be in any connection with your time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,865
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
:lol: :lol: :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,865
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
in NY we are not allowed to have a family DC in a...

in NY we are not allowed to have a family DC in a separate house.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,865
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
hmmm... let me ask, how old is your son? :) I...

hmmm... let me ask, how old is your son? :)
I would like to have such a son-in-law ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,385
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I changed my mind

I changed my mind
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,666
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I teach kids if they hear an alarm they MUST look...

I teach kids if they hear an alarm they MUST look at me and do everything what I ask them . It is fun for them. I ask them to hop/sit/stump/clap/make a circle/ make a line/march/ tiptoe/run/....
I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
extra $150 are added to a weekly paycheck plus...

extra $150 are added to a weekly paycheck plus one week payed Christmas vacation.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I usually say "Run mommy, run!" and smile. I...

I usually say "Run mommy, run!" and smile.

I did it a few times. Works great :lol: They really run away. Fast. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 926
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
My hours are 7am-7pm. All family have...

My hours are 7am-7pm.
All family have contracted hours. Most kids are dropped off 8-9am and picked up 5-6pm
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
If it happen just take it as a lesson and start...

If it happen just take it as a lesson and start take two week security deposit that can be applied only on last two weeks of your service.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I ignore it. By my knowledge it is the best and...

I ignore it. By my knowledge it is the best and fastest way to stop it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
it seems I am lucky one. My kids are doing well....

it seems I am lucky one. My kids are doing well. 11 of 12 are here happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
All my 12 DCK sleep in the same room. They are 4...

All my 12 DCK sleep in the same room. They are 4 mo - 4.5yo.
our's routine:
-lunch
-toilet/changing diapers
-brushing teeth
-washing hands
-take shoes off
-go to sleep.
During all nap time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,670
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
likethis:lol::lol::lol: I reply only to...

likethis:lol::lol::lol:
I reply only to messages that are addressed to me personally.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,239
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I'm closed Dec25-Jan1. Paid.

I'm closed Dec25-Jan1. Paid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,670
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
are you sure that the all 13 people who have read...

are you sure that the all 13 people who have read your post are your customers?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I would have a few unmarked hooks and a few...

I would have a few unmarked hooks and a few laminated cards where I would write names of each occasionally coming kids. Use Velcro to attach a card over a hook. SA kids can do it by themselves.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
we have breakfast at 9 am. No issues. If I...

we have breakfast at 9 am. No issues.
If I provide breakfast at 8 am I would have some problem. at 9am all of them are hungry and have great appetite.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,776
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
we make gifts only for Father's and Mother's...

we make gifts only for Father's and Mother's days.
My gift for parents is one long day of service (to 9pm)without extra payment in a week before Christmas.
December 24 - January 1st we are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do not use a real HIGH chair. I use only a top...

I do not use a real HIGH chair. I use only a top part of this set....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,385
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do not teach kids to recognize their name or...

I do not teach kids to recognize their name or some other words.. I teach them to read it.
For an example at September kids learned the letters Mm, Dd, Aa, Oo and their phonics. By using this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,750
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
One Star Review ...

The parent got unhappy because of our answers :)

He tried to ask the same questions again and again. It seems he is a "I wanna" generation person

"This place is terrible. Poor management and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,950
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I do not allow to infants to take food by their...

I do not allow to infants to take food by their hands. If they are not able to feed themselves by using a spoon I or my teacher assistance feed them. They get (if they get) their bottles after eating...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,456
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
You can buy this book...

You can buy this book https://www.amazon.com/Count-Math-Activities-Small-Lively/dp/0876591888/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1508082132&sr=8-1&keywords=count+on+math
I have been using it for 5 years as a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 23,293
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I am in NY and I originally went to my home...

I am in NY and I originally went to my home owners for an add-on (Statefarm) and learned they dont do it. I found another company for the business to get general liability and coverage. Then I let...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Hi Your requirements to start working are 18...

Hi

Your requirements to start working are 18 yrs of age and clean background record. Finger print check, etc... The owner or operator of any DC can provide the documentation to you once they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,536
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
$150 for 50 hrs is equal $3 per hr. In fact it...

$150 for 50 hrs is equal $3 per hr. In fact it will be less after all expenses. So, working with 3 kids 50 hours per week you will get paid less than $9 per hr. It is not overpaid. It is underpaid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,943
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
it is why I do not mail anything to them. I bring...

it is why I do not mail anything to them. I bring it there by myself and get a signet paper that has information about every single document they have got from me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,729
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
it is not pricey. I provide tilapia and salmon....

it is not pricey.
I provide tilapia and salmon. Usual I make fishcakes. Kids like it. I provide it one time every other week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,729
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I provide beef. It contains vitamins B2, B5,...

I provide beef.
It contains vitamins B2, B5, B6, B12, iron, potassium ...
why should I take it away from kids menu?
They need it.
All, literally ALL food can be healthy or unhealthy. If you eat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,271
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
your kid doesn't want to sleep at 7:30pm? Ok, Let...

your kid doesn't want to sleep at 7:30pm? Ok, Let your kid go to sleep 8:30pm. It gives you extra time to be together with your own child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I think you have to understand that they are not...

I think you have to understand that they are not your employers. They didn't hire you. They are your customers and you provide a service what they are paying for.
You have to think and act as an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
we just remove the garage door ...

we just remove the garage door
https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipMji-f5ySOdOYXHPhNtszKplfYtqAPEYBrir0cB
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I visited a few daycare around me as a "potential...

I visited a few daycare around me as a "potential client".
I wanted to see what quality of service they provide, how they run an interview. I wanted to see kids art. I also wanted to know the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,831
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
Do you have some infants in your care? If you...

Do you have some infants in your care?
If you do I would recommend do not enroll the kid. It is not safe for infants to be near this kid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
are you sure that he can hear well?

are you sure that he can hear well?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I move kids to mat when they are 11-12 mo.

I move kids to mat when they are 11-12 mo.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,143
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
when my 3.5-4 yo kids began to skip nap time, I...

when my 3.5-4 yo kids began to skip nap time, I added "army camp" to our outside time. The problem was solved. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
I have a special place where anyone can cry as...

I have a special place where anyone can cry as long as (s)he wants. So, they have a choice: go there and cry or stop crying and be with other kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By ColorfulSunburst
All people are different. Because of that some...

All people are different. Because of that some strategies of interviews can fit to one person or completely do not work for some others.
For example: My English is not my strong part. Because of...
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