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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,512
Posted By Francine
That is exactly what is happening for the rest of...

That is exactly what is happening for the rest of the day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,512
Posted By Francine
They now have no toys to play with, as I am...

They now have no toys to play with, as I am making lunch the 3 littles have thrown every toys into the play yard. I guess we don't need to clean up before naps, it"s already done!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,512
Posted By Francine
Play Yard Ideas And Issues

I don't post very often but I'm hoping maybe you can give me some ideas. I have one of the octagon play yards set up in my playroom, I use it for different things depending on the day. Some days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,775
Posted By Francine
Perfect!! Thank you so much!

Perfect!! Thank you so much!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,775
Posted By Francine
Michigan Training Hours

I have a licensed home daycare in Michigan, my daughter works at a center also in Michigan. My daughter gets her training hours from Texas A&M, a lot of their classes are free which is very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,576
Posted By Francine
Thank you all for your thoughts!! They are...

Thank you all for your thoughts!! They are greatly appreciated, it also helps to know that I'm not the only one dealing with this LOL
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,576
Posted By Francine
Do You Have a Limited Space or Allow Full Access?

Good Morning!

My house is set up so that the main level has a 1/2 bath/laundry room, dining room, kitchen, living room, playroom, hall.....it's in a big circle. I try to keep all of the toys...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By Francine
Thank you all for your advice, I did end up...

Thank you all for your advice, I did end up charging them for the extra day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By Francine
Thank you Leigh!

Thank you Leigh!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-30-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By Francine
For Those That Charge for Holidays

I take Labor Day off as a paid holiday, I have a family that usually has Tuesdays off but since Mom will have Labor Day off she will work Tuesday next week so would you charge her for Labor Day and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 952
Posted By Francine
Toys

Has anybody ever used Strictlyforkids.com for toys? I am also looking for suggestions, this fall I will have 2 13 month olds, an 18 month old, a 3 year old boy and a 2 year old boy I am looking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-20-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,933
Posted By Francine
This is normally what I would do, and I do with...

This is normally what I would do, and I do with my other 4 month old. He eats, plays, sleeps ( 2-3 hours) wakes....repeat. He started coming at 8 weeks so it was an easy gradual process. This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,933
Posted By Francine
Mom will be on board with anything that I suggest...

Mom will be on board with anything that I suggest and I guess I didn't specify when I said that she falls asleep while eating, she is a formula baby not breastfed. Twice today I have swaddled her,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,933
Posted By Francine
4 Month Old Non-Sleeper....Help!

I have a four month old baby that doesn't sleep, the only way that Mom has ever gotten her to fall asleep is while feeding her. She feeds her, she falls asleep, Mom puts her in bed. That goes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,266
Posted By Francine
I would think that she could call the Docs office...

I would think that she could call the Docs office and ask for a note, knowing that Mom uses one at home I wouldn't think the Doc would have a problem with it. Waiting a week or so for her scheduled...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,953
Posted By Francine
GO!!! I am closing for a week in April to go on...

GO!!! I am closing for a week in April to go on an all expense paid trip with my DH through his employer, just can't pass that up!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 989
Posted By Francine
Help with wording, please

I have always had it in my contract that full time families get 5 personal days to
use throughout the year, part time families get 3, teacher's don't get any personal days but they do get to choose...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,576
Posted By Francine
Yes, this! Even if you decide to hold onto the...

Yes, this! Even if you decide to hold onto the check until Friday, that's up to you but they need to give you the check on their last day in care.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By Francine
Thank you, it just dawned on me to create a...

Thank you, it just dawned on me to create a Pandora station, I just added Sharon, Lois and Bram. Thanks for the suggestion!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By Francine
Favorite CD ?

My kids love to have music on all day, I've bought quite a few CD's over the years just to find out that either I can't stand them or the kids don't like them.
Their favorite right now is Choo-choo...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-28-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,130
Posted By Francine
Young infants

This might be a silly question but what do you do with your young ( 2-3 months) infants when they aren't eating or sleeping? Do you carry them around? Do you wear them? Do you have them hang out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,774
Posted By Francine
I second a sleep sack!!!

I second a sleep sack!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,353
Posted By Francine
That is kind of the jest of what I was getting...

That is kind of the jest of what I was getting from the reviews too. When I have mentioned to her that I don't think feeding him every 4 hours is enough, that I think he needs more she insists that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,353
Posted By Francine
I'm not sure what the pediatrician says, I can't...

I'm not sure what the pediatrician says, I can't imagine that he would agree to it but it all depends on what Mom tells him. He has a 2 months appointment on Tuesday, I'm hoping that Mom is honest...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,353
Posted By Francine
I have tons of frozen milk in the freezer as well...

I have tons of frozen milk in the freezer as well as the fresh that they bring me everyday. I can and do feed him whenever he needs to eat as I told her I would. I think Mom wants this to work...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,353
Posted By Francine
I haven't necessarily been sticking to the plan,...

I haven't necessarily been sticking to the plan, Dad has just been telling Mom that I have been. Dad just dropped him off and said that he only got up once last night so to keep on feeding him like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,353
Posted By Francine
Suzy Giordano..Twelve Hour's sleep by Twelve Weeks

Does anybody have any experience with this book/plan? I have a DCM that is trying to use this method, I personally don't like it. This BREAST FED baby was due August 3rd but was born July 6th, he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,148
Posted By Francine
I had two little girls potty train at the same...

I had two little girls potty train at the same time, both parents brought me their extra diapers and told me to use them on one of the other kids. No problem, I had a little guy in the same size so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,726
Posted By Francine
Infants are my favorite, I have a 9 week old...

Infants are my favorite, I have a 9 week old right now that I am totally in love with! I also have 2 two year olds, it works for us because the baby sleeps most of the day right now. As he gets...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,694
Posted By Francine
I only have three families ( 4 kids) right now...

I only have three families ( 4 kids) right now and can honestly say that I love all of them! Hasn't always been like that though, I have had a couple of Dads that were just creeps and a couple that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,688
Posted By Francine
Thanks Gemma! I love these parents to death,...

Thanks Gemma! I love these parents to death, they are really good people but she had to return to work this week although she wasn't quite ready, she is exhausted so her main goal is to get this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,688
Posted By Francine
8 week old breast fed baby

I've got a little guy that was due August 3rd but because of a complication with his older brother was taken by C- Section at 36 weeks. Even at 36 weeks he was born at over 6 pounds so he was a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,898
Posted By Francine
I'm not going to be any help at all LOL but I...

I'm not going to be any help at all LOL but I can't wait to hear what others have to say!! I am in the same boat, all of my kids are under 3 : )
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,747
Posted By Francine
I am so sorry! You are all in my thoughts and...

I am so sorry! You are all in my thoughts and prayers!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,468
Posted By Francine
Where do you find sheets that actually fit the...

Where do you find sheets that actually fit the Pack and Plays? I have two smaller ones that I have found sheets for but not the bigger ones. Back in the day the Pack and Plays came with a nice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By Francine
Older Threads...So Glad That I Looked!

I have a group of kids right now that free play just doesn't work, at all. They want to run, yell, throw things etc. etc. etc. I can't turn my back for a minute. I looked back at some older...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,987
Posted By Francine
I have been doing daycare for 20 years and this...

I have been doing daycare for 20 years and this is the first group that I've had where this has come up. All of my kids have been here since birth except for one 2 1/2 year old. When she first...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,987
Posted By Francine
Hugging and Kissing Goodbye at Pickup

What do you think about daycare kids hugging and kissing each other and you when saying goodbye? I've never had it be an issue until this current group of kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,048
Posted By Francine
What do you expect from your 2's?

Behavior wise, what do you expect from your 2's? I'm wondering if I am expecting to much out of my group of 2's, I would love to hear what all of your expectations are for kids between 2 and 3.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,729
Posted By Francine
20 Month Old, I Don't Know What To Do With Him

I have doing home daycare for 20 years and I don't remember having a group of kids like I do now. I was going to start a thread asking for advice on the whole group but then it dawned on me that if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,987
Posted By Francine
I have a 20 month old that I am actually going to...

I have a 20 month old that I am actually going to start another tread about but I have to say, he is my worst sleeper......takes the shortest naps of all of my ages and he too is extremely loud : (
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,314
Posted By Francine
Something that I forgot to mention in my first...

Something that I forgot to mention in my first post, all 3 of these Mom's teach at the same school. I hate this, I know that I should keep my existing clients but I feel so bad for Mom #1.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,314
Posted By Francine
Infant Opening, How Would You Handle This?

I had a 3 year old go off to preschool in September, late summer I got a call from his Mom ( we will call her #1) asking if I would have an infant opening next fall. She had just found out that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,938
Posted By Francine
Sending Prayers!!

Sending Prayers!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,494
Posted By Francine
The school that his Mom teaches at is getting...

The school that his Mom teaches at is getting together a package to take to the hospital, they are looking for things that he can do in the hospital while he is there. Do you have any ideas?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,494
Posted By Francine
I am sick and my heart is aching.

I don't post here a lot, but I want to ask all of you to please pray for Mason and his family. I've had him in my daycare since he was old enough to come to daycare, he just went off to preschool in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,042
Posted By Francine
Can you give me a few examples of what kinds of...

Can you give me a few examples of what kinds of toys you are giving them to play with on their towels?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,483
Posted By Francine
I don't have any rugs so I started off the day...

I don't have any rugs so I started off the day with setting up a second octagon play yard so now in my playroom I have two play yards and two open play spaces. Four play areas, 4 kids hopefully this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,483
Posted By Francine
Here is another scenario for you, if all of the...

Here is another scenario for you, if all of the kids are in the playroom and one of them starts causing a problem and I remove that child so that the others can play nicely all of them start throwing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,483
Posted By Francine
I will have to think about the " alone rug" idea...

I will have to think about the " alone rug" idea and see if I can figure out how to make it work, the thing is the only time they want to play with anything is when they are alone in the playroom. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,483
Posted By Francine
Toddler Play..... I Am Exhausted!

I have a group of kids ranging from 14 months to 30 months, I love them all to death. Individually they are all fabulous kids but as a group they are driving me nuts. It doesn't matter how few or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,012
Posted By Francine
She looked into that, I guess it's free for both...

She looked into that, I guess it's free for both the sender and the recipient when you fund the transfer with your bank acct. It's debit or credit cards that have the fee.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,012
Posted By Francine
Paypal for Payments

I have one of my Moms wanting to start paying me through Paypal, do any of you do this?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,664
Posted By Francine
I have the same ages and was in fact just on ebay...

I have the same ages and was in fact just on ebay looking for some different toys, what do your kids of this age like the best?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,711
Posted By Francine
Breastfeeding

I am making some changes/additions to my handbook, I just realized that I don't have anything in there in regards to breast feeding. I have had two infants within the past couple of years that would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,409
Posted By Francine
Got it all figured out, thanks! I didn't need my...

Got it all figured out, thanks! I didn't need my license number at all.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,409
Posted By Francine
Where do you put your license number?

Where do you put your license number?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,409
Posted By Francine
So what do you put for the Name of School,...

So what do you put for the Name of School, Superintendent of schools and their email, do you use your public school systems information?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,409
Posted By Francine
I'm blind, I found it : )

I'm blind, I found it : )
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,409
Posted By Francine
I am confused, I'm on the site now but I'm not...

I am confused, I'm on the site now but I'm not seeing anything for teachers/school. Maybe I am missing something??? When I try to create an acct is asks for payment information, what am I doing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,409
Posted By Francine
WOW, that's great! Thanks for the help!

WOW, that's great! Thanks for the help!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,409
Posted By Francine
Thank you! Do you know, is it free then?

Thank you! Do you know, is it free then?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,409
Posted By Francine
ABC Mouse

A while back there was a thread about daycare providers being able to get ABC Mouse either free or discounted, I tried to search for the thread but nothing comes up. Can anybody tell me more about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,939
Posted By Francine
Thank you for your replies, it's given me a lot...

Thank you for your replies, it's given me a lot to think about.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,939
Posted By Francine
Another "teachers" question, has anybody ever done this?

I am getting to the point where I am only going to have teachers kids, I live in a relatively small town but there are 5 elementary schools, two junior high and one high school. Teachers are a huge...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,719
Posted By Francine
He actually did take a pretty good nap on the...

He actually did take a pretty good nap on the couch but I don't want that to be an everyday thing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,719
Posted By Francine
That is a thought! I just brought him down and...

That is a thought! I just brought him down and he is now laying on he couch, I will have to do something else tomorrow.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,719
Posted By Francine
Crying again:(

Crying again:(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,719
Posted By Francine
There is a full size bed between their cribs and...

There is a full size bed between their cribs and a very loud white noise machine. I just don't know how I can go back to using all of the bedrooms, my daughter attends community college so she is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,719
Posted By Francine
Crying stopped after 5 minutes!! Now hopefully...

Crying stopped after 5 minutes!! Now hopefully they will both sleep for a couple of hours :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,719
Posted By Francine
Babies Sleeping In The Same Room

I have been doing daycare since my youngest was an infant, she is now 19. I have 4 bedrooms and have always used them all for naps but now I need to be able to use just two of the rooms. I have the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,176
Posted By Francine
So today he was fine all morning, after his nap...

So today he was fine all morning, after his nap during snack I asked him if he felt okay, he said " no, the bugs are hurting my feet" I thought maybe his feet were sleeping or something so I started...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,176
Posted By Francine
Nope didn't say anything hurt, he ate just an...

Nope didn't say anything hurt, he ate just an applesauce cup for snack here yesterday and didn't eat any dinner. He slept all night, doesn't have a temp and isn't complaining of anything today so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,176
Posted By Francine
What Do You Make Of This?

I have a three year old little guy that seemed fine yesterday morning, after his nap he looked like maybe he didn't feel quite up to par but he didn't have a temp so I wasn't really concerned. His...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-30-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,113
Posted By Francine
So sorry for your lose!

So sorry for your lose!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,005
Posted By Francine
This is what I do also. I have one family that...

This is what I do also. I have one family that has a schedule that changes from week to week, Mom works in surgery at the hospital so cases get added and dropped so the times that she needs me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-26-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,376
Posted By Francine
So how do you prevent families from contracting...

So how do you prevent families from contracting for more hours than what they really need for work or don't you let that bother you? I have one family that contracted until 5 because they MIGHT...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-26-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,376
Posted By Francine
Hours of Operation

I am working on changing a few things in my handbook for 2014. I have had my " daily hours" as 8:00-5:00 with a reasonable about of time for traveling to and from work for those that actually work...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,752
Posted By Francine
I give 5 days free for full times families and 3...

I give 5 days free for full times families and 3 free days for part timers but I've never quite known how to work it with families with more than one child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,752
Posted By Francine
Family Personal/Sick Days

How do you work personal/sick days for families with more than one child? Do you give each child so many sick days or is it per family? What if one child comes but the other doesn't for some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,279
Posted By Francine
How Much Craziness Do You Allow?

I have 2 boys that are between 2 1/2 and 3, a new 2, an 18 month old, an 8 month old and a 2 month old. The 2 year old boys want to run and act crazy all the time, in a group of all boys their age I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By Francine
Sensory boxes, where do you put them?

I have 2 little boys between the age of 2 1/2 and 3 the rest of my kids are younger. I made up 4 sensory boxes over the weekend in my attempt to find something to keep the bigger boys busy while I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,955
Posted By Francine
Thank you all so much, I know it can be done now....

Thank you all so much, I know it can be done now. I am excited to get it started!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,955
Posted By Francine
So do the babies all sleep in one room and the...

So do the babies all sleep in one room and the olders in the livingroom?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,955
Posted By Francine
Baby Sleeping Arrangements

Do any of you have 2 babies/toddlers sleeping in the same room? I have my 2 1/2 on up's sleeping on cots in my playroom but my younger ones have always been in PNP's in our bedrooms. When my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,980
Posted By Francine
Pneumonia

I have a little guy (2) that left here Monday with a temp of about 103.0, Mom should have taken him in right then but didn't. He went home had some Tylenol, ate a big dinner, went to bed. Temp was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,048
Posted By Francine
Kids 3 and Under

What do you do with a group of two years olds when all else fails? My group is tired of everything that I have, they are bored to death. Mostly it's cabin fever and they want to be outside but we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,418
Posted By Francine
Thank you, I will be adding that line.

Thank you, I will be adding that line.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,532
Posted By Francine
I have a little guy out with it right now, the...

I have a little guy out with it right now, the CDC says that it is contagious while the symptoms are present and for three days after!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,418
Posted By Francine
Illness Policy

When compiling your illness policy is there a certain organization etc. that you use for information, like the CDC, local health department etc? I would like to add this to my policy, like " all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,461
Posted By Francine
Okay so here is what just happened, he has been...

Okay so here is what just happened, he has been here since about 8:30 this morning so I assumed his pants were wet so I said " Come on X let's go get your pants changed" he then says " But I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,250
Posted By Francine
Usually yoga pants and a t-shirt because after...

Usually yoga pants and a t-shirt because after dinner I head to the treadmill. If I wear jeans it's easier for me to slack off on my work out because I don't want to change.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,461
Posted By Francine
Thank you Willow!

Thank you Willow!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,461
Posted By Francine
This is exactly what I told the parents a year...

This is exactly what I told the parents a year ago but they pushed on, they were bound and determined that he was going to be trained before his little sister was born two months ago. This may not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,461
Posted By Francine
It is NOT my rule to make him wear a diaper, I...

It is NOT my rule to make him wear a diaper, I would LOVE him to wear underwear but HE WILL NOT POOP IN THE POTTY! If he doesn't have a pull up on he will poop on the floor. It's not that we are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,461
Posted By Francine
He does wear Pull Ups here, there is no way I...

He does wear Pull Ups here, there is no way I would allow him without.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,461
Posted By Francine
Yes, Another Potty Training Question. Sorry!

I have a little guy that turned 3 the beginning of March. I love him dearly, he has a great personality, he CAN BE very sweet, he is smart as a whip but is also one of the most stubborn, bull headed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,392
Posted By Francine
These are exactly what I use!

These are exactly what I use!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,818
Posted By Francine
Personally with the group that I have right now I...

Personally with the group that I have right now I would love it if ALL of the parents would bring lunch. I don't care about breakfast and snacks but lunch I might just as well make most days and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,940
Posted By Francine
Just realized that there was a 7 week old...

Just realized that there was a 7 week old sleeping in my family room yesterday, there isn't a detector in that room. In fact, the one of the main level is not even close................it's right...
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