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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 12:22 PM
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Posted By mamadaycare
So last night when mom came to pick up I told her...

So last night when mom came to pick up I told her I thought she would adjust really well, we would just struggle with nap. Then mom lets it out that they have a sleep trainer and have since she was a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By mamadaycare
Thank you for the advice! I will definitely try...

Thank you for the advice! I will definitely try that! Yes, after the fact really made me wonder what else she was hiding. Every day I am finding out new things and I am not impressed. Things that I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By mamadaycare
Starting New Kids

Does anyone else have a HARD time starting new kids? I struggle with it so much. I have extremely high anxiety so starting new kids makes it a thousand times worse! I can't continue to do daycare if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,481
Posted By mamadaycare
Thank you so much! I love the idea of having the...

Thank you so much! I love the idea of having the parents do it at home since we are only one person. And he is not ready at all to be potty trained. He shows zero interest and doesn't have the self...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,481
Posted By mamadaycare
Oh yeah, I feel like she just has to text me. I...

Oh yeah, I feel like she just has to text me. I don't see why it would even matter either way if he took his binky or not. But apparently she just felt the need to know.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,481
Posted By mamadaycare
I usually would, but she is texting me just to...

I usually would, but she is texting me just to text me at this point. I feel like its more of what she can control than anything. Tell me more about the potty training! Do you have the parents stay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,481
Posted By mamadaycare
I implemented this last night for the first time...

I implemented this last night for the first time when she texted me at 7:15 at night asking if he took his binky and I was in the Safe with You training. This was not an urgent matter so I responded...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,481
Posted By mamadaycare
If they didn't have big brother here I would have...

If they didn't have big brother here I would have already told her to find alternate care. But I am holding out hope that she will calm down soon like she did when big brother started. I really do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,481
Posted By mamadaycare
I don't think I am. I am slowly losing my grip on...

I don't think I am. I am slowly losing my grip on sanity today. I know she will calm down eventually but she is taking up all my time today and I don't know how much more I can take. It has been like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,481
Posted By mamadaycare
update!

So dcm texted me last night not even 5 minutes after I had closed for the day asking again for the owlet sock. I told her that they could use it for this week but after that we are done with it. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,481
Posted By mamadaycare
At this point, I wouldn’t be surprised if she did...

At this point, I wouldn’t be surprised if she did pull them. She just acts like her kids are the only ones here. She is constantly asking the most ridiculous questions. She wants to see the swing and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,481
Posted By mamadaycare
Overbearing Parent

I just posted yesterday but I am really struggling with what to say to this mom without being rude.

So I have her 2 1/2 year old boy and she had a hard time with him starting here but he loves...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By mamadaycare
I LOVE this! Parents assume that just because we...

I LOVE this! Parents assume that just because we don't have to go anywhere that we should be open. But there are some situations where it is too dangerous to be out on the road regardless of whether...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By mamadaycare
I definitely think I am going to add something...

I definitely think I am going to add something onto my contract for snow days for next year. Schools closed again today beause we got so much snow. You're right, we can't leave the children to go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By mamadaycare
I decided to send them home! Everyone has to be...

I decided to send them home! Everyone has to be picked up by 1230. We already have 2 1/2 inches and it is coming down good! I don't normally close even if the schools close. But with the amount we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By mamadaycare
Snow Days

How do you guys handle snow days? Here in nebraska we are expecting 8-14 inches of snow by end of day. School was cancelled and I have two families that showed up. I want to close early because I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By mamadaycare
SUCH a relief! I was so nervous but man am I...

SUCH a relief! I was so nervous but man am I happy I decided to do it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By mamadaycare
I decided to term last night, mom wasn't super...

I decided to term last night, mom wasn't super happy as she didn't think his day warranted being terminated. But I stayed strong in my decision and I am so happy I did!

Thank you everyone for your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By mamadaycare
He is full time but he had an appointment today...

He is full time but he had an appointment today so he didn't come. Yes I was shocked with how he just made it his home. Which I am glad he was comfortable but doing whatever he wants and going where...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By mamadaycare
I couldn't agree more! I have been thinking about...

I couldn't agree more! I have been thinking about it nonstop since last night and I think terming is the right choice in this situation.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By mamadaycare
I just felt like she truly didn't care. The group...

I just felt like she truly didn't care. The group I have now has never hit another child and I don't want them to learn from the new child. I also have a newborn sibling starting this month and if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By mamadaycare
I considered doing something like this, but with...

I considered doing something like this, but with the moms response to him being physical on the first day I am not optimistic about the future with this family
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By mamadaycare
That is what I am thinking I am going to do. I...

That is what I am thinking I am going to do. I have a newborn sibling starting in a few weeks and I can't have the new kid who needs 1 on 1 while trying to help a newborn. I have an AMAZING group...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By mamadaycare
Should I Term Already?

I have posted here a few times and I always get the best advice from you all! So I just started a new kid yesterday and he took a great nap which was my saving grace for the day. He is a 1 on 1...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By mamadaycare
I love all this feedback! I have a long covered...

I love all this feedback! I have a long covered front porch so I love the idea of them taking their shoes off out there! I also added the 48 hours to my sick policy! I am currently revamping my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By mamadaycare
Thats good to know! I will have to switch over to...

Thats good to know! I will have to switch over to door drop off! What is your sick policy?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By mamadaycare
No Shoes Rule?

So I recently started a no shoes rule with the spike in covid cases in our area. I have one mom who CAN NOT follow the rule. Even after I sent a note home and she signed it saying she understood I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By mamadaycare
She said he had to leave her program because mom...

She said he had to leave her program because mom was laid off (she worked at a large retailer that closed all stores). She quit taking her son and my friend filled his spot because she couldn't take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By mamadaycare
I denied this family! Thank you everyone for your...

I denied this family! Thank you everyone for your support and experiences. I feel SO much relief knowing that he will not be coming to my house everyday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By mamadaycare
Yes she has an in home as well. He went to hers...

Yes she has an in home as well. He went to hers before she was laid off. But she also puts up with a lot of stuff that I refuse to. I am going to have to politely decline them. I love helping people...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By mamadaycare
How to Know When to Not Take a Family

I was referred a family by a friend that also does in home daycare. They came and toured tonight, mom was seriously so sweet. The child on the other hand was aggressive, taking toys from my kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By mamadaycare
Talking Thank you!!

I am obsessed with this site! There is such valuable information here from experience in home providers! I just started but I have already developed a back bone thanks to you guys! I decided to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By mamadaycare
Honestly, her doing this makes me want to term...

Honestly, her doing this makes me want to term them already. If she thinks its acceptable on his first day ever of daycare to send him not feeling well, then she will have no problem doing it all the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By mamadaycare
So I sent a text to the mom saying, If baby boy...

So I sent a text to the mom saying, If baby boy can not participate in daily activities or needs medication to get through the day that he can not attend daycare. With the pandemic happening I need...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By mamadaycare
RUDE New Family

I very recently posted about having families that were disrespectful of my time. Well I decided to change my hours, which didn't go over well for the ones that were abusing them. But I started a new...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By mamadaycare
Would you be willing to share how much your rate...

Would you be willing to share how much your rate goes up for every thirty minutes?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By mamadaycare
The entire letter you shared was genius!! I love...

The entire letter you shared was genius!! I love your approach, thank you so much for sharing! It will help me immensely with this change! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By mamadaycare
It is extremely draining. Once they are gone for...

It is extremely draining. Once they are gone for the day I still have dinner and my own 3 kids to tend to. I just started my in home and I feel like I am still working to make a name for myself here...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By mamadaycare
I was honestly shocked by her response. She has...

I was honestly shocked by her response. She has not been in my home since that happened and I feel like she is upset but if I let her break the rules once I feel like it will be a reoccurring thing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By mamadaycare
How do you explain contracted hours to parents? I...

How do you explain contracted hours to parents? I want to switch over to them but I feel like explaining it is so difficult. I am currently open 7-5 with just business hours.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By mamadaycare
Respect?

I just opened my in home a couple months ago after 12 years in childcare. I already have a families that I feel are abusing me. They live across the street and bring their daughter immediately after...
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