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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By gracepatiencelove
do I say something?

DCG almost 2 fell off of a small little tykes slide (like, two feet) and had a bruise/knot on her forehead.

Told dad, texted mom, all seemedo kay.

Dad thought she fell of the huge real slides...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,938
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Implied I bruised her child horribly. Tried to...

Implied I bruised her child horribly. Tried to dictate everything I did. Asked me to reimburse her for formula when i got on the food program. Wanted me to be on call but not pay when she didn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I can see where week one would have been...

I can see where week one would have been inconsistent. I should have known hard and fast after the last child with behavior issues.

Mom spanks but I am gathering he is worse with her. I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By gracepatiencelove
His last provider told me she thought he was...

His last provider told me she thought he was maybe calling her a b***h.... He has done the same to me, in front of a couple people who all agree that is what he is saying, speech issues or no.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I guess I don't know HOW to respond to that...

I guess I don't know HOW to respond to that anymore. At first I was like :eek: and he liked that reaction. I was shocked one time and now it's consistently in time out and he screams and smacks at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By gracepatiencelove
the 17mo is mine. And no... the almost 3yo...

the 17mo is mine.

And no... the almost 3yo hasn't hurt anyone yet. He hits ME. His speech therapist just showed up and he was in time out and I was sternly saying "do not hit"

so now I feel bad...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By gracepatiencelove
To add: he is immediately sent to time out...

To add:

he is immediately sent to time out for the behaviors. It's been a week of that - CONSTANTLY.

The week before (first full week) I thought that the communication issues might mean it was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By gracepatiencelove
What The Heck Is Wrong With Me

I *just* terminated a 4yo that bit and threw crap at people and shoved babies and crap. JUST DID THAT.

I now have an almost 3 yo that is HORRIBLE. He screams at me all day - spits - fake...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,437
Posted By gracepatiencelove
That is SOOO incredibly rude!! Good for you!!

That is SOOO incredibly rude!! Good for you!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,437
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Oh my gosh ahahaha That one is kinda funny!

Oh my gosh ahahaha

That one is kinda funny!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,437
Posted By gracepatiencelove
guess who called back with a verrry sweet message...

guess who called back with a verrry sweet message saying she could probably maybe take sundays off?!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 30,248
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I have one time sent home for a once only puker. ...

I have one time sent home for a once only puker.

Every other time it's been days and suddenly they are better. And it takes a lot of time and effort to keep kids away from mess, clean and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,437
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Phone Calls - Rude

I just had a woman call wanting care from 4-12. She wanted weekends, too. I'm not open Sundays. She got rude and said, I need Sundays. Okay, good for you. I do, too!

She got all huffy when I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Nope. She owes me $4. I think I am just...

Nope.

She owes me $4.

I think I am just going to leave it and drop their stuff in a bag on her porch and text to let her know that. Or just keep it ready to go for a few a while then toss. I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I fully know this but I would like to add that...

I fully know this but I would like to add that she did have a lot of behaviors that were very similar to my other DCG with ASD (who has never intentionally hurt anyone).

This girl (rock thrower)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I have a written log of incidents after extended...

I have a written log of incidents after extended trial, but that's literally just 3 days worth of info. I also have texts between me and mom re the behavior.

What should my email to my licensor...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By gracepatiencelove
You're right. I guess I just feel like I am a...

You're right. I guess I just feel like I am a horrible provider now. This DCG coupled with my own 3.5yo going through a horrible defiant stage. Ugh.

Thanks guys. I am going on vacation this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I feel sick to my stomach with this stress :(

I feel sick to my stomach with this stress :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Oh, she knows. I have been keeping a log of...

Oh, she knows. I have been keeping a log of incidents with dates/times, etc since I extended trial. She KNOWS it is coming, especially when I reported rock incident.

Thank you all for support.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Evidently a LOT! I was told she was termed...

Evidently a LOT!

I was told she was termed from ONE center due to behavior issues that were fixed with glasses. And she was good for the first week. Second week, not so great. I learned enough...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By gracepatiencelove
You're right. It is way too much of a risk to...

You're right. It is way too much of a risk to keep her around. I can't save them all. I'm writing up a term letter now and I will accompany it with a short explanation. I am going to point out the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Ugh. I know. I am NOT mad at her (I really think...

Ugh. I know. I am NOT mad at her (I really think mom plays a BIG role in this). But I am so upset and frustrated. I do have other kids lined up so I'm not worried about income. I just want to be fair...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By gracepatiencelove
And, she was being supervised closely (she always...

And, she was being supervised closely (she always is). She was standing RIGHT next to me when it happened. I was distracted by my own 17mo falling and getting hurt badly (bad cut on his head) and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,220
Posted By gracepatiencelove
DCG~4 Throws Heavy Rock at My Dad

DCG nearly 4 threw a rock at my dad when he stopped by today. Like, a fist sized rock. She was sent immediately to time out, fought that like a heathen, kicked and screamed.

I extended her trial...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,203
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I would definitely invoice her. If she balks, I...

I would definitely invoice her. If she balks, I would probably say, "that's fine. I will have to call at the first instance of any indication of aggression from now on as I am not able to continue to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,636
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Also, I have been logging her behavior, I am...

Also, I have been logging her behavior, I am keeping texts - dcm doesn't seem like the type to call and lie to the state but I can see where she is going to be ticked (she has now, admittedly,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,636
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Well. I got some more information at pick up....

Well. I got some more information at pick up. KIND OF FUNNY how this just SLIPS dcms mind!

She was termed from at least two centers (I say at least because something always slips out GRR) and one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,636
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I can agree with that. I do not think that will...

I can agree with that. I do not think that will stop me from trying, though. I don't feel like the environment I'm providing is contributing to the behaviors - I think this is more of a test, or a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,636
Posted By gracepatiencelove
And I have tried positive reinforcement and it...

And I have tried positive reinforcement and it works GREAT but I feel like she is old enough (almost four!!!) to know that she can't push kids around.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,636
Posted By gracepatiencelove
We did a trial. It's over on Monday. First few...

We did a trial. It's over on Monday. First few days good. This week has been BAD. I feel like I am CONSTANTLY correcting, stopping bad behavior. My two 18 mos got shoved today and this is a big girl....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Good point. If they can work out those first two...

Good point. If they can work out those first two weeks, I'm sure they can figure out the next two. My only worry is that if they can't and find new permanent care (and she has said she wants them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-26-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By gracepatiencelove
WWYD? Two Week Overlap

I have a sib set that go to school mid/late August. Their mom said she might need B/A care but not if she gets the right shift (so her goal is to not have to do B/A care at all and not deal with it)....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,368
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I don't see how anyone could even argue that ...

I don't see how anyone could even argue that

But, everyone wants to blame the daycare. I would probably tell them to not ever come back and then follow up with a lawsuit for slander (does this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I actually just started a family, forgot to tell...

I actually just started a family, forgot to tell them I was closed Monday, and she handed me her schedule with "You're open Monday, right?" and I'm like, "duh, I'm open on Monday, what are you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,962
Posted By gracepatiencelove
My almost-2s like dolls, little people (the...

My almost-2s like dolls, little people (the circus set is a huge hit atm), cars, and tents/tunnels. Musical instruments, too, but they are expensive so those are only out at music time where I can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,436
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I don't know about regs but I loooove newborns...

I don't know about regs but I loooove newborns so, as long as I could legally, as early as they want! I would personally want at least 6 weeks home with my baby but I understand needing to go back...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,153
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By gracepatiencelove
If it is totally out of the ordinary I would...

If it is totally out of the ordinary I would probably call after an hour. I would definitely text them and ask if something has changed. If it was something that started/stopped, didn't cause...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,153
Posted By gracepatiencelove
lol Thank you! All the insurance agents...

lol
Thank you!

All the insurance agents are pretty much like, "what?"

They said they don't "ever" get calls about this. It's not required for FCC in this area (at least not tier 1) and there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,153
Posted By gracepatiencelove
When You Got Insurance...

Did the agent do an inspection? What did they want to see?

I am not currently required to get insurance but I want to go ahead with it. I am not sure what to expect, though.

I have no pools,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,024
Posted By gracepatiencelove
My plan for my teacher families/interested teach...

My plan for my teacher families/interested teach families is to require 2 weeks deposit non refundable if they want a fall spot and contact me before hand/take summer off/what have you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,840
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Awesome thread with great suggestions. OP I...

Awesome thread with great suggestions.

OP I have a young group, too. They get super nervous about it. I tried talking about it all day and they're still kind of like "....what is going ON!?!?!"
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,363
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Sub During Vacation?

If you only gave 2 weeks notice for a 3 day vacation, would you have your sub come in?

This may be the only shot I get at a vacation for the next few years, so I am REALLY considering it. I know...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,932
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Here it depends on the type of license But,...

Here it depends on the type of license

But, that would upset me!

That's kind of what happened.

We have a shared car port. Neighbor was clearing it out (I am a single mom and can't do it on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,932
Posted By gracepatiencelove
She said she was having trouble with that. She...

She said she was having trouble with that. She wanted me to operate as a center during her hours. She admitted she struggled with the line between daycare/home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,932
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Yeah... I guess you are right. I know one...

Yeah... I guess you are right.

I know one thing for sure. I am going over all expectations in an interview. I am not going through another nearly year long process like this. No way, no how.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,932
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Anyway, I am glad the end is in sight. I was...

Anyway, I am glad the end is in sight. I was going to term over the summer, anyway. I feel a little upset I lost the chance to tell her that lol. But our issues have been...

constantly questioning...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,932
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Thanks! I'm glad I have this forum to vent or I...

Thanks! I'm glad I have this forum to vent or I probably would've been a little less nice ;)

She was like, "yeah, I have a problem with any other adult being there for any reason"

So, we hashed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,366
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Can someone come pick up your own kids if you...

Can someone come pick up your own kids if you have any?

I would just ask the most flexible mom(s), honestly. Explain it was a huge mistake/oversight.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,960
Posted By gracepatiencelove
this this this this this

this this this this this
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,932
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I have been told that on here so many times. I...

I have been told that on here so many times. I don't know why I haven't yet. Especially when I get so many calls and easily can without taking a hit! I guess she is super nice in her own way... .just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,932
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I DEFINITELY think this is a power thing.I was...

I DEFINITELY think this is a power thing.I was stupid and agreed to a lot in the beginning (first family) and let her dictate a lot, and it didn't really bother me at the time but now I see why it is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,932
Posted By gracepatiencelove
sorry this is all over the place, trying to make...

sorry this is all over the place, trying to make breakfast, do AM diaper changes and prep for the day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,932
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Am I Wrong? Letter Help

I have a 8mo DCG. Her mom is... well.. a little out there. She's made some crazy semi-almost-kind-of-accusations and throws out BS a lot, but she generally pays on time (although that's a whole...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,475
Posted By gracepatiencelove
It would have to have been majorly klutzy, the...

It would have to have been majorly klutzy, the way its set. I guess it could have happened, but then wouldn't the adult response be to put it back where it was? I suppose she could have just not seen...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,636
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Yes, I don't think she will give it and I don't...

Yes, I don't think she will give it and I don't know that they would tell me anything (they are a pretty large center). But I think I am going to try. I would actually be the third daycare in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,475
Posted By gracepatiencelove
A combination of being naive enough to believe...

A combination of being naive enough to believe that adults understand not to dig through things in other peoples' homes, and because I require (not my state) signatures on injuries/illness.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,636
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Termed For Behavior In Previous DC?

IF a parent in an interview says that, and then says, "but since we did x it is better" do you try to get more information? if so, how?

It seems like the story is dcg3 was termed from a center for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,475
Posted By gracepatiencelove
mom going through private daycare stuff?

Okay. Directly in my entrance was is a daycare shelf. I put on the top all of my forms, incoming/outgoing mail, my sign in book, and my notebook where I record anything out of the ordinary (it is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,088
Posted By gracepatiencelove
It looks like my biggest obstacle is hardwired...

It looks like my biggest obstacle is hardwired alarms... I am going to call again about waivers or variances but I doubt that is possible :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,088
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Also..... <--- had no idea fire marshal only...

Also.....

<--- had no idea fire marshal only had one L. No wonder it kept getting highlighted in red :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,088
Posted By gracepatiencelove
ahahaha I burn lunch too lol. But, it seems...

ahahaha

I burn lunch too lol. But, it seems like with a few tweaks I can pass that so I am well on my way :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,236
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Funny from here! Lol One mom just heard her...

Funny from here! Lol

One mom just heard her LO call me mom and I froze - I was like, "ahh crap" but she just laughed it off and said better me than some random person. :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,396
Posted By gracepatiencelove
nap related questions

1.) Do you keep AM napping infants in a totally separate room?

2.) I have an 17mo in a crib at home that doesn't get the concept of staying on her mat. Her mom has no intentions of moving her. Is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,088
Posted By gracepatiencelove
do your regs say the "OR" bit re the lithium...

do your regs say the "OR" bit re the lithium batteries or is that stated elsewhere?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,088
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I guess I am looking for regulations, guidelines,...

I guess I am looking for regulations, guidelines, legislation, whatever.

I am in WVa
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,088
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Fire Marshall Inspection?

What exactly did they look for? What are some common errors? Is there a checklist of what needs to be done anywhere? Do they check out everything or just the daycare areas?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,050
Posted By gracepatiencelove
One of mine brought us chicken noodle soup,...

One of mine brought us chicken noodle soup, popsicles, etc when we were down and out with the WORST stomach virus EVER, plus a super sweet note and $20 for Christmas (AND gifts for my own two kids)....
Forum: Daycare Insurance 05-06-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,315
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Exciting But Scary!

So I am looking into a family home facility license (for 12 kids). It looks like I can, I just need liability insurance (no, I don't have any right now, excuse me while I duck my head in shame) and a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,675
Posted By gracepatiencelove
super informative thread! I would be a...

super informative thread!

I would be a little scared, too, honestly.

do these parents use glass sippies or glass cups?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By gracepatiencelove
What they are wanting to get out of a home...

What they are wanting to get out of a home daycare.

I think that some parents of infants have bad experiences at centers, look online, and think that at a home daycare someone is going to be able...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,426
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I don't have pics right now but I just recently...

I don't have pics right now but I just recently added a superyard for the bigs to play in without the toddlers grabbing little bits and pieces. Best thing I've done yet. I can have our globe, writing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,375
Posted By gracepatiencelove
:hug::hug: I'm sorry! I am kinda in the same...

:hug::hug:

I'm sorry! I am kinda in the same boat... the lesser of two evils I guess. I hope it gets better for you!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,375
Posted By gracepatiencelove
second DCG ever... 2yo who was WILD. Didn't...

second DCG ever... 2yo who was WILD. Didn't listen. Mom won't even let her walk down the sidewalk alone almost a year later. She threw herself in a play tunnel and got bruises down her arms.

Mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,847
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I don't know. I guess I've never really thought,...

I don't know. I guess I've never really thought, "I can't handle that!" until I hit 7/8 kids (6 in my state + my own two when SO is home). Oh, yeah, and this PT infant who cries for me only and makes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By gracepatiencelove
So this infant has been here since around 745......

So this infant has been here since around 745... slept for 15 minutes. My own 3yo puked everywhere, got bad news, and my head feels like it MIGHT explode. Ohhh my gosh, baby, just sleep!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By gracepatiencelove
you do NOT want them haha. soapy soapy, wash your...

you do NOT want them haha. soapy soapy, wash your hands!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,375
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I definitely will. I am not dealing with another...

I definitely will. I am not dealing with another screamer kid. I think I will say we will make final decision after 2 weeks.

I have NOT required that period and I have parents who start and things...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2014, 08:39 AM
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Posted By gracepatiencelove
WHAT DO YOU SAY TO THAT?! Omgosh. I feel...

WHAT DO YOU SAY TO THAT?!

Omgosh. I feel like crap and then get mad when I hear this or similar, veiled, implied, whatever statements.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I am 99% sure I am going to term over the summer....

I am 99% sure I am going to term over the summer. I talk myself out of it and then I have a day with this kid. Ugh. 15 min AM nap.

I am getting from mom "we moved into pack and play, she naps fine...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2014, 08:32 AM
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Views: 1,375
Posted By gracepatiencelove
adjustment periods

How long do you give children to adjust before you term for inability to participate/adjust?

Do different time periods apply to different age groups? (ie 6 weeks for an infant, 2 weeks for a 2yo,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,088
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I don't know. I do know that I am in a similar...

I don't know. I do know that I am in a similar situation and I am very anti CIO but I cannot ignore everyone else to constantly please my 7mo dcg. I feel bad when she cries but idk what else to do....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2014, 06:09 AM
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Views: 2,496
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I have never termed anyone :oops: I have...

I have never termed anyone :oops: I have practiced what to say a million times but I just don't know HOW to do it. If I hand her am envelop, she would just open it in front of me... But thinking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By gracepatiencelove
So you do not think mom will help sleep train...

So you do not think mom will help sleep train baby over summer? I mean, eventually they gotta learn. I don't want to get stuck with baby until December just so the kid has an adjustment period. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By gracepatiencelove
So I discussed the issues with mom and said we...

So I discussed the issues with mom and said we need toget this figured out now or you need to start looking elsewhere (Do you hear that? It's my backbone peeping through the bullcrap fertilizer!). ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,837
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I charge 1.5 x daily rate for 12 hour shifts (I...

I charge 1.5 x daily rate for 12 hour shifts (I think I got that idea from nannyd).

I SOMETIMES allow rotating schedules and SOETIMES let families move days around but if I had two of my part time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,649
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I like $x due for week of. I would probably say...

I like $x due for week of.
I would probably say something like, "hey, I will waive late fee for payment of $ for week of if you can bring it to me now, I'm going on a bank run :)" but ony
If you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,976
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I have a notebook. I just record anything matter...

I have a notebook. I just record anything matter of factory that is out of the ordinary. I also do a follow up. Parents sign it. Although sometimes they get irritated.

I make parents sign a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Thank you guys!!!

Thank you guys!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Right now we all sit (on eggshells mind you) two...

Right now we all sit (on eggshells mind you) two rooms Way doing something quiet. I have lullabies on because she would fight to be heard over te whte noise :lol:

See, it's een getting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Thanks! They were my first family and I've...

Thanks!

They were my first family and I've let SO much go. I am going to do something... I have wanted to term for various reasons for 7montha but put up with it for one reason or another. This is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I found this searching around and I think it sums...

I found this searching around and I think it sums up my options :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,496
Posted By gracepatiencelove
7 Month Old Non Napping, Help

I've had this 7mo since they were 6 weeks. They will not nap for me. Part time (3 days/week). Mom admits to holding/nursing baby to sleep and then putting in swing. I'm about at my wits end. If I lay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I am planning on doing an easter egg hunt in the...

I am planning on doing an easter egg hunt in the yard/playroom (not candy... too many little ones, nobody has caught grasped that there should be candy involved, anyway ;) ). Then the week before I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,474
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I have a DCG same age but way less advanced. I am...

I have a DCG same age but way less advanced. I am not really sure how to handle this as the previous provider/concurrent provider has addressed it. In the OP case I would definitely bring it up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,455
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I have only been doing this 7 or 8 months. ...

I have only been doing this 7 or 8 months.

I have noticed that when I get close to the parents involved, and have to enforce policies, it gets uncomfortable. It is easier for me to enforce...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,643
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Also, does anyone have limits on the hours/days...

Also, does anyone have limits on the hours/days of part time care?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,643
Posted By gracepatiencelove
PT vs FT Notice/Explanation

First off - is this fair?
I have a part time infant. 3 days a week. First family so they do not pay if they are not here, not contracted hours so I've NEVER enforced a late payment, late pick up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,765
Posted By gracepatiencelove
I give parents of babies the option to send baby...

I give parents of babies the option to send baby food (no one has taken me up on that lol). But I make it clear I will rinse only. No way would I go through that!! I have also pretty much stopped...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By gracepatiencelove
Awesome! Thanks!

Awesome! Thanks!
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