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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 274
Posted By sharlan
Yes, I did back in the day when I was just a stay...

Yes, I did back in the day when I was just a stay at home mom trying to make some extra money. I finally wised up and stopped.

I don't normally have siblings.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 287
Posted By sharlan
I did every other week for one summer a few years...

I did every other week for one summer a few years ago. It was hard, the child never settled. I was glad when it ended. The dcm paid her week and I lost income on the other. I only did it for some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By sharlan
I'd love to try it out.

I'd love to try it out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By sharlan
I'm not sure why it would matter. If they...

I'm not sure why it would matter.

If they are allowed to take a day off without paying, why would it matter what day they chose? Either way they get a free day that they dont pay for.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 196,572
Posted By sharlan
Dcg and dcb came running out of the playroom,...

Dcg and dcb came running out of the playroom, screaming "dinosaurs, come momma". They were both in a panic. I thought maybe they heard a truck going down the back street.

No, it was my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By sharlan
Shocking, isn't it? I have one family that...

Shocking, isn't it?

I have one family that follows every rule to the t. The other one breaks every rule.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By sharlan
Never feel guilty for spending time with your...

Never feel guilty for spending time with your children. They sacrifice a lot for your daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 287
Posted By sharlan
One left early, yeah! We had pb&j, string...

One left early, yeah! We had pb&j, string cheese, carrots, and applesauce.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By sharlan
I just had the opposite. Dcg was in panties for...

I just had the opposite. Dcg was in panties for 5 weeks at daycare. Usually one accident on Mondays. Hmmm, wonder why?

Shes now back in pull-ups and hasn't used the potty in weeks.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 287
Posted By sharlan
I have zero ideas for lunch. My two don't eat...

I have zero ideas for lunch. My two don't eat anything.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By sharlan
I must appreciate the parents who have trusted us...

I must appreciate the parents who have trusted us enough to care for their children. Without them, we wouldn't be in business.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By sharlan
To be perfectly honest, I dont know. I know...

To be perfectly honest, I dont know.

I know I did for 3 years before I nearly had a nervous breakdown. I worried about my kids at work and worried about work at home.

I was too trusting and my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 530
Posted By sharlan
Yes and yes.

Yes and yes.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By sharlan
Sounds like dcd doesn't follow his own advice.

Sounds like dcd doesn't follow his own advice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 741
Posted By sharlan
Personally, it wouldn't have bothered me. But...

Personally, it wouldn't have bothered me. But that's just me.

He probably didnt even think twice about what he was doing. To him he was just following you to get his child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 554
Posted By sharlan
I understand. I'm 64, been doing this 34...

I understand.

I'm 64, been doing this 34 straight. I've taken few days off and fewer vacations.

I was done last May. I lost 3 kids in one week. I wanted to quit. Unfortunately, I still need...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
30 minute naps today!

30 minute naps today!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
House next door sold a month ago. No one has...

House next door sold a month ago. No one has moved in yet.

Friday, they ripped out the carpet and chiseled out the floor tiles. Of course they have the two windows across from my play/nap room...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By sharlan
Mine are taught from day 1 that only adults are...

Mine are taught from day 1 that only adults are allowed to touch the door knob.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,956
Views: 258,757
Posted By sharlan
Couldn't walk, sit, or stand without excruciating...

Couldn't walk, sit, or stand without excruciating pain this morning. I couldn't even tie my shoes. I snuck out during naptime and saw a new chiropractor. I love this man. I can, walk, sit,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By sharlan
I've got one that I had in panties for 5 weeks. ...

I've got one that I had in panties for 5 weeks. She went on her own, asking for help to pull up her panties. Due to mom's laziness, shes back in pull-ups not even using the potty.

I dont...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
I will scream if I hear "mom" one more time! ...

I will scream if I hear "mom" one more time!

Dcg tattles every. single. time. dcb breathes. She is relentless today.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By sharlan
Everyone is so different. You have to do what...

Everyone is so different. You have to do what works for you.

My dcks have always had free reign of my house. The upstairs is off limits and blocked by a gate.

Formal dining room is the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By sharlan
If he's showing up on Monday with a diaper rash...

If he's showing up on Monday with a diaper rash it's more they're not changing often enough rather than the diaper cream.

I doubt I would say anything.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
No, dcg this morning. Text dcm, dcd's bringing...

No, dcg this morning. Text dcm, dcd's bringing her at 11. I text dcd and tell him I only have A today so I'm out running errands. I was actually going to doctors' appts. Please let me know when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By sharlan
Well, she's been in pull-ups since Monday...

Well, she's been in pull-ups since Monday afternoon.

She's not gone in the potty chair once since Monday. If I ask her if she needs to go potty, she tells me no.

This from a child who wore...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By sharlan
My kids sleep in a fairly dark room and I play a...

My kids sleep in a fairly dark room and I play a soft music CD for them. They do sleep better since I started the cd.

Both are co-sleepers at home and are very light sleepers.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By sharlan
Just talked to dcm. I asked if she's wearing...

Just talked to dcm. I asked if she's wearing panties at home. Noooooooo, but she is going to the potty.

I told her to bring me pull-ups because she's peed on my carpet, fireplace hearth, and my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
Is it Friday yet?

Is it Friday yet?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By sharlan
Frustrated

Dcm brought me pull-ups about 6 weeks ago. I used them for one week and I've had dcg in panties ever since. I use the pull-ups for nap and when she goes home. I put panties on the minute she gets...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
Why must the city tree trimmers park their noisy...

Why must the city tree trimmers park their noisy wood chipper in front of my house at naptime?

It's been going for nearly an hour.

Between them and the trash trucks I can't believe my kids are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By sharlan
Sent you an email.

Sent you an email.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By sharlan
I normally have back ups that I keep in a...

I normally have back ups that I keep in a backpack in my car so it's never an issue. Unfortunately, sil had my car today.

Dcd offered to run to the store this am before work but I told him don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By sharlan
Diaper Question

I have not bought diapers in 8 years. I forgot to tell dcp's I was running low on Friday.

Dh was headed to Sam's today so I asked him to grab a box of size 5 Huggies.

If I'm reading the box...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By sharlan
Chino. Do you do preschool? I may have some...

Chino.

Do you do preschool? I may have some other things you would be interested in, too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By sharlan
Providers in Inland Empire (SoCal)

I'm planning on shutting down next summer. I'm getting rid of my last pack and play, 7 or 8 p&p sheets, receiving blankets, infant toys, bibs, etc.

Im also cutting down on the toys my littles...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
Yes, it makes since. My dcb has bit dcg 4 times...

Yes, it makes since. My dcb has bit dcg 4 times over the past 9 most. She is 3 most older and VERY bossy. She constantly takes toys away, tells him what to do/not do every 5 mins, anything to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By sharlan
Yep, walls, floors, table, chairs, and each other.

Yep, walls, floors, table, chairs, and each other.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
Tell me about it. Dcb took a 30 min nap,...

Tell me about it.

Dcb took a 30 min nap, wide awake now.

It took dcg 1 hr to fall asleep today.

I have had 5 sales calls in 1 hr. I would have taken my phone off the hook but I'm waiting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By sharlan
They're only 2. And guess who would have...

They're only 2.

And guess who would have to clean that mess up?

We WERE going to finger paint this morning. Not now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By sharlan
Got to Love My DH

He gave each of my littles a whole Entenmann's chocolate donut, then left.

I so want to velcro them to the wall until the sugar high goes down.

They are literally running in circles.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By sharlan
I got double paid this week. Dad paid cash at...

I got double paid this week. Dad paid cash at pick up and Mom paid via Zelle.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 534
Posted By sharlan
I wonder if it was a neighbor tired of the...

I wonder if it was a neighbor tired of the crying.

Obviously someone mentally unstable.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
I hate delivery people. Just kicked Lowes...

I hate delivery people.

Just kicked Lowes delivery out of my house.

Guy came to the door, introduced himself, asked to see where the washer was going.

THEN told me, before walking 5 feet,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By sharlan
I have one of each. Dcg's mom stands at the...

I have one of each.

Dcg's mom stands at the door and rings the bell, even if I'm walking to the door. She never steps inside.

Dcb's parents know the door code and walk right in.

I'd rather...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By sharlan
Who is your analyst?

Who is your analyst?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-06-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 29,428
Posted By sharlan
I couldn't find it either.

I couldn't find it either.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By sharlan
I'm licensed for 8, but only have 2, by choice.

I'm licensed for 8, but only have 2, by choice.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By sharlan
Sounds rough. Dcg came in crying, stopped...

Sounds rough.

Dcg came in crying, stopped right away. She doesn't normally cry. We're in the middle of potty training, no accidents so far today.

Dcd took dcb out for breakfast, I'm guessing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
3 miles in on a 4 mile walk this morning, I got a...

3 miles in on a 4 mile walk this morning, I got a flat tire on my stroller.

I had to call dh to come get us.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By sharlan
I found one I think I like - homeceoacademy. ...

I found one I think I like - homeceoacademy.

You can get a free week download.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By sharlan
I need something that holds my hand and tells me...

I need something that holds my hand and tells me what to do every step of the way.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By sharlan
2 Year Old Curriculum

I've never really "played school" with my littles. I usually wait until about 4. Since I only have the two 2 1/2yos, I thought I would like to start with them this year. This is my last year so I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,056
Posted By sharlan
Very tempting some days, but I wouldn't risk it. ...

Very tempting some days, but I wouldn't risk it.

If you have concerns, you need to speak with your provider.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By sharlan
Thoughts and prayers. You're a lot closer...

Thoughts and prayers.

You're a lot closer than we are. Everything was covered in black ash here. It looked like mud when I hosed everything down last Friday.

Today is the first day I've had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By sharlan
Potty Training

Ok, my standard procedure for potty training has always been to put the child in regular underwear (never, ever used pull ups) and take them to the bathroom every 1/2 hour or so. Diapers for nap...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By sharlan
I understand. We are close to the Holy Fire. ...

I understand. We are close to the Holy Fire. The smoke is bad and the ash is worse.

Between the heat and bad air, I've kept the kids indoors forever.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By sharlan
Enjoy! Our summer has just been too hot to hit...

Enjoy! Our summer has just been too hot to hit the LA Zoo this year. We've hit a couple of little zoos but that's it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By sharlan
After the past couple of years I question how...

After the past couple of years I question how there's anything left to burn in CA.

Stay safe.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 648
Posted By sharlan
Yes. I'm down to 2 2yos. I'm loving it. ...

Yes.

I'm down to 2 2yos. I'm loving it.

I have August 17, 2019 circled on my calendar as my final day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By sharlan
As my mom used to tell me - you can't save the...

As my mom used to tell me - you can't save the world child by child.

Do what works best for you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-12-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 705
Posted By sharlan
It reminds me of 7-11s free slurpees (?) On 7/11...

It reminds me of 7-11s free slurpees (?) On 7/11 from 11-7.

Go into a store at 9:30 and they have a ton of cups. Go back at 11:30 and they miraculously didn't get their cup delivery.

I'm not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By sharlan
My youngest was a terrible sleeper. Pediatrician...

My youngest was a terrible sleeper. Pediatrician recommended warm coffee/ milk at bedtime to help her relax. It worked great for her. She drank coffee at night from 2 1/2 - 3, or so.

Caffeine...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
OMG! My two grandsons (A, 11 and B, 10) live to...

OMG! My two grandsons (A, 11 and B, 10) live to argue. They've spent 20 mins arguing whether A said "summer's ear" or " swimmer's ear".

It ended with B taking off his swimsuit and going inside...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,113
Posted By sharlan
Yep, I understand.

Yep, I understand.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By sharlan
I see you have cats. I don't want Snowflake (4)...

I see you have cats. I don't want Snowflake (4) to get into the litter box.

Not an issue. All litter boxes, cat food, and water are upstairs.

Ok, but I don't want Snowflake to have access to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By sharlan
Hand towel on the sofa. I don't like or have...

Hand towel on the sofa.

I don't like or have room for a changing table. My abdominal muscles were rearranged 27 years ago and I have a hard time getting up off of the floor.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 723
Posted By sharlan
If her bank has that option she won't have to go...

If her bank has that option she won't have to go to the bank at all. She could deposit all of her checks that way.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 723
Posted By sharlan
Does your bank allow you to deposit checks from...

Does your bank allow you to deposit checks from your phone?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By sharlan
Question Yep, BTDT. Other provider got shut down due...

Yep, BTDT.

Other provider got shut down due to over capacity. It took two months to up her license. As soon as she got her license straightened out, they were gone.

Many compliments on my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By sharlan
Wow! all can say is thoughts and prayers. I...

Wow! all can say is thoughts and prayers. I couldn't handle that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By sharlan
Double post

Double post
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By sharlan
No, we are licensed for 6, but are allowed to...

No, we are licensed for 6, but are allowed to have 2 additional school aged kids for a total of 8.

We can have all 8 school aged kids. But our max for preschool is 6. Only 2 if this can be under...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By sharlan
You can have all the SA kids you want! ...

You can have all the SA kids you want!

Personally, I only want the ones I've raised. My grandkids and the 8 yo I've had for 6 years are fine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By sharlan
Everyone has to supply swimsuit w/rash guard and...

Everyone has to supply swimsuit w/rash guard and water socks, plus one can of sunscreen. They are left here all summer. I wash them daily.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By sharlan
I've had two large playhouses, my kids never...

I've had two large playhouses, my kids never played with either one.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By sharlan
I swear by SSS. I use it every night during the...

I swear by SSS. I use it every night during the summer.

I don't use it on the kids because we don't have mosquitoes during the day
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,066
Posted By sharlan
I'm definitely not being judgemental, just...

I'm definitely not being judgemental, just realistic.

Not one of my kids would be interested in the botanical gardens, been there, tried that.

I've been doing this for 34 years. We go on at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By sharlan
That is the best idea ever!!!! I'm implementing...

That is the best idea ever!!!! I'm implementing that ASAP.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,066
Posted By sharlan
I do 3 field trips a week during the summer. ...

I do 3 field trips a week during the summer.

My first bit of advice, find a helper for the day or find something else to do.

Infants that need diaper changes and toddlers that can run make for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By sharlan
I'm not requesting, parent is. Baby daddy has...

I'm not requesting, parent is. Baby daddy has been ordered to pay 1/2 of daycare and he doesn't live in the area.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By sharlan
Parent Payments

I have two different families that have been paying cash but now need to move to ATM/credit cards.

I was checking kidkare but $1 plus 3% is rediculous in my opinion.

Anyone have any other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By sharlan
Most definitely. She is a very needy child. I...

Most definitely. She is a very needy child. I give her a lot of attention, hugs, when she's not tattling.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By sharlan
Unfortunately my tattler is a barely 2 yo. That...

Unfortunately my tattler is a barely 2 yo. That girl tattles all day long. She barely talks, but man can she tattle!

She points to her arm, leg, finger, toe ,hair, etc, then points at the...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-15-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By sharlan
I experienced this this year. Dcm paid, dcd...

I experienced this this year. Dcm paid, dcd claimed without using my tax id, not sure how.

Knowing dcd had already claimed, I didn't give a statement to dcm because I didn't want them both to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 942
Posted By sharlan
That was 20 years ago. I quit for a long time...

That was 20 years ago. I quit for a long time but started after reading Tom's article. I'm with a great program now. I really like my rep.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By sharlan
Yes, I have one that has the highest, loudest ear...

Yes, I have one that has the highest, loudest ear drum rupturing screech ever.

Drives me crazy. I so want to tape her little mouth. No , I would never do it.

I sit her on the sofa every...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By sharlan
I recently found out dcm enrolled dcg in another...

I recently found out dcm enrolled dcg in another district for August. I thought she enrolled here in Feb, but obviously didn't.

I wouldn't have known but dcg told me she went to her new school.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
I understand. I go through 8 - 10 cans of...

I understand. I go through 8 - 10 cans of sunscreen during the summer. I charge each parent for one can and buy it myself.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By sharlan
If you're not in control with a 2 yo, how are you...

If you're not in control with a 2 yo, how are you going to be in control with a much bigger, stronger 16 yo?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
Yep, she walked in with a bag of potato chips the...

Yep, she walked in with a bag of potato chips the other day. I threw them away.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
I'm just in a pissy mood today. I've posted...

I'm just in a pissy mood today.

I've posted about dcg (2 y 5 m) that lives on milk bottles at home. If I'm lucky, she will eat 1 strawberry or 1 grape the whole day, nothing to drink. I sit her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
Parents and their indecisiveness!!! I've had...

Parents and their indecisiveness!!!

I've had V for 3 years. Gave DCM statements saying she lived here to send V to local school over 2 months ago. I just asked where she signed her up for K. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By sharlan
I had a little girl that screamed bloody murder...

I had a little girl that screamed bloody murder when a drop of water touched her. I would always shower her and wash her hair after we went to the beach. I went next door and explained the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
I had to drink the suprep with 32 ounces of water...

I had to drink the suprep with 32 ounces of water over an hour at 2 pm and again at 9 pm
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
The prep is a *****, but the procedure is fast. ...

The prep is a *****, but the procedure is fast.

My Dr gave me suprep instead of the gallon of the other stuff. It was drinkable. Stay as close to the bathroom as possible. I hope you took...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,794
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 471,324
Posted By sharlan
I hate sitting and waiting. I had to be at the...

I hate sitting and waiting. I had to be at the surgery center by 7 for a colonoscopy. 45 mins later and I'm still sitting here, waiting.

I'm hungry, thirsty, and cranky! Plus, I'm exhausted as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 649
Posted By sharlan
I LOVE my tot locks - magnetic locks.

I LOVE my tot locks - magnetic locks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,208
Posted By sharlan
I understand. I'm leaving at 2:30 for a much...

I understand.

I'm leaving at 2:30 for a much needed girls weekend. I can't wait.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By sharlan
Yep! I got a 2.4 yo who lives on milk bottles...

Yep! I got a 2.4 yo who lives on milk bottles and an iPad all night.
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