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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By nannyde
"I don't provide service to children who don't...

"I don't provide service to children who don't need a FULL afternoon nap."

If your child needs a shortened nap, I can't provide that service.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,270
Posted By nannyde
I'm trying to figure out what else they could...

I'm trying to figure out what else they could have done wrong in that picture.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By nannyde
happyfacehappyfacehappyface If she doesn't...

happyfacehappyfacehappyface

If she doesn't leave for ten minutes then she doesn't need to drop off until then. Maybe when she realizes she can't come in and have that kind of time with you she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By nannyde
https://www.nanshouse.com/policies.htm

https://www.nanshouse.com/policies.htm
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By nannyde
Mom, thanks for the update. Because most viral...

Mom, thanks for the update. Because most viral and bacterial infections have a period of incubation and contagious before a child shows signs or symptoms of illness, it would be too risky for her to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By nannyde
Yup Can't have a kid in my house allergic to...

Yup
Can't have a kid in my house allergic to something I don't know about. I could be exposing him/her without even knowing it. I need a copy of the allergy test results and the plan of action...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By nannyde
one arrival one departure per parent per...

one arrival
one departure
per parent
per child
per day
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,021
Posted By nannyde
https://service.mattel.com/us/recall/BJD57_ivr.asp...

https://service.mattel.com/us/recall/BJD57_ivr.asp

Here's the recall protocol from Mattel.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,021
Posted By nannyde
The resell on these will be huge. The price will...

The resell on these will be huge. The price will be high. I hope for sale sites remove ads when they pop up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 945
Posted By nannyde
I keep the kid in whatever they came in and just...

I keep the kid in whatever they came in and just say the same thing...... "she wouldn't let me change her". Too bad you had the blow out but at least you had clothes to put her in.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,021
Posted By nannyde
I like bouncy seats but only the OLD school ones...

I like bouncy seats but only the OLD school ones with the flat wide trays surrounded by a lip with attached toys and real estate to put a bunch of baby toys on. I like to rotate toys so they always...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,021
Posted By nannyde
Fisher Price Rock n Play Sleeper

https://abcnews.go.com/US/pediatricians-urge-recall-fisher-price-rock-play-sleeper/story?id=62296388

I hope they ban them. I have had kids who sleep in them at night until they physically outgrow...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By nannyde
https://www.daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=161...

https://www.daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=16159&highlight=dumping

post 13 dumping story
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By nannyde
I'm with you on everything but dumping. I know...

I'm with you on everything but dumping. I know dumping is age appropriate but I would rather they get their dump on at home. I don't want to pay a staff assistant to pick up, direct pick up, or put...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,435
Posted By nannyde
Ask the parents to videotape her pulling up,...

Ask the parents to videotape her pulling up, crusing, and doing a diaper change where she is flat. They can film that from the side so no privates show.

Have them show you. Insist

I have had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By nannyde
But those may be two reasons why it is not given...

But those may be two reasons why it is not given to children under four.

The only Benadryl indication for two to four is cream and that's with Dr's orders. Their isn't a safe dosage range for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By nannyde
A Provider gives it: ...

A Provider gives it: https://www.foxnews.com/health/babysitter-gets-15-years-in-babys-benadryl-death 15 years

A Mom gives it: ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By nannyde
From some of the benadryl deaths I've studied the...

From some of the benadryl deaths I've studied the providers buy in quantity and give with liquid at lunch. Remember Sabine?

I think if the parents are willing, all the other kids should be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By nannyde
Woops didn't see that. I believe the child...

Woops didn't see that.

I believe the child was picked up after afternoon nap.
My suspicion is that she was given benadryl the first two days she was there too. she may have not cleared out the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By nannyde
Another Benadryl Death at Home Day Care

https://www.news10.com/news/vt-news/parents-speak-about-death-of-infant-at-vt-day-care/1861070825

RUTLAND, Vt. (NEWS10) - More details are being released about the circumstances surrounding a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By nannyde
I always ask them to video tape it so you can see...

I always ask them to video tape it so you can see it. Tell them to hide the phone so the kid can't see it and then engage them in a conversation so you can see it.

I have had one kid who didn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By nannyde
Jug-o-milk

Jug-o-milk
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By nannyde
Yup I never allow a parent to decide how...

Yup

I never allow a parent to decide how much breast milk I give and when. I have them bring a jug of milk daily and I feed on demand as much as they want to fill their bellies. The guidelines...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,413
Posted By nannyde
Newborns and immunocompromised have to go to the...

Newborns and immunocompromised have to go to the doctor. That's enclosed public space. What are your feelings there?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,413
Posted By nannyde
Should Non-Vaccinated Parents Be Sued?

https://www.skepticalraptor.com/skepticalraptorblog.php/anti-vaccine-liability-pay-harm/#more-12811
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By nannyde
Was the bubble gum medicine Pepto Bismol?

Was the bubble gum medicine Pepto Bismol?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,093
Posted By nannyde
Not in the driveway. Off property.

Not in the driveway. Off property.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5,331
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 563,773
Posted By nannyde
They look at it as a day when their child gets...

They look at it as a day when their child gets one to one attention all day long. It's a very positive thing to pay for a group slot and get nanny care for a day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By nannyde
You really are doing drop in care. The only...

You really are doing drop in care. The only difference is that in traditional drop off care the parent isn't guaranteed the slot. They have to pay up front and use it or loose it. Your situation...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By nannyde
We had this thread a while back regarding what...

We had this thread a while back regarding what Illinois is doing to it's daycare providers: https://www.daycare.com/forum/showthread.php?t=88253

Post 39 pretty much sums up my feelings about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By nannyde
I was born five days before the cut off so I was...

I was born five days before the cut off so I was pretty much the youngest kid all through school. It was hard in some respects because I lacked maturity. It helped in some ways because my brother...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By nannyde
Finally Now it needs to extend to unsafe in...

Finally

Now it needs to extend to unsafe in swings, car seats, and without stuff in the bed or over the baby.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By nannyde
I would tell her that I charge more per day for...

I would tell her that I charge more per day for children that don't want to be here so it's probably best not to relay that information or her rate will have to go up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By nannyde
Always use the same reason or diagnosis the...

Always use the same reason or diagnosis the parent uses. If you want to give a reason why just say "he's just a really busy kid".
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,756
Posted By nannyde
Short and sweet It doesn't matter what...

Short and sweet

It doesn't matter what reason you give them they are going to be angry because you broke up with them. No need to get worried. You may want to check out the chapter in my book...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By nannyde
"wait till he's a teenager. Then you will hear...

"wait till he's a teenager. Then you will hear some whoppers."
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By nannyde
I have a hard time with the consequence of her...

I have a hard time with the consequence of her loosing her child being considered as a portion of due punishment.

I don't think a parent should be charged any differently in the death or life...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-10-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By nannyde
As Crystal Would Say "Wow Just Wow"

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2018/08/27/ankeny-mom-whose-baby-died-asphyxiation-sentenced-probation/1114786002/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 27,144
Posted By nannyde
Could you be more specific on what "background"...

Could you be more specific on what "background" means? What degrees do you hold?

I had to read your post quite a few times to try to figure out what points you were trying to make. Reading it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,932
Posted By nannyde
Sounds like a job change is in order for you. We...

Sounds like a job change is in order for you. We have risen far enough in our career to be able to demand paid time off. We choose when that is. Time to step up and get that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 830
Posted By nannyde
I tell the truth and I don't do compliment...

I tell the truth and I don't do compliment sandwiches. I hate that.

It dilutes the message. I don't play when it comes to discussing behavior issues.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,325
Posted By nannyde
Heck no. I don't love ALL KIDS. I do...

Heck no.

I don't love ALL KIDS. I do happen to fall in love with my daycare kids over time. I truly love them.

I have had numerous staff assistants who were fantastic who didn't especially...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By nannyde
Is this a nebulizer treatment?

Is this a nebulizer treatment?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By nannyde
One calendar month and notice only received on...

One calendar month and notice only received on Friday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,187
Posted By nannyde
Michael, black and me are the only ones I know of.

Michael, black and me are the only ones I know of.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,187
Posted By nannyde
I didn't change it.

I didn't change it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By nannyde
Best to put it back onto her. "Oh, it was so...

Best to put it back onto her. "Oh, it was so late in the morning, I thought you had taken him out. If he arrives at eleven he missed out outdoor time. Next time you know. If you are going to come...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,755
Posted By nannyde
Parent's (or Doctor's and social workers for that...

Parent's (or Doctor's and social workers for that matter) can't give you permission to do the wrong thing.

Tell her that you would need a written statement from the Doctor BEFORE he returns...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By nannyde
I hope they test the kids for Benadryl. This is...

I hope they test the kids for Benadryl. This is disgusting but it's a prettyttypical neglect abuse story.

What stood out to me was the camera on the car seat. I have been saying for years the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-15-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By nannyde
This happened a year and a half ago?

This happened a year and a half ago?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By nannyde
roar!!!;)

roar!!!;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By nannyde
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZOeWFBy75A ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZOeWFBy75A

Here kitty kitty. Come snuggle with Mama
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,178
Posted By nannyde
I wouldn't worry about helping the mom with her...

I wouldn't worry about helping the mom with her anxiety. I would just acknowledge it and offer the suggestion that she talk to the director about having a staff member just for her daughter that she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,003
Posted By nannyde
My son grew up in a daycare until he was nearly...

My son grew up in a daycare until he was nearly 14 and I never had him provide direct care to any children. I would NEVER have allowed diaper changes. I tried very hard to keep him out of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,367
Posted By nannyde
severe case of PASS. Parental Attention Seeking...

severe case of PASS. Parental Attention Seeking Syndrome
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,351
Posted By nannyde
I think we could only compare to countries that...

I think we could only compare to countries that had the same car seat laws and weather.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,367
Posted By nannyde
I would copy the infant report daily and give it...

I would copy the infant report daily and give it to the director. When she questions it, refer her to the director. Tell her she has a copy and she can make an appointment to discuss it. If the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By nannyde
She's changed it to drop in care so give her a...

She's changed it to drop in care so give her a drop in rate of 42 dollars a day. Tell her she must have his schedule by Friday at noon to secure care for the next week. It must be paid by the end...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By nannyde
I would just take a blanket with me to the park...

I would just take a blanket with me to the park and have him lie down and rest in his own spot (not super close to you but close enough you can catch him if he decides to bolt) and just ignore him. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2018, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By nannyde
Search tot-a-long Safety first I used those...

Search tot-a-long Safety first

I used those and just attached one side to the kids wrist and one to the stroller for the walkers. Loved them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-25-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,847
Posted By nannyde
I think the best defense is a good offense. ...

I think the best defense is a good offense.

I tried for nearly two decades to only provide services when parents were working. It worked with some parents but I got lied to so much that I finally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By nannyde
I wouldn't say a word. Put them up and do with...

I wouldn't say a word. Put them up and do with them as you wish.

Does your state require you post notification of video surveillance?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-07-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,351
Posted By nannyde
Only one in the Northern half of twenty. The...

Only one in the Northern half of twenty. The Oregon one.

HMMMM

I wonder how that compares to other years.

It's hot in Iowa in the summer and it goes on from May through September.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By nannyde
I have had to end an interview the second I...

I have had to end an interview the second I opened the door. I tell them during the phone call and it's at the TOP of my website that no fragrance allowed.

The ones I've turned away at the door...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By nannyde
What if you do have more interviews or plan to do...

What if you do have more interviews or plan to do more? What is unprofessional about telling that truth?

There are so many life experiences where you have to wait to see if you are chosen. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By nannyde
This is more of a child support deal than child...

This is more of a child support deal than child care deal. I think 1000 to 1500 a month is more reasonable than foster care rates.

If he's loaded he can hire nurses to care for him at home and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By nannyde
I think theoretically honesty is the best policy...

I think theoretically honesty is the best policy but in real life telling the parent your not the best caregiveror or the daycare isn't the best place for the child will get an immediate response of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,361
Posted By nannyde
Once you say she can't pick up and stay past...

Once you say she can't pick up and stay past close she may just start arriving earlier so she can get you all to herself and have a front seat watching you do as you're told by her daughter when she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By nannyde
https://www.daycare.com/nannyde/the-daycare-home-s...

https://www.daycare.com/nannyde/the-daycare-home-staff-assistant-part-4.htm

I have a five part series on daycare staff assistants. Part four has some info on how I handle your concerns. Your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5,331
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 563,773
Posted By nannyde
You just need to charge a fee for it. Tell her...

You just need to charge a fee for it. Tell her the rate she has now is determined with a 2.5 hour nap daily. If she wants the child to be up it is X dollars per day to hire a staff assistant to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By nannyde
Read black cats link first. You need to...

Read black cats link first.

You need to have a time period when it's not a choice for the mom to come in with or pick up the kid inside.I would do a couple of weeks if it's bad. Then gradually...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By nannyde
No worries. She can take Kindergarten...

No worries.

She can take Kindergarten twice if she needs to. If the parents can get free daycare for her first year of Kindergarten and then have her go to Kindergarten a second time both she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,815
Posted By nannyde
I don't ever think about them thanking me. I...

I don't ever think about them thanking me.

I do make it a practice to say "thank you" EVERY ... SINGLE... DAY at departure. I use it instead of "good bye".

They are my customers. I want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By nannyde
I just thank them for the interview and tell them...

I just thank them for the interview and tell them I'm interviewing a number of families and should have a decision in the next month or so. I will let them know if I will offer them a second...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-18-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,424
Posted By nannyde
I'm surprised the Great Value organic soy milk...

I'm surprised the Great Value organic soy milk isn't credible. That's what I drink. Wonder why?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By nannyde
No note for soy under one?

No note for soy under one?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By nannyde
Ouch I transition by adding one ounce of the...

Ouch
I transition by adding one ounce of the milk to seven of the formula every three days. So Monday thru Wednesday is one ounce and then Thursday and Friday would be two ounces soy and six oz...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By nannyde
What formula is he on?

What formula is he on?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By nannyde
It's one of the very few places you can go and be...

It's one of the very few places you can go and be anonymous. So many of the "groups" online now require you to use your real name. This can cause so many problems now. I can't imagine what the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,651
Posted By nannyde
No but you could pick up early for lunch and then...

No but you could pick up early for lunch and then take the rest of the day off to spend with your child. Schedule your lunch trips on days you get off early.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By nannyde
I require a one month notice of changes that...

I require a one month notice of changes that lower my income. I also charge a higher daily rate for part time. I also require a fixed schedule with no make up days for absences.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,651
Posted By nannyde
I was just trying to imagine how it worked. I...

I was just trying to imagine how it worked. I think I have you confused with someone else who just did preschool for a few hours a day and took the summers off.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,651
Posted By nannyde
By full time do you mean that each kid is there...

By full time do you mean that each kid is there all day? You don't have a day group and afternoon group? You don't have some 3 days a week or 2 for example?

How many kids per day?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,651
Posted By nannyde
Iirc you do preschool? Do you have a multi...

Iirc you do preschool? Do you have a multi level aged group care all year around with full time kids?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,651
Posted By nannyde
As I said in a previous post, I believe parents...

As I said in a previous post, I believe parents should be able to count heads at any time. Quick in and out.

seeing the staff in action? No. That would mean hanging out around the other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,651
Posted By nannyde
That's not helpful. I would need to see the...

That's not helpful. I would need to see the actual code.

I had a deal years ago where I had a call from an aunt who just got custody of her sisters daughter who had been removed by the state. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,651
Posted By nannyde
Could you cite your state's code for access? I'm...

Could you cite your state's code for access? I'm in Iowa and we are required to provide unlimited access to the child and the provider caring for the child. This is accomplished by answering the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,651
Posted By nannyde
I wouldn't be comfortable with an in home...

I wouldn't be comfortable with an in home provider who would allow me access to the playroom when the other kids are present. I know I'm safe but I don't know a thing about the other parents. Just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,651
Posted By nannyde
See that's where it becomes muddy. You are one...

See that's where it becomes muddy. You are one parent and you say you wanted to come down at both drop off and pick up and lunch couple of times a month. Another parent may feel it's reasonable to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,651
Posted By nannyde
So you did see the area where the baby slept and...

So you did see the area where the baby slept and played? How would the rooms change during the day? What is the difference between seeing the areas when the business was open or closed?

I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,651
Posted By nannyde
did you see the sleep and playroom before...

did you see the sleep and playroom before enrollment? Did you ask to meet the staff assistants? Were you made aware of the staff before starting? What was the reason you didn't require meeting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,651
Posted By nannyde
It sounds like you feel you were mislead in the...

It sounds like you feel you were mislead in the interview and once you asked for access to the other children she said no but then changed her mind. Most likely she was afraid of what you already...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,516
Posted By nannyde
Vanilla ice cream WITH something like delicious...

Vanilla ice cream WITH something like delicious caramel or chocolate doesn't count but nice try.

Whoops I forgot the black olives as the fourth ick. Bleh

I like the green ones though. They...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,883
Posted By nannyde
What do parents want? A "YES". Yes...

What do parents want?

A "YES".

Yes to whatever they want.

Your contract and policies are a bunch of "NO's".

Therein the problem lies.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By nannyde
What should she be doing during the nap times? ...

What should she be doing during the nap times? Do you have her doing cleaning or during morning nap work with/supervise the non nappers?

Many times a staff assistant wants to be able to sit and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By nannyde
Are they making the video feed available to other...

Are they making the video feed available to other parents? If not, then I don't see why they would need to inform you or get consent. Cameras are a good thing. They can be very helpful in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,516
Posted By nannyde
I always trusted Cathearder but now I simply...

I always trusted Cathearder but now I simply can't. She probably likes black Licorice, Dr Pepper, and Vanilla ice cream.

My trust of a person is based upon their liking of one or more of these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,516
Posted By nannyde
Onions and green peppers. Bleck

Onions and green peppers. Bleck
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,516
Posted By nannyde
What is wrong with you? You don't like pickled...

What is wrong with you? You don't like pickled beets?

That's just wrong.

i could eat them by the industrial size can!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By nannyde
I would just put baby in a paper diaper I...

I would just put baby in a paper diaper I supplied at afternoon nap.
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