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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2020, 02:15 PM
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Posted By Ariana
Do you guys have a fraudster tipline you can...

Do you guys have a fraudster tipline you can call? We just had one instated here in Ontario Canada. Ridiculous people gouging others.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,428
Posted By Ariana
Our government just announced funding for small...

Our government just announced funding for small businesses up to $2000 a month for 4 months. It’s taxed income so more like $1800 a month. We are also getting an increase in our child tax benefit. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Ariana
I am not going to put myself in the position of...

I am not going to put myself in the position of playing “guess that illness” at the door. I closed! If you do remain open, exclude for absolutely everything. If I decide to open back up this will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By Ariana
Even written contracts can be thrown out by a...

Even written contracts can be thrown out by a judge so the absolute best thing to do is get paid upfront either by a deposit or pay before the week of care as others have suggested. This way there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Exactly! We are doing this right now. I have a...

Exactly! We are doing this right now. I have a cold so my asthmatic husband is having to do the grocery shopping. We figure the town 30 min away is a safer bet for exposure AND product in stock. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,428
Posted By Ariana
That is exactly what I told my friends “shoot me”...

That is exactly what I told my friends “shoot me” :lol:

Leave the introverts alone :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By Ariana
The main difference is expensive Montessori...

The main difference is expensive Montessori training.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 330
Posted By Ariana
Can he fit in the corner of your bedroom? Just a...

Can he fit in the corner of your bedroom? Just a thought!

I bought my bulbs at Lowes and not this brand but this is the idea:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 654
Posted By Ariana
She wants childcare AND a tutor. Tutoring rates...

She wants childcare AND a tutor. Tutoring rates here are $20 an hour so I would be quoting her your price.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 167
Posted By Ariana
I am not getting paid so NOTHING happyface

I am not getting paid so NOTHING happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Ariana
There ARE people infected around you, you just...

There ARE people infected around you, you just don’t know it yet because they have not been tested or have not gone to emergency. Close before it is too late. HBP and advanced age are risk factors.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Good luck finding flour if you want to bake it. ...

Good luck finding flour if you want to bake it. Everyone is having to bake bread now and we were lucky that we had a big bag from Christmas break. We can make about 6-8 loaves with what we have. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 330
Posted By Ariana
We have a den so it makes it pretty easy. Can...

We have a den so it makes it pretty easy. Can you set up a desk or space for him in an upstairs bedroom away from everyone? We are pretty loud too especially when we are getting ready to go outside...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,428
Posted By Ariana
My extroverted neighbour formed a street facebook...

My extroverted neighbour formed a street facebook page for everyone. She posts every day asking how everyone is doing and do we need help etc. It is a nice gesture but she is driving me nuts. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Ariana
I have a dry cough. Have had it since last...

I have a dry cough. Have had it since last Saturday. No other symptoms, no fever, nothing. Daycare kid brought in a cold her last week here. I am soooooo over it. I keep going back and forth...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Now it seems they are limiting groceries and...

Now it seems they are limiting groceries and people with big families are not allowed to do their typical grocery runs. A mom who is a vegetarian with 4 kids said she couldn’t buy more than one head...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
I think any kind of food intolerance can lower...

I think any kind of food intolerance can lower our ability to fight off virus so you definitely are on to something there. If the Ph of your gut is too low, it will not kill a virus. When the body is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Ariana
I definitely see it all the time too! My sister...

I definitely see it all the time too! My sister in law leaves for work a full hour before she needs to for no good reason and comes home an hour later just because her kids had care. Now suddenly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Ariana
Do not expect anyone to get any of it! I...

Do not expect anyone to get any of it! I wouldn’t waste my time personally. I know you mean well but in the grand scheme of things they are not going to suddenly start wanting to be parents because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 728
Posted By Ariana
I am not charging but I can afford it. ...

I am not charging but I can afford it. Government is also stepping in with a relief fund for self employed people who have had to close. I am Canadian. Hopefully Trump follows suit.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Ariana
As long as you have a 14 day quarantine from...

As long as you have a 14 day quarantine from daycare upon arrival from travel it really doesn’t matter what they are doing. If you don’t have this, implement it now!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By Ariana
I really hope they have not ghosted you. Not...

I really hope they have not ghosted you. Not holding my breath as it has happened to me but hoping for the best!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Ariana
It appears that we can apply for emergency...

It appears that we can apply for emergency funding. The wording says “we had to leave our jobs to take care of our kids who were out of school” so it doesn’t particularly apply to us but I can’t see...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Ariana
I would tell her not to come back and refund her...

I would tell her not to come back and refund her deposit. If you don’t want to or can’t refund the deposit pretend like nothing happened. She is THE most awesomest parent in the world. Pretend you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 728
Posted By Ariana
Dear daycare families, I know that the topic of...

Dear daycare families,
I know that the topic of payment has come up for some of you and in this confusing time I wanted to clear up any misinformation. Tuition for your space is due at the usual...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Ariana
If they have care at home I would exclude, if...

If they have care at home I would exclude, if not I would keep providing care or would find someone else able to do it for them. Healthcare workers would be the only profession I would be going out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Ariana
The same confusion exists here. My suggestion is...

The same confusion exists here. My suggestion is to write your representatives and tell them to count you in the financial aid. We just got the announcement today for financial aid and it looks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Ariana
They need you now more than ever! Don’t stay...

They need you now more than ever! Don’t stay away because you are not sure what to do or say. Keep communicating with them lovethis

Such a tragic situation :(

:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By Ariana
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By Ariana
I have thought the same thing Michael for my...

I have thought the same thing Michael for my husband who has asthma. The ones you posted are currently unavailable.

Tenderhearts I would consider isolating either your husband or your daycare. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,449
Posted By Ariana
It is such a stressful situation for both...

It is such a stressful situation for both parties! Some are getting laid off and can’t afford to pay but providers can’t afford to not charge. Everyone who is employed however can get government...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Social distancing, closing restaurants, daycares,...

Social distancing, closing restaurants, daycares, schools and any large gatherings is imperative right now. In Canada we are doing as much as we possibly can. In one week Italy went from 300 cases...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
The requirement here as well.

The requirement here as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By Ariana
Do not listen to parents. Exclude based on...

Do not listen to parents. Exclude based on symptoms. Why does it matter if he is coughing due to RSV, the flu or Covid19, he is sick and needs to stay home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 660
Posted By Ariana
We have a local community page and my city...

We have a local community page and my city counsellor set up a volunteer and needs page to pair volunteers with vulnerable people in need. I also made an announcement that I can deliver food to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Michael that is crazy :eek::eek: Costco has...

Michael that is crazy :eek::eek:

Costco has run out of chicken two days in a row now. If you know Costco chicken we are talking about 100 packs, maybe more leaving the store every day. Insane!
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
They really need to start doing this more! No...

They really need to start doing this more! No one can find bread, eggs, toilet paper. It is getting out of hand. I usually buy those big packs of kleenex for the daycare and my fall supply is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,041
Posted By Ariana
I wrote this to my families right before the...

I wrote this to my families right before the schools shut down here and I decided to close. Zero tolerance for illness.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Yep! So now we are underpaid under appreciated...

Yep! So now we are underpaid under appreciated DRs who can diagnose kids symptoms :rolleyes:

You can really see how when the poop hits the fan the essential services have to continue:
Medical...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By Ariana
Weird! Everywhere else including the CDC there is...

Weird! Everywhere else including the CDC there is only fever, cough, shortness of breath.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/symptoms.html
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
I am not requiring payment while closed. I never...

I am not requiring payment while closed. I never charge for closures. Luckily we are financially dependent only on DHs paycheck. My paycheck is gravy otherwise I would likely stay open and charge....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By Ariana
I am in Canada so I don’t know. I would assume...

I am in Canada so I don’t know. I would assume if you are licensed you would have to wait for an authority to tell you to close? Government run daycares here are closed but for profit daycares are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By Ariana
Are you in Canada? Our government is going to be...

Are you in Canada? Our government is going to be announcing economic help for this type of situation. Not sure when but soon.

If you are in the USA I am sure something will be done.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By Ariana
We got a vaccine within a few months and no one...

We got a vaccine within a few months and no one was prepared for the pandemic. This time we are acting faster (maybe not even fast enough).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By Ariana
Medical experts say 14 days is long enough for...

Medical experts say 14 days is long enough for this to not likely be the virus. Runny nose is also NOT part of coronavirus. I would get them to see their primary care DR though if you are worried.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By Ariana
I was going to enhance and take a “wait and see”...

I was going to enhance and take a “wait and see” approach but my City is getting really proactive and things are starting to shut down. Businesses, the NHL, concerts, schools etc. So I have decided...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By Ariana
When we took my anxious child to get a CT scan...

When we took my anxious child to get a CT scan and then a subsequent surgery there was NOTHING I could say or do to make her cooperate with any of it. When we go to birthday parties there is nothing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By Ariana
I have decided to close since schools here are...

I have decided to close since schools here are all closed for 3 weeks. If my husband didn’t have asthma I would probably stay open but don’t want to take any chances.

Only one of my families will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
All schools closed in my province until April 6th...

All schools closed in my province until April 6th :eek: I am shutting down for 3 weeks too. Already cleared it with the families. Things are getting real and I don’t want to chance it.

Husbands...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Oh no! What are you going to do? We just had a...

Oh no! What are you going to do? We just had a case here, the guy worked 2 minutes from my house. Who knows if he was at the grocery store or drugstore at the same time as me or anyone else.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
My brother lives in Calgary :(. Luckily his kids...

My brother lives in Calgary :(. Luckily his kids don’t go to that centre but still. I feel for the other kids and families.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 995
Posted By Ariana
I sent out a little blurb to parents yesterday on...

I sent out a little blurb to parents yesterday on my daycare’s FB page. I said I would be much more strict with my illness policy, meaning ANY flu like symptoms are going to be excluded for..not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
I hear ya but a vacation at home can be just as...

I hear ya but a vacation at home can be just as relaxing! Even more so :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Absolutely! I don’t think people are doing...

Absolutely! I don’t think people are doing enough or acting fast enough. People shut down after it gets out of control.

Why people are still travelling I have no idea!!! It’s a Pandemic!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Ariana
If the dad is home not working then yes I would.

If the dad is home not working then yes I would.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Ariana
I did tell parents that their child was suffering...

I did tell parents that their child was suffering from lack of normal routine and face time with them when they had their new baby. Poor child started hitting and stuttering, sleep deprived...it was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Ariana
Talking at this age won’t do too much. She needs...

Talking at this age won’t do too much. She needs to be shadowed and you need to intervene with lots of modeling behaviour like she is a toddler. Give her the right words to use “can I have that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Ariana
It really depends on how things look in your...

It really depends on how things look in your area. Right now in my area not many parents need it because they either stagger their hours or they use the schools B&A programs. It is mandated now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By Ariana
Maybe see what others in your area are charging...

Maybe see what others in your area are charging and go from there based on your qualifications and quality of programming.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
So glad you got your sons medications!! I...

So glad you got your sons medications!!

I guess it must be happening in some places but not in my City! The stocks get low during the day but are replenished at night when the “stock boys” work. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Ariana
There isn’t much that can be done if you reported...

There isn’t much that can be done if you reported and the investigator found nothing to substantiate your claims. You cannot control other people and what they will do in this situation. Maybe next...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,749
Posted By Ariana
I agree with CH that this relationship has...

I agree with CH that this relationship has probably already gone South for this to happen. Like most parents with this kind of attitude, the daycare can only take so much before they stop doing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By Ariana
I am similar! I really need to start saying “let...

I am similar! I really need to start saying “let me think about that and get back to you” every time they spring something on me at the door.

I would text or email them and say you had forgotten...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Ariana
Two weeks notice is plenty! Give them an email...

Two weeks notice is plenty! Give them an email that you will be changing your times effective X date for personal reasons.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
:lol: Same here with the pictures of empty...

:lol:

Same here with the pictures of empty toilet paper racks! Meanwhile I have yet to see it :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 419
Posted By Ariana
My policy is to call 911 first then the parents. ...

My policy is to call 911 first then the parents. It is the parents responsibility to meet the ambulance at the hospital or come to my home to meet the ambulance. I do not go with the kid in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Totally agree and chemical free would be so nice!...

Totally agree and chemical free would be so nice! Right now I disinfect my change table with Lysol wipes which are sold out everywhere now. I can make them myself with baby wipes and cleaner but it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By Ariana
Or another nanny that can stick to her word and...

Or another nanny that can stick to her word and come when she said she would ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Everyone should be using UV light absolutely! ...

Everyone should be using UV light absolutely!

Has it been proven to kill Covid19?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Same here! A security guard got it near Toronto...

Same here! A security guard got it near Toronto and worked for two weeks with it. No one screened him eventhough he came back from an overseas trip.

I have also been reading that there aren’t...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,428
Posted By Ariana
Daycare family just had a newborn. So far they...

Daycare family just had a newborn. So far they have been to the hospital a few times for this that and the other thing. Always a crisis. Now it is something else. Dad tells me he will keep me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,428
Posted By Ariana
YES!! It is the most stressful part of my job...

YES!! It is the most stressful part of my job for sure. I am also extra sensitive to kids, which makes me really great at my job but also makes me see things others might not. I can tell when a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,428
Posted By Ariana
Absolutely! They have no clue what is normal or...

Absolutely! They have no clue what is normal or not and don’t defer to someone who does. I mean why do they assume they know if this is their first kid. Mom has a niece who is a chatter box and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,428
Posted By Ariana
So frustrating but glad I am not alone! Same...

So frustrating but glad I am not alone! Same situation here, kid is well dressed, parents are GREAT and never give me grief but dayum I am tired!!

I wasn’t going to bring it up. I literally had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By Ariana
I do allow running but there is a time and a...

I do allow running but there is a time and a place for it. Furniture is pushed back and giant bean bag landing pads are put out. The kids run back and forth to their hearts content. When the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By Ariana
I am not saying the DR is wrong by any means but...

I am not saying the DR is wrong by any means but my daughter had an allergic reaction to amoxicillin and it was a red rash on her arms. The pharmacist told us to watch for it and to come back if it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,428
Posted By Ariana
You guys I am so so so frustrated. My daycare...

You guys I am so so so frustrated. My daycare kid turns 2 in a few days and eventhough an SLP told the parents that her speech was at a 10-12 month level I am STILL having to convince then to go to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,428
Posted By Ariana
But they are so cuuuuuute :lol::lol:

But they are so cuuuuuute :lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Oh my goodness BC!! That book totally predicted...

Oh my goodness BC!! That book totally predicted this.

I also looked at Snopes and yes there are some inconsistencies but this is way too coincidental and I totally agree, we are not told...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By Ariana
It is the same here. The provincially funded...

It is the same here. The provincially funded autism programs have HUGE waitlists but it is free so parents either have no choice or they don’t want to pay for the service. Healthcare is “free” here...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By Ariana
Meanwhile everything you read about autism and...

Meanwhile everything you read about autism and research around it says the earlier it is detected, diagnosed and treated the better the outcome for children.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By Ariana
The child I had, had it on her wrists, face and...

The child I had, had it on her wrists, face and lips. I got an official diagnosis and I excluded until the sores had crusted over and could be covered with bandages.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Ariana
I also require a notice and they can only drop to...

I also require a notice and they can only drop to a minimum of 3 days a week. Otherwise it is not worth it for me.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Yes!! She basically told me that the average Joe...

Yes!! She basically told me that the average Joe wearing a mask is not being protected or protecting others from anything really. Her work is very strict about cross contamination for obvious...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By Ariana
6 week trial period to end care if baby is not...

6 week trial period to end care if baby is not properly prepared for daycare as well. Must be able to take bottle and sleep on their own.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Ariana
Let mom know that due to the pee incident she...

Let mom know that due to the pee incident she will need to bring pullups for kid. She won’t find that funny!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
WOW!! This is scary! What is fact, what is...

WOW!! This is scary! What is fact, what is fiction? I know here in Canada they are saying that border agents are asking people travelling from certain countries to self identify and quarantine but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
According to one of my scientist parents who...

According to one of my scientist parents who works in forensics the N95 has to be specially fitted for it to work. Health care workers have individually fitted masks so they actually work for them. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Ariana
I also did not close but I did get rid of one...

I also did not close but I did get rid of one very difficult kid which helped a lot. Use stools and chairs to sit on while helping kids, change pee diapers while kids are standing up as well. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By Ariana
I use a diaper genie as well. I do use plastic...

I use a diaper genie as well. I do use plastic bags to send home dirty clothes however so I am not sure what i will do when the bags run out as each grocery store phases them out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By Ariana
So the parents were lying about her formula...

So the parents were lying about her formula intake?!

I start infants at 12 months and not one has ever taken milk at my house and in every case they are getting more than enough milk at home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Ariana
Yes of course but it is simply a matter of supply...

Yes of course but it is simply a matter of supply and demand. As demand goes up our prices will also go up. In an economic downturn we may not be in as much of a demand if people are not working. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,818
Posted By Ariana
If this were my child and I felt they were fully...

If this were my child and I felt they were fully potty trained but were urinating in their clothes because they were too scared to tell their provider they would not be going back ever again.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By Ariana
Whenever there is a “shut down” either because of...

Whenever there is a “shut down” either because of a family emergency or weather I do not charge. If my City declares a state of emergency and I have to close for two weeks I will gladly do it. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Ariana
7 was the earliest my kids went to bed when they...

7 was the earliest my kids went to bed when they napped. I think my youngest would ask to go to bed at 6 when she started skipping her nap occasionally at 4 yrs old.

I would suggest a 7:30pm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
I agree but also don’t want to be left...

I agree but also don’t want to be left unprepared! Two of my daycare parents are scientists and one used to work in the medical emergency preparedness field and they were telling me they were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
Any ideas on what to stock up on in case it all...

Any ideas on what to stock up on in case it all goes to heck??

I am assuming we will still have running water and electricity?

I went to Costco last night and bought some pasta, sauces,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Ariana
Stop engaging in conversation! At that time of...

Stop engaging in conversation! At that time of day I just smile and nod and never really reply or add anything. Sometimes I will simply say “ok guys see you tomorrow” and walk into my kitchen.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 16,903
Posted By Ariana
YES!! Every year we have a “flu pandemic” but the...

YES!! Every year we have a “flu pandemic” but the flu is not new so they don’t call it that!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By Ariana
It is mostly lack of supervision if this is only...

It is mostly lack of supervision if this is only happening at home. Shadowing and reminding is the only thing that works.
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