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Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 12-07-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Josiegirl
'Nuther great book

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-alice-network-kate-quinn/1124588993?st=SEM&sid=BNB_%5BADL%5D%20%5BDSA%5D%20Dynamic%20Search%20Ads&sourceId=SEMBiNBR&dpid=tdtve346c&2sid=Bing_c&msclkid=85c61451480f...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By Josiegirl
How did it go Ariana?

How did it go Ariana?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By Josiegirl
Now *there's* a question I wish some parents...

Now *there's* a question I wish some parents could answer honestly. :rolleyes:
I truly think a lot of parents don't realize what a commitment parenting is. :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 313,371
Posted By Josiegirl
Very nice BC very nice!!!

Very nice BC very nice!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 313,371
Posted By Josiegirl
Deer hunting season ended this past...

Deer hunting season ended this past week.happyface First thing I did getting out of bed this a.m. was peek out my living room windows and there were 4 deer at my bird feeders. :) I LOVE watching the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Josiegirl
She out and out lied to you!!!! She'd be gone. :(...

She out and out lied to you!!!! She'd be gone. :( Not playing by the rules, creating health issues for everyone else, who needs that @rap?? It's not worth the money. And yes, I'd definitely confront...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-27-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Josiegirl
IMO, I always charged FT rates 52 weeks a year...

IMO, I always charged FT rates 52 weeks a year anyways so things like that were not an issue. People need to be realistic and know life happens. I did make exceptions at my discretion.
Main thing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5,505
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 585,847
Posted By Josiegirl
Oh my. I know you're new at this but that needs...

Oh my. I know you're new at this but that needs to stop. Yikes. Dcm is only making it worse by playing into it all and not giving you a chance to bond with dcg.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By Josiegirl
I'm glad that you were able to make that decision...

I'm glad that you were able to make that decision for you and your dh. I'll keep you in my thoughts and prayers, hoping for the very best outcome. Having you by his side, I'm sure, has been a...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-19-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Josiegirl
Exactly what Jo123ABC said! It takes some...

Exactly what Jo123ABC said! It takes some children a bit longer to adjust than others. Trust me, it's harder on the parents. :( Don't show any distress any time you mention dc, always talk about it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Josiegirl
I would terminate their contract. It all sounds...

I would terminate their contract. It all sounds much too iffy and doesn't sound like they're coming back anyways???
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 226,152
Posted By Josiegirl
I just did an oops. :o Not dc related but my dh...

I just did an oops. :o Not dc related but my dh is always up for work at 5 so I go about my business, it's 5:15 and I'm getting a little worried. I wake him up and ask if he's going to work. He asks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By Josiegirl
Yes shame on the parents if they did know!!...

Yes shame on the parents if they did know!! Sounds like these people had gotten away with it before or just kept opening new illegal dcs but how in heaven's name do they sneak past all the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By Josiegirl
The way it sounds, the children were hidden...

The way it sounds, the children were hidden behind a wall and the parents didn't know? I could be wrong.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By Josiegirl
I'm glad they were reported but yes, you have to...

I'm glad they were reported but yes, you have to wonder how it went un-noticed! That is a LOT of kiddos!
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-13-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Josiegirl
There IS a difference between home and dc; the...

There IS a difference between home and dc; the stressors are different. It sounds like a lot more people are around as opposed to home; different adults caring for your child can cause more stress....
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-12-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Josiegirl
Do you qualify for state childcare assistance? A...

Do you qualify for state childcare assistance? A lot of times your local childcare resources will have a list of other dcs or centers so if you're really unhappy with this place, then maybe it's time...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-11-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Josiegirl
I have to ask the same questions RosieTeddy...

I have to ask the same questions RosieTeddy already has. Have you taken the paci away completely at home? Many parents expect the provider to take care of the 'dirty work' first. I'm not saying...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-09-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 164,754
Posted By Josiegirl
How far ahead do they give you notice for...

How far ahead do they give you notice for unexpected days off? Is it a family in home dc? I can see how it'd be an inconvenience in many ways. My policies always stated the usual holidays(which did...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Josiegirl
I understand the need for $$$ but I think it...

I understand the need for $$$ but I think it would've felt better for me(Just my take on it) to be able to say 'no can do, you already blew it'.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Josiegirl
After all I've read and witnessed about people,...

After all I've read and witnessed about people, stuff like this should come as no surprise. But I still find myself thinking WTH? Entitled much???
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-05-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By Josiegirl
I swear, Ariana, I'm not stalking you this...

I swear, Ariana, I'm not stalking you this morning but I have to reply when something makes total sense. :)
Whether the OP suffers from his own feelings of pride or control issues or whatever, his...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-05-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Josiegirl
Agree with this. That's a lot of change for...

Agree with this. That's a lot of change for anyone in 2 short months, let alone a child having to adapt to it all. Yes, I think being with you for 2 straight weeks had a lot to do with it.
It's been...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-01-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By Josiegirl
I love the tags to this post. :ouch:

I love the tags to this post. :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By Josiegirl
If people leave work early for an appointment,...

If people leave work early for an appointment, most don't go in that much earlier. No, don't want to start something like that. Make sure you allow yourself enough time to get to your appointment,...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 11-01-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By Josiegirl
Well said BC, well said!

Well said BC, well said!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 779
Posted By Josiegirl
Same feelings here. Eight miles really isn't that...

Same feelings here. Eight miles really isn't that big of a deal, especially for good infant care.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Josiegirl
Happy Birthday Blackcat!!! Enjoy your extra long...

Happy Birthday Blackcat!!! Enjoy your extra long weekend!! Smart of you to close the day after the Annual Candy Feast Night!:)

Doing all those parties/decorations/crafts/treats became a drag for...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-30-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By Josiegirl
Yep. If you signed it, there's your answer. If...

Yep. If you signed it, there's your answer.
If it were me, I'm with your wife on this one.
I'm just surprised this issue wasn't looked at earlier than the day before Halloween?
I'm not sure...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-30-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 28,207
Posted By Josiegirl
Sounds like maybe they were guilty of some...

Sounds like maybe they were guilty of some themselves and saw nothing wrong with treating their child's provider like @rap. :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5,505
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 585,847
Posted By Josiegirl
OMG Unbelievable!! I'd be ranting and raving like...

OMG Unbelievable!! I'd be ranting and raving like a lunatic after hearing that!! :mad:
I hope you feel better soon. :(
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-30-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By Josiegirl
I'm so sorry this happened to you and your...

I'm so sorry this happened to you and your family! If I were you, I'd expect full reimbursement or would threaten legal action.
Poor little guy :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By Josiegirl
I bet we've all been there so don't beat yourself...

I bet we've all been there so don't beat yourself up. To me, it's always a hard call to make, especially with throwing up. I've sent kids home because they covered my home in vomit and they've been...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 554
Posted By Josiegirl
I found the same thing to be true but then I...

I found the same thing to be true but then I chose cheaper ones. :o The ones I had just never seemed as safe and secure as they should've been. BlackCat pointed me in the direction of mini cribs and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 226,152
Posted By Josiegirl
Haha, I bet that's an incentive many never...

Haha, I bet that's an incentive many never thought of to toilet train!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5,505
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 585,847
Posted By Josiegirl
I wish there was a way for admin to make people...

I wish there was a way for admin to make people actually show up when they say they want stuff. :rolleyes: I gave so much away, always advertising on CL or Freecycle, and had them confirm the day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,669
Posted By Josiegirl
Potty training is such a dilemma. First of all,...

Potty training is such a dilemma. First of all, who has the ultimate control? The kid, of course. If you push too hard they push back. If you don't push enough they usually do nothing. And every...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5,505
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 585,847
Posted By Josiegirl
I think some people just like to control the...

I think some people just like to control the situation, KWIM? Then they realize they might've goofed up and back pedal. I don't know if that's why these people did what they did but I've seen it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Josiegirl
Not a good fit. Just the fact she hasn't bothered...

Not a good fit. Just the fact she hasn't bothered to turn in her part of the paperwork yet, would be enough for me. It'd be hard enough dealing with all that crap if you're getting paid. :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By Josiegirl
This has got to be 1 of the top 5 best business...

This has got to be 1 of the top 5 best business ideas of dc.likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Josiegirl
I agree 100% but many(most??) parents don't...

I agree 100% but many(most??) parents don't understand that concept.
Infant care has to be planned as soon as parents know they're expecting, at least in my area. And they consider themselves very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Josiegirl
I feel paying to hold the spot when it becomes...

I feel paying to hold the spot when it becomes available is becoming standard procedure these days. CC is difficult to find and unfortunately, if parents need that spot, they need to pay for it. It's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Josiegirl
One of my former dcms opened her dc before I...

One of my former dcms opened her dc before I closed. Every time she thought she was done, she found out she had more to do. :rolleyes: Plus lots of trainings before she could open. Add to that all...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 10-16-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Josiegirl
Oops it's "Educated"

Oops it's "Educated"
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 10-16-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Josiegirl
Education

Has anyone read Education by Tara Westover?
It's been on the NYT Best seller list. I'm 1/2 done with it and recommend it. So far it's been really good and truly enlightening in many ways.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 5,505
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 585,847
Posted By Josiegirl
I would've said uhuh. Way to dash a little girl's...

I would've said uhuh. Way to dash a little girl's hopeful plans of a mommy/daughter special day. :mad: THIS type of thing shows you just how selfish some parents can be. :confused::(
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 10-15-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Josiegirl
The poor little thing is only 3 mo! My reaction...

The poor little thing is only 3 mo! My reaction would be to hold and cuddle all day long. :o But knowing it's not possible, maybe you could supply a sleepsack for them to try? Some babies do really...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Josiegirl
I second Care Course! Warning: they aren't cheap...

I second Care Course! Warning: they aren't cheap or free but you can get a lot of hours through 1 course online and complete at your leisure or as quickly as you want. IIRC, I used to order a course...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Josiegirl
Yes, unfortunately it does happen. And parents...

Yes, unfortunately it does happen. And parents know that. But when it comes to their child, they tend to react a bit more dramatically than simply a tongue-clucking when it's other kids.
My brother...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Josiegirl
As much as we'd like the parent to step in and...

As much as we'd like the parent to step in and teach/change their child's behavior, I feel it's completely our responsibility to deal with it while in our care. Parents aren't always on the same page...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Josiegirl
People Still Haven't Learned??

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/health-news/dad-warns-of-infants-sleeping-in-car-seats-after-son-dies-at-day-care/ar-AAIAFqk?li=BBnba9O&ocid=SK2ADHP

So sad :( :( AND preventable!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5,505
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 585,847
Posted By Josiegirl
BTW, blueberry pancakes??? I'm there. :) ...

BTW, blueberry pancakes??? I'm there. :)

Parents just don't get it. :rolleyes:
While I can empathize with a parent not wanting to leave their child during a screamfest, if they could only realize...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 313,371
Posted By Josiegirl
Giving your environment(as well as YOU) a little...

Giving your environment(as well as YOU) a little shake up is always good for renewing your enthusiasm!! It's so easy to get into a rut, in any job really, but with dc being so draining, thankless and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Josiegirl
I was just wondering if you've made a call and if...

I was just wondering if you've made a call and if anything has happened?

Good luck with it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By Josiegirl
Ugh, fleas love to come in uninvited, especially...

Ugh, fleas love to come in uninvited, especially this time of year.:( I think, if you feel comfortable enough asking dcm about it, then I definitely would. I remember I had a family with 3 kids and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Josiegirl
I love babies! Especially if they don't scream,...

I love babies! Especially if they don't scream, and do sleep well. :ouch:

Good luck to all of you in hopes your babies turn around soon and fit smoothly in your environment!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-05-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By Josiegirl
I, too, believe you're at fault but the school...

I, too, believe you're at fault but the school definitely needs a different system in place to avoid those specific things from happening. Maybe have a talk with the director and ask for support in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Josiegirl
I'd definitely report it and leave it in CPS...

I'd definitely report it and leave it in CPS hands. It seems like a very detailed replayed scenario to me, bordering dangerously on a suspicious situation. Is she still being diapered; do you observe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-20-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By Josiegirl
My pet peeve used to be when kids would interrupt...

My pet peeve used to be when kids would interrupt when someone was already talking. I'd remind them to wait their turn but many times parents would stop our conversation to listen to them.:rolleyes:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By Josiegirl
I used to feel terribly guilty.:( I always gave...

I used to feel terribly guilty.:( I always gave them a lot of notice and tried to group appointments all on one day or make the appt. for the end of the day so I only needed to close an hour early....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 313,371
Posted By Josiegirl
[QUOTE=Cat Herder;708620]: "BS.......if you...

[QUOTE=Cat Herder;708620]:

"BS.......if you decide to have to kids, take care of them...society is not obligated to redistribute their income to you for your choices..who taught you to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-17-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By Josiegirl
I actually like them all but chose Gingerbread...

I actually like them all but chose Gingerbread because it conjures up images of warmth, childhood, family, good times. And there are so many ways to go with the name, as far as using a theme for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Josiegirl
I agree rates will vary depending on your area....

I agree rates will vary depending on your area. When I closed I was charging 135 a week, open from 7-5. I charged based upon enrollment not attendance and did not accept PT. My insurance company...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By Josiegirl
German Shepherds were one of those dogs that went...

German Shepherds were one of those dogs that went through a 'very scary dog' phase like dobermans, rotties, and pits. :rolleyes: Sad because I've seen so many sweet and wonderful German Shepherds,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By Josiegirl
I think if you hadn't let her meet the family,...

I think if you hadn't let her meet the family, they would've thought of that as a red flag. If they know dogs at all, they wouldn't have been surprised about the excitable peeing greeting. Lol Brings...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Josiegirl
I never adjusted the rates for preschool, or...

I never adjusted the rates for preschool, or school at all. As others have mentioned, I had 6 slots; they either paid for them or didn't. There was 1 dcm who had 2 dds here, she gladly paid 2 FT...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 09-10-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Josiegirl
That is a hard one. :( I agree to go with your...

That is a hard one. :( I agree to go with your gut instincts. Parents have a way of knowing. I'd also suggest arriving at unexpected times to pick up your ds to see how his day is going. Can you have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Josiegirl
Both great ideas! Thanks! My creativity seems...

Both great ideas! Thanks!
My creativity seems to have left me. :o
We'll definitely be taking a nature walk, she loves that! And I've got some smaller boxes saved downstairs so we can decorate those...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Josiegirl
I Should Know This

After years of being a mom and dcprovider, I'm going to ask...what do you do with a 3 yo? Lol My problem is I have very few toys left in my house, and I'm no longer geared(mentally or physically)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,677
Posted By Josiegirl
For now, there seems to be enough need on all...

For now, there seems to be enough need on all sides here to go around. Home daycares are full, centers are full. If anything it's the preschool classes within the school systems that have taken the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-04-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By Josiegirl
Yes, you were smart to go!! My BIL had a ruptured...

Yes, you were smart to go!! My BIL had a ruptured appendix a million years ago and became so sick he was in the hospital for a week.

Recover quickly and try to make the most of your down time!!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-02-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5,505
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 585,847
Posted By Josiegirl
OT but not sure where else to say it. :( My...

OT but not sure where else to say it. :(
My sister showed up at our door today, demanded to pay for a cord of wood we'd bought and had delivered for her(thought we were being nice and giving her a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By Josiegirl
Welcome back! Of course you have things to...

Welcome back!
Of course you have things to contribute!!! So stick around :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,826
Posted By Josiegirl
So say you charged a 'skip the line fee' to...

So say you charged a 'skip the line fee' to prospective clients you've interviewed that you feel may possibly be a good fit, they agree to pay the fee but then after the 2 week trial period you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,826
Posted By Josiegirl
I don't see the answer to the Seattle kind of...

I don't see the answer to the Seattle kind of dilemma as pricing the normal income family out of the dc possibility completely or leaving them with the lowest possible standard dc that can be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,999
Posted By Josiegirl
That's a start, a teeny tiny start. Maybe it...

That's a start, a teeny tiny start. Maybe it should be mandatory for every single person with a child younger than 10 yo, to have a sensor installed. Usually when car manufacturers make changes, it's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By Josiegirl
I know you miss your kiddos and feel guilty about...

I know you miss your kiddos and feel guilty about quitting but please try to look ahead, find someplace else that treats their children better and know you were the catalyst for change at that place....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By Josiegirl
Completely agree! They're counting on you a.k.a....

Completely agree! They're counting on you a.k.a. taking advantage of your kindness and generosity and should NOT be expecting you to fulfill the needs of an employee. A volunteer is someone extra who...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,826
Posted By Josiegirl
Just my comments: 1) While it's not at the top...

Just my comments:
1) While it's not at the top of my list of concerns for parents, I still worried about whether I was affordable.
2) I honestly wouldn't have wanted to be filled with dcfs that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,826
Posted By Josiegirl
Does this sound derogatory to anyone else?...

Does this sound derogatory to anyone else? :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 917
Posted By Josiegirl
OMG I never realized just how much dog hair falls...

OMG I never realized just how much dog hair falls on our floors until we ripped out the carpeting and now with nothing to catch it, there are clumps drifting around everywhere. Maybe someday I'll...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Josiegirl
And THOSE are the dcfs we all feel like giving a...

And THOSE are the dcfs we all feel like giving a little more for. lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By Josiegirl
I think there's a lot more striving for attention...

I think there's a lot more striving for attention by children these days. They seem to be pulling more strings than I ever remember from my earlier years in child care. Whatever it takes to get all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Josiegirl
You did what you should've done; what needed to...

You did what you should've done; what needed to be done. If anything, you should be holding your head high knowing you did something positive to help those kids! And the woman flicking and cursing at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Josiegirl
I'll keep sending positive thoughts your way and...

I'll keep sending positive thoughts your way and hope your dh recovers from all of this as quick as possible. Try to take care of yourself through everything too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By Josiegirl
Can you see yourself getting out of dc entirely?...

Can you see yourself getting out of dc entirely? Get into a different field? Would you be able to take a month or two off, regroup and start out with a whole different crew, different policies, etc.?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By Josiegirl
Even if they hold the check back, you're still...

Even if they hold the check back, you're still entitled to what you've earned. If you're working today, I'd let them know why you won't be back Monday and they can send your check to your home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Josiegirl
I wonder how much of that 'I don't want to really...

I wonder how much of that 'I don't want to really be here right now' spills out of the parents' time spent with their child? Even a toddler can sense when someone really doesn't want to spend time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,999
Posted By Josiegirl
I just still do NOT get it. :( It's become an...

I just still do NOT get it. :( It's become an epidemic. What is the answer to stop it from happening?

I brought my 2 dogs to run errands with me Saturday, the day started off nice and cool, high...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By Josiegirl
Is it possible for you and the other 2 witnesses...

Is it possible for you and the other 2 witnesses to meet with the director together? I assume this place doesn't have any cameras?
What that woman is doing is verbal abuse, mental abuse and if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5,505
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 585,847
Posted By Josiegirl
Ugh. Someone stopped talking to me yesterday and...

Ugh. Someone stopped talking to me yesterday and I have no idea why. Can we say adult temper tantrum. :mad::confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By Josiegirl
To me, those are huge red flags I wouldn't want...

To me, those are huge red flags I wouldn't want to be a part of. Keep looking!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By Josiegirl
Aw man, we were counting on you for some good...

Aw man, we were counting on you for some good head-shaking entertainment for this Friday, not such a professional courteous response. And you had the perfect opportunity. :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By Josiegirl
Oh my. Lol How could you stay professional? Maybe...

Oh my. Lol How could you stay professional? Maybe it's easier writing it out to them but after I got done laughing my response to a person like that, I'd have to tell them sorry, that's not how it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Josiegirl
That's so sad to hear about. :( These people need...

That's so sad to hear about. :( These people need to find another profession. People like that probably feel it's just an easy money job that takes little effort. But exactly the opposite is true....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By Josiegirl
You may have to check with your local town laws...

You may have to check with your local town laws too. IIRC I went around to my closest neighbors and had them sign a simple note saying they were okay with my opening a dc, then I presented it to my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By Josiegirl
happyfacehappyface Congratulations on all fronts!!

happyfacehappyface Congratulations on all fronts!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 945
Posted By Josiegirl
I am sure they'd understand if you needed to...

I am sure they'd understand if you needed to close. I'm very sorry for what you're both going through. You need to know it's definitely okay to think of you and dh first before worrying about making...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Josiegirl
It seemed like my weekly menu didn't vary a whole...

It seemed like my weekly menu didn't vary a whole lot. I tried to feed them things I knew they'd eat and throw in foods to try also. I always served enough that I didn't think they'd go hungry.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-30-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,999
Posted By Josiegirl
Everybody with small children should be required...

Everybody with small children should be required to install some kind of alerting device. There are items on the market aren't there? This type of thing is definitely a crime but not of an...
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