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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,609
Posted By Holiday Park
I thought the first choice was yes always lock...

I thought the first choice was yes always lock and chose that obe eithout looking as closely. I always lock my doors.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,682
Posted By Holiday Park
I actually wet nursed a baby in my care,for a...

I actually wet nursed a baby in my care,for a short period to help with her adjustment to the bottle. And to help sooth her to sleep because I was teaching her to take naps. Her parents never put...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,232
Posted By Holiday Park
I had to term a screamer. All the kids I cared...

I had to term a screamer. All the kids I cared for including my own daughter hated the screaming and would complain about this baby. When she heard me giving the mom noticed she jumped up and down...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,744
Posted By Holiday Park
The metal shed in the yard , is a big no no and...

The metal shed in the yard , is a big no no and safety hazard,not to mention the tent. Also, those big adult sized folding chairs can and will hurt a toddler . Thry pinch fingers, colaps on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 36,213
Posted By Holiday Park
Human milk is far more nutritious and less...

Human milk is far more nutritious and less hypoallergenic than even the most expensive formulas. She can find someone on human milk for human babies facebook (tell her to type just that) it is a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-19-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,742
Posted By Holiday Park
"Tell Me What You Want To Pay "

Wow. I dont know if we are allowed to share links. So let me know if I need to remove it. http://augusta.craigslist.org/kid/4117566993.html

And in case it gets deleted off craigslist, here is what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,118
Posted By Holiday Park
I talked to mom and she said they did have...

I talked to mom and she said they did have allergy testing done and it came out negative. I found out the rash around the eyes,and on the body was from when she tried giving her almond milk. Today,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,118
Posted By Holiday Park
Upate

That sounds liek a good idea, but i don't feel comfortable tellign them to do the bleach water solution incase they misunderstand and not even follow the directions correctly. I don't want to be held...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,118
Posted By Holiday Park
Sorry for the little delay in replying. My son...

Sorry for the little delay in replying. My son was sick (he ended up having his first seizure on Sunday,calling 911,etc...but he's fine now) and has some stuff going on. Anyway, no, I was not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,657
Posted By Holiday Park
I had the same thing happen last month. Hopefully...

I had the same thing happen last month. Hopefully you will fill herspot right away.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,118
Posted By Holiday Park
My phone is acting up when I "type" after...

My phone is acting up when I "type" after acertain # of characters. So I'll reply later ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,118
Posted By Holiday Park
SO sorry for the errors ! I forgot my netbook is...

SO sorry for the errors ! I forgot my netbook is working again :) . I just fixed it today,so still in the habit of using my phone.

What I was saying is DCM doesn't want to do anything...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,118
Posted By Holiday Park
she said she didnt want to do anything out of the...

she said she didnt want to do anything out of the ordinary (like change her diet) because of the dfcs case getting ready to close. My concern is she most likely has undiagnlsedallergy going on, or ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,118
Posted By Holiday Park
DCG's Severe Eczema, Is This Normal For Some People?

She is 12 months. She was occasional drop in until this week. And I am wondering if she will end up becoming high maintenance very soon ?
Her eczrma has never improved. I have a ftiend who makrs...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,180
Posted By Holiday Park
I never did understand why kids get so sick all...

I never did understand why kids get so sick all the time. My son still didnt get even while doing daycare, and having him around other kids. But those kids I had in my care, would get sick more times...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,465
Posted By Holiday Park
I have a mom like this. Baby will be 1 next week....

I have a mom like this. Baby will be 1 next week. Still on formula (which I personally am ok with), but not on table foods like my kids were at this age. She still packs stage 2 . I only have her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,760
Posted By Holiday Park
I think school/school teachers in the early years...

I think school/school teachers in the early years (pre-K/Kindergarten) are great for parents who don't have the skills themselves or capabilities (like working FT and don't have the time) to teach...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,760
Posted By Holiday Park
I had to let my oldest (now 15,going on 16) start...

I had to let my oldest (now 15,going on 16) start school when he was 5,going on 6. His BD is Sept 2ND,and the cut off is the 1ST. I had it already planned out before he was even school aged,that I...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 04-06-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,300
Posted By Holiday Park
My son uses signs rhat I taught him because he...

My son uses signs rhat I taught him because he can't talk yet. He is 18 months and can sign two word sentences . However, I have always spoken the word along with signing it. And I speak to him ALL...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,773
Posted By Holiday Park
Maybe you can do month to month rent ? or at...

Maybe you can do month to month rent ? or at least starting out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,605
Posted By Holiday Park
when I had to do this , as a nanny it was easy,...

when I had to do this , as a nanny it was easy, but it s also time consuming. If the child will not cooperate, and cries or fights it, its even more time consuming and too distracting to the provider...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-29-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By Holiday Park
welcome. I am in GA . Not too, too far ;-)

welcome. I am in GA . Not too, too far ;-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,142
Posted By Holiday Park
the drugs, and other factors,the odds were ...

the drugs, and other factors,the odds were against you. I understand you had to do what you had to. But please know (you can researchthis yourself) it wasnt the c srction tself or drugs (althou...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 27,142
Posted By Holiday Park
Nannyd so let me get this straight ... You...

Nannyd so let me get this straight ...
You were saying toddler (or lets go as far as talking about a preschooler) consuming plenty of very healthy foods (like any other non nursing child's healthy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,981
Posted By Holiday Park
why does it matter? If the child has a fever then...

why does it matter? If the child has a fever then in my opinion they are sick even it means shot made them sick.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,005
Posted By Holiday Park
Thank you for your perspective on it. I didnt...

Thank you for your perspective on it. I didnt think of it that way at all as that something I have always done with my family , so if anything felt it was more of s friendly gesture and courtesy. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
Posted By Holiday Park
Using a potty is a skill that needs madtering and...

Using a potty is a skill that needs madtering and tjey need our help. When w child eats, or starts to ise w fork you dont say since you can't ask for your food you cant have any . Likeeating,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,790
Posted By Holiday Park
I beleive that a parent/caregiver must take the...

I beleive that a parent/caregiver must take the control and help the child by placing them on the potty if they will use it. Its healthier and more sanitary than making them just eliminate in a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,005
Posted By Holiday Park
Another "Need Help With Term Letter" Post :-) Please

Here is whatI have so far . She stopped bringing him all last week, which was sort of fine because it was already paid for. But se didnt communicate at all until I texted her asking if they were ok....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,470
Posted By Holiday Park
I am seriously thinkingabout terminating care and...

I am seriously thinkingabout terminating care and not continuing through the next two weeks, if she doesn't call me about making payment arrangements. The deadline is in 23minutes ad I haven't heard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,470
Posted By Holiday Park
I really do like the above letter/statement. I...

I really do like the above letter/statement. I just don't want to sound wishy washy by making it look like I gave her a break but now I'm not. she may also get angry if I include the part about her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,470
Posted By Holiday Park
Yeah but I didn't do it out of courtesy lol . It...

Yeah but I didn't do it out of courtesy lol . It was a mistake. I wouldn't have done it out of courtesy at all because she has run out of "special" a long time ago. Plus after this payment there will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,360
Posted By Holiday Park
When I had this problem , the mom asked me to...

When I had this problem , the mom asked me to nurse her when needed, for comfort and I was ok with it because at the time I was already making extra milk and donating it to her and another baby to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,470
Posted By Holiday Park
Ok , thanks . That is what I will do. I am so...

Ok , thanks . That is what I will do. I am so tired of dealing with this . These things are what make me stricter&stricter , with each new family ! I almost terminated care for this same reason...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,247
Posted By Holiday Park
You provide a service. You do not work FOR them,...

You provide a service. You do not work FOR them, so they can't "fire" you . It sounds like you need to speak up to this mom about how you run your daycare and she can either take it or leave it. If a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,733
Posted By Holiday Park
I use k12 too ! My (almost 16 year old) has used...

I use k12 too ! My (almost 16 year old) has used the K12 through out state (GCA-Ga cyber academy) since he was in the 5TH grade. He likes it . Its very convenient for him because in 4TH grade being...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,470
Posted By Holiday Park
Would it be Unfair to Charge

The late fee in my handbook & contract for a third time being late ($30.per day) if I totally forgot to charge ($20.) for the second time? :eek:

1st offense is $10.00 per day, 2ND offense is $20....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,423
Posted By Holiday Park
I have had two of y kids in the hospital over the...

I have had two of y kids in the hospital over the last 2 yrs . My youngest was in the hospiyal for 2 weeks being monitored when he was 6-8 weeks old. I had 2 other kids to care for that were too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,837
Posted By Holiday Park
I always made sure my (now 17months) son was...

I always made sure my (now 17months) son was dressed and had his hair done . My older kids (15,9,7) have to look decent &clothed, in nothing stained or raggedy on days any one comes over or I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,243
Posted By Holiday Park
Once I knew it was not a good fit before they...

Once I knew it was not a good fit before they even walked through my door. :(
I saw them get walk up to my front door so I opened it right after she knocked. only to find her standing there smiling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 17,037
Posted By Holiday Park
A lot of them don't beleive in sleep training of...

A lot of them don't beleive in sleep training of any kind, and feel its best to by "intuition" instead of any kid of childcare training/parenting books. I have done both AP and mon and went back to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 17,037
Posted By Holiday Park
The worst request I have ever had is from my own...

The worst request I have ever had is from my own sister . When my niece was around 14-18months she didn't want anyone saying the word NO because of it being "negative" . "Tah-Tah" was the replacement...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 17,037
Posted By Holiday Park
Daisymomma breastmilk donation is far healhier...

Daisymomma breastmilk donation is far healhier than formula feeding. With that said , I do know noy everyone knows they can get donor milk or even find a donor in their area tomeet their child's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,274
Posted By Holiday Park
This is what I do and how I feel about that too.

This is what I do and how I feel about that too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By Holiday Park
I actually had a similar experience :-) I ran...

I actually had a similar experience :-) I ran into my very first DCparent at walmart a couple weeks ago. She used me about 4yrs ago. Her daughter, now 6 was only 2 and 3 then but said she remembered...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By Holiday Park
I wouldn't just blame the breastfeeding. My 17...

I wouldn't just blame the breastfeeding. My 17 month old still nurses when he wants but he doesn't act like that . It seems like more than that is going on. If they co-sleep and shes having eating...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,156
Posted By Holiday Park
My 17 month old behaves much better than that....

My 17 month old behaves much better than that. Now he did just start climbing on his table and chairs and he will get real mad when I tell him no but he follows directions over all. Even though he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,599
Posted By Holiday Park
Well, I know in my state, doing that very thing...

Well, I know in my state, doing that very thing what you suggest (above,what blackcat says) is looked down on,as a no no. An aquantance who has been doing daycare for 20+ years has been telling me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,318
Posted By Holiday Park
Well do you also have late payment fees in the...

Well do you also have late payment fees in the contract? Guess they will have some hefty late payment fees for not really paying on time since they didnt give you the true full amount.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,305
Posted By Holiday Park
Lol haha so true about the poop &knowing whos it...

Lol haha so true about the poop &knowing whos it is.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,305
Posted By Holiday Park
When my kids get off the school bus and enter the...

When my kids get off the school bus and enter the house automaticly quietly tiptoing past the nap room because they expect a baby to be sleeping when they get home.

When my 17 month old first...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,570
Posted By Holiday Park
I stil my nurse my 17 month old . However, it is...

I stil my nurse my 17 month old . However, it is very unfortunate that my milk has dried up a LOT due to being a childcare provider and not having time to sit down and pump. He has always had a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,438
Posted By Holiday Park
Oh i also have a cut off drop off time. The...

Oh i also have a cut off drop off time. The contracted hours for pick ups can vary person to person , but they must drop off at 8am.
As for the early drop offs thing f a parent needs occasional...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,438
Posted By Holiday Park
This is me and it states it in the contract. Not...

This is me and it states it in the contract. Not only is my wait time 15 minutes but if the don't tell me 24+ hrs in advance they will be late , I will consider the child to be absent and reserve the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By Holiday Park
I have a super play yard permanently (its still...

I have a super play yard permanently (its still portable when broken down) in my play room too. I love it !!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,866
Posted By Holiday Park
I am closing for spring break and I also close on...

I am closing for spring break and I also close on days my kids are out f school. But some days I dont close and wasn't planning to close on that Friday. I am only down to 1dcb 4days a week (tue-fri)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By Holiday Park
I have a dcb who's last day is tomorrow and I'm...

I have a dcb who's last day is tomorrow and I'm super exited about it because he is a nap fighter ! And too rowdy for my group. My problem is the mom is the best client and I hate to see HER go :-( ....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,246
Posted By Holiday Park
I trained my daghter the day she turned 19 months...

I trained my daghter the day she turned 19 months with the one day method. She didn't ANY help besides wiping (she was very tiny at that age) and only needed to be reminded to go , (ot be taken if we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,178
Posted By Holiday Park
I had a dcg the same age and exactly how you...

I had a dcg the same age and exactly how you described! I let it go on fr 3 months and finally had to term. I told the bitten dcb's mom that if it happened again the biter would be terminated.
Im...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,488
Posted By Holiday Park
Uughh! I'm sorry but from the information...

Uughh! I'm sorry but from the information provided, it sounds like they are puttinf him to bed way way too late, and that causes a baby to wake wat too early . Tgn by the time you tey to put him down...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,843
Posted By Holiday Park
2 boys plus my youngest that is also a boy. I...

2 boys plus my youngest that is also a boy. I know boys all too well. I have 3 of my own (and just 1girl) . My childcare boys are 10months&18 months , my youngest is 17 months. The 18 month old won't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,450
Posted By Holiday Park
If she is put on a every 2-3 hour schedule...

If she is put on a every 2-3 hour schedule (ignoring schedule during growth spurts of course) and slowly increasing the time between feedings I assure you that baby will be MUCH happier because she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,814
Posted By Holiday Park
3 People With Flu, Closed 3 Days Already, Need To Close Tomorrow

Any one had to close for like almost an entire week? I have a big family. Four kids. I have two childcare kids almost 18 months,and 10 months,along with my youngest who is almost 17 months. So three...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,872
Posted By Holiday Park
Im posting because I rarely get sick maybe once a...

Im posting because I rarely get sick maybe once a year and it's always something really severe. But I do get over it and am ok after a few days. Last year I had rsv with my 5 month old ( he's now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,907
Posted By Holiday Park
I only have two . I stayed open for one since he...

I only have two . I stayed open for one since he leaves by 3:30 and I closed for the other one. It's in y handbook tht on closed days I'm open to taking just ONE child (if applicable/if I choose to)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,544
Posted By Holiday Park
I just got this APP on my I-phone (You can get it...

I just got this APP on my I-phone (You can get it from the google play store too) called talkatone . Its free and uses your googe account. It is a seperate number that gets forwarded to my cell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,174
Posted By Holiday Park
Here is another way of doing it. Give her a date...

Here is another way of doing it. Give her a date it has to be signed by.
And tell her you will respect her choice if she decides not o sign by that but you will no longer care for either of her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By Holiday Park
Is a link ? Im interested.

Is a link ? Im interested.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By Holiday Park
THIS !! My youngest child (I have 4) is...

THIS !!

My youngest child (I have 4) is 16months and he is being fed a variety of foods including fresh veggies in an effort to keep him from turning out like my daughter. He has not had goldfish...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,172
Posted By Holiday Park
I have an infant who's parent would bring one...

I have an infant who's parent would bring one bottle (the playtex liner kind) and ring and just throw in 3 extra nipples. Apparently they just switch out the nipples and liners for each feeding. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,329
Posted By Holiday Park
I feel like I am going throufh the same thing . I...

I feel like I am going throufh the same thing . I also care for two toddlers (16&17months) one being my own as well. And a 10month infant on formula and not eating much regular foods either (puree) ....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,399
Posted By Holiday Park
I 100% agree !! Too many people lack this...

I 100% agree !! Too many people lack this knowledge of how very important it is for little ones to LEARN this stuff IN the environment they are in, and go look down on the mother (for dealing with it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,972
Posted By Holiday Park
Im going to private measage you about needing to...

Im going to private measage you about needing to term a screamer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By Holiday Park
Its Gonna Be SO Hard To Let People Go To Close !

I have two existing clients now and I LOVE them! But I not only don't want to care for their kids anymore, but I need a break to just be a stay at home mom again and keep just one baby . The one Im...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5,554
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 597,179
Posted By Holiday Park
Dcb poops about 3x a day that he is here. And its...

Dcb poops about 3x a day that he is here. And its really nasty. And Im allowing cloth diapers . BUT today dcm forgot to refill on cloth wipes in the diaper bag, and now I have to use disposable wipes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By Holiday Park
This is what I did with my youngest son, and my...

This is what I did with my youngest son, and my daughter from the very beginning so they never knew any different and didn't expect to be held in order to fall asleep. In fact my daughter at age 2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By Holiday Park
In order to get their body rythms into a more...

In order to get their body rythms into a more natural "schedule" that fits with daycare start by having mom put baby to bed at the same time ad wake baby in the morning at the same time. The bedtime...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,000
Posted By Holiday Park
This is what I feel but my area does happen to be...

This is what I feel but my area does happen to be yes mayam yes sir place lol I just personally don't agree with yesMa'am ? And halpen to prefer "yes?" Or what?" With my own kids I taught them from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,836
Posted By Holiday Park
Not everyone who allows their child to eliminate...

Not everyone who allows their child to eliminate into a potty instead of a diaper is "forcing" just because its a infant/toddler under any specific age. Yes I don't doubt there may be parents who try...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2013, 07:27 AM
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Views: 2,621
Posted By Holiday Park
I love that idea !

I love that idea !
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-29-2013, 12:02 PM
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Views: 3,518
Posted By Holiday Park
I am a child care provider and after I had my...

I am a child care provider and after I had my youngest , my husband paid for before school care (the school had a b&a care program) so he could take them to school early (at 7) and I wouldn't have to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,244
Posted By Holiday Park
I would love to see what they look like ! I have...

I would love to see what they look like ! I have never known anyone who had dentures and told me their teeth were fake, so for all I know I could be fooled every day by people's dentures when out in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By Holiday Park
His trial period is over. I was given notice at...

His trial period is over. I was given notice at the end of the two week trial period and then the night before yesterday she said she still needed me after all. Since Friday I had another family give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,655
Posted By Holiday Park
I have the free version of the freewebs website...

I have the free version of the freewebs website account. I can do private photo albums that are password protected. As far as the password, I think the way it works is the clients you allow to sign...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-23-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By Holiday Park
Can Ear Peircing Screams Be Stopped ... And What To Do?

Decided to delete everything and make this simpler by just asking:

Would you continue care with a 16month old that has a bad gabit of screaming really loud? Its happy screams but so constant its...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,228
Posted By Holiday Park
That's how I feel too.

That's how I feel too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,296
Posted By Holiday Park
Update

This is what I ended up doing. I just ignored all that other stuff she said in her email and answered the last question .

To answer your question at the end of your email : "Is she not welcome to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,478
Posted By Holiday Park
Just give the above letter to all your DCF's...

Just give the above letter to all your DCF's except for the one family you are wanting to make the exception for.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,296
Posted By Holiday Park
Going FT is not something I would want,because...

Going FT is not something I would want,because although I enjoy having her 1-2 times a week,she would be too much of a handful to have 10 hours a day, 4 days a week,for the same amount of $ I make...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,296
Posted By Holiday Park
My3cents, I have done everything I could...

My3cents,

I have done everything I could with the biting situation for 2-3 months. Separation,shadowing, etc.. I can't separate them any more because the FT baby throws a full blown tantrum when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,296
Posted By Holiday Park
re-writing this post here... Here is her...

re-writing this post here...

Here is her email and my thoughts... Still trying to think of a way to respond in a way that will convey these thoughts .

DCD just forwarded me your text in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,296
Posted By Holiday Park
I'm afraid if I provide the referral...

I'm afraid if I provide the referral number/website (which is the state licensing website) they will try to report me for something false and I may have to deal with licensing as their way of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,296
Posted By Holiday Park
Thank you Black cat for the re-written email. i...

Thank you Black cat for the re-written email. i was re-writing my above reply to her (editing that post) .
But anyway, I would like to change it to this:

Dear DCP

Due to lack of respect from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,296
Posted By Holiday Park
Crazydaycarelady, She only comes on...

Crazydaycarelady,

She only comes on MOndays&Fridays. On Mondays She is the only child. I did a have a new boy start m-f ,and the last day of, during his trial period (this past week) his mom had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,296
Posted By Holiday Park
This is what I would LIKE to say in reply: ...

This is what I would LIKE to say in reply:

"You both did not respect me enough to pick up DCG on time,and then DCD was rude enough to argue with me about the late pick up fee.
I did you both a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,296
Posted By Holiday Park
Fast forward to Saturday morning. I decided to...

Fast forward to Saturday morning. I decided to try cashing their check at their bank instead of mine, because even though they had always paid on time,and never bounced a check I had a bad feeling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,296
Posted By Holiday Park
Here is the email I sent Friday afternoon, before...

Here is the email I sent Friday afternoon, before they both got off work:

"They are all napping so I had time to write.

I really do enjoy having ****** here . She's a cool little girl and I've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,296
Posted By Holiday Park
Termination Etiquette & Advice on How To Respond Please

I took away Fridays with no notice from my Mon&Fri DCG Family, due to her continual biting. *However they would have had a full week to find alternative care before the next Friday came* . I told...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,180
Posted By Holiday Park
Blackcat, so if you advertise when there is no...

Blackcat, so if you advertise when there is no space, and some one wants to interview , do you offer to put them on a wait list? What do you tell them? Is this mainly to keep up with exposure with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By Holiday Park
The family of this parent has probably felt taken...

The family of this parent has probably felt taken advantage of and got smart . I hate when parents think night care is worth less. Personally I think its worth more because night time is when...
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