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Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-10-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,970
Posted By Boymom
Thank you so much, Tom! That completely fixed my...

Thank you so much, Tom! That completely fixed my numbers yay! Your Tax Workbook and Organizer has been a huge blessing to me since having my daycare. Thank you for your help!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-10-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,970
Posted By Boymom
Actually, I just found the problem. I'm not...

Actually, I just found the problem.

I'm not able to deduct all of my expenses. TT says that I have a home office deduction carryover to 2017. I closed my daycare in December, so I wasn't planning...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-10-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,970
Posted By Boymom
Turbo Tax Taking Time/Space % Off Income

Hello!

Turbo Tax is taking the time/space % off of the daycare income I received last year. It didn't do this last year. Is this a new thing? I couldn't figure out what was going on at first, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,902
Posted By Boymom
Thank you both!

Thank you both!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,902
Posted By Boymom
How Much in Late Fees Would You Charge?

I was closed this last Friday. (It was planned so a lot of notice was given.) Last Wednesday, I texted both parents and told them I would discount tuition since I am closing Friday and that tuition...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,905
Posted By Boymom
Happy Thanksgiving! So thankful for this forum!

Happy Thanksgiving! So thankful for this forum!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,767
Posted By Boymom
I'm open until 1:00 on Wednesday, so I don't mind...

I'm open until 1:00 on Wednesday, so I don't mind watching him, but since he told me they weren't coming, I thought I wasn't going to have any daycare kids that day.

They are a very unorganized,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,767
Posted By Boymom
DCK Now Coming on Wednesday

Last year, dcd told me that dck wouldn't be here for a whole week during Thanksgiving or Christmas (I can't remember which one!) but dck ended up being here every day except for the days that I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,942
Posted By Boymom
Exactly! I don't trust my kids with anyone but my...

Exactly! I don't trust my kids with anyone but my husband and I and a couple of family members. That's it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,942
Posted By Boymom
Yes, I had to read the story 3 times because I...

Yes, I had to read the story 3 times because I couldn't believe what I was reading!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,942
Posted By Boymom
Attempted Hanging at Daycare...

What....on......earth?????

https://www.google.com/amp/www.foxnews.com/us/2016/11/18/toddler-reportedly-hanged-in-minneapolis-daycare-suspect-caught.amp.html?client=safari
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-17-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,800
Posted By Boymom
What Would Y'all Do?

Dcb4 is all of a sudden having pee accidents. He's been accident free for almost 6 months, although I've had to pretty much tell him to go to the bathroom because he won't go on his own ugh. Im not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,928
Posted By Boymom
Thank you all! There's a little snag in the plans...

Thank you all! There's a little snag in the plans and I don't think I will be able to go to school for financial reasons this upcoming semester, so I might not be quitting the daycare after all. I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,633
Posted By Boymom
Gotta love Monday's

Dcb had a meltdown at drop-off and probably 5 times since. I can always tell he wasn't on a schedule over the weekend. It's their kid, so they can do what they want, but it makes for a loooonnnng day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,928
Posted By Boymom
Thank you very much! And I definitely will :)

Thank you very much! And I definitely will :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,928
Posted By Boymom
I'm a Statistic

After almost a year and a half, I have decided to close. I only have one family right now and I gave them notice yesterday. I just don't have it in me to do this anymore! I thought I would enjoy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,987
Posted By Boymom
I measured and the main room we are in is...

I measured and the main room we are in is 12.1x30.8 ft, so 372.68 sq ft. I think I can have 12 then as long as they are ages 2 and up. I hope I'm doing my math right haha! I really can't imagine 12...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,690
Posted By Boymom
I almost busted out laughing during nap time...

I almost busted out laughing during nap time hahaha!
That's hilarious!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,529
Posted By Boymom
Uh uh! That's way too cold for this Texas gal! I...

Uh uh! That's way too cold for this Texas gal! I seriously get mad when it's "cold" here. I would much rather be in 100 degrees than 25 degrees! :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,987
Posted By Boymom
I just looked at the minimum standards for my...

I just looked at the minimum standards for my state and it's 245 pages!!! That's going to take some time to study haha!

I don't have the biggest house though, so I wonder how many kids could...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,877
Posted By Boymom
Awesome!!! I 100% agree with this! happyface

Awesome!!! I 100% agree with this! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,526
Posted By Boymom
Haha that's awesome! Money definitely motivates...

Haha that's awesome! Money definitely motivates people, so maybe I could motivate the parents and then we could all benefit! They would save a little and I would keep some sanity! :lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,987
Posted By Boymom
Getting Licensed vs Staying Legally Unlicensed

I'm legally unlicensed and can only watch 3 unrelated children.

I am interested in becoming licensed, but I am very anxious about it for some reason.

Is it easier to watch more kids than to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-04-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,526
Posted By Boymom
I charge $120 a week right now, which is about...

I charge $120 a week right now, which is about what everyone else in this area charges. The best center charges $145 for infants, but when my son was 3, we were paying 125.

So is this what I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,526
Posted By Boymom
Thank you! You're right, I don't need to make...

Thank you! You're right, I don't need to make less money!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,244
Posted By Boymom
I love all of your responses!! "BYE FELICIA"...

I love all of your responses!! "BYE FELICIA" cracked me up because I say that all the time and have accidentally taught my son to say it, oops! :lol:

I don't even know what I would do if I won! I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,526
Posted By Boymom
? About Contracted Rates

My hours are 7:30-5:30 and I charge a flat fee regardless of age. (I'm about to have ages 2 and up only.) All of the families that I have use the full 10 hours.

Instead of just being available...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,529
Posted By Boymom
-10!!!!!!! I would simply DIE if I lived up there...

-10!!!!!!! I would simply DIE if I lived up there :lol: The coldest it gets here is about 25*F and that's beyond cold to me!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,695
Posted By Boymom
My son tried that ONE time and let's just say he...

My son tried that ONE time and let's just say he hasn't done it again :lol:

I have a dcb that is absolutely ridiculous with his parents at drop off and pickup. One day, his mom wouldn't go get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,249
Posted By Boymom
I should add that I don't feel bad at all when I...

I should add that I don't feel bad at all when I close anymore because family comes first!! lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,249
Posted By Boymom
One time, my son started throwing up right after...

One time, my son started throwing up right after the kids got here and I texted the parents to let them know. They all kept their kids here. I was surprised! But I regretted it because he couldn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,244
Posted By Boymom
Haha I love it!!! I honestly would do the same...

Haha I love it!!! I honestly would do the same thing! I would say BYE BYE!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,244
Posted By Boymom
If You Won The Lotto

Just for the heck of it!!

If you won the lotto, would you still keep your daycare?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,340
Posted By Boymom
He's only 16 months so he doesn't, but his...

He's only 16 months so he doesn't, but his brother (4) has been sneezing all day as well and I'm constantly having to remind him to cover his nose. I opened every window in my house because I'm so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,340
Posted By Boymom
Coughing, Sneezing All Day and Now Screaming During Nap Time

I don't normally send kids home for a little cold, but this kid has been coughing and sneezing ALL day long and is screaming during nap time. No fever. Would y'all keep or send home?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,315
Posted By Boymom
I would also term. That is way too creepy and...

I would also term. That is way too creepy and pick-up time is already too stressful as it is, at least for me! Are we allowed to keep pepper spray on us for situations like this?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
Actually I ended up not going because my son is...

Actually I ended up not going because my son is getting two molars in right now, so he wasn't a happy camper! But she gave my husband the death look and other people noticed it and were like wth was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,881
Posted By Boymom
It's not ring worm is it? I'm sure it would have...

It's not ring worm is it? I'm sure it would have spread, but that's what came to mind!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,169
Posted By Boymom
I hope you have a beautiful and blessed birthday,...

I hope you have a beautiful and blessed birthday, BC!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,169
Posted By Boymom
Ha! I didn't realize that until you said...

Ha! I didn't realize that until you said something!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-31-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
Mom didn't show up today. I knew she wouldn't!...

Mom didn't show up today. I knew she wouldn't! BYE FELICIA!!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
I'm pretty sure she was kidding!!! I didn't...

I'm pretty sure she was kidding!!! I didn't actually do that, nor do I think she was being serious!

And I am not being passive aggressive...I told the mom on Thursday at pickup that dcb had THREE...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
You're kidding, right? :lol:

You're kidding, right? :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
Thank you! I am learning so much from you all in...

Thank you! I am learning so much from you all in this forum; not only how to run a successful daycare, but how to be a stronger person. I've always had just about zero confidence, but I'm getting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
I seriously needed this so much. Thank you, BC...

I seriously needed this so much. Thank you, BC :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,610
Posted By Boymom
I love this! :lol:

I love this! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,610
Posted By Boymom
Or maybe they are making out in the car! :lol: ...

Or maybe they are making out in the car! :lol:
I'm not sure why my brain went there, but it did haha!

But I definitely wouldn't be a happy either if I found that out.
Some parents think it's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
She got here early and once again said she would...

She got here early and once again said she would be back to pay me... :rolleyes:

So I told her don't worry about it, handed her the letter and shut the door hahahahaha! Yay I'm so excited! Thank...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
I REALLY like your $20 cleaning fee. I would have...

I REALLY like your $20 cleaning fee. I would have made an extra $60 yesterday alone :lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
I have about an hour left and I'm so nervous for...

I have about an hour left and I'm so nervous for some reason!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
That's what I was thinking too, I just wanted to...

That's what I was thinking too, I just wanted to make sure I was doing the right thing :) Thank you all so much!

And next time I will just get a deposit so I don't have to worry about this ha!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
I have another question! When she actually pays...

I have another question! When she actually pays on time on Friday's, she walks in and hands the money to me.

Should I hand it back to her and hand her the letter or do I keep the money even if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,995
Posted By Boymom
Congratulations!!! God bless your new journey...

Congratulations!!! God bless your new journey :hug:lovethishappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
I'm definitely going to start taking a deposit. I...

I'm definitely going to start taking a deposit. I wish I would have done that when this mom started. So do you have them pay a two week deposit and also the first weeks fee?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
This seriously made me laugh out loud and I...

This seriously made me laugh out loud and I needed that today!! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
I wish I had the guts to do it! I'm already...

I wish I had the guts to do it! I'm already nervous about handing her the letter because I'm too nice, but I am praying for confidence!! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
I changed it, thank you very much!

I changed it, thank you very much!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
Thank you very much! I'm nervous about...

Thank you very much! I'm nervous about interviewing new families, but God will definitely provide :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
Is this OK? I am terminating our contract...

Is this OK?

I am terminating our contract and the last day of care will be Friday, November 11, 2016. As per my contract, the full payment of ____ for the remaining two weeks MUST be paid in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
Exactly! She's my age and I can't believe how...

Exactly! She's my age and I can't believe how immature and irresponsible she is. Plus, she was a friend, more of an acquaintance, prior to her son coming to my dc, so I think I've learned that I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
Perfect, thank you! :)

Perfect, thank you! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
Thank you all. I decided I am going to term...

Thank you all. I decided I am going to term because I can no longer deal with this woman's disrespect.

For the term letter, I think I'm kinda stuck with them for 2 weeks. Can y'all please help me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
I should have checked, but she always brings her...

I should have checked, but she always brings her kid by carrying him (he's 3) and she holds him like a baby on the couch for 20 minutes. She was extra friendly with me today, so I should have known! ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
My potty training policy is kinda vague and I...

My potty training policy is kinda vague and I will absolutely be updating it since this happened lol! But I want to send my son to her house to pee all over her floor and see how she likes it :lol:
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Boymom
You Have GOT to Be Kidding Me...

Alright, I posted yesterday about how I made the mistake of letting a dcb start wearing underwear. He started off ok, but now he's having accidents, so I told dcm yesterday that he would have to go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,012
Posted By Boymom
Exactly! She tells me all the time that he gets...

Exactly! She tells me all the time that he gets spanked by daddy if he ever has accidents. Now, I do spank my own child for other things when needed, but I NEVER spanked my child for toileting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,012
Posted By Boymom
I ended up telling her at pickup and she wasn't...

I ended up telling her at pickup and she wasn't happy when I said he would have to be in pull-ups.

All she said was "it's not that he is not ready, he needs to get in trouble." And she walked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,946
Posted By Boymom
That is awesome!

That is awesome!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,946
Posted By Boymom
Going to a wedding and I'm going to take my kids...

Going to a wedding and I'm going to take my kids to some Halloween activities! I love fall!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,707
Posted By Boymom
WOW I can't believe they asked you to work on...

WOW I can't believe they asked you to work on your vacation just because you were sick another time. How rude!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,707
Posted By Boymom
I'm going to have to add this to my contract next...

I'm going to have to add this to my contract next year :-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,707
Posted By Boymom
I'm closed on the 23rd for Christmas Eve and the...

I'm closed on the 23rd for Christmas Eve and the 26th for Christmas. And then I'm closing at 1:00 on the 30th and I'm closed on Jan 2nd. Hallelujah! Bring on the holidays!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,121
Posted By Boymom
The exact thing is happening at my house! They...

The exact thing is happening at my house! They say butt, booty, fart, "he's naked (he's not), etc etc etc. the more I draw attention to it, the more they do it. Drives me nuts haha!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,736
Posted By Boymom
[/B] How funny!! :lol:

[/B]

How funny!! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,736
Posted By Boymom
She never does, which is odd! And I think she...

She never does, which is odd! And I think she could tell I was annoyed because I wasn't my normal cheery self, but she will probably do it again :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,736
Posted By Boymom
[/B] Amen!!! I want to tattoo that to my...

[/B]

Amen!!! I want to tattoo that to my forehead for my dcp's to see!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,736
Posted By Boymom
The porch light is a good idea. I'm going to try...

The porch light is a good idea. I'm going to try that!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,736
Posted By Boymom
Hahaha that's the next thing on my list to fix ;-)

Hahaha that's the next thing on my list to fix ;-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,736
Posted By Boymom
This is AWESOME!!

This is AWESOME!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,736
Posted By Boymom
Some parents just don't get it and it drives me...

Some parents just don't get it and it drives me crazy!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,736
Posted By Boymom
I have it in my contract that I charge $1 per...

I have it in my contract that I charge $1 per minute, but it's easier for me to make them stand outside than for me to make them pay me haha!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,012
Posted By Boymom
Should I Text or Wait to Tell Them at Pickup?

I made a BIG rookie mistake... I let a dcb start coming in underwear months ago....why? I really have no clue what I was thinking! His parents expected me to make him go pee every 30 minutes (didn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,736
Posted By Boymom
I'm glad I'm not the only one ha! I can't believe...

I'm glad I'm not the only one ha! I can't believe they texted you 10 minutes early. That would make me so mad!

I would say that this dcm's clock is just off, but, because she pushes the envelope...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,736
Posted By Boymom
7:27...I Let Them Stand at The Door Ha!

I might be being way too picky with this, but I have a dcm that likes to push rules here and there. Sometimes she knocks on my door a few minutes early and I just let her stand there!!

I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,028
Posted By Boymom
I have a question and I hope it doesn't come off...

I have a question and I hope it doesn't come off wrong! I'm just sincerely wondering.

I have in my contract that a child can't come to daycare if they have a fever of 100.5 or higher.

I don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,012
Posted By Boymom
Thanks Blackcat! Since I've never worked in a...

Thanks Blackcat! Since I've never worked in a center, and I've only been doing this for a year, I question pretty much everything I do! Haha!

I had a dcb this morning lock the bathroom behind him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,012
Posted By Boymom
Stay in the Bathroom with Pre-school Age?

When a 3 or 4 year old goes to the bathroom, do you go in there with them or wait outside the door? Or do you let them go by themselves while you are tending to other kids in the next room?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,922
Posted By Boymom
I'm so sorry if my response came off rude! I...

I'm so sorry if my response came off rude! I didn't mean it like that at all. I 100% agree with you and I was wondering the exact same things! I'm just irritated with the parents for not respecting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,922
Posted By Boymom
Dcb is just going for a checkup today. I have no...

Dcb is just going for a checkup today. I have no idea why she wants to bring him back or why she wouldn't just pick up her other kid at the same time. (Well her other kid is a handful, so I guess I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,922
Posted By Boymom
I wish I would have thought about this when she...

I wish I would have thought about this when she told me because I think she gets off work every Friday at 12:00. Maybe I should mention it to her at drop off tmrw! They never pick up their kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,922
Posted By Boymom
Nap time is 12:30-2:30 and she's not sure if she...

Nap time is 12:30-2:30 and she's not sure if she is bringing him back or not, but she will have to come back to pick up other dck. Since she's picking up right in the middle, I will probably just try...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,922
Posted By Boymom
Picking Up During Nap Time

I don't have this in my contract, although I will definitely be adding this when I update my contract next time. I have told all of the parents that I prefer them to not pick up during nap time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,859
Posted By Boymom
First of all, I am praying for you! I personally...

First of all, I am praying for you! I personally would term. I have a dck that is starting to scream (even when he's not mad) and it's getting on my last nerve, but if he did that all day, I would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,022
Posted By Boymom
Thank You for Having a Classy Forum

I am so thankful for this forum! You all are so nice and very helpful. I posted on another forum this morning (not a daycare forum) and I got seriously attacked for no reason. It's like they just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,021
Posted By Boymom
Thanks everyone! They pay by cash and they know I...

Thanks everyone! They pay by cash and they know I have to get paid by 5:30 on Friday's (or at pickup if they pickup earlier) but when they pick up, they say they will be back with the cash. It...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,021
Posted By Boymom
Change Payment to Monday?

Hi everyone!

I have one family that doesn't get paid until late on fridays and then they have to rush to the bank and so they pay late. I've been charging them a late fee, but part of me wants to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,143
Posted By Boymom
"My daddy says...." My daddy says I can't...

"My daddy says...."

My daddy says I can't take my jacket off

My daddy says I can't like cantaloupe

My daddy says I'm not a daycare kid lol

My daddy says, my daddy, my daddy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,401
Posted By Boymom
Thank you both! That's perfect! Now if I can just...

Thank you both! That's perfect! Now if I can just get the guts to hand it to them ha!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,401
Posted By Boymom
Term Reason

I have been wanting to term 2 siblings for awhile, but I haven't, mainly due to financial reasons. One is almost a year and a half and the other is 3. I'm just going to say it, they drive me CRAZY...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 809,786
Posted By Boymom
Well, hello, Monday morning! 14 month old dcb is...

Well, hello, Monday morning! 14 month old dcb is screaming at the top of his lungs; he's not mad, he just likes the sound of his voice I guess! And another dcb keeps trying to take toys from...
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