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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2020, 10:43 AM
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Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Annalee
I'd rather have the dresses worn than these...

I'd rather have the dresses worn than these skinny jeans for boys and girls that they can't pull up after pottying. Or the shorts that are made out of the same material and can't be pulled up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 594
Posted By Annalee
Our three big cities have mandated masks...

Our three big cities have mandated masks guidelines when in public. The governor is making a decision in a few days if this mandate will be statewide. I'm anxious to see how this plays out.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 959
Posted By Annalee
This thread weighs in my head with many confusing...

This thread weighs in my head with many confusing thoughts but I wonder sometimes if the communal way of living with grandparents, parents, siblings, uncles, aunts living together that with no one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 959
Posted By Annalee
windows 10 has updated and been a little crazy...

windows 10 has updated and been a little crazy too. It is so "light" now and I have googled and find that others are complaining about the visual part being difficult. I don't like it! :mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-25-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Annalee
Oh yeah, just shut the door right in their...

Oh yeah, just shut the door right in their face....Love it so much I might keep this up forever! happyface:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-23-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Annalee
I think the reason the kids are healthier in my...

I think the reason the kids are healthier in my daycare is because I told them I would send home for ANY symptom.

dcb18months always had a runny nose and miraculously in March it disappeared when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 335,707
Posted By Annalee
Today is my Friday!happyface

Today is my Friday!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,098
Views: 335,707
Posted By Annalee
I know we should have done most of this sooner...

I know we should have done most of this sooner but the roller coaster of covid 19 has had me side-tracked since March.

BUT TODAY, my oldest son and I pressure washed the things in the daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By Annalee
Exactly!!! Same here :ouch:

Exactly!!! Same here :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By Annalee
It is crazy here with so many kids wanting...

It is crazy here with so many kids wanting daycare. Here, I feel it's all the FREE programs available. So anxious to see how the state handles all the illegal facilities allowed to open without...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-04-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,022
Posted By Annalee
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-04-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,022
Posted By Annalee
Clarification: Mine does say EIDG. When I...

Clarification: Mine does say EIDG. When I pulled it up on my computer I could see that much better than on my phone. :)
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-04-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,022
Posted By Annalee
And the SBA/EIDL dept said I would receive an...

And the SBA/EIDL dept said I would receive an email in about a week letting me know how much of a loan I could get but I could deny the loan. But the $1000 did not have to be paid back!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-04-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,022
Posted By Annalee
My bank said it is from the EIDL and NOT an SBA...

My bank said it is from the EIDL and NOT an SBA loan through my bank. He said they have not had any approvals for SBA loan from my bank. So I'm assuming this is a forgiveable EIDL from the...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-04-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,022
Posted By Annalee
It's in my account and was deposited from Federal...

It's in my account and was deposited from Federal funds. I have contacted my bank for clarification and awaiting a response.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 05-04-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,022
Posted By Annalee
Mine, toohappyface I'm assuming this is a...

Mine, toohappyface

I'm assuming this is a grant and doesn't need repaid?

Anyone know the answer to that?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By Annalee
Oh yeah, me, too! Mine will be like that...

Oh yeah, me, too! Mine will be like that indefinitely.:D We are advised to wear mask beginning Monday as well! i'm not real overjoyed about that:rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Annalee
Folding science boards are also easy to use to...

Folding science boards are also easy to use to separate certain kids....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By Annalee
Yes; we will soon have kids named Cory, Corona,...

Yes; we will soon have kids named Cory, Corona, Rona, Covie, etc. or that's what I'm hearing here:ouch::lol:

Baby boom is coming; just wait and see:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Annalee
I wondered this same thing and finally told my...

I wondered this same thing and finally told my bank that I was receiving grants elsewhere so I bypassed the sba loan. Just a little over the top for me but I do know of some local centers that the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Annalee
Isn't it funny how all the "programs" are opened...

Isn't it funny how all the "programs" are opened up then no one knows how to offer assistance for them so they never get off the ground. Or they get off the ground and the providers have to just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Annalee
:lol::lol:

:lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Annalee
Then there's the 'please contain your questions'...

Then there's the 'please contain your questions' comment that makes you go :rolleyes:
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 04-29-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Annalee
I do like true story books. I remember reading...

I do like true story books. I remember reading Fatal Vision by Joe McGinniss as the movie fascinated me so much, but the story has to really draw me in or I'm done! ;) Or a book about someone like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Annalee
:lol::lol:

:lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Annalee
They know me 'well enough' without the sign:lol: ...

They know me 'well enough' without the sign:lol:

I really need one that says "Don't Mess With Me!":ouch::D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Annalee
yes; but what I like is when someone new is hired...

yes; but what I like is when someone new is hired at the top of the chain and we have these meetings how providers are going to be heard and changes are coming. Then they are gone in two years and...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 04-29-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Annalee
I can count on one hand the books I've read in my...

I can count on one hand the books I've read in my lifetime other than church material; but I'm going through Life On The Edge by James Dobson with my two sons and some other teenagers. Just started...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Annalee
There is a program going here now where essential...

There is a program going here now where essential workers get free daycare and your pay is based on your stars so one good perk after 20 years of QRIS for me.:p
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Annalee
We get 4-6 visits a year depending on our stars...

We get 4-6 visits a year depending on our stars and an assessment plus two health dept vists and a fire visit and four food program vists all annually but I have had no visits since 2/12/20. So???? ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Annalee
QRIS is a game and each provider (oops educator...

QRIS is a game and each provider (oops educator as my state calls us now:lol:) decides how far they want to play! And it's a one and done deal, no take-backs and defines you for a year! No logic in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By Annalee
I'm anxious to see how QRIS plays catch up as...

I'm anxious to see how QRIS plays catch up as there have been no assessments since March 1 and no licensing visits either. I can't see them having time to go back and complete what has been missed. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Annalee
My 12 are all in one room, too, per licensing...

My 12 are all in one room, too, per licensing rules. I run two fans and lullaby music. Similarly to other posters, I just space them out according to their "nice" or "not so nice" napping...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By Annalee
My school-nurse parent has told me the same...

My school-nurse parent has told me the same thing. She is looking to get hired at a surgery center as she has been told school possibly will not start in the fall. I worry more about my graduate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Annalee
Absolutely! the first words at pickup from too...

Absolutely! the first words at pickup from too many clients when I opened back up last Monday "did he/she take a nap today"...:lol: Replied with "of course they did". :D:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,970
Posted By Annalee
I understand! Taking my calendar/weather grid...

I understand! Taking my calendar/weather grid from March into May. April got left by the wayside. I expected the majority of my children to be back this morning, but many paid on zelle yesterday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,970
Posted By Annalee
Daycare has been good since opening up Monday...

Daycare has been good since opening up Monday with attendance still down. My sign in/out is outside on my covered porch per the state's request and that is working wonderfully for more reasons than...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By Annalee
I understand that. My nephews came around for...

I understand that. My nephews came around for the first time last weekend. Before everyone started working from home, they had some employees within their building be diagnosed so they stayed away...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,571
Posted By Annalee
Everything, with social distancing still in...

Everything, with social distancing still in place, will open here by Friday.

I opened daycare back up today and sensed a "happy to be out" with my families....it needs to happen.

Sure, there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,571
Posted By Annalee
Yep; there will continue to be positive cases of...

Yep; there will continue to be positive cases of covid 19 but hopefully, it will be under control as states open up. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,571
Posted By Annalee
If you have good leadership, this works.. while...

If you have good leadership, this works.. while our leadership is on target now, it wasn't in the beginning and as much as I "think he's a great guy", he let the ball down on too many...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,571
Posted By Annalee
I like this idea, too! :)

I like this idea, too! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,571
Posted By Annalee
The past few weeks have been like a roller...

The past few weeks have been like a roller coaster to me. In the beginning, I wasn't worried and just rolled with it.

However, that changed when my first-cousin had symptoms and then tested...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By Annalee
Storming here so a day in side in the...

Storming here so a day in side in the pajamas....watch a few lifetime movies, some espn sports re-runs, some news feeds on TV and computer, and catnaps between it all so a lot of doing nothin' :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,970
Posted By Annalee
Yes, yes and yes! likethis

Yes, yes and yes! likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,970
Posted By Annalee
Off two weeks! Parents fine now that the grant...

Off two weeks! Parents fine now that the grant will gradually allow me to refund/credit them.....only one really upset (to my face) before I was given this information.

Am working on getting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By Annalee
THankful for DH being able to find ground beef...

THankful for DH being able to find ground beef this morning. I Went to three stores last night to no avail:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By Annalee
My oldest son turning into a responsible young...

My oldest son turning into a responsible young man.
My youngest son becoming an outdoor horse training, after many years of worry he was going to be an xbox gamer inside forever:lol:
My husband...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,471
Posted By Annalee
I am still open and considered essential even...

I am still open and considered essential even after the shelter-in-place for our state yesterday, but I did work with licensing developing a plan, then talk with attending children and clarified...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,471
Posted By Annalee
My parents are all working from home or within...

My parents are all working from home or within the hospital, or a teacher who is getting paid. I plan to charge if the state makes me close. I'm only having 4-5 per day since this started. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,819
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 652,288
Posted By Annalee
I have a professor of nursing parent and she...

I have a professor of nursing parent and she brings her kids Tuesday and Thursday since the college closed and she now has to meet online with lecture with her students. She tried it with her sons ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5,819
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 652,288
Posted By Annalee
I got a cheap head thermometer from Walmart but...

I got a cheap head thermometer from Walmart but every order I have placed on walmart.com has cancelled the next day after ordering. The trucks aren't running is what I've been told???? I had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By Annalee
Same here!!!!

Same here!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Annalee
lovethis When I look at the overall picture,...

lovethis

When I look at the overall picture, the electric companies and cell phone companies are allowing no one to be disconnected but even they will gradually want payment for the "behind"...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Annalee
I know I may sound harsh but after losing two...

I know I may sound harsh but after losing two weeks of Income that deeply affected my family during the no electricity ice storm closings of 93 and the closings during the tornadoes of 98, by 2000 I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,471
Posted By Annalee
One parent said it was the daycares fault because...

One parent said it was the daycares fault because she was trying to work from home and her two preschoolers were getting too much screen time cause her daycare was closed. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,471
Posted By Annalee
Yes; parents are on the news here complaining...

Yes; parents are on the news here complaining about the pay. So far licensing has stood their ground stating its a providers choice how they charge. 👍
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Annalee
I feel another plus to some child care businesses...

I feel another plus to some child care businesses charging is "knowing"if they leave or give notice, certain providers are NOT taking them back. A lady I'm mentoring has had clients to pull out but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Annalee
same here! This morning we went outside to pick...

same here! This morning we went outside to pick up sticks on the playground....two wouldn't do it and the other two said their legs hurt so I told them they needed to sit at the picnic table and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Annalee
A positive to all this and hopefully this is...

A positive to all this and hopefully this is happening around the other states......providers can now apply for grants to cover expenses incurred due to staff-payment, supplies not being available,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5,819
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 652,288
Posted By Annalee
The pics they were showing on the news was near...

The pics they were showing on the news was near our house! My son was locked in the cooler at his work place. This momma was nervous:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5,819
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 652,288
Posted By Annalee
The creeks and rivers are rising but we are good;...

The creeks and rivers are rising but we are good; some dry weather coming the next few days. A tornado came over our home last night but no damage to report! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Annalee
My own tenth grader opened his chromebook to a...

My own tenth grader opened his chromebook to a message from his English teacher (which is a good, funny, kids-love-her teacher) that said "If you get bored, read To Kill a Mockingbird; If you get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Annalee
I heard yesterday that all this schoolwork from...

I heard yesterday that all this schoolwork from home was for naught because the governor has waived all testing and the 180 day school rule.....that there is no way to give an accurate grade to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Annalee
The governor has closed public schools here till...

The governor has closed public schools here till at least April 24.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By Annalee
We have to report it to licensing and then self...

We have to report it to licensing and then self quarantine for 14 days if it’s positive.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5,819
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 652,288
Posted By Annalee
Ooohhhwheeee we got the floods going on, too! ...

Ooohhhwheeee we got the floods going on, too! :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 63,546
Posted By Annalee
Praying the meds work:Sunny:

Praying the meds work:Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By Annalee
My brother is working from home and we live side...

My brother is working from home and we live side by side. He built my large add-on daycare room 17 years ago but there has been some trim and a few things that was not done correctly. He has fixed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Annalee
The school system here has hotspots so students...

The school system here has hotspots so students can sit in the parking lot of the school and do their work if no internet at home. Parents are in an uproar. Can you imagine parents taking the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 63,546
Posted By Annalee
likethislikethis

likethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 63,546
Posted By Annalee
We receive an email every day since this started...

We receive an email every day since this started from the State and mine yesterday said to move forward as usual unless someone is diagnosed with the virus within our program. So I look for us to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5,819
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 652,288
Posted By Annalee
Wow, we only get emails, calls and text right now...

Wow, we only get emails, calls and text right now unless there is a complaint...no visits inspections. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,471
Posted By Annalee
I don't plan on choosing to close unless my...

I don't plan on choosing to close unless my family or families in my care are diagnosed with coronavirus, but if I'm forced to close then I will expect full payment.:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,471
Posted By Annalee
From a daycare provider standpoint: it can be...

From a daycare provider standpoint: it can be damaging to the relationship if the client doesn't pay as well. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,172
Posted By Annalee
So true! :lol: Food for thought! I do think...

So true! :lol:

Food for thought! I do think QRIS has "run it's course" and do see a few changes coming!?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Annalee
I think child care will fall into the "essential"...

I think child care will fall into the "essential" category and remain open unless coronavirus is diagnosed within the families in care.

I did send a text yesterday and asked that all parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,172
Posted By Annalee
Wouldn't it be nice when all of this is over for...

Wouldn't it be nice when all of this is over for them to allow us to go back to the way we were before QRIS as they see Family Child Care held it together as a small business and as a quality care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Annalee
I understandlovethis However, I'm old and...

I understandlovethis

However, I'm old and I've been through the tornadoes, ice storms, funerals, etc. so I've had the 52 weeks no matter what in my contract since 2000....just something I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Annalee
Graduations in May are already cancelled here for...

Graduations in May are already cancelled here for colleges and High Schools. My own son will not march. My youngest has a chrome book with work on it, but the consensus is it can't be graded and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Annalee
Most "shutdowns" that are happening across the...

Most "shutdowns" that are happening across the states is for 14 days. In my state, It is still the child care facility's choice whether to be open or closed. The way I see it is if we did close for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Annalee
I agree with Ariana, a quote/post/recommendation...

I agree with Ariana, a quote/post/recommendation in a newsletter will NOT change, necessarily, how a parent thinks. Not saying I haven't fell in this "way of thinking" before and used newsletters to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,471
Posted By Annalee
I'm expecting our governor to impose "shelter in...

I'm expecting our governor to impose "shelter in place" order any time. Maybe I'm wrong but we are having more persons to test positive rapidly increasing??? Maybe I'm wrong but:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,471
Posted By Annalee
QRIS is put on hold here. We are receiving no...

QRIS is put on hold here. We are receiving no licensing visits, either, unless there is a complaint. We have NO ratios at this point as long as we have volunteers. I am not taking any new kids but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By Annalee
:hug::hug:

:hug::hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,524
Posted By Annalee
:lol:so true! I have, though, passed on...

:lol:so true!

I have, though, passed on every state email I have received....clients know they will have to pay me, so they are really hoping I don't have to close even though they are working at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5,819
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Posted By Annalee
Yes; same complaint here. Most deserving kids...

Yes; same complaint here. Most deserving kids families are already on food stamps but the parents donít always do the right thing with their state assistance.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 05:25 AM
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Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 652,288
Posted By Annalee
The school system is doing that here beginning...

The school system is doing that here beginning today. People are volunteering to deliver to their homes. The worry is that many kids won't have food for the extended Spring Break.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,524
Posted By Annalee
likethisYes; being proactive helps!

likethisYes; being proactive helps!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,282
Posted By Annalee
I have 12 kids but only 8 families: Only one of...

I have 12 kids but only 8 families: Only one of these families has a "random"job, the rest are in the medical, education or insurance field so I think I will be OK for now. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 63,546
Posted By Annalee
My tenth grader is bringing his chrome book home...

My tenth grader is bringing his chrome book home as school will be online till end of month for sure, but be prepared for end of school year!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 63,546
Posted By Annalee
No, but supplies will be limited anyway with...

No, but supplies will be limited anyway with issues compounding the longer things go. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 63,546
Posted By Annalee
https://www.irishpost.com/news/breaking-varadkar-a...

https://www.irishpost.com/news/breaking-varadkar-announces-ireland-will-go-lockdown-6pm-today-march-29-181528

Although this link is about Ireland, I feel it will happen here after the speech at 3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 63,546
Posted By Annalee
I am not a panic person but whatever my personal...

I am not a panic person but whatever my personal feelings are, I think we will see a major shutdown of everything and the economy will be affected in the next short while. Just some FYI that I think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 63,546
Posted By Annalee
Tennessee is in panic mode too:eek:

Tennessee is in panic mode too:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,401
Posted By Annalee
I also have listed "Fee is due 52 weeks per year,...

I also have listed "Fee is due 52 weeks per year, no exceptions!" That would suffice, too even if you didn't mention the natural disasters.likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,401
Posted By Annalee
My contract states if the "state deems it...

My contract states if the "state deems it necessary for us to close for no electricity or water, natural disaster, etc. (but not limited to) payment is due. So most are able to work at home so they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,401
Posted By Annalee
Im afraid my state is entering the panic mode. ...

Im afraid my state is entering the panic mode. Many are working from home and the colleges across the state are closing along with state buildings. :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Annalee
I think we become a better teacher when we reach...

I think we become a better teacher when we reach this "step" in our career because "we" are happy with our career choice. It is much easier to "enforce" policies when we believe in ourselves and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By Annalee
I have handed out info from emails I have...

I have handed out info from emails I have received from licensing and clarified I will "continue" my sickness-prevention protocol/policy. All parents know I get paid 52 weeks a year.

I have...
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