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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,366
Posted By LovetheSun
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Amazing!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,118
Posted By LovetheSun
Conference/Seminar?

Hello!

I am looking into Early childhood/ Childcare Conferences or Seminars for this upcoming year. Any recommendations? Since I've learn is a tax deductible I would really like to go at least...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-26-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,819
Posted By LovetheSun
Catering Fee

Hello!

I have couple questions I hope anyone has the answers to.

1) We have two parties a year (summer party and christmas). usually I prepare everything myself but is so much work and quite...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-03-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,376
Posted By LovetheSun
Oh wow! That's is a school 15min away that is ony...

Oh wow! That's is a school 15min away that is ony open 3hours a week but have over 15lida with no license... they said that it was legal.

I'm just curious so I'll call the licensing to see if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,376
Posted By LovetheSun
No License For Three Hours Care?

Hello and Happy New year!

So I have heard that you do not need a license for a three hours daycare/childcare but is there also no limits to how many children you can care for?

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,855
Posted By LovetheSun
Christmas Party Entertainers Idea?

Hi everyone!

Do you have any Christmas party entertainers idea?

We had a puppet show before, magician and bubble. I am running out of idea... looking for something to entertain the children...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 10-16-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,817
Posted By LovetheSun
Making More Money To Have Less Money?

Hi everyone!

I am really confused by how taxes work. This year we made more money about $20,000 extra than 2015 but we had more expenses about $14,000 BUT I had to pay three times more taxes than...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,756
Posted By LovetheSun
And I wanted to add that is difficult when it...

And I wanted to add that is difficult when it comes to food because so many families do not realize you shouldn't feed your children what you would eat yourself! Most grow ups would not have a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,756
Posted By LovetheSun
Is it affecting their mood? If yes, I would say...

Is it affecting their mood? If yes, I would say that we don't allow high sugared treat in the lunch box.

Maybe send a two weeks notice to all the families, but is kind of risky because if you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,660
Posted By LovetheSun
Oh I feel so much better you guys are sharing my...

Oh I feel so much better you guys are sharing my point of view. I was wondering if I was missing something here:confused: Or if I was even in the wrong offering water play... :confused:

The older...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,660
Posted By LovetheSun
Do You Change Children Into Swimming Suit?

Hi everyone,

We had a few potential families asking about our policy regarding changing children here at school. Do you change the children into swimming suit?

The parents needs to sign an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,323
Posted By LovetheSun
It happened to me for the first time last year, I...

It happened to me for the first time last year, I am consider changing my contract in 2018 so that if a family leave before the end of school year I keep their deposit (school year being from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,323
Posted By LovetheSun
You deserve it! I can't even believe these...

You deserve it!

I can't even believe these families would leave you because of that, shame on them! All childcare givers should and need time off so that we have enough rest to give the best to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,487
Posted By LovetheSun
Biggest Regrets Related To Your Daycare?

Hi everyone!

Do any of you guys have regrets with you childcare?

Right now I really regret that I didn't raise the tuition cost for the families that were with us the last four years, I did for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,790
Posted By LovetheSun
We are actually having a Bubble Show for our...

We are actually having a Bubble Show for our graduation party! Last Christmas we did a Puppet show which had the children mesmerized and that gave the parents an opportunity to talk in peace:)
We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,589
Posted By LovetheSun
I was going to ask such similar questions. One of...

I was going to ask such similar questions. One of my family needs us to hold a space for 5months :confused:

You mentioned a few times that your contract is quite strict. So maybe is worth the wait...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,820
Posted By LovetheSun
I would say a 6 weeks notice depending on how...

I would say a 6 weeks notice depending on how difficult it is to find a nanny in your area.

Is hard in our area to find good nanny so I would personally give them 6 to 8 weeks the least:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,717
Posted By LovetheSun
How Long Does It Take You To Fill Up A Spot?

Hi everyone,

I am curious to know how long it does you to fill up a space usually. We had some unexpected openings and I am having a harder time than usual and I was wondering how long was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,419
Posted By LovetheSun
It also depends on how easy is that child? ...

It also depends on how easy is that child?

Sometime I end up staying open for 45min with just one child here but is so mellow that I can relax as well. The parents know that aftercare is "free...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,522
Posted By LovetheSun
Yes :lol::D I did it to another family too who...

Yes :lol::D I did it to another family too who came 20min too early. They never did it again:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,522
Posted By LovetheSun
Wow that is just so rude. Imagine if everyone...

Wow that is just so rude. Imagine if everyone were to do this?
Actually I had a mom who was a "friend", she started to come 15min early every day and I got tired of it so I went on "walks" in the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,014
Posted By LovetheSun
How great! Good job! happyface

How great! Good job! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,086
Posted By LovetheSun
We do not offer vacation days to the families,it...

We do not offer vacation days to the families,it would be too stressful and a lof of money missing on some month.

I have realized this year that families respond better to an increased in price...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,716
Posted By LovetheSun
Go for it! Where I used to work, the owner...

Go for it!
Where I used to work, the owner started with 3 days a week then went to 4 (for financial reasons). She was only open 4 days a week for about 2 years until she decided to open full time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,248
Posted By LovetheSun
Oh thats a great way to phrase it! I will...

Oh thats a great way to phrase it! I will definitely add that to the holidays list/contract!

And thank you all for your replies, is true that it does not sound right to call it a "holiday".
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,248
Posted By LovetheSun
Any Of You Closed On July 3rd? (For A Long Independence Day Weekend?)

Hi everyone!

I was wondering if it seems "too much" to take July 3rd off as a paid holiday as well as July 4th? Since July 4th is on a Tuesday this year.

Most of the families attending do not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By LovetheSun
We had two families giving notice right before...

We had two families giving notice right before our last paid vacation which was definitely a set back on our budget and disappointing from them even if the contract clearly stated the reason behind...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,417
Posted By LovetheSun
Just downloaded the BrightWheel App, so great I...

Just downloaded the BrightWheel App, so great I was searching for a simpler way to share with parents is perfect.

Thank you so much!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By LovetheSun
So funny, I was just day dreaming of closing this...

So funny, I was just day dreaming of closing this whole Summer when I saw this conversation was up again.

CityGarden, we usually close two weeks by the end of June or early July. It feel so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,144
Posted By LovetheSun
In our city there is an intense pressure for full...

In our city there is an intense pressure for full on academic curriculum. But I do believe the amazing benefits of free play plus what some parents do not seems to realized is that most children in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,144
Posted By LovetheSun
Daycare vs Preschool - Which Do You Prefer?

Hi everyone!

Just wondering which age group and which program do you prefer to offer (a preschool program or daycare with just free play & Art activities).

We started off as a daycare then we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By LovetheSun
Thank you for your input! We usually let the...

Thank you for your input!

We usually let the parents stay for little while at pick up, but recently I found one parent behavior to be a bit strange (a lot of mood change) but her husband is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By LovetheSun
We used to do paid vacation but then some...

We used to do paid vacation but then some families left right before our vacation :mad: So now we do UNPAID vacation but we take a large fee in the beginning of the year (around $450) so that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By LovetheSun
SO HORRIBLE! :mad:

SO HORRIBLE! :mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By LovetheSun
Oh thank you for that information! I was just...

Oh thank you for that information! I was just discussing with my assistant how we should be more careful with the parents coming.
I didn't know this was a rule even if I worked in multiple daycares...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By LovetheSun
Thank you! I will definitely install some cameras...

Thank you! I will definitely install some cameras and security system. We don't have any signs outside too and we have hight fences but with what happened today we would feel more at peace.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By LovetheSun
Do You Have Cameras Or Security Alarm? Had To Call The Police Today

We had someone on drugs in front of our house who was acting hysterically, most of the parents did not have much concerns for it but one families is very worried and is asking a lot of questions...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By LovetheSun
Thank you for your replies! State Farm just...

Thank you for your replies!

State Farm just offered us a Home plus Daycare insurance plan. Anyone has experience with them?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By LovetheSun
Daycare Insurance?

Hello!

Which Daycare insurance do you have? And also did you ever had a situation where you had to use it?

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,747
Posted By LovetheSun
Some children were very difficult with us, but...

Some children were very difficult with us, but what helped a lot is sending the food of the day home with the parents which they will serve for diner (so that there are no escaped to eating the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,763
Posted By LovetheSun
Anyone knows if this applies to California as...

Anyone knows if this applies to California as well?

There are a few preschools in our area who only offer 3 hours care, maybe thats why?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,228
Posted By LovetheSun
Thank you all for taking the time to share your...

Thank you all for taking the time to share your tips. A lot of them were so useful, and I will definitely apply them!

I am feeling motivated to be more careful this coming year happy face
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-26-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,228
Posted By LovetheSun
What Made Your Childcare/Daycare More Profitable?

Hello everyone and happy holidays!

Going over my yearly income and overall budget, I realized that the daycare wasn't as profitable as I hoped. And there was less profit then the previous year, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,113
Posted By LovetheSun
It must be such a disappointment to you but is...

It must be such a disappointment to you but is actually better this happened now rather than later! At least it gives you some time to find another family because they seems to have unrealistic...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,226
Posted By LovetheSun
There are some professional lice fairies in our...

There are some professional lice fairies in our area, who comb the child hair for about an hour to remove all eggs, nits and lice. And they also gives a "Lice Free certificate" which means the child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By LovetheSun
I didn't think of that option at all! What a...

I didn't think of that option at all! What a great idea, it would be so ideal for us since just like you we tend to be full year round and when the weekend come I am too tired to enjoy the beach or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By LovetheSun
The change of routine and the lost of clients...

The change of routine and the lost of clients definitely worries me, so is nice to read your experience with that.

It wouldn't be something I can do this year but i would love to do that one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By LovetheSun
Any of You Close for The Whole Summer?

Hi everyone!

I was wondering if any of you close for the whole summer? It seems very unusual for Daycare (but ok for preschools).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-26-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,646
Posted By LovetheSun
Washing the hands on arrival is a good one, we...

Washing the hands on arrival is a good one, we will definitely do that.

We always let them play outside in the dirt, mud, sand etc... but this are our newer kids and they seems to have quite a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,646
Posted By LovetheSun
Everyone is Sick!

Hello Everyone!
Most of our kids are sick, but all from different things (strep/colds/stomach) thankfully the parents kept them home but I would like to be extra careful in the coming weeks.

Any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-03-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,706
Posted By LovetheSun
Well put and is so true. I am loving all your...

Well put and is so true. I am loving all your inputs. I am feeling inspired by it and I think is time to update my website!:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,706
Posted By LovetheSun
How “daycare” became “school.”

I thought that was a good article! And I could particularly relate to this part "Children are often rushed from one activity to the next ... [and] that approach can be counterproductive to childhood...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,830
Posted By LovetheSun
Thank you so much for your replies! I am just...

Thank you so much for your replies! I am just worried for the boys, one mom pointed out that her son was not doing well around other boys since they play rough and he is not used to it. I have no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,830
Posted By LovetheSun
Losing Income Because of the Girl/Boy Ratio

Hi everyone!

We have a big issue with the girl/boy ratio for the coming months and because of that our enrollments are on hold (for 2017) and I have one space open at the moment (saved in case we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-09-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,912
Posted By LovetheSun
We do

We do take credit card with SquareUp, we also charge a fee since SquareUp takes around 2.5% as you mentioned.

I am happy with it, and is nice to keep tracks online so easily.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,786
Posted By LovetheSun
Oh and the back packs are by the door so if we...

Oh and the back packs are by the door so if we want to make it quick we could just say "Go get your stuff" then I walk there with them so the parents must follow.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,786
Posted By LovetheSun
When the children are a bit crazy at pick up, I...

When the children are a bit crazy at pick up, I think is just because they need the attention from their parents or us. Aren't all Preschool a bit crazy at pick up:D

Is normal for your little girl...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,483
Posted By LovetheSun
That is actually PERFECT! Thank you so much for...

That is actually PERFECT! Thank you so much for your help! I feel much better moving forward with them now:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,483
Posted By LovetheSun
Thank you so much for your replies:) One of...

Thank you so much for your replies:)

One of the family who assumed they have the space seems to actually be quite nice and a good fit but the assumption to be admitted left me feeling off.

Do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,483
Posted By LovetheSun
Question Is it normal?

Is it normal for parents to assume they will get the space when they come for an interview?

This year most of the families visiting said on the spot "So when are we starting?" "or we will see you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,747
Posted By LovetheSun
You guys are right. I just wanted to make sure I...

You guys are right. I just wanted to make sure I wasn't overreacting but is true that is not a good start.

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,747
Posted By LovetheSun
I didn't realized I didn't log in. And I do fear...

I didn't realized I didn't log in. And I do fear the girl will be confuse, with all this (plus she has a nanny too!).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,747
Posted By LovetheSun
Would You Enroll a Child That Is Already in Another Daycare?

Hello!

Hoping for some quick advice. We have a family that will like to come part time (we dont have full time) but their daughter is already enrolled in another daycare part time. So they will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,778
Posted By LovetheSun
So cute that you allow parents to finish a...

So cute that you allow parents to finish a project with their kids! That's a nice touch and brave too because sometime I feel like the children get too loud when their parents are around.

We do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,617
Posted By LovetheSun
Internation Preschool Curriculum?

Hello!

I just read about the "International Preschool Curriculum" on one of the replies from a post. And I am super curious about this program!

We currently use MotherGooseTime which is great...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,862
Posted By LovetheSun
We were open from 8am to 5.30pm, the new hours...

We were open from 8am to 5.30pm, the new hours are 8 to 3pm and after care until 5.30pm. Children are between 2 and 5 years old. (By the time the parents leave and we clean up is about 6.30 but now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2016, 12:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,862
Posted By LovetheSun
PS: I called all the Preschools in my area and...

PS: I called all the Preschools in my area and asked their weekly rate and about the extra fees (some added up to so much). I also asked about their closed days. Even the play based ones were high in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,862
Posted By LovetheSun
Yes!

Is done! I told the interested parents about the change of hours (to replace the kids leaving soon) and the parents currently attending and all went SUPER WELL!

Just 1 interested parents back up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,862
Posted By LovetheSun
Any of You Changed to Short Hours Care? (8:30 to 3:30pm)

Hello everyone!

After years of being a care givers I'm burning out and find myself daydreaming about going to the park or the library :Sunny: You guys are all so brave for doing this such a long...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,012
Posted By LovetheSun
I hear your perspective. In this case, it been...

I hear your perspective. In this case, it been over a year I've been working very hard with this family and strongly strongly recommended a therapy (turns out he needs behavior therapy, physical and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,012
Posted By LovetheSun
Quick Question! Would You Allow A Therapist To Observe Your Daycare?

Hello everyone,

Briefly, we have a child that started Physical Therapy, Behavior Therapy and is been tested for ADHD/Austin.

I asked to speak to the therapist, because I've been very worried....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,799
Posted By LovetheSun
I thought about keeping it too but I don't have...

I thought about keeping it too but I don't have enough space. Is such a struggle to keep things reorganize when your have limited space.

And I just feel bad wasting so much stuff. It would feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,799
Posted By LovetheSun
Pass along MGT

Hello,

i had an idea this week while using our Mother Goose time curriculum.

How about if we pass along to an other provider our monthly curriculum? So for example I will use the October...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,694
Posted By LovetheSun
On 12 families there is just 2 that are giving me...

On 12 families there is just 2 that are giving me a hard time, with both the kid and father are great but I am try to avoid the moms as pick up as they irritate me.

Maybe I am being to spoiled...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,694
Posted By LovetheSun
How Many Parents Do You "Like"?

From all the families you have enrolled how many do you like and dislike?

It might seems like a odd question but as I am feeling really frustrated, i wondered how many others felt this way and if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,392
Posted By LovetheSun
I am so sorry for what you all went thru, is so...

I am so sorry for what you all went thru, is so terrible.

I find the relationship you have with that family so beautiful. Is wonderful that they feel such comfort in you, and I do believe is best...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,808
Posted By LovetheSun
That sound so awful! Do not panic specially...

That sound so awful!

Do not panic specially about the restraining order, someone did this to close ones of mine. Out of no where (they worked in the same place) and once they were in front of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,865
Posted By LovetheSun
I would definitely change the hours (maybe 7.30...

I would definitely change the hours (maybe 7.30 to 6?). Even if you make a little less, is worth it.

That will allow you to start your day with some time for yourself.

If you are tight on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,269
Posted By LovetheSun
I would not refund because you are at lost. And...

I would not refund because you are at lost. And who knows maybe grandma will be so happy about your kind gesture that she will share around and talk about to other then that would be bad for you.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-16-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,872
Posted By LovetheSun
I was once given a "little flag" with a business...

I was once given a "little flag" with a business card for a children store, it was made of a long colorful pencil (not sharpen) and a small size business card tape on top. It was super cute and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,056
Posted By LovetheSun
I thought of a game where together we decided who...

I thought of a game where together we decided who are the "bad guys", which we pretend stoled something from the group and then they can "catch them" by taping them gently which freeze the bag guys...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,056
Posted By LovetheSun
This link was very interesting to read and I will...

This link was very interesting to read and I will share it with some of the parents attending. Thank you:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,056
Posted By LovetheSun
Thank you all for your replies. He is 4 and...

Thank you all for your replies.

He is 4 and the big issue is that is a all day thing. He is constantly building weapons and pretending to hurt his friends (he will say " I am going to hurt you")....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,056
Posted By LovetheSun
It been a few weeks that he is doing this. And it...

It been a few weeks that he is doing this. And it is becoming worse. we talk about it a lot with the parents.

The sign paper is a very good idea, I will give them a print out warming then.

I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-04-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,056
Posted By LovetheSun
Sending a Kid Home For Playing "Guns"

Hello Everyone!

We have a little one who has been building "guns and weapons" from anything possible such as makers caps, Legos, play kitchen items... And then pretends to shoot all his friends.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,372
Posted By LovetheSun
Anyone done their CPR & First Aid online?

Hello!

Have any of you did the required CRP and First Aid online?

I am curious on how well this done and wether or not the licensing approves!

Is much cheaper too... Ive done the CPR many...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,959
Posted By LovetheSun
You need to respect your own rules! As a...

You need to respect your own rules!

As a lot of people say if you don't respect your rules, the parents will eat you up and ask more and more of you.

If you don't apply your rule, he might go...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,412
Posted By LovetheSun
I think is very very fair too. Are you only...

I think is very very fair too. Are you only watching that one little girl or have other children as well?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-02-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,025
Posted By LovetheSun
Thank you all for your answers. Weirdly I...

Thank you all for your answers.

Weirdly I finally got in touch with my new licensing lady and she said it will be unannounced!!! She said it might take 2 to 4,6 weeks... Is kind of weird.

We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,025
Posted By LovetheSun
Thank you for your answer! :)

Thank you for your answer! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,025
Posted By LovetheSun
Quick Question- Daycare Licensing Announced or Unannounced Visit?

Hello!

We are extending to a large family daycare and I was wondering if the inspection visit will be announced or unannounced? I call the licensing but got two different answers (one said...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,736
Posted By LovetheSun
http://www.boogiewipes.com/preschool-sampling/ ...

http://www.boogiewipes.com/preschool-sampling/

It doesn't seem too late. But it took couple of months (or more?) before I received the email confirming I will get a box of goodies...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,736
Posted By LovetheSun
Watch out for Boogies Wipes Box!

Hi everyone,
Watch out for the Boogie box address confirmation message in your email box, since it might go into your spam box and you need to confirm to get your box.

After confirming my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,186
Posted By LovetheSun
The lovely thing is a good idea and I suggest...

The lovely thing is a good idea and I suggest something similar to parents.

A little girl had issue sleeping and I recommended the parents to a new pajamas (of her choice) a doll/lovely (of her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,882
Posted By LovetheSun
I would not have an issue filling his spot. I am...

I would not have an issue filling his spot. I am just worried that they will not find another Preschool/daycare since our area has a high demands and most places are full for years...

But now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-03-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,882
Posted By LovetheSun
So most of you would terminate? If it happen...

So most of you would terminate? If it happen again, I will have no choice..

I find it so hard to do specially since we run a preschool program I know is hard to find an open space in a other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,882
Posted By LovetheSun
One of the Kids Hit Me..

Have this happen to you? One of the kid (4years old) hit me twice in a day. He couldn't care less for the time out. His stomps his feet and screamed "no". There is no particular issues at home these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,987
Posted By LovetheSun
I see everyones point and is true that is a big...

I see everyones point and is true that is a big liability responsibility, because of that and because the kids might be disappointed at the next party I will not do it. But I can't help but feel bad!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,987
Posted By LovetheSun
So Right! The land of fruits and nuts! I love...

So Right!
The land of fruits and nuts! I love that!

I have a mom who kids models so when they got a scratch on their face, she mention few time and by text as well how their won't be able to work...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,987
Posted By LovetheSun
They live in an apartment and the Dcks are her...

They live in an apartment and the Dcks are her only friends. Most of families just do a party here, to which the parents are welcome since most don't have outside friends:)

Yes the insurance is...
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