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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-23-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By JeepGirl6
Fleas

I have a 2 year old little girl that had came with multiple flea bites 3 times in the past month. Her grandmas house is infested with them & whenever grandma wants to watch her she gets flea bites. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,236
Posted By JeepGirl6
How To Tell A Parent I Can't Care For Their Children Anymore

I have a daycare family that brings their 4 yr old son 1 day a week & 2 yr old daughter 4 days a week. The mother is due with her 2nd daughter the middle of April. The 2 yr old is a handfull most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By JeepGirl6
I Don't Know What To Do!! Help Please!

I have been so back & forth with this. I have been operating my home daycare for 6 years. I just turned 29 (today is my bday :-)) I have an 18 month old son & we are trying for our second baby.

I...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-05-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,053
Posted By JeepGirl6
Filing taxes

Besides Federal & State Taxes Do you all file/pay in to Social Security & Medicare taxes also?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By JeepGirl6
Playground?

I am looking at leasing/possibly buying a building to open a daycare center. I found a building that would be perfect BUT there is no yard whatsoever for an outdoor playground. I would have enough...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,092
Posted By JeepGirl6
Daycare Center

Any of you own a center? I have questions :-)

I am looking at buildings for Lease/Rent in my area. I would like to try to open up a center. I have been operating my home daycare for 6 years.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 901
Posted By JeepGirl6
Daycare Director or Administrator

Are any of you an Administrator or Daycare Director at a center/facility?

I have been operating my home daycare for 6 years. I have an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. I am 28...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,083
Posted By JeepGirl6
Please delete my other post, it duplicated Thanks

Please delete my other post, it duplicated Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,083
Posted By JeepGirl6
O/T Going Back to School

I currently have my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. I have been considering going back to school to get my Bachelors so I can teach in a pulic school. I will be operating my home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,431
Posted By JeepGirl6
Off Topic- Question about Going Back To School

I currently have my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. I have been considering going back to school to get my Bachelors so I can teach in a pulic school. I will be operating my home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,759
Posted By JeepGirl6
Sick Days & Vacation Days

How many of you give parents free vacation or sick days?

How many do you give?

What is your policy for using the days?

Right now I give full time parents 10 days a year.

I ask they use...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By JeepGirl6
I am going to ask for the Dr's notes. I now have...

I am going to ask for the Dr's notes. I now have had 3 other daycare parents text me saying their child came down with it yesterday afternoon/evening so that makes 4 children yesterday around the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By JeepGirl6
Well took my son to the Dr . His throat is...

Well took my son to the Dr . His throat is covered in blisters. The Dr. diagnosed him with Hand, foot & mouth. That daycare mom wont text me back. I almost started crying leaving the Dr. I am so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By JeepGirl6
Yeah I am just going on what the parents told me....

Yeah I am just going on what the parents told me. I think I should have asked for a Dr note too. I just have never heard of any other rash where you get bumps/blisters on your hands. They were on her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,763
Posted By JeepGirl6
Hand, Foot & Mouth?

I have never heard of a rash following a fever besides Hand, Foot & Mouth & Roseola. Are there others?

I have a daycare child this week who had a fever Sunday evening. Mom kept her home Monday to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-14-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,182
Posted By JeepGirl6
Maternity Leave

I have a part time daycare family with 2 children going on maternity leave for 8-10 weeks starting in April. Do you all charge half price for those weeks or the regular weekly rate they originally...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 09-29-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,717
Posted By JeepGirl6
Daycare Insurance

What do you all have for daycare insurance to cover you & your assets incase a parent would sue you?

Right now we have Liability $300,000 through Allstate & we are paying $40 a year. Well we just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,564
Posted By JeepGirl6
Sorry...for some reason my thread posted twice....

Sorry...for some reason my thread posted twice. My screen had froze so I have to redo it. I didn't think it had posted.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-20-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,564
Posted By JeepGirl6
Going from a Home Daycare to a Child Care Center

I operate a home daycare.

I have been thinking about possibly in the future leasing/renting a building and opening up a child care center.

How many of you have went from your home to a center?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,717
Posted By JeepGirl6
Advertising on Place Mats

I had a gentleman call me in my area asking me if I want to advertise on place mats in two of our restaurants near by. He said one of the restaurants go through 30,000 place mats in 6 months and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,351
Posted By JeepGirl6
Bumping a Part Time Child to get a Full Time

How many of you have ever bumped a part time family when a full time family wants you.

I have been going through a lot lately. I lost 3 kids within 2 weeks so I am really looking for anything...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By JeepGirl6
Thats why I am hurting to...I lost one child last...

Thats why I am hurting to...I lost one child last Friday & will be losing 2 more next week.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By JeepGirl6
Website

Yes I have a website. The counter says I have had 3043 since I made it in February. On my facebook account I advertise on "Buy, Sell & Trade groups for my area. I think all areas have them. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By JeepGirl6
I Need Kids!!

Anyone have ideas as an incentive to get clients in?

I have tried "Enroll full time by a certain date and receive 2 free days after one month of enrollment"

I have tried "Enroll full time by a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,691
Posted By JeepGirl6
Have any of you had any luck with handing out...

Have any of you had any luck with handing out flyers or putting them in peoples newspaper box?

I have professional letterhead and business cards.

I was thinking about going around to the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,691
Posted By JeepGirl6
Losing THREE Kids!!!

So I am losing THREE kids!!! One today and 2 next Friday. I knew about the one leaving next Friday for the past month. I just found out about the other one yesterday( I require a paid 2 week notice)....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,542
Posted By JeepGirl6
Driveway & Yard Issue

Our house sits 1,200 feet from the road. Their is one other house back here after you go up the driveway. When my daycare parents are arriving/departing our yard & neighbors is getting driven in. We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,115
Posted By JeepGirl6
Update

Just got a text from the mom saying they decided to look elsewhere because they dont agree with my policies. I did not text the mom back. I E-mailed them last night telling them they would not be a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,115
Posted By JeepGirl6
Wife

She was very talkative until we started discussing my policies. She then got real quiet the remaining 15 minutes of the interview and just stood there looking over my info without talking. Her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,115
Posted By JeepGirl6
Worst Inteview Ever!!

3 yr old, 3 days a week. Babysitter quit so they wanted to get him in a home daycare to interact with other children.

Everything was fine for about the first 45 minutes, they said they wanted me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By JeepGirl6
Question If You Give Sibling Discounts...

Do you give a discount to part time families or only full time? I have a parent that needs child care for her infant full time 4-5 days a week and her 4 year old 2-3 days a week. Do I give a discount...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,702
Posted By JeepGirl6
Thanks :-) Anyone else?

Thanks :-) Anyone else?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,702
Posted By JeepGirl6
Holidays or Set Weekly Rate?

I am revising my contract for 2014. I currently do not charge for days I am off, holidays, vacations etc. Right now my parents pay for when their child is not here & when they go on vacation they pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-29-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,831
Posted By JeepGirl6
What Would You Charge?

What would you charge for a family needing child care only on Thursdays for a 5 month old boy 7:30:4:45 and only needed from January until the middle of April?

I have a child that comes 4 days a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,464
Posted By JeepGirl6
Thank you everyone! Your opinons helped. Blackcat...

Thank you everyone! Your opinons helped. Blackcat I think I will go into gradually & give myself 5 holidays paid like you suggested. I too started off like you & only had parents pay for days I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,464
Posted By JeepGirl6
Paid Holidays

I revise my contract every year. I see so many of you require your clients to pay you for Holidays off. Do parents find this over board or too much? I thought maybe considering giving myself 3 chosen...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By JeepGirl6
Yea :-) We are ordering our Thanksgiving dinner...

Yea :-) We are ordering our Thanksgiving dinner for my husbands side & picking it up the evening before so I wont have to cook for them. I am making mash potatoes & cheesy potatoes for my side, my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By JeepGirl6
Decorating

This is off topic but I need to figure out what I should do. We are having Thanksgiving for our families at our house this year. My husbands family at 1:00, my family at 4:00. I am wanting to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-21-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By JeepGirl6
How did the interview go?

How did the interview go?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,818
Posted By JeepGirl6
Yes I run a home daycare. I will give them my...

Yes I run a home daycare. I will give them my daily rate and if they are not okay with it they will have to find someone else. I am in a bind right now with trying to get new clients & just didnt...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,818
Posted By JeepGirl6
Odd Hours

I just applied for a job where a family only needs child care between 10:00-1:00/3:00 4 days a week. What would you charge for this? My daily rate of $35? Should I lower it for such short hours? This...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,093
Posted By JeepGirl6
The 18 month old will be moving December 14th so...

The 18 month old will be moving December 14th so he will leave before the infant starts. I have no clue what to do :-/ Financially this child will really help our family, $700 a month is a lot to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,093
Posted By JeepGirl6
Caring for Infants

My son is 3 months old. I care for a 9 month old, an 18 month old and a 3 year old right now. I will have two 2 year olds, both will be part time,2 days a week.

I have a family that wants an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By JeepGirl6
This made me tear up. I love the video!

This made me tear up. I love the video!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,371
Posted By JeepGirl6
Thanks Michael! Anyone else?? Maybe nobody else...

Thanks Michael! Anyone else?? Maybe nobody else uses actual mattresses?

If you had a choice in a home daycare would you want your child to sleep on a crib mattress or a cot?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,419
Posted By JeepGirl6
Vaccinations

How many of you have or have had your child's vaccinations split up?

How many of your child get them all at once?

My son will be 3 months old this Sunday. His Dr. wanted him to get 5 shots...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-01-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,371
Posted By JeepGirl6
Cots or Mattresses

I have been using actual crib mattresses that I bought for nap time for children 18 months and up since I have started my daycare 5 years ago. Do any of you use crib mattresses? Each child has their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By JeepGirl6
Interview

My last interview was a no show after it was scheduled twice. I have an interview this Wednesday for a 19 month old, full time M-F. I am so excited! I really hope I get the the little guy :) I feel...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-28-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,183
Posted By JeepGirl6
Thanks everyone!! Yea at this point I tell them...

Thanks everyone!! Yea at this point I tell them they are not allowed on it because they cant sit on it nicely. I think I am going to stick with that :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,645
Posted By JeepGirl6
Locked

I unlock my doors in the morning until all the children arrive & then I lock them. Same with afternoon, my doors are locked until my first pick up. My daycare is in my basement so I have my daycare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,183
Posted By JeepGirl6
Couch In Daycare Room

How many of you have a couch in your daycare room? I don't let the children on it often unless its story time because all they want to do is jump on it and act up otherwise. I was not planning on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By JeepGirl6
Yes please :-)

Yes please :-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By JeepGirl6
How Would You Organize My Daycare Room?

I need advice on how to organize my daycare area into centers. If any of you are interested in me sending you my pictures please either provide your E-mail here or you PM me your E-mail. Thank you so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,215
Posted By JeepGirl6
No Show TWICE

I am getting very discouraged with not getting any children. I had an interview set up over the weekend. I waited 15 minutes after our scheduled interview to call her since she had not arrived yet....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 736
Posted By JeepGirl6
Applying for a Job

When you apply for a job whether its on care.com, sittercity or craigslist what kind of information do you give them? If any of you are interested in my information that I send please send me your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-11-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By JeepGirl6
Yay!! I Have An Interview!!!

I finally have an interview. It is this weekend. It is someone that one of my current daycare parents referred me to. It will be for 1 year old twins. My question is the mother only needs me 2-3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By JeepGirl6
Holidays

When a family does not celebrate Halloween or doesnt introduce Santa/Easter Bunny etc to their child, how do you go about special activites/lesson plans/cirlce time discussions? What about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,591
Posted By JeepGirl6
Fall Ideas/Theme

Any of you have any Fall ideas/themes? Bulletin board ideas? Pictures? Lesson plans?

Thanks :-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,894
Posted By JeepGirl6
Home Daycare Name

I am getting yard signs and business cards made up and would like to name my home daycare.

Do you prefer to go by an at home daycare or at home child care?

My husband thinks Daycare sounds...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,309
Posted By JeepGirl6
Thank you!

Thank you all who gave me advice/opinions on my child care ad, I really appreciate it!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,309
Posted By JeepGirl6
Thank you :) Right now I just have them...

Thank you :)

Right now I just have them placed around the playground. They do move a little bit but not very much in the grass. At our old house we had our playground on concrete instead of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,792
Posted By JeepGirl6
Thanks for the laugh, hilarious!! :-)

Thanks for the laugh, hilarious!! :-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,309
Posted By JeepGirl6
My Child Care Ad

Please tell me what you think, what I could change, what I could ad, any ideas of how I could organize centers,etc...I will take any advice :) I need to enroll children as soon as possible...Since we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,533
Posted By JeepGirl6
Do You Have A Yard Sign??

For those of you that have yard sign for advertising your In Home Child Care, do you get a lot of clients this way? I was going to be ordering some off of vistaprint this week and was wondering if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-05-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By JeepGirl6
Ohio

Does anyone here operate a type A home daycare? I am really thinking about becoming licensed so I wanted a few of you that I can go to for advice/questions. Thanks :-)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,904
Posted By JeepGirl6
Becoming a Type A Family Home

I am currently a type B home for child care. After looking into it I think it might benefit me more to become licensed out of my home instead of actually opening up a center. I charge $35.00 a day. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,904
Posted By JeepGirl6
I have an Associates Degree in Early Childhood...

I have an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and also a Medical Assisting Degree.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,904
Posted By JeepGirl6
How many of you would rather run your In Home...

How many of you would rather run your In Home Child Care over owning/operating your own Child Care Facility or the other way around?

Those of you who have switched from one to the other, what are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,904
Posted By JeepGirl6
Opening a Child Care Center

I have been thinking about this for a while now about opening up a child care center with my husband and I getting older(both almost 28 and just had our first child 3 weeks ago :) ) and both having...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,014
Posted By JeepGirl6
No Show

I know exactly how you feel. The same thing just happened to me this morning. We recently moved 3 months ago, we still have a few bills we have to pay out towards our old house which there and back...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By JeepGirl6
Naming My Daycare

What do I need to do to name my home daycare. I am not licensed, here in Ohio you don't have to be licensed as long at you care for under 6 children.

I am struggling to get clients right now so I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,172
Posted By JeepGirl6
Website/Facebook Page

I am really struggling to get children right now and a friend asked me if I had a facebook to advertise my In Home Child Care. Can any of you please send me your website or facebook page so I can get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,530
Posted By JeepGirl6
They Really Don't Care Do They??

Ya know I really don't think daycare parents care about me, my income or my family. I don't think they realize that this is MY income,my job and how I pay my bills!!!! I just had another family text...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By JeepGirl6
Holding Spots?

I have lost about $800 in monthly because I have had 3 parents change their child care plans of keeping me after we moved into our new house. After the 1st week they decided the drive was too far for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By JeepGirl6
Thanks Ladies! I do need to make a website, I...

Thanks Ladies! I do need to make a website, I don't have a facebook account set up. I plan on printing out my flyers tonight. Hanging up flyers and placing them near kids items at my sale is also a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By JeepGirl6
Advertising

I am really hurting financially right now since I lost kids after we moved a few weeks ago when the parents decided they didn't want to drive the extra distance. I was told by 3 out of the 4 parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-14-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,038
Posted By JeepGirl6
Really??

So my husband and I just moved within the past 2 weeks...I lost 3 out of my 7 daycare families. Well two of the 4 that are still with me are teachers so they will only be paying 50% of their weekly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,024
Posted By JeepGirl6
Thanks for everyone's input. We will not be using...

Thanks for everyone's input. We will not be using the fireplace, It does have a cover over it. My main concern in the brick because it comes out at the bottom like a ledge. My husband thought we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,024
Posted By JeepGirl6
Question Fireplace?

We are moving to our new house this weekend. The daycare is going to be in the finished basement but their is a brick fireplace down there. Any ideas or pictures on how to cover it or make it not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-25-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By JeepGirl6
My Rate

My rate that I currently charge is $40 a day anything over 4 hours. Under 4 hours is $8 an hour but I rarely ever have a parent need me for under 4 hours because they all work full time. So my full...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By JeepGirl6
Anyone?

I am open to what any of you would charge in my situation :) How do you get your price?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By JeepGirl6
LaLa1923

How do you come up with your price then? I have always done it by the day or hourly. Her hours range between 6:00am-4:30pm with the possibility of not having to be at work until 10:30 or 11:30 some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,515
Posted By JeepGirl6
Need Advice ASAP

We are moving in the next week so I am losing some of my current families that I have. I have been E-mailing a parent for care for her two children needing care for 4 days a week right down the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By JeepGirl6
The ages of the children I care for now range...

The ages of the children I care for now range from 14 months,15 months, 2.5 years old, 3 years old, 4 years old. Once our baby is born the 14 month old(then will be 18 months) and 3 year old will be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By JeepGirl6
Bump...anyone else?

Bump...anyone else?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,733
Posted By JeepGirl6
I asked this a few days ago :) Ask blackcat

I asked this a few days ago :) Ask blackcat
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By JeepGirl6
No, I have never had anyone help me besides my...

No, I have never had anyone help me besides my mom or grandma during nap time so I could go to an ultrasound or Dr Appt. We are moving next week so they will live too far away to come help. My sis...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By JeepGirl6
How Long? Maternity Leave...

I am due with my first child in at the beginning of August :) I operate my daycare full time Monday-Friday 6:00am-5:30pm. I have told parents I am only taking 2 weeks off because financially I can't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,411
Posted By JeepGirl6
Blackcat or Anyone?

How do I become a member of the forum where everyone posts pictures of their child care rooms? Thanks :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,335
Posted By JeepGirl6
Retirement

So my husband and I have worrying about retirement a lot lately. We are both 27 years old and have our first child on the way due in August. We are moving to a new house at the beginning of May. I...
Forum: Curriculum 04-12-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,844
Posted By JeepGirl6
Can you send me the link too please :) thank you...

Can you send me the link too please :) thank you so much!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,872
Posted By JeepGirl6
Cubbies and Daycare Table

I am wondering where all of you have found your cubbies and daycare tables. Right now I do not have any cubbies and I think it would help me so much if I bought them for organization of each child....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,963
Posted By JeepGirl6
Pics

I dont have a facebook account but I do text. I send pictures to my parents of their child everyday through text. They love it! I have actually had a parent when I first started my daycare pick my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,806
Posted By JeepGirl6
I waited until I was 10/11 weeks to tell my...

I waited until I was 10/11 weeks to tell my daycare parents. I am not showing at all yet, but we wanted to move before we had a baby so I kind of did it as hit two birds with one stone. We told them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,496
Posted By JeepGirl6
Im doing the same thing this week/today telling...

Im doing the same thing this week/today telling the remaining of the parents we are looking to move. We have to sell our house first though so we are putting up the for sale sign this weekend. So far...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 839
Posted By JeepGirl6
Letter to Parents

Can anyone give me advice/sample letter of what to write to parents about us wanting to move & putting our house up for sale this weekend. We would like to try to stay in this area so I can keep my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,444
Posted By JeepGirl6
I plan to tell the parents next week. Can Anyone...

I plan to tell the parents next week. Can Anyone reflect to the questions I have above??Please :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,444
Posted By JeepGirl6
Question Anyone?

Anyone have any advice?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,444
Posted By JeepGirl6
Possible Moving and Pregnant

I have been operating my In Home Child Care for 4 years now, this year has been a great year for me, I finally am at my full capacity. I am 9 weeks pregnant and my husband and I have wanted to move...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,362
Posted By JeepGirl6
Moving? How Did Parents Take It?

We plan on putting our house up for sale the first of the year...we plan to stay local so I dont have to start over with getting daycare kids, Im finally pretty much at my max so Im doing the best I...
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