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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,531
Posted By nikia
I understand how you feel, I felt the same way so...

I understand how you feel, I felt the same way so I did quit and honestly it was the best thing I did. I wasnt in to daycare anymore and I was miserable. My kids were miserable and wanted their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-09-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,650
Posted By nikia
I would go. I went to all my daycare kids things...

I would go. I went to all my daycare kids things I was invited to and I also invited my daycare provider to my kids things. I personally don't think it weird or wrong. You are going to be helping...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,004
Posted By nikia
:lol::lol::lol::lol: Yes she did know I was...

:lol::lol::lol::lol:

Yes she did know I was getting up just for her at 5 am noone else comes until 8 am and yes Im so scary since I told her not to pay for the week even though by all rights she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,004
Posted By nikia
No I am closing my daycare for good, Friday is...

No I am closing my daycare for good, Friday is that last day. She knew if she pulled early she would have to pay two weeks notice so she waited till the last week I was open and just didnt show.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,004
Posted By nikia
Yeah Sure, You'll Be The First One I Will Call If I Come Back To Daycare

So after texting the mom who never showed up yesterday non-stop I finally got a reply and she said she was scared to tell me so she just skipped out. So I got up 3 hours early for her to skip out on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,476
Posted By nikia
My ds who is in kindergarten has been watching...

My ds who is in kindergarten has been watching this at school they check in every few hours. She is so excited for Friday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,272
Posted By nikia
Can I charge the amount of pay I will lose at my...

Can I charge the amount of pay I will lose at my new job for having to go to court? If it comes down to going to court.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,272
Posted By nikia
That may be my luck to :lol: but they were...

That may be my luck to :lol: but they were supposed to be here 5 hours ago and she is at work, she works with another mom who I am friends with.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,272
Posted By nikia
No deposit :( They didnt give any...

No deposit :(



They didnt give any notice just didnt show up, I figured I cant get two weeks :lol: but Im just angry about it and figured if they wanted to try and screw me out of this weeks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,272
Posted By nikia
Legally What Can I Do

My last day of daycare is Friday and today I had a family no show, no call. I figured this would happen with this family because she wanted the copy of her handbook and knew if she pulled early she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,691
Posted By nikia
I start after my two week vacation which starts...

I start after my two week vacation which starts next Tuesday. Its a job I have had before at the same company with the same boss :lol: so I know what to expect. I am excited and yet nervous because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,691
Posted By nikia
I thought you took another job and were going to...

I thought you took another job and were going to quit after your vacation? Maybe I am thinking of someone else :) I agree about telling them what you stated on here too :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,182
Posted By nikia
2 years this time around, when I used to do it,...

2 years this time around, when I used to do it, it was only for one family, more like babysitting instead of running a business the first time. It got me through a tough time when I was laid off,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,182
Posted By nikia
4 days left, after 5:30 tonight :D Im not...

4 days left, after 5:30 tonight :D Im not counting either :lol

PS i didnt log in earlier because I was on my phone typing it all lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 34,373
Posted By nikia
Not everyone on assistance is a low life just...

Not everyone on assistance is a low life just like not everyone who works 12 hours is a bad parent who shouldn't have had children to just let someone else raise them which has been say on here...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 34,373
Posted By nikia
I didnt say you could not have your opinion I was...

I didnt say you could not have your opinion I was simply asking a question that if you HAD to work those hours. It just seems that on here lately and I do not mean YOU when I say this, it is very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 34,373
Posted By nikia
Bolded part I think is unfair...but thats just my...

Bolded part I think is unfair...but thats just my opinion



I think its a wonderful thing that you have done :D

I have a question though and Im curious and mean no disrespect, what if you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 34,373
Posted By nikia
I did not read all of the posts so forgive me if...

I did not read all of the posts so forgive me if I repeat something that has been said.

I am not understanding why someone who has to work longer hours is a bad parent???? If that is the biggest...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,884
Posted By nikia
Yes I would contact an attorney. Also I havent...

Yes I would contact an attorney. Also I havent heard of the state revoking a registration for a claim that was unfounded, but I'm not a lawyer so maybe it is the case.

Why would the mom do that? ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,924
Posted By nikia
Cannot Wait To Be Done - Vent

Im not needing any advice :lol: just need to get this off my chest. I am so happy to be done with daycare. Although I love these kids, it is time and the next two weeks cannot go by fast enough. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,767
Posted By nikia
I too am closing and also have vacation :) I...

I too am closing and also have vacation :) I included my vacation in their notice because they knew about my vacation, the only difference for me is with my vacation added it ended up being a 5 week...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-15-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,197
Posted By nikia
:confused: I must have missed something..... why...

:confused: I must have missed something..... why is there a thread to gang up on Crystal???

I think we have all said rude things on here, whether we meant them that way or not.

Since I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,455
Posted By nikia
Any Suggestions?

I am closing in 3 weeks for good and would like to do something for the kids but also for the parents. Even though some parents have a pain my bum I still appreciate that they trusted me to bring...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,550
Posted By nikia
So your solution to disrespectful parents is to...

So your solution to disrespectful parents is to just term them???? Term the children who have done nothing and love the daycare and their friends and their caregiver???? I guess my take on it is, I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,925
Posted By nikia
Tgif

So there was a mention about sadness over lack of positive threads so I thought I would put one out there :). I took my daycare kids to the local cholate store they make the chocolate in the back...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,550
Posted By nikia
I don't know how I double posted I type on my...

I don't know how I double posted I type on my phone and it can go crazy :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,550
Posted By nikia
Thank you for the compliment :). I am closing in...

Thank you for the compliment :). I am closing in 3 weeks to go back working outside the home. Who knows I may decide daycare is much better and come back to it.

I would like to know what they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,550
Posted By nikia
Thank you for the compliment :). I am closing in...

Thank you for the compliment :). I am closing in 3 weeks to go back working outside the home. Who knows I may decide daycare is much better and come back to it.

I would like to know what they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,550
Posted By nikia
Since you are part of the R&R, then you should...

Since you are part of the R&R, then you should know the stresses that come with this job and the amount of turnover that happens. Maybe you can suggest how to deal with parents that do not respect...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,059
Posted By nikia
OOPPS DONT let her disrespect you :)

OOPPS DONT let her disrespect you :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,059
Posted By nikia
If she starts to get out of control open the door...

If she starts to get out of control open the door and tell her to leave and make the termination immediate. I know its scary, think about all the possible outcomes of what happens and what you will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,785
Posted By nikia
Yes she did I am rather shocked that she did

Yes she did I am rather shocked that she did
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,059
Posted By nikia
Why would you think they would freak? Just from...

Why would you think they would freak? Just from being upset or are they that crazy of parents?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,785
Posted By nikia
Moms name She just sent me a text that said...

Moms name

She just sent me a text that said she would be here in 30 mins...... We shall see
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 26,299
Posted By nikia
Im still stuck on its illegal to be a...

Im still stuck on its illegal to be a sahm:confused: maybe impossible without a large bank account in this economy but illegal I must check into this :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,785
Posted By nikia
Irritated!!

So I have a dcm that hasnt paid for 2 weeks. On monday she told me that she moved and couldnt find her wallet or checkbook. I said fine and let the child stay in care. I let him come tuesday after...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,615
Posted By nikia
Thank you :). I am so excited :)

Thank you :). I am so excited :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,615
Posted By nikia
Nope mine do not like it at all. They are 6 and...

Nope mine do not like it at all. They are 6 and my oldest will be 8 in two weeks. They are very excited that I have a new job outside the home with mothers hours :D

I think they dont like it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,067
Posted By nikia
I think I want this job, I have been thinking...

I think I want this job, I have been thinking about it for the last 2 hours and the only thing that is hard for me is to say good-bye to the kids. I want my house back, I want health insurance thru...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,067
Posted By nikia
Now What Am I Going To Do

The job that laid me off 2 years ago just called me and asked me to come back to work. I worked for an insurance company and worked strictly for one agent and basically ran his office. When the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By nikia
Hospitals And Other Things, Is Really Only Wednesday

Ugh can this week please be over now. Dcm says dcd will be at my home to pick dcb between 12 and 2 oh okay thanks can you narrow that down for me a bit, this is what she told my assistant when I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,689
Posted By nikia
group rate theres an idea :D

group rate theres an idea :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,689
Posted By nikia
I cried at naptime you are not alone. I think...

I cried at naptime you are not alone. I think its winter I am so sick of winter and now we have more snow coming tonight. Are your own children older that they can help a bit? I have my 6 and 7...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 19,594
Posted By nikia
I didnt read all the post so forgive me if I...

I didnt read all the post so forgive me if I repeat anything that has been said,

I had a little one break their toe here after my kitchen chair fell on it, this chair is one of those solid high...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 26,513
Posted By nikia
I think that if I had the past experience you...

I think that if I had the past experience you have had with a parent I would be very cautious too with anything that has to do with body, nude, or anything of nature that could lead or looked as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,405
Posted By nikia
I thought it would be easier

to deal with some of the parents crap after terming them. I thought, at least I have a light at the end of the tunnel its only 3 more weeks, but I was WRONG. Everything the parents do that is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 26,513
Posted By nikia
This isn't really black and white when you say...

This isn't really black and white when you say something like reporting it. Like actual signs if abuse? I mean really if people are going to start reporting a parent for bathing with their child at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,597
Posted By nikia
Thanks and sorry :) I just feel so bad already...

Thanks and sorry :) I just feel so bad already you know? I am not sure how I would have handled it differently and what I could have done to avoid the whole mom calling friends issue. I guess if I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,597
Posted By nikia
Even though I have dealt with all the parents and...

Even though I have dealt with all the parents and dont really need anymore advice and or judgement on the subject I felt it the need to clarify that I did give the one family that was in care on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,597
Posted By nikia
Cut as in dropped I used the moms words her words...

Cut as in dropped I used the moms words her words were cut FROM care or dropped as I would say and no she wanted to know if the other parents kids were safe from being DROPPED from care, noone has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,597
Posted By nikia
What Should I Do

I gave termination letters to 4 families because I am going to nursing school and need to lighten my load. Only one family was here on Friday, so I gave them the letter and mailed the others ones...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By nikia
I agree she should have her copy. She...

I agree she should have her copy.

She decided to call the other moms too that she is friends with to see if their child was safe, needless to say my phone has been going crazy, which is why I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By nikia
Yes I did she said she doesnt have it

Yes I did she said she doesnt have it
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By nikia
Having A Panic Attack

I gave the letter to term some families, families I have problems with, but said the reasoning for terming was me going to nursing school and needing a smaller group. One mom texts me and says can I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,669
Posted By nikia
Well one will be here on Monday, but not the...

Well one will be here on Monday, but not the other and the two other families I am terming will not be here until Tuesday. So that is why I was thinking mailing them and then talking to them on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,669
Posted By nikia
Letter To Downsize Wrote Now Do I......

mail it to the ones who are not here today? I have three kids who are cousines so mom's are sister in law. One is here today other one isnt, so what do you think I should do? If I give to one they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,359
Posted By nikia
Mine was a family, who was sent home with loose...

Mine was a family, who was sent home with loose poop yesterday (6 of them) was told they could not come back to care, texting me at 5:15 in the morning for drop off telling me they were outside and...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-03-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,744
Posted By nikia
Thank you he did have the info I talked to the...

Thank you he did have the info I talked to the manager today as the guy who did them was out of the office. The manager told me he shouldn't be doing small business taxes as he isn't organized...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,503
Posted By nikia
You have that sign too!!!!!!! :lol::D:eek:

You have that sign too!!!!!!! :lol::D:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,713
Posted By nikia
Yes she did come and get him. She took him to doc...

Yes she did come and get him. She took him to doc and they said just to watch for the next 24 hours.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,713
Posted By nikia
Okay thank you, is there anything else I should...

Okay thank you, is there anything else I should watch for before she gets here? He is playing and acting normal, I am worried about the stomach sick feeling, but that could be something else too, so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,713
Posted By nikia
Nope they didnt take him, so she sent me a text...

Nope they didnt take him, so she sent me a text asking how bad I thought it looked and I said that with a head injury I think he should be seen, she said Ill see what I can do and let you know.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,713
Posted By nikia
Well thats the thing they didnt take him to be...

Well thats the thing they didnt take him to be seen, so I have other questions banging in my head. I will call mom Thank you:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,713
Posted By nikia
He is two, his eye is swollen bruise across his...

He is two, his eye is swollen bruise across his nose, and a gash on his forhead, bump on the top by hairline
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,713
Posted By nikia
Nannyde or any Nurse

I have a question about a dcb. Mom said he pulled a 13 inch tv down and it hit his head last night. He is acting normal, except he says his stomach hurts and has had 2 loose bm. Are loose bm's a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,800
Posted By nikia
Thi is what I was thinking I have a letter...

Thi is what I was thinking I have a letter changing my hours for the families who have been here the longest and I would like to keep. The letter terming the other families I'm having a hard time...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-02-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,744
Posted By nikia
Tom-Big Tax Problem I Think

Okay here is my issue, I went to H & R block and filed my taxes. The guy didnt have us check it out before he filed, stupid me for not demanding to look at them. Well he forgot to enter misc income...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,800
Posted By nikia
I could do that, but I really do want less kids...

I could do that, but I really do want less kids so I dont want to give them an option as mean as it sounds. I want to do as kind as possible though kwim?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,800
Posted By nikia
What is the best way...

to reduce the number of kids in my care?

Its a good thing I havent given any letters out because I keep changing my mind. :eek:

I was first going to just close down, but decided not to do that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,768
Posted By nikia
I had a little girl who was climbing on a chair,...

I had a little girl who was climbing on a chair, she slipped and the chair fell over and broke her toe. The chair is one of those taller bar chairs, very heavy. I was standing on the other side of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,768
Posted By nikia
Deep breaths Its okay accidents happen. I would...

Deep breaths Its okay accidents happen. I would just call the dentist and see what they say, and try other emergency contacts of the parents.

Hugs, it will be ok.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,760
Posted By nikia
I start at 5. I had one family pick up at 5:45,...

I start at 5. I had one family pick up at 5:45, 15 mins late and dcm made the comment That we must eat early???:confused: I said well to me 6 is late since my kids need a bath and go to bed at 8 I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 39,459
Posted By nikia
Sure I do :)

Sure I do :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 39,459
Posted By nikia
The system is messed up IMO

The system is messed up IMO
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,608
Posted By nikia
I figured I would run the risk of leaving without...

I figured I would run the risk of leaving without notice, my date for the change is because I have a night class that starts at 5:30 goes until 8:30 4 nights a week and it start May 11. I may just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,608
Posted By nikia
My only thing with the notice is that I am going...

My only thing with the notice is that I am going on vacation from April 4 thru the 19th so by the time I get back it will be less than a month notice. So instead of today I was thinking April 1st.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 39,459
Posted By nikia
2 to 10 years!!!!!! Thats it!!!!! I hope that is...

2 to 10 years!!!!!! Thats it!!!!! I hope that is per child that she endangered but I doubt it is
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,608
Posted By nikia
Got it :) Thanks so much

Got it :) Thanks so much
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,608
Posted By nikia
That would be great Thanks :D I was going to...

That would be great Thanks :D

I was going to try and finish it up during naptime today and then hand it out tonight so plenty of time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,608
Posted By nikia
It is a good idea but one family gets here at...

It is a good idea but one family gets here at 5:45 because they have to work at 6 so I know it wont work for them. The other family that might work, so I may just tell them verbally???
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,608
Posted By nikia
Letter For Changing Times Open Any Suggestions?

Dear Parents,

Effective May 11, 2011, I will be changing my open time to 7:00 am and my closing time to 4:30 pm. I realize that this change will effective some of you and I am truly sorry for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 39,459
Posted By nikia
Honestly at any age we should think about coping...

Honestly at any age we should think about coping if something happened, accidents happen to anyone no matter if your in your 20's, 30's, 40's or beyond. What makes you a different kind of provider...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 39,459
Posted By nikia
I am sorry that you were offended. I think there...

I am sorry that you were offended. I think there is a huge difference between 22 and 26. Now not every 22 year old is like this woman so if I said all 22 year olds have no business doing this I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 39,459
Posted By nikia
Agree especially with the statement of knowing...

Agree especially with the statement of knowing you would give your life for the life of a child.
Im 31 and on the days when I am filled to the max allowed by law its a lot, but I do it and I AM...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2011, 12:34 PM
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Posted By nikia
I am so sorry about your son, I cannot imagine...

I am so sorry about your son, I cannot imagine what it is like or knowing that 3 hours passed before EMS was called. It is personal for you and if it were me I would always try to figure out what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2011, 12:02 PM
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Views: 39,459
Posted By nikia
No need to be sorry, I wasnt trying to be rude at...

No need to be sorry, I wasnt trying to be rude at all I completely agree with you and nannyde, I just feel so sick about this and angry you know. I just wish all daycare providers were like me, you,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2011, 11:44 AM
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Views: 39,459
Posted By nikia
I agree she was probably trying to do to much,...

I agree she was probably trying to do to much, BUT the thing that bothers me is that she could walk out the door get in her car, drive to the grocery store, walk around that grocery store like it was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 10:30 PM
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Views: 39,459
Posted By nikia
http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/loc...

http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=7980199

I just feel sick about this, I hope the nieghbors are wrong about her being out shopping and seeing her pull in the driveway then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 05:17 PM
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Views: 2,751
Posted By nikia
:lol: Hmmm wonder what they have been hearing ...

:lol: Hmmm wonder what they have been hearing



:lol::lol::lol: This is so great!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 12:24 PM
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Views: 39,459
Posted By nikia
In one of the videos it has a nieghbor that said...

In one of the videos it has a nieghbor that said daycare provider stated they had been in there a long time because she had passed out too.

I really hope that they find it was an accident and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 10:51 AM
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Views: 1,341
Posted By nikia
What are .......

some of things from your childhood that you still do with your kids?

After some of the posts about how many technical things kids have now and how much things have changed I wondered how many of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 10:18 AM
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Views: 5,866
Posted By nikia
So dad gets off at 11:30 but leaves in care until...

So dad gets off at 11:30 but leaves in care until 4 or so correct? Then that makes this pretty simple I think. Tell them you tried it out it isnt working for the group either he naps with everyone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 08:35 AM
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Views: 39,459
Posted By nikia
In our state we have to have it mapped out for...

In our state we have to have it mapped out for emergency exits and we have to practice every month. I set my alarms off and the kids know what to do, the newest ones cry and get a bit scared but I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 08:19 AM
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Views: 39,459
Posted By nikia
Its so sad. I cant imagine what the parents are...

Its so sad. I cant imagine what the parents are going through right now.

Something seems off about it to me. Like why didnt she get any of the children out, if it was a kitchen fire from her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 08:05 AM
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Views: 1,665
Posted By nikia
:D Love it!! Actually in 5 weeks Im going...

:D Love it!!

Actually in 5 weeks Im going to see my childhood best friend, met when we were 4, and she is the one that I did most of those childhood things with. So this just made me twice as...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 07:56 AM
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Views: 2,582
Posted By nikia
I think its okay, I know what you mean about...

I think its okay, I know what you mean about adult brain putting a spin it, but it doesnt sound like they know more than they should.

I had a little girl once 10 years ago I used to babysit for,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,383
Posted By nikia
All cups stay on the dining room table, they can...

All cups stay on the dining room table, they can go to the table and get drink and put it right back it works for the most part, my drop-ins have a hard time remembering the rule, but they get after...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,240
Posted By nikia
:lol::lol: no banjos but I do tend to think...

:lol::lol:

no banjos but I do tend to think of Children of the Corn movie when driving to other towns before harvest :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,240
Posted By nikia
Sorry Jeepgirl, hijacked the thread. I dont know...

Sorry Jeepgirl, hijacked the thread. I dont know why parents do that, perhaps they want them to be around new kids and get the feel of how school is different than being in a daycare home? KWIM?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,240
Posted By nikia
Daycare Forum meeting in Iowa, Field of Dreams...

Daycare Forum meeting in Iowa, Field of Dreams :lol:
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