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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,494
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I begin working with my infants from the time...

I begin working with my infants from the time they are able to sit up.... my desk and desk chair are approximately 4 feet from the crib area.... once an infant is able to raise up and then sit... I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,924
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Proud to read this ending.... I had a family...

Proud to read this ending.... I had a family leave owing a very high balance last year..... I had cared for their 3 children for over 3 years...they were child care assistance and had lost funding...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,399
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
EXACTLY THIS... every word.... I have a very...

EXACTLY THIS... every word....
I have a very busy life after hours.... my husband and I are pool players....so many nights per week I am waiting for the last child to leave so that I can shower and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,419
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I COMPLETELY LOVE THIS.... My late fee is...

I COMPLETELY LOVE THIS....
My late fee is simply $1 per minute... but your LATE FEE is far better...

I tell each and every parent
My late fee is $1 per minute...
and
I DO NOT WANT YOUR...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,882
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Same here. I make that clear. This is not a...

Same here.
I make that clear.
This is not a visitation location for anyone... Grandparents... or... the other parent..
If they are authorized to pick up the child...then they can pick the child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,772
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
What she said. My PARENT HANDBOOK states ...

What she said.
My PARENT HANDBOOK states
TUITION for your child is due 52 weeks per year.
Including 2 weeks vacation
and 9 holidays.
I actually do not specify for personal/vacation days...
I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,253
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
AGREE... SAME for me

AGREE... SAME for me
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,651
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I agree that rates can vary from one town to the...

I agree that rates can vary from one town to the next...
The further you are from a big city... the lower the rates drop...

I am in North Texas...about 70 miles North of DALLAS/FT. WORTH...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,886
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I agree with previous posts... From what you...

I agree with previous posts... From what you said.. she didn't ask for sibling discount.. I believe she is asking the infant price..
I have a family with 3 children in my care... 3 year old (4 in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,201
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I do close for GOOD FRIDAY. I have not ever...

I do close for GOOD FRIDAY.
I have not ever closed for Easter Monday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,112
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
www.tammyschildcare.com I really need to...

www.tammyschildcare.com

I really need to update the photos... my daycare has actually changed allot since I first created my website.. we have a metal awning over about 70% of the playground...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,744
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
THIS... And TO ADD.. I have this issue...

THIS...
And TO ADD..
I have this issue frequently occur from similar.. ex client...
loved the girl.. 2 but the boy was almost 5 ...had been with me since 13 months but was pushing me to the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,059
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
My kids LOVE Cosmic Kids Yoga.. Favorite...

My kids LOVE Cosmic Kids Yoga..
Favorite EPISODE is SQUISH THE FISH....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,175
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I'd just like to say.. This thread is what I...

I'd just like to say..
This thread is what I love about this forum...

Personally.. I do not allow weapon toys...
I don't allow gunplay... or pretending to shoot one another...

I have a sister...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,884
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I have digital key pad .. I live inside our...

I have digital key pad ..
I live inside our family furniture store... for those that haven't read my posts before...
we have a large room in the back corner of a large commercial building that my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,606
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I breastfed my second daughter till she was 2...

I breastfed my second daughter till she was 2 years 9 months old.
I don't recall that I went out of my way to inform any client that I nursed my child...
I didn't specifically cover up.. but I went...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,456
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
This was practically written by me :ouch::D ...

This was practically written by me :ouch::D

I don't have a 3 step interview process..
I've been in business 21 years...I get paid 52 weeks per year..
includes 9 NATIONAL HOLIDAY...
and two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,315
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I close at 5:30 Friday, December 20 and reopen...

I close at 5:30 Friday, December 20
and reopen Thursday, January 2 at 7 a.m.

My PARENT HANDBOOK
lists Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
And December 26...

This year... those dates are Tuesday,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,904
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I'm honestly not ever concerned about them...

I'm honestly not ever concerned about them showing up at my door...
if you've ever read any of my previous posts...
I live inside a 16,000 sq ft retail furniture store.... my daycare entrance is on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,904
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I remind them... constantly.. I send out...

I remind them...
constantly..
I send out emails... and combine reminding them of closing dates... and also hit on any other issues that might have recently been a problem...

I post it on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,904
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
That's the first thing I thought also... ...

That's the first thing I thought also...

:ouch::ouch::ouch::ouch::ouch::ouch::ouch::ouch::ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-24-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,380
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
TEXAS Child Care Licensing Minimum Standard...

TEXAS Child Care Licensing Minimum Standard requires that Registered or LICENSED Home Daycares have 30 sq ft of USABLE space per child we are licensed for .. (Maximum is 12) so 360 sq ft.

I'm a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,585
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I have two of them.. Love love love them for...

I have two of them..
Love love love them for the ease of clean up.. I don't actually stack them... so I can't offer help in that department.. The only complaint I have is the same as others on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,846
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I AGREE that those boys use their imagination to...

I AGREE that those boys use their imagination to make ANYTHING in to a gun..
That's when I say.. we don't pretend playing guns...
we don't pretend to shoot..

And I'm NOT ANTI GUN

I use it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,846
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
This. And as a side bar My husband is a...

This.
And as a side bar
My husband is a CONCEALED HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,034
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I am THE ONLY daycare.. home based or facility...

I am THE ONLY daycare.. home based or facility style.. in my town or surrounding towns.. that charges a 2 week deposit.

I have a few openings now.. school just started.. and I lost 3 to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,848
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
In 21 years .. The only people I've ever had...

In 21 years ..
The only people I've ever had assist me are daycare mom's.
A mom that is a college student...so she has certain days she is not in class... things like that.
Then I would only use...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,212
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
yes you did BlackCat and I can't tell you how...

yes you did BlackCat
and I can't tell you how much I appreciated the support I received..
I'm not too proud to ever apologize for saying something that steps on a toe...
it doesn't necessarily...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,212
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Well I may never reach 500 posts... Sometimes...

Well I may never reach 500 posts...
Sometimes I literally go for MONTHS without logging in... I get so busy with everything else in life.. then today I log in and read all of this.

I know ZERO...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,431
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Well I had to search the forum to find this...

Well I had to search the forum to find this thread but I knew there would be one...

I got a tattoo this past Sunday...
I have NO IDEA how to do those thumbnail pictures.. I wish someone could...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,829
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I guess I don't log in often enough..... or read...

I guess I don't log in often enough..... or read enough... to know about this..
May I also have an invite?
and maybe a TUTORIAL on how to post pics.. because I have NEVER figured that out..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-19-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,406
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I fully agree

I fully agree
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I'm in Gainesville... 70 miles North of Dallas...

I'm in Gainesville...
70 miles North of Dallas on I-35.. about 5 miles before you cross over the Red River to Oklahoma...
I only read about it..
My husband is a Concealed Handgun Instructor......
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,197
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I have security cameras pointing at parking area...

I have security cameras pointing at parking area and outside the entrance door..
I check... make sure no one is arriving.. and GO...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
it hasn't happened very many times in 21 years of...

it hasn't happened very many times in 21 years of daycare... BUT..
IT HAS HAPPENED...
MORE THAN ONCE
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,913
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I take 9 Paid holidays per year... 2 weeks (10...

I take 9 Paid holidays per year...
2 weeks (10 days) of paid vacation.
No free days for clients
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I've had this one also..

I've had this one also..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,998
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
THIS is what I actually MEANT TO SAY...

THIS is what I actually MEANT TO SAY...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,998
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
ditto

ditto
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,217
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I always refilled them myself.. much more...

I always refilled them myself.. much more economical.. but the problem I had was the mechanism was always getting wet .. the battery compartment is on bottom... they eventually just stop working......
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,217
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I went through 3 of the Lysol battery operated...

I went through 3 of the Lysol battery operated dispensers before I finally bought this: although I had to google it .. I actually got mine at Sam's...but they no longer show it on website...
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I'm sitting at my desk.. in my daycare room......

I'm sitting at my desk.. in my daycare room... drinking coffee.. alternating between the forum page...
FACEBOOK..
My email...
and shopping on Zulily...

Waiting for my dear husband to wake up......
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,617
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
THIS... I WAS a breastfeeding mom.. twice.. I...

THIS...
I WAS a breastfeeding mom.. twice..
I also was a long term breastfeeding mom...
My second daughter was 2 years 9 months old before I managed to get her weaned...
BUT.. I was always...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Anyone Else Ever Have This Dream?

CLOSED TODAY...
GOOD FRIDAY..
I went out with a few girlfriends.. had a few beers...and saw a favorite TEXAS COUNTRY MUSIC SINGER that I love..
MAX STALLING
Had a great night.. had a designated...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,292
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
P.S.. If anyone wants to see the little...

P.S..
If anyone wants to see the little squirt..

www.texasjeepgirl.shutterfly.com

scroll down to FAMILY CRITTERS ALBUM
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,292
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Thanks to EVERYONE... for the wishes... It's...

Thanks to EVERYONE... for the wishes...
It's certainly going to be different around here..
I did everything in my home and daycare revolving around whether it was a good time for NICK to bark like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,292
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
The worst PART.... The dog area is next to the...

The worst PART....
The dog area is next to the daycare playground.. seperated by a chain link fence... dog area has a wooden deck...
the older kids.. (3 1/2 and 4... boys.. one of them is the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,292
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
He was an ANNOYING LITTLE DOG... very very very...

He was an ANNOYING LITTLE DOG... very very very annoying.. barked at EVERYTHING.. .. constantly... we have always said he is mentally unstable BUT it was just a joke.. he was just high strung.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,292
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
OFF TOPIC~~~ Lost One of My Dogs Today :(

I have ... well.. HAD... 5 dogs..
Today is the one day per week that I have an assistant..
The kids had mini corndogs for lunch and we ALWAYS cut them up to avoid choking issues...
The leftovers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,494
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
2002.. I had a client leave with NO NOTICE.....

2002..
I had a client leave with NO NOTICE.. had a PAST DUE BALANCE...
Payment is usually required on Friday.. in ADVANCE...
she had 2 children..missed a Friday.. didn't pay for the following...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,693
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
TEXAS Infant is 0-17 months..

TEXAS
Infant is 0-17 months..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,274
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
There was a time... 20 years ago.. when I would...

There was a time... 20 years ago.. when I would have never considered closing down for that length of time.. and expected payment..
It took me until June last year to fully commit to taking the 11...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,274
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
December

As with last year.. I debated for months on what dates to close for holidays in December...
I finally closed down the entire week of Christmas and reopened the day after New Year's Day..
I gave all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,149
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I started my daycare in August 1992... My oldest...

I started my daycare in August 1992... My oldest daughter was 2 1/2.
I got pregnant in fall of 1993... but had an early miscarriage..
Tried again and was pregnant with younger daughter 1994...
She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Love love love reading stories of using the...

Love love love reading stories of using the backbonehappyfacehappyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,277
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I'm also in TEXAS... New requirement is 30.. ...

I'm also in TEXAS... New requirement is 30..
HOWEVER..
Because I am also a TEXAS RISING STAR provider through WORKFORCE TEXOMA..I am required to have 36...
I currently have 35...and two more...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,664
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
allot!!!!!

allot!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,098
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
glider rocker

glider rocker
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,576
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Just to make sure I understand.. You allow...

Just to make sure I understand..
You allow yourself 5 personal days? Paid? Per year I assume...
And then do you allow yourself seperate vacation time? paid?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,947
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I am closed... paid...

I am closed... paid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,930
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
same as everyone else... ONE ... OUT~~~~~

same as everyone else...
ONE ... OUT~~~~~
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,471
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
After everything you described.. THIS is where I...

After everything you described.. THIS is where I would be...
likethislikethislikethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,564
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Thrilled you could join this forum.. Allot to...

Thrilled you could join this forum..
Allot to learn here... I love this group... It's time well spent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,866
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I was so busy typing up my 5 MILE response .. I...

I was so busy typing up my 5 MILE response .. I missed this one..
EXCELLENT...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,866
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
to original POST: I've had similar issues...

to original POST:

I've had similar issues over the years... and it is ANNOYING

I have THIS in my PARENT HANDBOOK...

DROPPING OFF YOUR CHILD
If your child has difficulty with drop off time,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,918
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
wow.... you have had some of the same one's I've...

wow.... you have had some of the same one's I've had!!! :lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,918
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
When I have a potential client contact...

When I have a potential client contact me..usually by phone call.. I ALWAYS let it go to voice mail...
99% of the time..I'm too busy to speak on the phone..
When I do return the call.. I say.....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,557
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
21 years of experience... Agreed on the...

21 years of experience...

Agreed on the common cold..
BUT...if they have temperature..
THROW UP...
Diarrhea...
The other kid is getting it next...
I can't tell you how many times in 21 years...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,557
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
From my PARENT HANDBOOK: Your child MUST BE...

From my PARENT HANDBOOK:

Your child MUST BE SYMPTOM FREE for 24 hours before returning to daycare. Basically this means if you are contacted to pick your child up from care due to fever,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I do let them subtract the difference from the...

I do let them subtract the difference from the first week of payment at the new lower rate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,308
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
me too...

me too...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,888
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
August will be 21 for me... and I feel the same...

August will be 21 for me...
and I feel the same way.... I don't know how I could work for someone else.. or do a different job...
I feel like I'm JUST NOW GETTING GOOD AT THIS JOB
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,442
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
My policy in my PARENT HANDBOOK is $1 per minute...

My policy in my PARENT HANDBOOK is $1 per minute past my closing time of 5:30...

At the end of last year I sent an email to all of my daycare clients.. wishing them a HAPPY NEW YEAR.. AND...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,888
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I opened in August 1992 as a REGISTERED FAMILY...

I opened in August 1992 as a REGISTERED FAMILY HOME.
Switched to LICENSED HOME in 2001.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,294
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
going to THIS with friends... ...

going to THIS with friends...


https://www.facebook.com/Redneckswithpaychecksoffroad
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,308
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Athiest When I was very young my parents...

Athiest


When I was very young my parents took us to a non denominational church...When I was in junior high my stepdad was Jehovah's Witness.. so we did that tour for a few years while mom was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,465
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I actually had this happen.. summer before last.....

I actually had this happen.. summer before last..
Mom was single..
She requested to provide daycare boy's food..
She preferred him to eat.. from scratch.. no gluten.. low or no sugar......
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
My granddaughter~~~!!! DRIVING ME OUT OF MY...

My granddaughter~~~!!!
DRIVING ME OUT OF MY MIND...
she is so stinking cute...BUT...
she has gotten to the point that she only naps about 2 days a week..
the rest of the time.. she gets up off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,849
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I think you have done a really great job so far...

I think you have done a really great job so far with all of this..
I would consider taking all the items to the post office and having them mailed or ship.. with signature of reciept required...
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,889
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Ditto on what BLACKCAT said.. I had a...

Ditto on what BLACKCAT said..

I had a teacher enroll her son in July of 2011..
She was a single mom.. son was 2 years old.
She began bringing him to care as soon as she had completed the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,087
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I used to do that.. for many years I would only...

I used to do that.. for many years I would only increase my rates on new clients.. and freeze the other parents at the rate that they started with..
The downfall to that is..
#1 you cheat yourself...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,087
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I increased my rate by $5 per week beginning Jan...

I increased my rate by $5 per week beginning Jan 1.
I did the increase to all clients.
I gave my clients notice of this LAST SEPTEMBER..
so there were no surprises...
It was my first increase in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,246
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I started my home daycare in August 1992 when my...

I started my home daycare in August 1992 when my oldest daughter was slightly over 2 years old...
My younger daughter was born August 1994.
During the pregnancy I was fortunate to have a trusted...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,660
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I send pics and videos all the time....

I send pics and videos all the time....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,028
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
When I began my REGISTERED Home Child Care in...

When I began my REGISTERED Home Child Care in August of 1992 I charged $45 per week.. ANY AGE CHILD..
I was same price as any other provider in our town. A year or two later I increased to $50 per...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,132
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
OMG You had me HOOK LINE... AND...

OMG
You had me
HOOK
LINE...
AND SINKER...
I was FLIPPING OUT...
Why did you let them in your house at all?
No WAY..
I even got interupted while reading...and was stressing out while saying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,608
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
5 DOGS Rubi May is 4 lb Yorkie She was our...

5 DOGS
Rubi May is 4 lb Yorkie
She was our second Yorkie.. The first one.. Amy.. disappeared from just outside our door in fall of '07 ... Amy was 5 at the time...
My poor husband cried for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,159
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I breast fed my oldest daughter until she was 12...

I breast fed my oldest daughter until she was 12 months old...
She will be 23 on May 31..
I was working in the family western wear business.. I took her to work with me.. portable crib... enrolled...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,268
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I love it... EXCELLENT job with the BACKBONE ...

I love it...
EXCELLENT job with the BACKBONE
and..
Reminds me how happy I am that I have a chain link fence and double wide gate that is locked each night with a padlock..
I don't unlock the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,700
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I haven't ever bought the ABC set... but.. I...

I haven't ever bought the ABC set...
but.. I did buy the foam flooring for my room... about 3 years ago...
see pics at

www.texasjeepgirl.shutterfly.com

I have a love hate relationship with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,125
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I am SUPER PROUD OF YOU... that is EXCELLENT.... ...

I am SUPER PROUD OF YOU... that is EXCELLENT....
It feels so good to do that
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,688
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
awesome... Congratulations...

awesome... Congratulations...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,765
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I'm in Gainesville

I'm in Gainesville
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,724
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I'm open 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. I have a chain...

I'm open 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
I have a chain link fence enclosing my parking area and entry to my building...
I have told clients that if they make advance arrangements I will unlock the gate at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,455
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I am closed GOOD FRIDAY... OPEN Monday

I am closed GOOD FRIDAY...
OPEN Monday
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,144
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Several years ago I had a little girl trip on the...

Several years ago I had a little girl trip on the driveway and bite her tongue... nearly IN HALF... it was HORRIBLE... I called the grandmother that worked about 2 blocks away... she seemed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,581
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
likethislikethislikethislikethis

likethislikethislikethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,515
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
ditto

ditto
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,521
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
I'm not a wine drinker... beer or vodka ...

I'm not a wine drinker...
beer or vodka
But... did I say
BRING ON 5:30????

happyfacehappyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,521
Posted By Texasjeepgirl
Long week...Nothing terrible happened... but long...

Long week...Nothing terrible happened... but long week regardless..
Went to be late last night... 10:45 :(
Woke at 1:53 a.m. when hubby arrived home from his second shift job..
Woke up again at...
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