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Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions Yesterday, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Josiegirl
Lisa Scottoline

She has a new book out called Eternal.
I know there are some LS fans here. She's a great writer.
Maybe I've read too many WW11 based novels though, because this isn't holding my interest the way...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6,224
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 718,574
Posted By Josiegirl
'Tis the tick season in New England again. :( DH...

'Tis the tick season in New England again. :( DH just plucked 2 off my head this afternoon. :eek: Now I'm scratching like crazy.
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 04-17-2021, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Josiegirl
Just curious Rockgirl, how did you like the...

Just curious Rockgirl, how did you like the book?? :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2021, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 260,664
Posted By Josiegirl
I'm thinking I must still be reading too much on...

I'm thinking I must still be reading too much on this site. :) Waking up from a dream(nightmare) this a.m. all about the 2 worst siblings I ever had in dc and how I had to chase them down to find...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2021, 03:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 275
Posted By Josiegirl
So so sweet!! lovethis

So so sweet!! lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 275
Posted By Josiegirl
I think it needs a consistent temperature; can't...

I think it needs a consistent temperature; can't really remember for sure.

When I was a kid, we got a duckling. Cutest little thing, how we all loved it. They grow fast and we had to give it to a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2021, 03:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By Josiegirl
I agree with BC. Otherwise, that difference in $...

I agree with BC. Otherwise, that difference in $ will be forever on your mind and cause you mental stress. If you do it gradually, your brain will keep ticking off how much $ you've shorted yourself;...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2021, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Josiegirl
Sadly I agree. I recall way too many instances...

Sadly I agree. I recall way too many instances where I should've let a child go. :( By 6 they should have a bit more internal control than that.
I know dcproviders say 'outgrown the program' quite...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2021, 03:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 275
Posted By Josiegirl
During my daycare years, we had cats, dogs,...

During my daycare years, we had cats, dogs, hamsters and bunnies.

Dogs can be high maintenance but were much loved by dcks(not to mention parents were glad for the exposure at dc so they didn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2021, 03:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By Josiegirl
Unbelievable. You either don't have dogs or are...

Unbelievable. You either don't have dogs or are one of those owners who don't pick up their dog's poop from sidewalks either.

Yes. there may be some things neighbors deal with from time to time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By Josiegirl
I don't have any answers but am sorry to hear...

I don't have any answers but am sorry to hear you're having those issues. :( We have dogs all over our neighborhood and unfortunately there are a couple neighbors that allow theirs to place deposits...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,004
Posted By Josiegirl
Good for you for standing up to her and her...

Good for you for standing up to her and her demands. I cannot wrap my head around someone who thinks and acts like that. :confused: Do they think you're hiding something? Does she want to find...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,004
Posted By Josiegirl
One more thought, you're running a business...

One more thought, you're running a business involving group care. Don't do special because it'll become the normal for her, then all the other dcfs catch on and you'll be running yourself into a dark...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2021, 03:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,004
Posted By Josiegirl
Yep, lots of terrific advice and ideas. Just...

Yep, lots of terrific advice and ideas. Just wanted to add oh boy, she sounds like fun. :o Snooping into locked closets beats all IMO.

It's definitely up to you to confront her and speak up loud...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2021, 03:10 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
From everybody that I know who's had the Moderna...

From everybody that I know who's had the Moderna vaccine, side affects have been so different for everybody. Most are fine by the 24-36 hour mark afterwards. Myself, I only had a couple hours of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
Must be all those diaper blow-outs, crazy parents...

Must be all those diaper blow-outs, crazy parents and state regulations you all deal with! :) Who knew it built character and a strong immune system?
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 03-23-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Josiegirl
It was a newer one; IIRC it was released in Feb.....

It was a newer one; IIRC it was released in Feb.. But the SS book I received was a great book as well. :) I don't think I've ever read a bad book by her; she's my most favorite author!
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 03-23-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Josiegirl
The Four Winds

by Kristin Hannah

New book and an amazing story. I highly recommend it. It's during the time of the Great Depression, Dust Bowl days.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2021, 03:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By Josiegirl
It's a business. Unless it was an emergency...

It's a business. Unless it was an emergency closing(sickness, etc.) or planned(vacation, day off) I always stayed open. Yeh, it kind of is a pain just having one child but you have to look on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
https://bestlifeonline.com/climate-change-pandemic...

https://bestlifeonline.com/climate-change-pandemics/

This is the only article I've read on this. And lord knows, I'll never win an award for being the smartest, but some of what they discuss here,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2021, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Josiegirl
lovethishappyface

lovethishappyface
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-16-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 529
Posted By Josiegirl
I have to ask, was this daycare not worth an...

I have to ask, was this daycare not worth an extra $2 a day to care and nurture your child over the past 18 months?
IIWM, I'd drop the matter and find another place, let it go.
Sounds like you're...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Josiegirl
Maybe she was over tired, had an off day, etc....

Maybe she was over tired, had an off day, etc. What about finding a buddy to help her get acclimated? Find out what her interests are and try to offer her some of those activities to further distract...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-03-2021, 02:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Josiegirl
SMH at people sometimes. :confused::mad: Is it...

SMH at people sometimes. :confused::mad:
Is it any wonder some children and adults are as messed up as they are?? :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2021, 02:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 731
Posted By Josiegirl
What a beautiful idea Michael; there are so many...

What a beautiful idea Michael; there are so many things I wish I'd asked my parents before they died. If I only had it to do over again......
I'm glad you have those happier memories to share with...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-02-2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Josiegirl
I fear for those children as they grow up. What...

I fear for those children as they grow up. What these parents are doing to avoid obesity will have such detrimental affects. :( Shame shame on them.
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 03-01-2021, 02:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Josiegirl
Oy parents who keep such a close eye on every...

Oy parents who keep such a close eye on every single little ounce that went into their baby's mouth, used to bug me. Babies need what they need, growth spurts, energy levels, individual needs.....how...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-01-2021, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Josiegirl
PP said it all, right down to the advice of...

PP said it all, right down to the advice of having someone with you when you confront dcm.
You sound 100% professional in this business and have gone above and beyond what any (sane) parent would...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-25-2021, 03:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By Josiegirl
Thanks for the links! And FormerTeacher,...

Thanks for the links!

And FormerTeacher, what a sweet story. Thanks for sharing. lovethis
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-24-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By Josiegirl
Keeping Paperwork

I know this has been discussed before(I've probably even asked it before :o) but how long do you have to keep all your old tax paperwork, receipts, etc.? I've been retired 2 yrs. in May but I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By Josiegirl
No help with advice on what to say but mixing SA...

No help with advice on what to say but mixing SA dcks and younger kids was always so hard. :( Older kids are rough, don't pay a lot of attention to where the littles are in relation to them so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Josiegirl
Is he too young for Harry Potter? Or too old for...

Is he too young for Harry Potter? Or too old for Encyclopedia Brown choose your own adventure type books? What about getting suggestions from his parents and tell them your dilemma? Or if you have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2021, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6,224
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 718,574
Posted By Josiegirl
Yeh, you get to that point where you just want it...

Yeh, you get to that point where you just want it over with already. But hopefully you'll find relief at the end.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6,224
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 718,574
Posted By Josiegirl
Smart lady you are!

Smart lady you are!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 821
Posted By Josiegirl
BC,I completely get that. I guess where I was...

BC,I completely get that. I guess where I was coming from, was thinking back to when I found this place, and the things that helped me so much were fresh ideas that everyone shared; ideas about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2021, 04:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Josiegirl
It usually stems from all these situations being...

It usually stems from all these situations being given too much attention. I tried to downplay scrapes and scratches, things like that. And using the tough guy-go play now works too. :)
And ugh, the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By Josiegirl
That's an interesting thought, if the parents...

That's an interesting thought, if the parents would allow it. TBH, they don't sound like the type if they're already going into defense mode with attempted conversations about it. Has she been in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
I'm thankful to have my 2nd Moderna vaccine out...

I'm thankful to have my 2nd Moderna vaccine out of the way, as of Wednesday. I felt tired yesterday afternoon but it could've been just lack of sleep lately. And my arm is sore of course. I took a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2021, 03:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 821
Posted By Josiegirl
While I agree with this, I also disagree. :lol:...

While I agree with this, I also disagree. :lol: Sometimes when I look for something and can't quite put my finger on what I need, I simply ask the question again. :o And let's face it, rules change,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2021, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6,224
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 718,574
Posted By Josiegirl
Are you the same person for both of these rants?...

Are you the same person for both of these rants? I'd simply point the dcparent to what your handbook says and it's there for a reason, end of discussion. If that doesn't stop them, ask them if this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6,224
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 718,574
Posted By Josiegirl
Just tempted?? That's(ideally) what I would've...

Just tempted?? That's(ideally) what I would've done. Does she get reminders from her dentist and veterinarian? I do. I always thank them. This person sounds like a.....well I wouldn't have stayed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-16-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 532
Posted By Josiegirl
My sister's ds lives in Dallas. :( They're having...

My sister's ds lives in Dallas. :( They're having a time of it. He was venturing out last night to pick up his MIL and they're all going to hunker down in my nephew's house.

I hope you and...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 02-15-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Josiegirl
Thanks for sharing those 2 titles BC, they sound...

Thanks for sharing those 2 titles BC, they sound like books I'd like.

You're the one that recommended Janet Evonavich to me and I read through every one of her numbered series. They're great :)
...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 02-15-2021, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Josiegirl
Just Curious

Do any of you take advantage of small local free libraries? Ever since things shut down a year ago, I discovered a couple shelves of books offered at a small store, on the way to my sister's house. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2021, 02:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Josiegirl
I have to admit if I had to do the parent thing...

I have to admit if I had to do the parent thing all over again(Personally speaking for myself as a parent here)and know what I know now, I'd be doing it differently. :o I was sometimes that parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 532
Posted By Josiegirl
Stay safe everybody!! I live in New England and...

Stay safe everybody!!
I live in New England and have had it pretty mild compared to a lot of areas across the states. We were facetiming with dd in Seattle a couple days ago and they were getting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
My niece, age 53, received her 2nd Moderna...

My niece, age 53, received her 2nd Moderna Wednesday. She had chills so bad the bed shook. She ached terribly the following day, she said it hurt to move everything but was feeling better though very...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2021, 02:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 821
Posted By Josiegirl
I've noticed the down tick of replies but thought...

I've noticed the down tick of replies but thought it was just me. :confused:
I don't contribute nearly as much anymore because I feel I don't have anything to add, not being in the business. :( And...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2021, 02:34 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
Did I read somewhere that we can still be...

Did I read somewhere that we can still be carriers of Covid, even if we've been vaccinated? Maybe it was false info. Not like we haven't heard any before. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2021, 02:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Josiegirl
Wow, you do have a boatload of whiny childish...

Wow, you do have a boatload of whiny childish parents. I have to say though, the one changing their child in the car takes the cake. Did you confront her on that?? Another case of dcps expecting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2021, 02:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 731
Posted By Josiegirl
I'm so very sorry for your family's losses! So...

I'm so very sorry for your family's losses! So much sadness in such a short time. :(
Thoughts and prayers of healing to you and your loved ones.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-03-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
Any links to back up all these allegations?

Any links to back up all these allegations?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,642
Posted By Josiegirl
I don't believe in bubbling up kids but there are...

I don't believe in bubbling up kids but there are so many choices out there that ARE good, why not pick those instead? Dcks' favorites here used to be Sing-along films that were only 20-30 minutes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2021, 02:48 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
My sister gets hers this Thursday and quite...

My sister gets hers this Thursday and quite frankly, it scares me. She has problems galore with inflammation, immune deficiency issues and reactions to drugs. :( She talked with the nurse at her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-02-2021, 02:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By Josiegirl
Oh just no no no no no a thousand times no. Don't...

Oh just no no no no no a thousand times no. Don't even let them back in the door. NO :D
Not a good fit dcm. She made the ultimate mistake(honestly just 1 huge mistake among many) about holding and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6,224
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 718,574
Posted By Josiegirl
Argh -9F this a.m., by the time I got home from...

Argh
-9F this a.m., by the time I got home from grocery shopping it was -12F. Wasn't -9 cold enough, like we needed the extra nudge towards the Arctic?:lol:
Annndddd tomorrow they're predicting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 359,124
Posted By Josiegirl
Sometimes it's the small things we need to grab...

Sometimes it's the small things we need to grab onto in life to make us happy and appreciate each day.
This a.m. watching 3 males/2 female cardinals at my feeders did that for me.
Yesterday it was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2021, 02:40 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
Question on the vaccine regarding possible side...

Question on the vaccine regarding possible side effects:
One has had a numb arm from her elbow down, along with migraines for 4 days; this was after her 2nd dose. The other has had severe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By Josiegirl
I'm sorry about the loss of your cousin and how...

I'm sorry about the loss of your cousin and how his family will deal with it all. :( What a devastating thing to have happen.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,509
Posted By Josiegirl
Yikes, and today was his first day? Ask her how...

Yikes, and today was his first day? Ask her how you're supposed to care for her 2 children and the others as well, when you're catering to her every whim?:confused: Well ok, maybe not. TG there are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2021, 02:48 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
My sister has signed up for the vaccine for over...

My sister has signed up for the vaccine for over 75. But I worry about her because she has so many issues with inflammation and immune-deficiency problems. I'm trying to convince her to talk with her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2021, 02:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,509
Posted By Josiegirl
Through a parent's eyes(and heart)I can empathize...

Through a parent's eyes(and heart)I can empathize completely which is why I chose to operate a dc and stay home with my own children. As a dcp, no way could I have worked with a demanding parent,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2021, 02:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By Josiegirl
While I agree with many points you all have made,...

While I agree with many points you all have made, I'm still sitting on the fence. What happens to the families who are both in minimum wage jobs and can't even support their families? Can we make...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2021, 02:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By Josiegirl
Holy moly Are you new to daycare? Just asking...

Holy moly
Are you new to daycare? Just asking because it's going to take some effort on your part to develop that backbone that tells you 'this is not right and does NOT belong in daycare'. Safety...
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 01-20-2021, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,693
Posted By Josiegirl
I know but Dolores was talking about medical...

I know but Dolores was talking about medical marijuana and I'm not sure if that's as different from recreational or not. I do need to ask dd about CBD again because I forgot what she told me but I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Josiegirl
I agree with PP, depends on the dcf. I had 1 dcm...

I agree with PP, depends on the dcf. I had 1 dcm whose mom passed away and I had her 3 children. I told her to not worry about paying me that week, she tried to give me the money and I refused. Plus...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2021, 02:23 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
Thank you BC for sharing that chart. :)

Thank you BC for sharing that chart. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Josiegirl
You're exactly right, if she holds a grudge due...

You're exactly right, if she holds a grudge due to this it is on her. Three months is way more than fair!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
I, too, am getting mine. Finally took the plunge,...

I, too, am getting mine. Finally took the plunge, Wed. p.m.:rolleyes:
Forum: Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle 01-18-2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,693
Posted By Josiegirl
Weird timing. :) I was just talking with my dd...

Weird timing. :) I was just talking with my dd last night about how her anxiety was going. She said her current meds. doctor is pretty much telling her she's tried everything she can think of and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2021, 01:56 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
I read an article yesterday in AARP that said not...

I read an article yesterday in AARP that said not to take painkillers, etc., until 6 hrs. after the vaccine because it might alter the effectiveness of the vaccine. WTH can anyone believe with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2021, 01:48 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
My niece received her 1st dose Friday and has...

My niece received her 1st dose Friday and has just had a sore arm but also, she's never had Covid.
The scariest part is the not knowing how anything will affect a person. Plus knowing there ARE so...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2021, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Josiegirl
I agree completely with the 2 PPs. For me,...

I agree completely with the 2 PPs. For me, there'd be absolutely no choice and you're being more than kind and fair by giving them such a huge notice.
YOU have a family and you're expecting another;...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2021, 03:06 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
Oh cripe :confused:

Oh cripe :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,241
Posted By Josiegirl
I received a notice today, because I help provide...

I received a notice today, because I help provide care for my BIL, I'm eligible to receive the vaccine now so need to call my local hospital by the 20th to set up an appt.
The 1st shot doesn't scare...
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 01-11-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Josiegirl
The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer I...

The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer

I scored my copy from a free library after my sister highly recommended it. It's about letting things go such as habitual thoughts and emotions. I admit I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2021, 02:54 AM
Replies: 6,224
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 718,574
Posted By Josiegirl
Great timing on the 5 yo's part. :rolleyes: ...

Great timing on the 5 yo's part. :rolleyes:

Honestly, I wonder why they didn't think of doing remote everywhere, returning from the holidays, at least for a couple of weeks. You'd think that would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2021, 02:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By Josiegirl
AFAIK, all our local centers have remained open...

AFAIK, all our local centers have remained open throughout also. There are essential workers that need care everywhere. I know a couple providers who had less dcks for a bit but never heard anything...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By Josiegirl
Is there an opportunity to take any early...

Is there an opportunity to take any early childhood classes locally while you stick it out for awhile where you are? I understand you'd like to be working with children again but maybe if you work...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Josiegirl
Oh geez yeh, I forgot about that! Say buhbye....

Oh geez yeh, I forgot about that! Say buhbye....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Josiegirl
Is he not full time? It sounded like he's not...

Is he not full time? It sounded like he's not there today. I think, IIWM, I'd give it until the end of this week but warn dcm when you see her what the outcome will most likely be. Deciding factors...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-01-2021, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Josiegirl
And even if the children are 1st/2nd graders, you...

And even if the children are 1st/2nd graders, you can't count on 100% truth.
I'd definitely do the 'wait and see' approach before I sacrificed my job. Good luck!

Just wanted to add: These...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2021, 09:22 AM
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Posted By Josiegirl
:Sunny:lovethis:Sunny:lovethis

:Sunny:lovethis:Sunny:lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2020, 02:34 AM
Replies: 247
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Posted By Josiegirl
Live and die by your immune system? Let's hope it...

Live and die by your immune system? Let's hope it stays strong and doesn't disappoint you one day.

Annalee, I've always been lucky in that I've never been terribly sick(unless you count mono when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-28-2020, 02:18 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 7,147
Posted By Josiegirl
How is your FIL doing? Sending prayers and good...

How is your FIL doing? Sending prayers and good thoughts to you.lovethis
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 12-25-2020, 01:21 PM
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Posted By Josiegirl
Stranger in the Woods

I'm liking this book so far. It's a true story about this guy who just left in his early 20's, lived the hermit life in the woods for many years and had quite the home for himself. Worth the read. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-25-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2,152
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Posted By Josiegirl
So glad you ended up getting paid. :) That...

So glad you ended up getting paid. :) That would've been a chunk of money I'm sure. We have to remember sometimes that other people are going through their own $h!t and they've got so much on their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-24-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 7,147
Posted By Josiegirl
Your emotions are all over the place and with...

Your emotions are all over the place and with good reason. I'll keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Stay strong, keep your prayers going if you're so inclined and keep taking the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 7,147
Posted By Josiegirl
It's the same thing with not following any of the...

It's the same thing with not following any of the Covid guidances; if you possibly can you should wear a mask/social distance/skip the big gatherings this year/stay home/get the vaccine. I feel it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-20-2020, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Josiegirl
Well, of all the rotten timing for you. :( Covid...

Well, of all the rotten timing for you. :( Covid has been such a disruption for everybody but I know it could always be worse. Main thing is you all stay healthy.
As far as what to do, those dcks'...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 7,147
Posted By Josiegirl
:( Cannot begin to imagine. Between fear,...

:( Cannot begin to imagine.
Between fear, fatigue and frustration....may people such as your dd, Blackcat, be Blessed 10x over. Sounds like you guys did an amazing job as parents. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 7,147
Posted By Josiegirl
Wonderful! Good luck to her! Thank you to her...

Wonderful! Good luck to her!
Thank you to her for working in such a selfless and currently dangerous profession. lovethis It must be heart-breaking at times.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Josiegirl
Wishing you the best of luck and hope your test...

Wishing you the best of luck and hope your test comes back negative as well. Hope for the best but plan for the worst and play safe.

I greatly dislike all the lists of symptoms floating about of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,233
Posted By Josiegirl
Gift cards for 6 families can add up quickly. Do...

Gift cards for 6 families can add up quickly. Do they have good pizza places locally or specialty sandwich shops?
My take on this idea(and it's JMO):
DCPs used to sometimes give me restaurant gift...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Josiegirl
Now that sounds interesting. :) Have to ask...

Now that sounds interesting. :) Have to ask though...why is it called Whiskey Slush if it takes vodka?
Thinking I'll halve the recipe and keep it on hand. :)
Valerie, thanks for asking and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,017
Posted By Josiegirl
Favorite Christmas Movies: Most any of the...

Favorite Christmas Movies: Most any of the Christmas Carol movies, It's A Wonderful Life, , National Lampoon's Christmas, Serendipity, Charlie Brown's Christmas, Die Hard :)

Favorite Christmas...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 981
Posted By Josiegirl
Do you send out surveys or anything, to kind of...

Do you send out surveys or anything, to kind of figure out preferences? Is there a dollar limit?
I'm interested; I participated in them on CF(some of you are from that old site I believe?) but I've...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 981
Posted By Josiegirl
Maybe you could make it end around Valentine's...

Maybe you could make it end around Valentine's Day? Secret Cupid :)
Just a thought.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 69,006
Posted By Josiegirl
I will keep you in my thoughts and hope for the...

I will keep you in my thoughts and hope for the best scenario that you don't have to deal with it at all!!



Thanks :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 260,664
Posted By Josiegirl
This isn't so much of a :lol: post but more of a...

This isn't so much of a :lol: post but more of a :rolleyes: post.
I'm looking on amazon, for books for a 2 yo boy. Finally picked out just the right one and it says it usually ships within a month...
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