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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
I agree. :) happyface

I agree. :) happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
I agree. If they decide to leave, you won't...

I agree.
If they decide to leave, you won't think about them any longer and vice versa. There's no need to stress if you can help it. :)

I have changed my days of operation before and recently...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 977
likethis likethis likethis

likethis likethis likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
I understand. I'm currently there with a part...

I understand. I'm currently there with a part time 4yo.

Time. That's what helps. Time. Do something you enjoy during it, though. If that's playing music loudly and dancing with the other kids do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Clearly I am not a child but I get them when...

Clearly I am not a child but I get them when pregnant.
My midwives have me closely monitor it for any color changes as a brown/green-ish color means trouble and I'd need to go to the hospital...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,885
:) Bingo. My youngest child (soon to be...

:) Bingo.

My youngest child (soon to be children) is also unvaccinated.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
I do this as well. I don't directly tell anyone...

I do this as well. I don't directly tell anyone they aren't a good fit, however, as people in my community would have a COW with such phrasing and I would be badmouthed everywhere. :eek:
I phrase it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
That's very pretty!

That's very pretty!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4,533
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Dry heaving at the thought. Oh dear. These kinds...

Dry heaving at the thought. Oh dear. These kinds of accidents always make me sad. So sad.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,346
How do you keep the shirts from getting pilly?...

How do you keep the shirts from getting pilly? The front of mine are pilly which is weird. I gentle cycle wash them and hang to dry.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,346
Bermuda shorts/blue jeans and a shirt (not a...

Bermuda shorts/blue jeans and a shirt (not a t-shirt) or a dress. Or, LulaRoe leggings and a longer tunic style shirt over.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
This helps a lot.

This helps a lot.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-09-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
I give 2 weeks notice or its immediate depending...

I give 2 weeks notice or its immediate depending on the reason. 3 weeks is more than enough.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,312
If they leave you will replace them with families...

If they leave you will replace them with families that don't make you feel guilty for closing unpaid for 1 tiny week.
That's terrible of them. I pray you get better clients.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-03-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
If this is in your policies and it was already...

If this is in your policies and it was already provided to her then I'd ignore.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
I'd take a hit in income for 2 months and say the...

I'd take a hit in income for 2 months and say the spot was filled. Which, it was. Just not for that moment.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Around $100-$150 per week for 12 children (1 is...

Around $100-$150 per week for 12 children (1 is our own), my husband, and myself. That includes gluten free items for my own family since we have Celiac Disease (daughter and myself) and are gluten...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 725
So you only have 1 month left? :) :)

So you only have 1 month left? :) :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Perhaps saying that you feel a different...

Perhaps saying that you feel a different environment would be a better fit for their child would be a way to word it?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
I have a past child who is now 6 who still has a...

I have a past child who is now 6 who still has a pacifier...
Love the family. But, it's quite shocking.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
This past year I had students pre-enroll up to a...

This past year I had students pre-enroll up to a year in advance. If I updated any policies I e-mailed them that. Otherwise, I asked that the paperwork be returned at least 1 week in advance,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-26-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
It's crazy. I have an almost 4-year-old who is...

It's crazy. I have an almost 4-year-old who is new who could not put on his shoes. :eek:
I'm always shocked at almost 3's who can't but this took the cake this month.

So much coddling...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,917
This is how I feel about it. :)

This is how I feel about it. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,723
Oh, what a great idea! What fun it will be for...

Oh, what a great idea! What fun it will be for her!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
No way. Not a chance.

No way. Not a chance.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
That sounds really stressful. :( So sorry you're...

That sounds really stressful. :( So sorry you're in that situation. It sounds like baby is held to sleep at home and they're winging it (like many first time parents do).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
I'm closed Dec. 18-Jan. 1 paid. I think I...

I'm closed Dec. 18-Jan. 1 paid.

I think I would take the day after Christmas if I were in your shoes. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
I'm closed Dec. 18-Jan. 1 paid. I think I...

I'm closed Dec. 18-Jan. 1 paid.

I think I would take the day after Christmas if I were in your shoes. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,129
likethis She is the boss, applesauce. I...

likethis She is the boss, applesauce.

I wouldn't sign up for her to be the boss of my business. I don't think you should either.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Oh, and frequent accidents (2 or more in a 2 week...

Oh, and frequent accidents (2 or more in a 2 week time frame) would mean he would be in pull-ups here and not underwear.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
If he is having a "ball" it sounds like he has a...

If he is having a "ball" it sounds like he has a bowel obstruction. Poop can still go around this but it will make it harder for him to feel like he needs to go poop and he will be more prone to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
I totally agree and I always tell the parent that...

I totally agree and I always tell the parent that every Doctor that I have ever referred a child to has always said this. But, then the child sees a physical therapist, occupational therapist, or a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-19-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
I feel like this is a HMM (High Maintenance Mom)....

I feel like this is a HMM (High Maintenance Mom).
No, I would not allow her to observe. If you want to conduct another tour during business hours then do that to see if HE would be a good fit now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 850
Sometimes. It isn't to be nice, though. :ouch: I...

Sometimes. It isn't to be nice, though. :ouch: I go if it's something that my child will be comfortable attending (so, not an in home party because I'm quickly learning that is too much for her...but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 809
This made me laugh. I have a recently turned 5yo...

This made me laugh. I have a recently turned 5yo girl like this. I redirect her to tell her friends. My ears can't handle the constant chatter. It overstimulates my mind.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
I would assign one to one room (play in the...

I would assign one to one room (play in the kitchen) and the other in the other room (toy room). Or, one to the table to play with tabletop toys and the other to the toy room then switch. They're old...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Puzzles, play-doh, instructions to build...

Puzzles, play-doh, instructions to build something with blocks/Legos/Magnatiles/etc., trays with a game on the table, coloring book pages, etc.

All of my pre-k kids who are 5 are the same way...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-18-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
If I know I have a spot opening up (whether a...

If I know I have a spot opening up (whether a tentative start date of "June to July" or an actual start date like August 1) then I will pre-enroll a family in it. They will begin when it becomes...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-17-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,379
You CAN be nice but that doesn't mean you need to...

You CAN be nice but that doesn't mean you need to sacrifice your business/your family's livelihood for another person. :) Being nice doesn't equal taking a financial hit. :hug: :hug: :hug:

So...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Can you remove the ITEMS that are causing issues?...

Can you remove the ITEMS that are causing issues?

No flowers that are accessible to the kids.
No sand or rocks accessible for now. Just a water table (that you remove the child from if they're...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-13-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
I totally agree. There wasn't 2 weeks notice...

I totally agree. There wasn't 2 weeks notice given for the vacation days they are wanting to use so...no. Your policy states 2 weeks, even if it is worded very nicely and with a please.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
I run a very similar program and I will not hold...

I run a very similar program and I will not hold a spot open for a child. If they want to wing it and see if there's an opening at that point in time then they can. I cannot guarantee that there will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-11-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
This is great advice. I'm also wondering how...

This is great advice.

I'm also wondering how mentally stable this adult is if she's crying when a child cries. Really? :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
I think that's a great idea for your situation....

I think that's a great idea for your situation. Really, pick ups outdoors are easier anyways.

If you have a drop off window that would work well for drop offs as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Paperwork costs me pennies to print (and only...

Paperwork costs me pennies to print (and only time) and food is a normal cost I would incur regardless of the child remaining enrolled or not. A portion of it is paid for by the Food Program,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Same here. :)

Same here. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
You are not mean. I think it's wise to...

You are not mean. I think it's wise to discontinue treat use since he clearly doesn't NEED them to use the restroom in other situations.

We don't give pudding/cookies/juice to our child and she's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-10-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
This is the reason I take my "summer vacation"...

This is the reason I take my "summer vacation" the very first week of May as of two years ago.
Most of mine are 2 day children, but withdrawing before my summer vacation was still occurring even...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
That's how I would handle it. I'm sure he has to...

That's how I would handle it. I'm sure he has to be background checked, as he would have to be in my state, so he's already "cleared" to be ON the premises...moreso than any of the parents and your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,352
I mean what I say. NO early drop off. I wont...

I mean what I say.

NO early drop off. I wont answer.

Late pick ups means $1/minute.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,172
This is the best idea. This mom WILL NOT be there...

This is the best idea. This mom WILL NOT be there at 4:00.. She has made that clear..
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,172
likethis Yes!

likethis Yes!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
She isn't welcome back to the daycare she left?...

She isn't welcome back to the daycare she left? So, they asked them to leave/terminated the contract then...it wasn't HER choice to leave?

She was nervous you wouldn't like them? That's a VERY odd...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-04-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,341
I would get rid of the child sitting up in a rock...

I would get rid of the child sitting up in a rock n play (safety) and the photo after of the child playing with toys on the table and a dirty bowl right next to him.
Some of the other photos I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
I say good morning to the child and wait for them...

I say good morning to the child and wait for them to come into the preschool area.

At pick up I wave and say good-bye or give a hug.

I send a daily report home that details how much they ate,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,369
I have reported an illegal provider many times in...

I have reported an illegal provider many times in my area. The state simply knocks on her door, she doesn't answer, and they do nothing. This has been going on for THREE YEARS. :eek:
They keep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,369
WOW! Do providers own children count in that 6?...

WOW! Do providers own children count in that 6? That is crazy to me. I am licensed for 12 and I never go over my ratio. My own children under 14 DO count and children under 18 months (my own baby due...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
YEP! I hate that so much. It's ridiculous. ...

YEP! I hate that so much. It's ridiculous.

Pack n play it is! I used that method for a 2-year-old and it took about a month.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-29-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,379
No, you are not a jerk for protecting the other...

No, you are not a jerk for protecting the other children from an aggressive child or yourself from a disrespectful parent.

I would terminate the contract as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
My lunch period is 30 minutes long. If they...

My lunch period is 30 minutes long. If they finish their lunch before the 30 minutes is up they get to go do Teamwork Time on the carpet (build something together with all of the Legos or all of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Once again, you are brilliant! I will be adopting...

Once again, you are brilliant! I will be adopting this!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
I am closed for 20 days paid (including holidays)...

I am closed for 20 days paid (including holidays) and have up to 4 paid sick/personal days to use. I have yet to use one (I even told them I wasn't on an actual sick day and gave credit for it)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,306
Ding ding ding ding ding!!!

Ding ding ding ding ding!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
So she is 4-years-old and doing this? I would...

So she is 4-years-old and doing this? I would ignore it for up to 4 weeks. If it continued past then I would have to put it on the parents to figure out completely.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Very neat! Thanks.

Very neat! Thanks.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
I don't know what any of this means but it sounds...

I don't know what any of this means but it sounds fun! :ouch: happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,383
I agree. I would NOT do this.

I agree. I would NOT do this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
I would mention it NOW. "Hey DCM, as DCG...

I would mention it NOW. "Hey DCM, as DCG approaches the age of 3 I am becoming concerned about her reactions to things. Have you noticed shrill screaming for 10-15 minutes at a time when she doesn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
I agree with this so much. It's very...

I agree with this so much. It's very disappointing. I thought the CPS in my county was one of the few that was awful but the more I speak with other moms who have adopted OR who do foster care the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
This will sound so blunt and I apologize. I'm...

This will sound so blunt and I apologize. I'm trying to word it as gentle as I can. :ouch:

I never "suck it up" for other people's families to the detriment of my own. I have shortened my days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-27-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 800
This is beautiful! Great job!

This is beautiful! Great job!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,306
That's so true. Sometimes we see bright red flags...

That's so true. Sometimes we see bright red flags and other times it seems like it'll be great until...it isn't. :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,306
I would add it into your handbook that if a child...

I would add it into your handbook that if a child has an allergy then an Allergy Plan will need to be created and turned in from the Doctor and the parent will be responsible for all meals. Be sure...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
This is great. I would do this.

This is great. I would do this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-26-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Same here. :) I wouldn't feel badly about it....

Same here. :) I wouldn't feel badly about it. They don't feel badly about you going months and months without income...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Same here. That's scary to have such a huge shift...

Same here. That's scary to have such a huge shift in eating behaviors.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 979
:rolleyes: Sorry DCD. Unless you have an allergy...

:rolleyes: Sorry DCD. Unless you have an allergy plan in place from a Doctor then DCB is going to be eating pasta like everyone else.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,297
I have only had a couple ask. I tell them to go...

I have only had a couple ask. I tell them to go onto the business Facebook page and send a message to one of the families that wrote a review OR to one of the parents commenting or tagged in a photo.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,291
Congratulations!! You are going to LOVE IT!

Congratulations!! You are going to LOVE IT!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
I'd go back to their old fee schedule effective...

I'd go back to their old fee schedule effective two weeks from today. While you're waiting for a replacement you should, at least, get the same tuition that you're getting for every other child. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 726
I'd have her buy a sun protection shirt that is...

I'd have her buy a sun protection shirt that is long sleeved. They're UPF 50+. It will be much thinner than an actual long sleeve shirt and overalls and still cover his arms like she wants. :eek:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Ah yes. I do this. I gently take them by the hand...

Ah yes. I do this. I gently take them by the hand to the crying spot and let them do their thing, if needed. No attention for a drop off fit. However, those that are KIND to their mamas and daddies...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
This is hilarious! I must give it a go. :lol:

This is hilarious! I must give it a go. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
When a child begins having fitful drop offs I...

When a child begins having fitful drop offs I tell the parent they need to sign them in, give a kiss, and leave immediately. It should take less than 30 seconds. I talk to them about the lingering...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Could she bathe at your home upon arriving?

Could she bathe at your home upon arriving?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 672
I'd start sending a photo of her child with his...

I'd start sending a photo of her child with his plate of food daily for the entire week and another one after he had finished his plate with him smiling. Starving, eh? :lol:

If the 2-year-old...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
What a great idea! Very inventive!

What a great idea! Very inventive!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
I separate them from the group and either have my...

I separate them from the group and either have my husband take off his job to run the business or I do and he tends to the baby.

I've read on here many times of providers informing the parents,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-21-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
I absolutely LOVE your cot idea! Can you share...

I absolutely LOVE your cot idea! Can you share where you got slipcovers for them? Brilliant!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 908
Does this random breakdown net her a lot of...

Does this random breakdown net her a lot of attention from her older siblings? I am guessing it's an attention getting technique. I'd just point her to the crying spot and not give it any attention...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-20-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,157
I always apply the total amount paid, no matter...

I always apply the total amount paid, no matter what it was.

For those that have been here 2+ years, they always wind up owing the difference since my rate increased. In your case, I would apply...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-19-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Politely smile and minimize talk. :) Two weeks...

Politely smile and minimize talk. :)
Two weeks will pass quickly! Did they sign something saying that a failure to abide by the policies during the final two weeks will result in an immediate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Usually my kids KNOW why that child is no longer...

Usually my kids KNOW why that child is no longer here. :ouch: :ouch: :ouch: They'll be the ones to answer the parent and say things like, "They were MEAN!" or "They hurt us!" etc. I love that they're...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
That's unfortunate but common, I've noticed from...

That's unfortunate but common, I've noticed from my own experiences. This is why I document all discussions on behavior via e-mail. If I have an in person conversation then I recap it at the end of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
I'm honest. If they were terminated then I say,...

I'm honest. If they were terminated then I say, "It wasn't a good fit." If they moved then I say, "They moved." It hasn't bitten me in the rear yet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
You may chase this and get absolutely no where....

You may chase this and get absolutely no where. It likely won't be worth the hassle.

Definitely require an enrollment fee when they begin that is their final two week's tuition since you require a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 11:06 AM
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On the plus side, it's almost Friday for you! ...

On the plus side, it's almost Friday for you!

Parents can be such toots.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 11:00 AM
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Y'all make me want to buy things to freeze now....

Y'all make me want to buy things to freeze now. :lol:

One to two times a week. One day I hit Aldi and Kroger for the main things (and produce if needed) and the other day I hit Sprouts for any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Ohhh, yes the thyroid can really make life...

Ohhh, yes the thyroid can really make life challenging!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2017, 10:50 AM
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I've sent home lists of red flags to parents and...

I've sent home lists of red flags to parents and asked them to seek an evaluation from our local school district at age 3 before (the Early Childhood Intervention program for under 3's isn't so great...
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