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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By Former Teacher
That's over a month and a half away. Unless...

That's over a month and a half away. Unless something is in writing, I would keep looking :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By Former Teacher
My former center went from casual, scrubs, to...

My former center went from casual, scrubs, to casual.

The Owner/Director thought it was more professional to wear the scrubs. So everyone got in the habit of wearing(and purchasing) scrubs. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Former Teacher
Cell phones (unless it's the business's)...

Cell phones (unless it's the business's) shouldn't even be allowed.

My husband has to keep his in either his car or his locker. It can not be on his person at any time while he is on the clock.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5,804
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 649,538
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center (at the time), it didn't...

At my former center (at the time), it didn't matter if we made it or the parents.

We once had a father who came in and was a Chatty Cathy to everyone esp me :confused:

Anyway one day he was...
Forum: Curriculum 05-30-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By Former Teacher
To be honest, while I haven't really looked into...

To be honest, while I haven't really looked into a paid curriculum in YEARS, you can get alot of good ideas etc via Pinterest and even online and it's all free happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,383
Posted By Former Teacher
It's not science but when I taught Pre-K we were...

It's not science but when I taught Pre-K we were talking about the Oval shape. It just so happened it was around Easter. So...I asked everyone to bring in 1 hard boiled egg. We were going to talk...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Former Teacher
That would be an immediate termination for me as...

That would be an immediate termination for me as well. Children shouldn't have to worry about whether or not they are going to get hurt at a place where they should be protected. Esp. by an almost 3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-20-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5,804
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 649,538
Posted By Former Teacher
Exactly! I once had a preschooler (!!!) who was...

Exactly! I once had a preschooler (!!!) who was always difficult when he was dropped off. Thankfully we were outside usually at that time so it was easy. One time, she was late dropping him off...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By Former Teacher
You and me BOTH! happyface We have just this...

You and me BOTH! happyface

We have just this week and 2 days next week and that's it.

BUT...... teachers are REALLY pushing it :mad:

I can't wait until this BS is over!
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 05-14-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Former Teacher
Not center related- one of local sandwich shops...

Not center related- one of local sandwich shops isn't requiring masks. I am in TX.

There are signs everywhere stating that employees aren't wearing masks but if you would rather the person...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By Former Teacher
I totally agree! It's like selling...

I totally agree!

It's like selling something. NO HOLDS....FIRST COME FIRST SERVED.

I would give her a deadline. If she doesn't respond...move on :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By Former Teacher
THIS! I am a nanny to twins (they are 8 now...

THIS!

I am a nanny to twins (they are 8 now but I have had them since birth lovethis) boys.

I remember once about 3 years ago we went to the library for story time. We were early so we waited...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5,804
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 649,538
Posted By Former Teacher
You and me both! I am a nanny to twin 8 year...

You and me both!

I am a nanny to twin 8 year olds. They are in 2nd grade.

When this all went down, the school said that at most you are looking 2-3 hours TOPS. That was a bunch of BS. We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 864
Posted By Former Teacher
I nearly spit out my milk from my cereal reading...

I nearly spit out my milk from my cereal reading that! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 754
Posted By Former Teacher
I miss eating in restaurants :lol: We do...

I miss eating in restaurants :lol: We do curbside but it's not the same.

On the flip side, my state is allowing restaurants to open at 25% capacity Friday so we and another couple are going out...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,448
Posted By Former Teacher
Texas is slowing opening up happyface ...

Texas is slowing opening up happyface

BUT.....schools are closed for the remainder of the year :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,907
Posted By Former Teacher
Parents wanted me to be self quarantined for 14...

Parents wanted me to be self quarantined for 14 days. Then they told me last Friday that I should be okay to come back to work on Tuesday :rolleyes:

Texted today to confirm...it's all good for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 63,204
Posted By Former Teacher
That's another sad thing. Gas is so cheap...

That's another sad thing. Gas is so cheap here....but we have no place to go! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By Former Teacher
I am sorry Susan. If you are unable to pick up...

I am sorry Susan. If you are unable to pick up Snowflake at my closing time, you will either have to have someone else pick up Snowflake or I will consider this your 2 week notice. :Kiss:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Former Teacher
I don't like it lol. Heck I don't even like my...

I don't like it lol. Heck I don't even like my picture being taken. On my wedding date I had to tell people to hurry up because I don't like it :lol:

That being said...think of it this way. It...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By Former Teacher
I agree with all the others. The mom is welcomed...

I agree with all the others. The mom is welcomed to pick up or keep Snowflake home.

That being said, I would also explain to her that if a child can't participate in ALL activities, then they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By Former Teacher
Whenever/whatever I sell whether it's in FB group...

Whenever/whatever I sell whether it's in FB group or CL...what I do is take what I paid for the item and cut it automatically in half. Then go from there....is it really worn out...what shape etc?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By Former Teacher
My former center had a discount. Granted we...

My former center had a discount. Granted we didn't have "contracts" but parent's couldn't flip/flop.

If they paid weekly, they had to pay by Friday. If they paid monthly (it was due by the 1st),...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By Former Teacher
I am sorry that I really can't be helpful BUT...

I am sorry that I really can't be helpful BUT please read your lease. Before we bought our house we lived in an apartment. Our leased specifically said NO AT HOME BUSINESSES INCLUDING CHILDCARE :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center, I also would feel silly...

At my former center, I also would feel silly about charging after 1-2 mins. I felt more comfortable after the 3 min mark.

There was this one parent who was CONSTANTLY 1-2 mins. Occasionally it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5,804
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 649,538
Posted By Former Teacher
I am a tyrant when it comes to my FB groups lol. ...

I am a tyrant when it comes to my FB groups lol.

If I get a report of a No-Show, and I get screenshots to prove that a transaction was indeed in place, I will remove them from ALL (there's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5,804
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 649,538
Posted By Former Teacher
It does sound fishy BUT in their defense, I am an...

It does sound fishy BUT in their defense, I am an Admin to a several "garage sale" groups on FB. I have it in the rules that the Seller must actually delete (not mark the ad as sold and/or to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-20-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,353
Posted By Former Teacher
I KNOW this is an old thread lol This...

I KNOW this is an old thread lol

This reminded me of a time at my former center. There was this single mom, state paid, completely felt entitled etc. Her payment for 12 hours of care was $5 a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-13-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By Former Teacher
When I first taught Preschool, many moons ago, I...

When I first taught Preschool, many moons ago, I also did the Funshine Express. It was good. Then I saw that the crafts were kinda, lack of a better word, cheesy. So I asked the director to stop...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,253
Posted By Former Teacher
A LONG time ago there was a little boy (he was...

A LONG time ago there was a little boy (he was around 2/3 years old) who had the LONGEST hair. It had some curls and waves but mostly it just hung on him. We did our best to him of course but Mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Former Teacher
Since it's the 3 year olds birthday, can you bake...

Since it's the 3 year olds birthday, can you bake cupcakes or something? lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you <3 And yes, still with them. ...

Thank you <3

And yes, still with them. They are the best happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By Former Teacher
Do you have a certain time where the child(ren)...

Do you have a certain time where the child(ren) must be dropped off at a certain time?

I ask because at my former center, this one family was on maternity leave and she would bring the other child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you lovethis

Thank you lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By Former Teacher
In my former center it was 3 diarrheas then they...

In my former center it was 3 diarrheas then they were sent home.

Once, I had a girl had a bad diarrhea, I changed her and all that, went to wash my hands (again) and I came and sat down to play...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By Former Teacher
I remember at my old center, we were having a...

I remember at my old center, we were having a state visit. The inspector walked past the toddler room and the employee was telling a little girl (who was her daughter and was having a bad day) to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you all! Life has been crazy but I...

Thank you all!

Life has been crazy but I can't complain (I can but it won't help lol)

In Nov 2014 I lost my one of BFF and former fiancé. March 2015 I lost my father. Aug 2016 I lost my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-28-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Former Teacher
Smile I’m Back!

Yes I am back!

It’s been YEARS! However I have been “lurking” as of lately. No reason other than to lazy to sign in 🤷*♀️

Lots have happened privately which is my reason for being MIA. Which...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By Former Teacher
I make my own! When I go to work tomorrow...

I make my own!

When I go to work tomorrow I will take a picture of them. All I do use is a file folder, contact paper, and a snack size ziplock bag (though I have used envelopes glued on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,225
Posted By Former Teacher
I, too, will be voting for Trump. I actually...

I, too, will be voting for Trump.

I actually didn't become a registered voter until 2011 (voted in my first presidential election in 2012) and I am over 40 years old happyface

All my life...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By Former Teacher
I sent you a PM Thrifty!

I sent you a PM Thrifty!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,587
Posted By Former Teacher
I am a nanny to 2 (twins) almost 4 year old boys...

I am a nanny to 2 (twins) almost 4 year old boys and I think they would love this!

Can I still join?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By Former Teacher
My former center director spent a small fortune...

My former center director spent a small fortune on CPR classes, notarized statements, background checks etc. Finally after 3 or 4 people who didn't follow through with an actual employment, she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,887
Posted By Former Teacher
I, also, don't care as long as they eat and they...

I, also, don't care as long as they eat and they use table manners.

When I serve Brussel Sprouts, for some reason, they (I take care of 3 year old twins), like to dip it ketchup. :lol: Certainly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By Former Teacher
Some people have WAY to much time on their hands...

Some people have WAY to much time on their hands these days! :rolleyes:




I call mine Drama Queen :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,287
Posted By Former Teacher
The twins (3 almost 4 years old) that I nanny for...

The twins (3 almost 4 years old) that I nanny for have a very strict routine.

At 7:30 pm they get their jammies on. After everything is cleaned up and put away, they get to watch a 30 minute TV...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,314
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center, I had a girl just like this...

At my former center, I had a girl just like this boy. She would come to daycare in an overnight diaper/pull up (soaked no less) and parents expected us to put her in underwear here. She would be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,904
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you. I only asked because in your first...

Thank you. I only asked because in your first post you put that she was Caucasian.

Doesn't matter. I still agree that you need to let this family GO like yesterday.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,904
Posted By Former Teacher
I totally agree! However I am confused. Is...

I totally agree!

However I am confused. Is your assistant African American or is the family?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,594
Posted By Former Teacher
Dear Parents- After much thought and...

Dear Parents-

After much thought and consideration, I have decided to close the daycare on December 16th. I have enjoyed my time as your daycare provider but it is time to move on.

Here are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,370
Posted By Former Teacher
I remember once at my old center, this father was...

I remember once at my old center, this father was FURIOUS that we were closed (and claimed we didn't tell him) on Thanksgiving!!! Even his wife who came later to apologize (he never did) said to him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,357
Posted By Former Teacher
You may also want to check your lease. I know in...

You may also want to check your lease. I know in my state it's against the law for apartments to have home based businesses including childcare :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-27-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,300
Posted By Former Teacher
I could be wrong, and things might be different...

I could be wrong, and things might be different in your state, but in TX, lunch must be BEFORE nap.

:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,872
Posted By Former Teacher
I had to laugh at this. My local Lakeshore...

I had to laugh at this.

My local Lakeshore has a sign stating that "NO PHOTOGRAPHING IS ALLOWED INSIDE THIS STORE".

:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,286
Posted By Former Teacher
Regarding the comments that this post doesn't...

Regarding the comments that this post doesn't sound right etc.... As Judge Judy says:

If it walks like a duck, and talks like a duck....its a duck! :lol:
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-31-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,716
Posted By Former Teacher
Credit Card 1099. Tom? Anyone?

I know this isn't about daycare but I hope someone can help.

A friend of ours had some credit card debt a few years ago that they got a 1099 on. I have never heard of this.

The one credit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-26-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,608
Posted By Former Teacher
I am a private nanny now (happyface), but I am...

I am a private nanny now (happyface), but I am off now until the New Year.

However I am NOT happy. I was suppose to have a blood work done, only to find out that the office is closed. Why make...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,501
Posted By Former Teacher
I had a boy in Pre-K years ago. He would ALWAYS...

I had a boy in Pre-K years ago. He would ALWAYS answer (in a whiney voice) with "Whaty?". I would say No Wesley, not whaty? It is what? or Yes Ma'am? etc

One day, the father dropped him off. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,012
Posted By Former Teacher
I just had my husband watch the video with me. ...

I just had my husband watch the video with me. He noticed that in the beginning of the video the light is normal. However towards the end of the video its somewhat dimmer.

Does this mean...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,059
Posted By Former Teacher
Post it here so we can see! :lol:

Post it here so we can see! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,746
Posted By Former Teacher
Wednesday- I will be sending you a PM

Wednesday-

I will be sending you a PM
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,746
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you Michael. They seem to be at work again.

Thank you Michael. They seem to be at work again.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,746
Posted By Former Teacher
Per Moderator: I am closing this thread...

Per Moderator:

I am closing this thread until Michael or BlackCat come online.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,746
Posted By Former Teacher
To All Posters: I have removed the offending...

To All Posters:

I have removed the offending posts. Unfortunately I don't know how to block by IP but I gave the info to Blackcat. She might have special powers than me.

Wednesday: I am SO...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,078
Posted By Former Teacher
I just did :Sunny:

I just did :Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,405
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center I was always Ms H Preschool...

At my former center I was always Ms H Preschool Teacher. Then after I left there and went into being a private caregiver, I was just H. The mother asked me if i wanted to be called a nanny,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-21-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
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Views: 2,405
Posted By Former Teacher
First I mean absolutely no disrespect at all. ...

First I mean absolutely no disrespect at all.

How can you prove that a parent comes straight after work?

I can't even begin to tell you the number of parents over the years at my former...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By Former Teacher
VERY true!

VERY true!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By Former Teacher
If the email doesn't have proper grammar/spelling...

If the email doesn't have proper grammar/spelling or doesn't sound "mature" to me, I ignore it. As for yours, I would ignore it.

If they wanted care bad enough, they would contact you again.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-27-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,411
Posted By Former Teacher
I am so sorry :hug: No words on your letter...

I am so sorry :hug:

No words on your letter writing. Just know that you are having loads of thoughts and prayers for you and your family lovethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,545
Posted By Former Teacher
likethis As for the government employee...

likethis

As for the government employee parent- as long as YOU are being paid, who cares if they are bringing their child or not? :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-07-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,497
Posted By Former Teacher
I think I need to be more clearer lol When I...

I think I need to be more clearer lol

When I get a text before I even open it, it will say the current time. However when I go to read the text it will say the time that the text was sent :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,497
Posted By Former Teacher
likethis I TOTALLY agree. I would have done the...

likethis I TOTALLY agree. I would have done the same thing!



It sometimes happens to me as well-I have AT&T. However it will still show the time that the text was originally sent. So even if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,667
Posted By Former Teacher
At my former center the parents would pay for all...

At my former center the parents would pay for all field trips.

During the summer field trips there was an upcharge. For example if we went to the local pool the charge was $3.00 even though it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-06-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,425
Posted By Former Teacher
When I worked at my former center the late was...

When I worked at my former center the late was $5.00 for the first 5 minutes and then $1 each minute afterwards- PER CHILD.

I allowed a grace period of 3 minutes (6:33 pm then they were charged...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-30-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,480
Posted By Former Teacher
Poll: Hugging After A Time Out

I was just wondering if anyone here hugs a child after the child was in time out.

Thanks!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,724
Posted By Former Teacher
All I can say is yuck :lol: Looks like I...

All I can say is yuck :lol:

Looks like I will be doing a lot more research!

Google here I come!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,724
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank you sahm! :hug:

Thank you sahm! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,724
Posted By Former Teacher
Oh yes. We plan on having a contract signed...

Oh yes. We plan on having a contract signed before she gets pregnant and after the baby is born. Can you please tell me what all needs to be in it? Do we have to have a lawyer or will a notary be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,724
Posted By Former Teacher
Update

I contacted a long time friend-one that once told me she would carry a child for me.

Well I contacted her and she said she would still do it! happyface

I bought one of those home kits. Now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,724
Posted By Former Teacher
We so want to get this done for us but don't know...

We so want to get this done for us but don't know where to start.

And thanks to Jokalima I have more questions :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,913
Posted By Former Teacher
That's me as well. I am here ALL the time. I...

That's me as well. I am here ALL the time. I just don't sign in half the time :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,913
Posted By Former Teacher
Well THAT just threw me for a loop! :eek:

Well THAT just threw me for a loop! :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,724
Posted By Former Teacher
Oh Lavender :lol: My DH and I have been...

Oh Lavender :lol:

My DH and I have been talking about having a surrogate. I have a TON of questions. I don't know where to start. If you don't mind can you PM or tell me here about your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,696
Posted By Former Teacher
I know I don't post often. There just isn't...

I know I don't post often. There just isn't enough hours in the day.

As for me being a "mod", every time I go to check out the spam threads etc...they are already gone! :lol:happyface

That...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-23-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,696
Posted By Former Teacher
Thank YOU Michael! :hug:

Thank YOU Michael! :hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By Former Teacher
I think Childminder is in UK...not sure but I...

I think Childminder is in UK...not sure but I think so :)

I started to work in a licensed daycare at 17. Back then rules/laws weren't as strict as they are now. Back then as long as you had a HS...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,429
Posted By Former Teacher
Well I started daycare when I was 17 so I have...

Well I started daycare when I was 17 so I have been in this profession all my adult working life. I started my former center at 17 and left 4 years ago at 35years old! I started out as a part-time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,780
Posted By Former Teacher
I don't watch TV much but I LOVE British Comedy. ...

I don't watch TV much but I LOVE British Comedy. My favorites are: Are You Being Served?, Mr. Bean, and Keeping Up Appearances.

I have all the dvd's and watch them all the time!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,645
Posted By Former Teacher
I voted "other" because whatever the child is...

I voted "other" because whatever the child is comfy with is fine with me!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,510
Posted By Former Teacher
It's just sad in this day and age that there...

It's just sad in this day and age that there should even be a sign for this.

My sister USE to work for a dentist office. You would not believe the adults who were rude, ignorant, and just down...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,395
Posted By Former Teacher
I know I should but I don't. For several reasons...

I know I should but I don't. For several reasons but the 2 main ones are that it takes someone FOREVER to find them and 2 because I hate needles lol.

Kinda off topic: My mother years ago, before...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-09-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,629
Posted By Former Teacher
This is BEYOND beautiful! Now I have tears in my...

This is BEYOND beautiful! Now I have tears in my eyes! :lol:

I so wish I would have had it last year when the little boy I took care of moved :( Oh well. Its still beautiful!

Thanks for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,867
Posted By Former Teacher
Happy Hearts- may I PM you?

Happy Hearts- may I PM you?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-22-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 32,031
Posted By Former Teacher
I could not agree more! likethis

I could not agree more! likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By Former Teacher
happyfacehappyface Awesome!

happyfacehappyface

Awesome!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,245
Posted By Former Teacher
I think you should term. As you said in another...

I think you should term. As you said in another post...you will lose more clients otherwise. Just because Jaws is only going after one particular child now...doesn't mean he won't feast on another...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-08-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,425
Posted By Former Teacher
The ONLY reason why I keep coming back to this...

The ONLY reason why I keep coming back to this thread is because I am a moderator. Trust me...there are a lot more interesting threads to me than this one :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,820
Posted By Former Teacher
Thanks Julie! I will check it out. I am in...

Thanks Julie!

I will check it out. I am in same department as you! :lol:
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 05-08-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,425
Posted By Former Teacher
Am I the only one who thinks this thread is like...

Am I the only one who thinks this thread is like a broken record?

The OP asked for advice and she obviously didn't take it because she started a new thread asking for more advice.

As a PP...
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