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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Play Care
Eh, sure, if the child has only missed for...

Eh, sure, if the child has only missed for weather relates closings. Heaven forbid they've been out ill or had any other issues.
And really, if the school closes, no biggie. But for parents of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,501
Posted By Play Care
Thanks! I gather from another Atlanta friend that...

Thanks! I gather from another Atlanta friend that the storm hadn't hit until mid morning - and the weather forecast was very ambiguous - it *might* hit, it *could* be bad, etc. now we've had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,501
Posted By Play Care
We have the phone thing - which is so nice! DH is...

We have the phone thing - which is so nice! DH is a teacher and it used to be a phone tree. He would get a call at 4:00AM from another teacher then he would have to call the next teacher on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,501
Posted By Play Care
It comes down to MONEY. If they declare a SOE and...

It comes down to MONEY. If they declare a SOE and the storm missed the area or wasn't as bad as predicted the state would lose tons of money. I've had ONE job where I got snow days - but all that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,501
Posted By Play Care
If they want to find decent jobs, be able to...

If they want to find decent jobs, be able to provide for themselves and their families, school might be a good idea. Just sayin'
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,501
Posted By Play Care
To me school is different from DC. Kids need...

To me school is different from DC. Kids need education. My own dd has inattentive type ADHD and can not afford to miss school. Now, if we had weather that severe I would keep her home, but our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,501
Posted By Play Care
I know my sister HAD to be at work - weather...

I know my sister HAD to be at work - weather isn't an excuse for employees to call out. If people were out shopping or whatever then that's something else. But many people don't have the luxury of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,501
Posted By Play Care
I think that the reality is for many people...

I think that the reality is for many people (myself included) that we don't have the luxury of calling off due to expected severe weather. And it *is* a luxury. A lot of people were out there because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,501
Posted By Play Care
To be honest I am furious on her behalf. The...

To be honest I am furious on her behalf. The state of Georgia was well aware this storm was coming and left shutting down schools and business until the last minute. In 2011 the same thing happened...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,501
Posted By Play Care
My Sister Is Still In Her Car! (Not DC)

My sister lives in Marietta GA. They are in the area hit with the storm yesterday. She teaches and her district closed an hour early - by that point it was too late. She left school at 2:45 yesterday...