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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By cara041083
Just curious, how do you handle over nights? I...

Just curious, how do you handle over nights? I mean are you allowed to sleep or do you have to stay up the whole time they are in your care. I always wondered how that worked :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By cara041083
I tell all the kids aged( 2 and under) that we...

I tell all the kids aged( 2 and under) that we play with our hands and not feet or mouth. After I tell them 2 times not to put something in their mouth, then they loose the toy and i put it in a bin...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By cara041083
Thanks guys! I really didn't think it was to much...

Thanks guys! I really didn't think it was to much considerating I'm not getting full pay for most of it. I'm only getting full pay for the 5 days. I am planning on talking to this family about the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By cara041083
Is This Too Much Time Off?

Ok so I have been open for over 3 years. I have had for the most part the same families. In my contract I take 1 week off at a half rate, and 3 personal days with full pay. Other then that if I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By cara041083
I got the lights that have a really long cord and...

I got the lights that have a really long cord and then you hang them from a hook in the corner of the room (its a hanging lamp with a lamp shade and everything). Then they sell these things at home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-17-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,303
Posted By cara041083
Thank you so much for your imput! The deal is, is...

Thank you so much for your imput! The deal is, is I had a rep that I use to use. All of my family and their friends used the same rep, but over time she got lazy becuase of the money and business she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,303
Posted By cara041083
That would be awesome! I just mainly want to...

That would be awesome! I just mainly want to understand how the pay works and all that jazz :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,303
Posted By cara041083
Scentsy? Not Daycare Related

I am a scentsy fanatic! I always have something going to make the house smell good. My rep stopped selling it and my husband suggested that I sell it as a side business. Has anyone on here sold it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By cara041083
If you don't mind going back to part time, then I...

If you don't mind going back to part time, then I would just tell mom that you have seen some behavioral issues, and that you want to give it 2 weeks for things to improve, and if they don't then all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By cara041083
My 20 Month Old+ Year Old

I would say for about the last month, My 20 month old is biting. She is biting everyone including the DCK's. I have tried just about everything but nothing is working. I am to the point where I make...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By cara041083
Thank you ladies. I am going to call her doc and...

Thank you ladies. I am going to call her doc and set up an annual check up and start there.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By cara041083
Advise on my own 6 year old

My daughter just turned 6. I am starting to notice somethings that she does that makes me wonder if she could have something going on like bipolar or OCD. I am not sure if she is just acting out or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By cara041083
I would just tell them that its getting to a...

I would just tell them that its getting to a point that if you put the baby down for a min he starts to cry and if you are holding him all day it prevents you from taking care of the others. Most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By cara041083
I am not sure and I will ask. I spoke to mom at...

I am not sure and I will ask. I spoke to mom at and she said that he is never like this anywhere so I showed her the video of him acting like that and she said she would talk to his dad tonight and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By cara041083
Help Me Term

I have a 4 year old that I need to term. Here is the problem. I have had him for almost a month and absolutely refuses to play with anything or anyone. He will sit on the floor and pout all day long....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,852
Posted By cara041083
I am not sure on the height regulations, but I...

I am not sure on the height regulations, but I had a small swing set and I had to take it down, or put the pad material under it. I ended up taking it down due to cost. I had it in the grass and they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By cara041083
Holidays question

If a holiday falls on a Sat or Sun, does anyone have in their contract that they will observe it on the Fri before or the Mon after? I am trying to decide if I want to change mine while updating my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By cara041083
This helps me so much! I was at a loss of how to...

This helps me so much! I was at a loss of how to spell it out. Thank you so much!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By cara041083
I 100% agree! My husband wants me to let everyone...

I 100% agree! My husband wants me to let everyone go and start fresh. I have explained to him that it's not that simple. I use to be in charge and over time I feel like I have lost it. I think this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By cara041083
Time Off

I have in my contact that I get 1 week vacation, and 3 pto days. I also have it in my contact that if I close for any reason I don't charge for that day. Well I'm tired and I'm burnt out. I have a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By cara041083
Awesome! Thanks

Awesome! Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By cara041083
Thank you sooo much. I have spent the morning...

Thank you sooo much. I have spent the morning updating my contract and plan to give it out next week so this helps me alot:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By cara041083
Parents Changing Days

I need opinions. I have a parent that works 3 days a week and pays for the full time spot. She sends me a schedule on Sundays, and some weeks she use's 3 days, some weeks 4 days, and some weeks all 5...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,379
Posted By cara041083
I would take out the 1 or 2 weeks unpaid vacation...

I would take out the 1 or 2 weeks unpaid vacation part and just have it say 2 weeks. If u do t end up using it then that's up to u. If it were me I would also add new years day off ad a holiday. But...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,614
Posted By cara041083
I don't go to birthday parties, but I do get them...

I don't go to birthday parties, but I do get them a small gift and we have a treat for snack time to celebrate the birthday child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,313
Posted By cara041083
Good for you! I am having a really hard time...

Good for you! I am having a really hard time right now. I take 1 week vacation a year and 3 personal days. Other then that I don't take anytime off because every time I go to use my vac or pto days...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,359
Posted By cara041083
I don't think they gave her a nap in the morning....

I don't think they gave her a nap in the morning. I truly think that she has became a handful at home and the mom is bringing her to me so she doesn't have to fight with her. She is usually perfect...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,359
Posted By cara041083
No I am not sure why they get her up but they...

No I am not sure why they get her up but they have always gotten her up that early since I have had her. I have had her for a year.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,359
Posted By cara041083
Question about child waking up really early

Ok. I feel like I have been a cry baby this week but I have had an awful couple weeks and I have decided that I need to put my foot down. I have a DCG (2) that the parents wake up at 5am every...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 03-24-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,442
Posted By cara041083
Well I would call and file a complaint with the...

Well I would call and file a complaint with the state (they will go and shut her down and tell her to get a licence at which point she will then be regulated) and as for the payment, If you feel the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By cara041083
Thanks a great idea!

Thanks a great idea!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By cara041083
She has told me several times that she wished she...

She has told me several times that she wished she would quit or get fired so she could look for a job. Since she hasn't worked for about 2 and half weeks I am thinking she either quit or was let go....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By cara041083
No I didn't make her pay extra. It was one of...

No I didn't make her pay extra. It was one of those things where she said while she was new there she had this shift and around Jun or July her shift would change and she would get off at 5 instead...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By cara041083
Parents that Lie

Do you confront parents that lie? I have had 2 parents in the last week lie to me. Normally I don't worry about it. As long as they follow my rules and pay and pick up on time, then I don't care what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By cara041083
[QUOTE=laundrymom;528670]How do they "get in"? If...

[QUOTE=laundrymom;528670]How do they "get in"? If you aren't up?[/QUOTE

My husband leaves for work at the same time I get up. On a normal day, I get up and start getting my kids up while parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By cara041083
I have woke up to a DCM standin at the foot of my...

I have woke up to a DCM standin at the foot of my bed before :eek: I actually had to ask her to go wait in the living room so I could get up and dressed lol. Some parents have no sense at all.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By cara041083
It happens to me all the time! My neighbor always...

It happens to me all the time! My neighbor always has her grand kids when there is no school and after school. She always sends them over here to see if my kids "want to play";) I just tell them they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,200
Posted By cara041083
Thank you!!! Very good points.

Thank you!!! Very good points.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,200
Posted By cara041083
I can see where she would be upset that I didn't...

I can see where she would be upset that I didn't tell her that the other DCB had pink eye.I would have told the parents about it had he been here and developed it through the day and exposed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,035
Posted By cara041083
I love love Target and the style of things they...

I love love Target and the style of things they have. However, I only shop at Walmart because 9 times out of 10, Walmart has it cheaper.I am one of those people that will do what I have to in order...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,200
Posted By cara041083
Pink Eye

On Feb 4th (wed), I had a DCB wake up at home with what looked like pink eye. His mom called and said he was going to the doc and she would keep me posted. It turned out to be Pink Eye. She kept him...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-04-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By cara041083
I spoke to mom last night and again this morning....

I spoke to mom last night and again this morning. She asked me if I could make an area that is just for him because sometimes he just needs his own space where know one can bother him. She said if he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By cara041083
I think that is what I am having trouble with....

I think that is what I am having trouble with. That is what I do. Normally they throw the fit and calm down and go back to their day. This kids will calm down and then he goes back to the group, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-03-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By cara041083
Non Precipitating Kids

I started a new kid about a month ago. He is 4 but acts like hes about 1.5. He is very babied at home. The parents still baby him most of the time. They treat him like he is just learning to walk,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,570
Posted By cara041083
I don't let them up until nap time is over. If...

I don't let them up until nap time is over. If you let her get up after an hour or so while everyone else sleeps, she will do it over and over again. She needs to know that she has to lay down for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-02-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,474
Posted By cara041083
Oh I feel 100% like you do! I have 2 at home on...

Oh I feel 100% like you do! I have 2 at home on my daycare. A 2 year old and a 1 year old. Both girls are awful! They don't listen to me, they disrupt everyone. They just get worse and worse. I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,783
Posted By cara041083
I would sit mom down and tell her your concerns....

I would sit mom down and tell her your concerns. I would tell her she needs to get a second opinion, and you need a doctors note from the doctor saying what the action plan is or what they think. One...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By cara041083
I also would add that if they want the extra day...

I also would add that if they want the extra day or to change a day, charge them for an extra day. Explain to Dad that you had these 3 days booked and if they need to change days it will be a fee of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By cara041083
I think I would tell them that you need a...

I think I would tell them that you need a schedule at Sat by 5. then when mom comes in and says she will keep DCB home a day and then the dad tries to add a day, I would tell him "sorry that wasn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By cara041083
I would move her away from the others and tell...

I would move her away from the others and tell her its not optional. I don't do quite time, they have to take a nap. If they out grown a nap then they need to go somewhere else. Its all about sleep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By cara041083
And with this I would have termed right there....

And with this I would have termed right there. How dare he ask that of yout and treat you like that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By cara041083
Ok. I don't want to come off as rude, but I have...

Ok. I don't want to come off as rude, but I have been through this before. I would have made dad bring me money when it was due. Regardless of the kids being there or not. Now I understand snow and I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By cara041083
In your contract when is the due date for...

In your contract when is the due date for payment? If it's now then I would charge them a late fee and give them a Late fee per day and give them a warning.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By cara041083
He doesn't pee every hour. by the time Friday...

He doesn't pee every hour. by the time Friday comes he gets up and goes to the potty when he has to go. Then when he comes back on Monday, I have to start over because he won't go or tell me when he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By cara041083
I do just dance kids addition at the end of the...

I do just dance kids addition at the end of the day. before I had the Xbox I bought some dancing videos and we would use them. If they don't want to dance that day then we do relay races.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-23-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By cara041083
Potty Training

I am so frustrated!! The sad part is I don't think there is anything I can do. I have a DCB that is 3 almost 4. He is so beyond the point of being ready to potty train that It wouldn't hardly take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By cara041083
I had a boy like this that had been diagnosed...

I had a boy like this that had been diagnosed with really bad ADHD but the mom didn't want to seek treatment until he started school. He just turned 4. I had him from Oct 1st to last week. Every day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By cara041083
I don't want to sound dumb, but what is this...

I don't want to sound dumb, but what is this saying exactly?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By cara041083
I agree! I am not going to say any names on here...

I agree! I am not going to say any names on here but I feel like we as providers don't always get the information we need and depending on who you talk to you get a different answer. I had a safe...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By cara041083
I had totally forgotten to post what I found out...

I had totally forgotten to post what I found out LOL. I asked and I was told by my reps that I can watch kids or even the same kid for 18 hours straight in a 24 hour period:eek: I am sorry 1. who in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,323
Posted By cara041083
I have this same kid! He doesn't eat or drink...

I have this same kid! He doesn't eat or drink anything while at my house. At home he eats chips or whatever junk he wants, when ever he wants, and drinks pop all night long. His mom even tries to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By cara041083
No but we have a class tonight at the health dept...

No but we have a class tonight at the health dept so I plan on asking them there :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By cara041083
This is my thought as well. What started it was...

This is my thought as well. What started it was there was someone on Facebook (we have a provider page for people to help find care) and she wanted care for 2 kids from 8am to 8:30pm mon-fri. and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By cara041083
This is what I was told by a licencor also, but I...

This is what I was told by a licencor also, but I have another in home daycare arguing that my self and a few others are wrong and we can provide care for up to 16 hours per day. Now I can't find...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By cara041083
Kansas Providers

I am in a debate over something. Is there an actual regulation that says how long we can be open and how long a child can be in our care? I looked through my book and can't find anything but I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By cara041083
My cousin did the University of Phoenix and I did...

My cousin did the University of Phoenix and I did DeVry for 2 semesters. My cousin loved University of Phoenix but said it was very expensive. He owes 92,000 but he got his Bachelors in Business. So...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By cara041083
I am attending collage online right now...

I am attending collage online right now happyface. I go to the community collage here so I am no help with recommendations. But I will say that i use my nap time to get my classes done. I am able to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,063
Posted By cara041083
I don't do juice at all. Im not on the food...

I don't do juice at all. Im not on the food program, but I gave juice at lunch a few days a while back and I had parents very upset with me because its not good. So I stick to water and milk. I had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,521
Posted By cara041083
I would defiantly offer some sort of discount or...

I would defiantly offer some sort of discount or a "perk" to keep the baby home on certain days of the summer. I suggest that because I have been in this spot before, and once I brought it up to mom...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,097
Posted By cara041083
I would say that its up to the family if they...

I would say that its up to the family if they want to take him to the doctor. I myself have 4 kids and no I don't take them to the doctor unless depending on symptoms and how high the fever is and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,889
Posted By cara041083
In my experience, I use to clip everyone's nails....

In my experience, I use to clip everyone's nails. If I noticed that the child needed it. I did it. Well it got to a point where the parents stopped doing it because they new I would and when I didn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By cara041083
Thanks guys. I called mom at work and we had a...

Thanks guys. I called mom at work and we had a long talk. I think the problem is way beyond myself or her. DCB's doctor has evaluated him and said he has really bad ADHD and could have other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,727
Posted By cara041083
I am open :( but my husband just got a job with...

I am open :( but my husband just got a job with the state so now he gets all these days off as holidays, so it makes me wish I had the same says off as him. Especially since my kids will be out of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By cara041083
Wwyd?

I had a mom come in today and she told me that DCB has been extremely bad at home and this morning he hit his grandma and she wants me to put him off to the side until lunch with out toys or playing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,001
Posted By cara041083
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By cara041083
I would tell the mom that the baby needs to be...

I would tell the mom that the baby needs to be adjusted to a bottle before you continue care. I have tried and tried to keep BF babies that didn't like the bottle and it is awful. Good luck:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By cara041083
I think you can too. I checked into Netflix and...

I think you can too. I checked into Netflix and hulu also. I may just go without cable lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By cara041083
Ya I am going to miss the money of 2 kids. but I...

Ya I am going to miss the money of 2 kids. but I changed my cable and cell phone plans to make up for it, but I think in the future I will stick to non siblings for this very reason. I would have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By cara041083
. Well she threw a fit. How dare her babies be...

.
Well she threw a fit. How dare her babies be a problem;) She made it a point to tell me they had an interview with a new daycare but it was way out of her way to work. So last Friday I typed up a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By cara041083
Its a Wonderful Day!

Last week I termed a family I have had ALOT of issues with. The baby hit pushed kicked bit and cried all day. The 3 year old wasn't a problem. The mom was Awful. I tried and tired to work out all the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By cara041083
Maybe that's my issue. I haven't been rubbing it...

Maybe that's my issue. I haven't been rubbing it in lol. I have been coating it like diaper rash cream. I have never had this issue before so this is new to me. I will try different brands. we are on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By cara041083
Yeast Rash

My dd is one and has a really bad yeast rash. Her doctor said to put athletes foot cream on it. Is there anything at home I could also try? She has it behind her ears and on the creases of her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By cara041083
My plan for 2015 is to term the 2 family that...

My plan for 2015 is to term the 2 family that give me constant headache and make this job wonderful again happyface.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By cara041083
I know here any child under 16 counts even your...

I know here any child under 16 counts even your own. My sister is my back up so she has already been checked and and the good stuff. I just don't want to be over ratio but family comes first and if I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-29-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By cara041083
Help with numbers

I need help. I am in Kansas. My sister has hit a rough patch and will be moving in with me. She has 2 kids aged 1 and 2. They will be staying in my finished basement. My question is, will her 2 kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 876
Posted By cara041083
Terming With Notice

I have a 1 year old (she just turned 1) and her sister. The older DCG is not bad. However the 1 year old has screamed all day from day one. I have had her since Feb. Well as she has gotten older, she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-22-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By cara041083
Both. I always try to do extra things when I only...

Both. I always try to do extra things when I only have 1 or 2 so the kids feEl special. Then I can also get my stuff done.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,018
Posted By cara041083
no it doesn't hurt you. For all you know it could...

no it doesn't hurt you. For all you know it could have happened at home and they are blaming you. You saw a rash and notified them. You did your job. I have had this same thing happen to me. You can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,018
Posted By cara041083
How do you know that she won't file a complaint...

How do you know that she won't file a complaint against you when she no longer needs care? She is bullying you. If she is gonna file a complaint, she will do it regardless if you term. Take a picture...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,879
Posted By cara041083
I have a 4 year old that the mom carry him in,...

I have a 4 year old that the mom carry him in, with a blanky and used to bring a bottle * he's on it at home still) and then she try to sit on my couch and hold him and rock him (I put a stop to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,978
Posted By cara041083
If it was me, I would sit the family down and...

If it was me, I would sit the family down and explain to them that you "Do" and that you have some activities planned that do include Santa. Then I would suggest the following"

A- have an activity...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-11-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By cara041083
Really Nervious

I don't know what to do. I have a 7 month old that use to be the perfect baby. Now she screams all day. I can't take any more. It makes me hate getting out of bed everyday. Her mom is the most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,799
Posted By cara041083
I think this is what I will do. I will had it off...

I think this is what I will do. I will had it off at pick up and direct any questions to his wife.likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,799
Posted By cara041083
My thoughts exactly;).

My thoughts exactly;).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,799
Posted By cara041083
See this is how I feel about it. I feel like she...

See this is how I feel about it. I feel like she did this on purpose and then put the blame on her husband. Then when I was going to confront him she panicked. Its not sitting well with me and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,799
Posted By cara041083
I am not ok with being paid wed. But I can't...

I am not ok with being paid wed. But I can't afford to loose anyone right before Christmas. and since I watch both her kids it takes up 2 spots. I did agree to get paid Wed but I have a warning...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,799
Posted By cara041083
Wwyd?

I have a mom that droped her kids off yesterday and said all your stuff is on the counter. I went over there and discovered there was no money. So I called her and she says "oh my husband said he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,789
Posted By cara041083
I feel your pain:hug:. I have a 7 month old that...

I feel your pain:hug:. I have a 7 month old that when she started was the perfect baby. She started getting to the restless point where they want to be on the move but can't yet. Now we spend our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By cara041083
Thinks for the opinions. I normally don't allow...

Thinks for the opinions. I normally don't allow bags in my home due to bugs and thinks that can come in with them. It never bothered me to have them bring car seats and leave them on my porch, but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-25-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By cara041083
Parents Leaving Stuff at Your House

What is your policy regarding parents leaving stuff at your house? I have a mom that leaves 2 car seats out by my driveway everyday for her husband to pick up, well today she showed up with bags...
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