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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By blessed mom
So who is the "official" authority on what is a...

So who is the "official" authority on what is a virus and what is not? If a parent's doctor says ok...let them in!? Or...do we as caregivers have another "official" source available to us? Like I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,055
Posted By blessed mom
The doctor said she was fine and could come back...

The doctor said she was fine and could come back tomorrow!!! He/she even gave a note!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-06-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,055
Posted By blessed mom
Diarrhea

Where can I get information on diarrhea and virus associated with it? I had one little one who had it a full day (three times in the am...then nothing til about 4:00 and more diarrhea) but I tried...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,594
Posted By blessed mom
I have often told my parents the rules are 1) To...

I have often told my parents the rules are 1) To keep kids safe and 2) To prepare them for school (I also do preschool). I've found that many kids adjust...are well behaved and know boundaries at my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,765
Posted By blessed mom
Yep, tell him to get a court order! :D

Yep, tell him to get a court order! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-04-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,482
Posted By blessed mom
I am so sorry. :( If you do not feel the...

I am so sorry. :( If you do not feel the immediate need to divorce him...DON'T! If he wants to fight for your marriage, make him prove it. How? Give you ALL his passwords to all emails and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,559
Posted By blessed mom
Thanksgiving and the day after are holidays for...

Thanksgiving and the day after are holidays for me
Christmas eve and day are holidays.
This year I'm taking three vacation days Christmas week!
I have the whole week off!!!! ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,430
Posted By blessed mom
Wow...three day weekends would be...

Wow...three day weekends would be AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,478
Posted By blessed mom
I am taking a week off for Christmas and I...

I am taking a week off for Christmas and I absolutely cannot wait! I feel so renewed after that time! I also have a hobby that I enjoy and that has really helped me mentally. Without that it was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,107
Posted By blessed mom
I think it's kind of hard to determine. They all...

I think it's kind of hard to determine. They all have different needs and schedules at home and in our homes. I would strive to try to get the child to nap while the other ones are, keep putting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,189
Posted By blessed mom
I'm seeing this a lot too! We all know they...

I'm seeing this a lot too! We all know they develop on their own schedules but so many would be more independent if the parents allowed it. It's one thing if they are developmentally behind or slow...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,881
Posted By blessed mom
Technology is impacting our youth a lot!! Unlike...

Technology is impacting our youth a lot!! Unlike us (well some of us) who were not raised with it there is a lot of it out there. My son who is 11 gets two hours a day...one in the morning and one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,478
Posted By blessed mom
I don't know of any but I think that many are in...

I don't know of any but I think that many are in the same boat. It can change around sometimes. Remind yourself how lucky...yes lucky...you are to be able to be home with your own kids. I think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-18-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,430
Posted By blessed mom
I have one week off with half tuition during that...

I have one week off with half tuition during that week.
Full pay on vacation days (Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Years, 4th of July...normal national holidays)
Parents pay full tuition on their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,850
Posted By blessed mom
I think you should terminate. Babies build...

I think you should terminate.

Babies build confidence in that first year of life. You can't spoil them by holding them too much, they need to be held. After about 1 or just under that is a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,032
Posted By blessed mom
My website has helped me so much! Hang in...

My website has helped me so much! Hang in there...hope it picks up soon!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By blessed mom
So true!

So true!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By blessed mom
LOL! Thanks everyone for the support! happyface

LOL! Thanks everyone for the support! happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,469
Posted By blessed mom
I like this idea! Works for everyone and gives...

I like this idea! Works for everyone and gives the options to the parents. happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-10-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By blessed mom
This is exactly how I feel...in my mind. ...

This is exactly how I feel...in my mind. However, this sudden notification really caught me off guard. I am not a person who is usually moved to tears easily. I usually keep that stuff under wraps...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,308
Posted By blessed mom
I have one who just turned two and would wake...

I have one who just turned two and would wake up...scream my name...throw her binkie out of the pack in play...then call my name with "binkie" which would then wake everyone up and if I got the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,546
Posted By blessed mom
I still require it but I have had some of my...

I still require it but I have had some of my single parents been unable to come so they have made arrangements to get it to me on Saturday. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,469
Posted By blessed mom
My new policy is that teachers will pay full rate...

My new policy is that teachers will pay full rate during the two week breaks and half rate during the summer to hold their place. If they need to bring the child for whatever reason they will pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,469
Posted By blessed mom
That's a dream situation!!!

That's a dream situation!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,798
Posted By blessed mom
I think it's going to depend on where you live...

I think it's going to depend on where you live but at the very minimum I would charge your day rate. Also...I would put a hefty late fee. Say you choose 9am. Every minute after that...they would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By blessed mom
Heavy Sigh...Emotions

One of my little ones notified me Friday at pick up that it was going to be her child's last day. She already paid for the month so no issue there. I just looked at that little one...and the tears...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,798
Posted By blessed mom
Not sure about your state but in CA we cannot do...

Not sure about your state but in CA we cannot do overnight care. :( Awesome idea! I think you could get more then that too.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,274
Posted By blessed mom
I had a parent tell me it was expensive...not...

I had a parent tell me it was expensive...not looking down on me but lamenting her financial challenges. I just said..."Ya, that is why I ended up staying home with my two, living in a mobile home...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,657
Posted By blessed mom
I had a child like this...she was an only child...

I had a child like this...she was an only child and used to being entertained all the time. She didn't have siblings to play with. She was four and she struggled in day care. She would just sit...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,149
Posted By blessed mom
None of their business what you do with your...

None of their business what you do with your money. It's for their kids as Marina said likethis

If it's not worth the money stay home yourself with your own child. It's hard work.

We were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,069
Posted By blessed mom
Thank you all so much for your feedback! I have...

Thank you all so much for your feedback! I have one dcm who is a teacher and who I just adore! She pays a month in advance and we are on the same page with parenting styles. Awesome family. When...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,154
Posted By blessed mom
Talk about being in the wrong field of work...so...

Talk about being in the wrong field of work...so sad...cost that beautiful little girl her life!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,391
Posted By blessed mom
Most pay weekly, one pays monthly. Not sure how...

Most pay weekly, one pays monthly. Not sure how to answer that on your poll. ;)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-05-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,069
Posted By blessed mom
Half Tuition

Do any of you have parents who are teachers? What do you do during their breaks? Fall, winter, spring and summer breaks?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,400
Posted By blessed mom
Ya...I don't like that either. :(

Ya...I don't like that either. :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,130
Posted By blessed mom
The main day care room is all child sized stuff...

The main day care room is all child sized stuff except my desk. The kids do come into our family room for lunch and nap. They are welcome to sit on their bottoms on the couch. As soon as they don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By blessed mom
Yep, my son and hubby did this! :D

Yep, my son and hubby did this! :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,637
Posted By blessed mom
One of my little boys was almost two when he...

One of my little boys was almost two when he walked up to be showing me his index finger. I'm looking close...and then all of a sudden I see it! A big ole glob of poop! :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,033
Posted By blessed mom
Great idea!

Great idea!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,944
Posted By blessed mom
Happy birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!

Happy birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By blessed mom
ya but then she might start expecting it and...

ya but then she might start expecting it and "helping" a lot more! LOL
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,033
Posted By blessed mom
I would be concerned that there is an infection...

I would be concerned that there is an infection after a week of fever. If the child can't participate after 72 hours of constant medication something is up and I'd have her have the child checked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,239
Posted By blessed mom
That would make me mad too. We have a neighbor...

That would make me mad too. We have a neighbor that bad mouths us and my day care all the time just because...well I don't know why. She's unhappy and needs to make happy people miserable? I don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,033
Posted By blessed mom
If mine are having a real hard time I will put on...

If mine are having a real hard time I will put on a short educational video. This way they are learning something and it's safer because I can keep my eyes on all of them while I get lunch ready.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,400
Posted By blessed mom
Yea!!! I'm so going to do this!! Can it still...

Yea!!! I'm so going to do this!! Can it still be a private group then!?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By blessed mom
One mom swears she get's her daughter up...

One mom swears she get's her daughter up early....but I have my doubts on that one. I may just need to lay the picture out a little better for her so she understands. Something has to change here.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By blessed mom
Yep exactly not really fair. I want to sleep in!...

Yep exactly not really fair. I want to sleep in! I get up at five every morning! LOL!

You're right though...I need to talk to the parents and see if we can compromise. :) I just didn't want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,063
Posted By blessed mom
I also use the floor and have one of those things...

I also use the floor and have one of those things that they can lay on with things dangling down for them to reach for and explore. I also separate infants from the older kids.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,533
Posted By blessed mom
That sounds like fun I want to come! LOL! I...

That sounds like fun I want to come! LOL! I really wish I had put the first as a day off!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By blessed mom
Ya I agree. It's rough...these two in particular...

Ya I agree. It's rough...these two in particular are single moms and work an hour or more away depending on traffic. I know that's not my problem but...I guess I'm trying to be flexible. :/
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,638
Posted By blessed mom
So sorry...I agree maybe some play dates?

So sorry...I agree maybe some play dates?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By blessed mom
The kids that were up today all have parents who...

The kids that were up today all have parents who work and can't just come get them unfortunately. So far the two that stayed up finally did quiet down but ya...bored. Hmm...maybe I will give them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By blessed mom
I also require them to nap or rest. I also have...

I also require them to nap or rest. I also have a mom drop off at 11:30 and the child is ready to play but it's nap time. Mom knows...doesn't seem concerned. Child is bored. She will stay on her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,901
Posted By blessed mom
Are the parents separated? If you are unwilling...

Are the parents separated? If you are unwilling to work with dad then you have your answer there. Terminate the child.

If you are willing then make a checklist for dad. Some dad's are clueless...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,033
Posted By blessed mom
I change diapers and have everyone potty and wash...

I change diapers and have everyone potty and wash hands before we eat. If nothing comes out no biggie but nine times out of ten...surprise...you had to go! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,113
Posted By blessed mom
So sorry for your loss. I hope you were able to...

So sorry for your loss. I hope you were able to take a full week off. So so sorry.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,290
Posted By blessed mom
I also work 12 hour days. What helped me was...

I also work 12 hour days. What helped me was riding. I used to always have horses and then when I had my own kids there was no time. Well, I got back into riding. Now after a full day I run to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,400
Posted By blessed mom
I totally want to do this but... I have a...

I totally want to do this but...

I have a few mom's who are facebook friends and some of us have very differing political and or religious views. Of course that has nothing to do with childcare...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 20,068
Posted By blessed mom
I have one parent that does this. Also sends her...

I have one parent that does this. Also sends her kid in top of the line shoes that my own kids don't have. It's fine by me I just let mom know they will get dirty...and they do. Sometimes the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,533
Posted By blessed mom
We are having Halloween treats and I will open a...

We are having Halloween treats and I will open a pumpkin and let them scoop the insides out. They are decorating a paper bag and then everyone gets to put some treats in their bag to take home. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,063
Posted By blessed mom
Maybe something to chew on or grasp? Is mom...

Maybe something to chew on or grasp? Is mom providing bottles?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-29-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By blessed mom
Not Napping

I have six kids today. Three won't nap. Why? Parents have had schedule changes and so they let their kids sleep in. This is so hard for the other kids that NEED to sleep and it's also hard on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,516
Posted By blessed mom
Locked every day all day. I have no idea why you...

Locked every day all day. I have no idea why you would keep it unlocked. I have a window where parents can see in but the door is locked.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-24-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,536
Posted By blessed mom
I agree...first time shame on you second time...

I agree...first time shame on you second time shame on me. It's just sad though when you ask nicely and explain why and yet...changes are short lived. Not only is it better for your own...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,536
Posted By blessed mom
Exactly my concern. Occasional changing and...

Exactly my concern. Occasional changing and lateness. Sure no problem. I don't mind helping. You are dropping off at 6am? I can see you need help...sure I will brush their teeth in the morning. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,565
Posted By blessed mom
If I could afford it I absolutely would! Money...

If I could afford it I absolutely would! Money well spent in my opinion.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,019
Posted By blessed mom
Totally up to you. We have really bad traffic so...

Totally up to you. We have really bad traffic so I don't fuss over ten to fifteen minutes as long as a) they notify me and b) are ok with my hubby watching them if I have plans.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-23-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,536
Posted By blessed mom
I am having a similar problem with a dcm that...

I am having a similar problem with a dcm that brings her child with a full diaper wet from the night before...always "running late" I've asked nicely...but still brinsg the child wet. Worst part is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-22-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 777,990
Posted By blessed mom
Wet night time diapers

Please change your kids diaper from last night before you drop them off! I just don't get it! Why would you leave them wet like that when it takes only a few minutes to give them a nice dry one? I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-18-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,762
Posted By blessed mom
Well the older kids do get together on occasion...

Well the older kids do get together on occasion but I think that will be a lot less with the new baby. I'm going to let her figure it out. She knows the situation. She has to go back to work...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,762
Posted By blessed mom
Yes, her toddler is vaccinated. How is the...

Yes, her toddler is vaccinated. How is the toddler exposing the baby to more then the un-immunized child? She is vaccinating the baby when it's time.

Good point, the clinic is probably full of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,762
Posted By blessed mom
The mom of the infant is a single mom and has to...

The mom of the infant is a single mom and has to have her children in daycare. She did mention wrapping the child and I have an infant holder to hold her with but I can't hold her all day long. We...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,412
Posted By blessed mom
Just depends on if the money is worth it to you. ...

Just depends on if the money is worth it to you. I did a late nights for a child at one point and it was very hard on my family and my personal life. Money was good but in the end it wasn't worth...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,536
Posted By blessed mom
You're not being unfair. I like the idea of...

You're not being unfair. I like the idea of everyone wearing one but you can only do what you can do. You are not a doctor and you are not the parent. Parents need to be parents and if he isn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 66,918
Posted By blessed mom
My concern wouldn't be the doll with a recording...

My concern wouldn't be the doll with a recording but their extreme distrust. I mean things can be seen so many ways. One time a child was cutting and then started to put the scissors in her mouth...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,967
Posted By blessed mom
I'm so sorry, it's true that sometimes we just...

I'm so sorry, it's true that sometimes we just click with some more then others!!

If discipline gets out of control you may need to have a talk with parents. I had one that was a bit out of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,762
Posted By blessed mom
Yes, I'm leaning this way but I'm a little...

Yes, I'm leaning this way but I'm a little worried. Mom of the baby has her toddler here too. So if she left that would be two I wouldn't have. Another mom is PG and due in March. Will she want...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,762
Posted By blessed mom
Exactly, the non vaccinated kids are at risk...so...

Exactly, the non vaccinated kids are at risk...so mom was worried that the non vaccinated kid might contract something and expose her not yet fully vaccinated baby.

But...a good point was made...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,762
Posted By blessed mom
In CA you can opt out of vaccinations if the...

In CA you can opt out of vaccinations if the parents don't believe in it. They simply sign a waiver and you keep it on file.

I am now wondering if there are "discrimination" issues if I asked the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,762
Posted By blessed mom
Very good point!! A lot of people are not...

Very good point!! A lot of people are not vaccinating. Unless you stay in a bubble and never go out for the first year she will be exposed. At least here she only has a few children to deal with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,762
Posted By blessed mom
Mom knows because the two of them are friends...

Mom knows because the two of them are friends outside of daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,762
Posted By blessed mom
Immunization Problem

One of my parents does not immunize her son. This is his last year here as he will be starting kindergarten next year.

Three of my mom's are pregnant. One just gave birth last week. Her child...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,321
Posted By blessed mom
Umm...they are MANDATED REPORTERS!!! They have...

Umm...they are MANDATED REPORTERS!!! They have to report it! I would so report it to all agencies and I would pull him!!! It does not sound like they are taking this seriously and that is my first...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,422
Posted By blessed mom
Thanks everyone for the feedback!

Thanks everyone for the feedback!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-16-2013, 08:38 AM
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Views: 2,422
Posted By blessed mom
Good idea!

Good idea!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-15-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,422
Posted By blessed mom
Texting Parents

I text my parents pictures all day showing them what their kids are doing. Lately I text for more like notification of upcoming events or to ask about pick up times. Appropriate? No one has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 777,990
Posted By blessed mom
I have one who is very competitive like this and...

I have one who is very competitive like this and she has now taught all the other kids to seek the best too! Sometimes there is no best it's just what someone else is in possession of.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6,246
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I had to wake my first born at 6am to bring her...

I had to wake my first born at 6am to bring her to day care and i made sure she had a fresh diaper and was fed. I just don't understand...someone help me get it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-09-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6,246
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By blessed mom
Not changing night time diaper

I am so frustrated with parents who come to school with diapers that are not changed from the night before. I finally had to ask parents to please change your kids before you bring them because they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 30,362
Posted By blessed mom
Congratulations to those of you who have been...

Congratulations to those of you who have been able to close. I often wish I could close, it's just the money is too good and so we are stuck. Hubby wishes I could close, but he is very supportive...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2013, 09:49 PM
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Views: 3,493
Posted By blessed mom
Texting...I text all my mom's pictures of their...

Texting...I text all my mom's pictures of their little ones every day.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,516
Posted By blessed mom
I have one like this and I have given a time out...

I have one like this and I have given a time out with parents/grandparents there. Sorry...my house my rules. They KNOW the rules. They can act that way at your house...not mine. If the parent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6,246
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Views: 777,990
Posted By blessed mom
Spoiled kids!!!!!!!

My vent...spoiled kids!!! Seriously! Your kid will not die if you tell him or her no and they have to deal with it!!!!!!! Quit asking your kids permission to be a parent. "Can I take your donut til...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,401
Posted By blessed mom
I fully agree!!

I fully agree!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,554
Posted By blessed mom
When Is It a Temp

I had a one year old out all last week sick. Very sick...he had a 105 temp at one point and mom had to go to emergency. Better this week...just a little bit of a cough...until he woke up from nap. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,487
Posted By blessed mom
I agree with what you all said! The reason I...

I agree with what you all said! The reason I took the one day a week (every Monday) is because I had an open slot. But (praise God) I am looking at possibly being full in the fall as I'm getting...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,487
Posted By blessed mom
One Day a Week

So, I have a stay at home mom who brings her child one day a week to get a "break". This fall I will have room for an infant but only if it's not on the one day this child comes because then I will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,436
Posted By blessed mom
I had this issue with one of my kids and I would...

I had this issue with one of my kids and I would put a few crackers (which he LOVED) with other foods. Usually the crackers wet his appetite and he would cry but when I didn't respond with new food...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,669
Posted By blessed mom
Pft...anytime a child brings any toy I tell...

Pft...anytime a child brings any toy I tell parents "If you don't want to lose it here don't bring it" and when I see kids in new/nice clothes I remind parents "it's dirty and messy outside and we do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,582
Posted By blessed mom
I have tried giving her books but this particular...

I have tried giving her books but this particular child screams on purpose to wake everyone up. He then knows everyone gets up and plays together which is what he wants.

I think I am going to...
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