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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By Country Kids
Ours has to be under childproof lock, so once...

Ours has to be under childproof lock, so once applied it has to go back into the cabinet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By Country Kids
I am changing my policies in January. My rates...

I am changing my policies in January. My rates are going to be year round no matter what your career is and if it is a teacher and they want to hold their spot for the summer than they will need to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By Country Kids
Well I did some checking yesterday for sunscreen...

Well I did some checking yesterday for sunscreen for our state.

1. I don't have to log when I put it on.
2. Parents can request you not to put it on-all mine want it on though.
3. It does have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-16-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Country Kids
Here are some ideas I thought of real quick! ...

Here are some ideas I thought of real quick!

Art/puzzle time: Do at the kitchen table and put the 21 month old in a high chair. This way she can do what the big kids are doing and not run away...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 317
Posted By Country Kids
Sunscreen

What is everyone's policy's on sunscreen?

I was wanting parents to put it on before arrival but then all my parents put it on at 6:00 AM and we don't go out till 9:00. So I guess by that time the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 469
Posted By Country Kids
Can you link me to what milks aren't approved? ...

Can you link me to what milks aren't approved?

I looked on the CACFP site but not finding a list of approved non approved milks and I would like to have one so I can put with my food program...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 469
Posted By Country Kids
Not sure, but was told ONLY if it is a parent...

Not sure, but was told ONLY if it is a parent choice can they provide it.

If the child has a disability from dairy the parent cannot supply it but we have to supply it and there has to be a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-15-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,534
Posted By Country Kids
The thing is though, even after having thorough...

The thing is though, even after having thorough inspections from different agencies there have been horror stories from some childcare's. We have one in our area and for some reason there was no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-14-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 469
Posted By Country Kids
Funny how each food sponsor is different in their...

Funny how each food sponsor is different in their rules.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 469
Posted By Country Kids
Talking to my food program just now here is what...

Talking to my food program just now here is what I found out:

If it is the parents choice to have them on a different milk, they may supply it and you can still claim the meal.

If needing a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 469
Posted By Country Kids
For those who have the parents supply the milk...

For those who have the parents supply the milk how are you reimbursed on the food program?

We can't claim if the parents are supplying items.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 469
Posted By Country Kids
How Many Different Kinds Of Milk Do You Buy?

As of last nights newest client I'm up to buying four different kinds of milk and it isn't cheap!!!!

1%-5 Gallons
Almond-1 Gallon
Goat Milk-1 Gallon
Soy-1 Gallon

Is there any other type of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,534
Posted By Country Kids
Since I'm in the STARS program, my parents are...

Since I'm in the STARS program, my parents are encouraged to come in and participate in my program. Parties, story time, sharing family culture, meals, etc. Parent involvement is very encouraged.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4,533
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,010
Posted By Country Kids
When you ask parents to make sure to bring a...

When you ask parents to make sure to bring a water bottle that I can keep here since weather is turning hot and also make sure to apply sunscreen to child before dropping off in the mornings.

5...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,534
Posted By Country Kids
Has nothing to do with the baby napping-they do...

Has nothing to do with the baby napping-they do not want them in a stroller for longer than 20 min (awake or not).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Country Kids
Yes and because of their fail, we providers are...

Yes and because of their fail, we providers are being put under a microscope. Good thing yes, but now providers that have done this for years are being not written up but "noted" on things that are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,534
Posted By Country Kids
So what happens if you go on a walk that last...

So what happens if you go on a walk that last longer than 20 min? Our walks are generally 30 min-45.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Country Kids
I don't believe DHS was involved-we are through...

I don't believe DHS was involved-we are through the Dept. of Education. Licensing and DHS are two strictly different areas.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,534
Posted By Country Kids
My parents come in, drop off and at pick up come...

My parents come in, drop off and at pick up come into the preschool room, kids get shoes, coats, etc and then out the door-total time 10 min if that?

This way I'm always present with the kiddo's...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,534
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you for posting this-I don't know how to...

Thank you for posting this-I don't know how to link stories. This is a very, very scary situation and our state is implementing tons of new rules and we think because of this story is why.

Some...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,534
Posted By Country Kids
No-different state

No-different state
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Country Kids
Childcare Shut Down In My State-State Licensing Fail

Last week a childcare was shut down in my state and quite the licensing fail.

She had been shut down in two other states and then moved here.

Was the "perfect" childcare till the story broke!...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,534
Posted By Country Kids
Huge news story from my state broke just last...

Huge news story from my state broke just last week about an in home childcare that wasn't allowing parents in the home.

She talked smooth, had all the credentials, beautiful home, assistants,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 471
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you everyone for your responses! We go to...

Thank you everyone for your responses! We go to Church Sunday mornings and try to just have a quiet afternoon that day. Saturday's like I said I just want one day I'm not rushed to be up and having...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By Country Kids
Our state is talking about making it a felony if...

Our state is talking about making it a felony if you are caught doing childcare illegally.

We can only watch 3 children without a license here.

Our own children count in our numbers until they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-29-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 471
Posted By Country Kids
When Do You Do Grocery Shopping?

This is something I have been wrestling for awhile and decided to seek out and see when everyone else does there shopping.

We usually go Friday night right after I close but it's starting to wear...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-07-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By Country Kids
Private Messages about Childcare

Is anyone else on here receiving private messages for childcare?

I have received two in the past couple weeks, appears to be members asking for care. One was for care for a school age child and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By Country Kids
I had one that just recently had an allergic...

I had one that just recently had an allergic reaction but just on the hands mainly and a little on the arms but no where else.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By Country Kids
In the morning yes, afternoon no as we are...

In the morning yes, afternoon no as we are usually busy with a project or something is going on.

In the morning I can find out how their night was, anything else may have happened, etc.

In...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you!!! I'll message him real quick!

Thank you!!!

I'll message him real quick!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-18-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Country Kids
Can An Admin Message Me Please?

I need to ask a question but not sure who admins are besides BC and not wanting to bother her today.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-17-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Country Kids
Should say one class a term-wouldn't let me edit.

Should say one class a term-wouldn't let me edit.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-17-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-17-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Country Kids
I have no degree of any kind (except high...

I have no degree of any kind (except high school). Not sure if I will receive my degree as I will more than likely take only one class a year so at that rate, it would be ten years before receiving a...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-17-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Country Kids
What Write-Offs Can We Do For College

Spin off from City Gardens question.

I am taking ECE classes in the evenings and wondering what I can write off for those?

I did earn a scholarship for the class I am taking but there is $88...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,725
Posted By Country Kids
There is a proposal here from what I have heard...

There is a proposal here from what I have heard and I guess a letter showing the new proposed law that if you are caught doing illegal childcare is will be considered a felony.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,725
Posted By Country Kids
I think it is nation wide they are trying to...

I think it is nation wide they are trying to slowly phase out in home childcare.

A provider was saying when they were having a sanitation inspection, the guy was even saying he feels there has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,725
Posted By Country Kids
Minnesota Losing Childcare Providers at an Alarming Rate

BC, not sure if you have seen this but pretty interesting.

Since 2013 Minnesota has lost 380 Center based Providers and 6,474 Family Child Care Providers

Providers are being written up for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By Country Kids
Right now 30 and with proposed changes going up...

Right now 30 and with proposed changes going up to 65 I believe-Registered Family
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By Country Kids
The state is looking for a License Specialist. I...

The state is looking for a License Specialist. I looked into job requirements and everything that was entailed. Under work conditions it was listed:Contact with hostile, frustrated people.

Nice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By Country Kids
The biggest issues we have here...

The biggest issues we have here are=interpretation of rules and getting the rules confused.

In our state there are 3 main types of childcare. Registered Familly, Certified Family and Center. Most...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By Country Kids
Whoops-sorry! No just a requirement for our...

Whoops-sorry! No just a requirement for our licensors to have some background in early childhood education when they come for our inspections on our childcares. They have no requirements at this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By Country Kids
We have a petition in our state right now asking...

We have a petition in our state right now asking for licensor specialists to have some sort of background in childcare besides all the other qualifications. As of now, there is no requirement to have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By Country Kids
Some of that has nothing to even do with the...

Some of that has nothing to even do with the STARS program at least in my state. I would see them almost more of a state rule type thing. Interesting how it changes from state to state.

My mentor...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 791
Posted By Country Kids
A friend of mine that works at a center told me...

A friend of mine that works at a center told me the same thing-lots of car seats brought in and out each day. They have a special room for them to go into or something but not out of the norm for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 791
Posted By Country Kids
Homebody, if you have quite a few in car seats...

Homebody, if you have quite a few in car seats maybe hold a car seat class in your home. The local fire dept may be willing to come out and have one for you.

If you don't have a lot, you could...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 791
Posted By Country Kids
This car seat wasn't even buckled into the car-it...

This car seat wasn't even buckled into the car-it was wedged between the front seats on the console. I don't see how the parent wouldn't be totally responsible for this. Not sure how a provider would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-12-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 791
Posted By Country Kids
I don't think you could be held liable at all...

I don't think you could be held liable at all because any store, restaurant, church, school, etc that a parent takes a car seat into and leaves with wouldn't be held liable if something were to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Country Kids
I was thinking the same thing. I had seen where...

I was thinking the same thing. I had seen where others had received lots of goodies but must have been from years gone by.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Country Kids
Yes-received a ton of toothbrushes, a big book,...

Yes-received a ton of toothbrushes, a big book, poster and a CD of some kind it looks like. No activity sheets or anything but maybe they ran out of them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Country Kids
Free Toothbrushes

Received the free toothbrushes I ordered back in Jan/Feb yesterday. Only received toothbrushes and a book. Was thinking there was to be more but maybe not. Happy to have received it though and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By Country Kids
Right now I'm battling something and have been...

Right now I'm battling something and have been sick since last week. No one has been sick but a couple parents, all the kids are fine. I tried to rest over the weekend but it didn't help and now...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,533
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,010
Posted By Country Kids
I had to drink that gallon of stuff-took me from...

I had to drink that gallon of stuff-took me from 6 in the evening till 2 in the morning. When I started to throw it up because my stomach was so full, I quit drinking it but had almost the whole...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4,533
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,010
Posted By Country Kids
Both kiddo's are totally fine when the other one...

Both kiddo's are totally fine when the other one isn't here. One of them wasn't here for one full week and I couldn't believe the change in the other child. Totally different kiddo, more mature,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,533
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,010
Posted By Country Kids
By the time he starts kindergarten he will be 6...

By the time he starts kindergarten he will be 6 and four months. They want him to be able to go when a good friend goes so they can be in the same class. We only have two kindergarten classes and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-09-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4,533
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 434,010
Posted By Country Kids
I have one that needs to go to school, totally...

I have one that needs to go to school, totally ready but parents want to hold back. Not totally sure still why, well I am but it's not academic reasoning. So this child will be a year older than...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-06-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 721
Posted By Country Kids
We have owed the past two years and I claim...

We have owed the past two years and I claim everything under the sun :Sunny:

My tax person actually said don't run out and buy a ton because it really doesn't help in deductions.

We are losing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Country Kids
New Proposed Rules

Lovely! Our state is in the process of passing new rules. Right now they are proposed so not set in stone as of yet.

Registered Family went up to 65 pages
Certified Family went up to 92 pages...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By Country Kids
I feel you did the right thing in texting...

I feel you did the right thing in texting immediately. That way you could get the rest through the night without having to worry about getting up to text the family. I do have it in my sickness...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 04-03-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Country Kids
Hmmm, I have never heard of being able to deduct...

Hmmm, I have never heard of being able to deduct camps off?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Country Kids
Childcare Family Activities At Your Home

For our STARS program we are to have childcare family activities several times a year. I literally could do something each month (many ideas in my head) but by the end of the week I'm tired and done....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 477
Posted By Country Kids
I always wonder if the parents have all this...

I always wonder if the parents have all this stuff locked up? How do their children go into the bathroom at home if everything is out and unlocked? :confused:

Everything I have locked up, my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 635
Posted By Country Kids
Sounds like they are getting the required amount...

Sounds like they are getting the required amount of sleep they are needing because they are sleeping so much at night.

I don't see it as an issue though to term? Is the child causing issue's at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Country Kids
I'm the state below you and for registered family...

I'm the state below you and for registered family childcare, we have to be within sight/or sound. So if I were to have a child in another room (including my own) if I can't see them I better be able...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 949
Posted By Country Kids
We have lacrosse this weekend-three hours away....

We have lacrosse this weekend-three hours away. So up bright and early tomorrow as usual and off we go. I don't even know what sleeping in is anymore.

Told my son I hope he plays after driving...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By Country Kids
We now know if anything happens, they have seen...

We now know if anything happens, they have seen what BC said and accepted the challenge :D:D:D:D:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By Country Kids
Yes, it is more than MM and I liked MM much...

Yes, it is more than MM and I liked MM much better!!!!

You do have to keep three years of records and if you don't want to pay for KK you can always do paper copies of everything. I did that for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By Country Kids
It was several children left alone at a childcare...

It was several children left alone at a childcare so the provider could go tanning, go to the gym, shopping, etc.

Happened several times a week it seems. The police did a "raid" on it when she...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-12-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By Country Kids
You can only claim it if daycare children are...

You can only claim it if daycare children are allowed to use it. Not sure on the whole depreciation area though.

Is that something your state regs allow? I believe for where I live we have to have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By Country Kids
Today there was a news article about a mom...

Today there was a news article about a mom leaving a child alone in the car for 1/2 an hour while she was in doing laundry or something at a store. The child was 6 and I guess the car wasn't totally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By Country Kids
I am a three star but actually have people pick...

I am a three star but actually have people pick me over five stars because they say I have more to offer and it feels more like a home. One mom said-I don't care how many stars a person has. If I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By Country Kids
I don't have a link-sorry! I was just today saw...

I don't have a link-sorry! I was just today saw an article where California is losing childcare's because of all the new laws, QRIS, expectations, etc. California it seems is starting to be in a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 615
Posted By Country Kids
We have to have everything out of the...

We have to have everything out of the shower/bathroom area-shampoo, soap, razors, facewash, anything like that. Then mouthwash, toothpaste has to also be locked up.

So best bet, have shower...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By Country Kids
Daycare Provider Get 21 Years In Prison

I just saw a daycare provider in Bend, OR receives 21 years in prison. She was arrested last year and sentenced yesterday.

She repeatedly left children alone between the hours of 11-2 so she could...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Country Kids
I would ask her why would you put their names on...

I would ask her why would you put their names on them or I was wondering why all the kids were saying I gave them the wrong ones-thanks for the tip of putting names on them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By Country Kids
It always boggles my mind that with the federal...

It always boggles my mind that with the federal holidays (I take all of them) that is two weeks off I get every year.

Then I take 5 sick/personal days and one week vacation.

Why, why then does...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By Country Kids
So after I posted this, I received info yesterday...

So after I posted this, I received info yesterday that the classes will now be held around are state to help train us for disasters or man made events.

My mouth fell open :eek:, I was like no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By Country Kids
Also check with your licensor about the move. ...

Also check with your licensor about the move.

Here, we have to submit paper work for our new address, have everything set up again, have our licensor do a walk through at the new address and then...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-08-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Country Kids
Disregard last post!!! It's the opposite...

Disregard last post!!!

It's the opposite like BC said-:D

I personally just gave it to the parent paying this year to make it easier as they did ask for it and it has all the paying parents info...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-08-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Country Kids
According to Tom, from my understanding, you give...

According to Tom, from my understanding, you give it to the parent who's year it is to claim the child even if you never received money from them. I have the same situation this year and asked him...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-07-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Country Kids
Find out if it is his year to claim the child on...

Find out if it is his year to claim the child on his taxes. If it is, you are able to fill it out.

I just came across my first family like this, this year and I was so confused! My family has a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By Country Kids
What's strange though is so many providers are...

What's strange though is so many providers are having to deal with this. I have done this for almost 20 years and never have had this happen.

Now all of a sudden I have 1 last fall for two years...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By Country Kids
Yes, same state and I can't tell you the number...

Yes, same state and I can't tell you the number of providers having to do this, this year. There is a facebook site for providers across the state and that is how I found out about it! It only seems...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-07-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Country Kids
Thank you so much Tom!!! I appreciate everything...

Thank you so much Tom!!! I appreciate everything you do for us:Sunny:
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-06-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By Country Kids
1. It is time and space How much your...

1. It is time and space
How much your family uses space vs. daycare uses
space/item/etc.

2. I'm thinking the fridge I think would be a depreciation
item.

3. Not sure on the van...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-06-2018, 03:04 PM
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Views: 274
Posted By Country Kids
Child Care Verification Form

Hi Tom!

My states revenue department is sending out Child Care Verification Forms to providers to fill out who have clients that pay with cash. Any client that pays with cash-state pay or private....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By Country Kids
I have had to fill one of those out also (last...

I have had to fill one of those out also (last fall) and it doesn't sound like that is what they are talking about. It seems to only be for clients who have paid cash.

One of my clients even was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By Country Kids
From what I'm understanding it's not the IRS but...

From what I'm understanding it's not the IRS but the State portion of our taxes.

Maybe in a bit I will see pop over to the tax area and see if Tom can answer why they are doing this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By Country Kids
Have you checked to see if you can have that many...

Have you checked to see if you can have that many infants in a home childcare.

I'm thinking you would have to have so much space per infant. With cribs, high chairs, tummy time area, toys, you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By Country Kids
Hopefully you will have receipts of the payments...

Hopefully you will have receipts of the payments they made. I know I have an option on my program to hit cash payment and then the amount.

When I do a print out for parents at the end of the year...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By Country Kids
This is for your state taxes you pay. So...

This is for your state taxes you pay.

So anyone that pays you cash-state or private pay, my state not sure about others are now double checking records is my understanding.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By Country Kids
Also when you have an assistant you have to make...

Also when you have an assistant you have to make sure you do all the deductions required and follow the laws of having employees.

Do you want one full time assistant because you might end up...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By Country Kids
State Taxes Requiring Paperwork For Cash Payments

Is anyone else's state requiring extra paper work from you for clients that pay with cash?

I guess our state is mailing out forms that we need to fill out and return but only for clients pay their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By Country Kids
Make sure about the 5 weeks with your license. We...

Make sure about the 5 weeks with your license. We aren't allowed any children under the age of 6 weeks in care. I know it's only a week but when it comes to licensing you don't want to get in trouble...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 752
Posted By Country Kids
We shop at Wal-Mart but sometimes I want to go ...

We shop at Wal-Mart but sometimes I want to go somewhere else just because I need a break from Wal-Mart. I love how other grocery stores seem so nice and everything stocked so well. I needed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 788
Posted By Country Kids
Even with an assistant that is a lot of children...

Even with an assistant that is a lot of children under 2.

I think as a parent looking at childcare, I would think it is to many and wonder if you would have time for my child.

I'm allowed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By Country Kids
Yes, please check! I live in the county and...

Yes, please check!

I live in the county and they want $3500 to have a special "permit" to have a childcare. With this permit comes lots of rules. One being childcare children can only be outside...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By Country Kids
Is this going to be your forever home? Do...

Is this going to be your forever home?

Do you have children now or will in the future? If future kiddo's, will the house be big enough?

You want to check school ratings, crime statistics,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 752
Posted By Country Kids
Wow!! We can only have four under two with an...

Wow!! We can only have four under two with an assistant and by ourselves we can only have 2. I can't imagine that many little ones together! Baby whisperer you must be happyfacehappyfacehappyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By Country Kids
I'm thinking of just keeping it to my house/yard....

I'm thinking of just keeping it to my house/yard. I'm not sure if I would be able to get everyone in my car, what the streets are like, etc. I don't know if I want to tell the parents a place and...
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