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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I have two different doubles, the one you posted...

I have two different doubles, the one you posted as well as a regular little side by side that easily fits through standard doorways. I also have a joovy caboose triple with the third seat as an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-22-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Definitely recommend a probiotic and vitamin C as...

Definitely recommend a probiotic and vitamin C as well as saline drops and a nose sucker/nasal syringe. Humidifiers help as well as an oil diffuser if youíre open to and allowed to use it. I use...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 665
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Just out of curiosity, how do you set up and...

Just out of curiosity, how do you set up and enforce the one year contract? How long of a notice is required for a family that may be leaving at the end of the contract? How long have you implemented...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I have provided on several occasions care for...

I have provided on several occasions care for families that are military and on the CDC waitlist. Each CDCís waitlist length of time is different, ranging from 1 month to a year. I have never...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-05-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Can you post a picture of what your foldable...

Can you post a picture of what your foldable mini-crib looks like open and folded?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I have one like that and dck is 20 months. Itís...

I have one like that and dck is 20 months. Itís excessive and dck will not keep the bibs on so mom puts two shirts on, however dck soaks both. Curious if any of your dckís that do this are walking...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-22-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By Luvnmykidz
If she is only taking an Oz or so from the bottle...

If she is only taking an Oz or so from the bottle Iím wondering if she is completely bottle trained. I recently had an infant that wasnít completely bottle trained and was only given bottles with me,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I have Easter and Spring arts and crafts the kids...

I have Easter and Spring arts and crafts the kids can do. We also do simple little projects that the kids can give as gifts ifnthey choose. I am also doing our 3rd Annual Egg Hunt this weekend open...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Easter Monday??

Is anyone closing for the Monday after Easter? Iím just curious as to how many providers actually take that day as well as other Mondays or Fridays if the holiday falls on a weekend.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 898
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Yes, that has happened to me on a few occasions....

Yes, that has happened to me on a few occasions. I turn the family away in a respectful way. I give them a business card and tell them for the safety and respect of my family and my daycare families...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-20-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 02-02-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Good movie

I watched the movie on my Fire Stick. It was a good movie. My DD will read the book for a part of her homeschool curriculum and she will write a comparison paper on the movie versus the book.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Luvnmykidz
It should go directly to your account. When itís...

It should go directly to your account. When itís the first transaction it may take a couple of days and then afterwards it should be available within minutes. I havenít experienced any fees and my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-15-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Itís easy to do if youíre credit union isnít...

Itís easy to do if youíre credit union isnít listed unless youíre using a business debit card. Business debit cards can not be used to set it up, otherwise you just click on the link to get started...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,051
Posted By Luvnmykidz
So to update on this situation, I went to the...

So to update on this situation, I went to the Sheriffs office and spoke to the commissioner who informed me that there is no preventative measures that I can take other than to just keep an eye out....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-14-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,051
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I will definitely do that on Tuesday morning when...

I will definitely do that on Tuesday morning when schools reopen.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,051
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I will be sending an email to my licensor so that...

I will be sending an email to my licensor so that sheís aware of the situation. Itís sad that the real victims in this whole thing are these children who see ignorance on a regular basis and are not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,051
Posted By Luvnmykidz
My main concern is the fact the the special needs...

My main concern is the fact the the special needs School agers bus stop is set up for my house for pick up and drop off every day and in order for her to change that it will take up to three weeks....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,051
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I was wondering if I should attempt to file a...

I was wondering if I should attempt to file a restraining order, but because he didnít become physical with me and didnít threaten me just stated repeatedly that I was going to give him back his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,051
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Termed Family, What Should I Expect

Hello. Yesterday I did an immediate termination due to disrespect of the father. He hung up on me so I terminated care at pick up.
Here is the back story. This is a family of 3 children, state pay...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I didn’t contact the parent and she didn’t...

I didn’t contact the parent and she didn’t contact me until sometime after 2 to inform me that they wouldn’t be coming for after care. I already knew that by the time she contacted me, as they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 790
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I would have a hard time not charging for their...

I would have a hard time not charging for their lack of preparation and consideration. Iím open from 6am until midnight and I have never encountered so many inconsiderate people when it comes to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Contacting Parents Of School Agers

Schools have been scheduled to close 2 hours early today and the alert went out around 10 am this morning. I have some drop in school agers whose mom has arranged for someone to drop off to me( she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-08-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 790
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Theyíve dismissed schools early here already....

Theyíve dismissed schools early here already. However not one single parent has contacted me. I charge for late pick ups depending on the situation, sometimes there are really bad accidents on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By Luvnmykidz
My daughter used one and a weighted vest or lap...

My daughter used one and a weighted vest or lap pad during therapy (occupational therapy) sessions when she was younger. There was a significant change in her ability to focus and fidget less with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-12-2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Pay?

So what is the requirement for pay if they're under 18? Is it still no less than minimum wage and is workers comp required?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Clean with vinegar. Then odoban if you have any....

Clean with vinegar. Then odoban if you have any. They sell it here in home Depot and sometimes walmart. I buy the lavender scented one and wipe all mays down with it. Love the smell and it disinfects...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-24-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,326
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Don't give up

I feel bad for you and can personally relate to your disappointment and level of stress from this situation. My son cried and it took him months to adjust to a center because he had only been with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-01-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,891
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I have switched over to Kid Kare for the food...

I have switched over to Kid Kare for the food program portion and I still pay for MMK for my accounting portion. Even when MMK was used for both I paid for a separate account for accounting, because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,283
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Each fee should be per child regardless of if...

Each fee should be per child regardless of if they are siblings. So yes double the fee .
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,283
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Sorry you're feeling so stressed and frustrated...

Sorry you're feeling so stressed and frustrated with the daycare. I'm not sure how much help I can be, but this is what I would do. I would redo my contract and update any paperwork to make sure...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Special Celebrations or Activities

I was just wondering what special Celebrations or Activities does everyone do with their daycare kids. BC mentioned celebrating International Mud Day on another thread , so it got me thinking what...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,251
Posted By Luvnmykidz
BC that looks so fun! We may have to incorporate...

BC that looks so fun! We may have to incorporate that in our calendar of celebrations.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-30-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,251
Posted By Luvnmykidz
This summer we are doing water play weekly here,...

This summer we are doing water play weekly here, usually on Wednesdays. I have a big tarp that we lay on the ground and some buckets that water toys are in as well as a small water table that is also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-11-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Could you give more details? How long are they...

Could you give more details? How long are they planning leave? Will the older child attend at all during that time? Are you also holding a space for the new baby? What do your policies say for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,040
Posted By Luvnmykidz
It rings to your cell or landline, depending on...

It rings to your cell or landline, depending on what you have your default setting as. It also does not show your actual number when using it to call out. I have one specifically for daycare use and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By Luvnmykidz
You are definitely not asking for too much. I ...

You are definitely not asking for too much. I charge a summer fee for parents who haven't brought in the requested summer supplies by the deadline, and then I purchase the items myself. If they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Thank you everyone. These responses are very...

Thank you everyone. These responses are very informative. I will be looking over the info and choosing a domain name pretty soon, hopefully. I'm pretty excited about creating my daycare website.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Walmart sells them fairly cheap. Also sometimes...

Walmart sells them fairly cheap. Also sometimes Marshalls, Ross, The Children's Place, and Foreman Mills has them reasonably priced. Not sure if any of those stores are near you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I require closed toe shoes for outdoor play that...

I require closed toe shoes for outdoor play that are well fitting. I also require water shoes to be left here for water play and pool days. My liability policy won't cover an accident if proper...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Best Websites ??

Hello,
I would like to create a website for my daycare. I would like the ability to receive emails from prospective clients, post a parent handbook, give info about my rates, schedule and curriculum...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Stroller

Here's a picture of the 6 passenger stroller.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Hopefully your spots fill quickly. I recently...

Hopefully your spots fill quickly. I recently purchased a 6 passenger stroller, expecting to get 2 more full timers, but it hasn't happened yet. I do get quite a few drop in kids during the week and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,126
Posted By Luvnmykidz
We did this last year. The kids enjoyed it. We...

We did this last year. The kids enjoyed it. We sliced oranges and they were able to stick small slices in the butterfly garden for the butterflies. We read books about them and they watched them and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I am doing a big Easter Egg Hunt this year, the...

I am doing a big Easter Egg Hunt this year, the weekend before Easter. I have over 1,000 eggs that we have filled with candy and toys. We will have a face painter, different games, food, and an egg...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By Luvnmykidz
You all have some really good ideas. I was...

You all have some really good ideas. I was thinking about having a raffle for a few baskets of goodies and free parents night out sessions. I would like to encourage families to bring friends and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By Luvnmykidz
At this point I haven't sent out a letter with...

At this point I haven't sent out a letter with the date of the Easter Party. The parents know we will have one, as we've discussed in general that we will have one and they've all asked what the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-18-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I do parents night out twice a month from 6pm to...

I do parents night out twice a month from 6pm to midnight and charge a fee. I normally have full attendance for those sessions. My families always ask if there's a cost for the events that I do,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Luvnmykidz
If parents order the required amount to get the...

If parents order the required amount to get the coupon I give them the coupon. If they don't then I keep the coupons and distribute them when children turn in completed reading logs for the month. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I list a summary of the previous months events,...

I list a summary of the previous months events, new things we will be learning, important dates (field trips, show and tell, closings, birthdays), policy changes (if any), welcoming our new friends...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Question Holiday Parties for families...

Do any providers do Holiday parties for past, present and soon to be enrolled families? If so do you charge an admission fee or ask parents to donate something for that event ( Easter eggs, candies,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-06-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,574
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Im in a 3 level townhouse. My main level and...

Im in a 3 level townhouse. My main level and basement level as well as outdoor areas are licensed for daycare. I also have a bedroom and bathroom in the basement. My upstairs (3 bedrooms and 2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,208
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Received an email that mines will be in today. I...

Received an email that mines will be in today. I will post back when it arrives to let you all know what's in it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-06-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Luvnmykidz
We are doing a warm winter drive. We're...

We are doing a warm winter drive. We're collecting coats, hats, scarves, gloves, socks, and blankets. These items will be donated to the homeless shelters in our county. We're setting up a table at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I supply all of the diapers. Parents bring a case...

I supply all of the diapers. Parents bring a case of wipes every couple of months and are made aware it's community wipes and not specific for their child. It helps with issues of too small diapers...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-25-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I use a Navy Federal Business account. They...

I use a Navy Federal Business account. They charge a fee for edeposits. My only issue is that there's always long lines and broken ATM's when I need to make a deposit so I travel to another city to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Luvnmykidz
My DD had one when she was younger. I also used...

My DD had one when she was younger. I also used them in my preschool classroom years ago. They do work. Some children responded better to realistic images, and some did well with the boardmaker...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By Luvnmykidz
The way I do it is to pick whatever day works for...

The way I do it is to pick whatever day works for me. Then I inform all the parents of the day, time, cost, and required dress attire for the trip. If space is available parents can pay for an extra...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,595
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Sending positive, healing thoughts your way.

Sending positive, healing thoughts your way.
Forum: Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas 06-13-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,811
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I precooked all my meats and freeze them. I buy...

I precooked all my meats and freeze them. I buy frozen or fresh fruits and veggies. The sides sometimes are made ahead and frozen. I don't precook the pastas often as they get mushy sometimes when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-10-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By Luvnmykidz
3 times as in the same day, or 3 separate times...

3 times as in the same day, or 3 separate times on different days? How long has this child been in your care, and how long has this child been potty trained? Also is this child waiting to the last...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,813
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Are we responsible for purchasing this? Or does...

Are we responsible for purchasing this? Or does licensing purchase it at our request? I was told by a local provider that we request it and they pay, but wasn't really sure.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-07-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By Luvnmykidz
We have tutus that I've made. Long dresses I've...

We have tutus that I've made. Long dresses I've made out of tulle. Scrubs, construction vests, old Halloween costumes, robes, shoes in lots of sizes, and hats. Next to the dress up closet is a 3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,871
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Certain banks have ways thatone can be...

Certain banks have ways thatone can be transferred using email addresses or phone numbers. Some of my parents pay this way. Through Wells Fargo it's called WF Sure pay (I believe ).
Just out of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-06-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,314
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I use Minute Menu. I create invoices and they are...

I use Minute Menu. I create invoices and they are emailed to the parents and expected to be paid by Friday of the prior week of care. Families can log onto the childcarepay website and see all...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I also agree with all of the pp. I wanted to add...

I also agree with all of the pp. I wanted to add that you should give her more time. By this mean, a few minutes before the group needs to clean up, her activity has ended and she must begin...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-05-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Great idea!

Great idea!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,107
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Are any of you registered on care.com? Lately I...

Are any of you registered on care.com? Lately I have been receiving a lot of messages ranging from moving to the area, to being deaf and looking for support. They all say they reviewed my profile on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Healthy Meals??

I have a sibling set and was just informed about the types of meals they eat at home. I normally don't worry about this, as I feed the kids healthy meals here. Lately the infant has been having...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-04-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I posted an ad on Indeed.Com. I also did a 3 part...

I posted an ad on Indeed.Com. I also did a 3 part interview process. I did a phone interview. An in person interview at a public cafe in the children's area, to see how they respond to chaos with...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I have a 3 yr old dck that does it and gets upset...

I have a 3 yr old dck that does it and gets upset when he's being tattled on. I remind him that his friends don't like to be tattled on either. I also encourage him to draw a picture about it instead...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By Luvnmykidz
My licensor said it had to be antibacterial, when...

My licensor said it had to be antibacterial, when I first became licensed. I haven't seen that stated in the regs so I'm going to assume thats what she recommended and it's not required.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I got mine last week as well. Right on time I...

I got mine last week as well. Right on time I have one with a really runny nose now. I did have a question about the hand soap. Are we allowed to use the kandoo kind for our dck's? I always thought...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-01-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,396
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Lol. I don't really have a response but thought I...

Lol. I don't really have a response but thought I would share that I burst into laughter reading your post and imagining what this mom sounded like. You definitely dodged a bullet.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-31-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,808
Posted By Luvnmykidz
The thought that providers should be held to a...

The thought that providers should be held to a complete different standard than parents is growing more ridiculous each day. There are a ton of rules "They" would like to enforce, but it's saddening...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-30-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Do you take photos of the activities you all do?...

Do you take photos of the activities you all do? I have sent my kiddos away with memory books and a page for friends to write messages, draw pictures or just write their name and a new copy of there ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,501
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Inform the parent that once the child is signed...

Inform the parent that once the child is signed out they need to leave the property for safety and insurance reasons. Tell them your insurance will not allow you to have children on your property...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I charge a $20 inconvenience fee per child for...

I charge a $20 inconvenience fee per child for being late or showing up early without prior approval. I also charge $1 per minute per child for the late fee. I have a sibling set that has been picked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-18-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Thank you so much for the responses. I'm still...

Thank you so much for the responses. I'm still wondering if anyone has information on how variances work in this state and if it's likely to have one approved. Thanks again ladies.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I absolutely agree. I will be paying for the...

I absolutely agree. I will be paying for the trainings and paying for the hours it costs for them to take the class. I guess my reason for asking was because the younger girls asked if they would be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Thanks for the responses. I will be putting this...

Thanks for the responses. I will be putting this advice in a section of the handbook.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By Luvnmykidz
More Questions Regarding Hiring Assistants And A Variance

So my first question is how likely is it to get a variance in MD? I currently am not at my max capacity for kids. I have someone on my waiting list to start in August. Parent is really needing to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Luvnmykidz
What brand are you using for your air purifier? I...

What brand are you using for your air purifier? I have been looking into purchasing one for each level of my home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By Luvnmykidz
This is what I want to avoid. I don't want them...

This is what I want to avoid. I don't want them coming in skimpy clothes. It's warming up here and we will spend a lot of time outdoors this summer. I don't mind Capri shorts or tank tops that cover...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 01:25 PM
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Views: 1,283
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I wear t-shirts and jeans or yoga pants with...

I wear t-shirts and jeans or yoga pants with t-shirts. On field trip days I wear nice slacks or jeans with a nice shirt. I have been considering scrub tops, polo shirts and jeans or khaki bottoms.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Dress attire for assistant

I am working on my employee handbook. As far as the dress code goes, what does everyone require? I don't want to be anal but want the staff to be appropriate yet comfortable and professional....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Happy Mother's Day !!!

Happy Mother's Day !!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2015, 11:59 AM
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Views: 1,046
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Happy Providers Day to you all !!! I had a low...

Happy Providers Day to you all !!! I had a low ratio of kids today (one 3 yr old and one before and after kid) so I guess that was my gift. Lol
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Three days or less is considered part time here....

Three days or less is considered part time here. So her needing 4 days will still require her to pay for all 5 days. If the child was at least 2 I would offer her the after care rate for full time....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 06:31 AM
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Views: 953
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Personally, if she is wanting full time at any...

Personally, if she is wanting full time at any time I would require her to pay for full time. If she needs a few hours here or there then she can pay the drop in rate for the day or an hourly rate...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By Luvnmykidz
:hug: to you. Maybe you can do an indoor obstacle...

:hug: to you. Maybe you can do an indoor obstacle course for the kids. A jump rope to walk across, a few pillows to step over, a small table to crawl under, a chair to sit in and count to five, a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,480
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I agree with Meeko. likethis

I agree with Meeko. likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-24-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Hiring an assistant, paperwork and eveything else....

Good afternoon, I am looking to hire an assistant or two, especially for the summer for field trip days. I have never hired anyone and would like information on the entire process. I need to create...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By Luvnmykidz
That is really neat! We have planted some...

That is really neat! We have planted some sensitive plants (Mimosa Pudica) and the are beginning sprout. We are also expecting caterpillars tomorrow and learning about the life cycle of a butterfly.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-21-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Earth Day

Are any of you doing anything special for earth day?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Luvnmykidz
DCK is not very verbal at all. Vocabulary...

DCK is not very verbal at all. Vocabulary consists of mama, night night, bye bye, and hi and no.
I'm pretty certain most of this behavior is attention seeking whether positive or negative attention...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Luvnmykidz
Sorry that happened to your dd. Yes it does help...

Sorry that happened to your dd. Yes it does help bring it into perspective a bit more. I feel as if I'm not able to curb the behaviors alone, but don't truly know if the parents are willing to back...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-16-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By Luvnmykidz
So I guess what I'm wondering is.... is it fair...

So I guess what I'm wondering is.... is it fair to term a child this age for these behaviors, is it realistic to think that since these behaviors are occurring at home and daycare they can be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-15-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By Luvnmykidz
I am licensed for 7. I also have 3 kids of my...

I am licensed for 7. I also have 3 kids of my own. I plan trips a month in advance. I do a monthly newsletter and send permission slips home at the beginning of the month. I have taken kid son...
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