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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By flying_babyb
we are alll about growing those grow toys you can...

we are alll about growing those grow toys you can get from the dollar tree.
We also had a blast learning about "chemical reactions" with making a mixture (we made kool-aid) and then explored the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By flying_babyb
Depending on what youve got: we have kindergarten...

Depending on what youve got: we have kindergarten mats. We get the king sized pillow cases and they fit pretty nice. The sheet and blanket stay on when they go on. Large blankets (cause SIGH eveyone...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By flying_babyb
-what are you using to sanitize? We have been...

-what are you using to sanitize? We have been using a comercial sanitizer, each classroom has a day (were a small center, If we were a home daycare, we would do a area a day)
-do you sanitize...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By flying_babyb
the little picture is a pacifier on stripes ...

the little picture is a pacifier on stripes sound sleeper white noise. parets2 parents app. I mean you can only set it for 30 mins in the free version, but if your in the room with the kids, its not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By flying_babyb
well, Ive had at least 2 parents tell me there...

well, Ive had at least 2 parents tell me there pregant in the last two days.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By flying_babyb
One of the best tips I got was this app Sound...

One of the best tips I got was this app
Sound Sleeper - White Noise Its free. I have one child that the mom jokely calls EL diablo. Shes a handful everyday and makes me nuts but the SHHH SHHH SHHH...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By flying_babyb
twos teacher here in a center. My "good"...

twos teacher here in a center.
My "good" sleepers go on the edges of the room, my early leavers( between 130-230) go by the door. The rest (5 of them) are naughty naughty nappers. Two need patting,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-27-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,624
Posted By flying_babyb
yea we are trying to keep a bit of curriclum. We...

yea we are trying to keep a bit of curriclum. We do group twice daily (basically a book, a song, and a color game). We do a art project too. Thats about it, a whole lot of outside time and playing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-26-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,624
Posted By flying_babyb
still open, Our old teacher who was investigated...

still open, Our old teacher who was investigated starts back tommrow (which means the boss can fire airhead)!! We are upgrading our fish tank, so I ended up adopting the old stand, So now im covered...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By flying_babyb
SO i knew a family like this when I was a kid....

SO i knew a family like this when I was a kid. The mom favored her girls (twins 12, baby 2). The youngest was allowed to eat whatever she wanted, whenever she wanted. The only boy (9) was treated...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By flying_babyb
my issue is when im telling the parents what went...

my issue is when im telling the parents what went down and then another child comes up and says "oh yea X hit him and broke his eye"(the children had been sitting on the rug. Child A had the frozen...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-23-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 602
Posted By flying_babyb
my mom. I lived in chicago for two long years,...

my mom.
I lived in chicago for two long years, and saw her twice. I moved 4 hours to be closer to mom (and be able to see her monthly). Two weeks after I moved (thank god she came to help) covid...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,624
Posted By flying_babyb
still open, still working! We have a few kids...

still open, still working! We have a few kids who pulled temporally. We had one parent tell us that his work had cases, so he sent the kids to a relitive and said to us that he didnt want to risk us...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By flying_babyb
I think you gatta do whats safest for you and...

I think you gatta do whats safest for you and your center. I know one of our parents works at a place where theres high exposure. He sent the kids off to another relitive and told us they would be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-17-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By flying_babyb
Had a broken arm child. The child had gone down...

Had a broken arm child. The child had gone down the slide with mom, got his arm caught under moms leg and broke it. He was back after a day. As long as the child isnt in pain and isnt aggressive (the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,624
Posted By flying_babyb
I was shocked too, cause this is a parent that is...

I was shocked too, cause this is a parent that is a real pain. Like chewed her kid out for leaving his hat on the playground (causing him to cry), chewed me a new one cause the kid had dirt on his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,624
Posted By flying_babyb
omg! On the topic of parents who suprize you, one...

omg! On the topic of parents who suprize you, one of our parents showed up today with a pile of homemaid masks for all of us!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By flying_babyb
Open both Friday and Monday. I work at a center...

Open both Friday and Monday. I work at a center though, Usually I take good Friday and Happy Thursday off but in a covid 19 universe theres no point, Im not travling.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-07-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,624
Posted By flying_babyb
wanna hear sweet? We had a parent bring in a case...

wanna hear sweet? We had a parent bring in a case of girl scout cookies today "Cause I appreacate you guys" then she looks at me and says "make sure the boss shares". It was funny! The funny thing is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,624
Posted By flying_babyb
Still open? Closed? Parents working with you,...

Still open? Closed? Parents working with you, against you? How is your family doing? Kids settling in?

Got any new recipes? Starting a garden? Whats new with you?

Still open, still got most of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,624
Posted By flying_babyb
Could she do a online tae kwon do class? Mabey...

Could she do a online tae kwon do class? Mabey even a free thing to keep the kids active?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-03-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By flying_babyb
Our staff has committed to wearing them in...

Our staff has committed to wearing them in public, but at the daycare its still a choice. I chose to wear as I have asthma, but most dont. I hate it, I need a clear plastic one. I just cant give the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,921
Posted By flying_babyb
I feel like cameras are a good thing but not ones...

I feel like cameras are a good thing but not ones that can be viewed by the parents at will. I worked at a center with them, only viewable in the office. I was in the toddler room with 8 kids. 3 were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By flying_babyb
find the one thing they love this week and spend...

find the one thing they love this week and spend a week letting them do it (ours are cars, day one: just cars, people. Tue- add blocks, Wens add boxes thurs add other props, fri build a city)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By flying_babyb
our kids bring there packets to daycare. The...

our kids bring there packets to daycare. The teacher in that class (the school agers are mixed with the 3 and ups) makes them sit and do a half hour or so during the beginning of playtime. They do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,127
Posted By flying_babyb
ive had ptsd for many years. I have clinical...

ive had ptsd for many years. I have clinical depression too. Its never come up and I do just fine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By flying_babyb
Oh the school agers are annoying me. Rude rude...

Oh the school agers are annoying me. Rude rude little buggers! They play board games, color, go outside for hours, and have to lay down for a hour at nap time, after that, its homework time till...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By flying_babyb
Those picket fences work nice. I would do...

Those picket fences work nice. I would do something like that with some soft areas (mabey a mat that you can roll up and take inside). Bing has nice options if you search infant daycare playarea
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 51,835
Posted By flying_babyb
Well were on shelter on place now. Daycare is...

Well were on shelter on place now. Daycare is considered essential. Were staying open. So far I'm staying healthy, did go home w a migrange
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By flying_babyb
Brightwheel

So my center has brightwheel. How the heck do you do a lesson plan on there? I figured out everything else but that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By flying_babyb
Aww. Nice message. I'm at a center that's...

Aww. Nice message. I'm at a center that's considered essential even though it's not mentioned in the government's speech. Were disinfecting alot and trying to get by as more kids leave. Hard to keep...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 51,835
Posted By flying_babyb
Try your local big lots for flour! I got a 5...

Try your local big lots for flour! I got a 5 pound bag for under $3 and they had about 5 more. Plus my coworker got me 2 of the 2 pound bags at the grocery. I plan to make bread and do my easter...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By flying_babyb
Also check out big lots they had LOTS of lysol...

Also check out big lots they had LOTS of lysol and clorex yesterday at mine!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 942
Posted By flying_babyb
Postive- when I wear my "Don't worry! I'm not...

Postive- when I wear my "Don't worry! I'm not crazy, I'm a daycare teacher" sweatshirt people actully thank me. Our local news did a huge thankyou segement on the air. For once daycare providers are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 51,835
Posted By flying_babyb
I went out yesterday to the book store (totally...

I went out yesterday to the book store (totally not a need but the bookstore i like is taking huge percations), dollar tree and big lots. Big lots was still pretty well stocked, saw lots of the stuff...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,615
Posted By flying_babyb
I fear a shelter in place too, but alas my center...

I fear a shelter in place too, but alas my center will be open, were essential and take care of medical,first reponder kids (and were asked by state if we would consider going 24/7 which would mean I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-21-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 51,835
Posted By flying_babyb
Good policy but it may be worth noting that some...

Good policy but it may be worth noting that some people run at a cooler temputure normally, like my normal is 97.6. If I hit 100, Im half dead. May be worth noting what is normal for each child.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By flying_babyb
Odaban on everything. bleach and water spray on...

Odaban on everything. bleach and water spray on furniture (thats not cloth). Every plastic toy goes into the sanitizer daily (so that means the kids get a whole day with no toys...) The stuffed stuff...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 51,835
Posted By flying_babyb
aww thats so sweet! The state actually asked us...

aww thats so sweet! The state actually asked us today if we would consider going 24/7 to take essential persons kids! Most of the staff actually said they would! I would love to work nights (even...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 51,835
Posted By flying_babyb
Yea we know its comming! im blessed to be at a...

Yea we know its comming! im blessed to be at a tiny center that on most days has 7 people and 30 kids. boss told us that if we have to close, she could keep us working at least another 3 days, a day...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 51,835
Posted By flying_babyb
Our center in wi got called vital this morning!...

Our center in wi got called vital this morning! guess we will likely be open awhile. On that note most of our restraunts are take out only... I walked through the Mc.donalds drive through on my lunch...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 806
Posted By flying_babyb
I agree! Wisconsin here, we just agreed to take...

I agree! Wisconsin here, we just agreed to take on another 10 to 16 kids
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 942
Posted By flying_babyb
I had a parent show up today with "doggy ice...

I had a parent show up today with "doggy ice cream". It was mint for st Patrick day. It was just regular ice cream but we read "Grovey joe, ice cream and dinosaurs" every stinkin day! It was a nice...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By flying_babyb
no cause I have a little girl who was forced all...

no cause I have a little girl who was forced all her life to say sorry now she thinks she can bully other kids then say " Im so sorry, Ill be good" and get away with it. I told her "sorry dont cut...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 51,835
Posted By flying_babyb
wisconsin announced today. Had so many parents...

wisconsin announced today. Had so many parents panicked at pick up and telling us they were gonna end up broke paying for care and then trying to beg my boss to take there kids. Were praying we dont...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,236
Posted By flying_babyb
Well wisconsin just shut down schools. Hopefully...

Well wisconsin just shut down schools. Hopefully daycares are not next
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 51,835
Posted By flying_babyb
pretty much all disinfectants, bleach, clorox...

pretty much all disinfectants, bleach, clorox wipes and vinegar was completely out of stock at the local woodman's today! Kinda funny too cause were not a major city. Funny thing is, our centers more...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By flying_babyb
Been there! got fired over it. I had called on a...

Been there! got fired over it. I had called on a daycare where a special needs child was put in time out in the lunchroom, while the director made lunch. The child was 4, he was left to sit over a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 51,835
Posted By flying_babyb
Just got a bunch of infromation from the health...

Just got a bunch of infromation from the health department about corona, and were in a state with only 2 cases.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-08-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 51,835
Posted By flying_babyb
When the first case was diagnosed in the chicago...

When the first case was diagnosed in the chicago area, there was a panic and masks. Now, not so much. I live in a smaller city and most people arnt even talking about it. My boss has started spraying...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 51,835
Posted By flying_babyb
swine flu, h1n1.... This happens every year. Am i...

swine flu, h1n1.... This happens every year. Am i little concerned? Yep cause if i get it, ill be the one to get Pneumonia. But Ive had Pneumonia before and lived. I'm more worried about taking time...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-26-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By flying_babyb
well, it may be the only real job but you just...

well, it may be the only real job but you just need to find a older owner willing to take a chance! I got my first job because I showed up and the daycare and the lady saw my address and asked me if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By flying_babyb
I remember reading somewere when i first stated...

I remember reading somewere when i first stated working that if you were at a job less than a certain time you didnt have to list it on your resume.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,091
Posted By flying_babyb
Would the parents respond or the doctor to a ASQ...

Would the parents respond or the doctor to a ASQ or a ASQSE? These tools screen a childs development based on age and emotional development. The center I worked at used these every 6 months and would...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-25-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By flying_babyb
Works till they get wise, then they scribble ONE...

Works till they get wise, then they scribble ONE line and run to you to "tell"you about it.
Another idea:
The "talk to me turtle".
"I know you really want to talk to me, but I need to make sure...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By flying_babyb
the really "classic" toys: Go on ebay or the...

the really "classic" toys: Go on ebay or the internet. I actually belong to a fb group for identifying old toys and surprising what those old little tyke, fisher price toys go for. Not to mention...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-24-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By flying_babyb
"I know you want to tell me something. I would...

"I know you want to tell me something. I would LOVE if you could go draw me a picture of what you want to tell me. Let me know when your done and we can talk about it. I love to see what you can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By flying_babyb
We have stackable big blue cots and some angels...

We have stackable big blue cots and some angels brand grey ones. Im in love with the short greys! they are up off the floor a bit and fit a crib sheet. The only gripe i have is they are shorter,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By flying_babyb
SO to piggyback, what do you do with the child...

SO to piggyback, what do you do with the child who wakes up after 30 mins and no matter how you try to soothe, SHREAKS, like loud enough that he wakes the rest of the class unless you pick him up....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By flying_babyb
OH WOW! i saw so many cool light table sets! our...

OH WOW! i saw so many cool light table sets! our boss shops lakeshore, but Im gonna show her these
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By flying_babyb
We love our light table. Weve used it to look at...

We love our light table. Weve used it to look at stuff under paper and guess what it is. The bigs play hockey on it, and my littles love to put random things on it and see if they can see the light...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By flying_babyb
#3! Music soothes the savage beast. Know what...

#3! Music soothes the savage beast. Know what songs are "popular" for kids dancing. Stick to your policies, and remember some days will suck!
#1
cars. My kids are hooked on the magnetic ones that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By flying_babyb
In our center the parents cant enter the child...

In our center the parents cant enter the child care area with there child till they hang up there coat and wash there hands. They also dont leave untill the child has washed there hands. Seems to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By flying_babyb
Dance Songs

Im so sick of super siah, gummy bears and baby shark. What songs make your children drop everything and dance?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-14-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By flying_babyb
Parents bottles from home, rinse and return....

Parents bottles from home, rinse and return. Daycare bottles go though the dishwasher. Most parents bring one back and forth, we give um a quick rinse and toss in the bag.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,468
Posted By flying_babyb
My job! the whole thing. So we have to get our...

My job! the whole thing. So we have to get our own day off coverage, I didnt find it in time cause there too short staffed. I said ok, ill take the punishment. They call at 6am to help me find...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By flying_babyb
20-30 degrees here in chicago, Snowing. 100% of...

20-30 degrees here in chicago, Snowing. 100% of my kids have runny nasty noses, two have attuide issues and one bit me in the tata today! Been a real fun week!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 579
Posted By flying_babyb
Really? thats kinda differnent. I think every...

Really? thats kinda differnent. I think every daycare ive worked at had staff whos kids atteneded on assistance.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-11-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By flying_babyb
For feild trips and outings yes- any other time?...

For feild trips and outings yes- any other time? seems like overkill. If they come in somthing you dont approve of you can just change them out. For feild trips, we did all yellow shirts and then we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,287
Posted By flying_babyb
two thirds of my parents wont even care if I do...

two thirds of my parents wont even care if I do somthing. Pretty sure ill do a footprint on a doily that says something cute or a handprint. We didnt even plan a party this year
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By flying_babyb
just toss a little antifungal on there to be...

just toss a little antifungal on there to be safe. It wont hurt anything. I did this when the kitten had it and had a suspicios spot.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-08-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,468
Posted By flying_babyb
Yep and i swear people totally ignore that rule....

Yep and i swear people totally ignore that rule. drives me batty! We have shoe covers directly outside the door, the teachers all have house slippers on.. How hard is it to understand?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,468
Posted By flying_babyb
Today? Parents with NO respect and staff too....

Today? Parents with NO respect and staff too. Theres a HUGE sign on our door that says shoe free classroom, please stay in the box outlined on the floor. We basically have a large box taped out on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-05-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,468
Posted By flying_babyb
One kids 30 min naps, the other whos clingy and...

One kids 30 min naps, the other whos clingy and whiney since mom annoced shes preggers, the ever changing rues ( I work in a center) and my co teachers inabilty to remember the garbage.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By flying_babyb
Well if you can get your current parents to leave...

Well if you can get your current parents to leave good feedback that would be a start
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By flying_babyb
None of our parents were told when we had a...

None of our parents were told when we had a teacher fired for causing harm to children (she was caught ON CAMERA pinching children, squeezing ect. Her coteacher didnt even know. This teacher had one...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-01-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By flying_babyb
They can take time from there responsibilties....

They can take time from there responsibilties. When my best freinds grandma was sick and didnt want to be alone at the hospital we (best freind, me, her mom) worked it out to take shifts.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-30-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 35,089
Posted By flying_babyb
THIS!! my coworkers kid had rotten breath (like...

THIS!! my coworkers kid had rotten breath (like rancid meat) for two weeks. I suggested she take her in (she was also doing the open mouth thing). Doc tells mom she has to see a speclist. They put...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-29-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,686
Posted By flying_babyb
ours wears slutty tight tops (shes a BIG gal)...

ours wears slutty tight tops (shes a BIG gal) with designer jackets and shoes. Then we ask for supplies (soy milk, diapers, changing paper) and were told we have to wait till easter seals approves...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,686
Posted By flying_babyb
THIS is the director at the center I work at. She...

THIS is the director at the center I work at. She expects 1 year olds to stay 4 kids in an area and the teachers to keep them there. She also expects us to feed 4 kids at a time, "its not...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By flying_babyb
Im from wisconsin orginally. Ours look like these...

Im from wisconsin orginally. Ours look like these
(examples in link)...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By flying_babyb
Great idea!!! we have a big orange band on the...

Great idea!!! we have a big orange band on the stroller that says "Emergency information in basket" then have laminated emergency cards in there.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By flying_babyb
Parents walk them in (if they have multiples,...

Parents walk them in (if they have multiples, they learn to deal, though If I see them comming and CAN help I will). They take off the kids things and hang them up. We talk breifly about the kids...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By flying_babyb
I like that there looking into grain based...

I like that there looking into grain based deserts! We used to make this crusty pastry (flour, water, butter) and take whole peaches (tossed in the blender to make a filling) and put in a cupcake tin...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By flying_babyb
Hugs! been there. I actully work at one of the...

Hugs! been there. I actully work at one of the worst centers in my area (we've been shot at 3 times last year). I have people tell me "Im sorry" when I say where I work. I love the kids, which is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-25-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By flying_babyb
when I used to nanny for 4 kids, I would take a...

when I used to nanny for 4 kids, I would take a phone with me everywere. I taught the oldest two how to dail 911. I also taught them to read a paper out of my pocket. It said "I am at ____ st in any...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-24-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By flying_babyb
seat buckle chair? I know it sounds odd, but its...

seat buckle chair? I know it sounds odd, but its worked for me. Well at least untill they figure out how to flip themselves and wear the chair as a "turtle shell" and crawl. I do this every diaper...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By flying_babyb
after having a ton of issues with this, I started...

after having a ton of issues with this, I started taking a picture of the thermometer held next to the clock and sending it to the parents. This gives me a visual for the parents to see, a time for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By flying_babyb
We do a parent teacher conference. I sit down...

We do a parent teacher conference. I sit down and go over the questions with the parents, which gives me time to share any concerns i have or that they have. we then talk about a goal or two for the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 845
Posted By flying_babyb
I work in a center in a mostly African American...

I work in a center in a mostly African American area. Our schools are closed and so is the daycare.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 670
Posted By flying_babyb
I would do a memory activity. Planting a tree is...

I would do a memory activity. Planting a tree is a nice one, the kids can watch it grow. We did this when the beloved neighbor (who would come to the fence and chat with the kids) passed. Even when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-17-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By flying_babyb
If you want you could google: You are my sunshine...

If you want you could google: You are my sunshine Allouz daycare. The owner Keegan started out in a tiny home center and is now a beautiful center. worth a look.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-16-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By flying_babyb
Center here: Our schedule is as fallows ...

Center here: Our schedule is as fallows
Breakfast 9
diapers 10
On a good day we may be able to sneak in some art
outside 1030
lunch 11
1130-1150 diaper check, going down for that well needed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By flying_babyb
Last job search, I went on 14 interviews, was...

Last job search, I went on 14 interviews, was offered 4 positions, and spent forever deciding which one was right. I refused to work in a few cause they were horrible. I would say if its your...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-12-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By flying_babyb
books, lots of books! Go with a book theme. Like...

books, lots of books! Go with a book theme. Like Lamma lamma red pajamas. Some lamma lamma books, a stuffed lamma, some lamma socks, ect.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By flying_babyb
Oh a little birdy told me that not only will...

Oh a little birdy told me that not only will licencing be out soon but so will the food program. A teacher dropped a lil birdy
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,100
Posted By flying_babyb
We use rubber bracelets, each kid has a color and...

We use rubber bracelets, each kid has a color and the chart is hanging on the wall. 8 kids, 8 colors, works pretty well. After awile you learn there colors too. Makes it so much eaiser on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-04-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By flying_babyb
I feel ya! Im in the same boat with my center....

I feel ya! Im in the same boat with my center. The director likes to make up new rules weekly. This time its "it is not developmentally appropriate for 1 year olds to be forced to eat at the same...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By flying_babyb
If you dont show in a hour, you pay $2 a minute...

If you dont show in a hour, you pay $2 a minute sick kid pay, till you show up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By flying_babyb
Try looking around locally, there may be a artist...

Try looking around locally, there may be a artist that would do it cheap! My old centers sign was created by a local artist who did it really cheap (under $30)
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