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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
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, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
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, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 154
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, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
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, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 354
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, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
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, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 375
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, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
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, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
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, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
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, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,845
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, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 372
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, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
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, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
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)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-31-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By flying_babyb
Not all kids forget! I was a everything teacher...

Not all kids forget! I was a everything teacher in a center when my aunts kids were little. I attended my cousins graduation and was amazed that 4 or 5 kids ran up to me saying your jenny! you were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-26-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By flying_babyb
SO a odd sleep sack trick- I tuck there little...

SO a odd sleep sack trick- I tuck there little arms inside. It feels swaddly to them, but is still ok with regs (at least here).
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 523
Posted By flying_babyb
We have a simlar program. Ours is Iters and...

We have a simlar program. Ours is Iters and echers, early head start. Our lady showed up today, 5 mins after I promised my 1-2 year olds they could paint (SIGH). So 6 kids cram around a table made...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-07-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,764
Posted By flying_babyb
Nope, we have a struggling family that are new to...

Nope, we have a struggling family that are new to the country. They came with very little. The youngest boy wheres his sisters hand me downs (think pink dora the explorer shirts and cheetah print...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-02-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By flying_babyb
We have 4 of the dollar tree ones, they seem...

We have 4 of the dollar tree ones, they seem pretty accurate! Most of the time why say the same thing the er doc says when the parents take the kids in.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By flying_babyb
They could, if the provider sits down and shows...

They could, if the provider sits down and shows the child the correct way to use books
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-22-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By flying_babyb
Play with the red thing... Give him a red square...

Play with the red thing... Give him a red square to sit on when hes feeling sad, a red a car. Point out to him "i have a red car to drive. would u like the red car?" May help him adjust. Mine was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-09-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,680
Posted By flying_babyb
YEP!! I feel ya! Same thing at our center with a...

YEP!! I feel ya! Same thing at our center with a few kids. funny thing is the teacher that competes alot with others over kids, is the one that most of the kids hate unless shes got food. She thinks...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-08-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By flying_babyb
"its ok! I'm a daycare teacher" I swear my...

"its ok! I'm a daycare teacher"
I swear my sister thinks I need this for any outing we take the class "pet" on. We have a stuffed monkey named bongo.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By flying_babyb
well crud! we dont have a note on file for our 1...

well crud! we dont have a note on file for our 1 year old on Elecare jr. Guess I should talk to mom. shes under weight so they want her on it for another year!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-07-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By flying_babyb
"oh you dont like it here? that cool. What do you...

"oh you dont like it here? that cool. What do you like? You gonna be here with me anyways mabey we can find a solution" rinse and repete
"Ok you dont like it here, what do you like?"
"Oh, what do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By flying_babyb
The sack! Ive had troubled sleepers before and I...

The sack! Ive had troubled sleepers before and I seem to have good success with sleep sacks. Swaddling is banned in our state so i put them in the sack with their arms inside. Snuggle close, rock a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By flying_babyb
To me it looks like a halloween carver. Possibly...

To me it looks like a halloween carver. Possibly picked it up off a table or something?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-25-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By flying_babyb
6 Month Old Eating

how much should a 6 month old eat and drink in a day?
We have a child who is here from 7 am to 4pm. Mom brings us two 4 ounce breast milk bottles. Mom wants her to eat 1/2 a jar of stage one (and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By flying_babyb
ah the dog door! we had one at the first daycare...

ah the dog door! we had one at the first daycare I worked at (it was a home daycare and I was n assistant). Was really aswome for the dog, and the toddlers who frequently crawled out them.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-17-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By flying_babyb
"shut the $uck up #igger!" From the only white...

"shut the $uck up #igger!"
From the only white child in our center. Needless to say i was shocked
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By flying_babyb
I worked at a daycare that was built into a...

I worked at a daycare that was built into a three story Victorian. It was a 3 room center with a apartment on top. Worked at another center that was a house. two stories of classrooms, 4 upstairs, 4...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-13-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By flying_babyb
Ok ill share: Two year old classroom, big loft....

Ok ill share:
Two year old classroom, big loft. Two sets of stairs. 4 kids on the loft. Im standing right there. Kids brother shoves her and she goes flying... RIGHT OVER my arm. There's teeth on...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-08-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By flying_babyb
daycare teacher here. 8 kids. 3 babies (6 months,...

daycare teacher here. 8 kids. 3 babies (6 months, 8 months, 9 months), three one year olds, 3 two year olds. Most of the kids have been with us awhile. 8 month old one only screams when hungry, 8...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By flying_babyb
Two Year Old Head Smasher

Im lost here. I have a two year old who when told no intentionally runs around the room and trips, then cries. If shes close enough to a hard object she will intentionally hit her head, and cry. If...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-21-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By flying_babyb
ok from a bit larger center but I had 10...

ok from a bit larger center but I had 10 preschoolers. Each had a banana tag with there name on it (I love monkeys). Each center had 2-4 spots for a banana. If the velcro was full they had to go pick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-17-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By flying_babyb
Getting to Know You

Anyone got a nice getting to know you printable? Seeking something with sibling names, pets, people who are important, likes, dislikes Ect. Anyone got a nice printable?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-11-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By flying_babyb
I start with a brief letter about myself. I do a...

I start with a brief letter about myself. I do a bit about me, a little bit about my education, a bit about my family,ect. Then I add what there child will learn and things they need to know.
I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By flying_babyb
Ah the "early morning box" works well if free...

Ah the "early morning box" works well if free play dosent! We have a small box of quiet toys and games that only are used in the early hours. a coloring book, smaller blocks, velcro matching ect. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-07-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By flying_babyb
some of the best teachers I have met are male!...

some of the best teachers I have met are male! dont let anyone tell you you cant! go for it and try.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By flying_babyb
Pastas with sauces Beans and weenies toasted...

Pastas with sauces
Beans and weenies
toasted cheese
pizza
Nuggets
two tortillas with cheese and meat in between melted.

Those are the popular ones here. We eat alot of pasta in various...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-16-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,567
Posted By flying_babyb
Well I have tried, never works. I did share a tip...

Well I have tried, never works. I did share a tip to my parents who were having weaning difficulty. Stab a hole in it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-05-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By flying_babyb
I wish you luck! I have this child. He will toss...

I wish you luck! I have this child. He will toss the toy, run up to me and bite me right in the thigh with a smiles on his face. I told mom, mom laughed.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By flying_babyb
Can I ask how this is happening? What have you...

Can I ask how this is happening? What have you tried to prevent it? I know we have a biter and its gotten to the point where shes NOT allowed more than arms length from the teacher, ever. Its hard...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-24-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By flying_babyb
ours was: 6pm dinner 630-7 quiet play...

ours was:
6pm dinner
630-7 quiet play (usually table or fine motor. School kids did homework)
7-715 snack
715-745 PJs and teeth
745-8pm getting in bed, story
8pm lights out, quiet music, back...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-17-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By flying_babyb
I had this child. Drove me nuts, cause he was...

I had this child. Drove me nuts, cause he was tired, the kids were tired and so was I. I got a tiny sleep sack. I tucked him in with his arms on his chest (we cant use swaddlers in daycare in our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-13-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By flying_babyb
Orange Food=Vomit?

So we have a little girl in our center, she will be one next month. Mom started her on baby food a couple months ago. Recently anything orange, Squash,carrots, peaches cause her to vomit. Not a whole...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-03-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By flying_babyb
Other than the basics I used to set out paint...

Other than the basics I used to set out paint once a week. We had group in the morning and would talk about how to use the "new" stations. I would hover nearby at the beginning of the year but the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-28-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By flying_babyb
TOO vauge! Tell her you need a meeting, then set...

TOO vauge! Tell her you need a meeting, then set out a plan with measurable goals and a time limit.
example
Nap-
X will sit quietly on her cot at nap and look at books. This goal will be reached...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-27-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,604
Posted By flying_babyb
I work in early head start, with all black kids,...

I work in early head start, with all black kids, WE were told to treat our parents like they had a 5th grade education... Im also the "token white girl" (as my coworkers call me). I am the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-24-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By flying_babyb
Congrats!! we do itters and eccers here in...

Congrats!! we do itters and eccers here in Illinois. Our rater came out today and we did good. She hated our large motor area but told us she would help us re-arrange it (thank god!)and told us we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-21-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By flying_babyb
YEP! I did a county a week. Each day was a...

YEP! I did a county a week. Each day was a different lesson. I made a passport and they had to complete activities each day and got a stamp at the end of the week. I did a prize at the end of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,633
Posted By flying_babyb
We had a similar issue with a hamster. I said the...

We had a similar issue with a hamster. I said the hamster was sick and needed to be alone to heal. The kids would ask daily about the hammy. They wanted to throw the hamster a party when he came back.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-10-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By flying_babyb
AH! the registry! I love them! They have the best...

AH! the registry! I love them! They have the best training's. I also use carecourses.com for mine. I recommend the Active or Hyperactive course. I learned so much that I am still using years later. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-02-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By flying_babyb
Those see through divided plastic tackle boxes....

Those see through divided plastic tackle boxes. Each kid get a section. You drill a few holes in each section to facilitate drying. Also works well cause these are dishwasher safe, so we throw them...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,454
Posted By flying_babyb
practice, practice, practice! I took my 5 2 year...

practice, practice, practice! I took my 5 2 year olds less than 200 ft to our playground, had them walk along the daycare wall. STILL had two try to take off into the busy parking lot. After that, we...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-13-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,335
Posted By flying_babyb
they are saying that the straps would prevent a...

they are saying that the straps would prevent a baby from rolling over.

We had one in the daycare. This isnt true. I had a baby in one of these, strapped in, and she managed to squirm and roll....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By flying_babyb
Off to go down the rabbit hole

Off to go down the rabbit hole
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-06-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By flying_babyb
What Can I Do with These?

Saved wipe lids. I see a game or learning activity. I have 1 year olds. Ideas?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By flying_babyb
Im off Thursday and Friday. I was at Walmart last...

Im off Thursday and Friday. I was at Walmart last night and splurged on a bag of Easter grass (the paper stuff cause it can be tossed in the composter) and two of those magic towels. So we will have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-31-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By flying_babyb
One of my favorite daycares was in a 2 story...

One of my favorite daycares was in a 2 story converted Victorian. The nail salon was on the bottom us on top! Front opened to a huge playground....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-30-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By flying_babyb
Transition to a New Teacher?

I know most of you are home daycares. I work in a center. My co teacher who has had most of these kids from 4-5 months (most are almost 2) is transitioning over to the classroom next door. We are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By flying_babyb
Equally funny: I work in a center right now. MY...

Equally funny: I work in a center right now. MY coworker had a clogged sink. Shes whinning and saying how they will have to find he a new room... Whine, whine whine. I went to the art center, grabbed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,270
Posted By flying_babyb
wonder what she would say about using flour? We...

wonder what she would say about using flour? We do lots of stuff with flour. Im early head start so no food.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By flying_babyb
I wish we could change kids standing up! I...

I wish we could change kids standing up!

I excel at that!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,198
Posted By flying_babyb
we have a set of these...

we have a set of these...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By flying_babyb
I do this daily with a few kids. One mom does it...

I do this daily with a few kids. One mom does it daily but she truly waits for the kid to answer (he babbles at her) then she will look up and ask me directly how his day was
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By flying_babyb
print a state feeding guidelines chart? like...

print a state feeding guidelines chart?
like this
https://www.oregon.gov/ode/students-and-family/childnutrition/cacfp/Documents/Meal%20Pattern%20Chart-Infant%20English.pdf
Then tell her that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 792
Posted By flying_babyb
No clothes no stay! On the getting clothes...

No clothes no stay!
On the getting clothes back, either send them home in somthing horrid (think ruffly pants on boys ect) or take the route I used. I got cheap tee shirts and wrote with a laundry...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-22-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By flying_babyb
make it special. "Hey little x! I got this cool...

make it special. "Hey little x! I got this cool spot for you to rest today! Why dont you check it out? If you can lay quiet till this timer beeps, you can do X"
I had a child that was rotten at nap,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,120
Posted By flying_babyb
Our policy was we would tell the parents when...

Our policy was we would tell the parents when they were low and have them sign a low diaper notice (prevents the "YOU DIDNT TELL ME THAT!" whines!).

Parents,
_________is low on diapers. She/he...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-15-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,555
Posted By flying_babyb
gram crackers and milk are something our kids...

gram crackers and milk are something our kids love. We do fruit (apples, bananas ect) for snack alot with crackers. Another hit? Apples and bananas in the blender w ice (or milk) for smoothies. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By flying_babyb
Pete the cat... I was in the two year old...

Pete the cat...
I was in the two year old room. Only time they would settle was for playdough (which they would throw) or pete the cat. We read ALOT of pete! I made it two weeks, then threatened to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By flying_babyb
We had a parent who had 6 kids, one in our...

We had a parent who had 6 kids, one in our center. She used to send her olders to get he little one. Well, they didnt care about being on time. We close at 6. So its 605, 615, 620 According to our...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By flying_babyb
Illinois here. We closed wens and thurs. Open...

Illinois here. We closed wens and thurs. Open tommrow. Glad we closed. It was so cold my pipes froze
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,389
Posted By flying_babyb
We do it daily in front of the parents. There not...

We do it daily in front of the parents. There not allowed to leave till its done.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-27-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By flying_babyb
I have 5months to 1.5 years. Were just making a I...

I have 5months to 1.5 years. Were just making a I love you! card. gonna do red feet in a heart shape on a card and let the older color theirs.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-26-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By flying_babyb
we do first names, heck in our center most of my...

we do first names, heck in our center most of my parents know who all is in the class without me telling thm
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-22-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By flying_babyb
North? humm, I'm originally from Marinette

North? humm, I'm originally from Marinette
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-21-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By flying_babyb
Probably not, I was in green bay but the future...

Probably not, I was in green bay but the future fiance lives a couple hours north of there, so its a crap shoot where we will end up. I make 12 now in chicago.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By flying_babyb
Wisconsin Pay?

Anyone from Wisconsin? I may move back and am curious what a daycare teacher with a cda (just got it :) ) and lots of experience should ask for starting pay?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By flying_babyb
I work with 1 year olds and infants. I love the...

I work with 1 year olds and infants. I love the two 5 month olds we have, HATE the tiny babies. Either they cant self soothe or have been allowed to sleep on there stomachs. Got one baby that I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By flying_babyb
I had this kid. This may sound like harsh advice,...

I had this kid. This may sound like harsh advice, but I cured this issue by sitting by the child and only allowing them to have one hand on the table at a time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By flying_babyb
puffs! I have a kid who wouldn't touch baby food,...

puffs! I have a kid who wouldn't touch baby food, found out moms chewing up the childs food in her mouth then spitting it out to feed her child... Yikes. We are trying mashed table food now but when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By flying_babyb
The penguins came about before i was informed our...

The penguins came about before i was informed our door had to go with the theme ( which they told us thursday). I spent at least 3 hours on these dang penguins. There going up. Lol. I have young ones...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By flying_babyb
Black Heritage Month

So were doing black heritage at the end of this month, beginning of next. I am the ONLY white teacher. I have a group of 1 year olds. Any project ideas? Also we have to do a door decorating thing. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,785
Posted By flying_babyb
You know those lay flat tackle boxes with all the...

You know those lay flat tackle boxes with all the compartments? We took out the dividers and each kid had their own cubby. NO chance of touching, you could put the toothpaste on early and they were...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By flying_babyb
Worked at a 2 story daycare. Was SCARY! they had...

Worked at a 2 story daycare. Was SCARY! they had no plan in place. The kids played downstairs, slept upstairs. There was a teacher up there MOST of the time. I would be afraid of fire. I did work at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-15-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By flying_babyb
African American Clip Art

So Im doing twas the night before Christmas as a puppet show at a prominently black daycare. Im having a hard time finding a mom and dad in pjs, clip art who are african american. Anyone got advice?...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,056
Posted By flying_babyb
Last week: we have a loft in our classroom. The...

Last week: we have a loft in our classroom. The kids are really not good when on it and this class was just nuts (16 kids, biting, hitting, pushing) one kid pushed a little girl off the loft. She...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,771
Posted By flying_babyb
We dont as a center do anything. I chose to do...

We dont as a center do anything. I chose to do with my class (5 months to 1.5 years) handprints in white on red paper, cut inyo a mitten, fingers painted into snowmen with a snowman poem on the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,856
Posted By flying_babyb
Double sided stick tape on the top, when child...

Double sided stick tape on the top, when child sticks you can say "Oh sorry mom/dad. I put some tape up there to keep x (spiders, ants, cat) off"
or try covering the top in decor that would require...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-08-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By flying_babyb
This! I did this with a divorced set of parents....

This! I did this with a divorced set of parents. Stuff would go to dads and disappear. Mom stopped sending nice stuff on dads week. Most of the time when comming on a dad pick up day, he wouldnt have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By flying_babyb
Potty training

So half my daycare class is ready to potty train. does anyone have a nice tip sheet or so such that I can send home with tips for the parents? I have asked that they all start at home, and we will...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-28-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By flying_babyb
the random toys need a center, A place that they...

the random toys need a center, A place that they belong when playing. Otherwise the kids see the random toys as Anywere toys. Had the same issues.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By flying_babyb
Daily! "hey _____! today _______ really...

Daily!
"hey _____! today _______ really enjoyed__actvity. He struggled with ____________. Heres his daily sheet. He needs___________. See you tomorrow"
Under 3 mins (except for my talker parents)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-16-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By flying_babyb
CDA Visit

Any tips? How long will the observer be in my classroom? Also I get to keep the portfolio I made right? Cause I didnt copy any of my original certificates.
Forum: Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions 11-16-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,278
Posted By flying_babyb
shes aswome with multiple series! I read the...

shes aswome with multiple series! I read the quincy series, and loved it so much my cats name is Rainie conner-cat. Currently on the dd warren books!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-14-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By flying_babyb
Bilingual language 2 year old

So I work in a center. Today I did a parent teachers conference with my bilingual family. The parents speak Spanish pretty exclusively at home. I speak English and a few words of Spanish (then tell...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-13-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,132
Posted By flying_babyb
NAEYC visits! I swear they ask too much! Our list...

NAEYC visits! I swear they ask too much! Our list of "must haves" for our classroom is huge and half the stuff my one year olds dont understand.. im a teacher in a center, and I was told "just go buy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-11-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 932
Posted By flying_babyb
i have. It was disturbing. Mine was totally a way...

i have. It was disturbing. Mine was totally a way for my subconcious to deal with the feeling I had towards this child (a mean, naughty child).
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