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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,769
Posted By DaisyMamma
Smile I haven't read this forum or posted in a year and...

I haven't read this forum or posted in a year and this is the thread I opened.
Wow.
Just wow. That's an incredible story. Thank you for sharing
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,545
Posted By DaisyMamma
likethislikethislikethis Good for you!! ...

likethislikethislikethis
Good for you!!
happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By DaisyMamma
I agree that it's discrimination. You're not a...

I agree that it's discrimination. You're not a babysitter.
Maybe reword how you ask a higher up... "I'm calling from a local licensed daycare trying to find out the procedure for pickup in the bus...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,280
Posted By DaisyMamma
likethis:lol:

likethis:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By DaisyMamma
It's group care. Perhaps she doesn't realize that...

It's group care. Perhaps she doesn't realize that this will affect everyone else? Maybe they want to be outside playing at 10am?
How about she changes the appt time to 10am??!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,229
Posted By DaisyMamma
In my mind I say...not my effen problem. Then I...

In my mind I say...not my effen problem. Then I smile and say ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By DaisyMamma
My younger child was always abusive to dcks. they...

My younger child was always abusive to dcks. they want attention. I was never able to get my dd to stop. The only thing that helped was having less kids and sending her to school.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By DaisyMamma
That's what I'm doing. But I'm not even...

That's what I'm doing.

But I'm not even going to allow him to come Friday anymore because of this. He's just a drop in on Friday. The other day he comes, he and his friend are a holy terror...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-15-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By DaisyMamma
should i send him home?

3yo boy. Won't stop crying because he wants to go home. His friend isn't here today. He does this every time his friend isn't here. All. Day. Long.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-13-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By DaisyMamma
OMG! I'm having the worst day ever, too!

OMG! I'm having the worst day ever, too!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,704
Posted By DaisyMamma
I remember that! OP: who does she think she...

I remember that!

OP: who does she think she is, being mad that you're moving? Does she think you're going to cancel a life change because it doesn't work for her? :lol:
I'd ask her nicely not to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-12-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,513
Posted By DaisyMamma
happyface

happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-11-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,513
Posted By DaisyMamma
How Do You Know When its Time to Quit?

It's possible that I can quit at the end of June. My ducks are in a row...

But I'm scared to let the daycare income go!

What I'm doing now is no more reliable income than daycare is, so it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,537
Posted By DaisyMamma
Well I would like to personally Thank YOU for...

Well I would like to personally Thank YOU for being so dedicated to these kids and providing them a safe, loving and fun environment. Have a wonderful day!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-08-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,537
Posted By DaisyMamma
Did You Get Thanked Today?

Happy Provider Appreciation Day!

I'm giving the daycare moms the same thing I got today :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By DaisyMamma
I usually try to imagine what it would be like...

I usually try to imagine what it would be like without the child in question, from all angles. That usually gives me my answer.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By DaisyMamma
Happened to me too. So annoying.

Happened to me too. So annoying.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-01-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By DaisyMamma
There's still time to fix this. The day before...

There's still time to fix this. The day before payment is due next time offer a reminder that she was given a freebie for late payment last time but it needs to be on time from now on.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,543
Posted By DaisyMamma
Inside toys stay inside. The kids forget to bring...

Inside toys stay inside. The kids forget to bring them in and they get filthy. Outside toys are already filthy and I don't want them inside.
pergaps you can choose some inside toys to become outside...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,332
Posted By DaisyMamma
That's an annoying way to communicate with you,...

That's an annoying way to communicate with you, but anyway.... Smile and nod your head. When she picks up the child, she can ask the child directly how it went, as I'm sure she does. so, just let the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,823
Posted By DaisyMamma
Not that it helps but my policy does state that...

Not that it helps but my policy does state that pickups are 5 minutes or less.
I have a driveway bell. It goes off when n someone pulls in. Then you could get the coat ready or shoes, etc....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,175
Posted By DaisyMamma
O M G that's hilarious! You made my day! ...

O M G
that's hilarious! You made my day!

PP, I agree, you should have immediately looked mad and asked why she was walking on your grass. She would've felt like an a@@.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By DaisyMamma
I will be adopting this. likethis

I will be adopting this. likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,262
Posted By DaisyMamma
I actually just get stressed in general when...

I actually just get stressed in general when having to leave the house. It could be night time, Saturday, whatever. It's a side effect of working from home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By DaisyMamma
I'm my care she would be charged for the spot,...

I'm my care she would be charged for the spot, not for the hours. So it would be $20 still.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,808
Posted By DaisyMamma
I have two school age DDs. I vote summers off and...

I have two school age DDs. I vote summers off and closed all school vacation days.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By DaisyMamma
I'm working on teaching to cover. She totally...

I'm working on teaching to cover. She totally doesn't get it. At all.
I'll be laying it on thick at pick up today, about how sick she feels. She couldn't even sleep because her caugh kept waking her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-28-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By DaisyMamma
sick policies!

I have a two year old her sneezing and caughing all over the place since she doesn't know better to cover her mouth.
it's really not something I want happening. I find it gross and it's making me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,235
Posted By DaisyMamma
Oh man. Sounds like you will be 100% happier when...

Oh man. Sounds like you will be 100% happier when you term.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By DaisyMamma
Following.

Following.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-20-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By DaisyMamma
It's a very bad idea. That's all.

It's a very bad idea. That's all.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-02-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,680
Posted By DaisyMamma
I open at 7:30 and close at 5:30. Those who...

I open at 7:30 and close at 5:30.
Those who arrive at 7:30 leave at 4:30. Those that leave at 5:30 arrive at 8:30.
When people call for daycare and ask what my hours are, I reply, what hours do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By DaisyMamma
Can they sit nicely at the table until called to...

Can they sit nicely at the table until called to get ready? Make it a game. Call on the quietest one? Then they get ready and stand in line for the door? As soon as they act up, they go back to the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,445
Posted By DaisyMamma
No, don't just do the summer, be finished. tell...

No, don't just do the summer, be finished.
tell the parents that you decided to cancel your SA program early and it will end at the end of the school year.
Remember, it's business. You don't need...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By DaisyMamma
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,099
Posted By DaisyMamma
Gak is poisonous, so make sure the littles don't...

Gak is poisonous, so make sure the littles don't eat it.

My dd is doing a science project and also picked gak!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-01-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,264
Posted By DaisyMamma
This exactly

This exactly
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,463
Posted By DaisyMamma
I'm big on Britax. Check out their models.

I'm big on Britax. Check out their models.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By DaisyMamma
She needs to pay you for the extra days, period....

She needs to pay you for the extra days, period. You don't work for free.
there's still time to fix not saying anything. When she picks up just say, I realize your schedule has been changing so are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By DaisyMamma
I'd have to agree. I honestly would have done it...

I'd have to agree. I honestly would have done it a while ago.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By DaisyMamma
Exactly. My first instinct was to call mom right...

Exactly. My first instinct was to call mom right then. I didn't, but if it ever happens again she's gone.

This is the first occurance.

I've arranged for new girl and dd to have time together...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By DaisyMamma
I didn't see the eye rolling. Should I address...

I didn't see the eye rolling. Should I address her for it? Or her mother even though I won't see her until Friday (she does normally come every day, we just got lucky)
We have another sleepover...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By DaisyMamma
When your own SA kid & a SA daycare kid dont mesh

I havent been on much this year but something is really troubling me and I need some advice from other DCPs that have school agers.
My dd is 8.
We switched her to another school last year but she...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,769
Posted By DaisyMamma
Down right unacceptable. She should never had...

Down right unacceptable. She should never had called you on vacation!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,238
Posted By DaisyMamma
If you tell them now they may leave earlier,...

If you tell them now they may leave earlier, which to me would be a plus. If they start breaking rules you can term, also a plus :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,396
Posted By DaisyMamma
I'd also term the temporary infant and 8 year...

I'd also term the temporary infant and 8 year old. Don't feel bad. And try not to consider the income loss. The fact is that if you keep it going as is that you'll burn out really fast.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By DaisyMamma
I have all those things. He's just totally bored...

I have all those things. He's just totally bored of it all.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-04-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By DaisyMamma
3 Year Old "Boy Toys"

I have a 2.5 year old boy that's outgrown what I've got available to play with. He prefers to run up and down the hallway and will do it for hours.
we have 2 feet of snow outside.
He will watch tv...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,730
Posted By DaisyMamma
She's due to pick up at 5:30 and tested at 4:10....

She's due to pick up at 5:30 and tested at 4:10. We live in a rural area.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,730
Posted By DaisyMamma
That's really, really good. I'm going to adopt...

That's really, really good. I'm going to adopt that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,730
Posted By DaisyMamma
Thanks for the support every one. I went with the...

Thanks for the support every one. I went with the "i have plans to leave at 5:30" and she's on her way, no questions asked
I don't see this family ending well, but for now it's resolved. :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,730
Posted By DaisyMamma
Mom Texting for Late Pickup, What to Say

I'm so out of practice and this is a new daycare family
She texted saying she will be late.
I don't do late. She needs to be here when she agreed to. What do I say without being rude?
I haven't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-05-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,035
Posted By DaisyMamma
House cleaning?

House cleaning?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,051
Posted By DaisyMamma
Teacher Xmas Gift Ideas?

It's been a while ladies and I hope all is well.

My 2 children started a new elementary school this year. They each have 2 teachers and I also want to give gifts to the two office people.
that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,323
Posted By DaisyMamma
They showed up 15 min late. Not sure how I feel...

They showed up 15 min late.
Not sure how I feel about that, but I really liked them so I will give them a shot.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-23-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,323
Posted By DaisyMamma
Grrrr No Shows!

Just need to vent!
12:30 interview and of course I spent the morning prepping.
Is it so hard to call and say I can't make it! Geeze! And she was so nice on the phone :(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,047
Posted By DaisyMamma
Oh my. That's awful. I've only ever taken...

Oh my. That's awful.
I've only ever taken subsidy when the parents pre- pay. When I get a state payment then I re-imburse. Once it took 5-6 months to get a the first check.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,808
Posted By DaisyMamma
Why bother? If it's working for her then she will...

Why bother? If it's working for her then she will let you know when she doesn't want it any more.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,911
Posted By DaisyMamma
I might threaten it, but I wouldn't follow...

I might threaten it, but I wouldn't follow through all the way. Just don't give her the messy stuff. What does mom say? I mean, really, a white shirt on a 2 year old :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By DaisyMamma
I'm glad to know I'm not alone. I knew I'd be...

I'm glad to know I'm not alone.
I knew I'd be bored this fall, but didn't expect the full kindergarten empty nest syndrome since I have other kids here, but , they aren't mine.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,513
Posted By DaisyMamma
IME people are extremely accommodating for things...

IME people are extremely accommodating for things like this. Talk to the aide and I bet he or she will come meet him at the door.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By DaisyMamma
My DDs Are Off at School & Now Im Bored

So
Painfully
Bored

My younger DD was so bad with the daycare and kept me on my toes and stressed!
I couldn't wait for K but now I don't know what to do with myself :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,280
Posted By DaisyMamma
He's spoiled. Lay him down earlier and let him...

He's spoiled.
Lay him down earlier and let him CIO.
Not fun but it works.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-10-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,575
Posted By DaisyMamma
Not sure if this would help, but perhaps a school...

Not sure if this would help, but perhaps a school with a smaller environment?
My DDs go to a Montessori elementary school, which has 18 children in the entire elementary program.
It's a great...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,336
Posted By DaisyMamma
Sounds like we are in the same boat! I hope to...

Sounds like we are in the same boat!
I hope to be done with daycare by the end of this school year too. In the meantime I need the small amount of income it is generating as well as the flexibility...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,843
Posted By DaisyMamma
It sounds like they need her spot for a new...

It sounds like they need her spot for a new family.
And my second thought was , is it even legal for her to be in the next class when she isn't age appropriate? The state sets ratios based on age....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-07-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,336
Posted By DaisyMamma
Have you ever lost kids from not having enough other kids

I just lost a kid due to parent job loss. I have another moving in Oct.

That leaves me with 3 part time kids and 4 days off per month. Many days I will only have one child! I can swing it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-03-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By DaisyMamma
Wow good for you! You must have had a good bunch...

Wow good for you! You must have had a good bunch of SA.
I had only 3. All girls. And I'm glad school is back in session.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By DaisyMamma
Last Day!

Its Friday.
Last day with trouble family.
Counting every minute.

Hurry up 5:00!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-22-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By DaisyMamma
I would seriously consider terming. The parents...

I would seriously consider terming. The parents are the cause of his spoiled behavior and they won't change. As he gets older it will only get worse.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-21-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,327
Posted By DaisyMamma
Did that really just happen? wow!

DCM dropping off. Tells me she was driving here and discovered carseat wasn't buckled when it fell over! So she pulled over and didn't want to bother unhooking the kid so she just set the seat...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By DaisyMamma
Geeze I just realized my mom made egg salad right...

Geeze I just realized my mom made egg salad right before they got here and my whole house smelled of boiled eggs. They probably thought it was Poopy Diapers :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By DaisyMamma
How Do You Conduct Interviews? Present Policies? etc

I just had a family come for an interview. I'm usually pretty lax when it comes to interviews but due to recent questioning of policies from current families I decided to present my policies at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By DaisyMamma
5, 10 & 15 Day Count Down

In 5 days my trouble family leaves
In 10 days my own kids go back to school
In 15 days my summer-long company FINALLY leaves!

happyface:D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,202
Posted By DaisyMamma
That irritates me beyond belief! I have learned...

That irritates me beyond belief!
I have learned that I need to either ask every day when I should expect them in the morning or just not take early arrivers.
Even when I ask they tend to show...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,202
Posted By DaisyMamma
I've read on here of providers doing Monday...

I've read on here of providers doing Monday Morning Movie to help with Monday morning crankiness.
These kids get run rampant all weekend and yanked out of bed Monday morning and are exhausted upon...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By DaisyMamma
I hope you complained and got that girl fired. ...

I hope you complained and got that girl fired.
You made me realize, my acct ends in 71. I will start slashing my 7s as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-14-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By DaisyMamma
Wow. This turned into a great lesson learned....

Wow. This turned into a great lesson learned. They did find the $. They said I wrote my acct number wrong but I wasn't shown my deposit slip.
From now on I will be checking all my reciepts and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-13-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By DaisyMamma
Missing check. Made deposit but not in my bank

I deposited a check written to my business, into ny business account. Or so I thought.
Days later I noticed the $ wasn't there.
The bank says there is nothing they can do because I don't have the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-10-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,839
Posted By DaisyMamma
DCK is Sick. Are Any Other Kids Sick

Sunday evening. Dcm texts that dck is sick and wants to know if other kids have been sick. :eek:..
First of all its Sunday! So she is NOT getting a response today.

Second of all why does it...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By DaisyMamma
J-E-L-O-U-S! ENJOY!happyface

J-E-L-O-U-S!

ENJOY!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By DaisyMamma
likethislikethislikethis

likethislikethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By DaisyMamma
Thanks BC! Yes, send me a PM.

Thanks BC!

Yes, send me a PM.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By DaisyMamma
My opinion of the situation is totally different...

My opinion of the situation is totally different I guess.

I live on a lake and we have a sandy beach. EVERY kid refuses to walk on the sand in the second summer of life, on the first visit there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-08-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By DaisyMamma
If you would like a quote on a professionally...

If you would like a quote on a professionally designed website please PM me. And no, it doesnt have to be expensive!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,446
Posted By DaisyMamma
I would see it as them being nit picky about...

I would see it as them being nit picky about every little bruise. I would be worried constantly about the kid getting hurt.
Kids are kids. They fall, they get bruised. No big deal.

I wouldn't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By DaisyMamma
Mine is a sub. Works ok for me that way. I...

Mine is a sub. Works ok for me that way.
I would feel weird having her as an assistant though. I would expect an assistant to do all the things I don't want to do. So giving her a list of cleaning...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-06-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,580
Posted By DaisyMamma
I don't even know what my contract says about...

I don't even know what my contract says about otc. Its never been a problem. I know I put something in. I'm going to look later.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,580
Posted By DaisyMamma
No they did not tell me. I made it clear that...

No they did not tell me.
I made it clear that its for home time. Response was that it was because we gave it last night at dinner :rolleyes:
It would've been fine had they told me. I would have A....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,580
Posted By DaisyMamma
Oh and they didn't tell me. And its causing...

Oh and they didn't tell me.

And its causing problems for things we do at daycare. Everyone has to leave somewhere fun because he pooped in his pants.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,580
Posted By DaisyMamma
Laxatives? I'm Seriously Irritated

Kid won't poop in the toilet and holds it.
He's been "potty trained" for 6 months. Ongoing problem.
Now DCPs are giving him laxatives and he has crapped his pants 4 times today. I'm totally...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,625
Posted By DaisyMamma
How can these parents not care? or notice? I...

How can these parents not care? or notice?
I would be very embarrassed for myself and my child. Its disgusting!

These kids are coming into your home! I would say something. The parent will be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-05-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By DaisyMamma
Its OK to Take Tour Shoes Off and Get Dirty

I have a dck who is always put together, looks nice. Clean clothes, etc. He comes two mornings a week. He's hardly here so I didn't think much of it until one day his dad mentioned going to the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By DaisyMamma
Exactly. And he's doing it for himself, not the...

Exactly.
And he's doing it for himself, not the baby. He doesn't want to hear her cry.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-23-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 662
Posted By DaisyMamma
OT: Extra Income, Has Anyone Done Crowdsoursing @ Appen?

Looking into other possibilities for extra income. Has anyone worked for appen? What's your experience like? What's the pay like? Any info is helpful.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,594
Posted By DaisyMamma
I didn't read other replies but I agree. Sadly...

I didn't read other replies but I agree.
Sadly I keep being reminded lately that no matter what you do for the DCPs they are always out for themselves. Be careful what you are offering and don't...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By DaisyMamma
OT: Offering Web Site Design, Flyers, Etc.

Hi Everyone!

I've acquired permission from Michael a while ago to offer web design service on here in a post. I hope that's ok with everyone else.

In my previous life I was a Graphic Designer...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,368
Posted By DaisyMamma
Great. This family left for the day already. I'm...

Great. This family left for the day already. I'm going to email a copy of my policies to them during nap time with a nice note.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,368
Posted By DaisyMamma
The thing is that I am very sarcastic by nature...

The thing is that I am very sarcastic by nature and say exactly what I'm thinking. To the point where most people I meet think I'm a B*****.

But this type of thing just makes me want to term. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-22-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,368
Posted By DaisyMamma
For me, when someone ignores a policy I take it...

For me, when someone ignores a policy I take it personally. I find that it is a complete disrespect to me and my business and even on a first offense it makes me want to show them the door. It takes...
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