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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Annalee
My oldest son turning into a responsible young...

My oldest son turning into a responsible young man.
My youngest son becoming an outdoor horse training, after many years of worry he was going to be an xbox gamer inside forever:lol:
My husband...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Today, 05:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,521
Posted By Annalee
I am still open and considered essential even...

I am still open and considered essential even after the shelter-in-place for our state yesterday, but I did work with licensing developing a plan, then talk with attending children and clarified...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,521
Posted By Annalee
My parents are all working from home or within...

My parents are all working from home or within the hospital, or a teacher who is getting paid. I plan to charge if the state makes me close. I'm only having 4-5 per day since this started. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,569
Posted By Annalee
I have a professor of nursing parent and she...

I have a professor of nursing parent and she brings her kids Tuesday and Thursday since the college closed and she now has to meet online with lecture with her students. She tried it with her sons ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,569
Posted By Annalee
I got a cheap head thermometer from Walmart but...

I got a cheap head thermometer from Walmart but every order I have placed on walmart.com has cancelled the next day after ordering. The trucks aren't running is what I've been told???? I had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By Annalee
Same here!!!!

Same here!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By Annalee
lovethis When I look at the overall picture,...

lovethis

When I look at the overall picture, the electric companies and cell phone companies are allowing no one to be disconnected but even they will gradually want payment for the "behind"...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By Annalee
I know I may sound harsh but after losing two...

I know I may sound harsh but after losing two weeks of Income that deeply affected my family during the no electricity ice storm closings of 93 and the closings during the tornadoes of 98, by 2000 I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,521
Posted By Annalee
One parent said it was the daycares fault because...

One parent said it was the daycares fault because she was trying to work from home and her two preschoolers were getting too much screen time cause her daycare was closed. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,521
Posted By Annalee
Yes; parents are on the news here complaining...

Yes; parents are on the news here complaining about the pay. So far licensing has stood their ground stating its a providers choice how they charge. 👍
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By Annalee
I feel another plus to some child care businesses...

I feel another plus to some child care businesses charging is "knowing"if they leave or give notice, certain providers are NOT taking them back. A lady I'm mentoring has had clients to pull out but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By Annalee
same here! This morning we went outside to pick...

same here! This morning we went outside to pick up sticks on the playground....two wouldn't do it and the other two said their legs hurt so I told them they needed to sit at the picnic table and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-26-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Annalee
A positive to all this and hopefully this is...

A positive to all this and hopefully this is happening around the other states......providers can now apply for grants to cover expenses incurred due to staff-payment, supplies not being available,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,569
Posted By Annalee
The pics they were showing on the news was near...

The pics they were showing on the news was near our house! My son was locked in the cooler at his work place. This momma was nervous:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
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Posted By Annalee
The creeks and rivers are rising but we are good;...

The creeks and rivers are rising but we are good; some dry weather coming the next few days. A tornado came over our home last night but no damage to report! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By Annalee
My own tenth grader opened his chromebook to a...

My own tenth grader opened his chromebook to a message from his English teacher (which is a good, funny, kids-love-her teacher) that said "If you get bored, read To Kill a Mockingbird; If you get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-25-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By Annalee
I heard yesterday that all this schoolwork from...

I heard yesterday that all this schoolwork from home was for naught because the governor has waived all testing and the 180 day school rule.....that there is no way to give an accurate grade to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By Annalee
The governor has closed public schools here till...

The governor has closed public schools here till at least April 24.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Annalee
We have to report it to licensing and then self...

We have to report it to licensing and then self quarantine for 14 days if it’s positive.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,569
Posted By Annalee
Ooohhhwheeee we got the floods going on, too! ...

Ooohhhwheeee we got the floods going on, too! :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
Praying the meds work:Sunny:

Praying the meds work:Sunny:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 336
Posted By Annalee
My brother is working from home and we live side...

My brother is working from home and we live side by side. He built my large add-on daycare room 17 years ago but there has been some trim and a few things that was not done correctly. He has fixed...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By Annalee
The school system here has hotspots so students...

The school system here has hotspots so students can sit in the parking lot of the school and do their work if no internet at home. Parents are in an uproar. Can you imagine parents taking the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
likethislikethis

likethislikethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
We receive an email every day since this started...

We receive an email every day since this started from the State and mine yesterday said to move forward as usual unless someone is diagnosed with the virus within our program. So I look for us to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,569
Posted By Annalee
Wow, we only get emails, calls and text right now...

Wow, we only get emails, calls and text right now unless there is a complaint...no visits inspections. :rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,521
Posted By Annalee
I don't plan on choosing to close unless my...

I don't plan on choosing to close unless my family or families in my care are diagnosed with coronavirus, but if I'm forced to close then I will expect full payment.:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,521
Posted By Annalee
From a daycare provider standpoint: it can be...

From a daycare provider standpoint: it can be damaging to the relationship if the client doesn't pay as well. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 664
Posted By Annalee
So true! :lol: Food for thought! I do think...

So true! :lol:

Food for thought! I do think QRIS has "run it's course" and do see a few changes coming!?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-23-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By Annalee
I think child care will fall into the "essential"...

I think child care will fall into the "essential" category and remain open unless coronavirus is diagnosed within the families in care.

I did send a text yesterday and asked that all parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 664
Posted By Annalee
Wouldn't it be nice when all of this is over for...

Wouldn't it be nice when all of this is over for them to allow us to go back to the way we were before QRIS as they see Family Child Care held it together as a small business and as a quality care...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By Annalee
I understandlovethis However, I'm old and...

I understandlovethis

However, I'm old and I've been through the tornadoes, ice storms, funerals, etc. so I've had the 52 weeks no matter what in my contract since 2000....just something I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By Annalee
Graduations in May are already cancelled here for...

Graduations in May are already cancelled here for colleges and High Schools. My own son will not march. My youngest has a chrome book with work on it, but the consensus is it can't be graded and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-22-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By Annalee
Most "shutdowns" that are happening across the...

Most "shutdowns" that are happening across the states is for 14 days. In my state, It is still the child care facility's choice whether to be open or closed. The way I see it is if we did close for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By Annalee
I agree with Ariana, a quote/post/recommendation...

I agree with Ariana, a quote/post/recommendation in a newsletter will NOT change, necessarily, how a parent thinks. Not saying I haven't fell in this "way of thinking" before and used newsletters to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,521
Posted By Annalee
I'm expecting our governor to impose "shelter in...

I'm expecting our governor to impose "shelter in place" order any time. Maybe I'm wrong but we are having more persons to test positive rapidly increasing??? Maybe I'm wrong but:confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-20-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,521
Posted By Annalee
QRIS is put on hold here. We are receiving no...

QRIS is put on hold here. We are receiving no licensing visits, either, unless there is a complaint. We have NO ratios at this point as long as we have volunteers. I am not taking any new kids but...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 599
Posted By Annalee
:hug::hug:

:hug::hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-17-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,045
Posted By Annalee
:lol:so true! I have, though, passed on...

:lol:so true!

I have, though, passed on every state email I have received....clients know they will have to pay me, so they are really hoping I don't have to close even though they are working at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,569
Posted By Annalee
Yes; same complaint here. Most deserving kids...

Yes; same complaint here. Most deserving kids families are already on food stamps but the parents donít always do the right thing with their state assistance.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-16-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,569
Posted By Annalee
The school system is doing that here beginning...

The school system is doing that here beginning today. People are volunteering to deliver to their homes. The worry is that many kids won't have food for the extended Spring Break.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-15-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,045
Posted By Annalee
likethisYes; being proactive helps!

likethisYes; being proactive helps!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-14-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By Annalee
I have 12 kids but only 8 families: Only one of...

I have 12 kids but only 8 families: Only one of these families has a "random"job, the rest are in the medical, education or insurance field so I think I will be OK for now. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
My tenth grader is bringing his chrome book home...

My tenth grader is bringing his chrome book home as school will be online till end of month for sure, but be prepared for end of school year!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
No, but supplies will be limited anyway with...

No, but supplies will be limited anyway with issues compounding the longer things go. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
https://www.irishpost.com/news/breaking-varadkar-a...

https://www.irishpost.com/news/breaking-varadkar-announces-ireland-will-go-lockdown-6pm-today-march-29-181528

Although this link is about Ireland, I feel it will happen here after the speech at 3...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-13-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
I am not a panic person but whatever my personal...

I am not a panic person but whatever my personal feelings are, I think we will see a major shutdown of everything and the economy will be affected in the next short while. Just some FYI that I think...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
Tennessee is in panic mode too:eek:

Tennessee is in panic mode too:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By Annalee
I also have listed "Fee is due 52 weeks per year,...

I also have listed "Fee is due 52 weeks per year, no exceptions!" That would suffice, too even if you didn't mention the natural disasters.likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By Annalee
My contract states if the "state deems it...

My contract states if the "state deems it necessary for us to close for no electricity or water, natural disaster, etc. (but not limited to) payment is due. So most are able to work at home so they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-12-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By Annalee
Im afraid my state is entering the panic mode. ...

Im afraid my state is entering the panic mode. Many are working from home and the colleges across the state are closing along with state buildings. :ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Annalee
I think we become a better teacher when we reach...

I think we become a better teacher when we reach this "step" in our career because "we" are happy with our career choice. It is much easier to "enforce" policies when we believe in ourselves and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By Annalee
I have handed out info from emails I have...

I have handed out info from emails I have received from licensing and clarified I will "continue" my sickness-prevention protocol/policy. All parents know I get paid 52 weeks a year.

I have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Annalee
I'm a long-timer in FCC so in the beginning,I did...

I'm a long-timer in FCC so in the beginning,I did offer twice a year after-daycare events, usually a cookout or pizza and homemade ice cream for families in my care. But now to meet the QRIS...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-11-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
Did you see where Walmart is encouraging people...

Did you see where Walmart is encouraging people to use the shopping app for groceries or Walmart.com for big orders? This worry is taking it's toll on everything!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
Many Hospitals here have temporarily limited...

Many Hospitals here have temporarily limited visitors to one per patient. Hotels across the state Have had major cancellations as well. The cancellation number was 50,000 today. :eek:

While Iím...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-10-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,569
Posted By Annalee
:hug:May need to add some excedrin tension to...

:hug:May need to add some excedrin tension to that coffee:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-09-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By Annalee
Tell her you want be able to accommodate her...

Tell her you want be able to accommodate her extra half hour:hug:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
My brother has an annual conference each year and...

My brother has an annual conference each year and he just received word today there would be no conference to avoid flights within the U.S. or outside the U.S. for their employees. :eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
Child Care educators received an email today to...

Child Care educators received an email today to "stay up to date with creditable sources " and to "keep hands washed" and to sanitize as normal and " monitor symptoms". I printed it off and give to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
I do think the coronavirus is real and not...

I do think the coronavirus is real and not something I want necessarily but I also feel that it is being used as another negative tactic with the presidential race coming soon. How many times has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,569
Posted By Annalee
Yep, yep, and yep! :ouch::lol:

Yep, yep, and yep! :ouch::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,956
Posted By Annalee
I visited the local clinic to get my monthly B12...

I visited the local clinic to get my monthly B12 shot yesterday. She said "if anyone would read a Lysol can, they would know coronavirus and viruses like it have been around for a long while and the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-05-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By Annalee
👍one of the first things my mentor taught me was...

👍one of the first things my mentor taught me was how to set up an inside environment that does not say ďrunĒ. My play centers inside have one way in and one way out almost like a ďmazeĒ inside. 😊
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By Annalee
My loud, boisterous dcb15mos is on a cot directly...

My loud, boisterous dcb15mos is on a cot directly near the fan and a sound machine. He hollers ďmommaĒ when
He wakes a couple times during nap but ?? Not sure how loud your loud one is. 😊. I do give...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By Annalee
My 12 children nap in the same room. I run two...

My 12 children nap in the same room. I run two fans and kiddie music. Children under 12 months are in pack and plays. :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By Annalee
Yes on the coffee with lots of flavored creamer :D

Yes on the coffee with lots of flavored creamer :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By Annalee
Generally around 6, give or take. The last few...

Generally around 6, give or take. The last few months have been off with my grandmother's care and her passing. But all in all, I have in my head when I buy groceries a ballpark of what I will have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By Annalee
My hours are 6:00-4:30 but no one gets here...

My hours are 6:00-4:30 but no one gets here before 7 very often because they get 9.5 hours when signed in not to exceed 4:30.

No one can be licensed in their home if they are foster parents...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By Annalee
I use these but bought standard baby bed sheets...

I use these but bought standard baby bed sheets for them. Mine have lifetime warranty so I really love that! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,193
Posted By Annalee
A friend of mine that quit years ago told me she...

A friend of mine that quit years ago told me she quit due to the "being a therapist" every morning to drama parents.

I can't quit just yet, but I totally see what she meant.
...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-13-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Annalee
In Tennessee, too, and yes, the rainfall is...

In Tennessee, too, and yes, the rainfall is crazy! School is out here today AGAIN! The past few weeks have been horrible. Even had three tornadoes in the last two weeks.
:eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-09-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 930
Posted By Annalee
From a similar standpoint: Friday at pickup, dcm...

From a similar standpoint: Friday at pickup, dcm said to dcg3 "did you tell ms.xxxx you slept in your bed all by yourself for the first time last night?":eek:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,085
Posted By Annalee
Everything annoys me lately!:ouch::rolleyes: ...

Everything annoys me lately!:ouch::rolleyes:

Just too much going on and I canít get my footing without something else happening too quickly :o:(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,569
Posted By Annalee
My food program sponsor observes the surrounding...

My food program sponsor observes the surrounding 8-10 counties and she has close to 40 unregulated providers. Even though the state has cut down the count they can count for reimbursement, they...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-28-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5,704
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 619,569
Posted By Annalee
I like this idea :D

I like this idea :D
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-20-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Annalee
I am off; I began taking all these days because...

I am off; I began taking all these days because school was closed when my own kids began kindy. They are sophomore and seniors now but not going backwards. Enjoying my days off. I close when...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-19-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 556
Posted By Annalee
:hug: :hug::hug:I would just be "you". When my...

:hug: :hug::hug:I would just be "you". When my dad passed ( my mom works with me), mom cried every day for a LONG time. The parents would come in and tell us how the kids would go home and talk...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 325,518
Posted By Annalee
We have a program here that pays for us. During...

We have a program here that pays for us. During my time, I had to pay the extra for the online classes because that's the path I took with the exception of 6 classes. Now, I think providers pay $50...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-13-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 325,518
Posted By Annalee
The local college here doesnít offer the tech...

The local college here doesnít offer the tech certificate so I went on to get my associates after the CDA. I have renewed once but am not renewing in June this year as it is too much hassle. My...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-11-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Annalee
Oh yes; we never forget that first termination. ...

Oh yes; we never forget that first termination. Mine was a family member and it was on a Friday evening. An immediate dismissal. I will never forget that Saturday morning when
I woke up and I was...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-11-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 325,518
Posted By Annalee
This is only my second year to do the health dept...

This is only my second year to do the health dept immunization audit. It is for group child care. Family child care that keeps under 7 is exempt from this and licensing does their check. I am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 325,518
Posted By Annalee
Yayyyy!!!! I still lack my licensing...

Yayyyy!!!!

I still lack my licensing re-evaluation, fire marshall visit and health dept immunization check. Then Iím
Done!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Annalee
https://www.mitsubishicomfort.com/products?gclid=C...

https://www.mitsubishicomfort.com/products?gclid=CjwKCAiA3uDwBRBFEiwA1VsajAfK1ElIo7S3e24SksuMe5rHkIvaMRE9EZ80RwlN45rFabAgcpKY7RoCxNwQAvD_BwE

This is similar to what I have
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2020, 08:39 AM
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Views: 264
Posted By Annalee
I have a 24 x 32 attached room and we installed a...

I have a 24 x 32 attached room and we installed a single central air unit so we control the heat and air only in the daycare. It was economical, too. Many here are
Putting these in their new houses...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-10-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 681
Posted By Annalee
My brother used venmo when his kids were in...

My brother used venmo when his kids were in college and several daycares use it around here. Right now, all pay with check or cash but I know checks will gradually become extinct. I give each...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-09-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 681
Posted By Annalee
Whatís the difference between Zelle and Venmo? ...

Whatís the difference between Zelle and Venmo? Do either Charge a fee? Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By Annalee
I understand! Itís a culture of...

I understand! Itís a culture of no-responsibility and an entitlement expecting others to always agree with them. Itís a me generation with no regard of how their actions affect others. Iím...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-07-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Annalee
I have taken sibling foster kids one time. ...

I have taken sibling foster kids one time. Countless visits, calls, drop off, pickups, supervised parent visits, state personnel, etc. I was paid by the state which led to an audit which I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Annalee
Cat herder, it's too bad we can't earn money from...

Cat herder, it's too bad we can't earn money from our spot-on analysis because we don't have a PHD attached to our name:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Annalee
I understand.;) They stare because their minds...

I understand.;)
They stare because their minds can't process what to do at the time, what to do next, and so on and so on. Their minds are not growing. It is different with my own 16 and 18 year...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-02-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Annalee
I agree with this likethis But by the same...

I agree with this likethis
But by the same token, so many kids now know only how to sit and look at a screen of some sort. Magnatiles turn into computers. Flexi-blocks turn into cell phones. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-01-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Annalee
Happy New Year!happyface

Happy New Year!happyface
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-25-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Annalee
Had a Christmas gathering on the 14th, 20th,...

Had a Christmas gathering on the 14th, 20th, 23rd, 24th and today. Everything went well for all, but I'm ready to get the tree down and prepare for our trip to the mountains....leaving Friday...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,092
Views: 325,518
Posted By Annalee
Today is my last day until Jan 6th and ALL...

Today is my last day until Jan 6th and ALL parents come in this morning with their pay for this week and their pay for next week since I'm closed. No begging, pleading,etc.

I even closed Friday,...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-23-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 234,072
Posted By Annalee
Dcg4 is crying having a bad day and dcg3 says to...

Dcg4 is crying having a bad day and dcg3 says to dcg4 "do you have a cavity or something?" LOL
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-19-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 234,072
Posted By Annalee
i want some!

i want some!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,020
Posted By Annalee
happyfacehappyfacehappyfaceHappy for you! :)

happyfacehappyfacehappyfaceHappy for you! :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,020
Posted By Annalee
Maybe I'm just an old fuddy-duddy mom but I have...

Maybe I'm just an old fuddy-duddy mom but I have fretted about this Christmas as my sons are 16 and 18 and what can I come up with for Christmas Day morning. While I have figured it out for another...
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