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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,787
Posted By Auntie
I am sure there is a school policy in place that...

I am sure there is a school policy in place that says kids need to provide a note or parents need to call the school for different transportation. I bet that teacher feels like an a$$. I sure...
Forum: Curriculum 09-29-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,890
Posted By Auntie
here is a link. ...

here is a link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=bBUcf6Mzd3Y
Forum: Curriculum 09-29-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,890
Posted By Auntie
Zoo Phonics

Have you ever tried Zoo Phonics Do you like it?

We are starting it this year.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,572
Posted By Auntie
once you build up your business you can trim the...

once you build up your business you can trim the hours to how you like them. You don't want to be taken advantage of either. One thing I have learned or I am learning is my backbone is my friend. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,572
Posted By Auntie
You don't want to be too much cheaper than the...

You don't want to be too much cheaper than the going rate however you could offer more flexible hours to get them in the door. Too cheap sounds like you aren't professional. JMHO.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,436
Posted By Auntie
good point on the potty training.

good point on the potty training.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,598
Posted By Auntie
Good for you Nini. LEt us know if that mom signs...

Good for you Nini. LEt us know if that mom signs the contract. If she doesn't oh well another one will come along who will and you will feel so much better.
I wish our center would do payment like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,733
Posted By Auntie
I never thought I would be saying this. Stop...

I never thought I would be saying this.

Stop licking the bottom of your shoe.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,459
Posted By Auntie
I wouldn't do anything. Do you know the coming...

I wouldn't do anything. Do you know the coming and goings of the kids? The hours they are there? She could have one leaving an another dropping off still keeping within her ratio. Yes she is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,526
Posted By Auntie
Love the path idea for the littles.

Love the path idea for the littles.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,288
Posted By Auntie
How old is 7th grade? isn't that like 12 and 13?...

How old is 7th grade? isn't that like 12 and 13? In our state you can leave a child home alone by that age. HOWEVER, maturity does play a roll in that. It also depends on the amt of time. But...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,341
Posted By Auntie
They are leaving because you didn't attend the...

They are leaving because you didn't attend the birthday party? Sounds like they aren't telling you the truth.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,167
Posted By Auntie
definitely would take them out in that early time...

definitely would take them out in that early time slot as well.

Also can you move nap time to 12:30 maybe eat a bit earlier? Maybe with this group they need an earlier lunch and nap time? ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-29-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,288
Posted By Auntie
My thought is why is a 7th grader in daycare?

My thought is why is a 7th grader in daycare?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,170
Posted By Auntie
He is the parent of the little one I posted about...

He is the parent of the little one I posted about in the funny things that happened about saying she got beat up. She is a hoot and a half love his kid.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,683
Posted By Auntie
good for you!!!!

good for you!!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,650
Posted By Auntie
The other day while we were outside I gave this...

The other day while we were outside I gave this little girl a kleenex so she could wipe her nose. She gets done and says she needs to throw it away. I said put it in your pocket until we get...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,650
Posted By Auntie
:lol::lol:OH that is so funny.

:lol::lol:OH that is so funny.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,650
Posted By Auntie
OMG I AM REALLY LOLing for sure on this one. ...

OMG I AM REALLY LOLing for sure on this one. That is so funny.:lol:
Did you tell the parents? What did they say? This is so precious.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,720
Posted By Auntie
We have a special kid each week at work and they...

We have a special kid each week at work and they are the first for that week for everything. Maybe put the kids names on a calendar, hers being last and routate the kids who do things first. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,170
Posted By Auntie
The Best Sarcastic Comment From A Parent

We started something at the daycare/preschool where we are involving the parents. Great response by the way. Well what we were asking involved some prep work to be done by the parents to help their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,191
Posted By Auntie
Well I assume you are a home provider. I work in...

Well I assume you are a home provider. I work in a center and I tell the kids that all the toys in each section stay in that section. It works. You have to start out daily to remind them. I used...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-22-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,122
Posted By Auntie
I would set a flat rate per day no pt rate. And...

I would set a flat rate per day no pt rate. And they have contracted hours. Just because you are open lets say 6:30 to 5:30 doesn't mean they use all those hours unless it actually is true that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,650
Posted By Auntie
The other day at work the little girl who is new...

The other day at work the little girl who is new to our class is only 33 months old. We were outside playing and she comes up to me and she is showing me this little tiny red mark on the knuckle of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-14-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,650
Posted By Auntie
I LOVE IT! What a great idea to google that...

I LOVE IT! What a great idea to google that recipe he gave you and make it for afternoon snack.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,320
Posted By Auntie
WOW did I need this thanks for posting this.

WOW did I need this thanks for posting this.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-08-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,617
Posted By Auntie
We charge a $1 a min they are late. I love...

We charge a $1 a min they are late. I love putting out the sign on top of the sign out sheet it takes the pressure off of me. :ouch: this is put out after the time we close.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-24-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,729
Posted By Auntie
I wonder if this is why they were looking for...

I wonder if this is why they were looking for daycare?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,021
Posted By Auntie
OH you mean you don't like having everyone...

OH you mean you don't like having everyone showing up at your house with car loads of crap after they have cleaned out their childs playroom? LMAO:lol::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,021
Posted By Auntie
I totally agree with you. I think one just gets...

I totally agree with you. I think one just gets to the point of not wanting to be a victim anymore and taking control of the situation(your business) and saying this is how it is PERIOD (check the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,462
Posted By Auntie
Try mixing up your routine during daycare hours. ...

Try mixing up your routine during daycare hours. Say OK we are going for a walk if you have your hands on a stroller that may help too. I find when I am getting stressed due to the kids being loud...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,069
Posted By Auntie
How were his eyes at drop off? I know where I...

How were his eyes at drop off? I know where I work one of the teachers would have fished for information from one of the kids by asking a question about the dog. They get a lot of information from...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-19-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,092
Posted By Auntie
Sugar Magnolia I also make up goofy songs I am a...

Sugar Magnolia I also make up goofy songs I am a piece of work. LOL:ouch:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,092
Posted By Auntie
great link Cat hearder. I stayed my happy...

great link Cat hearder.

I stayed my happy up beat self and went about my day as though she didnt' say that to the kids. I know better than to make a scene in front of the kids regarding her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,104
Posted By Auntie
I say just go for it. It is just paint worse case...

I say just go for it. It is just paint worse case scenario you hate it prime over it and repaint the wall a solid color. :D have fun and just do it. Sponge painting I think is pretty forgiving. Do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-18-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,092
Posted By Auntie
I Find This Unacceptable

I work in a center and went back to work after a week off to be told by 2 children ages 4 and 5 that the assistant director told them that I lie to them. :eek: They said to me Miss X said you lie...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,502
Posted By Auntie
thank god huh

thank god huh
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,502
Posted By Auntie
Calgon take me awayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

Calgon take me awayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,253
Posted By Auntie
You could say, the opening I have at this time is...

You could say, the opening I have at this time is for a 3 year old or 4 year old child. As soon as a 2 yr old opening becomes available you are first on my list.

by that time he will be an...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,393
Posted By Auntie
We only do seconds on fruit and veggies if any of...

We only do seconds on fruit and veggies if any of those left. And that is after they eat everything on their plate.They get their serving size dished up to them for their age group. VERY RARE now do...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,671
Posted By Auntie
LOL this whole thread is a hoot.:lol:

LOL this whole thread is a hoot.:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-01-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By Auntie
Not sure what I would suggest to say to the...

Not sure what I would suggest to say to the parents but I totally get where you are coming from. No infants here if I were to do daycare in my home.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,619
Posted By Auntie
The boys in my class will do it to be funny or...

The boys in my class will do it to be funny or some just want to be the mommy. It is all play not a big deal.

I remember my brother wearing womens boots during dress up with me, LOL he always got...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,378
Posted By Auntie
That is a good point as well.

That is a good point as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,290
Posted By Auntie
They will sass their mom (4 and 10 yr old), 4yr...

They will sass their mom (4 and 10 yr old), 4yr old will hit their mom, not listen when told to do something. The 4 yr old will do something he was asked not to do and smile at me and stick his...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,643
Posted By Auntie
Scentsy is WONDERFUL if you all have not tried it...

Scentsy is WONDERFUL if you all have not tried it I suggest you do so. The Scents are amazing. I have even order scents just from the description out of the catalog and was pleased with the scent...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,378
Posted By Auntie
maybe you may want to just charge 30 dollars the...

maybe you may want to just charge 30 dollars the same amt as daytime. The responsibilty is still the same. Granted they won't need a snack, and there will be less of mess and noise however the pick...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,290
Posted By Auntie
Must be preparing me for when I become a...

Must be preparing me for when I become a grandparent LOL :lol:

Boy the lack of parenting these days.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,290
Posted By Auntie
Do Any Of You Say Anything To Family Members

if their children are acting up and the parents are NOT doing anything?

I am starting to NOT want to be around them anymore. The behavior is so bad.

At my house we say something. The...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,931
Posted By Auntie
i would say do your hours of operation. eg you...

i would say do your hours of operation. eg you open at 6:30 close at 5:30you don't do breakfast they arrive fed or bring their own and have a cut off time of say 7 or 7:30. Then you can do a 9am...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,050
Posted By Auntie
When we used them we lamenated the pieces and put...

When we used them we lamenated the pieces and put them into their own big manilla envelope and marked the outside of the envelope with with what game was inside it.
Then filed them in a file...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,840
Posted By Auntie
So funny! I just left that troll thread, LOL.

So funny! I just left that troll thread, LOL.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-31-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 29,921
Posted By Auntie
I see nothing wrong with what that provider did...

I see nothing wrong with what that provider did during nap time. If she took a shower well maybe that would have been out of ear shot of the kids and that would be a possible oops. But fixing...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,244
Posted By Auntie
:lol: Well I understand moving is stressful...

:lol:

Well I understand moving is stressful and one could forget about an appt it does happen.

Since it was word of mouth I would reschual the interview.

I would make it clear to her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,170
Posted By Auntie
Do you want to keep this child? Are they a good...

Do you want to keep this child? Are they a good fit for you? Do you need this spot filled?
Maybe charge her a 5 dollar an hour early drop off fee ontop of what she is paying you. You have...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,945
Posted By Auntie
Did you leave the interview saying to the parent...

Did you leave the interview saying to the parent well I have others to interview and I will be getting back to you?
That way you can call or email her back and say I just want to say thank you for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,574
Posted By Auntie
I think the parents trust YOU it is the public...

I think the parents trust YOU it is the public that they don't trust. Once again a poor choice of words by the father.

This man sounds like he is a bit of a control freak? Is he? That could...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,025
Posted By Auntie
I would just continue to love on this child. she...

I would just continue to love on this child. she was put in your life for a reason. Maybe kind of adopt her into your family so to speak letting her know she always a place she is welcomed. That...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,417
Posted By Auntie
I would not rinse them out. I would tell her she...

I would not rinse them out. I would tell her she needs to provide enough bottles for the day. I did daycare for a breast fed baby and mom used the platex nurser bottles and sent enough for the day....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,444
Posted By Auntie
That is a bummer. I can understand why they had...

That is a bummer. I can understand why they had to do what they had to too. I am sure they struggled with giving notice as well.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,860
Posted By Auntie
AWESOME idea!

AWESOME idea!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,650
Posted By Auntie
last winter when my great nephew was 3 he was...

last winter when my great nephew was 3 he was watching the birds at the bird feeder. Most of the birds were grayish in color and then there was a beautiful red cardinal that flew to the feeder. He...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,492
Posted By Auntie
Yes I work in a center. Love that read the...

Yes I work in a center.

Love that read the postive thread then the funny one.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,910
Posted By Auntie
Have you talked to the parents about this? Is he...

Have you talked to the parents about this? Is he like this at home? Have they taken him to the dr to find out if there is anything medically wrong with him?
This would be stressful. Like...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,531
Posted By Auntie
Great idea. too bad they don't have an...

Great idea.

too bad they don't have an attachment to put them together one behind the other.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,795
Posted By Auntie
If she questions your ads you could say I just...

If she questions your ads you could say I just like to keep my name out there. I have a nice sized waiting list. You may want to try the county they can give you a list of providers. Good luck to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,883
Posted By Auntie
Well if it is diarehea then it may be a one time...

Well if it is diarehea then it may be a one time ordeal. I think I would wait to see if this becomes a pattern of his. I would assume a one time thing.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,463
Posted By Auntie
After reading more here I would let them go. Let...

After reading more here I would let them go. Let them move on. Stick to your hours that work for you. You set YOUR hours to apease you and your family. Put YOUR family first and I feel everything...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,241
Posted By Auntie
Would This Be A Good Idea To Give Out To Parents At The Interview?

Would it work to include in a folder at an interview something called helpful topics that I am always asked about. Tell the parents these are some questions I have been asked about over the years...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,326
Posted By Auntie
I was thinking of starting daycare out of my...

I was thinking of starting daycare out of my home. I work in a center now.

I was talking about taking family my great neice and nephews. Upon reading on here and hearing about not watching...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,328
Posted By Auntie
If your friend gossips about this lady and says...

If your friend gossips about this lady and says anything to someone else that you have this lady's children in your care. She may say she asked about the kids having an order and chances are that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,492
Posted By Auntie
How Do You Stay Positive On The Job?

I know we all can have a negative Nelly kind of day. But when you find yourself really being negative how do get yourself out of that slump?

How do you stay happy when the parent you dread comes...
Forum: Parents and Guardians Forum 07-27-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,482
Posted By Auntie
Well if she took an overnight job at a center or...

Well if she took an overnight job at a center or homedaycare she would have to be up all night. Her child would count as a spot. She would probably have to pay a bit to keep him there with her or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By Auntie
I would have a hard time with this too. Maybe...

I would have a hard time with this too. Maybe you can tell them that upon thinking about it, As of Oct 1st (or what ever date you choose) you will be changing your liscence to do preschool aged...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,463
Posted By Auntie
Daycare: I would have felt pressure to say yes...

Daycare: I would have felt pressure to say yes then as well. Now make them a new contract, tell them to think it over and to get back to you regarding all this new information you will be giving...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-27-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,506
Posted By Auntie
Regarding her dropping off on a NONE schedualed...

Regarding her dropping off on a NONE schedualed day can you say oh I am sorry I don't have her on the schedual and I am full today. Even though you are not this may be what she needs to realize that...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 257,650
Posted By Auntie
The other day at work one of the daycare kids...

The other day at work one of the daycare kids looks at me an she says Miss ______ you are so skinny. (I love that child) :)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,503
Posted By Auntie
We have all kids with allergies provide their own...

We have all kids with allergies provide their own meals and snacks. It is also a form of a comfort for the parents of these children as well.

If there is a special snack that comes in we just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,710
Posted By Auntie
We used to let them look at books after going...

We used to let them look at books after going potty and washing up. We would have some walking around or getting new books and not staying on their cot so now we just turn on a book that is on cd...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By Auntie
Birthday Parties

Do you go to birthday parties of your the kids in your care?

How do you feel about staff members of a daycare center attending a child's birthday party?

Do you think they should attend if...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,464
Posted By Auntie
Humm interesting I never thought of it. ...

Humm interesting I never thought of it.

Then again children can act naughty in their own homes when company comes over. The parent may be reluctant to discipline. Where as in YOUR home you can...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,627
Posted By Auntie
That is great news.

That is great news.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,904
Posted By Auntie
that picture is so funny. :lol:

that picture is so funny. :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-20-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,904
Posted By Auntie
Have You Ever Noticed Children Who

have HORRIBLE table manners? Most of my children in my class have decent table manners they are 33 months to Kindergarten age. But holy cow do we every so often get a child who has horrible...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,323
Posted By Auntie
my user name on there is dominothecat. I am...

my user name on there is dominothecat. I am using one of my cat's as a picture, lol.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,323
Posted By Auntie
OK I have been on this forever LOL. Thanks for...

OK I have been on this forever LOL. Thanks for the link.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,166
Posted By Auntie
That is probably why I have not turned them in. ...

That is probably why I have not turned them in. It is just poor parenting.

That and the stress of 2 little ones.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,012
Posted By Auntie
I totally agree with you.

I totally agree with you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,166
Posted By Auntie
When Is It Neglect Or Just A Different Style Of Parenting?

What I consider not up to par in raising children may not be what the county would consider bad. What do you all think?

This set of parents I know always have their children eating candy....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,323
Posted By Auntie
I am on the waiting list now.

I am on the waiting list now.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,323
Posted By Auntie
I have never heard of it sounds cool. I just got...

I have never heard of it sounds cool. I just got on google+ the other day. I got an invite for that.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,334
Posted By Auntie
I get that your upset that your child got hurt. ...

I get that your upset that your child got hurt. As a parent we automatically go into protective mode. The only thing this provider/teacher did wrong was to FORGET to tell you about the incident. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,844
Posted By Auntie
You had typed this as the same time i was doing...

You had typed this as the same time i was doing my post. Yes above and beyond what is expected is what we do too.

If only one person is doing what is asked from the teacher eg. sit quietly at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-14-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,844
Posted By Auntie
We have caught being good coins. And we don't...

We have caught being good coins. And we don't give them out eveyday. We will remind the kids about them. But we surprise them with it. We only give one out a day. Eg. If I see a child picks up...
Forum: Curriculum 07-13-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,653
Posted By Auntie
Is Anyone Doing Mother Goose This Summer?

If so how do you like it and what ages are doing?
Forum: Curriculum 07-06-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,784
Posted By Auntie
You could fill the sensory bin with rice. And...

You could fill the sensory bin with rice. And make each childs name on a nambe tag, lamenate it and bury it in the rice and they have dig out their names.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-06-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,443
Posted By Auntie
When I did daycare at home when my daughter was...

When I did daycare at home when my daughter was young and she wasn't in any sports or activities because I felt the same way as you. My son had football but he was older and in highschool and could...
Forum: Daycare Insurance 07-02-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,381
Posted By Auntie
Maybe you could approach her and say I was...

Maybe you could approach her and say I was wondering if you were still feeling uncomfortable about me transporting your child in my vehical during daycare hours?
Then she can say yes or no.
Then...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-02-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,564
Posted By Auntie
We have this policy at my work.

We have this policy at my work.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-28-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,477
Posted By Auntie
I think it is very normal what is going on. Hang...

I think it is very normal what is going on. Hang in there.
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