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nannyde  // Posts tagged as "nannyde"

The Daycare Home Staff Assistant Part 5

The Daycare Home Staff Assistant Part 5

If you have come this far in the Staff Assistant series, I hope you have found some helpful ideas to steer you towards the perfect employee for your business. The last four topics are ones I have come across in my many years of having helpers. I hope to offer some guidance and ideas in […]

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The Daycare Home Staff Assistant Part 4

The Daycare Home Staff Assistant Part 4

When considering the role of the Staff Assistant in your home it is important to think through the relationship you would like your worker to have with your day care clients. Some providers I know have an informal and relaxed environment that promotes a strong bond between their employee and their day care parents. Some […]

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The Daycare Home Staff Assistant Part 2

The Daycare Home Staff Assistant Part 2

The next step in hiring a staff assistant is to define what duties you need the assistant to do. It’s important to know the job description before beginning the interview process. Some of the duties the worker may need to perform are: Supervising the children while at play Feeding Diaper changing Educational or craft activities […]

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Potty Training Letter To Parents

Potty Training Letter To Parents

This is the letter I give to parents who are interested in beginning potty training their child in my home. I thought it would be something readers may be able to use for their own business to explain the process and some of the difficulties in working with parents to get on the same page. […]

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Should We Teach Young Children To Say They Are Sorry?

Should We Teach Young Children To Say They Are Sorry?

We had a discussion this week about forced apologies on the Daycare.com forum. www.Daycare.com/forum/ Forum member Youretoolound asked the question: “What do you think about a forced apology?” By forced, I mean something like “you can’t go play until you say you’re sorry”. I care for children ages birth to five. I don’t think the […]

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Doctors Notes: Return to Daycare

Doctors Notes: Return to Daycare

We had a discussion on Daycare.com brought up by forum member “daycare” that got me to thinking about the policies in my child care regarding ill children returning to care. Ugh vent… Kid has Croup “So the DCM that said kid has a fever from teething turned out that the DCP took her to the […]

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What Have We Created?

What Have We Created?

I dig Michael Pollan. He is the food dude who changed my life and the way I feed my kids. If you don’t know who he is, google him. When you get a chance, pick up or download a copy of “Food Inc.”  just don’t eat twelve hours before viewing. That’s some free medical advice […]

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