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Forum: Daycare providers' experiences with parents

Questions, issues, experiences with parents.

  1. 06-10-2013
  1. DCP Has Problems with Our Routine

    I apologize in advance for being all over the place. I’ve had the same child for 8 months that I’ve had since I opened. When I first opened I...

    Started by wpgmomma0412, 04-02-2019 02:04 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-04-2019 01:12 PM Go to last post
  2. Angry Potty Training Headaches!

    Happy Friday, everyone! Sorry if this runs a little long, but I need a little advice from you, as I am quickly approaching my limit. I've only...

    Started by LilDuck, 08-12-2016 07:38 AM
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    • Replies: 22
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    03-29-2019 08:42 PM Go to last post
  3. “No naps” request

    I recently started home daycare. There’s a child here turns 4 next month. Has only been coming to me for a month. She told me “I used to nap at...

    Started by Homedaycarelady, 03-13-2019 11:10 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,649
    03-15-2019 08:41 AM Go to last post
  4. Car seats/reporting

    What would you do if a parent reported to you that on occasion, for short 5 minute drives, the parent seats their preschooler on the driver's lap to...

    Started by Busy ECE mommy, 11-07-2016 08:25 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 5,351
    02-24-2019 03:41 PM Go to last post
  5. Parents withdraw to go to a center

    Why do parents hide the fact that they are on a center waiting list and then pretend to feel bad when they finally get a spot? I know they want to...

    Started by JARS, 12-03-2018 09:29 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,457
    12-07-2018 10:55 AM Go to last post
  6. Child pickup when sent home for illness

    I’m curious to know if any of you have a time frame for pickup of sick children specified in your contract? I had a very frustrating experience with...

    Started by Busy ECE mommy, 11-20-2018 12:35 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,477
    11-28-2018 11:37 AM Go to last post
  7. DCP Tried to Become Confrontational in Front of Other DCP

    Just thought I’d share my experience that happened yesterday. So I’ve had a part-time boy who I unfortunately had to terminate care for, because his...

    Started by sheykavia, 10-10-2018 06:44 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,169
    11-27-2018 08:01 AM Go to last post
  8. Dealing with the cold/cough season

    As the cold/cough season is upon us, I would like everyone's opinion on dealing with it. I know most of us allow children to stay if they only have...

    Started by mattsmom, 11-21-2018 08:50 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,503
    11-25-2018 07:15 AM Go to last post
  9. New dcg wants to be carried all day & parents are uncooperative

    I have a dcg who just turned 1 2 weeks ago. I have had her for almost a month, and at the moment she is the only full-time child I have & I do have 2...

    Started by sheykavia, 10-06-2018 09:40 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,768
    10-10-2018 06:31 AM Go to last post
  10. Terminating care

    Hi there, I'm a first time poster who's been on the daycare provider scene for a little over a year and have come across a new situation. I took...

    Started by WildCrittermum, 04-03-2018 02:58 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,514
    10-04-2018 06:48 AM Go to last post
  11. Worried about financials

    hi everyone. I have had my home daycare for the past 7 years and it has always been very smooth and the registration of new children has never been...

    Started by Mawna, 07-24-2018 10:23 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,785
    07-25-2018 06:18 AM Go to last post
  12. Parent Wanting to secure Spot without Interview

    I have a full time Sept spot opening for 2+ yrs. Have an inquiry this morning for a child over 2 to start part time and parent asked if they could...

    Started by ebhappydc, 05-02-2018 11:33 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,227
    07-24-2018 10:05 AM Go to last post
  13. Parent thinks she is entitled to make and break day care rules

    Hi all, I need some advise from you and what do you think about the importance of communication and consultation between the parent and a provider.....

    Started by Rose1, 07-19-2018 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,670
    07-22-2018 08:18 AM Go to last post
  14. Child absence

    Do you require a reason for a child’s absence? When I worked in a centre, we had to record the reason ie. illness/appointment/vacation etc. If a...

    Started by Busy ECE mommy, 06-20-2018 07:23 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,845
    06-20-2018 01:20 PM Go to last post
  15. Non daycare care children/parents unsupervised in house

    I’d love to know what your policy is regarding parents using the bathroom or bringing older siblings(not in daycare) in to use the bathroom at the...

    Started by Busy ECE mommy, 06-12-2018 01:42 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,233
    06-12-2018 03:26 PM Go to last post

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