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Forum: Daycare providers' experiences with parents

Questions, issues, experiences with parents.

  1. 06-11-2013
  1. Child arriving in poopy diaper frequently

    I have 2 sets of parents that live about a 5-7 minute drive away from my house. Approximately 3 days out of 5, both of them will arrive in a poopy...

    Started by Busy ECE mommy, 05-06-2019 12:53 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-06-2019 02:31 PM Go to last post
  2. Termination of care

    The daycare owner and the employee caregivers are not comfortable with a parent who is unlike the other parents constantly trying to find something...

    Started by Sajida, 04-30-2019 06:29 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,201
    05-04-2019 02:38 PM Go to last post
  3. Picky parent keeps picking

    I have a infant parent, who on numerous occasions has pointed out small items on my floor during drop off. I understand the concern, I really do;...

    Started by JARS, 04-25-2019 11:01 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,864
    05-01-2019 07:32 AM Go to last post
  4. Application for daycare spot

    Hey folks, long time since I've been here. I've had low enrollment for the past 8 months with only 2 children over 2yrs old. I've since started...

    Started by bright sparks, 04-15-2019 04:22 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,986
    04-26-2019 02:23 PM Go to last post
  5. Question for Ontario daycare providers

    Just wondering if those of you in Ontario are getting a lot more calls from subsidy clients these days? It seems for me, the majority of people...

    Started by cdngirl, 04-24-2019 10:02 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 952
    04-24-2019 03:08 PM Go to last post
  6. 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 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,185
    04-04-2019 02:12 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 08:38 AM
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    • Replies: 22
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    03-29-2019 09:42 PM Go to last post
  8. No naps request

    I recently started home daycare. Theres 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 12:10 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,162
    03-15-2019 09:41 AM Go to last post
  9. 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 09:25 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 5,686
    02-24-2019 04:41 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 10:29 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,850
    12-07-2018 11:55 AM Go to last post
  11. Child pickup when sent home for illness

    Im 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 01:35 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,041
    11-28-2018 12:37 PM Go to last post
  12. DCP Tried to Become Confrontational in Front of Other DCP

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

    Started by sheykavia, 10-10-2018 07:44 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,628
    11-27-2018 09:01 AM Go to last post
  13. 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 09:50 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,139
    11-25-2018 08:15 AM Go to last post
  14. 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 10:40 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,276
    10-10-2018 07:31 AM Go to last post
  15. 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 03:58 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,115
    10-04-2018 07:48 AM Go to last post

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