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Forum: Daycare providers' experiences with parents

Questions, issues, experiences with parents.

  1. 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: 4,164
    11-28-2018 12:37 PM Go to last post
  2. 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: 3,539
    11-27-2018 09:01 AM Go to last post
  3. 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: 4,275
    11-25-2018 08:15 AM Go to last post
  4. 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: 3,128
    10-10-2018 07:31 AM Go to last post
  5. 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: 5,407
    10-04-2018 07:48 AM Go to last post
  6. 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 11:23 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,438
    07-25-2018 07:18 AM Go to last post
  7. 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 12:33 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 5,047
    07-24-2018 11:05 AM Go to last post
  8. 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 11:56 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 6,335
    07-22-2018 09:18 AM Go to last post
  9. Child absence

    Do you require a reason for a childs 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 08:23 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,936
    06-20-2018 02:20 PM Go to last post
  10. Non daycare care children/parents unsupervised in house

    Id 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 02:42 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,027
    06-12-2018 04:26 PM Go to last post
  11. Scam or desperate parent?

    I have received an email from someone needing a spot for july/june for their 13mos old son. They are however on vacation right now and from what they...

    Started by samslittleones, 05-28-2018 02:44 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,236
    06-09-2018 09:54 AM Go to last post
  12. Parents moving

    Just wondering what your take is on all of this... I've been looking after this one boy for 1 1/2 years now. Last August, his mother gave birth and...

    Started by Elly, 04-17-2018 07:42 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 5,676
    04-24-2018 03:48 PM Go to last post
  13. Parent owes money, disappeared, 2 months later back asking for tax receipt!

    Title sums it up, I cared for this woman's children since 2015, she was always flaky, bad with paying on time, etc... Liked the kids enough so I kept...

    Started by samslittleones, 03-28-2018 02:00 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,646
    04-01-2018 09:58 AM Go to last post
  14. Client coming off mat leave wants to change hours

    I have a client coming off of mat leave in the next few weeks who I met with today. She is looking for a brand new job and wants to know if I will...

    Started by Ermchatts, 03-01-2018 07:00 PM
    opening hours, pushy parent
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,627
    03-12-2018 10:39 AM Go to last post
  15. Burn out!

    Hi: I found new clients, I’m getting back my energy back!

    Started by littlefish, 03-08-2018 07:04 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,422
    03-08-2018 07:04 PM Go to last post

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