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Forum: The day-to-day as a daycare provider

Life as a daycare provider: experiences, anecdotes, emotions...

  1. Payment question

    I got a question from someone who might send her child to my small daycare in September and I don't know how to answer her. "Also regarding corona,...

    Started by Nonna, 06-03-2020 12:50 PM
    caronavirus, payment
    • Replies: 1
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    06-05-2020 09:34 AM Go to last post
  2. I need some advice from the pros, just opened daycare, please any tips!

    Hi all, I just started my daycare, and everything is going okay. But I am struggling with a few things.... 1. How to manage family life with...

    Started by daycarenewbie, 07-04-2019 10:28 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-02-2020 05:06 PM Go to last post
  3. Coronavirus Changes in Disinfecting

    i'm thinking of the days when I will reopen in the future. I will have to assure parents that the daycare is disinfected and safe for their kids....

    Started by Nonna, 05-05-2020 04:38 AM
    cleaning, coronavirus, disinfecting
    • Replies: 0
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    05-05-2020 04:38 AM Go to last post
  4. How to get back to the happy me?

    OK ladies, how do you get back the happy you? This is more of a rant really but would love some tips. It just always seems like it is one thing...

    Started by mickyc, 06-10-2014 03:00 PM
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    05-05-2020 12:12 AM Go to last post
  5. Just not liking my job lately

    Hi ladies, I just seem to be in a slump lately and just not enjoying my job anymore. I have been doing daycare now for 5 years, I am 39 and just...

    Started by mickyc, 09-11-2015 02:43 PM
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    05-04-2020 11:56 PM Go to last post
  6. That feeling is creeping in again!

    I don't know if it's the cold weather, the fact I am transitioning a new little one, or having a mid life crisis or what but the urge to quit running...

    Started by mickyc, 03-01-2016 11:29 AM
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    05-04-2020 11:54 PM Go to last post
  7. Unhappy New provider, what should I do?

    Hi everyone, I love reading all the posts. Thanks for all the advise! I am a new home daycare provider, I got my licensed in Feb, and now it...

    Started by XIAO, 05-04-2020 06:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-04-2020 06:10 PM Go to last post
  8. Top 5 Reasons A Daycare Is Better Than A Nanny

    Hi all, I just wrote the article, Top 5 Reasons A Daycare Is Better Than A Nanny and wanted anyone's opinion on it? I hope its a conversation...

    Started by marleneak, 05-03-2020 04:39 PM
    childcare, content, daycare blog
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    05-03-2020 04:39 PM Go to last post
  9. I hate it when parents.......

    - continually send their child in clothes that are too big. I have a 9 month old whose pants are so big that she crawls out of them. I've also been...

    Started by gramma, 01-15-2013 12:19 PM
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    04-23-2020 02:38 PM Go to last post
  10. Gradual Entry

    My newest member to my family daycare is a 30 month old girl, really sweet little one, have not had a child that young in a long time, I do before...

    Started by Lucy1212, 01-29-2020 04:00 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    01-29-2020 04:00 PM Go to last post
  11. Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve Daycare Hours

    I was thinking of closing at Noon on Christmas Eve and on New Year's Eve. What are your daycare hours on those days. Your feedback is appreciated. ...

    Started by pink, 11-27-2013 09:51 AM
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    01-16-2020 08:27 AM Go to last post
  12. Mississauga daycare closing!

    Hi everyone! Just posting for anyone in Mississauga area that may be interested in purchasing some stuff.....I am closing this summer. I will...

    Started by Wonderwiper, 06-25-2019 02:53 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-29-2019 07:21 PM Go to last post
  13. Still Not Adjusted After 4 Months

    I am looking for opinions, ideas, suggestions, etc. on my situation. Please bear with me as this could get lengthy. One of my DCG’s is currently...

    Started by 935, 10-08-2019 08:57 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-09-2019 09:19 AM Go to last post
  14. Messes and cleanliness

    Hello all. So, my husband is starting to freak out over the amount of mess that a daycare creates. Our main play area is in the basement, but I...

    Started by Littledragon, 07-17-2012 07:36 PM
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    09-19-2019 08:51 AM Go to last post
  15. DCD Says “Too old for naps now”

    I have one dad of a 3 year old (just turned 3) DCB who just this morning made a comment in regards to my nap times that “yeah, he doesn’t really need...

    Started by 935, 08-20-2019 11:38 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,723
    08-24-2019 06:58 AM Go to last post

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