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    I have two daycare children, a 2 year old dcb and...

    I have two daycare children, a 2 year old dcb and a 19 month dcg. Both suffer from 'Grandma~itis'. Not as bad as the description you gave of your dcb, but frustrating as well!

    I always have to...
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    Most of my kiddos that came into care have always...

    Most of my kiddos that came into care have always been 14months +. I've never had a 12 month old. So all of them always had 1 nap from 1:00-3:00pm. Having said that, I'm taking the little sister of...
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    I have parents drop off at the main door foyer,...

    I have parents drop off at the main door foyer, Hang coats/jackets up, put shoes on the shoe cubby and I walk their child downstairs into our daycare.
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    My cut off time is 9:30am. If parents arrive...

    My cut off time is 9:30am. If parents arrive after this time they find the door locked. This is in my policies so that would be moot. I'm not a drop in baby sitter to accept children at various...
  5. I'm going to be honest here....as a mother...I...

    I'm going to be honest here....as a mother...I would not send my child to a 23 year old male with no childcare experience. Sorry :( I know we all want to be 'supportive' of each other on these...
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    It is wonderful and appreciative when our clients...

    It is wonderful and appreciative when our clients think of us. In the past, I've gotten gift cards, movie passes, wine.

    Last year and this year I have one dcm that brings it upon herself to get...
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    Yes, they are pulling a 'fast one' on you....

    Yes, they are pulling a 'fast one' on you. However, if you are taking their fees for the day..then technically you need to stay open for them. It is in their right to change their mind and bring...
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    Once they are potty trained I do not wipe their...

    Once they are potty trained I do not wipe their bums either. I will supervise and make sure that they did a good job, but they do it all on their own.

    They will not get assistance once they start...
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    I also leave my number as I prefer direct contact...

    I also leave my number as I prefer direct contact and hate the back and forth of email exchange. I'll continue leaving my number as it is strictly my daycare business number.

    This character also...
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    I also had this weirdo call me a few months back....

    I also had this weirdo call me a few months back. I posted about it on Daycare Bear as well. Super creeped out. Used the same tactic. Looking to place his 2 year old son in care and then started...
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    People seem to conveniently forget that Home...

    People seem to conveniently forget that Home Daycare is GROUP CARE! If your child cannot function or participate within the group due to failed parenting at home (allowing a child that young to...
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    That downside of social media :( This is exactly...

    That downside of social media :( This is exactly like high school. Mean girls, cattiness, etc.

    She is lucky to have a friend like you. This will blow over. Eventually. People suck a lot of times.
  13. I have it in my contract that there are no pick...

    I have it in my contract that there are no pick up/drop off between 1-3pm (nap time) however, should a parent choose to come and get their child at these designated times, then a termination notice...
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    This is one of my biggest peeves as well :( I...

    This is one of my biggest peeves as well :( I rewrote my policy book years ago to include "no blocking the driveway". If I see a parent on their cell phone I will walk the child out to the car and...
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    CONGRATULATIONS 5LM!!!!! I'm so happy for...

    CONGRATULATIONS 5LM!!!!!

    I'm so happy for you!! :thumbsup:

    1) I would tell my clients around the 5th month mark. summer is here, so by the time Fall comes you'll be showing more, but also...
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    It is sad. That scam has been going around...

    It is sad. That scam has been going around forever. I'm sure all of us here must have gotten it once or twice. They don't even bother changing up the picture of the 'father and son'. Goes to show you...
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    It's never easy terminating a family. But I...

    It's never easy terminating a family. But I promise, once you do, it will be like the skies opened up and the rainbows came out. You will have a new spring in your step and will actually not dread...
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    Well said Lee-Bee.

    Well said Lee-Bee.
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    The family loved my program and we're a great...

    The family loved my program and we're a great fit. They are dropping off signed paper work later today. My current dcf will be getting notice 3 weeks (I have 2 weeks in my contract, so I'm giving...
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    this is it though. They won't give me an exact...

    this is it though. They won't give me an exact end date but 'sometime in October or November' So I'm going to give them an end date of end of September. My letter will be to the point and more of an...
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