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    I guess I am going to play devils advocate...

    I guess I am going to play devils advocate here...this is a first time Mom who is leaving her baby with a almost stranger. She is probably feeling like she is being helpful and it may not be coming...
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    is there anything in Durham (Oshawa) area?

    is there anything in Durham (Oshawa) area?
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    If you are looking to post an ad for your daycare...

    If you are looking to post an ad for your daycare you will need to register first. Follow this link and it will get you started http://www.daycarebear.ca/registration.php. Also, you make want to...
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    I have to agree with 5 little monkeys. If you...

    I have to agree with 5 little monkeys. If you have that gut feeling then why waste your time and theirs. If she is already asking for changes to your rules/policies what will happen if your take...
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    I would be frustrated too! Could you put this...

    I would be frustrated too! Could you put this child in a separate room to nap? I would also have a conversation with the parents that you need notice for early pick up so you can arrange to have...
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    Hi Nicole123. I am sending you a private...

    Hi Nicole123. I am sending you a private message...I am a provider in Oshawa and though I do not have space right now I know 2 other great providers that do and I can pass along their information to...
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    Rotating means you have no option of filling the...

    Rotating means you have no option of filling the other days with another child. I would tell them that you can certainly continue caring for their child but will be advertising for a full-time...
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    I would definitely probe further into her leaving...

    I would definitely probe further into her leaving her current provider. As far as her asking how many children...could you give general info about the DNA. Like "I will only care for a maximum of 5...
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    I always prefer to speak to them over the phone,...

    I always prefer to speak to them over the phone, it is much more personal and tone can't be misunderstood on the phone. I always ask the basic questions over the phone. Hours, days, where they live...
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    This is the part of this business that I...

    This is the part of this business that I hate...nobody would ever walk into their bank and say "sorry, I'm not paying my mortgage this week cause I can't" or "I was away for 5 days this month so I...
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    Absolutely you are not alone. I use to take...

    Absolutely you are not alone. I use to take every no as a rejection and very personal and especially when a family seems great and then never returns. It is a hard balance of being a home care...
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    I would email the termination letter now. There...

    I would email the termination letter now. There is no way you should have to put up the behaviour from the parents let alone the child! I really hope you don't have the child back into your care.
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    Is there a cancellation policy in the original...

    Is there a cancellation policy in the original contract? Is her vacation 2 weeks or 1 week? She can't really withhold paperwork or receipts if you choose to withdraw and go to another daycare. You...
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    Wow!!! That's is awful that not only are you...

    Wow!!! That's is awful that not only are you dealing with the child's poor behaviour but now the Mother too! I would probably write something along the lines of...as a result of our conversation on...
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    Absolutely right! If they were on a set schedule...

    Absolutely right! If they were on a set schedule then I could maybe see them not having to pay but they are on a flex schedule so the full 12 days are due whether they choose to use the days or not.
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    So my back story is, I have 3 of my own children...

    So my back story is, I have 3 of my own children (8,4,9mths) and my middle was 5mths when I started the daycare, this last time a took 4 weeks off and honestly I felt ready to go back after 2 weeks...
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    I am currently 6:30-5:30 and there is no early...

    I am currently 6:30-5:30 and there is no early pickups here. I used to be 8-5:30 which was wonderful for my own family in the morning but in January I took on 2 new early families. They are gone by...
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    I would probably do something similar to what...

    I would probably do something similar to what superfun suggested. This way you aren't outright saying you don't want them because of the previous experience. If you did tell her the truth I would...
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    I think you are doing all that you can, have you...

    I think you are doing all that you can, have you tried stating at the phone interview that your closing time is not flexible and only accept families that have a pick up time prior to x o'clock? I...
  20. Thread: Anyone else????

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    I hired an grade 7 student when my oldest was in...

    I hired an grade 7 student when my oldest was in JK to walk him to and from school. She went off to high school and her younger brother now walks my oldest 2 to school and home. He is off to high...
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