Dayhome Moms!!

This is a brand new community started on January 1st, 2010! Please don't hesitate to join just because the numbers are low (or non-existent at this point). Let's try to make this successful so all of us Dayhome Moms!! can benefit from each other's support!! This is a community for all the Moms out there that have made the decision to run a dayhome so they can stay at home with their kids! Running a successful day home takes a lot of energy, organization and patience. Let's use this community to help eachother out with tips and ideas, questions and answers, and a whole lot of support! This community welcomes everyone and anyone that either runs a dayhome, is thinking about starting a dayhome, has children in dayhomes, or supports dayhomes!!

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Advice for a newbie

I am new to staying at home and will have a 41/2 year old, a 2 yr old and 1 yr old throughout the week. Does anyone have any great money saving tips for the food, menus, or...

Started by Erin on 09/06/2013 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 10/04/2013 by Queen Of My

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Giving receipts

I was just wondering...I have 2 parents that are asking for receipts, they are fully aware that I am a private dayhome! I was wondering what happens if they try to claim their...

Started by Lindsay on 08/30/2010 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 06/05/2013 by Kim

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What can I do so my own son don't feel left out

My son is 4 1/2 and i stop taking care of kids for a yr i was just w my son now I have a set of 17monthsu twins who requier a little more attention. I do give attention to my...

Started by Nancy on 03/13/2012 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 03/13/2012 by Nancy

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I run a Home Daycare in Kingston Ontario.

I have a website www.feelslikehomechildcare.com and I want some feedback on it and any suggestions to improve my chances of getting children to fill my spaces.

Started by Catherine on 08/14/2011 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 08/14/2011 by Catherine

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Running out of ideas!

Hi everyone, I have been running a dayhome for about 6 months now. I have in total 7 kids but I never have more then 5 kids in a day and even that doesn't happen very often....

Started by Lindsay on 07/28/2010 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 08/04/2011 by Tiffany

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Toddlers

Describe some activitites that you will use to encourage toddler development and independence.

Started by Loretta on 08/22/2010 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 08/04/2011 by Tiffany

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Hello Dayhome Mamas

Just introducing myself. My name is Sonnie and I started my dayhome last summer. Currently I am looking after a 18 month old sweet little girl and a 5 year old who just moved...

Started by Sonnie on 07/20/2011 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 07/20/2011 by Sonnie

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I am a Dayhome Mom!

Hello everybody! My name is Britney and I have just recently given up my full tme job at the hospital to stay at home with my two beautiful boys. I still need a little extra...

Started by Brit on 01/01/2010 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 05/28/2011 by Christina

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starting a dayhome-please help :)

hello. I have recently decided to start a private dayhome so that I can be home for my daughter. Does anyone have any advice or know of any good resources I can utilize. Thank...

Started by Amber on 01/20/2011 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 03/01/2011 by Lucy

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How do i start???

Hi everyone, I am hoping to start up a dayhome in August. Until then, i am trying to get prepared. What do i do? Ive read parent packages and craft ideas. What else can all of...

Started by Kelsi on 02/25/2011 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 03/01/2011 by Lucy

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Some fun kids craft ideas

I am openind a day care at home. I am trying to find other craft ideas. I got my contracts and policys going.. Just craft and criculime i am looking into any sugestions?

Started by Beth on 12/20/2010 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 01/17/2011 by Brit

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Behaviors

How will you respond to difficult behaviors? How will you help children solve their own problem? How is your home set up to encourage acceptable behavior? How will you vary your...

Started by Loretta on 08/22/2010 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 08/22/2010 by Loretta

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Friendly kids

How will you encourage children to get along with others children?

Started by Loretta on 08/22/2010 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 08/22/2010 by Loretta

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Infants

How will diaper changes and feedings fit into the programming and supervisor of the other age groups?

Started by Loretta on 08/22/2010 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 08/22/2010 by Loretta

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Opening a dayhome

I am just opening a dayhome in September, does anyone have any advise for things to include in a parents package, outings, etc... I have a one year old daughter and am probably...

Started by Melissa on 03/18/2010 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 08/18/2010 by Melissa

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Ok, All you dayhome Moms..I need advice!

Hello, I have had my dayhome opened for 8 months now. I worked at a daycare for 2 1/2 years before I had my daughter as well. Recently I had a 14 month old girl start at my...

Started by Melissa on 08/07/2010 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 08/18/2010 by Melissa

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Girl Toys

I have 2 boys of my own and have only ever had boys in my dayhome. Not by choice, just a coincidence. Now I have 2 little girls coming part time and I don't have any girl...

Started by Brit on 01/21/2010 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 05/21/2010 by Bonnie

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Toddles potty train

Any advice for potty train? I do a few things but I would like to know what it works for you.

Started by Nancy on 01/05/2010 in Dayhome Moms!!

Last update on 02/27/2010 by Anastasia