"In this instance, a parent was upset with her son's preschool because she was caught by surprise on a Picture Day. The preschool had sent a notice about Picture Day home in the child's folder but Mom apparently missed it or didn't…"
"I believe free VPK is available for either the summer or the fall, but families cannot receive the subsidy for both. Check to make sure signing up for summer won't disqualify you for the regular school year.program."
"Anyone who claims to have worked previously in a licensed center for any period of time will have been fingerprinted and passed an FBI and FDLE background check. The clearance letter belongs to the employee and they can always have a copy of it, so…"
"I totally get the dilemma. I was approaching the issue from the standpoint of what I'd expect to have to pay a teacher for around 45 hours a week of work. Even at bare minimum wage at $8/hr it's $320 a week plus 5 hours overtime at $12 is…"
"(Full disclosure: We own KidWorks)
First of all, thanks for considering us and visiting the website! Infant care in any decent commercial preschool is expensive, which is why I didn't recommend either of our centers to the original poster.
"With three children I think the most cost effective solution would be to hire a nanny and have her watch the babies and the two year old at home. www.care.com has listings for local nannies that have been background screened. Good luck!"
"I believe two were related. A young man killed himself apparently over a relationship with the 7th grade girl. The girl felt she was being blamed and bullied for the boy's death and subsequently took her own life. In the girl's case, she…"
"Small claims may be the next step, but the filing and service fees (around $200) may be more than the amount in dispute. I'd start with a certified letter with a time-limit demand (7 days, 10 days, etc) for return of the deposit. Something…"
"Event rental companies typically don't charge anything until the gear is on the site and installed so there's probably nothing to refund. The Groupon deal may have been for a specific range of dates (which were normally slow anyway). The…"
"Dr. Drue Ferrante with Gainesville Internal Medicine Physicians. Great bedside manner and very sharp. She saw my mother in law and on the first visit found a suspicious lump that her prior doctor had dismissed as a cyst. Drue ordered a biopsy on the…"
"Milly, are you a licensed family childcare home? Also, have you submitted and passed an FDLE background screening, and notified your homeowners insurance company that you need to add liability coverage for the business?"
"Kiddie Academy is a nice center and definitely worth a look. The facility is actually a little newer than Tioga, and other than us they're the only center with webcams. We also recommend Abacus Learning Center in Haile Village (off Tower as…"
"Welcome to Gainesville! We own and operate the KidWorks Preschool in Tioga Town Center and on Millhopper Road. Both schools are very well regarded locally and I'd invite you to come by either location for a tour. Ask for Meredith at Tioga, or…"
EARS Animal Sanctuary is having membership Drive and Animal Tour. Sat- August 6th at 1:00pm. Gail Bowen founder of EARS will be conducting a walking tour and some of the animals you will see are LIONS,TIGERS, BEARS, LEOPARDS, MONKEYS and more! For more information please contact Steffie at (407)647-6328 or email me at SKB255@AOL.COM Ears is located in Citra just north of Ocala Adult Tour & one year membership is $10.00 and Children (3-12) $5.00 R.S.V.P. IS REQUIRED and EARS Sanctuary has many big trees that provides shading during your tour. WWW.EARSINC.NET I have a cute video to watch called "Tiger Bubble Bath" on the front page of Gainesville moms on video section- The kids will love it!!!
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