Doll Fin Daycare

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Doll Fin is out of business. They closed December 1, 2011.

Enchanted Little Forest has opened a new center in the same location. New Phone number is 425-903-4015. See our listing for Enchanted Little Forest in downtown Everett.

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I am the director of Doll-Fin Daycare and have worked here since it opened. I am sorry that anyone has had a bad experience here as we would of course like every child that comes here to have a good time. I do not know who Kayla H is because as far as I can remember we have never had an employee with that name. The lady who thinks she saw us at Forest Park is also mistaken as we have never had a child in a wheelchair at either of the centers. Many childcare centers go on field trips to area parks and beaches. We do have our name and phone numbers on our vans and she might have saw a different center that did not have their name on their van and got us confused with them. We do not make teachers buy their own art supplies. Some teachers like to buy their own supplies if they do not want to share. We always have lots of art supplies and paper. I do not like to waste so we do use the backsides of copy paper as well as lots of tissue paper, construction paper, butcher paper and printer paper that we buy or get as donations. We have an art supply closet as well as a giant storeroom full of things for art projects, books (thousands of them as we have been collecting them for years) and prop boxes to use for our theme based curriculum program.
I know Talisha and am sorry if she thought that the owner was demeaning to her and the other ladies working here. Of course the owner opened the center to make a profit as that is the reason for opening a business. Many of us have been working here for ten years or more and enjoy knowing the owner but you cannot get along with everyone.
The review that is the most upsetting is the allegations that one of us hurt a child. We do have cameras that cover most of the spaces in the classrooms. We also have giant windows that give a clear view of the classrooms from the outside as well as down the hallway. There are also windows between most of the classrooms so anyone can look in any classroom at any time. We were not told about the "bruise" until several days had passed with the mother of the child being out of state and none of us ever saw the injury. My staff did not know what happened and his father did not say anything to any of us before they left that day and did not call to ask us about it until the mom called us several days later. My staff did not have any answers abolut what had happened and she refused to believe that it could have happened anywhere but at the center. We also did not hear about any of the complaints from her older children until she made this complaint to our licenser. The only answer I have for those is that the younger children like to do pretend homework while the bigger kids do their real homework so if they WANT to they can practice their letters at the homework tables. If they would rather do that then play in the centers we let them.
I do not know about the bus drivers as we have nine to ten buses dropping off kids here every day.
I do invite anyone who has a concern to feel free to come and visit and decide for themselves. You could also contact the Department of Early Learning to see what our Licensor has to say. Child care is a very demanding occupation and none of the teachers that work here or at any other center or family home deserve to be treated and talked about as we have been, especially by people that have never even met us or been to a center to take a tour and see it for themselves.
I realize that most people will just say that I am just trying to make us look better, which is partially true, but mostly I am writing to stick up for my employees and others who work in a very hard profession and are overworked, underpaid and only do this because they really love children, even when it is crazy.

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I am the director of Doll-Fin Daycare and have worked here since it opened. I am sorry that anyone has had a bad experience here as we would of course like every child that comes here to have a good time. I do not know who Kayla H is because as far as I can remember we have never had an employee with that name. The lady who thinks she saw us at Forest Park is also mistaken as we have never had a child in a wheelchair at either of the centers. Many childcare centers go on field trips to area parks and beaches. We do have our name and phone numbers on our vans and she might have saw a different center that did not have their name on their van and got us confused with them. We do not make teachers buy their own art supplies. Some teachers like to buy their own supplies if they do not want to share. We always have lots of art supplies and paper. I do not like to waste so we do use the backsides of copy paper as well as lots of tissue paper, construction paper, butcher paper and printer paper that we buy or get as donations. We have an art supply closet as well as a giant storeroom full of things for art projects, books (thousands of them as we have been collecting them for years) and prop boxes to use for our theme based curriculum program.
I know Talisha and am sorry if she thought that the owner was demeaning to her and the other ladies working here. Of course the owner opened the center to make a profit as that is the reason for opening a business. Many of us have been working here for ten years or more and enjoy knowing the owner but you cannot get along with everyone.
The review that is the most upsetting is the allegations that one of us hurt a child. We do have cameras that cover most of the spaces in the classrooms. We also have giant windows that give a clear view of the classrooms from the outside as well as down the hallway. There are also windows between most of the classrooms so anyone can look in any classroom at any time. We were not told about the "bruise" until several days had passed with the mother of the child being out of state and none of us ever saw the injury. My staff did not know what happened and his father did not say anything to any of us before they left that day and did not call to ask us about it until the mom called us several days later. My staff did not have any answers abolut what had happened and she refused to believe that it could have happened anywhere but at the center. We also did not hear about any of the complaints from her older children until she made this complaint to our licenser. The only answer I have for those is that the younger children like to do pretend homework while the bigger kids do their real homework so if they WANT to they can practice their letters at the homework tables. If they would rather do that then play in the centers we let them.
I do not know about the bus drivers as we have nine to ten buses dropping off kids here every day.
I do invite anyone who has a concern to feel free to come and visit and decide for themselves. You could also contact the Department of Early Learning to see what our Licensor has to say. Child care is a very demanding occupation and none of the teachers that work here or at any other center or family home deserve to be treated and talked about as we have been, especially by people that have never even met us or been to a center to take a tour and see it for themselves.
I realize that most people will just say that I am just trying to make us look better, which is partially true, but mostly I am writing to stick up for my employees and others who work in a very hard profession and are overworked, underpaid and only do this because they really love children, even when it is crazy.

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Everything bad in here is true! I am glad to hear that some one is looking into this!! I worked there for 3 years... I hated the place but loved the kids, also it was a job, and I had to work. Let me start by saying that my own child went to another daycare while I was at work at Doll-Fin. I am the type of person to not stay quiet. I told the director when I saw or heard something bad, did she care? No! Why? because the offender was either a relative or a friend that had worked there for a long time. I would even tell the people that were treating the kids bad something but they just got an attitude with me. The place has cameras but they know where the "blind" spots are. If your child ever went there and they were in the newborn room then I can say your child was ok, but ANY other room forget about it! I should have done something when I quit but sadly I didn't and I feel like crap for it. I saw the kids pushed, pulled, flicked and teased! It makes me sick! I knew people that reported them and they still stayed in business... I am realy confused about that. Oh and the owner doesnt give a crap about kids, he only got into the business for the money because he said people will always need childcare.Yes, the daycare is in a bad area and a lot of the kids had behavioral issues but that comes along with working in the business and I always told people why work at a daycare if you do not like or can not handle kids!! I could go on and on about this place but you have already read it all... just DO NOT take your children here. To the lady investigating... you will find all these comments not to be rumors and yes the ex employees are angry and the people in charge do treat employees like crap but the things said are true!

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Everything bad in here is true! I am glad to hear that some one is looking into this!! I worked there for 3 years... I hated the place but loved the kids, also it was a job, and I had to work. Let me start by saying that my own child went to another daycare while I was at work at Doll-Fin. I am the type of person to not stay quiet. I told the director when I saw or heard something bad, did she care? No! Why? because the offender was either a relative or a friend that had worked there for a long time. I would even tell the people that were treating the kids bad something but they just got an attitude with me. The place has cameras but they know where the "blind" spots are. If your child ever went there and they were in the newborn room then I can say your child was ok, but ANY other room forget about it! I should have done something when I quit but sadly I didn't and I feel like crap for it. I saw the kids pushed, pulled, flicked and teased! It makes me sick! I knew people that reported them and they still stayed in business... I am realy confused about that. Oh and the owner doesnt give a crap about kids, he only got into the business for the money because he said people will always need childcare.Yes, the daycare is in a bad area and a lot of the kids had behavioral issues but that comes along with working in the business and I always told people why work at a daycare if you do not like or can not handle kids!! I could go on and on about this place but you have already read it all... just DO NOT take your children here. To the lady investigating... you will find all these comments not to be rumors and yes the ex employees are angry and the people in charge do treat employees like crap but the things said are true!

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I have read all of these comments and I am Livid with each and every single one of them For all of you saying this place is bad, and you have worked here or if you have sent your child here and if any of these facts are true. shame on you for not reporting it! these are children here. this is not something to be taken lightly. . and if these facts arnt true and you are spreading rumors beacuse you dont like your boss or how they treated you then You could be all fault for making a false statment agaisnt this company. I will be checking into these allegations and If any of them are true then I suggest they start looking for new jobs beacuse they will put out of buiness and i will be contacting the news staitons with this information. And if these allegations are not true then This kayla h person and all other fake people out there spreading rumors. I suggest you stop beacuse what you are doing could get you alot of trouble. but like i said if there is any chance these are true then please keep your child out of there , and if you work some place like this involving children and you see that that not being taken care of then you need to report it right away . This is not joke. SO many children get hurt or even killed in places like these because people dont speak up! I pray to god non of this real. And id hate for these people to loose buiness due to false allegations.

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I have read all of these comments and I am Livid with each and every single one of them For all of you saying this place is bad, and you have worked here or if you have sent your child here and if any of these facts are true. shame on you for not reporting it! these are children here. this is not something to be taken lightly. . and if these facts arnt true and you are spreading rumors beacuse you dont like your boss or how they treated you then You could be all fault for making a false statment agaisnt this company. I will be checking into these allegations and If any of them are true then I suggest they start looking for new jobs beacuse they will put out of buiness and i will be contacting the news staitons with this information. And if these allegations are not true then This kayla h person and all other fake people out there spreading rumors. I suggest you stop beacuse what you are doing could get you alot of trouble. but like i said if there is any chance these are true then please keep your child out of there , and if you work some place like this involving children and you see that that not being taken care of then you need to report it right away . This is not joke. SO many children get hurt or even killed in places like these because people dont speak up! I pray to god non of this real. And id hate for these people to loose buiness due to false allegations.

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I do not recommend child care facility's to any caring parent. I am a single mother who stays home now and has had my share of bad day cares. I don't like the fact that other people see what is going on here and have yet to group together to take these people down. No one should ever be in childcare or remotely around children whom cause bodily harm, fear, neglect, or entrapment. If your child is scared and you continue to bring them back this is your fault. If a child has a bruise be advised that your child should always come first, so if you have to go to work knowing there is a bruise, or your getting off and going home because your to lazy and tired, which instead of making a police report right then and there or taking pictures going to the hospital informing CPS immediately then I suppose the children come last in your eyes. The people whom are writing these comments, and making allegations I am only here to inform that it is best to have facts and evidence. I to have had bad recurring issues with in home and child facilities yet I was always the mother to bring on a meeting and discuss differences, and I was never afraid to set the people straight taking care of my children because my baby's are my life and I would never let them sit and fear for safety. Today I am ashamed of the way people get away with this non sense. So Mom's and Dad's stand up and do what is right for yours.

Sincerely, Angela C.

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I do not recommend child care facility's to any caring parent. I am a single mother who stays home now and has had my share of bad day cares. I don't like the fact that other people see what is going on here and have yet to group together to take these people down. No one should ever be in childcare or remotely around children whom cause bodily harm, fear, neglect, or entrapment. If your child is scared and you continue to bring them back this is your fault. If a child has a bruise be advised that your child should always come first, so if you have to go to work knowing there is a bruise, or your getting off and going home because your to lazy and tired, which instead of making a police report right then and there or taking pictures going to the hospital informing CPS immediately then I suppose the children come last in your eyes. The people whom are writing these comments, and making allegations I am only here to inform that it is best to have facts and evidence. I to have had bad recurring issues with in home and child facilities yet I was always the mother to bring on a meeting and discuss differences, and I was never afraid to set the people straight taking care of my children because my baby's are my life and I would never let them sit and fear for safety. Today I am ashamed of the way people get away with this non sense. So Mom's and Dad's stand up and do what is right for yours.

Sincerely, Angela C.

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Someone really needs to look into this daycare, Something is wrong there!
I am a bus driver and I have heard for the last few years from kids on the bus that they dont want to go to daycare.
this is the only daycare we bus drivers hear bad about.
I am not the only bus driver that hears this. they cry the whole way from school, they wont go into why and we can not get too involved either.
PARENTS......PLEASE, IF YOUR CHILD GOES TO DOLLFIN DAYCARE IN EVERETT, LISTEN TO YOUR KIDS, SOMETHING IS NOT RIGHT.
KIDS SHOULD NOT BE AFRAID TO GO TO DAYCARE, It should be a loving place to leave your kids till you can pick them up, they should be happy there, not scared to go.
After about the 1st week your kid should be Happy & WANT to go to daycare if its that fun / nice / caring.
LISTEN TO THE KIDS AT ANY AGE!!!
DONT MAKE KIDS PAY THE PRICE AND BE AFRAID...OTHER DAYCARES WILL PROVIDE GREAT CARE that your kids will love.

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Someone really needs to look into this daycare, Something is wrong there!
I am a bus driver and I have heard for the last few years from kids on the bus that they dont want to go to daycare.
this is the only daycare we bus drivers hear bad about.
I am not the only bus driver that hears this. they cry the whole way from school, they wont go into why and we can not get too involved either.
PARENTS......PLEASE, IF YOUR CHILD GOES TO DOLLFIN DAYCARE IN EVERETT, LISTEN TO YOUR KIDS, SOMETHING IS NOT RIGHT.
KIDS SHOULD NOT BE AFRAID TO GO TO DAYCARE, It should be a loving place to leave your kids till you can pick them up, they should be happy there, not scared to go.
After about the 1st week your kid should be Happy & WANT to go to daycare if its that fun / nice / caring.
LISTEN TO THE KIDS AT ANY AGE!!!
DONT MAKE KIDS PAY THE PRICE AND BE AFRAID...OTHER DAYCARES WILL PROVIDE GREAT CARE that your kids will love.

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I have not been into that place nor will I ever, but I strongly urge people to listen to the negative. If one of those comments stating that the other is a LIAR is coming from a staff member...WOW......Have some professionalism...You pretty much told everyone that had doubts that your place of establishment is S**t!
There is a way of making a statement without cursing and looking like a complete idiot.
I do have a great friend who took her children there and was horrified to hear her stories, and if you people at this daycare doll fin daycare are hurting and yelling at children that are not yet capable to express themselves, shame on you and karma is a b*&^h!

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I have not been into that place nor will I ever, but I strongly urge people to listen to the negative. If one of those comments stating that the other is a LIAR is coming from a staff member...WOW......Have some professionalism...You pretty much told everyone that had doubts that your place of establishment is S**t!
There is a way of making a statement without cursing and looking like a complete idiot.
I do have a great friend who took her children there and was horrified to hear her stories, and if you people at this daycare doll fin daycare are hurting and yelling at children that are not yet capable to express themselves, shame on you and karma is a b*&^h!

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Kayla H. Is definitely NOT LYING my 2 year old son had come home with a bruise on his ear "witch looked like someone had grabbed his ear and pulled up really hard" and when I talked to the office lady about it, the one that sits behind the desk in the far back, she kept tripping over her words saying "I don't know, I can't tell you what happened, I'm sorry I don't know what to say" and then the lady that was watching my sons class that day came out so the office lady said "you know so-and-so right" and I stated that I did and the lady that was watching my son that day just gave me a mean look and nodded her head up and had a "what are you going to do look" and walked out with out saying anything to me and she knew I was there about my son "who she was watching" coming home with a bruise. That seems suspicious to me.
My 4 week old daughter was the only baby in her room with one teacher and the teacher was doing her own thing while my daughter "INFANT" laid in the crib awake with like 5 blankets on her.
My 5 year old son told his teacher that he was board and the teacher told him "if your that board then you can write sentences." He is 5 and wasn't even in kindergarten yet. And then they degrade them for taking too long! I also have an 8 year old son in the same class and they were always rude to him as well. I confronted a teacher before about being rude to my 8 year old and the lady looked at him and said "you know why you had to do that" and got mad that he told me, so he stopped telling me what happens at daycare cause he got in trouble the next day for telling me. THAT IS WHAT YOU CALL BULLSH** CARLEY J., THE FACTS THAT KAYLA H. POSTS ARE TRUE AND PEOPLE DESERVE TO KNOW THE TRUTH ABOUT WHAT THEY'RE ABOUT TO EXPOSE THEY'RE CHILDREN TO! SERIOUSLY HOW ARE THEY STILL IN BUSINESS? THEY SHOULD BE SHUT DOWN! NO CHILD DESERVES TO BE IN THAT ENVIRONMENT!

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Kayla H. Is definitely NOT LYING my 2 year old son had come home with a bruise on his ear "witch looked like someone had grabbed his ear and pulled up really hard" and when I talked to the office lady about it, the one that sits behind the desk in the far back, she kept tripping over her words saying "I don't know, I can't tell you what happened, I'm sorry I don't know what to say" and then the lady that was watching my sons class that day came out so the office lady said "you know so-and-so right" and I stated that I did and the lady that was watching my son that day just gave me a mean look and nodded her head up and had a "what are you going to do look" and walked out with out saying anything to me and she knew I was there about my son "who she was watching" coming home with a bruise. That seems suspicious to me.
My 4 week old daughter was the only baby in her room with one teacher and the teacher was doing her own thing while my daughter "INFANT" laid in the crib awake with like 5 blankets on her.
My 5 year old son told his teacher that he was board and the teacher told him "if your that board then you can write sentences." He is 5 and wasn't even in kindergarten yet. And then they degrade them for taking too long! I also have an 8 year old son in the same class and they were always rude to him as well. I confronted a teacher before about being rude to my 8 year old and the lady looked at him and said "you know why you had to do that" and got mad that he told me, so he stopped telling me what happens at daycare cause he got in trouble the next day for telling me. THAT IS WHAT YOU CALL BULLSH** CARLEY J., THE FACTS THAT KAYLA H. POSTS ARE TRUE AND PEOPLE DESERVE TO KNOW THE TRUTH ABOUT WHAT THEY'RE ABOUT TO EXPOSE THEY'RE CHILDREN TO! SERIOUSLY HOW ARE THEY STILL IN BUSINESS? THEY SHOULD BE SHUT DOWN! NO CHILD DESERVES TO BE IN THAT ENVIRONMENT!

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My daughter attended this daycare for almost 4 years starting at the age of 12 weeks and we recently took her out due to my husband getting laid off from work.
We never experienced anything even near what some of these people are saying goes on. Occasionally there would be a staff member that did not seem to be doing a good job and i might comment on things that were bothering me to the front office and it seemed to get taken care of. My daughter loved it there and we are thinking about digging deep in our pockets so she can go back, at least part time

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My daughter attended this daycare for almost 4 years starting at the age of 12 weeks and we recently took her out due to my husband getting laid off from work.
We never experienced anything even near what some of these people are saying goes on. Occasionally there would be a staff member that did not seem to be doing a good job and i might comment on things that were bothering me to the front office and it seemed to get taken care of. My daughter loved it there and we are thinking about digging deep in our pockets so she can go back, at least part time

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My kids use to go there and believe me Kayla H is not lying.
The person that replied to her post was obviousley the "super nice" director...so full of anger!

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My kids use to go there and believe me Kayla H is not lying.
The person that replied to her post was obviousley the "super nice" director...so full of anger!

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Kayla H is a liar!!!!!! Quit using a fake name and just tell everyone who you really are! And quit lying about the stories you're telling everyone because YOU KNOW it is not true! May be if you do your damn job then nothing like "I have been yelled at, too when all I was doing was helping a kid cleaning up after they spilled". You know the REAL story!
And giving a 15month old child milk with no lid? BULLSH**! And for all the parents that take their kids to any daycare, you should always expect your kids to cry when you leave. It's the same thing as when you leave your child with a sitter to go someplace.
Kayla H., you should check your facts about EVERYTHING you wrote.... the potty trainging thing, dragging kids because they spilled milk, being rude to the children... what else?
If you hate it so much, then just QUIT!!!!!! obviously you're the only one not liking the daycare!!!!!! pick a different one.... but until then.... i'll see you later :)
DO NOT BELIEVE THIS "Kayla H." GIRL..... SHE'S A LIAR!!!!!!

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Kayla H is a liar!!!!!! Quit using a fake name and just tell everyone who you really are! And quit lying about the stories you're telling everyone because YOU KNOW it is not true! May be if you do your damn job then nothing like "I have been yelled at, too when all I was doing was helping a kid cleaning up after they spilled". You know the REAL story!
And giving a 15month old child milk with no lid? BULLSH**! And for all the parents that take their kids to any daycare, you should always expect your kids to cry when you leave. It's the same thing as when you leave your child with a sitter to go someplace.
Kayla H., you should check your facts about EVERYTHING you wrote.... the potty trainging thing, dragging kids because they spilled milk, being rude to the children... what else?
If you hate it so much, then just QUIT!!!!!! obviously you're the only one not liking the daycare!!!!!! pick a different one.... but until then.... i'll see you later :)
DO NOT BELIEVE THIS "Kayla H." GIRL..... SHE'S A LIAR!!!!!!

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I've worked at Doll-fin daycare now for about 3 months. I can't stand it there. The staff are rude, and definitely play favorites. They have a circle of friends going, and most of the people working in there are related so no one cares if something is done wrong, they won't do anything about it. Its not a fun place to work. The staff are definitely fake as can be. They treat the children like crap. They do potty training starting at 18 months - but if your child has an accident they get yelled at and have to sit in time out. I've watched the staff give little 15 month old kids a cup full almost to the top of milk without a lid and then yell at the kids when they spill. What do you expect?! They are learning. And as a staff there, I have been yelled at, too when all I was doing was helping a kid cleaning up after they spilled. I've watched them drag a kid by their arm across the room and slam them down on the floor for spilling milk. And I've seem them be completely rude to a child and then a parent walks in the class and their tone completely changes. The kids hate being there. I've watched them scream and cry as their parents left. The furniture they have in the classroom is completely unsafe too. They don't fix a table if it breaks, they just say oh well. Their cubbies to put their things in, are zip-tied together and the children get to color on tissues or paper towels. They can't even buy paper for the kids. The teachers in the classrooms have to spend their own personal money if they want to buy things to put up in the class or for art projects for the children. Some of the staff their are really nice and treat the kids well, but they don't get to be with the kids all day. I would NEVER bring my kid there and I'm really close to quitting. I can't believe that a daycare like this actually has business. But, I guess the parents just see the fake staff and their children don't know any better to tell their parents what really happens. Getting to be on the inside lets me see what really happens, and I don't like what happens there. I do not recommend that you bring your child to this place. Just don't do it.

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I've worked at Doll-fin daycare now for about 3 months. I can't stand it there. The staff are rude, and definitely play favorites. They have a circle of friends going, and most of the people working in there are related so no one cares if something is done wrong, they won't do anything about it. Its not a fun place to work. The staff are definitely fake as can be. They treat the children like crap. They do potty training starting at 18 months - but if your child has an accident they get yelled at and have to sit in time out. I've watched the staff give little 15 month old kids a cup full almost to the top of milk without a lid and then yell at the kids when they spill. What do you expect?! They are learning. And as a staff there, I have been yelled at, too when all I was doing was helping a kid cleaning up after they spilled. I've watched them drag a kid by their arm across the room and slam them down on the floor for spilling milk. And I've seem them be completely rude to a child and then a parent walks in the class and their tone completely changes. The kids hate being there. I've watched them scream and cry as their parents left. The furniture they have in the classroom is completely unsafe too. They don't fix a table if it breaks, they just say oh well. Their cubbies to put their things in, are zip-tied together and the children get to color on tissues or paper towels. They can't even buy paper for the kids. The teachers in the classrooms have to spend their own personal money if they want to buy things to put up in the class or for art projects for the children. Some of the staff their are really nice and treat the kids well, but they don't get to be with the kids all day. I would NEVER bring my kid there and I'm really close to quitting. I can't believe that a daycare like this actually has business. But, I guess the parents just see the fake staff and their children don't know any better to tell their parents what really happens. Getting to be on the inside lets me see what really happens, and I don't like what happens there. I do not recommend that you bring your child to this place. Just don't do it.

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I am not comfortable sending my daughter there. The first day I dropped her off she was happy. When I went to pcik her up she couldn't wait to leave. The 2nd day she was grabbing on to my shirt. She cried as I was leaving. She never did this before anywhere. I also brought several changes of cloths for her and she was in dirty cloths when I picked her up. She's only 3 years old. I will never take her back. She lasted one week.

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I am not comfortable sending my daughter there. The first day I dropped her off she was happy. When I went to pcik her up she couldn't wait to leave. The 2nd day she was grabbing on to my shirt. She cried as I was leaving. She never did this before anywhere. I also brought several changes of cloths for her and she was in dirty cloths when I picked her up. She's only 3 years old. I will never take her back. She lasted one week.

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Doll-fin daycare is horrible. The director is rude to the parents and the kids. She has fallen asleep in her computer chair and all she does all day is play computer games while the other lady in the office runs the show. Some of the kids have horrible personal hygiene and smell disgusting. Most of the teacher there have no idea what they are doing and are really rough with the kids. My child came home with bruises shaped like finger prints on the inside of her legs.

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Doll-fin daycare is horrible. The director is rude to the parents and the kids. She has fallen asleep in her computer chair and all she does all day is play computer games while the other lady in the office runs the show. Some of the kids have horrible personal hygiene and smell disgusting. Most of the teacher there have no idea what they are doing and are really rough with the kids. My child came home with bruises shaped like finger prints on the inside of her legs.

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Although this was a two summers ago (when I was a nanny) I saw Doll Fin daycare at Forest Park and was disgusted with the way the children were handled. I have worked in daycare and would NEVER treat the kids like these people did. The ladies were rude to the kids and lazy. When it was time to go there was one boy in a wheel chair needing assistance and the oldest of the group said a rude comment about how someone else needed to get him. The poor boy sat there until two other girls begrudgingly helped him. On top of that it was really hot and they made the kids share water bottles. Gross. There is no way I would ever recommend or take my child there.

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Although this was a two summers ago (when I was a nanny) I saw Doll Fin daycare at Forest Park and was disgusted with the way the children were handled. I have worked in daycare and would NEVER treat the kids like these people did. The ladies were rude to the kids and lazy. When it was time to go there was one boy in a wheel chair needing assistance and the oldest of the group said a rude comment about how someone else needed to get him. The poor boy sat there until two other girls begrudgingly helped him. On top of that it was really hot and they made the kids share water bottles. Gross. There is no way I would ever recommend or take my child there.

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My older daughter attended this daycare when she was younger.She went into kindergarten knowing all she needed to get into first grade.Her teachers were very impressed.Now my younger daughter gos there and I know she will leave with the same amount of knowledge.They do a great job with the children and in general is just a great daycare.

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★★★★★

My older daughter attended this daycare when she was younger.She went into kindergarten knowing all she needed to get into first grade.Her teachers were very impressed.Now my younger daughter gos there and I know she will leave with the same amount of knowledge.They do a great job with the children and in general is just a great daycare.

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This daycare has things I like and some I don't. It is a fun enjoyable place for kids, they have great routines which is great for behavior! They have qualified teachers in the classes, they incorporate preschool into that age group, and homework/tutor help for that age group. The main things I don't like are price but that goes for alot of daycares that are pricey!, They have Wide windows that basically anyone in the area can come and look through. I understand they do this so you can come and check on your child without having to go inside and so they can show they have nothing to hide but it also Allows for anyone including pedophiles and any creep that may want to see in do so.. And the staff is ALWAYS changing which can be bad for some kids. But as far as education and fun this place usually has it!

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★★★☆☆

This daycare has things I like and some I don't. It is a fun enjoyable place for kids, they have great routines which is great for behavior! They have qualified teachers in the classes, they incorporate preschool into that age group, and homework/tutor help for that age group. The main things I don't like are price but that goes for alot of daycares that are pricey!, They have Wide windows that basically anyone in the area can come and look through. I understand they do this so you can come and check on your child without having to go inside and so they can show they have nothing to hide but it also Allows for anyone including pedophiles and any creep that may want to see in do so.. And the staff is ALWAYS changing which can be bad for some kids. But as far as education and fun this place usually has it!

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Doll Fin daycare is a great place to take your children the teachers are geat and caring but to be hired on as staff. i wouldnt recommend it. The owner is demeaning and demanding towards women. and plays favorites.

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Doll Fin daycare is a great place to take your children the teachers are geat and caring but to be hired on as staff. i wouldnt recommend it. The owner is demeaning and demanding towards women. and plays favorites.

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