View Full Version : How long should i wait

03-09-2013, 08:51 AM
Covering for another childminders holiday this week. Today is the first day and they are late. How long do Ieave it before its safe to say they aren't coming. The mums going to college so I assume she can't be too late for that. Have text but no reply as of yet

03-09-2013, 09:04 AM
I usually leave it an hour ish before assuming they aren't coming. Unless you have something to do, in which case do it, don't wait in for late comers who can't be bothered to let you know they're running late. Could you ring mum instead of texts as people don't always look at their phone or hear a text message. Worth a try xx

03-09-2013, 09:10 AM
If you are going out to toddler group or park then I would just text back again and say something like

'just a quick text to say that we are going out now, so if xxx is still attending today please can you meet us at xxxx'