View Full Version : My first day as a childminder

Celtic Star
02-03-2009, 05:42 PM
Was a complete bag a nervous waiting for them to arrive as they were 15 mins late...I was thiinking the worst that theyy wouldn't come or had changed their minds etc.

Anyway, I needn't have worried he was a great wee thing, hardly cried at all except when he was tired and that was it. As he is only 5 1/2 mths old we took things easy and we played on the gym mat and he loves the leapfrog learn & groove. We sang nursery rhymes and took a trip into town.

Tomorrow, we are going to the childminder drop in group and having a little party in the house for my dd who turns 1 (had BIG party yesterday)

I'm shattered but the day went by quite quick, actually I don't think I actually sat down today and I had 1 cup of tea when normally I would have had 6:o

Hopefully by the end of the week I will relax abit more about the whole thing.

Think the mum was quite pleased as I did up a "My 1st day at Bright Sparks" with pictures of him today doing different things!

Pudding Girl
02-03-2009, 05:49 PM
Nice one :thumbsup:

02-03-2009, 05:50 PM
awsome well done I'm so glad you had a wonderful first day and Mum was pleased too.

and yes make sure you have more than one drink, cant have you dehydrating ... I have a sports bottle just like my mindees so it doesnt get spilt and i remember to drink though I have a few hours on my own each day where I get my vups of tea in too.

02-03-2009, 05:52 PM
Glad you had such a lovely day!

I used to get shattered at the end of the day when I first started too and hardly had time to eat or drink! You kind of get into a routine with it though in the end and you can chill a bit more!

Hope you have fun tomorrow at the c/m drop in!

02-03-2009, 05:53 PM
aww thats really good and a nice age to work wiv:)

02-03-2009, 05:58 PM
glad u had a good day, hope its the 1st of many xx

02-03-2009, 06:01 PM
I am happy for you... I am always very scared at the begining.. :)

02-03-2009, 06:04 PM
Well done on your first day, sounds like you both had fun.

02-03-2009, 06:09 PM
Glad you had a nice first day :thumbsup:

02-03-2009, 06:10 PM
Well done on a lovley first day. I was so shattered at the end of my first week.

02-03-2009, 07:43 PM
You had a much better first day then I did...as already said you'll settle into it.:)

02-03-2009, 07:48 PM
awh thats fab, glad you enjoyed it
hope it all goes so well xx


02-03-2009, 07:55 PM
So pleased you had a lovely first day :thumbsup: :clapping: :clapping:

02-03-2009, 07:55 PM
Glad it went well, sounds like everyone is happy!:thumbsup:


02-03-2009, 07:56 PM
well done - sounds like a great 1st day :thumbsup:

Polka Dots
02-03-2009, 08:09 PM
Pleased you had a good day. :thumbsup:

02-03-2009, 08:49 PM
glad you had a good day enjoy and remember the fun times xx

chewy sweets
02-03-2009, 08:55 PM
:laughing: Glad your first day went well. Hope he's good for you for the rest of the week as well!:clapping:

02-03-2009, 08:58 PM
:clapping: well done you

i'm coming up to the end of my first month of minding and i'm still shattered at the end of each day

ooooh i wonder how much weight i've lost cos i don't seem to have time to eat either :laughing:

02-03-2009, 09:01 PM
Congratulations on your first day!!!

02-03-2009, 09:05 PM
Nice to hear you had a good first day. You will find that you sit down a bit more and relax the more you get used to it xx

02-03-2009, 09:50 PM
Pleased to hear your first day went so well!

Miffy xx

02-03-2009, 11:35 PM
Sounds really great and like you had a good time.

Congratulations on your first day and good luck for many more to come

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03-03-2009, 08:46 PM
So glad your 1st day went well :thumbsup: I'm really nervous about mine (though I've babysat for my mindee and his big brother before, its different now it's all "official":eek: )

03-03-2009, 08:56 PM
Well done on your first day xxxx