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  1. New childminder advice and eyt

    by , 28-12-2013 at 09:18 PM (New childminder and eyt!!)
    Hope you have all had a relaxing Christmas!

    Hi to Natalie 10 who has commented for info. It is lovely to get some comments.

    Well I have been childminding for six months now and waiting for Ofsted to visit.

    Natalie- are you up and running with any mindees?

    Here are some tips and things that I did before I even got mindees, so I was ready to go

    -start to advertise (but remember to be clear that you can't mind until you have ...
  2. Eyt here goes.

    by , 06-12-2013 at 04:34 PM (New childminder and eyt!!)
    Anyway, not so quiet week.

    Had new starter and wish I hadn't now, only until July, but day two and already a pain!!!!! Live and learn! Keep smiling. He basically wants to do nothing! He has ipad at home and does that. Why can't he have tv on! No, we can play, paint, cook, park, play dough, make a castle, endless ideas and just wants to do ipad!!! Any suggestions as he starts reception in sept and his mum is concerned that he can hardly speak or know any numbers. Now I know why! ...
  3. continuing...

    by , 30-11-2013 at 12:45 PM (New childminder and eyt!!)

    Thank you Tulip, Im glad you enjoy reading this blog,

    Well this week has been quite quiet really. One enquiry visit, one meeting, 28 hours minding, my kids, cleaned oven and wrapped half the Christmas presents, wrote Christmas cards and cleaned, plus all other boring chores.

    Just been shopping and youngest moaning of sore feet, so need a trip to Clarks tomorrow, petrol run and finish Christmas shop.. Later Im off to kids party in busy soft play, and ...
  4. Eyt child

    by , 24-11-2013 at 02:53 PM (New childminder and eyt!!)
    Had another busy week, but am disheartened as no one is commenting. So if I don't get a comment this week, I will stop blogging....

    Anyway, I had a inspection from the potential cleaner and then she came on Saturday and cleaned for four hours. Well I am now looking around and it looks as if a bomb has hit here, so back to square one. Although she steam cleaned everywhere and cleaned all skirting etc, so back on top of that side, but don't think I could afford her more than once a ...
  5. Eyt childminder

    by , 19-11-2013 at 07:22 PM (New childminder and eyt!!)

    Have had a funny old week. Though very busy.

    At weekend OH went mad because he complained childminding is taking over house, I went mad, but I must admit I now have two double prams (slight mis buying on my part, as didn't like the first so got another, and now can't sale first. It's brand new and people want to give me zero for it) plus single pram. oH can't understand why I need single and double! Paper everywhere, generally a bit of a mess.
    So had good ...
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