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    Admin thought it was about time we had another forum competition!

    Since we are hurtling towards the magic figure of 30,000 forum members, we thought the prize should be £30 worth of Amazon vouchers

    The question we would like you to answer is: How has the Childminding Forum helped you with your childminding business?

    I for one like interesting, funny, clever, well-thought out answers so these are most likely to win!

    We will close the competition the second the 30,000th member joins.

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    Rick, Richard, Sarah, FussyElmo, Angeldelight and Pauline
    Last edited by FussyElmo; 19-11-2015 at 04:14 PM.

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    I will start (even though I cant enter).

    The forum is my staff room. Made some good friends on here who have helped in good and bad times.

    Its always nice knowing that whatever the question someone will know the answer
    When someone tells you nothing is impossible, tell them to go slam a revolving door

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    I visit the forum to talk about poo
    Snot and sick and Ofsted too
    To vent my anger and give advice
    To talk about paperwork that’s not so nice
    To get ideas and talk when I’m bored
    and because of this my confidence has soared
    There’s been a few times when I wanted to give in
    But by coming on here I’ve turned my frown into a grin
    So thank you all for making my job more happy
    and I’m just off to change another nappy

    Time Out.. The perfect time for thinking about what you're going to destroy next.

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    Not like you lot to be so shy and reserved when there is a competition running
    When someone tells you nothing is impossible, tell them to go slam a revolving door

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    Quote Originally Posted by FussyElmo View Post
    Not like you lot to be so shy and reserved when there is a competition running
    It's going to be the the easiest decision we've ever had if we only get one entry

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    I think we're all trying very hard to come up with a winning response! Hopefully inspiration will hit over the weekend and you will be inundated! Xx

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    I agree, I need more thinking time lol!

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    I joined the forum to get activity ideas, and to hear how others deal with challenges they face so I can make am informed decision as to how I should deal with them.also I feel like I have adult interaction when I log on
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    I'm thinking also. I think JCrackers has set the bar very high!

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    I visit the Forum because I live on the moon, and I'm hoping to find out who is looking after the nosy little girl who spies on me through her telescope every evening. Tell her to stop!

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    The great advice,
    The fun ideas,
    When smoke is coming out of my ears!
    The forum is the place to come when celebrating a success or feeling glum.
    I love the way we share our day, even though we are miles away.
    There's banter, there's friendship and lots of laughs too.
    My job is so much better because of all of you :-)

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    Wow 30,000!!! That's amazing!

    Well I use the forum to read about how everyone deals with different things from parents to policies, to get ideas for improving my setting and to know what other things to avoid, to keep updated with the latest legislation and to be nosey!

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    We have 59 members to go. If you want to get your entry in, I estimate we we be at 30,000 by the end of the week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rick View Post
    We have 59 members to go. If you want to get your entry in, I estimate we we be at 30,000 by the end of the week.
    We're now all scrambling to set up 59 new webmail accounts to get 59 new addresses with which to create 59 Forum sock-puppet identities, so we can each 'like' ourselves 59 times and win, win WIN !!!!!!

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    As Elvis says (or something similar), when no one else can understand me its the wonder, the wonder of you.

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    The forum has kept me company when I cannot sleep at night!!!!


    30,000 nearly, that's amazing

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    17 members to go
    When someone tells you nothing is impossible, tell them to go slam a revolving door

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    I sit alone, amongst the mess
    And wonder what I’m doing.
    The scattered toys, the constant noise
    The baby’s endless pooing.

    I wonder if I’m doing it right.
    Where does this profile fit?
    I start to question what I do
    And wonder “should I quit?”

    I dream of days from long ago
    When I was office based
    The adult chat, the grown up talk
    The tea breaks evenly spaced.

    So should I go back to those days
    And those things I remember?
    To have my house back as a home,
    No Christmas till December?

    I’d have no need to visit here
    Or chat to you, my friends
    To share ideas and have a laugh
    To see what each day sends.

    I’d miss the fun, I’d miss the laughs
    I’d miss the things you say
    I’d miss the kids, I’d miss the job
    Oh, go on then…I’ll stay!

    You ask how has the Forum
    Helped me with my work?
    I’d say it’s helped me carry on
    And enjoy every perk.

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    Love it, love it, love it Mouse :-)

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    16 more to go so if anyone else would like to enter please do so

 

 
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