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    I've just had a text from a parent confirming that they'd like to use me (only visited this afternoon!) and I was going to write 'that's lovely to hear, thank you for choosing me to look after X' and then go on to explain what they need to do next regarding deposit. DH thinks it sounds a bit.... Mushy??

    Four years I've been doing this and I still need to check with you guys!!

    Is it an appropriate response?

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    I think that sounds nice, that's the sort of thing I'd say

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    I don't think it's mushy. Lovely and polite response

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    Thank you!

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    Sounds good to me

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    Sounds okay to me too
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    I always say/text

    It was lovely to meet you and x today and I am sure x will fit in here with no problems.

    I think it shows that I am happy they want to come to me but I'm not thanking them.

    I don't like to sound to grateful
    Jane xxx

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    I like it too, sounds like something I would say xx
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    That's just the sort of reply I would send,
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    Me too. Sounds fine to me.

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    i would say the same thing.

    'thank you for asking me to care for LO'.

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    What would you like to hear if it were you? Thats what i ask myself x congrats on the new lo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Minstrel View Post
    I've just had a text from a parent confirming that they'd like to use me (only visited this afternoon!) and I was going to write 'that's lovely to hear, thank you for choosing me to look after X' and then go on to explain what they need to do next regarding deposit. DH thinks it sounds a bit.... Mushy??

    Four years I've been doing this and I still need to check with you guys!!

    Is it an appropriate response?
    Tell your DH that I'm a bloke and I don't think it's mushy - I think it's just right.

    OTOH you'd better not tell him that I always cry at the bit where Colin Firth proposes to the Portuguese waitress in Love Actually.

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