I’ve been crap, I know that. I haven’t written in ages but I’m drawing a line under that and this new month, November, brings with it a determination to achieve certain goals. Continue reading
Today we say goodbye to two of the children I’ve been caring for after school for reasons beyond anyone’s control and, as much as they’ll be missed, their departure will introduce a calmer, more controlled atmosphere in the afternoons. Continue reading
You can say that again.
Now that I’ve come to the end of my first week Childminding I feel great. I forgot just how much I love helping people and filling kids days with fun, games and laughter could hardly be anything but helpful. Continue reading
Judy look how productive we’ve been today. Making buns turned out to be a huge hit, not just with my kids but with half the neighborhood as well.
For a short period of time I had all the kids that I’ll be looking after with me today but the boys were only there for a short while and the girls all day, not representative of what my days will be going forward.
All these months, all the jumping through red tape hoops and this is it – tomorrow is the start of my new career, new chapter! Continue reading
A little earlier than expected granted, and not with the intended children but you gotta start somewhere, right? My childminding journey (celebs have so ruined that word for us mere mortals) starts tomorrow. Continue reading
I have my certificate of registration as a childminder in my hands so it’s now officially official!
Woohoo! I just got word that I passed the panel assessment and I am now a fully registered childminder and, even better than that, I don’t even have to go out and try to find children to look after – I am booked to capacity already. Continue reading
Friday saw the social worker visit the house for her final assessment – a fitness for work questionnaire. Continue reading