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14/03/2013 at 20:46
Met a new childminder today, really liked her and she only looks after one other little boy on the day we want so it would be ideal for Oscar.
When H got home he opened a letter from the hospital with a date for the next part of his operation.. for next Wed. We don't want Oscar to go back to his current CM as he has missed the past 2 weeks with her already so it would be confusing to go back and then finish with her. But this means I need to squeeze in Oscars settling in sessions asap so he can start with the new childminder as soon as poss as H won't be able to look after him whilst I'm at work.
Then I had to text my boss asking for time off next week, very inconvenient and short notice as I'm a nanny so there is no one to cover me! I have no holiday left to take so will have to make it up at some point.
I'm waiting to hear back from current childminder re notice period, new childminder re settling in sessions and my boss on if ok to make the time up.
14/03/2013 at 21:10
Can totally understand why you are stressed. That's bloomin short notice for an operation
14/03/2013 at 21:12
And breathe...cuppa and chocolate and just wait for the texts to come back lovely xxx
14/03/2013 at 21:14
I've had a lovely text from my boss, saying "don't worry, make the time up when things are easier " which is really nice, I've had a message from the new CM being very flexible and giving us settling in sessions for Mon and Tues, I'm now waiting from the current childminder to reply to my 'sorry but we've decided....' email. She's never taken this long to reply, she's keeping me hanging I think, grrrr!
14/03/2013 at 21:25
All the positive and important things are going well with your boss and new CM. Op is happening quickly but good that this next step will be complete soon. Sorry for not knowing the protocol but what do you need the old CM to say - is it just because you want to end things well?
14/03/2013 at 21:49
I was worrying we needed to give her notice but I couldn't afford to pay her notice period as well as paying our new childminder. I also wanted to end things well because I do like her!
14/03/2013 at 21:50
Just had a email from current childminder. she said she was going to speak to us anyway about O being unsettled and not to worry re notice period. She also invited us to her Los birthday party. I'm so glad it ended ok! Now I have everything crossed that Oscar will settle well with his new childminder.
14/03/2013 at 21:57
Well that is another positive, good she was on the same page as you in the end x Good luck O with the new CM!
14/03/2013 at 22:32
Glad it worked out OK
14/03/2013 at 23:32
Glad things are sorting themselves out
15/03/2013 at 07:47
Glad to hear you have sorted things. Hope you LO settles well with the new CM
15/03/2013 at 09:28
So glad things seem to be slotting into place for you, everything always comes at once. Fingers crossed for you x
15/03/2013 at 09:42
but now my new cm is away 10th april.. bugger.. i can't ask my mum she used a days hol this wk to have O when old cm called sick..
15/03/2013 at 09:58
Oh no. Just when it looked like things were sorted. Isn't 10th April still within the Easter hols (it is here) so where would E be?
15/03/2013 at 10:01
I would have asked my neighbour to have E , he is good friends with their girls. My sister and her boyfriend are now taking the day off on that day! They're going to take the boys out for the day. O doesn't get to see my sister much but I'm sure will be fine as E will be there too. They both like her boyfriend a lot so I'm sure they'll have a lovely time!
Phew! Whats next??!
15/03/2013 at 10:03
I am glad things are getting sorted.
15/03/2013 at 11:12
glad things are getting sorted/ hope u hear back from the current cm soon
15/03/2013 at 11:25
Wow, you've certainly managed to sort that out in double quick time.
How lovely of your current child minder not to hold you to the notice period.
Hope your H makes a quick recovery after his operation.
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