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Calling child minders

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babysbreath Thu 20-Oct-11 20:32:10

i want to start thinking about what to get my dc child minder for a christmas present.

What was the best pressie you received?

Thanks in advance.

531800000008 Thu 20-Oct-11 20:34:03

a really really decent handcream

my hands are shredded by the end of each day

you are v lovely to be thinking of your CM; they are v lucky to have you

NickNacks Thu 20-Oct-11 20:35:11

The best present I have received from a parent was a voucher for a restaurant for my husband and I to enjoy a meal. It is our wedding anniversary just after xmas so we went then.

TwistAndShout Thu 20-Oct-11 20:47:29

I second vouchers, perhaps for a pampering treatment.

Or red wine!

Nothing child orientated!

thebody Thu 20-Oct-11 21:06:07

how lovely, i have had some super presents from parents and all welcome from wine to vouchers to a nice hand bag or smellies, its the thought that counts anyway and its a nice one..

ChildrenAtHeart Thu 20-Oct-11 22:08:32

Lovely thought. Mine usually get me wine - can't imagine why lol, but vouchers for somewhere they doesn't sell children's things are always appreciated too, as are luxury bath products as I love my bath (but not body lotions as I don't use those...).

HSMM Fri 21-Oct-11 07:44:38

I like it when parents get something for my DD. Other than that - hand cream, wine, chocolates?

A nice note about why you are happy with your DCs care would also be nice.

anewyear Fri 21-Oct-11 08:51:12

Oooh wine always goes down well, no choccies for me tho as Im type2

I received a lovley lined, wicker basket of fruit once.
Some really expensive hand cream too

uspydaisy Fri 21-Oct-11 11:59:11

i am a new childminder i live in cheltenham gloucs so looking for u mums who need a childminder

dmo Fri 21-Oct-11 13:56:39

i get wine too but i dont drink but its good to have in for family at Christmas

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