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Anyone with 4 or more kids of their own and childminding also

(5 Posts)
MUM2BLESS Sat 04-Oct-08 17:27:19

I started childminding last month. I have 4 kids of my own, the oldest is almost 13. Would love to hear how you organise your day.

aGalChangedHerName Sat 04-Oct-08 19:56:45

I have 4 also.

DS1 is 17

DS2 is nearly 13

DD1 is 4

DD2 is 2

Organise my day?? lol

I get through it usually.

tulip31 Sat 04-Oct-08 20:33:40

I also have 4 - all boys aged 11, 8, 3 and 1.

As to organising my day, it revolves around the school, nursery runs, visit to play groups etc, feeding etc - so pretty much as it comes along!

MUM2BLESS Sat 11-Oct-08 15:47:40

Thank you for replying to my message.

Do you have to get up really early or do you go to bed really late? Or both.

tulip31 Sat 11-Oct-08 16:58:14

Hello mum,

My little one usually wakes between 5.30 and 6.30, and if not him then the 3 year old will wake up around that time anyway. So fairly early mornings.

The older 2 have clubs etc on mon - wed, so this means not getting to bed much before 10/10.30 at least, and the other nights it depends what is happening - training, school things etc etc etc. I like early nights, but they are few and far between at the moment grin

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