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Sat here waiting for my 1st placement to arrive!

(17 Posts)
Juey1 Fri 05-Aug-11 10:29:23

Hi, yikes waiting for our first placement to arrive- 2 boys aged 3 and 10. Got the phonecall yesterday that they were coming today- don't know how long for but no news so far---so nervous and excited :-) x

bottersnike Fri 05-Aug-11 10:38:14

that is exciting! Good luck, let us know how you all get on. x

p99gmb Fri 05-Aug-11 13:17:44

ooohhhh I remember it well... the very best of luck to you x x

MissVerinder Fri 05-Aug-11 13:43:35

Ah, brilliant. Get some kip while you can! X

Juey1 Fri 05-Aug-11 14:46:42

Thanks guys - well they now not coming today, they have gone to respite carers they know for the weekend and then they will be introduced to us over Mon and tues with the view of them coming to stay from Wed, we will also meet their mum at beg of next week as well. xx

p99gmb Fri 05-Aug-11 18:11:55

well that sounds like a good plan really... gives you a bit more time to physically & mentally prepare!!!! Here's hoping to a successful placement x

Rubyx Fri 05-Aug-11 20:28:06

Ooohh exciting times. Good luck. I am waiting for mine yes only 8 days but i jump when i hear the phone and my mobile seems to be welded into me x

Juey1 Sun 07-Aug-11 08:09:02

Thanks p99gmb- yeah think it is a better way to do it. I know what you mean about jumping everytime the phone goes Rubyx :-) I am still doing it now although I know we are getting a plcement xx

bottersnike Sun 07-Aug-11 09:59:09

Hope the intros go well! We're also waiting to hear about our first "short-term" placement - probably coming tomorrow. Boy aged 2. Trying not to plan too much in case it doesn't happen!

Juey1 Mon 08-Aug-11 10:54:26

I know what you mean bottersnike- you don't want to think about it too much in case they don't end up being placed with you. Just waiting for a phone call to go and meet them- that is if things haven't changed iver the weekend xx

bonnieslilsister Mon 08-Aug-11 10:58:39

Good luck xxx

Juey1 Mon 08-Aug-11 13:04:15

Same too you hun xx

JustFiveMinutesHAHAHA Mon 08-Aug-11 13:12:39

Any news yet?

It's very exciting.

It's something I would love to do - but not sure I have the strength to hand them back again!

Juey1 Wed 10-Aug-11 14:23:27

Situ has changed again! we now are being placed with 2 girls from the family- met them this morn and they are lovely, we taking them out tomorrow then they are coming to stay from Fri :-) xx

bonnieslilsister Wed 10-Aug-11 14:30:43

Awww hope it all goes well. Where are you taking them? xx

Rubyx Fri 12-Aug-11 23:55:36

hi, did they come how are things?

Juey1 Tue 16-Aug-11 08:57:59

Things going really well the girls are brill smile x x

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