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CM Club - Is this grounds for giving notice?
Booh · 20/02/2006 12:45
Right then I have one little boy whose mum is always sending, or trying to send him to me when he is ill!
Three times she has left him with me knowing that he has been sick in the night, and once he was sick in the car on the way to me and she didn't say anything! And then I have to send him home after he has been sick, and infected the rest of us!
Again this morning she arrived and announced that 'they had all been ill all weekend!' when I asked when the little boy was last sick she said, oh about 3am! So she was sent home!
He was also sent to me with chicken pox, but fair enough she probably didn't know.......and the amount of colds and temps has been unreal!
I am so sick of this, and so sick of us being ill,DD was almost admitted to hospital after the last bug we got. Can I give notice? Not too worried as I will fill space easily!
DominiConnor · 27/02/2006 23:05
I can see the point of view for the mother, does she work ? The child sounds like he's sick more often than others, and holding down a job may be driving her to act unreasonably.
As Ishyan says, what about the other kids though ?
You can't stop kids getting bugs, but you have duty to do your best.
Also, these have been unpleasant but hardly dangerous conditions. But I assume you've not had more than standard first aid ? Small kids occasionally go downhill quickly, what if you have to rush the kid to a doctor ?
Again you can't guarantee that will never happen, but, you want the smallest chance you can get.
For me it's harder to say lose her, but I can't see an alternative though.
joanna4 · 28/02/2006 18:48
When i was minding I had a mum who would send a child so full of cold he couldnt open his eyes and his cough was horrendous too.I kept saying to her take him to docs and would get -oh its his teeth coming through.One day he was so ill he collapsed when he got home turned out to have chronic asthma she was full of apology after saying she should have listened but he was really ill and she shouldnt have brought him.
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