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would you take a child for a few weeks only?

11 replies

workstostaysane · 03/05/2007 13:30

i may have to work in another town for a few weeks this summer and would need childcare while there. do any of you take children on a temporary basis. it would be 6-8 weeks about and part time only. would it be unreasonable to ask for this or should i just try and find a nanny who could cover me for this time. can't really afford the nanny option but would obviously do it if there was no other option.
thanks for your help

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PinkChick · 03/05/2007 13:31

i'd do it.
Where will you be?
im sure lots of cm's who are quiet right now would take this one


crace · 03/05/2007 13:40

Sure, I would do it!

(where are you? ;))


PinkChick · 03/05/2007 13:43

oy, she mine


crace · 03/05/2007 14:23

PC - Let's do this with class shall we? Pistols at dawn? lol

But to answer worktostaysane - I think yes, absolutely most c/ms would do this for you.


MrsWeasley · 03/05/2007 14:25

Hi yes I've done temp care for a few months and even for an odd week. Its not a problem.


smeeinit · 03/05/2007 18:42

defo,i actually do it quite regularly,have got 2 kiddies for 2 weeks in july. if i ahve the space i always help out where i can!

pinkchick and crace.........STOP FIGHTING! or i shall bang your heads together!!


ThePrisoner · 03/05/2007 20:21

I think lots of childminders would happily do it (me included).


dmo · 03/05/2007 21:57

ive do it for the odd two weeks while the reg cm is on hols dont mind if i have the space


MaureenMLove · 03/05/2007 22:01

yeah, i've done it too. The mother was on dury service.

anymore fighting and I'll separate you in the staff room ladies.

Where are you WTSS, I'm sure we could come to an arrangment?


workstostaysane · 04/05/2007 08:44

oooh you sweeties. i would be in exeter. but don't know if i've got the job yet! wanted to check out the childcare situation before hand as if it didn't work, i couldn't go.
will let you know what happens.
many thanks

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PinkChick · 04/05/2007 18:13

to far away from me, im off in the huff

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