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NormaStanleyFletcher is the Jinxed with Nurseries - do not let her child come to yours

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NormaStanleyFletcher · 10/07/2008 18:13

When I returned to work my childminder announced 3 weeks before I was due to start back that her partner had left her so she couldn't take DD

I found a nursery, but one where I knew the staff were nice but I didn't like the owner.

I changed to another nicer nursery that then phoned and told me that they were closing 1 week before she was due to start.

I found an alternative place for her (this was september)

They have given us a letter today saying that their new building is not ready and though the developer said they could stay in current building ultil it was, they are now told that they have to leave on 31 July

I have no childcare after that date

fuck

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NormaStanleyFletcher · 10/07/2008 18:16
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SNoraWotzThat · 10/07/2008 18:26

Poor you, not a good run of luck at all

NormaStanleyFletcher · 10/07/2008 18:28


The nice one that closed might have reopened having been bought by a parent. I am going to call them on Monday
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lulumama · 10/07/2008 18:28

bloody hell fletch, that is absolutely crapola.



i hope you get sorted, what a run of bad luck

Tnoog · 10/07/2008 18:28

Fletch, that's the pits.

SNoraWotzThat · 10/07/2008 18:31
NormaStanleyFletcher · 10/07/2008 18:31


Thank you all

Lulu - bloodywell invite me for cake sometime - preferably when I can meet wotz too
Tierny - feckin good to see you - it's been a long time

Wotz - thanks
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Tnoog · 10/07/2008 18:32
lulumama · 10/07/2008 18:32

yes ! A summer meet up of cake and coffee is in order...

BoysAreLikeDogs · 10/07/2008 18:33

Rotten bad luck, Fletch

[pours large gin and v little tonic]

SNoraWotzThat · 10/07/2008 18:37

This is all to exciting, just when I was about to stop my MN addiction again.

CarGirl · 10/07/2008 18:39

Perhaps your just not meant to be back at work

Your stress levels must have rocketed, perhaps the next one will be the best yet.....

NormaStanleyFletcher · 10/07/2008 18:40

I really feel sorry for DD though.

Changing nursuries again!!

I am sure she will cope as she is such a confident pigheaded independent sort. But just about 2 is an interesting age....

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Tnoog · 10/07/2008 18:41

lol at wotz

like you have the willpower to quit

unlike meee

< polishes nails on lapel >>

NormaStanleyFletcher · 10/07/2008 18:41

I have to work.

Or sell the house and live on the streets

(Not a big house btw)

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NormaStanleyFletcher · 10/07/2008 18:42
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Tnoog · 10/07/2008 18:42

Fletch, something will turn up.

SNoraWotzThat · 10/07/2008 18:43

Well at least dd hasn't been to all of them on short stays and you've had notice before dd started. Will keep fingers crossed that you find something, it will be better, things like this work out bette sometimes.

Fletch - have you thought of using MN local to find something?

NormaStanleyFletcher · 10/07/2008 18:44

thanks tiernanooonanoggagnog

off to do baths'n'stuff

feel free to keep leaving sympathy

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SNoraWotzThat · 10/07/2008 18:46

I have a new conservatory, roof went on today, you can all come and stay

We will sing to the dcs, sit on cushions on the floor and we will sip rum, g'n't or wine and eat lots of crisps and stay up till at least 1am talking nonsense.

NormaStanleyFletcher · 10/07/2008 19:03

sorry for crap grammar in thread title

kids have decided to go to garden before bath

wotz - I am very good at talking nonsense

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NormaStanleyFletcher · 10/07/2008 22:07
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lulumama · 10/07/2008 22:08

i still heart tnog

anyhoo, when we going round to trash have civilised afternoon tea chez wotz?

Tnoog · 10/07/2008 22:10

Just going to bed Fletch but thought I'd say goodnight and I'll keep my fingers crossed thatt you get things sorted.

Tnoog · 10/07/2008 22:11

oh lulu

if I say what I think about you lot on this thread I'll sound pathetically mushy and sentimental

but I heart you too

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