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25/10/2013 09:42 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
Best thing to do is move on from the situation, forget the parent. Its not your fault. You´ll have this type of thing in every job!!! Be glad its all over!!

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26/10/2013 13:41 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay
nothing new had same thing last year,parents late 5times in two weeks 10mins
two hours in some cases, so i billed them 45euro ie 5euro per hour late.they were
not pleased, just left without in my contract with parents i get a deposit .also have in contact a charge for late arrival tiime.
my lovely familes i have now are a treat..... good things came from a bad
good luck.....dont be put off by your experience with this women not all parents are like her.wonder would she work for nothing eh me thinks not lol

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25/10/2013 00:14 - How Much Should I Charge or Pay

I was childminding three children for 225 per week. The mum (a teacher) arrived with absolutely nothing everyday, even though one was still in nappies. To cut a long story short... I wrote out a list of basic supplies of what I would need (nappies, wipes etc).

I also addressed the issue of constant lates which was on going, as I would never receive a phone call and got numereous excuses. Anyway, this was all done on a friday evening and that Sunday night I received a text message saying kids were sick. I text Monday night to see if I had kids Tuesday and got no reply.

This happened 7 weeks ago and I just think it is the height of ignorance to not have the decency to tell your childminder that you won´t be back. My friends, and neighbours think it is unbelievable. I know teachers in the school she teaches in and they also said they werent surprised so that says a lot. My partner thinks I had a lucky escape since he met her a couple of times and even predicted she would not be back after I addressed the issues with her.

I just wanted to let other childminders to be aware of these type of people. I am disgusted with how I was treated. I just wanted others to read about my experience and give me their opinions. You can PM me also. Thanks.

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