Imagine being independent, financially content, working at a job you are proud of, with people who are your friends. Then one day it’s over. You have no job, no money and little contact with your friends. Oh and you also have a newborn baby, who came without instructions and with no way of removing batteries. … More Are you proud of what you do?
Would you think about minding my daughter? A simple question, asked by an acquaintance, twenty years ago. My answer “Yes”, was the best decision I ever made. For that was the beginning. The start of my relationship, with a very charming two year old, and another little lady yet to appear. Their mum worked full … More The highs and highs of being a childminder.
When our babies are young, we watch them like hawks. New mothers stare for hours at the faces, of their newborn. The idea of leaving them for even a short time, fills us with angst. Eventually we have to loosen the ties. Initially we trust only our husbands for babysitting, but in time we get … More Who can I trust to mind my child?