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    Default Part time work and child care arrangements

    I am going back to work soon and wondering what different people do with child care arrangements during the school term & during school holidays.

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    I'm so fortunate that my mum is retired and is happy to help out with my kids. When my mat leave ends in a couple of months she will have DS 3 dpw and also pick DD up from school on those days. DH finishes work before me so will pick them both up on his way home. I do the school drop off in the morning as my boss doesn't mind me arriving just after 9 and work is quite close to school. DH and I use our annual leave and time in lieu during school holidays. We also make arrangements with SIL and my mum.

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    I work 3 days a week. Our 2 year old goes to daycare, our 6 year old goes to before and after school care on my work days.

    During school holidays, if we don't have holidays ourselves, we use vacation care for 2-3 days a week and each of us have the odd extra day off.

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    Thanks ladies!

    Shameless bump for more ideas please!

    I have 2 days to work, a kid in kindy and a one year that I am not sure what to do with yet.

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    I'm casual, I only work days that either DF or my mum are home. It wouldn't be worth me going back to work if we had to pay for childcare.

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    We will need to pay for someone to help watch him during school holidays and also use holiday care. No way DH and I are taking separate holidays to each other every year.


 

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