4.63 stars (8)

Childminder in Cambridge

Babysitter in Cambridge

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Female Non-smoker Member since May 2012 Last Updated Aug 2019 Last Login 11 Nov 2019 Email

My Summary

Ofsted Registered
Overnight Care
DBS Check
Evening Babysitter
Newborn Experience

About Me

Hi :) I am a mum to 3 children, I have 2 daughter's one is 31 & the other is 35 this year so they no longer live at home so it's just myself & my son & my husband.
I chose to be a childminder because once my girl's left home,I found my house too quiet with just me & my son.we live in a 3 bedroom semi & have a 110 ft garden that is very secure,we wanted noise again as in children & laughter :)) ,there are lots of toys/equipment etc for children to play with or on :) & I love being with young children as they do brighten up my day & make me laugh :) we really do have a good time :)

My Experience

I've been childminding since 2008 & I love it :) like i said above I've been a mother for 35 yrs.
We go to mother & toddler groups each week & I go to cheeky monkey's,we have picnic's (weather permitting) & go to local parks every day .we have a good selection of musical instruments & toy's for inside & outside play & we have story time.
I don't have the TV on very often unless I think it's educational. & we do a lot of puzzles & eye to hand co-ordination etc for the younger child, I believe in inspiring the young to achieve things.

My Qualifications

I have taken my D B S & 1st aid & health/hygiene & child protection & food hygiene courses & have started my diploma 3 in childcare & i did a short course on sign language,

My Availability

my normal working hours are 8 am until 6 pm BUT I am registered for over night care as well,I have NO problem with early starts or late nights, I also provide a pick up & drop off service, at a charge per journey.
Please ring me to discuss...

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Last Updated: 29/08/2019

My Fees

  • Childminding from £7.00 per hour
  • Babysitting from £10.00 per hour

My fee's include everything your child would need while they are in my care.

My Local Schools

This childminder has not yet informed us whether or not they provide any drop off or pick up services at local schools.

My Documents

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  • First Aid Certificate: 1st Aid certificate (added 28/02/2019)
  • Ofsted Certificate (added 28/02/2019)

Reviews

Below are the latest reviews for Tracey T. Please note that reviews represent the subjective opinions of other Childcare.co.uk users and not of Childcare.co.uk. Parents must carry out their own checks and references on childcare providers to ensure that they are completely happy before enaging in the use of their services.

Tracey has looked after our 6-month old boy for about 2 months. It has been a great pleasure having Tracey as a childminder. Our son seemed to have greatly enjoyed time with Tracey and the other kids she was taking care of. We saw huge progress in our son's sleeping and feeding patterns in just a short time, and we are sure that Tracey's contribution was paramount. Communication was always great, we received daily updates about our son's meals, naps and activities. We highly recommend her!

  • 5 stars Overall
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  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by about Tracey T on 09/08/2019


Response by Tracey T on 09/08/2019:

Its a shame he was only temporary & it’s been a pleasure looking after him 😀.
He settled in so well & was always happy & smiling, I look forward to hearing from you for babysitting.

Now it is almost a year that Tracey looks after my daughter Dalia.

I found Tracey on this website and when I met her the first time, I had instantly a good impression: she welcomed me into a nice, clean and comfortable house, she showed me a beautiful and well-kept garden, safe and full of toys for children and the rooms where the babies sleep.
When I left Dalia with Tracey, she was just 5 months old and I was sad and scared, but Tracey was very understanding.
Everyday she sends us updates about activities, food and really funny photos, so I am able to image what my little girl is doing during the day.
Tracey prepares everyday different type of fresh food, involves the babies in outdoor and indoor activities and takes children to different groups or to the park.
Dalia is our only daughter and so we don’t have big experience with children and often I ask advice to Tracey and she always answer me promptly and with good advice.
I know that Dalia is happy with her because when in the morning we arrive out the Tracey’s house, she is so excited and starts to smile and laugh and goes inside, without crying or complaining.
We know that Tracey loves our daughter, she is really affectionate and ask update when Dalia is sick.
We strongly recommend her: your kid is in loving and secure hands with her.

  • 5 stars Overall
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  • 5 stars Food
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by about Tracey T on 09/08/2018


Response by Tracey T on 07/11/2019:

Thank you for my review.
& I can't wait to look after Dalia's baby sister when she is born.xx

Tracey has childminded my daughter Gemma (now 13 month old) for 5 months. I have been extremely happy with the care Gemma has received. My daughter used to smile to Tracey as soon as she opened the door, that tells me a lot about how much she loved her! Tracey’s home is always welcoming, clean and well organized, with a beautiful garden and lots of toys appropriate for Gemma’s age. Tracey provides a wide, fun range of activities including plenty of outdoor sessions ( garden center, soft play activities, parks, playgroups, library, etc).Tracey prepares fresh food like chicken, turkey, fish and lots of vegetable and had a central role in my daughter's weaning, and she heped me a lot!
Tracey used to keep me updated every day about sleeping and eating time, and the activities they used to do together, and this was very helpful, particularly in the first month in which I was so sorry being back to work and stay away from my daughter. When my daughter had temperature, Tracey did report it to me immediately, and she also called 111 for advice and booked an appointment with the GP the same day. She was really kind and helpful. All in all, I am thoroughly happy with the level of care Gemma received. I felt comfortable leaving my baby to her care, and I absolutely recommend Tracey as a great and reliable childminder.

  • 5 stars Overall
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  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by about Tracey T on 11/01/2018

Our son Gabriel has been with Tracey for a year now. He is extremely happy being looked after by Tracey and is always excited about seeing her in the morning! She is a warm, caring, organised and fun person who clearly loves working with the children she looks after. Gabriel settled very well because of her reassuring approach. She takes the children out every day and they eat healthy and nutritious meals made by Tracey. Gabriel's naps were also helped hugely by Tracey and we are grateful to her for helping him to develop consistent routines. He also loves playing in her huge garden!

  • 5 stars Overall

by about Tracey T on 29/01/2017

Tracey looked after our son, Marco for 6 days. We had no time for a settling in session as I was starting a new job but she was absolutely brilliant. Marco cried a bit in the mornings but after 3 days he was wispering her name all around the house :) At the time, he was only saying mum and dad :) We were really pleased with the way Tracey looked after our son and we will definetely ask for her help in the future!!! Thank you very much Tracey

  • 4 stars Overall

by about Tracey T on 20/08/2016


Response by Tracey T on 21/08/2016:

Thank you Daniela.
I am looking forward to caring for Marco again :)
We shared some fun times.

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