I Work With Children

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    Love the Children

    I've worked in childcare for a little over seven years. My first job was for seven years at the one place. I absolutely loved working with the children, they were the reason I was there for so long. Due to difficulties with another staff member and the lack of support from the...
    ivorykisses ivorykisses
    36-40, F
    Nov 12, 2007

    Kids. Can't Live With Em, Can't Live Without Em.

    I never thought that I was that good with kids, but I've always seemed to find myself surrounded by them - and they've always seemed to come to me like moths to a light~! When I was fourteen I spent a summer working as a nanny for my godmother and godfather; I even lived...
    Chassant Chassant
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 10, 2010

    Have done full time for twenty years!

    Started on summer playschemes for local kids in the late 70's. Adventure playgrounds periodically during the 80's. Children's homes in the 90's. and court stuff more recently.
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Sep 24, 2015

    They Are Fun Germy Lil Things

    I Got the Flu last month, and now i have pink eye. Kids are dirty grimy Lil buggers but I LOVE my job. On the Plus side IF i survive all the infections and what not they throw at me i shall become IMMUNE!!!!! Getting Sick has it's benefits side; besides being fun. ^_^
    MissVenom MissVenom
    22-25, F
    May 6, 2010

    I work for a preschool

    as an extra/breaker. I go into class rooms so the other teacher can take their break and also help around the school cleaning the kitchen, and doing laundry. I used to be a teacher and just couldn't handle the stress of 16 two year olds at one time, 8 hours a day. I like my new...
    madielynn137 madielynn137
    18-21, F
    Mar 9

    You know you work with kids

    when you come home with crayons in your pocket and Disney radio pulled up on Pandora :p
    jlw0119 jlw0119
    18-21, F
    Sep 29, 2015

    I have never understood it

    when kids try to get attention by doing naughty things, & then they get all mad when there are negative consequences. Is it a power thing? They love to see what impact their actions can have? But when they get punished over & over again, and anything positive they do or one of...
    SaundraMae SaundraMae
    26-30, F
    Sep 24, 2015
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