Here are some of the things people say about us:

Parents comments:

"It's been such a comfort to know my son's in safe & caring hands and knowing how much he's looked forward to seeing you all each day"

'You are both so calm. I don't know how you do it!"

"My daughter absolutely loves coming to your house. She gets cross and disappointed on the days you are not picking her up."

"We are really happy that you let our daughter just be herself with all that this brings!"

"My children love it, look forward to it, have fun, see their friends and think of you as family."

"I like the way you really know my children."

"My son absolutely loves the 2 days a week he spends with you."

"I couldn't be happier with your provision. You are so flexible and accommodating which helps me no end with my work situation."

"You provide a loving home from home setting where kids can explore, learn, be creative and just be kids. My daughter especially loves Tula (the dog), being able to play outside and go on days out with you. It was a little disconcerting when she preferred you to pick her up from school rather than us....."

"Many times you have gone beyond your 'job role' and helped us out personally"

"Since moving out of the area I have been unable to find a new childminder who could in any way demonstrate the potential to be able to share the level of care, love, commitment and intelligence in the relationship that my daughter shared with you."

"I'm running out of display space for all the art and craftwork my son brings home...."

"You offer great support to both confident princesses and the shyest of astronauts.. I now have 2 very creative and loving grandchildren thanks to the care and support they have received from you."

Ofsted's comments:

"The childminder ensures that the children are happy and settled in her care and they have developed warm and positive relationships."

"The childminders work extremely well together."

"Children are motivated and encouraged to be involved by the childminder through positive praise and encouragement."

"The chidminder fosters excellent working relationships with parents."

"The children thoroughly enjoy their time and have excellent warm and loving relationships with the childminder."

"Children and parents are highly valued and respected."