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End of Summer Holidays - Happy Nest Nanny Agency Essex

Celebrating Summer: Reasons to love the holidays despite yourself

Celebrating the summer holidays: Reasons to love them despite yourself   Wow, wasn’t summer a blast? A blur of parks, pools and outdoor adventures. Long, lazy days hanging out in pyjamas and having fun with family and friends. Most schools start again this week and suddenly – rather surprisingly –

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Hello Sunshine

Hello Sunshine After a stormy weekend the temperature is predicted to soar over the next few days. And we know how tricky it is keeping little ones calm and cool in hot weather, so we’ve gathered together a few activity ideas that might help. From cooling recipes to sensory water

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FAQs The Benefits of Ofsted Registration Explained

The Benefits of Ofsted Registration Explained   We’ve recently been thinking about those FAQs we get from nannies and families who are understandably baffled by the different types of childcare, qualifications and accreditations out there. (We recently blogged on the difference between nannies and childminders and we will be doing

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Childcare de-mystified – Nannies vs Childminders

What is it with the mind-boggling array of childcare options out there? You’ve got au pairs, childminders, nannies, nurseries and preschools – all offering different services at different rates. Making sense of it all is almost as painful as going to the supermarket on a Saturday afternoon with two children

Mothers. What is our problem?

I love reading so much that it’s not hard to cast my mind back to my favourite kids books from when I was young! Here I’ve put together my top list of kids books for the different ages; although all are worthy of a book feature in their own right.

Easter Craft Activity – Bunny Toilet Roll

Easter Craft Activity - Toilet Roll Bunny Toilet rolls make the perfect craft box item because you can pretty much guarantee you've always got one or two on hand. They’re also a good size for little hands to hold comfortably and are durable and pliable. This Toilet Roll Easter Bunny is

Employing a Before and After School Nanny

With the start of a new school year now a distant memory, we have noticed an increase in families contacting Happy Nest Nanny Agency seeking the services of a flexible before and after school nanny. Many families are all struggling with the similar constraints of other forms of childcare such