Here’s how I explained the benefits of a nanny to my on-the-fence husband. And as busy professionals, the reasons why a nanny would be an advantage for our family over other forms of childcare.
We live in an age where not all of us have a village to lean on. So we seek the support of others. And these others, when done right, with love, care, attention, personalisation and professionalism – what an impact they have! So to go about bringing this balance into your household, consider first these 5 things. We’ve got you sorted!
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 –
Be ready for September with our ‘Back to School’ checklist. September fast approaches and there’s a lot to do if your children are heading back to school. Luckily we’ve got the perfect (tongue-in-cheek) checklist to get you ready for the start of term. Back to School
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
In charge of childcare this summer? Enjoy the holidays without wearing yourself out Summer has officially arrived. Preschools, playgroups and baby groups are on holiday until September, school is out and we’re on our own. And so begins the six week marathon of endless snacks, demands and entertainment. Cripes!
Summer is coming: A survival guide to travelling with children. Summer is coming and so are the school holidays. A special time for bonding, bickering, daily ice creams and if we’re lucky, quality time together on a family holiday. The dream and the reality of travelling with children
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
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
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.