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Childcare De-mystified – Nannies vs Au Pairs

Childcare De-mystified – Nannies vs Au Pairs

Childcare De-mystified – Nannies vs Au Pairs Choosing childcare can be tricky. There are so many variables to consider. It’s a bit like choosing an ice cream with your children. You have to weigh up what will make them happy versus what you’d like them to have. Cost, of course,

Welcoming Newborn Mums On Your New Journey

Welcoming Newborn Mums On Your New Journey

Birth Is About Becoming A Mother Meeting your newborn is such a precious time both for new parents and the whole family. However, I believe that birth is not only about welcoming newborns to a life, but also welcoming newborn mothers on your new journey! Gizem says, 'birth is also about
How To Make Your Birthing Experience More Positive

How To Make Your Birthing Experience More Positive

7 Tips To Make Your Birthing Experience More Positive It can be overwhelming giving birth for the first time; not knowing what to expect, both physically and mentally. Family, friends and even strangers in the supermarket begin telling you horror stories of what happened to them. Or worse, they tell
Easter Craft Activity – Bunny Toilet Roll

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
DBS Update: Home Based Positions – Definition Amended

DBS Update: Home Based Positions – Definition Amended

DBS Update: Home Based Positions - Definition Amended This week the DBS released an announcement that there will be changes in their application forms as of the 27th April 2015. Who is Affected by the Changes? - LIVE IN Nannies & Au Pairs. - Those living in the same home
Tax-free Childcare update

Tax-free Childcare update

Details of the Government’s Tax-free Childcare – what you need to know Last year the Government announced a consultation on their tax-free childcare proposals designed to help working parents pay for the ever-increasing cost of childcare. This week it outlined how the new Tax-Free Childcare scheme will work. Tax-Free Childcare
Pensions – Auto Enrolment

Pensions – Auto Enrolment

Auto enrolment pensions Happy Nest nanny & babysitting agency in Chester, Cheshire have had quite a few questions regarding pensions for nannies, here we have some helpful advice for you courtesy of NannyTax... In response to the recent article in the press we are keen for our clients to understand
Autumn Fun!

Autumn Fun!

  Happy Nest 's Autumn blog is full of great ideas for our busy nannies & families, make the little ones autumn magical with fun days out & crafty days at home.  ~~~ 21,23 & 25 October, 10am - Family Fungi Walks. Have some fun-gi in the woods & learn about what to look
Ready, Steady, Grow!

Ready, Steady, Grow!

James' Harvest! Enjoy the very last of the Summer with the fun in the garden this September.  We have found some great & inspirational ideas of how to get the children interested and involved in planting, growing & cooking their own food... For some inspiring tips on how to entertain