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Looking after your children’s mental health and wellbeing

The last few months have been tough on all of us. But the effect on our children’s mental health and wellbeing are only just starting to be understood. For those who find change difficult it may be difficult to adjust to the ‘new normal’. Others may be worrying about the future

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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

Cheshire Nanny Activities | May

Cheshire Nanny Activities | May Lots of fun, exciting activities for children to get involved in this month! Here is a few not to miss in beautiful Cheshire, home to Happy Nest HQ in Chester (we love the sound of the magical fairy woods!) Remember... tag @happynestuk in your snaps and we

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 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

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

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

Nanny Driving Test

How well does your nanny know the rules of the road? Nanny Drive iQ – Online assessment & education for nannies driving children Happy Nest Nanny Agency is now offering it’s nannies the opportunity to complete the Nanny Drive iQ training and assessment online, and as a partner we can also