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How To Choose Childcare That is Right For Your Child

Finding the right childcare for your child is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a parent. Whether you’re returning to work or simply seeking additional support, the…

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A Look Back at the History of Nannies and Their Fading Role in Early Years Sector in the UK

Nannies, throughout history, have played a prevalent role in the upbringing and care of children. From being indispensable members of affluent households to nurturing the next generation, their impact has…

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Nanny with baby

Nannies and the 15/30 Hours Funded Childcare Scheme

In England, the 30-hour funded childcare scheme has been helpful for many working parents, offering financial assistance and easing some of the burden of childcare costs. However, one crucial aspect…

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New Year New You! A Nanny’s Journey into the New Year

As a new year unfolds, it marks a good opportunity for reflection and renewal. For nannies, the transition to a new year is not just a personal journey but a…

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Navigating the Holiday Excitement: Should I Stick to My Child’s Routine at Christmas?

The festive season is a time of joy, celebration, and family togetherness. However, amidst the festive excitement, parents often find themselves grappling with the question of whether to adhere to…

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How to Create an Enriching Home Learning Environment for Children

In recent years, the concept of a home learning environment has gained increasing importance as parents and educators recognise the significant impact it has on a child’s development. A home…

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Difference between a nanny childminder and au pair

Nanny vs. Au Pair vs. Childminder: Understanding the Differences

Choosing the right childcare option for your family is a significant decision that requires careful consideration. Nannies, au pairs, and childminders are popular home based childcare choices, each offering unique…

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Get Outside

Cultivating a Love for the Outdoors in Children

In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, fostering a connection between children and the outdoors is essential for their holistic development. The benefits of introducing children to the outside world are numerous,…

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Playing stages

Unravelling the 6 Stages of Developmental Play

Play is a fundamental aspect of childhood, fostering creativity, social skills, and cognitive development. Jean Piaget, a pioneer in developmental psychology, and someone I studied at Norland College, identified different…

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Maternity Nurse

The Benefits of a Maternity Nurse for Your Newborn Baby

Bringing a newborn baby into the world is a wonderful occasion, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges, especially for first-time parents. In the hustle and bustle…

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Nanny Salaries

Navigating the Path to Prosperity: Understanding Nannies’ Wages in the UK for both Employers and Nannies

The United Kingdom has a diverse and dynamic nanny industry, where wages can vary hugely based on experience, qualifications, and the responsibilities involved. Salaries are a hot topic at the…

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Roles of nannies

The Different Blended Roles of Nannies-Juggling Hats!

Being a nanny is far more than just a job; it’s a multifaceted role that requires wearing numerous hats throughout the day. Nannies play a crucial role in the lives…

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