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Coping When Your Child is Ill
Coping When Your Child is Ill
It's every working mum's nightmare: the night before an important meeting Junior wakes up with a high fever. How do you cope when your child falls ill?...
Coping with School Holidays when you Work
Coping with School Holidays when you Work
Most working mums find coping with school holidays an incredibly stressful time. But it needn't be that way. With a little advance planning, you can find fun, safe and…...
Employing a Nanny
Employing a Nanny
Deciding to employ a nanny is an enormous step. Hiring someone else to look after your children can be fraught with anxiety - and guilt - but many working mums have no…...
Employing an Au Pair
Employing an Au Pair
Not many people realise the value of employing an au pair. Half-way between a nanny and a baby-sitter, they can help busy working mums deal with both the morning scrum…...
Finding a Suitable Babysitter
Finding a Suitable Babysitter
Finding a suitable babysitter can be incredibly stressful, but getting the right person is vital for both you and your child....
Finding a Suitable Childminder
Finding a Suitable Childminder
Childminders can provide children with personal attention, and give busy working mums the flexibility they need. It's no wonder childminders are currently the most…...
Finding Childcare When You're Working Away
Finding Childcare When You're Working Away
You might think you have all your childcare needs sorted. But what happens when your boss suddenly asks you attend a week-long conference abroad? Having someone on…...
Having Emergency Childcare Plans
Having Emergency Childcare Plans
There's no need to panic when your childminder falls ill or Junior comes down with a bad cold. With a little advance planning, you can have emergency childcare at your…...
Home Alone: Leaving Children on Their own
Home Alone: Leaving Children on Their own
Would you ever leave a child home alone - even to pop out to the shops? While the government has no set age at which children can be left alone, it's up to parents to…...
How to Find a Suitable Nursery
How to Find a Suitable Nursery
Finding a suitable nursery for your child could be one of the most important decisions you'll ever make. But how do you which nursery is the right one?...
Starting a Baby Sitting Circle With Friends
Starting a Baby Sitting Circle With Friends
For parents who cannot afford a regular babysitter, often the only option is to rarely go out. Setting up a babysitting circle, however, could be an affordable way to…...
Why a Nanny Share Might Work for You
Why a Nanny Share Might Work for You
If you’re a working mum who needs childcare - either before your child is of school age, or after he or she finishes school for the day before you come home from work…...
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