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29 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Fun Holiday Activities To Do At Home

The holidays are upon us once again. Are you lost for things to do with your children at home? Are you on a budget? Here are a few fun ideas that can be done at home without spending a fortune. In fact you should have all that is needed already in your home. Letter Writing […]

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26 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Travelling Nanny Service

Have you ever thought of having an extra pair of hands on holiday so as you can enjoy the simple pleasures of being away from home? Do you need that extra help whilst on a business trip or do you simply need someone who can help with the chaos that flying to your destination brings? […]

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01 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Children’s Lunch Ideas

I know how difficult it can be  coming up with ideas for children’s lunch boxes. Here are a few lunch ideas that I have used over the years with my charges. My goal was to make their lunch at home or in their lunch box, nutritious, fun, colourful, simple and varied. 1. Soup Why not […]

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24 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

A Day To Recognize All Child Care Providers

May 6, is when the people of Alachua County recognize the hard work that their  childcare providers, teachers and educators who care for the children in their community provide. You will find that in any community parents rely on their childrens, child care givers, teachers and educators. By having a special day in the year, […]

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24 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

9 Healthy Snacks For Children

Children need regular healthy snacks to keep their blood sugar levels even and their energy up. Snacks should be nourishing for your child. Ideally choose fresh and whole foods every time and combine protein with carbohydrate for good blood sugar balance. Here are a list of 9 healthy snacks that I have prepared and used […]

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22 February 2011 ~ 2 Comments

10 Fun Rainy Day Activities For Kids

Today’s rain has inspired me to give parents and childcare givers ideas on what to do with children when it is pouring with rain outside. All the ideas on activities are based on what I have done with the children in my charge. 1. Imaginary Play This one always works well and has been a […]

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14 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Australian Parents Missing Out On Childcare Rebates

For those families in Australia make sure you’re not currently missing out on childcare rebates. Apparently 100,000 Australian families are, according to the federal government. Child Care Minister Kate Ellis says, each family using approved childcare is eligible for up to $7,500 in rebates for each child annually. Ms Ellis recommends families who use childcare […]

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02 February 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Voted Top Most Wanted Babysitter – Jamie Oliver

A survey by the UK Babysitter Trend Report revealed what Celebrity parents wanted as a babysitter.  Jamie Oliver came fifth with Supernanny being the top celebrity. What I found to be important is that the survey showed that all parents are looking for a babysitter that is older, and that has been recommended by a […]

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01 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Starting School Can Be Difficult

Starting school for the very first time can be such an emotional time for both child and parent. I have experienced the whole process of  preparing a child for starting school. And children who had already been to some form of schooling ie, Kindy seem to do better than their counterparts who have not. The […]

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31 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

San Francisco To Issue Nanny Parking Permits

Having worked in a big city as a nanny I know what it’s like having to move my car every two hours with young children in tow and driving around the block for 30 minutes hoping to find a parking space, so when I heard of this scheme I thought it was brilliant. The nanny […]

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