Childcare

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    Is the most expensive childminder really the best one for your child?

    You may be wondering ‘is the most expensive childminder really the best?’ The United Kingdom is an expensive place to live, and it’s an even more expensive place to bring up children. I was shocked to learn that childcare in the UK is the second most expensive in the world. I’m currently in the process

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    Comparing the cost of childcare

    Comparing the cost of childcare and choosing the appropriate option can be a daunting task. Not only do you have to be sure that your child will be happy and well cared for, but you have to consider the financial implications of childcare. For many parents this is one of their biggest expenses and for

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    Dealing with racist bullying

    Racist bullying in school has taken on a whole new connotation in recent years. Schools in Britain today are a vibrant mix of different religions, races, colours and creeds, all of which should be equally respected. Bullying of any kind has no place in school and racist bullying is a crime and can be dealt

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    Choosing a nursery

    Choosing a nursery is important; whether you are going back to work after a period of maternity leave, or sending your little one out on their first experience of nursery or pre-school, choosing a childcare facility will be no easy task. The list of concerns and factors to consider is endless, especially if you are

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    How do you choose a nursery for your child?

    Choosing a nursery for your child is a huge stepping stone in our lives. Whether you’re returning to work full time or part time or just looking for a nursery to provide the first steps in their educational journey, choosing the right setting for your child is a big decision and one you want to

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    Childminder or Nursery?

    Deciding whether you want a childminder or nursery look after your child whilst you are working can be one of the most difficult decisions you have to make. All parents want the best for their child, but each family has different needs and preferences. Here are some suggestions that may help you to start your

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