Grandparents and family

teaching your child to share

Out of school childcare

Out of school childcare can be a headache for many working parents. Your child’s been happy at their nursery or with your childminder for the past three to four years, and everything has been running smoothly. But now that school is looming, your child’s day – and your childcare arrangements – are about to get

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raising your child's self esteem

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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Working part time or full time

Getting a work life balance

Getting a work life balance can be pretty tricky – Picture a hippo and a mouse sat on a seesaw. It’s fair to say that the little mouse would be petrified, and squeaking and screaming for the hippo to get off… If your work-life balance feels like an exceptionally  unfair balancing act and you can see

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Preparing to find a job

Preparing to find a job

Preparing to find a job? Feeling like it’s time to return to the work place after years of childcare? Or maybe it’s just time for a change of job or direction. Either way, it may be that you haven’t had to get out there and sell yourself for a long time and you may find

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Part Time work

Part Time Work: Find the perfect work-life balance

Who says you can’t have it all?  A family, a career, and time for you appears to be the impossible dream, but this seemingly unacheivable fairytale is a satisfying reality for many people who choose to work part time.  This appears to be the answer for busy couples, with one parent working full-time and the

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