Nanny

Nannies are not Slaves

by ParentalChoice
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The Oxford Dictionary defines a nanny as “a person, typically a woman, employed to look after a child in the employer’s own home.” The key word in this is “employed”. In every other area of life, when someone is employed they are paid according to their skills and qualifications, they have rights and obligations and ...

Childcare – more for less

by ParentalChoice
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When I was originally asked to write this article on the theme of “doing more with less”, the first thing that sprang to mind, given that I am a mother of three children, was getting the most you can where childcare is concerned. It’s never been more relevant than now when most families are feeling ...

Checking your Childcare

by ParentalChoice
in Nannies, Children, Childcare
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Our children’s safety is paramount. We strap them into car seats to prevent accidents, put stair gates up to stop them falling and teach them about stranger danger. Yet still many people will leave their children in childcare that they haven’t checked. Choosing childcare is just the first part of the process, checking it is ...

Benefits of Childcare Training

by ParentalChoice
in Uncategorized, Nannies, Family, Children, Childcare
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  Professional development as a nanny is just as important as if you are a lawyer or an accountant. Norland College, for example, insists that all its Norlanders undertake at least 2 days a year of professional development to improve on their skills and keep abreast of developments in the theory and practice of childcare. ...

So what makes a good Nanny?

by ParentalChoice
in Nannies, Family, Children, Childcare
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For parents looking to find their first nanny, it can be quite daunting as to what makes a good nanny. After all, the nanny you choose will be in your home looking after your children, the people you care the most about. The right nanny can make a house happy and relaxed, the wrong nanny ...

A Great Nanny is worth her Weight in Gold!

by ParentalChoice
in Nannies, Childcare
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Finding good childcare as we all know is hard. Accepting and trusting someone to look after your children on a one to one basis seems even harder. I remember how hard it was when I went back to work after Daughter No. 1 and how tough it was to walk out of that door and ...