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How To Find A Job During The Holidays

We could all use a little cash during the holidays so let’s go over the best ways to find that perfect holiday job.   Whether it’s a one-time babysitting gig or something a little more permanent, this is a great way to earn that extra cash to buy presents.   Spring clean your Care... more

8 Tips For Keeping Holiday Stress To A Minimum

For many parents the Christmas holiday period is a mass of complex social interactions with family, relatives, friends and pets. Here's our tips for coping with stress and managing expectations. It’s supposed to be the most beautiful time of the year. A time where pine or plastic trees stand tall... more

21 Reasons You Should Hire A Babysitter For The Holidays

This time of the year can feel overwhelming with a never-ending list of holiday to-dos and not enough time to get everything done. One strategy to help you enjoy the holidays and to have time for everything on your list is to hire a babysitter specifically for the holiday season. Here are a few reasons... more

Conversations You Should Have With Your Employer Before The Holidays

Get ahead of your holiday schedule and talk to your employer about their Christmas plans now. The holiday season shakes up everyone’s schedule.  The kids are off from school, families travel and social calendars fill up with family get-togethers, holiday parties and school programmes. So, naturally, your role as a... more

9 Ways For A Single Mum To Survive The Holidays

November and December are holiday bonanza months. Your kids are likely glassy-eyed with excitement and expectations and we single mums sometimes wonder if we will survive. Kids usually have big hopes around the holidays. Christmas lists can be a mile long. They may be expecting to indulge in every type... more

Christmas Craft Ideas That Make The Perfect Presents

Trying to find the perfect gift can seem like an impossible task for many. And when you add in secret Santa presents and gifts for teachers - well, the job can be seriously overwhelming! As nothing beats a gift from the heart, why not get creative and give presents that you can make yourself. Here is a list of... more

How To Help Your Child Cope When Saying Goodbye To A Nanny

From relocation to new employment, the working relationship between nannies and the family they work for can end for many reasons. As this often happens after many years together, it can be a distressing parting for the children, nanny and parents.   When the working relationship with a nanny ends, developing... more

6 Qualities You Need To Be An Aged Caregiver

Are you a suitable carer for the aged? Would you like to work as an aged caregiver but are not sure if you are right for the job? We have compiled a list of the six most important qualities that an aged caregiver should have. Read on to decide if you are... more