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Putting Children’s Wardrobes On Autumn Mode

How to sustainably clear out the summer wardrobe.            As autumn sets in, the summer dresses and t-shirts must make way in the children’s wardrobes for the bulky jumpers and woolly tights. To keep everything orderly and to stop the cabinets from overflowing, clear out items that are no longer... more

Developing Your Child’s Love For Music Early On

Introducing children to the wonderful work of music making. Sports, dancing and drama are some of the most popular hobbies for children in their free time. Oftentimes, music appears further down on the list. This is largely because many children don’t have the opportunity to come into regular contact with... more

Travel The World As A Granny Au Pair

Becoming a granny au pair is the perfect way for single, fun-loving seniors to stay working and travel abroad. When we think of an au pair, it is usually a young person who has just finished school that first springs to mind. Many of them want to travel abroad to... more

How Do I Find An Au Pair?

So, you have decided to hire an au pair. Here is how you go about finding one. There are many good reasons to hire an au pair: If you have a busy professional life and no relatives nearby to help out with childcare every now and then, an au pair... more

Childcare Options: Hiring An Au Pair

Are you thinking about hiring an au pair? Here is an overview for potential host families. Particularly in the summer months when schools are closed, parents again and again find themselves with childcare difficulties. One option for long-term childcare is hiring an au pair. Looking for an au pair? Connect... more

Au Pair Tips: Developing New Language Skills

How to make the most of your time abroad by learning a new language. As the Irish author Frank Harris once said, “every new language is like an open window that shows a new view of the world and expands your attitude towards life.” The benefits of mastering a... more

Craft Tips For Babysitters In Autumn

Get creative with the kids this golden season. Most babysitters will have a bank of games and activities that they can fall back on to pass the time in enjoyable and fun ways. As autumn sets in and the evenings become shorter, many of these activities must be moved indoors... more

Getting Your Dog Used To Your Baby

Teaching your dog and child to live in harmony. How will your beloved dog react to your newborn baby? This is not an unreasonable question to ask as it can’t always be predicted how our furry friends will react to the new family addition. Need someone to look after your... more