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Hiring a nanny: Topics you need to discuss with your nanny

You have found a great childminder. In order to ensure it runs smoothly here are our top tips of what you should discuss with your nanny before the role commences. Role of Childminder/nanny Duties: what do you expect your nanny/childminder to do? Tasks such as laundry, preparing children’s meals, school collections, organising activities and playdates…

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Guidelines to ensure a safe ride with SureSitter

Guidelines to ensure a safe ride with SureSitter SureSitter is a platform created by parents, for parents. Having experienced the stress of trying to find suitable childcare for our own children, we wanted to make it our mission to make childcare easily accessible to all in Ireland. Trust and safety are of the utmost importance…

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School Closures and Coronavirus – Top Tips The Coronavirus (Covid-19) has changed the way we live our lives and has instilled a level of fear that happens only once in a generation. School closures nationwide came into effect on 13th March 2020. And while we face many months of uncertainty and change, some good things…

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Everything You Need to Know About Employing a Childminder

Everything parents need to know when employing a childminder We were delighted to be asked by Rollercoaster.ie to share the important information that parents need to know when employing a childminder.  Finding suitable childcare can be difficult and stressful. Once the search itself is over and parents have found a great childminder, though, that’s only…

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Best Books for Children this Christmas!

Books are such a great present to give children so we were thrilled when Dawn from My Higher Shelf shared some of her top picks of the best children’s books! Top Picks of the best Children’s Books: I know I’m biased but I love giving and receiving books for gifts. Nothing excites me more than…

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Common Illnesses in Babies and Children!

What do new parents need to look out for with their new babies? We were delighted to be joined by pharmacist Paula Reilly from Baxter’s Total Health Pharmacy to chat about some of the common illnesses in babies and children and how to look after them. Becoming a new parent is a very exciting time,…

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The Colm & Lucy Breakfast Show on Radio Nova

A big thanks to the Colm and Lucy Breakfast show on Radio Nova for having us on to chat about all things SureSitter! Have a listen here     To be entertained by Colm and Lucy in the mornings listen here!

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How to Organise and Declutter your Home!

Deirdre O’Sullivan of Dee Clutter is a Certified Professional Organiser recognised by the International Institute of Complementary Therapists (ICCT). Having worked in both public and private sector organisations, Deirdre became convinced of the benefits of organising and decluttering in the home and office. Deirdre combines her formal record management experience with holistic therapy techniques to…

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Our RSVP article on How to Find a Great Babysitter!

You’ve your night out booked and you’re more than ready to throw on your glad rags and get a night away from the kids. But how do you choose the right babysitter, so you can have enough peace of mind to actually enjoy your night? “Finding a babysitter can be really tough,” concedes Fiona McKeon,…

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Top Tips for Sleep Routine Success!

Fiona Carroll: Sleep Routine Consultant Fiona Carroll Sleepy Lambs is a sleep consultant who helps, supports and educates parents on how to help their little ones have a better night sleep. She experienced sleep challenges herself with her second child so knows exactly how tough and lonely it can be when your child doesn’t sleep…

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