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Rollercoaster ie interview with SureSitter on Childminding

The two Irish Mums changing the face of childminding The world of childminding is a complicated one, but these two Irish women are on a mission to make it much easier for parents. Introducing, SureSitter. Becoming a parent can be difficult in itself, but then trying to get back into your regular life is a…

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SureSitter partners with Clarity Locums to help frontline workers find Childcare

SureSitter partners with Clarity Locums to help frontline workers find Childcare SureSitter has partnered with Clarity Locums to help frontline healthcare workers find childcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak here in Ireland over the last few weeks, the measures have created a childcare crisis for parents. The issue has…

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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

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 or Nanny

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

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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

SureSitter on the Colm & Lucy Breakshow on Radio Nova A big thanks to the Colm Hayes and Lucy Kennedy 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 Professional Organiser Deirdre O’Sullivan of Dee Clutter is a Certified Professional Organiser recognised by the International Institute of Complementary Therapists (ICCT).  She is an expert in how to declutter and organise. Having worked in both public and private sector organisations, Deirdre became convinced of the benefits of organising and decluttering in the home…

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