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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

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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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?  Parents always ask ‘how can I find a great babysitter…

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Family Events at Culture Night 2019

Culture Night and Great Family Events! Culture Night is taking place this Friday 20th September with loads of theatres, museums, libraries, galleries and more across the country throwing open their doors to the public.  There are loads of great venues and public spaces taking part in the arts, heritage and culture event across the island…

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Back to School – what is the right type of childcare for you?

Choosing the right childcare for you and your family It’s that time of year again where we have to start thinking about the daily grind of juggling making lunches, school drops off and after school activities. The diaries are back out trying to schedule everything in! There are so many childcare options out there it…

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How much should I pay my babysitter?

How much are babysitters paid in Ireland? Wondering what’s the average babysitting rate is in Ireland? How much should you pay your babysitter? There are no laws or regulations to determine this. The rate you pay your babysitter is dependent on a number of factors including location, experience and age. In general, parents hire babysitters…

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