The SureSitter Blog

Category: Tips

15 interview questions for a childminder and babysitter

What questions should I ask a potential childminder or babysitter? We understand that leaving your child or baby with someone new for the first time can be difficult. However, with proper planning and interviewing, this needn’t be the case. We have put together a list of questions that you should consider when interviewing any perspective…

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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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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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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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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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Top tips for choosing the right sunscreen for your children

It’s that time of year again when we start thinking of holidays, warm Summer days and ice-creams! Even though we are not blessed with a tropical climate in Ireland it’s still really important to apply sunscreen. This is especially true with small children who have delicate skin and are unable to apply it correctly themselves….

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