Tag Archive | child care

Elf on the Shelf: My Thoughts;  By Karen Dennis

Elf on the Shelf: My Thoughts; By Karen Dennis

For anyone who doesn’t know about this, the elf on the shelf is a relatively new  concept which has come from America. Parents tell their children that Santa has sent a special elf from the north pole to watch them and report back to him as to whether they have been good, or not. Commercial […]

The Benefits of a Toddler Group; by Karen Denis

The Benefits of a Toddler Group; by Karen Denis

There are many advantages why a parent, mother or father should join a toddler group,( traditionally known as mother and toddler groups.) with their child. Firstly it is a fantastic opportunity to meet other parents in similar situations as yourself. A well run group will benefit your child as it will help to teach them […]

Looking for Child Care? ; By Karen Denis

Looking for Child Care? ; By Karen Denis

Child minders usually work alone, in their own homes and many have their own children. My personal feeling is that babies are better with a child minder, than, say, a nursery setting, as a child minder is in a home environment and the adult to child ratio is a lot lower. It was one under […]