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Nannies ‘have to be more than a babysitter’

When yet another school holiday rolls around the frustrations of parents can only be met by the enthusiasm of their kids! It's not because we're jealous of all their time off - well, mostly - it's the fact that we ...

How to handle seasonal childcare nightmares

Getting childcare is hard enough at the best of times, but at Christmas it can be a nightmare. These top tips will help to...

Childcare costs ‘holding mums back’

Most mums would ideally like to return to work - at least part time - after having kids, but the high cost of childcare can sometimes offset the benefits of having a second income. For some parents a kind relative or neighbour i...

Grandparents save us £2k in childcare!

Those of us fortunate enough to have our parents living nearby will know just how useful it is to have them help look after the kids. Whether it's picking them up from school or entertaining them over half term when you can't g...

Send your toddler to nursery for free

Childcare is a costly burden for many families, especially for those who are struggling to make ends meet. But under new plans being considered by the Government, poorer households could soon send their toddlers to nursery for free. ...

Cuts to young parent help opposed

Any reduction on your income can be a disaster - suddenly the pressure is on, budgets are scuppered and sacrifices have to be made. So it's easy to imagine how young parents feel about the news they might not be entitled to support ...

Coalition cuts fuel childcare fears

How have the Government's cutbacks affected your lifestyle and family finances? A new report has raised fears that some women's rights could be put in jeopardy as a result of the coalition's programme of austerity ...

How to save on holidays as a single parent

Taking the kids on holiday is stressful enough when there are two parents involved, but single mums and dads are faced with even greater...

Rail fares ‘eat into family budget’

If you take the train into work every day you'll already know how the costs can soon add up,and how expensive it is keeping your little ones in nursery while you're in the office. But just how much of our take home pay...

Childcare options greater than ever

Many families up and down the country are reliant on childminders to look after their kids while they go to work,and now there are over 1,000 more to choose from in England than there were a year ago. Having a regular childminde...