Babysitting can sometimes seem like a poorly-defined role. Everyone has their own ideas of what they should and shouldn’t do. See if you agree with ours.
Most accidents in childhood are preventable; here we discover what the risks are and what action should be taken.
As temperatures soar we discover 10 ways to keep your cool with kids in the heatwave.
Most parents will face this same worry, how to register for primary school. Follow our informative guidelines and put this fear to bed once and for all.
Keep your kids distracted guilt free. We’ve uncovered 15 of the best educational apps for kids and children. Incorporate learning in to their play routine today.
Lunch times with toddlers can feel like Groundhog Day, but fear not. Liven up your toddler’s lunch with this list of the top 15 lunch ideas for Toddlers.
Hiring a babysitter for the first time can be stressful however here are some top tips to ensure everything goes smoothly.
Producing a cake that meets the birthday girl’s expectations can be achievable. Here are Sitters’ 15 Creative Birthday Cake Ideas for Girls to take out some of the hard work for you.
If you’re looking for a Childcare Agency then Sitters is the right place to find experienced, referenced child carers and babysitters.
Would you know what to do if your child had a serious accident in or around the home? Find out about First Aid Courses for Parents here.
We always want the ultimate reassurance that we’re choosing to leave our children in good hands. So, given the existence of babysitting certifications and qualifications, do you need to make sure your sitter has one?
We’ve compiled a list of the best party games for kids – perfect to use at birthday parties. Discover them all here.
You don't have to put your children to bed before one of our babysitters arrive - but you may prefer to leave when they're already asleep. If so, our handy tips can help you get them off to the land of nod as quickly as possible.
Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your own little one to be, or you simply want to know the low down on latest trends, celebrity baby names always make for good reading. Here is a selection of our favourites.
It’s an age old conundrum: knowing your kids are likely going to be asleep for most of the babysitter’s time should you let her have her boyfriend over? In Sitters opinion, the definitive answer is 'No' ... and here’s why.
Don't worry that great face painting is only for fine artists. With good-quality face paints, a few brushes and sponges, you too can create face paints to wow, inspire, and amuse.
If you’re in a slight panic Sitters can provide you with a babysitter with as little as three hours’ notice ... find out how right here.
Make this Easter even more memorable for your toddlers with an Easter egg hunt. This is our guid to making
Kids love to decorate and design their own Easter Eggs. Get inspired from some of the most creative and cool eggs that we could find. Have a fun and Happy Easter!
At Sitters we’ve been on the children’s favourite film circuit a while, and here are the ones that we rate the Best 15 Animated Movies that both you and your children will enjoy, whatever their age or gender.
The ball and chain of parenthood can feel immensely overwhelming when separation anxiety strikes. So how do you overcome separation anxiety in young children?
Whether it’s monsters under the bed, or the bogeyman at the window, small children have a propensity to have one major fear in common: the dark.
Sometimes you may find you need a babysitter at late notice, even with the best laid plans. Sitters have the answer to solving the last minute panic.
Parenting in the digital age is a game where the rules constantly change. How as a parent can you get it right when the goalposts are constantly changing?
Not long now until the clocks are go forward because of daylight savings. Here's how to cope if you're worried it will affect your child's bedtime and sleep routine.
When it comes to keeping a check on your little one's behaviour, nothing ticks the boxes like a reward chart. Rewards can be a very handy parenting tool, and here are a few ways to get the best out of them
The online world provides our children with a global playground, and opportunities for socialising and learning outside of their own local bubble - but how can you be sure that you’re keeping them safe on the internet?
With 50 years' experience of reading magical bedtime stories to sleepy children, we've come to know which ones are the favourites. Here's a list of our top 10 bedtime stories to keep children happy.
When it comes to knowing how much to pay a babysitter you can be left in more of a tangle than attempting to wrestle a trio of bubble-bath covered toddlers against their will. How much is the ‘right’ amount?
As new parents you're likely finding yourself caught between the opposing camps of 'desperate to go out' and 'don't want to leave baby'. There's no right or wrong answer - but here's some wise advice.
Chill out, grab a coffee and read our top 11 tips for surviving the family Christmas madness with your sanity intact.
Trusting someone else to take care of your kids is hard enough, and finding a worthy candidate just makes it harder.
Britain's favourite babysitters have created a blog to help with your childcare decisions. To find out more about our complete babysitting service, go to: www.sitters.co.uk