Kids love to see Santa, especially if he gives them a gift! But how do you find the best Santa’s Grotto near you. We share our top tips, ideas and resources.
Babysitting children with food allergies and intolerances can be a scary thought, we analyse each case and advise on how to proceed.
Being a productive superhero mum takes practice. Get your productivity juices flowing with Sitters 12 Top Time Management Tips for Busy Mums.
Why not take your children’s learning to the next level and learn in the kitchen. We have prepared the best cooking games for kids.
Halloween parties are a highlight for kids in the dreary Autumn term, however there are risks associated. Find out how to keep your kids safe with this guide.
Halloween may be a time of all things spooky and scary, but you just can’t beat the cuteness of a toddler in costume. Find the best toddler Halloween Costume ideas here.
Here at Sitters, we understand it can be scary leaving your child with a babysitter for the first time. Put those worries aside & discover our advice on interviewing a babysitter.
Like it or not, Christmas is around the corner. It’s never too early to get a jump start on the coolest gifts for kids. Here we discover the best selling toys from the top toy retailers.
What to do with kids on a rainy day can be a tremendous task, with bundles of energy and never ending wriggles. We have detailed the top activities here.
Get your kids in the kitchen and enjoy endless hours of delightful mess with our 15 Fun Cooking Activities for Kids. A wonderful family & sensory activity.
Just realeased - the most popular baby names 2017 - did your favourite make the list?
Planning the perfect party for kids can be a challenge. Whether it’s your first time entertaining or you're looking for some fresh ideas and top tips, we’re here to help.
Sitters understand that every family is different, their needs are different. Know your rights and get the facts for how to balance work and family life
Bedtime routine is essential, yet over the summer bedtime routines can slip, uncover the truth and the requirements on how much sleep do kids really need.
What are the benefits of pocket money? And how much to give? A decision all parents will face at one point, in-depth research on the benefits and negatives
Dropping your kids off for their first day of primary school can be daunting, but don’t panic. We’ve created a list of top tips to help make the day easier.
Have you ever worried about the ticking of your biological clock or wondered if you should have had kids younger?
Play time is vital to a child's development, we have selected the 15 best activities for children to help them learn through play.
We have found 22 great place to take kids this Summer across the UK for a day out. Wherever you are located you should find somewhere not too far to visit.
With the long light evenings and the hot temperature it can be real hard to get children to sleep in the Summer months. Check out our guide for more peaceful nights
Parents sometimes need a helping hand, especially finding babysitters, discover what the best options are for parents looking for babysitters
During the long summer holidays, months of effort & learning risk being diminished due to children simply forgetting the knowledge they have built up. Here we discover ways to prevent 'Summer Slide'
Reading has the ability to ignite the imagination of any aged boy, whether spy, adventure or comedy themed. We have compiled 15 fun books for boys to read
With location, times, experience and a lot more factors coming in to play, it is sometimes difficult to know if you are paying the going rate for babysitters or not.
Have you got an approved babysitter? Have you ever wondered if you should DBS check your babysitter or how to do this?
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.
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