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Using a Babysitting Website for the First Time

Babysitting websites can provide a simple, stress-free solution to childcare challenges but understandably, many parents feel nervous about using a babysitting site for the first time. 

Accepting help with a new baby

Not everyone has an abundance of help when a new baby arrives.  So how can we survive everything parenthood throws at us? Here are some tips to help you stay sane in those early days.

When Should You First Leave Your Child With a Babysitter?

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.

How parents are using Sitters.co.uk – we’re not just for Saturday nights!

Many of us turn to babysitters when we’re heading out for the evening, but savvy parents are increasingly using babysitting websites to give them extra flexibility at other times of day too.

10 Top Tips for keeping Children Cool, Calm and Protected in the Sun

As temperatures soar we discover 10 ways to keep your cool with kids in the heat.

Postnatal Depression: The Facts, Symptoms and How To Get Help

Postnatal depression is a very real concern with new parents. Discover all the information with our guide on postnatal depression and ways to make it bearable.

Kids and Babies First Aid Courses for Parents

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. 

25 Things to Do With Babies at Home

From cookery play, to sensory activities and more. Discover 25 things to do with babies at home to keep you both entertained for hours.

10 Most Popular Bedtime Stories for Kids

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.

Return to Work After Maternity Leave: How to Prepare

At some point, you’ll need to consider whether you will be returning to work after maternity leave – we have some great tips to help you. 

How to become a babysitter

Babysitting can be a great way to earn some extra income, but there are several important steps to consider before you become a babysitter.

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