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Nanny, Au Pair, Babysitter … which one is right for me?

Confused?  I don't blame you . In home care for our little ones is growing in popularity and as a favoured choice, specially within  the                   'working form home' category of professional Mums and Dads,  shift workers and families that don't have access to...
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Nanny, Au Pair, Babysitter … which one is right for me?

Confused?  I don't blame you . In home care for our little ones is growing in popularity and as a favoured choice, specially within  the                   'working form home' category of professional Mums and Dads,  shift workers and families that don't have access to...

What Insurance do I Need?

The relief of finding the perfect Nanny is so great, we relax knowing that there is someone to help us get through our busy days. But what are our responsibilities when it comes to Insurance? Are you adequately insured?

Your Nanny Questions Answered

I listened to your questions. If you haven't read any of my blogs before, let me introduce myself. My Name is Peta McClure and I live in Brisbane. I am a Wife and a Mum to two wonderful little boys, and now a baby Boxer named Benny ( which was an unauthorised addition...

Why we need Nannies

What I have just learnt.. Last weekend I was lucky enough to be an Exhibitor at the Pregnancy, Babies and Children's EXPO in Brisbane. I took on the commitment hoping to gain some information and market research into what families need, and what type of care suits...

Is a nanny the right choice for me?

Some Stats - According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, in the year 2014, 1.3 Million families were using some type of care for their children. 32% of all children between the ages of 0-12 were in informal care settings. Informal care relates to care outside of...

Defining the role – What is a Nanny?

‘It takes a village to raise a child’ – proverb. I had always heard my Parents, Aunts and Friends say this with a roll of the eyes and a big sigh . Of course I could never appreciate what it meant until I had my own children. This is our story. We were bought up by a...