Home-Schooling Tips

I heard someone once say… “only the brave teach”, it can be daunting to many. More and more parents are choosing to home-school, taking on the role of teacher too! As a mother and teacher assisting families with homeschooling, I thought I’d share some tips and advice for getting started and organised. First and foremost, in order maintain sanity, I recommend that you have a … Continue reading Home-Schooling Tips

Is the Breast Best?

For many new mummies, the decision to breastfeed at first appears to be a difficult one. Many people struggle with the idea that they will breastfeed their newborn. The idea itself is foreign. For myself I certainly experienced this feeling. In day to day society breastfeeding in public is only recently becoming acceptable. There is a lot of contradictory information in the general media. They … Continue reading Is the Breast Best?

Bonding with Your Unborn Baby

Unlike most would think, bonding with your unborn baby is not something that happens miraculously. Some mommies instantly feel a bond, whilst others take longer to grow a connection. Whether you want to or not however, baby can feel when you are happy, when you are sad, when you are stressed and when you are at ease.   Taking time out during your pregnancy to … Continue reading Bonding with Your Unborn Baby

Interview Tip #1: Know What To Ask

Before interviewing a candidate, its important to know what you would like to ask them during the interview.  Click the links below to find out more on each of the 5 areas you should be enquiring about: Background and personal history Experience Abilities Age appropriate questions How to check a reference For more great articles and tips, please subscribe to receive our latest articles or join our … Continue reading Interview Tip #1: Know What To Ask

Interview Qu: Experience Questions to Ask Childcare Staff

The following set of questions are great examples you can use to learn more about a candidates experience and professional history: What is the first job you ever had and what did you enjoy most and least about it? What childcare experience do you  currently have? Describe the children and parents of the last childcare experience that you had. Describe your last employer? Explain why … Continue reading Interview Qu: Experience Questions to Ask Childcare Staff