She or he will have sole charge of your child when you're not around - so picking a childminder can seem a daunting task.If you are looking for a list of registered childminders in your area, the first stop should be your local council. Ask
Making the decisionChoosing someone to look after your child when you return to work or training is one of the most important decisions you can make. Around 300,000 children are cared for by childminders, making home-based childcare the second most
in Prima Baby magazine telling us how it works for you and your family. Almost half of you who completed the survey - a whopping 43% - said you use a nursery, while 26% have family looking after your baby and 10% use a childminder. YOUR CHILDCARE
(16 if your child is registered disabled). This includes nursery, nanny, childminder, playgroup, even after-school and holiday clubs. By paying in childcare vouchers, you avoid being taxed for some of the money you spend on childcare – up to a limit
Choosing someone to look after your child when you return to work or training is one of the most important decisions you can make. Babyexpert are pleased to welcome Susanna Dawson from the National Childminders Association (NCMA) for a webchat
When considering childcare, think about what your little one likes - and what he doesn't. A kids' club is no good if he's clingy and won't go! A qualified childminder may be a better option for one-on-one play with you still in his eyeline. Have toddler
if you’re not planning to stay home with your baby. How to choose the right childcare Finding a childminder Would a family member be the right choice for you?
childminder or at nursery. Also, bear in mind these pros and cons... A potty is small, easy to use, non-threatening, and comes in bright designs, making it more enticing than a trainer seat. A toilet trainer seat can't be moved from room to room, like a potty
to go back. That way youll have a fixed date to work towards and mentally prepare for.Do this now... Look into childcare options talk to local working mums for recommendations and visit at least three nurseries or childminders so you can make
for 2013.Did you and your partner argue over what to call your child?Read more…Baby names will spur on Olympic legacyChildminders – what you need to knowWhy choose a nanny?