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Dreaming big on the future of child care

Louise from Placement Solutions

I don’t often read my horoscope though I did notice the other day that it said something about not assuming everyone around you is on the same page. This is actually sound advice, particularly when it comes to talking about child care.

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Outsourcing is not a dirty word...

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For YEARS we’ve heard that in BUSINESS you need to work ‘smarter, not harder’. But this week we are pondering, why on earth do we not seem to adopt this approach in our personal lives too??

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Too much clutter, not enough time?

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Have you ever stood back and looked at your home and wondered how you’re ever going to get through cleaning up and organizing everything? 

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Is your Social Media Job-Ready?

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In a time where we are often online 24/7 with several platforms to get news, communicate with friends and colleagues and to share information, the question of our online presentation is almost as important as our actual real presence.

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We Need to Talk About Au Pairs

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One aspect of greatest concern to us, is the widespread misconception that hiring an au pair is an effective way of saving money on child care.

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Expecting a baby? A Newborn Care Specialist can assist.

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Knowing what to expect when you have a newborn helps to ease the anxiety that every new parent feels and gives confidence to help you bond with your new baby.

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Maintaining your Professional Development

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The responsibility for maintaining your Professional competencies is yours, so please review this annually and stay compliant with the industry standards.

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New In-Home Childcare Guidelines

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As we approach the end of the financial year we are prompting our Nannies to be aware of some Government-based changes that will potentially affect them.

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The Importance of Looking after You

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As a parent we all know the feeling of never having enough time in the day. Whether it’s taking a pottery class, doing yoga or running on a treadmill, having a time out gives you the chance to recharge your batteries. 

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Its our 30th anniversary!

Louise from Placement Solutions

My thirteen years as a teacher, along with having my own child, pointed me towards the guiding principle of keeping children safe, happy and healthy – a principal that remains unchanged all these years later.

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