Janthea Bridgen shares “tales” about working in the event childcare industry and gives useful “tips” for event organisers and parents.
Nipperbout is in the process of bringing support to some the families caught up in the Grenfell Tower fire diaster - it's also helping the helpers...
2017 has already been a milestone year for me, because it was twenty-five years ago that the embryonic version of what has since become Nipperbout first saw the light of day. And what a ride it’s been to have reached this far.
When we become 'emotionally flooded' we loose the power to think clearly. Here are some useful tips for when our children are in meltdown mode!
When terrible things happen, our instinct is to gather our children close, but is that really helpful in the long run?
Regognising the signs, acknowledging the feelings and above all, listening to your child, is key.
Mobile crèches have unique challenges, minimise the risks with some simple checks.
Recommended strategies for looking after and talking to children seem so logical and obvious to me, that I struggle to understand why they aren’t universally practiced in 2017!
Same sex toilets, same sex clothes, 75 facebook gender choices and a choice of pronouns - gender has never been so confusing!
Understanding the issues and making small, reasonable changes can make a world of difference to a deaf child!
Stopping children eating sweets is easy. You just have to care enough to say 'no'!
How often is your body language and facial experssion at odds with the words you are saying? If we send out a 'mixed message' then children will struggle to know what we want!
Listening to customers, staying true to our ethos, embracing change and constantly up dating procedures, is just part of the formula!
There is no set receipe for parenting. A little bit of this and a little bit of that, is what produces a unique, individual!
Uncle Bill's advice - ask yourself, "Will they still be doing it when they are 21?" If the answer is 'no', stop worrying about it!