Nanny and baby

All You Need To Know About Hiring a Nanny

Hiring a nanny need not be a hard task, though it does require careful consideration. This article offers some basic answers to frequently asked questions about hiring a nanny.

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Hiring an Au Pair

Hiring an au pair is a big decision. This article discusses the role of an au pair in the home, what employers should provide for au pairs, conducting an au pair search and what to expect while living with an au pair.

Cot, nursing chair and footstool

Used and Hand-Me-Down Children’s Equipment

Ideas for parents wishing to save money on children’s equipment by borrowing or purchasing used items. Includes cautions about safety and recommends organising swap sessions with other parents.

Baby photo with cake

Taking Baby Photos

Tips for taking great baby photos without the assistance of a professional photographer. Both formal and candid shots are covered.

Unhappy teenager

Teenagers and Step Families

Stepfamilies have become common in modern society, but teenagers often have trouble integrating into these new households.

Cheeky teen

Communicating with Your Teen

Communicating with your teen can be a challenge. This article offers basic advice on communicating effectively with teens in order to stay involved with their lives.