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Posts Tagged ‘au pair jobs’

Almost Half Of Young People Have Active Lives

Sport England is behind a ground-breaking new survey that explores the activity levels of children in the country. The research has revealed that 43.3 per cent of children in England lead active lives, which means they do more than 60 minutes of physical activity a day. However, 32.9 per cent of the youngsters surveyed do…

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Pinterest Offers Ideas For Kids Parties

If you’re working in au pair jobs, chances are that you’ll have to help plan a children’s birthday party (or two) during your time with a family. That can be great fun, but sometimes it can be hard to come up with creative ideas. Step up Pinterest, which has recently published its 2019 trend report,…

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Alternative Ideas For An Advent Calendar

With December just a couple of weeks away, it’s time to start thinking about how you can have some festive fun with the children you’re caring for. All too often, advent calendars mean that kids are simply given a piece of chocolate each day, which is a shame given how many creative options there are…

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Top Indoor Day Trips For Rainy Days

When you’re working in au pair jobs, you need to have a host of ideas up your sleeve to keep the children you’re looking after occupied and amused. Although it’s half term this week, there are likely to be plenty of rainy days ahead in the coming months, so you might want to save up…

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Children Exposed To Majority Of Daily Air Pollution On School Run!

Those in au pair jobs and parents alike might want to try and find ways to prevent their young charges from breathing in too much polluted air as they make their way to school, as new research has revealed that this is when they breathe in the majority of their daily air pollution. Carried out…

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Could Robots Influence Children In The Future?

Parents and those in au pair jobs are likely to be familiar with the concern that children could be negatively swayed by their peers. However, they should perhaps be more worried about the influence of robots instead. University of Plymouth researchers recently released a study entitled Science Robotics, which found that kids as young as…

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Top Tips To Help Survive The Summer Holidays

You may find that there are many more au pair jobs over the six week summer holidays, and while it’s a great time to explore the best of what the UK has to offer, it’s also important to know that childcare duties may vary from term time. However, it has the opportunity to be a…

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Do You Know The Safer Sleep Rules?

It is essential for all people in au pair jobs to understand the rules surrounding safer sleep for babies. Sleep advice changed in the last two decades to ensure that babies are as protected as possible from the dangers of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, which is listed as the cause of death when a baby…

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Facebook Named As Worst Social Media Site For Childhood Bullying

Children are exposed to problems of online bullying in a way their parents never were, and the worst culprit for allowing youngsters to endure this intimidation has been found to be Facebook.   According to a NSPCC study that looked at 14 sites, apps and games, Facebook, YouTube and computer game Grand Theft Auto: San…

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