Children and wedding – Ways to keep children at weddings happy

Apr 17 2014
children at weddings

The wedding season is almost upon us! Regardless of how detailed your wedding planning is, there is one thing you cannot control. And no, I do not mean the weather, because umbrellas can take care of that – I’m referring to having children at weddings. Some brides plan separate games for kids in order to keep them occupied, while some opt out of inviting them all together.

About Fiona Jull

Kristen Harding works for Tinies, a leading childcare specialist, with over 30 years’ experience helping families, nurseries and other childcare settings find the right childcare professionals to suit their needs; from nannies to maternity nannies, nursery staff to event nannies and everything in-between. For those hiring a nanny themselves, we provide Nanny Screening services which include Nanny CRB Checks, reference checking and provision of employment contracts. www.tinies.com

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Childcare Costs Soar by 19% in 12 months

Jan 12 2014

Are we surprised about the rising cost of childcare year on year? I often give interviews to media about this topic which is the single most important issue for families in Britain and I say that mothers (or dads in turns) often decide to stay at home as they cannot afford childcare costs while our European counterparts only pay between the equivalent of £250 to £500 per month per full time childcare per child versus £1500 in London.

About Monica Costa

Monica Costa founded London Mums in September 2006 after her son Diego’s birth together with a group of mothers who felt the need of meeting up regularly to share the challenges and joys of motherhood in metropolitan and multicultural London. London Mums is the FREE and independent peer support group for mums and mumpreneurs based in London http://londonmumsmagazine.com and you can connect on Twitter @londonmums

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Hats off to the pioneering London Men in Childcare Network

Nov 24 2013

The London Men in Childcare Network is a voluntary organisation with more than 70 members as childcare professionals that launched last year with the help of social enterprise, London Early Years Foundation (LEYF), with the aim to encourage more men into what is traditionally considered a female profession.

About Monica Costa

Monica Costa founded London Mums in September 2006 after her son Diego’s birth together with a group of mothers who felt the need of meeting up regularly to share the challenges and joys of motherhood in metropolitan and multicultural London. London Mums is the FREE and independent peer support group for mums and mumpreneurs based in London http://londonmumsmagazine.com and you can connect on Twitter @londonmums

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