30 hours free childcare – Exclusive interview with Education and Childcare Minister Sam Gymiah

May 12 2016
London Mums caught up with Education and Childcare Minister Sam Gymiah to discuss the outcome of the 30 hours free childcare consultation. This Q&A contains important information for all families with pre-schoolers children.

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When is a child old enough to babysit?

May 05 2016
When is a child old enough to babysit?
People can be prosecuted for neglect if they leave children on their own and something goes wrong. This is a highly contentious issue and one that becomes even more complicated when contemplating when a child is old enough to be left in charge of other children and babysit. Rospa and the NSPCC both have published guidance as to when a child is considered ready to babysit, their advice can be found here: http://www.firstaidforlife.org.uk/rospa-advice-on-when-a-child-is-old-enough-to-babysit/

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HOW TO SAY NO AND STAY FRIENDS USING NLP

Apr 26 2016
Do you find it hard to say no? If so you are probably someone who wants to help others and likes to be needed but you are also probably a bit over stretched and maybe end up resenting all of the time you give away to others. The problem many people have with saying no is that they don’t want to offend or upset people, or they are afraid it will damage the relationship in some way. Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) explores how to use language in a way that sets clear boundaries and respects other people. Here are my top tips for saying no and staying friends:

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