How to find emergency childcare when your baby is sick

This last week has found us scrabbling around trying to work out what to do with a poorly child if we both have to be at work. Amelia got chicken pox on New Year’s Eve and aside from it ensuring that we were awake at midnight (for all the wrong reasons) it meant that we…

What you need to know about hiring a nanny

Having decided against sending Amelia to a nursery (personal preference) I started looking into nannies and childminders in more detail. Whilst there are a great many options available to me in the area, I realised pretty quickly that if I did want to go down the nanny route I didn’t have the first clue about…

Panic Stations

Just the other week I wrote a blog about the fear of going back to work after the festive period and how I was very bizarrely and ironically missing that fear. I wrote that I was just desperate to experience that ‘back to work’ feeling, keen to get back into a routine and anxious to…