Parents

A Fresh New Look

Feeling Good as a Mum! Let’s face it Mums during lock-down, many of us have been stuck in our loungewear at home, and while it’s comfy it may not be the most stylish. But now that businesses in Ireland are opening back up we can treat ourselves to a fresh new look! As a Mum,…

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How much should I pay my babysitter?

How much are babysitters paid in Ireland? Wondering what’s the average babysitting rate is in Ireland? How much should you pay your babysitter? There are no laws or regulations to determine this. The rate you pay your babysitter is dependent on a number of factors including location, experience and age. In general, parents hire babysitters…

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Skin Care for new mums

Our skin is beautiful and we sometimes forget to look after it especially as a new Mum when time is precious. The skin does so much for our bodies including; protecting us from microbes and other harmful elements, permitting the sensations or touch and regulating the body temperature. Aside from its functions, it plays a…

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A Handy Tool to Boost Confidence!

Sometimes you want to make yourself feel prettier on the outside, and that’s okay! If you want to dye your hair, do. If you want to put on tan, then do… There’s nothing wrong with spending a little bit of time on your body, once you remind yourself that you’re more than that. You are…

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Supporting Single Parents

Single parents you are doing great! And yes you can do this. But there is no harm in asking for some help or advice. You deserve to be supported, we at SureSitter are here for you, along with Frolo which offers you a chance to be a part of a fantastic community of strong single…

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Keep the Weeds, Save the Bees

Bees are so much more important to our everyday lives than many of us believe. Bees are pollinators, and they do their job very well. A third of the world’s food production depends on bees, so without them, you can imagine how difficult life would be, especially in less developed regions of the world. We…

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Managing toddlers

Oh the ‘Terrible Twos’! A phase most parents dread but it is a normal part of a child’s development. As a parent you shouldn’t worry about this phase, it may not be pleasant at times but you’ll get through it! Here are some behaviours you can start to look out for: Mood swings Fighting with…

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Caring for your newborn baby

We teamed up with O’Flynn Medical to give you expert advice on the dos and don’t when looking after a newborn! Take a look at Conor O’Flynn’s expert advice: The arrival of a newborn baby is a naturally nerve-racking time, especially when it’s your first child. Like many things in life, nothing quite prepares you…

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Simple Self-Care

Let’s be honest, we don’t give ourselves enough time in the week to focus on self-care. Self-care is so broad, for some it’s having a cuppa with their favourite book. To others it’s a long walk, or maybe it’s face masks, a glass of white and an early night. But while it seems simple it…

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Baby & Child First Aid

First Aid in Ireland! It’s very important and knowing simple aid first you can help in serious and stressful situations. Whether you have children, mind children, teach children or have nieces or nephews you can learn some basic paediatric first aid skills! We never know when we’ll need first aid, and hopefully, some of us…

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