Tag Archive: childcare

Jan 23

Choosing an au-pair: the dos and don’ts

I am becoming a bit of an expert at choosing au-pairs. We’ve had four – the latest is spending her second year with us, and quite frankly, shows no signs of wanting to leave. People unfamiliar with this convenient, friendly, fun – and cheap – method of childcare often ask me ‘How do you select …

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Mar 25

The Value of a Mum

What is the value of a mum? Well, it’s probably a bit difficult to put a monetary value on MOTHERHOOD but a recent survey has tried to do just that. According to a survey done by Legal & General, the unpaid work a Mum does around the home would cost £30,032 to replace (and the …

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