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The Day I Rescued Rodney The Rat

There's a Rat on the Pavement what am I Gonna Do?           I do the odd bit of child minding to help friends out. This particular day, I had been asked to care for a friend's child an evening the following week. Always liking to be punctual, I like to know where I'm...

How can I help my child prepare for a new school?

Worried Star's 6 tips to help your child prepare for a new school. "Mummy? I don't want to go to school!" We've all heard it at some time or another.  From children who are feeling poorly, to children who are just about to start school or a new class.   It's a HUGE...

Mummy, can I be a nanny like Mary Poppins?

Did you always want to be a nanny? Yes, I wanted to be a nanny ever since I went to see the movie Mary Poppins, I knew, at five years old, that I had found my vocation! I loved everything about Mary Poppins, from the way she never had one strand of hair out of place,...

Why Is My Child So Angry?

There can be many reasons why your child is angry.   Is your child angry? Here are some reasons why your child may be angry or grouchy or in a bad mood: Seeing other family members arguing or being angry with each other. Feeling that something isn't fair or is unjust....

“Shy” Children are Not Being “Silly”

Is your child shy?   Is your child shy? It can be frustrating, even irritating when you introduce your child to a friend and all your child wants to do is hide behind your legs! How many times have you heard, or said to your child, "Oh! Don't be so silly?" I know I...