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National Children’s Day UK: Helping kids create a caring and compassionate world
National Children’s Day UK: Helping kids create a caring and compassionate world

When you’re a parent, or work in teaching or childcare, every day can feel like it’s all about the k ...

Appgrade Your Childcare Safeguarding Procedures
Appgrade Your Childcare Safeguarding Procedures

There’s no getting away from Ofsted if you’re a childcare provider. It is a huge source of concern w ...

Celebrate World Penguin Day in The Cotswolds
Celebrate World Penguin Day in The Cotswolds

It’s World Penguin Day and we can’t wait to celebrate these black and white beauties in The Cotswold ...

5 Reasons why the Royal International Air Tattoo is a GREAT family day out
5 Reasons why the Royal International Air Tattoo is a GREAT family day out

n a few days’ time all eyes will be on the skies above RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire as the 2019 R ...

Welcome to the Kids Covered Blog
Welcome to the Kids Covered Blog

Welcome to the Kids Covered blog, we hope you do like our posts. We are not going to take it too ser ...

Managing Childcare at Christmas
Managing Childcare at Christmas

Christmas is a busy time, and it can be particularly busy for childminders and nannies, once the nur ...

10 FREE SUMMER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
10 FREE SUMMER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

What does your perfect summer holiday look like? Six relaxing, sun-drenched weeks with your beloved ...

Easy Mother’s Day Activities for Kids
Easy Mother’s Day Activities for Kids

Mother’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate motherhood and mothers around the world. But it’s also s ...

Messing About on the River - The Lechlade Duck Race
Messing About on the River - The Lechlade Duck Race

The arrival of Bob the giant, inflatable duck on the Halfpenny bridge in Lechlade-on-Thames can only ...

Allergy Proof your Childcare Business
Allergy Proof your Childcare Business

With an increasing number of children suffering from food allergies, the impact on childcare provide ...

Why Becoming a Childcare Provider Might be Your Only Option
Why Becoming a Childcare Provider Might be Your Only Option

The Autumn Budget might have given small businesses a reprieve by cutting business rates, but childc ...

Red Nose Day, Charity and Children
Red Nose Day, Charity and Children

The build up to Red Nose Day is here again. Thousands around the country will be doing their bit for ...

Keeping Children Safe at Christmas
Keeping Children Safe at Christmas

It’s that time of year again: tinsel, lights, toys and numerous other potential accidents waiting to ...

Working in Partnership with Parents
Working in Partnership with Parents

It can be tough being a parent and carers of little ones, especially as their grow and develop in th ...

How to Get Paid on Time in the Childcare Sector
How to Get Paid on Time in the Childcare Sector

It is more than a little surprising that people working in the childcare sector are paid a very low ...

Get Your Childcare Business Organised
Get Your Childcare Business Organised

For many childcare providers, the start of a New Year can be an exciting time. It is a great time to ...

The Holidays are coming…and it doesn’t have to be stressful
The Holidays are coming…and it doesn’t have to be stressful

The Holidays are coming…and it doesn’t have to be stressful It’s that time of year again and Santa’s ...

The Flu and Cold Season is Here – But We’ve Got You Covered
The Flu and Cold Season is Here – But We’ve Got You Covered

Now that the colder and darker months are here, parents and childcare providers, alike, will be brac ...

Putting the Care Back into Childcare
Putting the Care Back into Childcare

The growing crisis in the childcare sector is taking its toll on individual childcare providers and ...

The Challenges of Childcare in Blue January
The Challenges of Childcare in Blue January

The Christmas spirit is a distant memory and all that’s left are empty gift boxes and the cold, dark ...

Is it Time for a New Year Review of Your Childcare Business?
Is it Time for a New Year Review of Your Childcare Business?

We’re fast approaching the end of the year, which is often a time of reflection: what we’ve achieve ...

Creative Childcare to Kick-Start January
Creative Childcare to Kick-Start January

It might be deemed as the gloomiest month of the year, particular as the third Monday in the month i ...