Tips for Babysitters

Pedestrian and Road Safety for Kids

Children are particularly vulnerable to the dangers of the road given their unpredictability, limited understanding of safety and tendency to get distracted by what they’re doing in the moment. Children are also still developing their understanding of sound, distance and speed. Luckily, there is plenty that we can do to ensure kids sta...

Tips for teaching children to swim

Tips for teaching children to swim

Water activities and swimming can be great fun for kids! But you might be worried about pool safe...

Fun things to do with kids in Melbourne

Fun things to do with kids in Melbourne

Are you looking for activities to do with kids in Melbourne that won't put a dent in your pocket?...

Sun Safety for Kids – Tips and Tricks

Sun Safety for Kids – Tips and Tricks

In Australia, it's particularly important that we teach our kids how to stay safe in the sun! Rea...

School Holidays and Term Dates Australia 2021

School Holidays and Term Dates Australia 2021

There’s no better place to explore than our own backyard! Take a look at our printable calendars...

Babysitter questions: What to ask parents before babysitting

Babysitter questions: What to ask parents before babysitting

What should you ask parents that you are babysitting for before they leave? Make sure you’re read...

What is the average babysitting rate in Australia?

What is the average babysitting rate in Australia?

How much do you pay a babysitter in 2020 and how much can you ask for babysitting per hour? Find...

Tips for a Successful Virtual Babysitting Appointment

Tips for a Successful Virtual Babysitting Appointment

Babysits’ nannies, childminders and babysitters can now offer ‘virtual babysitting’ – a unique fe...

Babysitting Quiz

Babysitting Quiz

Would you describe yourself as an expert babysitter or a beginner? If you successfully want to fi...

First Aid Courses for Parents and Babysitters

First Aid Courses for Parents and Babysitters

Taking a child first aid course is a great way to ensure child safety and build confidence in eme...

Ideas, tips and kid friendly activities

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