Child Health

Allergy Management

Thank you to Kerri from Safety First which is a First Aid and Safety Training Company in Bexley, SE London. As the manager I like to write blogs with hints and tips on managing potential emergencies. Nannies it is good to keep these on file for any future need and good to update an understanding…

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Scarlet Fever

The daily Mail wrote a large article on this over the weekend and we have decided to share this with our nannies and parents. Nannies are often aware of childhood illnesses within their charges childcare environment i.e. playgroups, nursery or school very quickly due to taking the children to and from these activities. Any child…

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Car Safety

Today GMB (Good morning Britain) had a very through report on this article and for nannies it is a major safety aspect of their work and we would advise them to be aware of the law and keep updated regularly for any chances and when children outgrow their current arrangements when a change is needed.…

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Healthy Meals for Children

This article in the Daily Mail highlights the dangers of hidden sugars in food. This is hardly news because these risks have long been known and in recent times have been the subject of intense public scrutiny and a cause of concern. However, the article serves as a reminder that parents and child-care professionals must…

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The Dummies Guide to Dummies

A recent news story in the Telegraph sparked controversy and outrage when it was reported┬áthat David and Victoria Beckham allow their four-year-old daughter Harper to continue to use a dummy. Whether right or wrong (and even expert opinions are divided on health and social concerns), parents who want to wean their children off dummies need…

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First Aid for Families and Children on Holiday

Accidents and illness can happen anywhere but can be more complicated when away from your home environment. A few basic precautions and advanced packing can make a major difference should things go awry, writes Emma Hammett of First Aid for Life. When travelling abroad always ensure you know how to contact the emergency services. Throughout…

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Early Years Nutrition

A recent article in Nursery World magazine notes that a parliamentary group has recommended that OFSTED should regularly inspect food and nutrition in early years settings, both schools and nurseries, to address falling standards in child nutrition. On entering college in 1980, students on the (then) NNEB nanny training courses would have weekly cookery lessons…

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Healthy Meals for Children

Nannytraininglink was concerned to read a report in the national press this week highlighting the inability of young school children to use cutlery, an inability that is adversely impacting on the free school meals plan that was introduced by Nick Clegg to encourage healthy eating in school children. Admittedly, the free school meals plan has…

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