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Introducing Babysitter Jobs - a quicker, easier and free way to find a babysitter!

15th November 2019

At Childcare.co.uk we've been helping families find childcare for over 10 years and over 2 million people have used our service. … read more

Three quarters of British parents admit to spying on their kids - Would you?

7th October 2019

As if it’s not stressful enough to be a parent, throwing things like social media and new technology into the mix can often make it feel like a minefield. But would you spy on your kids? … read more

KIDS RICH LIST 2019 - Highest Earning Child Influencers Revealed

23rd September 2019

We are excited to launch the first ever Kids Rich List, revealing the highest earning child influencers around the world! … read more

Iron Man tops list of ‘super nannies’ chosen by parents

16th September 2019

Childcare.co.uk have revealed the top ten ‘super nannies’ (superhero childcarers) that parents would want to look after their children. … read more

Free Creative Steps Magazine Autumn 2019 Edition

4th September 2019

New Autumn 2019 edition out now! Childcare.co.uk have negotiated a deal with the publishers of Creative Steps exclusively for our gold members. Creative Steps is a unique quarterly magazine providing everyone caring for young children up to age 11 with dozens of fun, creative activity ideas, all designed to encourage learning through creative play. … read more

Kids reveal what they think of today’s global issues

28th August 2019

With so much happening in today's world, from climate change to Brexit, there is no doubt that our children are affected by what they read or see on the news. … read more

A third of parents post their kids on social media every day - what type of social media parent are you?

29th July 2019

From ultrasound photos and birth announcements to photos on their first day of school, these days, children often have a digital footprint before they’re even born. … read more

The most expensive toys you might have in your attic

8th July 2019

Over the past 50 years, mass produced miniature cars have been clogging up toy cupboards across the nation, and if you have a collectable running idle, it might well fetch you a few quid...or thousand.  Sadly though, if you were swept away by the collecting frenzy of Beanie Babies in the 1990’s, the same isn’t true. One of the best marketing campaigns? Yes. Valuable returns? Alas not.   Collecting toys has been a lucrative pursuit over the past years; some LEGO sets have outperformed gold and oil as investments, if you can believe it. These sets certainly have to be in mint condition and in the box, and of course you’ll need to resist the overwhelming urge to build your set. … read more

Celeb and TV character baby names on the rise!

3rd July 2019

We’re in a fortunate position to have a great relationship with our members, and regularly survey them to find out what’s new with being a parent, because if we know that then we can make Childcare.co.uk the best possible platform. … read more

How do parents really feel about screens?

17th June 2019

Technology - love or hate it, there is simply no living without it. As the media seems to be so split on the idea of children and technology, we asked our community how they felt about children’s screen time and gadgets. … read more

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