Household Staff

Developing Creativity in Children

Children are creative beings naturally because they like to explore. They are developing and learning to find out who they are and the environment they live in. Children are creative in words, what they make, how they see things and engage within their environment. Through their curiosity, children will create, …

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Carpet Reference Guide

Items to consider for carpet materials: 1- Carpet comes in mainly two types of materials, synthetic and natural. a) synthetic fibers (usually 100% polyester) b) natural fibers (our example is cotton, many carpets are made from wool) c) blended materials (over the years blends of synthetics and wools have become …

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Great Fortunes Await Abroad!

If you are young and educated has there ever been a better time to jump ship and get clear of the country that is Britain today? Face facts, if you are a young person you are very unlikely to have the same opportunities your parents had, you are probably saddled …

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So long nanny, we’ll miss you!

Most jobs have a use by date and in this day and age, nannying is one of them. Even today’s royalty don’t continue with the tradition of employing a nanny or governess who cares for the children from the time they are born until they are old enough to drive …

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Nanny’s Guide to Negotiating Contracts

You’ve gone through the process of applying, interviewing and successful trial. The offer of the “dream” nanny job has just landed on your table, congratulations! Unfortunately, sometimes dreams turn into nightmares. To prevent disrupted sleep and stress, you need to make sure that you have a good contract. Recently, someone …

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Inspire Your Child To Read Books

Getting children to read books in this age of technology, games and touch screen tablets can be difficult but achievable. Children need to read books for one, because of the school environment and secondly, it because creates a world of imagination, exploration, creativity, and where almost anything can happen. Inspiring …

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DIY Dry Cleaning at Home

This is a method I use when I do not have the time to go to the cleaners or an item of clothing is only lightly soiled and does not warrant the expense. It is good for suits and trousers and overcoats, although I have not tried anything else, yet. …

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