More parents want a ‘supernanny’ to look after their children


Parents are wanting increasingly more experienced and highly qualified nannies to look after their children.

For generations, parents just wanted a nanny who would love their children. New research has found parents now expect much more.  Four fifths of families require a nanny with “additional skills” including cooking and the ability to play or teach a musical instrument.


Is Time-Out a Good Form of Discipline for Children?


Is time-out a good technique for disciplining children?

Television’s Jo Frost, also known as the “Supernanny,” calls it “sitting on the naughty step.” Others prefer calling it “time-in.” Some have dubbed it a bad idea altogether. Most parents have heard of — and tried — the time-out technique for correcting children’s behavior. But is it a good technique to use?


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