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Childcare is nothing to feel mum guilt about

Childcare is nothing to feel mum guilt about

Mums often find themselves under pressure to ‘have it all’ and be everything to everyone, often putting their own needs at the bottom of the pile. We may feel that pressure to be perfect from social media, seeing mums who seem to be juggling everything with...

6 easy tips to help you book your first sit

6 easy tips to help you book your first sit

It's normal to feel a bit nervous about booking your first childcare sit with Bubble. Here's a quick and easy guide to booking so the process goes as seamlessly as possible: 1. Open Bubble Childcare app and select 'Single sit' First open the app on your...

5 ways to feel less anxious about sitters

5 ways to feel less anxious about sitters

Leaving kids with a sitter for the first time can feel stressful. The most important thing to remember is that a bit of time away is good for you. You cannot pour from an empty cup and time for yourself is important in order to return to parenting refreshed....

5 ways to feel great about choosing your sitter

5 ways to feel great about choosing your sitter

Well done, you’ve posted your first babysitting job and got some sitters who have applied! Now for the hard part—deciding who matches best with your little ones. So long as you remember to trust your instincts and follow some of these helpful tips, finding...

How much do babysitters charge?

How much do babysitters charge?

When finding a babysitter, there are various factors that might affect how much sitter candidates charge. Though data shows the average hourly rate of a sitter ranges from £7-£12 per hour,  circumstances such as the age or number of children in your family...

UK Babysitter Rates: How Much To Pay Sitters In 2022

UK Babysitter Rates: How Much To Pay Sitters In 2022

Babysitter rates: Nowadays, reliable childcare has become so much harder to find for parents. Whether it’s an emergency appointment, evening out, or just needing a few hours to yourself, having easy access to local babysitters and nannies can make a world of...