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Finding a Babysitter at Short Notice: 10 Things To Look Out For

Finding a Babysitter at Short Notice: 10 Things To Look Out For

Finding a last-minute babysitter is usually the most stressful type of childcare booking for parents. Whether it's due to a long-standing babysitting arrangement falling through, a late-running meeting or the offer of last-minute gig tickets, no parent wants...

How to start a new job during a pandemic (with three kids at home)

How to start a new job during a pandemic (with three kids at home)

Since becoming a mum, I’ve been a bit obsessed with how tech can make parenting easier and more fun. Before joining the brilliant Bubble team, I founded an app called Mush, which is a social app for mums with one million downloads. I have three kids and have...

Mind the gap: What’s it like to have three kids over 13 years?

Mind the gap: What’s it like to have three kids over 13 years?

If you've have children close together, you'll be all-too familiar with the goggle-eye look you get when people spot you with bump and a toddler. "Two under two!" they'll exclaim, the goggle-eye factor increasing if there are multiples involved. So how about...

Lockdown spa: Kitchen scissors, YouTube tutorials and face paint

Lockdown spa: Kitchen scissors, YouTube tutorials and face paint

One new and slightly panicked interest we all have in common since lockdown is DIY beauty and grooming. Within days of being asked to stay home, men were posting photos of their lockdown headshave.  Others began to nurture quarantine beards. As roots began...

Let it go! A note from Bubble’s teaching advisor

Let it go! A note from Bubble’s teaching advisor

I think we can all agree that this remote learning malarkey has been a steep learning curve for all if us. I’m here sitting on both sides of the fence; setting work on learning platforms for my students (with varying success!) and also getting my own kids to...