How do I get my child to communicate with me? -The ultimate guide for all ages!

  Language is undoubtedly one of the most diverse and fascinating events in a child’s life. Babies are all born predetermined to communicate. Why not learn what we can do to stimulate this? Whether you work in childcare, have your own, or are simply interested in learning how you can encourage children to communicate, I …

Baby name inspiration and their meaning! Celeb names, unique names, names from around the world!

Are you needing a little bit of inspiration? It's fair to say that picking the perfect name for your little one can be so difficult! There is no doubt that this is such a huge decision! To find and pick the perfect name they will have all their life is no easy task! With all …

Top 5 Places To Visit In Scotland

This is total magic! Amazing stuff! Everyone should be reading this!! 😀

My Saturday Drive

Scotland is becoming more and more popular and people from all over the world find interest in this wonderful country that we live in. I love my little weekend adventures in Alba (Gaelic for Scotland) and I enjoy taking unique and wonderful pictures of the places I visit. If you haven’t done so already, head to my Instagram and Facebook and follow me for daily updates with awesome pictures of unique perspectives of both popular and less known places around Scotland!

Recently I have been sharing my images to various Scotland groups around Facebook and in the discussion panels of these forums I see more and more people asking for suggestions about what would be the best places to visit in Scotland.


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“I feel like a terrible Mother”- Truths you need to hear when you feel like this.

As a Mama bear, have you ever felt like you are a terrible Mother? This is sadly yet undoubtedly one of the most common questions I am asked. What I do is not just a job for me and I want to extend my love and friendship to you! When I first started working for …

Are you looking for childcare? Check out my ultimate guide for beginners!

If you are looking for childcare, this is a must read!

Nanny Maryanne

There are many reasons why you may be considering looking to hire a Nanny. Perhaps you are going back to work, or you don’t have a family member for a helping hand or maybe you just want a little well deserved TLC!

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Deciding to employ a Nanny and have them around your precious bean is a massive step. There are very little of you that don’t feel somewhat anxious during this time and it’s only natural, this little munchkin is your world!

I have been a Nanny for a long time now and I understand what it is like to be on both sides

There are many things to consider and decide on before jumping right in and I’m here to cut the faff and make your job a little easier, woho!

What’s the meaning of this?

Before beginning your lovely search, it’s important to know the terms of each…

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Magic tricks to get your baby to sleep so you have more sleep!

Calling all parents, you need to read this!

Nanny Maryanne

Are you struggling with your baby’s sleep?

Chances are, this may have been a little issue at one time or another!

I have heard so many people say things like “Oh wave goodbye to your sleep” to expecting parents.

But do you know what? It doesn’t have to be this way!

You can absolutely have more sleep as a parent, it just takes a few magic little tricks here and there to make your parenting life a little easier than it was before.

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Understand how your baby sleeps!

Before I really get into it, I wanted to share with you just how vital it is to block out that white noise when you are deciding how your baby will sleep. Each little one is entirely unique so it’s important to note that what works for one baby, may not work…

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Everything parents need to know about baby weaning!

Must read for parents!

Nanny Maryanne

Have you ever found this subject a little confusing?

I know I have!

Weaning comes with a magnitude of information bombarded our way, it’s easy to feel rather overwhelmed and apprehensive even before we wean our children!

Have no fear! Nanny Maryanne is here! (That probably sounded way cooler in my head…God loves a trier eh?)

I’m going to share everything you need to know to make you full of confidence with your babe.

Whether you have started weaning or planning on it, I guarantee this stuff is NOT worth a miss!jessica-to-oto-o-770510-unsplash

What is weaning?

Let’s start way at the beginning (I told you I wouldn’t miss anything)!

It’s a given that at some point or another in your child’s life, they will be eating solid foods typically 3 times a day.

Although it might sound simple, at this stage, babies can’t go from having milk all their lives and…

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