Author Archives: Aimee_Downing

Parents: Why use an Agency?

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www.contentedchildcare.co.uk info@contentedchildcare.co.uk 07890 334460  

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Christmas Crafts

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Christmas Crafts Now the Christmas holidays are upon us, have a go at some of these great creative activities with your little ones. These are some of our favourites: Button Wreaths https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/button-wreath   Christmas Stocking Decorations https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/christmas-stocking-decorations   Bubble Wrap Snowy Picture https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/bubble-wrap-snowy-picture   Egg Carton Christmas Tree http://adventures-in-mommy-land.blogspot.co.uk/2011/12/egg-carton-christmas-tree-by-jdaniel4s.html   Paper Plate Christmas Tree http://iheartcraftythings.com/paper-plate-laced-christmas-tree-craft.html […]

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Forever Grateful!

Caring for my child always been my top priority so when I saw myself having to rely on someone else to do that for me I felt uneasy but I needed the extra time to be able to study. Contented Childcare made that very easy for me, always trying to help me to find the […]

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An Excellent Service!

Aimee provided an excellent service and found us a wonderful nanny quickly and efficiently. Our household is so much calmer and more harmonious now with such a capable extra pair of hands, which is just what we needed with a newborn baby and a raucous 20 month old to entertain. Because of our nanny, I […]

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Halloween Craft Ideas

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With Halloween around the corner we have found our favourite must do craft activities for children of all ages to enjoy. Halloween Bats We love these easy to make bats which you can do using old toilet rolls! http://laughteachlove.com/going-batty-in-first-grade-making-toilet-paper-roll-bats-funinfirstgrade/   Paper Plate Pumpkins A simple but effective craft activity, great for the little ones. http://thrivinghomeblog.com/2014/09/paper-plate-pumpkin/ […]

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First Day of School

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I can’t believe that today is September already, where did August go?! For lots of your little ones, it will be their first day starting at school next week. This is an exciting but sometimes daunting time for both you & your child. Check out this article on the Top Tips of helping your child […]

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Watch the ‘Pant Song’ by the NSPCC & educate children on sexual abuse #Pants

This great age appropriate video made by the NSPCC helps to educate children about sexual abuse and stranger danger. Get the conversation started and show children the ‘Pants Song’ & sing along with Pantosaurus! Learn more about the meaning of PANTS on the NSPCC website : https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/underwear-rule/?utm_source=vanity&utm_medium=vanity&utm_campaign=2016+pants%20&utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=post+organic&utm_campaign=2016+pants&utm_content=post+organic  

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Best of Both Worlds

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Going from being happily married with a dog to then welcoming a new baby into our lives has been the best experience of our lives so far. Has it changed me? YES! Life is so different to how it used to be now I have a small person who depends on me & takes up […]

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Breastfeeding… a realistic account

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Breastfeeding… a realistic account Morning my lovelies, So, breastfeeding. Everyone’s favourite controversial subject! Every one of us mummies that has made the decision to breastfeed has their own experiences, and it certainly isn’t always what we expected. So I wanted to share our experience and story, which I hope provides some reassurance to those of you […]

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Here are the links to some Easter days out and activities in Oxfordshire & Berkshire Oxfordshire http://www.netmums.com/oxfordshire/whats-on http://www.primarytimes.net/oxfordshire/listings/ http://search3.openobjects.com/kb5/oxfordshire/directory/results.action?qt=ehol&term=&sorttype=relevance&sr=0&nh=10   Berkshire http://www.primarytimes.net/berkshire/listings/ http://www.netmums.com/west-berkshire/whats-on http://www.netmums.com/east-berkshire/whats-on

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