Monthly Archives: September 2009

Should under-fives be banned from petting farms? By Monica Stylli

When I was a child I distinctly remember going on several trips to farms where you were allowed to give the sheep and cows a pat on the head, and if you were very lucky, you’d also get a ride … Continue reading

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Would you hire a Manny?

With a manny making it to the finals of England’s Professional Nanny of Year competition for the first time we put the question to you. Would you hire a Manny? [polldaddy poll=2009252]

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What’s in a name? By Monica Stylli

Choosing your child‘s name can be a difficult business – you want something that has a nice ring to it when teamed with your surname, not to mention something that will spare them abuse in the playground at school. But … Continue reading

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Kids say the funniest things, by Monica Stylli

Kids have a wonderful, natural ability to delight and amuse, especially when it comes to learning how to talk. Hearing your child utter their first word is a moment that is likely to stay with you forever – even if … Continue reading

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31st August: the worst day of the year to be born? By Monica Stylli

On bank holiday Monday I happened to stumble upon an interesting article on the BBC website about children born on the 31st August. It raises a debate about whether or not children born on this day are at a disadvantage … Continue reading

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Welcome to Fablog!

Hello all – and welcome to the brand new FindABabysitter.com blog. Along with all the great services that we have on the site, we thought it would be nice to have a place where we can share advice, tips, anecdotes … Continue reading

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