Just because she’s your mum does that mean she knows what to do in an emergency? The minefield of leaving your baby with family members

I’m teetering on the edge of controversy here! so here’s the scenario. It’s 6.15 on monday morning and you just heard your childcare plans for the day have just fallen apart. Who do you call? Naturally Riverside Nannies is your first port of call! But lets say you go down the other route and ask…

If there were a menu of ‘MUST BE’ when hiring a Nanny this is what it would be

I’ve thought long and hard about whether to comment yet about the tragic deaths of two tiny children here in Manhatten at the hands of their ‘Nanny’. Our hearts go out to the immediate and extended family. We don’t fully understand yet what happened, day by day a little more of the story comes out painting…

Fast-growing Birthmarks

Researchers at the University of California believe that Infantile Hemaniomas, recognisable as strawberry shaped birthmarks grow much more quickly in young children than was previously thought. According to the journal Pediatrics and the Jerusalem Post, the Mayo Clinics recently published study suggests that babies with complication- causing hemaniomas should be immediately referred to dermatologists for further…