Juggle Street Blog

Explore our collection of babysitting, tutoring and parental advice articles.

Child Development - 2/10/2020

How technology is changing the way children learn

Schools and other educators have had to make huge adjustments in light of our constantly evolving and increasingly digital world. Today, with the advent of COVID-19 and the sudden switch to online learning, online classrooms and online tutors, technology's role in education is bigger than ever.
By Amy Smith 2 min read
Child Development - 2/10/2020

Do boys learn in a different way to girls?

The way in which girls and boys learn is vastly different. Traditional classrooms are not the ideal environment for young boys. However, by working with teachers and home tutors, it is possible to learn more about the different ways in which boys and girls learn and what you can do to support them.
By Amy Smith 2 min read
Before & After School Care - 24/8/2020

The benefits of having a before and after school nanny

Tired of the juggle? Ever thought about adding a helping hand? Before and after school care can not only take some weight off your hectic day, but have some real benefits for your kids' development, education, and relationships. Read on for our top reasons to welcome a nanny into your family's life.
By Samantha Hughes 2 min read
Before & After School Care - 24/8/2020

How to brief your before and after school nanny

We've put some handy tips together to help you get started on a brief for your before and after school care nanny. You may want to have a verbal discussion, but also provide a word document or written summary of the most important points! Remember, the brief doesn't have to be set in stone.
By Samantha Hughes 2 min read

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Before & After School Care - 24/8/2020

Activities to do with your before and after school nanny

Before and after school nannies are fantastic options for families looking for wrap-around care either side of school or nursery hours. We've looked at some activities for your before and after school nanny and child to do, helping to promote child development and have fun at the same time.
By Ruth Walbank 2 min read
Tutoring - 18/11/2019

Choosing the Right Tutor

If you are on the hunt for a tutor, you’re probably motivated by one of two main reasons (though there are others). You’re concerned that your child is under-performing or you're worried that your child will be ‘left behind’ in today’s increasingly competitive landscape. So what makes a good tutor?
By Sarah Durack 5 min read
Tutoring - 21/10/2019

7 Tips to Help with Primary School Homework

We’re all about taking the struggle out of your daily juggle. That’s why we’ve prepared 7 handy tips on how you can support your primary school aged kids get through their homework. From planning ahead, to seeking help from a private tutor, read our tips to help get through your daily Juggle.
By Julie Floyd 4 min read
Parental Advice - 10/4/2018

Top 10 tips to help your kids with their homework

There are kids who happily do their homework each day without being asked. Then there’s the other 99%, or thereabouts. Here, the Juggle Street team and some homework-seasoned parents share 10 top tips to help ease the endless nagfest.
By Ros Layton 3 min read

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