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Don’t Skip Out On Screening Your Sitter

Here at Mynder, we care about childcare. It’s what we’re all about. We offer you fully screened, trustworthy, reliable childcare professionals for when you’re in a pinch – but hiring someone more permanent is a great way to cover more of your bases in day to day life. Having a babysitter that your family loves and trusts doesn’t happen without a little bit of research – and it’s important that you screen your candidates. Leaving your child with someone throughout their formative young years is an important decision to make, so your family needs to put in work to find someone that is perfect for them, and more specifically, your children.

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Digital Detoxing for You and Your Family

We’re all a little guilty of using our phones, laptops, iPad’s, tablets, smart watches or whatever other gadgets we have to run our lives. We totally understand the convenience! (We are an app after all). Don’t get us wrong, we love the tech we get the chance to interact with, and the iPad is kind of amazing for amusing the kiddos, but sometimes it’s good to have a little break.

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Making Eco-Friendly Easy – Tips for Working Parents

Planet Earth is the one place us humans have to ourselves – and unfortunately we don’t always treat it the best! We’re taking strides to change that though. Making your life more eco-friendly doesn’t have to be difficult, it’s not always the inconvenience of forgetting your reusable bags when you’re doing the groceries – it can be easy, and even the smallest of changes can help the planet out (it’s also a great way to teach your kids about the environment).

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Beating The Winter Blues

Winter seems to be hitting Sydney extra hard this year, right? It’s not just us? Well, if you agree, then I’m sure we can also agree on the fact that it’s HARD to find the motivation to get up in the morning and head out into the cold, and into an office full of sniffling noses. For all the working parents out there, we know your day normally starts extra early and involves cooking the kids breakfast too – so here are some of the busy parent approved tips to beat the winter blues. 

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The Ultimate Family Guide to Sydney's Vivid

Vivid is officially here! In case you weren’t aware, for almost a whole month each year, Sydney’s CBD and beyond transforms into an incredible display of lights, art installations, food and music – making it a spectacular family outing. It is, however, one of the busiest times of year for the city, and can be a hassle, especially with all the walking, large crowds, and packed public transport. So, we’ve created a little guide to help you plan your Vivid experience this year, and how to get the best out of it for your little ones.

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Top 5 Must Have Apps For Working Parents

Life is busy, between kids, work, and maybe squeezing in some well needed ‘me time’, it’s near impossible to do it without a helping hand. That’s where some very handy apps step in – being on your phone or tablet doesn’t have to be a bad thing, even for your kids! We’ve curated a list of apps that are designed to help make life easier for parents, from keeping track of medical records, to helping your kids learn healthy eating habits, there really is an app for everything! We’ve just made it a little easier to find the best ones.

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