• Art Competition 2019

    Calling all budding young artists! The Childminding Ireland Children’s Art Competition is back again this year to celebrate and nurture […]

  • Simple Christmas Craft

    Craft courtesy of Craft World To make this beautiful Christmas decoration with children, follow the step-by-step guide Craft World have […]

  • Spicy Pumpkin Waffles

    Recipe courtesy of Mummy Cooks             These waffles are moist, delicious and fluffy and your […]

  • Research confirms that childminding is different

    Research has shown how childminding differs from other types of childcare. Childminding Ireland held Consultation Workshops in 19 locations around […]

  • Myth: Childminders are uninsured

    [siteorigin_widget class=”Thim_Heading_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] One of the main benefits of choosing a childminder over other types of childcare is that […]

  • Art Competition Paints Childminding Gold

    ‘Childminding is like a little pot of gold’ was the winning entry to this year’s Childminding Ireland Art Competition. Twelve-year-old […]

  • Painted Spring Flowers

    Craft courtesy of You will need: Green paint and a couple of different colours for the flowers Forks (a […]

  • Breathing

    Article courtesy of Dawn Huebner We all do it. When faced with a panicky child we say Take a breath. […]

  • Myth: Childminder replaces parent

    [siteorigin_widget class=”Thim_Heading_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Childminders have experience of working in partnership with parents and have a key role to play […]

  • Myth: Women only

    [siteorigin_widget class=”Thim_Heading_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Many of these are fathers who see childminding as a career option that allows them a […]