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Bonnie and Betty Agency are Urgently seeking

Posted on 15 May, 2019 at 9:31 Comments comments (0)
Bonnie and Betty Agency

Bonnie and Betty Ltd
9-11 Gunnery Terrace
Royal Arsenal
SE18 6SW

Mother with Toddler & Baby
  We are currently helping out a client on a charity job they are casting for. Please get in touch with them directly if you would like to apply.   The charity is Coppa Feel, which is a Breast Cancer charity. They aim to raise awareness of the disease.   They are seeking a Mum of any age who has both a baby under 18mths and a toddler aged 1-4yrs. Mum can be of any age, ethnicity and colourings. You MUST be available for casting on Mon 20th May in London and shooting 1 day TBC w/c 3rd June (would need to be available for whole week at this stage, although would only end up being 1 day) in London. There are no fees for this project I am afraid, it is a completely unfunded charity project, so expenses only for the shoot day.   If you would like to submit, please email the following details of all 3 family members (name, age, gender) with a few clear current images to , with reference COPPA FEEL in the subject bar ASAP.  


Posted on 4 May, 2016 at 6:21 Comments comments (0)


Yesterday I learnt the hard way!!
I obviously put sun cream  on too late!!
We went for a lovely walk, explore and a picnic.  We were oblivious of the suns harmful rays and it caught us by surprise!

If in doubt apply it... All children are different with varying skins.

I know now that before we leave home, we will apply!! 
 Better to be safe than sorry!! 
 I am feeling very sorry today.

It did not even feel very warm.....

Special Offer

Posted on 28 January, 2016 at 3:21 Comments comments (0)

A Chinese New Year gift for any family making a placement and settling their fees before 25th February 2016 will receive a £50 discount, unfortunately if your placement fee is less than £300, this special offer does not apply.

New nanny jobs

Posted on 28 January, 2016 at 3:09 Comments comments (0)
CONGRATULATIONS to Noelia, JemmaLorraine,Megan, Alina, Alison for getting your new jobs as nannies and au pair for some lovely families this month and to Heather and Sarah for their jobs in December. May 2016, continue to be happy and lucky for you all. Well done.

Things to do with your baby/child in KENT

Posted on 5 October, 2015 at 2:14 Comments comments (0)
Yesterday I met a lovely lady, Alexa.
She runs baby massage groups in Faversham.
Here is a link to her Facebook page.
Baby massage is a positive way to spend time with your baby.  Eye to eye contact and gentle relaxing massage is all important with bonding and gives much pleasure to mother/father and baby.
Take a look and register to attend her 5 week courses.

Secret to Parenting

Posted on 1 October, 2015 at 7:32 Comments comments (0)
How will your life change having a baby??

So you have just discovered you are pregnant or you might be trying for a baby...
Well, stop, breath, relax and read on....
Being a parent should be a happy and joyful time..
The reality is you become exhausted! 
Bombarded by different views and approaches, sleepless nights, endless obstacles..
I have been in childcare for 24 years, I have had my own children..
I think it has been a pretty easy ride compared to some of the awful experiences some people suffer and put up with.
I have had tough times, there is no doubt about it....
But I believe there is a "Secret To Parenting" and I have learnt it.
Positivity and a I can, I will and I have approach is paramount.
Believe in yourself...

All children are individuals but with a few easy to follow tips you can conquer this journey....

Grandparents looking after Grandchildren

Posted on 23 September, 2015 at 7:38 Comments comments (0)
What do we think about Grandparents looking after Grandchildren?
For some it is wonderful for both the Grandparents and the Grandchildren!
For others it can be a nightmare.
My children spent many a day and night with my lovely parents.
My Dad can get wound up quickly and has a short fuse, but deep down he loves being around my children. 
Who wouldn't, it keeps you young!!
My parents have always followed my way and never have we conflicted that they knew better!!
Maybe because I am a childcare professional. 
I know this is not the case for everyone....
Things change over the years but sometimes the old ways are worth listening too.
You may be the Grandparent but when you agree to help out or babysit, it is paramount that you listen to the parents of your Grandchild, they are the sole carer and may have established a routine to benefit them and their little one.
Parents do take time to listen to the Grandparents they may have something extremely useful to share.
A calm, friendly approach benefits everyone.

Childcare costs

Posted on 17 September, 2015 at 2:16 Comments comments (0)
Childcare costs
Childminders in the Ashford, KENT area are £4.50-£6.50 ph per child.

Before school £10-20. Afterschool

Nannies range from £80-£100 net per day. You are an employer and by law you must pay your nannies tax and NI

Nurseries around £40-£50 pd

Childcare is expensive. With vouchers available this can help.
Most childcarers are professionals with extensive childcare skills, you pay for what you get.

Do you want a clean, happy and stimulating environment for the most treasured person in your life??

Childcare vouchers

Posted on 15 September, 2015 at 8:04 Comments comments (0)
Childcare Vouchers

What are childcare vouchers?  How do they work?
Who can use them?

You can use childcare vouchers to pay for the childcare you use for your children.  You can use them at a nursery or a Childminder or Nanny, they must be Ofsted registered.

 The part of your gross salary you exchange for childcare vouchers is tax-free and exempt from National Insurance contributions (NI). Because of this, you can make savings of up to £933* a parent, a year. It doesn't cost you anything to sign up for childcare vouchers and the scheme applies whatever rate of tax you pay.

Copy and paste this link to find out more

Nanny Agencies

Posted on 9 September, 2015 at 5:39 Comments comments (0)
Nanny Agency Kent and surrounding areas.

Why use a nanny agency

Babes In The Wood is just what you have been looking for, the right place!
All your childcare requirements under one roof!

I have been in the childcare field for 24 & 1/2  years.  I was a private nanny so I know what my families are looking for when searching for a new nanny!
I am more than a nanny agency, I run a Childcare Consultancy too!  I can help you with any troubles you may tumble across with your little ones.  I have years of experience of helping families with sleep training, I have given advice and support on weaning, potty training, behaviour issues, mealtime difficulties.
Just call me, what have you got to lose??
01233 621213
Leave me a voice message, I will call you back.  
Send me an e-mail: [email protected]
I genuinely want to help you and your family.  Here from you soon.
Bye for now.