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Early years minister set to open Childcare Expo in London

Melissa McAlees, News Editor (30-Jan-17)

Early years minister Caroline Dinenage will be heading to London Olympia on 3 and 4 March to welcome visitors to Childcare Expo. With changes to early years funding, an increase in the National Living Wage,.....

Nurseries urged to provide a 'safe space' for boys to wear pink and girls to be builders

Charley Walker, News Editor (25-Jan-17)

From birth, we have different expectations placed upon us depending on whether we are male or female. Boys and girls tend to be brought up differently from birth, with blue clothes and action toys bought for boys and pink clothes.....

Love in a time of childcare: Kids and their crushes

Angeline Albert, News Editor (18-Jan-17)

Three-year-old Frederick thinks love is when “Mummy gives me a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle” and three-year-old Hettie says it is when "Mummy packs my lunchbox". With Valentine's Day looming, daynurseries.co.uk has been finding out.....

Great-grandmother with dementia achieves lifelong dream of becoming a children's author

Melissa McAlees, News Editor (17-Jan-17)

A great-grandmother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2012 has become a published author of two children’s books. Joan Porter, aged 85, who lives in sheltered accommodation in Bearsden, Glasgow,.....