Research Digest

The Most Beloved Nannies of Film & Literature

Every parent wishes they had a magic nanny in their life! So it's no surprise that throughout the 20th Century writers and film directors have conjured up many a magical caregiver to fix familial problems. Typically in these tales a tough but kind nanny visits a...

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What has science got to do with childcare?

The short answer is: a lot, surprisingly! When we think of science, a picture of a scientist in a white coat may come to mind, in a lab conducting research. Many scientific discoveries are arrived at in such environments. However, there is an abundance of research...

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Play & Creativity

Play & Creativity

The first thing that may come to mind when thinking about creativity are the arts, or arts and crafts in the case of children, but how often do we think of creativity as an essential part of the human spirit?

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