All parents deserve some time-out from the kids, to enjoy the company of their partner (you might actually get to finish a conversation!), have an uninterrupted meal (cooked by someone else, of course) or just a nice glass of wine at the pub.

But not all of us have the luxury of trusted family members close at hand to act as babysitters and be on call for childcare and babysitting services.

Use people you trust to care for your child - a close friend or relative or if they can't see if they can recommend someone to you.

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