Read about nanny life, tips for parenting and childcarers, and more.
Perhaps you’ve come across some of our job vacancies and wondered what working for a high profile family. Whilst the customs and expectations of each private household differ somewhat, there are some key cues to jot down in your nanny notebook ahead of starting a new position.
Teaching children an attitude of gratitude involves helping them to view their reality from a perspective of appreciation and abundance. If we are able to nurture this skill within the mind-set of children from a young age their quality of life will forever be enriched.
Each season evokes different feelings. Having said farewell to the sizzle of summer, we celebrate the welcoming of Autumn officially on September 23rd and a new season of cosiness, warmth, simplicity and calm. It’s a perfect chance to revel in nature’s beauty and create happy new memories with your cherished little ones!
So you’ve seen the fabulous positions available on our website and perhaps had never been aware of the fabulous salary that comes with being a nanny for a high profile family. Having worked many years before as an Au Pair in Spain I was in disbelief when I saw the benefits package available for nannies looking to work in Russia, the Middle East and beyond.
Right now, at this very moment, there are millions of children all over the world who are preparing for exams. Many of which will be feeling nervous about the impending scrutiny of their abilities. Read an inspirational letter of a Singapore principle to help you deal with stress and pressure.
So you’ve just touched down in a foreign country which perhaps you’ve never visited before. Everything your eyes are seeing is new; perhaps you’re feeling a range of emotions you’ve never felt before. All these changes are heightened by the fact that you are alone, and let’s face it; it’s a scary situation to be in.
Children love to get mucky in the garden and explore the nature around them. Now that the warmer weather is on its way, it’s the perfect time to take playtime outdoors and get those green fingers in the soil. Read our tips to get you started!
If you are thinking about applying for a Governess/Governor/Nanny/Manny position in Russia but are unsure then read on. Hopefully I can convince you it’s worth doing.
The eating habits of our children can be a constant worry. Not only can they be fickle eaters, but they can also be drawn towards fast food and sweets.
Nannying abroad your next step? Read here about how one nanny/governess went to Moscow to teach English as a second language.
A trip to the Bolshoi for theatre for the ballet in Moscow will take your breath away. Sheer beauty, class and talent you will love every minute.
Are you travelling to Moscow this winter? Don’t let the cold defeat you, it’s a beautiful time to visit a beautiful city full of fun activities. Wrap up!
Looking for fun activities to do in Moscow this summer whilst travelling and enjoying your holidays? A list of favourites by Moscow’s expat nanny community.
Governess in Moscow? Is this the next path in your Governess career. Here’s an example of a real experience and what it’s really like to live in Moscow!
Trying to find yourself a great nanny for your children, not sure where to start? Here’s a helpful list of things for you to consider when hiring a nanny.
Travel nannies and governesses, look no further than our 8 steps to speed packing like a pro for those last minute trips with the children.
Children’s summer activities ideas for parent and nannies. If you’re looking for fun ideas on how to keep your little ones occupied over the summer.
Nanny interview tips for nannies, tutors and governesses to feel more confident when interviewing to land your next dream job as a childcarer.
Considering hiring a manny for your children? Take a look at some of the benefits here. We have many nannies registered with Great British Nannies.
Are you thinking about becoming a nanny? Have a read here on the top ten perks of being a nanny. Especially as you’ll be having fun everyday! Read on.
Read about how you can get the best out of your nanny so that you, your children and your nanny work in harmony. Employing an outsider into your home can be tricky, these tips are here to give you a head start.
We’ve all had those days where by 3pm we’re counting the hours until backup arrives. Where we’ve had to take ourselves off for a little time out where the kids can’t find us for 5 whole minutes because we’re about to LOSE IT.