Things to see in Moscow

Things to see in Moscow

Travelling to Russia? Here is your ultimate what to see guide in Moscow! It’s a wonderful city with so much to do for people with all interests.

How to secure a job as a Governess?

How to secure a job as a Governess?

Life as a Governess is extremely rewarding, exciting and full of opportunity to travel to some truly spectacular locations. Read how to secure a Governess job.

What is a Unicorn family?

What is a Unicorn family?

Are you looking for your unicorn family? Nannies with unicorn families know when they have them and stay with them for many years. How do you find a unicorn family and get your best nanny job yet?

What is a home tutor?

What is a home tutor?

Are you considering to hire a tutor? There are numerous reasons a family might choose to opt for a personal and optimised home tutoring approach as opposed to solely using the in-class school system.

Five Tips for Hiring the Perfect Nanny

Five Tips for Hiring the Perfect Nanny

Mary Poppins set the standard and I’m really going to ask you to take my word for this as someone that runs a nanny agency and speaks with clients for a living. So let’s see how to find your Mary Poppins.

Tutor for B16 in Jurmala, Latvia – GBN279

Tutor for B16 in Jurmala, Latvia – GBN279

A family from Jurmala, Latvia is seeking an English speaking Tutor for B16. The candidates must have 10+ years experience, university degree and a driving license. Live-out accommodation. High salary.

Celebrate Summer with some Enid Blyton inspired Fun

Celebrate Summer with some Enid Blyton inspired Fun

This month we celebrate the birthday of British author Enid Blyton and her treasured literary works. We’ve come up with some ideas to sprinkle some Famous Five inspired magic into your summer break!

What is a Governess?

What is a Governess?

We are often asked by applicants, “What do I need to become a governess?”. We are also asked by families, “What is a difference between a Governess and a Nanny?”
Today we are answering your questions.

Plastic-Free Family Games that Ignite Imagination

Plastic-Free Family Games that Ignite Imagination

The beautiful season of summer is here! We hope that our latest blog post will inspire you to create some wonderful plastic-free fun for all the family. Whether it’s creating a magical den in the garden, or setting up a messy play station to create and let the imagination run free, we hope that you have a whole lot of fun whatever you decide to get up to!

Fun Ways to Weave Family Fitness into your Schedule

Fun Ways to Weave Family Fitness into your Schedule

It’s Wimbledon season over here in England, a time when many of us dust off the tennis rackets once more in sporting spirit! Exercise is crucial for our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing and done together as a family further boosts the release of feel good hormones. We hope this blog post inspires some outdoor family fun this summer!

6 Effective Ways to Apply Conscious Parenting

6 Effective Ways to Apply Conscious Parenting

The arrival of beautiful new royal baby Archie has introduced an openly ‘conscious’ approach to parenting adopted by new parents Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex. Their profound personal life experiences as individuals means that they now unite as a family with a broadened perspective of what a child needs to develop and thrive.

Experienced Housekeeper required in Belgravia, London – GBN269

Experienced Housekeeper required in Belgravia, London – GBN269

A nice family residing in Belgravia, London is seeking an experience housekeeper who is fluent in English, who has previously worked in VIP households and can help out with their 3 year old daughter from time to time. The candidate must have up to date DBS and min 3 contactable references. £33,000-36,300 gpa.

Celebrating World Ocean’s Day as a Family

Celebrating World Ocean’s Day as a Family

Where would we be without the miracle of the magical and astounding ocean? Certainly not here on planet earth as we know it. The health of our oceans has become a mission of the masses, we have finally opened our eyes and our hearts to a spirit of positive activism, creating a dawn of change. Celebrate World Oceans Day 2019 with Great British Nannies!

Maternity Nurse required in July, London + Travels – GBN268

Maternity Nurse required in July, London + Travels – GBN268

A VIP family from Saudi Arabia is seeking a qualified and experienced Maternity Nurse or Maternity Nanny for the care of their newborn due beginning of August. The placement is 12 weeks in total to start 26 July in London, then Marbella and then Al-Khobar for the last 3 weeks. Only candidates with 5+ years of newborn experience and relevant qualifications will be considered. Salary £250+ npd.

Experienced Nanny required for G3, Sloane Square, London – GBN267

Experienced Nanny required for G3, Sloane Square, London – GBN267

An international family residing near Sloane Square, London is seeking an experience and qualified nanny, who is fluent in English, for the care and education of their 3 year old daughter. The candidate must have up to date First Aid and DBS check. This is a live-in position, with your own bedroom and bathroom. Live-out can be considered. Salary £1000+ npw.

From new Mummy struggles to finding my inner strength

From new Mummy struggles to finding my inner strength

An honest account from a new mum, who lost her sparkle after giving birth to her first child. But has found it again through reconnecting to her love of fitness and motivating people. She has become a BeachBody coach and is able to work from home doting on her daughter all at once. Read her amazing journey to regaining her self-esteem and zest for life.

Ideas for New Mamas in Need of Some Self-Care

Ideas for New Mamas in Need of Some Self-Care

Your long anticipated precious bundle of joy is finally here. You may feel elated, afraid, anxious, calm or overwhelmed. The post-partum phase after baby’s arrival and can overwhelming, and it’s easy to slip back into doing mode when what you really need is deep, deep rest. We hope these ideas will inspire some much deserved nourishing YOU time.

Summer Governor required for B8 & B11, Yacht trip in Mediterranean – GBN266

Summer Governor required for B8 & B11, Yacht trip in Mediterranean – GBN266

A Kazakh family, travelling around Mediterranean on their yacht from 20 July to the end of August, is seeking an educated, sporty, fun and experienced Governor, who is fluent in English, to join them during the trip. They have two sons 8 and 11, who love active games as well as reading books. Own cabin with bathroom provided. Salary £1000 npw.

English speaking Nanny required for B4 & B6 in Kitzbuehel, Austria – GBN265

English speaking Nanny required for B4 & B6 in Kitzbuehel, Austria – GBN265

A family residing in Austrian Tirol is seeking a qualified and experienced Nanny, who is fluent in English, for the care of their two sons aged 4 and 6. Minimum 5 years of experience as a Nanny, confident driver is required as well as childcare qualifications. The role is great for ski lovers. Live-in, private room with bathroom is provided. Salary £750 npw.

English speaking Nanny required for G1.5 in Muscat, Oman – GBN264

English speaking Nanny required for G1.5 in Muscat, Oman – GBN264

A family residing in Muscat, Oman is seeking a qualified, experienced and kind Nanny who is fluent in English, for the care of their 1.5 year old daughter. Minimum 5 years of experience as a Nanny as well as childcare qualification is required. Live-in, private room with bathroom, medical insurance is provided. Salary £900 npw.

Benefits of Magical Family Reading Time

Benefits of Magical Family Reading Time

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week we pay tribute to the magic that happens when families come together to relish story time together. The joy that shines upon the faces of those captivated by the power of stories, enchanted by the turn of each new page. Family reading time is a gateway to limitless fun, adventure and wonder!

Experienced Nanny required for B2 & B7m in Riyadh, KSA – GBN281

English speaking Nanny required for B3 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – GBN263

A family residing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is seeking an active, experienced and kind Nanny who is fluent in English, for the care of their 3 year old boy. Minimum 3 years of experience working with toddlers. There is a baby and Nanny might be asked to help out Maternity Nurse from time to time. Live-in, private room with bathroom. Salary £1000-1200 npw.

Nanny for G6 & B6m required in Brussels, Belgium – GBN262

Nanny for G6 & B6m required in Brussels, Belgium – GBN262

A family residing in Brussels, Belgium is seeking an English speaking Nanny for their two children, G6 and B6m. Minimum 3 years of experience with babies and young children is required. It will be shared charge with the mother and housekeeper. Live-in position with your own room and bathroom. Salary £800 npw.

Summer Governor/Governess required for B5, Turkey or Europe – GBN260

Summer Governor/Governess required for B5, Turkey or Europe – GBN260

A Russian family is seeking a fun and active Governess/Governor to join them during the summer months (destination either Turkey or Europe). The governor will help their son of 5 to learn English and to become more confident with a foreign language. Either separate room with bathroom or studio will be provided. Salary £1000 npw.

Interview With Our Wonderful Great British Nannies Founder Cleo

Interview With Our Wonderful Great British Nannies Founder Cleo

Founded in 2014 Great British Nannies is a boutique nanny that provides childcare with a difference. For founder Cleo the Great British Nannies mission goes far beyond a business or a brand, it is a passion and she is motivated by purpose. We caught up with Cleo to find out more about her own childhood, her inspirations and hopes for the future.

Experienced Nanny for G6 & G3 required in West Hollywood, USA – GBN259

Experienced Nanny for G6 & G3 required in West Hollywood, USA – GBN259

A family of four residing in West Hollywood is seeking an experienced and educated Nanny for their 3 daughters, 6 and 3 years old. Ideally the nanny will have 5-8 years of relevant experience and childcare education. Preferably candidates who seek a live-in position but live-out will be considered as well. Salary $1000 gpw.

Summer Nanny for G7, B6 & G3 required in London, UK – GBN258

Summer Nanny for G7, B6 & G3 required in London, UK – GBN258

A lovely family from Saudi Arabia, who will be spending their summer in London, is seeking an experienced and fun Nanny for their 3 children – G7, B6 & G3. They will be in London from 12 June to 15 August. The Nanny will help them organise daily trips and activities. Live-out. Location near Victoria Station. Salary £12 nph.

Summer Nanny for B2 & B5 required in Germany – GBN257

Summer Nanny for B2 & B5 required in Germany – GBN257

An American family residing near Kaiserslautern in Germany is seeking an experienced and mature Nanny to join them for 2 months in July in August. The duties will be to assist the father with the care for B2 & B5 while their mother is travelling for business. It’s a live-in position with a separate room and bathroom provided. Salary £800 npw.

Summer Governess for B9 & G6 required in Hungary – GBN256

Summer Governess for B9 & G6 required in Hungary – GBN256

A Hungarian family is seeking an educated, experienced and fun Governess to teach English to their two children, boy 9 years old and girl 6, while they travel in Hungary. It’s a 4 week placement from mid July to mid August. Separate room/accommodation provided. Salary £800-1000 npw.

5 Reasons why Nannying is a Millennials Perfect Career Choice

5 Reasons why Nannying is a Millennials Perfect Career Choice

With a rise in millennials seeking fulfilment from their day job, it comes as no surprise that the appeal to switch careers and become a full-time nanny is on the up. At Great British Nannies we’ve witnessed countless women and men trade in their high pressured mainstream teaching professions to become a travel nanny for one of our VIP families.

English speaking Nanny required for G5 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – GBN255

English speaking Nanny required for G5 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – GBN255

A royal family residing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is seeking an educated, experienced and kind Nanny who is fluent in English, for the care and development of their 5 year old daughter. Minimum of 3 years experience and university degree are required. Live-in, private room with bathroom £4000 npm.

Experienced Nanny required for B2 & B7m in Riyadh, KSA – GBN281

Experienced Nanny required for B2 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – GBN254

A royal family residing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is seeking an active, experienced and kind Nanny who is fluent in English, for the care of their 2 year old boy. A good team worker is requited as there is a team of nannies who work with other siblings and support each other when needed. Live-in, private room with bathroom £4000 npm.

Why Celebrities & Royalty Choose Great British Nannies

Why Celebrities & Royalty Choose Great British Nannies

Great British Nannies are proud to be the childcare provider of choice for a number of celebrities and royal families around the world. We continue to receive wonderful feedback from high profile clients who entrust their childcare needs in our capable hands. Our reputation as a leading boutique nanny agency continues to flourish and here’s why…

Fuss-free Date Night for you and your Partner

Fuss-free Date Night for you and your Partner

You may struggle to remember what date night looks like, let alone feels like. Amongst the demands of parenthood and list of things to do, romance quickly drops to the bottom of the pile. We’ve come up with some easy to organise date ideas for you and your partner to re-kindle the romance.

How to be the new Dad that your Partner needs you to be

How to be the new Dad that your Partner needs you to be

Great British Papas, firstly we want you to know how much you are appreciated. We know that parenthood, whilst incredibly rewarding, is no easy feat and as a new papa you might be feeling overwhelmed to say the least. Here’s how to rise to the occasion for your new family and be the best partner possible at a time when she needs you most.

Maternity Nurse required in July in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia – GBN252

Maternity Nurse required in July in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia – GBN252

A family residing in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia is seeking a qualified and experienced Maternity Nurse or Maternity Nanny for the care of their newborn due end of July. 5+ years of experience working with new born babies and relevant qualifications are required. Salary £250 npd.

English speaking Governor/Governess for B6 in Cyprus – GBN251

English speaking Governor/Governess for B6 in Cyprus – GBN251

A Russian family residing in Larnaca, Cyprus is seeking an English speaker for the education and development of their 6 years old son. 3+ years of experience working with primary school age, degree or TEFL are required. Live-out, accommodation or petrol expenses covered. Salary £450-500 npw.

Why Positive Affirmations make Motherhood more Manageable

Why Positive Affirmations make Motherhood more Manageable

Many mothers use positive affirmations to handle the daily demands of motherhood, which allows them to connect to a place of calm and peace no matter what chaos may ensue. Daily positive affirmations can make a huge impact on our quality of lives and allow us to take life’s challenges in our stride. Here’s how you can make daily affirmations work for you!

Temporary Nanny for G14m in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – GBN278

English speaking Baby Nanny required in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – GBN250

A family residing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is seeking an English speaking Baby Nanny for the care and development of their 4 months old baby. 3+ years of experience working with babies as a career nanny is required. Live-in accommodation provided. Salary £1200-1750 npw depending on the hours worked.

English speaking Governess/Tutor required in Dalian, China – GBN249

English speaking Governess/Tutor required in Dalian, China – GBN249

A family residing in Dalian, China is seeking an English speaking Governess/Tutor for the education of their 2 year old daughter and the mother. 3+ years of experience as a governess or tutor as well as basic knowledge of British curriculum is required. Live-in accommodation provided. Salary £800-1000 npw.

Food Allergies in Children: How to Spot and Treat Them Best

Food Allergies in Children: How to Spot and Treat Them Best

Food allergy figures in children are on the rise. We all hope that our children will never encounter an allergic reaction to food, for example when eating out at a new restaurant. In the instance that this happens, we’ve outlined how you can best handle this situation with confidence.

English speaking Nanny/Governess required in New York City – GBN248

English speaking Nanny/Governess required in New York City – GBN248

A family residing in New York City, USA is seeking an English speaking Nanny/Governess for the care of their 6 year old daughter. 3+ years of experience as a career nanny or governess, as well as work permit for UK and USA is required. Live-in accommodation provided. Salary $700-1000 npw.

Maternity Nurse required in July, London + Travels – GBN268

Russian or Mandarin speaking Nanny required for a Newborn in London – GBN246

A family residing in Pimlico, London is seeking a Russian or Mandarin speaking Nanny for the care of their newborn baby due in April. Experience with newborns as well as up to date Paediatric First Aid are a must. Live-out, part-time schedule – Tue, Thur, Fri, plus travels upon mutual agreement. Salary £13+net per hour.

Flu Free into 2019 with Natural Remedies

Flu Free into 2019 with Natural Remedies

With the children back at school and normal routine resumed it can be a time where your little ones (and you) may be more susceptible to picking up a bout of the dreaded January sniffles. We’ve put together some natural remedy suggestions to safely see you through to spring.

Rota Nanny required for G6 & B2 in Moscow – GBN245

Rota Nanny required for G6 & B2 in Moscow – GBN245

A family residing in Moscow, Russia is seeking an experienced English speaking Nanny for the care of their daughter 6 and their son 2. 3+ years in childcare and teaching degree or certificates are a must. Live-in accommodation provided during shifts, plus flights home or live-out accommodation between shifts. Salary £2,500-3,000 npm.

Two Rota Nannies required for 2 girls in Hampstead – GBN244

Two Rota Nannies required for 2 girls in Hampstead – GBN244

A family residing in Hampstead, London is seeking two experienced English speaking Nannies for the care of their 2 daughters. 5+ years in childcare and private household experience a must. Live-in accommodation provided during shifts. 24/7 or 24/14 Rota schedule. Salary negotiable.

New Year’s Resolutions with a Difference

New Year’s Resolutions with a Difference

So the season of celebration draws to a close as we welcome in the new beginnings of 2019. The month of January provides us with an opportunity for reflection and stillness following the Christmas festivities. Many refer to this time as the ‘January Blues’ and begin to look forward to summer holidays, skipping past spring.

The Magic that Happens When You Love Your Child Unconditionally

The Magic that Happens When You Love Your Child Unconditionally

Amongst the Christmas chaos, the bustling preparations and the hectic advent calendar it’s likely that your child has missed off their wish list the most important gift of all. Unconditional love. True unconditional love lasts a lifetime and fills your child’s heart for free.

Experienced Night Nanny required for G1 in Chelsea – GBN243

Experienced Night Nanny required for G1 in Chelsea – GBN243

A family residing in Chelsea, London is seeking an experienced Night Nanny for the care of their 1 year old daughter. A great team player is a must. This is a live-in position with an accommodation provided. Schedule is 5 days/week 12 hours/day. Salary negotiable.

Experienced Housekeeper required in Belgravia, London – GBN269

Experienced Nanny required for G1 in Chelsea – GBN242

A family residing in Chelsea, London is seeking an energetic and experienced Nanny with a childcare qualification (Norland or Chiltern preferred) for the care of their 1 year old daughter. This is a live-out position with an accommodation provided. Schedule is 5 days/week 12 hours/day. Salary negotiable.

Top 5 Things to Know About Working in a Private Household

Top 5 Things to Know About Working in a Private Household

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.

Live-out Nanny required for B6, B4 & NB in Sloane Square – GBN239

Live-out Nanny required for B6, B4 & NB in Sloane Square – GBN239

A family residing between Sloane Square and Clapham Junction in London is seeking an active, experienced and educated Nanny who is fluent in English and preferably Spanish. The main care is for B6 & B4 and shared care for a newborn. Live-out, five days per week. Salary negotiable.

8 Ideas to Encourage an Attitude of Gratitude in Your Children

8 Ideas to Encourage an Attitude of Gratitude in Your Children

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.

Experienced Nanny required for G3, Sloane Square, London – GBN267

After-school Governess required for 3 children in Mayfair – GBN236

A family residing in Mayfair, London is seeking a fluent English-speaking Governess with 3+ years of experience and a university degree for the care of their 3 children (B5, G5, G4). Live-out, after school hours: Monday-Friday, 3pm – 8pm. Salary is £20 per hour.

Experienced Night Nanny required for G1 in Chelsea – GBN243

After-school Governess required for B3 in Hampstead – GBN235

A family residing in Hampstead, London is seeking a fluent English-speaking Governess with 3+ years of experience and a university degree for the care of their son aged 3. Live-out, after school hours: Monday-Friday, 3pm – 8pm. Salary is high and negotiable.

Cultivating Guilt-Free ‘me time’ as a Modern Mother

Cultivating Guilt-Free ‘me time’ as a Modern Mother

Do you feel guilty about carving out time for self-care? Know this, Great British Mama: Taking care of yourself isn’t indulgent – it’s a crucial part of being a good mother. Enjoy our soul nourishing suggestions on how to fill up your self-care cup with love because balance is where the beauty begins.

Five Reasons why Drawing is Essential for your Child’s Development

Five Reasons why Drawing is Essential for your Child’s Development

Drawing is an especially important outlet for children who do not yet have the verbal skills to communicate their feelings. Through your child’s art you are able to catch a glimpse into their rich internal world whilst conversely they are able to develop concentration, thought-processing and motor skills.

Top 6 Reasons Why Animals Are Incredible Teachers

Top 6 Reasons Why Animals Are Incredible Teachers

In celebration of World Animal Day on October 4th and the fight for their protection, we wanted to share with you some of the many ways in which animals light up our world and teach us to be better humans!

Reasons why teaching children to label their feelings is so important

Reasons why teaching children to label their feelings is so important

Happy and sad tend to be the primary feeling labels that are taught to children. This encourages a black and white type of thinking, good and bad, right and wrong. Assisting our children in understanding the full spectrum of human feelings is vital in ensuring that they grow into emotionally astute young adults. With this early understanding it’s far more likely that children’s emotional awareness will continue to develop into their adulthood.

Top 5 Activities for an Awesome Autumn with your Children

Top 5 Activities for an Awesome Autumn with your Children

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!

Roald Dahl’s Pearls of Wisdom for Living a Beautiful Life

Roald Dahl’s Pearls of Wisdom for Living a Beautiful Life

The timeless stories of Roald Dahl have delighted generations of children and their parents for decades. Over 100 years after his birth, his stories continue to inspire people of all ages and walks of life. From the vibrant characters to the marvellous stories, for many Roald Dahl is the world’s No.1 story teller. 

Reasons why working with children is a gift like no other

Reasons why working with children is a gift like no other

It’s a beautiful thing when a passion and a career come together. It fills us with delight to place nannies, governesses and tutors with their ideal family in which both parties will be happy and contended. We make it a priority to ensure that each candidate’s skillset and expertise will be utilised to its full potential, allowing the candidate to feel fulfilled within their role of educator and caregiver. 

English-speaking Baby Nanny, Bucharest, Romania – GBN219

English-speaking Baby Nanny, Bucharest, Romania – GBN219

A lovely young Romanian/Mexican family residing in Bucharest, Romania is seeking an experienced and qualified nanny for the care of their first child a baby girl of 5 months. The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ ex…

Importance of encouraging children to be open-minded

Importance of encouraging children to be open-minded

In today’s world we are lucky enough to learn about and connect with other cultures and ways of life so freely.  Social media has allowed us to understand new perspectives and outlooks in abundance.  As important as it is to limit screen time for our children, it’s also vital that we allow children to connect with the positive aspects of social media to broaden their minds and horizons.

How to become a great British nanny?

How to become a great British nanny?

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.

Experienced British Nanny for 3 children, Dubai – GBN217

Experienced British Nanny for 3 children, Dubai – GBN217

A family residing in Dubai is seeking a well-educated and experienced British nanny for the care of their three children aged 4, 3 and a baby of 4 months. The eldest children enjoy sporting activities and the outdoors. This is a shared care role with the moth…

Experienced Nanny for 3 children, Knightsbridge – GBN216

Experienced Nanny for 3 children, Knightsbridge – GBN216

A family well recommended to us is seeking a native English or fluent in English and or Spanish and French (a bonus but not essential) nanny to join their family for the care of their three children. They have B 6.5, G 4.5 and B 2 and res…

Nannying in Moscow

Nannying in Moscow

We spoke to former British nanny Julia about her experience as a nanny working for a V.I.P family in Moscow. Please read in our blog post how much she loved living in Moscow, about her expectations and challenges she had to overcome.

Experienced Nanny for a 2 year old girl, Belgravia – GBN215

Experienced Nanny for a 2 year old girl, Belgravia – GBN215

A family residing in Belgravia, London is seeking a professional and experienced nanny for the care of their 2 year old daughter. The ideal candidate will be seeking a full-time and permanent role that is flexible around the needs of the family…

Summer Governess for 3 girls in Yerevan – GBN214

Summer Governess for 3 girls in Yerevan – GBN214

An Armenian family residing in the beautiful Yerevan is seeking a British Governess/Tutor for a temporary role for 15 days from 7 to 21 July. The family requires an 8 hour everyday cover in that period, no days off. We have previously placed…

Important Reminder for Your Children during Exam Season

Important Reminder for Your Children during Exam Season

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.

Summer Governor/Governess required for B5, Turkey or Europe – GBN260

Governor for 2 boys to travel around Mediterranean – GBN213

A Kazakh family, highly recommended to us, is looking for an educated and active native English-speaking governor, governess or tutor to join them on a boat trip from approximately 25 July. The family will travel with their two sons age 7 and…

Experienced Nanny/Manny for 8yo twins, Surrey – GBN212

Experienced Nanny/Manny for 8yo twins, Surrey – GBN212

A single father is seeking a Nanny or a Manny for the care of his twin boys age 8. The boys are well behaved, happy and motivated and get along very well with each other. The father has the boys with him from Wednesday to Saturday on some …

Native English-speaking Nanny for G4 in Saudi Arabia – GBN211

Native English-speaking Nanny for G4 in Saudi Arabia – GBN211

A member of the Saudi royal family based in Riyadh is seeking an experienced nanny, preferably with a background in child psychology, for the care of their four year old daughter. The candidate sought is a well-educated and experienced native…

Travel Nanny for 3 children, Greece – GBN210

Travel Nanny for 3 children, Greece – GBN210

An English speaking travel nanny is required to travel to Greece with a family from Belgravia. The family has three children, B4 and B9 and G13.The family will require the candidate to travel with them to Greece and stay at their home there from 8 J…

Two Rota Nannies required for 2 girls in Hampstead – GBN244

Summer Nanny for 2 children, London – GBN208

A Saudi Arabian family travelling to London from 12 July to 16 August 2018 is seeking a temporary English nanny to care for their two children, G4 and B2. The ideal candidate will be a nanny that is experienced with toddlers and is seeking work…

Maternity Nurse for October in Paris & Riyadh – GBN207

Maternity Nurse for October in Paris & Riyadh – GBN207

A family well known to the agency is seeking a maternity nurse in Riyadh for their first born child, due in October 2018. The contract is 8 weeks to begin with, with the opportunity to be extended should that be something both the empl…

Summer Manny for B8 & B10 required in St Tropez – GBN205

Summer Manny for B8 & B10 required in St Tropez – GBN205

A family spending the summer in St Tropez from June 29th – July 31st is seeking an active and intelligent male nanny/governor for the care of their two children B8 and B10. The family requires full cover of all the days during this period…

Five Benefits of Play with Children

Five Benefits of Play with Children

There is a power in playtime that perhaps has been previously overlooked. It may look like leisure time, but when children are building dens, fighting imaginary monsters or playing house, they’re actually developing important life skills — and preparing their brains for the challenges of adulthood.

Native English-speaking Nanny for B2 in Saudi Arabia – GBN204

Native English-speaking Nanny for B2 in Saudi Arabia – GBN204

A Saudi family based in Riyadh is seeking an experienced nanny, preferably with a background in child psychology, for the care of their two year old son. The ideal candidate will be a native English-speaker from the U.K, Australia or New Zeal…

Temporary Nanny for 3 children, London – GBN203

Temporary Nanny for 3 children, London – GBN203

A lovely family from Dubai, who is visiting London from 3 July to 3 September 2018, is seeking a well-educated, articulate and kind nanny for their 3 children G7, G4 and B3 months. The main focus will be entertaining and caring for the two girls…

Experienced Nanny for 2 children, Belfast & USA – GBN202

Experienced Nanny for 2 children, Belfast & USA – GBN202

A family from Belfast that has been well recommended to us is seeking immediate childcare from now until the beginning of September. Two children B9m and G6. The ideal candidate must be a fluent English speaker with 5+ years of exp…

Experienced Nanny for a 2 year old girl, Belgravia – GBN215

Experienced Nanny/Manny for B8 & G3, London – GBN201

A family currently residing in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, that shall be moving to London (East Dulwich) in the near future is seeking an experienced and qualified Nanny or Manny for the care of their two intelligent and curious children (B8 a…

Native English-speaking Nanny for B3 & B4 in Athens – GBN200

Native English-speaking Nanny for B3 & B4 in Athens – GBN200

A lovely family residing in suburbs of Athens is looking for a native English-speaking nanny for their two children, B3 and B4. Start date could be either in August, when the family travels for one month around the Greek Islands or after 15 Septe…

Experienced Nanny required for G2 & G3 in Notting Hill, London – GBN230

Summer Nanny for 3 children, London – GBN199

A family from Saudi Arabia is travelling to London from the 20th June – 10th August requires a nanny for the care of their three children B9, G8, B4. Duties will include indoor and outdoor games (arts and crafts, reading, baking, sports) and acc…

Experienced Nanny for 3 children, Knightsbridge – GBN216

Summer Nanny for 3 children, London – GBN198

A lovely family travelling to London on two separate trips, June 13th – July 1st and 14th July – 10th August, requires a temporary nanny for their three children, G6, B5 and G2. The family is our returning customer and we have great feedback fr…

Experienced Nanny for 2 toddlers, Brook Green, London – GBN209

English-speaking Nanny for G3, Belgravia – GBN197

A family residing in Belgravia, London is seeking a professional and experienced nanny for the care of their 3 year old daughter. Live-out position for someone with their own accommodation in London, flights and separate accommodation whilst…

Male Nanny/Tutor for B12, Sheffield – GBN196

Male Nanny/Tutor for B12, Sheffield – GBN196

A family residing close to Sheffield is seeking a permanent male nanny/tutor to assist with the care and education of their son aged 12. The main responsibility will be to home school the boy (with the assistance and input of a tutor), providing act…

Experienced baby nanny required in Moscow – GBN195

Experienced baby nanny required in Moscow – GBN195

A Russian family residing on the outskirts of Moscow is seeking an experienced baby nanny from England to work alongside another native English speaking nanny for the primary care of their one year old baby boy that is also confident to assist with their other two children 7&10.

Tips for adapting to life as a Nanny

Tips for adapting to life as a Nanny

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.

Gardening for Children – nurture your child with nature

Gardening for Children – nurture your child with nature

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!

Five tips for helping your toddler to sleep

Five tips for helping your toddler to sleep

Toddler sleep problems are very common and it can all add up to many frustrating and exhausting nights. Fortunately, there are many solutions that will help to get your little one to sleep. Follow these 5 top tips and soon you’ll both be sleeping like a baby.

British Nanny for B2.5 required in Moscow – GBN192

British Nanny for B2.5 required in Moscow – GBN192

A full-time live out British nanny is required for a high-profile family living 40km from Moscow for their son (only child) of 2 ½ years. They are looking for a British nanny to help with the language development of their son whilst treating him as if he were her own child.

British Nanny for G5 & G8, Hampstead – GBN191

British Nanny for G5 & G8, Hampstead – GBN191

A family in Hampstead, London is seeking an experienced and educated British governess for the care and education of their two daughters 5 and 8 years old. This is a live-out (accommodation not provided) full-time position. Salary on offer £14-16 gross per hour.

Qualified Baby Nanny required in Regents Park, London – Rota – GBN229

Superb Nanny/Manny for B8 & G3, London – GBN190

A family currently residing in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, that shall be moving to London (East Dulwich) in the near future is seeking an experienced and qualified Nanny or Manny for the care of their two intelligent and curious children (B8 and G3). £500-700 per week

Native English-speaking Nanny for G4 in Saudi Arabia – GBN211

Bilingual French/English Nanny for Saudi Arabia – GBN189

A family residing in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, situated on Arabian Gulf and a 45 minute drive to Bahrain is seeking a young nanny/governess for their energetic, sporty and enthusiastic daughter of 6 years who is an only child…

English Nanny for Geneva, Switzerland – GBN187

English Nanny for Geneva, Switzerland – GBN187

An Italian family residing in Geneva, Switzerland is seeking an experienced, qualified and familiar with Montessori approach (either from training or experience) Nanny for the care of their two children, 2.5 year old girl and 8 months old boy. The family lives in a castle, 30 minute commute

English-speaking Nanny/Governess required in West Hampstead – GBN225

Part-time Manny for for B6 and B9 in Brixton – GBN186

Manny for after-school care of two boys 6 and 9 is required in Brixton. Monday to Thursday, 2.30pm to 6.30pm. Duties: prepare snacks, pick up from school, assist with homework and have fun. Salary is £12-15 net per hour depending on experience. Start date is as soon as possible.

British Baby Nanny for a newborn baby in Muscat – GBN156

British Baby Nanny for a newborn baby in Muscat – GBN156

British Baby Nanny in Muscat is required. Top salary £1000 per week for childcare specialists with baby experience who are looking for their next long-term position. Muscat is a great destination for those who love sunshine, beaches and learning new cultures. Apply today

Qualified Maternity Nurse for a Newborn Baby, London – GBN218

Nanny for two children in South Kensington – GBN158

A mature English-speaking nanny required in South Kensington, London for two children of school age. Salary on offer is from £10 to £12 net per hour for a childcare specialist who is looking for her next long-term position with great life-work balance.

Real Importance of a Routine for Children

Real Importance of a Routine for Children

When it comes to raising children, everyone will have their own wisdom to share. One practice that is shared by a lot of parents is the maintaining of a good routine for children.

Being a Governess in Russia

Being a Governess in Russia

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.

Ten Lifehacks for Parenting

Ten Lifehacks for Parenting

Regardless how many children we have, the job never gets easier. It’s a role we embrace, but it doesn’t mean we shouldn’t make it easier when possible.

English kindergarten teacher in Moscow

English kindergarten teacher in Moscow

What’s it like being an English kindergarten teacher in Moscow? Here we have a first hand account from a British teacher working with Russian children.

Nannying abroad

Nannying abroad

Nannying abroad your next step? Read here about how one nanny/governess went to Moscow to teach English as a second language.

School holiday activities

School holiday activities

Looking for interesting, fun and creative ideas to keep your children busy and enjoying themselves throughout the school holidays? Look no further.

Activities in Moscow this summer

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

Governess in Moscow

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!

12 attributes of a great Nanny

12 attributes of a great Nanny

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.

Myths about being bilingual

Myths about being bilingual

Some common myths about the effect of knowing and learning new languages from first hand experience of a polyglot that speaks four languages fluently.

Travel Nannies – Pack Like a Pro

Travel Nannies – Pack Like a Pro

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 activities for summer

Children’s activities for summer

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.

Z Governess in Moscow

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!

How to write a Nanny CV

How to write a Nanny CV

It’s round about that time to update my CV. What is it about talking about ourselves that makes this part of our professional lives so challenging?

Yoga for calmer parenting or nannying

Yoga for calmer parenting or nannying

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.