12 hacks for first time parents In this blog, we will be talking about parenting hacks and tips. The arrival of a new baby is exciting - newborn babies represent life, hope and the promise of love. On the other hand, babies require hard work and dedication… We hope...
Who feels like a family trip to the seaside? Here at Great British Nannies we’ve come up with some beach friendly hacks sure to make your day of family fun as smooth running and enjoyable as possible.
Wondering how best to prepare your child for the arrival of their new siblings? This is an adaption period for everyone and in this blog you can find out how to best navigate the transition.
How can parents build a solid connection with their children.?This blog shares how you can be closer with your children through making small adjustments in behaviour in order for you to have a better and more rewarding relationship.
Some children find it easy and natural to make friends whereas others need some help from adults. Read our tips how to support your child’s social integration.
Are you looking to hire the perfect nanny? Do the perfect nanny even exist? Of course they do. Read our 5 tips how to find and hire a perfect childcare.
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.
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?
In this blog we will tell you all about maternity nurses. Who they are, what they can do and what they can not. Where to find a maternity nurse. And even how to become a career maternity nurse.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Welcoming a Great British Nanny into your home not only allows additional care for your child on a practical level, but also intellectually too. Giving your child the opportunity to be loved and cared for by a native English speaker opens countless gateways towards a beautifully thriving future!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
One of the most topical subject matters in the world of parenting is whether you should opt for baby-led weaning, or traditional weaning.
When it comes to children, there’s often no shortage of others to play with. However, there are several benefits in ensuring your child can play alone at times.
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.
Being a parent of multiples can be demanding. And the prospect of raising more than one child at a time can be worrying and overwhelming. What to do?
Thinking about when your child should start learning English as a second language? Or another language? When is the best time for them to start? Learn more.