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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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.