Top 5 Things to Know About Working in a Private Household
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.
This may sound like a strange one but working in a private VIP household will require you to use your intuition and discretion in knowing when to be seen and heard and when to fade into the background. This may feel awkward at first but you’ll get used to it, promise! An unavoidable truth of the job is that there’ll be times when you feel majorly like a spare part. Often you’ll be required to be present ‘just in case’ you’re needed. I found humour to be the best way to tackle these ‘feeling like a gooseberry’ moments.
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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!