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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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.
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.
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.