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As children, we grew up watching movies where nannies had superpowers and a sharp instinct that allowed them to take care of children without breaking a sweat. Caregivers like Mary Poppins and Nanny McPhee taught us that a little goes a long way, and took us along on magical adventures full of mystery, dancing, and singing.  However, years later, Robin Williams broke the spell when he played Mrs. Doubtfire, a dad who went undercover...
Barcelona is one of the first destinations tourists go to when taking a trip to Spain, as it has some of the most beautiful surroundings in the world. With its tall mountains and pristine beaches, the lights and life in this modern cosmopolitan keep visitors awake, even at night.   Are you a nanny who’s visiting Barcelona with the children? If so, this fantastic city rich in architecture has a never-ending...
An excellent pasta recipe is one that is either whole-grain or bean-based and contains essential nutrients such as fibre, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. All these are good for the children, and that is just the pasta itself.  Homemade pasta is a joy to eat. They taste quite different from those bought in stores. Nannies who know how to make the perfect pasta dough and pair it with mouthwatering sauces will definitely give the...
Paris is often considered one of the world’s most beautiful cities. This European city is known for its bright lights and its sense of fashion. But Paris also has excellent kid-friendly spots that everyone in the family can enjoy! Nannies and children visiting Paris will be in for a treat. The city has some of the tastiest food on the European continent. It also offers travellers an interesting view of the continent’s history...
Before diving into jobs in the childcare industry, it is incredibly vital that you understand the differences in the job description of different positions, such as the roles of a governess or governor, tutor or nanny.  Sometimes the descriptions or requirements between the three jobs can become blurred. Nannies, governesses, and tutors are all tasked with developing the children’s skills and teaching them new...
For young children, growing up and spending time with other kids their age is a treasured memory. Many grow together with their childhood playmates and become the best of friends.  Nannies who are responsible for providing quality care to children should also help them make the best memories possible. And one great and simple way you can do this is by teaching your charges how to create friendship bracelets!   History...
Venice is perhaps one of the best and most beautiful cities in the world. Every street has vast architectural advantages that will excite anyone visiting to fully explore the city and dive into its culture and traditions. As a culturally significant city and Italy’s capital in the Veneto Region, Venice continues to enchant parents and children with its unique establishments, infrastructures, and attractions.  This city is the...
Short stories aimed at a younger audience often help in developing a child’s moral character.  Countless folktales, fables, and fairytales have endured the test of time, with many still being passed down through generations. At times, parts of the story are modified, but the plot, idea, magic, and morals remain the same. We listed seven of the best and timeless stories nannies can read to children under their care. Some of these...
Most parents consider hiring a nanny to meet the care and needs of their children. Nannies are responsible for helping the kids learn and develop skills through safe yet engaging activities. However, as the children grow older, some parents may start to consider hiring a live-in or live-out governess to work with their children. Governess positions are varied and many are based overseas with international travel.    Governess...
Moscow, the largest city and capital of Russia, is known for having numerous child-friendly educational sites. The city is home to well-known Russian architecture, historical buildings, and multiple UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) World Heritage Sites.  Russia’s capital is one of the most vibrant capitals in Europe. Its mix of history and modern flavours makes this 800-year-old city one...
Many go to theatres or spend hours streaming movies to be entertained. Films cover a wide variety of topics and span across multiple genres. The impact it has on people makes it a powerful medium to convey morals and provoke the mind. It is also effective in educating children and introducing them to new concepts.  Educational movies have seen growing popularity among parents and caregivers. Kid-friendly films enable children to...
Want to make unforgettable memories with your charges? If you and the kids find yourselves in London, then you are in for a treat. The capital of the United Kingdom is one of the largest cities in the world. The city is known for its rich history that includes the English monarchy.  London offers breathtaking spots, including parks, rivers, and historical attractions. So if you find yourself in town and looking for things to do-...