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Being financially stable is a dream for expat teachers living and working abroad. Imagine a world where you don’t have to worry about whether you have enough to pay for your bills and your personal expenses. How would you like to earn more than enough that you can save for your future? Many work in a  different country, far from family and friends, so they can earn more than enough to be debt-free. Being financial stable...
Many nannies dream of filling dream nanny job vacancies, working for celebrity and VIP clients. However, finding nanny jobs in this sector is far from just a walk in the park. While celebrity families are the same as average families, when looking for a full-time nanny for their kids, social status means they have a greater concern for the security and safety of their children.  Being a celebrity or VIP nanny is not an...
Money: Managing a Sensitive Family Subject    As a working or aspiring nanny, you’re in a unique position. You’re a professional—and yet, you’re also exposed to far more personal details of your employers’ lives than other professionals will be. Chances are, you’re going to see your employers in their bathrobes and slippers, with unkempt hair, and before they’ve had their morning...
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...
Working as a nanny for the stars is easily one of the most sought-after positions in the childcare industry. Being a nanny for a celebrity can be challenging. Successful people generally take longer hours at work, which means nannies may face more demands than regular nannies do. Most celebrity nannies spend 10 to 14 hours a day in the celebrity’s household.  Becoming a celebrity nanny is not easy. However, working for A-listers...
The summer season is here. You and your charge are thinking about unwinding and enjoying the warm weather with a splash in the pool. However, pools are one of the common places where tragic accidents occur.  In 2018, at least 148 children under the age of 15 fatally drowned in swimming pools or spas. Kids who stay underwater for four to six minutes may have irreversible brain damage. While there is no single safety device that will...
Are you looking for work as a governess, nanny, or tutor? Do you want to get a nanny job overseas? In recent years, companies have transitioned to listing job opportunities online. There are hundreds of websites that make it easy for you to connect with potential clients and charges.  Most childcare job websites now carry a wide variety of childcare jobs, including full-time, part-time, and rota opportunities. These sites streamline...
Deciding on you nanny contract template can be overwhelming. Governess or nanny contract examples are long, packed with information, and may include complex legal terminology or terms you may be unfamiliar with. Sadly, a nanny work agreement is a necessary evil. You don’t want to make any mistakes when you’re signing up a year or more of your life working for a family or private employer. A new governess job or...