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Today, we chatted with a Norland male nanny about his education with the famous Norland college. Introducing Ike Robin ( @the_manny_life_of_ike) , a manny training at Norland College! Read on to find out more! Hi Ike! Please can you tell us, how did you first get interested in working in childcare?  When I was growing up I always said to myself that I want a career based around making people happy and inspiring lives,...
Read on for tips you can use in all childcare and nanny jobs . Also, find out what life is like working as a travel nanny/ governess. Introducing Amy Bryant - The Suitcase Nanny! Hello Amy! First of all - please could you introduce yourself and tell us a little about your background? Hey! I’m Amy Bryant, a travel nanny expert also known as The Suitcase Nanny. I’m 26 years old and have been caring for children...
Halloween is an event celebrated by adults and children as a day where they can express themselves however they want. Many do this by wearing costumes, while others wear make-up.  Letting the children express themselves can prevent them from developing long-term negative effects, including low self-esteem and depression. Kids who limit themselves from expressing what they feel also face difficulties reaching their unique...
It’s October and Halloween is fast approaching. You and the children have already began preparing what will be the “best costume of the year.” You also start setting up the home according to the theme for this year’s spooky celebration. Then you realize something’s missing: what will you and the children do at the party? Planning out fun and exciting games that children of all ages would enjoy is, at times,...
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...
Working with twins can be such a rewarding, fun, and memorable experience. Caring for children of the same age generally makes a nanny’s life more comfortable as they can plan activities, meals and routines that are mostly the same for each child. However, the special bond that twins share adds another level of enjoyment to the job, as you witness them connect, interact and form a lifelong relationship.  This being said, working...
Want to know the best Netflix nanny movies and shows to watch together with kids? Just started a new nanny job and looking for some fun shows to watch together? Look no further, Netflix contains a multitude of amazing shows for every audience and will be adding new shows from a different genre every month. Movie sessions are a great way to strengthen the bond between a nanny and children because they can interact with each other while...