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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? Being financially stable is a dream for expat teachers living and working abroad. 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 does...
  Since it was founded in 600 B.C., Marseille has seen an ever-changing demographic that gives this port town the big-city swagger and fishing-village sociability. It's a city that locals flock to see more sun and escape the hustle and bustle.  Unlike other places in France, the oldest city does not have monumental sights. However, it does excel in simple views, such as outdoor terraces and street art that provides a unique...
This week we spoke to the wonderful Eleanor Holden ( @thecornishnanny ) for a selection of fool-proof tips on organising your charges' playroom and teaching children to clean up after themselves. Read on to find out how it went!   Can you tell us a little bit more about where you work? Nestled deep inside a beautiful Cornish farmhouse is a bright blue and pink room that I am lucky enough to call my office. This is no...
One part of a nanny’s responsibility is to make sure that the children eat fulfilling and nutritious meals. However, some may find it challenging to provide this when out on a trip. When you are outside with the children, it can be very tricky to find places that serve kid-friendly and excellent quality food.  We made a list of six restaurants in London where nannies and the kids can have a healthy, fulfilling meal and memorable...
As a nanny, there are many fun ways to build a strong connection with your charges. Kids can gain valuable benefits from sharing a strong bond with their nanny, some of which can impact how they deal with problems they may face later in life and well into their adulthood.  One easy way to foster a long-lasting bond with your charges is by traveling and exploring new places together. A nanny can learn a lot about the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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-...
In the childcare industry, the coveted position of a travel or rota nanny means working with a high net worth family who can give you opportunities and tons of financial rewards. Families with very demanding lifestyles often choose rota nannies to provide seamless support and cover for 24 hours.  V.I.P. clients like hiring rota nannies to provide continuous care and act as proxy parents. People who are working demanding jobs say...
If you’re working in a nanny job and looking for a quick, simple activity to keep your kids busy this afternoon, why not incorporate learning and fun and try this out?  Have you ever heard of Oobleck slime? If not, read on and find out all about how to create a cornflour slime activity your kids will love! If you haven’t heard of ‘ Oobleck ’ before - don’t worry! Neither had we, until we...