Philippa Christian

Philippa Christian best known as the ‘Number 1 Nanny’ or as ‘Australia’s Nanny to the Stars’ has been the nanny to some of the most famous and most powerful families in the world.Christian began babysitting at the age of eleven, and since then, has become Australia’s most successful celebrity nanny. Christian has worked all over the world, including Beverly Hills, Calabasas and Malibu in Los Angeles, California, as well as places like the Bahamas and India.Christian’s mentor was the former nanny to Kim Kardashian, OJ and Nicole Simpson prior and during the famous murder trial, and also worked for many former girlfriends of Elvis Presley.Christian has seen babies grow from six weeks until they are old enough to be writing essays. She has had the privilege of witnessing the incredible ‘first steps’ and ‘first words’ but has always been so careful to leave these ‘discoveries’ up to the lucky parents! She considers herself to be very fortunate to be involved in the ‘growing’ future of our country and can only hope that she can continue doing what she loves best.She has also written her first novel, Nanny Confidential, which became a best-seller shortly after its release date in the summer of 2015. The fictional book, based on reality, takes a look into the life of Christian during her years of work. Lindsay Starwood is the main character in the novel. Christian has also appeared on many Australian and American morning shows and talk shows, popular radio stations and has appeared in many celebrity gossip and parenting magazines.

Nannies and Public Facebook Pages

I think my mum is one of the very few people on Earth who doesn’t have a Facebook account.  As she has often said to me, ‘What is so fascinating about seeing strange people falling over at a party drunk?’  I have to agree with her.  There is a very …

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Time to run the race

As a nanny, you will be faced at times with ‘difficult’ children who will initially appear to be impossible to deal with.  It’s a frightening position to be in and I remember it well.  One of the most clear memories I have is of a seven year old boy named …

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Through the Eyes of a Child

Imagine yourself drifting off ……… let the muscles in your neck and shoulders relax and your breathing become slow and steady while I tell you why being a nanny is possibly one of only a few jobs that can help you stay younger than your years. While caring for children …

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So long nanny, we’ll miss you!

Most jobs have a use by date and in this day and age, nannying is one of them. Even today’s royalty don’t continue with the tradition of employing a nanny or governess who cares for the children from the time they are born until they are old enough to drive …

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So Who Is Really In Charge?

You’ve got yourself ready and it’s time to go – no turning back now! I was successful in obtaining the position of a nanny to a family of seven – yes, that’s right, five children with two very, very busy parents who were often out of the country. There had …

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold

The lifestyles of the Rich and Famous are always to be desired by some people but little do they realize, at the end of the day we are all very much the same. I have opened up here and decided to give you an inside glance at what can happen …

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How to Deal with Celebrity Parents

For many years now, I have spent my time as a nanny moving from one gracious mansion to another, getting to know the families who I work for and doing my best, not just for the children, but for everyone who lives in these enormous homes.  It may sound a …

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