Wednesday , February 8 2023

Childcare & Education

Hiring a Governess, Private Tutor and Nanny

I am sure that a majority of parents are confused by how many childcare agencies there are.  Many have been operating for years and are well established, while some are relatively new.  The key when choosing a nanny agency to hire a governess, private tutor or nanny, is to choose one that …

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A Governess Guide to Surviving Moscow

When I first mentioned to my family and friends that I was considering moving to Moscow I received a lot of ‘Oh wow, well, you’re brave,’  comments and the occasional ‘Are you sure that’s the best idea?’ remarks. I never considered that what was I was doing was rather unconventional …

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Working as a Governess for a VIP Family

What do you think of when you hear the word, Governess? Does your mind wander to Thornfield Hall and the straight laced, prim and plain Jane Eyre? Do you think of Mary Poppins flying in with her magical umbrella to bring order to two unruly children? The Governess has become …

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Home Schooling and Private Tutors

Making the right choices for your child’s education can be an overwhelming responsibility and a bewildering process.  Ideas about “what is best” change over time and people are apt to disagree at any rate.  We often get asked about the benefits of Home Schooling, for example.  Many families are now …

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Nanny’s Guide to Surviving a Family Holiday

As the summer draws closer, many professional nannies will prepare to travel with their employers on holiday, sometimes for long periods of time. If you haven’t worked as a holiday nanny before, it can be an exciting experience. The promise of exotic and distant lands is tempting, for sure, but …

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