Childcare & Education

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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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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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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