Tag Archives: childcare

Nanny’s Guide: How to Deal with Swearing

Working as a nanny, it is unlikely that you haven’t had to deal with swearing from the children at some point. Especially as they get older. Every behaviour can be managed, even swearing. As always, your partnership with the parents is crucial in dealing with the situation. It is up to you to set …

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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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The Manny AKA Mr. Nanny!

When talking about a perfect childcare specialist, most people automatically think of a Mary Poppins, who is extremely professional, educated, well—mannered, experienced, creative and fun. And there is absolutely nothing wrong with that! However, not that many people can imagine an extremely professional, educated, well-mannered, experienced, creative and fun Nanny…who …

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Childcare Trends: Nanny Surveillance

For over two decades, nanny cams have helped give parents peace of mind, and shed light on what happens inside of the home when their children are in the care of nannies and baby sitters. These days, many parents are taking things a step further to protect their most prized …

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Nanny’s Guide to Risk Taking

Did you ever have one of those moments, when your heart stopped because the child you look after gets hurt? I’m sure this has happened at least once. It is like watching a film playing and you cannot press the pause button. I looked after two children at the time, …

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Developing Creativity in Children

Children are creative beings naturally because they like to explore. They are developing and learning to find out who they are and the environment they live in. Children are creative in words, what they make, how they see things and engage within their environment. Through their curiosity, children will create, …

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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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Inspire Your Child To Read Books

Getting children to read books in this age of technology, games and touch screen tablets can be difficult but achievable. Children need to read books for one, because of the school environment and secondly, it because creates a world of imagination, exploration, creativity, and where almost anything can happen. Inspiring …

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