note from my nanny

“Nannying. One of the hardest things I’ve ever decided to do. Unless you’re in this line of work… you have no idea what it means to actually be a nanny. We enter these families knowing full well that we will fall in love with these children… the children who’s life and upbringing have been put in our hands. We will laugh together and cry together. I’ve pick you up when you’ve fall down and unbeknownst  to you… hearing “I missed ...
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How To Keep Privileged Kids Grounded?

By Franziska Garner

Sarah, three years old, walked up to the driver who was cleaning out the car and demanded pizza. The driver immediately stopped what he was doing and got into the car. 

Samuel, five years, broke another boy’s car in the park. Without a word he ran over to his nanny and demanded that she gave him some money to reimburse the boy.

These are just two examples of children growing up ...

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Quick Advice for a 1st Time Nanny

Get a contract.

this protects both you and the family and clearly outlines what is expected of you.  There are uncomfortable topics of discussion in every role in every industry –  and salary, holidays, benefits and responsibilities should be clear from the start. The duties of a nanny fall somewhere between ‘anything’ and ‘everything’, but it’s good to lay out the basics from day one.

“Shape Up or Ship Out”. 

Not quite as literally ...

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Guest Blogger, BelAirMommie – “Manny you say?”

This week we decided to bring in a guest blogger to talk about HER take on male nannies and what she feels they can bring to the household. Enter Kathy Copcutt AKA @belairmommie! Mommy blogger and influencer, single mom to her 2 year old son and perfectly placed to weigh in on the topic of males in childcare; thank you Kathy!

 

Mannies vs Nannies

Mannies vs Nannies, it’s really ...

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