Writing a Great Nanny CV

Your CV is the starting point to getting you a great job – it is your chance to show us, and potential employers, your personality, your passion for childcare and all of your previous experience. A polished and professional CV really stands out! Your CV should include the following, preferably in this order: PERSONAL PROFILE

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Valentine’s Day for Children

       What is Valentine’s Day and where does it come from? This is a great video to teach your children about the story of Saint Valentine – a Roman bishop who used to help people get married, despite Emperor Claudius II’s ruling to ban marriage. Saint Valentine was thrown in to prison for

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Healthy Sleep Habits for your Children

Using a prevention rather than cure approach is far better, and a darn sight easier, than having to repair poor sleeping habits… get these things right now and you could be in for an easier parenting ride that you can imagine. That said, if your children don’t sleep anywhere near as well, for as long,

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6 Tips To Encourage Chores

Do your children help out at home and have jobs to do each week? Perhaps you give them pocket money or reward charts based on their helping out in the household? Or, do you think that children should be allowed to be children and enjoy their childhood without having to worry about the mundane world

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Technology Time – What Is Acceptable?

Television, video games, iPads…the list is endless as to the interactive and digital entertainment available for children nowadays – that we like to call ‘tech time’. On one hand, it’s incredibly useful to have your little ones entertained by Peppa Pig or the newest iPad app whilst you get on with making dinner, the ironing,

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5 Common Mistakes When Hiring a Nanny

Either you are searching for your first nanny or you’re replacing a previous nanny – but either way you’re embarking upon the choosing of a new carer for your children. This is a BIG decision and, as most experienced parents know, will not often be a straightforward one. So, what are the common pitfalls and

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Christmas fun for the children!

Christmas is fast approaching and that means fun, festivity, and feasts….it also means the children are off school again and you’ll be in need of some activities to keep them busy and entertained! Get artsy and crafty… The internet is a goldmine of free and educational resources for children, guaranteed to keep the little ones

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We are blogging!

As 2014 is shortly coming to a close, we’re excited and proud to share our new Hello Nannies blog with you all as we head in to the New Year.  We’d like to say a big HELLO to our current nannies, families, and friends, and a very warm welcome to our new followers, prospective families,

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