04 Jan. 2017

New beginnings. I have just started a new nanny position part time to slot in well with the boys. The role is with 5 year old girl twins and an almost 3 year old boy. I haven't had a lot of luck over the past few months finding the right family. Something has always been wrong. Whether it's been I didn't click well with the [...]

09 Dec. 2016

Yesterday I made some Gingerbread Men with my nanny boys. We used the cookie cutters we bought from John Lewis a few days ago, the snowman and the christmas tree one. But we also used the usual gingerbread man cutter, a star and of course a train cutter (train lovers my nanny children). I have never made gingerbread before, I never thought it could be [...]

07 Dec. 2016

Today the 5 year old was off school sick. So I made sure we had plenty of Christmas activities to do. We watched the Christmas film 'The Snowman', we did some deco-art and we made some salt dough Christmas tree decorations and snowmen.   We bought some Christmas cookie cutter in John Lewis to make a snowmen, Christmas trees and some holly. http://www.johnlewis.com/creative-party-tree-cookie-cutter-green/p2667567 http://www.johnlewis.com/creative-party-snowman-cookie-cutter-white/p2667570 http://www.johnlewis.com/creative-party-holly-leaf-cookie-cutter-green/p2667568 How [...]

28 Nov. 2016

Nanny Contracts Some nannies are not always certain about what things should be included in nanny contracts. It's important to have a contract with your nanny family, like any job. It's also important that we get what we are legally entitled too as well. Here are some points that you should look out for. This would also be helpful for potential nanny employers. Holiday All [...]

19 Nov. 2016

Yesterday I baked some cake trains with the 5 year old! It was only a cake mix as the scales are currently broken and in need of a replacement. But we still had fun anyhow. I picked up the ‘Jane Asher’ cake mixture from Poundland with some chocolate frosting that only equalled to £2 so fairly cheap and very tasty. First of all the 5 year [...]

14 Nov. 2016

I love my nanny children – it’s all real. You spent a lot of time with your nanny children. Sometimes even more time than your own family or friends in the week. I’m honestly dreading the day where I will have to leave my nanny family. There will be many tears shed. I personally love being invited to the boys’ birthday parties. I also feel [...]

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