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Nannies – Knowing When to Take a Sick Day

2017 April 20

Nannies, much like parents, are only human when it comes to things like the common cold or flu and whilst you may be worried about leaving your employer without childcare, it’s important that you let them know if you’re too sick to work. Better that, than have the whole family come down with the same illness.

However, if you only have a slight headache or something minor that allows you to function normally, it’s always best to head into work as usual. This way, you’ll show your employer that you have a great work ethic and they’ll come to know that you’re responsible and reliable.

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Should you ask your nanny to get vaccinated?

2017 April 20

The subject of vaccinations is a tricky one, with everyone having their own opinion on whether or not they wish to vaccinate their children.

However, in recent years it’s become common for employers to require that a nanny or other childcare provider has received their vaccinations. In particular, vaccinations for the flu, measles and whooping cough.

The reason for this is that even healthy people can contract any of these three illnesses, all of which are contagious and all of which can cause severe complications in young children.

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Fun Easter Activities for Children

2017 April 6
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Spring is a fun and exciting time. It’s a time of new life, animals being born, plants starting to grow and temperatures on the rise.

Spring also brings along Easter, which can be great fun for all the family.

Try these Easter activities for children to get into the Easter spirit:

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Why Nannies Should Include Volunteer Work on Their Resume

2017 March 30
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When applying for your first job as a nanny, whether you’re a student, a graduate or if you’re moving from another field of work, it’s guaranteed that you won’t be the only one submitting an application.

What makes you stand out from the hundreds of other nanny applicants trying to get the same position?

We’ve put together this quick article to show you how volunteering can help you stand out from the crowd.

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Travelling Tips for Nannies

2017 March 23
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With the Easter holidays coming up fast and summer, not far behind, many nannies might be preparing for a trip with their nanny family.

Whilst a sunny break away from everyday life might sound like a fantastic escape, it’s important to remember that you’ll still be working and that your job might become a bit more difficult when faced with new challenges and unfamiliar surroundings.

We’ve put together our top tips to help you make a success of any trip with your nanny family:

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Fun Activity Ideas for Children to Do on Mother’s Day!

2017 March 17
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“A mother is like a flower, each one beautiful and unique.”

With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday 26th March, we’ve put together some fun activity ideas for children of all ages to create something special.

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