Nannies and sibling rivalry

Nannies and sibling rivalry

Many parents struggle to find ways to handle competition and bad feeling between their children. So called sibling rivalry can be down to a range of causes, and it’s vital to to understand exactly what’s going on.  Empathy failure  One really common reason that...
Children and devices – The Elite Nanny Company guide

Children and devices – The Elite Nanny Company guide

We’ve all seen those videos of toddlers trying to ‘expand’ pages in books or click on illustrations in magazines – super cute! But what how does this behaviour affect our children, and what’s the best approach to the ever-present gadget?  Here’s a handy guide to...
Stress-free family skiing

Stress-free family skiing

When we spoke to our nannies, especially our temporary and holiday nannies, they all told us the same things when it came to planning a stress-free skiing holiday: manage clothing and expectations, be clear about what you expect of your nanny, respect the terrain and...
The Elite Nanny Guide to a more ethical Christmas

The Elite Nanny Guide to a more ethical Christmas

Are you looking forward to Christmas? Many parents are looking at their credit card bills, wondering how much of a hit they are going to take over the next few weeks. Others object to the ever increasing Christmas consumerism on ethical or environmental grounds, and...