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...
Amusing Children in Winter

Amusing Children in Winter

The Elite Nanny Company guide to amusing children in winter Many parents, and a lot of nannies, begin to dread the long winter evenings in November and continue that dread into February … but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s our list of tried and tested tips and...
When Step-Children Visit

When Step-Children Visit

If you Google ‘step-children’ one of the top three searches that comes up is ‘resent’. So why is it that so many step parents resent their step children and what can be done about it? There are several reasons that we may not get on with stepchildren the way we do...