The Elite Nanny Company Blog

Dealing with Mother’s Day

We’re supposed to be happy and gracious on Mother’s Day, receiving gifts and being fêted as the perfect Mum. At the Elite Nanny Company we know now that it doesn’t always work like that. Many mums experience at least one truly rotten Mother’s Day and often they don’t...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Should we eat together as a family?

If there’s one thing that most families expect when they first opt for a nanny, it’s that they will magically start eating together. Happy families, gathered around the dining table, enjoying nutritious food … that’s the dream. The reality is often quite different....

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Which after school activities are worth it?

It sounds like a daft question, doesn’t it? But in fact it’s something that many parents and childcare professionals have to wrestle with. There are so many choices from music to sport, from art to languages. But which is best for your child and are there any...

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How to handle your summer breaking point

Every parent knows that at some point over the summer holidays they will reach breaking point. It might be the thousandth time a child whines “I’m bored”. Or perhaps the moment you finish inflating the ridiculous unicorn or bright orange kayak they insisted on buying....

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Should I let my child get a tan?

Instagram has done no favours to the responsible parent trying to slap sun-cream on to their offspring! Pictures of ‘sun-kissed’ children munching ice cream or napping in hammocks. Have led to quite a lot of kid pressure to be allowed to get a tan themselves. It used...

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Hayfever and your child

Hayfever, as most of us know, hay fever often begins in the teenage years but it’s increasingly common for younger children to develop symptoms of hay fever, even toddlers. What is hay fever? It’s an allergic response. Often to house dust-mites, animal fur or, of...

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