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Get to know a Nannypreneur! #1 - Ruby & Nanny Match

This is our first blog post of many where we will introduce our readers to a Nannypreneur! We recently launched a Facebook group purely for nannies who run their own side business, it's a space for like minded nannies to connect, reach out for support or guidance and collaborate. If thats you we would love you to join also!    Ruby Brown of www.nannymatch.com.au   We took the time to connect with one such nannypreneur, Ruby Brown. Ruby is a nanny and owner of Nanny Match, a nanny agency located in Melbourne, Australia. We asked Ruby 4 short questions about the innovative and creative work she does.  Here are her responses: Tell us a little about yourself... I'm an entrepreneur,...

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The Best Children's Books as picked by nannies

When I was a child and mum and dad went out, we were treated as though it was a special night for us also. We got a babysitter and the babysitter would always bring a new toy or book that we had never seen before. It was so much fun. Now when I babysit, I always try and take a bag full of goodies; a game, some glowsticks, art and craft, colouring books or a picture book. So I went on a hunt to find some new children's books. Who better to ask but nannies. So I asked around and well, the list is endless. It appears this is a subject nannies like to talk about! THE BEST KID'S BOOKS...

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The Top 9 Apps For Nannies

As you can probably guess I thrive on being organised. I'm always looking for ways to make my repetitive tasks more efficient, hence the creation of Nanny Printables. Every few months or so I browse the App store for new and trending apps hoping to find something that will change my life. I am a bit of a stickler for the good old paper and pen though so I still use a paper diary, and I still prefer paper and pen to-do lists. However, we are not all like that, so to make this list I didn't just scour my device, I also sought feedback from other nannies. Let's take a look at the Top 9 Apps for Nannies.   ...

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Finding temp work and the best Christmas family photo I have ever seen!

This week I attended Lauren from Lollaby's free webinar discussing the issues for nannies that arise around Christmas time. Nannies are often found without work around the holidays, and casual and temporary positions can also be hard to find. We discussed the ways nannies can market themselves and how to leave an impression during one-off bookings. Keep reading to see these tips!While I was scrolling through the internet I stumbled across this hilarious Christmas family photo! Emily is so much a part of the family she even made the Christmas card! Nannies play such an important and unique role in a family's life, it's beautiful to see this demonstrated in this photo! The photographer who took the photo is extremely talented. Check...

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