Sometimes I raise my eyebrows and giggle nervously when I think that I came all the way to the other side of the world to wipe kid's bums and shout at a class of students cartwheeling or rolling across the room to stop doing "N'IMPORTE QUOI."
Babysitting. Something about which I have vivid memories; a teenage part-time-job. And now it's come full circle, as what seems like five minutes later, I'm all grown-up and paying a teenager to mind my kids.
If the closest you get to having time alone with your loved one is flopping in front of the sofa to watch TV after putting the children to bed, then you probably don't need me to tell you - it's time to go out on a date night with your significant other!
The Cambridge's are recruiting - the most famous baby in the world needs a new nanny and there might even be some international travel involved. Sounds like a great job for a nanny, and a breeze for the new parents, right?
However, as all parents know - hiring a nanny can be stressful, especially when you don't know where to start. But if you break the process down step-by-step, you're more likely to do a thorough job and will have a positive nanny hiring experience.
The problem is, you have been so preoccupied with the planning of this special event that you have overlooked one or two practical issues... what to pay her and what food you should have in your pantry for her and the children to rummage through (I mean, isn't that what babysitting is all about?!)
A baby. In a cage. Hanging out the window. Four stories up. It’ll never catch on, we hear you cry! Except it very nearly