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We’ve teamed up with Safe and Sound

Published by Matt Mason,

We are delighted to announce a partnership with the brilliant Safe and Sound – the UK’s leading provider of paediatric first aid training. And they’re offering Army of Nannies clients  – both families and nannies – an exclusive 10% discount on their paediatric first aid courses. See the end for the offer details. Meet one […]

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AoN & Partner News

Only by our actions will we make ‘we are all equal’ a reality

Published by Matt Mason,

Triggered by tragedy, the recent momentum behind the #BlackLivesMatter movement reminds me that the simple statement of ‘We are all equal’ remains a societal aspiration. Sadly, today, we cannot own this most basic of claims.  Here in the UK, we view our society and communities – on the whole – as fortunate and progressive.  Yet […]

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Something for families

Welcoming A New Nanny

Published by Matt Mason,

Welcoming a new nanny into your home the right way can make a huge difference to a child’s wellbeing and happiness.  And it can also help to quickly establish a strong working relationship on which you’ll come to depend. AoN guest post The approach outlined comes from 30 years of tried and tested advice and […]

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Something for nannies

A Little Tax Quiz For Nannies

Published by Matt Mason,

Hello nannies, here’s a 10-minute tax quiz designed to test whether you know your stuff when it comes to tax. I promise, we have tried to make it fun and informative. Just eight questions to check your smarts. Give it a go, see how you do. And share your result on our social channels. Take […]

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Something for nannies

LinkedIn And Why It’s For Nannies

Published by Matt Mason,

It’s surprising how your social channels can help with not only getting your profile out there but also finding new roles.  But there’s one platform that really stands out when it comes to business. And that’s LinkedIn.  Here’s why we think LinkedIn should be part of your online nanny presence and how best to approach […]

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Something for nannies

5 Tips To Virtual Nannying

Published by Matt Mason,

Virtual nannying is on the up across challenging times. It’s been hard for a lot of nannies to stay connected to their families and charges. And while it’s difficult for adults, it’s also destabilising to children as their routines have also dramatically changed. Virtual nannying can be an incredibly worthwhile and effective way of keeping […]

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Something for the little ones

Creative indoor playtimes with toucanBox

Published by Matt Mason,

If you’re scratching your head working out what to do with all these days at home – read on! We’re delighted to introduce the brilliant toucanBox: a fortnightly (or monthly) box crammed full of craft activities.  Each personalised box sparks kids’ imaginations and is delivered to your door. And there’s an exclusive promo code at […]

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Something for everyone

A Go Gross Quiz For Families & Nannies

Published by Matt Mason,

This part quiz/part fact-finding exercise – for nannies and families – will help you understand why it’s so important to go gross when it comes to talking about salaries. It takes about 10-minutes, so grab yourself a cuppa and go for it. And remember to tell us how you did on our social channels! Take […]

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