The Role of a Chauffeur

A chauffeur is a personal driver who drives you from one place to another. A chauffeur may work for you as part of your household staff or be hired on the spot through a chauffeur service. With a service, the chauffeur only drives for a set period. A personal chauffeur is available 24/7 whenever you…

By Tiffanie Kinder

Why Hire a Male Nanny? The Benefits of Hiring a Manny

When you are looking for a person to fill the role of a nanny for your children and household, you might be surprised to learn that more and more families are hiring a male nanny. They are discovering, when choosing the best candidate for the position, they are breaking traditional norms and not basing their…

By Tiffanie Kinder

A Modern Butler vs. a Downton Abbey Traditional Butler

People who have seen the television series Downton Abbey get a good look into how a wealthy household is run and the various roles of household staff, including a traditional butler. The butler in the show, Mr. Carson, has specific duties that include: Overseeing and managing the male household staff to ensure they are performing…

By Tiffanie Kinder

The 12 Most Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Nanny

When you are ready to hire a nanny, it is important to be aware of common hiring mistakes, to avoid making them yourself. Many parents have made these mistakes and realized later what went wrong. Fortunately, you can learn from their mistakes and be in a good position to find the perfect nanny for your…

By Tiffanie Kinder

Oh No! What to Do if Your Nanny Is Sick

The last thing you want to hear from your nanny is he or she is sick. Many parents forget nannies are human, too, and they can and do get sick. Whether they are live-in or call you to inform you of their illness, what to do if your nanny is sick starts by ensuring you…

By Tiffanie Kinder