With the 18/19 ski season well behind us here at Alpine Angels Childcare we are already looking to Winter 19/20, but we imagine most parents are only thinking as far forward as the school summer holidays! So we have put together a list of ideas to keep those busy minds entertained for at least some of those long 6 weeks!
1. Outdoor arts & crafts. Summer is a great opportunity to keep the mess outside! Setting up paints or flour dough outside means it really doesn't matter where it gets. Its more exciting for the children and less stress for you.
2. Water activities. Its amazing how long children can be kept entertained with water, pots and pans. Set them up outside with some containers of water and some Tupperware containers. To make it more interesting for them you can add
water soluble food dye to each container of water so they can learn to mix different c...
A day in the life of a holiday nanny from Evelyn & Bloom
Here in Mallorca there is no end to the variety of the places I have worked over the summer – hotels, villas, apartments, and even for residents of Mallorca in their own homes. I have worked on my own, alongside parents, alongside other nannies, and even alongside housekeepers and cooks. Each family I worked with was lovely, and each situation I worked in was delightful in different ways.
This is a family I worked with multiple times over the two weeks of their holiday – looking after an adorable eighteen month old baby boy in the comfort and luxury of their own villa.
Whilst working with this family, I would be on the bus by 8:30am, with a book or some music by my side to last the journey from Palma to the town the family were staying in. Arriving at the bus stop at 9:30am, I made my way to the family'...
Mitzi has spent several winters in Kitzbuhel & knows the resort well. In this time she has worked at the ski school caring for young children including teaching them to ski, helping at meal times and creating activities for them. She has also provided babysitting services for many different families - some of whom you can read a reference from below.
This summer she has worked in Greece as a nanny for both young children and the elderly with the job role including planning of different activities, maintaining daily routines & professional relationships with clients and their families.
Mitzi has lots of caring experience including taking a carers certificate with the Red Cross when caring for her husband and parents following illness. Alongside this she has raised her own children including going through adoption where she was required to support a yo...
Marietta will be joining us in St Anton in January as a full time nanny.
She has several years of teaching and counselling children in Venezuela between 2008-2013 with two families she has provided a regular babysitting service for since moving to Spain from March 2015. Aside from her native Spanish she speaks advanced English and basic French. She enjoys engaging with the children and organising activities for them. Marietta is a fantastic artist which she enjoys sharing with the children she cares for. Other interests include cooking, kitesurfing, snowboarding and graphic design.
'I am writing this recommendation letter for Marietta Hellmund who has worked for me as a nanny for my two sons, ages 11 years old and 7 years old in different trips we have made. I am thrilled with how well she handles them in all the activities they participate and ho...
Whether you are looking at a family ski holiday in St Anton, Kitzbuhel or Mayrhofen be sure to check out Alpine Angels blog to ensure it runs smoothly & see how our experienced private nannies can assist with your childcare needs!