June 11, 2019

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...

June 11, 2019

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'...

December 12, 2017

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...

November 14, 2017

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.

References

'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...

November 14, 2017

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!

November 14, 2017

Livi will be joining us this winter in a part time position providing evening babysitting and as-hoc days of childcare. She will primarily be working as a children's ski instructor in St Anton. She has plenty of experience in working with children as both a ski instructor and babysitter. She has also worked at a children's summer school and has volunteered at a school for children with severe learning difficulties. 

Aside from skiing she enjoys climbing, reading and travelling.

Both her references show her excellent ability to care for children whilst having fun and engaging them in different ways.

References

'Livi worked for us for a summer when she looked after both our children when they were aged 12 and 14, so approx. 5 years ago. We were both working so she had responsibility for them during the day and she fed and entertained them. We were totally confid...

November 14, 2017

Rebbecca will be joining us in Kitzbuhel providing evening babysitting services. She has lived in Kitzbuhel since last years when she can for the winter with her partner and loved it so much they decided to stay longer!

She has a good amount of experience looking after children from teaching them as a ski instructor to providing other babysitting services. As you can see from her references people have plenty of confidence in her working with children and thoroughly recommend her.

Aside from skiing she also has a keen interest in the outdoors and photography. She is also in the process of learning German and is hoping to become fluent.

References

-The below reference was translated from German so may not reflect the original reference word for word.

'Ms. Rebecca Towler, born on August 29th, 1995, was with us in the winter season 2016/17 working as a  ski instr...

November 1, 2017

Here's another fantastic nanny that will be working with us in St Anton this winter!

Manuela will be joining us as a full time nanny in St Anton this winter. She has tons of childcare experience and is the perfect addition to the team!

Since 2012 she has worked for a VIP service in St Barth providing childcare to various different family's with children of varying ages including gaining experience of working with children with autism.

She also several years of experience teaching young children in a pre school as well as a children's surf instructor & summer camp counsellor.

She is skilled in creating fun, engaging, and educational activities, while demonstrating priority in children’s safety and well-being. Trusted by parents, with mutual loving affection for all cared children.  In interview we found Manuela exceptionally easy to talk to with a great perso...

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