3 First Steps to Hire a Real Nanny of the Sacred Code

Real Nannies of the Sacred Code Good morning!  In the coming months, I will be writing posts for nannies and nanny wannabes.  So, I thought I’d better put up one for the employers first, because those nannies are going to need you to be awesome to work for. Right off, I need to tell you…

The Nanny Who Saved the World

You could say Elizabeth Ann Everest was the Nanny Who Saved the World. Okay, that’s an exaggeration, but only because Winston Churchill was one of many who helped save the world back in World War II. He would not have become the man he did without his nanny. Humans seem to think great people magically…

Those Fictional Nannies & Governesses

I read a wonderful post on why Romance genre readers love governess stories. This link is to this book and not the article- The Governess’s Secret Baby * The funny thing is none of the reasons apply to me and I’m a graduate of the English Nanny & Governess School * All the reasons given are wonderful…

NANNY by Jean Bowden

  You wouldn’t believe the collection of old, obscure, and antique books I owned in Alaska. I sold almost all of them when we moved to the Lower 48, because shipping them would have cost more than buying them again down here. Anyway, this is one book I brought with me, because it was just…

A SPOONFUL OF SUGAR A Nanny’s Story by Brenda Ashford

  This is the autobiography of a real nanny, educated at the world-famous Norland College and on the job for 62 years! It starts with her childhood in the 1930s and goes into the details of her education. From what I hear, Norland College is the same today, but modernized. I read it cover to…