Royal nannies: Stunt-driving, martial arts and other 007 skills to protect the princes and princesses

2019-03-08 10:38

Mary Poppins, James Bond and Nigella all rolled into one all-beige uniform? We tell you what it takes to be a royal nanny.

Single mother buys bigger home to make room for her domestic worker

2019-02-27 09:13

"She is kind to Leo and so gentle, and he learns with her every day. I am thankful I can afford to have a nanny for my son, and more importantly, I am really glad she chose to live in with us."


2019-02-13 11:30

IT’S EVERY nanny’s worst nightmare.

A family in London is offering R1.3 million a year to someone willing to live with them and help turn their 2 sons into professional soccer players

2019-01-18 07:13

Applicants who have childcare experience and are former soccer players and/or coaches themselves are encouraged to apply for the job.

"No matter the colour of our skin, we are just plain human beings": Jackson Mthembu and our readers respond to Ma Lina's story

2018-07-06 12:40

Domestic workers, nannies and minimum wage – after reading Kyla Mills's heart-warming story about the nanny that raised her, Ma Lina, our readers responded with a flood of their own heart-warming stories.

OPINION: "Domestic workers will soon become a handful of people only the elite can afford"

2018-06-12 11:08

Some people simply cannot afford to pay more than the minimum wage for their domestic workers and nannies, explains one reader.

Sjoe! Our readers had quite a bit to say about the minimum wage of domestic workers and nannies

2017-12-20 15:05

From "it's way too low"to "not being able to pay more", from "we need to treat them with respect" to "it's a two-way road" – here's what our readers had to say about the minimum we owe to our domestic workers and nannies.

We should be giving our nannies and domestic workers more than just the minimum wage

2017-12-18 10:38

A few things to consider that go beyond the financial.

The Nanny Series

2017-07-26 14:30

From finding the right nanny to protecting her and your rights, here's everything you have to know when you're thinking of employing a nanny.

What you need to know about HIV and your child's carer

2017-07-24 12:30

What happens if you suspect your nanny may be HIV-positive? Does it pose a risk for your family and should you look for someone else? The answers are no and no. Here's why.


When the nanny becomes family: Touching stories that will make you see domestic work in a new light

2019-03-01 10:35

We received a number of letters from Parent24 readers whose relationships with their domestic workers defy social standards and brought us to tears.

Filmmaker's nanny is the real star of the Oscar-winning movie Roma

2019-02-26 09:19

"I never imagined everything I’m living right now, that a film would be based on me."

How to deal with an abusive nanny

2019-02-13 10:28

What a parent needs to do to ensure the best care for their child

UPDATED: What is the minimum wage for domestic workers and nannies 2019?

2018-12-14 00:00

Here are the minimum rates for domestic workers and nannies, valid from 3 December 2018.

For Ma Lina, and the many other domestic workers who raised us, while their own kids were going to bed without them

2018-07-03 13:30

Kyla Mills spoke to Parent24 after her Facebook post about Ma Lina, the nanny she grew up with, went viral. But Kyla says she feels awkward because you shouldn't be praised for being decent to people, "especially the people who raised you". This is her response to the minimum wage debate and her heartwarming story about Ma Lina.

Is your nanny trustworthy?

2017-12-20 17:18

You’re placing the person you value most in the world in her care: your child. Here's how to make sure you pick the right person for the job.

"It's a two-way road": a reader responds to the way we treat our nannies

2017-12-20 10:54

After reading our article on the legal requirements and the way you should be treating your domestic worker and nanny, one reader wrote in and shared his side of the story...

You, your nanny cam, and the law

2017-07-26 11:58

Nanny cameras don't have to be sinister. They can be a great safety tool for your nanny and children and you can use it to tune in at specific times to join in a party, for example. Just make sure you comply with the law.

Meet the nanny

2016-12-09 14:55

How to find the perfect match for you and baby.

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