Growing your 'village': Everything you need to know about hiring a nanny

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Nannies have a special relationship with children
Nannies have a special relationship with children

The Parent24 Nanny Series takes a deep dive into one of the most intimate working relationships in South Africa: that of nannies and the parents who employ them. Each month this series explores an aspect of the nanny-parent relationship and features not only experts, but also real-life parents and nannies.

It takes a village to raise a child – but for many working families, there are no aunts, cousins or parents living nearby. Their village is their partner and, if they're lucky, a nanny.

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