Dream Nannies

Do I Need an Au Pair? Understanding the Difference Between Nannies and Au Pairs

Choosing the right childcare for your family is a difficult and important decision. If you’re looking for reliable and experienced childcare care, it’s important to know the difference between a nanny and an au pair. What is a Nanny? A nanny is a professional childcare provider who is paid to provide childcare care for your […]

Nanny vs. daycare: Weighing the pros and cons for your child’s care

When searching for the right childcare solution, many families automatically think that they need to get their child’s name on their local daycare centre’s waiting list. Hiring a nanny might seem out of the question due to the costs involved, but there are many advantages that you might not have considered – which may just […]

8 Reasons to consider hosting an Au Pair

The quest for the perfect childcare solution can be both exciting and daunting!  So many Australian families are discovering the unique benefits of welcoming an au pair into their homes. Find out why! What is an au pair? The term ‘au pair’ is a French phrase that translates to ‘on par’ or ‘equal to’, reflecting […]

Au Pair in Australia – who is eligible?

An au-pair is a young, single person from overseas who wants to come to Australia to further their English and to live as part of a family to experience the Australian way of life. A live in au-pair provides affordable and flexible childcare whilst providing the family and particularly children a positive and rewarding cultural […]

What is a Nanny?

With so many types of care available, how do you know which one is going to fit right into your family? Here we explore the world of nannies, what they do, don’t do and what they cost as well as the pros and cons of employing a nanny What is a Nanny  A nanny is […]

We’re Hiring!

We’re looking to hire a Social Media Specialist to help promote and grow our agency across Australia. We are specifically looking to generate more sales – families interested in using our service as well as candidates who are looking for childcare work. If you are super experienced at helping to create and manage social media […]

Parents – how to attract the best nannies for your role – January 2023

COVID-19 has worsened the shortage of nannies. Nannies are in high demand and the market is very competitive! Unfortunately, some job offers do not generate any interest and end up not being filled… To generate interest in your Nanny role, attract the best candidates and receive high quality applications, the key is to be competitive […]

Is it worth using an Agency for your Au Pair Experience?  

Maybe a fun day in the park can help you decide… The last weekend in November we celebrated International Au Pair Day. Established by the International Au Pair Association, International Au Pair Day is a global celebration of all au pairs and their contribution to cultural exchange around the world. Its so important for us […]

Why its a great time to Au Pair in Australia

After being closed away from the world for nearly two years, Australia finally reopened in December 2022. Allowing Working Holiday and Student Visa holders in – we welcome seeing our international Au Pairs on our shores once again. But so many Working Holiday Makers aren’t here yet . Around 30,000 Working Holiday Visas have been […]

Taking a Gap Year during a Pandemic – November 2021

If you’re itching to get out of Australia, and lets face it who isn’t ?! Now could be a perfect time to think about working overseas. If you love working with children, whether just through babysitting friends & family or you want to further your childcare career, working as a Nanny or Au Pair overseas […]