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Help is at hand

This article was originally published on www.lady.co.uk

Motherhood is upon you and you need help. But where to start? What is the difference between a nanny and an au pair? Are there any legal pitfalls?

What kind of help do you need?

Nannies are childcare professionals. Specific roles may mean they help with the odd task around the house, but their primary focus is to help raise children. By contrast, an au pair is really just ‘an extra pair of hands’. Au pairs are generally young girls from abroad looking to experience life in England and learn English, and usually they have very limited childcare experience. More…

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