France is known for having an excellent childcare system and fantastic resources for young families seeking flexible childcare solutions to suit a variety of different routines. There are many highly recommended babysitting and nanny agencies in the French Capital, recruiting experienced, professional nannies and aupairs from across France and internationally. Expat families in Paris are increasingly seeking French nannies (also known as nounous) or childminders from their home country, so that their children can practise a variety of language skills at home.
There are a plethora of bilingual creches and international nurseries in Paris, offering drop-in childcare as well as more regular support for working parents in the French capital. There are also numerous different multilingual summer camps and holiday courses for kids in and around the French capital, ideal for filling the famously long French summer holidays with fun activities whilst ensuring childcare for working mums and dads in Paris.
The French capital is home to many creative, multilingual photographers from all over the world specialising in family photography. Families looking for non traditional portraits may opt for a relaxed lifestyle shoot on location in Paris, with some of the most iconic monuments in the world as a stunning backdrop.
There are many professionals dedicated to educational services in Paris including speech therapists and psychologists, many who specialise in helping multilingual children. There are also educational advisors for teenagers interested in the IB or studying abroad after finishing school.
Here are some of the best family services in Paris, personally recommended by our international community of parents based in the French capital. If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org