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Information & Resources For Parents

Firenze Moms 4 Moms Network







useful information for parents in Italy, specifically Florence, advice about where to take your children, how to entertain them and practical information for your trip to Italy.

We are International Babysitters, a professional babysitting and holiday nanny agency.

Providing quality, English-speaking & multilingual childcare to travelling families since 2016. 
Established in Florence, Tuscany we now also cover
Rome, Milan, Como, London, Paris, Barcelona, Madrid, Ibiza and Valencia.

All of our babysitters are experienced, vetted to British childcare industry standards and hand-picked by our experienced recruitment team, so you can relax, knowing your children are being cared for by a babysitter who can communicate with them in your language and keep them entertained, happy and safe.


Fantastic blog and website for parents living in and travelling to Italy. Essential reading and resource guide!

The Florentine




International newspaper in Florence with information about events, activities and all things Florentine


Blog and online resource for expat families living abroad, covers Italy, Florence and other European countries and cities. Great advice and local listings and interesting articles for any family living abroad or considering making the move.

Recommended Apartments & Hotels


Apartments Florence

A wide range of family friendly apartments; from the modern and stylish with panoramic views overlooking the Duomo, to the more simple and traditional in the romantic hills of Fiesole. Available for short or long term stays.

Charming residence in the heart of the Oltrano these beautiful apartments provide an impeccable service for guests and pride themselves on the personal touches.


Family - friendly, budget accommodation in the heart of Florence, just a 5 minute walk from Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station and a 5 minute walk to the Duomo.

Personal Shopping Service

While in Florence why not treat yourself to a personal shopping experience with Ursula. With a masters in fashion styling and an eye for design, Ursula can help you to create the perfect capsule wardrobe to enhance your image and get you looking super chic. Her intimate knowledge of the best shops in Florence will make your shopping experience a day you will never forget! Fluent in Spanish, Italian, English and French, Ursula has worked for some of the most important designers in Dubai and Milan. If you would like to book her for your next fashion trip in Florence get in touch!

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