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                Always communicate with your nanny. If there is an issue, don’t wait. Have an open, honest conversation and tell her what is bothering you.

Most professional nannies know exactly what to bring with them to work. However, if this is your first real nanny job, you may want to take notes.

            Whether you’ve been a nanny before or you’re looking into being a nanny, there are certain things you should know before making any decisions. A question new workers have is what to expect in terms nanny salary and how to determine what the salary should be for the job.

            If you are a parent searching for a nanny, you’re probably wondering what makes a nanny eligible to be a nanny. Although there is a set of nanny requirements (besides legal work status and Trustline if the nanny is working in California), here is some advice to help you decide […]

Full Time nannies usually come to your home M-F from 8am-5pm or 8-10 hours per day. Some full time/live-in nannies are paid hourly or earn a weekly salary. The going rate for a live-out nanny is $10-$20/hr or $400-$800/wk depending on the location, a number of children and responsibilities (excluding professional nannies that can make […]

So, why do parents prefer a nanny over a daycare or preschool? Having your own nanny who comes to your home and takes care of your children can make life a lot easier on parents.

Time Frame of the Economy Affect on Hiring Nannies Prior to the Recession: Before the recession, most nannies have experienced professionals who had been doing it for years… but when the economy took a dive, many women became nannies solely to pay their bills. We saw many office and admin assistants and telemarketers step into […]

There are different types of nannies. Some examples include college-aged nannies, grandmother nannies, retired teachers, baby nurses, night nannies, housekeeper nannies, and babysitters. It is important to decide prior to your search which type of nanny is the best fit for you and your family. Keep in mind that a college-aged nanny is probably not […]

 Nanny Definition– A nanny is employed by a family in either a live-in or live-out basis and can be full-time or part-time. The function of a nanny is essentially to be responsible and to care for all the children in the home in a largely unsupervised setting. Duties are typically focused on childcare and any […]

If you’ve tried finding a nanny yourself and have decided that it’s just too much work, you may want to try hiring a nanny agency to do the job for you. Here are some questions to consider that will help you decide which nanny agency to use.

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