Please take advantage of our free tools and resources. Our sample forms should give you a good footing in your search. There is an abundance of information here for you to use while you learn the ins and outs of the home-help industry. Our goal is to provide you with quality knowledge so that you can safely and effectively find and hire the perfect nanny, caregiver or home-helper.
It is recommended for nannies to undergo a national background check on themselves if they want to be taken seriously by the family. This simple process lets the family know that the nanny understands the importance of having a clear record when working with children and shows a sense of preparedness. Think of it this […]
Most professional nannies will tell you that the more you put yourself out there, the higher your chances are of finding a great job. It is best to register with a few different nanny agencies as well as an online nanny service. Most agencies will let you sign up with other agencies and most agencies […]
Many nannies ask for the following: • Paid Time Off (PTO): (typically 5 – 15 days paid days off, usually consisting of at least 1 week vacation and 4-6 sick days). The dates for vacation time are mutually agreed on by both the family and nanny. • Health insurance (most families are not able to […]
Nanny salaries vary greatly depending on the following: -City you live in -Your job requirements -Nanny’s years of experience -Nanny’s educational background
On one side there are several benefits including free room and board, use of the family car and a stable work environment. This may be good for someone who is used to living at home or for someone that is new to the area. There is also no commute required to get to work every […]
Preparing Healthy and Easy To Make After-School Snacks Let’s face it, getting kids to eat healthy can be tricky. When you factor in time, it’s easy to see how fast food has become a common practice in many households. With these simple and fun recipes, however, you will be able to easily make something […]
For Nannies: Nannies should always be hesitant about meeting any families for the first time through online nanny services as well as sites like Craigslist. It is recommended that you ask the families for a personal reference before you meet with them. You should also ask them for their full names and occupations so that […]
“I’m bored!” In case you’re job is a babysitter or nanny for kids, probabilities are that you’re also familiar with this particular phrase. So, what will you do in this case? For the best chances of hooking — & holding — kids’ attention, plan for activities which engage their sense and that is at an […]
Yes. There are many companies that offer Nanny Training Courses and a few Nanny Schools in the Unites States. Although training courses are not required to be a nanny, you can become a certified professional nanny through nanny schools that are approved by the American Council of Nanny Schools. All newborn specialists training courses must […]
Are you wondering if you made the right decision? One of the key elements is to trust your gut instinct. If you had a great interview, received outstanding references from her former employers and had a great trial run, then you probably made the right decision. Also, don’t forget to make sure the nanny […]
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