NannyCare.com recommends that parents do the following to ensure the safety of their children. Verify a caregiver’s identity to ensure that the candidate is using real and accurate identification. This can be done by asking for a caregiver’s social security card, driver’s license and another form of photo ID. Verify at least 3 work references […]

The INA ( International NannyAssociation www.nanny.org) provides information, education and guidance to the public and to industry professionals. They have created some great material to help families who are considering hiring a nanny. Please take the time to read the following articles.   A Nanny for Your Family   Recommended Practices for Nannies

                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.

Full Time nannies usually come to your home M-F from 8am-5pm or 8-10 hours per day. Some full time 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, number of children and responsibilities (excluding professional nannies that can make upwards […]

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.

Before the recession, most nannies were 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 the nanny world only as a means to make ends meet. On the […]

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 […]

Nanny – 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 to care for all the children in the home in a largely unsupervised setting. Duties are typically focused on childcare and […]

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.

Finding the perfect nanny isn’t always easy but if you follow these steps it will shorten the process. Step 1 Analyze your own situation and figure out what your needs are. Think about whether you want the nanny to live in or out, how many hours you’d like the nanny to work, what the schedule […]

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