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Social media eliminating you from a nanny job

Can your social media accounts eliminate you from a nanny job? YES! Many families look at social media accounts. Most of the time, social media does not give cause for concern; however, it’s not uncommon to see wonderful nannies get rejected or dismissed from the applicant pool based on their social media. Exclusions can happen […]


Common Holiday Gifts Nannies Receive

Yes, the holidays are amongst us… AGAIN. If you’re anything like me, you’re far from prepared. Ready or not, it’s time to start thinking about what and who should be on your shopping list!   Please be sure to include important people such as your nanny, babysitters, teachers, coaches, etc. as they make such an impact […]


Setting Your Summer Nanny Up for Success

The sidewalks are decorated with chalk, the pools are filling up, and parents are a little more stressed. This can only mean one thing… school is out! Many parents have secured camps and summer nannies months ago, but is your nanny ready? In order to have a successful, and fun, summer, be sure you leave […]


99 Problems & Your Nanny Might Be One

If you have hired a nanny or babysitter, it is likely at some point you’ve hit a bump in the road. Hopefully the issue is something small that can be resolved easily, but what if it can’t? What if the problem keeps happening; do you know what to do? If your answer is no, then […]


Hone in on Your Needs- Communicating What’s Important to Your Nanny

Is your parenting style the same as your neighbors? What about household rules? Are those different? Maybe you wear shoes in your home, but your neighbors don’t. Or their children can eat snacks in their bedroom but you’re against it. Would you be able to walk into your neighbor’s home and parent their children the […]


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