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How to be the best temp nanny you can be!

Have you ever walked into a temp job feeling a little nervous? Or perhaps after the parents left you felt a little clueless? Occasional sitting jobs can be nerve racking for everyone! Here are a few ideas to ensure you are the best temp nanny the family has ever had! Reach out to the parents. […]


How to Stand Out As a Professional Nanny

Hello fellow nannies! Are you excited to get out there and get hired for your dream nanny job? Do you know you have what it takes to provide best practice care for a family? Are you frustrated by being passed up for a job because they found someone else? Well, here are a few tips […]


Happy Nanny, Happy Family!

We can all agree, having a happy, healthy, trustworthy environment is what we all want. Keeping your nanny happy is key to make certain your household is a happy one! I am going to give you a few tips to keep your nanny happy. I’m not saying keeping your nanny happy should be your top […]


Teach your kids to share, even their… nanny?!?

I get this question often- exactly what are nanny shares? A nanny share is usually one of the two options: 1) Two families sharing the cost and the time of one nanny. The nanny usually stays at one family’s home but can alternate between both families’ home. 2) Multiple families utilizing the same nanny at […]


What Being a Nanny Has Taught Me

I used to be embarrassed when I told people I was a nanny. In fact, before I was a full time nanny, my then boyfriend now husband suggested I look into it as my only job. I was so mad at him! Why? In my mind, nannies were either students trying to get through college […]


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