nannies

Parents
When I found out I was pregnant with our fourth baby in seven years, I was quite sure I had it figured out. The kids were
Parenting
"Our daughter is six months old, and we started looking for a nanny, which was our first choice for childcare, several months
New York
Tool # 4 - Use a Nanny Contract Sometimes the best nannies can be overwhelmed with the amount of housework and have to leave
Videos
We speak to Brigid Schulte, author the New America Care Report, about the evolving role and cost of having a nanny. The report examines the cost, quality and availibility of child care across the United States.
Parenting
Florence Ann: What's your next exciting professional venture? Please visit my website: www.windycitynanny.com or on Facebook
Parents
Nannies of the world, you’re not just shaping children; you’re shaping mothers.
Parenting
We Aren't Likely to Land Our Own Reality TV Shows We all expect our sitters to protect and care for our kids, but some of
Parenting
Parents, I can see where you are coming from. Truly, I can. Childcare is expensive. The idea of paying top dollar for someone to sit at your house while your child is sleeping can be difficult to swallow. But here's the thing -- your nanny/babysitter isn't doing "nothing" -- they are taking care of your child.
Parenting
For many people, "hired help" is the only option to get any help at all. It is such a shame that it comes with a negative stigma attached. Is it really so wrong to ask for help if it's needed? The way I see it now is that my kids got the best of both worlds.
Media
The local CBS TV station in New York City recently ran "The Nanny Attraction," ("Moms Taking Steps to Defend Families From
Parenting
I provide a lot of hand-holding to my nanny agency clients and I often find that I end up mixing in a lot of therapy as I walk them through their options as they choose the right caregiver for their family.
Entertainment
It seems The Boy has a lot more going for it than first appears. It has a group of good, if not great, actors, an interesting, if not totally logical, script, and enough twists and turns to keep audiences entertained for the most part.
New York
The truth is that, depending on the hours that you work, your nanny may very well be present for many or even most of your
New York
What You Do Not Have a Right to Expect from Your Nanny That she do housework above and beyond that which is related to your
Parenting
As mothers, some of the biggest obstacles we face are the imaginary voices inside our head telling us "this mom or that nanny is doing a better job than we are." It is easy to feel nervous since we are doing a job for which there is no formal training.
Parenting
The nanny-family match is mutual it only works when both nanny and family are happy which requires a lot of "hand-holding" (for both nanny and family) throughout the process as things fall into place. This added customer support allows for a smoother transition for family and nanny.
Parenting
I never had to break up with any girlfriends. I was dumped by one boyfriend in college, and I only had one employee leave under my watch in my professional life. When it came to relationships with my nannies, however, I got dumped -- a lot.
Parenting
I never thought about nannies. I always knew that I wanted to have children one day, and I also always knew that I wanted a career. I just never thought about who would watch those children while I was having that career.
Entertainment
1. Consider finding a candidate through a nanny agency that has a solid reputation. Not only do most reputable agencies do