By Franziska Garner
Sarah, three years old, walked up to the driver who was cleaning out the car and demanded pizza. The driver immediately stopped what he was doing and got into the car.
Samuel, five years, broke another boy’s car in the park. Without a word he ran over to his nanny and demanded that she gave him some money to reimburse the boy.
These are just two examples of children growing up ...Read Post →
this protects both you and the family and clearly outlines what is expected of you. There are uncomfortable topics of discussion in every role in every industry – and salary, holidays, benefits and responsibilities should be clear from the start. The duties of a nanny fall somewhere between ‘anything’ and ‘everything’, but it’s good to lay out the basics from day one.
Not quite as literally ...Read Post →
This week we decided to bring in a guest blogger to talk about HER take on male nannies and what she feels they can bring to the household. Enter Kathy Copcutt AKA @belairmommie! Mommy blogger and influencer, single mom to her 2 year old son and perfectly placed to weigh in on the topic of males in childcare; thank you Kathy!
Mannies vs Nannies
Mannies vs Nannies, it’s really ...Read Post →
Being a nanny (or any other caregiver position) is a job, and depending on your commitment to the craft, it’s a profession. It’s a demanding, exhausting, mentally and physically taxing job with an immense moral reward – shouldn’t the financial reward be the same? Nothing should deter from answering a unanimous, “YES” to this query.
There is no reason that your childcare position should be treated differently than others’ simply because you are in someone’s home as ...Read Post →
Last month, I had the opportunity to visit Washington DC for the 2016 International Nanny Association Annual Conference. More importantly, I was there to see Helen McCarthy accept the prestigious Nanny Of The Year (NOTY) award!
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