Author: A New England Nanny

16 Ways For Parents To Relax

By A New England Nanny 2 0

The first full week of the new school year is over, and we don’t know about you, but we could certainly use a breather! Of course no matter what time of year it is, parents with young children are lucky to find a few moments here and there to just slow down and take it […]

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What to Read on National Read a Book Day

By A New England Nanny 3 0

While many feel that every day should include some reading (and not the online kind), today is National Read a Book Day! Whether you or your nanny read to your children, or you do some reading just for yourself, there are a multitude of options for people of every age. According to timeanddate.com, research has […]

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Interviewing a Nanny the Right Way

By A New England Nanny 16 0

Hiring someone to care for your loved ones is the most important decision a parent can make. Therefore, it’s crucial to leave no detail to chance, and that includes the interview process. When it comes to someone who will be working in your home with your family, you need to ensure you are interviewing a […]

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What to Look for in an After-School Nanny

By A New England Nanny 6 0

As parents prepare for the school year to start up again very soon, many will be hiring an after-school nanny, or adjusting their current nanny’s hours as the children get back on their school’s schedule. We wanted to share this great article from our payroll partner GTM Payroll Services to help families who need a […]

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How to Handle Expense Reports for Nannies

By A New England Nanny 16 0

Families hiring a nanny have many things to consider, including whether or not the nanny will be driving the kids, if she or he will be using their own car, and whether the nanny will be purchasing anything for the family such as food, art supplies, etc. Some families may give cash to the nanny […]

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What Parents Should Know About Digital Assistants

By A New England Nanny 8 0

Alexa, Echo, Google Home…chances are you or someone you know has one of these devices – known as digital assistants – in their house. And while they certainly have many beneficial features for children, as with any technology that kids can access, there are concerns that parents and nannies need to be aware of. Here […]

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What Parents Want in a Nanny

By A New England Nanny 11 0

When hiring a nanny, you want someone who your children will like and have fun with, but who will also make you feel comfortable about leaving your loved ones in their care. There are so many factors that help decide what parents want in a nanny. Our partner GTM Payroll Services has put together a […]

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Employee Benefits Parents Can Offer Nannies

By A New England Nanny 20 0

While providing benefits for nannies and other household employees is largely optional and seldom required by law, they greatly help the household employer attract and retain high-level employees. By providing an attractive employee benefits package, the employer is helping to maintain a satisfied workforce. Satisfied employees equal a happy workplace, which in turn equals a […]

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Water Safety Rules for Parents and Nannies

By A New England Nanny 8 0

It’s hot out there! Perfect weather for jumping in the pool or a lake, leaping over waves at the beach, splashing in a river, or even just flopping into a plastic tub in the backyard. Whatever type of water activity you and your kids enjoy, staying safe has to be top of mind…including when the […]

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