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10 Tips for Protecting Your Family’s Skin During Winter

By A New England Nanny 1 0

‘Tis the season! Cold air and low humidity, combined with spending more time indoors and taking hot showers, can wreak havoc on your skin, especially on kids’ sensitive skin. Here are some tips from UCI Health for protecting your family’s skin during winter. 1. Block the winter sun It’s important to use sunscreen of at least 30 […]

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What Chores Can Kids Help With Around the House?

By A New England Nanny 3 0

With the cold weather finally settling in, sometimes it’s just too cold to get the kids outside. So if you’ve got restless little ones and need some productive ideas, give yourself a break and put the kids to work! What chores can kids help with around the house? Dr. G at AskDoctorG.com has created this […]

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Educational Assistance for Nannies

By A New England Nanny 3 0

Many nannies try to balance their education with their job as a caregiver. If you employ a nanny that is also in school, a very helpful benefit you might consider offering is that of educational assistance. Although optional, educational assistance for nannies is beneficial in providing a satisfying workplace. But if you do offer this […]

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What are Your New Year’s Eve Plans?

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Making big plans for New Year’s Eve? Whether you want a night out on the town or you’re hosting your own bash, we are here to help! Go ahead and stay out past midnight, we’ve got you covered. Our babysitters are experienced, professional caregivers who have been thoroughly screened, so you can toast the New […]

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December 2018 Nanny of the Month

By A New England Nanny 9 0

It’s time again to recognize a member of the A New England Nanny team that has WOWed our clients! This team member has been with us less than a year, but in that time she has been a tremendous asset to our team, not only a long term housekeeper and chef for a family 3 […]

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Should You Give Your Nanny a Holiday Bonus?

By A New England Nanny 3 0

‘Tis the season where we usually post a list of gifts that families could give their nannies. But many families – either in addition to or in place of gifts – opt to provide a financial boost to their household employee. But how often does this happen? Do nannies expect it? Should you give your […]

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Real Trees vs. Fake Trees: Reviving the Argument

By A New England Nanny 4 0

Six years ago we posted about a debate between our Director Melissa and our Assistant Director Debra about whether it’s better to get a real Christmas tree or a fake one. With the holidays just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to revisit that post and see if people’s opinions are the […]

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Should You Hire a Mature Nanny?

By A New England Nanny 5 0

Often when people think of nannies or other child care providers, images of younger women come to mind. This could be mainly due to the media coverage when a celebrity’s nanny is in the news, as those nannies are usually younger, or at most approaching middle-age. But nannying is a career, and many have been […]

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What Can Families Learn from this Household Employment Survey?

By A New England Nanny 5 0

GTM Payroll Services recently conducted a survey of household employers and nannies, covering a wide range of topics, including legal pay, benefits, personal preferences, online job sites, and more. We are sharing the results of their household employment survey to help families hire and retain the best nannies and other household employees. From GTM.com: Nannies […]

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How Kids Can Help with Thanksgiving Dinner

By A New England Nanny 8 0

Making a big Thanksgiving dinner can be a daunting task – certain items need to be monitored, and timing needs to be calculated and watched. It becomes even more difficult if you have kids running around distracting you. So put them to work! There are many ways kids can help with Thanksgiving dinner that won’t […]

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