In-Home Teacher Spotlight

By A New England Nanny 18 0

With some parents wary of sending their children to school or daycares this fall, many may choose to have them learn at home. If you’re looking for help with child care for the back-to-school season, we’d like to introduce you to a fabulous in-home teacher! Meet Laura Laura enjoys being around children and she has […]


Tips for Swimming Safely This Summer

By A New England Nanny 10 0

Drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional injury-related death in the United States. Explain swimming safety to children when young, and reinforce its importance regularly. Knowing how to swim and following these tips will help keep you and your children swimming safely. Swimming Pools Do not dive unless it’s deep enough to dive safely—it […]


Fireworks Safety Tips for the 4th Of July

By A New England Nanny 12 0

Fireworks are a staple of many Fourth of July and other celebrations, but remember to take precautions to ensure your special event is safe and accident-free. Although they may be legal in many parts of the Capital Region, there are still risks. Here are some fireworks safety tips to help everyone enjoy their Independence Day. […]


The Nanny Share Alternative to Daycare

By A New England Nanny 50 0

Many families that utilized daycare centers before the coronavirus pandemic may be wary about sending their children back, now that those facilities are reopening. One reason families like to send their kids to daycare is for the social aspect – the children learn to work and play with their peers in a structured setting, preparing […]


Nanny or Daycare in a Post-Pandemic World?

By A New England Nanny 15 0

Many parents are returning to work as businesses begin to reopen. Some may not feel comfortable sending children to a facility with teachers and other kids. Our payroll partner GTM Payroll Services has provided guidance for families looking to decide on a nanny or daycare in a post-pandemic world. Now that stay-at-home orders are being […]


Summer Caregiver Spotlight

By A New England Nanny 17 0

With daycares and camps at limited capacity or closed this summer, child care options for parents are fewer than usual. If you’re looking for help with child care this summer, we’d like to introduce you to our summer caregiver spotlight! Meet Adriana Adriana is new to the area and is a former Pre-K teacher. She […]


Capital Region Summer Child Care During COVID-19

By A New England Nanny 17 0

The pandemic has caused a lot of uncertainty for parents, particularly regarding their plans for summer child care during COVID-19. Our agency’s director Melissa Schoonmaker spoke with WNYT about the questions and concerns we’ve heard from families, and what options are available. Watch the news story below and then contact us at (518) 348-0400 and […]


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