2019 APNA Conference Reflections

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Earlier this month, A New England Nanny’s Director, Melissa Schoonmaker, had the opportunity to attend the annual conference of the Association of Premier Nanny Agencies (APNA) in Santa Barbara, California. Here she shares her experiences from the conference and what she was able to bring back to help serve our families and nannies better. The […]


Fall into Fall this Weekend!

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It looks like it’s going to be a gorgeous weekend (and for some, a 3-day weekend!) – the weather looks great, the leaves are changing colors everywhere, and it’s peak time for apple picking. Hopefully you’ll get a chance to get out with the kids for some fall fun. Here are a few of the […]


Domestic Violence Victim Leave is the Law in New York

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It’s not something we like to think about, but domestic violence impacts people from all walks of life, including nannies and other household employees. A new law states that beginning November 18, 2019, all employers in New York – including household employers of nannies and other domestic workers – must grant domestic violence victim leave. […]


National Nanny Recognition Week 2019

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National Nanny Recognition Week (NNRW) is September 22-28, 2019. It’s a time to celebrate our nannies and the amazing job they do. For more than 20 years, NNRW has brought awareness to the dedicated work nannies do, not for the money or perks, but for a true love of children. We couldn’t agree more – […]


Come See Us at the 2019 Back to School Expo!

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We are excited to once again be exhibiting at the Back to School Expo this year. It’s a fantastic event with hands-on science and technology experiments, interactive exhibits, celebrity appearances, and a lot more, including appearances by Marvel superhero characters. There will also be health and wellness exhibits and many vendors with family-focused offerings…like us!  […]


16 Ways For Parents To Relax

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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 […]


What to Read on National Read a Book Day

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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, research has […]


Interviewing a Nanny the Right Way

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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 […]


What to Look for in an After-School Nanny

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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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