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2019 interNational Nanny Training Day Recap

By A New England Nanny 1 0

Another successful interNational Nanny Training Day (iNNTD) is in the books! We had more than 30 nannies attend our event this year, which was packed with educational sessions, discussions, and training. Check out the photos below – if you missed it this year, make sure you don’t miss the 2020 iNNTD event!

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What Nannies Need to Know About Worker Classification

By A New England Nanny 2 0

As a nanny, you may be wondering “Am I an employee or an independent contractor?” Federal law dictates that household workers like nannies, housekeepers, and in-home senior caregivers are to be treated as employees and not independent contractors. This is an important distinction and one that comes with key benefits for household workers. Here’s what […]

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Affordable Summer Vacation Ideas for Families

By A New England Nanny 3 0

As we head into April, we know summer isn’t too far away, and we begin to dream of warm evenings, fun in the pool or at a beach, and maybe even getting out of town for a while. But more often than not, those fun things can be expensive. However, TravelandLeisure.com has put together a […]

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Benefits for Nannies, Tax Savings for Families

By A New England Nanny 5 0

Offering employee benefits is an important consideration for all household employers. Families can get tax savings while providing more than a paycheck – they can attract and retain the best nannies by offering them tangible benefits such as health insurance, savings accounts, and retirement plans. Health Benefit Options • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)• Health Savings […]

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Hiring a Nanny Online? Know the Risks

By A New England Nanny 6 0

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently published the results of their investigation into the vetting and screening of caregivers on Care.com. The probe revealed that “in about nine instances over the past six years, caregivers in the U.S. who had police records were listed on Care.com and later were accused of committing crimes while caring for customers’ […]

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2019 interNational Nanny Training Day

By A New England Nanny 6 1

Spring is right around the corner, which means it’s almost time for our annual educational event for nannies – interNational Nanny Training Day! Presented by Nannypalooza, National Nanny Training Day is held to recognize the needs of young children and to raise awareness of the positive correlation between nanny training and quality care. This national […]

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Do You Know About Lulu and Leo’s Law?

By A New England Nanny 5 0

Many of us remember the horrific story from 2012, when a nanny in New York City murdered two of the children she was watching. It was later discovered that the nanny had falsified information on her application to become the family’s caregiver, and didn’t have any actual experience caring for children. This event led to […]

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2019 National Caregivers Day

By A New England Nanny 6 0

Did you know? The third Friday in February is recognized as National Caregivers Day. This special day was founded in 2015 by the Providers Association for Home Health & Hospice Agencies (PAHHHA). It honors the men and women who provide vital services to individuals and families around the country. From nationaldaycalendar.com: Caregivers deliver a variety of […]

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What To Know About Domestic Violence And Nannies In New York

By A New England Nanny 6 0

It’s certainly not an issue families or nannies want to have to discuss, but unfortunately sometimes it’s unavoidable. Domestic violence can impact people in all professions, and employers – including household employers – have certain responsibilities. Here are some things to know about domestic violence and nannies in New York state. You cannot punish a […]

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