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What are Learning Pods and Microschools?

By A New England Nanny 13 0

Schools are planning to open next month, but parents are trying to balance the desire for their children to be in school with their health and safety. Many families are looking at hiring private teachers to create learning pods and microschools. Our payroll partner, GTM Payroll Services, offers this guidance on what these are and […]

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How to Clean and Disinfect Homes Amid COVID-19

By A New England Nanny 13 0

Whether you will have a caregiver or in-home educator coming to your home, or your kids will be going to school and returning with germs, it’s more important than ever to keep your home clean. This article compiles expert guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how to clean and disinfect […]

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In-Home Teacher Spotlight

By A New England Nanny 27 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 […]

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Tips for Swimming Safely This Summer

By A New England Nanny 17 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 […]

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Fireworks Safety Tips for the 4th Of July

By A New England Nanny 21 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. […]

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The Nanny Share Alternative to Daycare

By A New England Nanny 51 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 […]

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Nanny or Daycare in a Post-Pandemic World?

By A New England Nanny 20 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 […]

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