Category: Child Care

The Nanny Share Alternative to Daycare

By A New England Nanny 37 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 8 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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Summer Caregiver Spotlight

By A New England Nanny 13 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 […]

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Capital Region Summer Child Care During COVID-19

By A New England Nanny 11 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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What You Need to Know About Hiring a Live-In Nanny

By A New England Nanny 29 0

Many families have busy schedules and some parents work non-traditional hours, requiring child care often when daycares, schools, and other options are not available. For these reasons, and sometimes for the sake of convenience, some families opt to have their nanny live with them. While our agency can assist with the hiring process, our payroll […]

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The Capital Region Child Care Crisis

By A New England Nanny 26 0

A recent article in the Albany Times-Union described the wait lists at local early childhood centers and smaller family-run programs as a Capital Region child care crisis. According to the data from a new report by Raising NY, around 58 percent of surveyed Capital Region child care providers reported having wait lists, while providers statewide […]

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What to Look for in an After-School Nanny

By A New England Nanny 33 0

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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