Category: Family

How to Handle Expense Reports for Nannies

By A New England Nanny 10 0

Families hiring a nanny have many things to consider, including whether or not the nanny will be driving the kids, if she or he will be using their own car, and whether the nanny will be purchasing anything for the family such as food, art supplies, etc. Some families may give cash to the nanny […]


Employee Benefits Parents Can Offer Nannies

By A New England Nanny 15 0

While providing benefits for nannies and other household employees is largely optional and seldom required by law, they greatly help the household employer attract and retain high-level employees. By providing an attractive employee benefits package, the employer is helping to maintain a satisfied workforce. Satisfied employees equal a happy workplace, which in turn equals a […]


What You Need to Know About Nanny Sharing

By A New England Nanny 11 0

Many families are looking for ways to cut costs these days. For those that use nannies for their childcare, there is a trend that is becoming more and more popular: nanny sharing. Families can hire a nanny to watch their respective children simultaneously, or a nanny can work part-time for two different families. In either […]


When Children Age, a Nanny’s Role May Change

By A New England Nanny 25 0

As a family’s children age, the nanny’s role and responsibilities will change. Obviously when you have a young child – an infant or a toddler – the nanny will need to concentrate their time and attention on the child, attending to their physical needs and interacting with them. But as children age and become more […]


Mother’s Day 2019 Gift Ideas

By A New England Nanny 12 0

Mother’s Day is coming up very quickly – do you need any gift ideas? We have a good one! How about a few hours of “Mommy Time?” Let us handle the child care so Mom can enjoy an afternoon at the spa or a night out. Or surprise her with a clean home from one […]


Why it Takes a Village

By A New England Nanny 27 0

Today’s post was written by our friend Quoida Lauzon, RN. Quoida has worked in the healthcare industry for the past nine years, from military installations to local clinics. She’s a licensed RN in the state of NY with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She is first aid/CPR trained for adults, children, and infants. Quoida’s practice […]


10 Tips for Protecting Your Family’s Skin During Winter

By A New England Nanny 25 0

‘Tis the season! Cold air and low humidity, combined with spending more time indoors and taking hot showers, can wreak havoc on your skin, especially on kids’ sensitive skin. Here are some tips from UCI Health for protecting your family’s skin during winter. 1. Block the winter sun It’s important to use sunscreen of at least 30 […]


What Chores Can Kids Help With Around the House?

By A New England Nanny 23 0

With the cold weather finally settling in, sometimes it’s just too cold to get the kids outside. So if you’ve got restless little ones and need some productive ideas, give yourself a break and put the kids to work! What chores can kids help with around the house? Dr. G at has created this […]


Educational Assistance for Nannies

By A New England Nanny 20 0

Many nannies try to balance their education with their job as a caregiver. If you employ a nanny that is also in school, a very helpful benefit you might consider offering is that of educational assistance. Although optional, educational assistance for nannies is beneficial in providing a satisfying workplace. But if you do offer this […]


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