Category: Family

10 Tips for Protecting Your Family’s Skin During Winter

By A New England Nanny 1 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 […]

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What Chores Can Kids Help With Around the House?

By A New England Nanny 3 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 AskDoctorG.com has created this […]

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Educational Assistance for Nannies

By A New England Nanny 3 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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December 2018 Nanny of the Month

By A New England Nanny 9 0

It’s time again to recognize a member of the A New England Nanny team that has WOWed our clients! This team member has been with us less than a year, but in that time she has been a tremendous asset to our team, not only a long term housekeeper and chef for a family 3 […]

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Holiday Time is Family Time

By A New England Nanny 4 0

Whether or not you look forward to the craziness of the holiday season, most people enjoy (at least for the most part) spending time with their families, especially those who we don’t get to see very often. But with everyone’s schedule so busy, it can be challenging to not only set aside time to spend […]

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What are the Benefits of a Nanny Share?

By A New England Nanny 11 0

For families looking for ways to cut child care costs, a nanny share is one option. Families can hire a nanny to watch their respective children simultaneously, or a nanny can work part-time for two different families. In either case, the families share the cost and still enjoy the benefits a nanny provides. The main benefit […]

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When is a Child Too Sick for a Nanny?

By A New England Nanny 11 0

One of the worst feelings a parent can have is when their child is sick, especially when the child is too young to communicate exactly how they’re feeling, where it hurts, etc. Needing child care can complicate things when a child is ill. Parents often don’t like to leave their children when they’re not feeling […]

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Vaccinations Up to Date for Back to School Season?

By A New England Nanny 12 0

Parents – it’s back to school time; are your kids’ vaccinations up to date? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a recommended schedule of immunizations for infants, small children, pre-teens, and teens. This schedule is designed to protect infants and children early in life, when they are most vulnerable and before […]

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The Importance of Nanny Daily Reports

By A New England Nanny 12 0

Employing a nanny or other domestic worker is often mistakenly handled as an informal work situation. In fact, it is a professional endeavor requiring formal personnel practices and policies. One of these practices can be receiving a daily report from your nanny. Many parents want to know details about what their child(ren) did all day, […]

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Downtown Albany Goes to the Dogs!

By A New England Nanny 11 0

We are very excited to partner with the Downtown Albany, New York Business Improvement District (BID) to be a vendor at an upcoming painting event for Albany-area families…and their dogs! Paw-Casso: Paw-painting for pups & people! will be held at the brand new Olde English Downtown Dog Park (located inside Wallenberg Park in downtown Albany at the intersection of […]

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