Category: Nannies

Benefits for Nannies, Tax Savings for Families

By A New England Nanny 12 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 […]


Should You Give Your Nanny a Holiday Bonus?

By A New England Nanny 25 0

‘Tis the season where we usually post a list of gifts that families could give their nannies. But many families – either in addition to or in place of gifts – opt to provide a financial boost to their household employee. But how often does this happen? Do nannies expect it? Should you give your […]


Should You Hire a Mature Nanny?

By A New England Nanny 14 0

Often when people think of nannies or other child care providers, images of younger women come to mind. This could be mainly due to the media coverage when a celebrity’s nanny is in the news, as those nannies are usually younger, or at most approaching middle-age. But nannying is a career, and many have been […]


Health Benefit Options for Your Nanny

By A New England Nanny 16 0

The world of health insurance is complex and often frustratingly so. When families are looking for ways to help their nanny with health insurance, there are many options available that can provide nannies with funding to cover medical expenses, whether or not the nanny has her own health insurance. If you are looking for ways to […]


Use a Nanny Agency to Avoid Nanny Scams

By A New England Nanny 27 0

Most people are now aware that if they receive an email from someone claiming to be a Nigerian prince who wants to give them thousands of dollars in exchange for their bank account information, they know it’s a scam. Unfortunately, many scams still exist that are not as well-known, such as a recent one where […]


National Nanny Recognition Week 2018

By A New England Nanny 23 0

September 23-29, 2018 is National Nanny Recognition Week (NNRW), a time to celebrate our nannies and the amazing job they do. From the NNRW website: “For 20 years, NNRW has thrived and brought awareness to the dedicated work nannies do, not for the money or perks, but for a true love of children.” We couldn’t […]


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