Category: Parents

National Nanny Recognition Week 2020

By A New England Nanny 46 0

  National Nanny Recognition Week (NNRW) is September 20-26, 2020. It’s a time to celebrate our nannies and the amazing job they do. For more than 20 years, NNRW has brought awareness to the dedicated work nannies do, not for the money or perks, but for a true love of children. We couldn’t agree more […]

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Nanny or Daycare in a Post-Pandemic World?

By A New England Nanny 16 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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Capital Region Summer Child Care During COVID-19

By A New England Nanny 16 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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Furniture Safety Guide for Parents and Nannies

By A New England Nanny 24 0

A home might seem like one of the safest places for a child to play, but household furniture carries many unforeseen dangers, especially for young children. And now that kids are home for basically the entire day during the COVID-19 lockdown, the chances for unsafe behavior have increased. This furniture safety guide provides advice and […]

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Ways to Manage Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By A New England Nanny 20 0

The coronavirus public health crisis has changed what we used to consider “normal.” Chances are you, your nanny, and your children have been feeling the stress caused by the current situation. iSolved, the payroll platform our agency uses, has this advice on how to manage stress during the COVID-19 pandemic. The current situation with the […]

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Advice for Working Parents on Managing Stress

By A New England Nanny 20 0

Many parents also hold full- or part-time jobs. However, being a parent on its own is one of the hardest jobs anyone could take on. Couple that with the stress of a career and it can be too much for anyone. Luckily we have some advice for working parents on managing stress. It’s not uncommon […]

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The Capital Region Child Care Crisis

By A New England Nanny 31 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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