Category: Parents

Help for the Holidays and Remote Learning

By A New England Nanny 15 0

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in our area, many schools that have either full-time in-person learning or a hybrid model have begun going to remote learning. Even if your children have been attending in-person, you may not feel comfortable continuing until the pandemic is more under control. But whether your own children will be […]

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Here are the Presidential Candidates’ Child Care Plans

By A New England Nanny 26 0

Election Day is not far away, and while both Donald Trump and Joe Biden have many differences, families may be wondering about their plans regarding child care costs and related issues. GTM Payroll Services, our payroll partner, offers this objective comparison of the two presidential candidates’ child care plans and what it could mean for […]

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National Nanny Recognition Week 2020

By A New England Nanny 71 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 35 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 24 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 40 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 34 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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