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How To Write A Good Job Description For Nannies

By A New England Nanny 1 0

What constitutes a good job description for nannies? A precisely written description of the responsibilities and requirements that specify employer objectives is a critical step in building a successful employment relationship. A job description is, essentially, all the work to be done by the nanny, housekeeper, etc. It is really your first official document regarding […]

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Should You Hire a Nanny for the Summer?

By A New England Nanny 2 1

As a parent, do you struggle with the decision about child care once school is out for the summer? Many families choose to send their kids to day camp (full- or part-time), while others opt to hire a nanny for the summer. With schedules and routines changing during those three months, it can be a […]

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2019 interNational Nanny Training Day Recap

By A New England Nanny 3 0

Another successful interNational Nanny Training Day (iNNTD) is in the books! We had more than 30 nannies attend our event this year, which was packed with educational sessions, discussions, and training. Check out the photos below – if you missed it this year, make sure you don’t miss the 2020 iNNTD event!

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What Nannies Need to Know About Worker Classification

By A New England Nanny 4 0

As a nanny, you may be wondering “Am I an employee or an independent contractor?” Federal law dictates that household workers like nannies, housekeepers, and in-home senior caregivers are to be treated as employees and not independent contractors. This is an important distinction and one that comes with key benefits for household workers. Here’s what […]

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Technology to Help with Family Travel

By A New England Nanny 6 0

Lots of families travel during the summer, and while there are always the hassles of dealing with airports, schedules, and making sure your home is safe while you’re away, luckily there are things available to help you manage your summer travels. Here are a couple of pieces of travel technology for families you may find […]

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Steps to Comply with Nanny Tax Requirements

By A New England Nanny 6 0

If you are hiring a nanny or other household employee, it’s important to understand your obligations as a household employer. You must file all applicable nanny tax forms, Social Security, Medicare, federal and state unemployment insurances, and income taxes. These obligations apply to all full-time and part-time employees that you expect to pay over $2,100 (2018) […]

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Guide to Employing Home Care Workers

By A New England Nanny 7 1

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently released a new publication to help families that employ home care workers deal with the very strict wage and hour requirements of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the federal minimum wage and overtime law that applies to most home care workers. The Guide for Employing Home Care Workers was created to […]

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Conference & Event Child Care

By A New England Nanny 7 0

Coming to the Capital Region for a business trip, conference, meeting, training session, or other work-related function where children cannot attend? Contact us for your child care needs! Why Work With Us? We can cover as little as a one-day event to a multiple day program. We can tailor our events to your budget and […]

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7 Things to Know About the NY Health Plan Marketplace

By A New England Nanny 4 0

From NY State of Health: 7 Things You Need to Know About NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace 1. New affordable and comprehensive health insurance options will be available for New Yorkers. 2. Open enrollment begins October 1, 2013 for coverage that begins January 1, 2014. 3. If you earn less than […]

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