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What are Learning Pods and Microschools?

By A New England Nanny 5 0

Schools are planning to open next month, but parents are trying to balance the desire for their children to be in school with their health and safety. Many families are looking at hiring private teachers to create learning pods and microschools. Our payroll partner, GTM Payroll Services, offers this guidance on what these are and […]

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How to Clean and Disinfect Homes Amid COVID-19

By A New England Nanny 6 0

Whether you will have a caregiver or in-home educator coming to your home, or your kids will be going to school and returning with germs, it’s more important than ever to keep your home clean. This article compiles expert guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how to clean and disinfect […]

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Tips for Swimming Safely This Summer

By A New England Nanny 15 0

Drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional injury-related death in the United States. Explain swimming safety to children when young, and reinforce its importance regularly. Knowing how to swim and following these tips will help keep you and your children swimming safely. Swimming Pools Do not dive unless it’s deep enough to dive safely—it […]

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Homeschool Caregiver Spotlight

By A New England Nanny 17 0

If you’re looking for help with child care, particularly a homeschool caregiver during the pandemic while schools and daycares remain closed, we have a couple of caregivers we’d like you to meet! Meet Lee Are you looking for help with homeschooling your children? How about taking a break from cooking and letting a professional handle […]

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How to Balance Working From Home with Caregiving

By A New England Nanny 20 0

For many across the country, working from home is their new reality for the foreseeable future as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread rapidly. For some, this arrangement is business as usual. But for others, including parents and caregivers, they now have to balance working from home with caregiving responsibilities, which may be difficult. If […]

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Talking to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

By A New England Nanny 17 0

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) on everyone’s minds, there is a lot of information out there, and it’s changing constantly. It’s hard enough for adults to understand everything that’s going on, so for children, it’s even more confusing. But we found some helpful resources to assist you in talking to your kids about the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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Should You Pay Your Nanny During the Coronavirus Crisis?

By A New England Nanny 18 1

As we continue to navigate this uncertain and constantly-changing health pandemic, we have been receiving many questions about whether you should pay your nanny during the coronavirus crisis. Once again our partners at GTM Payroll Services have very helpful guidance on this. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact more and more families, household employers […]

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Guidelines for Child Safety Seats and Boosters

By A New England Nanny 17 0

Whether you’re a parent or a nanny that drives the kids, the safety of the children in the car is paramount. These guidelines for child safety seats and boosters should be reviewed by parents and nannies alike. Parents worry about their child’s safety, especially when the child is riding in a car. With the myriad […]

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