Tag: communicating with nanny

7 Tips for Building Trust with Your Nanny

By A New England Nanny 10 0

One of the most important – if not THE most important – factors for parents when hiring a nanny is trust. Without the peace of mind that trust brings, it’s difficult to want to leave your children in someone else’s care. Our payroll partner, GTM Payroll Services, offers these helpful suggestions for building trust with […]


Advice for Nannies When Working for a Divorcing Family

By A New England Nanny 44 0

When parents divorce, it can be an upsetting experience for everyone involved. This includes a family’s nanny, particularly when the nanny has been working for the family for some time before a divorce begins. It can be awkward coming to work in an environment that was previously stable, and now is filled with uncertainty. But […]


How to Handle Expense Reports for Nannies

By A New England Nanny 68 0

Families hiring a nanny have many things to consider, including whether or not the nanny will be driving the kids, if she or he will be using their own car, and whether the nanny will be purchasing anything for the family such as food, art supplies, etc. Some families may give cash to the nanny […]


When Children Age, a Nanny’s Role May Change

By A New England Nanny 76 0

As a family’s children age, the nanny’s role and responsibilities will change. Obviously when you have a young child – an infant or a toddler – the nanny will need to concentrate their time and attention on the child, attending to their physical needs and interacting with them. But as children age and become more […]


Can You Tell Your Nanny How to Dress in Summer?

By A New England Nanny 82 0

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer, and that means hot weather and time spent by the pool or on the beach. The summer heat also means showing more skin and dressing much more casually, and parents may have concerns about their nanny’s attire. What can you tell your nanny about how to […]


The Importance of Nanny Daily Reports

By A New England Nanny 75 0

Employing a nanny or other domestic worker is often mistakenly handled as an informal work situation. In fact, it is a professional endeavor requiring formal personnel practices and policies. One of these practices can be receiving a daily report from your nanny. Many parents want to know details about what their child(ren) did all day, […]


Performance Review for Your Nanny

By A New England Nanny 50 0

Companies of all sizes establish periodic (written) reviews and evaluations of employees. It is a good employment practice for household employers to conduct performance reviews for nannies, because it allows the employer and employee to communicate what the employee has accomplished and areas that may need development. With the reviews, nannies are provided an opportunity […]


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