Tag: parents

Advice for Working Parents on Managing Stress

By A New England Nanny 10 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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What You Need to Know About Hiring a Live-In Nanny

By A New England Nanny 16 0

Many families have busy schedules and some parents work non-traditional hours, requiring child care often when daycares, schools, and other options are not available. For these reasons, and sometimes for the sake of convenience, some families opt to have their nanny live with them. While our agency can assist with the hiring process, our payroll […]

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Valentines Day Gift Ideas for Parents and Nannies

By A New England Nanny 22 0

Valentine’s Day is upon us, and families and nannies both often wonder how to help the children celebrate. While store-bought cards are thoughtful and convenient, they will adorn the counter or windowsill for a few weeks, then ultimately retire to a drawer somewhere, even with the best of intentions to be saved for years to […]

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Advice for Nannies When Working for a Divorcing Family

By A New England Nanny 13 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 […]

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10 Tips for Checking Your Kids’ Halloween Candy

By A New England Nanny 19 0

Ah, Halloween. It evokes many memories of sweaty costumes, running down the streets with friends, and of course, massive amounts of sugar in a variety of colored wrappers. While most families trust their neighbors are handing out perfectly safe candy, it never hurts to be cautious and delay the sugar gluttony for a few minutes […]

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Fall into Fall this Weekend!

By A New England Nanny 22 0

It looks like it’s going to be a gorgeous weekend (and for some, a 3-day weekend!) – the weather looks great, the leaves are changing colors everywhere, and it’s peak time for apple picking. Hopefully you’ll get a chance to get out with the kids for some fall fun. Here are a few of the […]

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National Nanny Recognition Week 2019

By A New England Nanny 34 0

National Nanny Recognition Week (NNRW) is September 22-28, 2019. 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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What Parents Should Know About Digital Assistants

By A New England Nanny 19 0

Alexa, Echo, Google Home…chances are you or someone you know has one of these devices – known as digital assistants – in their house. And while they certainly have many beneficial features for children, as with any technology that kids can access, there are concerns that parents and nannies need to be aware of. Here […]

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What Parents Want in a Nanny

By A New England Nanny 17 0

When hiring a nanny, you want someone who your children will like and have fun with, but who will also make you feel comfortable about leaving your loved ones in their care. There are so many factors that help decide what parents want in a nanny. Our partner GTM Payroll Services has put together a […]

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