Tag: parents

7 Tips for Caring for an Elderly Parent

By A New England Nanny 8 0

With the advancement of medicine, technology and resources, our life expectancy is quite longer than it once was. This means that more elderly adults require assistance for longer periods of time. Caring for an elderly parent generally falls on the shoulders of their adult children and grandchildren, who are sometimes elderly themselves. Though caring for […]

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Here are the Presidential Candidates’ Child Care Plans

By A New England Nanny 33 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 83 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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Advice for Working Parents on Managing Stress

By A New England Nanny 31 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 50 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 59 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 37 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 61 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 53 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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