Tag: parents

Advice for Nannies When Working for a Divorcing Family

By A New England Nanny 5 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 5 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 16 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 32 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 15 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 15 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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Water Safety Rules for Parents and Nannies

By A New England Nanny 12 0

It’s hot out there! Perfect weather for jumping in the pool or a lake, leaping over waves at the beach, splashing in a river, or even just flopping into a plastic tub in the backyard. Whatever type of water activity you and your kids enjoy, staying safe has to be top of mind…including when the […]

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How Much Will a Nanny Cost?

By A New England Nanny 19 0

One of the most common questions we hear is: “How much will my nanny cost?” There are a lot of considerations that need to be addressed before answering that question. Our partner GTM Payroll Services has put together a thorough list of factors that go into what you’ll pay your nanny. 11 Factors When Budgeting […]

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When Children Age, a Nanny’s Role May Change

By A New England Nanny 34 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 […]

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