Tag: parents

What Parents Should Know About Digital Assistants

By A New England Nanny 8 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 11 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 8 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 16 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 29 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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Hiring a Nanny Online? Know the Risks

By A New England Nanny 25 0

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently published the results of their investigation into the vetting and screening of caregivers on Care.com. The probe revealed that “in about nine instances over the past six years, caregivers in the U.S. who had police records were listed on Care.com and later were accused of committing crimes while caring for customers’ […]

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Why it Takes a Village

By A New England Nanny 29 0

Today’s post was written by our friend Quoida Lauzon, RN. Quoida has worked in the healthcare industry for the past nine years, from military installations to local clinics. She’s a licensed RN in the state of NY with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. She is first aid/CPR trained for adults, children, and infants. Quoida’s practice […]

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10 Tips for Protecting Your Family’s Skin During Winter

By A New England Nanny 29 0

‘Tis the season! Cold air and low humidity, combined with spending more time indoors and taking hot showers, can wreak havoc on your skin, especially on kids’ sensitive skin. Here are some tips from UCI Health for protecting your family’s skin during winter. 1. Block the winter sun It’s important to use sunscreen of at least 30 […]

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What Chores Can Kids Help With Around the House?

By A New England Nanny 26 0

With the cold weather finally settling in, sometimes it’s just too cold to get the kids outside. So if you’ve got restless little ones and need some productive ideas, give yourself a break and put the kids to work! What chores can kids help with around the house? Dr. G at AskDoctorG.com has created this […]

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