How To Conduct A Performance Review For Your Nanny

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A lot can change in a year, especially in your family’s life. If it’s been a year since you’ve hired your nanny, or another year has passed, it’s time to conduct a performance review. The needs of you and your family, as well as the needs of your nanny, need to be taken into account in order to have or maintain a successful dynamic. You should encourage open communication with your nanny throughout the year, but it’s important to have a one on one discussion about their compensation, performance and any changes to contract or responsibilities annually. Conducting a yearly...

Is An Online Nanny Service Right For My Family?

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When it comes to hiring a nanny, you can choose to use a traditional nanny agency or do-it-yourself. The DIY route often involves placing an advertisement, sifting through countless responses from prospective candidates, making unending phone calls, and interviewing a long list of candidates. Even if the strongest candidate you find has good referrals, the unfortunate reality is that some people falsify their resume and use phony referrals, so you need to do quite a bit of due diligence before deciding on a candidate.

Using a nanny service, on the other hand, ensures all candidates have been properly screened,...

What Level Of Nanny Service Should You Invest In?

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Going to work and taking care of a cranky preschooler or two can be quite exhausting for many parents, causing them to consider hiring a nanny who can direct all their attention to taking care of the little ones. But there are many factors to consider when looking for a nanny, including getting an independent nanny, working with a nanny agency, or simply dropping off your child at daycare every morning as you drive to work.

Hiring a dedicated nanny through an agency is one of the most sought after options. Hiring an experienced person to deliver quality child...

6 Ways To Promote Bonding Between Your Nanny And Your Children

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A strong bond between a nanny and a child will provide immeasurable benefits to your child’s well-being that will last for a lifetime. It is important to take a proactive approach and encourage this bond as much as possible.

  1. Get Child Excited About Nanny’s Arrival. When transitioning a nanny into your home environment, it is important to not only take the time to express your enthusiasm but to also generate excitement. Get your child involved in the arrival of the nanny. For example, having the child make a ‘welcome to our home’ card allows him...

10 Signs Of A Great Nanny

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It can be a daunting task to find the right nanny to care for your family. It’s important to find one who has all of the necessary qualifications and references, who fits into your home environment and who is beloved by your children. Here are some things to look for to ensure that you are choosing the best nanny possible.

  1. Experience. According to the former president of the International Nanny Association, experience is one of the most important factors to take into consideration. Having safety knowledge, like CPR and First Aid is crucial. A background...