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INA serves as the umbrella association for the in-home child care industry by providing information, education and guidance to the public and to industry professionals.

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2017-2019 INA Board of Directors Nominations Now Open

November 30, 2016

The International Nanny Association (INA) Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the 2017-2019 Board of Directors. The next Board term will begin on May 18, 2017, at the 2017 INA Annual Conference. Members of the INA Board of Directors are nominated directly by the INA membership. If you know an INA member who has exceptional… Read more »

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down – Week Seven

November 22, 2016

You have made it so far! Your portfolio is almost complete! Hopefully, you are feeling a little less stressed about the NOTY portfolio process. This is the big week for EDITING, EDITING, and more EDITING. I cannot tell you enough how important editing is to the application process. You have until now spent hours writing,… Read more »

What you Need to Know about Third-Hand Smoke

November 17, 2016

The dangers of passive smoking have been well researched and understood for some time now. Inhaling carcinogenic smoke that has been exhaled from a smoker’s lungs has been proven to have serious long-term health consequences, especially for children. Due to this, we do not spare a second thought to protecting our youngest and most vulnerable… Read more »