INA Weekly Brief

Category: Annual Conference


INA Membership Conference Endowment Application Now Being Accepted

INA is pleased to announce the 6th Annual INA Membership Conference Endowment. The INA Membership Conference Endowment has been developed as a way to recognize our members for their dedication to the in-home child care industry. Started in 2011, the INA Member Conference Endowment secured its initial funding from half of all monies raised through… Read more »


Tags: , | December 20, 2016

INA Conference Workshop Video – Power Tools for Power Struggles

INA was fortunate to have a presentation on Power Tools for Power Struggles at our 31st INA Annual Conference, in Washington, DC. Previously a members-only benefit, we’re making it available to everyone. We hope you enjoy, and if you’re not a member we invite you to become a member today and receive future member-only content and more!… Read more »


December 18, 2016

Registration Now Open for 2017 INA Annual Conference

2017 INA Annual Conference, May 18-21, 2017, Chicago, IL Early bird Nov. 15 – January 15 $345 member $445 non-member General Registration January 16 – March 16 $445 member $545 non-member Late Registration March 17 – April 30 $545 member $645 non-member One day Early bird $230 member $290 non-member One day General $290 member… Read more »


Tags: , | November 16, 2016

2017 INA Conference Workshop Proposals Now Being Accepted

PLEASE SHARE THIS POST – GREAT WORKSHOPS WANTED! Deadline September 15, 2016 The International Nanny Association is planning its 32nd Annual Conference, to be held May 18 – 21, 2017 in Chicago, IL. Do you have an idea for a great workshop that you would like to share? Do you know a professional whose knowledge… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , | August 16, 2016

2016 Nanny of the Year Nominee Dawn Schrader

Our final 2016 INA Nanny of the Year Nominee is Dawn Schrader. Dawn has been a Professional Nanny for 12 years.  Along with her love for children, she has great organizational skills with a knack for keeping children both interested and engaged in educational and recreational programs. Her grace, maturity and attention to detail makes… Read more »


April 29, 2016

2016 Nanny of the Year Nominee Tatiane Das de Oliveria (Thaty)

Our fourth nominee for INA Nanny of the Year is Thaty Oliveria. Thaty holds the greatest pride and passion in being a professional  nanny. She finds that “her” children are the ultimate testimony of the work does and feels rewarded knowing that she plays a great role in shaping little minds and raising great citizens… Read more »


April 28, 2016

2016 Nanny of the Year Nominee Helen McCarthy

Our third INA Nanny of the Year Nominee is Helen McCarthy. Helen is a Qualified National Nursery Education Board (NNEB) Professional British Nanny with over 24 years’ experience as a Nanny, Newborn Care Specialist (NCS) and Childcare Consultant. She has devoted her career to the care of children at all stages of life, with all… Read more »


April 27, 2016

2016 Nanny of the Year Nominee Cecily Laing

Our second INA Nanny of the Year nominee is Cecily Laing. Cecily has been a career nanny for the last 18 years. She has worked with all ages of children, some as young as only a few weeks. Cecily has also held many job titles over the years, from full-time, part-time, casual, live-in, live-out and household… Read more »


April 26, 2016

2016 Nanny of the Year Nominee Stephanie Doyle

This week, INA will introduce you to our five outstanding nominees for INA Nanny of the Year.  Join us Monday, May 2 when we’ll announce our 2016 INA Nanny of the Year, who will receive her honor at the upcoming INA Conference, on Friday, May 13, 2016. Our first nominee is Stephanie Doyle. Stephanie has been… Read more »


April 25, 2016

The Dr. Shosh Wellness Plan

Nannies, NCS, and agency owners can help new moms and dads by offering helpful resources and non-judgmental support. For every new mom and mom-to-be: The Dr. Shosh Wellness Plan contains seven essential pieces. Throw out the myths and fantasies of motherhood (my needs shouldn’t matter anymore, taking care of a baby is easy for good… Read more »


Tags: , , | March 15, 2016