INA Weekly Brief

Nanny Educational Opportunity – Working for Divorced Families

Have you been watching the speaker announcements regarding the INA’s 29th Annual Conference, Los Angeles CA March 27 – 30 2014? The International Nanny Association has an amazing lineup of workshop for Nannies, Newborn Care Specialist, Nanny Agencies and other industry related business.  One of our most exciting workshops on the Nanny Track is Molly… Read more »


Tags: , | January 17, 2014

Avoiding The “Nanny Tax” Trap

As tax season fast approaches, it’s in your best interest to understand exactly which taxes you are required to pay if you employ household workers. In short, household employers are obligated to file state and federal taxes on behalf of their employee or risk the stiff penalties that come along with filing falsely- even if… Read more »


Tags: , , | January 13, 2014

Creative Marketing Consultant to Lead Nanny Agency Workshops at INA Conference

The International Nanny Association is hosting their 29th Annual Conference on March 27-30, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The 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. INA annual conferences attract nanny agency owners, nannies and nanny educators from across… Read more »


Tags: , | January 10, 2014

2014 – 2016 INA Board of Directors Nominees

Each year members of the International Nanny Association are presented with a slate of nominees to serve the organization.   Below is the list of the current board members whose terms have expired who wish to continue serving the organization, as well as new nominees seeking to join the board and serve. Members will receive… Read more »


January 9, 2014

INA Board of Directors Elections – It’s Time to Vote!

by Kellie Geres Ballots are being emailed directly to all INA members shortly. Check your Junk and Spam boxes if you don’t see yours! INA BOD Elections are important, and we need your participation!  I served on the INA Board of Directors for 10 years, and currently chair the INA Board of Directors Nominating Committee…. Read more »


INA Nanny Employer Handbook – A Great Tool for Members

Your INA is focused on providing members with tangible benefits.  Our first 2014 publication, the INA Nanny Employer Handbook, is now available! INA member agencies have the opportunity to be much more than a nanny placement service. Families need step by step guidance when hiring a nanny, and INA agencies can provide more comprehensive assistance by… Read more »


Tags: , | January 8, 2014

INA Service Award Pin Application Deadline Approaching

Don’t miss out – application deadline is January 15, 2014! The INA Service Award Pin program recognizes individuals who have been employed as a nanny, nanny educator or business owner (referral agency or industry service provider) for 5 or more years and are currently an INA member in good standing. INA Members must submit an… Read more »


Tags: , | January 7, 2014

Nanny Agency Cash Flow Management

One of the fundamentals of owning and operating any business is ensuring that the company has the necessary cash to pay for expenses while still turning a profit. Using quarterly and annual reporting systems, you can determine your company’s cash flow over several accounting periods. In order to make intelligent financial management decisions, you must… Read more »


Tags: , , | January 6, 2014

Dr. Harvey Karp to Educate Nannies at INA’s 2014 Annual Conference

On March 27, 2014, the International Nanny Association is hosting their 29th Annual Conference in  Los Angeles, California. This event draws nanny placement agencies, child caregivers, educators and related businesses from around the world, and features programming on industry best practices, innovations in education and business solutions over the course of three days. The INA… Read more »


Tags: | January 3, 2014

INA Conference: My Story

My first year as a nanny has been life changing. I lived in Washington State working as a lead Toddler teacher. However, I wanted to move to Colorado. I placed my resume online at a nanny job site, looking for my first nanny job. I was elated when my current family flew me out for… Read more »


Tags: , | January 1, 2014