INA Weekly Brief

Smart Snacks in School

This infographic below is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  It describes new nutrition standards for food sold in schools established in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.  The infographic shows examples of acceptable foods before and after the new standards went into effect.  


August 23, 2013

Announcing INA’s Fall 2013 Virtual Learning Series

 Doctor G, Deborah Gilboa, M.D. “3 R’s of Parenting; Respect, Resilience, Responsibility in Children, Charges, and Employees” You’ve met her at the INA Annual Conference, and now Parenting Expert and board certified family physician Deborah Gilboa, M.D., aka “Doctor G,” has teamed with the INA to present INA’s Fall 2013 Virtual Learning Series based around… Read more »


August 13, 2013

Louise Dunham Joins INA Board of Directors

The INA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Louise Dunham on Monday, April 15. Her enthusiasm and energy will be an asset to this year’s board. Louise Dunham is the Managing Director of Placement Solutions, a Melbourne, Australia based niche recruitment firm celebrating its 25th anniversary of specializing in In-home childcare,… Read more »


May 8, 2013

2013 INA Service Award Pin Recipients

30 Year Award Recipients Sandra Costantino Sandra Costantino is the executive director and co-owner of Neighborhood Nannies, Inc., a Haddonfield, New Jersey based leading nanny placement agency. Neighborhood Nannies was established in 1983 and was one of the first nanny agencies established on the East Coast. Sandy has been a guest on numerous TV and… Read more »


May 3, 2013

Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights

Currently, New York is the only state with a Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights. However, legislative activity is occurring at the state level that could impact the nanny industry in other jurisdictions as well. California: This state’s Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights, reintroduced as AB 241 by Assembly Member Tom Ammiano, was passed out of… Read more »


May 1, 2013

National Nanny Training Day

The International Nanny Association would like to wish everyone a successful National Nanny Training Day on Saturday April 20. Several of our Standard and Supporting members are sponsoring events in their area. A Caring Nanny Trusting Connections The Help Company Westside Nannies Stanford Park Nannies Town + Country Resources Sitter Central Miami Nannies Who Care… Read more »


April 19, 2013

INA Statement on McCarthy Case

Aisling Brady McCarthy, an Irish nanny, was just charged in the tragic death of Rehma Sabir , an infant from Cambridge, MA. The alleged beating death of Rehma by the woman charged with his caregiving is a tragedy and the International Nanny Association, on behalf of its members, offers sincere sympathy to Rehma’s parents and… Read more »


April 13, 2013

Introducing the 2013 Nanny of the Year™ Nominees and the 2013 Nanny of the Year™

The INA’s Nanny of the Year™ Committee would like to thank all of the nominees for their submissions.  As you will see they are all deserving of being selected as a Nanny of the Year™ nominee.  We wish to thank  eNannySource for sponsoring the NOTY ™ luncheon and  PFC Information Services, Inc  for sponsoring the 2013 Nanny of the… Read more »


April 5, 2013

Agencies– Calling All Questions!

As conference draws near, our speakers are hard at work fine-tuning their presentations.  As part of that fine-tuning, two of our speakers have requested that you submit questions that  will be addressed specifically in their interactive workshops.  We sincerely hope you will take a few minutes to send in your questions, so that these sessions… Read more »


March 20, 2013

Conference Guides and the 2013 Annual INA Conference Experience

Is this your first time attending INA’s annual conference?  Has it been a while since you came or would you just like to connect with a veteran INA attender before conference?  We also want to encourage coming to the Conference Orientation, for first time attendees or new to INA, on Friday Night before the Opening… Read more »


March 15, 2013