INA Weekly Brief

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

Best Practices For Nanny Agencies Part 2: Health Care Plans

As we continue our three part series Best Practices For Your Nanny Agency,  the focus shifts from financing your growing business  to employee benefits, specifically health care. While small business owners (defined as companies employing 50 people or fewer) are not required to offer a health plan, there are many benefits in offering employees group… Read more »


Tags: , , | December 30, 2013

9 Popular iPhone Apps for Nannies and Employers

Guest blogger Vanessa Vidal of INA supporting member HomeWork Solutions, a leading payroll and nanny tax compliance company, offers up the best smart phone apps for nannies and their employers. Today’s smart phones are miniature computers on the go. Nannies and parents are constantly discovering new apps that help with care coordination, communication, and just plain… Read more »


Tags: , | December 27, 2013

State by State Nanny Regulations

State regulations for small business owners are complex, and it’s easy to overlook many of the details that vary from state to state. In order to keep your nanny agency in good standing with families and nannies alike, it is important to stay apprised of employment laws and tax requirements, and educate your nanny hires… Read more »


Tags: , | December 23, 2013

Top 5 Reasons You Should Send Your Nanny to the INA Conference

      Your nanny will be able to connect with other nannies in the in-home child care industry, as well as educators and support service members from all over the world. 4.  Your nanny will have the opportunity to attend educational workshops and learn from experts in the child care industry, such as Dr…. Read more »


December 20, 2013

INA Conference: What to Expect!

Every year nannies, nanny educators, nanny placement agencies, and industry specialty services meet together at the annual conference of the International Nanny Association (INA) for three days of learning, networking, and affirmation. The next INA annual conference is March 27 – 30 in beautiful Los Angeles California at a nice hotel with free airport transportation!… Read more »


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