INA Weekly Brief

Announcing INA’s 2014 Annual Conference Keynote Speaker

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… Read more »

Tags: , , | December 16, 2013

International Nanny Association’s 29th Annual Conference Update

Excitement is building! Speakers are lined up and the program is being finalized – speaker announcements begin December 16th and will go out every week on the INA’s Weekly Brief – be sure to subscribe! INA Annual Conference The dates are March 27 – 30, 2014 and the location is Los Angeles CA. Hotel information… Read more »

Tags: , , | December 13, 2013

Best Practices for Nanny Agencies Part I: Finance Solutions

In a comprehensive article by, staff writer Cathleen Clifford reports on the best credit cards for small business owners. These specific cards offer rewards and money back for people launching a business or looking to maximize the benefits of using credit to build their business. If you are thinking of starting a nanny agency,… Read more »

Tags: , , , | December 9, 2013

Out With The Old: New Marketing Strategies For Your Nanny Agency

If your small business has used traditional marketing methods since its start up, it may be time to freshen your approach. While there is plenty of merit in the tried-and-true strategies, the future success of your nanny agency will require new efforts in order to stay competitive. In an article designed to help entrepreneurs with… Read more »

Tags: , , | December 3, 2013

INA Coming Attractions

It is an exciting time to be a member of the International Nanny Association – your Board of Directors has been working especially hard behind the scenes for you! In the coming weeks we will be sharing with you information on: Annual Conference – we have some world class speakers and programming! Mark your calendar… Read more »

November 22, 2013

Week 7 of NOTY Portfolio Process

by Marcia Hall, 2011 INA NOTY This is it, you have spent the last 6 weeks engulfed in this project and you are about to finish it. This week you will want to gather all your documents making sure you have each and every part you need. You will need to print or copy 4… Read more »

October 30, 2013

INA Welcomes New Operations Manager

INA is pleased to welcome Carrie Ann Taylor as our new Operations Manager! Carrie Ann is new to INA but not to the child care industry. Since her early teens, she has worked with young people in various roles including nanny, teacher, camp counselor, and coach. Carrie Ann is a previous member of Association of… Read more »

October 25, 2013

Week 6 of NOTY Portfolio Process

By Marcia Hall, 2011 INA NOTY You have made it this 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 stress enough how important editing is to the application process. You have… Read more »

October 23, 2013

Fall 2013 Virtual Learning Series: Webinar #2 with Doctor G October 20

This Sunday evening, October 20th, Debi Gilboa, M.D. (aka Doctor G) will be hosting the second webinar of her 3-part virtual learning series. If you joined us last time, you know how Doctor G’s easy style is a match for anyone raising children with the values of strong character traits.  We invite you to join us, bring… Read more »

October 17, 2013

Week 5 of Nanny of the Year Portfolio Process

By Marcia Hall, 2011 INA NOTY This week you will finish the professional history segment of your portfolio. This is found on page 17 of the nomination packet. You will want to type or gather these: 1. “Certificates and Documents” 2. “Publications and Presentations” 3. “Media Appearances and Awards.” You may or may not be… Read more »

October 16, 2013