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Tag: Annual Conference


Why I started going the INA Conference and never looked back

While I have been a nanny most of my life now, I am a relative newcomer to the nanny community. In 2015 I received an email from a local nanny agency I had been registered with in the past telling me about a workshop they’d be presenting at the International Nanny Association Annual Conference in… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | February 12, 2018

2018 INA Conference Sponsor Spotlight

The 2018 INA Conference is just weeks away, but we want to take a minute and introduce you to some of our Conference Sponsors.   Sponsors play a huge role in the success of the INA Conference. Their financial support helps keep the costs down to attendees, spread awareness of the workshops, speakers and importance of… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | February 9, 2018

Financial Planning and Basic Investing for Small Business Owners

This week on our Conference Workshop Spotlight series we will get to know Lydia Brown a little better.  Lydia will be presenting the workshop “Financial Planning and Basic Investing for Small Business Owners.” We asked Lydia what drew her to the INA Annual Conference and she told us, “The INA conference was originally recommended by… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | February 5, 2018

Transition Times: Surviving Separation Anxiety

We’ve all been there. The parents need to go to work or get out the door and the nanny is ready to take over. Then the toddler starts melting down and the school-aged child is stomping around demanding cake for breakfast and the entire house seems to be swirling into chaos.  How can we make this… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | February 1, 2018

INA Board Spotlight: Laura R Schroeder

In our ongoing series spotlighting your INA Board Of Directors, we will get to know Laura R Schroeder a little better. Laura’s Board seat is as Director, Chair of the Member Advantage Committee and Co-Chair of the Caregiver Mentor and Exam Development Committees. We asked Laura to tell us about her job in the nanny… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | January 29, 2018

Cultural Sensitivity: Serving Nannies and Families with Diverse Needs

Over the next several weeks the INA will be running a series of blog posts highlighting just some of the workshops we are excited to be presenting in at our 2018 INA Annual Conference in Tucson, Arizona, May 17-20, 2018.  Today we take a look at our workshop: Cultural Sensitivity: Serving Nannies and Families with… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , | January 26, 2018

Creating Happy Parents for Happy Babies

As we continue our series spotlighting just some of the workshops INA is excited to bring you at the 2018 Conference, we will be taking a look at Dr. Shoshana Bennet’s, aka, Dr. Shosh, workshop:  Creating Happy Parents for Happy Babies.   We asked Dr. Shosh why she felt the INA is a good fit and… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , | January 23, 2018

INA Membership Conference Endowment Now Accepting Applications

INA is pleased to announce the 7th Annual INA Membership Conference Endowment. The INA Membership Conference Endowment has been developed 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 the 2011 INA… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | January 22, 2018

INA is Hiring A Conference Coordinator

The International Nanny Association would like to thank Kellie Geres for her many years of service to the INA Conference. She will not be renewing her contract for the 2019 Conference and the INA Board of Directors has begun the search for a new individual or firm to take the role of planning and implementing… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , | January 18, 2018

2017 INA Nanny Salary & Benefits Survey RESULTS

The International Nanny Association is pleased to release the results of the 2017 INA Nanny Salary and Benefits Survey, conducted by INA and sponsored by HomeWork Solutions.   The INA conducts this survey to provide credible salary and benefit information about in-home child care professionals. The 2017 Nanny Salary and Benefits survey highlights the effects of… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | January 15, 2018