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Conference Workshop Spotlight: Smart Sleep Solutions – 4 months plus

Conference Workshop Spotlight: Smart Sleep Solutions – 4 months plus Speaker: Janeen Hayward Topics: Sleep Solutions “…the great importance of healthy sleep in terms of brain development and emotional regulations…” As we continue our series spotlighting presenters at this year’s INA Conference, we are taking a closer look at Janeen Hayward. Janeen Hayward has been… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , | April 24, 2017

Conference Workshop Spotlight – Brain Development

Speaker: Deborah McNelis Topics: Infant Brain Development and Gender Differences “… creates an inspired confidence in providing what children need most from those caring for children.” In this posting, we are going to meet Deborah McNelis. Ms. McNelis is an author, international speaker, educator and parent. As a Brain Development Specialist and founder of Brain… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , | April 12, 2017

Conference Workshop Spotlight – Navigating The Local Marketing Maze: How To Reach The Right Audience With The Right Offer

Speaker: Jim Fitzgerald Topics: Marketing   “…walk away with a better understanding of [YOUR] demographic … track your campaigns to fully optimize results and improve future performance.” As part of our Blog series highlighting some of the speakers at this year’s Conference, we will be getting to know Jim Fitzgerald a little better. We are… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , | April 3, 2017

2017 INA Conference Workshop Proposals Now Being Accepted

PLEASE SHARE THIS POST – GREAT WORKSHOPS WANTED! Deadline September 15, 2016 The International Nanny Association is planning its 32nd Annual Conference, to be held May 18 – 21, 2017 in Chicago, IL. Do you have an idea for a great workshop that you would like to share? Do you know a professional whose knowledge… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , | August 16, 2016

2016 INA Member Conference Endowment: Round Two Open for Applications

2016 INA Member Conference Endowment INA is pleased to announce the 5th Annual INA Membership Conference Endowment. The INA Membership Conference Endowment has been developed as a way 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… Read more »


Tags: , , | January 20, 2016

2016 INA Membership Conference Endowment Application

INA is pleased to announce the 5th Annual INA Membership Conference Endowment. The INA Membership Conference Endowment has been developed as a way 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… Read more »


Tags: , | December 10, 2015

2015 INA President’s Report

INA’s Immediate Past President, Kathy Webb, provided INA members the following update at the INA’s annual meeting in Cancun, Mexico, Thursday April 23, 2015. INA President’s Report 2015 The all volunteer International Nanny Association Board of Directors has had a very busy and productive 30th year. I offer my heartfelt thanks and appreciation to all of… Read more »


Tags: , , | April 30, 2015

2015 INA Nanny of the Year is ….

See the video where her employers and charges surprised her with the announcement … Congratulations to Marly Higgins Driskell, our 2015 INA Nanny of the Year. You can read more about Marly here, and we will honor her, and our other nominees, Thursday, April 23 at the 30th Annual INA Conference in Cancun. Congratulations Marly… Read more »


Tags: , , , , | April 17, 2015

INA’s 2014 Nanny of the Year Looks Back

As we prepare to announce our 2015 INA Nanny of the Year (NOTY) on Friday, April 17, we caught up with our current NOTY, Sheri Lopez, to share with us what she has done this past year and what being Nanny of the Year meant to her. It has been such a great honor to… Read more »


Tags: , , , , | April 15, 2015

Mad Money Sponsored by Donna Robinson

The MAD Money Contest was conceived by and is managed by INA member and former INA NOTY Donna Robinson. She shares below the MAD Money Contest background. I can remember how I felt when I attended my first INA conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  I can also remember how broke I was and the only… Read more »


Tags: , , , | April 13, 2015