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September is Safety Month! Baby and Child Safety Tips for Working Nannies

As a working nanny, safety is undoubtedly among your top priorities. It’s tough to make sure that young children avoid everyday dangers, let alone unexpected natural disasters like hurricanes and house fires. Keeping the kiddos safe is a year-round endeavor, but in light of September’s National Preparedness Month and Baby Safety Month events, here are… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | September 18, 2017

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down Week by Week. Week 2

We are continuing to walk you through the NOTY Digital Portfolio process. This week you will work on the Sections 1, 2 and 3 of the Digital Portfolio.  Section 1 – Questionnaire. In this section, you will need to answer questions regarding your employment status, INA conference attendance, criminal record, previous NOTY nominations, your special… Read more »


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INA Board Spotlight: Cortney Gibson

As we continue our series spotlighting your INA Board Of Directors, we are getting to know a little more about Cortney Gibson. As a member of the Board, she along with the other Board Members work to support our association and industry. What is your board member position? For the first time in 7 years,… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | September 11, 2017

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down Week by Week. Week 1

  Being Nanny of the Year™(NOTY™) can sound a little intimidating and you may feel it is too overwhelming to apply for. I am here to let you know that it doesn’t have to be so. We won’t mislead you, it does take some time to apply but we are here to walk you through… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | September 7, 2017

INA Board Spotlight – Tonya Sakowicz

In our continuing series spotlighting your INA Board Of Directors, we are getting to know a little more about Tonya Sakowicz. As a member of the Board, she along with the other Board Members work to support our association and industry.  What is your board member position? 1st Vice President What is your job? I own… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , | August 14, 2017

Nannies: Parent’s Super Heroes

Nannies And Parents: Like Batman And Robin When you, as a parent, look into your child’s eyes for the first time, you are overcome with love. Your heart surges. You realize that you’ve never felt an emotion quite like this. You’ve transformed from a conventional human with regular emotions and typical responsibilities into a superhero… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | August 7, 2017

Nannying For The Child With Special Needs

  As modern families continue to grow, they have become more prone to hiring professional, experienced nannies to support the day-to-day management of their busy households. As a result, nanny roles have become much more complex and integral to the family dynamic than ever before. Nannies are expected to be more deeply involved in the… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | July 31, 2017

Tips and Resources on How to Write a Resume for a Nanny Job

  While many families employ nannies, securing a good position can be a challenge. You’re asking to care for someone’s children, which is something every family takes very seriously. You need to come across as the most honest, trustworthy, and reliable candidate if you’re going to ask to be left alone with someone’s child. However, in… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | July 24, 2017

Proven Steps To Help You And Your Baby Transition To A Nanny When It’s Time To Go Back To Work

  As soon as your maternity leave starts, you can almost hear the time ticking away.  With every tiny smile and little yawn, your heart lurches as you think about the day when you’ll have to go back to work.  You worry that your infant will miss you.  You wonder whether your baby will get… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | June 19, 2017

5 Tips for Saving Money with an Irregular Income: For Nannies, Newborn Care Specialists and New Business Owners

  Working as a nanny, a newborn care specialist, or starting your own business will reward you with a variety of skills and experiences that don’t come with a regular 9-to-5. In these positions, you may be offered a certain level of flexibility as well as the ability to control your working hours.  However, this… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , | June 11, 2017