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Tag: Nanny Agencies


2018 INA Conference Keynote: Dr. Lynne Kenney

INA is excited to announce our Keynote Speaker at the 2018 Annual Conference in Tucson, AZ., Dr. Lynne Kenney!  Dr. Kenney is a Harvard-trained psychologist, mother of two, an international educator, author and pediatric psychologist in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Kenney has presented to the INA several times before and was our Keynote speaker in 2009…. Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | November 16, 2017

2017 INA Salary & Benefits Survey

INA is conducting our latest Salary & Benefits Survey to gather important data from nannies, specialty nannies, and Newborn Care Specialists.   By taking the survey and sharing it with nannies you know, in nanny groups or online communities, you are helping INA, and our industry, gain an accurate picture of the employment trends in our… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | October 9, 2017

INA Board Spotlight: Megan Metzger

As we continue our series spotlighting your INA Board Of Directors, we are getting to know a little more about Megan Metzger. 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?   2nd Vice President and Chair of the Agency… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | October 2, 2017

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

Not The Babysitter: How To Develop Your Professional Career In Child Care

Nannying has continuously evolved and changed over the years to meet the needs of children, their families, and the caretakers. As new research emerges and the child care community identifies a gap in how we can provide exceptional care, we can always count on the industry leaders, agencies, and child-focused experts to jump in and… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | September 4, 2017

Career Nanny vs Professional Nanny

At this point, I will go ahead and say it is pretty safe that everyone here knows the difference between a nanny and babysitter, right? If not, you can check out the International Nanny Association’s definition of these terms. Cool! So let’s archive that topic and move to a new discussion on which I have… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | August 28, 2017

Best Practices for Getting a Family School Ready

  If your family is anything like mine we are getting ready to roll into school from a relaxed, late sleeping, lazy, non-homework doing, moderate activity bound schedule, into an overdrive packed life with sports, school, tons of homework, no video games, getting up early, grinding the day out with three kids, non-stop mayhem.  As… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , | August 21, 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