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So You Want to Bring Your Child to Work With You? A Guide for Nannies Who are Moms

Imagine that you’ve just found out that you’re pregnant with your first child. This is something that you’ve been dreaming of your entire life. You’re elated. Overjoyed. You celebrate the happy news with your partner, your family, and your friends. You’ve always loved children (it’s one of the reasons you became a nanny), and now… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , | May 22, 2017

Conference Workshop Spotlight: Nanny Hacks and Finding the Best Nannies

Speaker: Jaclyn Burke Topics: Be the Best Agency by Finding the Best Nannies – 5 Nanny Hacks   “There is a revolution coming I think in terms of understanding the role of caregivers in our society…”   Let’s get to know a little more about Jaclyn Burke.  Ms. Burke is the author of “The Nanny… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , | May 4, 2017

Top Tips for Phone Interviews

When applying for jobs, it’s more than likely that you will be in contact with the potential employers or placement agencies via phone prior to attending a face to face interview. Phone interviews are critical to recruiters and employers as they assist them in short listing applicants and ensuring that the applicant meets the selection… Read more »


Tags: , | October 20, 2016

Do’s and Don’ts of a Nanny Share

A nanny share is a common working situation that allows a nanny to care for the children in more than one family. The families literally share the nanny and it can be a great way to keep childcare costs at a minimum while still receiving the best care for your kids. If this is something you’ve… Read more »


Tags: , | March 29, 2016

Nanny Interview: Packaging Yourself Professionally

Nanny Interview and Job Search Tips What people see and how we look gives others a first impression of us.  How can what we wear impact how others treat us?  Take a look at this Leave it to Beaver clip and the impression Dudley has on the Cleaver family.  Each person forms preconceived ideas of… Read more »


Tags: , | October 20, 2014

Use Caution when Hiring a Nanny Using Online Services

The International Nanny Association is aware of a recent incident involving a nanny in New Jersey who was hired to care for a child for 4 hours. According to sources, the mother found the nanny passed-out, drunk and the child crying and in a soiled diaper. The child was physically uninjured and the nanny was… Read more »


Tags: , , | August 7, 2014

The Nightmare Nanny Who Won’t Leave

by Stacie Steelman We have been asked recently to give our opinion on the case of Diane Stretton and the Bracamonte family of Upland, CA, better known as “The Nightmare Nanny” or “The Nanny Who Won’t Leave”. It is a very interesting case and not typical in nature. Room and board in exchange for childcare… Read more »


Tags: , | July 24, 2014