INA Weekly Brief

Tag: nanny training


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

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

Best Practices to Establish the Perfect Nanny Relationship

You’ve finished your search and have finally hired the best-fit nanny for your family, but where do you go from here to ensure that you develop the best possible nanny relationship ongoing? Honeymoon Period In every new job, both the employer and employee will be trying to make the best possible impression. Venturing into new… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | December 11, 2017

Introducing INA Member Only Educational Calendar 2018

The INA’s mission is to serve as the umbrella association for the in-home child care industry by providing information, education, and guidance to the public and to industry professionals. We want our members to have access to education 12 months a year and now that we have a Member Only Facebook group, we have the… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | December 7, 2017

INA Member Advantage Program Provides Exclusive Discounts

The last several days you have gotten an idea of the benefits that can help you stand out with your INA Membership. We have also shared with you how you can get 20% off anything in our Estore. But what if we told you there was a way to get a discount on select other… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | December 6, 2017

INA Member Benefit: Free Industry Publications

The INA has created several publications that help support and advance the industry. Members can receive these for free or at a discount. Here are a few highlights:  The Nanny Family Handbook – FREE This helpful tool for nannies, nanny employers, and nanny agencies gives the basics of employing a nanny in the home. Nannies… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | December 5, 2017

INA Basic Skills Assessment vs INA Nanny Credential Exam

The INA has spent many years developing and refining two tests that help gauge a caregiver’s knowledge, understanding, and awareness of child care. Members of the International Nanny Association are able to take advantage of both of these tests at a 20% discount.   The Basic Skills Assessment (BSA) is a 40 question, multiple choice, online… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | December 4, 2017

Tips to Gain Support from Employers for the INA Conference

You recognize the personal and professional value of attending the INA Conference and you want your employers to support your decision to attend. While you request the time off and make plans to attend, you really wish your employers would financially support your conference experience. Here are some ways you can approach your employers and… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | November 20, 2017