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Tag: Nanny


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

Eclipse Brings Universe of Fun to Nanny World

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a Total Solar Eclipse is coming to the United States! Although I’m not in the path of totality I’m still really excited!  I’m looking forward to having the opportunity to teach my charges (ages nearly 3 and turning 6 this week!) about this celestial wonder! We will get to experience… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , | August 17, 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

Family Secrets: The Professional Nanny’s Responsibility to Family Privacy

Recently there has been an article circulating on industry social media (INA included) that shares personal and private information from nannies about the families that employ them. As the industry leader, the INA works to continue to educate both industry professionals and those outside the industry regarding the recommended practices for nannies. We thought this… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | July 20, 2017

INA Board Spotlight – Greta Schraer

The INA is excited to introduce you to Greta Schraer, a member the INA Board of Directors. Greta has answered a few questions for us so that you can get to know her a bit better. As a member of the Board, she along with the other Board Members work to support our association and… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | July 16, 2017

Healthy and Effective Ways to Feed Your Littles

“Patience works better than pressure” According to nutritional studies adults gravitate towards the same foods eaten during childhood. Young children need nutritious foods to grow and be healthy. Getting them to eat can sometimes be challenging and frustrating. It is normal for young children to protest to lots of things and eating healthy foods tops… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , | July 10, 2017

The Integral Role That Childcare Specialists + Educators Play In Ending Childhood Bullying: Part Two

Bullying is one of the most pervasive dangers facing our children. In our previous post, we defined bullying per the American Association Of Pediatrics (AAP) and worked through the specific ways to identify the signs and symptoms of bullying. In this second part of the bullying discussion we will go over the consequences of bullying,… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , | July 3, 2017

The Integral Role That Childcare Specialists + Educators Play In Ending Childhood Bullying: Part One

Bullying is one of the most significant dilemmas facing our children in present times. It can leave a traumatic impact on the child’s life that may manifest even into adulthood. In severe cases, bullying has resulted in serious injuries and even suicide. Many people still think that bullying is just a ‘normal’ part of growing… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | June 26, 2017