"Today We Correct an Historic Injustice"

Paterson Signs Domestic Workers Bill of Rights! Governor David A. Paterson today signed into law a landmark bill to grant workplace protections to domestic workers, the first such law to be enacted in the nation. Domestic workers had been excluded from many of the rights granted to other employees by legislation enacted in the past. […]

History in the Making for Domestic Workers!

Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Becomes Law Today Domestic Worker’s United asks domestic workers to join them at the historic signing of the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights into law at the new Harriet Tubman Memorial Plaza, a traffic triangle, at the intersection of Frederick Douglass Boulevard (formerly Eighth Avenue) at St. Nicholas Avenue and […]

Do Your Charges Have Facebook Accounts?

On Facebook, Kids Often Don’t Know Who “Friends” Are NEW YORK (CBS) You may think kids are behaving responsibly online and know everyone they talk to on Facebook. But in a startling new AOL survey conducted by The Nielsen Company more than half of the children surveyed – 54 percent – said they don’t personally […]

Mommy’s Helper Perfect Feeder

Product Review Sunday for Nannies and Au Pairs This Sunday we review the Mommy’s Helper Perfect Feeder. What we like the best is the divided feeding bowl. The divided bowl easily holds baby food jars and the divided bowl allows feeding two different flavors. You can easily put a fruit on one side to mix […]

Teacher Says: Book Review

Review of Teacher Says: 30 Foolproof Ways to Help Kids Thrive in School by Evelyn Porreca Vuko Popular Washington Post education columnist and veteran educator Evelyn Vuko shares the inside scoop to ensure children get the best education possible. Drawing on her experience in the classroom-as well as input from authorities ranging from creative writing experts […]

How to Join in Historic Ceremony as Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Becomes Law

Domestic Workers Bill of Rights to Become Law Tuesday, August 31st at 11AM New York Governor Paterson will be signing the New York Domestic Workers Bill of Rights into law this coming Tuesday, August 31st at 11am. Join domestic workers and supporters for the historic ceremony at the new Harriet Tubman Memorial Plaza, a traffic […]

Nannypalooza Nannies Across America Sept 18th and Sept 19th

Webinar: A Conversation with Ellen Galinsky About Mind in the Making

The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs If you were given the opportunity to ask a leading child development expert just one question about how to help children succeed in school and life, what would that question be? This IS your opportunity to ask one of the most influential authorities of our time. Join […]

School District Adds Muslim, Hindu Holidays to School Year

What do you think about the additional religious school holidays? On the first day of Ramadan we posted an article by a Christian nanny working for a Muslim family. Please click here to read that article. Some of the comments left after posting the article discussed the controversy over a mosque proposed to be built […]

Communicating Power and Hope to Domestic Workers

View this beautiful video about La Colectiva’s awesome “Communicating Power and Hope” campaign. This campaign embodies the essence of working woman. The importance of using non-toxic cleaning chemicals and the importance of lobbying for a Domestic Worker’s Bill of Rights. Que vivan las mujeres!