10 Million Fisher-Price Toys, High Chairs Recalled

The Consumer Product Safety Commision (CPSC) says Fisher-Price is voluntarily recalling 10.1 million potentially dangerous toys and high chairs. The CPSC is telling caregivers and parents to stop using the high chairs and to keep kids from playing with the toys, and to call Fisher-Price fir repair kits and replacement parts.

Be Quoted in Monthly Poll

How Nannies Find Jobs and How Agencies Help Find Nanny Jobs It’s the last day to take Be the Best Nanny Newsletter’s monthly poll about how nannies find jobs and how agencies work to help nannies find jobs. Nannies and nanny agency staff please click here to take our survey.

Importance of Letters of Reference

Nannies: Do You Have Written References? Don’t minimize the importance of references. You need great references to land great nanny jobs. Written References: Although parents should always speak directly to some of your job references, written references from are essential from people you may not necessarily be able to track down years later. Written references […]

The Standout Nanny Resume

Finding a Nanny Job in a Tough Economy Click here to see our sample resume posted to the left. No matter the method you use to find a nanny job: using a reputable nanny placement agency, a nanny web site, classified advertisements, or word-of-mouth the resume remains the most important way for nanny candidates to […]

Looking for Nanny Jobs Has Never Been So Frustrating

How Did You Find Your Nanny Job? By Stephanie Felzenberg, Nanny and Editor Be the Best Nanny Newsletter Too many of my friends are looking for nanny jobs without luck. Too many nanny agencies have gone out of business due to a lousy economy. Of the nanny placement agencies still in business, too many don’t […]

Have You Used the Bumbo Seat?

Product Review Sunday for Nannies and Au Pairs The Bumbo Baby Sitter is a portable, soft, lightweight (just three pounds), chair for a baby that can already hold her head up. It’s a great way to keep a baby in a safe environment as you and the baby move from room to room. This infant […]

Like a Second Mother by Barbara Blouin

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs This week Be the Best Nanny Newsletter recognized National Nanny Recognition Week by sharing short essays by great nannies that love working in their chosen profession. The perfect ending to National Nanny Recognition Week is reviewing the inspirational book Like a Second Mother by Barbara Blouin. […]

In Honor of Nannies this National Nanny Recognition Week

Why I Love Working as a Nanny By Terri Carroll I love being a nanny because I know I make a difference in the lives of the little ones I come in contact with — even if it’s just a one-week temporary job. I could write 10-pages on why I know this is true, but […]

Why Do I Like Working as a Nanny?

There is Nothing Better Than Helping Raise a Child By De-Shaun Silas Why do I like working as a nanny? For me, there is nothing better than knowing that I have had a hand in helping raise a child and had a life-long impact on their lives. I don’t just like what I do, I […]

Why Working as a Nanny is so Important!

In Honor of National Nanny Recognition Week By Emelie Wingblad RootI’ve spent the last 16-years working in the child care industry and feel that one of my best assets is the way I relate to children! Caring for children is the one thing in my life that I can confidently say that I know how […]