How to Find a Summer Nanny Job

Many parents need extra help while the kids are out of school for the summer — making it a great opportunity for college students, teachers, or out-of-work career nannies to make extra cash working in the summer. Although typically just a temporary job for two- or three-months, summer nanny jobs may include traveling (perhaps even […]

Nannies, How Many Paid Holidays Do You Get Each Year?

Nannies Should Have a Paid Day Off for Memorial Day? Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May to remember the soldiers who gave their lives in service of their country. All (non-essential) government offices and banks are closed. Most nannies are allowed the day off with regualr […]

Children’s Books for Memorial Day

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs Memorial Day Surprise By Theresa Golding, Alexandra Artigas (Illustrator) A mother tells her son that there is a “big surprise” at the Memorial Day Celebration. As the boy watches the parade, he asks if each part of the parade is the “surprise” – from the […]

Are You Treated Well By Your Employers?

Taking Care of the Person Who Cares for Your Child Taking care of someone’s children can be a thankless job, but it doesn’t have to be.By Angela Jordan-ChetcutiClick here to read entire article. Taking care of other people’s children has sometimes been a thankless and difficult job. Parents can be pretty obnoxious. There, I said […]

Heroine Nanny Saves Toddler, She is Critically Injured

Heroine Nanny Saves Child, Nanny Critically Injured

Nanny Hailed for Saving Toddler from Path of Sanitation TruckChicago Sun-Times This is a tragic story about a nanny who is a heroine. Below is just a small part of the article. Click here to read entire article. When nanny Jennifer Anton saw the white pickup truck careening toward her on the downtown sidewalk Saturday […]

What Nannies and Au Pairs Need to Know in an Emergency

Have You Ever Had an Emergency with a Child in Your Care? Could you recall vital information about your charge’s health in an emergency? Many doctors suggest that parents and caregivers keep a record of their kids’ important health facts handy. This can help a medical team make a better and more rapid diagnosis when […]

Have You Ever Lost a Child at an Amusement Park?

What to do if You Lose Sight of a Child at an Amusement Park 1. Before you go, explain to the children what they should do if they get separated at any time from you. Typically they should stay put. Never run. Their nanny or parents will retrace their steps and look for you where […]

Velcro Child Safety ID Bands

Products Nannies Love For the past few Product Review Sundays we have recommended identification products for children to wear in case they get lost. So far we have recommended trying Who’s Shoes Child ID Tags, Safety Tat Child ID Tattoos, and Tig Tagz identification bracelets. Today we recommend having the children wear Velcro Child Safety […]

A Nanny Review of Family Logistics: The Art and Science of Managing a Large Family by Kim Brenneman

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs Any nanny, au pair, or mother of any faith might learn how to organize the running of a busy household from reading Large Family Logistics by Kim Brenneman. But, it is written for Christian, stay-at-home mothers, and in particular, mothers that home school. If you are […]