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 […]

Have You Ever Experienced Sexual Harrassment at Work?

Workers have the right to be free from sexual harassment at work. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission defines sexual harassment as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment is a violation of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Under the Civil Rights Act of […]

Have You Ever Found a Boss Attractive?

The scandal that Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered a child with his housekeeper is all over the news. Rumors suggest that the relationship was consensual. I am not implying that any domestic worker that reads our blog or subscribes to our newsletter would ever have a romantic (or sexual) relationship with an employer, but would like to […]

Lost Child Safety Tips

If you work as a nanny or au pair your priority is to keep children safe. We have been recommending children safety identification products to protect children in case they get lost. But, we also must prepare children to know what to do in case you are ever separated. Here are some Safety Tips: 1. […]

Do the Kids Know What to Do if They Get Lost?

Safety Information Every Child Should Know We have been recommending child ID safety tags for kids. In case the child you care for is lost or injured in an accident, safety tattoos, bracelets, and tags can be the vital link to quickly reunite you. Sunday we recommended Who’s Shoes Child ID Tags, last week we […]

Which is More Important To You – Your Child or Your Pet?

Child ID Challenge Mission Which is more important to you – your child or your pet? Strange question? Not really, when you consider these statistics: * 60,000 pets are reported lost or stolen each year and 90-percent wear ID* 700,000 children – more than one each minute – are reported lost for more than one-hour […]

Have You Used a Child Safety Shoe ID Tag?

Products Nannies and Au Pairs Love! You turn away for only a moment and your charge is gone, lost in a sea of people, it could be a store, amusement park, or airport. Over the past two weeks we recommended safety tattoos and safety bracelets that include immediate, up-to-date information for police should a child […]

Why One Nanny Loves the INA

Have you heard of the International Nanny Association (INA)? Here is one nanny’s reasons for loving the INA! Caring for adorable infants, toddlers, or children of any age can be a great joy! I consider my bonds with the children that I have nannied, as well as my relationships with their parents, to be as […]

Are You Attending the INA Conference or Nannypalooza?

Conferences for Nannies 2011 INA Annual Conference Thursday, May 12 8:00 AM – Sunday, May 15 12:00 PMGrand Hyatt Tampa Bay2900 Bayport DriveTampa, Florida 33607(813) 874-1234 Nannypalooza 2011November 5th and 6th, 2011Turf Valley ResortEllicott City, MD Nannies from all over the U.S. will gather for a weekend of learning, fun and networking. Workshops this year […]

Do You Know a Nanny Working in Nearly Slave Conditions?

A Union for Nannies: Domestic Workers UnitedI love this article The Nannies’ Norma Rae by Barbara Ehrenreich from The New York Times Style Magazine. If you know a nanny or housekeeper (as I’m sure you do) who works for a family who doesn’t respect labor laws or the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights I urge […]