How Nannies Should Bring Up Problems With Their Employers

Are Rules Sometimes Meant to Be Broken? Authoritative Parenting This week we are discussing working with parents of the four parenting styles defined by child development researcher Diana Baumrind. If you hear the parents (or yourself) often saying, “Because I said so” it’s likely they are (or you are) using an authoritative parenting style.  Adults […]

Do You Think it is Harder to Work for a Very Strict Parent or a Permissive Parent?

What Parenting Style Do Your Employers Use? Parenting styles have a profound effect on a child. A parents child-rearing style is one of the major influences on a child’s future well-being. The parent’s style of managing their kids affects their academic achievement, self-confidence, aggression, psychological strength, and capacity to cope with real-life challenges. Child development researcher Diana […]


The Three Common Discipline Styles The February 2009 Be the Best Nanny Monthly Guide will discuss discipline. To help you answer the mini-poll to the right on this blog and a more detailed survey on our web site at here are the definitions of the most common discipline styles. These definitions can be […]