Helping Parents Write Letters of Reference for Their Nannies

Importance of Written Reference Letters Before leaving a nanny position it is beneficial to get a written reference from the parents. Having written letters of reference during nanny job interviews helps nanny candidates stand out from other job applicants because the parents can immediately see glowing recommendations from the nanny’s former employers. Written references are a record of the […]

Do You Care for a Teen? Using Justin Bieber as a Teachable Moment

Parent-Teen Driving Contract Kids are Less Likely to Drink if They Believe Their Parents and Communities disapprove of Underage Drinking I prefer to stay at my nanny jobs long-term and have cared for teens in the past and my oldest charge is currently a teenager. One of the biggest challenges caring for teens is worrying […]

Have You Signed a Confidentiality Agreement?

Nanny Confidentiality Checklist Whether you have signed a confidentiality agreement with your employers or not, an important characteristic that separates a professional nanny from a mere babysitter is that a professional nanny respects the private family issues of their employers. The next time you feel like complaining to your friends (and the friends of your employers) about your employer’s family life consider our nanny […]