Nannies, Boyfriends and Girlfriends, and Maintaining Professional Boundaries

Is it Professional to Discuss Your Dating Life With Your Boss? When working as a live in nanny, the caregiver must respect house rules. Before accepting a job position the nanny and parents ought to discuss the rules of the home to determine if the job is a good fit. Some parents will enforce curfews […]

Should Live-In Nannies and Au Pairs Have Curfews?

What Time Do You Start Working Each Morning? Live-in household employees should never stay out too late on week nights. Responsible nannies arrive home at a reasonable hour. When nannies stay out until one or two o’clock in the morning, parents worry about the quality of care provided for their children. Without proper rest child […]

A Friend for Life

Pros and Cons of Being a Live-In NannyAn Interview with Live-In Nanny Nancy LaceyNancy Lacey is a nanny originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma has been working as a live-in childcare provider in Beverly Hills, California for the same family for six-years. Lacey says some of the perks of her job have been, “Meeting other nannies. Some […]

Live-In Nanny Loves to Travel

The Pros and Cons of Becoming a Live-In NannyAn Interview with Live-In Nanny Mariana GonzalesMariana Gonzales is a 19-year-old live-in nanny that moved from Los Alamos, New Mexico to Bethesda, Maryland who has loved becoming a working member of a family. Gonzales boasts about her favorite part of being a nanny is, “I personally love […]

Working as Nanny Can be a Great Resume Builder

The Pros and Cons of Becoming a Live-In NannyInterview with Live-In Nanny Patricia KingPatricia King is a 23-year-old nanny with a degree in early childhood education. After finding it hard to land a permanent teaching job she decided to move from Sherwood, Oregon to Basking Ridge, New Jersey to work as a live-in nanny. She […]

The Pros and Cons of Becoming a Live-In Nanny

Overcoming HomesicknessAn Interview with Live-In Nanny Donna Moore This we week we will speak with four young women that moved across the country to work as a live-in childcare providers. Donna Moore is an 18-year-old high school graduate originally from Birmingham, Alabama that moved to Fairfield, Connecticut for a year to work as a live-in […]

Homesickness for Live-in Nannies and Au Pairs

There’s No Place Like Home Psychologists consider moving to be one of the major stresses in life. Leaving behind friends, familiar places, and activities creates anxiety for everyone. It is helpful for nannies and au pairs that are moving to another town to work as a live-in nanny or au pair to remember that the […]

The Pros and Cons of Being a Live-In Nanny

Donna Moore is an 18-year-old high school graduate originally from Birmingham, Alabama that moved to Fairfield, Connecticut for a year to work as a live-in nanny. She has found that working for a family with three children has been a great opportunity. The live-in nanny explains, “The family welcomed me with open arms and have […]