How to Determine if You Deserve a Holiday Bonus

Nanny Holiday Bonuses On our Be the Best Nanny Newsletter Facebook page some nannies were upset the other day that some in-home child caregivers expect a generous Christmas bonus at the end of each year. If you have high expectations you will likely get disappointed. And if you aren’t working hard or taking advantage of your employers, you certainly […]

Nanny Confessions: A Gift and Holiday Tip are Important!

Which is Worse: Not Getting a Heartfelt Gift or No Bonus?   On Facebook we have been discussing holiday gift-giving and end of the year bonuses. In America, parents thank their nannies for a job well done by giving their in-home childcare provider one-week salary for an end of the year bonus and heartfelt gifts […]

If Your Boss Didn’t Give You a Holiday Gift, Would it Hurt Your Feelings?

Other Than a Cash Bonus, What Holiday Gift Do You Want from Your Employers? Many nanny agency owners have been asking Be the Best Nanny Newsletter what parents should give their nannies as holiday gifts. So, we though we should ask nannies to answer the question themselves. Undoubtedly, when asked, many nannies will say they want […]

How Are You Planning to Spend Your Holiday Bonus?

What Nannies Can Do with Their Holiday Bonus It may not be as fun as buying a flat screen TV, but paying down debt is a great way to celebrate the holidays. If you have outstanding debt, especially high interest credit card debt, every bit you can pay off helps. Next, you should think of […]

What Really Makes Nannies Rich?

Your Holiday Bonus Won’t Make You as Rich as the Invaluable Work You Do! Articles this time of year tell parents what to give their nannies for holiday, or year-end, bonuses and gifts. Although all nannies hope for hard cold cash, (as cleverly stated by nanny Sue Downey), I think that a truly prosperous nanny […]

What Gifts Nannies Really Want

What Holiday Gift Do You Really Want from Your Employers? Many nanny agency owners have been asking Be the Best Nanny Newsletter what parents should give their nannies as holiday gifts. So, we though we should ask nannies to answer the question themselves. Undoubtedly, when asked, many nannies will say they want a cash bonus […]

Holiday Bonuses for Nannies: Parents Don’t Give Less Than Last Year

Parents: What to Give Your Nanny for the Holidays Yesterday we discussed what gifts nannies and au pairs can give this holiday season. Now for parents, we will discuss what employers should give their in-home childcare providers for holiday gifts and bonuses. The most important word to remember when giving your nanny a gift this […]

Did The Economy Affect Nanny Bonuses?

We received many responses about the topic of holiday bonuses for nannies after Best Nanny Newsletter was quoted in the Wall St Journal (see below or click this link): http://blogs.wsj.com/juggle/2008/12/19/holiday-bonus-what-to-give-the-nanny/ Now that Christmas is over we asked Best Nanny Newsletter subscribers, “If you work as a nanny did the economy affect your holiday bonus or […]