Has a Nanny Agency Ever Disrespected Your Confidentiality?

No Nanny Should be Issued an Ultimatum by a Nanny AgencyBy Judi Merlin, A Friend of the Family Stephanie Felzenberg, editor of Be the Best Nanny Newsletter contacted me because she has noticed nannies on social media networks complaining about nanny placement agencies giving nannies ultimatums to tell their current employers they are looking for […]

A Professional Nanny Respects Confidentiality

Have You Ever Been Caught Gossiping About Your Boss? Professional household employees are rare these days. If you work as a nanny how often do you hear other nannies gossiping and complaining about their jobs at the playground? In contrast, true professionals don’t speak badly about their employer’s publicly. While all workers in all professions are expected to […]

Who Do You Talk to About Your Job?

Do You Think Nannies and Au Pairs Gossip too Much About Their Parent Employers? Professional household employees are rare these days. If you work as a nanny or au pair how often do you hear other in-home childcare workers gossiping and complaining about their jobs at the playground? In contrast, professional nannies, (chefs, housekeepers, and personal […]

NANNY TELLS ALL: Would You Ever Expose a Former Employer’s Private Details to the Public?

Have You Ever Signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement? While checking out at the grocery store this morning I purchased the August 15, 2011 issue of InTouch Weekly. The cover story is, “The Nanny Tells All.” In the cover story, Angelina Jolie’s former nanny, Kirsann Morel, is writing a tell-all book about the actress. Every time I […]

Au Pair and Nanny Privacy and Confidentiality Survey

Monthly Poll ResultsIn April, 2008, 596 people that took the Best Nanny Newsletter monthly poll at http://www.bestnannynewsletter.com/. Five hundred and seven of the survey participants were nannies or au pairs, 38 were parents, and 37 were nanny agency staff or owners. Below is just a small portion of the survey that applies to the discussion […]