How Well Do You Communicate With Your Boss?

How to Communicate Effectively With Your Employers Nannies must communicate to be understood. Effective communication with employers is essential so that nannies can avoid misunderstandings and develop trust. Nannies develop trust with parents when they listen to parental concerns, when they speak assertively, and when they keep sensitive and personal issues confidential. When individuals express […]

Allow Parents to Take Control of Child Devlopment

Respecting Professional Boundaries Nannies love the children in their care but they must always remember that they are not the parents. Despite the best of intentions and years of experience nannies may have with sleep training infants and potty training toddlers, most parents want to determine how to raise their little ones. Sometimes parents are […]

Are You Attending the INA Conference or Nannypalooza?

Conferences for Nannies 2011 INA Annual Conference Thursday, May 12 8:00 AM – Sunday, May 15 12:00 PMGrand Hyatt Tampa Bay2900 Bayport DriveTampa, Florida 33607(813) 874-1234 Nannypalooza 2011November 5th and 6th, 2011Turf Valley ResortEllicott City, MD Nannies from all over the U.S. will gather for a weekend of learning, fun and networking. Workshops this year […]

The Standout Nanny Resume

Finding a Nanny Job in a Tough Economy Click here to see our sample resume posted to the left. No matter the method you use to find a nanny job: using a reputable nanny placement agency, a nanny web site, classified advertisements, or word-of-mouth the resume remains the most important way for nanny candidates to […]

Are You a Calm or Hysterical Caregiver?

Visual Cliff Experiment from Mind in the Making by Ellen Galinsky In Mind in the Making, Ellen Galinsky has grouped research into seven critical areas that children need most: (1) focus and self control; (2) perspective taking; (3) communicating; (4) making connections; (5) critical thinking; (6) taking on challenges; and (7) self-directed, engaged learning. For […]

Professionals that Become Nannies

Many nannies are well educated professionals who worked in other fields but now love their chosen occupation. If you fit into this category, please comment below this article and tell us why you choose to be a nanny. Andrea Gassert, a professional nanny in Beachwood, Ohio worked as a legal secretary in the property management […]