How Nannies Can Find Support Locally

Nanny Support Group Listing! All this week Sue Downey of the National Association of Nanny Care explained how nannies can find support. She detailed the exciting workshops available by Nannypalooza Nannies Across America nationwide September 18 and 19, 2010. Here is the most current list of nanny support groups nationwide. NATIONWIDE:International Nanny Association (INA)Co-Presidents: Wendy […]

How Nannies Can Gain Support

The Internet, Local Nanny Groups, and Nanny Conferences By Sue Downey, National Association for Nanny CareOther than dirty dishes in the sink on Monday mornings and late parents on a Friday night, one of the biggest problems that nannies face is the isolation. Nannies do not have coworkers. There is no water cooler and no […]

Nanny Support Group Community Unity Service: Spring 2010

By Andrea Flagg, Nanny and Co-Founder of Nanny Alliance of New York and New Jersey In the Fall of 2007 I met with several of the leaders from Nanny Support Groups across the United States while attending Nannypalooza. I admired all the group leaders and how each and every group supported the nannies who were […]

Nanny Support Group Directory

NATIONWIDE:International Nanny Association (INA)Co-Presidents: Wendy Sachs and Susan TokayerWebsite: http://www.nanny.org National Association for Nanny Care (NANC)Contact: Lora Brawley and Sue DowneyWebsite: http://www.nannycredential.org/page/page/4225838.htmEmail: info@nannycredential.org Niñeras en EspañolContact: Jany LaurenEmail: chilean.nanny@gmail.com Professional Nanny Association (PNA)Contact: Jennie Krogulski, Caryn Haase, Tara LindsayWebsite: http://www.professionalnannyassociation.com/Email: professionalnannyassociation@gmail.com CALIFORNIA:Bay Area Nanny Association (BANA)San Francisco Bay AreaContact: Margaret FeltonYahoo Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BayAreaNannies/Email: nani_ex.group@yahoo.com East […]

Robert’s Rules of Order

Weekly Trip to the LibraryBy Henry Martyn Robert & William J. Evans Since we have been discussing nanny support groups this week it only fitting to recommend that nannies reference Robert’s Rules of Order when planning nanny support group meetings. This is a concise and user-friendly guide to the essentials for conducting a meeting by […]

Types of Meetings for Nanny Support Groups

This week we have been discussing nanny support groups. Here are some ideas for nanny support group activities and meetings. Nanny Night Out:A monthly nanny night out should meet at the same night (for example, the third Thursday) of every month. Holiday Party:Christmas, Hanukkah, Valentine’s Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, and any other holidays can […]

How to Create Officers for a Nanny Support Group

Photo of members of the Association of DC Area Nannies attending Nannypalooza educational conference. This week we are discussing nanny support groups as educational and social forms of support for nannies. Once you and a few other core nannies have started a nanny support group and other caregivers start joining the group it is recommended […]

Creating Nanny Support Group Bylaws and Guidelines

Dealing with Nanny Support Group Behavior, Gossip, and Complaints Photo of educational activity of learning CPR & First Aid with Nanny Alliance of New York and New Jersey When forming a nanny support group it is important to help encourage members of the group to behave in a professional manner. To do that, create guidelines […]

Four Types of Nanny Support Groups

Social, educational, playgroups, and online groups. Photo of Nanny Alliance of New York and New Jersey horseback riding. Joyce Farmer is a nanny and previous board member of National Association of Nannies (NAN). In an article that was formerly posted on the NAN website Ms. Farmer described the three basic nanny support groups as: social, […]

Nanny Support Groups

Photo of Denver Area Nanny Association Working with children all day makes nannies and crave adult interaction. Just like any other career, nannies need validation and opportunities to openly discuss both the achievements and the frustrations of their jobs. Nanny support groups offer friendship, mentoring, a sense of identity, career credibility, educational opportunities, and the […]