Tips on How Nannies Can Say “No!”

According to the authors of The Healthy Mind, Healthy Body Handbooklearning how to decline a request is an essential life skill. Many of us have a hard time saying no, even when we’re overwhelmed with things to do. We may say yes from an exaggerated desire to please, but in the end we often feel […]

Saying No and Sticking To It About Lying

Advice from The Answer is NO by Cynthia Whitman Yesterday we started sharing advice from the book, The Answer is NO by Cynthia Whitman about getting nothing but the truth from children that lie. Today we share her final recommendations for handling children that lie. The Answer is NO by Cynthia Whitman discusses all sorts of […]

Nannies and Au Pairs: Saying "No" to Your Boss

Do You Find it Hard Saying “No” to Your Boss? Over the years many nannies and au pairs have complained about some of their job duties to me, yet they don’t simply say “No” to their employers when asked to do something they don’t want to do. Instead of griping to their friends, it would […]