Is it Important for Nannies to Know How to Swim?

Have Parents Asked if You Can Swim in Nanny Job Interviews? On Beverly Hills Nannies tonight we saw how important it was for Justin to learn how to swim to work as a nanny. He aptly explains that to keep his job he must be able to fit in with the family. If the kids swim, […]

Summer Water Safety for Nannies and Au Pairs

Make Water Safety Your PriorityBy American Red Cross Each year, more than 830 children ages 14 and under die as a result of unintentional drowning. On average, an annual 3,600 injuries occur to children due to a near-drowning incident. Home swimming pools are the most common site for a drowning to occur for a child […]

Benefits of Teaching Babies to Swim

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs An important part of summer fun with children is swimming. But, researchers from Britain and Norway have found that swimming is much more than fun — they found developmental benefits of having children learn to swim when they are babies. Research from the Norwegian University […]

Should Families That Have a Home Pool Only Hire Nannies That Can Swim?

Have You Ever Been Asked During a Job Interview if You Can Swim? Being Able to Swim Can Help You Land a Great Nanny Job in a Tough Economy It’s no joke, according to the National Safety Council an estimated 5,000 children ages 14 and under are hospitalized due to unintentional drowning-related incidents each year; […]

Can You Swim?

Being Able to Swim Can Help You Land a Great Nanny Job in a Tough Economy It’s no joke, according to the National Safety Council an estimated 5,000 children ages 14 and under are hospitalized due to unintentional drowning-related incidents each year; 15 percent die in the hospital and as many as 20 percent suffer […]