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Should I Give My Nanny Raises?

A common question among nanny employers is, “should I give my nanny a raise?” It can be hard to part with our hard earned dollar, especially when we have budgeted for a certain expense, such as a nanny. That being considered, it can also be hard to part with someone you trust with your loved [...]

What Are Nanny Taxes?

It’s the beginning of a new year and while most of us are still winding down from the holidays, many employers are gearing up for tax season. If you are hiring a nanny, this will be something you need to be aware of too! Here are some basics about nanny taxes;   Nanny Tax, not [...]

By | January 14th, 2018|Child, Childcare, Children, Nanny, Parenting, Parents|Comments Off on What Are Nanny Taxes?

178 QUESTIONS YOU CAN ASK YOUR NANNY CANDIDATE DURING THE INTERVIEW

GO THROUGH THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS AND MAKE A COMPILATION OF THE ONES RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS TO ASK THE NANNY CANDIDATE.   Are you legally authorized to work in the United States? Ask for proof Are you First Aid/CPR Certified? Ask for proof Why did you decide to be a nanny? Why do you want [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Child, Childcare, Children, Interview, Nanny, Parenting, Parents, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 178 QUESTIONS YOU CAN ASK YOUR NANNY CANDIDATE DURING THE INTERVIEW

Preparing for the Interview

Once you have composed a list of nannies you think may be a good fit for your family, you will want to prepare for a thorough interview. Follow this guideline to set the stage for a perfect nanny interview; Setting   When contacting your new nanny candidate, give them the choice of meeting in a [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|Child, Childcare, Children, Interview, Nanny, Parenting, Parents|Comments Off on Preparing for the Interview

Providing Nanny Benefits

Providing benefits for your nanny is something that needs to be well thought out before your nanny is hired.  You have no legal obligation to provide your nanny with benefits, even if they are full time. That being said, you should consider that doing so will give your nanny a sense of appreciation. Additionally, offering [...]

By | January 1st, 2018|Child, Childcare, Nanny|Comments Off on Providing Nanny Benefits

7 Things to Consider When Hiring a Nanny

  1. Consensual surveillance Discuss this with your nanny. Welcoming a stranger into your home to watch your children can be terrifying. Even though they will have passed an astringent background check and gone through an interviewing process, it’s likely you will still be a hot mess for the first week or so. Decide whether [...]

By | December 1st, 2017|Child, Childcare|Comments Off on 7 Things to Consider When Hiring a Nanny