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I liked the fact that you screened the candidates before sending them to us, rather than sending the candidate to me before I knew anything about them, like happened with (name withheld), your competition.Name Withheld
I had an emergency situation and had a nanny sent over for the following day. I am so pleased with the service provided by Morningside Nannies. My son immediately fell in love with the nanny assigned to us. We couldn’t be happier.A. Porter
Morningside Nannies was far more professional and focused than the other agencies. They listened to my request and responded promptly. I feel very fortunate to have such superb childcare and appreciate the luxury of returning to work with-out worry. Many thanks go to Morningside Nannies for that.Jeremy and Lauren Blachman
The quality of candidates was very good. It was a difficult decision but Amy has proven to be a wonderful choice. We could not have found a better person. I would recommend your services to anyone looking for a nanny.Sonia Breathwit, Business Owner
Morningside was by far the best as compared to the other services we used!Dr. Michael O'Reilly and Dr. Valerae Lewis
We used two other services and an online service. Morningside Nannies had the most highly qualified candidates, one of whom we selected.Dr. M
Morningside Nannies only sent me nannies that fit my needs. I felt that I wasn’t sent the resume of everyone on file.Jodie MacCrory, IBM
We made you work and you did! I was extremely picky! Thanks.Dr. Cheryl Caragnano, Pediatrician
We’ve placed ads in newspapers on two occasions and have gone through an Au Pair program twice. This has been our best experience by far!James Wilt, Houston Symphony
During our search for our current nanny I used several well-known services in Houston. I found that Morningside Nannies had the highest- quality applicants in town.Dr. Katherine Tiwari

About Our Staff

Ken Myers

President of Morningside Nannies

As president of Morningside Nannies, Ken’s focus is helping Houston-based parents find the right childcare provider for their family.

Ken holds a master’s in business leadership from Upper Iowa University and multiple bachelor degrees from Grand View College. With a background in owning and operating companies dedicated to helping people find the right services for their families and a passion for seeing that children cared for by nannies receive the best possible care by the most qualified care providers, Ken is dedicated to helping parents make educated and informed childcare choices for their family.

When he’s not in the Morningside Nannies office, Ken enjoys spending time with his three children and his wife, Jolene, and developing new software to better help parents find and manage their household employees.

Michelle LaRowe

Executive Director

Michelle LaRowe brings to Morningside Nannies more than 18 years of nanny industry experience. An International Nanny Association credentialed nanny and Nanny of the Year award recipient, Michelle has authored several parenting books including Nanny to the Rescue! and Working Mom’s 411. Michelle has also served as executive director of the International Nanny Association and is a national speaker empowering parents and nannies to be the best they can be.

Michelle is passionate about quality in-home childcare and ensuring that children cared for by nannies receive the best possible care. Michelle enjoys putting her best advice to practice raising her two young children, Abigail and Luke.

Micah Kurtenbach

Nanny Coordinator

Micah has a strong background that makes her perfect for the nanny coordinator role at Morningside Nannies. With a bachelor’s degree in child and family psychology and a minor in applied behavior sciences from the University of Kansas, Micah has a real interest in working with families and ensuring children receive high quality and safe childcare.

Micah has worked as a nanny and as a lead preschool teacher, but most recently she worked as an in-home child protection counselor and safety advocate on a multi systemic treatment team for child abuse and neglect. She has also worked as a high risk child protection investigator.

When she’s not working she loves to workout, read and try new restaurants with her husband.

Rachel Lawrence

Placement Specialist

Rachel Lawrence has over a decade of experience in the in-home childcare industry. She has worked as a nanny, has operated her own small town nanny placement agency, and as a working mom, she is also a nanny employer. Most recently Rachel served as the operations manager for the International Nanny Association.

Rachel is a big proponent of developing and adhering to high industry standards. She has held membership in the International Nanny Association and has served on the board of directors of the International association. She has also attended industry conferences, including those put on by the Association of Premier Nanny Agencies and the International Nanny Association. In 2008 Rachel was awarded the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award by a partnership of regional and national Small Business Associations.

When she’s not working, Rachel enjoys spending time with her family, including making playful messes with her young daughter Quinn.

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