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!
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.
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.
Morningside was by far the best as compared to the other services we used!
The first person you recommended met my needs perfectly.
I have used two other agencies, both were difficult to work with and did not live up to their promises and Morningside Nannies did.
We used two other services and an online service. Morningside Nannies had the most highly qualified candidates, one of whom we selected.
Morningside Nannies only sent me nannies that fit my needs. I felt that I wasn’t sent the resume of everyone on file.
Morningside Nannies blew the others away!
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.
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 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.
Tia has a strong background in human resources and recruiting which makes her a perfect fit for our nanny coordinator role at Morningside Nannies. With extensive experience in candidate screening, interviewing and on-boarding, she brings an excellent skill-set and personality to our team.
Tia has held roles as a senior recruiting coordinator and human resources assistant, as well as an executive assistant. She is a stepmom to three children who range in ages from 8 to 21.
When she’s not working she enjoys singing, cooking and spending time outdoors with her family. Tia used to sing professionally and even tried out for American Idol!
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 children Quinn and twins Emery and Grey.