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Category Archives: Advice for Nannies

What to Wear

Do you show up at work looking like you’ve just rolled out of bed? If you do, your employer may be thinking about implementing a dress code. Dress, grooming and personal hygiene standards may be more important to your nanny … Continue reading

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How to NOT Get Taken Advantage of

Nannies are, by definition, caregivers. But too often, because of that nature and commitment to caring for others she can find herself in the position of giving too much or being taken advantage of. If you’re finding yourself in a … Continue reading

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Taking Inventory During Times of Transition

Whether your nanny job has a hard end date or you sense that the end of your position is coming near, you’re heading for a time of transition. But before you take the next step in your nanny journey, stop … Continue reading

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What’s Up With Guaranteed Hours?

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Drowning Leading Cause of Unintentional Death in Children

New data shows, drowning is still the leading cause of unintentional death among children 1–4 and the second leading cause among children 5–14 View the original press release here.  Release Details WASHINGTON – A new report released today by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) … Continue reading

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Preparing for Your Nanny Job Interview

You have secured a nanny job interview. Now what? These tips will help you prepare for your nanny job interview and put your best foot forward. What to Wear Clean, pressed clothing is appropriate to wear to your nanny interview. … Continue reading

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2017 INA Nanny Salary and Benefits Survey Results

INA Nanny Salary and Benefits Survey Results The International Nanny Association released the 2017 INA Nanny Salary and Benefits Survey this week. Highlights include: Average hourly rate USD $19.14, up from $18.66 in 2014. 52% have had a salary increase … Continue reading

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Overtime Guidelines for Household Employers

Thank you to our friends at GTM Payroll Services for providing this important information. Overtime Eligibility According to the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938, household employees that do not live with their employers are eligible to receive overtime … Continue reading

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2018 Nanny Tax Responsibilities

Thank you to our friends at GTM Payroll Services for this 2018 nanny tax update. Please note the actual tax numbers on the sheet are accurate right now (January 2018). However, with the new tax bill being passed last week, … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Photographing Children

A quick look at Instgram or Facebook and it’s clear; people love taking pictures of their children. But for some parents and nannies, capturing the best photograph is not in their wheelhouse. Take heart. We’ve got some great tips for … Continue reading

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