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Evaluating Your Wage Expectations

When it comes to determining how much you deserve to paid for your nanny services it can be tempting to base your wage expectations on what you feel your employer can afford to pay you or what you need to … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Nannies Should Be Paid on the Books

When it comes to having taxes withheld from their paycheck, many nannies are under the impression that doing so is only a benefit to their employers. Why wouldn’t a nanny want to maximize her paycheck and bring home as much … Continue reading

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Can I Give My Nanny Time Off in Lieu of Pay?

When it comes to working overtime, many parents and nannies assume that instead of being paid for the additional hours worked, a nanny can be given the equivalent of hours off instead. When it comes down to law, this simply … Continue reading

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7 Factors That Influence Nanny Wages

At Morningside Nannies, one of the most frequently asked questions of both parents and nannies is “What is the going rate for nannies?” While there is no set formula you can use to determine a fair wage for a nanny, … Continue reading

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What to Consider When Taking Your Nanny on Vacation

For many parents, traveling with their nanny makes having the perfect family vacation possible.  When families travel with their nanny there is another trusted adult and children’s companion to share the duties and responsibilities with, giving parents time to relax … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Give Your Nanny a Raise

Many parents wonder when it’s appropriate to provide their nanny with an increase in salary. While employers are not under any legal obligation to offer their employee’s a salary increase, most realize to attract and retain high quality employees, doing … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Offering Paid Time Off to Nannies

Under the law, employers have no legal obligation to offer benefits to their employees. However, most employers, even household employers, find that offering basic benefits, like paid vacation time and sick time is crucial to attracting and retaining top quality … Continue reading

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Changes to the IRS Mileage Reimbursement Rate for 2013

Morningside Nannies encourages parents with nannies who use their own vehicle to transport the children and run work-related errands to reimburse their nannies according to the IRS standard mileage reimbursement rate. The IRS mileage reimbursement rate is designed to cover … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Cut Nanny Costs

Many parents love the idea of nanny care but the sticker price, not so much. Fortunately, for those parents who want their children to have attentive and personalized care by a highly qualified provider, there are ways to reduce payroll … Continue reading

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