Childcare Articles and Resources
The US Nanny Association shares expert childcare articles, information about child development and tools to help parents and nannies navigate employment opportunities.
Our community is a platform to share expertise, insights, resources and childcare articles. We welcome guest speakers and authors. Our mission is to help parents, nannies, doulas, au pairs, nanny agency owners and childcare business owners.
Finding a great nanny family is important and the first step is to have a strong resume that highlights your childcare experience and skills.
With so many titles for in-home childcare providers, parents, nannies and sitters often confuse the different job titles and duties.
Although there were no medical signs of my baby ever being in danger – I always knew something wasn’t quite right. But I never admitted it to myself.
From writing a job description to interviews, orientations and work agreements, here are the steps to hire a nanny.
The US Nanny Association has published nanny standards and has 3 credential programs – certified nanny, certified newborn care and certified professional nanny.
When some nannies hear that grandma is coming for a visit, they cringe. We’ve heard all kinds of horror stories about when grandma comes to town.
Mandated reporters are workers who have regular contact with vulnerable people (children) and are legally required to report any suspicion of abuse or neglect.
Do you ever wonder what your baby or toddler is thinking? With a few simple signs, it’s possible to do all that and more.
The global pandemic has changed how we interact with others, shop and teach our children. Everything has changed and that includes the nanny profession.
We have become experts in using videos for meetings and connecting with family and friends. Video can also be used for holidays to keep family traditions alive.
Two separate careers at once. I am a career nanny and an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist working with children on the spectrum.
Bowlby was interested in understanding the anxiety and distress children experience when they are separated from their primary caregiver (parent or nanny).