Articles and Resources
The US Nanny Association shares expert childcare tips, articles on child development and tools to help parents and nannies navigate employment opportunities.
We welcome guest speakers who provide insights and resources that help parents, nannies, doulas, au pairs, nanny agency owners and childcare business owners.
Gender stereotyping is nearly unavoidable in childcare, even with people who have the best intentions put male caregivers in stereotypical boxes.
Nannies and newborn care specialists can support each other online but social media groups are not a safe place to share private information.
The Sociocultural theory believes that human development is acquired from cultural values, beliefs, and problem-solving through interacting with other people.
Jean Piaget was the first psychologist in 1936 to design a systematic study of cognitive development focused on child development, not their learning.
Three nanny agency owners share their stories on how they are navigating COVID and all the changing dynamics facing the childcare industry.
It is important to ensure that the women in our lives have the support they need to breastfeed in a positive, healthy, and successful manner.
Each of Erikson’s stages has a unique psychological crisis whose outcome is dependent on how parents and nannies respond to the needs of the person.
What is special education? If there is something that impedes a child’s learning that child may qualify for special education services.
Clear communication between families and nannies is required to come to an agreement about how to keep one another safe during the pandemic.
There are so many things that need to be discussed in an interview between a nanny and a family. Every nanny or family will say this – it is extremely difficult to find a perfect match.
Does Waze or Google Maps show 56 minutes to get home? Welcome to the club of nannies that need a long time to get to and from work.
There is the kid who eats everything in sight, the kid who won’t touch anything new, and the child who has a few standard favorites she doesn’t deviate from.