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.

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Hiring a Male Nanny

Hiring a Male Nanny

Gender stereotyping is nearly unavoidable in childcare, even with people who have the best intentions put male caregivers in stereotypical boxes.

Venting on Social Media

Venting on Social Media

Nannies and newborn care specialists can support each other online but social media groups are not a safe place to share private information.

The way we see the world

The way we see the world

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.

Nannies with Long Commutes

Nannies with Long Commutes

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.

Cooking for Diverse Eaters

Cooking for Diverse Eaters

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.

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