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.
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The development of the kindergartener for many children and families is huge. Most kindergartens have their first experience with school.
The interviewing process can be quite unnerving. Focus on what you can do to improve your nanny interview skills rather than things out of your control.
Even if every single detail is discussed during the hiring process, nannies do not know the parents’ and children’s personalities yet.
Protests against police brutality and systemic racism have been happening across the country and around the world.
Preschoolers are transitioning from parallel play to associate play as they increasingly interact with others during cooperative play.
I am a huge fan of getting kids involved in food preparation, so they know what goes into the foods they eat and get a sense of ownership in preparing food.
Abuse takes place behind closed doors: physical, sexual, emotional, and neglect. Through research, it is known that abuse is exacerbated in isolation.
While some toddlers will be outgoing, some may be reserved so it’s important to remember that each child develops on his/her own timeline.
Everyone is on “high alert” and children may already demonstrate symptoms such as fearfulness, sleep disruption, excessive attachment, and behavior changes.
Measures to control the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have resulted in some tough decisions for families with household employees.
Turning a nanny away is never easy but it’s a task that many agency owners have to manage as the candidate does not have childcare qualifications.
For the nanny or parent who seeks ways to enhance language development, the alphabet can be a lifesaver during car rides or waiting for appointments.