Changing Face of Nanny Employment

Changing Face of Nanny Employment

  The global pandemic of 2020 has changed everything from how we interact with others to how we move in the world and how we shop and teach our children. Everything has changed and that includes the nanny profession. In some ways it has changed forever.   There...
Hiring a Male Nanny

Hiring a Male Nanny

  I would be remiss not to mention the elephant in the room, gender stereotyping. It is nearly unavoidable, that even people with the best intentions put male caregivers in boxes. I have found amazingly open minded people tend to throw in the word, “sports,” when...
Venting on Social Media

Venting on Social Media

  Working in the childcare industry can be very challenging for many reasons. Being a single employee (in most cases) means not having an Human Resources representative, not having a real break, you name it. Whether you are a nanny, a newborn care specialist...
Nanny Agencies Navigating COVID

Nanny Agencies Navigating COVID

Three nanny agency owners share their stores on how they are navigating COVID and all the changing dynamics facing the childcare industry. Manon McGhee of Nannies of Kansas City When COVID-19 hit and everything started shutting down, I was completely unprepared for...
Nanny & Employer COVID Compatibility

Nanny & Employer COVID Compatibility

  As America starts to open back up, employees are slowly beginning to return to work. To many, this brings a conflicting sense of relief and concern. Relief that employment is resuming but worry because the pandemic is still rampant. The concern is certainly...
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. Starting from discipline philosophy, sleeping practice, freedom for outings and eating habits all the way to the business side of the employment relationship such...