All About Nannies

What is a Nanny?

All About Nannies A nanny is a childcare provider who is employed by parents to provide childcare for the couple’s children in the family’s private home. Since nannies provide childcare exclusively for the family’s children, they are able to provide customized and personalized attentive care that meets the children’s needs and fits the family’s parenting …

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Think it won’t matter that much if you treat your worker as an independent contractor instead of an employee?

Learn from this child care provider’s bitter experience A family child care provider writes: Help! I’m a licensed daycare provider in New York state. I have been running my business for 4 1/2 years. In 2015 I had a sub who was working for me and she was collecting unemployment from a prior job. She …

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What To Ask Nannies At Interviews

How to Choose the Right Nanny Finding the right nanny for your family requires patience and perseverance.  Remember that one of the most important factors in choosing a nanny is finding a candidate that fits in well with your family.  Evaluating your family’s needs and preferences provides essential information for hiring the right caregiver. Things to …

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Nanny Salary Guide

How Much Do I Pay a Nanny? Setting a salary for a nanny can be a tricky proposition. When presented with the issue, many people are completely unsure about how to proceed. From the parents’ standpoint, throwing a random number out there is never a good idea. From a nanny’s point of view, it is …

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10 Myths About Live-In Nannies

While maintaining a relationship with a nanny who lives on-site has become a bit less common than it once was, the practice is far from obsolete. In fact, there are nannies who specialize in providing live-in care in order to help with sleep training or other overnight childcare needs. Even though this venerable childcare tradition …

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