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Monthly Archives: May 2012

BBB President Warns Nannies About Scams

May 30, 2012

http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/321832/71/BBB-warns-of-nanny-scam Today the president of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) issued a warning to nannies using online sites to find nanny jobs after a college student fell victim to a popular nanny scam. The Better Business Bureau also offered the following tips for … Continue reading

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10 Reasons You Need a Written Nanny/Employer Work Agreement

May 24, 2012

While having a written work agreement may seem like a simple formality between a nanny and employer, the reality is a written work agreement is essential for a successful employment arrangement. In fact, in some jurisdictions, a written work agreement … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Hiring a Nanny Legally

May 17, 2012

The formality of hiring and paying a nanny legally seems overwhelming to many parents, but it doesn’t have to be.  Whether it is ignorance, time or perceived cost that prevents nanny employers from hiring and paying their nannies legally, the … Continue reading

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20 Things That Should Be In Your Written Nanny / Employer Work Agreement

May 12, 2012

The nanny / employer relationship is an intimate and often emotional one. Establishing boundaries and expectations upfront can provide clarity and structure to the working relationship. While a verbal agreement may feel like a suitable way to enter into the … Continue reading

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10 Ways for Nanny and Mom to Get on the Same Page

May 10, 2012

In order to ensure things go smoothly in the home, it’s important for a family and their nanny to work together and establish a routine that works for everyone. Hopefully, much of this has already been accomplished during the hiring … Continue reading

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Three Types of Nanny Care

May 8, 2012

Six months ago when Sharon hired her nanny, she couldn’t have been more thrilled. Her nanny’s background screening was clean, her references stellar, her experience and education extensive, and her easy going personality made her a real pleasure to be … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Keep Children Learning During Summer Break

May 2, 2012

Your kids don’t have to lose ground this summer due to the break. They can keep right on learning while having fun and you can plan activities to maintain or enhance the things they learned during the school year. We’ve … Continue reading

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