Making a great first impression is a vital step in getting repeat business as a babysitter or nanny.
A great nanny bag contains items to keep your charges happy and engaged, resources to keep you going through long assignments, and emergency preparedness essentials. With the right resources, your babysitting experience can go much more smoothly.
Things all childcare professionals should bring with them to a nanny job.
The pros and cons of using the website, GreatAuPair.com, to find jobs or care providers, as described through personal experience.
Words of advice from lessons that I have learned as a nanny.
The logistics of hiring a nanny can be overwhelming to new employers. In this hub, nanny Kate Spenser gives you advice on how to determine your vacation time and sick day policy.
You want to hire a nanny to take care of your children while you work - but where do you begin? How do you attract a great nanny? The first step, as this article explains, is to figure out what kind of employer you want to be and to use that to shape your vision of your ideal nanny.
You want to hire a nanny - but how much should you offer to pay? Nanny Kate Spenser walks you through the points you need to consider when settling on a salary.
You want your nanny to feel comfortable communicating with you about every aspect of her job - but how do you ensure a culture of communication in your home?
Parents in Canada are finding that sharing a nanny is a good solution to child care needs. However, things can go very, very wrong unless you do your homework and plan well in advance. This is how to do it the right away.