Live-in Nanny: Job Description, Requirements & Expectations
Advice for Nannies & Babysitters

Live-in Nanny: Job Description, Requirements & Expectations

by Martha Scully  •  October 29, 2016
As a busy parent, you can lessen your daily responsibilities by hiring a live-in nanny. A qualified nanny takes care of many of your duties so that you have more quality time to spend with your children. On the other hand, if you are looking for a rewarding job that offers advantages, such as free or low-cost rent and groceries, and the ability to shape children's lives in a positive manner, then being a live-in nanny may be the right occupation for you. Nannies often become beloved members o...
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Interview with Tonya Sakowicz: Founder of Newborn Care Solutions
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Interview with Tonya Sakowicz: Founder of Newborn Care Solutions

by Clarke Illmatical  •  August 31, 2016
Tonya Sakowicz, the founder of Newborn Care Solutions, is a child care professional with 31 years of experience. She is a board member of the INA and regularly teaches at national child care conferences. She is also the author of The Newborn Care Training Workbook. During an interview, she speaks about her experience, the reasons why she created her company and elaborates on the value that newborn care specialists bring to the families they work with.
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 Jacalyn S. Burke Interview Author of The Nanny Time Bomb: Navigating The Crisis in Child Care
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Jacalyn S. Burke Interview Author of The Nanny Time Bomb: Navigating The Crisis in Child Care

by Clarke Illmatical  •  August 27, 2016
Jacalyn S. Burke, experienced nanny, author and childcare advocate reveals some of the contents from her timely book which has provoked many to look at the problems in the childcare industry. She explains why her book should be read by both parents and nannies. She also addresses many of the problems in the childcare industry and efforts being made to bring about a positive change.
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6 Things International Student Nannies Need To Know About U.S. Credit Cards
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6 Things International Student Nannies Need To Know About U.S. Credit Cards

by Clarke Illmatical  •  August 27, 2016
Am I eligible for a credit card? Do I need a social security number to get one? Can I get a credit card without a social security number or credit history? Are credit cards dangerous? Why do I need to build a credit history? In this article, we’ll take a look at some things migrant nannies who are attending college need to keep in mind when it comes to credit cards.
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Valuable Nanny Advice: Interview with Marcia Hall - President of The International Nanny Association (INA)
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Valuable Nanny Advice: Interview with Marcia Hall - President of The International Nanny Association (INA)

by Clarke Illmatical  •  August 17, 2016
Marcia Hall, president of the INA (International Nanny Association), has over 15 years of experience working as a nanny and child care specialist. During the interview, she provided some sound advice for nannies who want to improve their marketability, the benefits of joining the INA, nanny coaching, and information about INA practices that protect child care professionals.
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How You Can Be The Best Nanny: Interview with Stephanie Felzenberg
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How You Can Be The Best Nanny: Interview with Stephanie Felzenberg

by Clarke Illmatical  •  August 09, 2016
Stephanie Felzenberg is a nanny with over 23 years of experience. She’s the former editor of "How to Be the Best Nanny" newsletter, a former member of the INA and a contributor to the publication "The Child Care Textbook." The Interview covers her experience, the pros and cons of nannying, the business, advice for new nannies, including and how to make yourself more marketable, jealous parents, certifications, boundaries and balance and more
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