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Aside from choosing a school (and your partner!), hiring a nanny for your little one may be one of the most important choices you make for your family.
 

You want someone who’s responsible and loving, of course, but there may be other considerations: Do you need a nanny who can drive? Do you want a bilingual nanny? Are you looking for someone with a CPR certification?
 

NPN offers tons of resources to help you figure out the traits of your ideal nanny, connect you with nanny candidates and start your nanny relationship on the right foot.


Ready to find a nanny? Start your search in our Childcare Classifieds.


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Teaching kids to ride a bike

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