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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.


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How to find a nanny
In today's economy, many households have two working parents. That's where a nanny comes in. But hiring a nanny to care for your little one can be an intimidating process. As a former nanny and the fo...
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What to ask in a nanny interview
There is a lot to consider when hiring a nanny. Interviewing, screening and selecting potential nanny candidates can be a daunting task, but it is an important part of finding a nanny that is a good f...
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Why we chose a nanny over daycare
With our first child, we agonized over most decisions, but deciding what to do about child care was the hardest. It gave me constant anxiety and frequently kept me up at night. It was one of those BIG...
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Discussions

Nanny agency

Who is the best? Other than hearing from several folks to avoid Coast to Coast Nannies, not sure who to work with? ...

What does your 13 year old do during the summer?

I think 13 is too old for most camps, and I don't really want to pay a ton for him to be in camp anymore anyway. Can he get a job anywhere? What does your 13 year old do during the summer? Thanks! ...

WWYD - Babysitter non payment

Hi.  My daughter has had recent experiences where she's babysat for families and then they forgot to pay her.  In one scenario, it was our neighbors.  I kept telling her not to say anything as I was convinced the neighbor would eventually remember.  Well they haven't and now it's been awhile so I'm ...

Families Together Cooperative Nursery School Open House - Saturday, January 27, 2024 from 10 a.m. to noon

Families Together Cooperative Nursery School Open House - Saturday, January 27, 2024 from 10 a.m. to noon 1500 W. Elmdale Ave. in Edgewater   Bring the whole family to play in the classrooms, have a snack, get to know our families and teachers, and get a “feel” for the school! We offer a...

Nanny and International Travel

We are contemplating taking our nanny with us on a week long international trip. Can someone describe how they handle accommodations, flights and pay?    We will pay for flight and hotel of course. We do not expect the kids to be with her overnight in her room. Just occasionally taking them d...


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Nanny shares 101

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How to write a nanny contract, and why you need one

Why is it that when most of us hear the word “contract” we cringe? A contract is simply an agreement, pact, or understanding. It's used in many areas of life and business, and simply put, it can be a useful playbook to help guide us toward success.  Full disclosure: I am not a lawyer, and I don...

What to ask in a nanny interview

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