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Going Back to Work Post-Baby? Tips for Finding the Perfect Nanny

Heading Back to Work Post-Baby As a new parent, it can be difficult preparing to go back to work after the arrival of your baby. Eventually, the time comes when you have to go back into the office, or for those working remotely, log back on and sit through Zoom meetings for a majority of your days.  Whether you are commuting into the office or working from home, having an extra set of hands is always a good idea to make sure that your child is getting the proper care they need, even if you can’t be available all the [...]

By |2022-08-30T19:56:44+00:00January 19th, 2022|Tips|0 Comments

June Just Got Tastier

National Veggie Day It’s time to eat up! June 17th is National Eat Your Veggies day. What’s a summer BBQ without corn on the cob, a side of potato salad, freshly roasted asparagus and a slice of juicy watermelon? Rich in vitamins, minerals and nutrients, research has shown that people who consume fruits and veggies as part of their daily diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases such as heart disease, and are more likely to be protected against certain types of cancers. Fruits and veggies are naturally low in calories, many are high in [...]

By |2022-05-10T19:22:56+00:00June 13th, 2021|For Kids, Tips|0 Comments

How To Become a Paid Caregiver For a Family Member

Knowing your Rights as a Paid Caregiver to Family Caregiving has always been considered a fulfilling task, especially when it comes to caring for your family. However, it can be financially stressful because it can take up your time and energy, which you could have used in financially productive activities. If you are a caregiver for a family member, you should know the various financial assistance possibilities available to you. These can come from the government, private organizations, social enterprises, or even your family. Seek aid from a government-funded program The US government sponsors several statewide and nationwide programs that [...]

By |2022-05-10T20:23:49+00:00March 7th, 2019|Tips|0 Comments

Avoiding Household Employee Injury

Household Safety Tips for your Nanny A healthy and safe workplace is probably the most important factor contributing to a satisfying work environment.   When it comes to hiring a nanny or other domestic worker, such as an elder caregiver, a healthy workplace is of utmost importance. There is numerous local, state, and federal laws governing a safe and healthy workplace environment, but as a household employer, you can take some additional steps to ensure your workers safety. Here are a few things you can keep in mind to be better prepared in order to avoid a household employee injury: Most [...]

By |2022-08-31T18:53:00+00:00February 14th, 2019|Tips|0 Comments

Do Nannies Get Snow Days (or other foul weather days)?

Dealing with Nannies and Snow Days Well not in LA or Phoenix! When commuting to work becomes potentially unsafe due to a blizzard or a heavy snow day, a traditional worker could take a paid or unpaid day off, or in some cases, even choose to work from home. Nannies don’t have that luxury. They cannot work from home for obvious reasons and they may not want to take unpaid leave. Also, they may be expected to do everything possible to get to their workplace on a foul weather day so that you (the employer) can get to work. If [...]

By |2022-05-10T20:26:15+00:00February 7th, 2019|Tips|0 Comments

Tips For Holiday Planning With Your Nanny

Planning for the Holiday's - Don't forget the Nanny As the holidays approach, your time becomes more limited while your to-do list grows. Planning your holiday schedule with your nanny now will help your holiday season be more about family and celebration rather than chaos and misunderstanding. Communication is key, especially at this time of year. Here are a few simple tips to help you get started: Communicate in a Clear and Concise Manner The importance of communication cannot be stressed enough, not only in life but specifically when planning the holidays with your nanny. Be clear and direct about [...]

By |2019-10-01T16:16:52+00:00December 10th, 2018|Tips|0 Comments

Why Would Nannies Want to be Paid “Over the Table”?

Nanny Pay and Taxes Nannies can be real lifesavers for the busy working professional, especially when you have to report to your full-time job everyday. There are a lot of things that still need to happen on the homefront, including tending to small children, maintaining your home, food preparation, miscellaneous chores and errands. Life can be extremely busy, which is why having a nanny can prove to be incredibly useful and convenient. In fact, many people choose hiring a nanny over traditional daycare facilities because of all the benefits and convenience. But like any other type of employee, nannies need [...]

By |2022-01-19T18:20:30+00:00November 16th, 2018|Tips|0 Comments

Social Media Guidelines for Your Nanny

Setting up the Social Media Guidelines When you're hiring a nanny, social media may not be the first thing on your mind. However, it should certainly be high on the list of things that you consider as you lay out the policies and procedures that you expect your new employee to abide by. Social media has become a large part of our lives, and will likely continue to be so. This means that you'll need to think about how your nanny's online sharing interacts with your family's day-to-day life, and how much you are comfortable with them sharing space on [...]

By |2019-10-03T14:27:35+00:00October 11th, 2018|Tips|0 Comments

Tips to a Successful Start to School Year with Your Nanny

How to Have a Successful Start to the New School Year with Your Nanny As evening temperatures begin to drop and our calendars scroll past the summer months, it's time to turn our thoughts to preparing for the back-to-school routine. For children, this can mean new transportation schedules, teachers, classrooms, and coaches. For adults, however, it means coordinating purchases, events, routines, and calendars -- all while managing the normal routines of business and home. As your family and your professional caregivers get ready for back-to-school, let's examine a few ways to make the transition easier for everyone involved: Communicate Clearly [...]

By |2019-10-03T14:29:09+00:00September 18th, 2018|Tips|0 Comments

Six Easy Couponing Tips for Busy Parents

A Coupon Clipped is a Coupon Earned Having little ones can be hard on the wallet. If you find that your grocery budget is getting higher and higher each month, with no end in sight, it may be time to evaluate your options for saving money. Couponing has come a long way since the days of clipping paper coupons from multiple newspapers, and you may be able to save your family some money in just a few minutes each week. Let’s look at a few ways you can coupon using modern techniques to save money on groceries: Organize Your Coupons [...]

By |2022-05-10T19:23:51+00:00September 11th, 2018|Tips|0 Comments