From setting up tax payments to minimizing financial risk, you’ll need to finish these tasks before your nanny begins working. Here’s what you need to know when hiring a nanny and becoming a household employer, including paying taxes, paying your nanny legally, and reducing financial risk.
If you follow any of the ever-popular parenting boards or groups on social media sites, you’ve likely encountered more than one mother venting about her nanny. There seems to be a rise in the ideology that nannies must inherently be all-knowing, psychic, and micromanaged all at the same time. While in most cases this is […]
Unsure how to involve your nanny in holiday celebrations? Check out these great tips for gifts for your nanny, involving them in your celebrations, and keeping everyone safe and healthy!
While it’s true that having a nanny offers much more flexibility and convenience than most other childcare arrangements, there are still times when you might still need backup childcare. It’s easy enough to coordinate your vacation time with your nanny since that’s typically scheduled far enough in advance. But what about when she calls in […]
During a global pandemic, you need a trusted and safe resource for your child. Here are some pros and cons for choosing a nanny and choosing a daycare during this time.
If you’re raising a family in New York City, you already know that childcare can be a huge expense. But that’s just par for the course in one of the most expensive cities in the United States. And you really can’t put a price on the peace of mind you get from knowing your children […]
We can all agree that having a nanny is a luxury. Bringing your nanny on a summer vacation – whether it’s for a long week away, for a summer in the Berkshires or the Hamptons, or even for the stay-cation at home – really is a gift. Good nannies know when to stick around and […]
After a flurry of nanny interviews, you’ve finally narrowed down a candidate that seems like the perfect fit for your family. She has experience, she’s down-to-earth and level-headed, and oh, one minor detail—your kids absolutely love her. You couldn’t be happier, but don’t sign on the dotted line just yet… Just when you thought the […]