If you have a nanny, with a salaried position, working 40 - 50 hours a week, you should provide vacation pay, for a week a year at least.
If you could find a positive non passive aggressive way to bring up a suggestion, that seems okay? Do you feel close enough to the family to do so? However, the way I read your question, it seems possibly a bit judgey? And if I feel that, just reading your... more
CPR and first aid training is great to get!
What you are asking for is more than justified. Are you driving the kids places? That kind of travel I would charge for, but not for driving TO their home and back TO YOUR home. But a gas card would be something I'd possibly ask for?
Songs and finger plays. Toys to hold with different textures. Baby books. Music/dancing.
I thing it's legal if you are on salary. Getting X amount every pay period, even if THEY don't need you one day. Paid days off, etc. Negotiate your own contract.