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🤔 What are your favorite activities to do on the first day with a new family? 🤔

Last week we asked you "What do you wish parents knew about your job?" and you had so many great answers!  This week our question is: What are your favorite activities to do on the first day with a new family? 


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They just stop responding, and I am so exhausted and frustrated from it. I want to cry!

In the past month 3 separate people searching for care have told me they were VERY interested and I met one, I even went out of my way to tell her all the extra things I would help with, I was very flexible and she seemed %100 ON BOARD with using... more


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As a parent would you be willing to hire are male caregiver? If not, what is your reasoning?

Hello I am a male that is looking for a good family and I have put in a lot of applications and barley if ever get a responds. I do have a premium account so I know they can message me back. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thank you


6 interview questions every nanny should prepare to answer

Ah, the dreaded job interview. Regardless of the job you’re applying for, it’s pretty uncomfortable being in the hot seat, knowing that one wobbly answer could knock you out of the running. The trick, of course, is making that answer less wobbly. Being prepared for tough questions will help with... more


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Babysitter vs. Part-time nanny for temporary job

If I am looking to hire someone for temporary help only—a one-time period, 16 hours a week (two 8-hour days), for a 16 week period—while I work from home, would that fall under "babysitter" or "part-time nanny"? 


On the Park Bench: A nanny’s tips for finding and keeping the ‘one’ (perfect family, that is)

Finding that special someone to love can be difficult. Finding that special family to work for long-term can be just as hard. But it doesn’t have to be that way, says Austin-area caregiver Cristy D. From her first gig as an au pair 12 years ago to her current full-time... more


5 things families do that drive their nannies crazy

Whether employed for a few hours a week or full-time, nannies can quickly start to feel like an integral part of a family. After all, nannies see families at some of their most honest moments, and parents trust them with their children’s lives. Still, no matter how much love exists... more