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Conversaciones reales con niñeras: ¿Cómo empoderar las emociones de los niños?

En el mundo de hoy, aprendemos rápidamente que es nuestro deber proteger a nuestros niños y que si lloran, debemos hacer algo inmediatamente para hacerlos sonreír o por lo menos que dejen de llorar. El llanto de un niño puede ser visto como una señal de que estamos haciendo algo... more


Real talk with nannies: 20 tips for getting your first nanny job

Care.com recently posted the question: “What advice would you give a caregiver just starting out?”  Here are my 20 tips for getting your first job as a child caregiver, based on my 10+ years of experience as a nanny: Spell check all communication. Check and double check your profile, applications and... more


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As a babysitter/nanny I am not comfortable with being watched on camera. Anyone else feel the way I do?

Now I know for some this would be raising red flags but please do hear me out . I don't think people are understanding why I am asking if others feel the same way. Now I could be wrong but I feel as though parents watching the babysitter watch their kid could open... more


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How much should I pay for daycare pickups?

If my babysitter is picking my daughter from day care, should I include gas money in her pay?


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Is the "Salary" Fair?

I am trying to figure out what is a fair "salary" for a live in family assistant. I am in the planning phase of being a single mother by choice of 4-6 children. I also have 3 dogs that I want my assistant/nanny to help with.I live half... more


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Is 10-15 A HOUR to much?

Everyone is saying to 10-15 an hour is to much for a teen. IS that right is 5-10 better?


A real nanny’s tips for recreating Mary Poppins' magic

The original “Mary Poppins” movie is an obvious family classic. But for me, a nanny with over a decade of experience, this movie has always been more than a movie. It’s whimsical and musical and visually stunning, but there are so many lessons about childhood and caregiving in each scene... more


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How to find caregivers who can help manage a child with diabetes?

My son was recently diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, and I'm learning it's difficult to find someone willing to learn about how to care for someone with diabetes.  I know I can't be with him 24x7 every single day, but I don't know how to... more