To make nannying a successful career, it not only matters how you interact with children, but how you sell yourself in order to get the interview.
I’ve written a post for Nanager that provides some basic advice on what to think about when applying to work with a family or agency.
With so much flurry and focus on getting our minds around the need to ‘homeschool’, I want to encourage nannies to remember the importance of another kind of support. Children are going to need more than substitute teaching from us during this pandemic and extended period of time at home. They are going to need the emotional support we can provide through consistent and responsive care.
The following COVID-19 update of my post, advocating for the value of nannies as a form of childcare, was shared on the website of the incredible agency – Nanager. I am honoured to have my voice shared by Lauren, who is passionate about pairing quality childcare with effective home management: “The Value of Nanny Care …
On a recent episode of Supernanny there was a child screaming and crying about going down for their nap. I was a little shocked because even though it’s a huge stereotype so I know it happens a lot, the toddlers and preschoolers I’ve cared for don’t really act that way. It breaks my heart when …
Why should parents hire a nanny to care for their children?
Last month I travelled from Melbourne, Australia to New Orleans, Louisiana, USA to attend the International Nanny Association’s 34th Annual Conference. I have attended many Australian nanny conferences since they started happening 4 years ago, but this was my first international one. It was amazing to have the opportunity to connect with other people in …