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There are so many ways to be a caregiver for children. For parents who are looking for caregiving beyond babysitters, two of the most popular options are nannies and mother’s helpers. But many people get these two titles confused. To help you figure out which option best aligns with your career goals, here’s a breakdown of the differences between a full-charge nanny and a mother’s helper, along with the benefits of each.read more
When it comes to packing your nanny kid’s suitcase, it’s easy to feel daunted by the task before you even getting started. That’s why we’re here to provide some tips to make the process as seamless as possible! Follow these suggestions, and you’ll have a perfectly packed suitcase for the kiddos in no time!read more
Los Angeles and the surrounding areas offer some of the prettiest and most innovative play spaces in the country, and there truly is something for every kid. To help you narrow down which park to choose on your next outing, we talked to Neila Steilein, a longtime nanny and a self-proclaimed Los Angeles park expert. Here are Steilein’s picks for the best parks to visit for kids of every age, ability, and play style.read more
One of the biggest challenges for working parents is the feeling that they might be missing out on their children’s special moments throughout the day. Luckily, you can help with that, nanny! One of the easiest ways to help parents feel more in the loop is by taking and sharing lots of photos of their children. Here are five creative ideas to try.read more
As caregivers, nannies play a very important role in helping to educate children and in reinforcing the values they’re already learning at home, so it’s important to also make learning about diversity a part of children’s everyday experiences. The ways in which children learn about diversity will vary depending on their ages and their parent(s)’s preferences, but there are some accessible ways for nannies of all children to incorporate valuable lessons about diversity into play time, fun outings, and even screen time.read more
President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan in mid March, marking another set of Covid relief legislation. The bill is loaded with provisions that will increase the professionalization of the industry, and that means major perks for nannies and...read more
We are OUTRAGED. On Friday, February 26th, Angeleno nannies and the families who employ them were busy making preparations for March 1st - a monumental day for such a large population - nannies! Today, March 1st, is when Phase 1B opened up for childcare workers across...read more