Westside Nannies believes that every nanny deserves an amazing family.
When most parents start making a wish list of all the qualities their ideal nanny will have, there’s one common thing that appears near the top of almost every list: a nanny who doesn’t spend the whole day looking at her cell phone. Cell phones are a fact of life. We...read more
When fall rolls around, it brings more than just Starbucks pumpkin spice lattes and Halloween. It’s also the time of year when doctors start diagnosing more and more cases of the flu. Last year, a staggering 80,000 people died of flu-related complications, including...read more
It’s a perfect LA Saturday afternoon. You attended your hot yoga class (Namaste), spent some time with your fur baby at the dog park (and have the perfect insta to prove it), and are settling in to binge watch Netflix’s newest docuseries that’s sure to send you down a...read more
As a professional nanny you are probably used to grace under pressure but interviews can be difficult for even the most seasoned nannies! While you’re fully prepared to answer questions about your past experience and educational background, you may not anticipate that...read more
If you’re using your own vehicle to tote around tots, or when running errands for your employers, you’re entitled to mileage reimbursement for on the job use. Keep in mind that it is your responsibility (not your employers) to track each mile driven, because lets face...read more
When we say taxes, you say… boring? Confusing? Complicated? No worries – we’re here to help! As a nanny, it is so important to have a basic level of understanding about this topic. By law, we are all required to pay taxes and though it can seem like a burden, it’s...read more
Let’s face it - social media has changed the way we operate. Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter have turned into the virtual scrapbooks highlighting the in’s and out’s of our daily lives. The problem is the audience. We tend to think of our audience as an extension of...read more