Should you Host an Au Pair?
An au pair is part of a federal program that allows an adult from a foreign country to come to the United States, typically on a J-1 Visitor Exchange Visa…
US Nanny Industry Standards
The US Nanny Association’s National Nanny Standards (usnanny.org/standards) define the nanny industry by providing a comprehensive approach to childcare and child development that enables nannies to successfully use and adapt…
Specialized & Professional Nanny
Continuing education provides enhanced skills that may be popular in your local area and increase the value of offered childcare services. Foreign language skills. Many families seek bilingual nannies who…
Nanny Training and Certification
All nannies, whether part or full time, should have current CPR and First Aid certifications that must be renewed regularly, generally every 2 years. Nannies should also invest in childcare…
Nanny Job Titles & Duties
A nanny’s career path ranges from parent’s helper to sitter to specialist and professional nanny. It is important for parents to understand the differences in job titles, duties, and skills…
Defining Nanny Industry Terms
With so many different terms and titles, it can certainly feel overwhelming. “A big challenge in the industry is that terms are often confused. It leads to a disconnect in…
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