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  • For Nannies: Becoming the Strongest Candidate Possible - If you’re a working nanny, you likely have years of great childcare experience and references already. Have you ever wondered how to continue to set your skills apart in the industry and receive the best possible personal references going forward? Communication Skills Parents are relying on you to discuss changes and issues, both positive and Continue Reading
  • Traveling With Your Nanny - This summer, lots of parents will hit the beach with their kids. Let’s face it, the luxury of having an extra set of hands to help with an airplane ride, feeding the kids in restaurants or a trusted sitter for parent dinner out is self-explanatory. But how do you begin to navigate inviting your nanny Continue Reading
  • Best Practices to Establish the Perfect Nanny Relationship - PART 1: BEST PRACTICES TO ESTABLISH THE PERFECT NANNY RELATIONSHIP You’ve used our agency to marry your expectations and needs with our pool of qualified candidates and finally hired the best fit for your family. We’ve found you your phenomenal nanny, but where do you go from here to ensure that you develop the best Continue Reading
  • Setting Expectations - What do you REALLY need? One of the most common complaints we hear from references we speak with is that they often wished after the fact that they had laid more initial, concrete groundwork in regards to expectations for a nanny. Many times, these were parents who had not worked with an agency and after Continue Reading
  • Effective Interviews for Parents - You chose to hire us to save you time and effort throughout the process of finding a quality caregiver. Once we’ve fully vetted a short list of applicants for you, the next step is for you to personally meet them face-to-face. The good news is that a great deal of the laborious work is already Continue Reading
  • For Nannies: Why Choose Us? - Reputation The Nanny Network is an accredited APNA agency with a track record of more than 20 years in the nanny placement business. We have a solid reputation as a leader in our industry, both with nannies and parents alike. We are a team of caring business women, focused on building relationships and earning trust, Continue Reading
  • Becoming a CPR Instructor…by Stork Childbirth Education - I am the mother of three young children and when I think about the fact that I never had CPR training until recently, I am dumbfounded. My first child was in the NICU for six months and I had a mediocre CPR lesson before he came home but nothing that would actually help me in Continue Reading
  • Why Use an Agency? - Why Use an Agency at All? Hiring a caregiver for your child is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. It’s not only an investment in your child and their well-being, it’s an investment in your peace of mind. There’s a reason that “you get what you pay for” is a popular phrase, Continue Reading
  • Why You Should Choose Our Agency - You've Decided to Use an Agency, now Why Choose Us? First things first, accreditation is important. Not all nanny services are the same, so using one that has been vetted and verified to uphold the industry's best practices is an absolute. APNA agencies, such as The Nanny Network, have proven systems in place for recruiting, Continue Reading
  • Permanent Placement—Next Steps for Parents - Your search for a nanny agency has brought you to our doorstep. We’re so glad you’re here! You know that by working with us, you’re going to be working with a team of professionals. We’re skilled at matchmaking and you’ve set yourself up for success. But what are the next steps? How long does the Continue Reading