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Child Care: Nannies and Babysitters

Hire amazing child care professionals without going through an agency.

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Expert Advice on Hiring a Nanny

Need child care assistance? Nanny Boards are the best resource for hiring a nanny or helping your current nanny find a new job because all care givers are referred by their current employer family. This is the best reference you can get. The babysitting boards are another resource for parents to find childcare help.

This is How to Choose the Right Nanny


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Nannies are an invaluable resource for families with children. They are specialists who love and care for your kids in your absence and for many families, their nanny is more than just someone who works for them. Many times, nannies become a part of the family and are involved in the children’s lives for years to come, well after their “job” as a childcare specialist is completed.

If you’re looking to hire a nanny, here are some important must-knows before you start the hiring process... Read More

This Is How to Check Nanny References

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After a flurry of nanny interviews, you’ve finally narrowed down a candidate that seems like the perfect fit for your family. She has experience, she’s down-to-earth and level-headed, and oh, one minor detail—your kids absolutely love her. You couldn’t be happier, but don’t sign on the dotted line just yet…

Just when you thought the hard work was over, it’s time to check your potential nanny’s references. But no worries, right? Just a few quick phone calls to make sure her previous employer liked her and she showed up on time. Well, yes, but there’s more to it... Read More

This Is How to Create a Nanny/Mother Relationship That Will Last

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Most people understand that a happy employee equals a happy workplace, but lines can blur when you have someone working in your home. In an article entitled “Keep Your Friends Close, But The Nanny Closer,” Beverley Turner says, “I was known to stand in the kitchen discussing overtime hours while bleaching my moustache.” We know how you feel. Your nanny sees you at your best and your worst, and sometimes it can be hard to maintain boundaries... Read More

Search for a Nanny on the Nanny Board

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Parents will find great, experienced nannies and childcare providers who want to work in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester, Long Island and Northern New Jersey. NYC families looking for full-time nannies, part-time nannies, and live-in childcare staff will find them here, all with built-in references from their current employers. Mommybites a great alternative to a nanny agency. Learn More


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