Monthly Archives: April 2015

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Legal Rights as a Nanny & Home Employer

As a nanny or other type of in home caregiver, why should you insist on being paid legally rather than “under the table”? At first glance, the benefits of tax-free income may seem enticing but take a closer look at what you are losing and you will see that the trade off is far costlier. When you are paid “under the table” you are not officially an employee and hence, are automatically waiving all of the rights and protections the law affords to you as such. From a practical perspective, being an in home caregiver is very physical work. By [...]

By |April 16th, 2015|Guest Post, Hiring|0 Comments

Keeping in Touch with your Nanny

Days are busy. Time is short. The hand-off from nanny to parents is often quick and distracting with all the hellos, hugs and kisses. So what is the best way to stay in touch with your Nanny and the happenings of the day without seeming like a nag? Why not turn to technology? That’s right - there is an APP for that! BABYCONNECT www.baby-connect.com Is a paid app that will allow the parents and nannies to stay connected with the latest and greatest happenings with the kids. During the day the nanny can snap photos and record notes and logs [...]

By |April 5th, 2015|Apps, Communication, Tips|0 Comments