Monthly Archives: April 2018

Paying A Nanny

Your Nanny is your Employee: Pay Accordingly When you first employ a nanny, you might at first be confused about the process of paying them legally, and if you called for a quote from a nanny payroll service, you will probably be surprised at the cost. But you have a number of choices to handle payroll, and they differ in various ways, such as payment means, time investment, cost of service, etc. Let’s consider the nanny payroll alternatives in a bit more detail. Pay Under the Table This is a poor choice for your nanny and illegal for you as [...]

By |2019-08-12T08:45:14+00:00April 26th, 2018|Hiring, NannyPay|0 Comments

Jelly Bean Day – April 22nd

Fun Things to do on Jelly Bean Day Jelly Bean Day celebrates the entire rainbow of jelly bean flavors. Have fun on this day with a few fun activities including: Guess the Number We’ve all seen this before, but fill a jar with jelly beans and see how close your child can come to how many are in the jar. It’s a fun and educational experience to guess the number and then count them all out. Maybe count them as a full total and then separate the colors for even more guessing. Guess the Flavor Jelly Beans have come a [...]

By |2019-08-12T08:37:11+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Events, For Kids|0 Comments

Traveling with Your Nanny

Tips for a Successful Trip with your Nanny For many of us especially in the northeast, we are just hoping for signs of spring. Don’t despair, spring and summer vacations are quickly approaching. Here a few tips if you plan on bringing your nanny with you on vacation. • Before leaving, set clear expectations of what is expected of your nanny while away including the hours worked. • You should cover your nanny’s wages, travel time and costs such as airfare, hotel and meals. • Labor laws are still in effect when you travel. Make sure you are familiar with [...]

By |2019-08-12T08:11:33+00:00April 19th, 2018|Tips|0 Comments

Transitioning Your Nanny

Moving on from your Nanny There will come a time when you no longer need your nanny or you will only need them part time. This is difficult for the family, the child, and, of course, your nanny. They may have developed a long term relationship with your family and a regular paycheck. Below are a few tips to help with the transition. Tips for Transitioning Let your nanny know as soon as possible when the change may occur. Remember how long it took you to find the right nanny and how long it may take your nanny to find [...]

By |2019-08-12T08:05:33+00:00April 18th, 2018|Tips|0 Comments

Children’s Book Day – April 2nd

Children's Book Day is Always a Day worth Celebrating April 2nd is International Children’s Book Day. What was your favorite story as a kid? This day encourages you to get our and read it again through your children’s eyes. Great activities for today include sharing your favorite books with your kids or the nanny taking them out to explore the library or a bookstore to choose a new favorite of their own. Here are a few favorites from the NannyPay staff. The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss No children's book list would be complete without a Dr Seuss [...]

By |2019-08-12T07:30:05+00:00April 2nd, 2018|For Kids|0 Comments