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Daycare vs Nanny

Growing up I always wanted to be a stay at home mom. As I got older reality set in and I realized that might not be an option for me. Plan B was derived: if I had to work and so did my husband we would want a loving nanny to care for our child and help around the house with light chores. Daycare was last on our list - simply because we had no experience with daycare in our families. Sure enough in 2012 our little boy arrived and we are a working parental team and like many other [...]

By |August 31st, 2015|Hiring, NannyPay|0 Comments

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

A Nanny Job Description

Are you looking to hire a full time or part time nanny? When you are looking to hire in any industry the first thing to do is put together a job description. What will you be asking this person to do on a regular basis - the primary and secondary tasks? For most part the care and well-being of your children is first and foremost. Secondary tasks include the day to day management of the home. Some families look for an all in one full time nanny to care for all things at the home from laundry to errands to [...]

By |March 15th, 2015|Hiring|0 Comments