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 pertinent federal and state rules for rest periods [...]
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 a new position. Most opportunities, [...]
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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 book and one of the first many of us [...]
It always seems to come around quicker than we expect each year and each year we say we are going to get organized. If you aren’t one of those that is already organized and ready for tax time here are a few family tips. Make a List Make a list of all of the documents that you will need to prepare for your taxes so you can check them off. Create a Folder Create a folder for storing all of your documents in one place so as you have them they do not get misplaced. Go Digital You are supposed [...]
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Halloween is upon us and here’s how to NOT be the house kids avoid flaunting their costumes to because you don’t dole out the treats. So whether it be a dietary restriction, allergy, or a personal preference you choose not to give out candy on Halloween, but you don’t want to build a reputation as “THAT house.” To avoid earning that title, avoid handing out chips, pretzels, or apple slices. These have all been overdone and are not well received by trick-or-treaters. Here are some of our favorite alternatives. Homemade Slime Kids are obsessing over slime with it’s slick texture [...]
This Saturday, September 30th, get the family together for some health and fitness fun! Promoting a healthy lifestyle, can be so much fun with the kids. Physical, mental, and dietary health can all be incorporated into this special day with the kids. Encourage a game of tag, or show them how to do jumping jacks, or dancing and other heart rate increasing exercises. Encourage challenges and competition to make it fun for them. Maybe introduce them to yoga or a practice that can help calm them. Maybe it isn’t through a physical activity but through a creative outlet. Finish the [...]
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I have a great nanny and I know the minute I do not need her anymore she will have no trouble finding a new position. She is approached by other families on a regular basis. The best thing I can do as a parent is not only be sure she is preforming her responsibilities well but also be sure she is happy and engaged. It is very essential to keep the nannies engaged to make them productive and do justice to the work allotted to them. Here are a few areas that you might be aware of. The nanny should [...]