There is plenty of advice out there about how to hire a nanny. But what do you do after you actually hire one? Here are some important steps you need to take to ensure a successful and professional relationship with your caregiver.
When paying your nanny, you can pay them in arrears or current. Here are the differences between the two methods and why paying in arrears may work best for your family.
‘Tis the season of giving. Time to consider a holiday bonus for your nanny. How much should you give? Do you even have to give one? What about other types of gifts? You may have questions about your nanny’s holiday bonus. Here are some answers.
While many nannies may seem superhuman, they are in fact mere mortals and will get sick from time to time and miss work like the rest of us. So it is best to be prepared for that day (or days) when you may be without your regular caregiver.
If you employ a nanny for in-home childcare, you may be asking your caregiver to supervise your children’s online learning. Your nanny could thrive in this new role as they likely have a built up trust with your children and have a good relationship with them. However, it’s important to set expectations, clarify responsibilities, and revise your work agreement to help ensure fairness and keep communications open.