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The Myth of Doing It All

Lots of working moms struggle with feeling like they just can’t keep up with everything at home like they want to or feel they should. Here’s a story from Sarah Salisbury, a nanny from upstate New York, that sheds light on what happens when your nanny leaves your home and heads to her own...

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Add a Personal Touch to Your Nanny Resume

You’re applying for a nanny position; you know you have great experience, but your resume just isn’t standing out amongst the rest. We recommend you take the time to create a thoughtful letter of introduction. We have put together some dos and don’ts to help you get started…

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Why Should I Pay Nanny Taxes if My Nanny is OK with Being Paid “Off the Books”?

When a nanny who has earned her wages under the table is fired and files an unemployment claim, nanny taxes can become a big deal for the former employers (your family!). Read on about how-- and why-- paying your household employees on the books is the best choice for you and your family.

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The Fire Behind Stanford Park Nannies

My name is Jennifer, and I have been with this agency for about 11 months. I wanted to take the reigns on this blog post because I was truly touched by the following story, and wanted the opportunity to share it. Little did Rowan and I know that going to a job fair would be the catalyst to a wonderful reconnection and a new annual SPN tradition in what is definitely the story of the year...

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Employer-Paid Health Insurance: Still Non-Taxable Compensation?

For years, many savvy household employers have included health insurance as part of their compensation package in order to capitalize on the tax advantages of employer-paid health insurance. However, a recent ruling from the IRS on the Affordable Care Act triggered a mild panic. Get the facts here.

Nanny Bonuses: The Nanny’s Perspective

It's that time of year again. In the past week I've read 8 or 10 articles giving advice on the end-of year bonus or tip for your nanny. But the nanny bonus isn't as simple as picking a number that seems about right, writing a check and sticking it in a card. Most employers would be surprised at how much the nanny bonus impacts the long term success of the employment relationship. So let's talk about how the nanny sees things.

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