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My Nannypalooza Experience

By Laurie Rasmussen 28 years ago, I accepted my first job as a nanny. I realize now what an isolating position it would have been without the mom’s daily presence. The World Wide Web had not...

Guest Blogger
November 9, 2018
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Family Advice

To Flu or Not to Flu?

By Margaret “Shelly” Miller MD Myths about influenza circulate every fall when the discussion of whether or not to get a flu vaccine comes up. Should I or shouldn’t I? We each have to...

Guest Blogger
October 16, 2018
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For Fun

Happy National Nanny Recognition Week!

What is National Nanny Recognition Week? Started in 1998 by Mary Clurman (Nanny News), Judi Merlin (A Friend of the Family), and a group of dedicated industry professionals, National Nanny...

Stanford Park Nannies
September 25, 2018
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Family Advice

Ask the Expert: Back-Up Childcare

Jennifer asked: How do people go about having a back-up nanny? How is the stand-by time compensated? How does it work in practice in terms of availability of the back-up nanny? Dear Jennifer, The...

Stanford Park Nannies
February 21, 2018
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Family Advice

Ask the Expert: Hiring a Nanny for Exclusively Breastfed Baby

Brigit asked: How well can a nanny integrate with a family that has a baby that doesn’t take the bottle, breastfed only (4 mos)? Dear Brigit, When your baby is not used to being fed from a...

Daryl Camarillo
February 15, 2018
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Employment / Tax Law

Ask the Expert: How to Create a Compensation Package

The Parents’ Club of Palo Alto & Menlo Park (PAMP) has launched an “Ask the Expert” column featuring Stanford Park Nannies’ owner, Daryl Camarillo! She will be answering...

Daryl Camarillo
February 7, 2018
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"I would rate Stanford Park Nannies very highly! They provide a great flow of very qualified candidates, who are all prepared to pay taxes. They have a great vetting process and did not waste our time with those that weren’t a fit. In addition to our full-time search, they had the ability to quickly identify relevant interim/temp nannies as well!"

Jaime B.

"SPN is a powerhouse agency of incredible women who embody experience, passion, and a heart for service!"

Jamie H.

"SPN provides you with a current understanding of what should be expected of nannies and employers and they empower you by coaching you through it all. When I started to interview with families, they gave me great feedback—it felt like I had my own personal interviewing cheerleaders!"

Tara G.

"If I could give SPN 100 stars, I would! There is 100% value in the services that SPN provides. Daryl was extremely responsive and thorough. Our night nurse has been perfect!"

Charmaine T.