During the COVID-19 pandemic, families and nannies may consider the option of COVID-19 testing before the in-home working relationship begins. […]
The health and safety of our team, families, and nannies are of the utmost importance to us. Therefore, our team […]
Whether a nanny works with a stay-at-home parent, a parent who works from a home office, or other family members […]
The following blog was written by our preferred nanny payroll company, HomeWork Solutions: The spread of the coronavirus worldwide has […]
Because families have unique needs, expectations, and child-rearing styles, finding the right one for you is critical as a nanny. […]
Are you leaving your current nanny family? Take it from us: leaving a nanny job can be difficult. For many […]
At some point in your nanny career, you will have to leave a family. Quitting any job is always tough, […]
When you apply for a nanny position, it can be difficult to stand out amongst other nanny candidates. You know […]
Families today lead incredibly complex and busy lives. They are traveling extensively and filling their schedules with more activities, especially […]
By Margaret “Shelly” Miller MD Myths about influenza circulate every fall when the discussion of whether or not to get […]
Why are gluten free food products becoming increasingly common in our grocery stores? Is this just the latest food fad or is gluten a potential dietary villain? Let’s begin by understanding what...
Giving feedback is often seen as an uncomfortable obligation, and is therefore avoided altogether. Receiving feedback can be equally difficult, often viewed as a personal attack. However, a healthy...
Early Childhood Educator Robin Jurs shared stories from her rich background to help us better understand the concept of the competent child. Here we share a few takeaways from Robin’s session.
Job creep is a challenge in most jobs. You start off with a well-defined job description and then slowly, the boundaries of that job description begin to fray. Most times these asks happen so...
Nanny agencies have changed a great deal in the past five years. With the rise of internet sites many of the lesser quality agencies have gone under, and what we see now are agencies that have...
You have invested a lot of time and energy in your search and are ready to start your new job. Knowing that you would like to build a lasting relationship with your new employers, we have compiled...
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...
With over 20 years of experience interviewing and vetting nannies, we could write a book on the various mistruths we see on candidate applications!
I could spend hours regaling you with stories of nanny interviews gone good, bad and just plain crazy. They are rarely a typical corporate appointment.
“I would like to thank the whole team at SPN for all you guys do. In this midst of the heartbreak and hardships the COVID-19 crisis has imposed on our neighbors, our families, and our friends, I am also inspired and deeply moved by the compassion, resiliency, and the human spirit of the SPN team. Thank you for being there with us. We are here for you.”
"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!"
"SPN is a powerhouse agency of incredible women who embody experience, passion, and a heart for service!"
"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!"