Nanny Tips

How to Leave Your Nanny Job Professionally

At some point in your nanny career, you will have to leave a family. Quitting any job is always tough, and it can be especially difficult for nannies who have bonded with the parents and kids....

Stanford Park Nannies
October 15, 2019
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Nanny Community

The Impact of Just One Nanny

As the classic African proverb goes, “it takes a village to raise a child.” The saying is true now more than ever. Many parents who juggle careers and families sometimes need a little extra...

Stanford Park Nannies
September 25, 2019
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Nanny Tips

Add a Personal Touch to Your Resume With a Letter of Introduction

When you apply for a nanny position, it can be difficult to stand out amongst other nanny candidates. You know you have extensive experience and skills, but how can you more accurately show a...

Stanford Park Nannies
August 21, 2019
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Nanny Tips

Expand Your Skills to Meet the Needs of Today’s Busy Families

Families today lead incredibly complex and busy lives. They are traveling extensively and filling their schedules with more activities, especially in the Bay Area. As a result, the number of nanny...

Stanford Park Nannies
June 21, 2019
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Nanny Community

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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Employment / Tax Law

2018 Financial Checkup for Nannies and Employers

Written by Lora Brawley, founder of Nanny Care Hub. The new year isn’t just the time to make new year’s resolutions. It’s also a great time to check in on the mundane but important financial...

Guest Blogger
January 25, 2018
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Child Development

Why Emotional Intelligence Matters – Part 3: Helping Children Respond to BIG Emotions

  This is the second of a series of blog posts by Hannah Morrison. Hannah is a behavior therapist and former nanny who has presented at Stanford Park Nannies’ Nanny Up training series. Now...

Guest Blogger
June 2, 2017
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Child Development

Why Emotional Intelligence Matters – Part 2

How we address emotions cultivates how children identify and respond to emotions. Your acceptance teaches your child that their emotional life is not dangerous and is not shameful, but rather is...

Guest Blogger
May 23, 2017
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