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When We Know Better We Must All Do Better!

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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I think that as much as we ask nannies to hold themselves accountable to higher standards, it is also very important that nanny agencies hold themselves to higher standards, as well. I believe that very good nanny placement agencies provide impeccable services to both families and nannies. However, some other agencies need to look at […]

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Kids Will Occasionally Get Hurt Even Under the Best Supervision

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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One of most important responsibility of a nanny is to always ensure that the safety and well-being of children take precedence over all things. We also know however that in caring for children accidents will happen. While going across on the money bars, or climbing on play structures at the playground they may slip and […]

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Positively Nannies- The New Addition to Our Blog

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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Dan Ariely Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University says that “there’s evidence that we are also driven by the meaningfulness of our work, by other peoples’ acknowledgement of it.” I believe this is especially true for professions that are sometimes often disregarded by some. This is why we have a new segment […]

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Finding Your Purpose!

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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This week I have been taking about falling into purpose. Some of us often wonder about what our purpose is while others tell you that they live their lives not truly having a sense of what they were destined to do. For a greater part of my life I too had questions about why was […]

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Nannying With a Big Heart

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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Alene, we wanted to write you and share our experiences with our wonderful Nanny, Khadija. She takes wonderful care of our children and has become a literal member of our family. Khadija came to the US as an Au’ Pair and 2 years ago, converted to a full-time student at our local community college and […]

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Nanny Cams-What You Should Know!

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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Our Love-Hate Relationship With Nanny Cams If you speak with some nannies no matter where they work and bring up the words “nanny cam,” you will get almost an immediate reaction from them. Some will tell you that in their assessment, the “nanny cam” can be seen as a tool in providing nanny care because […]

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Respect is The Foundation of Any Relationship

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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Dear Nannies,  If an employer swears at you once, it will happen again (“past behavior determines future behavior.”) No matter what job you do at one point or the other you will disappoint an employer. However employers are tasked with the responsibility of ensuring that they treat their workers humanely. Employees on the other hand must […]

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“It’s Not What You Say But How You Say It”

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

It's Not What You Say But How You Say It.

“It’s not what you say but how you say it” as cliché as this may sound there’s a lot of truth to this saying. We must also consider other factors like our body language when communicating with employers. Occasionally very minor situations lead to major problems because of the way they are communicated by some […]

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Nanny Contracts, Interviews and More!

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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“If you don’t like something, change it, if you can’t change it, change your attitude.”  MAYA ANGELO Apply your professionalism to gaining the respect in the most isolated industry. Life can only get better when you apply all the necessary tools that allow you the respect and full satisfaction for the job that makes all […]

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