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Columbus Lied-Fighting Back!

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

Christopher Columbus Lied-Fighting Back!

While we set aside a federal holiday to celebrate a man, Christopher Columbus, whom many still regard as a hero, I choose today to instead celebrate the indigenous people of the Americas and expose a man whom history teaches us committed genocide and many other atrocious crimes. Sadly, at times, that reality is either consciously […]

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Is There Really A Secret To Hiring a Good Nanny?

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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Hiring the Perfect Nanny I’m sure you have heard, or perhaps you believe, that there’s a secret to hiring the perfect nanny. Not so fast, potential employers! In reality, you have to take a commonsense approach that entails making the welfare, safety, and well-being of your children the priority. Just as you are meticulous about […]

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Nanny Employers Sing Praises About Their Past Nanny

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

WELL DONE

Every once in a while we all need to hear a beautiful story that will cause our hearts to be glad.  This is exactly what we are hoping to do with our “Positively Nannies” segment on this blog. Today’s featured nanny is Julia Le Force and it’s so wonderful to hear directly from nanny employers […]

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Fall Nanny Workshop

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

Fall Nanny Workshop

I often sit back in disbelief as I listen to some nannies brag about how great they are at their job, concentrating solely on the custodial aspect of care. Of course, I can’t discount their ideas, but delving deeper in conversations with them reveals a small glimpse of what is actually crippling our profession. While […]

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Please Join Us At Our 2017 Holiday Ball

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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Nanny Holiday Ball 2017- A Greater Love| Sponsored By Sittercity  We invite you to please join us for our third annual nanny holiday ball in Brooklyn, New York on December 2, 2017.  Cost includes all meals, cocktails, unlimited drinks, valet parking, entertainment and much more. Join nannies from across the United States who will be […]

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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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