How to Hire a Nanny
What kind of background check should I do, and how should I go about it?
Should parents make unannounced visits to see their children in childcare?
What is a nanny?
Should I interview all applicants?
Can neighbors and family members provide good child care?
What questions should I ask myself before hiring a nanny?
How long should I devote to each interview?
How old should babysitters be?
How much should I budget for a nanny’s salary?
What kinds of questions should I ask?
How old do children have to be before they can stay home without supervision?
What benefits should I offer to my nanny?
Should I have my children present during the interview?
The Rewards Of Being A Stay At Home Mom
How do I know if my nanny is legal to work in the United States?
Should I hire the nanny for a trial period before hiring full time?
What do I need to do in terms of taxes?
What is the next step after the trial period?
What criteria should my nanny meet?
How to Balance Work and Child Care
How can I find a nanny?
Will children suffer if their mothers are employed?
What are the benefits and drawbacks of using an agency?
If a mother can afford to stay at home, should she?
What are the benefits and drawbacks of doing an independent search?
At what ages is it important for a mom to be at home with her children?
If I decide to use an agency, what should my part be in the search?
Do pre-teens and teens need their moms at home more than young children?
What should I consider when doing an independent search?
Should parents let potential employers know they will need time off for things like children’s doctor visits?
How do I narrow down the pool of applicants?
What kind of childcare arrangements are the best?
How many nannies should I interview?
Is it important that childcare be licensed?
Should I screen their references?
What is a good ratio of adults to children in childcare?