Getting The Most From Your Nanny

A Peaceful Home

A Peaceful Home

If you’ve been considering hiring a nanny, you probably have been feeling pretty stressed when you’re at home. Your home should be your haven, so when things are just that little bit hectic it can really have a detrimental effect on everyone. Thankfully, when you hire a nanny, this will all change. So many parents have described just how peaceful their home is after finding the perfect nanny with us.

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Performance Reviews

Have Regular Performance Reviews With Your Nanny

Ideally, over time, your nanny will grow to become a part of your family even though you’re still in a working relationship. What you need to then think about is incorporating regular performance reviews into your routine. Yes, you might feel a little uncomfortable about this prospect, however, it’s crucial for both parties. You see, performance reviews ensure that expectations are being made on both sides. So, you should always

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Take Your Time To Find The Right Nanny

Find A Nanny That’s The Right Fit For Your Beautiful Family

It’s understandable that many parents only look for a nanny when they’re desperately needing some extra help. Perhaps their work circumstances have changed or there’s a sudden illness in the family. It’s, therefore, understandable that finding a nanny is sometimes a very rushed job. However, if you can help it, it’s well worth taking your time to employ the right person. Life certainly becomes a whole lot easier when you

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Surprise Your Nanny

Surprise Your Nanny With Thoughtful Rewards

Our tip today is simple yet highly effective. Surprising your nanny with a little token of appreciation is key to developing an excellent relationship. You’d be amazed at how just taking a little time to find something that your nanny will love will make them feel valued, respected and appreciated. Whether you give your nanny tickets to a movie you know your nanny is desperate to see or present them

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How The Perfect Nanny Will Change Your Life

Finding a nanny that’s the right fit for your family is a journey. We Need A Nanny has supported thousands of parents on their journey, and it’s amazing to see the impact on their lives when they find the perfect nanny. We have surveyed over 100 parents who have used We Need A Nanny so you can understand how much their lives were changed. Peace of mind This was by

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Why is keeping a good nanny so hard? 10 ways to keep your nanny happy

When you consider the many types of Australian families, the different cities and regions we live in, and our unique needs, it’s understandable that finding the right nanny can be challenging. The ideal caregiver for any one family will depend on the family dynamic, the ages of the nanny and your children, and any special requirements you have (like cooking and cleaning, for example).  Communication is the key, and should

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How To Deal With Your Nanny's Concerns Two Women Chatting

How To Deal With Your Nanny’s Concerns – Before They Arise

Honesty is important in any relationship. While you may think you have a great connection with your nanny, there may be things about the role that bother them but which they are nervous to approach you about. You are, after all, their employer and likely their primary source of income. If you put yourself in their shoes and be honest with yourself, you may realise you could be doing some

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Does My Nanny Need A Schedule

How To Avoid Common Problems With Your Nanny

Having a nanny join your beautiful family can be a rewarding experience for everyone involved, especially the children! Ultimately, though, it is a professional relationship that you are developing with a nanny, and sometimes things won’t work out as planned. It’s a good idea to understand some of the common problems faced when employing a nanny, and how to deal with them. Understand what could go wrong and how best

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Kids First Aid for Nannies & Babysitters (And Parents)

Considering first aid training for yourself or your caregiver? Possibly the biggest worry when hiring a nanny or babysitter to care for your child is safety. Would your caregiver know how to respond to something happening to your little bundle of joy while you aren’t there? Children hurt themselves; it’s a fact of life. As part of their physical development, they will challenge themselves and be hurt. There are many

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We Need A Nanny Australia

What Is A Nanny? Understanding What It Means To Hire A Nanny

What is a nanny? What’s the difference between a babysitter and a nanny? If you’re a parent looking to hire a nanny, knowing exactly what is involved is important. Do you want to hire a nanny, babysitter, or au pair? There are some big differences between what they are paid and what duties they will perform, so it’s important to get it right. We’ve outlined below the essentials to understanding

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A Peaceful Home

A Peaceful Home

If you’ve been considering hiring a nanny, you probably have been feeling pretty stressed when you’re at home. Your home should be your haven, so when things are just that little bit hectic it can really have a detrimental effect on everyone. Thankfully, when you hire a nanny, this will all change. So many parents have described just how peaceful their home is after finding the perfect nanny with us.

Read More »
Performance Reviews

Have Regular Performance Reviews With Your Nanny

Ideally, over time, your nanny will grow to become a part of your family even though you’re still in a working relationship. What you need to then think about is incorporating regular performance reviews into your routine. Yes, you might feel a little uncomfortable about this prospect, however, it’s crucial for both parties. You see, performance reviews ensure that expectations are being made on both sides. So, you should always

Read More »
Take Your Time To Find The Right Nanny

Find A Nanny That’s The Right Fit For Your Beautiful Family

It’s understandable that many parents only look for a nanny when they’re desperately needing some extra help. Perhaps their work circumstances have changed or there’s a sudden illness in the family. It’s, therefore, understandable that finding a nanny is sometimes a very rushed job. However, if you can help it, it’s well worth taking your time to employ the right person. Life certainly becomes a whole lot easier when you

Read More »
Surprise Your Nanny

Surprise Your Nanny With Thoughtful Rewards

Our tip today is simple yet highly effective. Surprising your nanny with a little token of appreciation is key to developing an excellent relationship. You’d be amazed at how just taking a little time to find something that your nanny will love will make them feel valued, respected and appreciated. Whether you give your nanny tickets to a movie you know your nanny is desperate to see or present them

Read More »
Xavier Mouton Photographie Mrwhskimbjk Unsplash

How The Perfect Nanny Will Change Your Life

Finding a nanny that’s the right fit for your family is a journey. We Need A Nanny has supported thousands of parents on their journey, and it’s amazing to see the impact on their lives when they find the perfect nanny. We have surveyed over 100 parents who have used We Need A Nanny so you can understand how much their lives were changed. Peace of mind This was by

Read More »
Keep Your Nanny Happy 900x600

Why is keeping a good nanny so hard? 10 ways to keep your nanny happy

When you consider the many types of Australian families, the different cities and regions we live in, and our unique needs, it’s understandable that finding the right nanny can be challenging. The ideal caregiver for any one family will depend on the family dynamic, the ages of the nanny and your children, and any special requirements you have (like cooking and cleaning, for example).  Communication is the key, and should

Read More »
How To Deal With Your Nanny's Concerns Two Women Chatting

How To Deal With Your Nanny’s Concerns – Before They Arise

Honesty is important in any relationship. While you may think you have a great connection with your nanny, there may be things about the role that bother them but which they are nervous to approach you about. You are, after all, their employer and likely their primary source of income. If you put yourself in their shoes and be honest with yourself, you may realise you could be doing some

Read More »
Does My Nanny Need A Schedule

How To Avoid Common Problems With Your Nanny

Having a nanny join your beautiful family can be a rewarding experience for everyone involved, especially the children! Ultimately, though, it is a professional relationship that you are developing with a nanny, and sometimes things won’t work out as planned. It’s a good idea to understand some of the common problems faced when employing a nanny, and how to deal with them. Understand what could go wrong and how best

Read More »
Nice Pretty Girl Looking At Her Wound

Kids First Aid for Nannies & Babysitters (And Parents)

Considering first aid training for yourself or your caregiver? Possibly the biggest worry when hiring a nanny or babysitter to care for your child is safety. Would your caregiver know how to respond to something happening to your little bundle of joy while you aren’t there? Children hurt themselves; it’s a fact of life. As part of their physical development, they will challenge themselves and be hurt. There are many

Read More »
We Need A Nanny Australia

What Is A Nanny? Understanding What It Means To Hire A Nanny

What is a nanny? What’s the difference between a babysitter and a nanny? If you’re a parent looking to hire a nanny, knowing exactly what is involved is important. Do you want to hire a nanny, babysitter, or au pair? There are some big differences between what they are paid and what duties they will perform, so it’s important to get it right. We’ve outlined below the essentials to understanding

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