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Kids First Aid for Nannies & Babysitters

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Children hurt themselves; it’s a fact of life. But how can you ensure the best possible outcome when an accident or injury occurs? Will you know what to do if there’s a medical emergency? Don’t worry, this guide is here to help. We know how important it is for parents and caregivers to know how to […]

How Much Does A Nanny Cost?

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How much should your family pay for a nanny? What are the factors determining the cost of a nanny? Every family is unique with the care they require, so we have put together this guide to easily understand the value of engaging a nanny that’s right for you. What type of caregiver is right for […]

How The Perfect Nanny Will Change Your Life

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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 […]

Hiring a Nanny – What’s Required of Parents

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When you decide to hire someone to care for your children, you want to feel confident that you have done everything right. There is a lot required of parents when hiring a nanny, so we have put together this guide to help you on your journey. We must stress though that you should seek advice […]

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

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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 […]

What are Australian parents really looking for in a nanny?

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There are many different qualities Australian parents look for in a nanny, and for a variety of reasons. The ideal caregiver for any one family can depend on the family dynamic, the ages of the children, or your special requirements (like housework!). Often it simply comes down to location, and wanting to engage a nanny […]

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

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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 […]

How To Avoid Common Problems With Your Nanny

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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 […]

Finding A Nanny: Which Type Of Caregiver Is Right For You?

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Finding and hiring a nanny or babysitter for the first time can feel daunting. But which type of carer is best? There are lots of things to consider. Consider your family dynamic, individual personalities, your practical needs, and your lifestyle – and that’s before you start looking! Whether you are going back to work and […]

Kids First Aid for Nannies & Babysitters (And Parents)

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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 […]

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