Archive | Finding a Nanny

20 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How To Interview A Nanny?

As a parent do you need help with interviewing a  nanny or babysitter? Don’t know the questions to ask? I have come up with a few ideas to help you have a sucessful interview with a childcare giver. 1. Always have your children around so you can see how the child carer interacts with your […]

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09 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Finding A Nanny Through Speed Dating!

Here is a novel way to meet your new nanny/babysitter. Mei Koon is the founder of Meet the Sitter. She came up with the concept of ‘speed-dating’ for parents as she thought there was a need for more nannies and sitters in her area. During one of her ‘face-to-face’ networking events with parents and vetted […]

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31 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

What Are Typical Nanny Duties and Responsibilities?

The primary role of a nanny is of course to care for your children. Responsibilities will vary between households but the basic duties usually remain the same. The important thing is to discuss the expected duties openly in advance and agree what these should be. All potential nannies will expect this discussion so please don’t […]

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30 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

What’s The Difference Between a Nanny And a Baby Sitter?

The role of a nanny is to care for and nurture your children in your own home, in very much the same way a parent would. A baby sitter however provides short term temporary care, usually in the evenings, and often while chidren are sleeping. There are 3 main types of nanny, and you will […]

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16 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Looking For A Nanny In Nelson, NZ?

Finding a Nanny that’s right for you can take some time. Even after you’ve checked out all the basics, you may still need to meet and talk to a few possible Nannies before you feel comfortable making a decision. And that’s OK. This is someone you need to feel happy and comfortable about being around […]

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