Attention Nannies seeking professional development! It’s about time to register for fall quarter early childhood education classes at Bellevue College. All courses can count for STARS training. The Fall Quarter seminar is titled “Beyond Play Dough & Water Play: Sensory Development in Early Childhood,” and will take place on September 29th and October 13th from 9AM to 3:30PM (both Saturdays). In this seminar, you will “explore typical development, as well as sensory related issues that are connected with Autism and Sensory Integration Disorder…” Check out the link!
From the BlogSign up now for our next First Aid/CPR class on March 8th!
Our next highly-regarded First Aid, CPR, HIV and Blood-born Pathogens Class is scheduled for Sunday, March 8th! Here’s what you need to know: What: Nanny only First Aid, CPR, HIV and Blood-born Pathogens Class, with extra focus on Infant/Child CPR When: Sunday, March 8th from 1:00pm-4:00pm Where: Phinney Neighborhood Center Room #6, Seattle Cost: $35 per…Read More...The Affordable Care Act: Your Nanny’s Health Insurance
As an update to our December 9th post, here is the final ruling and most current information from Breedlove & Associates regarding helping your nanny with her health insurance. Affordable Care Act: As a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), most individuals are required to have health insurance or face a…Read More...Questions About Holiday Tips/Bonuses for Nannies
Around the holidays, we often receive questions about tips/bonuses for nannies. We hope these answers will provide you with some good tips and insight. Is there a general practice for Christmas tips/bonuses for nannies in the Seattle area?” There is no hard and fast rule when it comes to giving your nanny a bonus at…Read More...The Affordable Care Act: Potential changes to Nanny Health Insurance
There is LOTS of conflicting information out there at the moment regarding the way that nanny health insurance can be handled with the changes brought by the Affordable Care Act. We are keeping in close contact with Breedlove & Associates to figure out how to advise our clients and nannies. Unfortunately, as of today we…Read More...November Nanny of the Month – Lynne Sandilands!
ANI is pleased to announce our November Nanny of the Month…. Lynne Sandilands! Lynne is one of our permanent nannies and has been with an ANI family since February of this year. With over 11 years as a household manager and an additional 5 of nanny and au pair experience, there is not much that…Read More...Annie’s Nannies Holiday Open House and our Donation Drive for WestSide Baby!
ANNIE’S NANNIES HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE! Come join ANI as we celebrate the holidays and spread some cheer. WHEN: Wednesday, December 17th from 2:30-4:30pm WHAT: Hot cocoa & cookies! Socializing & cheer! WHO: Our nannies & their charges, our families & their children! DONATE: Please bring an item(s) to donate to our WestSide Baby donation drive (see…Read More...Nanny Specific First Aid & CPR Certification Class
Our next highly-regarded First Aid, CPR, HIV and Blood-born Pathogens Class is scheduled for Saturday January 10th! Here’s what you need to know: What: Nanny only First Aid, CPR, HIV and Blood-born Pathogens Class, with extra focus on Infant/Child CPR When: Saturday, January 10 from 1:00pm-4:00pm Where: Phinney Neighborhood Center Room #6, Seattle Cost: $35 per person…Read More...October Nanny of Month
Congratulations to Jackie Ralston on being chosen as ANI’s October Nanny of the Month! Jackie joined our On-Call nanny team in August and has quickly impressed many of our families! A recent On-Call family had this to say: “Just a note to tell you how much my boys absolutely enjoy Jackie!! They rarely go on…Read More...Annie’s Nannies is Moving to West Seattle!
By: Diane Duthweiler (September, 2014) –– Seattle’s pioneering household-staffing agency Annie’s Nannies will open its new office on West Seattle’s California Avenue October 6th. The 30-year-old company needs room to grow. “We’ve been ‘space-challenged’ for a while now,” laughs COO Teah Achman. “West Seattle is a good fit for the business and our staff. We’re…Read More...Top 10 Do’s & Don’ts of Nanny Social Media
Part 3 of our Social Media Series: As a nanny your reputation is EXTREMELY important and online posts and images live forever. Annie’s Nannies (and our families) often turn down candidates for placement when a Google or Facebook search reveals behavior unbecoming to the nanny profession. It’s okay to have a personal life, but be…Read More...