From the BlogDiscipline as a Parent-Nanny Team
Misbehavior and boundary testing is part and parcel of raising children, and it can be tough to come up with an approach that fits with the parents’ philosophy and that works for the Nanny. As we all know, what works for one child may not work for another – different approaches might be needed, as…Read More...February Nanny of the Month – Shoshana Matteson
We first met Shoshana in September last year, though she had been working as a nanny in Seattle for over 10 years. Boy, were we excited when she walked through our door! Growing up as the second eldest of ten children, working with kids has been part and parcel of Shoshana’s whole life. Part of…Read More...Annie’s Nannies 2014 Nanny of the Year- Jackie Ralston!
We want to congratulate Jackie Ralston on being voted Annie’s Nannies 2014 Nanny of the Year! Jackie joined ANI last summer, and quickly became one of our most requested temp nannies. She was awarded Nanny of the Month in October. In addition to being a fabulous nanny, Jackie also has a parent-coaching business where she…Read More...Sign Up Now for our April 25th CPR/First Aid Class!
Our next highly-regarded First Aid, CPR, HIV and Blood-born Pathogens Class is scheduled for Saturday April 25th! 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, April 25th 9:00AM to Noon Where: Phinney Neighborhood Center Room #6, Seattle Cost:…Read More...Sign 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...