From the BlogQuestions 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...August Nanny of the Month!
This month, the accolade goes to Amanda McNellis! Amanda has been with Annie’s Nannies since 2012 and has fast become one of our families’ favourites! She is known for her sweet nature and her extensive knowledge of infant and newborn care. Her full-time family ADORED her and were sad to see her go. A recent…Read More...So Your Boss “Friended” you on Facebook..
Part 2 of our Social Media Series: Most nannies out there have been in this situation…..the friend request from an employer. What to do? Combining a personal social media tool with your professional life is not always the wisest decision, but there’s the chance that feelings will be hurt if you refuse. Sources online are…Read More...