Check out this recent article from the New York Times: How to Speak Nanny. The story delves into key issues that hinder good communication between parents and nannies. Some highlights include the delicate employer vs. family friend balance, the need for clear verbal/written expectations, and the parent’s hesitation to “give orders.”
Let us know what you think. Have you ever had a difficult communication issue with your employer or nanny that you were able to resolve?