Good Advice for Choosing Your Nanny
With the end of the school year fast approaching, it’s time for many families to start the search for a summertime nanny, which I know can be a daunting task. The search has to begin early, if you want to choose from the best options, and it must be done carefully, so you can rest assured you have made the right choice for you and your children.
But apart from conducting good background checks on your most promising potentials, what kinds of things should you be looking for? What questions should you ask? Well, it depends on what your priorities are, says Tammy Gold, author the book “Secrets of The Nanny Whisperer: A Practical Guide For Finding and Achieving the Gold Standard of Care for Your Child” Ms. Gold is a family therapist with a wealth of knowledge on the subject, and The New York Times has recently published an article recommending you check out the book to better understand what your household needs in a nanny, and what questions to ask to discover your best candidate from amongst the “almost good enough”.
You can find the entire article here, and if you have any questions or concerns about background checks for your nanny candidates, give us a call at 800.262.7301 and we’ll help you with everything you need.