I don’t know if it’s just “that time of year,” but I’ve been getting a LOT of requests lately from my nanny agency clients for my sleep training notes. Maybe it’s because I’m seeing a lot of first-time parents looking to find a nanny…
My friends call me the “Nanny Whisperer” because I specialize in what I call Nanny-Family Matching—that is, the art (and science!) of finding amazing nannies and matching them with their perfect family.
I provide a lot of hand-holding to my nanny agency in Manhattan clients and I often find that I end up mixing in a lot of therapy as I walk them through their options as they choose the right caregiver for their family.
Clients often ask me the question, “I’m staring at a list of the best nanny agencies in New York and I have Care.com open in another browser window….I’m paralyzed in figuring out how I should find my nanny….HELP!”
When it’s finally time to meet your top candidates face-to-face, the good news is that because you’ve already done your screening and your reference checks, the nannies who you meet in person are the ones who have the greatest chance of actually being right for your job.
One of the first things I do with my nanny agency clients after we complete their family needs assessment is to create the nanny job description. While there are several components to a proper nanny job description,