Featured on Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil loves Nannies4Hire. We were featured on the Dr. Phil show.

100 Tips for Nannies and Families

The advice in this book comes from Candi Wingate, President of Nannies4hire.com.
Click Here to Learn More

How a Nanny Can Benefit Your Family

You are considering hiring a nanny.  Hiring a nanny can benefit your family in myriad ways.  The benefits most frequently touted by families include the following. A nanny can relieve you of some of your work/life imbalance stress. Just as you may have support staff at work because you can’t do it all by yourself, […]

Moms Who Are Reluctant to Ask for Help

We live in a society in which strength, independence, and capability are the ideal.  If you can’t do it all, does that make you weak?  Should you be judged if you ask for help?  Below, we will discuss what is truly ideal and healthy for families. Let us acknowledge the following facts. No one is […]

Temporary Nannies During the Holidays

The holiday season can overwhelm parents due to the sheer number of additional tasks and activities that most families wedge into their already busy lives.  As December approaches, many parents contemplate how they are going to do it all.  Further, many parents have to make arrangements for  childcare over the school break, while parents are […]

Stay-at-Home Moms Who Have Nannies

Stay-at-home moms who have nannies are often asked why they need nannies when they are at home with their children.  Nannies have many benefits.  Listed below are just a few of these benefits. Nannies are an extra set of eyes and hands, which can be especially helpful in a household with multiple children. If a […]

How a Nanny Can Help Your Kids During Your Divorce

You and your spouse have decided to divorce.  When do you tell your kids (and their nanny)?  How will your divorce affect the employment of your nanny?  Can your nanny help during the transition that is your divorce?  Read on for information. It’s best to share basic information about your divorce as soon as you […]

The Current Economy and Childcare Options

In a household with two working parents, two busy children, and one full-time nanny, what do you do when one of the parents is laid off at work?  Should the parent become a stay-at-home parent, laying off the nanny to reduce family expenses?  There are many considerations when making such a decision.  Options for creative […]

Nannies Benefit Moms’ Health and Workplace Productivity

 According to a 2008-2009 Healthways, Inc. survey, 31% of working adults said that their caregiving responsibilities have caused them to experience “presenteeism” in the workplace and health consequences associated with stress.  Presenteeism is defined as the circumstance in which an employee is at work but not fully engaged in productive work activities.  Health consequences associated […]

How Parents Juggle It All With Multiples

Parents with multiples (twins, triplets, etc.) have their hands full.  Below are some steps many parents of multiples take to keep ahead of things. Fathers may become more involved in child rearing (relative to fathers of single births). When accepting volunteer help from friends or family members, consider if the volunteers are healthy and physically […]

Can You Be a Better Parent With The Help of a Nanny?

There are many reasons that families have nannies.  Most reasons are something similar to ensuring proper, nurturing supervision of the children while the parents are otherwise occupied.  However, there is another benefit.  Did you know that nannies can help parents be better parents? Nannies As Stress Relievers If you delegate your routine household chores (light […]

Childhood Obesity – What Parents Can Do

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama recently announced the inception of her “Let’s Move” campaign, which addresses the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States.  According to the “Let’s Move” website, “Childhood obesity or excess weight threatens the healthy future of one third of American children.  …  Obesity rates tripled in the past 30 years, […]