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100 Tips for Nannies and Families

The advice in this book comes from Candi Wingate, President of Nannies4hire.com.
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Transitioning from One Nanny to the Next

Your nanny has given her notice, and you’ve selected her replacement.  Now, you need to plan for a smooth transition from one nanny to the next.  Here are a few tips to make that transition as seamless as possible. Ask your outgoing nanny to keep a record of the tasks she performs and the times […]

Hiring a Nanny Who Smokes

You have a non-smoking household.  You are seeking to hire a nanny.  You’ve found a wonderfully qualified nanny, but she smokes.  What do you do? 1.      What are your state’s laws regarding smokers’ rights and employment?  Can you legally refuse to hire a nanny because they smoke?  Are domestic employees entitled to paid or unpaid […]

The Relationship between Nanny and Child

When you hire a nanny, you check her background, references, and experience.  You want the perfect person to care for your child – someone that he’ll love and want to spend time with.  However, no relationship is perfect.  In this article we will focus on ways to avoid or minimize some of the imperfections of […]

Soothing a Fussy Baby

Your baby is fussing.  Your heart breaks to see this little one so unhappy.  What can you do to soothe your fussy baby? Determine if anything is wrong. Is baby too hot/too cold? Is his/her diaper wet or dirty? Is s/he hungry? Does s/he need to be burped? Is s/he ill? If something is wrong, […]

How to Recruit, Interview and Hire a Nanny

Finding and hiring the right nanny for your family can seem like a daunting task.  We at Nannies4hire.com are here to make the process easier for you.  Below are some tips to help. 1. Determine what you want in a nanny. What traits do you want your nanny to possess? (For example, do you want […]

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 […]

If Your After-School Care Program Was Closed, We Can Help

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal spotlights a growing problem among working families across the country:  many after-school programs are closing due to budget cutbacks. Now that back-to-school season is in full swing, parents nationwide are scrambling to secure last-minute childcare, as they had been counting on these after-school programs to meet their […]

100+ Tips on How To Succeed as A Mom Entrepreneur

Think running a business is hard? Try it while being a mom! It is possible, though, and the TPE (Toilet Paper Entrepreneur) community has these 100+ tips on how to succeed as a mom entrepreneur. Candi Wingate, mom of two boys and owner of Nannies4hire.com and Care4hire.com gives her tips on how she keeps it all together. […]

Child care options for children with disabilities

Nannies4Hire has extensive experience matching nannies with special needs children.  Whether your child has a physical, mental, developmental, or emotional disability, or a combination of these, we’re confident that we can find the right nanny to care for your exceptional child. When considering a nanny, parents of special needs children need to ask specific questions about each […]

Jon and Kate Plus 8…Plus a Nanny

I recently had the great pleasure of working with Jon and Kate Gosselin, from the hit television show, Jon and Kate Plus 8, to help them find a nanny.  As you can imagine, these parents of eight young children were looking for an extra pair of hands to help out around the house. I was […]