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Christina in Illinois

Updated 7 months ago

Am I being taken advantage off..Im a Nanny? - 6 Replies

Hello, I started working as a nanny for a family on February and it was all fine. I was getting paid 700 per week and doing just the caring of the...

Jewelz12 in Spokane, Washington

Updated 8 months ago

Am I being taken advantage of? - 2 Replies

I became a live in nanny rent free in November 2017. The rate is 10 an hr, which is a pay cut because I have been a nanny for 8 years now and have...

Lydie in Laguna Niguel, California

Is it an abuse situations?

Hi,i have been proposed for a live-in nanny jobs buy a a young couple who said that i will be working 12 hours a day for 3 days,and i will be paid...

Re in Union, New Jersey

Updated 13 months ago

Am I getting paid what I am worth??? - 73 Replies

I welcome feedback from both nannies and parents. Here is the situation: I am a nanny working for a family with a three year old girl in...


Updated 13 months ago

Should I quick?! Urgent. - 1 Reply

Hello, Im a nanny and I have been working with family B for 3 months. Things were going good, just pick up land drop off kids, taking then to their...

priscilliaajibade@*****.*** in Johannesburg, South Africa

Updated 72 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your nanny career? - 4 Replies

What do you enjoy most about being a nanny? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

Confused in Woodside, New York


Hi, I need help. I am a tutor and babysitter and normally I charge 10 an hour. I have been doing occasional babysitting for 7 years now and...

Confused in Woodside, New York

Updated 73 months ago

How To Keep Your Nanny Happy - 3 Replies

Nannies who feel overworked and unappreciated usually don’t last. It is important to have consistent and reliable childcare as constant change can be...

nicoliepoli44 in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

first time nanny

I have been a babysitter for 10 years and am interviewing for full time nanny positions. There are alot more things to think about. They are offering...

Anas1966 in woodstock

Updated 75 months ago

Total compensation for live-in nanny - 4 Replies

Hi - I currently have a live-in nanny, who I adore - and who has taken care of my daughter from 5mos to 2 1/2 years, and I'd like to get others...

Petrus in Johannesburg, South Africa

Updated 76 months ago

Would you hire a Nanny that wants to bring her baby to work with her? - 7 Replies

There are topics out there regarding this but many are very old. Would you hire an experienced Nanny (9 years experience) that wanted to bring her...

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida

Updated 78 months ago

Mother of kids says I'm not "engaged" enough? What does that even mean? - 3 Replies

I've been a nanny for a family of 2 middle school boys for almost a year now. From my perspective, everything has been going reasonably well. There...

Nanny911 in Rancho Santa Margarita, California

Updated 78 months ago

How to quit?! - 2 Replies

I took a nannying position for a seemingly nice family. Two adorable kids. The dad runs a non-profit organization that helps people find jobs after...

LunaSea97 in Lynn Haven, Florida

Scheduling Expectations: Nanny v Parent

I am looking for parents, nannies and babysitters to provide opinion and suggestion. This isn't really a "grievance" just a minor annoyance and I...

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida

Updated 80 months ago

She didn't pay me... - 4 Replies

Summary: - I'm 19 - I've babysat before for family and I'd possibly like to get into nannying - I'm watching my ex-hairdressers adopted...

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida

Updated 80 months ago

Nanny: If my CPR expires, who pays for its renewal? - 1 Reply

I want to know your opinions or experience. When I was hired on, I was already CPR certified. That certification is now expired and the family...


Boss Won't Let Me Quit?

Currently I work as a live in nanny for a wonderful family. I verbally agreed upon staying a year and my year is up. I decided I would like to go to...

Dad at home in Austin, Texas

Updated 81 months ago

Anybody heard of a live-in nanny for a SAHM? - 14 Replies

Any advice or opinions would be great. I am a live-in nanny for a stay at home mom of 3 kids (3 yr g/b, b-2yrs). I did the stupid thing and didn't...

xnmmi in Lancaster, California

Updated 82 months ago

Overtime and Employee or not - 1 Reply

I have just started a nanny job looking after 3 children. I agreed to work 8.30 to 5.30 but the first week I worked have worked till 6.50 3 days the...

catty34 in Wappingers Falls, New York

nannying in the usa

Hi I am a british nanny wanting to work in the usa as a nanny. I am on the wavier programme at the moment and have been offered a job as a nanny. I...

twentytwo in San Diego, California

Updated 82 months ago

Should I Quit? - 25 Replies

I work 8-4:30 M-F for $300 a week. I have had this job for four weeks, and the mom rarely makes it home on time. she said my hours would be 8-4 or...

alwaysanangel_7 in Vernon, Arizona

new nanny

I just started as a live in nanny a month ago, my exp is babysitting, this is the first time being a nanny. I am paid $800.00 a month, with no bills...

dannsca in West Roxbury, Massachusetts

new baby, same pay

I started working with my current family about 2.5ys ago. My contract specified different amounts for 30, 35 and 40hs, we never followed it and got...

Sita in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 86 months ago

What should I pay? - 1 Reply

My husband's cousin who is significantly younger than us (she's 15) is coming to stay with us for one month this summer. She likes coming to visit,...


Updated 87 months ago

Anybody know this family? - 1 Reply

I am trying to find out some information regarding a family that lives in Bloomfield Hills Michigan. I have been a nanny for several years and every...

NannyMarie in Michigan

Taxes/Salary -- what do I do?!!

I have been a nanny to the same family for over 2 years. I make approximately $405 a week for 45 hours of care to 2 children. I have quite a bit of...

Bibi Meraj in Oshawa, Ontario

Updated 89 months ago

Should a nanny be allowed to have her boyfriend over to your house? If so, how late should he be allowed to stay? - 19 Replies

I don't feel that they should come over other than to pick her up and go to a movie or something else. It is my house and her bedroom is right below...

Wilma in Sacramento, California

Updated 90 months ago

Boredom - 3 Replies

I nanny approximately 25 hours a week. Lately I've grown to despise going in because I get incredibly bored when I'm there. I love the kids but I...

Susie1972 in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 91 months ago

NO contract! - 1 Reply

Hi I started working with a family in New Jersey almost two years ago. My contract renewel came and went! I do not feel any sense of protection or...

Mary in Broomfield, Colorado

Updated 91 months ago

Are nanny job opportunities growing or declining? - 9 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most nanny...

bellafem in Keansburg, New Jersey

Updated 93 months ago

Need advice reguarding discipline/misbehavior when parents are home. - 2 Replies

I have been a nanny for 1.5 years and now that the baby I started with is a toddler he knows when his parents are around and he acts in a manner that...

emilyanneosborne in San Mateo, California

When should I tell my new employer that I am pregnant?

When do I tell my new employer I am pregnant? I have been working as a nanny for about five years and was contacted at the end of July by a family...

His_little_lamb in Akron, Ohio

Will I be a Nanny/Baby-sitter or a Tutor?

I'm starting a new position with a family, two days a week (this is in addition to the 3 days a week with another family). I will be taking care of...

Sarah in Auckland, New Zealand

Updated 94 months ago

Wondering what to do! - 1 Reply

Hello, I have a situation I would like advice on. I work for a family who has the most beautiful little boy in the whole world! I really, truly...

Destiny in Bristol, Connecticut

Updated 95 months ago

New at being a Nanny - 12 Replies

Hello everyone, I have a question...well a couple of questions. I am looking for a position to be a nanny or baby sitter, anyone know the...

Evie0 in Champaign, Illinois

Where do wealthy families go to find their nannies?

Hi all, I'm a recent college graduate and a longtime nanny. I have excellent references and nine years of experience. I'm finding it difficult...

SeattleNanny in Seattle, Washington

Updated 97 months ago

Should I quit this job? - 9 Replies

I'm currently working as a live in nanny and I'm living 90 miles away from home and my fiance. Everything was pretty good in the beginning however...

guest in El Paso, Texas

Updated 98 months ago

Getting paid while family is gone? - 1 Reply

I was hired a few months ago and have been working 35-45 hours for a family with two children. The family will now be going out of the country for 2...

Gabriella Espinosa in Longview, Texas

Child management differences

I have been working with children for 8 years and have 5+ years of nanny experience. I currently am working a nanny job where the mother and I...

Carla0901@*****.*** in Plano, Texas

Updated 98 months ago

Am I being taken for granted? - 3 Replies

Hi there, This is my first time being a nanny, and I've been working for the same family for the last year and a half. In the last 6 months I've...

supernanny in Old Bridge, New Jersey

Updated 99 months ago

Underpaid or Just Right? - 2 Replies

I'm having a hard time trying to figure out if I'm getting underpaid or paid just about right for my position as a nanny, or as they call me... a...

supernanny in Old Bridge, New Jersey

Updated 99 months ago

awkward pay debate, what's my next move? - 2 Replies

I have been with my family for just about 2 years, and it has been absolutely great. Its 3 girls - 7, 4, and 7 months. I would say for the first 6...

SDNanny in El Cajon, California

Updated 99 months ago

Top nanny skills needed to get the job. - 5 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every nanny must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your nanny expertise?

nelitha b calma in Makati, Philippines

Updated 100 months ago

im looking for info from anyone who's an aussie who went to the UK to be a nanny? - 2 Replies

hiya, im karen. im looking to go to the uk in the next few months to be a nanny but i hav no information and there isnt much. if anyone can...

Northern Nanny in Fort Lee, New Jersey

How much to ask

Hello I had a question about pay for strange work hours. Okay so a family with two kids 9 and 12. Are looking for childcare from the hours of...

k in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 100 months ago

Would you hire a nanny with a misdomeanor on their record - 4 Replies

I have found the perfect nanny, (I think). During her initial interview she was great, and was very up front with me and my husband about a...

ahalpin in Newington, Connecticut

What should I ask for?

Hello, I am looking into a potential summer nanny job in Connecticut for two kids, ages 17 months and 4. It is 8.5 hours a day, five days a...

Lacey0609 in Westwego, Louisiana

Updated 101 months ago

compensation - 1 Reply

What do you think is a fair pay for 14 month old triplets? Mon - fri 8 to 5pm. Educational training, mopping, vacuuming, and window cleaning?

Ranifan07 in Dallas, Texas

Time off?

So, I am a nanny to two wonderful kids, a boy and a girl who are both two, and their family is really reasonable with my time off. Our general rule...


Updated 102 months ago

Underpaid situation? - 2 Replies

Hello. I'm relatively new to the nanny position (but with a lot of babysitting/sibling childcare experience), and have recently been asked to act as...

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