Transitions

Advice About Becoming a Sibling

So your only child is about to become a big brother or big sister. What do you say? How do handle this transition? Here is some helpful and handy advice compiled from the Park Slope Parents Yahoo Group over the years.

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8 Tips to Help With Separation Anxiety

“My little one has started asking me not to leave for work in the morning & misses me.”  Does this sound familiar? Here are 8 tips to help with separation anxiety.

 

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Changing Your Nanny's Job Description

It's inevitable that your childcare needs will change as your kids grow older or work schedules change. But what can you do to still keep your nanny? According to PSP Nanny Survey Data, only 12% of nannies transition into the afterschool pick up. Here are some words of wisdom from PSP members who have changed their nanny's job description over time.

 

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How to End the Nanny Relationship Positively

What to do when you must end the Nanny relationship - on a good note!  You have a GREAT situation with your Nanny.  But because of schedule changes, school starting, or a big MOVE -  here's advice from parents who have ended the Nanny Relationship positively and healthily.

 

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First Day With The Nanny

Parents share how they made the first few days with their nanny a flying success.

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Separation Anxiety with Baby: Adjusting to Nanny

Working moms talk about how their baby adjusted to nanny and overcoming baby’s separation anxiety.

 

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Transitioning a Nanny to Part-time

 Transitioning your nanny from being full-time to part-time is a frequently talked about issue with our members. Whether the kiddo(s) are starting school, daycare, or preschool, the transition can raises a lot of questions about pay, expectations, and more as you can piece together many different arrangements. This article summarizes the advice and multiple perspectives of parents who dealt with this change: some kept their nanny full-time in a combination babysitter/ housekeeper role while others decided to do extended daycare, a nanny share or have a suite of sitters on call.  Each experience should hopefully illuminate what option you think is best for you and your family.

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Nanny Goodbye Gifts (including final compensation and pay)

Parting is such sweet sorrow... Looking for a special gift idea to give to your nanny when saying goodbye?  Here are some member suggestions.

 

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