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The 2019 Nanny Pay and Benefits Survey Results are In!

The 2019 data is here! PSP conducted its 7th survey of employers who employ a nanny. These results are based on 870 parents from Brooklyn who employ live-out nannies who are not part of a nanny share.

The Work-from-Home Parent’s Guide to Finding a Nanny

Looking for a nanny is always an involved process, and if you work from home full-time, there are additional considerations to factor in. Here, you’ll find experiences from WFH parents who have successfully navigated the hiring process.

No matter your working situation, be sure to review the PSP Guide to Hiring a Nanny for help with all steps of the process—from posting an ISO ad to welcoming your new nanny into your home.

The Park Slope Parents PART-TIME Nanny Work Agreement

Park Slope Parents strongly advises that parents hiring a Nanny should implement a Work Agreement in their Nanny arrangement. Having a Work Agreement can save a lot of trouble that could have been avoided and is useful not just for you as an employer but also for your Nanny as an employee. Our Nanny Survey data reveals that one of the main things parents wish they had done differently was to have some kind of written agreement with their

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The Park Slope Parents Nanny Work Agreement

Park Slope Parents strongly advises that parents hiring a Nanny should implement a Work Agreement in their Nanny arrangement. Having a Work Agreement can save a lot of trouble that could have been avoided and is useful not just for you as an employer but also for your Nanny as an employee. Our Nanny Survey data reveals that one of the main things parents wish they had done differently was to have some kind of written agreement with their

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Hiring A Male Babysitter (or Manny)

The pros and cons of hiring a male babysitter...

PSP Statement about Hiring Nannies

A few words to remind you about what due dilligence you need to take when hiring your Nanny.

The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter: Step 5: HOW can I make this a great working relationship?

Learn about doing doing due diligence and the precautions you need to take - both before you hire and on the job.

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The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter: Step 4: HOW can we seal the deal?

This section talks you through making a final decision, final offer, and orienting your new nanny.

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The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter: Step 3: WHO’s it going to be?

This section talks you through all you need to know about interviewing nanny candidates on the references.

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The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter: Step 2: WHERE can you find Mary Poppins?

This section covers the search process including where to look for a nanny, how to write and post an effective ad and narrowing down the initial candidates.

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The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter: Step 1: WHAT do I want, WHAT can I expect and WHAT will it cost me?

Based on the feedback of its membership of over 5,000 families strong, the Park Slope Parents Guide to Hiring a Nanny is an amalgamation of best-practices, insights and honest expressions culled from years of experience by a diverse group of parents who have all been where you are now. 

Hiring a nanny means you are embarking on an employer/employee relationship. Let Park Slope Parents, with its 15 years of experience, guide you through out the

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Nanny vs. Daycare: Which Is Right for Your Family?

You’re ready to find childcare, but what’s right for you—the individualized TLC of a nanny, or the socialization and enrichment offered by a daycare? We’ve laid out considerations and realities to help you think through your situation and find the option that’s right for your family.

No matter which route you take, Park Slope Parents is here to support you through the challenges, joys, and decisions of parenting. Join us today!

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Best practices for hiring/bringing back a nanny in the time of coronavirus

Hopefully some of these questions will be easy to answer if you’ve been having frequent, open conversations with your nanny about how they’re doing, whether they’ve been sick, and their family situation.

 

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The Nanny Trial

A “nanny trial” can be a great way to see if your candidate for a possible caregiver is a good fit for you, your child(ren), and your family. A trial run can show you what the nanny is like in action: their caregiving style, their approach to time management, and anything else that can be hard to gauge from an interview. Here are PSP members’ tips about how they handled trial runs – including how long (some did only hours, others did weeks),

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Important Reminder: Nanny Update

An important email PSP sent to members on January 19, 2014 about recent trouble we've experienced with nannies in Park Slope.

The PSP Guide To Hiring a Nanny/Babysitter: Part 5: Safety Reminders, Background Checks, the Nanny Cam and Words of Caution

Learn about doing doing due diligence and the precautions you need to take - both before you hire and on the job.

Important Info to Exchange with Your Nanny/Babysitter

Important information that could make a difference in an emergency.

Pay Guidelines for Nanny Shares

When a nanny takes care of kids from two or more families rather than just one, establishing a pay structure is a whole different animal. Read on for advice from experienced nanny sharers.

The 2022 Park Slope Parents' Nanny Pay and Benefits Survey Results

Thanks to everyone who participated in our 2022 Park Slope Parents Nanny Pay and Benefits Survey! We're pleased to share the preliminary results of the survey below.

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How to Do Background Checks on a Nanny

You may want to run a background check on your potential Nanny. Here's how...

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