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Why Nannies are Not 1099 Contractors

If you’re thinking of hiring a nanny to care for your kiddos, you might be wondering how the actual hiring works. You’re not a business owner, so they’re not an employee, right? Aren’t nannies considered independent contractors? While it’s a common belief that nannies are just paid like contractors, the […]

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6 Tips for Being a Great Babysitter

Babysitting is a great way to get more experience caring for children, and to make extra money. Plus, working as a babysitter offers you a chance to get your “foot in the door.” When you’re a trustworthy and hardworking babysitter, you can work your way up to becoming a temporary […]

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What You Need to Know About Health Insurance For Your Nanny

If you’ve been thinking about offering health insurance to your nanny, there are a couple of great options you can explore. You have two choices: the Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement (QSEHRA) and the Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangement (ICHRA).  Including health insurance as a perk doesn’t just benefit […]

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How Much Does a Live-In Nanny Cost?

A live-in nanny is a nanny who lives in their employer’s home and provides child care. Families who opt to hire a live-in nanny instead of a live-out nanny (who commutes to the family’s home) do so for a variety of reasons.  Live-in nannies can be more available to parents […]

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For Nannies: How to Work With Parents Who are Now Working from Home

Caring for your charges when their parents are working from home can be challenging. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, many families are still following stay-at-home orders. When parents are suddenly working from home, the rules of authority, boundaries, schedules, and more can become confusing for both kids and adults.   That’s […]

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