Practically Perfect Podcast- For Nannies by Nannies!

The musing of Lora Brawley of NannyCareHub.com and Sue Downey of Nannypalooza.com on all things nanny.

The Podcasts

We discuss with our new friend Martha from Chronicles of Nannya the ability of parents to review a nanny online thru sites like Care. Is this good or bad and why. This is the first part of the episode and the other half can be found at www.chroniclesofnannya.com

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Lora and Sue discuss tools and methods we can do to help kids be more resilient. 

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We tackle the issue of online nanny groups this week. Are they good or evil? A great support or the decline of professionalism in our industry? 

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Toughest part of the day or learning opportunity? Transitions for kids can feel overwhelming to them and frustrating to nannies and parents. We discuss and offer some ideas! 

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It is never easy to bring up touchy subjects with your employers. But it is especially difficult for nannies to bring up behavior issues with moms and dads. We discuss ways to make those conversations go smoothly. 

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We have a great conversation with our new friends Jeremy and Hari about Nanny Shares. We talk about advantages and disadvantages of the arrangement as well as what to consider before entering into this popular option. All nannies should know about nanny shares and these experts from CozyKin.com in Boston have much to share. 

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Is there such a thing as your "unicorn family"? We discuss what that might mean, what your expectations are concerning a perfect match and how really- no matter what, relationships take work! The nanny and family relationship is complex. 

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Nannies care for children from affluent families, but these kids do face certain challenges. We discuss the problems that privileged kids face and how we can address them. 

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In this episode, we discuss Newborn Care Specialists with Tonya Sakowicz, owner of Newborn Care Solutions. 

We talk about certification, the pros and cons of the job and if there is still a demand for this job as well as many other aspects of the NCS world. 

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In this episode we discuss what to say when a family offers you the job. How do you go from offer to contract to success? Also, how do you say No in a good way. 

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