A New Wrinkle in the Health Care Law and How it Affects Nannies

By Tom Breedlove, HomePay by Breedlove As we’ve discussed in this space before, the Affordable Care Act requires all individuals to have a health insurance policy or pay a fine. Just a friendly reminder, open enrollment for 2015 began on November 15th and will close on February 15th for nannies that wish to purchase a policy on their own. Depending on your income level, you could qualify for a subsidy that will lower the cost of your premiums – but only if the family you work for pays you on … [Continue]

3 Areas For Nannies to Make a Big Impact

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3 Areas For Nannies to Make a Big Impact   There's a certain balancing act we nannies must manage in the course of doing our jobs. We want to help mold and shape our young … [Continue]

2015 and a new budget

As we are winding down 2014, many of us are looking at ways to save money in 2015.  Over at  the Censtible Life wrote a great "money makeover" article for 2013.  Sure it is almost … [Continue]

What is your SNOW DAY Policy?

Thanks to Erin Krex, First Class Care for this information on Nannies & Snow Days. Last year we had a horrible winter. Cities across the country, including those … [Continue]

Hilda Gotrocks: Snow Day Salt Dough

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Snow day have you  trapped inside?    Hilda Gotrocks to the rescue! Grab your flour, salt and water and be creative! Snow Day Salt Dough    … [Continue]

What to get the Employer who has everything!

Today we revisit a past post just in time for the holidays.    What do you get for the employers who have everything? Or in my case, for a boss who goes and buys what she needs … [Continue]

Nannypalooza 2015 Registration Now Open


  Nannypalooza 2015  Date:   October 2nd - 4th, 2015 Place:   Renaissance Orlando Airport  5445 Forbes Place  Orlando  FL  32812 Rates start at $109 a … [Continue]

Five Ways for Nannies to Boost their Earning Potential


Five Ways for Nannies to Boost their Earning Potential There are a number of rewards to being a nanny, particularly if you love kids! But no matter how much you enjoy your job, … [Continue]

Holidays are here

The time between Thanksgiving and New Year's is often pretty hectic for many nannies and their nanny families.   Between travel, gift purchasing and wrapping and just getting ready … [Continue]

Random Acts of Christmas Kindness 2014


  We love this idea from Coffee Cups and Crayons. Make sure and click on the link for great ideas for the whole family to become involved this holiday season, and … [Continue]

Nanny Survey: Your Help Needed


Hi, my name is Maryam Moody and I am an MSW candidate at Smith College School for Social Work. I am conducting an online survey to find out how socioeconomic differences affect … [Continue]

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