Help! I’m a Nanny and Didn’t Get a W-2

At this time  of the year we often hear from nannies with questions about taxes.  If you are a nanny and haven’t received a W-2 from your employer, here are a few things you can do: 1.       Ask the family if they’ve prepared your W-2 and when you can expect it. It’s entirely possible that…

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The Benefits of A Nanny Work Agreement

Like any other relationship, good communication is vital to having an effective nanny/parent-family relationship. To avoid any miscommunication, TLC Family Care suggests creating a work agreement, or contract, for both the nanny and family to agree to. But what does a work agreement include? Agreed upon salary: After you and your nanny have agreed on…

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Valentine’s Day Fun!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. There’s still time to surprise your special people with some love and creativity. Check out some of our favorite Valentine activities: A Dozen Poses from Regarding Nannies TLC Valentine’s Pinterest Board  Healthy Valentine’s Day Recipe Roundup from Nanny Magazine For a little humor, check out these Valentine’s Day…

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Tips on Finding a Nanny

Almost all busy, working parents need a nanny to take care of their child and, sometimes, their  household chores. Finding a nanny is not an easy thing to do. TLC is here to help navigate hiring a nanny. Before you start your search, here are some tips to get you ready: When finding a nanny,…

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Gifts to Give Your Nanny this Christmas

It is not too late to find a great gift for your nanny or babysitter. Your nanny takes care of your precious kids. It is time to give her something to let her know how much you appreciate her. Below find our Top 10 for 2022 when it comes to Nanny Gifts!  Holiday Bonus Homemade…

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Holiday Gifts from Nannies to Parents

During the holiday season, we see lots of gift ideas for families that wish to recognize their nanny or other employee in a special way. But we have also heard from household employees who are looking for ideas for holiday gifts from nanny to parents. In case your nannies have brought up this issue, we…

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Making the Holidays more Meaningful

With the holidays looking much different than years past, families are getting creative in how their holidays will be spent this year. We have put together some ideas on  how you can make the holidays more meaningful for all. Giving Back One of the best ways to make the holidays more meaningful is to give…

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Teach Your Children the Importance of Giving

Everyone says that it’s better to give than to receive. But, it can be easy to lose sight of this during the holiday season, especially for kids. So much of the Christmas season is focused on toys and presents, kids tend to catch a case of the “gimmies.” Are you having a hard time teaching…

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