A Nanny Match Blog

September 20th, 2023
by A Nanny Match

Mastering the Art of Asking for References: Nanny Edition

As a nanny seeking a new job opportunity, ensuring you have excellent references is paramount to securing your dream position.

September 14th, 2023
by A Nanny Match

How To Celebrate National Nanny Recognition Week

Every family understands the profound impact a dedicated and caring nanny has on their lives

August 31st, 2023
by A Nanny Match

Smooth Transition: Tips for Families Moving from NYC to t...

Moving from the bustling streets of New York City to the serene suburbs is a significant change that many families consider for a variety of reasons – more space, a quieter environment, better schools, and a slower pace of life. However, such a transition can also be a bit overwhelming.

August 21st, 2023
by A Nanny Match

Nanny vs. Daycare: Advantages of Hiring a Nanny

In the landscape of modern parenting, one decision many families grapple with is whether to hire a nanny or enroll their child in daycare. 

August 9th, 2023
by A Nanny Match

Back-to-School Bliss: The Power of Hiring a Nanny

As the summer days wind down, parents are gearing up for the busy school year ahead. Balancing work demands with school schedules can be challenging,  leaving parents searching for reliable and trustworthy support for their children during after-school care.

July 30th, 2023
by A Nanny Match

8 Crucial Tips for Securing Your Dream Nanny Job in NYC

If you're aspiring to become a nanny in the competitive market of New York City, don't fret! With the right approach, you can stand out and land your dream nanny job.

July 30th, 2023
by A Nanny Match

Essential Qualities to Look for When Hiring a Nanny for a...

In bustling cities and throughout the U.S., high-profile families, estate managers, personal assistants, and household assistants face a unique challenge – finding the perfect nanny who understands the demands of their lifestyle.

June 21st, 2023
by A Nanny Match

Navigating Childcare in the Big Apple: Why Hire a Nanny t...

New York City: the city that never sleeps and where life happens at breakneck speed.

June 6th, 2023
by A Nanny Match

A Nanny Match Owner, Kristen, featured on Care.com - Keep...

From feedings to naptime, here’s what you should track in a daily child care log

May 1st, 2023
by A Nanny Match

A Parent’s Guide to Finding the Best Nanny for Your Famil...

As a parent in the bustling metropolis of New York City, finding the perfect nanny to care for your children can be an overwhelming task.

April 23rd, 2023
by Kristen Szapka

Mastering the Interview: Essential Tips for Nannies

As a childcare provider, you play a vital role in shaping the lives of young children. Your professionalism, emotional intelligence, and understanding of child development are essential in ensuring that children in your care are healthy, happy, and well-adjusted.

April 1st, 2023
by A Nanny Match

Average Nanny Salaries in New York 2023

New York City is known for its high cost of living, and this is certainly true when it comes to nanny salaries. As one of the most expensive cities in the world, it's no surprise that nanny salaries in NYC are among the highest in the country. 

In 2023, the average nanny salary in NYC is estimated at around $60,000-$80,000 + per year, depending on how many hours are worked per week, with an average hourly rate of around $32.00 gross per hour with 82-93% of those surveyed being paid legally on a W-2.

March 2nd, 2023
by A Nanny Match

Discovering Italy: Family Travel with a Nanny

Italy is a popular family travel destination due to its rich history, beautiful landscapes, and delicious cuisine. In this post, we will explore some of the best kid-friendly destinations in Italy in this post and give tips for making the most of your time there.

December 14th, 2022
by A Nanny Match

Everything You Need to Know About Holiday Bonuses for Nan...

Tis’ the season of giving gifts and showing gratitude!

We receive many questions from families and nannies this time of year about holiday bonuses. Here are some of the most common questions answered.

December 5th, 2022
by Jessie Brand

Wellness Tips for Nannies

Taking care of your physical, emotional, mental, and mental wellness is imperative, especially for those working in the health and childcare industries, where their jobs depend on successfully caring for others. 

October 26th, 2022
by A Nanny Match

How much does it cost to hire a nanny in Boston?

In-home childcare provides more flexibility, a safer environment, and one-on-one care that is unparalleled to group childcare.

September 17th, 2022
by Jessie Brand

How to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with your kids

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated every year from September 15th to October 15th. As a month-long celebration in the U.S., we appreciate the contributions and influences that Hispanic Americans and Latin culture have had on the world.

Looking for ways to celebrate with your little ones? 

September 16th, 2022
by A Nanny Match

What is National Nanny Recognition Week?

As National Nanny Recognition Week approaches, we thought it might be helpful to share some insight on the history of this celebration and share ideas on how you can celebrate your nanny and show your appreciation.

September 1st, 2022
by A Nanny Match

A Nanny Match in Boston, MA

After six years of successfully placing high-caliber nannies with families in New York City, the Tri-State area, Miami, and Italy, A Nanny Match is proud to announce we’ve expanded our services to Boston, Massachusetts!

July 5th, 2022
by A Nanny Match

What to Look For In A Nanny In NYC

Looking to hire a nanny in New York City? After spending the last six years assisting families (with over 200 searches), and establishing strong relationships with high-caliber career nannies in NY, our team put together a list of traits to search for in an NYC nanny.

February 18th, 2022
by A Nanny Match

Hiring a Newborn Care Specialist or Baby Nurse

Hiring a Newborn Care Specialist or Baby Nurse

A Newborn Care Specialist (NCS), once known as a Baby Nurse, is a childcare professional trained and certified in newborn and infant care. They provide expertise in all aspects of caring for an infant and provide education and support for parents

January 25th, 2022
by A Nanny Match

What to Expect in the Nanny Industry 2022

There’s no doubt that private in-home childcare is in higher demand than ever due to the pandemic. It remains the safest and most flexible arrangement. 

However, many employers are feeling the burn of rising salaries, and nannies are struggling to adapt to changes in job requirements. 

We asked our Founder and CEO, Kristen, and other industry leaders to share their thoughts on what to expect in 2022.

December 30th, 2021
by A Nanny Match

Changes in the Nanny Industry Since the Pandemic

If you've been seeking a nanny lately, you may have noticed how labor shortages, WFH, and inflation have affected the nanny industry. 

Here are some impactful ways private childcare in the U.S. changed throughout the pandemic and how people are adapting. 

December 2nd, 2021
by Jessie Brand

How to Thank Your Nanny During the Holidays

The 2021 holiday season is here, can you believe it?

The next few weeks serve as the perfect time to show your love and appreciation for the people in your life, including your children's nanny.

Here are four ways you can thank your nanny this holiday season:

November 4th, 2021
by A Nanny Match

Understanding Legal Pay for Nannies

Since the covid-19 pandemic began, many families and nannies learned the benefits of legal pay. We are finding that the majority of candidates and families now insist on complying with legal pay. But there is still confusion about the risks and benefits. 

September 17th, 2021
by Jessie Brand

5 Ways to Celebrate Your Nanny During Nanny Recognition Week

This year, National Nanny Recognition Week is September 19th-25th. 

National Nanny Recognition Week is a time to celebrate the wonderful work nannies do and the difference they make in the lives of the children in their care and the families they work with. 

If you currently employ a nanny, here are five ways to celebrate their hard work during this week:

March 15th, 2021
by A Nanny Match

How to Write a Nanny Resume: 7 Tips

When applying for any job, it's essential to make a great first impression with a well-formatted resume that highlights your relevant experience.

We review dozens of resumes a day. Here are our top 7 tips on how to present a resume that will get noticed by parents and agencies alike. 

November 4th, 2019
by A Nanny Match

Our Nannies Bringing Imagination to Life:  Thinker-Tales,...

Meet Dannah, an A Nanny Match nanny and the creator and operator of Thinkertales, a mommy and me interactive storytime class.

Along with many years of experience as a nanny, Dannah has a background and education in dramatic arts and creative writing. By implementing elements from the Montessori-method and guidance from speech pathologists and early childhood educators, Dannah created a fully engaging, immersive storytime experience. 

May 6th, 2019
by Jessie Brand

Meet Our Nannies: Danielle

A Nanny Match is honored to have the opportunity to work with some of the best nannies in NYC and the surrounding areas. We wouldn’t be able to do our jobs without the amazing nannies we work with, and we’d like to say thank you. This week’s blog post is a special shout-out to the wonderful nanny, Danielle.

March 25th, 2019
by Jessie Brand

5 Reasons To Bring a Travel Nanny

The best family vacations are an enormous amount of fun and the creation of memories that last a lifetime. But the reality is that with tired children and mishaps that are bound to happen, the experience can often feel like more work and less play.

However, it is possible for you and your children to take full advantage of your holiday by bringing a trusted nanny!