Monthly Archives: June 2011

Smartphone App Suitable for Nannies Introduced

The US Department of Labor has introduced a new spartphone “app” to help hourly employees (nannies, housekeepers, maids and other household employees are ALL hourly under the Fair Labor Standards Act [FLSA]) track the hours they actually work. This is … Continue reading

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Nannies: IRS Mileage Reimbursement Rate Goes Up!

Effective July 1, 2011, the IRS standard mileage reimbursement rate will increase to 55.5 cents per mile. The rate for January 1 – June 30 2011 is 51 cents per mile. Nannies who use their personal vehicle for work purposes … Continue reading

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Quick Tips For A Smoother Transition Into A Summer Schedule

Many children perform best when they follow a schedule and have a consistent routine. School is coming to an end and summer is approaching, which also translates to a less structured schedule and, potentially, a less productive day. Here are … Continue reading

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Topics in a Car Agreement

By: Greta SchraerProfessional Nanny2011 INA Nanny of the YEAR! Transportation is a key part of a nanny’s care for children. There are several options that a nanny and family may decide on as to how transportation is handled and is … Continue reading

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Professional Training provided for New Moms and Nannies in Chicago

Happiest Baby on the Block Class First Class Care, Inc. has partnered with Gibson Newborn Services to bring to Chicago The Happiest Baby on the Block Class. We are excited to have Cortney Gibson a certified Happiest Baby Educator teach … Continue reading

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