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Charles MacPherson is returning to the Bay Area

We are very excited to be sponsoring another two-day Housekeeper training seminar by Charles MacPherson on July 19th and 20th at the South San Francisco Conference Center. Charles MacPherson, founder of the only accredited Domestic Staff Academy in North America, will be covering a range of key technical skills plus general instruction on domestic service. At the seminar you can … Learn world-class housekeeping techniques,…

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Meet Carmen!

Carmen is a wonderful career Nanny who has been placed by Town + Country in her last three nanny positions. She has over seventeen years of experience working with families here in the Bay Area. In addition to her experience in the United States, Carmen was a Preschool Teacher in Brazil for many years. One of Carmen’s references said, “she is a remarkable woman, has…

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One last spring cleaning tip for summer & beyond!

Though spring is “on it’s last legs,” we wanted to give you a couple cleaning tips that may still be useful. These tips are both Nanny and parent-worthy and may have added health and safety benefits for your children or charges. We all know babies put everything in their mouths, including their toys! A great daily habit to get into is to wipe down toys…

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The Beginning of a Conversation

I’ve been reading much of the discussion about Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, which details her ideas about how modern women hold themselves back in their careers. Her point of view has been considered “controversial” by some, but I find her concepts fascinating for both men and women to consider when trying to stay current and active in the work force. “Lean In” is based…

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National Nanny Training Day 2013 was great!

It’s now been just over a week since National Nanny Training Day. We had events in both San Francisco and Palo Alto. It was such a joy to come face-to-face with so many of our Nannies and Caregivers. Likewise, attendees seemed thrilled to meet fellow Nannies in the industry. They all mentioned feeling part of a bigger community. We want to thank our event sponsors…

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Meet Sarah, another great T+C Nanny

Sarah has nine years of experience working with children. She has been a Nanny as well as a swim coach and a preschool teacher, working with children of all ages. Sarah was placed by Town + Country in her two most recent. She has earned more than a dozen ECE units through Las Positas College and Diablo Valley College. In her free time, Sarah enjoys…

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Talking to Children about the News

The recent events in Boston, Hurricane Sandy, as well as other horrific events in recent years can lead kids to ask many questions. It’s important to talk honestly with your children about tragic events like this to keep them aware and to inform them of some of the dangers out there. Below are several websites that you can visit to get great tips on having…

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