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Mother’s Day

Breakfast in Bed: Here are a few recipe ideas from Williams and Sonoma and Epicurious. Extra points if you remind  everyone that Moms should not do dishes after breakfast in bed. It is a rule. We love this blog from Food Network.  It is a good reminder of what is safe for children to help with in the kitchen. Some menu items are best made on…

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Our National Nanny Training Day 2017 was a sell-out!

On Saturday, April 28th close to 70 Bay Area professional Nannies joined Town + Country for our annual National Nanny Training Day event! This was our biggest event yet! Our T+C event was part of National Nanny Training Day and held during the nationally celebrated “Week of the Young Child.” Many other organizations also participated in this year’s National Nanny Training, and worldwide, the event…

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Petty cash allowance

As a Nanny, we know that outings and activities come up throughout the week that may not be on the original calendar for the week. Having petty cash available can be beneficial to you, your charges and your employer. We advise having a conversation with your employer about having petty cash available so you are able to indulge their children with proper play dates and…

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Is it okay to accept a drink from my boss?

The relationship between a Nanny and their employer is an important one. It’s a relationship where you share very personal moments about the raising, development and milestones of a young child. It’s a relationship where lives can become very intertwined and you share both positive and not-so-positive situations. Employers may also come home at the end of the day and want to unwind or be out…

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Ask Us! Helping my Charges be Grateful

We don’t  fly around with a magic umbrella or claim to have the skills of Mary Poppins, but our Nanny Team Counselors do have over 100 years of combined experience placing great Nanny candidates in childcare jobs all over the Bay Area. When it comes to navigating the world of professional in-home childcare, we’ve just about seen it all. So go ahead, Ask Us! Do you have any…

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Bonuses & Gifts for your Household Employee at the Holidays

Are you making your list and checking it twice? ‘Tis the season to have those around you feel special. Whether you’re thanking your Nanny for the presence they have in your children’s lives or your Executive Assistant for keeping your business running smoothly, continual small gestures or a larger annual one will make your employee feel good this holiday season! If you’re happy with the work…

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Laughter and Learning at T+C Seminars

We love to host seminars for Town + Country candidates and we were thrilled to be able to host two in a week! Our Housekeeper and Nanny each hosted their own seminars this past week and both met with experienced, motivated and fun women to discuss the upcoming holidays and provide new ideas on how to make this crazy time of year a bit more…

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