It’s a Candidate’s Market!
According to the EDD, the unemployment rate in California has dropped to 5.1%, and has dropped even lower to 2.9% here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Finding the right Nanny, Housekeeper, Estate Manager or Personal Assistant for your household can be a challenging task under the best of circumstances, but when the unemployment rate gets that low, it will be especially challenging! At Town…Continue reading »
Christina has worked as a Housekeeper since 2008. She has been placed by Town + Country twice and is currently working part-time with one T+C client. Christina is bubbly, warm, sweet, smart and professional. One of her references said, “Christina has a high energy level and she always seems happy and peaceful while she works.” We could not be more excited to help Christina find…Continue reading »
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…Continue reading »
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…Continue reading »
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…Continue reading »
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…Continue reading »
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…Continue reading »