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Nanny Background Screening is more than a Nanny Background Check



The nanny industry – nannies, nanny referral professionals, nanny background screeners and educators – share an overwhelming concern for the wellbeing of the children being cared for by a nanny in their home. We are all child care professionals. Sadly, there is yet another story making the news rounds about a nanny hired from an online […]

Using a Nanny Agency Provides Better Peace of Mind to Parents



Another news story hit this week that reported a “nanny” hired from care.com was discovered to be drunk, passed out on the job, then in a car accident after leaving the home.  A terrible situation for the mother coming home to a neglected child and a drunk, passed out adult. The article referred to the adult as […]

The APNA Honors Awards



Introducing The APNA Honors Awards While we have all loved watching our fellow APNA members apply and win the coveted Agency of the Year award, we are excited to announce we will be trying something new this year.  Rather than highlighting one amazing APNA agency, we will be honoring a select few APNA agencies that […]

7 Tips to Avoid a Nanny Hiring Fail



7 Tips to Avoid a Nanny Hiring Fail!                     By Kathleen Webb, HomeWork Solutions, Inc. Did you ever hear Mary Poppins talk about salary or work hours? The Brady Bunch’s Alice never utters a peep about her job description or increasing duties. TV makes it look easy! […]

Year-End Tax Advice



Year-End Planning for Household Employers and Agencies Thank you GTM Payroll Services   It’s hard to believe that 2013 is almost over! There are certain things your families should be aware of at year-end to ensure they are compliant with all federal and state regulations. Please share with your families the following year-end tax tips, […]

Agency of the Year – 2013 directions

This year’s theme is “One-of-a-Kind”. What unique qualities do you bring to the industry, your clients, and your city? What makes you stand out among your peers and your competition? All agency nominees must follow these guidelines to be considered. Entries must be focused on the theme and be able to describe what the agency […]

What Agencies Want (May 2013 newsletter)

AGENCY MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE: WHAT AGENCIES WANT.    Thank you to APNA member contributors: Denise Collins, Jens Hillen, and Kathy Dupuy Here is what busy, veteran agency owners say they want in an Agency Management Software Program.  Next month we will share what is available  for our industry in regard to Software Packages. Screening: Powerful database to […]

CARE MATCH PRO (Agency Management Software)

CareMatchPro was designed from the ground up using the latest in technology, usability, and internet- based features to help nanny agencies grow, prosper, and run efficiently.  Most importantly, we have been helped from the beginning by some very fine agencies that gave freely of their time to make this software, the software the industry has […]

NANNY JOBS PRO (Agency Management Software)



NANNY JOBS PRO   (Agency Management Software) As a follow up to last month’s newsletter article regarding what agencies want in their management software, GTM would like to share some information on NannyJobs PRO™ (NJP) software. In use for over 10 years, GTM has invested countless hours and resources to perfect this software developed specifically for […]

APNA’s 19th Annual Conference “Redefining the Standards”

We caucused, debated, and lobbied our positions in Washington D.C., which was buzzing with pre-election fervor, at the four-star historic hotel, “The Mayflower.” Anita McBride, our keynote speaker and former Chief of Staff for Laura Bush, kicked off our 2012 conference stories by sharing her life as a Washington insider. While her insights on Washington […]

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