Welcome to CareforKids.com.au A-Z on child care. Below you will find a range of child care related articles, tips and parent guides that we hope you find informative and helpful. Please feel free to browse the list to find one of interest to you.
While using an agency will reduce your legwork it does involve additional cost so you should use the articles above to weigh up the advantages of each approach.
Once you have sourced the ideal person for the job you need to be aware your obligations when employing a nanny. A nanny is an employee and although the person you hire may come to feel like a member of the family they maintain certain legal rights.
This article on retaining your nanny offers a number of simple suggestions to ensure your working relationship is harmonious and in the best interest of your child. One tool you may wish to use is this Nanny/Parent Diary.
Other Options you may wish to consider
Finally, if you like the idea of a nanny but have concerns about the cost you might like to consider setting up a Nanny Share Arrangement.