Nanny scams are everywhere

Nanny scams are everywhere

Dear DNB, I keep hearing about nanny scams on social media. Is that an actual thing? How do they work? Signed, Paranoid Parent Dear Parent, You’re actually not paranoid at all. Nanny scams have gotten SO bad. Part of the reason is that scammers are getting...
How do nanny taxes work?

How do nanny taxes work?

Dear DNB, I’m used to paying babysitters in cash, where my responsibilities begin and end in one night. How the heck do I hire a full-time nanny without ending up in jail for tax evasion?  Signed, Scared of Jail Dear Scared of Jail, Great question! Many families...
How do I hire a nanny during a pandemic?

How do I hire a nanny during a pandemic?

Dear DNB, We thought we could deal with working remotely while helping our kids do virtual school. Turns out, it’s a lot more involved than we thought. We’re curious about hiring a nanny who can take on our kids’ school schedules, too. Is that a thing? Sincerely,...
Why should I use a nanny agency?

Why should I use a nanny agency?

Dear DNB, I am in the market for a nanny. I recently had my baby boy, and it will be time for me to go back to work soon. I’ve heard wonderful things about your services from my friends, but I’ve also heard that people have had success just doing a search on their...