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Emergency Information Printable PDF

No matter how careful we are, accidents can happen so make sure to download and print this emergency contact sheet to add any relevant information your employees may need when caring for someone in your home. Add emergency contact details, any health concerns, notes or medical details your nanny or employee may need access to in case of emergency.

The Montessori Method: A Pedagogy Applicable by Nannies?

Being a nanny is about more than simply “babysitting”. It is participating in their education, accompanying them in the discovery and exploration of the world around them: it is helping them grow. Enter the Montessori method. What is the Montessori pedagogy? The promises of Montessori pedagogy are numerous: to promote self-confidence, improve autonomy, allow the …

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Termination of Employment in France: What Steps Do I Have to Take and What Will It Cost Me?

If you have an employee working in your home, whether it be a nanny, housekeeper, gardener or other, they will have a work contract and you should be declaring them according to French law. As a result, there are steps to take when terminating the employment, whether it be the employer or the employee making …

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Declaring a Nanny in France: What is the Real Cost of Declaring My Child’s Nanny and How Do I Go About Doing That Legally?

If you hire a nanny to work in your home in France, you are legally required to declare her as an employee. This declaration means that your responsibilities as an employer include paying her social contributions on a monthly basis. In this article we will help you understand your obligations, how to calculate the cost of a …

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About to hire a Summer Nanny? Things to consider…

https://platinumnanny.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Fun-holiday-kis-video-.mp4 During the summer, our childcare needs tend to change and our usual routine needs an upgrade. With children around the home more, we need to think about keeping them entertained, ensuring they have a fun summer break without the running of your home being negatively affected. In the summer this could mean that additional …

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The Brain Boosting Benefits of Reading to Babies and Children

https://platinumnanny.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/nanny-reading-to-child-.mp4 A child’s development is based on multiple factors. While food, nutrition, a healthy environment, and activities play an important role in boosting a child’s brain, one cannot deny books’ importance. And you might be surprised to know that books play a crucial role in children’s cognitive and language development and expand their vocabulary. If …

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