Best Interview Questions To Hire an Exceptional Nanny

When you are hiring a nanny to work in your home, it is very important to plan what you will ask each candidate. Interviewing an in-home caregiver is so different than a typical job interview. Not only will you want to hear about her/his experience, you will want to know about their childcare knowledge and personality. Your relationship with your … Continue reading »

4 Reasons Not All Background Screening is Created Equal

In the childcare industry, it is crucial that each employee undergo an extensive background check and screening prior to working with your children. At Mom’s Best Friend, we pride ourselves on our exceptional 10-Step Screening Process. We complete our due diligence before you ever meet a candidate, ensuring that your family remains as safe and protected as possible. Unfortunately, the … Continue reading »

Top 10 Questions About Nannies We Get From Families (Part 2 of 2)

Below are the final questions most asked by our clients and potential nanny clients: 6. What happens if I hire and they aren’t a fit? What is your replacement policy? The majority of our placements are a long-term success, so this is typically not an issue. However, we know that from time to time, a match can be made that … Continue reading »

Top 10 Questions About Nannies We Get From Families (Part 1 of 2)

After being in business for over 17 years, we find that many parents have the same questions about how a nanny search/placement works. We thought it would be a good idea to compile our top 10 questions and the answers that our placement team put together: Do you do a background check? Yes, and this is SO important! The quality … Continue reading »

My Child Called My Nanny Mom

Has this happened to you? The mother/nanny/child relationship is both beautiful and emotionally challenging at the same time. When we choose a caregiver, we want someone to stand in for us, be smart and trustworthy, show initiative, and surround our children with educational activities and culture. In essence, we want someone like ourselves. Once they do a great job, we … Continue reading »