The Importance of Clear Communication with Household Staff

Successful management of household staff requires effort, especially when you’ve got more than one staff member in various interconnected roles. Learn why communicating clearly with your household employees is so important, as well as how you can keep everyone in your home properly informed and up to date. Why It’s So Crucial In order for…

By Tiffanie Kinder

Bringing a Nanny into Your Family: Starting on the Right Foot

First impressions are important, especially when you’ll be spending lots of time with someone. At the beginning of your nanny’s employment, you have the opportunity to lay a good foundation that will support a healthy long-term relationship and make your household run as efficiently as possible. Before You Hire Your Nanny Before you even begin…

By Tiffanie Kinder

Setting and Maintaining Boundaries with Your Nanny

Your family will be spending a lot of time with your nanny, and it’s crucial that everyone has a clear understanding of expectations and relationship boundaries. Here’s how you can create healthy professional boundaries with your nanny for a great long-term relationship. Being Friendly Doesn’t Mean Oversharing It’s certainly important to develop a bond with…

By Tiffanie Kinder

Investing in Your Nanny for a Good Long-Term Relationship

In order to have a strong personal or professional relationship with someone, you have to be willing to invest in it. Here are a few simple ways you can invest in your nanny for a healthy, happy long-term relationship with your family. Maintain Open, Honest Communication Keep an open line of communication with your nanny…

By Tiffanie Kinder

Practicing Gratitude with Household Staff

No matter what field they work in, everyone wants to feel that they are valued at their job. As an employer of a nanny, butler, or other domestic staff, making them feel like a valued part of your household operations is more essential than you might think. Here’s why you should express your thanks regularly,…

By Tiffanie Kinder