Thursday, October 15, 2015

Autumn Leaf Mobiles

On your next nature walk, focus on leaves. Encourage your children to pick some of their favorites off of the ground to make these fun and simple leaf mobiles:

Sunday, October 4, 2015

How do you do a thorough background check?

At Nannies from the Heartland, we screen all of our nanny applicants carefully before referring them to families. Our screening includes a thorough in-person interview, personal conversations with several references, and a criminal background check (including driving records).

Thoroughly vetting an applicant's background isn't easy, particularly for the rare applicant who deliberately tries to deceive prospective employers. In this article, the International Nanny Association offers advice about key steps in the screening process.