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How To Hire a Portland Nanny

There are very few decisions more significant than whom you hire to spend 8 to 12 hours a day with your child. Therefore, when you seek to hire a Portland nanny, it’s important to be very deliberate. Do you need a live-in or live-out nanny? The advantages of having a...

How To Pick a Preschool

So many different types of preschools – especially in Portland!  Should you go with Montessori? Waldorf? “Child-centered”? “Teacher-led”? Figuring out how to select a preschool is not easy. It can help a great deal to research these various approaches and...

Is Your Child Getting Enough Sleep?

Sometimes you need to help children sleep. How do you know they are not getting enough sleep? When your child is not getting enough sleep, or not getting the right kind of sleep, the clearest telltale signs are grogginess and excessive irritability or fussiness. A...

Autumn is here!

There is nothing like autumn in the Pacific Northwest. The sun is still shining (well, most of the time!) and the temperature is perfectly crisp. While we’re waiting for the first rains to come, there are so many fun nanny activities for nannies and kids to do...

Because you deserve the best

For the past 31 years, we have been placing child care professional providers in homes in the Portland area and beyond. Our repeat customers as well as the many referrals we receive attest to the high quality of our nannies. But what specifically should families look...