Walking the Professional / Personal Line in Nanny Work


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Working as a nanny is unlike any other job.  It requires you to be professional and personal at the same time, to maintain a work environment in someone else’s home, to be an employee to a parent that often doesn’t understand their role as an employer, and to love a child with your whole heart while knowing one day your role there will end.  Being a nanny means straddling the line between being part of the family – a term that means something different to everyone -and being a paid helper.  In this session, we’ll look at the many roles a nanny takes on within a family, explore the dynamics of the parent / nanny relationship (including the little talked about power dynamic), and share strategies for navigating a nanny’s dual role in a way that is professionally and personally healthy.  Presented by Lora Brawley.

All registrations are non-refundable.  If you purchase an individual session and later decide to purchase the series, you will not receive a refund for your individual sessions.  Get information on the whole series here.

Lora Brawley bio
Lora’s passionate about helping nannies and parents effectively navigate the search and hiring process, building long-term, positive nanny / family relationships, and improving the quality of nanny care through supporting, connecting, and training caregivers.  In her 30 years in the nanny industry, she’s earned a reputation for providing a unique blend of common-sense strategies, intuitive guidance, and user-friendly tools to her parent and nanny clients.

All of Lora’s offering are infused with her expertise in interpersonal communication and conflict resolution.  As a certified family mediator, conflict coach, communications trainer, and Positive Discipline Parent Educator, she helps childcare professionals develop real world communication skills in a variety of training and facilitating roles including virtual adult training, coaching, center and school staff training. and conference presentations at local, regional, and national conferences including several NAEYC annual conferences.


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