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Support Services

You'll feel confident and secure with us by your side for advice, guidance and support whenever you need it, at every stage - from the moment you consider a nanny until the relationship ends.

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We Support you
every step of the way

support

You Hire

Before

Do you wish you had an expert to rely on for sage advice and trustworthy opinions during your search? Or someone to take over the parts of the process you just don't want to deal with?

You can count on us to help you with anything related to your selection process such as:

  • Determining whether you want a nanny, an au pair, a live-in or not and what age is best for you

  • Preparing for issues around food, laundry, curfews, guests, driving, payment, vacations, etc.

  • Selecting an agency with the best pool of candidates for your needs

  • Weeding out unsuitable applicants

  • Identifying and avoiding potential issues 

  • Asking the right questions during interviews

  • Identifying elusive red flags 

  • Creating detailed guidelines and schedules 

  • Raising issues that are easily overlooked 

  • Answering any questions that arise

Support

You hire

After

Our relationship need not end once you've hired your nanny or au pair. We're here to help you navigate the complex dynamic between you and your caregiver. This is a unique relationship where boundaries are blurred and often tested.  

You won't have to worry, because when problems arise, such as:

  • Failed expectations 

  • Misunderstandings

  • Changes in behavior

  • Inattention to rules 

  • Problems with childcare

  • Communication difficulties

  • Conflict avoidance

  • Accumulation of resentments

  • Unexpected issues

 

 . .or you just need a reliable sounding board, you can rest assured knowing you have an experienced, unbiased (for the most part;) understanding

professional on your side.

get the 
book!

New

Merging cutting-edge research with the wisdom of experience, Dr. Agree walks you through important decisions regarding live-ins, nannies vs. au pairs, personality types, and more. Learn how to:

  • Avoid hiring someone you later dislike

  • Assess high-quality childcare

  • Identify hidden weaknesses

  • Use interviews to springboard success

  • Manage conflicts

 

This indispensable manual is packed with specific instructions and practical advice from a veteran psychologist, attorney and au pair host mother.

 

Whether you’re considering childcare for the first time, or frustrated by bad experiences, this book will be your go-to reference at every stage of the process.

Image by Jonathan Borba

“Sometimes, you just don't want to deal with this s***."

- Dr. Agree

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