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Two founders of a nanny agency share experiences and anecdotes and answer questions from nannies whilie one of them runs Adventure Nannies, a nationwide agency, and the other travels the world with a baby, a nanny, and her husband's band The Lumineers.

Two founders of a nanny agency share experiences and anecdotes and answer questions from nannies whilie one of them runs Adventure Nannies, a nationwide agency, and the other travels the world with a baby, a nanny, and her husband's band The Lumineers.
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United States

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Two founders of a nanny agency share experiences and anecdotes and answer questions from nannies whilie one of them runs Adventure Nannies, a nationwide agency, and the other travels the world with a baby, a nanny, and her husband's band The Lumineers.

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English


Episodes

Ep 10: WTF is an NDA?

11/15/2019
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In this week's episode, Adventure Nanny Meaghan re-joins us to discuss a listener question - if Meaghan has an NDA, how is she allowed to be on the podcast? How does she stay safe when traveling internationally if she isn't allowed to tell friends or family where she is traveling to? If a parent gives their employee verbal permission to violate their NDA, how can a candidate protect herself if the family changes their mind later? How does an employee under an NDA handle their personal...

Duration:00:43:02

Ep 9: Responding to Inappropriate Interview Questions

11/8/2019
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So, when are you planning on getting pregnant? You look a lot younger than I thought you would be - how old are you? How often do you get sick? You have an interesting name - where are you from? For some reason, these questions seem to pop up way too often in nanny interviews compared to other professional job interviews - in some cases, asking them is illegal, and in every case, asking them is inappropriate and, if you ask us, pretty GD rude! In this episode, Brandy and Shenandoah talk...

Duration:00:30:34

Ep 8: Meet Christa!

11/1/2019
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In this episode, you will have the privilege of meeting Christa Nader, the owner of NYC-based nanny agency Kith & Kin. Shenandoah and Christa discuss the obstacles of discrimination within the industry and debate the differences between underthinking versus overthinking, and Christa improvises her own Adventure Nannies-themed song!

Duration:01:16:27

Ep 7: How to Ask for a Raise

10/25/2019
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Knowing when and how to approach your boss and ask about a raise can be scary, but when you're well prepared it doesn't have to be! In this episode, Brandy and Shenandoah tackle the strategies and negotiations that go into asking for a raise or bonus while sharing their own experiences on both sides of the spectrum.

Duration:00:33:05

Ep 6: Handling Rage and Grief

10/18/2019
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How do you manage emotions of rage, grief, and frustration while on the job, especially if that job involves caring for children in their home? In this episode, Brandy and Shenandoah discuss their own self-care methods for dealing with intense emotions professionally as well as anecdotes about what happens when these feelings enter the workplace.

Duration:00:37:56

Ep 5: Woah woah woah! Boundaries!

10/11/2019
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In this episode, we take a dive into the very en vogue land of BOUNDARIES - those things that you sometimes don't even know exist until something happens that makes you feel icky. Consider this sort of a 'boundaries primer' since our guess is that boundaries will be popping up again and again, and get some insight into the early lives of Brandy and Shenandoah and why they grew up so 'uniquely.'

Duration:00:28:55

Ep 4: Talking with a Tour Nanny

10/4/2019
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This week, we go behind the scenes and chat with a real-life nanny turned tour nanny, Meaghan, about her first string of shows with the Lumineers, what it's like watching the world go by from a tour bus, and how not to embarrass yourself too badly in front of celebrities.

Duration:00:40:26

Ep 3: Wow, It's Wes!

9/27/2019
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We boldly continue on in our series about touring and being a tour nanny with a special guest: "Mr. Brandy" as he's called in these circles, a.k.a. Wesley Schultz, the singer of The Lumineers. Wes and Brandy discuss what life on the road has been like since adding their son Lenny and Adventure Nanny Meaghan to the road crew, and what being a new parent and nanny employer has meant for Wes as a professional musician. Also, Wes writes us the new 'Adventure Nannies On Air' theme song!

Duration:00:43:56

Ep 1: Introducing Adventure Nannies

9/18/2019
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Duration:00:10:58

Ep 2: Being a Tour Nanny - An Overview

9/18/2019
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Duration:00:30:12