Candi Wingate – The Nanny Factor: A Parent’s Guide to Finding the Right Nanny for Your Family

What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it.

The Nanny Factor, A Parent’s Guide to Finding the Right Nanny for Your Family

In today’s age of electronic media and social networking, finding a nanny seems easy, but as many families have learned, any nanny is not the right nanny. The Nanny Factor, A Parent’s Guide to Finding the Right Nanny for Your Family give you the edge in interviewing, hiring and keeping a nanny that is perfect for your family. As a former nanny herself and now as a working mother with a nanny for her own children, Candi knows and shares the qualities of both the business and personal side of the nanny business. With over 20 years in the Nanny Industry, author Candi Wingate reveals her secrets on:

· The health benefits for your children of having a nanny in your home

· The myths about nannies and the real truth

· How to hire the right nanny for your children’s needs

· What to pay your nanny )and it’s less than you think)

· How to stay in touch with your children while you’re at work

· How to check references and what background checks to run

· How a nanny can keep your household running smoothly

Tell us something about yourself.

Candi Wingate is an award winning nationally recognized child care expert. She has been a nanny, owned a nanny agency, started three online nanny databases, authored “100 Tips for Nannies & Families” and the upcoming “The Nanny Factor: A Parent’s Guide to Finding the Right Nanny for Your Family,” plus is a wife and mother of two. So when it comes to the nanny industry, she is your expert.

Candi Wingate is the founder of Nannies4hire.com, Babysitters4hire.com, Care4hire.com and a Nanny Agency. Her nanny experience actually goes way back. She was a nanny for a family with five children, which included newborn twins. After becoming a nanny and working in a nanny agency for several years, she purchased the successful Nation-Wide Nanny Placement Agency. After finding that the company needed to expand, Nannies4hire.com, Babysitters4hire.com and Care4hire.com were born.

What inspired you to write this book?

With all the past experience I have; whether it is being a nanny to working in an agency, owning an agency and owning several online sites; I have a lot of knowledge to answer questions when families are looking for a nanny.

How did you choose the title?

The title of the book is perfect as it is a Parent’s Guide to Finding the Right Nanny for Your Family. Whether a family has extra challenges, such as multiples, special needs or children of different ages, The Nanny Factor: A Parent’s Guide to Finding the Right Nanny for Your Family is a reference that incorporates the best resources on child development from the experts to a new look at how a family’s personal values and beliefs should guide the hiring decision. Most importantly though, is the knowledge of how to build a family team, which keeps the children happy and healthy and the parents on track with life. This fact filled book covers everything from the importance of background checks to how to stay out of trouble with the tax man by using the correct hiring practices for household help.

What obstacles did you encounter in getting this book published? How did you overcome them?

Publishing a book takes more time than most people think about. It takes hours not only writing a book, but it takes hours proofreading the book as well.

What is the best advice you could give other writers about writing or publishing?

Publishing a book takes more time than most people think about. It takes hours not only writing a book, but it takes hours proofreading the book as well.

Who is the perfect reader for your book?

Parents, Nannies and anyone raising children.

Where can readers learn more about you and your book?

Our book can be found at Barnes and Noble and Amazon.com

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