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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

We are pleased to refer you to a wonderful assortment of local resources for your further needs!

Taxes

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Payroll

While West Coast Nannies does not currently offer household tax and payroll services, we can happily vouch for a great service provider. We are pleased to recommend J.J. Horner, who is a local mom and CPA. 

 

Jennifer Horner

JJ Horner Payroll & Taxes for Household Employees

CPA

206.930.6236

www.jenniferhorner.com

CPR

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First Aid

CPR/First Aid Classes

Perfect for first time parents, nannies, and family members - these course covers all the requirements for infant, child and adult CPR & First Aid. Certification lasts for two years from the date of completion. All nannies placed by West Coast Nannies are required to be CPR/First Aid certified. 

 

CPR Seattle

www.cprseattle.com

Red Cross

www.redcross.org/local/washington/take-a-class/cpr-training

Car Seat

Safety

The Safety Restraint Coalition

Do you need help finding a infant car seat? Do you need help ensuring that your little ones car seat in being installed correctly in your, or your nanny's car? Call the car seat lady! Sue is a certified child passenger safety instructor and works at the Safety Restraint Coalition in Kirkland, WA. 

 

Sue Emery "The Car Seat Lady"

www.800bucklup.org/carseat/inspections

206.619.2871

suemery@aol.com

For 

Families

Estimate your Employee Taxes and Tax Breaks

  • use the calculator here

 

Estimate your Employees Taxes 

  • use the calculator here

 

Washington "Nanny Tax Requirements"

  • view a tax & labor law summary here 

 

For

Nannies

Seattle Area Nannies is a group dedicated to childcare workers in the Seattle area who would like to connect, have play dates, make friends, and share resources. This is a group solely for childcare workers, and while we love the parents we work for, we ask that you join one of the many Seattle parent and/or nanny/parent groups on Facebook. For the discretion of our members, we also do not permit owners or employees of childcare agencies or services."

 

Request to join the Facebook group here

Sleep Coaching

That First Year Gentle Sleep Coaching & Support

The Gentle approach is a proven way of getting better sleep without leaving your child alone to cry. Sleep coaching looks at development, family goals and values, temperament, routines, etc. and helps to craft a plan that works and that parents feel good about. Macall is a certified Gentle Sleep Coach with a Master’s degree in psychology (Infant Mental Health) from Antioch University and a B.S. in Human Biology from Stanford. She has also conducted and presented research at national conferences on infant sleep interventions and parenting advice. She was certified by Kim West, LCSW in a program that includes over 70 hours of classroom work, an exam and ongoing supervision. Fees are affordable and payment plans are available upon request. Go to http:www.thatfirstyear.com to book a free 15-minute phone conversation about what you need and how sleep coaching might help.

(Ms.) Macall Gordon, M.A.

Adjunct Faculty, Dept. of Psychology, Antioch University, Seattle

Certified Gentle Sleep Coach

 

www.thatfirstyear.com

www.facebook.com/thatfirstyearsleepcoaching/

@nociosleepcoach

Parenting Support

The Perfect Push

Supporting the Heart of Parenting

 

The Perfect Push is a mobile parenting support service. We provide private, customized childbirth and prepared parenting classes, labor, lactation and postpartum support. Owned and run by licensed and certified nurses and nurse practitioners, The Perfect Push is committed to providing the best and safest evidence based care. The Perfect Push is the only parenting support service owned and operated by Board Certified Nurse Practitioners. We provide evidenced based support and advice you can trust. We are proud to use the Plumtree Baby curriculum. As a completely mobile service, we are committed to providing premier support that is customized to meet your specific needs in the comfort of your own home. Let us come to you! Our promise to you is that with us, your experience will be nothing short of PERFECT. Your baby, Your Way!

www.theperfectpush.com

www.facebook.com/ThePerfectPush

Behavior 

Modification

All-Star Kiddos

Brandy Simison provides in-home behavior modification, School Behavior Plans, and a virtual course called, The STAR System. Brandy is a Child Behavior Specialist. She is based out of Bellevue. She helps parents of 5-10 year old children resolve discouraging behavior & bring forth self-discipline. She has students all around Seattle area who have resolved all sorts of behavior struggles; from constant ignoring to manipulating self-harm.

 

All-Star Kiddos

www.allstarkiddos.com

brandy@allstarkiddos.com

208-991-2712

West Coast Nannies Referral Program
Receive a $50 gift card through our referral program!
 
If you refer a new family client to West Coast Nannies, and it leads to a successful placement, we will send you a gift card to one of five popular retailers. This offer is available to anyone! (nannies, families, ect.) 
 

West Coast Nannies is proud to support local businesses.

If you are interested in teaming or collaborating with our agency, please contact us.