Book Review: Nannies for Modern Moms (and Enter to Win a Free Copy!)

January 5, 2009

Nannies for Modern Moms by Alyce Desrosiers, LCSWMarin childcare expert Alyce Desrosiers, LCSW, is for many Bay Area families the specialist to go to when searching for the perfect nanny or other childcare solution. Her new book, Nannies for Modern Moms: The Essential Guide for Hiring the Right Nanny for Your Child and You, is required reading for any family seeking to navigate the waters of searching for, choosing, and hiring the right nanny, babysitter, or family assistant.

Nannies for Modern Moms is filled with important information on all practical and emotional aspects of the nanny search process, as well as a breakdown on different types of nannies, childcare providers, and childcare options. The book also includes legal information necessary to hiring a nanny, and an extensive list of resources for the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Also included are numerous worksheets and checklists to help parents organize their thoughts, needs, and information throughout the nanny hiring process.

If you're currently looking for a nanny, or if you're planning on hiring one in the future, Nannies for Modern Moms is an invaluable resource. Highly recommended!

Learn more about Alyce Desrosiers, LCSW, her services for both parents and nannies, and Nannies for Modern Moms at Alyce's website, www.alycedes.com. You can buy Nannies for Modern Moms: The Essential Guide for Hiring the Right Nanny for Your Child and You from Amazon.com.

We're also giving away a copy of Nannies for Modern Moms to a lucky Marin Mommies reader! To enter, send an email with the "Nanny" in the subject line to contests@marinmommies.com by midnight on Monday, January 19, 2009. We'll select a winner a random on Tuesday, January 20.