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Colorado mom stressed out from long center/daycare waitlist. She needs to hire a short-term nanny.
Updated: 03/12/2024

Stressed About the Daycare Waitlist? We Have the Solution.

Written By: Jami Dennis

Bridging the Care Gap with a Short-term Nanny

Waiting for a spot to open up at a coveted daycare or neighborhood Montessori school can be a challenging time. As parents juggle work commitments and other responsibilities, the need for reliable childcare becomes even more pressing. Fortunately, there’s a solution to bridge the childcare gap. Hiring a short-term nanny provides families with the professional care, flexibility, and continuity they need during this transitional time. At ABC Nannies, we understand the unique challenges families face when navigating daycare waitlists. And we’ve witnessed firsthand, the transformative impact a short-term nanny can have on families.

The Benefits of Hiring a Short-term Nanny:

  • Professional, Personalized Childcare: Every child is unique, with individual preferences, routines, and developmental needs. A short-term nanny can offer professional, personalized care tailored to your child/children’s personalities and needs. From engaging in age-appropriate activities to providing one-on-one attention, a nanny creates a nurturing environment that fosters growth and development.
  • Flexible Contract Periods: One of the primary benefits of hiring a short-term nanny is the flexibility it offers to families. Unlike traditional daycare centers or schools, where schedules may be rigid and waitlist timelines uncertain, a short-term nanny can adapt to your family’s specific needs. Full-time or part-time, from two to six+ months, a short-term nanny can accommodate your circumstances.
  • Continuity and Stability: Transitioning between different childcare arrangements can be disruptive for young children. By hiring a short-term nanny, you provide your child/children with continuity and stability during this transitional period.
  • Peace of Mind: As a parent, knowing your child is in capable and caring hands provides invaluable peace of mind. ABC’s short-term nannies undergo thorough screening, reference checks, and background checks to ensure they meet our high standards. With an ABC nanny, you can rest assured your child is receiving quality care, so you can focus on everything you need to accomplish.

There’s no doubt hiring a short-term nanny can be a valuable investment for families facing the uncertainty of daycare or school waitlists. There’s no need to piece together care or just struggling through. Instead, hire a dedicated nanny to provide care until that coveted spot opens up.

Fast Placement Solutions through ABC Nannies

We’ve harnessed 30 years of experience in Colorado to curate an pool of experienced, reliable, and pre-screened nannies open to short-term contracts. This extensive network of nanny candidates allows us to match families with suitable caregivers quickly, ensuring minimal disruption and stress during the waitlist period. Most families are able to hire a nanny within 1-3 weeks of starting their search with our agency.

If you want more information about this great service, check out more on our website. And of course, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team and schedule a call with one of our experienced Placement Counselors to learn more or get your nanny search started today.

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