Jennifer is a writer/editor based in the DC Metro area. She holds a master’s degree in Publishing from The George Washington University. She has written for 303 Magazine (Denver-based fashion magazine), The Frisky, Southern Writer Magazine, and numerous other publications, and Jennifer is a freelance editor. Jennifer has also taught writing at Montgomery College and worked as a substitute teacher in multiple school districts in Connecticut. She enjoys the rigors of a full-time career in nonprofit STM publishing, attending conferences and networking with other publications professionals, and reading. Before beginning her career in publishing, Jennifer was a… drumroll, please… nanny! She has worked as nanny in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Maryland, caring for dozens of children in total, including twins, triplets, and children with learning and social disabilities.
Whitney is an freelance writer and graphic designer based in the Chicago area. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Loyola University of Chicago and is currently working toward her MS in Graphic Design. Whitney fields all design aspects of Nanny Magazine along with any executive decisions which she shares with Jennifer. Before launching her career as an editor for Nanny Magazine, Whitney was a nanny for many years. She has been featured on Regarding Nannies and has written for Be the Best Nanny. Her childcare career spanned through various ages, genders, and abilities. Her favorite thing about being a nanny was the mess making; it’s where she credits all of her creative skills with the magazine.
Chelle is a West Virginia native who makes her home in Maryland. She studied Early Childhood Education at Frederick Community College and Fairmont State University. She has been a nanny since 2007 and currently works as a live-out nanny for a family with three young children, which includes a set of twins in Virginia. She has been with her current NannyFamily since 2011. Chelle is a member of the International Nanny Association, the Associate of DC Area Nannies, and the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Jaynie Fawley is a writer, business owner, student, and nanny in Kalamazoo, MI. She works full-time with a 2 year old little girl who has a little sister coming this fall. Jaynie also owns The Nanny Authority, a consulting firm that facilitates strong and healthy relationships between nannies and families in Southwest Michigan, and she’ll be graduating in December 2013 with an Associate of Arts degree. As a writer and Associate Editor for Nanny Magazine, she takes pride in being a logical, compassionate, and professional advocate for the nanny community.
Sarah is a recent college graduate turned professional nanny. Her days are filled with babies, too many trips to Starbucks, and her overweight chihuahua. Born and raised in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, Sarah graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth in the spring of 2012. From the beginning, she always knew that babies were who she wanted to work with, but it took a few years of exploring for the puzzle pieces to start falling into place. Being able to blend her passion for working with children and her degree in the field of Communication is a dream come true! Going to work each morning is now something she smiles about ear to ear knowing she gets to spend her days loving, teaching, and exploring with Peanut, the little lady who stole her heart at first glance.