Do people still hire nannies these days? Why, of course they do! In Putting Kids First: Being a Nanny in the Twenty-first Century, author Michaela Cummings shares more than a decade of nanny wisdom and stories. This informative and approachable book explains the basics of the nanny profession, the many nanny opportunities the world has to offer, training and education in childcare, preparing your resumé and getting great references, finding work through an agency or online, essential on-the-job information, and ideas for play and activities. Experienced nannies will enjoy reading the personal tales -- both good and bad -- of Michaela and other nannies in Canada, Greece, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, and the United States. In this book, Michaela shows that being a twenty-first century nanny doesn't mean being able to fly with an umbrella...But it can be just as exciting, fun, and rewarding!