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Make the Right Decision for Your Family

We believe parents should be extra careful about who they let into their home. Because of this, we've taken some time to put together this comparison list so that you can make the most informed decision about how to find care for your child/ren. 

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Please see the below comparison chart to understand your various resource options.

  My Kensington Nanny  Other Agencies Internet Websites
Personally evaluate candidates Yes Yes No
Childcare Skills testing


No No
Interview type Behavior-based interview Traditional interview No interview
Determine what age/s nanny is suited to care for Yes Yes No
Replacement policy Free-for-life placements Yes, up to 1 year No
Offers hiring resources Yes Yes Yes
Experienced nannies Yes Yes No requirement 
Verifies references Yes Yes No
Checks for gaps in employment history Yes No No
Background check Yes Yes Yes
CPR & First Aid Yes Yes No
Type of placement All All All
Babysitting or Temporary Service Yes, 24x7 Yes, 24x7 Yes