testimonials

From Our Nannies & Domestics

   

J.B. – 4/2015

Hometown Nannies placed me in two of the longest jobs of my career. I was with the first family for 5 years and my last family for 9 years, but more importantly—I am still close with both families and we keep in regular contact. Hometown Nannies works hard to make those great Nanny-Family connections that last for years. They have helped create years of wonderful memories and I would work with Hometown Nannies again and again.

E.V. – 2/2013

Thank you.  I am glad that I did choose Hometown nannies plus, very satisfied with the treatment, your kindness, and so very professional in every way.  I will certainly recommend your services to friends and families. 

F.B. – Ridgefield, CT  – 7/2014

HTN placed me in the right place 8 years ago. I've been really happy, it was a perfect match. I'm so thankful. 

L.A. – Norwalk, CT – 6/2014

This is the best family I have ever worked for. They treat me like I am part of their family! Thank you Hometown Nannies. 

K.G. – New Haven, CT  – 7/2014

HTN placed me with a family who has truly taken me in and made me a part of their lives and home. Best caregiver job I've had in 15 years! 

M.M. – 5/2014

I have been working as a nanny for many years, and Hometown Nanny Agency always helps me to get a very good position!!. They are caring, and professional people, who look out for your best interest. When I go to interviews I am confident that they will send me to a good place.

J.M. – Wallingford, CT  – 7/2014

I've been working with the same family for 3 years and they're wonderful. They are a very nice family, they're like part of my family. 

D.E. – Darien, CT – 5/2014

Thanks to Hometown Nannies and their excellent advice about marketing myself and dressing for success, I am about to land my dream job.

L.C. – South Salem, NY – 7/2014

Because of your very thorough screening I was placed with the perfect family. Very pleasant process!

J.C. – Danbury, CT  – 7/2014

Thank you to HTN. Jayne is so wonderful. She has placed me with 3 different families over a period of 12 years. I have been with my current family for almost 7 years and they are wonderful. 

B.J. – 10/2013

I am a professional nanny, trained in England at Norland Nursery Training College, and with more than 25 years experience. I have worked internationally & been legally residing in the US for many years. Hometown Nannies has been by far the most professional & excellent agency I have come across in the US. ~ Their whole approach to the application process, checking my references, their communication with me, offering very appropriate positions to me for consideration, & their communications with my former employers, & follow up with me, even years after our initial contact, have been very, very impressive. Their attitude and approach have always been respectful, polite & very friendly. I would highly recommend them based on these experiences. (I would have to say that the lady who gave them one star may have spoken with an employee no longer part of the agency perhaps. ~ This didn't sound remotely like any of the interactions I have had with the agency over many years. Additionally ~ The reason agencies generally do not give out contact numbers for nannies prior to a client registering with the agency, (as I understand it), is that there would be little reason for the client to then go through the agency if they had already contacted someone they wished to hire, prior to signing with the agency, & if they wanted to avoid the fees. Additionally, it would be easy to claim that the nanny was also registered with another agency they were using, and thus avoid the fees in this way. Of course most people would not take advantage of an agency in this way, one hopes, but this is just basic good business practice. It also protects the nannies from unscrupulous callers posing as prospective employers... sadly such things must be considered. Personally I would never work with an agency who gave out numbers to unregistered callers!)

A.R. – New Haven, CT – 2/2011

About 3 years ago I interviewed with Jayne for a housekeeping position. I have been employed with the S. family since then. I had a good experience with both my interview with Jayne at Hometown Nannies, and I also enjoy working for the current employer.

K.P. – 10/2013

Hi Jayne,
Thank you for connecting me to N. and her beautiful daughter S. We spent a wonderful time getting to know one another this evening. I appreciate you getting us in contact with each other. If you ever need more information, please don't hesitate to reach out.
Thanks again.

S.P. – NYC, NY – 2/2011

Jayne - Thank you so much for finding the information I needed to take a lactation course. It was very helpful and it may have saved me a trip to the UK.

G. – 9/2013

I could not be happier with the family and children Jayne has found for me. Jayne is a wonderful matchmaker, doing her best to match nannies and families/kids well. She really pays attention to all personality types and the nannies capabilities. My job is going great and I love the girls I take care of and the parents are great people as well. Thank you so much, Jayne, and it is no mere coincidence that you have been in business for so many years. Congratulations for being a great professional.

S.L. – 1/2013

Hi Jane And Crew. Happy New Year just saying hello and letting you know how Much I love my Nanny Job. And Babies!!! I'm forever grateful you guys helped me during a time of Crisis in between jobs.

T.B. – 11/2012

I worked my first day today for S.H. (and family) and everything went well. I just wanted to thank you for connecting me with such a nice family.

D.T. – 11/2012

And remember some of us nannies are thankful for you and all the work you do!

M.C.C. – 10/2012

Thank u so much! We talked and I'm so excited to start! Thank u so much again I'm so happy and excited!

H.C. – 8/2012

Interview went great, I will be starting Monday! Thank You for giving a helping hand, you guys are terrific! Feel free to contact me if any more information is needed. Thank You so Much,

R.E. – 7/2012

I really wanted to find a position through your agency, because you are the best!!!

L.S. – 7/2012

I first heard about Jayne Ehrlich through her nanny agency Malibu Mamas when I was nannying in Los Angeles about 24 years ago. I was delighted to find her in Westport when I moved to Connecticut about 14 years ago. Jayne found me jobs over those years and recently found me the perfect family where I hope to work, until I retire!

S.B. – Danbury, CT – 6/2012

Hi Jayne! Job is great, getting along really well and I want to thank you very much for helping me to find it!

A. – 5/2012

I think you are fantastic and I only want to be represented by your company have a great day

A. – 5/2012

Thank You once again for all your hard work and dedication in finding suitable employment for me !!!

M.P. – 12/2011

Hi Jayne, I hope you are doing well.  I am very happy with the job you got me.  Everything is fine and the people are very nice.  I hope they are happy with me too.  Thank you very much for your help and I wish you happy holidays!

V.E. – 11/2013

Thank you very much for helping me find the perfect family for me. Hope you have a wonderful day in the company of those you love!

J.C. – 10/2011

By far that was one of the best Interviews I've been on in a long time. Thank you.

S.M. – 10/2013

This is the best Family EVER!!!

J.M. – New Canaan, CT – 4/2011

Jayne - I just wanted to thank you for encouraging me to go on this Sunday interview, and for sending me on such a great first interview.

R.F. – Old Lyme, CT – 6/2010

Hi Jayne! The job in Mystic is great, I couldn't be happier

M.C. – Live-In Nanny – 8/2010

Thank you!!!! You just made my day!! You are the best!!! Even if it doesn't work out, you just built up my confidence. Thanks for all that you have done for me, I truly appreciate it!!!

A.R. – NYC, NY – 1/2012

When I return from CA, I would love to have you represent me, since you are indeed the best agency out there. I want to thank you so very much for your time and efforts in finding a great family for me. I appreciate all of your hard work, and once again, I am forever grateful. If anything changes at any given time, I will contact you immediately. I have recommended your agency to several people.

M.C. – Norwalk, CT – 6/2010

Hometown Nannies+ has become a high priority in my life. I applied for a nanny job with them 10 years ago. I met the E. family who have become a part of my family now too, and I have been with them for 8 ½ years. Watching their children from toddlers, growing to teenagers. I am very thankful for Hometown Nannies. They have kept in touch with both myself and with the E. family, giving me updates and feedback left by the E. family. I have recommended friends who are also happy and very satisfied. I recommend Hometown Nannies to any person who is looking for a nanny job! Thank you Jayne for your unconditional support that you have provided me!!

K.M. – Bridgeport, CT – 6/2010

Jayne - It was so nice to finally meet you. I must say it has been a pleasure working with Hometown Nannies. You placed me with a GREAT family that has now become my OWN family. Thank you so much.

KM – Bridgeport, CT – 4/2009

I must say it has been a pleasure working with Hometown Nannies. You placed me with a GREAT family that has now become my OWN family. Thanks so much!

E.L. – 5/2008

I really enjoyed meeting and conversing with you on Monday.  I must thank you for making my interview with you a stress-free occasion.  I am anxiously looking forward to working with your agency.

M.

I am very, very excited and happy and cannot wait for Saturday and (I hope and pray to start this new facet of my life) thank you Jayne and Lisa for this wonderful opportunity, as usual all my love, M.

E.G. – Newborn Specialist/ Baby Nurse – 9/2007

Dear Hometown Nannies:
Thank you again for a great assignment. The family was warm, loving and welcoming and I felt right at home, they did everything within their power to make me comfortable.
The bundle of blessing was simply adorable, I really enjoy attending to her needs.
Hometown Nannies is extremely efficient and professional with good Customer Service Qualities, again it was a wonderful experience working for Hometown Nannies. They are No. 1 on my list.

E.F. – 6/2007

I can't thank you enough. Thank you so much they are great people and I can't wait to start working for them. I'm so excited. Well I will keep in touch with you and let you know how things go. Also thank you for keeping me in mind for part-time babysitting.

A. – 3/2007

I felt her insight into the details of what I was looking for in a family was right on when she called to tell me she found a great family for me. 

J.D. – Bridgeport, CT

Hometown Nannies has done it again. Found me a wonderful family to work for. I cannot thank you enough for matching me up with this great family; they have gone out of their way to make me feel very comfortable.

A.V. – Bridgeport, CT

I am really happy with Hometown Nannies. They have placed me with three different families and all of the families have been great.

M.V. – Norwalk, CT

Thank you, thank you, thank you so very much for finding me the best family to work for. I love the baby and the family is so kind. I love working with Hometown Nannies.

M.V. - Norwalk, CT

 

From Our Clients

 

C.H. – Chesire, CT – 3/2011

Of all the dozens of agencies and people I have met with, you are the best by far. I won't ever forget how hard you tried and are still trying for me.

C.R. – 6/2012

A. started working for us on Wednesday evening, and she has been amazing, helping me with breastfeeding and allowing me to get some rest.

Y.T. – 6/2012

Hi Jayne - Just wanted to let you know that today was E.'s last day with us. She is single-handedly the best babysitter we've had.  My girls are pretty malleable, but they miss E. a lot. She was everything her references told me she would be - super attentive with the kids, playing with them, doing projects with them, helping with homework. She kept the house in perfect order and did a whole bunch of things I didn't even ask her to do (laundry, putting our clothes away (!) ... and helping me pack for our move to Old Greenwich!).  But really, I was overwhelmingly happy with how she was with the kids, and I have never seen them so happy with a babysitter. They talk about her all the time.

Y.T. – Ridgefield, CT – 4/2012

Jayne - another great person.  We're really enjoying E. All of her references were consistent - and we're seeing it too - she is really engaged with the kids. Kids are very, very responsive to her.  This is all great. Thanks a lot.

A.J.L.S. – 4/2012

L. is wonderful. I can't thank you enough for finding her for us.

D. – 4/2012

Hello Jayne,
She is great! Never a drama, just calm, hard worker and positive. I can't believe the difference in people from what I have had in the past. I hope she is happy.

C.P. – New Canaan, CT – 3/2011

Thank you! She has been working very hard! I feel badly I haven't been able to get around that well. We are VERY happy. I'm glad that she is too. She is extremely sweet, willing and hard working.

C.S. – Nyack, NY – 10/2010

Yes, let's keep in touch, and just one more little note, you and Betsy are really very nice, and professional.

A.F. – Westport, CT – 9/2010

Jayne - Thank you again for how dealt with K. and for your support in general. You are truly amazing at what you do, we are lucky to have you in Westport!

K.M. – 4/2012

Things are going well with M. and overall we are very happy.  She is good with the kids, punctual, responsible, etc. 

T.M. – 4/2012

J. started yesterday and so far it is going very well. We are thrilled to have her.

M.M. – Weston, CT – 12/2009

Hi Jayne - Thank you for your message and Happy Holidays!! Things are going very well with C. and the kids really like her and enjoy her energy. I appreciate all of your help through the process.

K.M. – 12/2009

Darn, you are good - love R. too!

C.S. – Fairfield, CT – 11/2009

Really lucky to find C., would call Hometown Nannies again!

M.S. – Westport, CT – 10/2009

Jayne, thank you for the package. I just love the soap, a real treat, thank you!

T.R. – South Salem, NY – 9/2009

Jayne - Things are going great with G., both my children like her very much and we are very happy with her

L.C. – Westport, CT

Still to this day I am forever grateful to you for finding us 'P', who is still with us!Can you believe it? It was a match made in heaven, thanks to you. I can't thank you enough for finding us P.! We have nothing but wonderful things to say about her.

D.S. – Stamford, CT – 8/2009

Just wanted to let you know that our family has been extremely happy with Z. as our new nanny, this is the best fit for us, so thank you for connecting us.

C.R. – Weston, CT

Hometown Nannies provided us with a wonderful caregiver for our infant son. She has been so responsive to his needs and creative with his waking time. Thanks Hometown Nannies for such a great nanny!

S.B., NBC Universal – 9/2008

Do you know whether the agency (Malibu mamas, Inc.) is still in business and, if so, whether their standards are as high as they once were? We found a wonderful long-term nanny through the agency about 8 years ago, and are embarking on another search, and looking for a great agency. Thanks very much for your help.

V.D. – Rowayton, CT

I am so happy we decided to work with Hometown Nannies to meet our childcare needs. The nanny you found for us is so much more than we had ever expected or hoped for. Your service is wonderful.

Y.T. – Wilson, CT – 7/2008

Thank you. Your services are invaluable.

M.Z. – Wilton, CT

For me, it was not easy to find help that would support the needs of my daughter. When I explained my circumstances to Jayne it was a no brainer! Jayne figures it out and makes it happen. She is a dynamo and a total powerhouse! Hometown Nannies is truly in a class by themselves.

C.M. – 9/2007

Liz,
I just wanted to thank you again for all of your hard work trying to find us a nanny. Ultimately, my husband and I decided that having a nanny in our home was not the childcare experience we were looking for. However, it is no reflection on you or the candidates you were sending over to us. We loved working with you, and I will continue to refer Hometown Nannies to other moms who are looking for childcare.

C.S. – Stamford, CT

The staff at Hometown Nannies+ is nice and professional.

J.M. – Katonah, NY – 6/2010

Working with L. was wonderful. I'd been trying to find a nanny on my own, but with juggling a toddler and a newborn on sleepless nights, it felt so much better to hand the job over to her. She was incredibly personable, warm and efficient. Most importantly, she really listened to my needs AND then kept them in mind when finding candidates. I quickly said, If you've met her, L., and you think she's a good match, then I'll meet her, too. Using an agency is a financial investment in your family, and with L. in my court, I didn't hesitate to make that investment.

D.C. – Weston, CT – 4/2010

Jayne you are awesome!! By the way, do you work for anyone else? J. I feel like we have you full time (probably because we do!) Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Y.T. – 4/2010

Thank you - your services are invaluable. It has been a while since we were in the market for a nanny ... it is all coming back to me.

Y. – 3/2010

I am going to take the liberty of saying this to you because I know how important it is for all MOMS to find great caregiving in any form, be that a baby nurse, a nanny, a babysitter, a housekeeper, whatever! They trust that these agencies are people who are legitimate and follow through in all they say they do especially when it comes to people they are sending in to a client's home to care for their precious babies.

D.W. – Weston, CT – 2/2010

K. is awesome!!! I'm so happy she is here! Thank you for sending her as quickly as you did.

S.B. – Greenwich, CT – 2/2010

Thank you Jayne…well it's only the second day, but so far she has been wonderful and we couldn't be happier with our choice.

V.G. – Westport, CT

It's going amazingly well! The kids love J. On Saturday they were asking me if J was coming. They play rock-paper-scissors to decide who goes first with her A. smashing 10 out of 10. She keeps them extremely engaged and happy. Her works ethic is impressive. She is very flexible and open minded. She has a fantastic can-do attitude, and she is willing to jump with no notice into any new activity or software that the school sends our way. She is highly creative; her science experiments are such a hit that the kids keep talking about them for days.
If she is looking for additional tutoring, I would recommend her wholeheartedly and would be happy to be a reference. While my husband was apprehensive about the cost of tutoring + agency, it is now clear -even to him- that you guys found an incredible talented candidate and her impact in our kids' education in such a challenging year is worth every penny.
Thank you again!

T.L. – Trumbull, CT

I am so grateful for finding Hometown Nannies. The whole process of finding a family for my first day on the job went extremely smoothly. I would recommend Hometown Nannies to families looking to find their perfect fit and to Nannies looking for an agency that cares about you and that will help you find your perfect job. Thank you so much, Lisa and Jayne!
Thank you!

S.K. – Darien, CT

Jayne and her company, Hometown Nannies based in Westport, has been wonderful in helping me to find a new nanny-- she very much understood what we were looking for and has been proactive, professional and supportive.
Jayne, D. is my very best friend and is considering a move to the area.

J.S. – Fairfield, CT

Thank you for setting up the interviews yesterday. Both candidates were incredibly warm and kind. You certainly know to pick the right people to watch our precious children!
I will be working with you again.
Thank you again for your help and for taking the time. I can see why you have such amazing reviews.
Good luck with your other placements and writing.

A.L. – Westport, CT

We had our first week with I. this week and we are absolutely thrilled so far! She is kind, confident, a great cleaner- I am so happy. Thank you.