365 New Orleans: A Charmed Life Child Care

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Here is the story of A Charmed Life Child Care:

Maria had spent many years building a career in the child care industry, running the babysitting service at a gym, working as a nanny and helping new parents as a post partum caregiver, when she ran into an old friend, Denise. Talking about dreams and goals over a birthday dinner, the idea of starting a child care service together was born.

After months of pondering, the name A Charmed Life Child Care and the company itself was created. Denise was instrumental in the starting up of ACLCC and although she has since moved on to other endeavors, she continues to be of moral support and the most wonderful friend anyone could have.

There is a story behind our name, as Maria once said to Denise; “you lead such a charmed life, as if you have a string of stars following you” – but also from a poem Maria wrote years prior about her love for the babies she had cared for “long after they grow up, I keep each and everyone in my heart like a charm”. The poem has since been lost and if anyone out there reads this and still has the poem-please contact us. We would love to hear from you.


1. What products and services do you offer? 

We are a nanny placement agency. We find nannies for families and place them all over the United States. The large majority of our business is in southern California and southern Louisiana.

We also offer corporate care for conventions, conferences, and weddings. there is group childcare and on-call babysitting in your hotel.

Employees are on staff for postpartum newborn care, night support, special needs, multiples, and back-up care.


2. How long have you been in business? 

10 years


3. How do people find you online? 

acharmedlifechildcare.com and Facebook


4. What is lesser known about your business that you wish more people knew? 

Often people ask about the referral or services fee we charge. This fee covers our time and effort sent conducting a nanny search and once a nanny is placed, access to our team for back up care and date nights etc. We also have a replacement guarantee should “life happen”. It also covers the thorough background screening and nanny training and mentoring. Nannies will have had the Tdap and flu shot if working with infants.

We do have our hourly service by our employees as well, this covers IRS taxes and all insurances for the nanny.


5. Lagniappe Info. 

Everyone on staff absolutely loves what they do. We work as a team and support each other.

We develop lifelong relationships with these families.

Our nannies assume, and expect, that cameras will be in the house.

While we can place a full-time any with your family, we also offer part-time services as well. If you need help with sleep training, we are experienced in that. It typically takes about 3 nights for sleep training.

We have postpartum doulas as well.

Nannies agree to confidentiality and will not post images of your children on social media.

Traveling with families is not an uncommon experience either. Most of our nannies are travel ready and have a passport in hand. Anywhere from Idaho to Italy, you can hire a nanny to help you.

Our nannies come from diverse backgrounds. From artists to grandmothers, to musicians and RNs – you will find the right nanny for your family.

Everyone is certified in CPR and has all of their vaccinations. I also screen for a clean driving record. We do a thorough background check that includes fingerprint screenings sot hat you can feel comfortable with the person you letting take care of your most precious cargo.


Contact Maria to hire your nanny by calling 504-529-4617


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