Senior individuals need assistance to go through daily activities such as preparing and eating meals, bathing, laundry, shopping, and more. However, they also need companionship, support, and special care depending on their health condition. What......

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Michael Tumminia, who is a CPA with Karen Rand Associates (KRA) in New York. His company, which he purchased 12 years ago, processes a lot of household......

This picture signifies why I do what I do. When I started Belle Maison Agency in 2012, I really had no idea it would morph into what it is today, a lifestyle management company which......

A closet isn’t always the first space that comes to mind when decorating, but it’s an important space that shouldn’t be overlooked. We share our top pointers for crafting an organized—and stylish—closet. Go Custom No......

Three Ways to Foster Good Behavior in Children Ali Koplan, Social Media Marketing Intern   Be Clear About the Rules: Make sure that your kids are aware of the rules and remind them of the......

We’re expanding! Belle Maison Agency Staffing, the bespoke staffing agency founded by the charismatic entrepreneur Gold Mac Ivor, is being absorbed by Riveter Consulting Group. In addition to elite domestic staffing services, we will now......

When it comes to childcare, the household employer tax may seem too expensive for many families. Since the IRS considers nannies as “household employees”, hiring a nanny does bring on significant tax liability. However, before......

Determining and implementing a well thought out schedule can be tedious and immensely time-consuming, no matter if you’re the Family Assistant or Nanny. Over the years we’ve seen it all, the activities families favor to the......

  Whether you’re starting up a business or simply have more work than hours in a day, here at Belle Maison Agency we understand it can get overwhelming at times. Too much work with too......

  It’s hard to believe the 2017 tax season deadline is almost upon us! Here at Belle Maison Agency, we love saving as much as the next, so we’ve compiled 5 CRITICAL TAX TIPS to make sure......

A live-in role opening can be a fantastic opportunity whether you’re a Nanny, Housekeeper, Caregiver, Houseman, Doula etc. Knowing if a live-in role is a fit for you is imperative for your success. So what’s......

Over the years studies have shown that having a doula part of a family’s birth team may decrease the overall cesarean rate, the length of labor, and the use of Oxycontin. A doula is a professional......

 We all know a workplace environment with open communication and trust breeds employee success and the domestic industry is no exception.  Open communication allows staff to be more engaged and understand that what they do......

 Whether you’re preparing presentation materials for your principal’s quarterly meeting or simply helping make your superior’s day easier by helping to maintain a timely schedule, assistants undoubtedly help create a stress-free and productive workplace. Personal......

Do you know the difference? TIP ALERT: Make sure if you’re putting these terms on your resume you have an understanding of the definitions Light Housekeeping in terms of tasks, should be thought of as......

The summer has finally arrived and that means; Vacation Season! This means that you might need to act as a traveling nanny for your family. Being a traveling Nanny can be an immensely rewarding and......

Being a star Nanny can be a funny and stressful thing. Unfortunately, the journey onto becoming the best Nanny possible doesn’t always include guidelines or a manual on how to do it right way. Even......

In the domestic professional industry, more and more employers are looking to recommendations letter to decide whether a candidate is suitable for the position. Imagine ordering a dish a restaurant and once the dish gets......

Whether you’re a Nanny, Executive Housekeeper, Private Chef, Family or Personal Assistant, submitting a resume that best reflects your professional experience is imperative. Applying for your dream domestic role is an exciting experience and we, here......