In the ever-evolving caregiving scene, Sarah Carlisle Stewart—known to many as The Modern Nanny—is a pillar of insight and help for nannies tackling the complex aspects of their jobs. As a Nanny Culture & Career Coach, Sarah has cultivated a significant following of 13.8K and counting, establishing herself as a guiding force in the industry.
The Journey to The Modern Nanny
Sarah’s journey into The Modern Nanny began as a response to the burnout she experienced from codependent caregiving. Recognizing the crucial need for boundaries in her nanny career, she founded The Modern Nanny in 2020, just on the brink of the pandemic—a time when the caregiving community would require solidarity and connection the most.
Building a Community
In a career that traditionally lacks coworker interactions, Sarah is passionate about fostering connections among domestic workers. Sarah uses wit and sharp observations to highlight the often invisible, shared experiences of those in caregiving roles. Her online community provides connection and empathy for nannies.
The Biannual Nanny Census Report
Drawing on her background in research prior to her nanny career, Sarah initiated the Biannual Nanny Census Report. Every six months, Sarah rolls out a survey that digs into the nitty-gritty of nanny life—think pay, perks, training, job happiness—and what keeps them sticking around. The study is a goldmine, shedding light on the highs and lows nannies face, enriching our grasp of their professional landscape.
Sarah goes beyond her online presence, actively participating in webinars for esteemed organizations such as the International Nanny Association and the US Nanny Association. Sarah Carlisle Stewart takes her expertise off-screen too, directly coaching other nannies at hands-on gatherings like the International Nanny Training Day in Charlotte.
Dubbed The Modern Nanny, Sarah Carlisle Stewart has emerged as a key influencer among caregivers, providing much more than tips—she’s knitting nannies together into a tight-knit community. Sarah Carlisle Stewart, through The Modern Nanny, has reshaped how we talk about in-home caregiving by spotlighting the collective stories and victories nannies share across the globe. The Modern Nanny revolution goes beyond a single character; it’s about building bonds and sharing wisdom in a career that can often feel lonely. Sarah’s guidance and insights are shaping the nanny world, leaving a lasting legacy that will ripple through time.