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Akron 330-650-0221



Personal message from Melissa:

Our family has moved twice to new cities where we knew few people and had few child care resources.  We understand how nervous you may be to trust a stranger in your home with your children.  

New families are pleasantly surprised at how easy our team is to work with, and how professional our nannies and sitters are.  

We constantly strive to improve your experience with your feedback.  Please share your experiences with us,

so that we can take  better care of you.  Thank you!


The agency owner and Placement Coordinator is Melissa Ridler. She has a bachelors degree from Kent State University in Family Studies with an emphasis in Child Care and is a devout mother of two young children.  Throughout her career, Melissa has worked with children and families in a variety of child care and social service environments.  Her experience includes teaching children in an accredited day care center, caring for pregnant and parenting teens (along with their young children) in a residential treatment facility, and working with families participating in a Head Start program find parenting, medical and employment resources in their communities.  She is specially trained, and understands that, when you cannot be with them yourself, finding the perfect care for your children is essential.


Bill Ridler is the Director of Sales & Marketing.  He recently left the comfort of a Fortune 500 Company to help facilitate the tremendous growth we've experienced at the Nanny Connection.  You may speak with him regarding any number of topics, such as business development, event planning and Corporate Back-up care arrangements.


Bridget Daley is the agency’s Recruitment and Screening Coordinator.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from John Carroll University.  Bridget has many years of experience in the childcare industry including positions as a private nanny, on call sitter, summer camp director and special needs classroom aide.  Additionally, she spent several years teaching sign language to babies, toddlers and caregivers to help children communicate before they could talk.  As a mother, she knows what a challenge it is to find trustworthy and reliable childcare and is excited to help other families meet this very important need.


Stacey Young is an agency Screening Coordinator that assists new and current nannies in completing and maintaining their screening requirements. She started with the agency as a nanny in 2005, and has since taken recruitment and administrative responsibilities.   Stacey also has experience working as a parent coach and substitute teacher.  She has a Bachelor's degree in Organizational communications and a masters degree in Early Childhood education.  She lives in New Franklin with her husband, 2 children and some 4-legged family members! 


Our team also includes a number of individuals and suppliers in various arenas dedicated to providing you the most professional experience in your childcare search.

About The Nanny Connection


The Nanny Connectionopened its doors in Hudson,Ohio in 2004 with the goal of finding

qualified local nannies for local families needing full or part time child care.  Since then, our 

services have expanded to include an on call babysitting service and summer nanny placements, as well as a la carte background screening, Events, Back-up Care, and unique school fundraising.

We are passionate to provide a superior service for all your childcare needs.  

The Nanny Connection is one of thelargest nanny placementagencies inNortheast Ohio

and is a proud member of the International Nanny Association.  


Better Business Bureau

  "We love The Nanny Connection!  We moved from Toledo and had no friends or support system to help us when we needed a sitter. It was such a relief knowing that we had quality, background checked, trained sitters to babysit our kids. Thanks!"

- Tori from Akron


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