Caring for a child is a big responsibility. From the moment a caregiver takes charge, the responsibility of the child’s safety, health and general wellbeing, rests with the child care provider. Beyond Parenting Basics: The International Nanny Association’s Official Guide to In-Home Child Care was developed and authored to help prepare caregivers and parents for the responsibility that comes with being a primary caregiver. Beyond Parenting Basics covers these important child care topics: Health and Safety Language and Literacy Physical Development Social Development Emergency Preparedness Emotional Development Professionalism Nutrition And More! International Nanny Association (INA) is America’s oldest and largest non-profit organization dedicated to in-home child care. INA serves as the umbrella association for the in-home child care industry and provides information, education and guidance to the public and industry professionals.