A Bad Nanny Caught on TV Show Ghost Whisperer Tonight

When a ghost tells Melinda a neighbor’s nanny is a threat to children, Melinda unravels a twisted relationship between the two women, revealing a haunting secret history. Meanwhile Melinda and Jim’s romance kicks into high gear with ‘date night’. LETHAL COMBINATION was written by Consulting Producer Stephanie SenGupta; it was directed by Executive Producer Kim […]

A Celebrity that Loves Her Nanny

We love when celebrities compliment a nanny, (rather than gossip about them sleeping with their husbands, about the nanny spreading a smear campaign, or a nanny cam abuse story). One such celebrity is Gwyneth Paltrow. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow admits hiring a nanny to help raise her kids was one of the best decisions of her […]

Sleep Lady Answers Does It Matter Where the Baby Sleeps?

Sleep Myth Buster Kim West is the author of The Sleep Lady’s Good Night, Sleep Tight with Joanne Kenen. On Saturday we will review the book that offers a practical, easy-to -follow, gentle, and effective approach to getting children to sleep and sleep through the night. The author explains that many caregivers believe it doesn’t […]

Sleep Myth Busters

The Sleep Lady Sets the Record Straight In the April 2010 issue of Be the Best Nanny Newsletter we discussed infant sleep. On Saturday we will review The Sleep Lady’s Good Night, Sleep Tight by Kim West. The author, (also known as The Sleep Lady), shares common sleep myth busters with nannies and au pairs.If […]

Six-Part Video Series on Hiring Nannies Online Featuring The Nanny Doctor

eNannysource.com has created a series of six educational videos on how to find and hire the right nanny or nanny babysitter for your family online. The videos are hosted by “The Nanny Doctor,” Dr. Lindsay Heller, a professional nanny consultant. eNannySource.com has developed a series of videos to help parents through the nanny search and […]

Review of The Babywise Method

Weekly Trip to the Library The Babywise Method On Becoming Baby Side: The Classic Sleep Reference By Gary Ezzo This book has become very controversial with a concern among pediatricians that this method outlines an infant feeding program that has been associated with failure to thrive (FTT), poor weight gain, dehydration, breast milk supply failure, […]

Rain or Shine Get Outside

Nannies and Au Pairs Can Head Outside in the Rain with Children By Raechelle Masuda Rain or shine, getting outside with children provides endless possibilities. Walk around your neighborhood with a garbage bag and some gloves, pick up as you go. Take a field guide book with you on a hike and look for birds, […]

Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides

Earth Day is this week so today we encourage you to purchase some organic fruits and vegetables. Download this Environmental Working Group Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides to remember which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticides. The fruits and vegetables with the highest pesticide load should be bought organically. For example, you definitely should consider […]

Behind Closed Doors

Protect domestic workers, the people who raise your children and clean your houseThis is an excellent article posted on the BLOGGING MOLLY blog by Molly Knefel. If you live in New York City and have ever walked past a playground, you may have noticed the park benches are lined with women of color watching, feeding, […]

Children’s Books for Earth Day

For Earth Day Read a Book To start celebrating Earth Day go to the library and borrow some books on the topic to read with children. Here are some great suggestions. Click here for a list of Earth Day movies for kids. Click here for more Earth Day children’s books. Let’s Celebrate Earth Day by […]