Radio Listeners Sound Off On Moms Mistaken As Nannies

Does Radio Interview Show Prejudice Towards Interracial Children and Parents? National Public Radio.LEE HILL: Hey, Michel. Well, I think it’s fair to say this week’s parenting conversation made a lot of jaws drop, and it definitely inspired people to get online and share their feedback. Tuesday, we talked to a group of moms who share […]

Review of Top 100 Baby Purees

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs Last Sunday we recommended the Beaba Babycook Baby Food Maker and tomorrow we will discuss The First Years Babypro All In One Baby Food Maker. A great book to reference when making baby food is, Top 100 Baby Purees: 100 Quick and Easy Meals for […]

What to Never Serve a Baby

Salt or Sugar:There is never a reason to add salt or sweetener or sugars to baby food. Babies’ kidneys are not enough developed to be able to handle too much salt, so the salt can has been linked to diabetes later in life. Honey:Never serve children under two-years-old honey because honey can contain bacterial spores […]

Baby Food in Stages

10 – 12- Months Old Once a baby is 10-months-old they have already chosen favorite tastes. Some babies like feeding themselves and no longer enjoy runny purees. Be patient with the baby. The baby needs to decide what foods he wants to eat since he will be transitioning in the coming months to the world […]

Baby Food In Stages Eight-Months

What Do You Serve Babies at Eight-Months?Now that the baby has tasted fruits, vegetables, and single grain baby cereals you can try to introduce meat and fish, pasta, or noodles. Fruits to try after eight-months include: blueberries, cherries, cranberries, grapes, melons, watermelons, cantaloupes, mango, and papaya. You can introduce some raw fruits now too. Vegetables, […]

Nannypalooza: No Barbies Were Harmed Making this Video

Introducing Food to Babies in Stages

Newborn to Six-MonthsOnce you are ready to introduce fruits and vegetables to a baby’s diet, the easiest way to prepare homemade baby food is using a steamer and a food grinder made for the purpose of making baby food. For example, we recommend the Beaba Babycook Baby Food Maker (we reviewed on Sunday) or the […]

Why Nannies and Au Pairs Should Make Homemade Baby Food

Yesterday we recommended the Beaba Babycook Baby Food Makerto make homemade baby food. This upcoming Sunday we will also review The First Years Babypro All In One Baby Food Maker. There are many advantages to making homemade baby food. You can control the ingredients, such as using only organic produce. You don’t add preservatives or […]

What’s Math Got to Do With It?

Weekly Trip to the LibraryHow to Get Kids to Love Math We already have discussed that the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) shows that the defining factor in having academically successful children of parents that work outside the home is the household help that they hire. Click here to see that discussion. We also discussed […]

Nannies Provide Stability for Children During Divorce

Have You Worked for a Family of Divorced Parents? Wednesday we discussed working for a family that practices a different religion. Yesterday we asked if you could work for a non-traditional family. With half of all marriages ending in divorce many nannies are hired by parents of divorce. Cindy Strasheim, Nebraska Cooperative Extension explains that […]