May Day, Immigrants and Multiculturalism

The Rainbow Tulip by Pat Mora May 1st, often called May Day. It’s a celebration of Spring. It’s also a day of political protests. In many countries, it is a national holiday. In 2006, the United States saw widespread political action on May Day, centering on the subject of immigration reform. Various groups and communities, […]

How Often Does Your Employer Ask You to Do Non-Nanny Related Duties?

Park Slope princesses who send nannies to fulfill volunteer hours at food co-op need to get a gripJoanna Molloy When nannies complain about being expected to do non-nanny job related tasks from their employers, long-time nannies often blame the nanny for not saying, “No.” Parents often may ask their nanny to do a housekeeping chore […]

Have Your Charges Ever Been Hurt at a Playground?

National Playground Safety Week 2011 is April 25-29, 2011 National Playground Safety Week is a time to focus on children’s outdoor play environments. A time to pledge to use good judgment when playing. A time for gratitude for all the adults who work tirelessly on maintaining our playgrounds. KEEP CHILDREN S.A.F.E. Place this list in […]

Would You Work for Six Kids for $150K?

Sun Online Reports Brad and Angie Looking for Highly Qualified Nanny Would you accept a nanny position caring for six children which requires you to speak at least two languages, have a college degree, to travel between California, New Orleans, and France, as well as other film locations around the world for a hefty paycheck? […]

Rumors of Cell Phone Numbers Going Public are a Hoax

National Do Not Call Registry The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home or on your cell phone. Telemarketers should not call your number once it has been on the registry for 31 days. If they do, you can file a complaint at the web […]

Did You Give Your Charges Gifts for Easter?

Nannies Favorite Easter Presents Stop by next week for another Product Review Sunday.

Children’s Books for Easter

What Are Your Favorite Easter Books for Children?Click here to see what the basic symbols of Easter mean and our children’s books about Easterlast year.

Best Green Products for Earth Day

Good Guide’s Best Diaper Rash Creams Today is Earth Day. In honor of Earth Day this week we have been posting the best green products according to the the GoodGuide web site. GoodGuide, is a Web-based system that rates consumer products. Below is their list of best and worst diaper creams. Best Diaper Cream 1. […]

Good Guide’s Best Baby Sunscreen

Yesterday we listed Good Guide’s best and worst baby foods. Today we list their best and worst sunscreens. Click here to see the entire guide.   Best Baby Sunscreen   1. Coppertone Dry Oil   2. Eraviva Chidren’s Sunscreen SPF 15   3. California Baby SPF 30+ Citronella   4. Sunscreen Sweetsation Therapy Sun’n’berry Fun […]

Good Guide’s Best Baby Foods

Greener Living in Honor of Earth Day In honor of Earth Day, April 22nd, this week we will post the best green products. Identifying safe baby products can be a challenge, especially when there are so many products out there to choose from: clothing, diapers, bottles, shampoo, soap, baby wipes, toys. GoodGuide, is a Web-based […]