Witch Fingers

Cooking for Kids In preparation for Halloween treat your little tricksters to some really good finger food. Kids love chicken fingers and making them into witch fingers will get in the holiday mood. Dipping the witch fingers in ketchup or barbecue sauce will make every bite bloody as well as delicious. You Will Need: 1 […]

13 of Our Favorite Halloween Projects and Treats

Creative Wednesdays There is nothing more fun than making spooky Halloween projects and treats with the nanny kids to build their anticipation for the holiday. Store bought desserts, games, and decorations just don’t cut it like the homemade versions. Allow even the youngest nanny kids help make these simple projects by having them mix, bake, and […]

Blowout Blocker and Soaker Stopper Diaper Extensions

Products Nannies Love It is terribly frustrating when babies soak through their diapers while sleeping at night and there is nothing worse then a sick baby who has a blowout diaper up their back or down their legs. Nightly diaper leaks require a change of clothes and new bedding, a bath, and then trying to […]

Don’t Allow Gas Mileage to Be Added to Your Paycheck

Our Favorite Mileage Tracking Diaries and Apps In the United States nannies should be reimbursed IRS gas mileage when they use their own cars for work purposes. The 2018 gas mileage rate is 54.5 cents per mile. Some parents prefer to add the gas mileage to their nanny’s weekly paycheck but don’t allow your employers […]

10 Favorite Laundry Detergents for Babies

Products Nannies Love Our skin is the largest organ on our bodies. The easiest way to protect babies from chemicals and fragrances that synthetic laundry detergents contain is to use natural products to wash their clothing and bedding. All that is need to clean clothes are Baking Soda and White Vinegar.  Just 3/4 cup of […]

Rethinking Columbus: The Next 500 Years

New Way to Learn About Columbus Rethinking Columbus: The Next 500 Years There is a lot of controversy about Columbus Day. Columbus Day is observed on the second Monday in October every year to honor the anniversary of the “discovery” of America on October 12, 1492. From the viewpoint of the Europeans, Columbus discovered North […]

Columbus Day Ship

Creative Wednesdays Columbus Day is celebrated on the second Monday of October in America. Although there is controversy whether Columbus should actually be celebrated (we will discuss this with a great children’s book on Saturday) Columbus Day is a federal holiday. In preparation for the holiday here is a simple craft to do with young […]