Worry Eaters Dolls

Products Nannies Love Caring for a child with anxiety is difficult. All kids are different and what works well for one child with anxiety might not work for another. Learning to manage symptoms of anxiety and cope with triggers takes time and practice. Talking about what scares a chid, journaling their feelings, and using relaxation […]

Bread Pudding

Cooking for Kids Bread pudding makes a wonderful breakfast or dessert on a cold winter’s day. My Nanny Family always has some unused bread to use to make this delicious treat. I like serving warm bread pudding with some home made whipped cream. You can sprinkle some powdered sugar on top or serve with no […]

One Kid Safety ROAD COAT®

Products Nannies Love Wearing a puffy coat in a car seat can be dangerous. Puffy coats make seat belts ineffective. To fit a child in the seat with a puffy coat the straps become too loose to be effective during a car crash. Click here to see Consumers Reports advice on how to check if […]

No Bad Kids by Janet Lansbury

Toddler Discipline Without Shame No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame by Janet Lansbury is a quick and easy read with some good advice about raising toddlers. The book isn’t a textbook and doesn’t share scientifically proven principles by any means. Instead, the author bases her discipline principles on RIE by Magda Gerber. The concepts […]

5 Reasons to Ditch Distraction

No Bad Kids by Janet Lansbury I am reading No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame by Janet Lansbury who teaches the importance of toddler discipline based on the RIE principles of Magda Gerber. Ms. Lansbury explains why using redirection or distraction is not a good way to handle misbehavior in children for the long-term. […]

Doodle & Co Pop Hygienic Pacifier

Products Nannies Love You may have seen this ingenious Pop Pacifier on the television show Shark Tank. It’s a pacifier with a Pop that closes to keep it clean when it falls to the floor. This is the easiest pacifier to clean. Made from 100% medical grade silicone, the naturally shaped nipple pops back into […]

Nannies Should Clean Up Their Social Media Presence

Keep a Professional Image On Social Media Used improperly, social media can lead to losing friends, keep you from landing nanny jobs, to being terminated from a nanny position, and even identity theft. I have had dozens of friends act dumbfounded when something nasty or inappropriate they wrote or posted on Facebook comes back to […]

Cinnamon Rolls

Cooking for Kids Cinnamon rolls are the quintessential comfort food. The perfect cinnamon roll is super soft and fluffy, perfectly chewy, packed with cinnamon flavor, and covered in a luscious cream cheese cinnamon roll icing. I found this recipe in Real Simple Magazine. You Will Need: DOUGH: 3 ¾ cups plus 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour, […]