Covid-19 2020 Time Capsules

Creative Wednesdays Natalie Long, a mother of two from Alberta, Canada, created a free, downloadable time capsule workbook to help her 8-year-old Olivia and 3-year-old John sort through their feelings during the coronavirus pandemic. The workbooks for both children and adults have gone viral. Although the mother has an Etsy site Long Creations in which […]

Stores are Empty: Delivery of Fresh Foods During Pandemic with shop.pepper.com

Small Restaurant Supply Distributers Delivering Directly to Homes and Apartments If you are living in a populated area where finding fresh foods and delivery of foods are an issue, I highly recommend trying use shop.pepper.com. I live in a populated area near Manhattan where there are long lines to get into grocery stores and noticeable […]

Bacon Ranch Garlic Parmesan Pasta

Cooking for Kids One Pan Bacon Ranch Garlic Parmesan Pasta is an easy and satisfying one pot pasta meal that your whole Nanny Family will love. Creamy garlic parmesan pasta is loaded up with even more mouthwatering flavor with the addition of crisp bacon and savory ranch. I found this recipe on The Salty Marshmallow. […]

Inspiring Painted Rocks

Creative Wednesdays Painted rocks are all the rage. Inspired by the kindness rock project my nanny kids and I painted rocks and left inspiring messages at their curbside for neighbors to see as they walk by their house while getting fresh air and exercise during social distancing. You don’t need to buy the kits sold […]

Calzones

Cooking with Kids My Nanny Kids really enjoy making yeast doughs. They particular like punching down the dough after it rises and kneading it. They also love putting pizza sauce and cheese on their own calzones and helping fold the dough over and making a decorative edge. Here’s how we made the calzones pictured above. […]

Sidewalk Chalk Obstacle Courses

My Nanny Family has been staying at their home during the pandemic but I still try to get the children outside to get fresh air and exercise daily. This week I made a sidewalk chalk obstacle course for one of my Nanny Kids in her driveway and she said it was tons of fun. We […]

How Nannies Going to Work Can Stay Healthy During the Pandemic

I had a virtual doctor’s appointment this weekend to discuss my staying healthy during the coronavirus pandemic. Since everyone has a different medical history be sure to consult with your own doctor for their advice on the best ways you can stay healthy. Here is my doctor’s advice given to me to boost my immunity, […]

Bunny Rolls

Cooking for Easter These are a perfect little roll to make with your nanny kids for Easter. I found this fun Easter roll on the tasteofhome web site. The best tip I have is to roll all the ropes of dough the same width and thickness. Then trim the ropes to the size needed for […]

Tin Foil Easter Eggs

Creative Wednesday I am trying new ways to get my Nanny Kids in an Easter mindframe. This is a super easy way to make some shiny Easter eggs for the kids to hang on a bulletin board. You Will Need: Aluminum Foil Safety Scissors Sharpie Markers (many colors) What to Do: 1. Protect the work […]

Many Nannies Show Up for Work, Even When Scared of Being Infected During the Coronavirus Pandemic

I need an income. What are people not understanding about that? In late March into early April, 2020, How to Be the Best Nanny Blog asked 256 nannies about their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. We learned there is a lot of fear and confusion for many nannies experiencing shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders during the […]