Air Fried Parmesan Zucchini

Cooking for Families Air Fryer zucchini chips are a crunchy low carb snacks that are much healthier than deep fried but have the same great texture and taste. I personally don’t bother using bread crumbs at all like most people do. When using the air fryer the Parmesan cheese becomes golden and crispy on the […]

Scissor Skills and Practicing Cutting

Creative Wednesdays It’s easy to make cutting worksheets on your own for your nanny kids. The photo shows some cutting strips I made myself. I simply drew lines, dashes, and dots on colorful paper with a permanent marker to draw lines where the kids should cut the paper. But if you prefer to print out […]

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“When the World Feels Like a Scary Place” by Abigail Gewitz

Weekly Trip to the Library Who hasn’t felt anxiety over the past year? Amid the pandemic, racial injustice, capitol riot, gun violence, and unemployment this year has been really hard. University of Minnesota researcher Abigail Gewirtz’s book When the World Feels Like a Scary Place: Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents and Worried Kids centers on […]

Easy Korean Ground Beef

Cooking for Kids I found this super easy, quick, and delicious Korean Ground Beef recipe on therecipecritic.com. I don’t use crushed red pepper or black pepper when making this dish for my Nanny Kids. But if your Nanny Family likes a little spice be sure to include the crushed red pepper to their liking. Serve […]

“Tree: A Peek-Through Picture Book” and Puppet Project

Creative Wednesdays Through a hole in the book’s cover of Tree: A Peek-Through Picture Book, by Britta Teckentrup, an owl invites us inside to meet a majestic tree and all its forest inhabitants during the changing seasons. With clever peekaboo holes throughout, each page reveals a new set of animals playing and living in the […]

Decoding Boys by Cara Natterson

Weekly Trip to the Library Not all nannies care just for infants and toddlers. For most of my nanny jobs I helped care for older boys until they went to junior high school, high school, and then I worked as a family assistant as the eldest son went off to college. In my past nanny […]

Banana Pancakes

Cooking for Kids Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside and delicately flavored with bananas, these are phenomenal banana pancakes. My Mom Boss found this great recipe in The Kid’s Cookbook: A Great Book for Kids Who Love to Cook! by Abigail Johnson Dodge. If you have extra ripe bananas laying around be seen […]

Hanging Seasonal Trees

Creative Wednesdays It is spring here in the NorthEast and the trees are changing. Discuss how the trees look different in the changing seasons with the children in your care. The bare trees of winter are currently changing to have buds in the spring, which will grow leaves and fruit in the summer. As the […]

Nannies 10 Favorite Baby Bottles

Products Nannies Love Every baby is an individual and has different likes and dislikes. This includes baby bottles. When we asked 110 nannies what their favorite baby bottle is in 2021, almost all answered that their favorite baby bottle is the bottle the baby likes. If the baby is having trouble with a bottle, try […]