Raising an Organized Child by Damon Korb, MD, FAAP

Weekly Trip to the Library The philosophy of Raising an Organized Child: 5 Steps to Boost Independence, Ease Frustration, and Promote Confidence by Damon Korb is that organized children are raised, not born. I know in my own adult, personal life when I feel good my home tends to be tidy. When things are chaotic […]

Lemon Pound Cake

Cooking for Families I love lemon desserts and will try any lemon recipe at least once. This is a good no-fuss recipe, perfect for making ahead for parties or any occasion. This lemon pound cake I found on the foodnetwork is so delicious I will be making it over and over again. You Will Need: […]

“Memoirs of a Goldfish” by Devin Scillian with Fishbowl and Puppet Craft

Creative Wednesdays One of my favorite projects to with children is creating projects that correspond to their favorite books. The little girl I am currently caring for loves the adorable book, Memoirs of a Goldfish by Devin Scillian. So I helped her make a paper plate fishbowl and puppets of the characters in the book. […]

Croissant a L’orange

Cooking for Families This is a very fancy breakfast for the kids to make for a very special lady for Mother’s Day this weekend. It’s really not hard to make but is a wonderful presentation. I had the kids help me make this recipe during the work week to practice to make it for their […]

Mother’s Day Flower Craft

Creative Wednesdays I like assisting my Nanny Kids in making Mother’s Day cards or gifts for their Mothers each year. This year one of my Nanny Kids wanted to use her pretty craft paper scraps to make pretty flowers for her mother. Here’s how we made this paper Mother’s Day Flower Craft. Please click here […]

Nannies’ 8 Favorite Diaper Brands

Products Nannies Love There’s no getting around it — babies are in the constant need of diaper changes. Studies show a baby will use 2,500 diapers in their first year. That’s why Nannies, Newborn Care Specialists, and Baby Nurses have a lot of experience, and some strong opinions, about diaper brands. But just as each […]

“Siblings Without Rivalry” by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Weekly Trip to the Library I have been fortunate. With just one brief exception, all the children I have cared for got along well with their siblings. This is clearly not the norm. Sibling rivalry is common and that is why Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live […]