Skillet Chicken, Green Beans and Lemon Butter

I found this easy dinner recipe on the aimeeathome web site. The chicken breast is tender and flavorful. The adults in my Nanny Family love shallots so I added the small onions to the recipe and kept them to one side of the skillet. Just double or triple the recipe if making it for the […]

Life-Size Self-Portraits

This project is from Collage Workshop For Kids by Shannin Merenstein Rip. Snip, Cut, and Create with Inspiration From The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. I borrowed Collage Workshop For Kids by Shannin Merenstein Rip. Snip, Cut, and Create with Inspiration From The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art from the library […]

The Original Teething Egg

The Original Teething Egg’s unique shape provides the perfect amount of counterpressure a teething baby needs on both their top and bottom gums. Unlike traditional teethers, the curved shape of the egg provides full coverage of both the top and bottom gums. The smooth egg-shaped design is patented, and made from a unique TPE material […]

Parmesan Zucchini Fries

A father I worked for said when children won’t eat vegetables just add cheese or bread crumbs to the vegetables and the kids will eat them. I did both with these baked Parmesan zucchini fries. They are yummy and simple to make. To make them extra crispy, use the broiler at the end of baking […]

Our Weather Touch and Feel Board Book and Craft

We have all heard, “April showers bring May flowers,” and it has been rainy this April in my neck of the woods. So, I have been reading about the rain and weather with my Nanny Kids. I love touch and feel books because engage young readers with in the books. After reading this fun book […]

Honey Brown Sugar Chicken Tenders by Betty Crocker

If you care for a finicky eater this may be one of the best recipes to try to serve the child because it tastes great. This is my Nanny Kid’s new favorite chicken dinner and lunch. It’s so easy and quick to make. The child asked me to share with my readers that the reason […]

Bunny Ears Hat

What kid doesn’t like bunnies — especially when Easter is right around the corner? I found this project at beafunmum.com and the 7-year-old child I care for made these bunny ears hat out of a paper plate all by herself. If you want the hat to be a snug fit for a particular child’s head, […]

Peeps Chicken Coop

I always dye eggs for Easter with the children in my care but this year we made the Peep Chicken Coop as well. The children loved using the sugar cookie panels, Peeps chicks, premade icing, and assorted candies to make this holiday chicken coop. You don’t see all the sugar cookies in our coop because […]

Fettuccine with Steak and Mushroom Sauce

My Nanny Kids went bonkers over this delicious creamy, steak and mushroom pasta dish I found on Best Creamy delish.com. My photo doesn’t do it justice. You will have to try it yourself to believe me. If you work for pasta loving carnivores like me, they will gobble it down and ask for seconds. You […]

Paper Bunny Purse

Children don’t have to celebrate Easter to love bunnies. This is a simple crafts to make with little ones they can wear as a purse or hang in their bedroom or playroom as a decoration. I found this idea at http://mermagblog.com/diy-bunny-paper-plate-purse/ You Will Need: Two Paper PlatesSafety ScissorsMarkers and CrayonsStaplerHot Glue GunRibbon or YarnHole Punch […]