“Asian-Americans Who Inspire Us” by Analiza Quiroz Wolf

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month –- a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. “Asian-Americans Who Inspire Us” by Analiza Quiroz Wolf is a great book to read with children for Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. “Asian-Americans Who Inspire Us” spotlights engaging stories of 16 trailblazing Asian-Americans for children of all ages. […]

Broccoli, Carrot, Cabbage and Apple Salad

It’s a challenge getting many children to eat vegetables. But I only added fruits and vegetables that the children in my care like to this salad and the children gobbled it up. The key is to offer small amounts of new vegetable dishes with other foods the children like without forcing them to eat new […]

Paper Plate Llama and Llama Books

Children love making arts and crafts. I love reading corresponding children’s books to the children with the projects they make. You can purchase the supplies and books by clicking the links below or by visiting my stereo t by clicking here. You Will Need: White Paper PlatesScissorsPencilMarkers and CrayonsWhite Glue What to Do: 1. Fold […]

FANSIDI Electric Baby Nail File

I finally found a nail trimmer I was able to use on an infant while they slept and didn’t wake the infant up! I used the FANSIDI Electric Nail File which is safe for babies and adults because it is quiet and has a light that made it easy to trim the sleeping baby’s nails. […]

Using Positive Opposites to Encourage Good Behavior in Children

As a nanny I cannot, and should not, ever tell parents how to raise their children. But while working as a nanny I do like trying to use parenting concepts that encourage good behavior in children, while making kids feel good about themselves. Dr. Alan Kazdin is the author of “The KAZDIN Method for Parenting […]

Cheesy Pesto Breadsticks

One of the children I care for loves the magic of making yeast dough and breads! The child also loves pesto — especially if it is homemade. So I searched the Internet and I found this cheesy pesto breadstick recipe on the redstaryeast.com web site. The breadsticks turned out soft, filled with delicious sweet basil […]

“Dragons Love Tacos” by Adam Rubin and Paper Plate Taco Craft

After reading the beloved book “Dragons Love Tacos” by Adam Rubin make tacos out of paper plates with children. A 7-year-old child in my care also made a dragon out of a toilet paper cardboard tube. Don’t forget to serve your Nanny Kids tacos for lunch or dinner after reading this book! While reading “Dragons […]

Fresh Strawberry Cake for Mother’s Day

This fresh strawberry cake is the perfect gift to make for Mother’s Day. I found this cake that is moist and tender with a beautiful pink color on the Sugar Gang Show web site. This recipe makes three 8″x2″ cake rounds with strawberry buttercream and strawberry filling. It really is a great cake for summer […]

“Moms are Like Buttons, They Hold Everything Together” Mother’s Day Card

I love that my 7-year-old nanny kid found this phrase to use her craft buttons with to make her mother this cute Mother’s Day card. Allow your Nanny Kids to make any design they want with buttons while using this phrase. This is how my little one I care for made flowers out of buttons […]

My Travel Tray: Products Nannies Love

I like a tidy car and stroller. I also don’t like when kids watch screens in cars. That’s why I love the My Travel Tray. It keeps the children’s snacks, crayons, and toys neatly in the car or stroller without relying on a screen to occupy them. Strollers, booster seats, and car seats have cup […]