Our 6 Favorite Children’s Books About MLK

Weekly Trip to the Library On Monday Americans honor the great civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a United States holiday marking the birth date of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., observed on the third Monday of January each year, around […]

Books for Kids and Nannies About New Year’s Resolutions

How to Keep New Year’s Resolutions At some time in your life, you’ve undoubtedly made a New Year’s Resolution and broken it. This year, stop the cycle of resolving to make a change, but not following through. You can also teach the kids about New Year’s Resolutions by reading the following children’s books about the topic. Squirrel’s New Year’s […]

10 Best Hanukkah Children’s Books

Books Make the Best Holiday Gifts I think books are the best holiday gifts nannies can give to the children that are left in their care. Not only will the children and their parents enjoy the books, they are affordable for nannies or au pairs on a budget. Books are quality gifts because a love […]

SnoofyBee Changing Pad

Products Nannies Love I can’t tell you how many friends I have that complain about having trouble changing the diapers of the infants and toddlers in their care. Some little ones just hate being changed and can’t be distracted from keeping their hands in the diaper changing area. The SnoofyBee Changing Pad provides all the […]

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Cooking for Kids When the weather turns cold no dinner makes the kids feel warmer than a good old fashioned pot roast like my grandmother used to make. I love using the slow cooker so the house smells of the delicious dinner as it cooks. Here’s my easy recipe: You Will Need: • 5 Potatoes […]

Fingerprint Christmas Lights

Creative Wednesday This is an easy project to do with your nanny kids of any age this holiday season. Allow the children to decide if they want place the Christmas lights in random order or in a pattern. Older kids can write a holiday greeting and sign the cards themselves. I found this project on […]

What Nannies Should Not Lie About

Being Open and Honest is Essential to Being Hired and Maintaining Nanny Jobs Of course everyone tells white lies and withholds information at times. There is no point in being brutally honest with people if it will ruin relationships or hurt their feelings. But, being open and honest is essential when job searching and to […]

Blue Light Protection for Kids

Keep Devices from Ruining Kid’s Eyes, Mood and Sleep We know how important it is to protect children’s eyes from the sun, but seldom realize we need to safeguard their eyes from technology screens. The American Academy of Pediatrics advises limiting children older than 2 to a maximum of two hours a day on media […]

Baked Apple Cider Donuts

Cooking With Kids I was looking for new recipes to use that reminded be of the fall harvest and found this easy baked apple cider donut recipe on thekitchn blog. Making them made the house smell like Autumn. I doubled the recipe and served them to my nanny kids and their friends with some hot apple […]

11 Best Halloween Children’s Books

Weekly Trip to the Library Most of our nanny kids with be dressing up in costumes, walking in school parades, and trick-or-treating next week for Halloween. It’s always fun to help build anticipation for any holiday by reading books with children. Here are some of my nanny kids’ favorite Halloween books. You can purchase any […]