If You Are (or Were) a Parent Would You Hire a Manny?

Scott Cartmill of “Beverly Hills Nannies” Do You Personally Know Any Male Au Pairs or Nannies? When I saw the title of this article The First Manny is Admitted to a Top Nanny College in Englandfrom ABC News I thought, “It’s about time.” When I first started working as a nanny in the 1990s I […]

If it Kills Bugs Why Wouldn’t it Hurt Kids?

Pesticides Linked to ADHD in Kids We have been discussing how diet and artificial dyes and chemicals in personal care products can effect hyperactivity in children. This article posted by ABC News on MedPage shows the link between pesticides and ADHD. By Todd Neale, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Published: May 17, 2010 Children with greater […]

Killer Lured Victim With Craigslist Ad by ABC News

Minnesota Man Convicted of Shooting Girl Who Responded to Online Ad for Baby Sitterhttp://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=7227285&page=1 By SCOTT MICHELSApril 1, 2009— A Minnesota man was convicted of murder this week for luring a recent college graduate to her death with a fake ad on the Web site Craigslist. Michael John Anderson, 20, was convicted Tuesday night on […]

Dealing With Kids Who Prefer Caretaker to Parents

ABC News Good Morning AmericaMommy vs. Nanny: Battle for Kids’ Affectionby JUJU CHANG and MABLE CHANMarch 14, 2009— http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Weekend/story?id=7079689&page=1 Overnight, Stacey Isaacs, 36, is a hands-on mother. But at 8 in the morning, Stacey switches off mommy mode, revs up for her job as a corporate lawyer and hands over her 3-month-old baby, Reese, to […]