Take Inventory of Who You Spend Time With

Monthly To-Do List: Surround Yourself with Positive Influences Have you ever noticed when another person yawns, you yawn? When someone else cries do you feel sad? When others laugh do you find it hard not to laugh with them? This is called the “ripple effect.” How the other people around you feel effects your mood. […]

July To-Do List for Nannies and Au Pairs

You Make Your Own Luck! July 2011 is abbreviated as 7-11. Besides being known as the name and hours of a convenience store, 7-11 has long been considered lucky numbers. This superstition derives from the dice game Craps, where an initial throw of 7 or 11 is an instant winner. The harmless superstition of the […]

Nannies and Au Pairs: What Do You Complain About?

Would You Hire a Complainer or Gossiper? We all think our complaints are valid. But, if you want to keep your job you need to monitor what you say and who you complain to about your job. If you’re a chronic complainer, you are sabotaging yourself and your success at work. The first thing you […]