How to Talk to Kids About Hurricanes

Children’s Books About Hurricanes! Although I live in New Jersey and keep losing power due to trees falling and power line damage due to the high winds of Hurricane Sandy I decided to use up a few minutes of my laptop battery to post on my blog. Reading children’s books is always a great way to teach children […]

3 Old Stories Modern Kids Need to Hear

Weekly Trip to the Library There are certain stories that are universal. No matter how old they get, the lessons they teach never go out of style. Unfortunately, modern children frequently grow up without anyone ever sharing these stories with them. Here are three stories every child should hear.  1.      The Boy Who Cried Wolf– […]

Teaching Kids About Donating Money

Weekly Trip to the Library Since the holiday season is the perfect time to teach kids about giving and money management last Saturday we recommended reading Not Your Parents’ Money Book by Jean Chatzky with your charges. One of the author’s most basic lessons in the book is to be a financial success you must: 1. […]

More Classics to Read Aloud to Your Children

Weekly Trip to the LibraryBy Maria Lopez, Nanny, Miami FL When the editor of this blog and Be the Best Nanny Newsletter told me that the Autumn 2011 Be the Best Nanny Newsletter will discuss the importance of reading aloud to children I knew I had to share a book my mom read to me. […]