A Little SPOT Wears A Mask by Diane Albers

Weekly Trip to the Library A Little SPOT Wears A Mask is one of the best children’s books related to Covid-19 to help teach preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten children how, and why, to wear masks. Schools and businesses are requiring everyone to wear masks and that can cause some confusion and anxiety for children. A […]

Germs vs. Soap by Didi Dragon

Weekly Trip to the Library Despite telling children to wash their hands over and over again since the pandemic started I’m still having trouble getting one of the kids I babysit to wash his hands every time he enters the home. I have to hover over him because he often turns on the water and […]

Covid-19 Addendum for Nanny Contracts

Protect Your Income During the Pandemic Coronavirus is stressful for everyone, including nannies and their employers. I have nanny and au pair friends in conflict with the parents that employ them about social distancing. Disagreements about coronavirus safety measures have caused some caregiver friends to quit long-term jobs they previously loved. I have also heard […]

Stores are Empty: Delivery of Fresh Foods During Pandemic with shop.pepper.com

Small Restaurant Supply Distributers Delivering Directly to Homes and Apartments If you are living in a populated area where finding fresh foods and delivery of foods are an issue, I highly recommend trying use shop.pepper.com. I live in a populated area near Manhattan where there are long lines to get into grocery stores and noticeable […]

How Nannies Going to Work Can Stay Healthy During the Pandemic

I had a virtual doctor’s appointment this weekend to discuss my staying healthy during the coronavirus pandemic. Since everyone has a different medical history be sure to consult with your own doctor for their advice on the best ways you can stay healthy. Here is my doctor’s advice given to me to boost my immunity, […]

Many Nannies Show Up for Work, Even When Scared of Being Infected During the Coronavirus Pandemic

I need an income. What are people not understanding about that? In late March into early April, 2020, How to Be the Best Nanny Blog asked 256 nannies about their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. We learned there is a lot of fear and confusion for many nannies experiencing shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders during the […]