The Attachment Parenting Book: A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Baby

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs Over the past few days we have been reviewing our favorite baby carriers. The term “babywearing” was coined by renowned attachment parenting advocate and pediatrician, Dr. William Sears. Scientific research has reported that babies who are carried for at least three hours a day cry […]

Review of Nighttime Parenting: How to Get Your Baby and Child to Sleep

This week we are discussing infant sleep methods. Yesterday we discussed The Baby Book style of attachment parenting. Today we will review another book by Dr. William Sears, Nighttime Parenting: How to Get Your Baby and Child to Sleep. Like The Baby Book this book discusses attachment parenting, and promotes the benefits of co-sleeping as […]

Infant Sleep Methods

Gentle Sleep Method of Attachment Parenting By Dr. Sears In the April, 2010 Be the Best Nanny Newsletter we discuss the most popular infant sleep methods. The most popular infant sleep methods range from gentle approaches which include attachment parenting when a baby sleeps with the parents to firmer approaches where parents let infants “cry […]

Dr. Sears Potty Training Method for Nannies and Au Pairs

Potty Training Method Two (2) Last week we started discussing potty training. We will discuss seven popular potty training methods with nannies. On Friday, we described the Child-Orientated Potty Training Method. Saturday we listed some children’s books to read to children as they prepare to use they potty. Today, we will describe potty training as […]

Nannies, What’s Your Advice for Weaning Children Off the Pacifier?

Pat Cascio, Owner of Morningside Nannies in Houston, Texas and The Association of Premier Nanny Agencies 2008 Agency of the Year award winner emailed Be the Best Nanny Newsletter stating, “I would love to hear what professional nannies have to say about giving up the pacifier by age two.” Well known pediatrician and author of […]