“World’s Best Nanny” Gifts

Best Gifts for Nannies with “World’s Best Nanny” If you need to buy a gift for your favorite nanny you don’t have to break the bank. Simply giving her a gift with the message “World’s Best Nanny” will endear any hard-working nanny. Click any of the links below to easily purchase a gift for your […]

Lotty Dotty Shirts: Dress Up the Doll on Your Shirt!

Products Nannies Love I have finally found the best birthday gift for girls. They are Lotty Dotty high-fashion T-shirts featuring screen printed doll figures, that can be dressed interchangeably with Velcro-backed designer mini-outfits. You literally change the look of one’s T-shirt by using 3D detachable clothiung. You literally change the clothing on the doll on […]

Pomander Balls Make Great Homemade Gifts

Christmas Scents A pomander is a lime, lemon, or orange covered with whole cloves. Pomanders can be given as gifts to be used year-round in closets and drawers or displayed in a bowl. They can also be hung on a tree or included in potpourri. In the traditional pomander, cloves are placed so close to one […]

Choose Holiday Gifts that Encourage Quality Play

How to Promote Quality Play When choosing gifts for children the holiday season it’s best to choose simple toys that promote quality play. According to the American Association for the Child’s Right to Play quality play promotes creativity, language development, physical development, thinking skills, and social skills. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood recommends avoiding […]

Giving Holiday Gifts on a Budget

How Much are You Spending on Gifts This Holiday Season? When you are strapped for money but want to give holiday gifts make a list of how much you want to spend per person. First, check the Internet for the best prices for stores that are close to you. Making the list and determining your […]

10 Best Children’s Books for Hanukkah

Weekly Trip to the Library Books may be the best quality gift caregivers can give to the children in their care. Not only will the children and their parents enjoy the book, they are affordable for nannies or au pairs on a budget. Books are quality gifts because a love of reading increases academic success. […]

Headbanz

Product Review Sunday HedBanz Game is a guessing game that takes the classic game of 20 questions to a sillier level. Two to six players can play at a time, and each is equipped with three plastic chips and an adjustable headband. Each player selects a picture card from the deck and attaches it to […]

This Year Give the Gift of Play-Doh

Quality Holiday Gift Giving for Nannies and Au Pairs By Lynn Wariara, Nanny and Author The toy industry is fickle and the hottest toy this holiday season won’t be played with just weeks after a child receives the gift. But, through all the fads and trends, Play-Doh remains just as popular as ever. We have been […]

10 Gifts Nannies Can Help Kids Make for their Parents

Inexpensive Gift Giving By part-time Nanny Kids typically love to give their parents gifts, but they often lack the money needed to buy them, and it can seem silly to spend mom and dad’s money to buy them a gift. Instead of buying a gift, there are many things that kids can make for their […]

Dolls for Kwanzaa

Product Review Sunday for Nannies and Au Pairs If you are looking for educational ethnic dolls Educational Collectible African Dolls can be found at http://www.ethidolls.com/. Barbie Collector Kwanzaa Barbie Doll Festivals Of The World by Mattel This doll is dressed in a candle bright two-piece outfit with inspired Kente design, matching head wrap, beautiful African-inspired […]