Monogramed Gift Mugs

Homemade Holiday Gifts You don’t have to spend a lot of money to give personalized handmade gifts this holiday season. You can find nice mugs at the dollar store and oil based Sharpie markers and large monogram stickers at any craft store. Older school-aged children can help make these gift mugs using the first letter […]

Puzzles Make Great Holiday Gifts

Inexpensive, Quality Gifts for Kids It’s time to buy gifts for the holidays. When choosing gifts for the kids you care for quality is more important than quantity and certainly quality doesn’t have to mean toys are expensive. One of the best learning toys we can share with kids are puzzles. Not only are there […]

How Much Do You Spend on Holiday Gifts for Your Charges and Their Parents?

How Much Nannies Spend on Gifts for the Family They Work For We started of this week with our suggestions of what to give as gifts to the family you work for in our 2011 Be the Best Nanny Newsletter Holiday Gift-Giving Guide. Today we share the results of a holiday gift-giving survey on how […]

2011 Best Nanny and Au Pair Gift Guide

What Are You Giving Your Charges and Their Parents this Holiday Season? I have yet to meet a nanny or au pair that hasn’t bought the kids they care for a little gift for the holidays. When choosing a gift for your employers and their kids this holiday season remember the main goal of giving them […]

Nanny and Au Pair Gift-Giving Guide

How Much Do You Spend Per Holiday Gift? Results of Be the Best Nanny Newsletter Holiday Gift-Giving Survey Buying gifts for the members of your employer’s family can be tricky. Nannies and au pairs typically want to give their employers something lovely and meaningful, but want to keep a reasonable budget. Peggy Post, the great-grand-daughter-in-law […]

Best Nanny Newsletter Makes a Great Holiday Gift

Gifts That Last a YearBy Financial Nanny Blog Thank you to the Financial Nanny Blog for recommending a subscription to Be the Best Nanny Newsletter as a great Holiday gift for nannies. As a subscriber to Be the Best Nanny Newsletter you receive ten, 16-page issues per year about topics important to nannies and au […]

Holiday Bonus: What to Give the Nanny?

Best Nanny Newsletter was quoted in the Wall Street Journal: http://blogs.wsj.com/juggle/2008/12/19/holiday-bonus-what-to-give-the-nanny/ Recently, we discussed guidelines around gifts for classroom teachers and other folks who help us with our juggles. But if you’re still pondering what to get your child’s babysitter, nanny or tutor as a holiday gift, in this tough economy, I have one word […]