Happy National Nanny Recognition Week!

Fix “Nannie’s” in iOS

iOS has the most annoying autocorrect that is grammatically incorrect. “Nannie’s” is not grammatically correct. But since iOS has misspelled the word in autocorrect I have even seen nanny businesses use the misspelled word on social media and in advertisements. The word “nannies” should replace “Nannie’s.” How to replace “Nannie’s” with “nannies” in iOS: 1. […]

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Don’t Use Pull-Ups: Use Underwear and Waterproof Potty Training Covers to Potty Train

A lot has been learned about child development since I graduated college in the 90s. So, I bought the courses from Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive by Peter M. Vishton, Professor at The College of William and Mary to see what clinical discoveries have been made since I first learned about child development. […]

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Broccoli, Carrot, Cabbage and Apple Salad

It’s a challenge getting many children to eat vegetables. But I only added fruits and vegetables that the children in my care like to this salad and the children gobbled it up. The key is to offer small amounts of new vegetable dishes with other foods the children like without forcing them to eat new […]

Ready Rocker Portable Rocking Chair

I absolutely love the Ready Rocker Portable Rocking Chair and I highly recommend it for anyone — not just caregivers rocking babies. It turns any chair into a soothing rocker. Any seat in a home, office, or on the road can become an instant rocking chair with the Ready Rocker Portable Rocking Chair. Simply position […]

Nested Bean Weighted Swaddles

There is emerging science on weighted blankets that has shown a beneficial, calming effect on users of all ages. Nested Bean says their weighted swaddled promotes The Cuddle Effect. The Nested Bean says it’s not just the swaddling, the rocking, the lullabies that soothe babies to sleep. It’s touch. And it’s vital to a baby’s […]

Twirling Hanging Leaves

Creative Wednesdays Autumn is my favorite season. I have so many Autumn leaf projects on my blog. Click here to see some of my favorite leaf projects. This year I wanted to try something new so my Nanny Kid and I made this pretty project that allows the leaves to twirl. We cut out paper leaves […]