Why I Don’t Leave Bad Reviews on Social Media

Nanny Confessions: Protect Your Online Reputation I recently saw the quote, “Treat anything you might post online like a tattoo. Will you like it five years from now? Would you want your boss, future employer, or mother to see it?” I confess last week I really wanted to leave a bad review on Yelp and […]

Why It’s Harder for Parents of Small Kids to Land Nanny Jobs — And Why it Shouldn’t Be!

Have You Been Denied a Nanny Position Because You are a Parent of a Small Child? Many of my nanny friends have been denied nanny jobs simply because they are mothers to small children themselves. It is certainly hypocritical of working parents to not hire a nanny candidate simply because the job seeker has small […]

Write Positive Sticky Notes

Encouraging a Positive New Year What can brighten a day more than an unexpected happy message? I have often read in self-help articles the phrase that a positive attitude will lead to positive outcomes. As this decade ends and we are about to start a New Year we not only should spend a little time […]

Being Both by Susan Katz Miller

Interfaith Book for Holidays I strongly believe that there is no harm in children learning about all religions. In the process, children will learn to love their own religion, customs, and traditions even more. And in my personal experience, children raised in Interfaith families learn to appreciate both faiths by practicing both in their home. […]

Happy National Nanny Recognition Week! Sept 22 – 28

AutoBrush: Brush All Teeth at Once

Products Nannies Love AutoBrush for Kids is a fun, automatic electric toothbrush designed to brush all teeth at once. This means faster brushing time, with bristles that are powerful yet safe, effectively removing harmful bacteria — all accompanied with an adorable jungle animal friend. The AutoBrush is safe to use with braces, veneers, crowns, fillings, […]

6 Favorite Eco-Friendly Bamboo Toothbrushes for Kids

Products Nannies Love My Nanny kids are very passionate about reducing our plastic usage in their home. Over 99% of the toothbrushes we use are made of plastic. Toothbrushes are replaced on average every two to three months. FIVE TRILLION pieces of plastic currently pollute the oceans. Every year we continue to add to the […]

Would You Work for a Family that Has Guns in their Home?

There seems to be no more hotly debated topic in America at this moment than gun control. No matter a nanny’s opinion on the topic, the reality is that an estimated one-third to one-half of American homes with children have firearms in them. It is a real safety issue for children. All nannies should be […]

Skip Using Pull-Ups

Potty Training: What Science Shows A lot has been learned about child development since I graduated college in the 90s. So, I am listening to the courses from Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive on Audible by Peter M. Vishton, Professor at The College of William and Mary to see what clinical discoveries have […]

Should Parents Give their Nannies Mother’s Day Gifts?

10 Reasons to Give Gifts to Nannies It’s no secret that the relationship between busy working mothers and the nannies who help to care for their children can be a bit strained. Mothers go to great lengths to find the perfect nanny, then agonize about whether or not the children might love her more when […]