Tickle Monster by Josie Bissett

Weekly Trip to the Library Review by Whitney Ziebarth The best part of being around children is hearing them giggle. It’s the perfect balance between those fine dining hearty squeals and the “you think I’m going to laugh at that?” silent chuckle. Children’s giggles are infused with everything happy in this world and can chase […]

Snow Ice Cream

Wednesdays with Whitney Christmas may be past but that doesn’t mean all the seasonal fun is over. The kids will love this unique twist on homemade ice cream it is sure to beat the post holiday blues!  Ingredients:  1 cup heavy whipping cream  Sugar to taste  Vanilla extract to taste  4 cups clean snow Directions: […]

Sandy Hook Love Letters

Wednesdays with Whitney By Whitney Tang In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre I want to encourage crafts with a more selfless aspect to them this week. As nannies, we understand how impactful a child’s love can be. So why don’t we send some of this love in the direction of those heartbroken families who […]

Transform Your Table: Project for Nannies and Au Pairs

Wednesdays With Whitney If you care for a toddler, you know that no craft stays contained. Paint will get in their hair, glue will get on your toes, and glitter will adorn the cracks of the dining room table for life. But don’t let that stop you from all the crafting fun! Follow these easy […]

Wednesdays with Whitney: Colored Rice

Rainy Day Sensory Play By Whitney Tang The wind is growling, the rain is cascading, the children are whining. What is a nanny to do after puddle jumping, spontaneous dancing, and storytelling have all been exhausted? Brighten up your stormy afternoon by making colored rice. It’s fun to make and will give grubby little fingers something […]