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5 Favorite Books for Fathers

Parenting books make a great gift for Father’s Day. They are inexpensive and meaningful gifts. These are my favorite, inspiring books written for fathers about raising children. 1. Be Prepared by Gary Greenbook and Jeannie Hayden Be Prepared is a fun and indispensable survival manual for men entering the trenches of fatherhood. Be Prepared is […]

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Baked Chicken Drumsticks

I found this easy baked chicken recipe on the fitdiary.net web site. Its a delicious, quick dinner recipe that is healthy and flavorful. The children I care for really enjoy this recipe. You Will Need: 10 Chicken Drumsticks1 Medium Onion, Sliced2 Garlic Cloves, Peeled and Crushed1 Tablespoon Olive Oil2 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce1 Teaspoon Paprika1 Teaspoon […]

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Sidewalk Chalk Paint

This is a non-toxic and washable, three ingredient art supply for some summer fun. Children can paint on their driveway and once this sidewalk chalk paint dries the colors are vibrant and beautiful. We used this beautiful food coloring. We didn’t use filters for these photos! We experimented with the recipe. The children in my […]

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I’m a Nanny! What is Your Super Power?

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David Dolphin Worksheets for Preschool

Parents want their nannies to encourage learning with their children. Nannies should encourage leaning in everyday activities. But worksheets do play an important part of preparing children for school as well. David Dolphin Worksheets for Pre-School are created by a pre-school teacher and are great for parents and nannies to help ensure school readiness. School-aged […]

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Rainbow: A First Book of Pride by Michael Genhart

Rainbow: A First Book of Pride by Michael Genhart introduces some of the youngest readers to the symbolism behind each stripe of the famous rainbow flag. This cute book that shows how all of the different colors of the flag come together in different kinds of families. This is a sweet ode to rainbow families, and […]

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Pride Rainbow Cake

June is Pride Month in the United States. According to the History Channel, Harvey Milk, one of the country’s first openly gay elected officials, commissioned artist Gilbert Baker to create the first rainbow flag for San Francisco’s Gay Freedom Day Parade. Now rainbow commonly represent LGBTQ rights. I found this rainbow cake recipe on the […]

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Blindfold Drawing

This is one of the best boredom busters to do with children. I simply use sleep masks to blindfold the children and instruct them what to draw with a blue or red crayon. I start by telling them to pick a particular color crayon (which they cannot see) and draw a basic house — without […]

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“Potty Train Your Child by NOON” by Kim McPherson

“Potty Train Your Child by NOON” is a “how-to” on potty-training from a mother, Kim MacPherson. You’ll learn if the time is right for the child you care for to start potty-training, plus what you’ll need. In “Potty Train Your Child by NOON” the author takes you through the five, fun-filled steps of the “big […]

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