Thanksgiving Day Parade Book and Activities

Balloons Over Broadway The kids I care for are going to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade on Thanksgiving morning so I borrowed Balloons over Broadway by Melissa Sweet from the library to prepare them for the fun and festivities. But if your charges aren’t goingto the parade they will still love watching the parade on television and […]

Reduce Stress by Not Overreacting

Nannies Help Reduce Parental and Child Stress When adults are stressed-out, the kids in their care get stressed-out. Raising a family is stressful. When nannies help parents, they help reduce both their employer’s and their charges’ stress levels. Stress in children can be detrimental to a child’s health and development. The body reacts to stressful […]

The Dos of Communicating with Parents

Talking with Your Employers By Anne Merchant Geissler, The Child Care Textbook Before talking with your employers, set an agenda. Decide on the topic for discussion and  agree on how much time will be allotted with the understanding that there may be future meetings. Keep focused on the current issues and keep track of time. […]