What I Love About Dad Journal

Father’s Day Gift Dad’s love personalized gifts from their sons and daughters. Help your nanny kids make this gift for their father. What I Love about Dad contains fill-in-the-blank lines for your nanny kids to describe why their pops is tops.  Just complete each line and voilà: you have a uniquely personal gift he’ll read again […]

6 Gifts to Give Your Nanny This Week

National Nanny Recognition Week Doesn’t Have to Cost Much Since 1998, the last week in September has been marked as National Nanny Recognition Week. It doesn’t take much to feel appreciated by my Nanny Family. I confess, it makes me feel great when they say “Thank You,” “Have a great day,” or simply do random […]

Finger Paint Daddy Sign

Father’s Day Gift Father’s Day is coming up this weekend. Rather than spending money on your Dad Boss spend time with your charges and help them make him a gift. You and the kids can’t go wrong giving a hand painted gift. Even the youngest toddler can finger paint this sign for their father made […]

Lemon Sugar Scrub

Mother’s Day Gift I just love the smell of lemons! That’s one of the reasons this is my absolute favorite, cheapest, and easiest homemade Mother’s Day gift to make and give. Let the kids help make this wonderfully clean smelling, non-toxic, moisturizing scrub for their Mother and Grandmother. It’s so inexpensive. I simply bought the mason […]

Lotty Dotty Shirts: Dress Up the Doll on Your Shirt!

Products Nannies Love I have finally found the best birthday gift for girls. They are Lotty Dotty high-fashion T-shirts featuring screen printed doll figures, that can be dressed interchangeably with Velcro-backed designer mini-outfits. You literally change the look of one’s T-shirt by using 3D detachable clothiung. You literally change the clothing on the doll on […]

Pomander Balls Make Great Homemade Gifts

Christmas Scents A pomander is a lime, lemon, or orange covered with whole cloves. Pomanders can be given as gifts to be used year-round in closets and drawers or displayed in a bowl. They can also be hung on a tree or included in potpourri. In the traditional pomander, cloves are placed so close to one […]

Giving Holiday Gifts on a Budget

How Much are You Spending on Gifts This Holiday Season? When you are strapped for money but want to give holiday gifts make a list of how much you want to spend per person. First, check the Internet for the best prices for stores that are close to you. Making the list and determining your […]

For National Nanny Recognition Week: A Sincere Compliment is All a Nanny Needs

Take Pride Being the Most Important Person the Parents Ever Hired There is no greater honor than being given the trust and responsibility of caring for someone else’s children. Nannies not only make it possible for parents to work and enhance their financial security and career, they are given the incredible responsibility of helping raise […]

How to Make a Flower Pot for Mother’s Day

Have the Kids Paint a Flower Pot Even though Mother’s Day is on Sunday, there’s still time to make an inexpensive gift with the kids for your Mom Boss for Mother’s Day. Simply let the kids decorate a terra-cotta flower pot for their mother. Unlike most painting projects with little kids you will need to […]

Do You Give Your Charges Gifts for Easter?

Best Easter Gifts to Give to Kids Nannies are not required to give the children in their care gifts but it’s certainly hard not to for important holidays and birthdays. I prefer giving the kids left in my charge educational toys or games as gifts when possible. I avoid giving sugary treats or candy as […]