Generation Nanny By Audrey Brazeel

Weekly Trip to the Library Reading Generation Nanny was such a nice break from my reading parenting books to review on my blog. Audrey Brazeel is a gifted writer and her first book was a quick, fun read. Like the author, I too went to college earning a degree of higher learning expecting to work […]

Building a Work Ethic: The Role of Chores

How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims I am reading How To Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims. The book makes a great point that I have often thought about working as a nanny for affluent children. Compared to their less-advantaged peers, children in middle-and upper-middle-class families often have the tasks of daily life […]

Why Nannies Should Read to Kids Each Day

Nanny Confessions: We Must Teach Kids to Love Books I confess, it is sometimes hard for me to make time to read to kids everyday. But, no matter how busy the day gets, it’s vital to read aloud to children to help them learn to love reading. You don’t have to like reading yourself. You […]

Like a Second Mother by Barbara Blouin

Weekly Trip to the Library This week Be the Best Nanny Newsletter recognized National Nanny Recognition Week by sharing short essays by great nannies that love working in their chosen profession. The perfect ending to National Nanny Recognition Week is reviewing the inspirational book Like a Second Mother by Barbara Blouin. The book is a collection […]

The Contented Little Baby Book by Gina Ford

Weekly Trip to the Library I work as a nanny and the parents I currently work for are using The New Contented Little Baby Book by Gina Ford to develop routines and a sleep schedule with their infant. I am a Dr. Karp The Happiest Baby on the Block enthusiast. I love his gentle methods of […]