Child Harnesses: Helpful or Hype?

Are Child Harnesses Cute or Cruel? Do you care for a child that runs away or doesn’t follows your directions when in public? Are you afraid a child with special needs will get lost or hurt because the child continuously runs away from your reach? I have seen parents and caregivers use harnesses with children in […]

iPads and Kids: Helpful or Hurtful?

Fisher-Price Newborn-to-Toddler iPad® Devices A huge pet-peeve of mine is giving iPads to infants, toddlers, and preschool children. No one wants to create a couch potato and that’s exactly what happens when we allow kids to play with electronic devices at any age. I have read in articles that adults that buy young children electronic […]

Mint-X Trash Bags

Product Review Sunday Working as a nanny I carry more kitchen garbage out of the house than any other employee or family member in the home where I am employed. I don’t mind taking out the trash on my way out of the house, but I absolutely dread having to clean up gallons of trash […]

The Nanny Notebook by Julie Kemsley

Products Nannies Love The Nanny Notebook is my favorite product made specifically for nannies I have ever reviewed! Nanny agencies recommend nannies keep daily logs in a central place of the home (such as the kitchen and near a phone) so parents and caregivers can have easy access to important information. The Nanny Notebook is […]

12 BPA-FREE BABY BOTTLES

Which Baby Bottles are Safe for Nannies and Au Pairs to Use With Infants?  On January 15, 2010 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that bisphenol-A (BPA) does affect human development and they are working to take the chemical out of infant formula cans and baby bottles. Meanwhile, Canada has banned all plastics […]