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 […]

10 Favorite Laundry Detergents for Babies

Products Nannies Love Our skin is the largest organ on our bodies. The easiest way to protect babies from chemicals and fragrances that synthetic laundry detergents contain is to use natural products to wash their clothing and bedding. All that is need to clean clothes are Baking Soda and White Vinegar.  Just 3/4 cup of […]

7 Nanny Daily Log Books

Products Nannies Love Although there are apps nannies and parents can use to communicate with one another daily, I am old-school and still prefer having a paper notebook or journal to record my nanny kids’ daily milestones in. You can make a nanny daily log simply by using a three-ring binder or folder kept in […]

Sposie Diaper Boosters

Products Nannies Love Nothing’s worse when a toddler soaks through their diapers during nap time, while traveling, or overnight. That’s why nannies love Sposie Booster Pads. Sposie Booster Pads are a long-wearing extra-absorbency disposable diaper pad that simply inserts into diapers or training pants. The unique flow-through pad wicks away moisture that often irritates skin. […]

GPS Tracking Smart Watches

Keeping Track of Kids Too Young to Have Phones As my youngest nanny kid is almost old enough to start walking to school without me but too young to have a cell phone yet, I have been worrying about how we can keep in touch with her. That’s why I started researching GPS Tracking Smart […]

Blue Light Protection for Kids

Keep Devices from Ruining Kid’s Eyes, Mood and Sleep We know how important it is to protect children’s eyes from the sun, but seldom realize we need to safeguard their eyes from technology screens. The American Academy of Pediatrics advises limiting children older than 2 to a maximum of two hours a day on media […]

Bed-Wetting Alarms

Products Nannies Love The National Institutes of Health states that nocturnal enuresis (bed-wetting) is involuntary urination after age 5 or 6, and that more than 5 million children experience it. Bed-wetting is involuntary so it’s important NOT to punish children for wetting their beds. When I cared for a child who slept so deeply he […]

BabyDam Bath Divider

  Products Nannies Love The BabyDam Bathtub Divider is a great way to bathe a baby that can sit up on their own in a regular sized tub. BabyDam Bathtub Divider can be used at either end of the tub. If you wish to use it at the opposite end of the tub from the […]

SNOO Sleeper by Dr. Harvey Karp

Is Swaddling a Baby to a Bed with Safety Clips Helpful or Hype? I am a complete and total Dr. Harvey Karp aficionado. Dr. Karp explains that swaddling is an excellent way to help newborns have a good night’s sleep. Dr. Karp cites a study from 2002 that babies who are swaddled, or wrapped tightly […]

Pocket Nanny App

Product Review Sunday When Dave Coffin, a software engineer, and his wife Jen had their first child they started thinking about all the products and services that would make their lives easier. They tried an endless amount of apps to help with anything and everything from breast feeding, poops, behavior, rashes and the list goes […]