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 […]

Hands-Free Baby Bottles

Helpful or Hype Baby bottles are one of the most essential baby items nannies need when caring for babies. I’ve seen a few Hands-Free Baby Bottles on the market promoting a way to safely feed babies in the car seat while their caregiver is driving, or while pushing a stroller, or simply need an extra pair […]

Kaboost Portable Chair Booster

Products Nannies Love Children want to be just like a big kid. They reach a point where they no longer want to sit in a high chair or booster seat for “babies” anymore. In fact, many children would rather sit on their knees to eat rather than use a booster seat. With Kaboost , a […]

My Plate: Nutritional Portion Plates

Products Nannies Love Want to help teach kids how to eat proper portions of healthy food? Forget the confusing food pyramids of the past. Try using this easy visual aid promoted by the first lady of the United States. MyPlate for Kids Nutrition Plate helps nannies, parents, and children visualize what they should have on a plate […]

The Babykeeper Over the Door Harness: Helpful or Hype?

Product Review Sunday What nanny hasn’t struggled using a public bathroom while caring for a baby? You can’t leave a little child alone while using the restroom so you have to fumble to bring the baby in an umbrella stroller into the stall with you. But there is a product to use to help keep […]

Looster Potty Training Stepstool

Products Nannies Love I hate having to clean out little portable potties that are often used during potty training. I know they are low to the ground so kids can easily sit on them. But, in the typical world, toilets are adult-sized. I really prefer potty-training children on regular, adult-sized toilets because I just find […]

Essential Oil Remedies: Helpful or Hype?

Product Review Sunday: Products Nannies Love Essential oils are used to improve moods of babies and children. They can be applied topically through the skin in lotions, through inhalation, or be used in a bath. While using aromatherapy and essential oils is generally safe to use small amounts in diffusers, candles, and lotions, there is […]