Living on less…15 ways

Over at The Centsible Life published a great little article on 15 Simple Ways to Live on Less.  One talks about getting out of debt, spending less, sticking to a budget and couponing etc, but have you tried any of these to save money? 6. Check prices before you buy:Before you make any purchase check prices both online and in store. Look for coupons and promo codes to go along with your purchase with a check Google search, too. If you’re shopping in store and have a smartphone you can look up … [Continue]

Job Transitions

Glenda Prospt who is one of the original Regarding Nannies team members, has launched a new section on her Nanny Transitions Facebook page, called Butterfly Wisdom.  Simple quotes … [Continue]

Calming down with Legos and a jar!

I love the blog Lemon Lime Adventures, there are just so many fun things on this blog to read, make and do. The one I really wish I could have had today was the Lego Calm Down Jar! … [Continue]

Back to school and letter recognition

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I am IN LOVE with this site and wish I still had little's to nanny for, so I could make all these great ideas that I Can Teach My Child comes up with! Check out her fun Feed the … [Continue]

How to Use Positive Reinforcement to Encourage Good Behavior

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When a child is in the midst of a massive public meltdown or throwing a slew of hateful words your direction, it can be difficult to fight back your own negative reaction. Your … [Continue]

Gross vs. Net Pay and Why the Difference Matters

By Stephanie Breedlove, HomePay by Breedlove This time of the year is extremely busy for families as many are hiring nannies before school begins again. Of course that also … [Continue]

Not All Background Checks Are The Same?

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There's been a lot of chatter the past couple of weeks about Nannies, Care.com and background checks.   The one thing that is apparent to me is that our background check system is … [Continue]

Elf on the Shelf and their summer vacation

I ran across this post called Christmas in July: Elf on the Shelf on  A Life in Balance blog, and it had me laughing and wishing i had an elf on the shelf!  This is such a great … [Continue]

Preparing Your Child / Charge for the First Day of School

1. Discuss The First Day Of School With Your Child: Discuss this big day with your child regularly. Express enthusiasm and excitement at all they are going to learn.  Express your … [Continue]

Emergency Contact Forms… Do you have one?

Our friends over at HomeWork Solutions wrote a great article on emergency contact forms and caregivers. Everyone should have an emergency contact sheet when they start their … [Continue]

10 Money Mistakes… Are you making any of these?

You can learn how to save money in at least four different ways by turning on the internet and looking online at a webpage.  However do you know about these 10 Money Mistakes you … [Continue]

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