Legos and organization fun

As a nanny, Legos occupy a lot of time for many of us.  They also seem to breed at every chance they get and start taking over tables, bowls, and floor space.  I recently found a super cute way to organize Legos for kids and wanted to share it with you. Over at Somewhat Simple, they share a fun way to make a Lego Drawer. You know what that means right?  No more biting your tongue, when you accidentally step on a lego piece that was left on the they can now be contained in this … [Continue]

10 Photos You Should Keep in your Phone

Have you ever forgotten the name of a prescription? What about the measurements of your air filter? Thanks to the ubiquitous nature of smartphone cameras, it’s now possible to … [Continue]

Nannypalooza 2014

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There's still time to get to Nannypalooza!   2014 will be another amazing conference giving attendees many opportunities for personal and professional development.   Check out … [Continue]

Life Insurance and being single

I have had a life insurance policy since 1996.  I got it the year after I graduated from college.  It might not be the best or worst available, but I have something so that my … [Continue]

The Nanny Dictionary

Many Thanks to our friends at SitterCycle for compiling this list and allowing us to share.  What are all these abbreviations and different words that nannies are using today? … [Continue]

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Freezeing Herbs

Have you enjoyed the summer and all the fresh veggies and herbs you have grown?  Did you know that you can freeze the herbs so that you can have them in Winter? Over at Create … [Continue]

NNRW Gifts for your Favorite Nanny

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We've gathered some of our favorite specialty gifts for 2014 National Nanny Recognition Week! NNRW was created in 1998 to recognize and celebrate nannies across the … [Continue]

Do you have unclaimed money?

Years ago I found out that I had a some money around $100 from a former car insurance company I was with.  It was like finding a $20 in your pants pocket!   Over at Budgets are … [Continue]

4 Simple Ways Nannies Can Leave a Lasting Impression


After months of tending to the kids, you still may be wondering if you’re leaving a lasting impression. Sure, you show up on time and make sure they're bathed and the homework is … [Continue]

Sensory Play with Water

Summer may be over, but the water fun doesn't have to end. Playing With Words 365 has great information to share on getting creative with water tables and making them fun yet … [Continue]

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