Nanny Lindsey shares what she has learned from kids

I love this article from Lindsey Ayers from back in the fall.  I thought everyone would enjoy a little life lesson or two from kids.  Please share with us what you have learned from the kids you have nannied for over the years. Try, try and try again. Build a tower. Watch it fall. Do it again. Change a few things, do it again. I’ve watched kids do this over and over. But they keep building and keep trying. Even if they have completely unrealistic expectations that defy laws of physics… They … [Continue]

Colorful Stained Glass Kites Using Contact Paper

Another great idea from our friend Sharon Rief,  Teacher Resources for Parents. Images courtesy of http://www.makeandtakes.com Contact paper is a fantastic substitute for … [Continue]

Yikes! Flying with kids…and how pack for the trip

I have had a few jobs that involved airline travel with the kids.  Nannies end up a lot of the time packing the kids clothes and necessities for the trip. Have you had kids that … [Continue]

A Favorite Monday Moxie: Growing As A Professional

This post originally published on August 3, 2009 but it has been slightly modified and updated. Growing as a Professional by:Glenda Propst How do you feel about what you do? Do … [Continue]

Speech Development and Toddlers how you can help

I just love the blog Toddler Approved and Playing with words 365.  They both provide such great resources for toddlers and for speech development.  I ran across a great article on … [Continue]

Smelly Cloud Dough

The heat is continuing to rise on the east coast, and I even heard a polar vortex was headed to the midwest this week!   Lots of nannies are looking for various ways to beat the … [Continue]

Summer and Trampoline Safety

The hot summer days are definitely here.  Many of us are keeping cool by going swimming or to the beach, other however might be enjoying a trampoline in the nice weather.  I found … [Continue]

Did you win a birthday gift from us?

Last week we celebrated our 5th birthday.  In honor of our birthday, we wanted to gift 5 people with some birthday goodies.   The following individuals have won the … [Continue]

Friday Fun Day

Financial Friday was a brainstorm of mine.  I love finances and ways to save money. I have often shared information on various ways to save money for conferences, to saving money … [Continue]

Pull up the Internet with us

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As you know we have been celebrating 5 years of Regarding Nannies.   Table Talk Thursday was an avenue for us to get together with others and ask some deeper questions or share … [Continue]

Pinterest – Oh how we love thee!

If you've been following along with us this week, you know we're celebrating 5 years!  Wednesday is Creative Nanny Wednesday, and many of our ideas can be found, or we find on … [Continue]

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