Splish Splash Water Play

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Have you ever noticed that water is soothing for children and they can never get enough of it during bath time? Water play is great for all ages; children can learn new science skills, have social opportunities, work on their physical development, and more from such experiences. So, one week after our first “Art in the Park” gathering, I decided to have an afternoon of water fun. Seven children joined in for some “Splish Splash on the Grass” at this week’s park activity. Get Started with … [Continue]

Tips for Motivating Kids

Sometimes it is hard to motivate ourselves much less the kids we nanny. I found these great tips for helping to motivate kids over at Carolina Parent in their article: Motivating … [Continue]

Peer Pressure and Kids

As we all know from working with kids, as nannies, peer pressure can  be a huge issue in the children we care for.  How do you deal with kids and peer pressure?  Recently I read an … [Continue]

Breaking Up with Your Nanny, or Family

Finding the right nanny for your family isn’t easy. Breaking up with your nanny is as difficult, emotional, and anxiety-producing.  I’ve listened to many families and nannies over … [Continue]

Apps to find fun things outdoors to do

I enjoy being the summer time, but I don't care for the heat and this week in North Carolina it is in the upper 90s and heat index over 100 degrees in most places, so it makes it … [Continue]

Summer Fun for Everyone: The Best Toys, Books and Activities for Kids

Kids are out of school for the summer and have ample time for out-of-the-ordinary recreational and educational activities. It is a time for them to delve into new subjects, try new … [Continue]

The Importance of Having a Nanny Contract

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The Importance of Having a Nanny Contract  By Tom Breedlove, HomePay by Breedlove The fall hiring season is just around the corner – and we hope that means you’ve got … [Continue]

Ways to Foster Imaginative Play in Children

Have you noticed how your little girl just loves stringing your pearls around her neck and teetering around in your stilettos? Or how together they can serve up the most delicious … [Continue]

Nannypreneurs: Stephanie Bauchum & Nanny Tees

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Stephanie BauchumCustom Nanny t-shirts and Apparel - Nanny Tees How long have you been a nanny, or how long were you a nanny? 7.5 years What is a highlight of your nanny … [Continue]

How Unemployment Benefits Work for Nannies

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How Unemployment Benefits Work for Nannies  By Tom Breedlove, HomePay by Breedlove   Our consultants at HomePay speak to nannies and families daily about a variety of … [Continue]

Happy 5th Birthday Regarding Nannies

Celebrating 5 Years

  It's our birthday!   Thank you all for your continued support and contributions to Regarding Nannies.  We look forward to many more years of content and … [Continue]

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