Nanny Tech apps

Recently the INA published an article on some  great apps for nannies and their families to use to make life easier.  Have you used any of them? What phone and computer apps do you like and can't live without during your job?   Passbook– A standard on any iPhone Passbook keeps your movie tickets, gift cards, loyalty passes, and coupons all in one place. They can be scanned by the bar codes on your coupons or cards.– Intuit’s newer online version of Quicken that … [Continue]

Podcasts for kids and Nannies

As we enter another work week here in the South, we are entering another week of rain..this time with cold temperatures. I know I could use some motivation and inspiration for work … [Continue]

The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin

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Last October, my then 3 year old charge, and I stumbled onto a Halloween book that we enjoyed reading over and over again. After the season had passed I tucked it away. J is 4 now … [Continue]

Your Little Picasso….with Pumpkins!

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Last year I discovered a fun art activity for my charge. It was so much fun, in fact, that he's already requested to do it again this year. Like many of our own "Little Picasso's", … [Continue]

The DIY Halloween

Pumpkin Carving Before you carve out the scariest jack-o’-lantern in the neighborhood, read CPSC’s tips to prevent nicks and cuts this Halloween. During October and November … [Continue]

The Pros & Cons of Children’s Media Device Usage

Children's media device usage has risen dramatically in the last decade, particularly with the advent of devices like smartphones, tablets, iPads and more. So what are some of the … [Continue]

Nannies: Encourage Learning through Online Fun

It sometimes seems that every time we turn around, kids are using technology at younger and younger ages. Some parents and caregivers try to minimize the amount of time little ones … [Continue]

November 15, 2015 …do you have it marked on your calendar?

That is the day that registration opens up for the 31st Annual International Nanny Association conference. The conference will be held at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Reston, VA May … [Continue]

Weekend Rut?

Our friends over at Nanny Shecando, recently shared an article on being stuck in a rut. I think all of this encounter being in a "rut" but what do you do about it? Hope shares some … [Continue]

Your own DIY Ice pack

Yesterday we shared some tips on kids who bite, do those who get bite need an ice pack to soothe over the shock and sting of the bite?  Then how about having a few of these … [Continue]

Kids who bite-do you have one?

As nannies, we often run into many behavior issues with the children we care for.  Have you had a child who bites?  How did you handle it?  Our friends at Care Academy, have a blog … [Continue]

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