October 20, 2017

The Peskiest of Toddler Behaviors Explained

If you’re a parent of a toddler, chances are you are all too familiar with temper tantrums. It is also common for young children to turn to biting, hitting, kicking, pulling hair and more when dealing with unpleasant emotions, but more than thankfully, there are ways to respond that will reduce aggressive behavior in the […]


September 27, 2017

The Gift of Time – We Help Grow Happy Families


September 20, 2017

The Doctor’s Orders Are In

The promise of a lollipop at the end of a trip to the doctor isn’t always enough to calm your children’s fears of attending an office visit. The possibility of shots, having blood drawn, or teeth pulled is a lot for kids to cope with, especially when done by an adult they’re unfamiliar with. With […]


September 15, 2017

Squeaky Clean Safety Reminders

In many households, bath time is a nightly ritual complete with rubber ducks, bubbles, and lots of splashing. Whether handled by caregivers or parents, bath time is a special activity, but with squirmy toddlers, can also be a worrisome situation. While most adults know never to leave a toddler alone in a tub or in […]


August 15, 2017

Riding Out the Storms: When the Tantrum Hits

Tantrum Strikes  It’s natural to want to stop the behavior immediately in its tracks and talk firmly with the child. Especially in public, such a display of good behavior gone bad can force adults to snap or feel humiliated. While the notion may seem less than pleasant, more studies indicate that such emotional displays in children are […]


July 12, 2017

Going on Vacation? Don’t Forget the Beach Chairs, Sunscreen, and…the Nanny!

With many families embarking on summer vacation, a common question we hear is whether the nanny should come along or not. Some families may have already established arrangements for travelling with their nanny, but for those who haven’t done so before, we suggest considering both sides of the situation first. It may feel strange to […]


June 14, 2017

How to Transition Your Child into Summer

Most children look forward to summer as lazy months of sleeping in, staying up late, and living without the confines of their school year routine. While some may participate in summer activities such as day camps or sleepaway camps, the inconsistent schedule of summer presents more anxieties for some than others. Children who are more […]


May 15, 2017

Pacifiers – Thumbs Up or Down?

Caring for a new baby, comforting is one of your highest priorities, and you may find a pacifier very helpful. Some babies can be soothed with rocking and cuddling and are content to suck only during feedings. Others just can’t seem to suckle enough, even when they’re not hungry. If your baby still wants to […]


April 13, 2017

Let’s Laugh and Have Fun!

One of the most important things we can do with kids is maintaining a sense of humor. Let’s be honest – kids don’t need parents directing or  “teaching” them all the time! Kids enjoy time with adults who are feeling young at heart – having fun and laughing with them! It’s important that we’re able […]


March 15, 2017

Calm Down? Tips to Help!

Learning to control emotions is a challenge for infants and toddlers. They are just gaining experience around how to express what they are feeling.  Their outcry could be anything from a feeling of physical discomfort to needing a change in scenery or even a change in routine.  Young children are different from adults when it […]



Nannypalooza October 6 – 8, 2017

Learn with other nannies…and have a ton of fun!


National Nanny Training Day 2017 April 29

National Nanny Training Day is held to recognize the needs of young children and to raise the awaremess of the positive correaltion between nanny training and quality care.  This national initiative is part of the Week of the Young Child, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. On […]


International Nanny Association Conference 2017 Chicago – May 18-21

The Annual Conference offers educational and networking opportunities for business owners and in-home child care providers. Top Reasons to Attend Enrich Your Knowledge. The many educational workshops will enhance your professional and personal development. Three tracks of workshops for Nannies, Newborn Care Specialists and Agency Owners & Staff. Gain Insider Tips. Industry veterans and educators will […]