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December 1, 2022

Gifts for Kids Who Have Everything

By now, you likely have shopped for your own kids and are ready for that part of the holidays. However, there are all those kids in your life that you may not know as well, friends, nieces/nephews, school mates. Do you need a few ideas? We got them! (pss…. These make great ideas for your […]

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November 1, 2022

Holiday Hacks for Working Parents – 8 Great Ideas

It’s so hard- this season is supposed to be fun and joyful but often we feel overwhelmed with long to do lists and never ending stress. Let’s think of some simple ways to make things easier so you can spend more time with the kids enjoying the magic of the holidays! Quick Catering  If there […]

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October 1, 2022

Cost/Reward of Having a Nanny

Having a nanny join your family means you will have security and peace of mind knowing that your nanny will care for your child with love and affection. It is an amazing thing to know that you do not have to race to pick up from a center, that your child has one on one […]

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September 2, 2022

Job Burnout – Nannies, Too?

It happens to all of us at some point. There is a feeling that overtakes us. The sparkle is missing. We are feeling less than inspired. Often times we feel as though we are going thru the motions and yearn for a time of rest. Different for Different Folks Burnout looks different for every person […]

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August 2, 2022

What Makes a Great Nanny? 7 Important Considerations

If you have decided to make the investment in time, money and energy to hire a nanny, you want to be sure to hire the best. Good news, we have been doing this for more than 35 years and we can help guide you. Here are the top traits of the best nannies out there. […]

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July 1, 2022

Travel With Young Kids In A COVID World

Did you know we are living in a world where the term revenge travel is a thing? We didn’t either! But the tourist industry coined the term to refer to the massive amount of travel going on now. People are out and about at record numbers as they respond to the lack of travel in […]

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June 6, 2022

Exposure – DIRECT or INDIRECT COVID-19

DIRECT EXPOSURE Exposed directly to a person with symptoms or infected with COVID-19 You were in 6 feet for 15 minutes or more You were the one directly exposed to the person with symptoms or infected INDIRECT EXPOSURE In close contact with a person who is not ill but was exposed to a person with […]

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June 1, 2022

Reading Readiness Now?

As we are happily spending days ending a school year and dreaming of fun playful days, some parents and caregivers feel pressure to set up a schedule of activities that will get a child ready for the next school year. This is a huge pressure especially on parents who have kids entering into kindergarten next […]

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May 4, 2022

Need Tips On Sibling Rivalry?

As the school year closes and schedules change for the summer, there can be a ramp up of sibling tension in the home. If you find that your kiddos are often competing, fighting and having some issues playing together, know that you are not alone. ALL kids will quarrel with their siblings. It is actually […]

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April 1, 2022

Updated Developmental Milestones for Kids

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) along with the American Association of Pediatrics (AAP) updated their recommended milestones of development for children. This is the first update since the markers were introduced in 2004. Learn the Signs.  Act Early. The program called Learn the Signs. Act Early. was developed to help create comprehensive screening […]

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Events

Nanny Get Together by Zoom

TOPIC: Calm Kiddos! Teaching Self Regulation Through Yoga WHEN: Wednesday Nov 16 TIME: 7 pm via Zoom DORR PRIZES FOR EVERYONE Invite a nanny friend RSVP: Yes, No, Unsure

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Nannypalooza 2022

Dates: Friday, October 7th thru Sunday, October 9th Location:  Doubletree by Hilton Raleigh Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park Raleigh, NC   (note: There are multiple Doubletree Hotels in area. The hotel is on Page Creek Road) Hotel cost: $99 a night plus tax Hotel booking link included in confirmation email Cost:  Early bird registration […]

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International Nanny Association Annual Conference 2022

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA March 31 – April 3, 2022 Registration is open! Use this link for more information.

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Nanny Get Together via Zoom

March 3, 2021 7:00pm “Self Care: How to Care for Yourself While Caring for Others” Featuring Sara Watts, PNN Nanny  We will have “door prizes” and 2 “giveaways” tied into taking care of yourself. RSVP HERE  

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