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September 15, 2018

A Peaceful Home With a Toddler

As your baby grows into a toddler, you may find that it is time to start practicing setting limits and helping your child regulate his emotions and behavior. At this age, there are many developmental reasons that your little one will dump food on the floor or swat at you when frustrated. But it is […]

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July 15, 2018

How to Choose the Right Books for Kids

Summer time is time for playgrounds and beaches – but what about reading? Summer reading and leisure trips to the library. Local libraries have summer reading programs for free- even if your little ones are too young to do the reading themselves. And if you can’t get to the library? Try reading programs at Barnes […]

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June 15, 2018

Thinking About Kids and Nutrition – What Kids Eat

Picky Eaters We are always concerned with kids and nutrition. Whether it’s first foods, picky eaters or just what to give hungry little ones- there is lots of information out there. Here are a few tips we love.  Most experts agree that forcing kids to try certain foods only increases the emotional battle, exactly what […]

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May 15, 2018

Baby’s Brain

First Three Years….. In the first three years of life, more than a million neural connections are made each second in your child’s brain. These connections do not just affect cognitive abilities like reading and math, but also affect their relationships, social skills and our emotional health as adults. The brain also goes thru a […]

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April 23, 2018

Getting Kids out the Door

Anyone with a small child knows how hard it is to get young children out the door. Unless you are headed to the ice cream parlor, you have to have a plan or your three year old’s need to put on his own shoes will eat away any chance that you can stop for coffee […]

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March 15, 2018

Baby-Proofing – Don’t Forget These 3 Steps

So, a new baby is ready to arrive  any day now. You may think you have everything covered but there are 3 things are often forgotten. Baby-Proofing Your Home It seems like it may be too early to focus on this but before you know it, the time will come where baby-proofing is necessary but everyone […]

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February 15, 2018

Encouraging Dental Hygiene for Kids

We have all heard of children who hate brushing their teeth — and we may have even once been them ourselves. Fortunately, there are some great strategies a parent or nanny can try to make brushing a fun time for young ones. Parents and nannies alike can use these tips to build good habits from a […]

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January 16, 2018

Be a Better Parent – 5 New Year’s Resolutions

The new year is a great time to set goals and focus on personal improvement. But there are also a number of ways that you can grow as a parent, too. Following these 5 New Year’s resolutions will not only help young children to be better behaved, but they will help them to grow over […]

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December 13, 2017

When ‘No’ Isn’t Enough

Sometimes, managing defiant behavior in young children feels impossible. What can parents and caregivers do when they refuse to listen or continue to engage in disobedience? Most children go through a phase where ‘no’ is their favorite word, but there are some concrete strategies to help parents and caregivers manage this behavior effectively. We’ve detailed […]

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November 15, 2017

On Your Marks, Get Set, Sleep!

Whether you are nursing a newborn or caring after an infant, the challenges of getting your baby to sleep through the night can be abundant. When crying wakes you up consistently, the sleepless nights add up and can leave you feeling drained. That’s why sleep training, or the process of teaching a baby how to […]

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Events

National Nanny Appreciation Week September 24-30

National Nanny Appreciation Week was created by a group of dedicated industry leaders and nannies, and 20 years later, it continues to live strong in the hearts and minds of nannies across the country, and internationally.  We love our nannies and want them to know how critically important they are to parents who must work […]

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Nannypalooza in Philadelphia

November 2-3, 2018 – Learn with other nannies…and have a ton of fun!

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