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July 12, 2021

Toddlers and Mealtimes

Ever wonder why toddlers are difficult at meal times? Well, there are few universal reasons. First off, let’s remember that developmentally toddlers are working to figure out their own independence. This means making their own choices when it comes to everything from the color of the shirt they wear to the foods they put into […]

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June 2, 2021

Separation Anxiety

Saying goodbye to a parent or caregiver is difficult for most children at some point in their development. For some kids, however, there is an anxiety that can be overwhelming. We need to help kids manage those big feelings. Babies It shows up developmentally in kids for the first time usually around the age of […]

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May 5, 2021

Appreciating the Teachers

So as the school year comes to an end we find ourselves in some new situations. Maybe your little ones were at preschools in person or virtual schools; maybe they went to activities or joined in over the zoom link. Perhaps your kids have a private educator or a nanny that taught at home. Any […]

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April 3, 2021

Supporting Language Development

We can’t wait for our children to talk to us! What a joy it is to hear what they think and feel. But language development is not always a smooth pathway. Let’s chat about this a little. Speech v Language There is a big difference between speech and language. Speech refers to the actual sounds, […]

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March 5, 2021

TV to Feel Good About for Kids

We have all been using TV more than usual. And while spring is almost here, it is likely you still may need a few days where you can turn it on and feel good. Here are a few shows that make you feel better about the screen. Preschoolers Sesame Street You can never go wrong […]

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February 4, 2021

Talking COVID Vaccine

The rollout of the COVID 19 vaccination gives us hope for light at the end of the tunnel. However, there is much to learn about and consider regarding nannies, families and the vaccine. Here is some general info you will need to know. CHOP (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia) has some great information about the vaccine. […]

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January 27, 2021

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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January 5, 2021

Rituals & Habits with Kids

It’s January, a time of new beginnings. However we find ourselves this year stuck in a few ways that are likely discouraging. To combat those feelings, let’s focus on something we can control with an outcome of healthy habits or rituals. Children love the comforting feeling of routines. They love to know what is coming […]

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December 1, 2020

Perfect Thank You Card

Thank you cards are becoming a lost art. However, there are so many reasons why it is worth it to teach kids to send these letters. Not only do you get to help teach grace, gratefulness and appreciation, it helps strengthen relationships which is important this year when we can’t all be together. As a […]

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November 3, 2020

Mindset – Encouraging Gratitude

As Thanksgiving approaches, we usually are talking about all the things we are thankful for this season. This year feels very different. It is not easy to be thankful for endless zoom calls instead of being with people. It is not easy to be thankful for always staying at home instead of gathering with family […]

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Events

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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Camp@Home Sample Day

Camp@Home is an exciting summer program with a different “Around the World” theme each week. Each day will include a craft and a mix of physical and imaginative activities. We are excited to bring camp to your house! Weekly Themes: California Coast Summer Camp Roundup Desert Digs Swiss Alps Hiking & Nature Sydney Outer Space […]

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CANCELLED interNational Nanny Training Day

interNational Nanny Training Day is held to recognize the needs of young children and to raise awareness of the positive correlation between nanny training and quality care. This national initiative is part of Week of the Young Child, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Saturday April 18 […]

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CANCELLED 35th International Nanny Association Annual Conference

April 30 – May 3, 2020 MONTREAL CANADA Delta Marriott Montreal Hotel Registration Opens November 1, 2019 Conference Website

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