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November 12, 2019

Choosing Music For Babies and Toddlers

Music is so essential for all of us. Choosing great music for the youngest kids is important especially since kids love repetition and you will be listening to these songs over and over. Here is our top 10 list in an attempt to go above and beyond the standards! Let’s start with a standard- “Do-Re-Mi” […]

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October 12, 2019

Baby Food – Made Fun and Easy

You will prepare thousands of meals for your kids in their lifetime. But some of most fun meals are the first ones. And once you have introduced foods and baby gets a little older, there can be wonderful, creative moments of sharing food combinations and meals with you little one. Here are some of our […]

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September 24, 2019

Seasons of Change – Impact on Young Children

Fall is a time when things change, the leaves on the tree, the schedule of the days, and people in a child’s life. Whether it is starting preschool, having a different teacher, or the transition from one nanny to another, changes in relationships can be very stressful for kids. What can we do to make […]

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August 17, 2019

Myths and Misunderstandings about Car Seat Safety

Correct car seat usage can reduce infant fatality by 71 percent. That’s a huge number. So let’s take a look at a few misconceptions about car seat safety practices.  “My kid is now 2 so I can let them face forward FINALLY!” Car seat transitions should be made based on height and weight NOT age. […]

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July 15, 2019

7 Solo-Play Activities For A Tot

Teaching a child to play independently doesn’t have to be tough. In fact, it can be a win/win situation as you can start young giving your child opportunities to play and grow by themselves so that when they are older they are accustomed to playing solo. Here are a few sure fire ideas of simple […]

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June 15, 2019

Tips – Kids and Sun Screen – Skip the Struggle

WE KNOW….. Regular use of sunscreen can reduce risk of melanoma by 40 percent in young adulthood. It prevents short term painful burns in addition to the long term affects. It’s the healthy thing to do. But putting sunscreen on a kid can be the battle royale of the summer. Ideas to ease the pain […]

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May 15, 2019

Children’s Books – A Window to Fine Art

We often spend a great deal of time thinking about all the children’s books we read to kids and the language they are developing. Some of the most beautiful and expressive art of modern times, however, is found in children’s books. As we read and enjoy the pictures with our children, take note of the […]

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April 15, 2019

Mindfulness for Young Children

     In the past few years, the practice of mindfulness has become mainstream. Mindfulness is the art of being in the present moment, paying attention to all that is around you. It is often associated with meditation, slowing your breathing and relaxing muscles. Scientists have found that it can help regulate emotions, reduce stress […]

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March 15, 2019

Importance of Outdoor Play for Young Kids

We are all ready for spring and looking forward to getting outside after a long winter. Being outdoors is so important for everyone but especially for children. Studies show that the outdoors provides stress relief, allows them to see the world from a new perspective and fosters muscle strength and coordination. Children are better able […]

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February 15, 2019

Infant Sign Language

The stage that all babies go thru, the lack of ability to communicate with words, can be one of frustration. Not knowing what the baby wants can lead to a bumpy time for caregivers and parents. This usually happens between 8 months and 2 years old. One way to ease the feeling of frustration can […]

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Events

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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Nannypalooza 2019 in Columbia, Maryland

October 11-13 – Learn with other nannies…and have a ton of fun!

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interNational Nanny Training Day

Saturday April 13 10am – 3pm Church of the Redeemer 230 Pennswood Rd, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 Registration includes workshops and lunch! Early Bird Registration until March 15 Use This Link To Register!

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PNN Get Together – Dinner and Meet the Author! – December 13 at 7pm

Come hear from one of our Elite Nannies, Arlene Wray, author and book publisher of Snorkkel Whalengton.  We are raffling off 3 signed copies! Let’s treat ourselves!  We’ve worked hard all year, and let’s enjoy hearing Arlene’s story, meet other nannies and enjoy a Mexican feast! Besito Mexican Restaurant 105 Coulter Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003 December 13 […]

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