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 […]


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 […]


March 1, 2022

Are Naps Important for Kids?

Naps are important for so many reasons. Important physical and brain development occurs while kids sleep. There are very few children who get the required amount of sleep in one stretch over night until they are at least 3 and some kids really need to nap until kindergarten. Naps also help busy children relax and […]


February 2, 2022

Temperament and Why Is It Important?

Temperament refers to the way that a child responds to the world. It can be used to describe their general mood and activity level. It is the way they handle emotions and regulate behavior. Often temperament is described in kids as a child is “dramatic” or “easy going”. Understanding a child’s basic temperament makes it […]


January 2, 2022

5 ATTAINABLE Ideas for New Year’s Resolutions

The countdown began, the champagne flowed. We are optimistic and hopeful for a shiny new year! We made resolutions, and then sometime end of January, beginning of February we forget, get discouraged, or just plain give up. Let’s give each other a break this year! It’s been rough. Let’s think about a few resolutions that […]


December 1, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids

At the time we are writing this- Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11 has been approved with Moderna expected soon to follow. It is an important decision to vaccinate a child so we wanted to share a little information we gathered from the CDC and other trusted sources to help out. As always, please check […]


November 2, 2021

Building A Math Vocabulary

Math Connections Did you know that your child’s brain is building connections that foster an understanding of mathematics just by going up and down stairs? Or, even by recognizing shapes in a puzzle? Or just noticing the amount of time it takes to brush teeth. Kids learn about math from birth just by the simple […]


October 2, 2021

Spotlight Two Year Olds

Terrible two’s! We’ve been warned! We’ve seen funny memes. We know the reputation. But let’s shine a light on your two year old and see why the twos are really not so scary.  Two year olds are by nature exciting. It is a period of intense growth and brain development. Your two year old is […]


September 1, 2021

The Nanny Interview

Getting off on the right foot is always important and that point can start at the interview. A successful and comprehensive in-home job interview is crucial for the long term success of the nanny/family relationship. It sets up expectations, communication paths and much more. Unlike many professional interviews, right from the start, a nanny interview […]


August 3, 2021

Preschool Time – Evaluate Programs

Once your little one hits the age of 3, developmentally they are ready to head out into the world. They are testing their independence and learning how to play with others and make friends. This is preschool time! It can seem a little overwhelming to choose a school. There are all different kinds of programs. […]



International Nanny Association Annual Conference 2022

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


Nannypalooza 2021

Dates: Friday, October 8th thru Sunday, October 10th Location: Doubletree Bradley Airport Windsor Locks, CT  (just north of Hartford) Hotel cost: $119 a night plus tax Hotel booking link included in confirmation email Cost:  Early bird registration $249 available until June 25th Regular registration $299 available until August 30th Late registration  $325 if space is available For […]


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  


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 […]