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October 15, 2020

Great Alternative Halloween Ideas

Halloween has become a huge holiday season in the past few years. It isn’t just trick or treat, it’s school parties, hay rides, block parties and haunted houses. Most of these things will not be able to happen, or at least not in the same way this year. So what can we do to make […]

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October 10, 2020

Helping Kids Manage Fear

The month of October for many is full of fun, candy, laughter and spooky surprise. But for many children, being afraid is never fun. It can be debilitating and cause the month of Halloween to be full of anxiety. There are a few things you can do to help kids manage this tough emotion. Fear […]

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October 1, 2020

Getting Ready for Halloween

Kids love costumes and candy. This is why usually October is fun and exciting. This year things may look different. Here are a few ideas of how to prepare children for Halloween 2020. Start talking about how it may be different this year. As soon as the costume shops open or the catalogs come to […]

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September 1, 2020

Kids Q & A – The easy & the tough!

Right now we are all experiencing a time of questions. It’s exhausting. So this month we thought we would talk about answering questions! Sadly, we might not have answers about virtual school, Corona Virus or current politics, but we know something about the thousands of questions kids will ask from the time they begin to […]

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August 7, 2020

What games can teach. Hint: more than just how to win or lose!

Playing games comes naturally to children. They are happy to play group games, board games, simple games or more strategic and complex games as they grow. They make up games with complicated rules and structures and also at times will fall back to the simple fun of hide and seek. Games are more than just […]

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July 3, 2020

Raising Open Minded Children

When we think about the humans we are hoping to raise, we hope they are accepting and welcoming of others. This actually means starting early to expose your child to those who are different than you- not only in race, ethnicity, religion or politics, but also in socioeconomic class, family structure, physical abilities and more. […]

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June 5, 2020

Music – Bonding, Stress-buster, and More for Young Children

Studies have shown us that music affects nearly every part of development for children.

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May 1, 2020

Help with Virtual Learning

So it is likely that you are now working with kids who are taking part in virtual learning. And it is also likely that this is all a bit overwhelming! Here are some great ideas to make it easier. Hopefully, by now you have established a routine. Remember the difference between a routine and a […]

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April 11, 2020

Potty Training – A Relaxed Approach

Perhaps the time has come for potty training. The term usually sparks a mixture of anticipation of a life without diapers and the dread of the process. But it doesn’t have to be thought of as a chore! There is much to know before you start down the path. Let’s explore this stage a little. […]

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March 11, 2020

Self Care-Critical for Everyone

Snuggly giggles, warm hugs and buoyant smiles all make us happy as we spend much time and energy helping to raise children. It’s not always smiles and snuggles and can truly be a draining job both emotionally and physically. This is why it is essential to make sure you take care of yourself. It’s a […]

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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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