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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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February 1, 2020

Revolutionary Domestic Worker Bill of Rights in Philadelphia

At Philadelphia Nanny Network we have always been committed to creating successful and happy relationships between employees and families which includes advising on HR best practices.  Last November, Philadelphia passed landmark legislation, the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights providing for legal protections for all in home employees. The bill goes into effect in May of […]

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January 15, 2020

Travel Ideas with Young Kids

It’s January and the weather is…. well, it’s blah. Everyone goes a little stir crazy this time of year and with the holiday season and all the stress in your rear view mirror, perhaps it’s time to plan a get away. Let’s look at a few top spots to take small children for a quick […]

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December 31, 2019

New Baby Safe Sleeper- Is It Safe?

Recently, major retailers Amazon, WalMart, Buy Buy Baby and others have pulled all infant inclined sleepers from their websites and in store locations. These sleepers are popular with many parents as they offer a spot for babies to snooze or nap and are often portable. But the medical research shows that infants are safest when […]

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December 16, 2019

The Gift Of Time

Tis the season for gift giving! Choosing just the right thing for someone is a difficult process. It is easy to get drawn into the shopping frenzy. This season, however, you may want to consider something better for the earth and better for your relationships. Give the gift of an experience. Giving an experience may […]

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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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Events

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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Nannypalooza 2020

Stay tuned for 2020 date and location – Learn with other nannies…and have a ton of fun!

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