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February 15, 2018

Encouraging Dental Hygiene for Kids

We have all heard of children who hate brushing their teeth — and we may have even once been them ourselves. Fortunately, there are some great strategies a parent or nanny can try to make brushing a fun time for young ones. Parents and nannies alike can use these tips to build good habits from a […]

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January 16, 2018

Be a Better Parent – 5 New Year’s Resolutions

The new year is a great time to set goals and focus on personal improvement. But there are also a number of ways that you can grow as a parent, too. Following these 5 New Year’s resolutions will not only help young children to be better behaved, but they will help them to grow over […]

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December 13, 2017

When ‘No’ Isn’t Enough

Sometimes, managing defiant behavior in young children feels impossible. What can parents and caregivers do when they refuse to listen or continue to engage in disobedience? Most children go through a phase where ‘no’ is their favorite word, but there are some concrete strategies to help parents and caregivers manage this behavior effectively. We’ve detailed […]

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November 15, 2017

On Your Marks, Get Set, Sleep!

Whether you are nursing a newborn or caring after an infant, the challenges of getting your baby to sleep through the night can be abundant. When crying wakes you up consistently, the sleepless nights add up and can leave you feeling drained. That’s why sleep training, or the process of teaching a baby how to […]

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October 20, 2017

The Peskiest of Toddler Behaviors Explained

If you’re a parent of a toddler, chances are you are all too familiar with temper tantrums. It is also common for young children to turn to biting, hitting, kicking, pulling hair and more when dealing with unpleasant emotions, but more than thankfully, there are ways to respond that will reduce aggressive behavior in the […]

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September 27, 2017

The Gift of Time – We Help Grow Happy Families

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September 20, 2017

The Doctor’s Orders Are In

The promise of a lollipop at the end of a trip to the doctor isn’t always enough to calm your children’s fears of attending an office visit. The possibility of shots, having blood drawn, or teeth pulled is a lot for kids to cope with, especially when done by an adult they’re unfamiliar with. With […]

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September 15, 2017

Squeaky Clean Safety Reminders

In many households, bath time is a nightly ritual complete with rubber ducks, bubbles, and lots of splashing. Whether handled by caregivers or parents, bath time is a special activity, but with squirmy toddlers, can also be a worrisome situation. While most adults know never to leave a toddler alone in a tub or in […]

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August 15, 2017

Riding Out the Storms: When the Tantrum Hits

Tantrum Strikes  It’s natural to want to stop the behavior immediately in its tracks and talk firmly with the child. Especially in public, such a display of good behavior gone bad can force adults to snap or feel humiliated. While the notion may seem less than pleasant, more studies indicate that such emotional displays in children are […]

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July 12, 2017

Going on Vacation? Don’t Forget the Beach Chairs, Sunscreen, and…the Nanny!

With many families embarking on summer vacation, a common question we hear is whether the nanny should come along or not. Some families may have already established arrangements for travelling with their nanny, but for those who haven’t done so before, we suggest considering both sides of the situation first. It may feel strange to […]

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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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