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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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January 21, 2019

Starting the Year off  More Organized

A common new year’s resolution is to be more organized around the home. Here are a few ideas to start the year off right! Tired of clutter, toys, shoes and clothes all over the place? Invest in a few baskets that can live on your staircase. Each person in the family can have one and […]

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January 2, 2019

Plan a Get Away With 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 15, 2018

Choosing Toys for Babies and Toddlers

It happens a lot at the holidays- you pick out the hottest, most difficult to find toy and wrap it carefully. Once the child opens it, they play with the box more than the toy! Children often want toys that are loud, expensive and tied to the newest or most popular television show. But those […]

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November 20, 2018

What is Sensory Processing for Children?

Children are in a constant state of taking in stimuli. Their brains are working very hard to figure out and sort thru information from their 7 senses. You probably already know about the basic 5- sight, sound, taste, touch and smell. But did you know there are 2 others that are equally important. Vesticular Sense […]

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October 22, 2018

Classes for infants! Benefits, please?

Available these days, there are a whole host of classes for infants and toddlers but are those classes really beneficial to your little one? Well, there is little hard evidence but let’s investigate. Music Class for Infants Music classes, like the ones offered by Making Music, really makes a difference. This study found that babies […]

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September 15, 2018

A Peaceful Home With a Toddler

As your baby grows into a toddler, you may find that it is time to start practicing setting limits and helping your child regulate his emotions and behavior. At this age, there are many developmental reasons that your little one will dump food on the floor or swat at you when frustrated. But it is […]

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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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