Teaching Children to Persevere
American educator Thomas H. Palmer is credited with the saying: “If at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Most of us have heard the beginning, but how many know…
Bad Nanny Advice on Social Media 2
Social media is a great place for conversations and a good resource for information about being a Nanny or Sitter. Engaging online is convenient and a lot of wonderful Nannies…
Helping Children Manage Change
The very essence of life is based on change. From the time we’re born through adulthood we are constantly changing both physically and mentally. If change is such a constant…
New Year’s Resolutions for Children
It’s that time of year again – the calendar is changing, and we are approaching a new year. Many of us will make resolutions to improve or change things about…
What is a Nanny Share?
“Have you ever considered doing a nanny share?” I was interviewing for a traditional nanny position when the mother brought up the question. She went on to explain: “We have…
How to answer a child who asks, “What is Hanukkah?”
Parents and childcare providers can answer most questions that children ask about different people. If a child in McDonald’s and asks about someone who is wearing distinctive clothing – say…
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