Impact of Siblings on Child Development
While sibling relationships might become more distant later in life, there is something undeniably unique to having a built-in playmate and friend while growing up. Will you may recall the…
Perils of Picky Eating
My neighbors are parents of a toddler and good friends of mine. As I recently got married and do not have my own toddler yet, I’ve learned of some of…
What Nannies Can Teach Children about Veteran’s Day
Parents and Nannies can help children understand the meaning behind the Veteran’s Day holiday and celebrate this tradition with music, crafts and storytelling. Every year, Veteran’s Day is celebrated in…
How Parents and Nannies Can Teach Children Effective Decision Making
Good decision-making skills, when acquired at the right age, can help children to become successful in life. After all, we are the sum of our decisions and their consequences. To…
Why Traditions are Important for Children
Children love to get candy on Valentine’s day, dress up for Halloween and make a wish list for Santa. Family traditions shared by parents and nannies help a child develop…
Talking with a Child’s Teacher
Nannies and parents – do you remember when you were a child and your teacher was going to have a talk with your parents? It was always a little nerve-wracking…
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