Tips from a Traveling Nanny
“I can’t believe you get to go on such a long vacation!” It’s mid-November and I was holding a glass of port wine, which one should always do when…
Expanding Food Options with a Picky Eater
Do you care for a child who is a picky eater? Does the child limit his/her choices to chicken nuggets, pizza and French fries? How can you, as a parent…
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…
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…
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