April is National Child Abuse Preven...

Posted on Apr 10 2010 | No Comments
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month Most people when asked, “How would you define a child who has been abused?” would most likely think of the physical part of the child. This is because bruises are what you can see. Most parents would say, “I... Read More »

Get out and be a volunteer in your c...

Posted on Apr 06 2010 | No Comments
Get out and be a volunteer in your community. So many parents today have said to me, “Tiffaney/TT, I don’t know what to do with my kids.” Being a nanny, I hear this every day, at the playground, at schools, and at the pool. I also hear parents say to... Read More »

Helmet safety while your child plays...

Posted on Apr 02 2010 | 2 Comments
Helmet safety while your child plays. Tragically, more than 28,000 deaths and more than 6.8 million injuries occurred from injuries in the home in 1997. Accidental injuries also are the number one killer of children in the United States. This is why it’s... Read More »

Helping you as a parent or nanny cre...

Posted on Apr 02 2010 | No Comments
Helping you as a parent or nanny create a space for your child to be creative. I know that parents and nannies need some tips on how to provide a space that is active and creative in the home. I know that when I am working with children, I love placing some sort of protective shield on the table or... Read More »

Why join INA for parents and nannies...

Posted on Apr 01 2010 | No Comments
Why join INA for parents and nannies? Group of friends I met at 2009 INA conference I am looking forward to my third year with the INA (International Nanny Association). This May, I will be driving north to the conference for yet another wonderful event. I’ll... Read More »

What is the real cost when hiring a ...

Posted on Mar 31 2010 | 2 Comments
What is the real cost when hiring a nanny? If you are visiting this blog, it’s probably because you are ready to hire a nanny, but are bombarded by lots of questions. The first question that I always get from parents is: How much does it really cost our family... Read More »

How color affects your child

Posted on Mar 31 2010 | No Comments
How color affects your child Did you know that the color red triggers your child’s brain to increase appetite? The color red also increases breathing and also helps your child with smell. I guess this is why almost all fast food restaurants advertise... Read More »

How to play with your child

Posted on Mar 30 2010 | No Comments
How to play with your child “I don’t know how to really play with my child,” said one mom at a party I just hosted, while another parent said basically the same thing at a Thai restaurant tonight over dinner. Read More »

Hitting the potty at three

Posted on Mar 26 2010 | 1 Comment
Hitting the potty at three Today my sister called, telling me her three-year-old son has a difficult time trying to aim into the toilet bowl, and that she preferred the diapers to the now new mess. Read More »


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