Dear Jackson: A Letter to My Charge on the Eve of My Leave

by elizabeth conner Dear Jackson, As I sit down tonight packing my bags to move across the country, you are packing your bags to...
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Fran Drescher Talks Cancer Schmancer with NM

by nicole panteleakos Actress, author, and advocate Fran Drescher is probably best known to the average American as the creator and star of the...
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The Top 5 Ways You Know You Have an Awesome MomBoss

by allison creasy  1. She doesn’t see you as competition. The nanny typically takes over the role of “mommy” while the parents are away and...
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Festive Fall and Haunted Halloween Decorations

By jen webb The leaves are turning an array of colors and there is a crisp chill to the air. Fall has arrived and...
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A NANNY’S LIMITS, A NANNY’S LOVE

By leslie kendall dye I watch the nannies in the playground, on the sidewalk, pushing strollers through museums on humid New York City afternoons....
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My Charges Don’t Speak English!

by katie sullivan. So you found the perfect job. You like the overview of your responsibilities and the family likes you. Everything seems great,...
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Talking to MomBoss About Breastfeeding

by lisa derringer The World Health Organization recommends that mothers, regardless of whether they are working or staying-at-home, breastfeed their baby for the first...
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Working from Home Woes: A Nanny Shares Tips for Parents on Working Effectively from Home

by alison pipkalejs What happens when you’re forced to work with someone who has a different way of doing things? What happens when this...
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6 Common Questions About Pumped Breast Milk Answered!

by deborah ziebarth, MSN Ed, RN, PhDc Human breast milk is superior over formula and promotes a healthy infancy. Employed moms generally will start...
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SIX BOOKS TO READ TO YOUR NIGHT-OWLS

By leslie kendall dye My favorite time of day as a nanny was bedtime. Bedtime began somewhere around the end of dinner-time and before bath-time...