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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....
Photo by Tim Regan via Flickr Creative Commons.

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...
Photo courtesy Sarah Gonzales of Lunarbell Lunch.

How One Mom Solved Her Picky Eater Dilemma: An Interview with the Creator of Lunarbell Lunch

by amanda dunyak Have you ever been a nanny for a picky eater, The kid who refuses anything healthy you make and asks instead...
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Why Your Charge Isn’t Sleeping Properly: A Dietitian Explains

by sarah hults, RDN, LDN It’s 11:30 p.m. and you’re exhausted, eyes bleary, pleading with a five year old to simply close their heavy...
Photo courtesy Nichole O'Neil.

Nanny Magazine Talks to Sittercity’s 2014 Top Sitter, Nichole O’Neal!

by savanna fox Humble, ambitious, creative, and patient: these are sought-after, hard-to-come-by qualities for any employer looking to fill a position. In the nanny...
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Wondering What to Do for DadBoss?

by christy webb Whew! I know what you’re thinking. “I finally managed to get my charge to complete their Mother’s Day gift, and now,...