Nanny and children 2015

Loving Your Charges So They Can Learn to Love

By elizabeth connor My three-year-old charge, Bear, stopped mid-run, turning around to pull himself up into my arms. “I love you” he whispered giving...
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Talking to Kids About Race – Where to Begin

By madeleine rogin When we encourage children to ignore the ethnic and racial differences around them, we often hope that this will result in...
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Healthy Peaches and Cream Smoothie

By Amber Ketchum, MDS, RD Most kids love smoothies!  They’re sweet, creamy, and a great way to sneak in some healthy foods for kiddos...
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Sweetheart Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

by amber ketchum, mds, rd Celebrate the month of love with this fun, healthy breakfast treat for your charges! These pancakes are so simple...
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I Love Being a Nanny Because…

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OUR FAVORITES OF 2014

By Nanny Magazine’s Editors Wowzers, 2015 got here FAST! And what a year 2014 was. For those of you who are new to the...
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Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me before My First Day as a Nanny

by elizabeth conner The week was over – falling onto my bed at 5:30pm I laid motionless and exhausted, covered in everything from baby...
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Smiling All the Way to the Dentist

by megan gilbreath Let’s face it: toddlers are a handful! But I never truly feel fearful or overwhelmed while on the job. I’ve become...
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Classic Children’s Books

by stef tousignant You just started a new part-time gig and you’re getting ready for naptime. The three-year-old brings you a towering pile of...
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What To Bring Up At Your Yearly Nanny Review

by sarah elaine milkintas It’s been a year of laughing fits, time-out tears, scraped knees, finger painting, swim lessons, dance classes, snack times, play...