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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...

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...