Posts tagged nanny life
Is That in My Job Description?

Do you ever feel like sometimes the requests made of you from your Nanny Family are beyond the realm of what you're actually being paid to do? Curious as to what the differences are between a nanny, household manager, and nanny manager? Read on for more information that might help you at your next job (or your current one!)

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Nannypalooza UK: The heart of Nannypalooza translates across continents

Last November, the Nannypalooza conference made it's way overseas to the UK. Louise Dunham, of Placement Solutions in Australia, gives us a first-hand account of the conference from it's organizers and attendees. 

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Top Tips to Keep Kids Healthy!

With cold and flu season at the worst that it's been in years, it's wise to take extra precautions to keep your little ones healthy. Heed this advice from pediatrician, Dr. Michael Warmoth from the HEAL Network to cover all of your bases this flu season!

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My Recipe of Comfort and Love

Still braving the cold, winter months where you live? There's nothing like a warm, home-cooked meal on a gloomy, chilly day. So curl up with the latest issue of Nanny Mag and a bowl of this yummy (and super easy!) mac and cheese; a recipe of love (and comfort food) passed down through the generations of author Carol Slager.

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5 Children’s Books to Read in 2018

Who doesn't love reading to their littles? Nannies are ever on the search for new books to keep it fresh and interesting for our charges. Kandice Cole offers us 5 books that she LOVES and recommends we start reading to the kiddos today!

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Quick and Easy Quinoa and Kale Stir Fry

The holiday season is over. Admit it, you've indulged a bit. There's nothing wrong with enjoying the yummy, home-cooked food and desserts over the holidays and the winter months, but you can be left feeling a little full in the new year. Ready to get back on track and start eating healthy again? Personal trainer and certified nutrition coach, Rob Jackson, gives us this delicious, quick recipe to kick start your new year off the healthy way!

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January Issue Sneak Peek: Social Media Do’s and Don’ts

Nanny Magazine recently communicated with Nanny Stella Reid and Michelle LaRowe about a hot topic affecting all nannies and families, social media. Many turn to social media to exude their personality, but if not meticulous, it can cost a nanny’s career. Reid and LaRowe answer many of the burning questions about protecting yourself (and your career!) on social media and you can find the full article in our January issue. In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek!

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Book Review: State of the Nanny by Louise Dunham

“More priority needs to be placed on the value of in-­home childcare arrangements to not only benefit children, but parents,” says industry expert and CEO of Placement Solutions, Louise Dunham. In her book, State of the Nanny, Ms. Dunham explains that many families would benefit from the provision of quality, in-­‐home care provided by professional nannies, who not only provide quality care to children, but help parents with the modern challenges of balancing work and family time. 

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