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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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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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Top 3 Skills for Great Gift Giving

The season of giving is upon us! How do you stay sane and still manage to give meaningful gifts when you are bombarded with the sales and pressures of the holiday season? Kim Votruba Matook of The Artful Educator reminds us of what's important. 

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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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In Case of Emergency

Will you be prepared if an emergency situation occurs? Have you been through a crisis at work before? Author Amber Barrett tells of a frightening experience that occurred with her and her charges this summer and relates some tips for making sure YOU are prepared for anything!

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National Nanny Recognition Week: A Time for Validation & Appreciation

National Recognition Week 2017 is September 24-30. While it's nice to be appreciated for the work we do, it's also a good time to sit back and reflect on WHY we chose this career in the first place, and what keeps us going at it, day after day. Author and nanny, Latasha Doyle shares a heart-warming story about her reasons WHY.

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Does Bilingualism Contribute to Memory Capacity?

More people and children tend to speak two or more languages. People travel more, explore different cultures and countries, work overseas, and establish multicultural families more often. As a result, more children are exposed to different languages from an early age by their parents, family, and caregivers. Do your charges speak more than one language fluently? Read on for some interesting factoids about the memory capacity of their little brains to remember so much!

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