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Holiday Memories

Many know today as black Friday, but I know for it as tradition day. As long as I can remember, this day was dedicated to one thing and one thing only- decorating. Even as a little girl, I remember getting the decorations out of the attic and hearing my dad scream “OUCH” as he dropped […]


The Fundamentals of Hiring the Perfect Nanny

There is a lot that goes into the perfect nanny. You might be clueless about your perfect nanny. Or even worse, you might know exactly what you are looking for in a nanny but how do you turn your thoughts into reality?! I am going to discuss five essential tips parents need to know to […]


I wish my NANNY was here!

After all, in an emergency situation, your Nanny is trained in CPR and knows how to respond to your child choking, right?   Your Nanny’s been certified to give safe care to your children.   She’s trained.   I most seriously ask – are YOU? I have been teaching CPR, choking first aid, defibrillation, first aid and more […]


The Benefits of being a Kiddie Up Nanny

Have you ever been on an interview with a family and couldn’t get out fast enough? Maybe you had a question for your employer but were too afraid to ask? I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again- being a nanny is tough! The CEO of the company might be 2 years-old and the […]


Being Uncomfortable So Your Kids Won’t Have To

Two weekends ago my husband and I attended a workshop called Parenting Safe Children. It has taken me many days to process everything I learned and a few more days to think about this blog. This workshop was taught by Feather Berkower, a licensed clinical social worker and a leader in child sexual abuse prevention. […]


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