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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. […]


Choosing a Safe Nanny

It is among a parent’s worst fear, but fortunately there are many things parents can do to keep their children safe from sexual abuse. Recognizing the Facts Contrary to popular belief, people who sexual abuse children are not strangers. Instead, ninety percent of the time, the abuser is someone the child knows and trusts such […]


How to be the best temp nanny you can be!

Have you ever walked into a temp job feeling a little nervous? Or perhaps after the parents left you felt a little clueless? Occasional sitting jobs can be nerve racking for everyone! Here are a few ideas to ensure you are the best temp nanny the family has ever had! Reach out to the parents. […]


Ohhhh, back to school, back to school….

Ohhhhh… back to school, back to school. To prove to my dad that I’m not a fool. I’ve got my lunch packed up, my boots tied tight, I hope I don’t get in a fight. Ohhhh back to school, back to school, back to school. I don’t know about you, but thanks to Adam Sandler […]


How to Stand Out As a Professional Nanny

Hello fellow nannies! Are you excited to get out there and get hired for your dream nanny job? Do you know you have what it takes to provide best practice care for a family? Are you frustrated by being passed up for a job because they found someone else? Well, here are a few tips […]


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