They are specialists who love and care for your kids in your absence and for many families, their nanny is more than just someone who works for them. Many times, nannies become a part of the family and are involved in the children’s lives for years to come, well after their “job” as a childcare specialist is completed. If you’re looking to hire a nanny, here are some important must-knows before you start the hiring process.
September is #NationalBabySafetyMonth. As parents, nothing is more important to us than the safety of our MAM babies. In conjunction with our friends at top baby registry site Guguguru, we are posting safety tips throughout #JPMABabySafetyMonth to help raise awareness of key things we can all do to protect our babies.
If you are to ask children what they should be eating, many will say things like pizza, fast food or other foods that they enjoy eating (but aren’t so healthy). And can you blame them? I mean, who doesn’t love chocolate that melts in your mouth or a delicious burger? You want to instill good eating habits so they can grow up and understand what foods are good for them, and what sorts of foods aren’t.
A child spends an average of 30 hours a week in front of a screen. Computers, digital tablets and smartphones seem to invade the visual and mental space of children, some becoming very dependent. The TV or tablet is not harmful in itself. You just have to use them in good intelligence.
Car seat regulations are hard to keep up with and manage, especially because they are constantly changing and are different state to state. Keep this checklist, compiled with the help of Shane Bland, certified car seat safety technician through Safe Kids Worldwide Westchester, and Greg Durocher, CEO and child passenger safety technician instructor at Safe Ride 4 Kids, on your fridge, in your glove compartment, in your purse, or wherever you will remember to reference it for properly purchasing, installing, and putting your child in a car seat.
inding and employing the right nanny for your baby is a complicated process, which requires a lot of time and research.
For most parents, finding a nanny you love is the most critical part of your search.
I am often asked about proper holiday season “nanny etiquette” Do we give her a gift? What do we give? Should we include her in our family’s holiday celebrations?