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How Can a Nanny Help You Cope with Baby Blues?

September 25, 2017

While giving birth can be an exhilarating and life-changing experience, it can also make you feel exhausted, drained, moody, or even weepy afterward. According to the American Pregnancy Association, about 70 to 80 percent of women experience some mood swings or other negative feelings after giving birth. These negative feelings are often referred to as… Read more »

Nanny of the Year Portfolio – Breaking it Down Week by Week. Week 3

September 21, 2017

Let’s continue our breakdown of the NOTY application process. This week you will be starting your Essay Questions, Section 5.  Section 5: Essays. You will want to write out the essay questions outside of the digital portfolio form so that you can check grammar and spelling before you transfer them to the form. Each question… Read more »

September is Safety Month! Baby and Child Safety Tips for Working Nannies

September 18, 2017

As a working nanny, safety is undoubtedly among your top priorities. It’s tough to make sure that young children avoid everyday dangers, let alone unexpected natural disasters like hurricanes and house fires. Keeping the kiddos safe is a year-round endeavor, but in light of September’s National Preparedness Month and Baby Safety Month events, here are… Read more »