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Tag: working mom


A Letter To The Family That Gets My Nanny….

Our nanny of over two years is moving away and can no longer work for us. She has chosen now to work for you. I have bittersweet emotions over your good fortune and our loss. You see when we hired Jill we thought she would do a good job. She had good experience, great references,… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | October 23, 2017

How Can a Nanny Help You Cope with Baby Blues?

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 »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | September 25, 2017

Best Practices for Getting a Family School Ready

  If your family is anything like mine we are getting ready to roll into school from a relaxed, late sleeping, lazy, non-homework doing, moderate activity bound schedule, into an overdrive packed life with sports, school, tons of homework, no video games, getting up early, grinding the day out with three kids, non-stop mayhem.  As… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , | August 21, 2017

Proven Steps To Help You And Your Baby Transition To A Nanny When It’s Time To Go Back To Work

  As soon as your maternity leave starts, you can almost hear the time ticking away.  With every tiny smile and little yawn, your heart lurches as you think about the day when you’ll have to go back to work.  You worry that your infant will miss you.  You wonder whether your baby will get… Read more »


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | June 19, 2017

A Life Less Balanced: The Real Struggles of a SAHWM

There seems to be a great divide between working moms and stay-at-home moms. Typically you’re either one or the other. I’m trying to be both. I am a stay-at-home working mom (SAHWM) which sounds like an oxymoron (and probably should be.) It isn’t hard to find articles about the challenges of being a stay-at-home mom… Read more »


Tags: , | April 12, 2016