I have owned and operated Safe and Sound Nannies for 19 years. Like many career moms, I was ecstatic to finally become pregnant after six agonizing years of trying. Even after my pregnancy was confirmed, I was petrified I would miscarry. When my doctor finally assured me that I would keep this baby, my first […]
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I want to talk about time. Specifically—your time. My guess is that the reason you need a nanny is because a large chunk of your time goes toward providing for your family. Your income is probably vital to your child’s future, his or her education, your family’s standard of living, your environment, your financial security, […]
As parents we want to do the best at parenting that we possibly can. Sometimes it’s hard to know what the right actions are to take and unfortunately, there’s no rule book when we become parents. At times it’s easy to do the complete opposite of what we should be doing as we try to […]
With Easter Sunday approaching on April 20th, we wanted to share some fun articles detailing some different Easter activities you can participate in with your kids this year! We know that the same routine each year, while always a good time, can feel a bit uninspired. It’s fun to shake things up every once in […]
It’s no secret that getting our kids to choose veggies over candy can be a near impossible task, but we came across a video that shows us it may not be quite as difficult as we think! NutritionFacts.org compiled a valuable group of tips and tricks to help kids eat healthier at home. Some of […]
It’s Spring! And with Spring comes Spring Break for school aged children. It’s not always easy to plan a week’s worth of activities that will keep your kids happy and entertained but also out of the house and off of electronics. Many parents also have a budget to factor in. The good news is that […]
For some parents and their children bath time can be either a joy or an unbearable chore. We wanted to find some ways to ease the pain for our parents, and while poking around online, we found some websites dedicated to bath time fun. We could NOT just click by without sharing because we were […]
We all know that even the best marriages face challenges at times. Becoming brand new parents can be an especially stressful time when you both have to adjust and change your entire lives for your new born. Michelle Maffei is here to help ease your troubles a bit however. She contributed an article to the […]
With divorce rates on the rise, blended families are becoming more and more common. However, meshing families can be a daunting task. Especially when there are children involved who have little do with what happens in their parent’s love lives. Lately we’ve been seeing more and more websites and resources popping up dedicated to helping […]
Being a mom is not only a ‘round the clock job but it’s intense! We love our families but it’s important to get some adult face time outside of the home. And while we do love our child-free friends, there’s nothing quite like having other mothers around who understand your day to day challenges and […]
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