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Three Important Things Nannies & Parents Must Talk About

Three Important Things Nannies & Parents Must Talk About

It was a dark and stormy night…

Actually I have no clue what the weather was like that day because this story isn’t about me. 1,590 more words

Childcare

You Know You Work With Kids When...

1) You put the baby down and think he’s crying but it’s just the movie that the other kids are watching.

2) You change a wet diaper just for the baby to poop five minutes later. 265 more words

Drawn From Life

What happened to Playtime?

A disturbing trend in our modern society is the way that parents turn their children’s’ days into regimented routines of organized, adult-led extracurricular activities like soccer practice, piano class, and dance recitals along with other time consuming functions and commitments. 598 more words

Childcare

What I do and Why...

I come home from work somedays and I really feel stressed! But I need to describe the feeling I get when I walk into work in the morning, exhausted before the day has even started; but hearing one of my Key children yell my name and come running over for a cuddle! 169 more words

Children

Nani-Foodi Friday: Basil & Parmesan Orzo

Nani-Foodi Friday is here with a simple side dish that will please any palette. I made this last week for the twins to serve with the chicken nuggets from my… 188 more words

For All

I'm Not Going to Follow All the Rules

I’m using my phone to type this up with my daughter asleep on my chest while she fights a fever.

We’ve been without Internet for a couple of weeks now (we’ll get it back soon, reality just bites a big one), so I’ve not even tried to keep up with my blog. 607 more words

Staying Connected

The idea behind the saying ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ remains an important one. As we become easily disconnected trough the busyness of the day, electronic plug-ins and lack meaningful interactions children are not socialized into a true sense of community. 222 more words

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