Ask MaryPat: How to Find Creative Activities for Toddlers

MaryPat doesn’t fly around with a black umbrella, but she does have over 20 years of experience as a Child Development Expert and over 10 years experience as a Placement Counselor in our Palo Alto office. She’s has a wealth of knowledge and we’re confident you will find her advice spot-on! Dear MaryPat, The children I care for love doing arts and crafts projects and really…

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Baking Holiday Treats with the Kids!

There is so much excitement in the air during this time of year. Viewing holiday lights, going to holiday parties, completing holiday shopping and doing lots of holiday baking are on everyone’s schedule. It’s no doubt that kids enjoy baking and this is certainly an area of  holiday activity where you can use an extra set of hands. Check out the links below and spend…

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Holiday Gifting for your Household Employee

Thanksgiving is behind us, holiday music is filling the air of every store you enter and cooler temperatures have moved in – it’s really starting to feel like the holidays. We receive a lot of calls during this time of the year from families asking what year-end bonuses are appropriate for their household employees.  When in doubt, cash bonuses tend to be preferred. Not only…

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