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National Nanny Training Day 2013 was great!

It’s now been just over a week since National Nanny Training Day. We had events in both San Francisco and Palo Alto. It was such a joy to come face-to-face with so many of our Nannies and Caregivers. Likewise, attendees seemed thrilled to meet fellow Nannies in the industry. They all mentioned feeling part of a bigger community. We want to thank our event sponsors…

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Meet Sarah, another great T+C Nanny

Sarah has nine years of experience working with children. She has been a Nanny as well as a swim coach and a preschool teacher, working with children of all ages. Sarah was placed by Town + Country in her two most recent. She has earned more than a dozen ECE units through Las Positas College and Diablo Valley College. In her free time, Sarah enjoys…

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Talking to Children about the News

The recent events in Boston, Hurricane Sandy, as well as other horrific events in recent years can lead kids to ask many questions. It’s important to talk honestly with your children about tragic events like this to keep them aware and to inform them of some of the dangers out there. Below are several websites that you can visit to get great tips on having…

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Are you earthquake ready?

California is a wonderful place to live and work, but there’s no doubt that we live in Earthquake Country here. I lived in San Francisco in 1989 and rode out the Loma Prieta Earthquake. Viewers across the country tuning in for Game 3 of the World Series between the Giants and A’s learned of the quake immediately. I then moved down to Los Angles in…

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Meet Louise

Louise is a career Nanny with over 25 years of professional childcare experience here in the Bay Area. She thrives in a busy, full-charge environment and always seeks to bring out each child’s individual strengths. She is very dependable and has deep knowledge about childhood development. One of her employers remarked, “We hired Mary Poppins!” Get to know Louise: What is your favorite quote? “If…

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Easter Basket Delight

When my brother and I were children we couldn’t wait to wake up on Easter Sunday and follow the trail of candy from our beds to our Easter baskets! We were just as excited on Easter morning as were were when Santa would come. Our favorite Easter goodie delicacy was Astronaut food! The other favorite item we could always count on finding … books! In…

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Spring Break!

It’s that time of year again … SPRING BREAK! No doubt you’re looking forward to the great plans you’ve made. You might not be thinking about childcare on your trip just yet, but you will! If you are travelling with your Nanny, here are a few tips to consider while traveling: Remember, you pay for her expenses, including airfare, hotel, food, etc. Your Nanny is…

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