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Traveling with Your Employer

Spring and summer breaks are quickly approaching and this means a lot of families are planning vacations near and far. If your employer has asked you to travel with their family we encourage you to do so. Traveling with your employer can allow you to grow closer with your charges and also give you the opportunity to travel to areas you’ve never been. But before…

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Car Seat Safety

Having your child driven by someone else is one of the most frightening scenarios for any parent. As a Nanny, it may help the parents you work for to know that you have a clean driving record, a safe vehicle and the complete knowledge of car-seat safety and law. Buckling up is the single most effective thing you can do to protect yourself and your…

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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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Teaching Independence

Yes, it may be easier to pick up the toys, put away the laundry or put the dishes away your self, but by asking your charge to help you out you are teaching responsibility and independence. We know you’ve heard it a hundred times, but by spending the extra few minutes now you’re helping your charge build confidence and a life-long skill of perseverance. Don’t…

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Looking for a Job? Calling All Potential Nanny Superstars!

With the strengthening economy is coming a growing demand in the Bay Area for Nannies. We are searching for potential candidates with excellent references and a pitch-in, positive attitude! Is that you? If so, we encourage you to apply online at tandcr.com. Why might working as a Nanny be the choice for you? Let’s talk about why it’s such a great job! Nannying can offer…

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The Crock-Pot: A Family and Nanny Crowd-pleaser

Let’s face it, we’re all quite busy people. With summer over and fall well underway, our time is becoming increasingly limited. School, soccer practice, art class, tutoring, dance … a million and one things that all seem to take precedence over cooking a good, healthy meal. Family dinner at the end of the day is arguably one of the most important family bonding times of the…

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How to relieve back to school anxiety

The beginning of the new school year gives parents and children both the opportunity to get a start fresh and a clean slate! Parents and Nannies can help their kids start the school year off right with these helpful reminders. These strategies start at home and carry into the classroom. Relieve back to school anxiety Back to school creates anxiety for every parent, child and…

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