Does Your Nanny Drive Your Kids?
We Are All Working Moms
When calculating how your nanny’s paycheck fits in to your budget, it is important to remember mileage reimbursement. If you plan to have your nanny drive your kids regularly, it is important to remember that it will cost her money for gas, as well as maintenance. In most scenarios, your nanny will expect you to […]
Nannies Are People, And People Get Sick
Being A SAHM Is All About Sipping Coffee And Doing Yoga… Right As a professional mom with three young kids, I always felt like I was missing out on all the fun while I was away at work: playgroups, school activities, 1:1 time with my kids. I’d often wonder, will I regret this someday when […]
Today I am going to share with you a GREAT. BIG. SECRET. Nannies are people, and people get sick. There you have it folks! Though it is true that nannies tend to have great immune systems (all that exposure to sick kid germs a regular basis), they can still catch a bug now and then! […]
Jellybeanstreet Orange County
Worth It A guest post written by Becca King Take a shower. Sleep. Work out. Go to the store. Eat. These are all things you can do pretty much whenever you want when you don’t have kids. Freedom to do WHAT you want, WHEN you want. That all changes when you have a baby.
If you are looking for a way to incorporate your child’s creativeness in an interesting way, join local mom Christina Finley at a Jellybeanstreet workshop! Not only is it fun for your child, but it can be used as a teaching moment. Here is what they have to say: Jellybeanstreet Orange County is where, “Painting and […]
A New Littlest
Last year when you were trick or treating with your kiddos did you see any teal pumpkins adorning your neighbors doorsteps? Did you know that they were more than just a fun decoration? The teal pumpkins are there to show support for kids with food allergies. Imagine if your child got all dressed up […]
Funny Because Its True
An emotional photo of a mom in labor is touching parents across the interwebs. When mom Nikki Colquitt gave birth to her third child, birth photographer LauraPaulescu was on hand to document the experience. While the mom was in labor, Paulescu captured this beautiful moment she shared with her then-youngest child before welcoming a new […]
Anyone who has ever cared for children on a regular basis can relate…
5 Fun Read Aloud Books
Most people remember coloring when they were a kid. Coloring books, construction paper, and sometimes (eek!) even the walls! Did you know that coloring is more than just a creative way to kill time with the kiddos? It has a variety of developmental benefits!
Reading to your kids is such a great tool for their development. Not only does it encourage basic speech skills, logical thinking, enhanced concentration, and academic excellence, but it is also a fun and easy way to strengthen your relationship. While you are supporting all of this development, you might as well have a little […]