Month: August 2012

Getting Back to Back to School

Well, its that time again. There is a coolness in the air, and the stores are packed with binders, books, pens, etc. Yup, back to school. After a lovely, long, lazy summer, its time to get back to reality. With reality comes routine and schedules.  Regardless of the age of children, back to school is […]

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Guest blog post from www.nanny.net – "A Nanny’s Guide to Packing for a Daytrip"

For many nannies (or dayhome providers), trips to the zoo, farm, museum, or other age-appropriate venues are part of their weekly adventures with the children they watch. Being prepared for a long day away from home can make the difference between having a fun or frustrating time. Before heading out, use the following checklist to […]

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A place for everything, and everything in its place…. hopefully!

I am one of those people who cannot think or focus in clutter. Even just being in a house that is really cluttered makes me twitchy Before I sit down to write, work, plan, mark, etc. I have to have a clear space around me. The nights before report cards are due, or if I […]

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Keeping Life Organized

Life is busy. And when you care for other people’s children, its even busier!  There are a number of tips and tools out there to help keep your brain from exploding and helping you stay on top of things. As a business owner, teacher and mom, here are some things I do to help keep […]

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