Healthy snacks fuel school kids to keep them energized and focused at school. Many prepackaged convenience foods for kids lack nutritional value or add extra fat and calories. Many nutritious, homemade school snacks are easy to prepare the night before, saving you time in the morning. Check on the snack policies in the classroom as many schools restrict things like peanuts that … [Read more...] about Healthy School Snack Suggestions
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Even before your child was born, you vowed to make education a priority. Now that your child is in school, parent-teacher conferences are a critical ingredient in making her educational experience the best it can be. Careful preparation before the conference will get you ready to ask all the questions you have and to follow up with the necessary actions.BeforeGet out a notebook … [Read more...] about Suggestions for Parent-Teacher Conferences
As a Classic Nanny, care and safety of the children is your primary responsibility. From safety to stimulation, manners to mud pies, you are responsible for it all! Your family is trusting you to be there for them and they are trusting that you are going to give your all during your working hours. Following are additional suggestions that will enable you to be a Superstar … [Read more...] about How To Be a Superstar Nanny!
When the heat is on during the hottest days of summer, you may feel like you are going to spontaneously combust at any moment. Don’t worry, that hardly ever happens :) During pregnancy your body is hard at work. Your metabolism is kicked into high gear, and so you are more likely to feel the effects of summer heat. The reality is that you are more likely to perspire … [Read more...] about Are you one HOT Mama? Keeping it Cool During Pregnancy!
A loss of a friend or family member leaves kids grieving, even if they aren't sure how to express that grief. There is no way to take away the pain, but when you offer love, support and comfort, it gives a grieving child a feeling of safety and security. A gift is an option for showing the child you care. Certain gifts might also be beneficial for the child as she works through … [Read more...] about Good Gifts for Grieving Kids