Sunday, March 21, 2010

Starting Your New Gig

So you've landed it: the nanny job. You are now a family's official helper. There are many challenges that may come with starting your new position and here are some tips to ease you in.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Nannies On the Go: Keep That Hair Fresh!

Being a nanny is tiring. It's also difficult to maintain looking fresh and modern especially if you aren't getting enough sleep. I usually shower at night because I love to have the extra minutes in the morning. But sometimes, washing my hair in the evening leaves my morning hair something to be desired. Sound familiar? Then never fear! Dry shampoo is here!

Friday, March 19, 2010

If the Shoe Doesn't Fit

In New York City, walking around is a must. With two kids, I walk pretty much everywhere, sometimes pushing a stroller with both in tow. Good for my muscles, bad for my feet. Here's what you need to know about your foot health...

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Snacks Everyone Will Love

Having trouble finding healthy snacks that the kids (and parents) will love to eat? Well, look no further. Here are some great ideas for easy snacks even you won't be able to resist eating! You may even be able to recruit an assistant! (Perfect time to bond!)

March is National Craft Month! might be the only thing I need to say here. But it definitely isn't!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Coffee Break

Iced coffee season is upon us and, if you're like me, you need some, especially in the morning. I need coffee basically all the time. (my proud father) But since the warmer weather is starting to creep in, I opt for the iced version of the pick-me-up. However, I hate when the ice in the coffee melts. It makes it watery and no longer satisfying.

Here's a tip that's two-fold:

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Chalk Spinners!

Warmer weather means fun outdoor toys! Today we tried Crayola's new 3D chalk and their new chalk Spinners. The 3D chalk isn't all it's cracked up to be, but I thought the Spinners were pretty fun!

Kids will love to express themselves outdoors with this fun activity and I guarantee you'll like it too! The kit comes with 2 spinners, chalk, a sharpener, and a spinner-release. Wind it up and let it spin you a beautiful design!