How to Celebrate Your Nanny During National Nanny Recognition Week

  Did you know that it is officially National Nanny Recognition Week, September 21-27 2014? The last week in September is a week to celebrate your nanny and all the hard work, love, care + compassion she provides for your family. While you might feel stumped as to how you can actually utilize this week as [Read On]

Preparing Your Child For The First Day Of School

    Guest Blog by Sharon Rief 1. Discuss The First Day Of School With Your Child: Discuss this big day with your child regularly. Express enthusiasm and excitement at all they are going to learn.  Express your own love of learning and discuss how great friendships can develop at school. Boost your child’s confidence [Read On]

How To Stay Organized This Summer

Are you an organization freak like me? Do you get excited about the container store? Or are you totally lost? Well, summer is definitely the perfect time to figure this out. Even though cleaning your home might feel exhausting or overwhelming, I cannot emphasize how fantastic you’ll feel once you do so! Here are a [Read On]

How to Celebrate 4th of July With Your Nanny

Can you believe it’s already July? How exciting that the 4th of July is THIS FRIDAY! While this may sound silly, I’m a big believer that indulging in holidays is crucial to your well-being. It’s so easy just to let holidays pass you by without taking the time to acknowledge what they represent or the [Read On]

How to Stay Safe This Summer!

  I wanted to give a special shout-out to Sarah McAllister, Director of Marketing and Social Media for “Tag UR It! Inc.” When I went to Disneyland with my family a few weeks ago, we were greeted at our hotel with a special gift waiting for me. It turns out that Sarah had delivered two [Read On]

Incorporating Enriching Activities Into Your Child’s Daily Routine This Summer

Guest Blog by Sharon Rief, of www.teacherresourcesforparents.com The summer is the perfect time to enrich your kids of all ages and prepare them for the new school year while having fun at the same time. There are so many fantastic activities that we can do with them, but we often don’t get to them because they [Read On]

How to Know if Your Child is Ready for Summer Camp

With summer quickly approaching, now is a great time to start thinking about summer camps. Determining whether your child will attend camp during the day or will attend sleepaway camp for his or her first time is a big decision! Going to camp is a wonderful experience for children to make new friends, build self-confidence, [Read On]

Speech Tips from Founder of Little Buggy Speech & Language Therapy

Let’s be honest, you don’t want to be the adult with the screaming child in the grocery store. We’ve all been there—the shaking heads, the sounds of disapproval, and the staring, rolling, stabbing eyes of each passerby. While other shoppers flee the scene, you’re frustrated and hoping that maybe just one kind person will give [Read On]

Trendy Mommy-Daughter Dates for Mother’s Day

There is truly nothing quite like spending quality time with your child. Here are some suggestions for mommy-daughter bonding around Los Angeles this Mother’s Day. Nannies and babysitters: as a thoughtful treat for your employer this Mo-Day, it might be fun to print out this list or to create your own suggestions! Moms and dads, [Read On]

Adorable Mother’s Day Card Ideas!

With Easter behind us and Mother’s Day just a few short weeks away, we decided to get a jumpstart with brainstorming some terrific Mother’s Day card ideas. So dads, nannies, and babysitters, let’s get creative and create a card that Mom will never forget! Mother’s Day this year is on Sunday, May 11, 2014. For [Read On]