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Ten $10 Birthday Gift Ideas for Preschoolers

My four-year-old nanny kid is turning five this month! That means I have to come up with something to get him for his birthday. Only problem is...

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Creative Outings in Denver & Boulder: Winter

There are so many wonderful things about winter -- holidays, traditions, community events, and snow, just to name a few. It isn't the cold and the snow that makes winter so great, it's the celebrations that go along with it. Here in Colorado, we don't let the weather keep us from the outdoors, but we can't exactly expect our toddlers to play at a park in 30 degree temperatures. For that reason, I have composed an inexhaustive list of...

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Four Spooky Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

Handprint Witch This craft is super cute, but requires a lot of adult help. I am not the most artistic person, so trust me when I say that any adult can do this. Supplies: White PaperGreen and Orange PaintSmall Googly EyesBlack MarkerBlack and Yellow Construction PaperGlue Directions: Cut out and glue pieces for hat togetherCover… Continue reading Four Spooky Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

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It’s Okay to Take a Break

If you're anything like me, you will always find something to do at work -- organize the pantry, sweep the floors, fluff the pillows. It really is a great trait to have as a nanny, but sometimes you need to think about...

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Creative Outings in Denver and Boulder: Fall

We are entering into sweater weather! Fall - my favorite time of year! The air is crisp and fresh; the trees turn to red and gold; and corn mazes are all-the-rage. We are so busy during the fall season because there is too much to do in the amount of time there is to do… Continue reading Creative Outings in Denver and Boulder: Fall

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Stop Trying to Be Perfect

When it comes to my job, I try my best to never make a mistake. Funny, right? It's impossible. There are so many things I am good at, but when something doesn't go just right, I have the tendency to question my abilities as a nanny. I know I can't be the only one who… Continue reading Stop Trying to Be Perfect

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Today, We Celebrated His First Birthday

July 27, 2019 Today, we celebrated R's first birthday at home with friends and family of my employers. Because the theme was WWF wrestling (inspired by R's hulk-ish size), R was dressed to look like Hulk Hogan with a yellow onesie, red pants, a bandana around his head, and a brown mustache pacifier. Of course… Continue reading Today, We Celebrated His First Birthday