Nannies vs Babysitters in Chicago

I once saw a comical social media posted by a professional nanny that said “calling your nanny a babysitter is like calling your wife your girlfriend”. That pretty much sums it up, doesn’t it?  Still, in Chicago you will frequently hear the term used interchangeably....
There’s More to Books Than Reading!

There’s More to Books Than Reading!

I use books to teach my nanny children EVERYTHING! I believe that books are the most important hooks to get our little ones excited or interested in a certain topic. This guest blog will guide you through some of the routines we have to tackle daily in order to help...
Top 4 Nanny Deal-breakers

Top 4 Nanny Deal-breakers

Creating a successful relationship between a nanny and a nanny-family can be tricky. Every family has different needs. There is no handbook that provides parents OR nannies all the answers. Given the inherently personal nature of this business relationship, the...
Beyond Time Out

Beyond Time Out

I’m a “specialty” nanny. But I don’t use fancy curricula, I’m not up on the latest potty training craze and I don’t have the secret to making your child sleep through the night. In fact, I don’t specialize in teaching the children at all. My specialty is respectful...