With summer upon us, the weather is warming up and children are excited and eager to jump into a pool, beach or lake. They love splashing around, playing and having fun! The American Association of Pediatrics recommends that children do not start formal swimming lessons until after their 4th birthday. This will ensure that your… Read more »
The holiday season is now upon us, and holiday-themed baking, crafts, and activities are the perfect excuse to get creative and have fun with your little ones! We have been updating our Pinterest recently, and have compiled a fantastic stash of holiday-themed ideas for nannies and families to try with the kids. Check it out by… Read more »
As nannies, our main concern is making sure that the children in our care are safe at home, at the park, at the playground, or wherever the day may take us. Active supervision is one of the main strategies in preventing children’s injuries, according to the Canadian Paediatric Society, but there are many other tools and strategies we can tap into to make sure that, as childcare providers, we are prepared to anticipate, and act quickly in case of an emergency.