Re-thinking the To-Do List…and More Strategies to FREE You Up for the Things and People that FILL You Up!
Your To Do list can be a powerful tool in prioritizing your time, or a huge burden. Luckily, the choice is yours! How do you manage your To Do’s? We’ve got some ideas to fuel you in revamping your “To Do” attitude in the new year!
Top 9 Tips to Start the School Year Organized
At Perfectly Nanny, we know that an organized school year can make all the difference, for both parents and children. These trusted tips can give you more time and energy with your family.
Do you need a College Degree to be a Nanny?
If you are thinking about becoming a Nanny, you may wonder what level of education you should have. To be employed as a nanny, a college degree can help give you an edge…but it’s not a requirement. In our latest blog, we explore what level of Nanny education is most sought after, most common — how a degree may help you land your dream job, and how to show equally valuable skills and experience when you don’t have a degree.
What to Ask When Interviewing Nannies for Your Infant
When you’re looking for someone as important as a childcare provider, you may be overwhelmed by questions and concerns — especially when you are searching for someone to trust your precious infant with. If it is your first time looking for childcare, you may not know what to ask. These interview questions can help in your search for a nanny for your new baby!
Working from Home with Children
Telecommuting and remote work is more common than ever. For many people, home has become the workplace, and separation between work and family no longer exists. Juggling a work-life balance when it all happens in one place can be hard – for both parents and children. Read on for Perfectly Nanny’s best tips for working from home with children!
What Type of Childcare Do I Need? [+Infographic]
Are you looking for the best childcare option for your family? There are many to choose from — and deciding whether a Nanny, regular babysitter, help from a family friend or daycare is the best choice can be daunting for parents. Perfectly Nanny is here to help with our Breakdown of Childcare Options for your Family.
Have you ever met a person that fills you up every time you are around them? It’s not that they are unrelentingly positive, or even happier than average…but they make you feel good to be around. I like to call this rare type of person the “Encourager.”
Making time for Reflection
As a busy mom, balancing four kids, work and time for my husband — I find my patience and my time wear thin. When this happens, I regroup and take stock of how I am filling my days. Time for reflection is so good for us as Moms. I encourage you to make time for this as well!
Family Evaluations help you learn everyone’s priorities
This is a small habit I started when my boys were young, that has grown over the years. It seems so simple – but this easy Family Evaluation allows us to reflect on goals, strengths, challenges and hopes for the future. You can easily fit something simple like this to your own family or other relationships in your life. There is no right or wrong way, just approaching the conversation with an open mind.