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My Father’s Library: The Best Children’s Books from my Childhood

There’s something special about a good children’s picture book—even as an adult, the books I read with my dad when I was young stay close to my heart. He keeps an extensive collection of the best stories that he read to me and my sisters, and sometimes when I visit, I’ll take a book off […]

How Teens Can Start Babysitting Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

For teens and young adults interested in childcare, babysitting for neighbors and local families is a great opportunity to gain experience and establish yourself in the field. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, however, navigating risks and restrictions can be daunting. Balancing your personal safety with the opportunity to grow as a caregiver is […]

Fighting the Fear of Needles: Tips from a Former Needle-Averse Child

I had a severe fear of needles as a kid. I would scream, kick, punch, flee, hide behind exam tables, and even steal important items from my parents in an effort to stall for time. I suffered from an overwhelming and visceral fear that made the experience difficult not only for me but for everyone […]

Children’s Eye Health

August, designated as children’s eye health and safety month, is here! While there remain many pandemic-related unknowns for the 2021-2022 academic year, there are several aspects of children’s eye health on which parents and caregivers can focus to promote healthy vision. From birth to toddlerhood, children’s eyes change rapidly. Central vision and the core connections […]

Healthy Choices: Tips for Parents on Helping Kids with Their Well-Being

Healthy choices aren’t always easy to make, and when you’re a child or a teenager, they can be even more elusive simply because of things like peer pressure, feelings of anxiety or depression, or busy schedules. It’s important for parents to help their kids focus on making healthy choices at an early age so it […]

Tricks to Keep Your Ghouls Safe this Halloween Night

For all our younger trick or treaters: With Halloween festivities occurring tonight, we wanted to share some ghoulishly good tips to keep you safe. The popular hours for tick or treating are 5:30pm-9:00 pm. If you are going trick or treating in a subdivision area, remember to stay in lighted areas and carry flashlights. When […]

5 Ways to Maximize Your Baby’s Morning Routine

For working parents, the mornings with their kids are especially precious. Those stolen moments in the AM are when your baby is most alert, awake, and engaged. How can you make the most of them (while also making sure you’re out the door in time for drop off). Kelly Ho, Wunder’s curriculum developer and an […]

5 Travel Tips to Save Your Family Money and Stress

Taking trips together is one of the most exciting things you can do as a family. However, it can also be quite expensive and stressful — particularly when you haven’t planned very well. In order to avoid racking up debt and to make the trip as enjoyable as possible for the whole family, it’s important […]

Women’s History Month

March officially became Women’s History Month in 1987. We can use this month to celebrate and recognize the countless women who have changed the course of history by making it “herstory.” Each year the month has a theme and this year’s is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence.” According to the official WHM website, […]

Basics of Pediatric Psychology and How Nannies Can Apply Them in Work

To say that caring for a child is hard is an understatement as there is absolutely nothing as physically, emotionally, and mentally draining. However, there is also nothing more fulfilling—especially when you see the child grow up to be a well-rounded adult. I know there is no universal formula when it comes to looking after […]