Tag Archives: Family Life

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 […]

For the love of science

  Making learning fun is a challenge for many people that interact with kids, whether they’re parents or childcare workers. Trying to balance fun with actual educational content can feel nearly impossible. But the science of the world around us can be very interesting and even downright enjoyable and teaching the scientific method doesn’t have […]

Importance of a Growth Mindset in Children

It’s that time of the year again. School is now in full session and families are beginning to establish their routines surrounding a working schedule and the full class load for the kiddos. This part of the year can be intimidating for children because it means a whole new year of new experiences, friends and […]

Kids Should be Able to Express Their Bodily Autonomy

When I was in high school, I volunteered as a summer camp counselor. It was a wonderful experience, and though I’d worked with kids in other contexts before that (including a heaping helping of babysitting), there was one thing in the experience that surprised me. One kid was particularly rambunctious in comparison to the others […]

The Benefits of Cooking With Children

There’s almost no better way to connect with friends and family than over food. If we think about most “feel-good” foods they’re usually packed with sugar and carbs that make them  unhealthy. Both children and adults usually flock towards these, less healthy options, because of comfort, ease and taste. It is important to take care […]