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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 […]

Learning Biology, Exercising Empathy, and Appreciating Nature: Using Bugs to Teach Kids

Bugs. They’re annoying. Gross, perhaps. Maybe for you they’re even scary. But I’m writing this to try and convince you that you should give bugs a chance, particularly when a kid is watching you interact with them. Bugs can be an uncommon way to teach a kid about appreciating nature and biology, and also an […]

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 […]