A Summer Bucket List!

A Summer Bucket List! Get ahead of the game and create a summer bucket list. Sit down with your kids and brainstorm a list of fun activities or experiences you’d like to have during this time. Below are some creative tips as you prepare for the summer: Plan Theme Weeks: Choose a different theme for…

Fire Safety!

Fire Safety! Creating a fire safety plan is critically important for protecting lives, minimizing property damage, preventing panic, and ensuring everyone’s safety. Overall, a fire safety plan is a proactive measure that equips families with the knowledge and tools they need to respond effectively to a fire emergency, ultimately saving lives and minimizing damage. Here’s…

10 tips to keep in mind when caring for an infant.

10 tips to keep in mind when caring for an infant. As a nanny, it is essential to pay close attention to infants in your care because they are not capable of taking care of themselves. They are vulnerable to various risks, including choking hazards, falls, and respiratory problems that could be fatal in some…

Your New Year Investment!

Your New Year Investment! As you head back to the office after the holidays, you may experience anxiety, stress, headaches, and more as you navigate the demands of work and childcare again. It can be extremely difficult to balance work and taking care of your children, especially in this day and age. On top of…

‘Tis the Stress-Free Season

‘Tis the Stress-Free Season Holiday time for parents with young children can be both magical and challenging. Children often bring an additional layer of excitement and wonder to the holidays, making it a joyous time. However, the holidays can also be an incredibly stressful and exhausting time of the year for parents as they juggle…

The Gift of Gratitude to Little Ones

The Gift of Gratitude to Little Ones As adults, we recognize the importance of practicing gratitude. It is crucial for mental well-being and positive relationships with others. However, sometimes our children do not understand this due to developmental factors such as age and cognitive abilities or the lack of seeing this practiced often in their…

Keeping Your Nanny Engaged

Keeping Your Nanny Engaged Parents we all know, it can be challenging to find the right nanny for your family. So, when you have your perfect match, you want to make sure your nanny is happy with their employment with your family. Below please few strategies on how to keep your nanny engaged: Clear communication:…

Preparing for a Nanny Interview

Preparing for a nanny interview. When you are in the process of interviewing with a family, it is important to communicate your experiences, talents and skills. You will need to sell yourself!  We know for some caregivers this can be a hard task. Not to worry – we can help you! NOL has created a…

Interviewing Caregivers

Interviewing Caregivers Interviewing a prospective caregiver can be daunting.  You are making a decision about someone who will provide intimate care for your loved one(s).  They will become an essential part of your family. Having a face-to-face, in person, or video conference discussion is a great way to get to know potential candidates. Align on…

Did You Know? Corporate Childcare

Did You Know? Corporate Childcare Did you know it can be challenging for working parents to balance work and childcare? The demands of managing both can be difficult.  Often parents are forced to make tough decisions on a regular basis when they do not know how or where to access affordable, reliable childcare in a…