After an exhausting month of shopping and planning winter break activities, is there anything more rewarding than the look of wonderment and pure joy on your child's face on Christmas morning? Bright eyes and wide smiles will make all the holiday hustle and bustle worthwhile! In the meantime, here are a few more things to tack onto your to-do list to make Christmas morning a little more magical for you and your family.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
Choosing the right stroller for you and your growing family is one of the most important product decisions that you will make. Soon after welcoming your first little one into the world, you quickly realize just how important mobility is to you and your family. Some of the things you should consider when choosing the best stroller for your family include storage, foldability, carrier adaptability, and the quality of its tires. If you're in the market for a new stroller and want to know which brand and style will best fit your family's lifestyle, look no further. We've put together an easy-to-follow guide about strollers to help you make the best choice for you and your little ones.
Raising kids in today's world poses numerous different challenges for parents. When should your child be introduced to TV? What about the iPad or the family computer? We've rounded up safe technology products you can feel good about giving to your children.
No one wants to have to put together a nursery after the baby is born. Make your newborn feel right at home by preparing baby's first nursery ahead of time. As a mommy-to-be, you have many things on your mind. Have no fear; we're here to help ensure you don't overlook certain products that should be on the nursery checklist. These 10 nursery essentials from Houzz are about to make your life with a little one a whole lot easier just by adding them to your baby's room.
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The original edition of this Manual; The Nanny Textbook was published in 1987 and quickly became a staple in nanny training progra...ms. From Australia to New England and through-out the Midwest, the vast majority of nanny training programs listed The Nanny Textbook as required reading. The curriculum is based upon more than two decades of research and covers all of the essential fundamental principles of in-home childcare. It is a basic reference for anyone employed to care for children and for parents wishing to learn what to expect from a professional nanny. read more
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