Category: Family Fun

Get Independence Day Fireworks Safety Tips Here

By A New England Nanny 10 0

With many subdued 4th of July gatherings last year, we could see an explosion – literally – of celebrations this year, with COVID-19 restrictions lifted. But every year there are too many injuries sustained due to unsafe fireworks use. KidsHealth.org offers these Independence Day fireworks safety tips to keep you and your children safe! Holidays […]

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8 Tips for Safely Grilling at Home

By A New England Nanny 11 0

As warmer weather hits, the smell of food on the grill fills the air. According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly 9,000 home fires involve grills each year. With this in mind, it’s important to brush up on barbeque safety. Consider the following tips for safely grilling at home: Do not let children or […]

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How to Trick or Treat Safely During COVID-19

By A New England Nanny 52 0

The leaves are changing colors, the air is getting chilly, and it’s almost time for the little ones to dress up and fill their bags with goodies. But this year, as we know, is not like other years before. The risk of contracting and spreading the coronavirus is still a serious concern, but that doesn’t […]

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Fireworks Safety Tips for the 4th Of July

By A New England Nanny 50 0

Fireworks are a staple of many Fourth of July and other celebrations, but remember to take precautions to ensure your special event is safe and accident-free. Although they may be legal in many parts of the Capital Region, there are still risks. Here are some fireworks safety tips to help everyone enjoy their Independence Day. […]

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10 Tips for Checking Your Kids’ Halloween Candy

By A New England Nanny 74 0

Ah, Halloween. It evokes many memories of sweaty costumes, running down the streets with friends, and of course, massive amounts of sugar in a variety of colored wrappers. While most families trust their neighbors are handing out perfectly safe candy, it never hurts to be cautious and delay the sugar gluttony for a few minutes […]

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Fall into Fall this Weekend!

By A New England Nanny 61 0

It looks like it’s going to be a gorgeous weekend (and for some, a 3-day weekend!) – the weather looks great, the leaves are changing colors everywhere, and it’s peak time for apple picking. Hopefully you’ll get a chance to get out with the kids for some fall fun. Here are a few of the […]

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Come See Us at the 2019 Back to School Expo!

By A New England Nanny 52 0

We are excited to once again be exhibiting at the Back to School Expo this year. It’s a fantastic event with hands-on science and technology experiments, interactive exhibits, celebrity appearances, and a lot more, including appearances by Marvel superhero characters. There will also be health and wellness exhibits and many vendors with family-focused offerings…like us!  […]

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What Parents Should Know About Digital Assistants

By A New England Nanny 62 0

Alexa, Echo, Google Home…chances are you or someone you know has one of these devices – known as digital assistants – in their house. And while they certainly have many beneficial features for children, as with any technology that kids can access, there are concerns that parents and nannies need to be aware of. Here […]

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Should You Give Your Nanny a Holiday Bonus?

By A New England Nanny 68 0

‘Tis the season where we usually post a list of gifts that families could give their nannies. But many families – either in addition to or in place of gifts – opt to provide a financial boost to their household employee. But how often does this happen? Do nannies expect it? Should you give your […]

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