Category: Health & Safety

Tips for Healthy Holiday Travel – With or Without Your Nanny

By A New England Nanny 8 0

As the holidays approach and COVID-19 vaccination eligibility expands to younger children, many Americans may be making plans to travel, including families with nannies. According to Tripadvisor, 55% of Americans plan to travel this winter, which is a 5% increase from those who traveled last winter. Not surprisingly, the most popular travel dates are the […]

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CDC Signs Off on COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11

By A New England Nanny 13 0

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) endorsed a low-dose version of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11. The approved vaccine is one-third of the amount given to adults. With the CDC’s green light, parents can now seek vaccinations for their children immediately. The Food and Drug […]

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How to Celebrate Halloween Safely in 2021

By A New England Nanny 15 0

It’s getting spooky out there! While the kids may be excited for trick-or-treating, it’s important to keep in mind that even though things are better than a year ago, COVID-19 is still a huge concern. Therefore it’s critical to not only have fun, but to celebrate Halloween safely in 2021. Here are tips from the […]

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Do You Have Work-from-Home Paranoia? Help Manage It

By A New England Nanny 16 0

Managing Work-From-Home Paranoia As we all know, working from home (WFH) has become the norm for many organizations across the country this past year due to COVID-19 restrictions. This change has almost entirely eliminated the social aspect of the physical workplace, which has made it difficult for some employees to fully understand what their co-workers […]

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Which Sunscreen Brands Were Recalled Due to Cancerous Chemical?

By A New England Nanny 12 0

Johnson & Johnson issued a voluntary recall of five sunscreens after finding that the products contained trace amounts of benzene, a cancer-causing chemical. Although sunscreen samples had low levels of benzene, Johnson & Johnson recalled the products out of an “abundance of caution.” The recall only impacts the following spray sunscreen products: Neutrogena Beach Defense […]

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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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Nannies and Legal Marijuana in New York

By A New England Nanny 14 0

In April, recreational use of marijuana became legal in New York. Families that employ a nanny may be wondering how that will impact their relationship, if any of those nannies choose to use marijuana. Our payroll partner GTM Payroll Services provides a look at the new law and how it impacts employers – including household […]

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