Category: Health & Safety

Errand Service During the COVID-19 Outbreak

By A New England Nanny 1 0

In addition to providing child care services, A New England Nanny is now offering help to Capital Region residents who need assistance with picking up groceries, prescriptions, restaurant takeout, and more. Our Community Caregiver service is perfect for families, first responders, seniors, those with pre-existing medical conditions, or anyone else not able to leave their […]

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Advice for Working Parents on Managing Stress

By A New England Nanny 10 0

Many parents also hold full- or part-time jobs. However, being a parent on its own is one of the hardest jobs anyone could take on. Couple that with the stress of a career and it can be too much for anyone. Luckily we have some advice for working parents on managing stress. It’s not uncommon […]

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10 Tips for Checking Your Kids’ Halloween Candy

By A New England Nanny 21 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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What Parents Should Know About Digital Assistants

By A New England Nanny 21 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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10 Tips for Protecting Your Family’s Skin During Winter

By A New England Nanny 34 0

‘Tis the season! Cold air and low humidity, combined with spending more time indoors and taking hot showers, can wreak havoc on your skin, especially on kids’ sensitive skin. Here are some tips from UCI Health for protecting your family’s skin during winter. 1. Block the winter sun It’s important to use sunscreen of at least 30 […]

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Health Benefit Options for Your Nanny

By A New England Nanny 27 0

The world of health insurance is complex and often frustratingly so. When families are looking for ways to help their nanny with health insurance, there are many options available that can provide nannies with funding to cover medical expenses, whether or not the nanny has her own health insurance. If you are looking for ways to […]

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Halloween Safety Tips for Parents and Nannies

By A New England Nanny 32 0

It’s that spooky time of year again, and if your kids are anything like ours, they’ve been excited for Halloween since…well, probably since last year’s candy supply petered out. And while Halloween is certainly meant for wild, sugar-crazed fun, we have to be a bit of a wet blanket and watch over our little monsters […]

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