Tag: children

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

By A New England Nanny 6 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 6 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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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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Furniture Safety Guide for Parents and Nannies

By A New England Nanny 64 0

A home might seem like one of the safest places for a child to play, but household furniture carries many unforeseen dangers, especially for young children. And now that kids are home for basically the entire day during the COVID-19 lockdown, the chances for unsafe behavior have increased. This furniture safety guide provides advice and […]

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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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