Tag: 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


8 Tips for Safely Grilling at Home

By A New England Nanny 14 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 […]


How to Trick or Treat Safely During COVID-19

By A New England Nanny 55 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 […]


Fireworks Safety Tips for the 4th Of July

By A New England Nanny 55 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. […]


Furniture Safety Guide for Parents and Nannies

By A New England Nanny 66 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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