Do you have what it takes to be a celebrity nanny?

What attracts potential nannies to work for celebrity households? Is it the massive bonuses? Or the even larger salaries? From changing diapers, to warming baby bottles, to putting on band aids and pushing swings, the role of the nanny stays the same whether they are working for regular families or celebrity ones. Celebrity families are the same as...

By Tiffanie Kinder

Why do nannies quit?

We cannot seem to keep a nanny more than six months before they leave for another job. What can we do to get more stability? Why do some families seem to have one nanny after another, and another family might have the same nanny for five or more years? Is it poor screening, poor supervision and communication, horrible kids, or some combination of t...

By Tiffanie Kinder

5 Things I Learned About Motherhood While Laying On The Couch

  A couple of weeks ago, while taking a seemingly innocent walk to the park with my two sons, ages 6 and 4, I slipped on a patch of wet grass. My left leg went under me, and my life changed, as least for the immediate future, in that brief second. X-rays and a visit to the orthopaedic surgeon would reveal a broken fibula and a separation betwe...

By Tiffanie Kinder

4 Tips On Giving Your Children A Happy Childhood!

  I often pause to notice now grown up my daughters are quickly getting. While only 11 and 7 years old, I tell them to stop growing up so fast and then kiddingly try to convince them to stay 11 and 7 forever. Eyes are rolled and heads are shaken as they think what a dork their mom is. While I am always (ok, usually!) sad to see each stage come...

By Tiffanie Kinder

Things I Wish You Knew, From Your Nanny

As your nanny for many years, we've grown pretty close. Considering how many times this week I've caught you sprinting down to the laundry room in nothing but your panties, maybe even a little too close. That being said, no matter how many of your newborns I swaddle, promotions I celebrate you earning, or gossip I tell you about, but there are a fe...

By Tiffanie Kinder