From the BlogSo my Nanny is on Facebook…
Social Media Series, Part 1: The line between professional and private life has been blurred with the introduction (and mass-usage) of Social Media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Sharing information has become the norm, but when the topic is your family and children, where should you draw the line? A quick search of…Read More...Back to School Blues
With school starting up again, there are a few simple yet significant tips to help ease children out of summer mode and into school mode.Whether they are starting school for the first time or returning, these suggestions will enable parents, teachers, and caregivers to have an easier transition.Read More...Annie’s Nannies 30th Anniversary Picnic!
Our first 30th anniversary celebration was last week! We held our annual summer picnic, but took it up a notch with catering from Chipolte, a performance by Goofy Gideon the Magician, personalized cupcakes from Cupcake Royal, and prize bags. We had a wonderful time getting to chat with nannies, their charges, and some special guests(and…Read More...Banking Hours—Why it doesn’t pay off
We often hear complaints from nannies or families about banking hours. Usually we hear from the nanny or family after the hours have been banked and the phone call is never a positive one. Breedlove & Associates tackles this topic in their most recent Legal Review. The Lawson family wanted to take an impromptu vacation…Read More...CPR/First Aid Training – September 6th Class
First Aid & CPR Certification Class Our next highly-regarded First Aid, CPR, HIV and Blood-born Pathogens Class is scheduled for September 6th! Here’s what you need to know: What: Nanny only First Aid, CPR, HIV and Blood-born Pathogens Class, with extra focus on Infant/Child CPR When: Saturday, September 6th from 9:00am-12:00pm Where: Phinney Neighborhood Center…Read More...Annie’s Nannies: June Nanny of the Month
We are so excited to announce our first summer Nanny of the Month (June) for 2014….Nicole Hill! Nicole has been active in our On-Call pool since the beginning of 2012 and has also been placed in numerous part-time positions. One family Nicole has worked consistently with says, “Nicole is absolutely wonderful. She has such a…Read More...Summer and Fall Classes – Bellevue College
SUMMER and FALL Quarter registration has begun at Bellevue College! It’s time to consider college options for Summer (begins 7/1) and Fall Quarters (begins 9/22). SUMMER QUARTER CLASSES (begin 7/1) – all Online: ECED107 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 5 cr ECED190 Observation and Assessment 3 cr EDUC115 Child Development …Read More...Your Face Really Can Freeze That Way…. guest post by Sarah Hornsby
For years I rolled my eyes when my grandmother said, “If you keep making that face it will freeze that way” after she caught me crossing my eyes, crinkling my nose, or saw me sticking out my tongue. My sister and I would giggle at the thought of a man with his face frozen in…Read More...First Aid & CPR Certification Class – July 2014
First Aid & CPR Certification Class Start the Summer off by getting qualified and confident in life-saving skills. Our next highly-regarded First Aid, CPR, HIV and Blood-born Pathogens Class is scheduled for July 19th! Here’s what you need to know: What: Nanny only First Aid, CPR, HIV and Blood-born Pathogens Class, with extra focus on Infant/Child CPR…Read More...Annie’s Nannies: May Nanny of the Month
Shannon Peters is our May Nanny of the Month! Shannon has been working with Annie’s Nannies for a little over nine years and is one of our most beloved On-Call nannies. Many families comment on her kindness and warmth, as well as the feeling of ease they feel whenever Shannon watches their children. One family…Read More...