60 pippa.io <![CDATA[Chronicles of Nannya]]> http://soundcloud.com/user-938929011 en All rights reserved Martha Reddick no Chronicles of Nannya info+5973ab9d1217fc2b7ec95ac3@mg.pippa.io https://assets.pippa.io/shows/5973ab9d1217fc2b7ec95ac3/show-cover.jpg http://soundcloud.com/user-938929011 <![CDATA[Chronicles of Nannya]]> https://feed.pippa.io/public/shows/chroniclesofnannya <![CDATA[90. The Foundations of Feeding]]> Sun, 05 Aug 2018 16:38:55 GMT 1:10:47 5b672818b9ef82d563aee69d no full Mealtimes are one of the best times to really connect with kids. But so often we get caught up in the "battle" over food that we forget what a gift meal and snack times can be! This week, Angelina Pizzi, of onetwothrive.com joins us to talk about the first 1,000 days of feeding and beyond! We discuss the importance of building a foundation of good food habits with kids early on that will pay off for the rest of their lives! She also has some ideas to better yourself as a nanny along the way!


To find out more about OneTwoThriveKids and all Angelina has to offer, visit the following sites!

onetwothrive.com/kids

https://www.facebook.com/OTTkids/

https://www.instagram.com/onetwothrivekids/


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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Mealtimes are one of the best times to really connect with kids. But so often we get caught up in the "battle" over food that we forget what a gift meal and snack times can be! This week, Angelina Pizzi, of onetwothrive.com joins us to talk about the first 1,000 days of feeding and beyond! We discuss the importance of building a foundation of good food habits with kids early on that will pay off for the rest of their lives! She also has some ideas to better yourself as a nanny along the way!


To find out more about OneTwoThriveKids and all Angelina has to offer, visit the following sites!

onetwothrive.com/kids

https://www.facebook.com/OTTkids/

https://www.instagram.com/onetwothrivekids/


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[89. Temperament Styles]]> Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:14:37 GMT 1:21:53 5b4b8f0d4191a2ae47da42ca no full Every human has a temperament style and every temperament style has positives and negatives! In this episode, Cady Leinicke and I discuss all the different ways to help identify and support the three temperament styles! Check it out!


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Every human has a temperament style and every temperament style has positives and negatives! In this episode, Cady Leinicke and I discuss all the different ways to help identify and support the three temperament styles! Check it out!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

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<![CDATA[88. Social-Emotional Learning]]> Sun, 24 Jun 2018 21:17:19 GMT 42:29 5b300a5f97cd27226c0471b7 no full Summer is a time of opportunities for all kinds of learning! And just because kids aren't in school doesn't mean they can't learn a lot to build their emotional intelligence. We're joined this week by Sofia Dickens, host and founder of Q Wunder, as she talks us through some ways to weave learning into your nanny kids' day!

If you'd like to learn more about Q Wunder, click here: http://www.qwunder.com/

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Summer is a time of opportunities for all kinds of learning! And just because kids aren't in school doesn't mean they can't learn a lot to build their emotional intelligence. We're joined this week by Sofia Dickens, host and founder of Q Wunder, as she talks us through some ways to weave learning into your nanny kids' day!

If you'd like to learn more about Q Wunder, click here: http://www.qwunder.com/

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

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<![CDATA[87. Inviting Kids Into The Kitchen]]> Sun, 10 Jun 2018 14:51:40 GMT 37:48 5b1d39f5d276ba4e4066b78d no full Inviting kids to cook alongside us can be a daunting idea. This week I was lucky enough to talk to Leah McDermott, of Your Natural Learner, about ways to begin inviting children to be a part of everything from grocery shopping to food prep to clean up. Cooking with children has so many benefits for both you and the child! I learned so much and I know you will too!

Resources:

Sign up for free recipes: www.yournaturallearner.com/cookingwithchildren

Leah's ebook, Preschoolers Cook: http://www.yournaturallearner.com/product/preschoolerscookebook/

Website: www.yournaturallearner.com

FB page: www.facebook.com/yournaturallearner

FB group: bit.ly/naturegroup

Instagram: www.instagram.com/yournaturallearner

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Inviting kids to cook alongside us can be a daunting idea. This week I was lucky enough to talk to Leah McDermott, of Your Natural Learner, about ways to begin inviting children to be a part of everything from grocery shopping to food prep to clean up. Cooking with children has so many benefits for both you and the child! I learned so much and I know you will too!

Resources:

Sign up for free recipes: www.yournaturallearner.com/cookingwithchildren

Leah's ebook, Preschoolers Cook: http://www.yournaturallearner.com/product/preschoolerscookebook/

Website: www.yournaturallearner.com

FB page: www.facebook.com/yournaturallearner

FB group: bit.ly/naturegroup

Instagram: www.instagram.com/yournaturallearner

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[86. Nutrition for Nannies]]> Sun, 03 Jun 2018 11:00:13 GMT 1:11:35 5b12165559525a0e071bfa5b no full Nannies are often surrounded by processed, snacky foods that can make it difficult to make healthy choices! Brooke Blazevich, of Nanny Harmony, joins us this week to talk us through some strategies for setting yourself up for success when it comes to food choices. Changing habits can be hard, but you deserve to live the life you want to live!

For more information on Nanny Harmony, visit: https://nannyharmonychicago.com/

To join a Chronicles of Nannya FitBit challenge, email in your username or email address with the subject line FITBIT to chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com

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Nannies are often surrounded by processed, snacky foods that can make it difficult to make healthy choices! Brooke Blazevich, of Nanny Harmony, joins us this week to talk us through some strategies for setting yourself up for success when it comes to food choices. Changing habits can be hard, but you deserve to live the life you want to live!

For more information on Nanny Harmony, visit: https://nannyharmonychicago.com/

To join a Chronicles of Nannya FitBit challenge, email in your username or email address with the subject line FITBIT to chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[85. Nannying in Different Cultures]]> Sun, 27 May 2018 12:23:00 GMT 1:03:28 5b09aad66a3369925a23e8fd no full Nannying practices change slightly family to family. So imagine how much they change country to country! Stephanie Ojukwu joins us this week to talk about nannying all over the world! From Japan to Australia to America and a time teaching in China, Stephanie has been all over! The biggest takeaway is to approach each new place with an open heart and a good attitude, but this episode taught me so many things I didn't know about our wonderful world!

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Nannying practices change slightly family to family. So imagine how much they change country to country! Stephanie Ojukwu joins us this week to talk about nannying all over the world! From Japan to Australia to America and a time teaching in China, Stephanie has been all over! The biggest takeaway is to approach each new place with an open heart and a good attitude, but this episode taught me so many things I didn't know about our wonderful world!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[84. Power Struggles with Parents]]> Mon, 21 May 2018 13:09:41 GMT 1:04:26 5b02c515beb378261e036614 no full It takes so much courage to stand up for yourself, especially when your job is on the line. In nannying, we work so closely with families that sometimes boundaries feel less clear than in other jobs. Pascale Brady is back to talk us through ways to handle potential power struggles with parents. This episode is also great for working to prevent future problems by addressing them before they grow!


To learn more about Pascale visit her website here: https://thechallengecoach.com/

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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It takes so much courage to stand up for yourself, especially when your job is on the line. In nannying, we work so closely with families that sometimes boundaries feel less clear than in other jobs. Pascale Brady is back to talk us through ways to handle potential power struggles with parents. This episode is also great for working to prevent future problems by addressing them before they grow!


To learn more about Pascale visit her website here: https://thechallengecoach.com/

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[83. Mother's Day]]> Sun, 13 May 2018 16:53:05 GMT 48:09 5af86d7273a893c525f84ae4 no full Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers out there! This week Angela Johnson (of Third Parent Academy and Ask the Nanny) talks us through all sorts of Mother's Day gift ideas! We also discuss a nanny's role in planning for Mother's Day! And again, happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there!

Please write in with questions or suggestions to Chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com!

You can also write in with cute stories or episode ideas!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannnya

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Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers out there! This week Angela Johnson (of Third Parent Academy and Ask the Nanny) talks us through all sorts of Mother's Day gift ideas! We also discuss a nanny's role in planning for Mother's Day! And again, happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there!

Please write in with questions or suggestions to Chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com!

You can also write in with cute stories or episode ideas!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannnya

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[82. Spy Day]]> Sun, 06 May 2018 21:32:56 GMT 16:55 5aef748900c1eb33678b494f no full This week is short and sweet with a fun indoor activity I like to call Spy Day! Gather your spy supplies and have a day searching for clues and avoiding laser beams!


Please write in with questions or suggestions to Chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com!

You can also write in with cute stories or episode ideas!

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This week is short and sweet with a fun indoor activity I like to call Spy Day! Gather your spy supplies and have a day searching for clues and avoiding laser beams!


Please write in with questions or suggestions to Chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com!

You can also write in with cute stories or episode ideas!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannnya

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[81. Positive Discipline - LIVE from INNTD]]> Sun, 29 Apr 2018 05:13:28 GMT 1:03:42 5ae55478cd7788d4792db675 no full Recorded LIVE from International Nanny Training Day in Hyde Park, Chicago!!! This week's episode is all about Positive Discipline and all the benefits it has to offer! If you'd like to see the slideshow referenced in the episode, please click HERE!


Please write in with questions to Chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com!


You can also write in with cute stories or episode ideas!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannnya

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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Recorded LIVE from International Nanny Training Day in Hyde Park, Chicago!!! This week's episode is all about Positive Discipline and all the benefits it has to offer! If you'd like to see the slideshow referenced in the episode, please click HERE!


Please write in with questions to Chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com!


You can also write in with cute stories or episode ideas!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannnya

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[80. Power Struggles with Kids ]]> Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:07:58 GMT 1:12:14 5adca54ec4a86b7c5968b913 no full Part of a child's job is to push boundaries! It's natural but it can feel frustrating in the moment. Pascale Brady joins us again to talk through tools for preventing and working through power struggles with kids. This information has completely transformed my nanny day and I am excited to share it with all of you!

To learn more about Pascale visit her website here: https://thechallengecoach.com/

For the resources PEP has to offer please visit here: http://pepparent.org/

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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Part of a child's job is to push boundaries! It's natural but it can feel frustrating in the moment. Pascale Brady joins us again to talk through tools for preventing and working through power struggles with kids. This information has completely transformed my nanny day and I am excited to share it with all of you!

To learn more about Pascale visit her website here: https://thechallengecoach.com/

For the resources PEP has to offer please visit here: http://pepparent.org/

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[79. Tactics for Teaching Bravery]]> Sun, 15 Apr 2018 12:14:00 GMT 1:07:39 5ad2c4abaaae09363f6ecafb no full Trying new things can be scary for adults and children! But, as nannies, we need to lovingly encourage our little ones to face their fears in a safe way and discover all the ways they are brave and strong! In this episode, Cady Leinicke is back to help us talk through tactics for teaching bravery to kids!


If you'd like to know the title of the book we reference, or you have an idea for an episode, or a suggestion for what to do with your arms when you're not using them, please send an email to chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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Trying new things can be scary for adults and children! But, as nannies, we need to lovingly encourage our little ones to face their fears in a safe way and discover all the ways they are brave and strong! In this episode, Cady Leinicke is back to help us talk through tactics for teaching bravery to kids!


If you'd like to know the title of the book we reference, or you have an idea for an episode, or a suggestion for what to do with your arms when you're not using them, please send an email to chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[78. Nanny Squads ]]> Sun, 08 Apr 2018 23:09:10 GMT 40:49 5acaa1160c3456504c56d1d2 no full Nannying can be an isolating career if you don't have a Nanny Squad to make it through the long days! Nickey Andree from The Nannyhood joins us this week to talk about creating a social network in your area, lovingly known as a Nanny Squad! From how to find your nanny hood to how to include someone new in your squad, Nickey is an expert in creating a supportive network!


For more about The Nannyhood, click here: https://www.thenannyhood.com/


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/



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Nannying can be an isolating career if you don't have a Nanny Squad to make it through the long days! Nickey Andree from The Nannyhood joins us this week to talk about creating a social network in your area, lovingly known as a Nanny Squad! From how to find your nanny hood to how to include someone new in your squad, Nickey is an expert in creating a supportive network!


For more about The Nannyhood, click here: https://www.thenannyhood.com/


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/



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<![CDATA[77. RIE for Caretakers ]]> Sun, 01 Apr 2018 21:59:09 GMT 1:19:34 5ac1562d2df344f54cb153d7 no full RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) is all about respect! Through this method, caregivers offer respect to their children and, in return, children learn to treat those around them with the same respect! Kimberly Roberts Benakovich joins us again to talk through the benefits of raising children through RIE or RIE-ish methods!


For more about Kimberley, follow her here: https://www.facebook.com/nannyknowhow.org/


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) is all about respect! Through this method, caregivers offer respect to their children and, in return, children learn to treat those around them with the same respect! Kimberly Roberts Benakovich joins us again to talk through the benefits of raising children through RIE or RIE-ish methods!


For more about Kimberley, follow her here: https://www.facebook.com/nannyknowhow.org/


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[76. International Nanny Training Day (INNTD)]]> Sun, 25 Mar 2018 11:00:00 GMT 46:24 5ab6a98faf4e864052be9d30 no full Sue Downey of Nannypalooza and the "Practically Perfect Podcast" joins us to talk about International Nanny Training Day (iNNTD). International Nanny Training Day is held to recognize the needs of young children and to raise awareness of the positive correlation between nanny training and quality care. This national initiative is part of Week of the Young Child, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. 


On Saturday, April 21st nannies from all over the U.S and the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Australia will gather in their local communities at training events designed to meet their unique needs.


To register for a INNTD in your area, please click here and find your closest city: http://www.nannypalooza.com/nntd.html

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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Sue Downey of Nannypalooza and the "Practically Perfect Podcast" joins us to talk about International Nanny Training Day (iNNTD). International Nanny Training Day is held to recognize the needs of young children and to raise awareness of the positive correlation between nanny training and quality care. This national initiative is part of Week of the Young Child, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. 


On Saturday, April 21st nannies from all over the U.S and the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Australia will gather in their local communities at training events designed to meet their unique needs.


To register for a INNTD in your area, please click here and find your closest city: http://www.nannypalooza.com/nntd.html

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[75. Online Portfolios]]> Sun, 18 Mar 2018 13:19:00 GMT 26:56 5aadda7db65686803ddfb173 no full When you're on the hunt for a new family, it can feel difficult to set yourself apart from the other nannies out there! My guest this week, Candice Albert, has just the right thing to make you stand out - an online portfolio! We discuss the benefits of moving your portfolio online and some resources to make it SPARKLE!


To see Candice's example portfolio, click here: https://wordhustleadvertising.com/2018/03/14/nanny-portfolio/

To find out more about Word Hustle Advertising, click here: Wordhustleadvertising.com 

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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When you're on the hunt for a new family, it can feel difficult to set yourself apart from the other nannies out there! My guest this week, Candice Albert, has just the right thing to make you stand out - an online portfolio! We discuss the benefits of moving your portfolio online and some resources to make it SPARKLE!


To see Candice's example portfolio, click here: https://wordhustleadvertising.com/2018/03/14/nanny-portfolio/

To find out more about Word Hustle Advertising, click here: Wordhustleadvertising.com 

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[74. Bedtime Fears: Fighting Big Fears with Big Imaginations]]> Sun, 04 Mar 2018 14:04:00 GMT 57:15 5a9b63a8757954725a80b127 no full Bedtime can be a scary time for children. From bad dreams to monsters to fears based in reality, there's a lot of things that our minds dredge up right before bedtime. In this episode, Cady Leinicke and I discuss several strategies to help little ones drift off to a peaceful sleep. Good night, everyone!


Link to Weightless by Marconi Union: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfcAVejslrU


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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Bedtime can be a scary time for children. From bad dreams to monsters to fears based in reality, there's a lot of things that our minds dredge up right before bedtime. In this episode, Cady Leinicke and I discuss several strategies to help little ones drift off to a peaceful sleep. Good night, everyone!


Link to Weightless by Marconi Union: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfcAVejslrU


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[73. Avoiding Cabin Fever with an Infant]]> Sun, 25 Feb 2018 13:58:00 GMT 51:56 5a922dd55015d22f4401556f no full The winter is hard on us all. You're all stuck inside together and energy is often high with few places to get it all out! This cabin fever can be especially challenging when you're inside with an infant! How do you avoid going crazy when the only other person you have can't speak yet? Johanna Dunphy talks us through how to avoid those winter blues with infants! From creating a soundtrack for your day to baby workouts, Johanna has some wonderfully creative ways to keep everything feeling new and fun!


If you're in the Philadelphia area, look for Johanna's other work here: http://www.historicphiladelphia.org/


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/


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The winter is hard on us all. You're all stuck inside together and energy is often high with few places to get it all out! This cabin fever can be especially challenging when you're inside with an infant! How do you avoid going crazy when the only other person you have can't speak yet? Johanna Dunphy talks us through how to avoid those winter blues with infants! From creating a soundtrack for your day to baby workouts, Johanna has some wonderfully creative ways to keep everything feeling new and fun!


If you're in the Philadelphia area, look for Johanna's other work here: http://www.historicphiladelphia.org/


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/


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<![CDATA[72. Why the International Nanny Association is for YOU! ]]> Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:59:42 GMT 42:10 5a8a136e1f6a2f4d6b91e837 no full The International Nanny Association is a wonderful resource for nannies all over the world! According to their website, "INA’s mission is to serve as the umbrella association for the in-home child care industry by providing information, education and guidance to the public and to industry professionals." This week, Marcia Hall, the President of the INA, joins us to talk about how the International Nanny Association benefits YOU! From town halls to discounts to work agreements to networking, the INA is a wonderful place to become the best nanny you can be!


For more information on the INA, please visit www.nanny.org


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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The International Nanny Association is a wonderful resource for nannies all over the world! According to their website, "INA’s mission is to serve as the umbrella association for the in-home child care industry by providing information, education and guidance to the public and to industry professionals." This week, Marcia Hall, the President of the INA, joins us to talk about how the International Nanny Association benefits YOU! From town halls to discounts to work agreements to networking, the INA is a wonderful place to become the best nanny you can be!


For more information on the INA, please visit www.nanny.org


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<![CDATA[71. Sleep Training]]> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 14:41:25 GMT 40:07 5a8056150794a9366b87400a no full Sleep training can be tricky but sleep is so important for little ones (and, let's be honest, for us too)! This week my guest, Morgan Massaro, talks us through sleep training with the added layer of working with a nanny share! She is right in the middle of sleep training one of her littles and transitioning her other tiny one! Sweet dreams!


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And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/


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Sleep training can be tricky but sleep is so important for little ones (and, let's be honest, for us too)! This week my guest, Morgan Massaro, talks us through sleep training with the added layer of working with a nanny share! She is right in the middle of sleep training one of her littles and transitioning her other tiny one! Sweet dreams!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/


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<![CDATA[70. Growth Mindset]]> Sun, 04 Feb 2018 20:48:55 GMT 1:02:04 5a7771b7117a925530c2805c no full I am honored to have The Challenge Coach, Pascale Brady, on this week to talk about Growth Mindset and helping children develop grit. We discuss everything from the differences between a fixed mindset and growth mindset to how to model imperfection to what to say to a child in the face of disappointment. This episode is a wonderful reminder of the importance one person can have on a kid's outlook on life! For links to all the resources Pascale listed during this episode, please visit www.chroniclesofnannya.com! Also, be sure to visit Pascale's website (https://thechallengecoach.com/) for wonderful articles and other helpful resources!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/


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I am honored to have The Challenge Coach, Pascale Brady, on this week to talk about Growth Mindset and helping children develop grit. We discuss everything from the differences between a fixed mindset and growth mindset to how to model imperfection to what to say to a child in the face of disappointment. This episode is a wonderful reminder of the importance one person can have on a kid's outlook on life! For links to all the resources Pascale listed during this episode, please visit www.chroniclesofnannya.com! Also, be sure to visit Pascale's website (https://thechallengecoach.com/) for wonderful articles and other helpful resources!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/


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<![CDATA[69. Libraries]]> Sun, 28 Jan 2018 13:43:00 GMT 47:32 5a6d72abe2dcb7905a42e481 no full Libraries are one of the best resources for nannies everywhere! From a free play area to picture books to science experiments, the library has it all! This week a real-life children's librarian joins us! Dannie Levine-Moore even brought books for a little story time at the end! Feed your inner bookworm with this week's episode!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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Libraries are one of the best resources for nannies everywhere! From a free play area to picture books to science experiments, the library has it all! This week a real-life children's librarian joins us! Dannie Levine-Moore even brought books for a little story time at the end! Feed your inner bookworm with this week's episode!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[68. Play Dates]]> Sun, 21 Jan 2018 17:52:33 GMT 1:06:53 5a64d19fda751f26618f4ce0 no full Play dates are an important part of helping our little ones develop social skills! They can also be a highlight in a long week, especially when school is out! Cady Leinicke is back to talk through Play Dates in all their glory! From a child deciding last minute that they would rather stay home to a parent forgetting to tell you about a play date that's happening in 30 minutes, we cover it all!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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Play dates are an important part of helping our little ones develop social skills! They can also be a highlight in a long week, especially when school is out! Cady Leinicke is back to talk through Play Dates in all their glory! From a child deciding last minute that they would rather stay home to a parent forgetting to tell you about a play date that's happening in 30 minutes, we cover it all!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[67. Weekend Sits]]> Sun, 14 Jan 2018 14:37:46 GMT 1:08:19 5a5b6b3a37fcf95b548799ee no full Cady Leinicke is back to talk about Weekend Sits! There's a lot that goes into taking care of someone else's children for a weekend or beyond. If you've ever felt intimidated by the idea of doing a weekend sit, this episode will help you know that you can do it and help you figure out if you want to do it!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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Cady Leinicke is back to talk about Weekend Sits! There's a lot that goes into taking care of someone else's children for a weekend or beyond. If you've ever felt intimidated by the idea of doing a weekend sit, this episode will help you know that you can do it and help you figure out if you want to do it!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[66. Holiday Bonuses ]]> Sun, 31 Dec 2017 17:12:31 GMT 57:32 5a491a7f95dfbf9d13d4dd6d no full Tis the season for end of the year bonuses and the nanny groups are abustle with talk of this emotionally charged topic. So I brought on Nanny Counsel creator and owner, Brooke Weglarz, to talk us through all things bonus! We discuss ways everything from what is standard in our industry to include bonuses in a contract to how to handle it if you don't receive a bonus.


To read Brooke's article, click here: https://www.nannycounsel.com/blog/tis-the-season-to-give-your-nanny-a-holiday-bonus


**Note: There were some technical errors on my end during the recording of this episode, but I loved the content and wanted to get it out to you anyway. I am working to correct the errors and next episode should be back up to the usual sound quality! Thank you for listening!*

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Tis the season for end of the year bonuses and the nanny groups are abustle with talk of this emotionally charged topic. So I brought on Nanny Counsel creator and owner, Brooke Weglarz, to talk us through all things bonus! We discuss ways everything from what is standard in our industry to include bonuses in a contract to how to handle it if you don't receive a bonus.


To read Brooke's article, click here: https://www.nannycounsel.com/blog/tis-the-season-to-give-your-nanny-a-holiday-bonus


**Note: There were some technical errors on my end during the recording of this episode, but I loved the content and wanted to get it out to you anyway. I am working to correct the errors and next episode should be back up to the usual sound quality! Thank you for listening!*

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<![CDATA[65. No Equipment Required Games]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 15:00:56 GMT 53:01 5a3686a8c86591933670bf0a no full The holidays often bring more toys than kids know how to handle. But we all know that most of those toys will fall by the wayside pretty quickly. Teaching kids to play games that require no equipment help them learn that they have all the tools they need to have fun already! This week, I am joined once again by the wonderful Sarah George to talk through some great games that only require YOU!


Episode Resource: http://www.chroniclesofnannya.com/episode-photos/2017/12/17/no-equipment-needed-games


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And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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The holidays often bring more toys than kids know how to handle. But we all know that most of those toys will fall by the wayside pretty quickly. Teaching kids to play games that require no equipment help them learn that they have all the tools they need to have fun already! This week, I am joined once again by the wonderful Sarah George to talk through some great games that only require YOU!


Episode Resource: http://www.chroniclesofnannya.com/episode-photos/2017/12/17/no-equipment-needed-games


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[64. Work From Home Parents]]> Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:00:41 GMT 53:53 5a2d4c185b70078023eedfaf no full Cortney West joins me this week to talk us through work from home parents and all the joys and obstacles that come with it! When parents work from home, you are sharing a work space but doing vastly different jobs. So navigating that can be tricky, but this episode is full of tips to help!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

Here's a link to The Nanny Counsel article referenced in this episode: https://www.nannycounsel.com/blog/attn-work-at-home-parents-you-and-your-nanny-are-sharing-an-office#commenting

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Cortney West joins me this week to talk us through work from home parents and all the joys and obstacles that come with it! When parents work from home, you are sharing a work space but doing vastly different jobs. So navigating that can be tricky, but this episode is full of tips to help!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

Here's a link to The Nanny Counsel article referenced in this episode: https://www.nannycounsel.com/blog/attn-work-at-home-parents-you-and-your-nanny-are-sharing-an-office#commenting

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<![CDATA[63. Guaranteed Hours]]> Mon, 04 Dec 2017 04:18:54 GMT 44:10 5a24ccae6a3cafad4aea9c4e no full If your nanny family decided last minute to go on vacation, would you get paid? Guaranteed hours can be a surprisingly tricky concept for nannies to understand, much less explain to nanny families. Jennifer Hilton is back to help us navigate the legal and business aspects of why guaranteed hours matter.


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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If your nanny family decided last minute to go on vacation, would you get paid? Guaranteed hours can be a surprisingly tricky concept for nannies to understand, much less explain to nanny families. Jennifer Hilton is back to help us navigate the legal and business aspects of why guaranteed hours matter.


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[62. Doula]]> Sun, 26 Nov 2017 15:02:12 GMT 1:01:47 5a1ad773762e8fb75053578b no full 62 Mary Calderon, a certified doula, came on the show this week to help teach us about what it means to be a doula. A doula (both birth and postpartum) advocates for the parents and helps them navigate the often confusing waters of transitioning into parenthood. I learned so much during this episode and I hope you do too! If you have any questions, please email into chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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Mary Calderon, a certified doula, came on the show this week to help teach us about what it means to be a doula. A doula (both birth and postpartum) advocates for the parents and helps them navigate the often confusing waters of transitioning into parenthood. I learned so much during this episode and I hope you do too! If you have any questions, please email into chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[61. Two Under Two]]> Sun, 12 Nov 2017 14:27:30 GMT 46:53 5a085a5284aeee05164512cd no full 61 Nannying for two under the age of two can be challenging, but can also be full of joy! Sarah George is back with us to talk about her experience nannying for two little ones with an 18-month gap! From how to prepare before the baby comes to your first day solo after maternity leave, Sarah covers it all! Thanks for listening!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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Nannying for two under the age of two can be challenging, but can also be full of joy! Sarah George is back with us to talk about her experience nannying for two little ones with an 18-month gap! From how to prepare before the baby comes to your first day solo after maternity leave, Sarah covers it all! Thanks for listening!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[60. Via the Village]]> Sun, 05 Nov 2017 09:40:34 GMT 32:00 59fedc8f000e584f66ace56e no full 60 We say frequently that it takes a village to raise a child and, as nannies, we know that's true! This week I have guest Kimberley Roberts Benakovich on to discuss Via the Village. Via the Village is a new web platform under design and development that will allow for families to come together to build their own personalized villages within their local community to find safe, reliable childcare services through their trusted connections. To learn more, listen to the episode! I'm so excited to see this platform take off, and you can help!


If you wish for more higher paying nanny positions then take action today! Help with the creation of the first of its kind platform dedicated to elevating our profession. Please pledge a few dollars to this campaign to make this happen! Together, we can do great things. It takes a village.


https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/631261372/627352047?ref=354784&token=94f8b91e

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We say frequently that it takes a village to raise a child and, as nannies, we know that's true! This week I have guest Kimberley Roberts Benakovich on to discuss Via the Village. Via the Village is a new web platform under design and development that will allow for families to come together to build their own personalized villages within their local community to find safe, reliable childcare services through their trusted connections. To learn more, listen to the episode! I'm so excited to see this platform take off, and you can help!


If you wish for more higher paying nanny positions then take action today! Help with the creation of the first of its kind platform dedicated to elevating our profession. Please pledge a few dollars to this campaign to make this happen! Together, we can do great things. It takes a village.


https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/631261372/627352047?ref=354784&token=94f8b91e

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<![CDATA[59. Working Long Hours]]> Sun, 29 Oct 2017 17:14:56 GMT 48:43 59f60c8e76f9fd865b55ef1d no full Nannies often end up working long hours because families need coverage not only for their time at work, but for both ends of their commute as well! In this episode, the wonderful Sarah George and I discuss some hints and tips to keep you from going crazy during those 12-16 hours days!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannnya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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Nannies often end up working long hours because families need coverage not only for their time at work, but for both ends of their commute as well! In this episode, the wonderful Sarah George and I discuss some hints and tips to keep you from going crazy during those 12-16 hours days!


Be sure to follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannnya/

And Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast

And Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

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<![CDATA[58. Type 1 Diabetes ]]> Sun, 22 Oct 2017 13:26:27 GMT 1:11:20 59ec9c836a56eba371b693eb no full 58 In our continued effort to help you be a better nanny for all children, this week we're discussing nannying for children with type 1 diabetes. My guest, Andy Rogers, has devoted his life to studying and working with kids who have type 1. I adored getting to sit down and talk our way through the medical aspects, the everyday life changes and the emotional life of this disease. We also talk about ways to help spot diabetes in kids. Andy is one of the kindest people I know and I also love the joy he brings to this episode! This is a great episode for anyone to listen to!


Be sure to rate, review and subscribe on iTunes! That is the best way to help get the word out about this show! Here are instructions on how to do it, if you're unsure! http://www.chroniclesofnannya.com/how-to-review-us/

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In our continued effort to help you be a better nanny for all children, this week we're discussing nannying for children with type 1 diabetes. My guest, Andy Rogers, has devoted his life to studying and working with kids who have type 1. I adored getting to sit down and talk our way through the medical aspects, the everyday life changes and the emotional life of this disease. We also talk about ways to help spot diabetes in kids. Andy is one of the kindest people I know and I also love the joy he brings to this episode! This is a great episode for anyone to listen to!


Be sure to rate, review and subscribe on iTunes! That is the best way to help get the word out about this show! Here are instructions on how to do it, if you're unsure! http://www.chroniclesofnannya.com/how-to-review-us/

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<![CDATA[57. The Power of Play Inside Danny Joe's Tree House]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 13:49:23 GMT 1:20:17 59e367649739f65d3b024735 no full 57 If you've never visited Danny Joe's Tree House, you are in for a treat! This week I have the creator and star of a wonderful up and coming children's show, Danny LaBrecque, to discuss methods of communicating to children through play. Often, a child may not have the words to tell us exactly how they are feeling or what is wrong. But through active listening and observing their play, we can discover ways into their inner life and guide them to healthier emotional choices.


For more information on Danny Joe's Tree House, please visit the Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/dannyjoestreehouse/


Remember to tune in next Saturday morning (10/21 at 9am EST) for an interactive pre-taping!

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If you've never visited Danny Joe's Tree House, you are in for a treat! This week I have the creator and star of a wonderful up and coming children's show, Danny LaBrecque, to discuss methods of communicating to children through play. Often, a child may not have the words to tell us exactly how they are feeling or what is wrong. But through active listening and observing their play, we can discover ways into their inner life and guide them to healthier emotional choices.


For more information on Danny Joe's Tree House, please visit the Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/dannyjoestreehouse/


Remember to tune in next Saturday morning (10/21 at 9am EST) for an interactive pre-taping!

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<![CDATA[56. Fostering Autonomy and Decision Making]]> Sun, 08 Oct 2017 12:37:38 GMT 1:14:16 59da1c1108c0ae63378017f3 no full 56 Children often spend their days being told exactly what to do and when to do it. If you truly put yourself in the shoes of a child and think through their day, it becomes clear that they are often not given the opportunity to make choices which leads to self doubt within the child and power struggles between you and the child. In this episode, recorded LIVE at Nannypalooza, Cady Leinicke and I discuss ways to hold space for your nanny kids to make decisions throughout their day!


There are also some of the sweetest stories from fellow nannies. This episode was a joy to record. Thank you, Sue Downey, for this amazing opportunity!


For more information, visit www.chroniclesofnannya.com!

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Children often spend their days being told exactly what to do and when to do it. If you truly put yourself in the shoes of a child and think through their day, it becomes clear that they are often not given the opportunity to make choices which leads to self doubt within the child and power struggles between you and the child. In this episode, recorded LIVE at Nannypalooza, Cady Leinicke and I discuss ways to hold space for your nanny kids to make decisions throughout their day!


There are also some of the sweetest stories from fellow nannies. This episode was a joy to record. Thank you, Sue Downey, for this amazing opportunity!


For more information, visit www.chroniclesofnannya.com!

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<![CDATA[55. Nannying While In School]]> Sun, 01 Oct 2017 13:47:05 GMT 43:57 59d0f1d9b98b37234c0893db no Working a full-time job and being in school is a lot to handle! Luckily, many nannies are superheroes and handle this delicate balance daily! In this episode, the wonderful Simone Watkins is back to talk about the juggling act that is nannying while in school yourself! From helpful apps to study tips, Simone and I break down the seemingly overwhelming tasks of being both a student and a nanny into more bite sized pieces! If you're currently in school or considering going back to school, this episode is for you! For links mentioned in this episode, please visit www.chroniclesofnannya.com!


Or visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannnya/

Or Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

Or Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast/


Also, please send any stories or quotes to chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com!

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Working a full-time job and being in school is a lot to handle! Luckily, many nannies are superheroes and handle this delicate balance daily! In this episode, the wonderful Simone Watkins is back to talk about the juggling act that is nannying while in school yourself! From helpful apps to study tips, Simone and I break down the seemingly overwhelming tasks of being both a student and a nanny into more bite sized pieces! If you're currently in school or considering going back to school, this episode is for you! For links mentioned in this episode, please visit www.chroniclesofnannya.com!


Or visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannnya/

Or Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

Or Twitter: https://twitter.com/nannyapodcast/


Also, please send any stories or quotes to chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com!

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<![CDATA[54. Autism]]> Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:14:42 GMT 1:06:06 59c8123235b101fe3787a6ec no As nannies, we are given a special opportunity to meet every kid where they are and find strategies and methods to support children that may not be feasible in a classroom setting. This week, I've invited my friend and wonderful teaching artist, David Smith to talk us through some games and strategies to work with children who are on the spectrum. The beauty of all the games discussed here, however, is that they are great games to play with any kid! So even if you're not currently working with a child who has autism, this episode still offers valuable insight for meeting every child where they are and building from there!


For a reference list, please visit www.chroniclesofnannya.com and click on "Episode Resources"


Also, please visit us on iTunes and write a review! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/chronicles-of-nannya/id1154363621?mt=2

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As nannies, we are given a special opportunity to meet every kid where they are and find strategies and methods to support children that may not be feasible in a classroom setting. This week, I've invited my friend and wonderful teaching artist, David Smith to talk us through some games and strategies to work with children who are on the spectrum. The beauty of all the games discussed here, however, is that they are great games to play with any kid! So even if you're not currently working with a child who has autism, this episode still offers valuable insight for meeting every child where they are and building from there!


For a reference list, please visit www.chroniclesofnannya.com and click on "Episode Resources"


Also, please visit us on iTunes and write a review! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/chronicles-of-nannya/id1154363621?mt=2

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<![CDATA[53. Nannying for Families with Pets]]> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:59:24 GMT 30:06 59bec60cfc15c0cd5dfaea1e no As a nanny, we play a role in a family that is as unique and varied as there are numbers of families. One aspect of that is when a family pet (or two or three) is involved! From contract renegotiations to teaching children how to pet animals, there's a lot to handle with family pets! Simone Watkins joins us this week to help sort through the ups and downs of working for a family with a pet!


Please email any questions or stories into chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com.

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As a nanny, we play a role in a family that is as unique and varied as there are numbers of families. One aspect of that is when a family pet (or two or three) is involved! From contract renegotiations to teaching children how to pet animals, there's a lot to handle with family pets! Simone Watkins joins us this week to help sort through the ups and downs of working for a family with a pet!


Please email any questions or stories into chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com.

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<![CDATA[52. Alopecia]]> Sun, 10 Sep 2017 13:07:39 GMT 54:54 59b5391c8b2eff6b2370a940 no September is Alopecia Areata Awareness Month. My guest and dear friend, Cady Leinicke, has Alopecia and joins us once again to share her story and tips for helping little ones take back their confidence! If your little one or someone you know has Alopecia, this episode can offer insight and ways to help support them!


If you'd like to know more or help on a national level, here's a link: https://www.naaf.org/event/hearus-challenge-alopecia-areata-awareness-month

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September is Alopecia Areata Awareness Month. My guest and dear friend, Cady Leinicke, has Alopecia and joins us once again to share her story and tips for helping little ones take back their confidence! If your little one or someone you know has Alopecia, this episode can offer insight and ways to help support them!


If you'd like to know more or help on a national level, here's a link: https://www.naaf.org/event/hearus-challenge-alopecia-areata-awareness-month

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<![CDATA[51. Helping Kids Deal with Anxiety]]> Sun, 03 Sep 2017 18:46:05 GMT 51:02 59ac4ded66ee7f307247d9b4 no The start of school can often be a time of anxiety for many kids. There are so many new aspects and that can be a little scary. This week my wonderful guest, Kait Burch, and I discuss different ways to help children who are feeling anxious about anything from sharks to a new school to not coloring "the right way".


Link to "13 Powerful Phrases to Help an Anxious Child Calm Down": http://lemonlimeadventures.com/what-to-say-to-calm-an-anxious-child/


Be sure to email in cute stories or quotes to chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com


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The start of school can often be a time of anxiety for many kids. There are so many new aspects and that can be a little scary. This week my wonderful guest, Kait Burch, and I discuss different ways to help children who are feeling anxious about anything from sharks to a new school to not coloring "the right way".


Link to "13 Powerful Phrases to Help an Anxious Child Calm Down": http://lemonlimeadventures.com/what-to-say-to-calm-an-anxious-child/


Be sure to email in cute stories or quotes to chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com


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<![CDATA[50th Episode Extravaganza!!! ]]> Sun, 27 Aug 2017 14:09:30 GMT 46:08 59a2d29ad93d7b0d68bafa68 no Chronicles of Nannya is now one year old! And to celebrate I've invited my nannies from when I was little on to chat! We reminisce about when I was little and also take a look at what child care in the 90s looked like. I also got to see how their influence has stuck with me in ways I didn't even know! From my love of theater to manners to communicating feelings, I owe so much to these wonderful women who helped raise me! Thanks Margie and Debbie for everything you did to help raise me and everything you continue to do!


This week in particular will have some pretty hilarious photos on our instagram and Facebook feeds! Be sure to follow Chronicles of Nannya so you don't miss out!


Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannnya/

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Chronicles of Nannya is now one year old! And to celebrate I've invited my nannies from when I was little on to chat! We reminisce about when I was little and also take a look at what child care in the 90s looked like. I also got to see how their influence has stuck with me in ways I didn't even know! From my love of theater to manners to communicating feelings, I owe so much to these wonderful women who helped raise me! Thanks Margie and Debbie for everything you did to help raise me and everything you continue to do!


This week in particular will have some pretty hilarious photos on our instagram and Facebook feeds! Be sure to follow Chronicles of Nannya so you don't miss out!


Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chroniclesofnannya/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chroniclesofnannnya/

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<![CDATA[49. Nap Time]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:59:08 GMT 33:50 599995ab425854c762031d8b no Nap time. It's a vital part of a child's day but can also be a stressful part of a nanny's day when it goes bad. How do you determine when nap time should be? What should you do if your nanny kid falls asleep in the car right before nap time? How can you help younger siblings with their nap time FOMO? Brittany and I cover it all in this episode! Plus, I share my guaranteed method for getting kids to fall asleep. Thanks for listening!



Be sure to rate, review and subscribe on iTunes! That is the best way to help get the word out about this show! Here are instructions on how to do it, if you're unsure! http://www.chroniclesofnannya.com/how-to-review-us/

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Nap time. It's a vital part of a child's day but can also be a stressful part of a nanny's day when it goes bad. How do you determine when nap time should be? What should you do if your nanny kid falls asleep in the car right before nap time? How can you help younger siblings with their nap time FOMO? Brittany and I cover it all in this episode! Plus, I share my guaranteed method for getting kids to fall asleep. Thanks for listening!



Be sure to rate, review and subscribe on iTunes! That is the best way to help get the word out about this show! Here are instructions on how to do it, if you're unsure! http://www.chroniclesofnannya.com/how-to-review-us/

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<![CDATA[48. Individual Play]]> Sun, 13 Aug 2017 14:03:31 GMT 56:06 59905c24346f76d25f6c45ba no Learning how to entertain ourselves is an important lifeskill! Teaching children how to play by themselves sets them up for success now and later in life. In this episode, Cady Leinicke and I discuss how to encourage individual play with your nanny kids. Kids learn so many skills from some alone play time and you get a brain break! It's a win win all around!


If you have a fun story or a question about this episode, please email in to chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com


Thanks for listening!

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Learning how to entertain ourselves is an important lifeskill! Teaching children how to play by themselves sets them up for success now and later in life. In this episode, Cady Leinicke and I discuss how to encourage individual play with your nanny kids. Kids learn so many skills from some alone play time and you get a brain break! It's a win win all around!


If you have a fun story or a question about this episode, please email in to chroniclesofnannya@gmail.com


Thanks for listening!

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<![CDATA[47. Lying]]> Sun, 06 Aug 2017 19:40:06 GMT 1:03:31 5987709518200181446cfd8d no Did you know that when a child first begins to lie it's actually a developmental milestone? From little fibs to invisible friends to be huge lies, this episode will help you navigate all the different ways we interact with lies as a nanny. Cady Leinicke is my guest and, as always, she brings a wealth of knowledge and book recommendations to this episode! If lying is something you're struggling with in your nanny family, this episode is sure to help!


Check out www.chroniclesofnannya.com for more resources!

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Did you know that when a child first begins to lie it's actually a developmental milestone? From little fibs to invisible friends to be huge lies, this episode will help you navigate all the different ways we interact with lies as a nanny. Cady Leinicke is my guest and, as always, she brings a wealth of knowledge and book recommendations to this episode! If lying is something you're struggling with in your nanny family, this episode is sure to help!


Check out www.chroniclesofnannya.com for more resources!

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<![CDATA[46. How to Respond to "I'm Bored"]]> Sun, 30 Jul 2017 21:54:28 GMT 50:31 597e55949069e29c3c0feed1 no <![CDATA[45. Nanny Wine Pairings!]]> Sun, 16 Jul 2017 13:31:40 GMT 1:09:48 no full <![CDATA[44. Twins]]> Sun, 09 Jul 2017 13:56:02 GMT 54:31 no <![CDATA[43. Ending Mealtime Power Struggles]]> Sun, 02 Jul 2017 17:25:54 GMT 1:00:39 no <![CDATA[42. Alternatives to Timeout]]> Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:20:06 GMT 56:39 no <![CDATA[41. Food From Around The World]]> Sun, 18 Jun 2017 12:45:55 GMT 36:54 no <![CDATA[40. Nanny Ratings Online - Crossover With Practically Perfect Podcast]]> Sun, 11 Jun 2017 14:48:12 GMT 40:21 no <![CDATA[39. Transition Times]]> Sun, 04 Jun 2017 22:42:49 GMT 39:34 no <![CDATA[Little One - Not Quite Mary Poppins]]> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 14:51:38 GMT 6:04 no <![CDATA[38. Bullying]]> Sun, 28 May 2017 13:37:51 GMT 1:03:49 no <![CDATA[37. Photo Scavenger Hunts]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 12:53:55 GMT 22:39 no <![CDATA[36. Moving with/for A Nanny Family]]> Mon, 15 May 2017 05:06:22 GMT 40:30 no <![CDATA[35. Micromanaging Parents]]> Mon, 08 May 2017 02:33:00 GMT 42:57 no <![CDATA[34. Discipline]]> Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:17:46 GMT 51:25 no <![CDATA[33. Nannying For Boys]]> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMT 59:36 no <![CDATA[32. Nannying For Girls]]> Sun, 16 Apr 2017 21:01:48 GMT 59:58 no <![CDATA[31. Talking Theater With Compass Creative Dramatics]]> Sun, 09 Apr 2017 17:06:52 GMT 1:23:37 no <![CDATA[30. Keeping Kids Safe]]> Sun, 02 Apr 2017 17:59:10 GMT 1:11:12 no <![CDATA[Little One - Pokémon GO]]> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:30:44 GMT 10:36 no <![CDATA[29. Tough Discussions With Parents]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:14:26 GMT 54:56 no <![CDATA[28. Story Pirates]]> Sun, 19 Mar 2017 14:09:26 GMT 44:00 no <![CDATA[Little One - (Inter)National Nanny Training Day]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 18:52:21 GMT 6:44 no <![CDATA[27. Nanny Taxes]]> Sun, 12 Mar 2017 18:55:49 GMT 1:12:39 no <![CDATA[26. Traveling With Your Nanny Family]]> Sun, 05 Mar 2017 20:47:32 GMT 34:52 no <![CDATA[25. Boundaries As A Nanny]]> Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:29:41 GMT 1:11:24 no <![CDATA[24. Toy Overload]]> Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:40:47 GMT 30:53 no <![CDATA[23. Park Etiquette]]> Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:45:52 GMT 49:27 no <![CDATA[Little One - National Domestic Workers Alliance]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 20:00:04 GMT 5:27 no <![CDATA[22. Nanny Shares]]> Sun, 05 Feb 2017 20:49:00 GMT 41:52 no <![CDATA[21. Infants - Part 2]]> Mon, 30 Jan 2017 05:42:59 GMT 53:39 no <![CDATA[20. Infants - Part 1]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:00:41 GMT 49:29 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Nanny Self Care]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:57:46 GMT 5:53 no <![CDATA[19. Nanny Self Care]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 03:27:39 GMT 55:33 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Legos!]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:07:15 GMT 8:40 no <![CDATA[18. Legos!]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:08:27 GMT 35:15 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Prepping For Preschool]]> Sat, 07 Jan 2017 03:57:53 GMT 5:01 no <![CDATA[17. Prepping For Preschool]]> Mon, 02 Jan 2017 03:37:30 GMT 43:26 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Celebrating Holidays With Your Nanny Family]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:27:31 GMT 5:35 no <![CDATA[16. Celebrating Holidays with your Nanny Family]]> Mon, 19 Dec 2016 18:22:25 GMT 35:25 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Live In Nannies]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:24:22 GMT 4:27 no <![CDATA[15. Live In Nannies]]> Mon, 12 Dec 2016 04:48:04 GMT 57:22 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Diaper Bags]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:48:14 GMT 5:28 no <![CDATA[14. Diaper Bags]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:28:20 GMT 56:36 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Parent & Nanny Relationships]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:52:04 GMT 5:06 no <![CDATA[13. Parent & Nanny Relationships]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 04:19:27 GMT 44:00 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Potty Training]]> Fri, 25 Nov 2016 22:44:21 GMT 4:55 no <![CDATA[12. Potty Training]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2016 04:42:04 GMT 33:24 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Conflict Resolution]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:10:18 GMT 5:10 no <![CDATA[11. Conflict Resolution]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 01:05:49 GMT 52:23 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Nanny Agencies]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 18:52:09 GMT 3:50 no <![CDATA[10. Nanny Agencies]]> Mon, 07 Nov 2016 05:39:18 GMT 36:54 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Food Allergies]]> Thu, 03 Nov 2016 14:18:20 GMT 5:30 no <![CDATA[9. Food Allergies]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2016 04:08:01 GMT 46:17 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Male Nannies]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:12:10 GMT 5:34 no <![CDATA[8. Male Nannies]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:01:11 GMT 57:34 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Sibling Rivalries]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:58:52 GMT 5:01 no <![CDATA[7. Sibling Rivalries]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:46:37 GMT 40:22 no <![CDATA[HIGHLIGHT - Kindness]]> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:02:17 GMT 6:38 no <![CDATA[6. Kindness]]> Mon, 10 Oct 2016 04:10:26 GMT 32:58 no <![CDATA[5. Halloween Costumes]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2016 13:51:54 GMT 41:52 no <![CDATA[4. How To Become A Nanny]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:56:56 GMT 34:07 no <![CDATA[3. The Magic Box]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:26:40 GMT 29:52 no <![CDATA[2. Starting With A New Family]]> Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:55:44 GMT 39:34 no <![CDATA[1. Introduction & Forts]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 01:46:50 GMT 37:37 no