Last Minute “Summer” Fun!
OK, we admit it, as this blog post is being written, most kids have already started school, the rest will be starting next week, the leaves will be turning soon — and chances are that your weekend plans are already packed with back-to-school shopping. I know that’s high on my family’s list. Nevertheless, we recently sent out some information on great Bay Area museums to…Continue reading »
The non-monetary costs of being a stay-at-home Mom
Elsewhere here in our blog we recently we commented on Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, and agreed that she was right about women not giving up on staying in the work force even with all their other daily obligations. Continuing “the conversation,” an item posted in June at the HuffingtonPost.comtitled “Why I Regret Being a Stay-at-Home Mom” also hit home. To date, Lisa Endlich Heffernan’s…Continue reading »
CPR Classes are back!
We are proud to continue our CPR certification training program here in-house at Town + Country! Abbey Taunton will be providing CPR certification classes in our offices for our Town + Country registered candidates. As a young adult, Abbey started as a lifeguard. She enjoyed it so much that it led to a longer career teaching CPR, first aid and lifeguarding skills. She has now…Continue reading »
Talking to Children about the News
The recent events in Boston, Hurricane Sandy, as well as other horrific events in recent years can lead kids to ask many questions. It’s important to talk honestly with your children about tragic events like this to keep them aware and to inform them of some of the dangers out there. Below are several websites that you can visit to get great tips on having…Continue reading »
Easter Basket Delight
When my brother and I were children we couldn’t wait to wake up on Easter Sunday and follow the trail of candy from our beds to our Easter baskets! We were just as excited on Easter morning as were were when Santa would come. Our favorite Easter goodie delicacy was Astronaut food! The other favorite item we could always count on finding … books! In…Continue reading »
It’s that time of year again … SPRING BREAK! No doubt you’re looking forward to the great plans you’ve made. You might not be thinking about childcare on your trip just yet, but you will! If you are travelling with your Nanny, here are a few tips to consider while traveling: Remember, you pay for her expenses, including airfare, hotel, food, etc. Your Nanny is…Continue reading »
T+C Nanny Training Day
We are excited to announce that preparations for our Town + Country National Nanny Training Day are well under way, and we’re starting to take reservations! Join us for this half-day event of educational skill building for Nannies featuring workshops on Positive Discipline, Family and Children Communication Strategies and Kind and Firm Childcare. Enjoy raffle prizes, goodie bags and lunch. Attendees will earn a certificate…Continue reading »