Activities To Do With Your Children This Season

Nashville has become a hot spot for many families during the past few years with lots of fun things to do. The holidays offer so many special activities for you and your family! Here are a few of those special events in Nashville for you to enjoy! Ice! At Opryland Hotel This event is great fun for parents and children, together. Every year, the Opryland Hotel has a themed exhibit featuring over two million pounds of colorful Ice Sculptures, hand carved by 40 artisans from China! This year’s theme is Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Don’t worry about getting too cold … Read more

Fun and Engaging Activities to do with your Children during the Upcoming Holiday Season

Thanksgiving: Children love doing crafts of all kinds. The activity can be as easy or as hard as you make it. It is great to provide the children the opportunity to learn new skills needed to successfully complete the activity! Allowing them to do most of the work will help build their confidence and give them a great feeling of accomplishment.  It is always a joy to see the excitement and pride they have on their face when they have finished! Making scarecrow puppets out of paper bags is a big hit with young children.   They also love making a … Read more

The Most Important Hire You’ll Ever Make

Posted on Forbes.com You’re working even harder in the recession, but you have kids to raise too. While computers, smart phones and other gadgets have made us more productive, there just aren’t enough hours in the day to do it all. Hence 1.3 million Americans who identify themselves as childcare providers, both in facilities and in private homes, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nabbing a good nanny takes time, diligence and a little bit of cash-all worth the investment, given what’s riding on the decision. Once you’ve decided to hire a childcare professional, you … Read more

Maintaining Your Bond: Your Family’s Relationship with Your Nanny

Attachment Theory, a theory initially developed by psychologist John Bowlby states that the earliest bonds formed by children with their caregivers have a tremendous impact that continues throughout life. The relationship your child has with their nanny is a very important one, one that has potential to provide them with a sense of safety and security. Next to you, your nanny maintains your child’s emotional and physical safety on a daily basis. In addition to their own interactions with the nanny, children learn about relationships by watching you with their nanny. They watch how you treat the nanny, how decisions … Read more