San Diego Nanny Easter Events 2019

With Spring comes Easter! Are you looking for an Easter egg hunt to take the kids to? Like always, San Diego has tons of San Diego Nanny Easter events to help you fill up the calendar for the little ones to enjoy. We’ve decided to gather some of the top things nannies (and parents) can do this Easter with the kids. So grab a pen and paper, check your calendar, and lets begin. San Diego nanny Easter events Friday, April 19th The Westgate Hotel in San Diego is hosting their annual Springtime Easter Bunny Teas  between 2:30pm and 5pm. Celebrate this Easter with their yummy Easter Bunny tea, pastries, desserts, and more. They have additional dates for Saturday as well. Saturday, April 20th The Grossmont Center Courtyard in La Mesa is hosting their annual free Easter egg hunt between 10:30am and 12:30pm. Not only do treasures inside eggs contain candies and toys, but also coupons to nearby stores. They even provide the bags for kids to go hunting! The La Jolla Recreation Center is having an Easter egg hunt from 10am to 12pm. Cost is only $10 per child and includes crafts, a meet-and-greet with Peter Rabbit, and a goodie bag to take home. Take the kids to a Spring Party With Bunny at San Diego’s Botanical Gardens for a Spring to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Go anytime between 10am and 1pm. Price is $15 per child (not including admission). Sunday April 21st The Torreyana Grille will be hosting an Easter egg hunt and a brunch buffet for the nannies and parents to enjoy this year. Seating starts at...

Entertaining San Diego Babysitter Ideas

Babysitting for a few hours and need some fun ideas to keep the kids from getting bored? Besides the usual tricks like Playdough, cars, and legos, we’ve compiled some San Diego babysitter ideas to keep the kids entertained, your sanity intact, and the parents so happy, you’ll be asked to come back. Some San Diego Babysitter Ideas Play a game. Some favorites include Simon Says, I Spy, Red Light, Green Light, Try Not to Laugh, and of course, Hide and Seek. If the weather is nice and it is okay with the parents, babysitters and kids can enjoy a nice walk outside to a nearby park to play and get out some energy. If your stuck at home, grab a ball and go in the backyard for some fun. Kids love balloons. So why not play balloon volleyball. It’s great when you’re stuck inside because babysitters don’t have to worry about breaking anything. Crafts, Crafts, Crafts! Warning, crafts can get messy so make sure you always clean up afterwards and ask permission to use paints and markers. For younger children, finger-painting with edible products, like pudding or yogurt can be fun. Older children like cutting shapes out of cookie dough and baking their creations. Preparing a craft idea a head of time can definitely make your life easier, but it’s not necessary. Another fun idea is creating a puppet show. I could go on forever on this. Make reading a story an adventure. Set up a fort using blankets and pillows and cozy up with a favorite book. Find ways to change up the story to boost imagination and excite future reading. Playing with musical instruments is a sure way...
San Diego Nanny and Babysitting Tips

San Diego Nanny and Babysitting Tips

Have you found the perfect nanny or babysitting job? Are you are looking for some babysitting tips to make the best impression? Maybe you just want to brush up on your nanny and babysitting etiquette. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve gathered some of the best advice, along with nanny and babysitting tips to help you show off their skills and keep their job for the long run. San Diego Nanny and Babysitting Tips Tip #1: Communication is key. Nannies and babysitters who have clear communication make a great impression. Communicate any needs you (and the kids) may have during your time with them ahead of time. Keeping track of things you need like more diapers or groceries for the house shows families you are proficient in looking after their kids. Tip #2: Be on time. No matter what job you have, being punctual is absolutely necessary. Especially when you are a nanny or babysitter because families want to know they can rely on you. This also shows them you have great time management skills. Tip #3: If you’re not sure, ask. Always ask for permission before doing anything with paints, markers, or anything else that can be messy. Want to go to a nearby park? Make sure you are allowed to take the kids. This also includes respecting boundaries around the house and even posting photos of the kids on social media sites. Tip #4: Be professional. Chances are if you have landed a nanny or babysitting gig then you already have this tip down. There are so many qualities of nannies that are important to have and being professional is one...
San Diego Nanny Spring Break Fun

San Diego Nanny Spring Break Fun

Are you ready for spring break? San Diego nanny spring break fun is just around the corner. So, that means the kids will be out of school all week. Of course, living in Southern California means there’s tons of things to do, including the beach option, which is sure to fill up the days with fun in the sun. However, if you want to change it up and find a few new educational ways to enjoy spring break this year then look no further. We’ve gathered some fun ideas, aside from the obvious beach fun, to keep the kids active, happy, and constantly learning. Outdoor San Diego Nanny Spring Break Fun Have a picnic at your favorite local park. Bring some lunch, snacks, and water so you can spend most of the day there. Also, don’t forget a blanket so you can set up near a flower patch or near the park playground. The beautiful butterfly migration this year during the super bloom is bound to make a day at the park special. If you want to go to a park you’ve never been to, visit the Kaboom website to search for local parks near you. Hike a trail or go on a bike ride. Most likely, the park you decide to have a picnic at will also have a hike or bike trail to explore. Don’t forget to pack water if you decide to hike. If you have little ones, visit Red Tricycle’s Best San Diego Hikes for Kids Under 5 article for some great hiking trails. For a more wide variety of easy to moderate to hard hikes in San Diego check out La Jolla Light’s article...

San Diego Nannies Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

There are plenty of ways for San Diego Nannies to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the little ones. Whether you’re stuck at home for the day or are allowed to get out of the house with the kids, there are so many creative and exciting ways to have fun on St. Patrick’s Day this year. To help you this year, we’ve gathered some fun ideas to make this holiday one to remember. St. Patrick’s Day Ideas For San Diego Nannies St. Patrick’s Day Events in San Diego On March 16th, Balboa Park in San Diego is holding their yearly St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Irish Festival. Get dressed up with the kids and go to one of the largest parades, with decorative floats, dancers, police units and fire trucks, and more. If you can’t make the parade this year, that’s okay. Enjoy some live entertainment and go with the kids directly to the Irish Festival and teach the kids about Irish culture. Parents can enjoy a drink in the Beer Garden while the nanny and kids play in the Kids Zone.Parade starts at 10:30am. Irish Festival is between 1-6pm. For more information click here Check out Red Tricycle’s article for more St. Patrick’s Day events in San Diego the kids will love. St. Patrick’s Day Activities If you are staying at home this year, get festive with the little ones. San Diego nannies can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by getting creative with some fun activities we found. Play with some shamrock slime or make a rainbow shaker! Click here for 20 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Crafts That Kids Will Love. St. Patrick’s Day Treats...