San Diego Nannies Teach Children Values

San Diego Nannies Teach Children Values

Not only do nannies clean the house and help with homework, but San Diego Nannies teach children values. Nannies are role models, while also teaching and shaping little minds all day. Being a nanny means you have certain characteristics, morals, values, wisdom, and expertise in child care can help parents raise smart, caring, and amazing children. Therefore, having a nanny can help teach your children important values that will follow them into adulthood. Luckily, some character traits seem to be born with our children such as love, kindness, curiosity, creativity, and humor. So, we have created a list of several other values that are important to teach children and fortunately, having a nanny increases the chances of children exhibiting these values early on. Nannies Teach Children Values Honesty. Lets face it, sometimes children lie. It’s important teach children the importance of honesty and why lying is wrong. Nannies help parents by extending this value around others instead of just with family. Generosity. Sharing is caring. Nannies model generosity when they are kind and when they share. Gratitude. We all want to teach our children to say “please” and “thank you”. San Diego nannies can teach children to show their innate kindness by showing them how to be grateful. Respect. A child’s respect for their nanny will transgress into their respect for others. Empathy. Nannies teach empathy by talking to children about their feelings. Connecting one’s behavior to feelings they may have is an important tool to learn at an early age. Fortunately, children have an innate ability to empathize and care for others, so nature is on our side. Forgiveness. We teach our children to say “sorry” when necessary because it teaches...
Boost Your San Diego Nanny Resume

Boost Your San Diego Nanny Resume

So you’ve decided to become a nanny. You already know that perks of being nanny and the major qualities of a good nanny. Now, you may be wondering how you can give your San Diego nanny resume an extra boost. Well, you are in luck because we have come up with some  helpful tips to boost your San Diego nanny resume and find that perfect fit. San Diego Nanny Resume Tips 1) Customize your resume. Use keywords that relate to the type of nanny job that you are hoping to land! Unlike an ordinary resume, it’s recommended that you put your availability right on your nanny resume. Having a flexible schedule is important. However, if you are looking for only part-time, its a good idea to mention it. 2) Get Certified! There are MANY training courses and certifications available that will boost your nanny career and won’t break your bank! Some certifications are recommended and preferred by families before getting hired. These could include CPR and first aid, for example. Remember, always bring proof of these certifications with you to an interview. 3) Make transportation an option. Most families in San Diego will be looking for a nanny that can help with transportation. If you are willing to be an on-the-go nanny, make sure your car registration, drivers license, and car insurance are valid. Don’t forget to state this on your resume. Bringing proof of these documents to an interview can boost your chances of getting the job right on the spot. 4) Update your references. Make sure your nanny (and babysitting) references are updated with contact information and a brief description of all...
San Diego Nanny Easter Events 2019

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

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...