A Summer Bucket List!

A Summer Bucket List! Get ahead of the game and create a summer bucket list. Sit down with your kids and brainstorm a list of fun activities or experiences you’d like to have during this time. Below are some creative tips as you prepare for the summer: Plan Theme Weeks: Choose a different theme for…

Fire Safety!

Fire Safety! The frequency of fires in family homes in Texas varies depending on various factors.  However, it’s important to remember that fires in family homes can occur due to a variety of reasons including cooking accidents, electrical malfunctions, heating equipment failures, smoking-related incidents, and more. According to data from the National Fire Protection Association…

Your New Year Investment!

Your New Year Investment! As you head back to the office after the holidays, you may experience anxiety, stress, headaches, and more as you navigate the demands of work and childcare again. It can be extremely difficult to balance work and taking care of your children, especially in this day and age. On top of…

‘Tis the Stress-Free Season

‘Tis the Stress-Free Season Holiday time for parents with young children can be both magical and challenging. Children often bring an additional layer of excitement and wonder to the holidays, making it a joyous time. However, the holidays can also be an incredibly stressful and exhausting time of the year for parents as they juggle…

The Gift of Gratitude to Little Ones

The Gift of Gratitude to Little Ones  As adults, we recognize the importance of practicing gratitude. It is crucial for mental well-being and positive relationships with others. However, sometimes our children do not understand this due to developmental factors such as age and cognitive abilities or the lack of seeing this practiced often in their…

Keeping Your Nanny Engaged

Keeping Your Nanny Engaged Parents we all know, it can be challenging to find the right nanny for your family. So, when you have your perfect match, you want to make sure your nanny is happy with their employment with your family. Below please few strategies on how to keep your nanny engaged: Clear communication:…

Preparing for a Nanny Interview

Preparing for a nanny interview. When you are in the process of interviewing with a family, it is important to communicate your experiences, talents and skills. You will need to sell yourself!  We know for some caregivers this can be a hard task. Not to worry – we can help you! NOW has created a…

Interviewing Caregivers

Interviewing Caregivers Interviewing a prospective caregiver can be daunting.  You are making a decision about someone who will provide intimate care for your loved one(s).  They will become an essential part of your family. Having a face-to-face, in person, or video conference discussion is a great way to get to know potential candidates. Align on…

Building Conversationalists!

It is awe-inspiring to see how children’s minds develop over time. One of the ways we can help our children hone conversational skills is to ask age-appropriate questions and encourage their word use as they answer. It can be amazing to watch as they think through and deliver their responses. With time and practice, you…