Summer Reading

Summer Reading  Summer is a great time for reading. You can read outside at the pool, on the porch, or inside in the air conditioning. Reading is important for keeping school skills sharp in the summer. Daily reading can put children almost a year ahead of students who are not reading/being read to. We’ve compiled …

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Sun/Water Safety

Sun/Water Safety

Sun/Water Safety Summer is a great time to have fun outdoors and to take advantage of the sunshine. However, it’s necessary to take some precautions when out in the summer heat.  June is National Safety Month, so we gathered some tips for you to enjoy playing safely.   Sun Safety Take Precautions Wear broad spectrum sunscreen …

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Park/Playground Safety

Park/Playground Safety

Park/Playground Safety Summer is a great time to have fun outdoors and to take advantage of the sunshine. However, it’s important to be mindful of your surroundings. June is National Safety Month, so we gathered some tips to help enjoy playing outside safely.   Inspect equipment before using  Check for splintered wood, broken pieces, sharp edges. …

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National BBQ Month

May is National BBQ Month. There are so many techniques- smoking, roasting, braising, grilling- just to name a few. Barbecuing can be a great way to kick off the summer, especially since so much of the cooking is done outdoors.  How to Celebrate: Get takeout from a local barbecue place. Our favorites are Midwood Smokehouse …

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In Home CPR classes

Pediatric Housecalls started offering private, in home CPR classes in 2020, right before the pandemic started. The instructor is a pediatric nurse practitioner and is certified by the American Heart Association. The AHA is a leader in heart safety and training. They have also set Covid-19 safety guidelines to practice in their courses. Emergencies can …

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Donuts and Discussions

Donuts and Discussions Charlotte’s Best Nanny Agency host several Donuts and Discussions (FREE mini nanny training sessions) throughout the year. During these trainings, nannies from the Charlotte Metro area enjoy valuable presentations on topics related to the nanny, domestic, and childcare industry from professionals in our community.  At Charlotte’s Best Nanny Agency we believe continuing …

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The Story of Charlotte’s Best Nanny Agency

As we are approaching our 9th year in business, we have been looking back at the history of Charlotte’s Best Nanny Agency, and thought it would be a great time to share a little bit about how we were established, and what we have been doing to serve nannies and clients in the Charlotte metro-region …

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International Women's Day

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, a day celebrated around the world to focus on women’s rights. The 2021 theme is #choosetochallenge. Click here for more information on how to support the movement and get involved.  Women are struggling hard in the pandemic. Nannies have been a vital part in supporting families, especially mothers.  Physically, women …

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Black History Month

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, where we honor the accomplishments and achievements of Black Americans in the role they’ve played in shaping our history. It has been celebrated nationally since 1970.  Here is an article on things going on in Charlotte to celebrate Black History Month in town.  Levine Museum of the New South is …

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Covid 19 vaccine for nannies

COVID 19 Vaccine for Nannies and Domestic Workers

It’s been a little over a year since the Covid 19 pandemic started and brought the world to a pause. Scientists have been working hard, and so far, two vaccines have been approved for emergency use by the FDA . The CDC and FDA are working on approving more vaccines through trials that should be …

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