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5 Tips To Give A Birthday Experience Instead Of A Traditional Party

We’ve all seen it…the pile of gifts at a traditional children’s birthday party.  It is exciting at the time, but ask them in six months what they received and most won’t remember.  However, take them to that event they have always wanted to go to and they will surely remember it.  In a world where […]

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Follow-up on Corban’s 5th Birthday!

Corban started the day off by celebrating with his preschool classmates. He brought these birthday cookies to share! They were made by one of our very own Amy Adele staff. Sometimes we just don’t know how we contain so much talent in one building. (We apologize for the sideways “A”, the box may or may […]

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Three Fun Games or Activities to Play At Family Get-Togethers

What do you do at family get-togethers? There is usually the initial chaos of cousins re-connecting and running wild. The adults gather over coffee and snacks and catch up on all the family news since the last gathering. A meal normally follows in kitchens crowded with extra tables, chairs, benches, stools and any other piece […]

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Today is Corban’s 5th Birthday!

Today, our little man turns 5! Let’s take a look at Corban’s Journey! Corban’s arrival 2 months early was a very scary moment for the whole Amy Adele family. He weighed only 2 lbs 3 oz but Corban quickly showed the world that he would be a fighter! At 2 weeks old Corban weighed just under […]

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Rainy Day Activities To Beat the Blues

Rainy Days As a former babysitter in my teenage years and the best friend of a super-star in-home nanny, I understand the power of keeping kids occupied during a rainy day. If their attention goes unfocused for even a moment, hullabaloo can break loose and what was supposed to be a nice afternoon at home […]

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Travel Safety Tips For Holidays With Grandma

Nanny in the Clouds is a hiring service that gives parents peace of mind and helps you keep track of your kids before, during and after your trip home to see the parents. Call the service and it will connect you with a nanny who happens to be on your same flight, or it will […]

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Autumn Activities For The Kids And You

Autumn fun doesn’t have to be limited to Halloween and Thanksgiving–it can be had every day of the week! Fall offers many unique opportunities for enjoyable crafts, games, and excursions that are impossible during the other seasons. So don’t waste a minute! This list of fun fall activities for kids is just the start of the possibilities for […]

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9 Halloween Safety Tips for Kids’ Costumes

When it comes to safety for Halloween, the focus tends to be on the candy or other treats the children are receiving from strangers.  However, the costume the little ones are wearing are just as important to be aware of. Keep them safe by following these 9 halloween safety tips for your kiddo’s costume. Good Fit Make […]

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Family Halloween Party Ideas

When you’re throwing a family-friendly Halloween party, you don’t want to give your guests the creeps! If you’re the host of this year’s block party or plan to invite over a few friends, you need some smashing  family Halloween party ideas. Steer clear of those bloody, body parts — look at these ideas for inspiration. Family […]

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How to Spend Quality Time with Your Children – Retro Fun in a Techie World

How to Spend Quality Time With Your Children So, you’ve decided to turn off the tablets and smart phones, unplug the television, hide the video controllers, and take a holiday from tech.  Yeah, we know it’s hard.  But you are a parent, and you know that great families require real time and real interaction. But […]

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