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So You Wanna Be A Babysitter?

Have you been thinking about becoming a babysitter, and your just not quite sure how to get started? Perhaps, you are still trying to figure out if you are even cut out for this job. You may have had many ideas of how you may work or volunteer since you first pondered the idea of babysitting.  If the idea of babysitting keeps coming back I would say it is totally worth researching about.



Great babysitters are leaders, safety conscious, patient, playful, very flexible, mature, not easily distracted while working with children, positive and business minded.





Do you possess these qualities? Are you willing to always make improvements in these areas? No one is perfect, and that includes babysitters. Since the Babysitter's primary role is to take care of children it is very important that we learn what it takes to do this job. If personal and professional development is something you are eager to do then babysitting is for you. I highly recommend enrolling in a babysitting training clas…

Do's and Don'ts of Operating a Licensed Home Childcare

It has been a busy Summer! How has Summer been for you?  I wear a lot of hats, and I recently accepted another hat to wear as a Childcare Consultant!  It. Has. Been. Amazing.  Wow! I am so excited and I just can't hide it!!  💚 Here's a little secret though... a part of me feels that I already have been doing this, but the official title just makes it so freaking awesome! 


As a Childcare Consultant I get invited by owners to visit their licensed childcare programs. Last week I visited two licensed family daycare homes. I loved every minute I spent at their daycare!  
Both childcare homes have been operating less than a year, and want some guidance on how to separate their business from their personal lives. When it come to operating a licensed family childcare there are some must things you should do and definitely some things you don't want to do, particularly if you are operating a daycare in your private home.


Don't ever use your bedroom or your children's bedr…

Milk and Cookies~ A Playgroup

The Milk and Cookies playgroup is a mixture of  the Montessori Method and Reggio Emilia. Our playgroup is designed to foster multi-age (3-6 yrs) relationships with our playmates. We embrace an endless diversity of learning styles. We seek beauty in our classroom environment and view parents, children, and educators as partners. We are committed to accepting children for who they are today!
The goal of the playgroup is to help children gain skills in Practical Life and Problem Solving through role modeling and play. 
What is Practical Life? The direct aim of Practical Life activities is to assist the child in developing social skills, and personal independence. Below is a list of different types of activities that fall under Practical Life. 
Care and Respect for SelfCare and Respect for Environment How to pour water                                             How to use a dustpan and brush How to sort cutlery                                            How to wipe up a spill How to wash…

Upcoming Programs and July Happenings

We have been planning away, but planning does no good if the people you are planning for have no idea that you have plans. You might of heard me allude to these programs over the past year.... #MilkAndCookies, #BabysittingClasses, and #CreateAndLearn. Well it's time to officially get the party started!! So, go ahead and grab your calendar because these dates your family will not want to miss. 

Each program represents one of the core values of The Geeked Out Nanny Agency. We believe that a child's play is their work (Milk and Cookies). We believe that all childcare should be quality childcare (Babysitting Certification and Badge Classes), and we believe that children should engage in experiences that cultivate a growth mindset ( Create 'N Learn Labs)
In honor of  the National Holiday Teddy Bear's Picnic Day, On Monday, July 10th from 6:00-8:30 pm we will be hosting our very own Teddy Bear's Picnic.  I really think this is a wonderful way to get to know us better …

The Geeky Nanny's 2017 Summer Bucket List

Hello Peeps! School is out, and Summer vacation has already started. I finally made my Summer Bucket List and thought I would share it with you. Creating a Bucket List is so much fun to do with the family.  If you haven't made a Bucket List yet with your family, be prepare to be impressed with how many creative ideas your family will come up with that will keep everyone curiously engaged and making memories while experiencing new things, or favorite things.

I am really excited about one of the things on my Bucket List! It is to Attend a Teddy Bear's Picnic. I have never gone to one, and this Summer I am going to make sure I get to experience this. You are all invited too, so stay tuned!!

While creating your Bucket List you can keep it full of variety by creating categories and then adding ideas. Creating a list by categories will make the experiences more likely to consist of activities that can be done at home too. To have a successful Bucket List just make sure you include a…

We Found Our Nanny! Now What?

Congratulations on finding the best nanny to match your family's needs, that was no small feat! Your almost at the finish line for completing the hiring process, there are just a few more steps you need to take to make this new relationship a success for all. I know everyone is eager to begin the bonding process between the nanny and the children, which is definitely something worth looking forward to, but we have to make sure that our business relationship with our nanny is rock solid too.

One of the first steps you can take after you have found your nanny that will foster respect, accountability and a positive relationship between you and the nanny is to create a Family Nanny Handbook. This handbook can be used as a guide, and will help to prevent any future misunderstandings. Include the nanny's job responsibilities and expectations, your parenting philosophy, how to discipline your children and emergency procedures with the emergency contact information. Make sure to addre…