Monthly Archives: February 2014

DYI Idea: Make Your Own Goop

This DYI idea comes courtesy of nanny Kirstin from Calgary. It’s called goop (no relation to Gwyneth Paltrow’s blog) and a has texture similar to nutty-putty. It’s soft and squishy, bounces and when left on a table, will melt into a puddle. You can colour on it with markers and make designs or play with […]

On The Go – Green Spinach Smoothie Recipe

Here’s a favourite smoothie of ours for getting your greens, your fruit, and likely your breakfast in your hands and traveling with you out the door pronto! Add or remove fruit according to your personal tastes, allergies, availability, and so on. Smoothies are also a handy way to use up bruised or wonky-looking fruits that are still good to eat.

Victoria Nanny of the Month

Lise – Victoria, BC Lise joined us the same year we began servicing Victoria in 2009.  Since then she has cared for 106 past families and completed 558 bookings.  Always reliable, upbeat and dedicated, Lise has many families singing her praises.  Here are just a few of what families have shared with us: “Lise was […]

Animal Game: Predator and Prey

This is a great game to play if you are with a group of kids who need an outside tag-type game. You can choose a food chain relationship, do a craft to create the props, and get into character! It’s fun to act like an animal! While you could try this with as few as two people, the more the better.