Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving at Your House

Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving at Your House

Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is only two weeks away. The thought of getting together with family and friends may be quite exciting. However, for those hosting Thanksgiving dinner at their house, a feeling of panic may have set in at the thought of how little time...
Teaching Kids About Money

Teaching Kids About Money

While you may have heard it said, “Money isn’t everything” it is still a vital part of adult life and being able to take care of yourself. As such, most of us aim to raise children that will be self-sufficient adults and productive members of society. However, when it...
Activity: Indoor Hopscotch

Activity: Indoor Hopscotch

Don’t let the cold winter days take the fun out of play. Recycle your way to an afternoon full of hopping, counting, art and giggles for all! Turn any indoor space into a colorful hopscotch board using simple materials. Your child can use cardboard boxes and sidewalk...
Northern California Wildfire Relief

Northern California Wildfire Relief

As many of you may know by now, twenty-two fast-moving wildfires have burned more than 170,000 acres in Northern California. The fires have devastated the region; destroying thousands of homes and killing at least 21 people. Since Joanna’s Nannies is headquartered in...
Pumpkin Recipes for the Whole Family

Pumpkin Recipes for the Whole Family

Fall is a prime time for pumpkins to be in season across the country. While most people think of pumpkin carving, decorations, or pumpkin pie. However, pumpkin is an extremely versatile food that can be used in a ton of different types of cuisine. So how can you...
San Francisco Fall Activities

San Francisco Fall Activities

All across the country, the temperatures are beginning to cool, the leaves are starting to turn colors, and pumpkin spice is in the air. For many families in California, fall is an excellent time for fun outings and seasonal activities. Read on to learn about some fun...
Tips for Creating Successful Students

Tips for Creating Successful Students

Now that the school year is in full swing and fall routines have been established, it is likely that your kids have begun to bring home homework and other assignments. Getting the most out of education requires a commitment to learning in the classroom and at home. So...
San Diego Date Night Ideas

San Diego Date Night Ideas

Taking some time away from the kids to reinvigorate your relationship with your spouse is crucial to any successful relationship. However, the continual pursuit of each other and keeping the romance alive and well after children are added to the mix can be tough. The...