Practically Perfect Podcast- For Nannies by Nannies!

The musing of Lora Brawley of NannyCareHub.com and Sue Downey of Nannypalooza.com on all things nanny.

The Podcasts

In this episode we discuss the popular TV show This Is Us and how it helps us view parenting and raising children. SPOILER ALERTS_ we discuss up to the February 2018 episodes including the week after the Super Bowl. 

Direct download: This_is_Us_Parenting.m4a
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The International Nanny Association just released their 2017 Salary Survey in conjunction with HomeWork Solutions Inc. We discuss what it shows, what it doesn't and some interesting insights. Are you a nanny that participated?? 

Direct download: INASurvey.m4a
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Self care is often discussed within nanny circles. But let's take a deeper look at what self care means- beyond bubble baths and shopping trips! 

Direct download: self_care.mp3
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It's that time again nannies! Year end or holiday bonus- do you get one? Do you expect one? We discuss our opinions on this touchy subject. 

Direct download: Holiday_Bonus_Discussion.mp3
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Another year- another time to discuss what nannies might want to give this holiday season! 

Direct download: gift_guide.m4a
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We talk about nannies and free range parenting style. What does that term mean? What is the difference between freedom and lack of safety? 

Direct download: Free_Range_explained_-_11917_8.58_PM.mp3
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In this episode we discuss the philosophy of Reggio Emilia Schools and how nannies can incorporate those ideas into their own practices. This series hopes to help you identify and focus your own childcare philosophy. *-

Direct download: Reggio_Explained_-_102917_3.22_PM.mp3
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In our fifth installment discussing developing your childcare philosophy, we give a brief overview of positive discipline. We discuss how it is different from traditional methods as well as some of the core beliefs. 

Direct download: positive_discipline_explained__-_102117_3.48_PM.mp3
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In the fourth part of our series- developing your childcare philosophy- we discuss Waldorf education. What are the core tenets and what ideas make this one of the faster growing preschool trends. 

Direct download: Waldorf_explained_-_92917_10.07_PM.mp3
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In this installment of our ongoing series, we give a brief glimpse into the RIE methodology developed by Magda Gerber. Please listen to parts one and two before diving in here! 

Direct download: RIE_-_91917_6.41_PM.mp3
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