Quiz: Test Your Knowledge on Coercive Caregiving Practices
Using coercive caregiving practices is a tactic commonly used with children, but it can have harmful consequences. Take the quiz to test your knowledge on coercive caregiving practices and what you can do to avoid using them.
How do I ask my nanny family for materials and supplies for activities?
Asking your nanny family for supplies and materials is often necessary so you can do your job effectively, but these conversations can be difficult. CareNectar expert Martha Tyler shares tips on how to approach these conversations so you have the tools and resources you need.
Is redirection an effective behavior management technique?
Redirecting children to manage their behavior can be an extremely effective technique, especially in difficult situations. Learn how to redirect children in your care from CareNectar expert Shenley Seabrook.
Validating Feelings Through Reflective Listening
Creating space for validating feelings of others through reflective listening is one of the most powerful tools you can share with your children. Learn best practices, and download the CareNectar Emotions Chart to guide you.
Caring for Kids With a Urinary Tract Infection
A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is when bacteria invades the urinary system, causing both pain and discomfort for people of all ages. Learn how to manage UTI symptoms and prevention tips from child health care expert Crystal Morgan.
Caring For Kids With Head Lice
Head lice infestation is a childhood condition common in school-aged children and their families. Learn prevention and treatment techniques to protect your family here from family nurse practitioner Crystal Morgan.
Caring for Kids With Small Cuts, Scrapes, and Bruises
Small cuts and scrapes are common for young children. Learn basic first aid to help heal your child’s minor cuts and scrapes from family nurse practitioner Crystal Morgan.
Caring for Kids With an Ear Infection
Ear infections are all too common in children and can cause them considerable discomfort and pain. Learn the symptoms of ear infections as well as prevention techniques to ensure your children are happy and healthy.
Caring for Kids With a Sore Throat
Sore throats are a common ailment throughout childhood, and are never any fun. Child health expert Crystal Morgan shares tips to recognize and prevent your child’s sore throat and how to identify when further treatment is needed.
Caring For Kids With a Cough
Coughing is a typical symptom among children, and it’s important to learn more about different types of coughs so you can provide the right treatment for your child. Learn more from CareNectar expert Crystal Morgan.
Caring For Kids With a Fever
A fever is the body’s way of trying to fight off an illness or an infection. Knowing how and when to treat a fever will help with the discomfort it can cause and when to follow up with a health care provider if needed.
How do we address favoritism with our nanny?
Discussing an issue with your nanny—such as your nanny favoring one child over another—can be challenging for nanny families. Learn tips for navigating difficult conversations with your nanny from expert Martha Tyler.