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Find the Best Sarasota Nannies

I own a staffing agency that places nannies in the Sarasota, Bradenton, Florida area, which includes Siesta Key, Casey Key, Longboat Key, Anna Maria Island, and Venice. The first requirement of a great nanny may seem almost too obvious.  A nanny must love children. She must not simply tolerate them; she must love spending time with them, enjoy nurturing them,…

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Some Advantages of Reading to Your Child

If you want your children to be smart, helping them acquire a love for reading is a must.   If you read to them, this love for reading can be instilled in your children as early as in their first few months.  Many studies have shown that reading to your child has many priceless benefits.  For example, a study was made in a Rhode Island Hospital…

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Controlling Children’s Snacks

I’m the grandma to three terrific kids.  They all have favorite foods and also foods they don’t like. I enjoy the excitement they show when I give them something they love to eat. I mean, that’s one reason grandchildren love their grandparents, right? They get special treats when they go to grandparents’ house. Just the same, I also want them…

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Sarasota Mom and Dad Time

It’s finally time for your family vacation.  You begin to plan things around what the children would enjoy.  Do we spend a week on a beach in Florida, or in the mountains, or in Orlando at the theme parks? There are so many choices to make.  The ages of your children will factor in those decisions as well. Traveling with your…

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Enjoy Your Kids!

Many parents or child care workers observe children, protect them, converse a bit with them, and break up disagreements, but they do not engage in fun with the children. They do not join with them in silliness, games, or playing with toys. But this is a vital way to bond with children and you will become their very favorite person…

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Family Nutrition and Exercise Tips

 Eat Right 1. Eat breakfast! It’s the most important meal of the day! Try to include protein (i.e. eggs), fruit, and a whole grain (i.e. whole grain waffles, cereals, or breads)…the “grainier”, the better! 2. Choose whole-grain foods, such as whole-wheat bread, oatmeal, brown rice, and even whole wheat pizza crust, more often. 3. Vary your veggies. Go dark green…

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Avoiding Conflict with your Child

  There are some smart ways to stop whining, hyper-activity, or tantrums before they even start, because once the anxiety reaches overload, it becomes that much harder to ease. First, note objects that are just too tempting to little hands, and remove them from the scene. Why leave things out that you know may lead to anger when you take…

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How to Help Your Kids Read

Reading is not only one of the most important things we can learn as humans, but it can also be one of the more enjoyable. But illiteracy is not a rarity in America; in fact, it’s probably more common than we’d like to think. Reading is one of the most important life skills any person can gain. Reading helps us…

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Sarasota & Bradenton’s Elite Family Care

Elite Family Care is a family owned and operated nanny and babysitter referral staffing service.  We proudly serve the Sarasota, Bradenton, and surrounding areas. What sets Elite Family Care apart?  Whether you are in need of a babysitter or a nanny we pride ourselves in getting to know your family and matching the perfect caregiver for your children. For our…

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