Sitter Spotlight: Amanda D. (NYC)

Amanda has been a trusted and impressive part of the Sensible Sitters network since 2012! She is a busy bee in NYC and loves all of the vibrant theater that the city has to offer. Amanda was able to connect with and work along side the production of a new Broadway show premiering this Summer. read more…

Book of the Week: Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

  “Knocked from her mother’s safe embrace by an attacking owl, Stellaluna lands headfirst in a bird’s nest. This adorable baby fruit bat’s world is literally turned upside down when she is adopted by the occupants of the nest and adapts to their peculiar bird habits. Two pages of notes at the end of the read more…

Book of the Week: Shark Vs. Train by Chris Barton

“If you think Superman vs. Batman would be an exciting matchup, wait until you see Shark vs. Train. In this hilarious and wacky picture book, Shark and Train egg each other on for one competition after another, including burping, bowling, Ping Pong, piano playing, pie eating, and many more! Who do YOU think will win, read more…

Book of the Week: Angelina Ballerina by Katharine Holabird & Helen Craig

  “Angelina is a pretty little mouse who wants more than anything else to become a ballerina. She dances all the time – even when she’s supposed to be doing chores or getting ready for school. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mouseling, are in despair – but then they think of a plan. They decide read more…

Book of the Week: Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco

  “While gathering the ingredients for her grandmother’s “thunder cake,” a young girl begins to overcome her fear of storms.” Thunder Cake makes for a fantastic rainy day activity! This book is so interesting because it’s a true story written and illustrated by the author about her fear of storms growing up. It also includes read more…