New Years Eve Crafts

New Year’s Eve may not be the party it once was now that you have little ones, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun! With a bit of planning, you can create a memorable kid-friendly New Years Eve. Here are a few ideas to help you ring in the New Year with your family: read more…

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: 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…

Book of the Week: Jamberry by Bruce Degen

  “Hatberry Shoeberry In my canoeberry Under the bridge And over the dam Looking for berries Berries for jam They’re off…a boy and an endearing, rhyme-spouting bear, who squires him through a fantastic world of berries. And their adventure comes to a razzamatazz finale under a starberry sky.” Jamberry is a classic! It’s so fun read more…

Book of the Week: On Meadowview Street by Henry Cole

“Caroline lives on Meadowview Street. But where’s the meadow? Where’s the view? There’s nothing growing in her front yard except grass. Then she spots a flower and a butterfly and a bird and Caroline realizes that with her help, maybe Meadowview Street can have a meadow after all.” On Meadowview Street is a great book read more…