Martha Scully
Recent and archived posts by Martha Scully for Sitter.com
6 Things You Should Think About When Choosing a Midwife
Pregnancy & Babies

6 Things You Should Think About When Choosing a Midwife

by Martha Scully  •  September 21, 2016
Congratulations, you’re having a baby! One of the first major decisions that you will make as an expectant mother is what kind of care you would like both prenatally and for your birth. You need to decide whether you would like to go with an OB or a midwife. If you are selecting to go with a midwife, you also need to consider which midwife to go with. Here are some tips to help you choose a midwife.
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A Brief History of the Nanny in America
History

A Brief History of the Nanny in America

by Martha Scully  •  September 14, 2016
To understand the economics and cultural issues that impacted legislation surrounding nannies and domestic workers, you need to understand a bit about how nannies started working in the United States. This article will take a brief but informative look at the history of the nanny in the USA.
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How to Set Up a Homework Zone for Children
Back to School

How to Set Up a Homework Zone for Children

by Martha Scully  •  September 12, 2016
Depending on your child’s age, and which grade they are in, their homework and assignments might make up a large portion of their grade. So it is important that your child is able to do their homework to the best of their ability. An important way that you can help your children with their homework is by creating a homework zone. This article details the benefits of a homework zone and 6 tips for creating the most effective one.
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Getting There on Time with Kids- The Struggle Is Real!
Parenting

Getting There on Time with Kids- The Struggle Is Real!

by Martha Scully  •  September 01, 2016
You've probably been there before. The clock is ticking away and you're no closer to being out the door. There is still uneaten food on the table, you're tripping on shoes in the foyer and it seems no matter how loud you shout no one is responding. Let's take a look at some of the biggest challenges for parents looking to be more timely and how you can remove the stress of getting out the door from your life.
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About the Author
Martha Scully
Martha is the founder of CanadianNanny.ca. Martha has been featured as a Child Care Expert in hundreds of publications across Canada including The Globe and Mail, CBC, Today's Parent and The National Post, She lives in British Columbia with her husband and two daughters.