Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Christmas preparations

A moment of nanny bragging (well, not really):
I bought each of my regular kids (Patrick, Lilly, Timothy, Tessa, Seth, Isabella, and two others) a small ornament for Christmas, and I just wrote out Christmas cards to their parents. V and I actually just did a bunch of cards. We both feel grown-up at the moment, but in a good, not stressful, way. And I feel on top of my little nanny world. I have regular families; I'm writing them notes; I know their kids birthdays and allergies and homework schedules.

V and I have been talking about getting business cards. I've been thinking of doing it for awhile, just because I'm tired of writing down my name, number, and email for moms I meet. Since I give out her info on a night I'm busy, and vice versa, we figured we'd just do cards with both sets of contact information. Of course, then we need a "business name" to put on the card, and that's where we're stuck.

I feel like this little business is actually going somewhere. Sure, it's just nannying, but a few word-of-mouth referrals and some high praise has gone to my head. Next thing you know, I'll be pressing business cards into everyone's hands.


  1. The business cards are a GREAT idea!!! Might I suggest that, before you try making a business out of the two of you, you talk to someone like my dad about how that would affect what you give to the government.

    I just did Christmas cards too. I didn't buy enough cards though, so it's back to icky Wal-Mart for me.

  2. Hmm... A friend of mine has business cards that just say "[daughter's name] mom," which I thought was cute. We wouldn't do anything too formal. Just an easier way to give out info! Do you think that would still affect anything?

    Ew. I don't like that place.