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Attachment Theory – My Nanny Circle

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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John Bowlby is considered the “Father of Attachment” because he coined the term “Attachment Theory.” Bowlby believed in some aspects of Sigmund Freud psychoanalytic approach which proposes that early experiences in childhood have important influence on development and behavior later in life.  Bowlby believed for a healthy overall development of a child to occur, this […]

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Excerpts From My New Book- Nourishment for the Soul

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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“Nourishment for the Soul” The woman at the Well – Where is Your Well? The story of the woman a well in John 4:6-26 is a powerful piece of scripture which shows how Christ broke down barriers and assured that the message about salvation and grace in Jesus Christ was available to even the Gentiles. […]

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An Open Letter to President Obama

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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An Open Letter to President Barack Obama from Alene Mathurin Dear President Obama, Fourteen years ago, I left the shores of a beautiful southern Caribbean island, St Lucia and landed in New York on a cool fall night. My material possessions were very little: a suitcase at its very sight, cried out its age; however […]

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The Audacity to Be a Job Poacher

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The Audacity to Be a Job Poacher!

The Audacity to Be a Job Poacher As much as I try to analyze situations without passing judgment, this type of approach often leaves me in an emotional frenzy. I try to place myself in various situations and think rationally of what I would do, but I often come back to the same answer: Although […]

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My Speech to Expectant Parents in Appleton!

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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I thank this community for putting together such a beautiful event to support the expectant parents we gather to honor today. I’m humbled to have been asked to answer the burning questions that assail first-time parents, passing on time-honored wisdom about child-rearing as we welcome the members of this new generation into our community. Indeed, […]

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Mommy Tips

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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Congratulations on the imminent arrival of your baby! Enjoy every minute of this beautiful journey and celebrate every milestone of your baby’s development. Babies grow so quickly, and soon you will be saying, “Time does fly by.” The tips below will make the transition to parenting easier and more fun.   Mommy Tip 1: You […]

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Disorders of Development

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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According to National Down Syndrome Society, 1 in 691 babies born in the United States have Down Syndrome so therefore the likelihood of being interviewed for a nanny’s job where you will have to provide care for a child with Down Syndrome is highly plausible. You should therefore be aware of some of the facts […]

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“I Don’t Mix With Other Nannies”-What’s That About?

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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I truly believe that everyone is entitled to his or her own opinions and that although others may reject a person’s particular stance on an issue, as evolved and rational people, we must learn to respect ideas that may conflict with our own. I have been hosting nanny events, and the goals and central themes […]

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Nannies Protect and Love Children

Posted by: Alene Mathurin , Category : Uncategorized.

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When working as a nanny you often come in very close contact with other nannies. Sometimes friendships develop and that of course is wonderful because in a job that could be very isolated at times it’s good to have friends that understand the dynamics of the nanny profession. Having said all of that, you must […]

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