48 episodes

The team behind Adventure Nannies is joined by industry experts and dear friends to share anecdotes and resources for nannies, childcare providers, and families. Adventure Nannies is a nationwide agency that helps humans find the support and tools they need to build their dream lives. They have been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, and Marie Claire and are well-known in the industry as being progressive innovators and advocates. For more, visit adventurenannies.com.

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The team behind Adventure Nannies is joined by industry experts and dear friends to share anecdotes and resources for nannies, childcare providers, and families. Adventure Nannies is a nationwide agency that helps humans find the support and tools they need to build their dream lives. They have been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, and Marie Claire and are well-known in the industry as being progressive innovators and advocates. For more, visit adventurenannies.com.

    Ep. 48: The Birth Of The Butterfly Swaddle - A Story Of Perseverance + Passion With Monica Bykov

    Ep. 48: The Birth Of The Butterfly Swaddle - A Story Of Perseverance + Passion With Monica Bykov

    So many folks (including Kris Jenner!) have become huge fans of the Butterfly Swaddle, the all-in-one swaddle and sleep training system. In this episode, we are excited to speak with Monica Bykov, a registered nurse, newborn care specialist, leading sleep training expert, inventor, and founder of the Butterfly Swaddle. 

    As a highly experienced RN who worked in the NICU and began offering in-home newborn care, Monica has connected with the newborn childcare community due to her diverse work experience. Monica experienced the frustrations that many newborn care specialists and parents of newborns navigate, managing the care of infants as they develop a healthy relationship with sleep. Monica shares her journey and how she has taken her invention and established extraordinary market positioning, creating Butterfly Swaddle enthusiasts throughout the newborn care community and beyond.

    Join Shenandoah and Danielle in a wonderful conversation with Monica to celebrate Butterfly Swaddles' 2-year anniversary on November 11th as we dive into this inspiring and heart-filled story. Check out her website to learn more about Monica and her fantastic work!
    Have any questions? Reach out to us on Facebook, and Instagram, and check out the resources on our blog! If you’d like to join our newsletter to be the first to know about our new positions, click here. Are you looking for an exceptional nanny, newborn care specialist, or private educator? Get in touch! Do you have what it takes to be an Adventure Nanny? Apply Now!

    • 32 min
    Ep. 47: The Magic of Windows + Mirrors: Inclusive Reading with Monique Dupree

    Ep. 47: The Magic of Windows + Mirrors: Inclusive Reading with Monique Dupree

    The back-to-school season is here, and as we transition from beach days to book bags, literacy takes center stage for school-aged kids. In this episode, we are thrilled to speak with Monique Dupree, a nanny for over 20 years and an extraordinary advocate for inclusive children’s books. Known as “Nanny Miss Monique” through social media, she has connected the childcare community to the literary world through book reviews, local in-person and virtual storytime readings, and interviews with authors and illustrators.

    Join Shenandoah and Danielle in a wonderful conversation with Monique about the impact of curating a home library to include children’s books representing diverse characters and cultures. Monique shares how books can provide a window into understanding and celebrating people from all walks of life and lived experiences, and how books can also offer a mirror for children to see a reflection of themselves represented. Kick off the new school year with some great ideas for encouraging literacy, inclusivity, and a love for learning.

    To learn more about Monique and her fantastic work, follow her online!
    Have any questions? Reach out to us on Facebook, and Instagram, and check out the resources on our blog! If you’d like to join our newsletter to be the first to know about our new positions, click here. Are you looking for an exceptional nanny, newborn care specialist, or private educator? Get in touch! Do you have what it takes to be an Adventure Nanny? Apply Now!

    • 39 min
    Ep 46: Kid Music That Adults Love Too With Bug Friend

    Ep 46: Kid Music That Adults Love Too With Bug Friend

    In this episode, Shenandoah and Danielle get to speak with the talented (and hilarious) band, Bug Friend! Bug Friend is everyone's new favorite band, and is comprised of seasoned musicians and extraordinary parents, Mikey The Rad Scientist and Kaylee Cole.

    Mikey and Kaylee are a husband and wife team that creates music and content for kids of all ages. They like to sing about science, art, emotional intelligence, waking up or going to sleep and they sure do love a good dance party! Mikey has been writing and performing songs for children as Mikey the Rad Scientist for the last decade. He’s also spent many years in education as a naturalist, teaching kids about gardening and nature. Kaylee is a musician and producer who loves performing with Mikey, creating film scores, and has worked in film and event production.

    Bug Friend thinks music for kids should be something the whole family can enjoy! This episode delves into how the band emerged, their perspective on children's music, and how they can continue to make an impact utilizing their unbelievable talents as professional musicians. Check out their website and social media to follow along on this new adventure!

    p.s. Bug Friend is currently working on an exciting alphabet-focused project to help make letters a blast for learners young and old, and in this episode, you'll hear the official world premiere of their new song titled "E". You'll want to listen to this one on repeat, with or without the kids around!
    Have any questions? Reach out to us on Facebook, and Instagram, and check out the resources on our blog! If you’d like to join our newsletter to be the first to know about our new positions, click here. Are you looking for an exceptional nanny, newborn care specialist, or private educator? Get in touch! Do you have what it takes to be an Adventure Nanny? Apply Now!

    • 45 min
    Ep 45: Prioritizing Self-Care + Authenticity Alongside The Demands Of Newborn Care With Lauren Wilson

    Ep 45: Prioritizing Self-Care + Authenticity Alongside The Demands Of Newborn Care With Lauren Wilson

    We are so honored to host the remarkable Lauren Wilson - a highly-skilled Postpartum Doula, Elite Newborn Care Specialist, owner of Barefoot Babies, and devoted Infant/Toddler Nanny on the pod this week! In this episode, Lauren, a nonbinary professional, shares their unique journey of authenticity and self-expression within the somewhat conservative domain of childcare and nannying. In this candid conversation, they open up about their experiences navigating gender identity and professionalism, and the vital importance of self-care amidst the demanding overnight shifts and long hours that come with the territory of newborn care.

    Join Danielle and Lauren as they delve into the intricate balance of staying true to oneself while excelling professionally in a job that you love, and the importance of connecting with nature as a conduit of peace and balance. In celebration of LGBTQIA Pride Month, this episode is a heartfelt peek into embracing your identity, and the strength of character it takes to be genuinely you in every aspect of life.

    In this episode, you will also learn more about Lauren's RIE®- and Pikler®-inspired methods for promoting natural motor development in infants, their passion for empowering parents to trust their intuition, and their dedication to cultivating a peaceful and supportive environment for families during the often dynamic postpartum period. Get ready for an engaging and inspiring conversation that showcases the power of self-belief, dedication, and the courage to embrace your true self. Be sure to head to the Barefoot Babies website to learn more about Lauren's remarkable work! We want to thank Lauren for sharing their extraordinary story with us in this particularly moving episode.

    Note: Please excuse some of the audio inconsistencies, this episode was recorded in the mountains where wifi can be quite challenging!
    Have any questions? Reach out to us on Facebook, and Instagram, and check out the resources on our blog! If you’d like to join our newsletter to be the first to know about our new positions, click here. Are you looking for an exceptional nanny, newborn care specialist, or private educator? Get in touch! Do you have what it takes to be an Adventure Nanny? Apply Now!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ep 44: Andrea Heuston -- From Mother To Mom

    Ep 44: Andrea Heuston -- From Mother To Mom

    Content Warning: This episode includes topics of motherhood, fertility, and childbirth.

    In the second episode of Season Three, we welcome the inspiring Andrea Heuston – CEO of Artitudes, Speaker Coach, and a passionate advocate for women owning their stage. Andrea is not only a successful entrepreneur and best-selling author, but also a courageous mother with a powerful story to tell.
    Andrea opens up about her personal journey through infertility and the path that led her to adoption. She shares her wisdom on tackling life's challenges head-on, harnessing inner strength, and finding joy and gratitude even in the midst of hardship.

    Join hosts Shenandoah and Danielle for an intimate conversation that explores the complexities of motherhood, the resilience of the human spirit, and the transformative power of love and determination. This episode is a celebration of womanhood, strength, and the beautiful diversity of family.



    Have any questions? Reach out to us on Facebook, and Instagram, and check out the resources on our blog! If you’d like to join our newsletter to be the first to know about our new positions, click here. Are you looking for an exceptional nanny, newborn care specialist, or private educator? Get in touch! Do you have what it takes to be an Adventure Nanny? Apply Now!

    • 51 min
    Ep 43: Welcome Back -- Season Three Is Here!

    Ep 43: Welcome Back -- Season Three Is Here!

    Welcome to Season Three of Adventure Nannies On Air! In this season's kickoff, our hosts, Adventure Nannies' CEO and Co-Founder Shenandoah Davis, and Marketing Director, Danielle Sadler, set the stage for the exciting journey ahead. 

    Tune in for a 'getting-to-know-you' session that provides a glimpse into their world and a sneak peek into the brilliant guests and engaging discussions lined up for this season. Join us for a fun new season, fresh insights, and more adventures in the world of professional childcare!


    Have any questions? Reach out to us on Facebook, and Instagram, and check out the resources on our blog! If you’d like to join our newsletter to be the first to know about our new positions, click here. Are you looking for an exceptional nanny, newborn care specialist, or private educator? Get in touch! Do you have what it takes to be an Adventure Nanny? Apply Now!

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

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Love adventure nannies! Inspired by these real life conversations.

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Awesome podcast

Shenandoah and Brandy are the best!

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Love this new podcast!

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