Oct 22, 2019
A lot of parents ask, "how's it like to hang out with Matt Damon?" And he puts his pants on just like everyone else. He smells like spit up just like everyone else when they have a little one in the house. So, I saw the same we're all just parents. - Nanny Connie
In this special episode, Karen and Cadie get parenting, social media, and business advice from published author, Instagram influencer, and 30-plus-year nanny to the stars, Nanny Connie. With her amazing managing daughter Courtney, Nanny Connie discusses how she is teaching America about parenting, her new book, their mother/daughter work dynamic, and how she is growing her media and social influence business. Sit back and enjoy this fascinating and fun interview, and remember what nanny Connie says, "don't be so hard on yourself, do the best you can with the tools you have, and just be the parent."
Buy Nanny Connie's Book: The Nanny Connie Way: Secrets to Mastering the First Four Months of Parenthood
You can turn your God-given gifts and calling into a business.
We all need to do more to help parents than judging other parents.
When it comes to parenting, we are all just doing our best, and we all could use help, even the rich and famous.
The Mother/Daughter work dynamic can be complicated, tricky, and also very rewarding.
Learn more about Karen Simmons & Cadie Gaut
It's been amazing to see parents from all walks of lives, get themselves together, and see that they are parents and understand parenting. - Nanny Connie
Parents do not have the confidence in themselves that they should have. They are not taking the time to talk to their children like they should. - Nanny Connie
I'm sorry. No, no, no, no, you did not suck as a mother. You did the best that you could as a mother with the tools that you had. And our kids need to understand that and adjust themselves and get into place. - Nanny Connie
Parents used to have a lot of carried a lot of clout. It doesn't carry that important anymore. We've let it dwindle because now we give our kids so much. - Nanny Connie
We need to do more helping parents as opposed to looking at parents and why is that child crying in the grocery store. - Nanny Connie
We have swung the pendulum way to the left and to the right. But the middle ground has always been the place for people to thrive. - Nanny Connie
There's good and evil, and they have to meet in the middle. One can't live without the other, and we have to understand that we do need each other. We have to get out of our corners and come back to the middle. - Nanny Connie
When your gift is your gift, and there's nothing that you can change about it. Nobody can take it away from you. - Courtney Simpson