babysitters

  1. Tips & Advice

    4 Reasons to hire a Valentine's Day sitter

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    We are raising two amazing kids together. We don’t need an overpriced night out to express our love. Or, do we? By Katie...
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    How to get ready for the holidays now

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    You know those annoying moms who are done with the holiday prep by Dec. 1? Well, now you can be one of them! You just don’t have to...
  3. Parenting

    After-school care options for every budget

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    Feeling stressed about finding after-school care for your child? Let us help! We have chatted with child-care experts to find 11...
  4. Tips & Advice

    Nanny arrested for slapping baby

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    A New York mother saw the unthinkable on the nanny cam she had installed in her home — her nanny was observed slapping...
  5. Tips & Advice

    Mannies: Would you hire a manny?

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    There's a new trend where more and more moms are hiring mannies — not nannies — to care for their children. Some nanny...
  6. Tips & Advice

    Parting ways with your sitter

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    When it's time to move on from a happy childcare situation due to a move, a change in job status or something similar, it can be...
  7. Tips & Advice

    5 Signs of a bad babysitter

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    You search the earth high and low to find the perfect caregiver for your baby, but can you spot red flags that your childcare...
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    Hire a nanny with her own kids in tow?

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    You're looking for someone to care for your little one, but would you hire a nanny with her own kids in tow? A seasoned sitter comes...
  9. New Moms

    Common fears about daycare

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    Many moms have to work to support their families. But that doesn't make leaving a newborn baby in daycare any easier. The heartache...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Keeping your babysitter happy

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    If you've found a good sitter that your kids like and who is dependable, you've got a good thing going. Sometimes finding the good...
  11. Tips & Advice

    Choosing a teenage babysitter

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    For generations, teenagers have been the first line of babysitters (after siblings, of course). Here are some tips on how you can...
  12. Tips & Advice

    How to find a good childcare program for your child

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    Finding quality care for your child during those vital, formative years is one of the biggest challenges you'll face as a parent....
  13. How-Tos

    How to find the perfect babysitter

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    You want your special night out sans kiddies to be romantic, fun, and above all relaxing . There’s no way you’re going to be able...
  14. Tips & Advice

    Work at home moms and child care

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    As a work at home mom, or “WAHM,” I find myself trying to juggle work obligations, keep up a home and, most importantly, care for my...
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    Choosing a caregiver for your special needs child

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    Choosing a babysitter is a tricky task for any parent. When your child has special needs, however, the issues become even more...
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    What your babysitter wants you to know

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    When you hire a babysitter or a nanny, you probably spend some time asking questions about experience and telling your sitter what...
  17. School & Education

    4 Tips for stopping separation anxiety

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    With the school year underway now, most young kids are getting used to school and getting over any jitters. But for some kids,...