child care

  1. Tips & Advice

    Babysitter sets fire to house because kids are disrespectful and other scary nanny stories

    I'm lucky enough to have parents close enough to watch my kids on the rare occasion we get a night out, but for parents who rely on...
  2. Baby

    You need to bring your baby to the bar more often

    Here’s a question you might not find in your new parent handbook: Is it OK to take your baby to a bar with you? If your initial...
  3. Tips & Advice

    If you are looking for a male nanny, you should consider Idris Elba

    Reliable, trustworthy and decent child care is hard to find. If you are a parent looking for a male nanny for your baby or child,...
  4. Tips & Advice

    How I kept my nanny from ruining my kid

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    Call her a babysitter or a nanny — whichever you prefer, she can be a huge help to you or a drain on your parenting skills....
  5. Tips & Advice

    I like dropping my kid off at day care

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    Gone are the days of feeling guilt over putting your child in day care. These parents feel good about their kids being in an...
  6. Parenting

    The nanny tax diaries: Claiming child care expenses on your taxes

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    No matter where you live, good child care doesn’t come cheap. However by claiming the Child and Dependent Care Credit on your...
  7. Children's Health

    Recurrent ear infections and day care

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    Tammy's 9-month old daughter frequently gets ear infections, and the last three occurred in one month. Her doctor advised Tammy to...
  8. Careers

    Working Mom 3.0: Child care and a flexible career

    Being a work-at-home mom requires balance, hard work, determination--and maybe even an extra hand in the form of a mother's helper!...
  9. Relationships

    Trusting your husband with baby

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    You're puzzled. Your husband is this great guy who cares about people, likes animals and comes through in an emergency. However,...
  10. Careers

    Hot careers for 2011 and beyond

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    This is a tough time to find a job. The Great Recession is officially over, but employers are still reluctant to hire. Instead of...
  11. 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...
  12. Tips & Advice

    How to save on child care

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    You wouldn't entrust your children to just anyone. But that top-rated nanny with the stellar references may be a little beyond your...
  13. Tips & Advice

    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...
  14. Parenting

    Children raising children: Should siblings babysit?

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    After almost 10 years as a stay-at-home mom, Tenna Perry found herself in the unexpected position of returning to work. Needing to...