childcare

  1. Super Moms Guide: Money & Career

    The ins and outs of paying your caregiver

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    Did you know families that hire a nanny, senior caregiver or other domestic employee to work in their home have to follow payroll,...
  2. 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...
  3. New Moms

    How a nanny share works

    Want a nanny, but without the burden of the expense? Consider a nanny share! In most cases, a nanny share is when more than one...
  4. Babysitters and Childcare

    Childcare solutions: What is a mother's helper?

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    You love your kids, but sometimes they drive you to the edge of sanity. It would be great to hire a regular babysitter, but your...
  5. Babysitters and Childcare

    Setting babysitter expectations

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    Help your sitter know what you expect when you use guidelines — in advance — to get on the same page.
  6. Super Moms Guide: Money & Career

    Family finances: Opting into dependent care programs

    It’s expensive to raise a child these days. In fact, according to a report from Child Care Aware , it’s more costly to pay for...
  7. Babysitters and Childcare

    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...
  8. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Chasing the Dream: Do you need childcare?

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    When you are lucky enough to work at home, it's tempting to forgo childcare in favor of saving money and having the kids home with...
  9. Babysitters and Childcare

    Is your child ready to stay home without a babysitter? 

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    Can your child stay home alone without you arranging for a sitter to come? SheKnows offers some tips to help you determine if your...
  10. Luxury & Spa

    Full service spa blooms in the Arizona desert

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    Visiting the salon is invigorating. You walk in with tired tresses, jagged nails or dull skin and you emerge feeling like a new...
  11. Babysitters and Childcare

    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...
  12. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Summer vacation childcare options for WAHMs

    Don’t look now, but summer is coming. Crazy right? Before we know it, school will be out and work-at-home moms everywhere will be...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom Blogger Face-off: Would you bring a nanny on your family vacation?

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    The summer is when many families go on vacations. Should vacations just be for the family? Or do you think bringing a nanny is a...
  14. Babysitters and Childcare

    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...
  15. Babysitters and Childcare

    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...
  16. Preschoolers

    How to find the perfect preschool

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    Picking the perfect preschool can be as challenging as finding the perfect baby name, but with a little research -- and the right...
  17. Babysitters and Childcare

    Top 5 Interview questions to ask a potential nanny

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    Once you’ve decided that a nanny is right for your family and you have potential candidates, it’s time to get down to the business...
  18. Babysitters and Childcare

    Hiring a Nanny: Top 5 steps to take

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    You’ve determined you need a nanny, you’ve found a great candidate and you’re ready to hire her. Stop! Before you officially hire a...
  19. Babysitters and Childcare

    The lowdown on live-in summer nannies

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    Many families are faced with a summer childcare dilemma -- the kids are out of school! How do you handle childcare for the summer?...