childcare

  1. Tips & Advice

    How to find child care you can afford

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    With families reporting that child care takes up as much as 18 percent of the family budget, how can anyone afford care? Here are...
  2. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Preschool vs. day care: Which is best for your child?

    Whether you work 9-to-5, have a part-time job or are a stay-at-home mom, there are many reasons you might consider putting your...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Everything you need to know about sick child care

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    Let's be real: Kids seem to only come down with an illness on the eve of a major presentation or deadline. As a result, career moms...
  4. Parenting

    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,...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Tips & Advice

    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...
  8. Tips & Advice

    Setting babysitter expectations

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    There is nothing worse than coming home from a wonderful date with your spouse to find your kids still awake way past their...
  9. Parenting

    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...
  10. 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...
  11. Tips & Advice

    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...
  12. Tips & Advice

    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...
  13. Skincare

    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...
  14. 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...
  15. Tips & Advice

    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...
  16. Tips & Advice

    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...
  17. Tips & Advice

    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...
  18. 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...
  19. Toddler & 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...
  20. Tips & Advice

    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...