childcare

  1. K-12

    I won't let men babysit my kids

    I look for a new babysitter every year, and the guys never make the cut.
  2. 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...
  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. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Why is my Christian day care trying to scare Jesus into my kid?

    My husband and I are both Christians, and we grew up in very religious homes. All that is to say that we are more than familiar with...
  5. New Moms

    Parents say Care.com is responsible for their infant's death (VIDEO)

    Wisconsin parents Nathan and Reggan Koopmeiners have filed a wrongful death suit against the sitter accused of killing their...
  6. Tips & Advice

    Try these 5 free child care options before you leave your kid alone in the LEGO store

    A Long Island mom faces charges after allegedly leaving her 7-year-old son alone at the LEGO store for an hour and a half. While...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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,...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...