childcare

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
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    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...
  5. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
  8. Tips & Advice

    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?...
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    Checking a babysitter's driving record

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    Is it feasible to check the driving record for a potential nanny or babysitter? Here's how you can verify that the childcare...
  10. 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...
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    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....
  12. Parenting 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...
  13. 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...
  14. Tips & Advice

    When your child doesn't want to go home after daycare

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    When your little one's not happy to be picked up after daycare, truly, nobody is happy. Here are some tips -- for both caregivers...
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    Finding part-time childcare

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    Finding childcare on a part-time basis is a lot harder than finding a full-time childcare provider. So how can you find the right...
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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...