The logistics of hiring a nanny can be overwhelming to new employers. In this hub, nanny Kate Spenser gives you advice on how to determine your vacation time and sick day policy.
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You want to hire a nanny to take care of your children while you work - but where do you begin? How do you attract a great nanny? The first step, as this article explains, is to figure out what kind of employer you want to be and to use that to shape your vision of your ideal nanny.
You want your nanny to feel comfortable communicating with you about every aspect of her job - but how do you ensure a culture of communication in your home?
How much to pay your babysitter is a question that has been up for debate for several decades. Learn more about factors and guidelines to determine how much to pay a babysitter.
You want to hire a nanny - but how much should you offer to pay? Nanny Kate Spenser walks you through the points you need to consider when settling on a salary.
Are you considering an after school program for your child? The following tips will help point you in the right direction.
Do you worry when you have to find a new babysitter for your children? Here are four tips to help you in the selection process.
Is your child about to make the transition to daycare or a babysitter? Here is a guide to preparing bottles of formula and breastmilk as well as transporting and using them!
Nannying is more than just babysitting children. It is building a relationship with an entire family. Here are some things you need to know before you decide to become a nanny.
Finding a good day care for your child (children) can be a daunting task. Here are some ideas to help you get started looking.
67% of women with a child under the age of 6 work outside the home and rely on some form of daycare. With many daycare options available, which one is right for you and your child?
My wife and I have been asked on occasions to babysit various numbers of our grandchildren. Most recently this required looking after four boys for a ten day period. I hope this guide may help others.
More moms should keep their kids clear of video games and rightly so. The adverse effects of children playing video games are quite clear. Wii is the correct way to approach video games with kids and here is why.
The key to finding a good babysitter is know exactly what the term "good babysitter" means to you. After identifying the key qualities of what you want in a good babysitter, you'll be in a much stronger position to find someone that you like to...
Home daycare is a popular work-from-home profession. This article gives ten field trip ideas for home daycare providers.
Are you looking into hiring a babysitter but worried about the expense? Read to learn 5 ways to help you reduce the cost of babysitting service.
Selecting quality childcare for your son or daughter can be a difficult decision. A comparison between in-home care, nannies, relative care and institutional child care
Child support here in America is just one more of the systems we have in place that are meant to help and often don't. I first filed for child support when my oldest was 3 and my youngest was 18 months old. It was pretty easy, as the county system...
Some daycares treat your kid like a rug that gets thrown on the floor for 8 hours. Others love and grow your child. Figure out how to find a good daycare for your child. It might end up being the best investment you ever make.
If taking care of children is your calling, then you may be considering opening your own daycare. But before you dive right into the business, you need to think about daycare names!
Do your friends have children and they need you to babysit? Perhaps being responsible for other humans is not your thing. Let me tell you how you can get out of babysitting.
Parents in Canada are finding that sharing a nanny is a good solution to child care needs. However, things can go very, very wrong unless you do your homework and plan well in advance. This is how to do it the right away.
A babysitter is a role-model, companion, and guardian angel during their services. They raise your child in your absence. This is why it is important to find a quality babysitter and respect them.
Wonder what it takes to make a great babysitter? Here are some of the most important things to look for and some easy steps to make any babysitter successful!
Suggestions for stay-at-home parents on how they can make money and continue to stay home with their children.
Rules and regulations regarding childcare standards in BC. Where to go when you feel something may not be quite right.
Daycare or childcare is a big step for parent and child alike. Here's a guide on what to look for and whether your child is ready.