Babysitting. We've all been there, done that. It's fun when you're 15, but some special people do it for much longer than their teenage years. And when you're that experienced, you have some advice for parents on how to make leaving your kids for a bit a little easier for everyone. Here are seven things your sitter, nanny or other childcare provider wishes you knew: 1. … [Read more...] about 6 Things Your Babysitter Wishes You Knew
Nannies can be like part of the family, but it takes careful consideration and time for bonding to establish such a close relationship. You can establish rules with your nanny and over time things will evolve to a perfect balance of your family's needs, but newbies sometimes need a little help. Below is a list of the ten most important things a parent needs to know in order to … [Read more...] about The Top 10 Things Your Nanny Should NOT Do!
Saying goodbye to an old nanny and starting up with a new one can be hard on a family, especially for the children. However, being prepared for all the ups and downs of this situation can have you and your children back to normal in no time. Here are some tips on making the transition a seamless one.Prepare for the departure of your beloved nanny.You have three considerations: … [Read more...] about Transitioning to a New Nanny…
Parents deserve time away from the responsibilities and demands of family and home life. Your first order of business, however, is to find a qualified and trustworthy babysitter who understands your child’s specific needs and is competent to meet them.InterviewsDuring the interview process, ask specific questions about each candidate’s experience with special needs children. … [Read more...] about Hiring a Babysitter for Your Special Needs Child
School is out, and the search for summer child care is on! The challenge many parents face is finding quality care that fits within their budget. Here are some cost-effective summer child care options that won’t break the bank.Hire a Babysitter or NannyNannies are no longer exclusive to the wealthy. If you have two children in full time daycare, you can afford a nanny, and … [Read more...] about Summer Childcare Options on the Cheap