If You Give a Nanny a Tissue

Day in the life of a caregiver : Our evening was going really well. I was hanging out with G(5) and D(2) for the night, as I have for the past several Fridays.…

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Color Block Snowmen!

Come beat the winter blues with us as we make fun Color Block Snowmen! Using fun colored or patterned paper, glitter glue and crazy cut scissors. Let your kids imagination show and have fun with new shapes and colors!…

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Kids vs. Coronavirus and Grumpy Babies

Unless you live under a rock (in which case you probably wouldn’t be reading this), coronavirus is on your mind. Available data (which admittedly isn’t much) shows the virus’s effect on kids is surprisingly low — but they still might be carriers.…

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Car (and Car Seat) Safety Tips for New Parents

Even if you’ve been driving for decades, hitting the road is a whole new ballgame when there’s a new, tiny passenger involved. Parents have different considerations to keep in mind when it comes to driving..…

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10 Steps to Bringing On-Site Childcare to Your Event or Conference

If you’re organizing an event -- whether it’s a tech conference, a wedding, or a family-friendly party in your home -- and you want parents of small children to be able to attend, you might consider offering on-site childcare so that parents can bring their kids along to enjoy the festivities too!…

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Babies In Boxes and Kids Explain It All

“Out of the mouths of babes” is the theme of this week. A seven-year-old explained for the world where babies come from, Carrie Underwood’s four-year-old opined that his mom’s best skill is laundry-folding, and a 10-year-old picked a not-so-perfect Valentine card for his girlfriend.…

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Your Kid is Naked in Your Window

With most of the country covered in snow -- including Georgia, Florida, and even Maui -- it's refreshing to see that some people are excited about it. In West Texas, a four-year-old took the opportunity to reenact her favorite Frozen scene.…

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Why Valentine's Day Matters to Moms

At the end of the day, Valentine’s Day is a holiday to celebrate, coincidentally, everything we voluntarily give up to become moms: free time, spontaneous affection, and validation.…

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Know What You Need to Navigate Nanny Taxes

As the first babysitting app that connects parents with on-demand babysitters on a national scale, we get a LOT of questions from both parents and caregivers about the proper classification of babysitters and nannies. Here's an unbiased look at the classification of household employees.…

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