Browse all topics about caring for children.
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All you need to know about hiring a sitter, from questions to ask during an interview to how much to pay.
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Advice on schools, including how to be organized, communicate with teachers, handle school-related stresses, plan after-school child care and have a successful year.
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Get helpful advice on finding backup child care when you need to hire a last-minute nanny or babysitter to watch your kids.
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Everything you need to know to prevent, identify and stop bullying -- whether your child is the victim or the bully.
family playing in the summer
Ideas for creating a summer child care plan, finding a summer sitter, traveling with kids, choosing a summer camp, planning fun summer activities and making kid-friendly summer food.
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Get expert advice on handling nanny contracts, insurance, salary questions, safety concerns, nanny taxes, babysitter pay rates and family budgets.
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Learn everything you need to know about day care, including how to find a day care and how to give your child the best day care experience possible.
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How to discuss death, divorce, bullying and other difficult topics with your kids. Get advice here.
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Tips for setting up rules, punishing misbehavior, dealing with tantrums, and avoiding common discipline mistakes.
mother cooking with children
Ideas from Care.com for school lunch boxes, family dinners, kid-friendly recipes and banishing those picky eaters in your home.
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Find kid-friendly holiday recipes, kid costume ideas, travel tips, holiday crafts, holiday gift ideas and advice on how to tip babysitters and nannies.
hr professionals
Stay on top of trends in productivity and wellness in the workplace. Find articles, advice and industry information intended for HR professionals.
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Information on sick kids, allergies, mental health, weight concerns, child development and safety and medical emergencies.
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Inspiration for kids' birthdays, holiday parties, recipes that kids will love and how to make every party kid-friendly.
Woman and baby
Looking to hire a live-in nanny or find a live-in nanny job? Here is everything you need to know about the process, including what to pay a live-in nanny and live-in nanny interview questions.
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Tips for building your relationship, handling conflicts, transitioning caregivers, dealing with a crisis and communicating with sitters.
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Support for military families and information on deployment, reintegration, transitions, military advocacy and military family care.
mother on computer with daughter
Tips and humor from real moms and dads on common child care issues, relationships, work-life balance, holidays, activities and more.
toddler on kid toilet
Get expert advice on how to encourage potty use, handle accidents and become a diaper-free home.
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Guidance on pregnancy, what to buy before the baby comes, care concerns, baby names and how to prepare for an infant.
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Advice for keeping your relationship strong, building friendships, resolving arguments, planning date nights and being a single parent.
little girl laughing and upset boy
Advice for how to deal with challenging behaviors like biting, lying, cursing, separation anxiety, or trouble sleeping.
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Tools for building kids' confidence, managing sibling conflicts, teaching manners and encouraging your kids to be their best.
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Advice from CEOs, career coaches and working parents on creating priorities, being a successful working parent and managing time and guilt.