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Coronavirus Resource Guide For Parents And Caregivers

Understanding coronavirus 101 What families and caregivers need to know about coronavirus Social distancing and quarantining: What you need to know Being a professional caregiver during the pandemic 6 questions nannies and sitters should ask before caring for kids during COVID-19 6 smart things to do right now for your job... more

52 Ways To Thank Your Nanny

In the midst of hectic schedules and a to-do list a mile long, it can be easy to forget to take a step back and appreciate the people who help raise your kids. For many of you, that includes your nanny.  There's no reason to wait for a... more

Financial Caregiving: 10 Essential Tips

Your parents took care of you, and at some point, there’s a very good chance you’ll do the same for them. According to AARP’s May 2020 Caregiving in the U.S. report, more than one in five Americans (21.3%) are caregivers, having provided care to an adult or child... more

21 Amazingly Clever Family Halloween Costumes

With Halloween right around the corner, it's time to start figuring out your family's costume situation. And you want to make these costumes EPIC ... like talk-of-Instagram ideas. But how? Don't fret: we're here to help! To get your gears in motion, we've scoured the Internet... more

Back-To-School 2020 Resource Guide For Parents And Caregivers

The back-to-school 2020 season is looking very different for families and caregivers, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There's a lot more to factor in for everyone's health and safety, and adapted school schedules and day care closures are adding logistical hurdles on top of the usual child care struggles we've... more

101 Funny Names For Dogs

"What's in a dog name?" Well, maybe that isn't the exact quote ... but it is a question that most aspiring dog owners ask themselves while they're looking to add a new member to their pack. And, unlike the process of naming a human, you have way more... more

How To Interview A Nanny: Your Questions Checklist

So you’ve vetted your list of nanny applicants, you’ve picked your favorites, and you’ve scheduled the interviews. Now what? It’s time to draft up your question list so that you cover all your bases and find the best nanny for your family. Of course, you want the conversation to flow... more