Dawn Allcot

Waltham, MA

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Want To Rescue An Animal?

Rescue an animal, welcome love into your family and save a life. What could be more wonderful? Just make sure you are prepared.Adopting a pet is a wonderful way to share your family's love with another living being. Rescuing a cat or dog from a shelter also saves... more

How To Start A Tutoring Business

Get your new tutoring company off the ground with these 10 tips.     “Tutoring is a $6 to $8 billion industry,” says Eric Clark, president-elect of the National Tutoring Association. Start a tutoring business and a piece of that lucrative pie could be yours. But how do you... more

What's Your Day Care Sick Policy?

Should you send your kids to day care if they?re not feeling well? Knowing your day care center's sick policy can help you decide. Your toddler wakes up more tired than usual, with a runny nose and glazed eyes. You take his temperature; it’s 100. You have an... more

8 Things To Do Before Offering A Nanny A Job

Think you've found the perfect nanny or babysitter? Want to give her the job? Check off this to-do list first. You need a new nanny, stat! But once you think you've spotted your ideal Mary Poppins, don't rush to hire her. Follow these eight steps to perform... more

How To Spring Clean Your Profile

Land a new springtime job with a revamped profile that provides a breath of fresh air. Have the dust bunnies made themselves at home, not only under your bed, but also on your profile? Use this time to spring clean your information on Care.com so your profile stands out... more

3 Cleaning Tips To Ease Allergies

Say goodbye to itchy, watery, runny allergy symptoms with this expert advice for cleaning allergy hot spots in a home.     Sniffling, coughing, watery eyes. These symptoms sound familiar? They're common allergy complaints. Whether you’re a professional housekeeper who serves clients with allergies, or you're cleaning your... more

101 Things To Spend Your Tax Refund On

What would you do with $2,755?“We’re in the money…” This year, 109,563,000 U.S. taxpayers will sing that song to the tune of $228.46 billion, total! Who knew filing taxes could be so profitable? The average tax refund in 2013 was $2,755, (down from... more

10 Tips For Working For Divorced Parents

Working as a nanny or babysitter for divorced parents can involve a whole new set of rules and guidelines.     With 6,646 divorces per day in the United States., half of all American children are part of divorced families, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. With statistics... more