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How To Interview Nannies For A Nanny Share

Enter a caption... Considering sharing a caregiver? Be sure to do your homework: Nanny shares and shared care arrangements may be subject to various licensing requirements or prohibited in certain states and jurisdictions. Research local laws and regulations. While most parents have completed job interviews in their lives, not everyone... more

How Single Parents Navigate Summer Child Care Challenges

There are lots of things to love about summer: Warmer temperatures, beach days, and barbecues are a few things that come to mind. But, outside of vacations and long weekends, summer can also become a hectic and expensive time for parents - especially for single moms and dads.   According to... more

The Summer Child Care Challenge: Making It Work On A Budget

Summertime means fun and games — but that usually comes at a price. Between all the camps and lessons and babysitters needed to fill those summer days, costs can quickly add up. Indeed, the average cost of a weeklong day camp is $314, according to the American Camp Association (ACA... more

Setting Up Your Nanny Share: The 10 Most Common Mistakes To Avoid

Considering sharing a caregiver? Be sure to do your homework: Nanny shares and shared care arrangements may be subject to various licensing requirements or prohibited in certain states and jurisdictions. Research local laws and regulations. Care.com interviewed parents across the country to find out the biggest mistakes they’ve made... more

In-Home Care Vs. Assisted Living: What's Best For Your Family?

Adults don't all age the same way at the same time, so having an open and honest conversation with the senior in your life can help determine the best type of care to suit their needs. Two common options for seniors who require care are private, in-home care from... more

Learn How To Craft A Great Nanny Share Contract

Considering sharing a caregiver? Be sure to do your homework: Nanny shares and shared care arrangements may be subject to various licensing requirements or prohibited in certain states and jurisdictions. Research local laws and regulations.   Setting up your nanny share was no easy task. Think about it: First, you... more

Cities Vs. Suburbs: Where Can American Parents Save The Most Money?

A 2017 study from Care.com and Zillow found that city families spend more on cost of living expenses than their suburban counterparts. Figuring out where our families will live and grow is arguably one of the most exciting parts of “adulting." (Let’s be real: who doesn’t enjoy scrolling through... more

New Book Box For Kids Is A Parent's Dream Come True

Literati finds the best kids' books and ships them to you.  Two best friends and major book lovers have created a new subscription service that parents everywhere will love. Instead of roaming the bookstore aisles with your kids, Literati selects the best reading materials for them based on their... more