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Latasha Doyle

Thornton, CO

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Senior Care Contracts: Why You Need One And What To Include In It

You have a variety of duties as a senior care provider. From meal prep to transportation to companionship and medication administration, you cover a lot in just a day’s work. You also genuinely care for your charges and want to help make their days easier. To do so, however, you... more

How Much Should I Charge For An After-School Child Care Gig?

During one of my first interviews for an after-school child care position, I didn’t do any research to determine my rates. I was inexperienced and thought the parents would have a fair rate in mind. The interview went well and I felt confident the family would offer me the position... more

Is An After-School Child Care Job Right For You?

I found my first after-school child care position when I was taking morning classes for my degree and working odd lunchtime hours for another family. I knew I needed some extra income, but many jobs I considered couldn’t fit into my schedule. Fortunately, I found a family who needed an... more

A Real Nanny’s Tips For Recreating Mary Poppins' Magic

The original “Mary Poppins” movie is an obvious family classic. But for me, a nanny with over a decade of experience, this movie has always been more than a movie. It’s whimsical and musical and visually stunning, but there are so many lessons about childhood and caregiving in each scene... more

8 Awesome Icebreaker Activities To Help Kids Warm Up To A New Nanny Or Sitter

My first day with a new family is always exciting… but I also dread it a little. As a child care provider, you wonder: “What if the kids get bored? What if they have no fun crafts in the house or they don’t like what I dream up? What if... more

Caregiver Burnout Is Real. Here’s How Professional Caretakers Deal With It

Most of my days as a full-time nanny started out the same way: I would get up, shower, get coffee and head out the door. I’d get to work, enter the family’s home through the garage and I’d be greeted by kids, most likely still in their pajamas on the... more

Interview Tips For Caregivers: What To Bring, Say And Ask To Land The Job

Interviews are an opportunity to not only highlight how well you fit a particular job description, but also to find out if the job and family is the right fit for you. Interviews can show how professional and qualified you are, and they can help you make a lasting impression... more

What Is An Au Pair? Here's Everything You Need To Know

Here are some general guidelines to consider when evaluating whether an au pair is the right option for your family. Finding affordable and qualified caregivers for children can be overwhelming. Anyone on the child care hunt for a while will likely come across daycare centers, babysitters, and nannies who all... more