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Liz Alton

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How To Hire A Nanny For Twins

When you have twins or multiples, hiring a sitter or nanny brings unique challenges. Finding a nanny, babysitter or other child care provider can be a bit different for families with twins or multiples. You'll want to start with our guide to the basics of hiring a child care... more

7 Tips For Birthday Party Planning Stress

Learn about common birthday party problems for parents -- and how to avoid them. There's nothing more rewarding than seeing your son's face light up with all of the fun and activities for his special day. But for parents, the realities of party planning can be incredibly stressful. From... more

9 Homework Tips From Tutors

Get learning and study tips from the real experts -- tutors.     Are you struggling with how to get your kids to do their homework? Or perhaps your kids are having a difficult time with a specific subject and you're working to help them thrive? Whatever homework challenges you... more

How To Babysit For Twins

Learn how to get a babysitting job caring for twins and multiples -- and how to care for them once you have the job.     Twins -- are they two times the trouble? That's the question that Stephanie Grant, a nanny from Seattle, wondered as she evaluated a job ad... more

12 Ways Technology Can Help Your Small Business

You might not think that a small business budget can give you access to the technology that builds businesses, but you do. Running a small business means that you’re a lean, mean business machine. Often, it’s just you and a few trusted staff members. You might not think that a... more

7 Summer Marketing Trends To Start Now

  With the summer season comes opportunities for caregiving businesses to earn extra money by offering specialized care services to existing clients and attracting new business. From school vacations to summer specials, companies that offer housekeeping or pet care can take advantage of the calm before the back-to-school storm. We... more

101 Back-To-School Tips For Kids And Parents

As summer comes to an end and back-to-school season begins, it can be hard to get back into a regular schedule — both for kids and adults.  To help you out, we asked Dr. Fran Walfish, a child and family psychotherapist and author of "The Self-Aware Parent," and Christina Nichols... more

6 Ways Small Business Can Retain Their Best Employees

How to keep your favorite employees happy Employee retention is especially important when you only have a few staff members. Your employees and their long-term happiness and commitment to your business can make all the difference. Yet small businesses have different concerns and resources. We spoke to two experts Andreas... more