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9 Homework Tips From 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're currently facing, the good news is that there are tips and... more

5 Ways To Earn More Money Using Care.com

Interested in making more money? Care.com can help. Here are five strategies to try today. Working as a caregiver is rewarding in many different ways. You have a flexible schedule and get to help people on a daily basis. But if your bank account needs a little extra boost... 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

8 Things To Do During Your Downtime

Caregivers often get some downtime during the day. Here's a list of eight different strategies for putting that time to good use. It's easy to check items off your to-do list when you have half a day free. But what about when you only have an hour or... more

6 Tips For Balancing School And A Care Job

Trying to balance school and your care job can seem like an impossible task. Here are 6 tips to help make your life much easier. Many caregivers are students, too, and are constantly trying to combine busy school schedules with demanding jobs. Finding the time to complete homework, manage your class... more

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 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

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