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5 Ways A Housekeeper Can Help With Your Holiday To-Do List

Is your holiday to-do list so long that it will take you until February to complete? Instead of stressing about everything that has to get done, hire a housekeeper or ask your current one to take some of the weight off of your shoulders. "A housekeeper is really supposed to... more

10 Homework Tips For Babysitters

Homework may not be anyone's favorite part of the day, but it's an unavoidable part of life for most school-aged children. When parents hire after-school sitters, they're often responsible for supervising this task. And when there's no solid plan in place, it's easy for tears... more

Working For A Company Vs. A Family

Discover which caregiving situation is the best fit for you. When you're looking for a job -- whether it's one caring for a child, a pet, a home or someone who is elderly or has special needs, etc. -- it's important to be aware of all your options. While... more

Pet Care Certifications 101

How and why you should consider becoming a certified pet care professional. As an animal lover, you may want to pursue career caring for them. Perhaps you have already built clientele as a dog walker or pet sitter. Now it's time to take your business to the next level... more

Could You Be A Celebrity Nanny?

9 things to consider before you rush to become a nanny for the stars.   Being a nanny for a celebrity family sounds glamorous, but is it? To find out the scoop on caring for the children of the rich and famous, we talked to three people who have actually... more

Should You Be A Night Nanny?

Understand this specialized role and decide if it's right for you. Looking for a nanny job? Have you ever thought about being a night nanny? It might be just the career for you. "All kinds of different personalities can do this job," says Nancy Hamm of the Newborn Care Specialist... more

6 Challenges Of Owning A Small Business

Take your small business to the next level by identifying and overcoming these common challenges. You've always wanted to be your own boss, and now that you are, you might wonder why owning a business is so hard. "Running a small business is very different from working in a... more

10 Tips For Babysitting A Pre-Teen

Find expert advice on what it takes babysit a pre-teen.     The tween years are an exciting time in a child's life and the relationship between sitters and charges this age can be particularly unique. However, caring for pre-teens is not quite the same as watching a younger... more