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6 Tips For Talking To Babysitters About Safety

Hiring a babysitter to watch your children can be a nerve-wracking process for parents. You need to go to work or have a date night, but you want to make sure your kids are safe and that the sitter know what to do in case of an emergency. Once you've... more

Trusting Your Instincts When Hiring A Caregiver

Keep your child safe by asking yourself these 5 questions.Remember Miss Clavel from the Madeline books? She would wake up in the middle of the night with the feeling that "Something is not right!" Miss Clavel knew that you should always listen to your instincts -- and she's correct... more

How To Talk With Kids About Violence

When tragedy strikes, here are expert tips on how you and your nanny should explain it to your children.The Boston Marathon bombing, the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting...lots of horrible things have been on the news lately. It's hard enough for you to understand and try to deal... more