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Jayme Kennedy

Upland, CA

Hi, I'm Jayme! I'm a single mom to two young and mighty girls. We live in the 'burbs outside of L.A. with our three cats and one goofy dog.

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4 Keys To Success In A Nanny Share Job

Even if you have years of experience as a nanny, working in a nanny share can feel like an entirely new venture. You have to work with multiple parents and kids, which means learning how to balance and meet everyone’s needs at once. While it can take some work to... more

The Cost Of Continuing Care Retirement Communities: Can You Afford It?

A CCRC can provide its residents with varied levels of care, from independent living to assisted living and nursing home care. There are pros and cons to joining a CCRC, and one major deciding factor is the financial investment. Seniors considering a CCRC should be aware of the costs and... more

The Pros And Cons Of Continuing Care Retirement Communities

There are many factors to consider when planning where you want to spend your golden years. For many seniors, aging in place is the most practical and appealing option. But for those who want to retire somewhere that offers plenty of amenities, continuing care retirement communities, or CCRCs, are quickly... more

Daycare Tax Credit: What Is It And How Can It Benefit You?

There are many tax credits and deductions available to parents and families, but one of the most overlooked and beneficial is taking a tax credit toward the money spent for daycare. These expenses qualify for the child care tax credit (IRS Form 2441) -- formally known as the Child and Dependent... more

How To Get Math Tutor Jobs

Take these steps to become a math tutor, develop your curriculum, find students to tutor, and start attracting paying clients. So what does it take to become a math tutor? Well, it certainly helps to be really good at math. But beyond your math skills, there are other steps you... more

How Do You Handle Communication In Your Nanny Share?

Nanny shares have lots of advantages, but they also require a bit more attention and involvement between the parties. When you’re trying to manage the schedules and needs of two families plus a nanny, keeping the lines of communication open is absolutely crucial. (And when you officially kick off your... more

How Should You Handle Time Off In Your Nanny Share?

By this point, you’ve done a ton of work to set up your nanny share. Let’s quickly recap everything you’ve done so far: You’ve weighed the pros and cons of nanny shares and decided it’s the right choice for your childcare needs; You’ve learned about the different factors that can... more

Finding The Other Family In Your Nanny Share: 5 Questions To Ask Yourself

You’ve weighed and reweighed your various options for child care and have decided to go with a nanny share. Good choice! Now that you’ve figured out the kind of care you want, your next step will be to find a family with whom you’ll share that care. But don’t be... more