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5 Tips Every Nanny Should Know About Nanny Shares

If you’ve started to hear more people talking about nanny shares these days, it’s no surprise: The percentage of families seeking a nanny share arrangement grew 23 percent in 2016, according to Care.com data. But as a nanny, should you consider doing one? And how might your job vary... more

How To Get Rid Of Fleas In The House

If you have a pet in your home, chances are you’ve dealt with fleas in the house at some point. The dark-colored parasitic insects measure 1 to 2 millimeters in length and can be hard to spot, but that doesn’t mean you won’t know they are there. The pesky bugs... more

5 Things To Look For On A Housekeeping Resume

If you’re hiring a housekeeper, here’s what to keep in mind when reviewing their resume. If you’re thinking about hiring an independent housekeeper, you’ll likely find yourself sorting through a number of qualified applicants for your job. Now comes the challenging part: sorting through a pile of housekeeping resumes and... more

The 7 Most Helpful Housecleaning Apps

Between busy work schedules, back-to-back activities for the kids, and a laundry list of errands (oh yeah, and let’s not forget the actual laundry), it’s easy to let house cleaning fall to the back burner. Sure, you could use a site like Care.com to hire housecleaning help near you... more

Alert: Graco Recalls 36k Highchairs After 5 Children Injured

Consumers should immediately stop using the highchairs. Graco, a well-known baby retailer, is recalling nearly 36,000 of its Table2Table 6-in-1 Highchairs after five children were injured by the product, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The North Carolina-based company said the legs of the chair can pivot out... more