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Parenting is tough. Get help from parents who have been in your shoes.


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😳 What's the most embarrassing moment you've had on the job? 😳

Last week we asked you "If you could change one thing about your job, what would it be?" and you shared some great answers!  This week our question is: What's the most embarrassing moment you've had on the job? 


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🏆 What moment are you most proud of as a caregiver? 🏆

Last week we asked  "How do you deal with bad behavior? " and you shared some great suggestions.  This week our question is:   What moment are you most proud of as a caregiver? 


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Becoming a nanny...What are some pointers? What are the big differences between just a babysitter and full time nanny?

I am new to the nanny world and becoming a nanny for a family. I have been a babysitter several times for many different families (not on care.com). I am just looking for some pointers/advice/guidance when it comes to being and becoming a full time nanny for... more


Real Talk: My tricks for handling toddler temper tantrums

Does your child throw tantrums in public? I know a thing or two about that. Love, protection and limits. It's the perfect trilogy. Above all things, we desire to manifest the love we feel towards our children, and consequently, we protect them from all harm, even from themselves. However... more


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How can I convince parents to pay me legally vs. under the table?

Any advice on the best way to approach this conversation?


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How to find a job more easily??

I'm 17 years old and I've been babysitting for a while, I've been looking for a job so I joined Care.com, but I've been having a hard time finding one, how can I find a job more easily? I need this job really badly to... more


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What to do with kids 9, 6, and 2?

I am going to be babysitting for a family with 3 kids that are 9, 6, and 2, I am excited to be starting for this family, but I am not sure what I can do with all 3 kids that won't leave anyone feeling left out. Does anyone... more


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What resources do I have when leaving a bad family?

I am leaving a family which has been a horrible experience. I have had trouble with communication, constantly being called off, never find out my start time till the day before each day and the time off while I am working that day, on top of it she'll be... more