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

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Real Talk with Nannies: My 20 Tips for Getting Your First Nanny Job

Care.com recently posted the question “What advice would you give a caregiver just starting out?”  Here are my 20 tips for getting your first job as a caregiver. Remember that you are marketing yourself. You are your "brand," and as much as it's a comfort to think your... more


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📣 Greater NYC area caregivers: Care.com wants to meet YOU! 📣

We're putting on a caregiver meet-up in your area soon! Can you help us plan? We'd love to know what you want to learn or talk about. Send your ideas our way in the comments below.


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What advice would you give to a new caregiver who is just starting out?

We are launching a new series this week called "Care.com caregiver question of the week"!  We can't wait to read your answers and share your advice with the community.    This week's question is:  What advice would you give to a new caregiver who... more


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Real Talk with Nannies: My Tips on Taking Charge of your Caregiving Career

Care.com recently posted the question “What advice would you give a caregiver just starting out?”  Here are some tips I have for someone who is just starting out or even someone who has been a Nanny for years: KNOW YOUR WORTH: You will meet prospective employers/clients who... more


50 Great Camp Songs for Kids

Going camping or sending a child to camp? Camp always goes better with a few camp songs to laugh over or sing along with. Here are 50 fun suggestions.When everyone gathers around the campfire, between making s'mores and telling scary stories, someone inevitably starts singing. Camp songs for... more


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101 Funny Jokes for Kids

Got a little class clown on your hands? Here are 101 funny jokes for kids of all ages. One of the best parts of parenthood is getting to watch your child develop their own sense of humor. You get to see them work through the logic of different punchlines and discover what... more


57 Summer Crafts to Keep Kids Busy

Summer is usually kids' favorite time of year, but not so for parents and nannies. It can be tricky finding activities to keep your little ones occupied during this time off from school. Other than days by the pool or trips to the beach, what can you do to bring... more


10 Easy Magic Tricks for Kids

While magicians don't often reveal their secrets, you'll find some here! Your kids can use these tricks to amaze their friends.     Magic tricks for kids are a great way for parents and nannies to keep the family entertained. After all, who doesn't love magic? "When I... more