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How to interview a nanny: Your questions checklist

So you’ve vetted your list of nanny applicants, you’ve picked your favorites, and you’ve scheduled the interviews. Now what? It’s time to draft up your question list so that you cover all your bases and find the best nanny for your family. Of course, you want the conversation to flow... more

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32 questions every nanny should ask during an interview

It goes without saying that, when you score an interview for a nanny job, you want to bring your A-game. However, even though you’re, technically speaking, the one in the hot seat, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t come armed with a list of questions of your own. You do, after... more

101 beach activities for kids

Few things are better than a sunny, salty day at the beach. But let’s be honest, it’s a lot of work, and unfortunately, little ones can lose interest fast — unless you have an arsenal of awesome beach activities for kids, that is. Whether your family frequents the beach daily... more

50 camp songs every kid will love to sing

Camp songs help build camping spirit, let the kids loosen up and make great memories. The best part about fun camp songs is that you don’t have to worry about staying on key. You don’t need a guitar to accompany you either although it can help. But to get everyone... more

15 fun 4th of July activities for kids

Few things say summer more than the Fourth of July. And while the holiday is generally celebrated across the U.S., each family has their own unique tradition. Of course, when kids are involved, families may need to put a few twists on their regular go-tos in order to make... more

This is how much child care costs in 2021

According to a new Care.com survey, 72% of families say child care is more expensive and 46% of families say child care is more difficult to find, due to the pandemic; however, research shows that hiring a nanny has become a more feasible option for many.  As we... more

I can thrive as a working mom because my husband is a stay-at-home dad

By Conz Preti When I tell people that I have three kids under the age of 4 at home, work full time and also have several freelance gigs, they all gasp at the Wonder Woman level at which I’m juggling all these things. Truth is, I couldn’t do any of... more

18 funny dad memes that capture everything we love about fathers

Let’s hear it for the dads. Whether they’re teaching their kids how to ride a bike, enduring hours of dress-up tea parties with their toddlers or navigating the family road trip while wearing their best white sneakers, dads hold a special place in our hearts. We can always count on... more