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What caregivers need to know about online scams

For Virginia nanny Kattia Morales, it all seemed a little too good to be true. When she was searching for a child care job, a guy reached out and told her his family was moving in from out of state. Not only did they want to hire her as a... more


What’s new in the Care.com Community?

Today, the Care.com Community team is thrilled to reveal the new look and feel of our site. For a few months, we have been hard at work redesigning our Care.com Community website to give our users a seamless and more intuitive experience.  Today, we’re rolling out those changes... more


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They just stop responding, and I am so exhausted and frustrated from it. I want to cry!

In the past month 3 separate people searching for care have told me they were VERY interested and I met one, I even went out of my way to tell her all the extra things I would help with, I was very flexible and she seemed %100 ON BOARD with using... more


Introducing CareChat: A New Tool to Help Families Hire Caregivers

CareChat helps you connect with care providers by phone while keeping your personal number private. You've posted a care job and received a bunch of responses. You’ve read through the applications and identified the candidates that you think sound promising. Naturally, you want to learn more about them. As... more


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How much should I pay someone to pickup my child from school?

I am in the process of hiring someone to pickup my child from school 2-3 times a week. It's less than 10 miles from her school to home. How much should I pay them?


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Overnight Flat rate Advice

Hi, I was recently asked by my employer what I would charge for an overnight babysitting job. She is a lovely person with two adorable girls, 6 and 8, and I would love to do over night babysitting for her when needed. She is asking for a flat rate for... more


The 10 Best Places for Kids' Birthday Parties in Denver

Sometimes it’s just easier to plan a destination party that won’t destroy your home. Birthday parties seem to get more and more elaborate with the years, and sometimes planning one at home just doesn’t fit into our very hectic lives as parents. Social media may have a hand to play... more


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How do I follow Scarlett Johansson Instagram account?

I've decided to follow celebrities I like on Instagram. How do I find her on Instagram?