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childcare while on vacation

we are going on vacation with 2 other families and taking 2 college students with us as "babysitters" -- how much should we pay them? The responsibilities would be to be an extra set of hands during the day at the beach, watch them after they go to sleep while we... more


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Do children need to wear helmets on long family bike rides?

My 12,14, and 15 year old daughters don’t wear helmets when riding around the neighborhood, at the park or up and down my street, but I require them to wear helmets when we go on long family bike rides since there’s a greater risk of an accident. My husband and... more


12 easy holiday crafts kids can make

Nothing screams the holidays like spending time with the kids gathered around a table putting together handmade gifts for family and friends. Grandma loves her macaroni necklaces, but doesn’t she have enough? Switch things up this holiday season with these crafts that are easy to make with kids of all... more


6 parenting styles from other countries we can all learn from

Parenting is hard. Even on our best days, when our children are happy, well-fed, somehow still dressed in unstained clothes and we miraculously manage to get out the door on time, it’s still one of the most difficult jobs around. Most of us struggle daily to figure out the best... more


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how does nanny get paid if traveling with a family

except all her travel expenses being paid and being provided with a separate room how nanny is paid if she travels with a family and takes care of one child?


53 Fun Car Games for Kids

Make family car rides fly by with these activities to do with children, whether you're heading to the store or on a three hour trip to Grandma's house. "Are we there yet?" "Are we there yet now?" "Are you sure we're not there yet?" Getting into the... more


The 10 Best Free Things to Do Around San Jose When Kids Say ‘I’m Bored’

Here are the 10 best ways to keep kids happy and busy in the San Jose area without emptying your bank account. “I’m bored!” They’re among the words a parent or child care provider without a ton of petty cash dreads the most. But the San Jose area’s year-round... more


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mother's helper with you on vacation

we are going on vacation with 2 other families and taking 2 college students with us as "mother's helpers" -- how much should we pay them? The responsibilities would be to be an extra set of hands during the day at the beach, watch them after they go to sleep... more