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How much should I pay for daycare pickups?

If my babysitter is picking my daughter from day care, should I include gas money in her pay?


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I travel for work sometimes and I am gone 1 to 3 nights usually. I need help getting my daughter back and forth to summer camp and someone to watch her over night when I am gone.

I travel for work sometimes and I am gone 1 to 3 nights usually. I need help getting my daughter back and forth to summer camp and someone to watch her over night when I am gone. Do I need a part time nanny? I am not sure what to... more


I spend 24 hours a week driving my kids around. Don’t judge me

Something was different. I did a double-take in the mirror. Was that really my rear end? Somehow, it looked different. It wasn’t necessarily bigger, but the weight looked redistributed…  kind of flattened out and spread to the sides. I hadn't gained any significant weight, and I run regularly, so... more


7 unique after-school programs you’ve never heard of

Of course, your child can benefit from taking ballet or joining a baseball league after school. (Solid choices, both.) But these days, extracurricular activities are only limited by your imagination. Your child could spend their afternoon learning to felt, for instance, or making cheese, dancing the flamenco or creating their... more


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Tips to finding a parent to nanny share with

I am due in April 2019 and looking for another parent to nanny share with in Fall 2019.  Our working schedule is semi-erratic  therefore our hours may fluctuate slightly.


6 parent-tested strategies for juggling your kids’ busy after-school schedules

When I first signed my twin boys up for taekwondo classes at age 3 as a way to help them burn off extra energy, I wasn’t thinking about the long-term impact it would have on our evenings. But now, three years later, my boys are at the dojo two nights... more


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How do I use medicaid to pay for Senior Home Care?

I am new to this and am looking into hourly home care a few days a week for my father.  How do I go about using his Medicaid to pay for services through Care.com?  


7 carpool etiquette rules for parents

Carpooling is a bit like wealth: It makes life significantly easier, but with it comes great responsibility. While the benefits of setting up a carpool for your kid(s) are hard to argue with — less time in the car, less money on gas, more time for yourself — it’s... more