Join Sydnee Cochran a professional Nanny & Doula and with 10 years+ experience, for a FREE workshop designed to help you navigate and advance your nanny career! Sydnee will be covering a variety of topics including: Interview Process: After you have marketed your talents and hooked a fish, what now... more
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 child caregiver, based on my 10+ years of experience as a nanny: Spell check all communication. Check and double check your profile, applications and... more
If my babysitter is picking my daughter from day care, should I include gas money in her pay?
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
Would it be weird to give someone the gift of a sitter from care?
Learn what the rate for a live-in nanny is and if you can afford it. The answers may surprise you. Many families think that hiring a live-in nanny is out of the question. After all, having someone live in your house is bound to be more expensive than having a nanny... more
It’s the big question on every parent’s mind when they start looking for a babysitter: How much should you pay? Unfortunately, there’s no one answer, as there are many factors that influence how much a babysitter should get paid, including location, skill level and the number and ages of the... more
I'm nearly a legal adult. Could the childrens babysitter really charge for that?