Child care

🌁Exclusive SF Bay Area Workshop: Becoming a Super Nanny!🌁

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

Conversaciones reales con niñeras: ¿Cómo empoderar las emociones de los niños?

En el mundo de hoy, aprendemos rápidamente que es nuestro deber proteger a nuestros niños y que si lloran, debemos hacer algo inmediatamente para hacerlos sonreír o por lo menos que dejen de llorar. El llanto de un niño puede ser visto como una señal de que estamos haciendo algo... more

Raising the voices of caregivers

Caregivers support our families and allow others to go to work, but they often have to battle for respect. Let’s change that. Ten years ago, I helped start the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) because my life has been so profoundly affected by caregivers, beginning when I was just a... more

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As a babysitter/nanny I am not comfortable with being watched on camera. Anyone else feel the way I do?

Now I know for some this would be raising red flags but please do hear me out . I don't think people are understanding why I am asking if others feel the same way. Now I could be wrong but I feel as though parents watching the babysitter watch their kid could open... more

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How much to charge for pet sitting

I wanted to hear from others on what they charge for their services.  What are your rates for pet sitting? Any other advice? Thank you!

Care.com Stands with Dreamers

Like so many of you, I am deeply concerned with the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As the daughter of immigrants and the first generation in my family to settle permanently here in the United States, this is personal for me. My family first... more

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What is the meaning/difference of "hands on care" and "companion care"?

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☝️If you could change one thing about the caregiving industry, what would it be? ☝️

Last week we asked you "What's the best advice you've gotten on being a caregiver? " and you shared some great suggestions!  This week our question is: If you could change one thing about the caregiving industry, what would it be?