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Why the sitters delay their application at the last minute. I talked nearly 10 sitters and all of them postpone... It is really ridiculous. It is not professional


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Is blowing in an infants mouth a good way to clear the mucous from their nose?

I've done it before with a lot of the children in my family and it seems okay and it's actually so much faster. I would just like to know if there are any flaws to this tactic.

In-home day care vs. a day care center: What's the difference?

You have a lot of factors to consider when deciding on the best type of child care for your family. Many parents ultimately come down to a decision between a commercial day care center and an in-home day care, which is often called family child care. Of course, there are... more

How to post a job on Step-by-step instructions

In just four easy steps, you can find help on Posting a job on takes just a few minutes and can save you a lot of time and energy when you need care ASAP. We know how busy you are, so we’ve broken down how to... more

How to Post a Job on Why Post Your Job on

Wondering why you should use Here are a few ways we can help you find the best person for your needs. Are you looking for a child care provider, a housekeeper, a senior caregiver for your aging parents, or even a walking friend for your fur child? Care... more

8 Fun Summer Activities For Family Child Care Programs

It's summertime, and that means kids are spending a lot of time at day care. It also means they're spending a lot of time outside. Of course, you can only let the kids run through the sprinklers so many times before they get bored. So, to get your... more

5 unexpected ways the government shutdown is hurting families

Kerry A., stay-at-home mom of two, isn’t in full-blown panic mode about the government shutdown — at least not yet. Her husband, an employee at the Environmental Protection Agency, is one of 800,000 federal workers (and roughly 4 million contractors) either furloughed or working without paychecks. Of course, the adverse effects... more


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Should I ask for a raise?

I'm currently a nanny/mother's helper/babysitter for a family with four kids (ages almost 2 to 10 years old). I work at $10/hr for about 15 hours a week (usually). Multiple people have told me that I need to ask for $15/hr. I do almost... more