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Here’s why you need to market yourself online as a caregiver — and how to successfully do it

Being a caregiver in the digital age means staying on top of new online resources and coming up with innovative ways to market yourself to potential clients and families, including building and maintaining your very own digital footprint. There are more than 1.2 million child care workers in the U.S., according... more

Do You Need Workers' Compensation Insurance?

When you hire a nanny, babysitter or other caregiver, should you get workers' comp? Here are answers to 5 common questions. If you have an employee working for you (like a nanny, housekeeper, senior caregiver, etc.), having workers’ compensation insurance is like any other insurance -- it offers protection in the... more

What every nanny needs to know about taxes and payroll

You finally landed a great nanny job. You get to bond with a new family, plan lots of playtime and, oh yeah, collect a paycheck, too! We all love payday, but it’s also good to know before your first paycheck arrives what you can expect to see when it comes... more

How Nannies Can File for Workers' Compensation

When you're a nanny, babysitter, housekeeper, senior care aide or other type of caregiver, learn what you need to do to get worker's comp. No one ever sees it coming, but getting hurt on the job could happen to anyone. And as a child care provider, you have... more

What every nanny needs to know about nanny shares

Thinking about working for multiple families in a share? Be sure to do your homework: Nanny shares and shared care arrangements may be subject to various licensing requirements or prohibited in certain states and jurisdictions. Research local laws and regulations.   The percentage of families seeking a nanny share jumped... more

What every caregiver needs to know about signing up for health insurance

Even though we have a few more weeks of 2018 left, it’s time to start preparing for 2019. One of the most important items to take care of is your health insurance. As you may know, the Affordable Care Act mandates that you have a health insurance policy. While there... more

7 Ways Obamacare Impacts Women and Families

You've heard about the Affordable Care Act, but what changes affect you, your family or your caregiver?Theres been a lot of talk about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or "Obamacare." But when it comes down to it, how many of us can get past the bureaucracy and legal... more