The Essential Beach Packing List for Family Vacation Fun

The beach and your family's best vacation ever is calling! Don't head out the door without these 10 beach packing list essentials.Is anything more blissful than a sun-drenched family beach vacation? Well, kinda, if you don't pack the right stuff. Lugging along too-heavy gear you won... more


The Care.com Holiday Tipping Guide

Need advice on how much to tip your nanny or pet sitter? Here's an A to Z list of who to tip -- and how much. Are you a holiday tipper? If you said yes, you're not alone -- a whopping 87 percent of people said that they give holiday tips, according to a... more


The Care.com Guide to Chrismahanukwanzakah

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, this guide will help you make the most of the holiday season. Winter's not only coming...it's here. And with it comes all of the winter holidays we know and love: Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa...or, if you're hip to... more


10 Family Thanksgiving Traditions You Can Start This Year

Thanksgiving is more than just a big meal or a day off. Check out these 10 Thanksgiving tradition ideas to start with your family!   If you asked any of your neighbors what their Thanksgiving-Day highlights are, chances are good that they'd give you one of the following answers... more


How Much Do the Holidays Cost?

A new Care.com survey found out just how much people are willing to pay for services -- and what they really tip -- at the holidays. Child Care When Should You Hire a Holiday Babysitter? According to 2016 Care.com job post data, the weekend two weeks before Christmas was the most... more


101 Random Acts of Kindness Ideas to Practice With Your Family

Pitch in, help out and commit to at least a few awesome little random acts of kindness!Random acts of kindness ideas are all around, from volunteering at your local food bank to helping an elderly neighbor move some furniture. They're a great way to bring the family together... more


18 Airplane Games for Kids

Entertaining your family on flights is easy with airplane games for kids. From takeoff to landing, time will fly by as you play together.     Not taking a travel nanny on your next vacation? Not to worry. Airplane games for kids help keep your little one occupied -- and you... more


Airplane Checklist: Everything You Need When You're Flying With Kids

Stressed about flying with your kids? Follow these packing checklists to make sure you have everything you need. Imagine this: You're about to head off on a seven-day family vacation in Hawaii. How do you feel? Sure, you're super excited for some fun in the sun, but you... more