Whether it’s a preordained plan or a sudden emergency, babysitters are lifesavers when you need a helping hand. However, setting a fair price for your sitter can be a challenge. You must first consider several factors — after all, you want to attract the best help at a reasonable price. Here are questions to ask […]
Since 2006, the Mommybites’ mom-generated Nanny Boards have supported families in finding and relocating their beloved nannies. This article provides tips from an experienced nanny about how to best travel with your nanny and make the family trip a good experience—for all involved.
This article provides families with tips from an experienced nanny about how to set your nanny up to successfully care for your kids and manage your household. When the parent-nanny partnership functions well all benefit.
Sponsored One of the hardest jobs for any parent is finding the right nanny. Not only is it emotionally challenging to leave your child with a caretaker, but it’s hard to know if you’ve chosen the right person for the job. Of course, every family has a different idea for what constitutes a good match. […]
Money is always a big issue. One thing that can make it less of one is for parents to give their nanny a credit card to use for all child- and home-related expenses. Nannies can use the credit card for anything pertaining to the child, or maybe food shopping, or to pick up a few things for the house.
It’s hard enough to leave your children with anyone that’s not you, but having to leave your infant? We’re talking next-level hard. But sometimes, it’s just a necessity. Whether it’s because you have an unusually short maternity leave or just feel overwhelmed and need to get away for an hour or so, hiring a nanny […]
There’s nothing quite as nerve-racking as choosing a person to leave your children with for extended periods of time. Finding a nanny you can trust isn’t a simple process, and it only seems to get that much more intense when you factor in the endless procession of disturbing headlines and revelations that tend to pop […]
Let’s face it, we all want the essence of Mary Poppins when it comes to babysitters, but keeping our tykes on their best behavior isn’t exactly as simple as a spoon full of sugar. Sometimes, our kiddos can be downright tyrants that even we can’t handle being around, so it’s a bit difficult to blame the […]