Tips for Finding a Great Babysitter in NYC

You’d think it would be a snap to find a great babysitter in the city that never sleeps. But New York City, with its streets bustling with people nearly 24/7 and crowds at every turn, can be just as challenging a place to find a sitter as any small town. Think about it; despite the […]

How to Handle Nanny Vacations, Holidays, and Sick Days

It’s easy enough to coordinate your vacation time with your nanny’s since that’s typically scheduled far enough in advance. But what about when she calls in sick? How will you handle situations when your nanny has to cancel at the last minute? Without a backup plan, it’s easy to be left in the lurch on those days.

4 Benefits of Using a Nanny Share in NYC

It’s no secret that we live in an area where everything’s pretty pricey! And finding quality child care is certainly no exception. Most of the top-rated schools and daycares in NYC have mile-long waiting lists, not to mention sky-high tuition and entrance fees. But what if we told you about a child care arrangement that […]

Back to School Deals 2014

With back-to-school time just around the corner, we thought we’d share a few verses from The White Stripes’ We’re Going to Be Friends – a whimsical and timely song. Fall is here, hear the yell Back to school, ring the bell Brand new shoes, walking blues Climb the fence, books and pens I can tell […]

Sweet February Deals

A common gift to give on Valentine’s Day is… CHOCOLATE. A huge, collective thank you to whomever started that tradition. To celebrate this chocolate lover’s holiday, here are a few fun facts from Candy USA about chocolate and Valentine’s Day: More than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s […]