While it’s not something we like to think about, as parents in New York, it is important to have a plan in place to protect your child should something happen to you or your spouse. Planning for the future is important to ensure that your children are well taken care of and your assets are preserved for your loved ones.
They are specialists who love and care for your kids in your absence and for many families, their nanny is more than just someone who works for them. Many times, nannies become a part of the family and are involved in the children’s lives for years to come, well after their “job” as a childcare specialist is completed. If you’re looking to hire a nanny, here are some important must-knows before you start the hiring process.
For busy parents, running a home-based business can offer a wide variety of opportunities to maintain an income while still not missing out on some of your family’s most important moments.
Juggling work and home responsibilities is difficult enough when you work in an office away from home. However, it can reach a new level of challenge when business and pleasure fuse in the same place. Organization is critical to running home and work businesses effectively. It may seem like a daunting task, but you can certainly do it.
Hiring a nanny to come into your home and care for your little ones is a great choice; the individual attention and care your kids will receive with a nanny really can’t be beat. But remember, hiring a nanny automatically makes you an employer, whether you’d like to assume that role or not. As such, you’ll find yourself suddenly thinking about things like payroll, taxes, and contracts. Yikes! Another thing you may not have considered yet? Benefits. Before you hire a nanny, it’s wise to sit down and outline what, if any, benefits you’re willing to offer her. Of course, you’re not obligated to offer a nanny any benefits at all, but doing so is a great way to maintain a positive working relationship that’s beneficial for both parties.
Moms make rockstar employees who go above and beyond the scope of most jobs. Why you ask? Being a mom comes with a laundry list of skills and talents that most employers only dream about finding in prospective employees.
If you’re raising a family in New York City, you already know that childcare can be a huge expense. But that’s just par for the course in one of the most expensive cities in the United States. And you really can’t put a price on the peace of mind you get from knowing your children […]
Going back to work after your children start school can be overwhelming. You have to deal with the typical “joys” of job hunting while figuring out how to balance work and raising your family.
Whether you’re a working momma looking to make a change, or you’re a SAHM thinking of returning to work, maneuvering the career boards can be daunting. Like close-the-job-boards-tab-and-do-some-Pinterest-instead, kind of daunting. It’s stressful enough trying to find the perfect career choice, but when you add a family to the mix, stress levels can grow monumentally. […]
We live in a time when being a working mother isn’t frowned down upon as it once was several decades ago. Economic demands call for a two-income household. And while some people might see that as a burden, it is in fact a relief and victory for most mothers.
If you’re looking to bridge the vast financial gap between working full time and being a stay-at-home mom, working from home can seem like the perfect solution.