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 […]
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One of the most important things for parents is reliable, trustworthy child care. This section is for rockstar parents like you, who need to have just the right fit for your family when it comes to those who are helping raise our children. Our articles are written by professionals and fellow mommies who discuss how to find your perfect nanny, why to consider partaking in a nanny share, how to get that date night in, and more!
Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: Update on Broken Family Relationships
A reader checks back in to share how the advice she received more than a year ago from Dr. Gramma Karen helped solve her problem.
What Is a Child Life Specialist?
Child life specialists are highly trained healthcare workers who are usually employed by hospitals. They work with children and their families to ease discomfort during hospital visits.
How to Best Prepare Your Nanny for Success with Your Household
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.
This Is How to Hire a Baby Nurse in NYC
Let’s begin with the definition: A baby nurse isn’t technically a nurse. Instead, a baby nurse specializes in caring for—you guessed it—infants. In fact, the International Nanny Association uses the term newborn care specialist to further clarify the individual’s role. So a baby nurse may or may not have nursing training or credentials, but the […]
5 Life Altering Babysitting Discipline Techniques That Really Work
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 […]
How to Make New Mom Friends: Strategies to Find Your Tribe
Being socially distant doesn’t have to mean being isolated. This is how you can make mom friends during the pandemic!
Coping When Your Child Has a Chronic Illness or Disability
Every parent wants a happy and healthy child, but chronic illness or a disability might be worrisome. Check out some ways you can make sure your child’s needs, and yours, are met.