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Top 5 Traits to Look for in an After-School Nanny

School supply lists, fall sports schedules, dance studio calendars and piano lesson reminders are slowly starting to fill our inboxes. And that can only mean one thing – summer is coming to an end and (like it or not) the … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Connect with Your Kids

In today’s world of over-scheduled activities and work obligations, do you know who your kids are and what they think about? Here are 5 ideas to ask, listen and learn, so you can connect with your children on a more … Continue reading

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Details You Might Forget to Tell Your Sitter

Most moms have a lot of information about their kids in their heads. We know what our kids don’t like to eat, what bedtime story might give them bad dreams, and what toy might instigate an argument between siblings. For … Continue reading

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Need a Babysitter for the Holidays? Expect to Pay More Than Usual

Need a sitter for New Year’s Eve? Looking for an experienced professional to watch the kids so you and your spouse can attend a party on Christmas Eve? Want an extra pair of hands to help out on Christmas Day, … Continue reading

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How Your Sitter Can Help with Your Discipline Plan

Enforcing rules and discipline isn’t a fun task for any parent. No one wants to be the “bad cop,” the “nag,” or the “not-fun parent.” But we have rules for a reason. Your children need to know it’s NOT OK … Continue reading

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Setting Ground Rules for the Grandparents

More often than not, grandparents are a godsend for families. They provide support and guidance as our children are growing up. If they live nearby, they are often able to help out when we’re in a pinch, or even on … Continue reading

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When your Kids like your Sitter More Than You — How to Cope

“I’m going to take you to the library today, then we’re going to have lunch together,” you tell your three-year-old. “Won’t that be fun?” you ask her with a smile. “Ok,” she says, indifferently. “I guess.” “And then,” you continue, … Continue reading

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