In Celebration of Moms

In comparison to the endless love, self-sacrifice, strength, courage, and devotion our moms have shown us, and instilled in us, this article isn’t much.  But maybe you could help us out.  Tell us about your moms and role models, on our Instagram or on our Facebook page.  Tag the moms in your life that deserve to […]

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How to Find a Babysitter That is a Good Fit For Your Family

Some of us have newborns, some of us have toddlers, some of us have a few of all different ages. We may all have unique families, but we are all parents and there’s one thing we all want: a good babysitter. Here’s what to do to find a babysitter that is a good fit for […]

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12 Creative Date Ideas for Parents

A positive relationship can be a strong foundation for a happy family, but after a while, “dating” just isn’t what it used to be. Often, we fall in love with our partners over the new exciting experiences that we shared together. Maybe we were learning about their interesting hobbies, or maybe we just had the…

7 Steps for Dealing with Mom Guilt

If you are a mom, chances are you have felt the pangs of mom guilt.  The extent to which we have felt it differs from person to person. Some of us feel the guilt like a small, annoying insect buzzing around our ear.  Some of us drown in it. Wherever you are on this spectrum,…

Friendships, Now That We’re Parents

How old is your oldest friendship? In what ways has it changed over the years? What makes a good friend? Did you lose or make friends in direct correlation to your debut into parenthood? I think most of us had and lost dozens of friendships in childhood.  This is normal, because often what constitutes a…

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Being Present in the New Year

  If you’re anything like me, you’re always on the hunt for the perfect babysitter or caregiver for your kids. Of course, when it comes to finding care for your kids, safety is always the top-of-mind issue. But of course, you also want someone who’s fun, someone who’s wise and is capable of making good […]

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How to Set Yourself Apart as a Sitter

Are you a babysitter? Do you want recurring and frequent jobs?  Do you want to come recommended by the parents you sit for? Then you need to learn how to set yourself apart as a sitter, because here’s the terrible truth: babysitters are a dime a dozen.  Just in my neighborhood alone, there are teenagers […]

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Be In the Know With the Best Nanny Cams

When do you need a nanny cam? Looking for a bit of added peace of mind when you leave your children home with your nanny? Since we know that whole “eyes in the back of your head” thing isn’t a reality (though that would be nice!), a nanny cam may be your second-best option. But […]

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Craigslist Babysitter Ads: Not a Great Option for Last-minute Care

Craigslist is a popular online marketplace where anyone can advertise for (and find) products and services. There are Craigslist gardeners, house painters, tutors, video gamers, real estate agents, and yes, you can even find a Craigslist babysitter.  The question is, are Craigslist babysitters a good option for last-minute childcare? The short answer is no, you […]

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