Parenting requires a lot of time, patience, & energy, which is why it’s so important to have help & support! Whether you work outside the home or are home full-time, childcare is an important decision that you will need to figure out. Check out the resources in this collection for ideas & tips to make the best decision for your particular family!
Follow these steps to ensure the safety of your kids while you are out, & put a plan into place so that your babysitter knows how to handle any type of emergency
Incorporate these questions from Mommybites into your nanny or babysitter interviews!
Use this Free Printable to leave notes and reminders for your childcare provider
Check out this great study of over 20,000 families across the country to help you figure out babysitting rates!
Learn the truth about Au Pairs, and find out what this childcare option really has to offer for the entire family
Including your child in the childcare options decision-making process can be helpful!
Read Lynn's Article for the top 10 things you need to consider when hiring a babysitter
Free Printable for your Childcare Provider. Find out how everything went while you were gone
Watch Shari's video to help figure out which childcare option might be best for you and your family.
A beautiful notepad that makes communication with your babysitter simpler. This ensures that the babysitter has all the information they need while you are gone.
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Featured Contributor: Mommybites
Mommybites is a social and educational brand for expectant moms, new moms and moms of young children that hosts events including seasonal luncheons, parenting seminars & workshops, parties, online classes, and more! Our moms share an interest and desire to learn about products, resources, and information pertaining to early motherhood through toddlerhood. Via our online resources as well as our in-person events, Mommybites provides moms with a community in which to grow, develop, share, and learn.
Featured Contributor: Katerina ZepposKaterina is a wife, mom of two young children, and founder of Katerina's Finest which imports only the finest quality olives and olive oil from a small collective in southern Greece. They believe that this region grows the finest and most flavorful olives anywhere in the world! To finish out their line of products, they also produce their own Dressings & Vinaigrettes with a special Greek blend.
Featured Contributor: Lynn Perkins
Lynn is the Founder and CEO of UrbanSitter. With over 15 years of experience building and growing consumer Internet businesses, and a passion for connecting people with each other, she decided to unite babysitters and parents as her latest quest. Lynn is a graduate of Stanford University. She and her husband enjoy exploring San Francisco with their three adventurous boys.
Featured Contributor: Jill Lubin
Jill is a trained, non-practicing elementary school teacher and reading specialist. She works as a local childcare consultant (LCC) for Cultural Care Au Pair where she helps host families and au pairs share a meaningful time together; living together, providing childcare and sharing cultures. Jill lives in Lititz with her husband Jeff and her 3 sons Matt (10), Alex (7) and Josh (3).