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How To Choose a Babysitter for Your Child with Special Needs

How To Choose a Babysitter for Your Child with Special Needs

Choosing a babysitter for a child with special needs poses challenges to parents. Here are tips for how to find a sitter for your child with special needs.

The Language Workshop Provides Families With Childcare in Their Native Language

The Language Workshop Provides Families With Childcare in Their Native Language

Language Nannies is a new division of The Language Workshop for Children that allows parents to hire nannies that speak to their children in their native language.

Finding a Nanny: Using a Service vs. a Website

Finding a Nanny: Using a Service vs. a Website

Should you use an agency or a website to find your the nanny or babysitter you will hire to care for your children? Depends what you're looking for and how you prefer to conduct your search.

5 Characteristics of an Ideal Nanny

5 Characteristics of an Ideal Nanny

Looking for a nanny can be a daunting task. Deb Crisford, founder and director of a nanny placement service in NYC, shares five things to look for when searching for a child care provider that's a good fit for your family.

What Your Babysitter Is Dying to Tell You

What Your Babysitter Is Dying to Tell You

Keeping a great babysitter can be as hard as finding one in the first place. Up your odds of being her favorite client by following these often unspoken rules.

Ask the Expert: How Do I Create a Positive Relationship with My Nanny?

Ask the Expert: How Do I Create a Positive Relationship with My Nanny?

The nanny-parent relationship is different from other working relationships. Learn how, in a few easy steps, to create a positive relationship with your nanny built on trust and communication.

Tibetan Care Places Nannies, Doulas, and Home Companions

Tibetan Care Places Nannies, Doulas, and Home Companions

Tibetan Care recently began offering its nanny, doula, and home companion placement services to families in New York City.

Greenwich Homecare Staffing Firm Begins Babysitter Placement

Greenwich Homecare Staffing Firm Begins Babysitter Placement

Sterling Care, a Greenwich-based home staffing service, now offers a babysitter placement program to help families in Fairfield County find a babysitter that suits their in-home child care needs.

Sterling Care Launches Nanny Placement Program

Sterling Care Launches Nanny Placement Program

Sterling Care, a Greenwich family services company, recently added its nanny placement service to help families find an in-home child care provider. Sterling Care also offers training in topics such as CPR and first aid training and organization.

Greenwich-Based Service Matches Care Providers to Families

Greenwich-Based Service Matches Care Providers to Families

Greenwich-based Sterline Care Home Staffing finds nannies, house cleaners, personal organizers, and elderly care for families. The application process ensures families are matched with a care provider based on the family’s needs. Sterling Care Home Staffing also provides nanny training courses that teach first aid and early childhood education.

How to Hire a Nanny During Back-To-School Season

How to Hire a Nanny During Back-To-School Season

SurePayroll offer tips and advice for hiring and paying a nanny for your child during the busy back-to-school season. Learn about the best resources for finding babysitters and childcare, how to pay your nanny, and tips for simplifying the nanny search.

What Working Moms Should Do to Help Keep an Eye on Her Kids

What Working Moms Should Do to Help Keep an Eye on Her Kids

Parenting columnist Laurie Puhn, who is also a couples mediator, shares why sending a particular email is a must for working mothers.

Ask the Expert: What Types of Childcare Can I Take Off My Taxes?

Ask the Expert: What Types of Childcare Can I Take Off My Taxes?

As you get ready to file your taxes, you might be wondering what types of childcare are tax deductible, including nanny and babysitting expenses, day camp, overnight camp, summer school, and other daycare programs. Here, a federally licensed tax expert offers her advice.

Three NYC and New Jersey Area Companies Make the Top 10 in Working Mother's 'Best Companies for Kids' List

Three NYC and New Jersey Area Companies Make the Top 10 in Working Mother's 'Best Companies for Kids' List

Good news for working moms and dads in the NYC and New Jersey area who want to balance a successful career while still raising their kids. "Working Mother" magazine counts down the top 10 Best Companies for Kids. Citi, Mastercard, and Prudential Financial, Inc. make the cut in the NYC area. Read on for other winning workplaces around the country.

Survival Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Survival Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Tips for parents on how to navigate the financial and emotional responsibilities of caring both for aging parents and young children.

Drop-In Daycare Locations in the New York Metro Area

Drop-In Daycare Locations in the New York Metro Area

These childcare centers in the New York Metro Area - including New York City; Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY; Fairfield County, CT; and Long Island - offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Suffolk County, Long Island

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Suffolk County, Long Island

These childcare centers in Suffolk County, Long Island, offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Nassau County, Long Island

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Nassau County, Long Island

These childcare centers in Nassau County, Long Island, offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Queens

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Queens

These childcare centers in Queens offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Brooklyn

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Brooklyn

These childcare centers in Brooklyn offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Connecticut

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Connecticut

These childcare centers in Fairfield County, CT, offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Westchester County, NY

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Westchester County, NY

These childcare centers in Westchester County, NY, offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Rockland County, NY

Drop-In Daycare Locations in Rockland County, NY

These childcare centers in Rockland County, NY, offer drop-in daycare when parents are in a pinch.

How to Find the Perfect Nanny for Your Family

How to Find the Perfect Nanny for Your Family

Your child's caregiver is your employee as well as an honorary member of the family, which can make for a complex relationship. From how to find a nanny in the first place to managing the relationship once you do, we've got the information parents need.

Nanny Hiring Resources in the New York Metro Area

Nanny Hiring Resources in the New York Metro Area

If you're looking to hire a nanny, consult our list of hiring resources and placement agencies in the New York metro area, including Manhattan; Brooklyn; Queens; Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY; Fairfield County, CT; and Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island.




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