Home, Finance, Legal, & Nanny Services for Families in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Home, Finance, Legal, & Nanny Services for Families in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

UPDATED December 2018: Whether you’re looking for a home services professional, a lawyer, a financial planner, an insurance company, nanny or babysitter placement services, or a local place to shop and play with your kids, narrowing down the choice...

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5 Ways to Involve Your Nanny in Holiday Celebrations

5 Ways to Involve Your Nanny in Holiday Celebrations

Holidays are an important time for your family and your nanny, but taking the time to think ahead, discuss, and plan properly will help ensure your nanny feels appreciated and knows your expectations during the holiday season. Gifts are an importan...

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5 Places to Find a Nanny or Babysitter for Your Child

5 Places to Find a Nanny or Babysitter for Your Child

If you’re heading back to work after maternity leave, it’s time to find the right child care for your infant or toddler. But if it’s your first child, you might not know where to look for a nanny in New York City, especially if you want in-home chi...

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The Benefits of Choosing a Nanny Share as Your Child Care Option

The Benefits of Choosing a Nanny Share as Your Child Care Option

As a parent, one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make is who will care for your child when you can’t. For most, that means choosing between a nanny and day care center while Mom and Dad are at work. But why not consider a third optio...

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Tips for Checking a Potential Nanny's References

Tips for Checking a Potential Nanny's References

Finding a nanny in NYC can be a stressful, long process. You want to find someone you trust, who you feel comfortable leaving your child with, and who will ideally be with your family for years to come. When it comes to hiring a nanny, checking her...

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Important Information to Leave for Your Babysitter

Important Information to Leave for Your Babysitter

In a world of constantly checking your cellphone, tracking your kids down via satellite, and nanny cams, it can be easy to forget to give your babysitter all of the information she may need when watching your kids. Fill out this handy checklist wit...

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Tips for Hiring a Nanny

Tips for Hiring a Nanny

Mommybites shares tips to successfully bring a nanny into the family.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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 se...

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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.

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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 ex...

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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 Fi...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Drop-In Daycare Locations in Queens

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

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Drop-In Daycare Locations in Brooklyn

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

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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 Co...

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Nanny Hiring Resources in Suffolk County, Long Island

If you're looking to hire a nanny in the Suffolk County, Long Island, area, consult our list of hiring resources and placement agencies.

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Nanny Hiring Resources in Nassau County, Long Island

If you're looking to hire a nanny in the Nassau County, Long Island area, consult our list of hiring resources and placement agencies.

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Nanny Hiring Resources in Queens

If you're looking to hire a nanny in Queens, consult our list of hiring resources and placement agencies.

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Nanny Hiring Resources in Brooklyn

If you're looking to hire a nanny in Brooklyn, consult our list of hiring resources and placement agencies.

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Nanny Hiring Resources in Manhattan

If you're looking to hire a nanny in the New York City area, consult our list of hiring resources and placement agencies.

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Nanny Hiring Resources in Westchester County, NY

If you're looking to hire a nanny in the Rockland County, NY, or New Jersey area, consult our list of hiring resources and placement agencies.

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Nanny Hiring Resources in Rockland County, NY

If you're looking to hire a nanny in the Rockland County, NY, or New Jersey area, consult our list of hiring resources and placement agencies.

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How to Find Childcare in NYC

Securing safe and loving childcare is one of the most complex jobs a parent can face. The choice of how your child will spend the day when you cannot be there is a personal one that must be tailored to the individual needs of each family.

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When Your Mom is Your Nanny

About 25 percent of full-time working moms with children under the age of 5 have a grandparent caring for their children. While convenient, this arrangement is not without its complications. Author Julie Revelant explores the ramifications this rel...

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Seven is Sufficient - Family Size and Manhattan Real Estate

Family size in Manhattan is often determined by real estate. A small two-bedroom may limit you to one child, but for Cortney Novogratz, who has six children and a seventh child on the way, the logistics are staggering.

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New Business Blooms in Manhattan

Alden Leigh Rosen and partner Yael Denbo launched their personalized baby planning service -- inBloom -- to offer New Yorkers access to the fruits of their research.

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Dine and Date

New service takes care of the kids — and mom and dad

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