You’ve worked hard to find a great caregiver for your family, and the last thing you want to deal with is finding out a few months into the arrangement that it might not be the best fit. Unfortunately, that’s a reality some families will have to face. You can do everything possible from the get-go … Continue reading 5 Signs You Should Consider Hiring a New Sitter or Nanny
Find out about pay rates for babysitters and nannies When determining how much to pay your babysitter or nanny, it’s important to set a competitive rate to attract the most qualified applicants. However, there are a number of factors you should consider when determining the cost of child care. Use the information below to compare … Continue reading How Much Should You Pay Your Babysitter or Nanny?
Guide to Nanny Taxes Now that you’ve invested so much to find just the right nanny to care for your children, the last thing you want to worry about is payroll taxes! Calculating, filing and paying your nanny’s payroll can be intimidating and confusing. So much so that many parents think it’s just easier to … Continue reading Guide to Nanny Taxes
Follow these steps to gather information, evaluate your options, and help determine which caregiver is the best fit for your family. 1. Start by screening potential candidates Conduct an initial screening to create a short list of caregivers who fit your family’s needs. Review caregiver profiles When you receive applicants for a job or search … Continue reading Steps to Selecting the Right Caregiver
Even after you’ve gone through a thorough screening process and hired a child care provider, you may still feel a little anxious about leaving your little ones with someone other than yourself. Whether your babysitter is your next-door neighbor or a Super Sitter on Sittercity, the sitter monitoring process is a critical part of easing … Continue reading Three-Step Sitter Monitoring Process
Do you need a babysitter or a mother’s helper? How is an au pair different than a nanny? If you’ve always been a little confused about your child care choices, use this handy list to help sort through the details. Babysitter Babysitters are child care providers that work either in your home or occasionally out … Continue reading Child Care Definitions