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What Do You Do with Your Kids When School Is Not in Session?

You work a full-time job.  Your three kids, all school-aged, have summer breaks, Christmas breaks, and various other weekdays off periodically throughout the year.  What do you do with your kids when they are not in school but you need to be at work? You can ask a friend or family member to watch your […]

Transitioning to a New Nanny or Babysitter

Your only child is starting school.  You no longer need a full-time nanny: a part-time nanny or babysitter is what you will need going forward (at least until next summer).  How do you prepare your child for the transition? Have a clear plan for who your new part-time nanny/babysitter will be and what will happen […]

Preparing Children for a Parent’s Surgery

You’re going to the hospital to have surgery for a non-life-threatening condition.  Do you tell your children?   If so, what do you say to them?  How do you prepare them for what is to come? Except for children who are pre-verbal (i.e., infants), you should tell all your children that you’re going to the hospital […]

Babysitting: Is It Worth the Investment?

OK, so you want to run a cost-benefit analysis on babysitting.  Very logical.  Let’s start with the cost of having a babysitter watch your children periodically.  The average babysitter pay is between $5 and $18 per hour.  There are a number of variables that determine the cost per hour of a babysitter.  Those variables include […]

Top 10 List for Hiring a Babysitter

Hiring a babysitter can be a confusing task.  There are so many things to consider as you face the task of selecting someone to care for your children in your absence, and you want to find the perfect fit between the babysitter and your family.  Here are some of the most important things for you […]