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Single Dads Raising Kids ~ How to Find Childcare

According to the 2000 US Census, in about 2.2 million households, single dads are raising their kids . . . no moms on the scene.  That’s a 62% increase over the preceding decade.   Single dads raising kids have much in common other parents raising kids today.  However, single dads raising kids face some unique challenges […]

Nanny Share

Many nannies prefer to work full-time.  For the nanny, the advantages to full-time work (rather than part-time work) include increased pay and benefits.  For families that employ nannies, full-time employment increases length of employee retention.  So, employing a full-time nanny is a win-win.  But what if you can’t afford a full-time nanny?  What if you […]

Childcare Options

Parents considering childcare for their children have many options at their access.  A list of some of the most common childcare options is as follows. Nanny. A nanny is a childcare provider, typically full-time, who is employed by a family to provide supervision and a nurturing environment for the family’s children. A nanny provides these […]

Nanny vs Aupair

First, let’s define the terms. A nanny is a committed childcare provider, employed by a family to provide supervision and a nurturing environment for the family’s children, without direct parental supervision. A nanny may live in or out of a family’s primary residence.  The well-being, education, and development of the children on a day-to-day basis […]

The Current Economy and Childcare Options

In a household with two working parents, two busy children, and one full-time nanny, what do you do when one of the parents is laid off at work?  Should the parent become a stay-at-home parent, laying off the nanny to reduce family expenses?  There are many considerations when making such a decision.  Options for creative […]

How Parents Juggle It All With Multiples

Parents with multiples (twins, triplets, etc.) have their hands full.  Below are some steps many parents of multiples take to keep ahead of things. Fathers may become more involved in child rearing (relative to fathers of single births). When accepting volunteer help from friends or family members, consider if the volunteers are healthy and physically […]

Summer Childcare Options

You need to arrange childcare during the summer months when your children are not in school?  Options vary based on your budget and the ages of your children.  Listed below are the most common options in most communities. *Hiring a summer babysitter or nanny through nationally respected sources such as Care4hire.com and Nannies4hire.com.  Childcare workers […]