So, why do parents prefer a nanny over a daycare or preschool? Having your own nanny who comes to your home and takes care of your children can make life a lot easier on parents.

NannyCare.com is a great resource for families that are trying to find a nanny, babysitter, mother’s helper, newborn caregiver or other type of household help on their own. It is the combination of a do-it yourself online nanny service and a regular nanny agency. NannyCare does everything that a regular nanny agency does (screens the nannies, […]

  We have an abundance of information to help you find and hire the perfect nanny or babysitter. Here are a few of our most read articles and don’t forget to use our sample forms when your ready to start the interviewing and hiring process.

What is a Caregiver? Caregivers have many roles. The roles change as the patient’s needs change. In general, caregivers assist the elderly or disabled at home and serve as companions. They will help the patient prioritize and manage problems to get the best results. Caregivers should always have a positive attitude, but creative, focused on […]

Are you looking for a babysitter? Is this the first time that you are leaving your child(ren) alone with someone that is not related to you? This can be extremely stressful even if your babysitter is someone that came highly recommended by someone you trust.

It is highly recommended that a family find a babysitter that they like and use them over and over versus using a different person every time. I personally wouldn’t want to be introducing my child to different people but would rather them become familiar with one person that they can look forward to seeing every […]

When parents are looking for quality child care, often times the question arises; What is the difference between a nanny and a babysitter? A babysitter is someone that just comes on occasion usually for a date night here and there. You may use the same babysitter every time or have a list of different babysitters […]

Finding a good babysitter that your kids enjoy being around is a challenge; keeping a babysitter is a whole other hurdle in itself. The best answer to “what should I pay the babysitter” is hourly and slightly above what you feel is “right”. If your babysitter has done a great job, make sure to pay […]

The best place to find a nanny or babysitter is through word of mouth. Ask your friends, family and neighbors if they know of any good nannies and babysitters in your area. Most are willing to share a good babysitter since they are only using them occasionally when needed and it’s a nice gesture to […]

Should I pay the nanny a salary or should I pay the nanny hourly? The answer to this question depends on what type of child care services you need and if you are hiring a part time nanny, full time nanny or live in nanny. It also depends on how often the nanny will providing […]

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