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May 14, 2014
Five ways to save on childcare costs
Even though childcare costs can be overwhelming, the following tips can help you trim your ...
May 8, 2014
5 qualifications to look for in a childcare provider
When you are looking for quality childcare for your family, some things, like your child ...
May 7, 2014
Five questions to ask yourself before hiring a relative to take car...
Given the benefits, it’s no wonder that close to a third of all families use a relative ...
April 25, 2014
Understanding the true cost of childcare
When I first started researching childcare options for my first son, I was floored by how ...
February 21, 2014
The truth about nanny shares
Trying to find affordable childcare these days is a big challenge for many families. One o ...
November 19, 2013
Top 10 most expensive states for child care
The latest figures on child care costs across the U.S. can leave parents in a state of sho ...
November 8, 2013
Pew results find parenting and childcare is meaningful, but exhausting
Parents don’t need a research study to tell them that they find spending time with their ...
July 24, 2013
Childcare for parents with a home-based business
Running a home-based business has some interesting challenges, not the least of which is c ...
June 6, 2013
Comparing au pair agencies: matching and au pair training
This is the last in our three-part series on au pair agencies.  In this article, we will ...
May 28, 2013
Comparing au pair agencies: how au pair agencies recruit and screen...
Comparing au pair agencies: how au pair agencies recruit and screen au pairs When it co ...
May 15, 2013
Comparing au pair agencies: understanding au pair agency costs
This is the first article in our three-part series comparing au pair agencies.  Not all a ...
April 2, 2013
The challenge of non-traditional hours: Au pair vs. nanny
Do you work Monday through Friday, 9:00 to 5:00? An increasing number of employees work no ...
March 27, 2013
Live in nannies or au pairs for parents working non-traditional sch...
Gina and Patrick Reilly, a sergeant and lieutenant (respectively) at their local police de ...
March 25, 2013
Low au pair cost vs. rising childcare costs
You might think having an au pair costs a fortune.  But you would be wrong.  Cultural Ca ...
February 28, 2013
How is an au pair different from a live in nanny?
Many people use the terms au pair and nanny interchangeably. But the fact is, an au pair i ...
February 28, 2013
Home daycare vs. au pair childcare
When you start researching childcare, you might be surprised to learn there are so many di ...
October 11, 2012
What do the best cities for working mothers have in common?
What do Forbes “Best Cities for Working Mothers” have in common in addition to job opp ...
October 1, 2012
Daycare vs. nanny: socialization or one-on-one care?
If you’re a working parent, you’ve probably faced the question of what to do about chi ...

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