Tips for a Creating and Managing a Successful Nanny Share

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Many parents are choosing a nanny share, rather than relying on day care centers to provide child care that is both personalized and affordable. As many parents can attest, child care is one of the most significant expenses in a family budget. A nanny share is an excellent childcare solution since it provides convenient, specialized […]

Studies Reveal the Pros and Cons of Daycare

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Does Your Choice of Child Care Effect Your Child’s Development? Nearly 11 million children under age 5 are in some type of child care each week, which isn’t surprising since nearly 70 percent of mothers with children age 17 or younger work full or part-time. Almost 30 percent of these kids are enrolled in center-based […]

Meet UrbanSitter for Android

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Calling all Android fans! Everything you love about UrbanSitter and more is now available on Android. Find, schedule, and pay your favorite babysitters and nannies with a few convenient taps. It’s one small swipe to find a sitter, one big relief for parentkind. Share the Love to Earn Babysitting Credits! Now, you can ‘share the love’ and […]

2015 Babysitting & Nanny Rates Survey

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Ever wonder how much other families pay their babysitter or nanny? UrbanSitter gathered the answer from over 10,000 families to find out average babysitting rates in the US. Take look and see what the going rate is for a babysitter in your area!  Find great babysitters at UrbanSitter.com. Sign up for free now!

2015 National Childcare Survey: Babysitting Rates & Nanny Pay + Mother’s Day

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How much do you pay your babysitter? UrbanSitter surveyed and compiled data from more than 10,000 families across the nation to determine average hourly rates for babysitters, nannies, and mother’s helpers. And, we asked a few fun facts about how families like to celebrate Mother’s Day. San Francisco tops the charts with the most expensive babysitter […]

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Babysitters and Nannies

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Whatever do you give to the person who takes care of your children? While cold hard cash is always appreciated, it’s nice to also show your gratitude with a personal gift to go along with it. To help you choose something special, we’ve rounded up our favorite holiday gift ideas for nannies and babysitters, including something […]

3rd Annual Holiday Gifting Survey: Babysitter Gifts and Nanny Bonuses for 2014

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Wondering if you should give a holiday gift to your babysitter or an end-of-year bonus to your nanny? We surveyed over 400 families across the US to get the inside scoop on what parents are gifting and tipping babysitters and nannies this holiday season. Here’s what they told us: ~Click to zoom~ ·      Tips: Most […]